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Patpong or Suan Lum?

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Patpong or Suan Lum?

Hija,

Only in BKK a couple of days, and wont have time to do both which would you say is the best night market to go to?

Thanks v much.

ps were staying at the Pullman

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1. Re: Patpong or Suan Lum?

hi

Suan Lum by a landslide. if still open

patpong is mostely knock offs and geared toward takeing money from tourists. not that big of a market. with many similar stalls. IMO

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Patpong is a very small market smack bang in the middle of the red light district. Interesting to see but Suan Lum wins hands down - quite large with food and entertainment.

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3. Re: Patpong or Suan Lum?

Definately Suan Lum, much more laid back and far more pleasant surroundings without rip off merchants and tacky sleaze in your face all the time.

Some great places to eat or have a cold beer or two also.

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Which food stalls or restaurants would you recommend in Suan Lum?

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no question that Suan Lum is the better market for the actual shopping experience, much better quality wares and better prices as well, although the people watching around Patpong is interesting and fun.

Food at the Suan Lum Beer Garden is great, pretty much any type of Thai hawker food you could ask for, plus many international choices as well. Beer seemed to be a bit pricey, though. Central World Plaza beer gardens have litres for half the price of Suan Lum. Live music at Central World Plaza is much better as well.

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6. Re: Patpong or Suan Lum?

I would suggest the open air bbq and beer garden right next to Lumphini underground station, usualy have a guy strumming a guitar and singing it is very relaxing and food is good.

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7. Re: Patpong or Suan Lum?

Thanks for info J

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Good choise for a meal is also behind the Suan Lum market, there are some nice thai and italian restaurants half hidden on a side lane!

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