Bangkok Cafes Open During Songkran: The best places to satisfy your cravings during the Thai New Year

Despite also celebrating the western New Year, and Chinese New Year, Thailand keeps the best for last: their traditional New Year festival in April, Songkran. The official holiday starts tomorrow, and much of Thailand will close for the next four days as people take to the streets for large scale water fights, drinking and non-stop partying. Many choose this time to escape from Bangkok and have an extended holiday, so many businesses close. But like the partying, your coffee cravings[…]

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INK & LION Cafe – Another Coffee-Lover joins the Neighborhood

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Ink And Lion 1

Ekkamai and Thong Lor are sure-fire destinations for good coffee in Bangkok these days, proving that there really is a strong market for high quality coffee in Bangkok and indeed Asia. One of the most recent additions to this coffee neighborhood is Ink & Lion Cafe, a cute coffee-centric shop serving good quality coffee sourced from local experts. Set meters from Ekkamai behind Purty Nelly’s Irish Pub, Ink and Lion Cafe has a modern interior that will be familiar to Bangkok’s[…]

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Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders – Great vibe at this popular upmarket brunching spot

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Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders

Whenever you talk about good cafes in Bangkok  a name that frequently comes up is Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders. Given the fact that historically there was much more of an emphasis in the Bangkok cafe scene on good food and good brunching – moreso than good coffee – it’s not hard to see why. What Kuppa delivers is a very sophisticated vibe, with a cafe and fine dining section, and a large selection of all day breakfasts, lunch and dinner[…]

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Wonderwall The Kaffebar – Great vibe for lazy weekend chill sessions

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Wonderwall The Kaffebar - Sukhumvit 31

Wonderwall the Kaffebar has an indescribable quality that I can’t quite put my finger on. Many of the elements here are in line with the trends in Bangkok’s rapidly swelling coffee scene, but there is some kind of x-factor here that made me really enjoy my time here. Perhaps the generous balcony seating area, comfortable seating and great selection of chilled jazz and lounge music added that extra something to make me feel truly at ease. The very friendly owner,[…]

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Caffe What If – Backstreet Coffee Haunt Well Worth Finding

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Caffe What If - Atmosphere

Their map can resemble something of a pirate’s treasure map, with X marking the spot somewhere deep in the zig-zagging backstreets of Sukhumvit 31. But buried at the end of this trek is Caffe What If, a modern, trendy cafe that stands up well against the best of Bangkok’s Coffee Scene. Set in GreenConnect, a small collection of boutiques catering to the upmarket condos nearby, What If has been decorated in an impeccable euro retro style, with a white tiled[…]

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