The four-lane Nanglinchee Road may lack the spell of neighboring Yen Akat or Suan Phlu, but its old shop-houses are a magnet for new bars, restaurants and shops. Sathorn ’ s It- ’ hood is blessed with cheaper rents, a glistening new plaza, amaze croissants and one of our fave khao gaeng places.

Marketplace Nanglinchee


Coffee & Breakfast 

Amantee (2240/12-13 Chan Kao Rd., 02-678-1300) services a who’s who of Bangkok cafes with its beautiful baguettes (B85) and buttery croissants (B55). Pretty in pastel pink, Wondering Bakeshop (238/2 Nanglinchee Rd., 062-624-6156) offers a chic place to while away the hours with a Viennese coffee cake (B155). The freshly refurbed Market Place Nanglinchee mall (Nanglinchee Soi 3) is home to the ever-popular Greyhound Cafe and the second coming of Phrom Phong’s brunch king, Bangkok Trading Post. french bakery ( 2240/12-13 Chan Kao Rd., 02-678-1300 ) services a who ’ s who of Bangkok cafe with its beautiful baguettes ( B85 ) and buttery croissants ( B55 ). Pretty in pastel pink, ( 238/2 Nanglinchee Rd., 062-624-6156 ) offers a chic place to while away the hours with a viennese coffee bean patty ( B155 ). The impertinently refurbedmall ( Nanglinchee Soi 3 ) is home to the ever-popularand the second hail of Phrom Phong ’ s brunch king ,


Lunch & Dinner

Nanglinchee is now a dining hub. Birds ( Soi Amon, 095-594-6675 ) doles out rotisserie-roasted, locally reared chicken—always absolutely moist and balmy. Newcomer Brassica ( 76/10 Nanglinchee Rd., 093-596-2465 ) stakes its mention on chicken of the juicy fried assortment ( from B260 ) and doughnuts ( B75 ). Street food abounds ( particularly near the corner of Chan Kao Road ). Our peck : Too Gub Khao Khong Mae ( 43 Nanglinchee Rd., 089-900-3890 ), where southern transplant Alex Sutcharit ladles heavy spiced curries onto GMO-free jasberry rice. Market Place is home to reliable Thai chain Ros’niyom and sister Isaan joint Crying Tiger, vitamin a well as the health-focused Gardennia ( 095-438-9483 ). After a big night, there ’ randomness nothing like cowering in your own little booth of shame at the 24-hour A Ramen ( 2/F, TTN Avenue, 88 Nanglinchee Rd., 097-218-8477 ). Fine-dining royalty Suhring ( Yen Akat Soi 3 ) and Sensi ( Narathiwas Soi 17 ) are besides in reach .

Casa Blue

Brassica and Happy Drinks


nothing matches the hedonism of nearby Smalls ( Suan Phlu ) or Cactus ( Yen Akat ), but the identical lively Casa Blue ( TTN Avenue, 065-594-4555 ) serves rotating craft beers and goodly burgers from its bright blue workshop. The Factory ( TTN Avenue, 094-953-5441 ) is the low-rent neighbor made for Leo towers, hot chitchat glaem and live football, while Vino by Zanotti ( 399 Nanglinchee Rd., 02-678-0577 ) is a wine and “ italian tapa ” bar boasting nightly live wind and a sprawl lawn. possibly the most excite new arrival is Happy Drinks ( 76/9 Nanglinchee Rd., 098-463-6141 ), an indie bottle shop stocking biodynamic wines and whiskeys.


To reach the BTS you face either a B15 ride on the BRT to Chong Nonsi or a B40 motocy to Sala Daeng.


The charmingly old-school KC Court 2 ( 1755/6 Chan Kao Rd., 02-678-8670 ) starts from B9,000/month for a 36-sq-meter one-bedroom. You might pay B25,000 for a 96-sq-meter two-bedroom apartment at The Executive Regent ( 238 Nanglinchee Rd., 02-678-0523 ). You ’ ra looking at upwards of B40,000 for apartments in Parco ( 88/4 Nanglinchee Rd., 02-678-7667 ) or Palm Estates ( 3 Nanglinchee Soi 4 ). Dream homes in the backstreets very occasionally go for B20,000/month and up .

Garden Atlas



Garden Atlas ( 95/14 Nanglinchee Rd., 097-246-547 ) looks torn from the pages of Kinfolk and sells humble plants and pottery. Get your pampering fix at Darin Spa ( Nanglinchee Rd., 081-899-6854 ) or Beatroot ( 1747/9 Chan Kao Rd., 081-833-4554 ), a charm three-story complex that offers exercise classes ( from B600 ) adenine well as watering place packages. Sweat out your excesses at Absolute You or Anytime Fitness ( both Market Place Nanglinchee ). Tops at Market Place covers your grocery needs.


What’s your hack for making life in Nanglinchee even more awesome?

Jonathan Valdman, Head Baker at Amantee “ We love to go bicycle at Bang Krachao. It ’ s merely a few minutes to Rama 3 Soi 64 Pier and then just a few more crossing the river. My favorite obscure jewel since a month ago is Brassica—we bought wine from glad Drinks and drank it there. ” Naddapon Petchsangrojn, owner of Happy Drinks “ Having a motorbike, bicycle and/or running shoes—everything is in close up pass, but there are few parking lots. I love going to my friend ’ randomness condominium, Parco. We sometimes hold barbecues in the condominium ’ second miniskirt park. ” Teresa Yves Sihanatkathakul, owner of Beatroot

“ I like walking or cycling on Soi 6 Yaek 3, a mystery shortcut filled with flowers and plants. I ’ ve lived here my whole life and it ’ s very hard to find this kind of oasis in Sathorn. Som-jai Po-cha-na is an amazing hedge attic place on Soi 5/1 that long-time residents know as Hieng-Jae. ” With photos by Poonsawat Suttama