Everyone who has ever been to Bangkok will know how hot it can get, but that doesn’t mean that you should stay indoors the whole time! There are cafes scattered all over Bangkok, all of which have beautiful gardens to lounge in.
From English gardens to gardens decorated with fairy lights, we have the scoop on all of them! The surrounding greenery makes for perfect, cooling shade. Not to mention that the natural lighting is great for Instagram-worthy shots!
Without further ado, if you’re travelling to Bangkok soon, here’s 14 garden cafes that you can visit to stay cool with refreshing drinks to quench your thirst.
After all, who wants to take a selfie when your face is dripping in sweat?
1. Take a walk through Wonderland – Misstar Café!
Opened by Thai actress and model, Davika, the café has proven to be quite popular, and we can see why! The garden outside Misstar Café is just like Wonderland: a water fountain in the middle, cherubic statues and delicate flowers all around.
Misstar Café has tons of food to choose from, but their cakes are the main highlight. A popular choice is the rainbow crepe cake that has been the star in many Instagram photos.
If you’re feeling thirsty, try one of the café’s frosty milkshakes in different flavours, or have hot chocolate by melting a chocolate star on a stick! Misstar Café certainly has a knack for cute and innovative things.
When you’re done, take a stroll in the garden like Alice, but make sure not to fall down the rabbit-hole!
Address: 23/3 Sukhaphiban 5 Road, Ao Ngoen, Sai Mai, Bangkok Getting there: Take the MRT to Phahon Yothin station, then take a 24 minute taxi ride to the cafe. (It’s slightly far out!) Contact: Line – misstarbydavika Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 – 19:00 Price: 200 – 600 baht (approx. 5.6 USD – 17 USD)
3. Wood you want to know what’s behind that door? – Wood Café
If you ever stumble upon an old wooden door shrouded in greenery, chances are that it could be the entrance to a café!
Once you’re past the door, you’ll enter a splendid garden with an English cottage in the center. Yes, the café is in that cottage.
Brown, earthy hues with decorative fresh flowers make customers feel as if they’re dining in the home of a woodland fairy as they sip on iced chocolate and take a bite of their cake.
There are also main dishes for guests with bigger appetites, including salads and pasta.
Wood Café has live performances from time to time, so be sure to check their Facebook page for updates!
Address: Soi Lat Phrao Wang Hin 48, Lat Phrao, Bangkok 10230, Thailand Getting there: Take the MRT to Phahon Yothin station, then take a 12 minute drive to the cafe. Contact: 95-807-7555 Opening Hours: Saturday – Sunday, 11:30 – 21:00 Price: 350-500 baht (approx. 9.9 USD – 14.2 USD)
4. Straight off a postcard – 99 Rest Backyard Café
Craving for a savoury dish? 99 Rest Backyard Café is sure to satisfy your tastebuds! Located inside a villa with glass windows and long tables from end to end, be sure to expect lots of natural lighting for taking photos.
The ‘Yum Som-O Hoy’ Scallops is a popular dish on their menu. Three jumbo scallops nestled on a bed of pomelo salad, who could ask for more?
99 Rest Backyard’s signature dish, Khao Phad Moo Hong, is fried rice with caramelised pork belly. Be sure not to miss it!
When you’re done with your meal, head outside to admire the beautiful garden. It looks much like a postcard that you would get in France, or even resembling Monet’s ‘Japanese Bridge’ painting. The peace and quiet of your surroundings is just what you need after some great food!
99 Rest Backyard Café
Address: Thanon Rama 9, Suan Luang, Bangkok 10250, Thailand Getting there: Take the SRT to Ramkhamhaeng station, and take a 7 minute taxi ride to the cafe. Contact: 02-300-4339 Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 11:00 – 23:00 Price: 300-1000 baht (approx 8-28 USD)
There is just something about finding a place that is supposedly a ‘secret’, but since the cat’s out of the bag, you can find Karmakamet Diner along Sukhumvit Road. Don’t say we didn’t tell you!
It was once a shop selling aromatherapy oils, so the shelves inside the cafe are filled with brown medicinal bottles and even apothecary drawers containing herbs. This place makes for a great photo, so be sure to snap lots of them!
Karmakamet’s most popular dish is a dessert: a giant fluffy ball of strawberry candyfloss! It has been making a name for itself on Instagram.
But if that’s not your cup of tea, fret not. The diner serves all-day breakfast food like pancakes with scrambled eggs and baby spinach.
Address: 30/1 Soi Matheenvet Sukhumvit 24, Klongtoey, Bangkok, Thailand 10110 Getting there: Take the BTS to Phrom Phong station, then take an easy 3 minute walk to the cafe. Contact: 02-262-0700-1 Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 23:30 Price: 300 – 600 baht (approx. 8.5 USD – 17 USD)
6. The next coolest industrial chic café – Hidden Backyard
As you arrive, a brick arch with wooden doors bearing the name ‘Hidden Backyard’ emerges before you. Stepping through the doors, it makes one feel as if they are entering a secret place of sorts. A secret garden, perhaps?
Hidden Backyard is the place to be for many occasions. A chill hangout with your friends in the evening, a romantic date at night, and afternoon brunch with your family. The woodsy interior and earthy colours makes one feel cosy and at home.
The café has a wide variety of dishes to offer, from their Hidden Coffee to pastas. Recommended items on the menu include the Grandma Spring Roll and Morpork Shot Up.
Since the café has an outdoors area as well, indulging in their Hidden Sangria with delicious fresh berries will keep you cool in the Bangkok heat!
Address: 45 Soi Chaeng Wattana Road, Nonthaburi 11120, Bangkok Getting there: It’s about 1 hour drive to get from Bangkok to Hidden Backyard. The best way to get here would be to take a taxi. (Maximum comfort!) Contact: 099-053-7323 Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00 – 00:00 Price: 1000 baht (approx. 28 USD)
Situated in an area of lush greenery, 66 Cottage café certainly lives up to its name with its English influence. The exterior consists of a garden with brick footpaths and a fountain centerpiece, along with baroque-style tables and chairs that will make you feel like royalty!
For those who prefer to be indoors, fret not! The indoor area of the café has plush, comfy chairs and sofas, along with a delectable cake and pastries display at the counter for you to admire.
If you’re craving a mid-afternoon snack, why not try their Shibuya Honey Toast? The chocolate lovers will definitely drool over the Chocolate Lava cake while those with savoury food cravings can try the Egg Salad Sandwich.
The café is also most known for their creative espresso-based drinks such as the Caramel Macchiato and the Affogato.
The 66 Cottage
Address: 66 Soi Sukhumvit 66, Sukhumvit Road, Bangna Bangkok Getting there: Take the BTS to Punnawithi station and take a short walk to the cafe. Contact: 086-895-0202 Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 – 19:00 Price: 300 baht (approx. 8.49 USD)
One might feel as if they were entering a mansion as they step into Vanilla Garden. Hidden amongst rows of private houses in Sukhumvit Soi, this café is a gem for weary travellers who want some peace and quiet.
The outside is modeled after Japanese Zen gardens with a large water fountain in the center and an outdoors seating area. The café with its whitewashed walls also has shelves filled with comic books and little figurines. Customers can take their drinks and food with them to peruse books.
Being a Japanese-Italian fusion café means that you can expect lots of yummy pastas, such as the Angel Hair with Spicy and Crispy Soft Shell Crab. As there is a bakeshop inside the café, the café bakes all of its pastries and desserts fresh.
Last but not least, Vanilla Garden’s signature dessert, The Ring Original, is sure to make your stomach growl. And if that’s still not enough for you, then be sure to try their crepes and cakes made available on that day.
Address: 53 Ekamai Soi 12, Sukhumvit Soi 63, Vaddhana, Bangkok, Thailand Getting there: Take the BTS to Ekkamai station, then take a 5-7 minute cab ride to the cafe. Contact: 02 381 6120 Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 10:00 – 23:00 Price: 500 baht (14 USD)
The desserts here are amazing – not only are they yummy, they’re also adorable and a delight to look at! The Little Hideout café is certainly a hideout since it looks like an ordinary English house from the outside.
The café is surrounded by a garden, but fret not, the outdoor area is sheltered. Guests can have their desserts at the wooden tables with little figurines housed in glass cases, along with cute pastel ceramic lights hanging from the ceiling.
Most of their cakes are selling for USD $4.90 a pop, such as the Sir Bearington cake, which is a chocolate mousse cake.
Other popular cakes include the Peach Tart and the “Oh, New York” Cheesecake. Be sure to take lots of photos of your food before taking a bite!
Address: 8/1 Chim phli Rd, Chim Phli, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand Getting there: Take the BTS to Bang Wa station, then take a 6 minute taxi ride to get to the cafe. Contact: 81-821-8795 Opening hours: Tuesday – Friday, 09:00 – 19:00 Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 – 19:00 Price: 450 baht (approx 12.7 USD)
What’s a good way to take shelter from the heat and humidity, you ask? Why, a greenhouse of course! Rom Mai Ai Aoon café’s interior has huge glass windows all around with cute decorations on the walls.
The white wooden furniture outside along with umbrellas will help keep you cool should you choose to sit outside. This is also a great place for OOTD photos! Lean back and relax with your coffee while your friend snaps a candid photo of you!
Head on over for an afternoon cuppa with your friends! If you’re feeling peckish, a hot latte and a Strawberry Crepe Cake should be enough to tide you over till dinner. If you want something other than coffee, why not try their Iced Green Tea Latte?
Rom Mai Ai Aoon
Address: Soi Ladprao 94 (Payhmitr), Ladprao Wang Thong Lang, Bangkok 10310 Getting there: Take the BTS to Ekkamai station, then take a 15 minute taxi ride to the cafe. Contact: 087-528-5665 Website: – Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 07:00 – 22:00 Price: 300 baht (approx. 8.4 USD)
11. Experience tranquility with a pint – Risa Lamo at Aree Garden
Risa Lamo, a hip Japanese-inspired bar, has over 50 different brands of beer. They have craft beer, lager, and even some special ones from England. Excited to have a pint? This is the place to get your fix!
Looking for some finger-food to share? The bar serves Baked Garlic Mussels and fries with various dips, such as pesto or wasabi.
If you’re not up for alcohol because it’s two in the afternoon, take a pick at their ice-blended drinks, such as an Espresso Toffee Nut Frappe or just plain ol’ iced coffee.
Ultimately, if you’re looking for a place to relax, the greenery in Aree Garden will take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
For a great photo, be sure to pose on the bridge by the koi pond with bamboo as the background!
Risa Lamo at Aree Garden
Address: 62 Rama VI Soi 30, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand Getting there: Take the BTS to Ari station, then take a 11 minute walk (or 3 minute taxi ride) to the cafe. Contact: 02-617-1599 Opening Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 06:30 – 22:00 Friday – Saturday, 06:30 – 00:00 Price: 600 baht (approx. 17 USD)
12. Here’s one for the coffee snob – The Hey! 53 Coffee & Kitchen
Ever wished that you could just relax in nature with a really good cup of coffee? Well, now you can! Hey! 53 has made its name in the Bangkok café scene for brewing a great cup.
You can get a Cappuccino, Latte and Mocha, or try their flavoured coffees such as the Caramel Latte and Vanilla Latte.
For the non-coffee drinkers, don’t worry. The café also serves Thai Milk Tea and Matcha Green Tea.
Interested in having some food? Hey! 53 has mains, snacks and even desserts. You can order their Ebiko Cream Angel Hair Pasta to load up on carbs, or just take a look at the cakes they have on display.
The Hey! 53 Coffee & Kitchen
Address: Rama 9 Soi 53, Luang, Bangkok 10250, Thailand Getting there: Take the BTS to On Nut station, then take a 11 minute taxi ride to the cafe. Contact: 081-1342250 Opening Hours: Daily, 09:00 – 21:00 Price: 300 baht (approx. 8.5 USD)
If you can’t go somewhere far away for a vacation, then the next best option is to visit an English summer house! But of course, it’s not a bed and breakfast. If you enjoy having afternoon tea with scones and clotted cream, then this is the place to be.
The café serves European-style cuisine, from thick fluffy toast with maple syrup for breakfast to a cheesy crabmeat gratin for dinner.
Since European countries are famed for delicious pastries and cakes, Portobello & Desire lives up to that name with its variety of sweet treats. Their Strawberry Shortcake will satisfy that sweet tooth of yours!
Not particularly famished? Have a cup of coffee with cute latte art instead! Snap a photo of your coffee with beautiful English roses in the background. It will be a sure hit on your Instagram feed.
Portobello & Desire
Address: 371, Soi Prasert Manukit 22 Lane, Sukhonthasawat Rd, Lat Phrao, Bangkok 10230, Thailand Getting there: Take the MRT to Ratchadaphisek station, then take an 18 minute taxi ride to the cafe. Contact: 02-907-7528 Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday, 11:00 – 21:00 Friday – Sunday, 11:00 – 22:00 Price: 600 – 1000 baht (approx. 17 USD – 28 USD)
Where can you find a place that has live music performances, amazing food by guest chefs and interesting cocktails? The Quince Bangkok provides just that!
They serve hearty, Mediterranean stews to warm the body and the soul, so be sure to try the Shakshuka with Chorizo or the Cilbir. Both dishes have poached eggs that come with bread for dipping.
If you’d like to have an alcoholic drink to wash down your food, the Quince has a drinks menu that has both ‘retro’ and ‘modern’ drinks. ‘Retro’ cocktails include the Old-Fashioned and the Quince Vesper.
However, if you’d like to stay sober, why not try some of their cold-brewed tea from the Tea Atelier menu? The Ceylon Rose is a popular choice.
Address: Sukhumvit Soi 45, Bangkok, Thailand 10110 Getting there: Take the BTS to Thong Lor station, then take a 7 minute walk to the cafe. Contact: 02-662-4478 Opening Hours: Daily, 11:30 – Late Price: 600 – 1000 baht (approx. 17 USD – 28.5 USD)
So what are you waiting for? Remember to dress light for the weather and head on down for an al fresco dining experience at a garden café in Bangkok!
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