Thailand is well-known for its delicious food and in the capital Bangkok it can be found especially around Sukhumvit. It is a huge area downtown stretching along the eponymous Sukhumvit road from Nana at Soi 4 through Ekkamai Soi 63. With our list of casual Thai restaurants that are selected for their popularity, quality of food, value-for-money you won't stay hungry during your stay. And the best of all is their convenient location, not far from your hotel in Sukhumvit.
1. The Local, Sukhumvit 23
The Local Bangkok is a fine-dining address that serves delicious and authentic Thai food with a home-cooked touch. Beautifully presented dishes from their extensive menu include traditional recipes such as a Thai beef curry but also modern contemporary Thai cuisine. The restaurant is opened daily for lunchtime 11:30 – 14:30 and dinner 17:30 – 23:00.
2. Sabai Jai Gai Yang, Ekkamai Soi 1, Sukhumvit 63
This restaurant specializes in Central and Northeastern (Isaan) dishes at budget prices. Their signature dish, also represented in their name, Gai Yang (grilled chicken), is done in perfection and served with a flavorful chili dip sauce. Further bigger dishes such as Tom Yum or grilled fish are family and group-friendly as shared dishes. There is an outdoor seating as well as one air-conditioned room and several karaoke rooms for some private after-dinner entertainment. The opening hours are 10am until midnight.
3. Ruan Songnaree, Sukhumvit 33
Authentic flavours and elaborate presentation are the outstanding characteristics of this old favorite. It serves Thai classics but also modern fusion cuisine such as tapas in Thai style or sweet crispy noodles with shrimp. The decor is very much Thai and the perfect place to impress some guests or visitors that you are taking there. The restaurant is easily accessed by walking distance from the BTS Skytrain station Phrom Phong.
4. Suda, Asoke intersection
Last but not least this is an authentic no-frills restaurant that has a special charm with its roadside seating and the plastic chairs. However, the location is convenient by many hotels and the opposite Terminal 21. The restaurant serves all-time favorites of Thai food and attracts many tourists, probably also drawn here by the cheap prices of around 100 Baht per dish. The exact location is 6 Sukhumvit road pretty much opposite Terminal 21 and the opening hours are 11:00 to 23:00.
Whether you’re visiting Bangkok for business or pleasure, a hotel near Sukhumvit Soi 4 gives you the convenience of many nearby amenities, transport options, great restaurants and world-famous nightlife. Lohas Residences is situated in-between Sukhumvit Soi 4 and Soi 2. It’s the perfect balance of close to the action, but not too close for comfort – the best of both worlds.