Corgi and Cats Galore – Animal Cafe in Bangkok!

Some people go to Bangkok for shopping, some for the massage. And then there were those who seek a different sort of fun… Fun that involved getting in touch with their primal selves – like frolicking with cute corgi and cats!

Having been to Bangkok for Nth time, N were looking for something different from hipster cafes and shopping malls, so we decided to turn to the sort of dirty fun that many had talked about online and in forums. N and I recalled our experience at a rabbit cafe in Japan and wondered if we could find a similar one in Bangkok.

We found 2 animal cafe instead.

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - the store front. It's located behind Siam Square, in the same building as Hard Rock Cafe.

Doggy-Style Fun at Little Zoo Cafe

Located a few blocks from Siam BTS station, Little Zoo Cafe is an amazing animal cafe in a busy shopping district.

After cutting through Siam Square, while facing Ban Khun Mae, turn right for about 2 blocks and Little Zoo Cafe was at level 1 of the building where Hard Rock Cafe could be found (yes, you can see the Hard Rock Cafe’s big logo from far).

We were early (as usual), so we backtracked to the neighbouring block where we had breakfast at A&W, just like any other Singaporeans would do when they see A&W overseas.

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - waffle ice cream and A&W behind Siam Square, on the way to Little Zoo Cafe

When we returned, there was already a queue (and we were just 5 minutes after the opening time!). All we had to do was to order a drink and a dessert that cost a little more than SGD20 and we got ourselves an “entrance ticket” to the cafe, along with a pair of socks to change into.

After paying, we received a number plate and our socks, where we were herded to the back of the cafe where there was a little space underneath the stairs for us to change into the pair of disposable socks and deposit our shoes. 2 flights of steps later, we were into wonderland!

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - waffle and ice cream, which is the minimum purchase for playing with the cat and dog in the cafe

Initially, we were unsure what to do. However, the cutie pies calling at us from behind the shutter doors made us just abandon our table and threw ourselves into the pile.

The entire 2nd level was divided into 3 sections, a usual cafe-style dining section, a Japanese sit-on-the-floor style dining section, and the animal section, which were divided into 3 rooms – Corgi, Dogs and Others.

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - section of the cafe with platform and floor seating. Great for if you want to frolic with the dog.
I’d love to be seated on the platform!

Of course, we went into the corgi pen right away!

Roger was in the mood for love and kept “harassing” another female corgi, so the staff decided to segregate him by locking him out of the corgi pen. Roger kept whimpering at the door to be let in!

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - roger corgi pining for his love on the other side of the door.
Corgi-o and Juliet.

Because Roger kept sneaking in whenever one of the customers opened the door to enter or leave the pen, one staff had to keep distracting him from his primal urge!

He needs his lover…

The other pen for the other dogs were near the window and so was brightly lit. And since no other dogs could be as energetic as corgis, this section was more laid back. Many doggies were either lazing on the cushions or sniffing around to investigate who we were!

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - boomerang video of shih tzu.
I don’t mind if my life is on boomerang mode with such cuties around me!
Hey doggy! I don’t know what was so attractive about my feet…

The other pen was more of a miscellaneous pen, where a unique sight was the Fennec Fox. It was very timid and walked away from me all the time, so I could only take picture of him from a distance. Whenever one of the kids tried to be near it, it would be startled and pounce away!

Oh! They just keep circling me…

We alternated between the corgi pen and doggie pens, and were wondering if we should leave, when the staff brought out the hedgehog! My goodness! It looked so cute with its wide eyes and smile!

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - Hedgehog smiling at the camera on the table
Hi Hedgehog! You look happy today 🙂
Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - Fennec Fox being shy and anti social by keeping to itself on the cushion.
Fennec Fox being all anti social…

We didn’t want to leave, but we had to, because we had other plans (I mean, we had 1 more animal cafe to visit). But first, back at the corner where we changed into our socks, there were lint rollers for us to clean our clothes, because well, corgis are heavy shedders!

Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - super lazy cat sleeping on one of the platforms near the entrance. yawn!

Feeling Feline at Caturday Cat Café

From Siam BTS Station, we took the Sukhumvit Line (light green) towards Chatuchak and dropped off 1 stop after at Ratchathewi station. Just beside the station was a space of low rise, presumably converted from old shophouses, which housed some hipster cafes and local art shops. This was where we found our next animal cafe destination: Caturday Cat Café!

Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - mascots at the entrance of the cafe. Xiong Xiong the teddy bear posing with the cats.

The cafe was visible from afar, with its litter of cat mascots lazing in a fairytale-decorated garden porch. By the time we were there, it was after lunch, so it was already full. However, we were lucky as there was only 2 of us and the staff quickly made space for us!

Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - overview of the interior. there are table and floor seating.
Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - grey fur cat lazing on one of the platforms in the cafe
It just can’t wake up…

The cafe was literally a cat wonderland – the pillars were converted into trees where the cats could climb, bridges connected those poles for the cats to prance around. We were first seated at a booth seat, which lined one side of the cafe – but we found that the cats simply wouldn’t come to us, so we changed to the floor-seats (which were like covering the rest of the cafe), so that we could be near the cats as they nonchalantly catwalked around us.

Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - orange and white fur cat lazing on one of the platforms in the cafe
Fat and lazy cat.
Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - grey and white furry cat came by our table and sat there looking at us with that forlorn expression
Is it sleepy or sad? meow~
Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - cat which puked fur ball shortly after this pic
It puked fur ball right after this shot!
Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - brown fur grumpy looking cat
Oh… so grumpy.
Caturday Cat Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - furry cat with glorious mane seated beside the cashier near the entrance.
It looks majestic and elegant at the same time.

The corner where we sat at was near a wall of “obstacle courses” where some cats were lounging around. Oh yes, the cats were so lazy and behaved like divas who couldn’t care less at these cooing hoomans who went all the way there just to admire their demure presence!

B Story Cafe Cafe Bangkok Thailand - View of facade from BTS station

Bonus: B-Story Café

Just around the corner from Caturday Cat Café, facing the BTS station, was where we had our lunch. B-Story Café was a mishmash of themes from medieval European Christmas-ish greenhouse food place that also earned pretty much praise online.

If you ask me, I thought the decor and facade was a little over-the-top, but that also expressed how much the owner liked such themes!

For me, I ordered Green Curry Fried Rice, which I regretted for the next few hours as the chilli burned my intestines for the rest of the day lol We also ordered a plate of meatballs that were also as spicy…

Oh well… The overly sweet decorations really took me off guard from the super spicy food lol

As we were seated at the first level, we decided to go to level 2 to take a look after our lunch, since that was the highlight of the cafe. Up a narrow spiral staircase, the church-like ceiling opened up before us. There was more light streaming into the cafe and hence it had a chirpier ambience to the whole place!

B Story Cafe Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - cashier with handsome hunky staff.

If you ask me, do not expect to be well-fed at this cafe; coming here was more for the experience of eating in a greenhouse (and plenty of insta-worthy moments).

Little Zoo Cafe Bangkok, Thailand - mural with quote "If I know what love is, it is because of you" with pictures of cat, dog and bird

This was the first time I blogged about animal cafe (I had went to a bunny cafe in Tokyo, though that was many years back and I don’t know if it’s still around). If you enjoyed this post, do give a thumbs up and subscribe to my blog for more travelogues!

Or, if you can’t wait to read my new travelogues on Bangkok, you can read up on some inspiration on how I found hipster cafes in Bangkok that were near the BTS stations. Check out my reviews of various hotels in Bangkok, like Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok or Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21 for ideas on where to stay in Bangkok.

Till then, stay wanderlust and eat happy! woof!

Little Zoo Café (Siam)

424/7-8 ถนน พระราม 1 ซอย สยามสแควร์ 11 Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krun, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
https://www.facebook.com/littlezoocafe/
+66 95 057 1010

Caturday Cat Café

89/70 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Thanon Phetchaburi, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand
https://www.facebook.com/caturdaycatcafe/
+66 2 656 5247

B-STORY CAFÉ

89, 70 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Thanon Phetchaburi, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand
https://www.facebook.com/B-Story-Cafe-456139967853888/
+66 2 656 5677

Animal Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand - super lazy cat sleeping on one of the platforms near the entrance. yawn!


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