Drinks and delicacies — these two will always hit all the right notes.

They are what we crave for breakfast, the essentials for lunch, and on our mind for dinner. Most important of all, they are the must-haves for a little afternoon pick-me-up or midday indulgence session. But if you’re a little tired of your usual coffee joints, we’ve curated a roundup of newly-opened cafes that deliver ultimate caffeinated satisfaction along with a side of sweet fulfilment. Here are five new Bangkok cafes you should check out this February 2021.

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Bonci

Saphan Kwai’s coffee community welcomes new kid to the block: Bonci A cafe slash bar, Bonci is all the rage now for their coffee as well as their minimal yet vibrant setting, so be sure to snap a few shots for the ‘gram while you’re here. The second floor also serves as a bar so as soon as the alcohol ban is lifted, you know where to head.

Bonci, 1477 Phahonyothin Road, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok, +6664 646 9245; Open: Wed-Mon, 10 am-6 pm. 

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F.I.X Coffee

It seems like Saphan Kwai has no shortage of cool-chic cafes this month. Following the success of their first branch in Saladaeng, F.I.X Coffee finds its second home nestled in Pradiphat. Although the cafe is set in a new neighbourhood, it still retains much of its original zen-like vibe that makes you feel at ease and at home.

F.I.X Coffee, 2/1 17 Soi Pradipat, Samsen Nai, Phayathai, Bangkok; +6697 171 5249; Open: Mon-Fri, 7 am-5 pm; Sat-Sun, Sat-Sun, 8 am-6 pm.

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% Arabica CentralWorld

% Arabica aficionados rejoice, your favourite coffee haunt is now opening its second official branch over at CentralWorld. Kyoto’s famed coffee shop will be ready to serve you its premium brews in a futuristic setting ­– the one they are so known and loved for. You’ll get both sip-worthy drinks as well as a like-inducing pics for your IG feed here.

% Arabica CentralWorld, Shop 103, Floor 1, Central@CentralWorld, 4, 4/5 Ratchadamri Road, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, +6698 832 0100; Open: Mon-Fri, 11 am-9 pm; Sat-Sun, 10 am-9 pm.

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Same old days

For a vintage venue that’s more than just a cafe, it’s this. Same old days is a vintage glass shop that also doles out tasty drinks and desserts. What impresses us the most is the lived-in charm that oozes out from their humble little wooden shop dubbed with woodland elements.

Same old days, Si Phraya, Bangkok, +6696 771 8999; Open: Mon-Sun, 10 am-7 pm.

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noël coffee

Situated within Feast Ratchakru, noël coffee boasts a friendly vibe as well as a friendly coffee menu with approachable prices for everyone to enjoy. The blue-brown-white hue of the venue also amps up the overall vibe, injecting a playful yet calming atmosphere for the spot.

noël coffee, 1354 Phahon Yothin 5, Khwaeng Samsen Nai, Khet Phaya Thai, Bangkok, +6662 420 4416; Open: Mon-Fri, 7:30 am-5 pm; Sat-Sun, 8:30 am-5 pm.

Kankanit Wichiantanon
Writer, Bangkok
Kankanit is a writer by day and a baker by night. If there’s one thing you should know about her, it’s that she can wax poetic about food 24/7. Her daily routine is writing, cooking, eating, repeat. They are the things that inspire her from morning 'til night.