Drive-thru flea market in Bangkok


drive-thru market in Bangkok

Images adapted from: The Circle Ratchapruk and @mra.ktc

Bangkok found a way for people to shop safely during the COVID-19 pandemic with a drive-thru flea market at The Circle Ratchapruk.

The market takes place at the community mall’s parking area, which offers a slot of space for visitors to drive around in their vehicles and browse the shops.

drive-thru market in Bangkok

Images credit: The Standard

If you want to make a purchase, you can simply move a car into a parking box in front of the stall you like to buy from. The staff will then present you with the menu without requiring you to leave the car.

drive-thru market in Bangkok

Images credit: The Standard

Most of the stalls here sell ready-to-eat food and drinks from Thailand’s famous cafes and brands such as BRIX Dessert, Shabeebee, Henryfry, and Alto Coffee Roasters. You’ll leave with a full stomach for sure.

drive-thru market in Bangkok

Scone from The Library Cafe
Image credit: The Circle Ratchapruk

drive-thru market in Bangkok

Drink from Alto Coffee Roaster
Image credit: The Circle Ratchapruk


Safety first


drive-thru market in Bangkok

Image credit: The Circle Ratchapruk

To ensure safety, the market has a temperature checkpoint for all visitors. Alternative payment such as QR code scanning is encouraged to minimise contact. 

Additionally, each booth is placed 10 metres away from one another to help the sellers maintain social distance. 

You can check out this new shopping spot from today until the end of May. See below for more detail.

The Circle Ratchapruk Drive-Thru Flea Market
Address: 39 Ratchaphruek Rd, Bang Ramat, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170
Opening Hours: Fri – Sun: 4PM – 8PM. (Closed on Mon – Thu).
Telephone: +66-2-865-6850
Website

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