Khlong Lat Mayom is located just a few minutes’ drive from Bangkok’s largest floating market. Unlike Taling Chan, this floating market still has the charm and authenticity of a local Thai market. Khlong Lat Mayom is less crowded and not a tourist trap; visitors can easily spend a few hours there before heading to the larger floating market not far away. It is also the best way to experience Thai food and local fruits.
Khlong Lat Mayom floating market not only has delicious traditional Thai food on offer, but also fresh fruits and above all, it is great fun! The market is not exactly floating, but can be described more as a riverside market. The waterways are very narrow and only few boats travel all alongside the riverbanks and below a low bridge. Those boats are like floating food stalls and visitors can order food while sitting on stools at low tables which are laid out on each side of the canal. It is a really unique and exotic experience.
Don’t be intimidated if you don’t know the name of the dish, an easy trick is to just point at a dish on a neighbouring table. One thing is certain, try as many as you can because the food is cheap and the portions are small. Drinks atKhlong Lat Mayom floating market are usually sold by other vendors walking around. Besides excellent food, the market also offers cheap clothes, accessories and gadgets for the home as well as flowers and plants. A great stop if you have children is a small ranch down the road from the market where little ones can ride ponies to the market and back. It is usually best to visit the market in the morning to enjoy the freshest produce.
For more information about how to get to KHLONG LAT MAYOM FLOATING MARKET, please do not hesitate to contact our concierge.
Soi Bang Ramat, Bang Phrom, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170