Eat like a local while navigating Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River
Bangkok, 13 September 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Contact Centre recently released a street food guide via its Facebook/TATContactcenter featuring popular local stalls and eateries within the vicinity of four main piers along Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River.
The guide targets mainly at locals, but it can also be interesting for international tourists who may want to eat like a local while navigating the mighty river for important landmarks and attractions along Tha Sathon, Tha Din Daeng, Tha Ratchawong and Tha Wat Worachanyawas. ‘Tha’ in Thai means pier.
Tha Sathon (Taksin)
Must-try at this pier are coffee at Sarnies Bangkok; Phat Thai fried noodle at Baan Phadthai; Thai desserts at Boonsap; porridge at Jok Prince Bang Rak, and volcanic fried mussel and oyster pancake at Thip Hoi Tod Phu Khao Fai.
Try steamed bun at Salapao Shanghai; dumplings at Khanom Cheep Ah Leung; tea and desserts at Yesterday’s Tea Rooms; chicken rice at Chu Phochana; duck noodle at Racha Guay Tiew Ped; chestnut ice cream at Ice Cream Khao Lat Nuury Ice, and more coffee and tea at Woodbrook.
Tha Wat Worachanyawas
Head to Kua for Thai dishes; dumpling at Tuang Dim Sum; slow-braised pork leg on rice at Khao Kha Moo Charoen Krung 77/1; noodles at Guay Tiew Khun R; Chinese-style noodle at Cantonese Noodle 2451; coffee, tea and dessert at Choux We Do Bakery, and more dessert at Mr.Q Taiwanese Dessert.
Tha Din Daeng
Try fresh milk and toast with a variety of Thai-style custard at Nomsod Tha Din Daeng; a bowl of rolled rice noodle soup at Guay Jub Jeh Lha; pork satay with Thai species and peanut sauce at Tee Moo Satay; fresh spring rolls at Por Pia Sod Hea Chai, and rice topped with pork in gravy sauce at Khao Phra Ram Long Song Tha Din Daeng.
Other food stalls and eateries worth trying their signature dishes are fish porridge at Khao Tom Pla Nai Hor; steamed rice noodle rolls at Guay Tiew Lord Song Khreang; slow-braised pork leg on rice at Khao Kha Moo IMF; and Thai desserts at Khanom Wan Bok Kia.
*Infographic maps and photos are from the TAT Contact Center 1672.