Jim Thompson Empire in Silom

There are two establishments close to each other in Silom all flying the Jim Thompson flag. This post will briefly look at what these businesses have to offer as well as give a bit of background about the historical figure called Jim Thompson. Let’s tackle the man first. Jim Thompson was an educated American who […]

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Sky Bar

Skybar is at the top of the Lebua Tower in Silom. It is the highest bar in the city and so has a ridiculously compelling view. The actual bar is a round island on the edge of the roof. The bar changes colours in a futuristic fashion that matches the modern architectural design. The rest […]

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Lesbian Bars in Silom

Silom, and in particular Patpong, has become the unofficial home of the gay community in Bangkok as well as a the original red light district in the capital. While the Patpong red light district grabs the attention of the night market shoppers and sex tourists, few (straight) people notice the thriving gay scene just two […]

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Le Du Restaurant and Wine Bar

Le Du Restaurant and Wine Bar is a recent addition to the growing culinary scene in Silom. It has had some great reviews as well as less flattering reviews. So what goes on with this new restaurant in Silom? It is hard to classify the type of cuisine prepared at Le Du. The name itself […]

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Moon Bar at Banyan Tree

The Moon Bar on the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree Hotel is an iconic rooftop bar in Bangkok and is rivalled only by the Sky Bar at Lebua Tower. Blog posts endlessly debate which of the two is the best bar. For those who don’t mind heights and 5 star prices it is great […]

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