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LONG TABLE

Long Table is a sky bar and restaurant in the district Asok. Here you can enjoy good food and socialize while drinking beverages with a stunning view over Bangkok from 120 meters altitude! We visited this amazing location in 2019 while we enjoyed the friendly service, a good three-course dinner and delicious cocktails.

View from Long Table over the skyline of Bangkok

Where in Bangkok is Long Table?

Long Table is a ten-minute walk from BTS Station Asok and a 15-minute walk from Metro Station Sukhumvit. This makes this sky bar and restaurant easily accessible and you can avoid traffic jams on the road. Long Table is located next to Benjakiti Park in the Column Tower on the 25th floor.

ALSO CHECK Our list with best hotels in Asok.

The long table and more

At Long Table there are certainly places for a romantic dinner for 2. But this sky bar is called Long Table for a reason! The longest table in the restaurant is 25 meters and has room for 45 people! Probably the longest table in Bangkok or even all of Thailand! It is rightly the showpiece of the restaurant! The look & feel of the restaurant and bar is also very beautiful! On the desk you enter, the full name of Bangkok is written in Thai. This one’s name is nice and long, just like the table!

DO YOU KNOW The official name of Bangkok is Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit.  In Thai this is: กรุงเทพมหานคร อมรรัตนโกสินทร์ มหินทรายุธยา มหาดิลกภพ นพรัตนราชธานีบูรีรมย์ อุดมราชนิเวศน์มหาสถาน อมรพิมานอวตารสถิต สักกะทัตติยวิษณุกรรมประสิทธิ์

Entry counter at which the official name of Bangkok is written out

Image: Long Table

 

Tables to dine at in Long Table

Image: Long Table

 

Outside on the terrace

In 2019 we visited Long Table, we were there on a weekday and it was still nice and quiet. Maybe it was because we wanted to see the sunset and were there early. We had asked if we could eat outside on the comfortable sofas, so we could fully enjoy the view. A nice place to start a very nice evening in Bangkok!

Lounge sofas on the terrace of Long Table
Outside on the terrace of Long Table in Bangkok

Images: ThailandMagazine.com

 

DO YOU KNOW? At Long Table there is also a small swimming pool with an incredibly beautiful view over the city. Unfortunately, only guests staying at the Column Hotel can make use of this service. This hotel is located in the same building as Long Table.

The pool at Long Table overlooking the sky line of Bangkok
The pool at Long Table overlooking the sky line of Bangkok

Images: ThailandMagazine.com

 

A table with a view

From the terrace you look out on Benjakitti Park and the Ratchada Lake. One of the rare pieces of green in the built-up neighborhood of Asok. The view from here is really superb! Especially the slow transition from day to night when all the lights are on is magical!

View from Long Table over the skyline of Bangkok with Lake Ratchada in Benjakiti Park in the foreground
View from Long Table over the skyline of Bangkok
View from Long Table over the skyline of Bangkok
View from Long Table over the skyline of Bangkok in the dark

Images: ThailandMagazine.com

 

Thai Sharing Set Menu

After we had an aperitif, we decided what we wanted to eat. We went for the Thai Sharing Set Menu! That way we could taste and share all kinds of things. Always fun together! The appetizer, the king crab salad with avocado and wasabi-sesamdressing tasted excellent!

Chilled Alaska King Crab, Avocado Salsa and Wasabi Sesame Dressing - Long Table in Bangkok

As main course we had Wagyu Beef with spinach, sautéed mushrooms and fried onion rings. Also a fish swimmed by, the grilled fillet of sea bass with white wine sauce. Both main courses tasted delicious!

Wagyu Beef at Long Table
Sea bass at Long Table

For dessert we had Mango Sticky Rice (so addicted to this!) and vanilla ice cream with a syrup of passion fruit and a crisp of sesame. The dishes were as tasty as they looked!

ALSO CHECK The menu, the drinks and the wine list of Long Table.

Mango Sticky Rice at Long Table
Raspberries and sesame crisp with passion fruit syrup and vanilla ice cream

So you think you can shake?!

Because we wanted to hang around for a while we decided to order another cocktail. When we asked at the bar for more information about the cocktails it turned out that we were lucky. We were told the bar team was working on a new map. Or else we wouldn’t want to test two cocktails. For such an experience like this we are always in the mood!

The bar with bartenders at Long Table in Bangkok

First we got to see their recipe, a mixologist secret so unfortunately we are not allowed to share it. “What happens at Long Table – Stays at Long Table.” There were three bartenders working that night so we got to see three recipes. Every cocktail was a brainchild from one of the bartenders. We could choose two out of three recipes. Unfortunately one bartender had to drop out right away… It’s not easy to be a judge!

Cocktail recipe at Long Table in Bangkok
Cocktail recipe at Long Table in Bangkok
Cocktail recipe at Long Table in Bangkok

Love Potion vs The Immortal

The jury had spoken, through to the finals went the Love Potion and The Immortal. It should be clear which one the woman and which one the man had chosen… We sat down again on our comfortable sofas and enjoyed the view for a while. The sultry evening and the background music of the DJ created a very nice atmosphere. We enjoyed another great evening in the city we love so much!

Preparation of The Immortal at Long Table in Bangkok
Preparation of the Love Potion at Long Table in Bangkok

And the winner is…

After about fifteen minutes the finalists came to the table. A small glass with a pink liquid called Love Potion and the larger glass consisting of a cocktail of two colors, The Immortal. We tasted our cocktails skillfully while being watched with big eyes by the staff, the tension was running high… We asked to be left alone for a while so we could have a proper consultation as befits a real jury!

The Immortal en Love Potion cocktails at Long Table in Bangkok

SAVE MONEY Between 17:00 and 19:30 it’s Happy Hour at Long Table. You’ll get two drinks for the price of one from a pre-selected card. Nice to combine with some tapas. The price for three tapas is 399 baht.

Is the Long Table worth a visit?

Yes, it is! Of course there are a lot of sky bars and rooftop bars in Bangkok, but we had a fantastic time there! The friendly staff will certainly contribute to this! What really matters here is the beautiful location and view combined with the tasty dishes and quality cocktails. That’s why we also recommend to sit outside on the terrace and preferably during sunset.

Sunset at Long Table in Bangkok

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Sunset at Long Table in Bangkok

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What else is there to do in this area of Bangkok?

We think Asok is a very nice area to stay. The metro and sky train in this area is of course very nice! Especially for you we have listed some nice places in Asok. Look for good accommodations, eating and drinking places and other nice spots in the Info Box.

Long Table 48 16 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand Tel : +66 2302 2557 9 Website: www.longtable.com Email: info@longtablebangkok.com & infolongtablebangkok@gmail.com Open: Tuesday until Sunday from 17:00 tot 02:00 (Monday closed)

  • Kisso Japanese Restaurant TIP! Our favourite Japanese restaurant near Terminal 21. To kiss so tasty!
  • Indulge Fusion & Cocktail Bar Enjoy Asian fusion dishes both indoors and outdoors, highly recommended! Also very nice to drink a cocktail.
  • Paris Mikki TIP! Paris Mikki is a household name in Bangkok with its delicious pastries, cakes and other delicacies!
  • Meu Republic Highly regarded restaurant with nice industrial layout. Recommended if you’re in the neighborhood.
  • After You TIP! Fantastic dessert cafe where you really must have tasted something!
  • El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse Meat, meat and more meat! Especially for the carnivores among us and located right next to Terminal 21.
  • Punbun Bakery Known for her garlic or butter toasts, a must try when you’re in Terminal 21!
  • Charley Brown’s Mexican Cantina Charley is a great Mexican restaurant and a welcome change if you’re hungry for something other than Thai.
  • Kaprao Tapae Are you a sucker for phat kaprao (chicken or minced meat with Thai basil) then you should be here! Super good but also very hot hot hot!
  • Bon Chon Chicken Are you crazy about phat kaprao (chicken or minced meat with Thai basil) then you should be here! Super good but also very hot hot hot!
  • Barcelona Gaudi Run by a friendly Spaniard, tasty Spanish dishes like paella, just imagine yourself in Barcelona olee olee!

Also check our article with best restaurants in Nana. An area not so far from Long Table.

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Sky Train The BTS Asok station is part of the so-called Sukhumvit line. Read more about the use of the sky train in Bangkok. Metro (MRT) During your stay in the Asok area you can also get off at the Sukhumvit station. This station is located near the BTS Asok and the Terminal 21 shopping mall. Khlong Boat In the vicinity of Asok there are a number of boarding places for the boats over the khlongs (canals). The nearest is Prasan Mot. Look for more information on the site of Transit Bangkok.

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