Known for its pricey apartments catering to wealthy expats with housing allowances, Sathorn was considered more safe than cool for many years. However, more recently, bespoke cocktail bars, after-hours hotspots, and cool, creative cultural events have started making Sathorn come alive after dark. Beware though, due to the area’s plethora of leafy yards and green gardens, some large snakes have been spotted in the area. Like, 5-meter pythons. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
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Experimentation is encouraged at a new Sathon salad joint that says it won’t judge you. So go ahead and pair that baked falafel with coconut ranch and buckwheat soba. A sai-ua...

Veteran Italian chefs bring Tuscany to Sathon at ‘Giglio’

Veteran Italian chefs bring Tuscany to Sathon at ‘Giglio’

Two chefs from popular pizzeria Peppina have opened a new Italian restaurant, this time in a casual, family-style trattoria setting, in Bangkok’s bustling Sathon district. ...

New Bangkok cafe brings avocado latte, lychee coffee and more

New Bangkok cafe brings avocado latte, lychee coffee and more

What’s a little pandemic to slow the city’s ever-growing coffee culture?  Opening just yesterday on South Sathorn Road, Flash Coffee brings award-winning baristas bearing...

Watch ‘Run Lola Run,’ ‘Goodbye Lenin!’ and more German flicks outdoors in Bangkok

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Sathorn bar pays bright, young homage to Europe’s Gilded Age

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Wine Hundreds: A little-known rooftop wine bar in Sathorn that only operates on Fridays

Wine Hundreds: A little-known rooftop wine bar in Sathorn that only operates on Fridays

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Bangkok’s Sukhothai hotel steps it up with revamp and a new club wing

Bangkok’s Sukhothai hotel steps it up with revamp and a new club wing

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Thai photographer documents life with trans, ex-sex worker girlfriend in their Bangkok apartment

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Blue Parrot: This cool backyard cafe has a pool, cabanas, cocktails, petanque, and great food from the grill

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