Eggs Benedicts, French Toast and Maple Syrup, and Plenty More in Bangkok

Dave Stamboulis

By , Local Expert, Bangkok
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Something as simple as the egg has been taken to new heights in Bangkok. Stylish Hyde and Seek does them as eggs Benedict with lobster Hollandaise sauce, whereas Minibar Royale's Hollandaise version comes spiked with orange juice. At Gastro 1/6, they are served with Iberian ham or Tasmanian salmon, while La Monita scrambles them and puts them in a tortilla with guacamole, chorizo, and salsa in Bangkok's first breakfast burrito, and Roast Cafe does them with duck hash browns, If you don't want eggs, that can be managed too. Another first in Bangkok, the Bangkok Bagel Bakery does real New York bagels served as sandwiches or with...  Read more »

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    Gastro 1/6

    For great breakfasts in a great setting, Gastro 1/6 is tops.

    Local Expert Tip: "It's best to take a motorcycle taxi here from the Phrom Pong BTS Station. After you turn onto Soi Sai Namthip 2, take a right at the T-intersection, and the restaurant is in the RMA Institute next to the House By the Pond apartments."

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    Bkk Bagel Bakery

    for Bangkok's best bagels and more, the Bangkok Bagel Bakery is a winner.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Bangkok Bagel Bakery is located inside of the Maniya Center, accessed by the BTS Skytrain's Ploenchit Stati"

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    Roast Coffee and Eatery

    for excellent breakfasts with the best coffee in town, Roast is it.

    Local Expert Tip: "Soi 13 is a bit of a walk from the BTS Skytrain station at Thong Lor, so better to take a taxi up from Sukhumvit. Breakfast/brunch is served here until 530pm."

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    Hyde and Seek

    Hyde and Seek's brunch and eggs Benedict are a Bangkok legend.

    Local Expert Tip: "easiest way to get here is to take the BTS Skytrain to Ploenchit and walk down Soi Ruamrudee."

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    Took Lae Dee

    For cheap and filling, Took Lae Dee is a Bangkok institution!

    Local Expert Tip: "There are 9 branches of Took Lae Dee in the 11 Foodlands in Bangkok, a large proportion of tourists seem to frequent the one in Sukhumvit Soi 16 and also Soi 5. From 5-9am, breakfast goes for 49 baht!"

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    Chu Chocolate Bar & Cafe

    • Average Main Course Price: 225
    • Neighborhood: Sukhumvit

    The French toast and hot chocolate at Chu are worth the trip.

    Local Expert Tip: "Chu is located inside the Exchange Tower across from the True Fitness sports club, accessible by BTS Skytrain's Asok station or the MRT subway's Sukhumvit stop."

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    Minibar Royale

    Minibar Royale gets points for its breakfasts and brunches with flair.

    Local Expert Tip: "Breakfast and brunch are served here from 1030-2 on weekdays and 11-3 on weekends."

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    La Monita Taqueria Mexican Restaurant

    For Bangkok's best Mexican breakfast, La Monita is a winner.

    Local Expert Tip: "Take the BTS Skytrain to Ploenchit to get here. If you have a hangover, try La Monita's michelada, which is beer, lime juice, and hot sauce, guaranteed to burn out just about anything!"

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    Crepes & Co.

    If you are hankering for crepes, this is Bangkok's top spot.

    Local Expert Tip: "There is also another branch of Crepes & Co at Thong Lor (Eight Thong Lor Buillding at Thong Lor Soi 8) for those who are on the east side of Sukhumvit"

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    Kuppa gets points for serving great coffee in an atmospheric spot.

    Local Expert Tip: "The desserts at Kuppa are excellent, things like blueberry cheesecake or lemon meringue pie to choose from, and they also do a nice weekend brunch. Take the Skytrain to Asok to get here, and walk down Soi 16 on your left."



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