The Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Sukhumvit, Bangkok

There are many fabulous cafes in Sukhumvit | © Marco Verch / Flickr
There are many fabulous cafes in Sukhumvit | © Marco Verch / Flickr
Photo of Sarah Williams
15 February 2018

Although there are many restaurants and street food stands in Bangkok’s area of Sukhumvit, you might be looking for somewhere more casual to sit for a drink and a tasty snack. Take a load off after hitting the shops and the sights at one of these Sukhumvit cafes.

Roots Coffee

Cafe, Thai, $$$
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Roots Coffee in Bangkok
Savour a tasty cup of coffee at Roots Coffee, Bangkok | © Roots Coffee

Roots Coffee is one of Sukhumvit‘s trendiest coffee shops. A place where you can get a great cup of speciality coffee, the establishment also supplies its sought-after blends to other cafes around the city. If you fall in love with the flavours, you too can purchase a bag of home-ground coffee. The menu has hot and cold coffees and you can savour delicious biscotti with your drink.

The ThirdPlace CLUB

Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Street Food, Thai
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Be productive at The ThirdPlace CLUB in Sukhumvit
Be productive at The ThirdPlace CLUB in Sukhumvit | © Coffe Channel / Coffee Channel

The ThirdPlace CLUB is a top Sukhimvit cafe and co-working space for digital nomads and remote workers exploring Bangkok. You do need to become a member to enjoy most of the facilities, but this offers a space to work in peace, network, or relax, a cafe that sells hot and cold drinks as well as snacks, unlimited WiFi, desks, and use of PCs. Meeting rooms are also available. It’s located in the cool area of Thonglor.

Chu Chocolate Bar and Cafe

Cafe, Dessert, $$$
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Drinking chocolate with cream
Hot chocolate covered with cream | © Maria Ziesche / Flickr

Chu Chocolate Bar and Cafe is a top spot for people with a sweet tooth. Their chocolate drink and choice of desserts are divine! Other hot and cold drinks are available too, and if you want something more substantial to eat before diving straight into the sweet stuff, you can enjoy dishes like eggs Benedict, cheese omelette, bacon and eggs, soups, and sandwiches.

New Yorker Cafe

Cafe, North American, $$$
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NY egg cream
New York egg cream | © Chris Pople / Flickr

If you’re looking for a hearty American-style lunch in a great atmosphere, New Yorker Cafe could be right up your street. It’s like an American diner, but in the busy streets of Bangkok. Treat your taste buds and fill your stomach with things like a good old classic BLT, a hamburger, lasagne, and macaroni cheese. Tuck into comfort food for breakfast, brunch, or lunch. Genuine NY egg creams are available here too, and the coffee is of a high standard.

Kaizan Coffee Company

Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Thai, $$$
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Treat yourself at Kaizan Coffee Company
Treat yourself at Kaizan Coffee Company | © Susanne Nilsson / Flickr

A cosy coffee shop tucked away inside a small shopping centre, Kaizan Coffee Company is a family-owned gem. Watch the baristas at work in the downstairs seating area or head up the spiral staircase for a place to chill. Beans are sourced from around the world, the coffee tastes great, and there’s a wide choice of pastries, sandwiches, and other treats to have with your drink. You’ll also find an unusual nitro cold brew on the menu.


Cafe, Coffee Shop, European, Thai, Coffee, Tea , Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Fast Food, $$$
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Close-up shot of coffee beans
Close-up shot of coffee beans | © Theo Crazzolara / Flickr

A welcoming cafe that’s perfect for families and groups of friends, Kuppa brings the best of the Australian cafe culture to Bangkok. Founded by a coffee- and travel-loving Thai who spent time living Down Under, Kuppa was the first Bangkok cafe to roast their own beans in-house. You’ll find coffees from around the world, as well the signature Kuppa Espresso blend, which contains six varieties of beans from diverse places like Kenya, Colombia, and Brazil. The food menu has a wide selection of Thai and international meals.

Rabbito Cafe

Cafe, Italian, Coffee, Tea , Pastries, Fast Food, $$$
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Cute, friendly rabbit in a cafe
Cute, friendly rabbit in a cafe | © John Gillespie / Flickr

One of Bangkok’s cutest and quirkiest cafes, Rabbito Cafe gives visitors the chance to enjoy a refreshing drink in the company of fluffy bunnies and guinea pigs! The rustic decor adds to the charming vibe. There’s no entrance fee, unlike many other animal cafes; you just need to buy food to a value of 100 THB per person. Don’t forget to buy snacks to feed to the adorable animals too!

Veganerie Concept

Restaurant, Healthy, Asian, Thai, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free
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A healthy vegetable smoothie
A healthy vegetable smoothie | © Easy Healthy Smoothie

A casual cafe that serves healthy vegan and raw food, Veganerie Concept is the perfect choice for vegans and vegetarians visiting Bangkok. Sample an array of traditional Thai dishes made for a vegan diet. There’s a full choice of drinks that are all vegan-friendly, including coffees, teas, juices, and smoothies.