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Bangkok Trip 2017: These 13 Food Won Our Heart

Penang Foodie spent 4 days 3 night at Bangkok, Thailand. Of course, we hunt a lot of foods there. We had an awesome trip there (more to come hopefully). As you know, Bangkok is also a shopping paradise beside great food. Thus, we did lot of shopping, enjoyed negotiate with merchants, ate a lot of delicious foods, done sightseeing, and we did a temporary tattoo. A truly memorable trip.

During our food hunt journey, we visited a themed restaurant, dessert cafe, street foods and many more. These foods literally stole our heart. We can’t wait to revisit Bangkok again, just for the foods. We hope this Bangkok food blog treats you well and as a references for your next Bangkok trip. Thanks us later! Now, a flashback to our BKK journey yo! #PenangFoodieAtBKK

1.) The Rome Restaurant Bangkok

The Rome Restaurant Bangkok

The Rome Restaurant is a Rome themed restaurant located at Petchkasem Road. It’s an open air Rome style restaurant where you can dine al-fresco. This place is beautiful and gorgeous, isn’t? The restaurant has some seats located in the middle of the pool, but it’s just for reservation guests only. A gentle reminder, if you want to dine in the middle of the pool, make a reservation first. One last tip: Don’t leave without visiting their toilet, #MemangAtas.

The Rome restaurant Bangkok

A little drawback of Rome Restaurant is it’s located pretty far from the city, we took 1 hour ride (1000 bath) from our hotel. Friendly reminder: book a taxi ( two-ways). However, it’s really worth the trek!

The Rome Restaurant Bangkok | Facebook | Foursquare | TripAdvisor

Address: Petchkasem Road by Phet Kasem Road 77/2 alley, Nongkhangphoo, Nongkham, Bangkok

Tel: +66 92 681 0999

Operating Hour: Mon-Sun: 17:00 – 00:00

2.) Som Tam Nua Restaurant Bangkok

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Somtam Nua Restaurant Siam Square Bangkok

In case you don’t know, Som Tam refers to Thai cuisine’s mainstay – papaya salad. There are four kind of papaya to choose from, and we chose Somtam with Dry Shrimp and Peanut (75 bath). We also Ordered Northwest Style Spicy Soup with Pork Bone, this is for hot and spicy hunter. Lemongrass Pork (98 bath), Fried Chicken (115 bath), Sticky Rice and Steam Rice (25 bath) each. Dining here is so comfortable, and the foods were really authentic and worth a thumb up.

Som Tam Nua | Facebook | Foursquare | TripAdvisor

Address: 392/14 Siam Square Soi 5, Rama 1 Road, Bangkok

Tel: +66 2 251 4880

Operating Hour: Mon-Sun: 9:45AM–9:30PM

3.) Demi Concept

Demi Concept Soft Serve Food Truck

Soft serve lovers rejoice! Demi Concept is a Japanese soft serve food truck located outside Platinum Mall. Needless to say, treat yourself a Matcha plus Vanila Charcoal Soft Serve after a long day shopping is a must! We love how the soft serve presented, it’s super Instagram-worthy! The cone  is filled up with cornflakes at the bottom, so it is crunch and full of happiness till the very end!

Demi Concept | Facebook | Foursquare

Address: The Platinum Fashion Mall, Juristic Person 222 (Petchburi Road,) Ratchthevi Bangkok

Tel: +66 82 073 3322

Operating Hour: Mon: 13:00 – 21:00 Thurs-Sun: 13:00 – 21:00

4.) Bonca Cookie Ice Cream

Bonca Cookie Ice Cream Bangkok

This happens when macaron married to ice cream and became a sweetest sandwich ever. I bet no one can resist the lovely and cutie dessert, yeah? Our macaron picks were Elmo & Minions, ice cream were Yogen and Caramel Cracker. You can also choose from a lot colorful toppings based on your preference!

Bonca Cookie Ice Cream | Facebook

Address: G/F, Siam Square One, Rama 1 Rd., Pathum Wan, Bangkok

Tel: 095-505-5818

Operating Hour: Mon-Sun: 10:30 – 22:00

5.) Ban Khun Mae Restaurant

Ban Khun Mae

At Ban Khun Mae, you can enjoy authentic Thai cuisine with laid-back atmosphere. Ban Khun Mae is a great place to visit if you are trying famous Thai dishes for the first time. Food was promptly brought onto the table in okay-to-shared portions. Starting from left (clockwise): Baked Rice in Pineapple, Pad Thai, Tom Yum Kung, Stir-Fried Chicken with Cashew Nut and lastly Steam Seafood Curry Paste Filled in Coconut in the middle.

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Nothing beats a bowl of Crispy Water Chestnut in Coconut Milk with Ice after a fulfilling meal. This is highly recommended!

Ban Khun Mae Restaurant | TripAdvisor

Address: 458/6-9 Siam Square Soi 8, Rama 1 Road, Patumwan District, Bangkok 10330

Tel: 66 2 250 1953

Operating Hour: Mon-Sun 1100-2300

6.) Chatuchak Market Coconut Ice Cream

Chatuchak Market Coconut Ice Cream

There’s a saying “You’ve not been to  Bangkok till you try the legendary coconut ice cream”. Furthermore, it is a great way to combat the blistering JJ Market heat. And guess what? The complimentary coconut water is pretty tasty too.

Chatuchak Coconut Ice Cream | Facebook

Address: Chatuchak Market

Tel: 66959565556

7.) After You

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After You might not be something new to you guys if are a frequent traveler to BKK. This is my first visit and it literally stole my heart. They serve sinfully good bingsu and Shibuya Toast. Seriously, I’m not a toast person, but After You really impressed me! I will confirm plus chop visit After You again!

After You | Facebook | Foursquare

Address: G, Siam Paragon Shopping Center, 991 ถนน พระราม 1 Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Tel: 66 2 610 7659

Operating Hour: Mon-Sun: 1000-2230

8.) Elmar Offwhite

Elmar Offwhite Bingsu Bangkok

This humble dessert cafe does its bingsu differently to most. Inspired by Korean neighborhood shops in Korea, the Korean-Thai couple who own it roll out homemade dessert in Bangkok and win the heart of us.

Elmar Offwhite | Facebook

Address: 50/5 Sukhumvit Soi 63, Bangkok, Thailand

Tel: 66 99 194 6169

Operating Hour: Tues-Sun: 12:00 – 22:00

9.) P’Aor Tom Yum

Pe Aor Tom Yum in Bangkok

Pe Aor Tom Yum

Life’s never complete without Tom Yum in Bangkok.

P’Aor

Address: 68/51, Soi Phetchaburi 5 Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400

Operating Hour: Mon-Sun 1000-2200

10.) Yaowarat ChinatownYaowarat CHina Town bread

Yaowarat Chinatown – we love the vibe there, so happening and with lots of good foods there. We personally loved the legendary toast bread and bird’s nest.

Yaowarat China Town Famous Bread

Yaomarat China Town Bangkok

Look at the enthusiastic crowds. Yaowarat Toasted Bread is always seen with a long queue, patronized by both locals and tourists. What make us felt in love with this gem was its crispy buttered toast on the outside and fluffy on the inside. What makes it even more delicious is its filling, so delicious!

Yaowarat China Town Bangkok Bird's Nest

You rarely get to see bird’s nest everywhere in Penang, but it’s different story here.

11.) 7 Eleven – Bangkok

7 Eleven Bangkok Sandwich

My buddy, HS kept raving about how nice 7 Eleven’s foods and snacks are. Certainly, we didn’t disappoint. I think 7 Eleven is a great spot for you to grab to quick bite before you commuting to next destination. The food is pretty cheap and super delicious. We tried Ham and Cheese Toasties, Hot Dog, Banana Milk and Collagen. *finger-crossed

12.) Thai Milk Tea – Cha Yen

Thai Milk Tea Bangkok

I’m that kind of No Tea No Life person. That being said, Bangkok is a paradise to me, because I get to drink Thai Milk Tea. We drink Cha Yen everyday during our BKK trip. #BestThingEver! I love how Thai Milk Tea tastes, its tea aroma is stronger and fragrance. Aww! I miss it so much!

13.) Mango Sticky Rice

Mango Sticky Rice Bangkok

I love the right sweetness and juiciness the mangoes give. What a perfect match with sticky rice.

In Short

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” –Henry Miller

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This is our Bangkok Trip 2016. Bangkok treats us well. We love the people, food, tuk-tuk & spiciness there! Hope to see you again soon!

Now Read: [TRAVELOGUE: 4 Happy Souls in BKK’ 16] by Serene

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