Bangkok Cafe Hopping Guide – Thonglor

The café scene in Bangkok is more vibrant and expansive, both in quality and quantity, than one might have thought. The only obstacle is navigating your way in a city so big – hence, this comprehensive guide to some of the places to go café hopping in specifically the area Thonglor. Should you only have a day to spare for café hopping, we recommend you give Thonglor a visit considering it is quickly rising and becoming burgeoningly popular amongst the masses for its saturation of cafes and its hipster vibe – a plus point for the visuals and aesthetics beside your café hunt.
D’ARK Café
Situated in the nooks of Thong Lor is D’ARK Café, a two-storied solace from the warmth of Bangkok City. With a warm ambience and a classy style, D’ARK Café is suitable for a quick cup of coffee or dessert, or even a place to mull and work silently away from the busy city.
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Latte (hot)
Fine café art and a balanced taste between the bitter and sweet describes DARK Café’s hot latte. Perfect for a palate cleanser or simply a hot drink to pass the evening.
Dark Opera – 220B
An ensemble of chocolate brownies, coffee ice cream, chocolate ganache and chocolate tuile and a finishing drizzle completes this tasty, sinful and delicious dessert. A Shout favourite, this dessert additionally helps in dispelling the Bangkok heat.
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 D’ARK Cafe
D’Ark, Piman 49, 46 Sukhumvit Soi 49, Bangkok, Thailand
Opening Hours:
Daily: 8am – 9pm
Rocket Coffeebar S.49
Situated just opposite DARK Café, Rocket café is an interesting alternative to the cafes situated in Thong Lor. With close similarities stylistically and ambience-wise to DARK Café, the difference lies in the spectrum and tastes of the menu.
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Hot Cocoa – 180B
An interesting mix of a cocoa stick, a glass of hot steamed milk and a glass of cream complete the Hot Cocoa from Rocket Café. The ensemble is made interesting by the process, further complemented with a finishing, creamy taste.
Cold Brew – 105B
Another solace from the heat is Rocket Café’s cold brew, excellent for coffee drinkers who enjoy their coffee nutty and strong.
Rocket Coffeebar S.49 
46/12 Sukhumvit Soi 49. (At Piman 49)
Warm Wood Café
A favourite café of Shout’s Warm Wood café is brilliantly cosy and lounge-like in the morning when the sun is up. Opened recently delivering setting and furniture very distinctively rustic and nostalgic, Warm Wood is surely a must-visit, coupled with the gastronomic tastes and selections from the menu.
Pavlova – 205B
Meringue with fresh cream, mixed fruits and a side of raspberry sauce encapsulates the pavlova choice at Warm Wood. This dessert is refreshing, tasteful and sweet, and most importantly melts in your mouth. Immediately a shout favourite, this dessert is a great choice for sweet-tooths.
Churros – 180B
An all-time favourite around the world, these churros taste the best. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, the taste of Warm Wood’s churros are accentuated by their three different interesting and tasteful dips – milk chocolate cream, yuzu dip and a toast almond dip.
Warm Wood Cafe
141 Soi Thong Lo 10, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Audrey Café
Renowned within tourists who visit Bangkok, Audrey café stands out with its distinctive Victorian and Breakfast at Tiffany’s styled theme. Petite in stature but booming with personality and people, Audrey café is ideal for a day out with friends and family.
Thai Tea Crepe Cake – 110B
Savourably rich and creamy, Audrey takes a spin on the famous Thai iced tea and incorporates it into a dessert. Fluffy and dough-y this choice of dessert is perfect for individulas who are fans of crepe cake.
Audrey’s Special Coffee – 125B
Audrey café’s special coffee introduces a special blend unlike any other caffeine drink. Smooth yet creamy at the same time, this special blend suits a specific palate.
Audrey Cafe
136/3 Thonglor Soi 11, Bangkok, Thailand
Opening Hours:
Daily 11am-10pm

Situated at the top of a petite building is HASME café, with a stunning view of the Thong Lor area. The breeze and out-door ambience makes for a good accompaniment to meals, considering the fact that HASME café is a considerably expansive in their selection of desserts.
Black Waffle Town – 270B
Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, the black waffles accompanied by the different flavours of the ice cream make for a satisfying finish to the meals you might have had. Bear in the mind the waffle towers are considerably pricey but despite that fact, the waffles at HASHME café are worth trying. HASHME is known for their towering waffles, but it is best shared amongst a few owing to its large serving.
9:53 Community Mall, 124 Sukhumvit 53 (Thong Lo 9), Khlong Tan Nuer, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Sunday: 11am – 11pm

Casa Lapin x49
Surrounded by flora and fauna, with the cosset ambience amongst the other cafes, Casa lapin is another of shouts favourites, with the additional point that it possess a floral boutique that greets you at the entrance, selling bouquets.The ambience and the calming atmospheres makes for an excellent brunch or breakfast venue, almost providing its patrons with an introspective experience. Finding Casa lapin at Thong Lor requires a keen eye when navigating it as it is situated at the end of the road, tucked away in a little corner situated just opposite just the samitivej hospital. There is more than one outlet of theirs in Bangkok.
Plain Latte – 120B
Soothing and creamy is the accurate description for Casa Lapin’s coffee. Well-balance, aromatic and rich, the café’s coffee is an ideal choice for your morning caffeine mix.
Breakfast Platter – 220B
Soft potatoes, deliciously cripsy strips of bacon nestled within sauteed spinach and topped off with a peppered sunny side edd describes Casa Lapin’s Breakfast Platter. Rich in the spices and flavours inherent in the preparation of the dishes, the Breakfast Platter is firstly a Shout favourite and a must-try.
 Casa Lapin X49
Opposite Samitivej Hospital, Sukhumvit Soi 49, Bangkok, Thailand

Opening Hours:
Daily 8am-5pm

After You Café  
Easily accessible, being situated by the road-side, After You café is a popular food and dessert café amongst tourists and locals alike. A mix between a cosy and bustling atmosphere, After You café is perfect for an afternoon out for tea or people-watching.
Honey Toast – 185B
Two thick slices of french toast accompanied by a generous serving of honey encapsulates After you café’s Honey Toast is very simply savoury, succulent and most importantly thick. A huge serving ample for two, this choice is tasteful and also worth ordering.
After You Café
Thong Lor 13 (J Avenue)
Opening Hours:
Daily: 11am-midnight
ROAST (Thonglor) 
Atop The Commons, ROAST is popular and emits a bustling and crowded atmosphere. Modern and very much alike some higher end cafes in Singapore, ROAST café offers a variety of drinks and coffee, as well as food. Apart form this, ROAST café is well-endowed and renowned with its array selections of their menu. Winners of the national barista championship 2012, one award amongst many others including best café in Bangkok, their popularity owes to the taste and service of the team behind it. Plus point – the café serves all-day breakfast sets ranging from 200-350 baht, for the indulgers of breakfast at any time of the day.
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Strawberry Iced Tea – 140B
ROAST café’s strawberry iced tea possess a refreshing quality and an interesting taste. With extremely strong hints of the flavours of strawberry, this drink is suitable for individuals who are fans of both strawberry and iced tea, owing to its commendable mix.
ROAST Iced Tea – 120B
ROAST iced tea, unlike the regular yet well-liked iced tea, has an additional nectarous taste that sets it apart from the rest. Finished off with a generous topping of longans, this choice of drink makes for a good and sweet cleansing to your palate.
The Commons, 335 Thonglor Soi 17, Bangkok, Thailand
Opening Hours
Monday – Thursday: 10am-11pm
Friday – Saturday: 9am-11pm
Sunday: 9am-10pm


ROOTS Coffee
ROOTS café is easily identifiable because of its brand, and for the primary fact that it outsources its coffee to most cafes in Bangkok. The café’s small setup at the basement of the plaza within The Commons, and is perfect for passionate coffee lovers with their array of coffees and preparations including Drip coffee and Aeropress coffee.
Roots Cold Brew
With a choice between black and white Roots coffee, the white delivers a creamy and soursweet aftertaste with its caffeine punch.
Roots Coffee
The Commons, 335 Thonglor Soi 17, Bangkok, Thailand


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