May Kaidee's Vegetarian Restaurant

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59 Tanao Rd, Banglamphu, Bangkok, Thailand

Long-established vegetarian restaurant in Bangkok by friend of Cow, May Kaidee. Serves vegan food menu of Thai dishes. The location is near Khao Sarn Rd, in alley behind Burger King. Upstairs is a vegetarian cooking school with also balcony seating for restaurant guests. Offers all-you-can-eat buffet on Saturday evenings from 6pm. Note that its other location at 33 Samsen Rd had shut down in early-2017. Open Mon-Sun 9:00am-10:00pm.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Thai, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out

100 Reviews

First Review by amonroea

Best Thai food in BKK - Edit

The food at May Kaidee is so flavorsome. The Saturday night buffet is a steal at 150 baht all you can eat. I live in Bangkok and just keep coming back! If your veggie or vegan this is a must! Even if not... the flavors cannot was beaten.

Pros: Lots of vegan options , Delicious flavors, Cheap price!

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Great value and great taste - Edit

I am slightly biased as I attended a 10 day cookery school with these guys a couple of years ago but I eat here frequently and it never fails to satisfy and impress.

Pros: Healthy, Good value, Always delicious

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yummy - Edit

Best pad Thai so far 😊

Pros: plenty of vegan options , cheap

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5 Star plus - Edit

We were absolutely overwhelmed by this place! The variety of food is very good and everything tasted so fresh.
We eat there several times and attended the 3 hour cooking class with Nudi. He‘s so much fun.
The Staff is so friendly and always smiling.
We highly recommend this place!

Pros: delicious food, friendly staff, fair price

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Cooking class was the highlight of our trip - Edit

Highly recommend the cooking class. They teach you how to make masaman curry, pad thai, mango salad, fresh rolls, mango sticky rice and more. You also get a copy of all of the recipes so you can make them at home. We learned so much from this class, can't recommend it enough.

Come hungry!

Updated from previous review on 2018-03-26

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Herzliche Atmosphäre & super leckeres Essen - Edit

Zwar wird die untere Etage von May Kaidees gerde umgebaut jedoch hatte die obere Etage dennoch geöffnet. Man konnte so den Köchen/Köchinnen direkt zuschauen. Es handelt sich hierbei nicht um ein schickes fancy Restaurant sondern um ein authentisches eher rustikales Restaurant. Das ist jedoch auf keinen Fall negativ - im Gegenteil. Die Mitarbeiter sind sehr freundlich, haben immer ein Lächeln auf dem Gesicht obwohl sie einiges zu tun haben. Das Essen dauert zwar etwas länger im Vergleich bsp. zum Ethos (in der selben Straße) - jedoch ist das Essen auch super lecker. Wir hatten u.a. die Currys - die waren echt sehr lecker.

Pros: Freundliche Mitarbeiter, Sehr lecker, gute Atmosphäre

Cons: Kann teilweise etwas länger dauern - aber es lohnt

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Delicious choices - Edit

Love all the different Thai salad options as well as the classic papaya salad - there's banana blossom, green mango, and our favourite, smokey aubergine (eggplant).

Green curry, tom yum, tom kha, and the green curry noodles were all delicious.

Nice smoothies.

If you like this place, try the May Kaidee in Chiang Mai which has a similar menu and just as well made but also includes regional specialties and is slightly cheaper.

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Cooking school - Edit

We had lot of fun in May Kaidee's cooking school. All dishes were vegan, just in pad thai was optional egg. After course it was hard to choose what was the best dish. I was leaving so full! The peanut sauce, red curry sauce, pad thai, tom yam! All so delitious. I can say the massaman curry they teach us was the best I tasted in all Thailand yet.

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Bomb buffet - Edit

After two months of super bland food in the Philippines May Kaidee's saturday buffet was a heaven on earth for me. I think 150bht was very reasonable price for the selection and quality. Three hours after eating and I'm in serious food coma.

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yum - Edit

I ate here everyday I was in BKK. Nice service, a little over priced - but that’s bangkok

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Delicious Thai Food and Great Cooking Class - Edit

I went here with my omni father and ordered several dishes. To start I got a Thai iced tea with soy milk - it was a little weak but still good. We also got a green mango salad and fresh Thai roll. The Thai roll came with this amazing sauce and was light and refreshing. The mango salad I wouldn't order again as it was too acidic and had an odd taste.
The show stoppers were the pad Thai. My dad said it was the best thing he'd eaten in months! The thick curry was also really good.
I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for vegan food in Bangkok!

ETA I did the one day Thai cooking class today and would highly recommend. Now I feel confident that I can make authentic (ish) Thai dishes at home :)

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💚 love 💚 - Edit

Great food, try all the thai dishes your carnivore friends talk about - vegan style! I totally recommend the papaya sallad, pumpkin hummus, pad thai, any of the curries... if you have a day to spare, take a cooking class - best invested money ever!

Pros: friendly, vegan, awesome

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VEGAN DREAM - Edit

I love this place so so so much! The food is sensational and also so beautifully presented! I love it here because it is such a welcoming vibe, the food is sensational and it is just a real joy to come here and feast!

Pros: Brilliant food choices, Food presentation is on point, Great Location

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Five star food! - Edit

Ordered the fresh spring rolls, tom yam soup and a guay tiew dish. Simply INCREDIBLE! Will be going back

Pros: Fresh ingredients , Cooking classes, Extensive menu

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expensive, great food - Edit

Good food, pleasant atmosphere, insane prices! Go for the rice and soup as the “full spread” option is 40 baht more and you get a tiny salad. Much cheaper options available, but a nice splurge

Pros: excellent food

Cons: no WiFi (why is this even possible), expensive $$$$, misleading menus

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one of my favorite restaurants in the world - Edit

Been coming here for over a decade and the food is always delicious! Definitely go for the Saturday night brunch and take a cooking class. The cooking class is a feast in itself so go hungry!

Pros: delicious, good portions, good people

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Dope Sauce - Edit

Authentic, quality, with plenty of options. They also offer cooking classes; Would love to have had more of an appetite as I only was able to get through the wakame roll and Tom Kah before throwing in the towel. All of the food around me looked and smelled wonderful. People were stoked. Service is drawn out, but that seemed appropriate. Very Happening spot in a quiet alley behind the BK at the east end of Khoa San, easy to pass by.

Pros: Authentic , OPTIONS OPTIONS OPTIONS

Cons: out of some of the more popular dishes (busy busy), the alley out front was pretty trashy and gross

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Amazing! - Edit

This is my favorite restaurant in Bangkok! The food is so tasty, authentic, and a great value. I highly recommend the cooking classes as well :)

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delicious!! - Edit

Beautiful simple restaurant off one of the main roads. Large menu and very friendly kind staff!!soooo cheap!food is fresh and delicious!had the panang curry which was sensational!definitely reccommend going here. Its literally in the little alley behind burger king off koh san road. Turn down this alley n take ur first left n its aboyt 20metres down. They have clear signange u cant miss it

Pros: vegan option heaven , friendly staff , large menu with all the thai favs!!

Cons: none

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absolutely amazint - Edit

I had the fresh spring roles and a curry. Best food I had in Bangkok, much better than mango or ethos in the area

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Great vegan food near Khao San Road - Edit

The best Pad Thai I’ve ever had was here. Good service, big menu. Definitely a must if you’re visiting Bangkok. This place is already on our list for places to eat next visit too :)

Pros: Delicious authentic Thai food , Location: quiet side street, Cheap

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Slow service and greasy food - Edit

We were really looking forward to eating at this restaurant as we always support vegan restaurants whenever possible. In Bangkok, we have had the pleasure of eating at Veganerie Concept, Govinda's Italian, Walee Vegetarian, and May Veggie Home, all of which we love. We were expecting similar quality, but unfortunately the food here was just too greasy.

We ordered the Coconut soup, Pad See U, and vegetable tempura and we could taste the oil in all dishes. The worst was the vegetable tempura which just seemed saturated with oil, we could only eat a few pieces. Due to the amazing reviews I can only assume it is not like this all the time, but on this night (Dec. 21, 2017) it just wasn't good.

One final gripe that worsened our experience, was the fact that we ordered two Iced Thai Teas at the same time as everything else, but only got them after the Soup and Tempura were served 20 minutes later.

If we make a trip out to the Khaosan Rd area again, we will probably give another vegan restaurant a try.

Pros: Vegan, Reasonably priced, Good location

Cons: Greasy food, Slow service, Unattractive decor

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buffet is a very good deal - Edit

We also took thw buffet on saturday evening for 150 bht. It was very tasty even if it isn't the Restaurant with the nicest atmosphere. But I would 100% recommend it though.

Pros: cheap, buffet is fully vegan, stuff speaks English

Cons: too warm "inside" (there is just a roof but under

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Really good and cheap - Edit

We liked this place, many options, but we acutally had better thai food at a place in Cambodia. But we enjoyed a lot and tried the curry and the rolls. So many places in bangkok so we did not go back a revisit.

Pros: Cheap, Easy to find

Cons: A little too spicy

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OMG GREAT! - Edit

I AM BLOWN AWAY, THEY ARE HAVING ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFEE FOR 150baht, the flavors are very perfect, and no tiny chilli bombs to light your fire. Not that chilli is bad, but for many falangs, it can be a hot experiance. They have a complete Thai menu and offer there own homemade drinks. i believe there are a few May Kaidees in bankok and chaing mai.

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The Buffet!!! - Edit

I'm a fat vegan, and have been to my share of vegan buffets. This is placed in my top 3 of all time for sure. Everything was very very tasty. And a good variety to choose from too. They do the buffet once a week, Saturday at 6, for 150 BHT per person. I usually come here for the Panang curry for lunch which is phenomenal! But this was my first for the buffet. I will definitely back!

Pros: Amazing Food

Cons: There are none.

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OK - Edit

The food is fine, and the Saturday buffet is a good value.

Unless you are near Khao San though, I don't think it is worth the effort to get there from other parts of town.

Pros: Buffet is good value. Vegan and vegetarian

Cons: In the heart of the backpacker district which is n

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