Gay Bangkok Cafes & Restaurants

Gay Bangkok Cafes & Restaurants

Eating out is a way of life in Bangkok. There are literally thousands of food choices, from street vendors to ultra-cool Michelin-starred restaurants

We've pulled together our list of favorite Bangkok restaurants for all occasions, sorted by category: Everyday Eating Out, Mid-Range and Fine Dining.

Bangkok Everyday Eating Out

500 Cafe
Today: Fetish Friday - Every Friday
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500 Sammie Alley, Bang Bumru, Bang Phlat, Bangkok 10700, Bangkok, Thailand

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The FORFUN 500 Café in Bangkok combines a fetish and BDSM theme with a relaxed café setting.

Operated by FORFUN Store, it offers a welcoming space for those interested in the fetish community to meet, enjoy a coffee, and socialize.

Located in the vibrant area near Sammie Alley, the café frequently hosts events and gatherings, making it a popular spot for both locals and visitors looking for a distinctive experience.

Fetish Friday - every Friday night
Dressing Day - every Saturday night

Mon: Closed

Tue:13:00 - 21:00

Wed:13:00 - 21:00

Thu:13:00 - 21:00

Fri:13:00 - 23:00

Sat:13:00 - 23:00

Sun: Closed

Last updated on: 11-Jun-2024

Wine Connection @ Silom Complex
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B/F Silom Complex Building, 191 Silom Road, Bangkok, Thailand

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2.9
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Based on 7 votes

One of the most gay-popular restaurants in Silom, with a prime location next to the BTS skytrain exit and just a couple of minutes' walk from the main gay bars and clubs.

Wine Connection at Silom Complex serves an extensive menu of Thai and Western food (including steaks, pastas) plus a large selection of wine. The outdoor patio seats are great for people-watching.

Busy during peak times, so expect a short wait, particularly if you want an indoor, air-conditioned table.

Features:
Bar
Restaurant

Weekday: 11am - 11pm

Weekend: 11am - 11pm

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

EAT ME
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Soi Phipat 2 (off Convent Rd), Silom, Bangkok, Thailand

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3.8
Audience Rating

Based on 5 votes

Gay-owned & -managed restaurant EAT ME offers fine dining in a modern setting, with indoor & outdoor seating.

The minimalist décor features rotating art exhibits. The food is a creative mix of regional and international cuisine with nice selections of wine and desserts.

Located about a 10-minute walk from BTS Saladaeng station (Exit 2). Walk down Convent Rd past Le Siam Hotel, then turn right on the small alley to the right.

Nearest station: BTS: Saladaeng

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 5pm - 1am

Weekend: 5pm - 1am

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

By Bua
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Soi Saladang 2/1 (opposite Silom Complex), Bangkok, Thailand

3
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Based on 6 votes

Gay-popular Thai restaurant in the heart of Silom gay scene. Newly renovated and relocated  - opposite Silom Complex.

BUA serves tasty authentic Thai food in a cosy, modern setting at reasonable prices. Lots of gay customers, especially foreigners.

Nearest station: BTS: Saladaeng

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 10:30 - 22:00

Weekend: 10:30 - 22:00

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Thumbs Up
Today: Karaoke Night - Every Friday
Tomorrow: Karaoke Night - Every Saturday
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166/2-3 Silom Rd (next to Silom Soi 12), Bangkok, Thailand

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3.8
Audience Rating

Based on 8 votes

Gay-owned & -managed restaurant at Triple 8 In Bangkok hotel. Thumbs Up has a large selection of Thai food and drinks.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Karaoke on Fridays and Saturdays with Thai, Chinese and international songs. Free WiFi available.

Located about a 15-minute walk from the Silom main drag (or you can hop on a taxi).

Features:
Cafe
Free Wi-Fi
Karaoke
Music
Restaurant

Weekday: 7pm - 2am

Weekend: 7pm - 2am

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Ciao Pizza
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1/F Sitthi Vorakij Bldg, Soi Phiphat, Bangkok, Thailand

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4.8
Audience Rating

Based on 4 votes

New pizzeria near the Silom gay district. Italian chef Gerardo Calabrese makes pizzas and pastas in his own style, using the best flour and ingredients.

This gay-managed restaurant also has a good wine list and serves cocktails at reasonable prices in a casual setting. Customers at Ciao Pizza are a mix of Thais and foreigners.

 

Features:
Free Wi-Fi
Restaurant

Weekday: 3pm-10:30pm

Weekend: 3pm-10:30pm

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Ruen Urai @ Rose Hotel
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118 Surawongse Road, Bangkok, Thailand

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4.5
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Based on 4 votes

Set in a beautiful, historic Thai villa serving modern, exotic Thai dishes. The food not only tastes delicious but also looks great.

Ruen Urai is located within the grounds of Rose Hotel - very close to Patpong Night Market and the gay bars in Silom.

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 12:00 - 23:00

Weekend: 12:00 - 23:00

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Bangkok Mid-range Restaurants

The Kitchen at Yen-akat
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26/1 Soi Yen-Akat 1, Yannawa, Bangkok, Thailand

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4.7
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Based on 3 votes

Gay-owned & -managed restaurant. The Kitchen at Yen-Akat serves authentic, home-cooked Isaan (northeastern) Thai food for lunch and dinner, takeaway or delivery.

Open from 10am-10pm.

Features:
Cafe
Free WiFi
Restaurant

Weekday: 11:00 - 23:00

Weekend: 11:00 - 23:00

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

TalingPling
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G/F Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand

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5
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

This well-established Thai restaurant serves tasty authentic Thai food and specialty dishes, a large selection of smoothies, juices and non-alcoholic drinks.

TalingPling has several locations in Bangkok. We like to go to the one in Paragon. Book a table in advance or you may have  to wait during peak periods. Check their website for other branches.

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 10:00 - 22:00

Weekend: 10:00 - 22:00

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Ruen Mallika
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189 Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok, Thailand

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3
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

Ruen Mallika Royal Thai Cuisine serves exquisitely prepared dishes in traditional Thai setting with lots of character.

The restaurant has another branch at Crystal Design Center (CDC).

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 12:00 - 23:00

Weekend: 12:00 - 23:00

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Coffee Beans by Dao
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GF, Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand

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2.5
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

Coffee Beans by Dao serves not only coffee & drinks but also a fabulous menu of Western and Thai dishes. There is a huge selection of cakes, some of of which the best in town!

Camp furniture, friendly staff and also make this fashionable and busy restaurant stand out. Located on the ground floor of Siam Paragon mall. Another branch is at CentralWorld.

Features:
Cafe
Restaurant

Weekday: 10:00 - 22:00

Weekend: 10:00 - 22:00

Last updated on: 14-Sep-2023

Greyhound Café
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various locations, Bangkok, Thailand

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2.3
Audience Rating

Based on 3 votes

Trendy restaurant & café that serves a unique selection of popular Thai and Western dishes in a stylish, modern setting. A variety of drinks, desserts and special dinner are on the menu.

Usually a good choice if you can't think of anything else. Located at The Emporium and leading department stores: Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Central Chidlom, etc.

Features:
Cafe
Restaurant

Weekday: 11:00 - 22:00

Weekend: 11:00 - 22:00

Last updated on: 18-Feb-2024

Bangkok Fine Dining Options

Gaggan Anand
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68/1 Langsuan Rd (opposite Soi 3), Bangkok, Thailand

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4.3
Audience Rating

Based on 4 votes

Stylish, innovative Indian cuisine with traditional touches by the renowned chef Gaggan Anand.

The restaurant is located within a colonial-style wooden house on Langsuan Road.

Nearest station: BTS: Chidlom

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: Mon-Tue: Closed; Wed-Fri: 18:30 - 00:00

Weekend: 18:30 - 00:00

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

Sra Bua @ Siam Kempinski
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991/9 Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok, Thailand

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3.5
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

Opened in 2010, Sra Bua is a Thai-inspired cuisine by the renowned Henrik Yde Andersen whose Kiin Kiin Thai restaurant in Copenhagen holds a Michelin star.

Located at Siam Kempinski Hotel, the restaurant serves a set menu of innovative dishes, some of which you are unlikely to find anywhere else. Allow at least two hours to complete your culinary experience, and expect to pay at least 4,000 baht per person.

Features:
Bar
Restaurant

Weekday: 12:00 - 15:00; 18:00 - 24:00

Weekend: 18:00 - 24:00

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

Le Normandie @ Oriental
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8 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok, Thailand

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5
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

Asia's favorite French restaurant, Le Normandie at the 5-star Mandarin Oriental Hotel, offers the ultimate dining experience, with the finest menu of food and wine.

This expensive restaurant offers a luxurious setting and stunning views of Chao Phraya river.

Features:
Restaurant

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

nahm @ Metropolitan by COMO
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27 South Sathorn Rd, Bangkok, Thailand

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5
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

Consistently ranked among the world's best restaurants, 'nahm' by award-winning chef David Thompson serves authentic Thai gourmet food that combine ingredients from ancient recipes to create a unique blend of flavours.

Located on the ground floor of COMO Metropolitan Bangkok - a short taxi ride to the gay nightlife in Silom.

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 12:00 - 14:00; 19:00 - 22:30

Weekend: 19:00 - 22:30

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

zuma @ The St. Regis
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159 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok, Thailand

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5
Audience Rating

Based on 3 votes

Trendy Japanese restaurant & bar Zuma offers an elegant yet informal dining experience with food prepared in 3 separate areas: the Open Kitchen, the Sushi Bar and the Robata Grill.

Popular with gay customers, not only for the delicious food but also for the convenient location at St Regis Hotel - right next to a BTS skytrain station - one stop from Silom gay district.

Nearest station: BTS: Ratchadamri

Features:
Bar
Restaurant

Weekday: 12:00 - 15:00; 18:00 - 23:00

Weekend: 12:00 - 15:00; 18:00 - 23:00

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

Red Oven @ SO Sofitel
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2 North Sathorn Rd, Bangkok, Thailand

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5
Audience Rating

Based on 2 votes

All-day dining, market-style restaurant in stylish setting, Red Oven features nine cooking stations of international cuisine and a buffet brunch on the weekend with free-flowing wine (noon - 3pm).

Located on the 7th floor of SO Sofitel Bangkok hotel. Red Oven is also great for dinner before hitting the gay scene in Silom (a 5-minute taxi ride away).

Features:
Restaurant

Weekday: 06:00 - 22:00

Weekend: 06:00 - 22:00

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

FORK & CORK by Sphinx
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100 Silom Soi 4, Bangkok, Thailand

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4
Audience Rating

Based on 18 votes

Well-established, gay-owned restaurant FORK & CORK (formerly "Sphinx") serves consistently good Thai and Western food and drinks.

The relaxed ambiance of the downstairs dining lounge is enhanced by a great mix of chill-out jazz and live music. Located next to all the other gay bars, near the end of Silom Soi 4 alley.

Features:
Bar
Karaoke
Live music
Music
Restaurant

Weekday: 6pm - 2am

Weekend: 6pm - 2am

Last updated on: 15-Sep-2023

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