Must-try Chinese restaurants in Bangkok

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The Chinese restaurant scene in Bangkok is incredibly varied. You can find everything from Cantonese dim sum to fiery hotpots to slurpy noodles. Thus, you won’t need to travel all the way to China to sample authentic Chinese fare. Below, we’ve listed the best Chinese restaurants to try in Bangkok, ranging from fine dining and old-school eateries.

Top 10 Chinese restaurants in Bangkok

Fei Ya

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 21:30.

Address: 518/8 Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Ploenchit Road, Bangkok 10330 – Google Maps

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The first Chinese restaurant on our list is Fei Ya, which offers a perfect balance of chic ambience and tasty Cantonese food. The main attraction here is the lean, crispy, and juicy Peking Duck. However, their signature dishes like Stir-Fried Egg with White Bait and Deep-Fried King Prawns in Salted Egg Sauce are also too delicious to miss.

Fei Ya also offers classic Cantonese-styled Dim Sum, which includes classics like Steamed Shrimp Dumplings and unique options like Mango Rolls – perfect for any adventurous eaters out there. Aside from the food, Fei Ya boasts a stylish venue, with dim lighting and tones of traditional Chinese colours, red and gold. This Chinese restaurant is always full of locals, attesting to their authentic flavours and overall top-notch dining experience.

Mei Jiang

A table full of Dim Sum at Mei Jiang, one of the best Chinese restaurants in bangkok
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Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday, 18:00 – 22:30; Saturday – Sunday, 11:30 – 14:30 and 18:00 – 22:30.

Address: The Peninsula Bangkok, 333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600 – Google Maps

Located in The Peninsula Bangkok, Mei Jiang offers a spectacular Chinese dining experience. Whether you want to indulge in handcrafted dim sum or legendary wok-style dishes, Mei Jiang offers the best of everything. Their menu got a refresh in late 2023, so you can expect some exciting new flavours. Chef Victor Ho, the new Chinese executive chef places an equal emphasis on flavour and presentation. Cantonese food is therefore theatrically served through “thick clouds of mist or beneath heavy glass bells”.

Some highlights include the signature Tea-smoked Chicken with Crispy Rice, Wok-Fried Wagyu Beef, and Peking Duck. Alternatively, opt for the Stir-Fried Phuket Lobster, a fusion of Chinese and Thai ingredients. Their menu is seasonal and so specialities vary per time of year. Finally, to compliment your meal try their tea pairings to “further elevate the aroma and taste borne of the wok”.

Yu Ting Yuan

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 14:30 and 18:00 – 22:30.

Address: Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, 300/1 Charoen Krung Road, Khwaeng Yan Nawa, Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand – Google Maps

If you’re looking for something luxurious, look no further than Yu Ting Yuan, a one Michelin-starred restaurant inside the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok. With its stunning floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of beautiful gardens and a sparkling reflection pond, this place is a feast for the eyes both day and night.

And the food? It’s just as exquisite as the setting. Executive Chef Tommy Cheung’s Cantonese creations are a true culinary experience, with each dish carefully crafted from the finest seasonal ingredients using traditional techniques. Be sure to indulge in their seven-course signature menu, and don’t miss the chance to watch skilled chefs prepare Peking Duck and Dim Sum in their show kitchen.

Pagoda

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 14:30 and 18:00 -22:00.

Address: Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, 199 Soi Sukhumvit 22, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110 – Google Maps

Pagoda is an upscale Chinese restaurant providing Cantonese cuisine. The restaurant boasts a range of creative dishes on its menu. We particularly enjoy their braised bird nest soup and shrimp and asparagus dumplings. Even though their food is contemporary, they use traditional cooking methods to honour their heritage.

Inside, the interior is timeless and elegant. Moreover, the dining room features a pagoda-inspired roof, dark wood furniture and multi-coloured lacquered tiles. Plus, their staff is attentive and knowledgeable, and they provide top-notch service.

Man Ho

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 14:00 and 17:30 – 22:00

Address: JW Marriott Hotel 4 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand – Google Maps

Man Ho, led by the talented Executive Chinese Chef Leslie Du, honours the timeless traditions of Chinese cuisine while infusing a modern flair into its offerings. From classic Peking Duck to delightful Dim Sum and flavorful Stir-Fries, each dish is expertly crafted with exceptional tastes.

Don’t miss out on their Pan-Seared Fan Scallops with Shrimp Mousse in XO Sauce, where the tender texture of the scallops perfectly complements the savoury flavours of the sauce. For a unique treat, indulge in their Crispy Duck with Five Spiced Foie Gras, Fresh Mango, and Caviar. For those who love Dim Sum, their all-you-can-eat lunch option is an absolute delight. Come hungry and leave satisfied!

Bai Yun

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 14:30 and 18:00 – 22:30

Address: 59th floor Banyan Tree Bangkok 21/100 S Sathon Rd, Thung Maha Mek, Sathon, Bangkok 10120, ThailandGoogle Maps

Chinese food with magnificent views? That’s what Bai Yun offers. Located on the 59th floor of Banyan Tree Bangkok, you can savour modern twists on classic Cantonese recipes while admiring the twinkling lights of the Bangkok skyline. This Chinese restaurant is the perfect spot for family get-togethers, business lunches, or any occasion where delicious Chinese cuisine is a must.

Their menu features unique and delectable dishes such as steamed Shrimp Siu Mai topped with Black Caviar roe and the flavorful Beetroot Crab dumplings. And to top it off, they also have an enticing selection of fine Chinese teas to elevate your dining experience even further. It’s truly a restaurant where you’ll find not just incredible Chinese food but also an unforgettable atmosphere that will leave you wanting more.

Summer Palace

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 14:30 and 18:00 – 22:30

Address: InterContinental Bangkok, 973 Phloen Chit Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand – Google Maps

Summer Palace, the Chinese restaurant inside InterContinental Bangkok, has been serving crowd-pleasing Cantonese cuisine ever since its opening. Here, you can enjoy all kinds of Cantonese specialities, including all-you-can-eat dim sum and a la carte selection.

Delicious dumplings range from classic prawn dumplings to black truffles with vegetables and fresh mushrooms. And don’t miss out on their Crispy Pork Belly and Barbecued Pork Ribs with Honey – they’re absolute must-tries! And for dessert, the Chilled Sago and Pomelo in Guava Cream is a winner. Plus, you can watch their talented Cantonese Chef whip up handmade dim sum and pulled noodles right before your eyes in the show kitchen.

Yào Restaurant and Rooftop Bar

Hand-pulled noodles at Yào Restaurant and Rooftop Bar, a Chinese restaurant in Bangkok
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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 14:30 and 18:00 – 22:00

Address: 32nd Fl, Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse, 262 Surawong Road, Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand – Google Maps

Step into Yào Restaurant and prepare to be captivated by its sleek and modern Shanghainese ambience. The menu is a delightful mix of Shanghainese and Cantonese classics, offering a wide array of delicious dishes to choose from. If you’re unsure where to start, the trio signature platter is highly recommended, featuring indulgent delights like Jellyfish Salad topped with Taraba Crab, Peking Duck, and Hand-Pulled Noodles.

Thanks to its location on the 32nd floor of Bangkok Marriot Hotel The Surawongse, this enchanting Chinese Restaurant offers breathtaking panoramic views that make it an ideal spot for a romantic dinner, family gathering, and even afternoon or late-night snacks. As if that’s not enough, you can also enjoy Chinese Afternoon Tea and handcrafted cocktails at the charming rooftop bar.

S.B.L

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Opening hours: Daily, 11:30 – 21:00

Address: Maha Chai Rd, Wang Burapha Phirom, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand – Google Maps

Since 1954, S.B.L Restaurant has been wowing guests with its amazing menu of traditional Taechew cuisine. Now, under the leadership of a second-generation family member, the restaurant continues to serve up those same mouthwatering dishes, but with an exciting new twist – a blend of Hong Kong and Taechew flavours that are not only delicious but also good for your health.

And with its Bib Gourmand recognition from the Michelin Guide, you can trust every bite will be bursting with flavour. Don’t miss out on their famous X.O. Scallops and perfectly Steamed Snow Fish with Soy Sauce. Both are expertly crafted using top-quality ingredients and years of culinary expertise.

Yim Yim Restaurant

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Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 11:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 22:00; Saturday – Sunday, 11:00 – 22:00.

Address: 89 2nd floor, Alley, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100 – Google Maps

For old-school Chinese food, head to one of the most popular restaurants in Chinatown: Yim Yim Restaurant. The restaurant has been around for over 80 years, serving an array of tasty dishes in its modest but clean settings. We recommend trying Chinese-style sashimi and the ham with goatskin dipped in rice vinegar if you’re looking for something unforgettable. The other items on the menu are also mouthwatering. The fresh crab claws with ginger will truly delight your taste buds, while the steamed fish in fermented soy bean sauce is perfect for sharing with friends.

Now that you know the best Chinese restaurants in Bangkok, go invite your friends and get ready for an amazing feast!

To explore other cuisines in Bangkok, check out our articles on the top 5 European and top 5 Indian restaurants in Bangkok.

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