Find answers to our most popular guest questions

Do I need a reservation?

Yes, due to high demand and limited crab supply it’s best to make a reservation.

Are you open on holidays?

We are open on all holidays. It only closed on Mondays.

Do you have a dress code?

Casual or Smart Casual. Singlets (Tank tops for men) are strictly not allowed.

Do you have specific seating times?

Our seating times are as follows:

06.00 pm – 08.00 pm
07.00 pm – 09.30 pm
08.30 pm Onwards
09.30 pm Onwards

If I get late for my reservation, will you hold the table for me?

Apart from the 8.30pm and 9.30pm seatings we will not be able to hold your table for more than 20 minutes and longer delays will result in cancellation.

Am I allowed to smoke in your restaurant?

We are a non-smoking restaurant, but you can use the smoking area outside the restaurant.

Are you a Halal restaurant?

We are not Halal certified, but we don't serve pork. We don't use any alcohol in our cooking either. Only our chicken is certified as Halal.

Do you have a vegetarian menu?

We have three vegetable sides and two vegetable rice dishes.

Why don’t you serve soft drinks (fizzy colas)?

Because they’re bad for you! Enjoy our amazing Iced Tea Soda, Ginger Beer and Chilled Coconut Water!

From where do you get your crabs?

Our crabs are sourced from Thailand and Neighbouring Countries, as well as Sri Lanka.

What is the most popular crab dish in your restaurant?

It is a tie between the Garlic Chilli Crab and Pepper Crab!

How do you get to the restaurant?

Ministry of Crab is located300 meters into Sukhumvit Soi 31, in a retail commercial complex called Sam-ed, about a 5 minute walk from BTS PhromPhong.

What are the types of payment you accept at the restaurant?

We accept Cash,American Express, Visa, &MasterCard.

Do you serve alcohol?

Yes, we do. However, there are certain days of the year that are marked as Constitution and Buddhist holidays- which are “dry days” in Bangkok.

Do you host private events?

No, we don’t host private events. However, if you are looking for a group enquiry please email us at reservations.bkk@ministryofcrab.com.

Whom should I speak to about media visits and PR related queries?

Please reach out to our PR team via email on pr.bkk@ministryofcrab.com

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