Gay Bangkok · Restaurants

Gay Bangkok · 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.

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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

Kika is a Mediterranean-inspired local tapas bar & restaurant, located on Convent Road in Silom gay district.

You can enjoy wonderfully wholesome dishes in an open-air atmosphere, mingle with other customers and experience the dynamic seasonal menu with a glass of wine 🍷

Every Sunday afternoon from 5pm there’s a regular gay tea dance party. Expect cool crowd and drag entertainment.

nearest station : Saladaeng

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bar, music, restaurant, dancing

Updated: 12-May-2020

14/2-3 Convent Road, Bangkok

Weekday: 16:00 - 01:00
Weekend: 17:00 - 00:00

4.5
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

New gay-owned ‘Thai with a twist’ restaurant & bar in Bangkok, located in the heart of the Gay district and just a short walk from the main gay bars in Silom.

Owner and Chef Anon has created a unique restaurant with his own culinary creations featuring home made Thai dishes with a Twist, served Tapas style. 88 Eatery & Bar serves excellent food, cocktails and wine and offers great personal service and is very popular with the Gay community in Bangkok. Every dish is homemade, and made with passion and attention to detail. The chef’s unique culinary creations keep customers coming back for more.

Happy hour (5pm-7pm), buy 1 drink get 1 free drink. 10% discount on food if you check in and share your dining experience on Facebook, TripAdvisor or other social media.

nearest station : BTS: Saladaeng or Chong Nonsi

Features

bar, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

Updated: 06-Oct-2019

16/6 Silom Soi 3 (Soi Pipat), Bangkok

Weekday: 12:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 12:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 23:00

4.5
Audience Rating

From 62 votes Vote

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.

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bar, restaurant

Updated: 13-Apr-2020

B/F Silom Complex Building, 191 Silom Road, Bangkok

Weekday: 10:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 10:30 - 22:00

3.8
Audience Rating

From 64 votes Vote

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

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Updated: 23-Sep-2019

Soi Phipat 2 (off Convent Rd), Silom, Bangkok

Weekday: 15:00 - 01:00
Weekend: 15:00 - 01:00

4.5
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

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

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Updated: 13-Apr-2020

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

Weekday: 10:30 - 23:30
Weekend: 10:30 - 23:30

3.3
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

Named after the famous 1994 Taiwanese film directed by Ang Lee, Eat Drink Man Woman is a modern cafe bar, located at the entrance to Silom Soi 4. Find this place and you’ve found Soi 4.

The coffee is pretty good, too.

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bar, music, cafe, restaurant

Updated: 08-Nov-2019

entrance to Silom Soi 4, Bangkok


4.1
Audience Rating

From 61 votes Vote

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

music, karaoke, cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

Updated: 23-Sep-2019

166/2-3 Silom Rd (next to Silom Soi 12), Bangkok

Weekday: 08:00 - 02:00
Weekend: 08:00 - 02:00

4.0
Audience Rating

From 64 votes Vote

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

restaurant, free wi-fi

Updated: 13-Apr-2020

1/F Sitthi Vorakij Bldg, Soi Phiphat, Bangkok

Weekday: 11:30 - 14:00; 17:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 11:30 - 14:00; 17:30 - 22:00

4.8
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

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.

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Updated: 06-Oct-2019

118 Surawongse Road, Bangkok

Weekday: 12:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 12:00 - 23:00

5.0
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

Gay-owned café kiosk, run by just a few friends. These guys make delicious smoothies and Taiwanese-style bubble milk tea. Their smoothies are refreshing and unique in flavours.

Koguma’s friendly and good-looking staff make this place a popular stop for a quick pick-me-up. Conveniently located in the heart of Silom gay district.

nearest station : BTS: Saladaeng (Exit 3)

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Updated: 13-Apr-2020

off Silom Road, Bangkok

Weekday: 11:30 - 22:00
Weekend: 15:00 - 22:00

4.4
Audience Rating

From 55 votes Vote

Bangkok · mid-range restaurants

Café & social bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner for the trendy international crowd.

All Six To Twelve has a modern décor with high ceiling and offers an extensive menu of well-presented Thai, Western and fusion dishes and a selection of wine, cocktails and other drinks.

Private parties can be arranged upon request. Located at the Urbana Langsuan Hotel.

nearest station : BTS skytrain: Chidlom (Exit 4)

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bar, cafe, restaurant

Updated: 04-Mar-2020

55 Langsuan Road, Bangkok

Weekday: 06:00 - 00:00
Weekend: 06:00 - 00:00

4.0
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

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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, restaurant, free wifi

Updated: 23-Sep-2019

26/1 Soi Yen-Akat 1, Yannawa, Bangkok

Weekday: 10:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 10:00 - 22:00

4.7
Audience Rating

From 61 votes Vote

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.

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Updated: 13-Apr-2020

G/F Siam Paragon, Bangkok

Weekday: 11:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 11:00 - 22:00

5.0
Audience Rating

From 56 votes Vote

Hip, casual dining in Bangkok (opened 2010). Soul Food serves up tasty Thai food (with a focus on northern and Isaan dishes) and a great selection of cocktails and wine at reasonable prices.

Cosy atmosphere. Popular with foreigners and expats. Busy most nights, so call ahead to book a table.

nearest station : BTS: ThongLor

Features

bar, restaurant

Updated: 17-Oct-2019

56/10 Sukhumvit Soi 55, Bangkok

Weekday: 17:30 - 01:00 (kitchen closes 23:00)
Weekend: 17:30 - 01:00 (kitchen closes 23:00)

4.0
Audience Rating

From 55 votes Vote

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).

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Updated: 17-Oct-2019

189 Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok

Weekday: 12:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 12:00 - 23:00

5.0
Audience Rating

From 60 votes Vote

Crêpes & Co is known for its French & Mediterranean cuisine, various crêpes, salads and brunches.

The restaurant has a great menu selection with rotating specialties. Table reservations are recommended, especially if you plan to do the Sunday brunch.

Located on Langsuan Soi 1 (alley behind Centre Point Hotel Chidlom). Another branch at Thonglor Soi 8 [Sukhumvit Soi 55].

nearest station : BTS: Chitlom

Features

cafe, restaurant

Updated: 13-Apr-2020

59/4 Langsuan Soi 1 - BTS: Chidlom, Bangkok

Weekday: 09:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 09:00 / 08:00 - 23:00

4.0
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From 60 votes Vote

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.

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cafe, restaurant

Updated: 08-Nov-2019

GF, Siam Paragon, Bangkok

Weekday: 10:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 10:00 - 22:00

4.0
Audience Rating

From 53 votes Vote

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.

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cafe, restaurant

Updated: 06-Oct-2019

various locations, Bangkok

Weekday: 11:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 11:00 - 22:00

4.0
Audience Rating

From 52 votes Vote

Bangkok · fine dining options

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.

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restaurant

Updated: 13-Apr-2020

27 South Sathorn Rd, Bangkok

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

5.0
Audience Rating

From 60 votes Vote

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

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restaurant

Updated: 17-Oct-2019

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

Weekday: 18:00 - 23:30
Weekend: 18:00 - 23:30

4.5
Audience Rating

From 55 votes Vote

Opened in 2013, CÉ LA VI (formerly “KU DÉ TA”) is widely known for first-class dining and sophisticated, gay-friendly atmosphere.

The Bangkok branch features a bar and lounge area. CÉ LA VI hosts the fabulously fun XY Thursday Gay Night for the LGBT crowd. Visit their website for details of upcoming special events.

Located on the 39th floor of Sathorn Tower, next to the W Bangkok Hotel.

nearest station : BTS: Chong Nonsi

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bar, music, dancing, restaurant

Updated: 13-Apr-2020

39/F Sathorn Square Bldg, 98 N Sathorn Rd, Bangkok


4.4
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

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.

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bar, restaurant

Updated: 06-Oct-2019

991/9 Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok

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

5.0
Audience Rating

From 53 votes Vote

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.

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Updated: 17-Oct-2019

8 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok


5.0
Audience Rating

From 56 votes Vote

Exquisite restaurant and lounge bar serving tapas, Thai fusion, vegetarian cuisine and fancy drinks.

Mahanaga is known for its stunning décor and refined atmosphere, with large outdoor seating and lounge area. Located on Sukhumvit Soi 29, next to Hotel Mermaid Bangkok.

nearest station : BTS: Asoke or Phrom Phong

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Updated: 13-Apr-2020

2 Sukhumvit Soi 29, Bangkok

Weekday: 17:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 17:30 - 23:00

3.0
Audience Rating

From 55 votes Vote

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

Updated: 14-Jan-2020

159 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok

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

5.0
Audience Rating

From 59 votes Vote

All-day dining, market-style restaurant in stylish setting, Red Oven features live 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).

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restaurant

Updated: 23-Sep-2019

2 North Sathorn Rd, Bangkok

Weekday: 06:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 06:00 - 22:00

5.0
Audience Rating

From 55 votes Vote

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