Social-distancing hugs and quiches.
Bangkok’s brunch game is growing and while we’re still worried about omicron lurking around, there’s nothing quite like this delicious excuse to spend some time with our friends and family at a sweet spot for decadent snacks and cheeky booze. Stacks of pancakes, the classic eggs and sourdough duo, and of course bottomless prosecco––here are all the can't miss brunches to keep your weekends exciting, hearty, and just a little bit tipsy.
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One thing is for sure, at Chim Chim it’s all about the good vibes. Chim Chim's Saturday Vinyl brunch is centered around intimate, all-vinyl sets curated with an eclectic mix of crate-diggers. Sets promise a funky mix of soul, hip hop, r’n’b, house, and more. This brunch highlights chef Antoine Darquin’s brand-new menu which includes a la carte and several vegan options. Take the classic route and order the Hangover Brekkie (B420) for a palate of eggs, bacon, sausage, and pancakes. Or, roll up their most-loved breakfast burrito (B390) for a slice of everything. Don’t miss out on their unique charcoal pancakes with caramelized grilled banana (B320) or indulge in the deli pastrami sandwich (B390). Meanwhile, sip their Mint Mocha Frappe (B130) which includes a double shot of roots espresso. For desserts, there’s a variety of cronuts, croissants, brioches, and more, but their double chocolate chip cookies served with vanilla brownie ice cream (B270) is a must-try. Served every Saturday from 11am-3pm.
Chim Chim, G/F, Siam@Siam Design Hotel, 865 Rama 1 Rd.
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Peppina’s OG branch in Sukhumvit 33 is serving some special brunch menus during weekends. Try their Nova in Purgatorio (B240) which is hill tribe eggs poached in tomato sauce with toasted Conkeys sourdough along with the pizza-style sandwich Saltimbocca Napoletano (B320). End your meal on a sweet note with some extremely fluffy pancakes, Frittelle Dolci Americane (B250) served with vanilla ice cream — because you can never go wrong with the classics. If you’re down for a boozy afternoon, then add their free-flow wine and cocktails (B900/2hours) which come with choices like Bloody Mary and Espresso Martinis. Served on Sat-Sun 10am-3pm.
Peppina, 27/1 Sukhumvit Soi 33, Bangkok.
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The new pineapple craze at Sarnies continues as they launch the seasonal Pineapple Bun Breakfast special, a.k.a Bo Luo Bao (B320) that satisfies Asian food cravings with a fluffy pineapple bun stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon, and fermented chili aioli. Jump in for their Pimp My Breakfast (B475) served with brioche bread and smoked pastrami, smashed avocado, and on the side, sip their refreshing Iced coconut long black (B140). Coffee connoisseurs will enjoy this lush green vibe that makes a great quaint morning spot.
Sarnies Roastery, 34/1 Tonson Rd., Bangkok.
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There’s never an excuse to not head to this all-time favorite brunch spot, Bangkok’s brunch nirvana. Keep your afternoons boozy with Vodka Arrabbiata with the eggs benedict (B320), complete with smoked salmon. For something lighter, the Breakfast Frittatina is a must-try that comes with a warm bowl of veggies topped with goat cheese, crème fraîche, and sprinkles of parmesan (B320). For those with a sweet tooth, their ooey-gooey blueberry ricotta pancakes (B320) are divine.
Roast, 3/F, The Commons, 335 Thonglor Soi 17, Bangkok.
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There’s nothing like this Italian cafe and brunch spot for a taste of Rome with an upscale deli vibe. Indulge in their latest menu, which features the Quince Ricotta Toast (B160), the Crab & Avocado Crostini (B380), and the Focaccia Puglia (B240). Don’t forget to wash it down with their non-alcoholic sparkling ‘Shiraz’ grape lemonade (B160).
Caffe Olives, 4 Napha Sap Soi 2, Bangkok.
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When it comes to a classic American brekkie or brunch, Breakfast Story is always a legend and they are known for their large pancakes. Dig in to their signature dish Breakfast Story (B300) for an all-in-one dish that comes with fluffy pancakes, egg, bacon, and potato. Or roll it up with Breakfast wrap and the classic french toast (B250).
Breakfast Story, 2/F, Hair of the Dog, 593/27 Sukhumvit Rd., Bangkok.