GREATER WEST BANGKOK

Western Bangkok is the only region in the city that is connected to the Gulf of Thailand. In this area, you can dine on seafood fresh off the boats. Pick one of the restaurants where you can sit on a raft house, sip Thai beer and enjoy fresh prawns with spicy sauce, fried whole fish or any other Thai delight as you watch the sunset.
RECENT ARTICLES IN Greater West Bangkok
OMFBurger: Eat this monster fast enough and this guy will pay you 10,000 baht

OMFBurger: Eat this monster fast enough and this guy will pay you 10,000 baht

An insanely intense food challenge is here to test our biggest appetites. Diners are dared to devour possibly the largest burger in Thai history to win a not-bad-sized cash prize....

Tuk Tuk Asian Streatery: Indian restaurant from Scotland opens in Bangkok with Thai twists

Tuk Tuk Asian Streatery: Indian restaurant from Scotland opens in Bangkok with Thai twists

We never imagined that a weekend wander around the far-out reaches of the city, in Ratchaphruek area, would result in us running into an Indian restaurant named after the...

Used condom canal traced to local Bangkok hotel

Used condom canal traced to local Bangkok hotel

A Bangkok hotel will be fined for flooding a city canal with used condoms and other toiletries. After photos of Sunday’s mess went from vile to viral, the hotel responsible for...

Love Canal? Flood of used condoms wows Bangkok man

Love Canal? Flood of used condoms wows Bangkok man

A west Bangkok man stepped out of his canal-side home Sunday to find the waterway choking on all the sex other people are having. Hundreds if not thousands of used condoms clogged...

Bangkok Poutine: A taste of home, community, and local celebrity for the city’s French Canadians

Bangkok Poutine: A taste of home, community, and local celebrity for the city’s French Canadians

By some estimates, there may be as many as 100 — but French-Canadian expat Sophie Mottet guesses there are just a few dozen of her fellow Quebec natives living in Bangkok....

Postal Boating: Bangkok mailman who delivers letters by canal

Postal Boating: Bangkok mailman who delivers letters by canal

Revving up his engine as the monsoon sky begins to open, Nopadol Choihirun steers his weathered boat under a two-lane bridge to keep his pile of envelopes and parcels dry. Dodging...

Uncle Fatty is going home! Chunky monkey to be released after three months in fat camp

Uncle Fatty is going home! Chunky monkey to be released after three months in fat camp

Uncle Fatty, the Bangkok macaque famous for his enormous tummy, will soon be released back into the wild after a three-month stay in a government facility having his calories...

Survived by a second: Father, son miraculously uninjured after 18-wheeler fell on car

Survived by a second: Father, son miraculously uninjured after 18-wheeler fell on car

A father and son made a very lucky escape—they were miraculously uninjured when an 18-wheeler fell from the elevated road above them onto their truck last night. In the pouring...

Bangkok monkey saved from metal arrow shot into skull

Bangkok monkey saved from metal arrow shot into skull

A young long-tailed macaque who roamed free in Bangkok’s Bang Khun Thien district will miraculously live after he was shot by a harpoon gun. The weapon’s metal arrow hit...