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2. A charming hidden café at the flower market – Floral Café
Amidst Bangkok’s Old Town, hidden in its flower market lies an enchanting secret café that blesses you with a floral abundance.
Besides being hidden in a flower market, the café also requires you to walk through a flower shop before chancing upon its beauty – decorated from floor to ceiling with natural flowers, crystals, branches and everything magical (like beautifully detailed ceramics which are also on sale!)…
Besides its magical, flowery interiors; the café is often raved about for its array of homemade sweet treats like massive cakes, flower flavoured ice-cream and teas…
Lavender tea or rose ice-cream – the theme at the café depends on the season; so coming back few months later, you might find another side of the Floral Café … warm coloured flowers could be replaced by cooler ones…
Floral Café always surprises with its decoration so that every time you drop by, it leaves you speechless…
Address: 67 Chakphet Rd, Khwaeng Wang Burapha Phirom, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand (Coordinates here) Nearest BTS: 11min ride from Hua Lamphong MRT station Contact: +66 2222 6895 Opening hours: Mon-Sat, 10am to 10pm (Closed on Sundays) Price: From 100-300 Baht / approx. USD $3.20-9.60
3. Where French Gothic style meets fashion – B-story Café
The ecclesiastical décor of the 2-storey coffee shop with a guardian angel statue at the entrance, and indoor stained glass windows is in blatant contrast with the very Asian neighbourhood.
The gardens, a veritable reminder of past French aristocracy, are a delight to get a healthy downtime dose with your friends or just on your own.
Yes, it is perfectly fine to dine alone and in this century, solitude in a public place does not make you a weirdo any longer – there you go, we said it!
The atmosphere is like in one of those Gothic country-houses, where your over-the-top uber fashionista granny came in and gave it a complete revamp. So, it’s chic but it feels like home!
There are some mouth-watering edibles for you to try such as:
1. Korean-style fried chicken wings 2. Grilled salmon served with asparagus and tomatoes 3. Pizza Mexican Quesadilla 4. Macaroni with cheddar cheese and fried bacon 5. Fruit salad with fried shrimp Perfect for every occasion!
The best thing about B-story Café: “Thai and Western food menu. Wide range of selections. Wonderful find for this neighborhood. Good service – 2nd floor is especially charming” – Bob4378
Address: 89/35 Phayathai Rd, Thanon Phetchaburi, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (Coordinates here) Nearest BTS: 12min walk from National Stadium BTS station, 13min walk from Siam BTS station Contact: +66 662-6565677 Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 11pm Price: From 250-500 Baht / USD$7-14 per person, From 90 Baht / USD$2.55 (for a main course), From 150 Baht / USD$4.25 (for an appetiser)
5. It’s like a little jungle forest within Siam Paragon – Vivarium
Passing by this 2-storey cafe is an experience in itself, with an interesting assortment of jungle/forest decor at every corner of the cafe.
The second cafe by Vivarium by Chefs Ministry situated right in Siam Paragon, you’ll feel like you were dining in a magical jungle/forest hidden in a mall.
From animal statues of deer and peacocks to huge hanging ferns and hanging wooden sculptures that look like antlers, the space is pretty incredible.
There are plenty of interesting Thai-fusion dishes on the menu like Fresh Hotate in Spicy Wasabi and Fish Sauce with Thai Herb (450 Baht), and Stir-Fried Chayote and Mushrooms with Chili & Garlic (200 Baht).
It’s quite affordable considering it location in an upscale mall, offers a unique menu, and a lovely dining environment. What more could we ask for!
Vivarium by Chefs Ministry Siam Paragon
Address: 991 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand (Coordinates here) Nearest BTS: 3min walk from Siam BTS Station Contact: +66 2 261 9508 Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm Price: From 200 Baht / USD $6
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. Coordinate here 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)
9. 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. Coordinate here Getting there: Take the MRT to Phahon Yothin station, then take a 12 minute drive to the cafe. Contact: 95-807-7555 Opening Hours: Friday 11.30am – 8.30pm；Saturday – Sunday, 11:30am – 9pm Price: 350-500 baht (approx. 9.9 USD – 14.2 USD)
10. 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. Coordinate here Getting there: Take the SRT to Ramkhamhaeng station, and take a 7 minute taxi ride to the cafe. Contact: 02-300-4339 Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00 – 23:00 (Monday closed) 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. Coordinate here Contact: 02-262-0700-1 Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 23:30 Price: 300 – 600 baht (approx. 8.5 USD – 17 USD)
12. 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 (Coordinate here) 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 – 23:45 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 you have gone back in time!
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 (Coordinate here) Getting there: Take the BTS to Punnawithi station and take a 12-min walk to the cafe. Contact: 086-895-0202 Opening hours: Tue – Fri: 10am – 7pm; Sat-Sun: 9.30am – 7pm Price: 300 baht (approx. 8.49 USD)
14. Have your cake and eat it too – Little Hideout
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: 43/3 Chim Phli Rd, Khwaeng Chim Phli, Khet Taling Chan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10170, Thailand (Coordinate here) 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, 10:30 – 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. Coordinate here 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)
16. 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. Coordinate here 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: 7am-1am daily Price: 600 baht (approx. 17 USD)
17. 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. Coordinate here Getting there: Take the BTS to On Nut station, then take a 11 minute taxi ride to the cafe. Contact: 081-1342250 Opening Hours: Sun to Thursday 9am-10pm; Friday to Saturday 9am – 11pm 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. Coordinate here 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. Coordinate here Getting there: Take the BTS to Thong Lor station, then take a 7 minute walk to the cafe. Contact: 02-662-4478 Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11.30am-12am Friday: 11.30am-1am Saturday: 10.30am-1am Sunday: 10.30am-12am 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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