Top night markets & street food fair in Bangkok you can't miss
Thailand has increasingly been one of the most popular travel destination, and Bangkok is the heart of Thailand. There is tons of shopping and cheap sumptuous food. Excellent city to indulge in retail therapy and food experiences. One of the highlights in Bangkok, would be the night markets and street food available, as the day market closes, so read more to know which places you should treat your taste buds! Book your flights from BudgetAir.co.uk and start exploring!
1. JJ Green
The recommended days to tour this place is from Thursday to Sunday from 1700- 0200.
They are known for selling vintage gear at amazing prices. JJ Green is also recommended for our muslim friends, as there are halal street stalls pretty near to the entrance once you entered. If you are a youth, then this market is definitely for you, as it is catered more for youth and young adults. This night market is conveniently located near Mo Chit BTS station - separated by Chatuchak park. JJ Green is also known to be the place where you will find whatever type and variety of food you like.
Location: Kamphaeng Phet 3 Road | Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand (Chatuchak)
2. Asiatique The Riverfront
If you are in Bangkok, Asiatique The Riverfront is a place you must visit at least once. They are opened from 1600- 0000 hours. It is the newest edition to the Bangkok night market and is also considered to be the most chic night market in Bangkok. If you go up in the ferris wheel after dark, you will get a good night view of Bangkok, creating a breathtaking experience to behold. There are some great spots for selfies. There are lots of restaurants with live music where you can take a break.
Asiatique is also famous for Calypso Cabaret one of the unique show of ladyboys, which draws the crowd here. The fastest and easiest way to get to Asiatique is by boat, taken from BTS to Saphan Taksin and then catch a ride on the free shuttle at the end of the pier. The entire travel time is about ten minutes and the boat is available from 1600-2330 hours daily.
Location: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand)
3. Rot Fai Market, Srinakarin
What can you buy here? Everything, and one of the most interesting part of this market would be the sale of antiques. There are also plenty of street food places to sit outside and dine. One of the must try would be their squid eggs.
Another reason to go there is the small museum that collects an impressive set of vintage cars. Do not forget to try the freshly baked brownies and cream puffs too!
Operation hours: Thursdays to Sundays between 17:00 – 01:00
How to get there: You can get on the BTS Sukhumvit Line and drop off at On Nut Station. Hail a cab from there to get to Rot Fai Market on Srinakarin Soi 51.
Location: Srinakarin Soi 51, Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250, Thailand (Behind Seacon Square)
4. Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Market
This unique cool artistic place is an escape from the city that hardly sleeps. So if you appreciate art, this is the place for you. There is a massive airplane situated in the middle of the market and you can even take the slide down! It had been constructed from recycled materials, and there are some interesting restaurants named "insects in the backyard". You are highly recommended to visit Chang Chui Bangkok and do not forget to take selfies with the aeroplane.
How to get there: You can take BTS Sky train to Victory Monument station and then take Air-con 515, 539 to Bang Kruai (Outbound)
Operation hours: Mondays to Sundays and closed on Wednesdays between 11:00 – 21:00 (Green Zone) 16:00- 23.00 (Night Zone)
Location: 460/8 Sirindhorn Road | Bangplad, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
5. Rot Fai Market, Ratchada
Another one of the most popular market destinations you need to head to! It is so easy to get there on the MRT at the Thailand Cultural Centre station.
Since there are many small restaurants, take a stroll and sample the vast array of small dishes. Along with these stores, you can find nail salons, barbers and tattoo artists at affordable pricing. The food here are known to be amazing, so prepare your stomach and tag your fellow buddies love and live for food!
Operation hours: Thursdays to Sundays between 17:00 – 00:00.
Location: Ratcadaphisek Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (behind Esplande Mall)