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Ultimate Travel Guide To Asiatique The Riverfront, Bangkok – 2020

Find out the best shops, eateries, and attractions at the Asiatique the Rivefront.

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Asiatique the Riverfront warehouses and ferris wheel behind
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Located beautifully right on the Chao Phraya River, Asiatique the Riverfront is one of the most unique places you must visit in Bangkok. Here you can enjoy amazing shopping, dining, and entertainment experience featuring gorgeous river views all under one roof. Now, let’s dive right in to learn more about Asiatique!

Contents:
1. About Asiatique (opening hours, directory map)
2. Shopping at Asiatique
3. Eating at Asiatique
4. Attractions at Asiatique
5. How to get to Asiatique?

1. About Asiatique

Opened in 2012, Asiatique the Riverfront is the first large-scale riverside mall/market in Bangkok. Span over an area of nearly 30 acres, Asiatique is proud to present more than 1,500 shops and 40 restaurants organised into 4 different zones:

  1. Chareonkrung District (Warehouse 1, 2, 3, 4): handicrafts, souvenirs, home decor, massages & spa, Thai performing arts
  2. Town Square District (Warehouse 5, 6): international branded food chains, sports bar, cafes
  3. Factory District (Warehouse 7, 8, 9, 10): fashion, handicrafts, home decor, dining
  4. Waterfront District: riverside international dining, bars, event space, public broadwalk, ferris wheel
Asiatique the Riverfront and Asiatique Sky ferris wheel beside the Chao Phraya River
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You may refer to the directory map below to get a clearer picture of how Asiatique is organised. This map can also be found around this big place, which helps you to navigate around easily.

Asiatique the Riverfront directory map
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Opening Hours: Daily 4pm – 12am
Address: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand. (Google Maps)

2. Shopping at Asiatique

Of course, shopping is the most popular activity to do in Asiatique. You can get almost anything here, from fashion to home furnishings, in any budget. Just make sure to bargain hard and get the best price. Check below for some of the best shops you should visit here.

NaRaYa

NaRaYa is definitely one of the hottest and most classic handmade items you must buy in Thailand! All NaRaYa products is mainly made of cotton, it is light and easy to carry around. There are various types of prints and designs you can choose, from simple to cute and elegant.

Location: Warehouse 1
Website: https://www.naraya.com/

Chor Chang

The cute elephant is the biggest signature of the famous Chor Chang brand. You can also shop for some basic and easy-matching bags here. Although it might be slightly expensive, the quality is actually better than BKK Original.

Location: Warehouse 1, 1132-1133
Facebook: @chorchangbangkok
Instagram: @chorchang_bangkok

Inflat Decor

Inflat Decor is a unique surprise. It is the cutest and most creative fashion item that both kids and adults will love. Using inflatable concept as design, all items is bubbly and waterproof. It is now a popular brand among Japanese and Korean.

Location: Warehouse 1
Website: http://www.inflatdecor.com/

BKK Original

Get the most fashionable and affordable bags and accessories at BKK Original! Comes in all kinds of patterns and designs, BKK Original is the best gift for yourself, family, and friends.

Location: Warehouse 2, 2280-2282
Website: https://www.bkkoriginal.com/

Kon Fai

This is the place for you if you are looking for low budget Thailand souvenirs. You can find almost any kind of souvenirs here, including bags, home decor, keychain, scarf, pillow case and more.

Kon Fai souvenir shop at Asiatique the Riverfront
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Location: Warehouse 2
Facebook: @konfaithailand

Posh

Posh aims to give you a more luxurious look, rather than a Bangkok street look like others. It is one of the most famous brands for bags in Bangkok.

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Location: Warehouse 5, 5053-5054
Facebook: @poshthailandd
Instagram: @posh_th

Kor Por Or

A minimalist shop selling simple handmade leather accessories and offering FREE letters stamping service.

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Location: Warehouse 9, Alley 2
Facebook: @Korpororthailand
Instagram: @korporor

Cheetah Ciety

Just as the name implies, the style here is as wild as cheetah. If you prefer a bold and distinctive look, this is the place for you.

Location: Warehouse 7, 7014-7015
Facebook: @cheetahciety
Instagram: @cheetahciety

QUALY

Stylish, fun and creative home accessories, kitchenware, stationery, and pet products awaiting you at QUALY. All products by QUALY is designed not only to serve its functionality purpose, but also decorative purpose.

Location: Warehouse 8, H50-H51
Website: http://qualydesign.com/

Perfect Combination

Not a fan of boring leather look? You should try Perfect Combination then. It is a breakthrough for leather fashion by featuring sharp and colourful leather in its designs, definitely trendier and more impressive.

Location: Warehouse 9
Website: https://perfectcombinationpf.com/

Magnifique Et Moi

Pure white lace fashion is classy and elegant. Here you can find any kind of lacy clothing and accessories from head to toe.

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Location: Warehouse 8, H49​
Facebook: @magnifique.et.moi
Instagram: @magnifique.et.moi

Kiss Me Doll

Welcome to the magical fairytale-like Thai scarf shop! Besides featuring cute famous cartoons in its design, Kiss Me Doll also offers customers plain, floral, gothic, and many more patterns. The scarf will surely become the highlight of your ootd.

Location: Warehouse 9, Alley 3
Facebook: @kissMeDollScarf
Instagram: @kissmedoll

Try Me

One can never get enough of these cute and lovely accessories. All items here is exclusively designed by the shop owner. Therefore, you will not find the same design at other shops. It is one-of-a-kind.

Location: Warehouse 9, H27
Facebook: @tryme.shops
Instagram: @trymeshops

3. Eating at Asiatique

Asiatique has a wide range of local and international restaurants, bistros, bars, and food stalls. No matter is Thai, French, Italian, Indian, Japanese or Halal cuisines, you can definitely find something you love here. For casual and cheaper food, you may opt for the typical Thai night market style food stalls along the promenade next to the river, offering mostly Thai food. If you are looking for a more “proper” dining, there are also sit-down restaurants with air-conditioner. Read further to check out our best pick eateries at Asiatique.

Asiatique the Riverfront night market food stalls
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Asiatique the Riverfront night market food stalls with seafood
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Chachak Chaorua

The Thai Banana Pancake here is superb, you must try it! It is surprisingly better than many street-food stalls in Bangkok.

Location: Warehouse 3
Facebook: @ChachackAsiatique

Baan Khanitha

Baan Khanitha is known as one of the best Thai restaurants in Bangkok, serving the most refined and authentic Thai food. Its signature dishes include lobster green curry and Phad Thai with fresh tiger prawns.

Location: Waterfront District, R08
Website: https://www.baan-khanitha.com/

Checkmate

A riverside bistro that serves good Thai-Western fusion foods and drinks, and complemented with nice atmosphere and live band music.

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Location: Warehouse 10, E01
Website: https://www.checkmatebarandbistro.com/

Fire & Dine

Another great bar and restaurant for amazing Thai and Italian foods and alcoholic beverage. Groovy live band music is also available here, which helps to lighten up the mood.

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Location: Waterfront District, R05
Facebook: @fireanddine

Happy Fish

One of the best restaurants in Asiatique with great Thai-European fusion foods. They also serves many kinds of drinks including beer, wine, cocktails, and mocktails. Remember to try their delicious BBQ Chicken when you visit!

Location: Waterfront District, R04
Website: http://twst-group.com/happyfish/en/

3. Attractions at Asiatique

More than just a place for shopping and food, Asiatique actually has plenty of attractions that make your visit more worthwhile. You will find some Insta-worthy photo-stops and culturally enriching Thai performing arts and shows here.

Asiatique Sky (Ferris Wheel)

Asiatique Sky is the icon of Asiatique the Riverfront. This ferris wheel will be the first thing you spot when you arrive. Watching the new year countdown fireworks while riding it is even more exciting.

Website: http://www.asiatique-sky.com/

Merry Go Round

Pretty near to the ferris wheel, there is a classic two-level Merry Go Round that many people will stop by for a photo.

Muay Thai Live

How can you miss the Muay Thai live fight show when you visit Thailand? Not far, just right here, you can witness an exciting live Thai boxing fight. Combined with Muay Thai influenced entertainment performances, this 90-minute show is going to give you a delightful visual feast.

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Location: Warehouse 4
Website: http://www.muaythailive.com/

Calypso Cabaret

Join Calypso Cabaret and experience the best cabaret show in Bangkok! You will see beautiful ladyboys dressed with exquisite costumes giving an impressive Las Vegas-style miming performance that is grand and high in energy.

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Free Your Mind!

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Location: Warehouse 3
Website: https://www.calypsocabaret.com/

Joe Louis Puppet Theatre

Enjoy a traditional Thai puppetry performance blended with modern choreography at the Joe Louis Puppet Theatre, telling interesting stories from Thai mythology.

Location: Warehouse 4, S13
Website: http://www.joelouistheatre.com/

The Riverfront

Without any doubt, the biggest highlight of all is the riverfront. It is all about Chao Phraya River.

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Samadul Thai Massage

If you need a relaxing short break after a long day, visit this massage centre and enjoy a fish spa and/or massage at an affordable price.

Location: Warehouse 3, 3192
Facebook: @samadulwellness

How to get to Asiatique?

The easiest and most convenient way to go to Asiatique is to take the BTS Skytrain and Asiatique Free Shuttle Boat. Follow these steps and you will reach there safely:

  1. Take the Silom Line to Saphan Taksin BTS Station.
  2. Arrive at the Saphan Taksin BTS Station, exit from Exit 2.
  3. Follow the Exit 2 direction boards to Sathorn Pier.
  4. At the Sathorn Pier, take the Asiatique Free Shuttle Boat to Asiatique the Riverfront.
  5. Arrive at the Asiatique Pier, and right in front is the Asiatique the Riverfront.

Asiatique Free Shuttle Boat
Operating Hours: 5pm – 11pm (every 15 minutes)

NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!

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