Indulge in the best Thai desserts in Bangkok (and a guide on where to find them!)

May 31, 2024
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Thai desserts are sweet treats that often combine tropical flavors, coconut milk, and rice-based ingredients. Popular desserts include mango sticky rice, a dish of sweet sticky rice topped with ripe mango slices and coconut milk, and Thai jelly, made from agar-agar and flavored with pandan or coconut. These desserts are known for their vibrant colors and unique textures, reflecting Thailand’s rich culinary heritage.

AROI’s team made a selection of the best Thai desserts in Bangkok and a guide on where to find them. Enjoy!

Enjoy Plaa Haeng Tang Mo and Khao Niew Mamuang at Akanee Bangkok

Akanee is a Thai grill restaurant known for its comfort food. The name means ‘fire’ in Thai, inspired by the ‘God of Fire’ in folklore. With a relaxed atmosphere and delicious Thai dessert options, enjoy their renowned specialties such as “Plaa Haeng Tang Mo” (sun-dried fish with watermelon) and “Khao Niew Mamuang” (mango sticky rice). “Plaa Haeng Tang Mo” is a traditional Thai dish that pairs sun-dried, crispy fish with sweet, juicy watermelon slices. This unique combination balances the salty, savory flavor of the fish with the refreshing sweetness of the watermelon. Mango sticky rice, or “Khao Niew Mamuang,” is a traditional Thai dessert that combines sticky rice mixed with coconut milk, served with a creamy coconut sauce.

Address: 109-110, Earth, 7/1 Ekkamai Rd, Klongtan Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110

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Opening Hours: Every day, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m

Indulge in Khanom Thuai at Thongyoy Cafe

Treat yourself to Khanom Tuai at Thongyoy Cafe—where tradition and indulgence come together! Khanom Thuai is a traditional Thai dessert known for its creamy texture and delightful taste. It consists of two layers: the bottom layer is sweet and made from rice flour, coconut milk, and palm sugar, while the top layer is slightly salty and made from coconut cream and a pinch of salt. The combination of sweet and salty flavors, along with the smooth and creamy texture, makes this dessert a beloved treat in Thai cuisine!

Address: 24, 4 Ari 4 Fang Nua Alley, แขวงพญาไท Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400

Phone number: 098-748-4661

Opening Hours: Every day, 09:30 a.m- 08:00 p.m 

Treat yourself to Luk Chup at Homrunjuan Thai Dessert Cafe

Indulge in Luk Chup at Homrunjuan Thai Dessert Cafe—where every bite is a work of art! Luk Chup is a traditional Thai dessert that is as visually appealing as it is delicious. These miniature fruit-shaped treats are made from mung bean paste, which is carefully sculpted into the forms of various fruits and vegetables. After shaping, they are dipped in natural food colors and coated with a glossy layer of agar-agar to give them a shiny finish. The result is a sweet, chewy dessert that not only tastes delightful but also looks like a tiny work of art, reflecting the creativity in Thai cuisine.

Address: 1329 52 Thanon Si Vara, พลับพลา Wang Thonglang, Bangkok 10310

Phone number: 095-095-2295

Opening Hours: Every day, 07:30 a.m- 07:00 p.m

Try Bua Loi Bingsu at Akart bistro & bar

Savor the Thai-Korean fusion flavors with Bua Loi Bingsu at Akart Bistro & Bar! Bua Loi Bingsu is a dessert that blends Thai and Korean flavors. It consists of rice flour dumplings in coconut milk—a Thai specialty—served over finely shaved ice, similar to Korean Bingsu. This fusion dessert offers a refreshing mix of coconut, chewy dumplings, and sweet ice, combining two culinary traditions in a single dish.

Address: 30 Yen Akat Rd, Thung Maha Mek, Sathon, Bangkok 10120

Phone number: 02-249-0182

Opening Hours: Every day, 11:00 a.m- 11:00 p.m 

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