What’s on BKK: Things to See, Do, Eat on Sept. 5-11, 2023

What’s on Bangkok: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on Sept. 5-11, 2023

Ahh, another week is upon us, and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in Bangkok! We’ve saved you the hassle with The Beat Bangkok's rundown of the best places to hit up and things to do right now—from blink-and-you'll-miss-it pop-up sights and new restaurant openings, to the hottest activities that you shouldn’t miss.   

To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Bangkok to see what’s best in store for the week ahead.  

1. Oyster Tuesdays at Cantina

Seafood lovers, make a beeline for Cantina Italian Kitchen this Tuesday for the best oysters deal. The restaurant offers fresh oysters at THB55 apiece every Tuesday – and not just any oysters but imported Fines de Claire No. 3 oysters! These delicacies are characterised by their homogenous shape, translucent coat, and balanced briny taste. This is available for dine-in only, so make sure to book here.

When: Sept. 5 (every Tuesday)

Where: Cantina Italian Kitchen, Ari Samphan Soi 3, Ari, Phaya Thai

How much: THB55

2. ‘Compilation’ by POD ART

"Compilation" is POD ART's solo exhibition that traverses abstract art with music-inspired themes. The show is POD ART's, also known as Thanachai Ujjin or Pod Moderndog, homage to Thailand's music scene, and is sectioned into eight parts, namely Intro, Verse, Pre-Chorus, Chorus, Verse 2, Bridge, Solo, and Outro. "Compilation" is curated by Mai Wongsawasdi.

When: Sept. 5-Oct. 8

Where: 333Gallery, Warehouse 30, 52 60 Captain Bush Lane, Bang Rak

How much: Free entry

3. Afternoon High Tea Set

Treat yourself to an indulgent Afternoon High Tea at dusitD2 Samyan this month until the end of October. Choose between Savory and Sweet, with offerings like smoked salmon on bagel, balsamic mushroom bruschetta, and croissant ham and cheese for the former and an opera cake, scone, tarts, and meille feuille for the latter. Make your reservations here.

When: 11 AM-4 PM, Sept. 5 (until Oct. 31)

Where: dusitD2 Samyan Bangkok, 333 Si Phraya Road, Si Phraya, Bang Rak

How much: THB990 for two persons

4. 68th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair 

If you love all that glitters, don't miss the 68th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair happening this week! The event is one of the longest-running jewelry trade fairs and is organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion and the Gems Jewelry Institute of Thailand. This year, trade days will be held from Sept. 6-8 and public days on Sept. 9-10. Pre-register here.

When: 10 AM-6 PM, Sept. 6-10

Where: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, 60 Ratchadaphisek Road, Khlong Toei

How much: Free admission

5. Private Tasting: Journey Through New Zealand

Experience the wines of New Zealand with this dining event on Wednesday! Sample fine selections from renowned wineries Brancott Estate and Church Road, coupled with exquisite cheeses, cold cuts, and artisan food stations, for a complete gastronomic journey. Tickets will be limited, so make sure you reserve a spot here.

When: 6 PM-8 PM, Sept. 6

Where: Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Soi 13 Road

How much: THB1,299

6. Thailand's Unexpected Culinary Treats: Artisanal Cheese and Wine

Cheese! Who doesn't love it? Thailand is known for its iconic street food and delicacies, but did you know it also has a thriving industry of local cheese and winemakers? Discover local cheese and wine at this event, which will comprise a six-city Thai Cheese Tour courtesy of Vivin Grocery. Enjoy this cheese and wine tasting alone or with company and discover more about Thailand's generation of cheese and wine artisans. Get tickets here.

When: 7 PM, Sept. 8

Where: Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand, 518/5 Ploenchit Road, Maneeya Center, Penthouse

How much: THB100 (members), THB200 (non-members)

7. All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum Brunch

Make your weekends fuller with this all-you-can-eat dim sum at Lily Fu's! This is the kind of event you shouldn't go to alone. The more, the merrier, indeed, with unlimited dim sum with your favourite people! For two hours, devour all the yummy Asian bites and delicacies you want, granted that you dine between 12 PM-5 PM. See you there!

When: Sept. 9 and 10 (every weekend)

Where: Lily Fu's, 18 Soi Sukhumvit 11, Klongtoey Nua, Watthana

How much: THB499

8. KulturHub Currywurst

KulturHub Currywurst Goethe-Institut Thailand
Photo by Facebook/Goethe-Institut Thailand

Interested in German culture? Goethe-Institute Thailand is hosting a discussion on currywurst, a popular German dish, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Uwe Timm's "The Invention of Curried Sausage." Aside from the talk, there will be a German-style grill party where you can meet new friends!

When: 4 PM-6:30 PM, Sept. 9

Where: Goethe-Institute Thailand, 18/1 Soi Goethe, Sathorn 1

How much: Free admission

9. MoveMastery the Dance Workshop

MoveMastery Dance Workshop
Photo by Facebook/Instant Coach-Grow Your Goals

Wanna dance? Catch this dance workshop happening on Saturday in dance studio Hostbkk! Learn from the guidance of expert instructors in two exhilarating but fun dance sessions that will have you getting attuned to your movement, rhythm, and creativity within. Register here.

When: 2 PM-8 PM, Sept. 9

Where: Hostbkk, Chandrphen Restaurant, Rama 4 Road MRT Lumpini Station Exit 1

How much: N/A

10. Fluid Art Painting by Avnee

Unleash your inner artist with this Fluid Art Painting class. Artist Avnee (@avstract_art on Instagram) will lead this 2.5-hour workshop, welcoming participants of all skill levels and ages to join. All materials will be provided for the session. Slots are limited, so book a spot by messaging CALM Bar & Guinguette!

When: 3:30 PM-6 PM, Sept. 10

Where: CALM Bar & Guinguette, 231/2 Soi Sukhumvit 31

How much: THB820 

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