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  • Writer's pictureAlan Ho

Street food around Convent Road and Sala Daeng Road in Silom Bangkok

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Convent Road and Sala Daeng Road are two of the best places to experience the vibrant street food culture of Bangkok. During the day, visitors can indulge in a variety of classic Thai dishes such as Pad Thai, noodles soup, and chicken rice. For those seeking a sweet treat, there are plenty of options as well, including traditional Thai Dessert and mango sticky rice. At night, the streets come alive with even more food options, including crispy seafood, grilled pork, and roti. The bustling atmosphere of the night markets, with vendors cooking up their specialties and jostling for customers, is an experience not to be missed. From savoury to sweet, and everything in between, Convent Road and Sala Daeng Road offer a food lover's paradise in the heart of Bangkok's Business District.

In the morning

In the evening

Kuay Teow Khae -Street Noodle Soup

Kuay Teow Khae, a popular food stall in Silom, Bangkok, is known for its unique take on Dry Tom Yum Egg Noodles. This dish is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and satisfying meal that is full of flavour. The biggest bow is just 70 baht, customers can enjoy a generous bowl of flat egg noodles that are topped with crispy pork, char siew, wontons, and fish balls.

What sets Kuay Teow Khae's Dry Tom Yum Egg Noodles apart from others is the combination of ingredients and seasoning. The noodles are tossed in a mixture of pork lard, fried garlic, chili flakes, and peanuts. The peanut bits give the dish a satisfying crunch that complements the soft texture of the noodles and meat. The bowl of noodles accompanied with a bowl of white radish soup which is surprising good.

Kuay Teow Khae
Kuay Teow Khae

Address: PGGM+MFJ, Convent Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Bundit Kim Hainanese Chicken Rice

Bundit Kim Hainanese Chicken Rice is a must-visit street food stall in Bangkok that has been delighting locals and tourists alike for many years. Located along Convent Road at Silom, this small stall is known for its flavourful and aromatic Hainanese chicken rice. The dish features tender and succulent boiled chicken, served with fragrant rice that is infused with the rich flavours of chicken broth and ginger. The rice is chewier than what we are used to, but in a very good way. On the table, you are given some diced ginger, bird's eye chili and chili sauce for you to spice up the dish just the way you like it.

Due to its immense popularity, Bundit Kim Hainanese Chicken Rice has recently opened a second branch at Lad Prao Wanghin Road that serves the same amazing chicken rice around the clock, 24 hours a day. This means that visitors can now enjoy this delectable dish at any time of the day or night. Whether you are a local resident or a tourist exploring the vibrant street food scene in Bangkok, Bundit Kim Hainanese Chicken Rice is a must-visit destination that is sure to leave a lasting impression on your taste buds.

Address: Convent Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Pa Thong Ko Mr. Koh (ปาท่องโก๋ Mr.โก๋)

If you're a fan of Chinese "Youtiao" or Chinese Donut, you won't want to miss out on Pa Thong Ko Mr Koh (ปาท่องโก๋ Mr.โก๋). This beloved street food vendor has put a unique twist on the classic dish of Pa Thong Ko by making it smaller and very affordable. In fact, this is the smallest we have ever seen. Each of these bite-sized delights costs just 2 baht, making them a popular choice for locals. Be prepared to wait in a queue during peak hours.

Address: PGHP+F8W, Si Lom, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

Som Tam Jay So

Som Tam Jay So is known for serving Isaan food. Among many things on the menu, there are two must-eat if you go there. It will be there Grilled Chicken and a more unusual dish, Catfish. Together with the sweet tamarind sauce, have these with some sticky rice. Som Tam Jay So only opens around 11am. We recommend you come early to avoid the office lunch hour rush.

Som Tam Jay So (ร้านส้มตำเจ๊โส)
Som Tam Jay So (ร้านส้มตำเจ๊โส)

Address: Phiphat 2, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Puy Roti Lady

Puy Roti Lady became a celebrity after her video has gone viral on Social. Today, she is not only featured on television, she even has her own YouTube channel. Located along Sala Daeng Road, it is not uncommon to see people gathering around her Roti cart taking pictures and videos while she happily show off her amazing skill of making this sweet treats what everyone enjoy in Bangkok.

Address: อาคาร Zuellig house ชั้น 5, 1 Soi Si Lom 2, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Sticky Rice - Joom Silom

Mango sticky rice can be found in many street corners, shopping malls and food courts all over Thailand. Everyone seems to have a place they love when it come to this sweet dessert. The fragrant and the freshness of sliced mango goes so well with sticky rice and coconut cream that it can be addictive. If you are around the area, give Joom Silom a try and it might be your go-to stall for mango sticky rice in the future.

Address: PGHP+G7V, Sala Daeng Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Sala Daeng Crispy Seafood

This street cart only sells three items and they are all deep fried seafood, namely shrimps, squids and little crabs. Deep fried in batter till golden brown. There is a constant queue of hungry customers who come and get these additive crunchy snacks.

Sala Daeng Crispy Seafood
Sala Daeng Crispy Seafood

Address: PGHP+G77, Sala Daeng Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

Mooping Dan Siam

Mooping Dan Siam has been selling delicious grilled meat skewers for the past 30 years. The star of their menu is the Moo Ping, which is as old as the stall itself. These juicy and flavourful pork skewers are marinated in a special blend of herbs and spices before being grilled to perfection. But Moo Ping isn't the only option on the menu - Mooping Dan Siam also offers grilled chicken liver and gizzards. Despite the popularity of their food which you can tell by the queue, each stick is surprisingly affordable at just 12 baht.

Mooping Dan Siam
Mooping Dan Siam

Address: PGHP+C84, Sala Daeng Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand


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