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Take a stroll through the Bang Rak district as you’re introduced to Thai dishes and drinks at food stalls, local eateries, a wet market and more. Taste authentic flavors and savory bites — up to ten distinct tastings — all handpicked by a knowledgeable guide. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 10 food lovers for a small-group experience on this 3.5-hour Bangkok food tour. Select a morning or evening tour.
  • Tour the Bang Rak district on foot with an expert local guide
  • Enjoy 10 tastings at local shops, eateries, food stalls and markets
  • Savor regional flavors, including Thai fruits, spicy curry, royal cuisine, authentic desserts and herbal drinks
  • Meet the owners and learn about local life
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 ensures a more personalized experience in the company of fellow food lovers
This Bangkok food tour stops at approximately eight venues including ten food and drink tastings. At your selected departure time, meet your guide and small group at Saphan Taksin BTS station and set out for the back streets of the Bang Rak district, known for its diverse offerings of local Thai food. Along the way you’ll gain intimate knowledge of the neighborhood’s history, culture and cuisine from your experienced guide.
Taste curry puffs at a street food vendor; sip Thai iced tea or coffee at the Bang Rak Bazaar; bite into a sampling of tropical fruits at Bangkok’s second-oldest wet market; and try Chinese herbal drinks at a local Chinese grocery, located in a traditional shophouse.
You’ll visit a family-run eatery to share plates of fried and roasted chicken noodles topped with egg. Then walk to a traditional Thai sweet shop for a tempting dessert platter. Be sure to save some room for som tam (green papaya salad) at an establishment popular with locals, and don’t be shy about tasting larb (minced meat salad) — a northern Thai staple.
Savor the regional flavors of Thai curry at your last stop, a traditional royal Thai restaurant run by descendants of the royal family, before your tour ends at a nearby BTS station.
Please note: Participating venues and menu items may be substituted on any given day.


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, Aug 2018

Besides the hustle of the streets, the stand-up joints, tables in the street and more formal sit-down restaurants we got to see the variety of condiments used in making curry paste, visited a sweets business that was created by a a former chef in the Thai royal court, how coffee is made in the streets of Bangkok and drank a very, very good coffee from a plastic bag!... Bella, our guide, and Pat, her aide in training, are obviously at home navigating this multicultural neighborhood. They provided a very enjoyable and unique experience. Some of the places we visited would be very hard if not impossible to find otherwise. This is a brief but very good introduction to the sights, colors, smells and the art of eating in Bangkok.

, Jul 2018

Katy was a great tour guide. She took our group to restaurants that were located in some of the back alleys of Bang Rak. We tried traditional Thai and Chinese dishes, and received education on the background of the many different cultures, people and food that together, define this vibrant city.

Katy is a teacher by profession, so it stands to reason that we started the tour with some learning goals and objectives. Throughout the tour, Katy would consistently refer back to them as she discussed the history surrounding the areas we were in, and the food we were eating. Then, at the end of the evening, we debriefed as a group, and Katy summarized the tour, and circled back to our initial goals and objectives. Overall, it was a great evening with listening to Katy, and making some new friends along the way. Thank you again for a truly enjoyable evening.

, Jul 2018

Even though we were slightly late, we were able to catch up with tour group. Enjoyed the walking tour of great Thai food. It is an experience that must be done when in Bangkok. Enjoyed every food that we sampled and we were full from it all!!!

, Jul 2018

Our tour guide Joker was exceptional he really provided us not only great selections of some amazing Thai food but he also provided historical context to Thailand itself. This is a must for any foodie who wants to really experience the culture and history of a thailand

, Apr 2018

Greatly enjoyed this tour. It was a lot of food and we greatly enjoyed trying all the food. The walk wasn't an issue - it helped to walk some of the food down to eat more and see the city up close. Bella, our tour guide was awesome. She was knowledgeable, funny, and good at her job. It was great that she took pictures and sent them to us which was a very nice touch.We had a great group which made the tour even better. I recommend this tour and Bella!

, Apr 2018

Amazing tour! Dozens of food options to sample, and an amazing tour guide!

, Apr 2018

Fabulous experience trying various foods that you normally would never try on your own. Great guide keeping us all informed and together.

, Apr 2018

We had been in Bangkok for a few days before we went on this trip and were leaving for other parts of Thailand the next day. The tour was amazing and set us up to understand Thai food better and know how to eat Thai food, what types of food items we might light to eat more of, and the history of various foods in Thailand. The guide was great, our group were strangers before but not after the tour, and the local food purveyors were wonderful! Would highly recommend this trip to anyone!!

, Apr 2018

We had a great morning with our guide, Katy. We sampled some street food, some restaurant food and had some experiences truly eating like a native! Katy was knowledgeable about the food, the history of the area and the restaurants. We discovered some small eateries of Bangkok that we would never have found on our own and ate some truly delicious and interesting food. Katy promised that, during our 3 1/2 hour tour, we would learn about Bag Rak, learn about some food and be full! She scored a 3/3!

, Mar 2018

The Foodtour in Bangkok was amazing. The guide was great and gives us a lot of interesting information. He showed us great places and also behind alleys. The food was delicous! Everything works and was on time. It was a perfect evening for us. We would recommend it and would do the tour again - just because it's absolutly fun!

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