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  1. The Robin hood Pub & Restaurant in Bangkok is one of my regulars for good English food and beers. The best way to get to the Robin hood Pub is to take the BTS skytrain and beat the traffic. Get off at Phrom Pong station, take exit 5 and go straight at the bottom of the stairs. You can’t miss it. The Robin Hood is a rustic style English tavern nestled in the heart of Sukhumvit. Dressed with wooden floorboards and classic long bar. This split-leveled pub has a warm homely feel and attracts a lively mix of regular international patrons. Pub Opening hours start from 9 am with last orders called at Midnight. Extended hours are offered for certain local and international holidays or special occasions. The Restaurant serves food from 9.00am and will take orders all the way up until 11pm at night The pub has many televisions and 2 giant screens, showing sporting events from around the world such as Premier League Football, Cricket, Rugby, F1, NFL & more. There is live music every Wednesday night & Full English commentary on all the big Sporting Events. The menu features tasty Traditional pub grub as well as an extensive International & Thai Favorites Menu. Also our hearty weekend roasts with a choice of Roast Beef & Yorkshire pudding or Roast Pork with home made Apple sauce and crackling. Robin Hood 597-597/1-3 P.B Building Sukhumvit 33/1, Sukhumvit Road Klongtan Nua, Wattana Bangkok 10110 Tel: +66 2 662 3390 This pub actually has a decent happy hour and also some very good nightly drinks deals which don't just include the usual local brews at some obscure hour which I very much appreciate. Well managed.
  2. The guide to Thonglor Restaurants - What to eat in Thonglor-What to eat in Bangkok? Since Bangkok is known to be the world’s ‘Foodiest country’, you wouldn’t find it so surprising that Thonglor, one of the most developed part of the city, has arguably the best selections of food. You can find anything from local food to Michelin Star restaurants. Got bored of Thai food? No problem. Other than the wide range of pricing, you can get any type of food you can get your hands on. Besides the most authentic Thai food, you can get: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian and the list goes on. The possibilities to fulfill your appetite are endless here in this neighborhood. Since there are hundreds of restaurants out there. Instead of listing all of them and confuse you with an abundance of choices, we decided to pick the select few best Thonglor restaurants based on this pricing criteria: affordable ($), expensive ($$), and very expensive ($$$). So when you find yourself available for lunch or dinner, it won’t be too difficult to ask yourself exactly what to eat in Bangkok. Thonkrueng ต้นเครื่อง Ever wonder that in the past, how do Thai people figure out what to eat in Bangkok? If you want to have a chance to taste the food of the traditional royal family and the well-to-do Thais decades ago, you would want to come to this place. At the price point that won’t rip your wallet, Thon Krueng has a fine selection of traditional upper-middle class Thai cuisines. Location; Thonkrueng 211/3 Sukhumvit 49/13 Sukhumvit 49, Klongton-nua Wattana, Bangkok 10110. Bo Lan โบลาน If you are looking for the real, traditional and hands down the best food money can offer, look no further than the Michelin starred ‘Bo Lan’. Regarded as one of the best Thonglor restaurants and best Thai food in Bangkok. Bo Lan is the definition of ‘fine dining’. Location; Bolan House number 24, Soi Sukhumvit 53, (Soi Pai dee ma dee) Klong Toey Nuea, Wattana Bangkok 10110 Mandarin roast duck แมนดาริน โรสต์ ดั๊ก Being around for over 20 years, Mandarin Roast duck is the locals top choice for Chinese food (Hongkong style) in Thonlor. Aside from the signature dish (the roast duck), Mandarin provides a wide variety of food as well as pick-up ordering. Whether your are coming for lunch of dinner, you are guaranteed to get best dishes that has stood past the test of time. Location; Mandarin roast duck 729-729/2, Soi Sukhumvit 55 Prakanong Nuea, Wattana Bangkok 10110. MakiMaki sushi มากิมากิ ซูชิ When Thai locals ask themselves which Thonglor restaurants to visit, the answers are quite often not Thai food. There is an ever growing appetite for Japanese food and Maki Maki Sushi is one of the top picks for the top japanese/fusion food experience. You can walk right in and decided what type of sushi you want. You can order in rolls, individual sushi or even a big bento/rice bowl. The Chef puts a lot of effort in crafting the food, making each sushi roll more like a work of art. Location; MakiMaki sushi 88, floor 3A, Sukhumvit 53 (Pai Dee-Ma Dee), Klong tan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Honmono sushi ฮอนโมโนะ ซูชิ Honmono sushi is a more premium option for Japanese food. They have the freshest food and provides a more authentic Japanese cuisine, living up to its name (Honmono means “The real thing”). Each dishes are the highest grade of food money can offer, if you are tired of all the local Japanese restaurants (which seems to pop up all over the place) and are willing to sacifice money for the best food, definitely consider Honmono sushi as your priority. Location; Honmono Sushi Soi Sukhumvit 55 (Thonglor 23), Sukhumvit Road, Klong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110 Kosirae โคซิแร Kosirae is one of the Thai people’s favorites. The big part of food culture in Bangkok is definitely an unlimited all-you-can-eat buffet (us Thais have developed a rather large appetite for Korean beef). If you are a big fan of Korean BBQ and an inexpensive Buffet, do not pass up a chance to visit this place. Location; Kosirae 97,99 Soi Sukhumvit 57, Sukhumvit Rd., Klong tan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110. Kiani เคียนิ Most international dishes in Bangkok are usually fusion food, or made to keep up with the super tough thai taste buds, however it is still possible to find a genuine international dishes here. Kiani is one of those restaurants. They position themselves as a ‘Homemade’ authentic Korean food. If you enjoy the nice and friendly vibe, don’t miss out on this great Korean restaurant. Location; Kiani 90 Fifty fifth Thonglor Building Thonglor 2, Sukhumvit 55 Rd., Klong tan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Bacco บัคโค่ Bacco is a great Italian restaurant with good atmosphere, good food at a reasonable price. Bacco is definitely a top choice for one to relax and enjoy a great evening with friends and family. With a wide array of food options and price that won’t rip your wallet apart, Bacco is a great place to explore European cuisine. Location; Bacco Italian restaurant 35/1 Sukhumvit Soi 53, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Audrey café and bistro ออเดรย์ คาเฟ่ แอนด์ บิสโตร์ A big chain of café and restaurants, Audrey serves both Thai and European dishes. The place has a nice French-inspired décor. They also have a wide variety of deserts and beverages. If you fancy classic French fine-dining, you will sure to love Audrey. Location; Audrey café and bistro 136/3 Soi Thonglo11, Vaddhana, Sukhumvit 55 Bangkok, Thailand 10110. Mellow restaurant & bar เมลโล่ เรสเตอร์รองค์ แอนด์ บาร์ Well known for great food and beverages, Mellow is a great place to go to whether or not you are hungry during the day, or looking for a romantic evening. With a hint of NYC decorations and style, definitely check this place out if you are looking for fine midnight dining in Thonglor, Bangkok. Location; Mellow restaurant & bar 522/3 Penny’s Balcony Unit 1,2,3, Soi Thonglor 16, Sukhumvit 55 Road, Klong tan nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 See-Fah สีฟ้า When you ask a Thai person to think of a well-known Thai restaurants chain, See-Fah will definitely come up as one of the first few choices. Being one of the first traditional Thonglor restaurants, this OG franchise serves a mixture of Chinese and Thai cuisine. The price is relatively cheap and very reasonable for the great food it offers. Location; Seefah 90 Fifty fifth Thonglor Building Thonglor 2, Sukhumvit 55 Rd., Klong tan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Little Home ลิตเติ้ล โฮม Little Home is only known by the very few locals in the community. Being one of the very first few Bakeries in Bangkok, Little Home also offers a mixture of Thai/Fillipine dishes. Their signature dishes are pancakes and breakfast option. I highly recommend all the early birds to come here for a Breakfast or lunch. Location; Little Home Soi Sukhumvit 55 (Thonglor) Klong toei nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Boon Tong Kiat Chicken over rice บุญตงเกียติ ข้าวมันไก่สิงคโปร์ This has been one of the local favorites for many years. You may find dishes of ‘Chicken over rice’ at every other Thonglor Restaurants or food stalls, but none of them are quite like the one at this place. The dish is packed with meat, unlike many places that serve a small amount of chicken. If you want to have a taste of the local Thai/Chinese food that we eat in Bangkok, don’t forget to try out Boon-Tong-Kiat. Location; ฺBoon Tong Kiat 440/5 Soi Thonglor 16, Sukhumvit Rd., Klong tan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110. Bombay Blues บอมเบย์ บลูส์ Probably one of the most authentic indian culinary experiences you can find in Bangkok, Bombay Blues has the food and the atmosphere that will make you feel like you are actually in India. Whether you are there for food, drinks or to smoke shisha with your friend, Bombay Blues provides an experience you can’t find at any other Thonglor restaurants. Location; ฺBombay Blues 139 Soi Thonglor 10, Sukhumvit Rd., Klongton-nua, Bangkok 10110 Deserts & Cafes Aside from the top cafes you see here, We also have another article exclusive to Deserts and Cafes in Bangkok, you may check them out right here! After You อาฟเตอร์ ยู After You is one of the biggest names and a fast growing franchise among Thonglor restaurants. You need to come check this place out yourself to see what all the hype is about. Be warned, the line is rather long so you might have to come in early. The signature dish being ‘Shibuya Honey Toasts’ as well as multitude of ice-creams and shakes. Location; After You 323/3 Thonglor Soi 13, Bangkok 10110. Tiny cup café ไทนี่ คัพ คาเฟ่ small and cozy place in Thonglor to go to for lunch, brunch, breakfast, or even for a small break in the afternoon. The place is a small ‘if you blink you will miss it’ type of Thonglor Restaurants. Tiny cup’s specialty is in coffee, but it also has a great selection of food and deserts. Definitely check this hidden gem out if you have time. Location; Tiny cup café 411/2 Thonglor Sukhumvit Rd., Klongtan Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110. Calin La Boulangerie กาแล็ง Another great location for those who enjoy European food. Especially the early birds who are looking for a great French breakfast/brunch options. Even though The place is small, they offer a cozy food experience with very attentive staff. Just remember that the place only opens from 8am till 11am. Location; CALIN Cafe 1st Floow Ei8ht Thonglor 88/1 Soi Sukhumvit 55, Klong tan nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110. Mocking tales ม๊อกกิ้ง เทลส์ Right within Maze (the club in Thonglor). Mocking Tales, as the name might suggest, look like something out of a fairy tale or children story books. In addition to being one of the Thonglor restaurants with a really unique spin on your traditional café, their dishes are also full of creativity eg. The inferno mountain, where they pour burning molten chocolate right in front of you. They also have wide selection of cocktails and alcoholic drinks. Check out Mocking Tales for more a unique café hopping experience. Location; Mocking tales 148, G Floor, Maze Thonglor, Thonglor 4, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110 We will keep the list tight and up to date as we can, if you have any personal answers to “what to eat in Bangkok”, do not hesitate to list them down and let us know, we might even put them up here! Or there are too many things in Thonglor and you can’t explore it all in one day. Stay there a few more days, maybe?. Have a great day!
  3. Hemingways has always been one of my favourite bars and restaurants in Bangkok since it started on Sukhumvit Soi 14. Some background on Ernest Hemingway the house they transformed into what Hemingway’s was then and is today. Hemingway’s Bar and Restaurant encourages you to take a step back in time, to an era when what is now concrete was lush verdant fields. This beautiful old house was originally built more than 90 years ago in the early 1920’s using very rare golden teak. The Siamese Ambassador to Laos in the 1930s, the son of King Rama VIII’s Royal Guardian, later acquired the house. It has since been home to several foreign ambassadors to Siam including the French ambassador in the 1940s, who reportedly had stables on the premises. The house was built on the banks of the Prakanong Canal, as this part of the canal resembled the majestic Chaophraya River as it ran through Ayutthaya, Siam’s ancient capital. In those days, the only traffic noises were the paddles of boats against a background of tropical birdsong and the neighing of horses once the French ambassador arrived: a time long, long before Sukhumvit Road was built, when this part of the world was known as the ‘mysterious Far East’. They say nothing lasts forever. But some things last for a very long time, and this house is one of them. Hemingway’s legacy lives through our venue, offering a place fitting every mood, a space for every thought and a flavour to satisfy every taste. We hope you can enjoy it with us every day! The beautiful old golden teak house, which we are proud to call home, was originally built in the 1920‘s and no icon personifies this classic era more than the famous Ernest Hemingway. One of life’s great characters, he travelled to some of the world’s most interesting and exotic places. The mojito-fuelled dance bars of old Havana, the sultry fishing backwaters of Key West Florida and the timeless romantic boulevards of Paris. This living definition of a ‘real man’ ran with the bulls in Pamplona and hunted rhinos on the Serengeti. From being famously wounded in WWI to fighting for democracy in the Spanish Civil War in the 1936, he rarely did any of this without a drink in hand, somehow never spilling a drop. Oh, and he wrote a few books along the way. Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest storytellers ever published. He was also a rare artist recognized for his inspiring work within his lifetime. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1952 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, he drew consistently from his own experiences of love, war, wilderness and loss to describe every human experience. The New York Times described his writing style as “lean, hard, athletic narrative prose”, yet displayed subtle depths of humanity, succinctly described. But Hemingway was also much more than that… He was an explorer and an adventurer. He really is one of life’s true great characters! This upstanding gentleman explored the great tastes and flavours the world has to offer: the wines of Spain; the complex Campari-lined cocktails of Italy; the mojitos and daiquiris of Cuba; and the sophisticated martinis of Paris. He was rarely seen without a pint in his hand, or his favourite soft drink – a scotch and soda. Hemingway’s legend lives on, and our Drinking & Dining Bar & Restaurant is dedicated to the places he lived, and the food and drink he so dearly loved. Hemingway’s today offers a place fitting every mood, a space for every thought and a flavor to satisfy every taste. Hemingway’s Sukhumvit 11 Alley, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok, 10110, Thailand. Phone +66 2 653 3900
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