The greatest night markets in Bangkok offer a fair like environment with an enormous cluster of merchandise to peruse, foods, bars and live music to keep everybody in great spirits. They are the ideal antitoxin to the regularly growing shopping centre culture that is spreading over the city. Rather than global brands and established eateries, Bangkok’s night markets are the best places to discover local things – some created by gifted craftsman’s, some siphoned out by assembly line laborers, others sourced from recycled materials down in Europe or Japan – yet regardless you’ll have the option to discover stuff discounted that Thais like to purchase and not trinket mess, for the best price. The most astounding thing about the greatest night markets is how well known they are, fashionable people swarm here presently and think current is mellow and retro is cool.
Roi Fai Market, Srinakariin
Celebrated for its retro memorabilia and huge size, our preferred night market in Bangkok must be the gigantic Rot Fai Market in Srinakarin. This is situated in the eastern rural areas (having moved from the north of the city in 2013) and is parted into three segments. Regular garments and design, uncommon collectibles sourced from everywhere throughout the world, and cheap heavenly foods would all be able to be found in plenitude here.
- Opening Hours: 17:00 – midnight (Thurs-Sun)
- Location: Srinakarin Road Soi 51 (behind Seacon Square)
- BTS: On Nut (closest station but still requires a taxi journey)
- Tel: Srinakarin Rot Fai Market: +66 (0)8 1827 5885, +66 (0)8 6126 7787, +66 (0)8 1732 8778, +66 (0)8 1752 5588, Ratchada Rot Fai Market: +66 (0)92 713 5599
For a family night out, this market is difficult to beat: wide roads, waterway breezes, bunches of worldwide food and clean restrooms are generally novel to Asiatique. Market costs are higher than somewhere else, and it loses the genuineness compared to the others in this rundown, yet in the event that you are a youthful family with a pushchair you would be a fool to go somewhere else. In addition, there are two shows to appreciate and a lot of statues for modelling a photograph with.
- Opening Hours: 17:00 – midnight
- Location: Chareonkrung Soi 74-76
- How to get there: The easiest and fastest way to get there is via boat. Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin and jump on the free shuttle at the end of the pier. It only takes ten minutes, and the boat runs until 23:00. Taxis are not recommended as the traffic can be terrible in this area
Roi Fai Market, Ratchada
On the off chance that you enjoyed the sound of Rot Fai Srinakarin but do not want the extravagant trek to get there, at that point you should hit up this vintage wonderland of a market, situated in the unquestionably increasingly focal locale area of Ratchada. In spite of the fact that it is significantly progressively conservative, you will even now locate an unassuming choice of retro and recycled collectibles, in spite of the fact that the vibe here is more on style, and a cool drinking and nibbling territory can be found at the back of the market with live music and whisky.
- Opening Hours: 17:00-24:00 (Thursday-Sunday)
- Location: Ratcadaphisek Road (close to Esplanade Shopping Mall)
- MRT: National Cultural Centre
- Tel: +66 (0)92 713 5599
Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Night Market
Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Night Market is taking Bangkok night markets higher than ever. You will locate a pleasant array of shopping and eating options here, joined with present day, urban and regularly wacky craftsmanship pieces, quite a bit of it produced using reused and scrap materials. The idea driving the night market is that ‘nothing is futile’s and we’re certain you’ll be profoundly intrigued by what the craftsmen have figured out how to make. The tremendous shell of an Airbus is the genuine head turner at Chang Chui, however as you investigate the grounds you will discover stacks more models and urban craftsmanship pieces. It appears to be each walkway prompts something intriguing. This element makes this is outstanding amongst other night showcases in Bangkok.
- Opening Hours: 17:00 – 23:00
- Location: 462 Sirindhorn Rd, on the western outskirts of Bangkok
- Tel: +66 (0)81 817 2888
JJ Green Market
Part vintage fea market, part neighborhood drinking spot, JJ Green gives an extraordinary night out whether you go there to shop or basically to hang out. Situated around the bend from the goliath Chattuchak Weekend Market (and its 15,000 stalls), the loveable JJ Green demonstrates to be famous with college understudies searching for a more laidback, cooler shopping background contrasted with its greater, more vacationer arranged neighbor.
- Opening Hours: Thurs – Sun 17:00 – 02:00
- Location: 1 Kamphaeng Phet 3, Chatuchak, Bangkok
- MRT: Chatuchak BTS: Mo Chit
Patpong is acclaimed for its phony brands, particularly socks, wallets and watches. It isn’t cool like the rest in this rundown, however it is exceptionally well known and extremely downtown, thus, it is as yet stuffed with voyagers each night of the week. Take the BTS to Sala Daeng and discover Patpong nearly at the foot of the skytrain steps, directly in the focal point of Silom. Know that on either side of the market there are go-go bars with moving young ladies which can be seen when the window ornaments get pulled back (which may be a decent reward or motivation to keep away from Patpong)
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – around 01:00 (every day)
- How to get there: Coming from BTS Siam station, depart at Sala Daeng station and exit down one of the right-hand stairs. Follow the increasing trail of vendors along the sidewalk, and after five minutes, you’ll know you’re there.