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Bangkok Old Time Coffee Shop 3

Eiah Sae

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Over at Yaowarat, the Chinatown of Bangkok, there is also yet another worth visiting traditional style coffee shop by the name of Eiah Sae. Yaowarat is where you could see the huge Chinese descendants formed the majority of the community. Most tourists and locals known Yaowarat as a heaven for street food and never have thought a nearly century old coffee shop ever existed here.

THE EXTERIOR OF EIAH SAE
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Eiah Sae was said to have established since 1927. The current location of the coffee shop was not where it was originally located. It shifted to current location from previous location not too distance away from present shop. Because of its location which was not on the main attractions of Yaowarat and on the back soi (Thai for lane) of the road, not many tourists or Thais known about the existence of the coffee shop. It was also within the quiet neighbourhood of Yaowarat. Unlike On Lok Yun or Kope Hye Tai Kee, Eiah Sae attracted the elderly crowds, those who have been living in the area for many years as well as those who know of this coffee shop establishment. Local community or those work around the area also formed part of its customers. If you found your way here, you will likely be the only foreigner around.

THE INTERIOR OF EIAH SAE
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THE MENU
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THAI ICED MILK TEA
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THE TOAST BREAD WITH CHOCOLATE SPREAD
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The menu of Eiah Sae was simple with selection of coffee or milk tea, hot or cold, iced lemon tea with toasted bread being the main dish served in classic butter and sugar, kaya or coconut paste as well as chocolate. Soft or half boiled eggs also formed part of the menu. The interior of the coffee shop which maintained the old colonial style design and architecture as well as the wooden tables and stools add in to the nostalgic feel of old style coffee shop experience over at Eiah Sae albeit the existence of a modern cafe within a boutique hotel & cafe nearby.

NEARBY BOUTIQUE HOTEL & CAFE
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Posted by kidd27 12:45 Archived in Thailand

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