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What to do in Bangkok: 7-13 May 2024

There are always exciting events happening every week in the city. Make sure you’re in the know of hot events, and things to do in Bangkok with our weekly round-up. Here’s what to do in Bangkok this 7-13 May 2024.

So many foreign talents are in town for the week. Please give them a warm Bangkok welcome as you dine on great food, sip on fine drinks, and feel the great vibes of the many establishments the city has to offer. Grab your best company, for here is what to do in Bangkok this 7-13 May 2024.

[Hero and featured image credit: The Pickwicks Chronicles]

What to do in Bangkok: 7-13 May 2024

Image credit: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

Christyne Lee of Tess Bar & Kitchen guest shift at The Loft Bangkok

9 May, 8.30-11.30pm

10 years in the business, Tess Bar & Kitchen is still packed most nights for good reasons. Learn all of those at once with their head bartender, Christyne Lee, as she serves up whisky cocktails to pair with the sky-high view of the city, as well as her warm hospitality for one night only. Tess is famed for their classic twists, so you can expect those to be top-notch.

You can find more information at The Loft Bangkok.

Image credit: MUST Wine Bar

Chef Oat Nattaphon of Heh Phuket kitchen takeover at MUST Wine Bar

9 May, 6pm onwards

Chef Oat Nattaphon’s portfolio is nothing short of impressive. He was the winning challenger chef on Iron Chef Thailand, won Top Chef 2023, catered for the Formula 1 Australia Grand Prix and Australian Open, and opened Heh with his business partners, alongside so much more. Chef Oat is bringing his expertise to take over the kitchen at MUST Wine Bar for one evening only. Reservations strongly recommended.

You can find more information at MUST Wine Bar.

Image credit: pickwicks.bkk/Instagram

Mihai Toncea of Potato Head Singapore guest shift at The Pickwicks Chronicles

9 May, 9pm-midnight

It’s going to be a good time when Potato Head Singapore is in the house. They’re world-famous for good food, great drinks, and lively vibes. Mihai is bringing at least two of these into Bangkok for one night only as he serves up gin-based cocktails that will sweep you right off your feet.

You can find more information at The Pickwicks Chronicles.

Image credit: Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok

Sean and Khánh of The Hudson Rooms guest shift at Bar.Yard

9 May, 8-11pm

Oysters, caviar, finest whiskies — The Hudson Rooms at Capella Hanoi has all of them, and we’re manifesting they’re bringing all of them to Bar.Yard for the night. Join the sky-high bar in welcoming Bar Manager Sean and Head Bartender Khánh as they stand behind the stations serving up nothing but good vibes and great drinks.

You can find more information at Bar.Yard.

Image credit: 008 Bar

Guillermo Serrano of Dr. Stravinsky guest shift at 008 Bar

9-10 May, 6pm onwards

If you’re in the mood for some adventure and innovation, Guillermo does not disappoint. Normally standing behind Dr. Stravinsky, Barcelona, he’s serious about incorporating fermentation with his menus. He’ll be taking over 008 Bar for two nights straight, from start to finish. Coupled with the live jazz, it’s the place to be.

You can find more information at 008 Bar.

Image credit: CLARA

Chef Antimo Merone of Estro and Chef Christian Martena of CLARA four-hands dinner

11 May, 6pm onwards

It’s a clash of two Italians, and two Southern ones at that. Naples-native Chef Antimo Merone looks at Neapolitan cuisine through a modern lens. His restaurant Estro received a Michelin star, and earned its place on No. 71 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024 list. He’s coming to showcase his cooking for just one special evening as he joins hands with Chef Christian Martena of CLARA. Reservations required.

You can find more information at CLARA.

Image credit: opm.bkk/Instagram

Davide Osso and Karl Follo of HIMKOK guest shift at Opium Bar

13 May, 8pm onwards

Translated to “moonshine” in Norwegian, HIMKOK showcases the artistic intersection between mixology and fashion through Norwegian culture. It’s a success so much so that they catapulted into No.10 of the World’s 50 Best Bars list in 2023. Let Davide and Karl transport you to another world through fine drinks, one night only at Opium Bar.

You can find more information at Opium Bar.

Spring has sprung for Roku Gin’s seasonal campaign at 9 bars across Bangkok

Until 31 May, per each bar’s opening times

Winter is evidently over, and now Spring is in. It’s a season of florals, fresh ingredients, and everything refreshing — all perfect to go with some good gin. Roku Gin’s seasonal campaign is now ongoing at 9 bars in Bangkok: Lennon’s, The Loft, Lost in Thaislation, Opium, Bar Us, Rabbit Hole, W Lounge, Inside Bar, and Bar Lance. Grab a friend and make this a checklist.

Image credit: The St. Regis Bangkok

Che Buono Epic Dinner Buffet at VIU Restaurant

Until 30 June, 6-10pm

The Italian peninsula holds lots of diverse flavour profiles. VIU Restaurant’s new dinner buffet brings in Northern, Central, and Southern regions all in one sitting, made with imported ingredients from Italy, and cooked to perfection. Dig into the lobster risotto, share a classic margherita pizza, savour Roman-style veal cutlets, and a whole lot more. Now that’s amore.

You can more information at The St. Regis Bangkok.

What to do in Bangkok: 7-13 May 2024

Vichayuth Chantan

Digital Writer, Drinks and Dining

Writer by day and skinny legend by night, Vichayuth focuses on the hospitality industry of Thailand. You'll often find him at a bar finding new friends, discovering new drinks, and silently judging you from across the room.

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