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The street food scene in Bangkok – for an extravagant fiesta!

for an extravagant fiesta!

Chinatown in Bangkok

 Bangkok is a city that is renowned for its street food, and with good reason. From spicy stir-fries and soups to sweet treats and refreshing drinks, there is no shortage of delicious options to choose from.

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Bangkok = Street food

The above is not a literal translation, but there are so many mouthwatering street food options to try here! According to Lonely Planet, this is the best place to be if you’re a fan of spicy, tangy, snacks from street vendors. Here are some places to check out.

Khao San Road

One of the most popular street food destinations in Bangkok is the legendary Khao San Road. Located in the old town area of the city, Khao San Road is a bustling street lined with vendors selling all manner of delicious foods. Here, you’ll find everything from spicy papaya salad and grilled meat skewers to sweet mango sticky rice and coconut ice cream.


Another great street food destination in Bangkok is the Chinatown neighbourhood. This area is known for its bustling markets and narrow streets lined with food stalls. Here, you’ll find a wide range of dishes, including traditional Chinese-Thai foods like congee and dumplings, as well as local specialities like deep-fried insects.


If you’re looking for a more upscale street food experience, the Sukhumvit area is home to several high-end food courts and markets as well as hotels in Sukhumvit that offer a more upscale take on traditional street food such as Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18. Here, you’ll find everything from artisanal ice cream and artisanal coffee to gourmet sandwiches and freshly baked pastries.