Bangkok Area Guide
Chidlom / Phoenchit (ชิดลม / เพลินจิต)
Chidlom / Phoenchit
Chidlom / Phoenchit
Chidlom Rd. (ถนน ชิดลม), is the western / upper part of Sukhumvit Rd., where it connects to Rama I Rd.. The area boasts to be the shopping mile of Bangkok with by far the highest concentration of upmarket shopping malls (such as Paragon, Central World, Gaysorn Plaza, Central Chidlom, as the major ones). Located between the Skytrain stations of Chidlom and Siam (as well by a skywalk connected to most buldings) one can easily spend a whole day browsing through the various branded shops all the malls have to offer. Some of the more famous hotels are located within this area as well as the famous Erawan Shrine, where people from all over Asia pilgrim to make merit.
How to get there?
Take the BTS to Chidlom Station/ Phloen Chit Station.
Erawan Shrine 1. Erawan Shrine
The Erawan Shrine in Bangkok was built in 1956 to eliminate the bad karma believed to been caused by laying the foundations of a hotel on the wrong date. Today it is a popular tourist attraction with many visitors year-round. This Hindu shrine houses a statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu creation god Brahma.

How to get there: Take the BTS to Chit Lom Station / Siam Station. The Erawan Shrine is located at the Ratchaprasong intersection of Ratchadamri Road.
Opening hours : Daily 24 hours.
Trimurti Shrine 2. Trimurti Shrine
Trimurti Shrine honors the god of love - Trimurti. Visit on Thursday after 09.00 pm. to see singles in red offering red roses in hope that they will meet their lifetime partners soon.

How to get there: Take the BTS to the Chidlom / Siam station and walk to the Central world Shopping Mall from there. The shrine is in front of the mall.
Opening Hours: Daily 24 hours
Ganesha Shrine 3. Ganesha Shrine
Ganesha Shrine in an important Hindu temple erected for - a master of intellect and wisdom - Ganesha. Artist from all around the world come here to make their offerings in exchange for blessing for their accomplishment and success.

How to get there: The Ganesha shrine is located just next to the Erawan Shrine. Take the BTS to the Chidlom station and walk from there.
Opening Hours: Daily 24 hours
Sports & Activities
Chidlom Sport & Activities >>>
RBSC Polo Club RBSC Polo Club
RBSC Polo Club offers more than the name suggests. It comes over 20 sports sections with fully equipped facilities including jogging, badminton, swimming and physical fitness. The RBSC Polo Club is open to all RBSC Polo Club and RBSC members.
How to get there: Buses Route 76 nearby BTS train Phloen Chit Station and MRT Lumphini
Contact: Tel: 0 2252 6731
Opening Hours: Daily from 08.00 am. - 08.00 pm.
Bangkok Academy Dance 1. Bangkok Academy Dance
Dancing is the art of swaying your body to the rhythm, with the usage of power and determination to portray different visualizations. It requires a steady pace and a wide range of space for performance.

How to get there: Take the BTS to Chidlom Station
Contact: Tel: 0 2655 6880
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri from 10.00 am. - 10.00 pm., Sat - Sun from 09.00 am. 10.00 pm.
2. Rum PUREE
Rum PUREE offers dancing classes in majority of styles like New York Salsa, Bellydance, African Dance, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Cuban, Argentine Tango, Striptease, Pole Dancing, Carnival Samba, Samba De Gafieira (Bossanova), Zouk, Merengue and Thai Dance and CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY DANCES such as Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical Jazz, Tap, Creative Movement and Body Improvement.

How to get there: The Rum PUREE dance studio is located on the 5th Fl. of the Amarin Shoppin Mall. Take the BTS to the Chidlom station and walk from there.
Contact: Tel: 08 1430 6684 (Thai-English), 08 1439 0200 (English-Spanish)
Absolute Yoga 1. AAA Thai Language Center (Chid Lom)
AAA applies the “Union System” which was developed by the team under Miss Sutira, the former Union Language School principal who retired in 1999. The school focuses on small classes taught entirely in Thai which speeds up the learning process.
How to get there: The School is located on the 6th Fl. of the 29 Vanissa Building, Chidlom Rd., P atumwan. Take the BTS to the Chidlom station and walk from there.
Contact: Tel: 0 2655 5629; Fax: 0 2655 5629
2. Language Express
Language Express is a Language Center offering high quality language programs to suit all needs and ages. They hire only native speakers for the languages they teach.

How to get there: Take BTS to Ploenchit Station - 5 metres from Exit 2 Escalator
Contact: Tel: 0 2675 3915; Fax: 0 2675 3916
Opening Hours: Mon - Sat from 10.00 am. - 09.00 pm.
Absolute Yoga Absolute Yoga
Absolute Yoga was founded by Benjaporn Karoonkornsakul - a former banker who discovered Hot Yoga in Hong Kong. Having experienced the miracle of yoga, she decided to quit her job and train to become the first Bikram Hot Yoga instructor in the Thai Capital. Her first Hot Yoga studio opened in September 2002.
How to get there: Nearest BTS: Chidlom Sukhumvit Line, Exit 6
Contact: Tel: 0 2252 4400
Opening Hours: Daily from 07.00 am. - 09.15 pm.
Zense Restaurant 1. Zense Restaurant
Zense Restaurant is yet another rooftop eating place in Bangkok. It contains four kitchens serving Thai, Indian, Italian and Japanese food. It's a perfect place to kickback, relax and enjoy a meal and a drink after all day of shopping.
How to get there: Zense Restaurant is located on the 17th Fl. of the ZEN World at Central World 4, 45 Rajdamri Rd. / Rama I Rd. Take the BTS to the Chidlom station and walk from there.
Opening Hours: Daily from 05.30 pm. - 12.00 am.
The Ninth Cafe 2. The Ninth Cafe
The Ninth Cafe is a smart combination of a restaurant, coffee shop and a boutique for ladies where you can get ready-to-wear and made-to order dresses. The Ninth Cafe is an elegant place serving popular Thai dishes and European appetizers, salads and soups. A good place for a business meeting or an evening date.
How to get there: Located on the 59/5 Soi Langsuan. Take the BTS to the Chidlom or Rajdamri station and walk from there.
Contact: Tel: 0 2255 7125 to 7
Opening Hours: Tue - Sun from 11.00 am. - 10.00 pm.
The Circle Restaurant 1. Circle
The menu in The Circle Restaurant includes oysters, crab cakes, southern fried chicken steak, honey-glazed duck breast and crispy Caribbean jerked lamb spring rolls. Their mission is to offer a broad range of modern dishes and serve them professionally.
How to get there: BTS Phloen Chit Station Exit 2 walk to soi ruamrudee or take taxi
Contact: Tel: 0 2650 8047 to 8
Opening Hours: Daily from 11.00 am. - 02.00 pm. and 06.00 pm. -12.00 am.
Artur Restaurant 2. Artur Restaurant
The Artur Restaurant is an elegant, gourmet steakhouse. It serves prime steaks imported from the USA, Australia and Japan, foie gras, fresh seafood (oysters from France and Dover sole). The original Artur’s Caesar Salad has been well known in Bangkok since 1992. Try excellent the Cote de Boeuf (Prime Rib) and spectacular Martinis. One of the most extensive wine list in the city contains 289 positions. Friendly, attractive and well trained staff together with reasonable pricing complete the offer.
How to get there: Artur Restaurant is located on the 1st Fl. of the Bliston Suwan Park View Serviced Apartments. Take the BTS to the Chidlom station and walk from there.
Contact: Tel: 0 2658 6288
Opening Hours: Daily
Summer Palace Summer Palace
Summer Palace is Cantonese (region in China) restaurant offering expansive and sumptuous menus for dim sum among many others. Chef Cheung Chin Choi supervises the cooking and directs pecial social events, receptions and numerous holiday festivities throughout the year.
How to get there: Summer Palace is located at the Intercontinental Bangkok Hotel - Ploenchit Rd.
Contact: Tel: 0 2656 0444
Opening Hours: Daily
Le Pre grill 1. Fireplace Grill Restaurant
Fireplace Grill is a great restaurant with more than 40 years of history. A visit there is a magnificent grill experience. The food is prepared using the freshest products and an extensive wine list (including proposals from New and Old World) is available. The restaurant has two branded private rooms.
How to get there: 973 Ground Fl., Hotel Intercontinental Pleunchit Rd., Nearest BTS: Chidlom Sukhumvit Line
Contact: Tel: 0 2656 0565
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri from 12.00 pm. - 02.30 pm. and 06.00 pm. - 10.30 pm.
Mistral Restaurant 2. Mistral Restaurant
Mistral Restaurant offers exquisite flavors of a modern European cuisine in a calm ambience soothe the sous and palates of everyone who loves to eat. Try the dishes on the new a la carte and set menu for lunch and dinner.
How to get there: Gaysorn - Lobby Fl., 999 Ploenchit Rd.,Lumpinee, Nearest BTS: Chidlom Sukhumvit Line
Contact: Tel: 0 2656 1440
Opening Hours: Lunch & Dinner 3 Private rooms available
Gianni Restaurant Gianni Restaurant
TGo to the Gianni Restaurant to try amazing vitello tonnato, beef lasagna or sous-vide beef cheeks. All items on the menu are created from specialty products imported from Italy twice a week. The restaurant has been on the market more then 10 years.
How to get there: Nearest BTS Chidlom Sukhumvit Line
Contact: Tel: 0 2252 1611
Opening Hours: Mon - Sun from 11.30 am. - 02.30 pm. and 06.00 pm. - 10.00 pm.
Rioja Spanish Bar & Restaurant Rioja Spanish Bar & Restaurant
If you fancy a bit of Spanish life, color and creativity visit Rioja Spanish Bar & Restaurant which is the only authentic Spanish venue in Thailand which is owned and operated by a Spanish Chef.
How to get there: The restaurant is located on 1025 Ploenchit Rd., take the BTS to Chidlom Station
Contact: Tel: 0 2251 5761 to 2; Fax: 0 2251 5763
Opening Hours: Daily from 11.00 am. - 02.30 pm. and 06.00 pm. - 11.00 pm.
Spirit of Spa 1. Spa 1930
Pamper yourself in this exclusive Spa which blends a unique touch of Thai history and rustic atmosphere. The professional therapists are trained in the art of traditional massage, body works, and deep relaxation treatments. The Spa 1930 has a relaxation lounge where Thai herbal health drinks are served and a shop where you can buy a wide range of home spa products and body oils made in Thailand.
How to get there: The Spa 1930 is located on 42 Soi Tonson, Lumpini Pathumwan. Take the BTS to Chidlom station and walk from there.
Contact: Tel: 0 2254 8606; Fax: 0 2254 8607
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.30 am. - 09.30 pm.
Spirit of Spa 2. Spirit of Spa
Spirit of Spa offers a unique range of day spa services. The serene atmosphere of the place is emphasized by glowing candles and soft music. The decor made from wood and earth adds to the feeling of harmony and tranquility. At Spirit of Spa, science and beauty come together, creating a new standard of preventive and restorative care.
How to get there: Nearest BTS Chidlom Sukhumvit Line, go to Soi Langsuan
Contact: Tel: 0 2253 4120
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 am. - 10.00 pm.
Thai Privilege Spa 3. Thai Privilege Spa
Thai Privilege Spa focuses on providing true inner well-being, deep relaxation, health restorations and beauty rejuvenation. The Thai personnel is gifted and experienced. They have undertaken rigorous training to ensure good service, hospitality and charm.
How to get there: Thai Privilege Spa, 3rd Fl., The office at Central World. 999/9 Rama 1 Rd., Pathumwan. This spa is locate at "Central World" Mall, however you can take a Taxi or take BTS and stop by "Chidlom" Station
Contact: Tel: 0 2654 6390 to 5; Fax: 0 2654 6396
Opening hours : Mon - Fri from 09.00 am. - 06.00 pm., Saturday from 09.00 am. - 01.00 pm.
Seasons Spa 1. Seasons Spa
Seasons Spa contains 11 luxuriously appointed treatment rooms, each with a shower, private steam room, changing room and washroom. The exclusive Presidential Spa Suite with Jacuzzi bath tub is popular among the honeymooners. The Japanese spa is amongst the favorites of guests who enjoy the Spa Garden View.
How to get there: The SPA is located in the Conrad Bangkok Hotel. Take the BTS to the Phloen Chit station and walk from there.
Contact: Tel: 0 2690 9999
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. - 10.00 pm.
The Spa Athénée 2. The Spa Athénée
Intensive sightseeing or a day full of meetings in Bangkok deserves authentic relaxation which can be found in this spa which contains seven treatment rooms, beauty salon, steam bath and sauna. The team consists of caring and highly-skilled Therapists. The flagship product is Athénée Retreat. It includes an Exotic Ginger Body Polish and an Energizing Thai Massage.
How to get there: A Royal Meridien Hotel, which is steps away from Phleon Chit Station BTS
Contact: Tel: 0 2650 8800; Fax: 0 2650 8609
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 am. - 10.00 pm.
S Medical Spa S Medical Spa
S Medical Spa is the most comprehensive and luxurious medical spa in Asia. It offers a combination of spa treatments and unique medical programs. It’s a one-stop-service to optimize your health, appearance and well-being of the body, mind and soul.
How to get there: S Medical Spa is a few minutes walk from the sky train (BTS) Phloen Chit Station
Contact: Tel: 0 2253 1010
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 amp - 10.00 pm.
Amarin Plaza Bangkok 1. Gaysorn Plaza
Gaysorn Plaza is a premier luxury shopping mall offering brands like Armani, Gucci, Tiffany among many others. The top floors have a good selection of Thai handicrafts and antiques distinguished by their high quality and fairly high prices too.

How to get there: Gaysorn Plaza is located on the corner of Phloen Chit Rd. and Rajdamri Rd. (Chidlom BTS Station)
Amarin Plaza Bangkok 2. Amarin Plaza
AmAmarin Plaza is another great shopping mall located in the hart of Bangkok - Ratchaprasong shopping district. It has five floors of shops offering home decor, fine furniture, jewelry, electronics and fashion. The Naraiphand outlet offers Thai handicrafts and souvenirs. The shopping mall has a variety of restaurants and a spa.

How to get there: BTS Sky Train to Chidlom Station Taxi / Bus routes: 2, 25, 501, 508, 511, 513
All Seasons Place 3. All Seasons Place
All Seasons is the place to go for a good retail mix with anchor department stores, clothing boutiques, custom tailoring, art shop, gallery, antique shop, jewelry, watches sporting products and accessories, stationery/book stores, a wide selection of banking services, spa, health care and clinics, wine cellar, supermarket and many, many more!

How to get there: BTS Sky Train to Chidlom Station Taxi / Bus routes 2, 25, 501, 508, 511, 513
The Tunnel club 1. The Tunnel club
The Tunnel looks like a cave with a lot of space to dance. It’s opened after hours which attracts Thais and foreigners where the party is over in other places.
How to get there: Located on Langsuan Soi 5. Take taxi service / BTS Ratdamri station and walk (0.5 km) / MRT Lumphini staion and walk (1 km) to the tunner
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 pm. - 05.00 am.
Club 87 Plus 2. Club 87 Plus
Club 87 Plus is an international live band entertainment venue and bar in a modern setting with an adjacent smoking lounge. The clubs has nightly themes and is a perfect setting for corporate events.
How to get there: Located in the Conrad Hotel, 87 Wireless Rd., Phatumwan, Take a taxi to Wireless Rd. or Ruam Rudi and look for signs for All Seasons Place or Conrad Hotel Bangkok. Or take the BTS to Phloen Chit station and walk or take a taxi.
Contact: Tel: 0 2690 9395
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 pm. - 02.00 am.
Spasso 3. Spasso
Spasso is a place full of high energy and fun. Dynamic music played by the international bands makes it a good dancing venue until the early hours of the morning.

How to get there: Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, 494 Rajdamri Rd.
Contact: Tel: 0 2245 6295
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 pm. - 02.00 am.