While drinking water is still the best way to keep us hydrated, drinks that contain wholesome ingredients are becoming part of the healthy food trend. From tasty kombucha and refreshing cold-pressed juice to traditional tea with a modern twist, here is a list of trendy spots where you can get guilt-free drinks that will enrich both your health and lifestyle in one go.
Located in Chinatown, the former old double shop house has turned into Bangkok’s first kombucha brewery. Curated by its concept of pure living, Pure Luck Bangkok aims to make 100% organic kombucha — fermented sweet tea with various health benefits, and to create a symbiotic enterprise and lifestyle by growing vegetables from tea waste on their rooftop garden. With over eight flavors from Mr. Oolong to Chocolate Mint Cookie kombucha, tea lovers would be in absolute bliss. Those hankering to learn the art of fermentation should attend their Kombucha School 101 class, so you could turn into the brewmaster yourself, too.
Pure Luck Bangkok, 11 Soi 3, Rama IX 43, Suan Luang, Bangkok, +6685 394 5544
We’ve been told that that more colourful our foods are, the more nutrients they have. So head over to Broccoli Revolution at the corner of Sukhumvit 49, where you get to sip a glass of cold-pressed juice in its tropical setting. If you are looking for the healthiest drinks in town, treat yourself with a colorful fruit and veggie smoothie served in a bowl with wholesome toppings like granola and dried coconuts at their juice bar.
Broccoli Revolution, 899 Sukhumvit Road, Soi 49, Bangkok, +6695 251 9799
Those who need an extra healthy boost of nutrients but can’t resist the pleasure of indulgence, Ditto Modern Tea will show you a creative way of enjoying tea. Located on the second floor of CentralWorld, Ditto’s skillful tea connoisseurs brew drinks using loose leaf teas, fresh fruit, and premium ingredients. While their signature cold brewed teas made with fresh fruit are worth trying, we also recommend the matcha tea topped with a flood of cream cheese to add a bit of a guilty pleasure if you are not yet ready for the robust flavor of tea leaves. Here comes the fun part: each drink comes with a hidden message that you can pull from the tip of the paper attached to the tea cup sleeve — whatever you read will surely put a smile on your face.
Ditto Modern Tea , Central World, Bangkok, +6692 424 6450
Best known as a wellness center with a holistic approach combining vegetarian food, yoga, and Ayurveda, Suananda’s Vegetarian Garden Café is an oasis of health for both vegan and non-vegan foodies nestled in one of the city’s most bustling areas, Silom. Based on the principle of Ayurveda originated from India, you will enjoy their homemade meals served alongside healthy drinks like hot milk with saffron and almond, fresh juice, and even cardamom caffe latte.
Suananda, 109/9 Thanon Pan Silom, Bangkok, +6680 805 4318
The benefits of juice come from its freshness. Following this belief, Peef Juice Bar & Fruit Café set themselves a goal of serving only fresh pressed juice made to order. Tucked away in Soi Ekkamai 19, this juice bar is decorated with wooden worktop, glass walls, dangling plants and a cozy backyard — with white walls and furniture that add extra chic to the design. A wide range of juice combinations is offered here with absolutely no added sugar or ice. Those looking to to give your body a big cleanse, try their Greenday made from veggies and green apples to start your day the healthiest way.
Peef Juice Bar, Ekkamai 19, Bangkok, +6682-823-8833