We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

chinatown - Dusit

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
thanon silom, Bangkok, Thailand
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 12: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Definitely an area one should visit on a trip to Bangkok. We spent a busy Saturday night there and it was a balmy evening of sights sounds and smells. Loads of street vendors fresh fruit stalls and tourist shops - the only thing to note is that all the restaurants close early in Bangkok - so don't think about eating... More 

Thank Lala2124
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Except a few blocks with lights that reminded me of Hong Kong. If you've been anywhere in China, Taiwan, etc.,, you might get feel disappointed. The food is nothing exceptional also. Maybe I need to go earlier on day instead of going in the night.

Thank 1234voyagers
Level Contributor
79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The swirling of different people objects foods surely is interesting but don't waste too much time on it. For a 2-3 hours afternoon it's ok.

Thank Barbara A
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Chinatown Bangkok is impressive, must visit it at night (because of the traffic). The ambient is special, with the lightning, olors, etc. It is safe to visit it at night.

Thank Àlex M
Level Contributor
127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

It's not like canal Street nyc so don't expect that . Difficult to navigate around . Traffic restricts the desired direction of your trip

Thank AschM_13
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We ventured into Chinatown after visiting Wat Raimit, which is close by. Chinatown is the usual hustle and bustle, like anywhere around the world. If you go down the side soi's, you'll enter very packed streets full of people and vendors selling anything from Chinese medicine to tacky toys, gifts etc. There are lots of street vendors selling food to... More 

Thank Del-Sowerby
Chengdu, China
Level Contributor
531 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This area in the old part of Bangkok is just a good place to wander through, especially if you have never been to China. The buildings are a mixture of colonial styles and are now home to a lot of wholesale companies. Fake shark's fin restaurants sit alongside Chinese medicine vendors and souvenir stalls. Go there on the subway and... More 

Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

I took a cab to Chinatown (100 baht) to take some photos. I walked around with my tripod & camera and shot away! Got some great shots that portray the heart of this area and felt safe and had a unique experience that most tourists don't get...best of all, it was cheap and fun!

1 Thank MM27APR20154
Level Contributor
19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

Poor hygiene conditions, smell from about 1km away of effluent, people going to toilet on the street. Street market rubbish, smokey etc.

Thank mickdubswitz
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Very crowded with tourist and chinese people,but planty free seats and lovely foods,prices are -100thb to 200thb pp!Enjoy and visit Bangkok Chinatown!


Travellers who viewed chinatown - Dusit also viewed

Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

Been to chinatown - Dusit? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: thanon silom, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Silom
  • Neighbourhood: Silom

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from chinatown - Dusit staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Silom

Neighbourhood Profile
Despite the lack of any major tourist attractions, this lively neighborhood is a favorite of many. Whether it's the (somewhat naughty) nightlife of Soi Patpong, the various handicraft night markets or the plethora of dining options that tickle your fancy, a night out in Silom is a must on every itinerary. It's worth a stop during daytime, too: join office workers on a quest to tasty street food during lunch and shop at Silom Complex for a great mix of Thai and international stores. After a day of strolling around the congested sidewalks, a visit to Silom's Lumphini Park, Bangkok's answer to NYC's Central Park, is a welcome change of scenery.
Explore this neighbourhood