Food & Wine

“Food Guaranteed Not to Cause Pregnancy”

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Looking for a unique experience in Bangkok? This restaurant is a tourist trap, a charity, and a hilarious dining experience with fairly decent food.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review Entrance

Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant in Bangkok supports PDA. PDA, as in the Population and Community Development Association, which offers family planning services in rural Thailand. Hence the restaurant name, and safe sex posters throughout the building.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review Signage

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review safe sex sign

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review Info

But the themed decor doesn’t stop with posters. Condoms have been repurposed into statues and table decor, just to name a few.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review statues

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review condom table decor

But that’s not the Bangkok restaurant’s only selling point. Just a few hundred yards off Sukhumvit Rd, you walk down the long hallways and suddenly find yourself in a tropical garden. It’s best at night when the thousands of Christmas lights turn it into a fairyland.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review outdoor seating

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review outdoor dining

If you prefer air conditioning, which at noon that day we did, there are multiple indoor dining rooms.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review indoor dining

The menu is extensive, and by Bankok standards, expensive (think hotel pricing). But, as they advertise, their “food is guaranteed not to cause pregnancy.”

Complimentary snacks before ordering at Cabbages and Condoms

Complimentary snacks before ordering at Cabbages and Condoms

With that reassurance in mind, started off with the  steamed chicken dumplings, beautiful in their purple wrappings.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review chicken dumplings

My friend had a seafood allergy, so to maximize the dishes we could share we played it safe. Kai Phad Med Mamuang Himmapan, commonly known as Cashew Chicken. Except this wasn’t soupy. It had plenty of crispy dried chili and the cashews were a nice texture. Way better than the US, mediocre for Thailand.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review cashew chicken

Same went for the Green Chicken Curry with roti.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review green chicken curry

The side of steamed red jasmine rice came in the shape of a heart 🙂

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review jasmine rice

Instead of mints, the bill comes with complimentary condoms.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review free condoms with bill

And more on the way out if you want to make a political statement.

Cabbage and Condoms Bangkok Restaurant Review political condoms

For the wise-guy friends who already have everything, Cabbages and Condoms also has plenty of branded merchandise for sale in their gift shop.

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1 Comment

  1. Tom

    June 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    This has always been the most strangely oversexed blog on BoardingArea. Something missing in your life?

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