Bangkok not might make the top 20 most Instagrammed cities in the world, but that certainly does not mean there aren’t photo ops worthy of being posted on every soi (street); the restaurants are no exception. Whether you are looking to beef up your Instagram following or simply want to chow down somewhere a bit more unique, here are 10 restaurants in Bangkok with Instagram-worthy interiors.
If recipes passed down from generation to generation weren’t enough to get foodies headed to Supanniga Eating Room, its elaborate interior certainly will. This restaurant is both modern and elegantly designed, with much of its interior flaunting high vaulted, metallic ceilings. The two-story eatery also has a small outdoor balcony that overlooks one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the city.
While the food at The Capital by Water Library is certainly delicious, we simply can not get enough of this restaurant’s interior. Designed to take visitors back to the 1930s, this steak and seafood restaurant has both impeccable, curved vault doors and large glass doors. The marble throughout is a reflecting monochrome color, and the restaurant is meant to mimic the interior of a financial institution.
Sky bars have continued to please restaurant-goers because of the stunning views they offer. Some of these bars, however, neglect their interiors, banking on their incredible heights to keep customers happy; this is not the case at Above Eleven. In addition to its stunning view of the skyline, Above Eleven has made its restaurant into an art installation of sorts, designed to look like Central Park in New York City. Plants and tree-like structures are scattered throughout the entirety of the restaurant and bar, adding to its unique theme.
Even the pickiest of feng shui enthusiasts will enjoy dining at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon in Bangkok. The restaurant has three different dining atmospheres to choose from, the first being The Counter, consisting of 36 high stools around an open kitchen. It is here foodies should sit, as customers are able to witness all aspects of their meals being created, all the way from the preparation to the plating. The second is the Crystal Room, which can hold up to five guests, engulfed in a sparkling Swarovski crystal curtain. This area is best suited for those who desire both intimacy and luxury while dining. The third and last area within L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon is the Mahanakhon Room, which boasts, dark wood interiors and complete privacy.
Medici Kitchen & Bar in Bangkok boasts of being the best Italian restaurant in the City of Angels. Be sure to look up from your whopping plate of delicious Italian cuisine long enough to take in this restaurant’s stunning interior. Customers are seemingly dining in an enormous wine cellar, with a series of archways making up the majority of the restaurant. The open kitchen, in combination with silk lanterns, wooden casks and more, certainly make for an Instagram-worthy dining experience.
The Smokin’ Pug’s interior is almost as unique as its name. Located in the Patpong Market area, this restaurant serves up some unique cuisine: barbecue. Its interior is dimly lit, with high ceilings and a sporadic array of photographs lining its brick interior. Restaurant-goers will certainly not be disappointed with The Smokin’ Pug’s incredible decor.
Restaurant-goers have the chance to escape urban Bangkok just by stepping through the doors of Bitterman. This oasis of a restaurant is located right off the BTS Skytrain station Sala Daeng, making it easy for restaurant-goers to locate. The indoor glass house is the most remarkable aspect of this restaurant’s Instagram-worthy interior, overflowing with emerald green pottery and plants that creep up its sides and hang from its ceiling.
Located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Ari is the restaurant Salt, where handmade food meets handmade decor. With a plethora of seating, both the inside and outside of Salt’s extensive dining area makes it hard for restaurant-goers to choose where to sit. Black and white marble double as tabletops and floor to ceiling glass walls make for one remarkable dining experience.
Leave Bangkok and instead head to China upon entering this 1930s, Shanghai-themed bar and restaurant. Maggie Choo’s has plenty of things to boast about, however, its more noteworthy attribute is its interior. No detail was overlooked when decorating Maggie’s Choos, from the black vaulted doors hiding secret rooms to the elegant art that lines its aged, brick walls.
Those at Thonglor might not realize the interior goldmine inside Iron Fairies when looking at it from the outside. Its incredible decor is, at first, hidden by its restaurant front, just off Sukhumvit 55. With blacked out windows and large wooden doors acting as a shield of sorts, what lies just inside remains a mystery until entering. Upon entering, restaurant-goers are greeted by fairy tale-worthy furnishings and decor, with a spiraling metal staircase and charming furnishings throughout. Come here to enjoy a delicious burger, strange cocktail combination, live music, or just to simply gaze in awe at its Instagram-worthy interior.