At Niman is enviously located in THE up and coming area of Chiang Mai; filled with exciting galleries, restaurants, spas, bars, shops and other popular places of interest.
Hong Tauw Inn Classic Thai cuisine in a charming old fashioned little diner, serving traditional fare, perfect for a quiet dinner. Fave: Pomelo salad, fried fermented pork, sai-ua northern sausage
Mix Restaurant and Bar
Award-winning eclectic and fun dining experience with Thai, international and experimental dishes. Great wine and cocktail choices.
Fave: Wingbean shrimp salad, scallops in hung-le curry sauce, rack of lamb and sexy liquid nitrogen cocktails
Acclaimed Japanese restaurant serving both a la carte and buffets, with a premium grill zone as well as a wine bar.
Fave: Beef tataki, grilled eggplant with miso sauce, fresh sashimi, sushi foie gras
A tiny rooftop bar and Japanese restaurant offering spectacular views of Doi Suthep Mountain.
Fave: Sushis, seaweed salad, tempura and cold Asahi beer
Khao Soy Nimman
Northern Thailand’s famed egg curry noodle gets a makeover at this popular noodle shop.
Fave: Fried pork khao soy, seafood khao soy
The Salad Concept
Two sisters have turned their love of salad into a successful franchise. This is the original restaurant. Fave: Design your own salad
Great value for a great range of Italian classics, from wood-oven pizzas to pastas and carnes, all in a casual outdoors-indoors setting.
Fave: Peruvian mussels in white wine sauce, cheese and coldcut platters, blue cheese gnocci
Café de Nimman
Some unique and very creative Thai dishes, and a favourite amongst many locals who go for the casual ambiance and fine food.
Fave: Green curry stuffed squid, fried som tum, soft-boiled egg with sauce
There are many little galleries dotted around the area, but best to start at the largest of them all, The Chiang Mai University Art Museum. Others worth exploring include Gallery Seescape, Sagndee Gallery, JoJo Kobe Art Gallery and Art Mai.
Soi 1 Nimmanhaemin is known for its unique boutiques, and is a lovely area to wander around.
Major shopping destinations are also nearby such as Maya Lifestyle Mall where international brands can be found, One Nimman where many high end local brands are featured, Think Park which offers many indie shops and the nearby Kad Suan Kaew mall complex with a mix of national and local shops.