Toast and Kakigori at After You Dessert Café
After You Dessert Cafe is especially popular among teenagers and working adults. Owned by Kulapat “May” Kanokwatanawan, After You’s dessert cafe first debuted in 2007 in Thonglor, and has since expanded to more than 35 branches nationwide. This is a favourite dessert cafe for both Thais and tourists. People come to After You for their famous and delicious thick toasts and kakigori. Some of the cafe’s most popular menu items include Shibuya Honey Toast, Strawberry Cheesecake Kakigori (Japanese Shaved Ice), and Buttermilk Pancakes.
Purple Sweet Potato Bingsu at Cafe Bora
Straight out of Seoul, South Korea, Cafe Bora is a compact cafe all about photogenic purple sweet potato delights. Here, the trending veggie gets turned into bingsu (B195), featuring sweet potato ice flakes and sweet potato puree, served with a cup of sweet potato chips and candied walnut. You’ll also find a sweet potato tiramisu (B175) and a particularly delicious purple sweet potato latte (B119).
Mandarin Tart at Tarr Tarr
Since launching in Kwangju in 2016, dessert chain Tarr Tarr has expanded to more than 80 branches across South Korea. Bangkok's the first foreign city to welcome the brand's fancy tarts with eye-catching fruity toppings, various cream cheese-based fillings and cookie-like dough base. The large ovens pump out some 80 different types of tarts which our favorite is the refreshing mandarin tart (B180) with crusted pistachio.
Blueberry Pancakes at Clinton Street Baking Co.
If you want to dine at New York’s original branch of Clinton Street, you’ll be waiting for up to two hours. Now though you can walk into the Siam Paragon branch before the mall even opens for New York stacks of souffle-like blueberry pancakes with warm maple butter (B280/2 pieces, B340/3 pieces). The joy of that tart berry compote mixed with the rich, salty-sweet batter makes ordering the stack of three a must.
Rambutan Granita at Brix Dessert Bar
The Commons’ dessert specialist Brix has branched out to both Siam Paragon and Siam Discovery's My Kitchen (4/F), with some cool marble decor. Besides the old classics like their Brix Box (B280) and hotto keki (B220), the new menu also includes this imposing rambutan granita (B230). Perfect for beating the heat, the dessert comes with the Instagrammable perk of a dry-ice sea fog, while the mountain of granita turns from blue to purple with a squeeze of lime, complemented by fresh rambutan and tangy pineapple sauce.
Sweet Bomb at White Day Patisserie
Specializing in Japanese-inspired desserts with a little surprise, White Day Patisserie offers charming, modern-industrial decor and decadent sweet treats. The highlight Sweet Bomb (B175) features a decadent chocolate mousse in the shape of a bomb. Dig into it for an explosion of dry ice, along with layers of sweet strawberry mousse, jelly and chocolate sponge cake.
Chunky Durian Cake at The Coffee Bean
A Bangkok standard for indulging your sweet tooth, Coffee Bean by Dao has long been a top destination for dessert enthusiasts. As well as the classics like their banoffee (B100) and white chocolate cheesecake (B130), the Siam branch also has some adventurous treats like the chunky durian cake (B130). Thanks to the mouthful of rich, durian flesh, you barely notice the sponge, which is super delicate.