15 Trendy Thonglor Restaurants That Don’t Serve Sushi

Think of trendy restaurants in Thonglor, and the first thing that comes to mind is Japanese food or sushi. 

That’s because Thonglor is very popular with Japanese ex-pats and tourists. 

But there’s much more to Thonglor’s dining scene than sashimi and sushi rolls.

Thonglor features some of the most creative chefs and diverse menus in Bangkok.

The area is home to several popular, award-winning Thai chefs and restaurants.

You’ll find restaurants offering Italian, Dry Aged Beef, Mexican, and American comfort food.

We’ve put together the trendiest restaurants in Thonglor, besides the usual sushi!

1. Arno’s Thonglor

Arno’s Steaks and Burgers are famous for their dry-aged beef and delicious burgers.

The industrial decor and sizzling grills have the charm and feel of an All American diner.

Customers choose their steaks and burgers from the huge refrigerated showcase.

The meat is then cooked to order, just the way you like it.

Arno’s Signature steak is their dry-aged New York cut starting at 930 baht.

They make their signature burgers from fresh ingredients, including fresh-baked buns.

All orders come with a choice of sides, including potatoes, salads, and creamy spinach.

Arno’s also offers a selection of beer and wines to wash down your burger or steak.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 11 am-11 pm
  • Cuisine: Dry Aged Steaks and Burgers
  • Private Dining Rooms: No
  • Address: 251/2 Room no.1A,1B,1C Thonglor Soi 13 Sukhumvit 55 Road Klongton-Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


2. Bo.lan

The chefs at Bo.lan offer diners a traditional approach to Thai food. 

Their award-winning tasting menus use only the freshest, locally sourced Thai ingredients. 

Bo.lan is one of “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants”, as well as receiving one “Michelin Star.”

The chef’s signature menu, “Bo.Lan balance,” contains 5 essential dishes for 1,800 baht.
 
Included are a Thai salad, chili relish, stir fry, curry, and a soup, with more dishes available.
 
They serve the dishes family-style, including a shot of Yadong traditional Thai moonshine.
 
For diners wanting a fresh twist on traditional Thai food, Bo.lan is second to none.
  • Opening Hours: Lunch Thursday to Sunday, 12 pm-2 pm; Dinner Wednesday to Saturday 6 pm-10:30 pm; Monday & Tuesday closed
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 24 Sukhumvit 53 Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


3. Bourbon Street Bangkok

Bourbon St. is Bangkok’s only spot offering “New Orleans Style Cajun and Creole” cuisine.

It occupies a seven-story building with a bar and restaurant on the first two floors.

The seventh floor features a dining and party room, perfect for private get-togethers.

The menu offers a variety of Cajun and Creole favorites starting at 150 baht.

For oyster lovers, The Bourbon St Oyster Bar imports fresh live oysters daily.

Their signature dishes are New Orleans gumbo, Cajun shrimp, jambalaya, and blackened salmon.

Each night they offer a different special from all you can eat red beans and rice to BBQ oysters.

Cajun food can make you thirsty, so the bar has plenty of American craft beers and wines.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 7 am-12 am
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 9 39-40 Tana Arcade Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


4. Canvas

Canvas’s goal is to offer customers a bold and colorful dining experience that can only be had in Bangkok.

Their six and nine-course tasting menus feature local and seasonal Thai ingredients.

The first floor is laid out around an open kitchen surrounded by a bronze bar counter.

You can enjoy their tasting menus around this polished counter.

The tasting menus start at 1800 baht, and you can add wine pairings with each course for an extra charge.

The Tasting menu’s dishes include king mackerel in a soy dill sauce and Thai Waygu with truffles and kale.
 
Other favorite dishes are fresh Surat Thani oysters and poached crayfish from Buriram.
 
These fresh and innovative menus are a huge reason for Canvas receiving a Michelin star.
 
  • Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 6 pm-9:30 pm
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes 
  • Address: 113, 9-10 Thonglor Rd, Klongton Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


5. Di Vino Bangkok

For authentic Italian dining, DiVino in the heart of Thonglor is a perfect choice.

DiVino has the largest selection of Italian wines in Bangkok, with over 300 labels to choose from.

All 300 wines are available by the glass, starting at 195 baht.

The Italian menu features a variety of salads, appetizers, pasta, and main courses. 

We highly recommend their signature dishes warm crab meat salad, black truffle ravioli, and seared lamb loin.

The nightly crowd of ex-pats and Thais tends to settle in and spend the whole evening.

There’s an intimate 10 seat dining room and relaxed outdoor terrace for private parties to make guests feel right at home.

If you have a bigger event, DiVino offers a private dining room that seats 20 people.

  • Opening Hours: Daily Lunch 11:30am-2pm; Dinner 5pm-9pm
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: Penny’s Balcony, Thonglor Rd, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site FacebookMenu


6. El Gaucho Thonglor

In a few short years, El Gaucho has become a Bangkok steak house institution.

El Gaucho serves only the best meats from selected farms in Australia and the United States.

The restaurant is a large open space with floor to ceiling windows and an open show kitchen and grill.
 
It’s surrounded by a cozy dining area and an inviting bar.
 
For parties and special events, the restaurant offers a private dining area.
 
El Gaucho’s signature dishes start at 320 baht up to 4990 baht. 
 
Choose from grilled Salchicha sausage, Grilled Lamb Chops, or a Filet Platter for two.
 
The bar offers a selection of Argentinian wines that go well with El Gaucho’s meat dishes.
  • Opening Hours: Daily 11 am-11 pm
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Beef & Lamb
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 88, 36 Sukhumvit Soi 55, Klongton Nua, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


7. Funky Lam Kitchen

Funky Lam Kitchen offers a modern Laotian menu that packs a lot of heat.

The restaurant is the creation of two Laotian princes who grew up in Paris.

Their menu combines the flavors of their childhood with the flavors of France.

Their signature is Wagyu beef and bone marrow soup combines with Southeast Asian Pho and French Le Pot Au Feu.

The stir-fried beef with canned tomatoes and butter is a perfect blend of Laos and Paris’s flavors.

To soothe your throat, the Lao inspired cocktails can calm the fire of the chili-based food.

Try their “Fuzzy Vodka Flower” and “Longan Old Fashioned” if you’re looking for classic recipes. 

  • Opening Hours: Daily 12 pm-12 am
  • Cuisine: Fusion (Laotian/French)
  • Private Dining Rooms: no
  • Address: The Taste Thonglor, 235 ถนนทองหล่อ Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110

Official site Facebook | Menu


8. KHAO Ekkamai

At KHAO, diners experience traditional Thai flavors in a modern setting.

The restaurant’s interior resembles the inside of a Thai rice barn.

KHAO received a Michelin Star, based on the success of their chef’s table tasting menu.

The “award-winning” chef’s table tasting menu offers 12 courses at 1,350 baht.

Signature dishes are Issan pork sausages, spicy beef salad, and caramelized Thai custard.

KHAO’s ala carte menu features dishes like pomelo salad and chicken massaman curry.

They also have private dining rooms for parties and special events.

  • Opening Hours: Daily Lunch 12pm-2pm; Dinner 6pm-10pm
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 15 Ekkamai 10 Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khlongtun Nua, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


9. La Bottega di Luca

At La Bottega di Luca the goal is to create Italian food that is natural and delicious.

All the ingredients are market fresh, and all the food is homemade.

At La Bottega, you won’t find pasta dishes drenched in tomato or cream sauces.

Their signature dish, Risotto di Luca features black truffle, cheese, and pancetta.

Diners also like the Piemonte ravioli, and melanzane (eggplant) parmigiana with mozzarella.

The bar menu offers a choice of fine Italian wines and imported beers.

La Bottega di Luca offers a private wine room for parties and special events.

  • Opening Hours: Lunch Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner Daily 5pm-10:30pm
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: Terrace 49 Building Terrace 49 2nd fl, Soi Sukhumvit 49, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


10. Patara Fine Thai Cuisine

In Thai, Patara means “gracious lady.”

It’s also the name of the restaurant’s founder Patara Sila-On.

For over 40 years, her Thai cuisine has attracted diners and celebrities from all over the world.

The two-story restaurant features a traditional Thai style decor.

Patara’s makes all their authentic Thai delicacies with premium ingredients.

Signature dishes are lamb shank curry and grilled turmeric chicken salad.

Patara’s signature dishes start at 355 baht.

Paara’s private banquet rooms accommodate anything from private parties to weddings and receptions.

  • Opening Hours: Lunch Daily 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner 5:30pm-10pm
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 375 375 19 Thonglor Rd, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


11. R-Haan

With two Michelin Stars, R.Haan is the premier Thai restaurant in Bangkok.

R. Haan takes pride in providing diners with the ultimate Thai, fine dining experience.

All their set menus consist of 14 dishes, all made with traditional Thai ingredients.

R. Haan serves all set menus Thai family-style with diners sharing each dish.

You’ll dine on local dishes like Korat Wagyu, Phuket river prawns, and salted eggs from Surat Thani.

R. Haan’s set menus start at 3,500 baht with wine pairings available at an extra charge.

They also have private dining rooms that seat up to 20 people.

For the best Thai, fine dining experience, make a reservation at R. Haan.

  • Opening Hours: Daily Lunch 11:30am-2pm; Dinner 6pm-10pm
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 131 Pai Di Ma Di Klang Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


12. Roast

Roast is a casual all-day eatery serving hearty dishes and delicious coffee.

They serve delicious comfort food, one of a kind cocktails, and fresh roast coffee.

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes are served all day for 320 baht.

Try the truffle alfredo or the southern fried chicken, both customer favorites.

Or share an order of Roast’s famous hand-cut fries for 120 baht.

The bar menu at Roast serves specialty cocktails, craft beers, wine, and champagne.

The Elderflower gin and tonic and peach bellini are local favorites.

For a comfort food fix in Bangkok, Roast has you covered.

  • Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10 am-9 pm; Weekends 9 am-9 pm
  • Cuisine: American Comfort Food
  • Private Dining Rooms: No
  • Address: The COMMONS 335 Thong Lo 17 Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


13. Soul Food Mahanakorn

Soul Food Mahanakorn is an eating and drinking experience with soul.

It’s Thai comfort food with strong cocktails, organic wines, and craft beers.

If you’re coming to eat, it’s best to come as a group as the dishes are all served family-style.

Signature dishes are tamarind ribs, pork belly curry, and smoked duck with red curry.

The ground floor bar serves creative cocktails and craft beers.

Soul Food Mahanakorn is one of the first restaurants in Bangkok to serve natural wines.

It’s because they pair better with Thai food than conventional wines.

For Thai food with soul and awesome drinks, drop into Soul Food Mahanakorn.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 11 am-9 pm
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: no
  • Address: 56/10 ถนน สุขุมวิท 55 ซอย ทองหล่อ Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Instagram | Menu


14. Supanniga Eating Room Thonglor

The Suppinaga Eating Room has reintroduced Thai home cooking to Bangkok’s foodies.

They’ve taken long lost recipes and added a contemporary twist.

It’s like eating in the family kitchen 50 years ago.

These recipes can only be served at Suppinaga.

Crabmeat and pork steamed in a crab shell, red chunk beef curry, and beef shank massaman

Suppinaga’s chefs search for new ingredients to make the old recipes even better.

The bar has recipes of their own blending Thai fruits with gin to make the 240 baht Suppinaga martinis.

For a look back at Thai cuisine 50 years ago, Suppinaga is the place to go.

  • Opening Hours: Daily Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner 5:30pm-9pm
  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 160, 11 Thonglor Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Menu


15. The Missing Burro

The Missing Burro won’t put a dish on your plate unless it tastes 100% Mexican.

This is the food you’ll find on Mexican streets and markets – it is 100% authentic.

The Gringa a queso and meat tortilla is straight from the Yucatan at 360 baht.

Panuchos de Cochinitas with corn tortillas and tender pork are 320 baht.

The Missing Burro bar has the best Tequilas and Mezcales in Asia.

And they’ll show you the proper way to drink them, straight or in their homemade cocktails.

Shots start at 220 baht and cocktails at 290 baht.

They make all their cocktails to order with fresh ingredients.

  • Opening Hours: Daily 5 pm-11 pm
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Private Dining Rooms: Yes
  • Address: 145 Sing Waet Lom Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Official site Facebook | Menu


Thonglor Restaurants Map

So where can you go after you’ve enjoyed a good feast in Thonglor?

After dinner, it’s time to party!

And we know where all the best bars and nightclubs are located. 

Read more in our Thonglor guides:

FAQs

Which Thonglor restaurant serve the best Thai food?

The Thonglor restaurant that serves the best Thai food is R.Haan.

Their authentic Thai dishes and tasting menus have earned them two Michelin Stars.

R. Haan also uses only locally sourced and fresh Thai ingredients in their dishes.

Which Thonglor restaurant has the best tables for private functions?

Patara Fine Thai Cuisine has the best tables for private functions. 
 
Their banquet rooms can accommodate small parties to large wedding receptions. 
 
They have over 40 years of experience with groups of all sizes.

Or, if you want a real party atmosphere, check out the private rooms at the Pimp Club.

There’s a lot more to eat than you think!

Which Thonglor restaurant offers the best variety of drinks?

The Thonglor restaurant with the best variety of drinks is Roast.

They have a large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

The alcoholic drinks include cocktails, craft beers, wines, and champagnes.

The non-alcoholic drinks include coffee drinks, and fruit shakes, smoothies, sodas, and waters.

Summary

Thonglor RestaurantsCuisineOpening Hours
Arnos ThonglorDry Aged Steaks
Burgers
Daily
11am-11pm
Bo.lanThaiLunch
Thursday-Sunday
12pm-2pm
Dinner
Wednesday-Saturday
6pm-10:30pm
Bourbon St. BangkokCreole & CajunDaily
7am-12am
CanvasThaiTuesday-Sunday
6pm-9:30pm
DiVino BangkokItalianDaily
Lunch
11:30am-2pm
Dinner
5pm-9pm
El Gaucho ThailandSteakhouse
Beef & Lamb
Daily
11am-11pm
Funky Lam KitchenLaotian/FrenchDaily
12pm-12am
KHAOThaiDaily
Lunch
12pm-2pm
Dinner
6pm-10pm
La Bottega di LucaItalianLunch
Tuesday-Sunday
11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner
Daily
5pm-10:30pm
Patara Fine Thai CuisineThaiDaily
Lunch
11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner
5:30pm-10pm
R, HaanThaiDaily
Lunch
11:30am-2pm
Dinner
6pm-10pm
RoastAmerican Comfort FoodMonday-Friday
10am-9pm
Weekends
9am-9pm
Soul Food MahanakornThaiDaily
11am-9pm
Supanniga Eating RoomThaiDaily
Lunch
11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner
5:30pm-9pm
The Missing BurroMexicanDaily
5pm-11pm

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