There are two pleasures in Thailand: Shopping and dining are on the streets around Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. Along with food street stalls everywhere serving both snacks and beverages, quality restaurants from many regions converge on customers from all over the world to come here for shopping, dining and explore. Where to eat in Chiang Mai and what to eat at Chiang Mai Night Bazaar? Today with Living Nomads, let’s discover Chiang Mai Night Bazaar restaurants — Top 10 best food courts & best restaurants near Chiang Mai Night Bazaar below.
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1. Raming Tea House
This is one of the most attractive places to have lunch or a good afternoon tea at Tha Pae. This wooden-villa was built by a Chinese businessman who moved to the city in the 1800s. The air inside is quite bright, and especially in the cooler months, the garden is the perfect place to enjoy tea and coffee.
Both tea and coffee in Raming Tea House are served at the local, friendly with nature. When you come in, you can find a whole store that sells both pots and teapots, terracotta sets for dinner and other decorations.
Raming Tea House
Address: Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiềng Mai 50300, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 9:30 am to 6 pm
Telephone: +66 53 242 292
2. Anusarn Market Walking Street, Bars & Restaurants
The Anusara Food Court is located in a courtyard where shopping, dining, and entertainment combine to create a fun night time. Restaurants and bars are located along the outside, sellers in the market queue in the middle, the last is the food stalls, filled the whole area. From freshly baked seafood to Indian curry, you can enjoy all here.
Although the place is a slightly touristy tendency, the atmosphere is quite relaxed and friendly. Many of the food stalls here sell delicious green peppers, called “nam prik noom” (it’s not too spicy) and even crispy pigskin”geap moo”. These delicious snacks are combined with the name Chiang Mai, so you should buy some at Anusarn Food Court and enjoy their taste.
Anusarn Market Walking Street, Bars & Restaurants
Address: Changklan Rd, Tambon Chang Khlan, San Sai District, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 6 pm to 11:30 pm
Telephone: +66 53 818 340
3. Baan Jangarpor
Baan Jangarpor Restaurant in Chiang Mai is a beautiful villa built of teak wood. It is rumored that this place is already 150 years old. Inside, everything has been refurbished for a new face to give your dinner a sense of Thai ambiance and atmosphere.
Come here to try “kantoke”, a traditional Chiang Mai meal with vegetables, chili and meat, all beautifully presented on a tray of woven rattan. They also serve famous dishes with tourists such as Thai Pad and spring rolls. To get Baan Jangarpor, you have to go along Loi Kroh Road and towards Ping River.
Address: 71 Charoenprathet Street, Changkran, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 5 pm to 11 pm, except for Monday and Wednesday
Telephone: +66 (0)53 275 030
4. The Whole Earth
The Whole Earth restaurant in Chiang Mai is an attractive place for lunch or dinner, located in a traditional Thai house. Diners can choose to eat inside or outside, located on the extension of the restaurant. The menu includes Thai dishes and also Indian dishes. There is a special section for veggies, vegetarian dishes in Whole Earth.
While the meals here are more expensive than many other restaurants in the same style, guests in Whole Earth instead of having the opportunity to rest in the quiet surroundings. It has been opened for more than 30 years, the Whole Earth restaurant has a high rating on the guide for dining groups.
The Whole Earth
Address: 88 Sri Donchai Rd, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 11 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 53 282 463
5. Kao Kab Kang
Kao Kab Kang (curry with rice) is a restaurant located opposite the popular tourist attractions, Art in Paradise on Chang Klan Road. It’s located a few kilometers south of the Night Bazaar, but the food is delicious and worth the trip. The menu is “dominated” by the whole Thai food, and they prepare these dishes are also extremely good always.
Try Red Thai Curry with chicken and cow; it is prepared based on the spice you desire. The staffs at Kao Kab Kang speak English, friendly and warm also. Families with young children should come here for a meal, because they also serve teddy bear in the form of baby food.
Kao Kab Kang
Address: 164/110, Chang Klan Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 11 am to 2 pm; in the evening, opening from 5 pm to 11 pm
Telephone: +66 84 614 3040
6. Le Spice
Le Spice is one of the top Indian and Arabic restaurants in Chiang Mai, offering curries in a pleasant atmosphere. It is located near Ban Haw Church on Chang Klan Road, and it is the center of all nightlife at Night Bazaar also.
At Le Spice, freshly baked meat put out from the tandoor oven will be served to customers with fruit and vegetables and halal dishes at affordable prices. It is opened for dinner at 5 pm only, you can refer to the set meal selections, including both appetizers and main courses for two people.
Address: 31 Chareon Prathet Soi 6, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiềng Mai 50100, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 11 am to 11 pm
Telephone: +66 53 234 962
7. Favola at Le Meridien Hotel
The Favola is a 5-star hotel in Le Meridien, where guests will be served in a thoughtful way and with a choice of classic Italian dishes. Only open for dinner, this is an ideal place where you can enjoy a “package” meal or simply a pizza is baked on the rock.
The dining room is so modern with an open-design kitchen, and the wine room contains about 1000 labels. The Le Meridien Hotel is located in the center of the Night Bazaar, it is so convenient for a refreshing meal and to help you sleep well before or after shopping.
Favola at Le Meridien Hotel
Address: 108 Chang Klan Road, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 5 pm to 11 pm
8. Moxie Restaurant Chiang Mai
Moxie Restaurant is the dining hall of the Dusit D2 Hotel, it is offering you a sophisticated mix of traditional Thai cuisine and dishes combined with another cuisine. Located a few meters from the Night Bazaar, you can find the restaurant on the ground floor of the hotel. This place gives you a sense of relaxed and luxury feel. Open for both lunches and dinners, the restaurant will start closing at 10:30 pm.
Moxie Restaurant Chiang Mai
Address: Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Opening hours: Daily from 06:30 until 22:30
Telephone: +66 (0) 5399 9999
9. Red Lion
As a symbol of English boozer, the Red Lion gives you an impressive menu; there are many beers to choose also. Come here when you like to eat fish or snack, chips or a hearty steak, you will not feel disappointed. The restaurant is decorated with paintings and pictures on the walls to remind any British people of their homeland. The location of this restaurant is also extremely convenient for visitors to Night Bazaar. And it is just a few steps from the central Loi Kroh intersection
Address: 123 Loi Khro Road, Night Bazaar
Opening hours: Daily from 11 am – 1 am
Telephone: +66 (0)53 818847
10. The Food Court at Kalare
Food Court Kalare is located deep in Kalare night market. The food here is definitely the famous Thai food that can be prepared quickly, but it still brings excellent quality and taste. This is probably the cheapest place to eat in the whole area, with noodle soups costing between 1.5 dollars and 1.6 dollars. Curry is not more than 3 dollars. Sit down at any table to keep your seat, and then you can order from any of the vendors that take your vancy.
The Food Court at Kalare
Address: Chang Klan Road, Night Bazaar
Opening hours: Daily from 4:30 pm-11:30 pm
Telephone: +66 88 267 3855
You can not go to this land without trying some local Lanna-style food like Chili sauce or Northern Thai specialty sausage. So, you can’t miss these top restaurants. Most of the restaurants listed here are geared towards bringing you the full taste of the north. And the more wonderful they are, the more they will help you make a perfect choice, whether for a great dinner party or just a casual dinner.
Read more Chiang Mai travel guide at here.