Why Asoke is the best place to live in Bangkok

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There’s something wonderful about being immersed in Bangkok’s lights, movement and action. There’s also something wonderful about living in a cozy neighborhood with friendly cafes, bars and shops just a short walk away. In Asoke you’ll experience the best of both worlds. In fact, you’ll experience the best of everything.

Leave the car at home and walk or bike around the neighborhood. You won’t go far before you find some of the best coffee shops in the city. Chez Charlie, on Sukhumvit Soi 19 is a stunning Parisian cafe that specializes in French crepes and fresh salads.  Or head down Asoke and check out Case Study, a small cafe that takes coffee and brunch, quite seriously. Start your day there with a frothy latte and buttery scones.

Chez Charlie

Case Study

Asoke has some of the most charming restaurants in Bangkok and the sheer variety of cuisines is unparalleled. Big Mama Tapas, El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse and Kenshin Izakaya are all located in Sukhumvit Soi 19. If you’re craving Italian, join the regulars at Pala Pizza, the Italian-run spot under the BTS that dishes out the best square slices in town. But Pala’s not the only pizzeria worth mentioning. Big Mama Pizza is another Asoke staple located on Sukhumvit Soi 19. The long-standing restaurant is side by side with Madam Saranair, its Thai counterpart, so you can order pizza and pad krapao at the same table.

Big Mama Tapas

When it comes to shopping, you’ll never have to leave Asoke intersection, thanks to Terminal 21. You’ll find everything from vintage fashion to raw denim at the eclectic boutiques. Shopping for food and groceries has never been easier thanks to Gourmet Market. Grab a salad from the salad bar or browse the dozens of food stalls for takeaway.

Terminal 21

Everything moves so quickly in Bangkok, including nightlife. But Asoke’s cool little neighborhood bars will never disappoint. Q&A Bar is a little spot with a Prohibition-era New York vibe. This sophisticated bar is passionate about cocktails and the tiny counter can only fit a limited number of people. Local people from Sukhumvit Soi 19 and Asoke usually take priority here. If you’re not one of them, we suggest you book a seat in advance.

Q&A Bar

One of the best gyms in Bangkok, Aspire, is located just opposite Sukhumvit Soi 19. With Crossfit training on the breezy rooftop and a state of the art gym, you can train with Bangkok’s best. Enjoy a massage or body scrub afterwards at Health Land, also in Sukhumvit Soi 19. Choose from a plethora of massage and body treatments to relax your weary muscles.

The Aspire Club

Asoke is the best connected area in all of Bangkok. Easily access all the shops and restaurants of Sukhumvit Soi 19 via multiple routes from Asoke, Sukhumvit and Petchburi. And when you live here you can easily zip across the city via short cuts through Asoke and Sukhumvit Soi 19. The Airport Rail Link at Petchburi MRT stop is so close that you’ll never have to rush to the airport. And needless to say, having both an MRT and BTS stop right at Asoke intersection is a huge plus.

Airport Rail Link

Although you’re connected to everything, Asoke also lets you escape from Bangkok’s hustle and bustle. The accessibility of the area is one of the best reasons to live here, but so is the privacy. Living at Asoke, especially Sukhumvit Soi 19, means you’ll have all the privacy of a cozy little neighborhood.

Benjakitti Park

Asoke’s beautiful skyline never gets old. Modern office buildings like Exchange Tower and Interchange at one end and Asoke Tower and Midtown just up the road, light up the night sky. And the best place to catch the view is at Benjakitti Park. Every morning and evening people walk over to the park to escape the hectic city, walk around the lake and get some exercise.

So, now that we’ve settled the debate about the best residential location in Bangkok, are you ready to move in? If you want everything this neighborhood has to offer right on your doorstep then check out Noble BE19, the newest condominium on Sukhumvit Soi 19.

 

 

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