Casa Lapin xAri – Same style, better coffee, more hipsters

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Casa Lapin xAri

I’m going to call this place ‘Stylebucks’: full of kids with Macbooks perched on wall-length bench seats leeching free wifi – much like the scene you’ll see in a Starbucks. But ‘Style’ because this place just oozes cool, and ‘bucks’ because Casa Lapin xAri sits in the base of the Noble Reform Condo on Soi Ari, and quite obviously attracts a crowd of rich hipsters from the three Noble condo buildings in this area. Casa Lapin xAri is the newest of[…]

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The Best Single Origin Coffee Roasters in Bangkok

Chances are if you’re a coffee lover, you can’t get enough of the stuff. Admit it. You need your coffee at home, coffee in the office, coffee on the go. And while good coffee is not yet available on every street corner in Bangkok, it can be hard to satisfy those cravings with the best quality single origin coffee at all hours of the day. Here’s where to buy single origin coffee for home or office in Bangkok: The Best Single[…]

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Size S Coffee & Bakery – Small and Simple wins the day

8.5
Size S Coffee & Bakery

It’s not the most well heard-of cafes, but while Size S Coffee & Bakery in Bangkok may lack size and reputation, it makes up for this with great coffee and in-house baked goodies. Hiding in the backstreets near MRT Lumphini, Size S appears to cater mainly to the local mainly Thai office crowd. Don’t let the surroundings fool you, this isn’t the average local Thai coffee shop. The very friendly owner worked in Melbourne, Australia for 4 years, where he[…]

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Rocket Coffeebar – The Right Mix of Glamour and Top-Tier Coffee in Sathorn

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Rocket Coffeebar - Piccolo-x-Brioche_1

The owners of newcomer Rocket Coffeebar are no strangers to the food and beverage industry, and it shows from the second you walk in the door. From the meticulously designed Euro-styled interior to the sophisticated branding and sumptuous menu, the owners haven’t put a foot wrong. And the coffee? Amazing. Rocket Coffeebar serves Synesso Espresso and pour-over, with a selection of single origin and blended single origin beans. They’ve gone for arguably the best beans in Bangkok too – supplied[…]

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Cafe Bicycle – Downtown hipster haven, and decent coffee too

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Cafe Bicycle

While Siam doesn’t have too many independent, good cafes (probably the rent prices), Ploen Chit and Chit Lom are seemingly becoming the inner-city coffee-friendly zones in Bangkok. With Dean & Deluca and Cafe Bicycle practically side by side, and Cafe Tartine just around the corner, you’re almost spoilt for choice here at Ploen Chit BTS. Cafe Bicycle seems to be engineered specifically for hipsters. Just when ‘fixie’ bikes became the mode of transport du jour for BKK’s ‘dek indie’ (hipster);[…]

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