The exterior of Krua Apsorn is anything but flashy. A simple blue sign is the only indicator that restaurant-goers are at the right place. While the establishment’s décor may seem mundane at best, the food is anything but. It is so delicious, in fact, that both the Thai royal family and food critiques visit this quaint establishment often. The menu is in Thai, but is chock full of photos, making it easy for customers to simply choose and point when ordering. With few tourists in sight, those who visit will be pleased with both its authentic atmosphere and Thai cuisine.
May Veggie Home
There are one to many dishes vegetarians and vegans alike have to miss out on because of their dietary needs. Thanks to May Veggie Home, Thai curry is no longer one of them! Located in the heart of downtown, this delicious eatery has been serving up 100 percent vegan cuisine since 2013. Some of May Veggie Home’s curry dishes include vegetarian shrimp and vegetables in phanaeng curry (฿220), massaman curry (฿149 small and ฿220 large), green curry with tofu (฿149 small and ฿220 large), and more.
Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin
Those visitors of Bangkok who have baht to blow and want to challenge their taste buds should head to Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin. This restaurant is one of seven total restaurants and bars located inside of the five-star Siam Kempinski Hotel. All of the Thai dishes are unique and modern, which may be one of the reasons this Thai restaurant holds a Michelin star. Their curry dishes include their Maine lobster salad with frozen red curry (฿650), cod fish in green curry and beetroot (฿890), and more.
With a name like Smooth Curry, it may come as no surprise that this particular restaurant has some of the best gaeng (curry) in town. The restaurant is located just a short walk from the BTS Skytrain Station Phloen Chit and is located on the third floor of the Plaza Athénée Bangkok, A Royal Méridien Hotel. In addition to its central location, Smooth Curry boasts of its great atmosphere, complete with an incredibly hospitable staff ready to guide customers’ orders in the right direction. From its red curry with roasted duck (฿450) to its signature beef cheek massaman curry, restaurant-goers will not be disappointed when dining at Smooth Curry.
Supanniga Eating Room
Its lively décor and vibrant interior may first lure in customers, but its delicious menu is what will turn them into regulars. Supanniga Eating Room has two central locations in the city in addition to its new cruise dining experience on the Chao Phraya River. Visitors can not go wrong with any one of these three venues. While the locations differ, one thing that remains constant are its delicious menu options. The menu is extensive, with plenty of Thai curries to go around. Some of its most noteworthy curries include its chewy, homemade fish balls in a rich green curry, as well as its chopped pineapple curry with fresh mussels.
Queen of Curry
Queen of Curry is a family-run business, and it is both a cozy and comfortable restaurant to visit. Its modest decor is welcoming and perfect for those hoping to have a casual meal. Hanging, colored umbrellas are intertwined with glowing lights and green foliage, lighting up its outdoor seating area. While its décor is certainly not flashy, the curry dishes at Queen of Curry are fit for royalty (pun intended). There are a variety of curries to choose from, with everything from red curry with duck to massaman curry with chicken.