24 great wine bars and wine restaurants in Bangkok 2023
The wine scene in Bangkok has grown fast in the last few years, and today Bangkok is a vibrant wine city with a lot of great wine lists. Star Wine List's ambassador duo, Fredrik Wohlrabe and Rasmus Poll, show you the way to their favourite places – check out the guide!
Phone: +66 92 907 2191
Address: Sukhumvit 21 Soi 3, Ocean Tower II, Klongtoey Nua Wattana, Bangkok
Italian comfort food and a selection of exclusively organic and biodynamic wines.
Phone: +66 095 879 6257
Address: 69 Soi Prasat Suk, Khwaeng Chong Nonsi, Khet Yan Nawa
Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful restaurants in Bangkok, everything at Clara oozes elegance, class, and professionalism. The kitchen of Chef Christian Martena is classic Italian high-end fare, made with care, lightness, and quality produce. The warm and genuine hospitality of the General Manager and venue namesake, Clara Martena, is another strong selling point of this venue. The option of both tasting menus and à la carte makes the venue perfect for both special occasions and weekday indulgences. The wine list is, of course, centred around Italian classics, with some of the country’s be...
Phone: +66 2 098 3888
Address: 300/2 Charoen Krung Road, Yannawa, Khet Sathon
Located in the new Capella Hotel at the Chao Praya river, Côte is the Bangkok outpost of Mauro Colagreco. The kitchen serves up his world-famous Mediterranean cuisine in luxurious surroundings, accompanied by proper Michelin-styled service with a gorgeous view of the majestic river. Head Sommelier Jay’s wine list and pairings are an eclectic mix of the tried and tested and the weird and wonderful while never forgetting to have the guests in focus. The Champagne selection here is specifically great, while the sheer range of styles, varieties and price points makes for one of the greatest sele...
Phone: +66 98 814 8997
Address: 30 Sala Daeng 1 Alley, Silom, Bang Rak
Located in the popular community mall “The Commons”, Cloud Wine is a great place to start your evening with a bottle of wine and some snacks from one of the many food vendors located in the same building. The wine bar itself is quite small, but cosy, and the staff is both knowledgeable and passionate about the wines. Wines can also be bought at favourable prices as take-away.
Phone: +66 2-714-8723
Address: 16 Thonglor Road, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana
Homely Italian food is the centrepiece in this small and intimate restaurant, located in one of the main entertainment areas of Bangkok. The owner, Roberto, can be seen slinging bottles and entertaining guests every night of the week, and his sense of Italian hospitality and knowledge of Italian wines has built a loyal clientele. The atmosphere is informal and cosy, and the prices are reasonable. A warm recommendation goes to the ever-changing roster of daily specials.
Phone: +66 2 168 8080
Address: Athenee Tower Ground Floor Unit D, 63 Witthayu Road, Lumphini Pathum Wan District, Bangkok
Classic Italian fine dining with an all-Italian wine list (save for the Champagne) covering most regions of Italy.
Phone: +66 63 987 4747
Address: 46/1 Sukhumvit 53, Klongton Nua, Wattana, Bangkok
Modern Indian fine dining and a list primarily with classic European wines. One star in the Michelin.
Phone: +66 92 891 8222
Address: 231, 3 Soi Sukhumvit 31, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana
“Sustainable Neo-Indian” fine dining with a list of a well-curated mix of classic European appellations, New-wave American wines, sakes and cocktails.
Phone: +66 2 004 7174
Address: 7, 2 Soi Sukhumvit 18, Khet Khlong Toei
One of the most exciting Indian restaurants in a city that is teeming of great Indian food, Jhol in Bangkok is serving up spicy, aromatic and utterly delicious food from the coastal regions of India. Besides the great food, cozy venue and well-crafted beverage program, it is the service at Jhol that really makes this place tick. Professional but sincere and personal service by the entire team makes Jhol a place for all occasions. The wine program here is centered around wines that can handle the spice and aromatics of Jhol’s cuisine, giving preference to light and aromatic whites and juicy a...
Phone: +66 92 919 9969
Address: 399/3 Silom 7 Alley, Silom, Bang Rak
Modern Thai fine-dining, using some of the best Thai produce in season and personal service are some of the hallmarks of Le Du. Known for its impressive achievements on the Asia’s 50 Best lists, Le Du serves experimental and modern Thai food that still stays true to the original flavors and cooking techniques of Thai cuisine. The service is impeccably carried out by Khun Tao and his team, who delivers professional but warm and genuine hospitality.
Phone: +66 2 287 2402
Address: 22 Soi Sathon 1, Thung Maha Mek, Sathon
Classic Italian with a Southern lean. Wine lists focuses on classic French and Italian appellations at low markups.
Phone: +66 2 659 9000
Address: 48 Oriental Avenue Alley, Bang Rak
Super classic French fine dining and a list dominated by the classic French appellations. Two stars in Guide Michelin.
Phone: +66 82 096 0281
Address: 1041, 20 1041/20 Soi Nai Loet, Khet Pathum Wan
Opened at the height of Covid in Bangkok, this natural wine bar has been packed from the beginning, luring people in with its relaxed and fun atmosphere, a great selection of natural wines and delicious off-beat bar food from Chef Thomas. All in all, a sure bet for a fun and wine-fueled evening. A wide selection of the best low-intervention wines that can be sourced in Bangkok. All wines sold at a very low markup. The selection of Spanish and French wines is especially a choice, with several hard-to-find wines amongst the mix.
Phone: +66 2 126 8866
Address: 155 Thanon Ratchadamri, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan
A classic up-scale hotel steak house, Madison just received a full renovation so this Bangkok steak institution is once again ready to sling premium steaks and starchy sides to its clientele of mostly upper-echelon Thais and tourists. A no-frills dining experience with a tried and tested concept and executed flawlessly. The real selling point of this steak house is the wine list, which excels at breaking away from the stereotypical “Napa Valley Cab and Chablis” run-off-the-mill steakhouse wine lists. Head Sommelier Nuch (Thailand’s Best Sommelier 2019) has succeed in creating her own persona...
Phone: +66 82 212 5777
Address: Mahanakhon CUBE, G Floor, Bangkok
Discreetly hidden away in the Mahanakorn Cube Building, Maison du Vin is a sleek looking combination of wine bar and retail shop. Food can be ordered from the food market downstairs which offers a myriad of different options at reasonable prices to enjoy with your wines. Another venue of importer/distributor The Wine Merchant (see Casa Nostra), the wine selection here is a well curated mix of classic producers from classic regions, priced almost obscenely low. The Piedmont, Bordeaux and Champagne selections are especially worth your atten...
Phone: +66 2 663 6686
Address: Soi Sukhumvit 22, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana
Simple gastropub food with a large list of wines from around the world and an impressive selection of different wines by the glass.
Phone: +66 94 868 2639
Address: 14/2 Soi Somkid, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District
“Mediterranean and produce-driven fare” in an upscale setting with a list of organic and biodynamic wines from around the world. Start or end your evening in the excellent cocktail bar, Jacqueline, on the 2nd floor of the restaurant.
Phone: +66 2 656 1133
Address: gaysorn shopping centre
Located in an upscale mall in central Bangkok, this wine bar features a wide selection from around the world plus a substantial food selection.
Phone: +66 99 081 1119
Address: 56, Sukhumvit, 26 Soi Ari, Klongton, Khlong Toei
Southern Thai with an impressive focus on hyper-local produce and traditional cooking techniques. A list of primarily French appellations that tries to keep up with the authentic spice levels of the cuisine. Two stars in the Michelin.
Phone: +66 2 107 2777
Address: 10 Soi Yen Akat 3, Chong Nonsi, Yan Nawa
Modern German cuisine and a list focused on cool climate continental European wines. Two stars in the Michelin.
Phone: +66 62 051 4848
Address: ชั้น G, 63 Civic Park, Thong Lo 13 Alley, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Swirl is the wine bar and retail shop of boutique importer Riesling & Co., conveniently located just a small walk from Thonglor road. Although the main focus here is the wines, the kitchen is not to be missed either. A tasty mix of wine bar classics and Japanese-inspired small bites at reasonable prices, makes Swirl for an affordable and enjoyable evening out. The wine selection here is centered around boutique producers from mainly Germany, Beaujolais and the Rhone, coupled with a handful of great New World producers. The Riesling selection is especially worth heading there for, but the cho...
Phone: +66 2 663 4466
Address: 9 Sukhumvit 20 Alley, Khlong Toei
Spanish tapas and comfort foods with a well-curated and wide-ranged list of Spanish wines.
Phone: +66 91 556 6566
Address: 267/31 FLoor 1 Acmen Complex, Ekkamai 13-15, Sukhumvit 63, Wattana District Bangkok
Small and cozy wine bar with a strong focus on Burgundy mixed with a few other entries from other classic European appellations.
Phone: +66 087 344 8222
Address: 7 Soi Yen Akat 3
Headed by Swedish Chef Nilas Corneliussen, Villa Frantzén Restaurant & Bar is the Bangkok outpost of Swedish superstar chef Björn Frantzén. Located in the residential Yenakart neighbourhood, the restaurant sits in a beautiful mansion that has been renovated in a Nordic style with bright wood and light brown leather to fit with the ethos of the cooking. The service is friendly and professional, with General Manager and Head sommelier Sarah Karlsson and Sommelier Jochen Sandkuhl on the floor to guide you through the evening. The wine menu is an impressive mix of classic labels mixed up with a...