The best restaurants in Kanchanaburi

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Rich in natural beauty and historical significance, Kanchanaburi’s vibrant food scene reveals yet another side of the city. The restaurants in the city are well regarded for their taste, ambience, and friendliness. Their menus range from unique vegan dishes to traditional Thai cuisine that pays homage to regional customs. Some of the best restaurants that best exemplify Kanchanaburi’s culinary culture are listed below.

Keeree Mantra Kanchanaburi

Known for its superb menu and lovely ambience, Keeree Mantra is ideally situated by the renowned River Kwai. This riverfront restaurant features a range of Thai dishes with an emphasis on using local, fresh ingredients. A culinary symphony is created by the well-known Tom Yam Goong (Thai prawn soup) and roasted duck in red curry. A delicious way to round off your meal is with their coconut milk ice cream, which you shouldn’t miss.

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Address: 88/8 ม.4 ถ.แสงชูโต Nong Bua, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi 71190

Opening hours: 10am – 9pm Daily

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Kin Khao Lam Restaurant

If you’re looking for authenticity and diversity, Kin Khao Lam has both. Translating to “eat rice,” the name accurately captures the spirit of the eatery. But the menu offers more than just rice meals; there are also popular Thai delicacies from the area, like grilled pig neck, hot prawn salad and several delectable curries. This place serves a unique traditional meal called sticky rice bamboo that is worth tasting.

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Address: England Rd, Pak Phraek, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi 71000

Opening hours 10am – 9pm Daily

Keeree Tara

Keeree Tara is a restaurant that is well-positioned in the breathtaking surroundings of the River Kwai and offers delicious Thai, Asian, and seafood dishes. Foods such as fish with spicy sauce and crab crumbles with curry tempt your palate, while the riverfront scenery is a visual feast. Desserts like mango sticky rice, which finish the meal on a sweet high, are equally appetising.

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Address: 431 1 River Kwai Rd, Ban Tai, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi 71000

Opening hours: 11am – 11pm Daily

On’s Thai-Issan Vegan

On’s Thai-Issan Vegan is a haven for vegan cuisine enthusiasts. Honouring the “Issan” region of northeastern Thailand, it serves an all plant-based menu. All of the dishes, including the spicy papaya salad and the soothing curry soup, are rich in flavour without sacrificing their vegetarianism. For those with a sweet craving, the black sesame seed custard is an unexpected vegan dessert suggestion.

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Address: เลขที่ 77/9 Mae Nam Kwai Rd. ถนน Thamakam, ท่ามะขาม Ampur Mueang Kanchanaburi District, 71000

Opening hours: 10am – 10pm Daily

Good Times Restaurant

The restaurant’s name says a lot about the experiences that are offered here. The Good Times Restaurant serves excellent Thai and Western cuisine and is located along the bustling Sangchuto Road. The restaurant takes great pleasure in preparing meals like their tender barbecued ribs or the warming green curry that is served with steamed rice utilising fresh ingredients that are acquired locally. Regulars’ favourite dish is their banana split, which showcases a dessert from across the world that is enjoyed by both residents and visitors.

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Address: 265/5 Mae Nam Khwae Road Tha Makham Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi Thailand

Opening hours: 7am – 10pm Daily

These restaurants each highlight a distinct aspect of the food of Kanchanaburi. Every palette can be delighted by the city’s culinary culture, which deftly combines regional specialities, global favourites, and inventive innovations. A trip to these restaurants will show you how closely Kanchanaburi’s culinary identity ties to its cultural character. Eat, discover, and savour these culinary delicacies while in Kanchanaburi; they are a permanent feature of the city’s beauty.

If you are not sure how to plan your time in Kanchanaburi make sure to check out A three-day guide to exploring Kanchanaburi.


Jimmy Donovan

Jimmy, currently with The Thaiger, translates his global journalism experience to bring insights about Thailand to life. Originally from St Albans, England, he now calls Bangkok home, where he focuses on delivering nuanced socio-political stories. His robust skill set and commitment to truth have established him as a trusted voice in journalism.

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