By Kat Yindee, a HR specialist who has been living in Bangkok for more than 40 years, always exploring the city’s diverse food culture and teaching visitors about its rich history.
Edited by Elodi Troskie
There are no two ways about it: you’ll find some of the world’s best food in Bangkok. Whether you want to explore traditional Thai food or stick to what you know best, Bangkok offers something for every taste and every budget. If you’re traveling on a low budget, street food is your best bet as it is extremely affordable and very easily accessible all over the city. Apart from the lively street food culture in Bangkok and food markets by the numbers, there are restaurants by the hundreds worth going to. The only food-related problem you’ll have in Bangkok is deciding where to go! I’ve lived here my entire life and I’m still continuously exploring the spots for all the best food in Bangkok. Here are my recommendations for the best places to eat in Bangkok if you’re planning a first-time trip to the city of angels.