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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“La Villa at Ari is one of Bangkok’s Best Mini Malls and Restaurant Areas. One of young-adult and office worker favorite places to stop off to grocery shop and to eat is La Villa at Ari – one of Bangkok’s trendy shopping and restaurant areas. La Villa is a three-storey open air shopping center has become the area’s most popular places to be because of its incredible location right next to Ari BTS sky train station. Check out Fuji, my favorite Japanese chain restaurant. La Villa has a big one, which is wonderful as there is rarely a wait, service is good and the food is delicious. Also, don’t miss eating at Greyhound Cafe, with its fusion food, or at Ka Nom (Thai for ‘dessert’), which not only sells the best Thai custards and pastries, but also has amazing sausage rolls, Chinese deep fried pancakes and a good green curry. On the second floor, you will find a couple of grill-it-yourself restaurants, which are superb, an American-style pizza place and, of course, ‘After You’, with desserts that rival anything made in Paris.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Office
“International supermarket with great selections of both Thai and Western food. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is probably one of the most popular dessert place in Bangkok. It's always busy ! There is always people cueing in line. I always tell my friend that if the owner ever IPO this cafe, I'm gonna buy their share. If you are a fan of sweets, you should try !”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local beer bar and restaurant from local owner. Very nice atmosphere and friendly services. Be local with food but international tastes for your drink”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I must confess that we chose our flat 80% because it was located literally across the street from this amazing small cheap delicious khao soi restaurant. 20% for everything else of course ;) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Centre
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“Community mall provided International food and beverage i.e. Starbuck, Greyhound, Fuji, Kanom, House of beers”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Iced cocoa here is very different from other shops. It’s very thick and intense. They mix the cocoa with milk. The original flavor is sweet. The dark flavor is very bitter. Other drinks like matcha with milk is very interesting, too. It’s crowded in lunch time. So, avoid that period. Very wonderful and healthy bakery and drinks, cranberry cake, red velvet cake are recommended..for the one who love coco drinks, i would recommend iced dark coco which is made from intense coco paste and fresh milk, absolutely awesome (for 70 bt.only) that's value for your money. The staffs are friendly and organised. The shop is in a walking distance from BTS station. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Here providing plenty of homemade-cupcake selections. Wonderful yummy cupcake & brownie. The cake is soft , cream is not too sweet. Recommended cup cakes are Brooklyn ,Cookie and Cream , Apple,Red Velvet, Toffy caramel, Black berry. They also make custom cakes. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great place for noodles! None like any other places cuz you get to mix & match your own noodles with your favorite noodles and toppings! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This food stall serves chicken rice from some time in the morning until 2 pm.”
  • 1 local recommends
Office
“This introvert community mall near BTS Ari station hosts a series of activities to slow down the speed of urban living, from a Dharma library Baan Ari, yoga sessions, music classes, and Dharma lectures by revered monks. There are also a coffee shop, food stalls selling organic vegetarian food and an exhibition space showcasing art works.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Train Station
“he area is known for hipster cafés and nice restaurants. Expect to find small alleys and narrow footpaths leading to small sized shops and restaurants. The charm is still in endless discovery walking in the maze of alleys. Can find cheap eats to fancy restaurants in this area.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“As you know that Bangkok never sleep, this dimsum restaurant opens 24 hours!”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This is probably one of the most popular dessert place in Bangkok. It's always busy ! There is always people cueing in line. I always tell my friend that if the owner ever IPO this cafe, I'm gonna buy their share. If you are a fan of sweets, you should try !”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Local beer bar and restaurant from local owner. Very nice atmosphere and friendly services. Be local with food but international tastes for your drink”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I must confess that we chose our flat 80% because it was located literally across the street from this amazing small cheap delicious khao soi restaurant. 20% for everything else of course ;) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great place for noodles! None like any other places cuz you get to mix & match your own noodles with your favorite noodles and toppings! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This food stall serves chicken rice from some time in the morning until 2 pm.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“As you know that Bangkok never sleep, this dimsum restaurant opens 24 hours!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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