Best hot pot restaurants in Chiang Mai

Sharing a soup hot pot & adding fresh meat, vegetables & noodles is enormously popular in the city. We look at the best hot pot restaurants in Chiang Mai.

By | Thu 1 Nov 2018

It seems like this year’s winter is coming early and we all know the weather during this season can be quite surprisingly cold. So we are introducing you to some sensational hot pot restaurants to keep you warm with friends and family!

Yukata Shabu

The signature Szechuan pepper soup is a must! For a milder taste, the black soup is quite aromatic, though if you can handle it, go spicy or go home! There are a bewildering 70 ingredients from which to choose. There are also imported drinks such as peach beer from South Korea.

Open 5pm -11pm
161/92 Soi 4 Chang Phuak Road
Tel. 094 634 7177 and 088 269 5964
Facebook: Yukata Shabu


Offering a sushi bar in addition to the hot pot, this place only serves high quality meats that are sliced so thin you can fully enjoy the soup flavours soaked deep into the meat. The sushi bar menu is varied month by month with a variety of sushi and sashimi to enjoy.

Open daily 11am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm
427/3 Wichayanon Road, T. Chang Moi
Tel. 065 123 4711
Facebook: shazube

White Bar Shabu

Unlike a typical Thai hot pot place, this restaurant offers a private pot served on a marble counter, so you don’t have to share if you don’t want to. And if you are a beef lover, this is the place for you as they serve premium quality beef and other ingredients.

Open daily 11am – 9pm (Kitchen closed 8.30pm)
At Meechok Plaza
Tel. 084 151 5135, 094 618 4848
Facebook: whitebarshabu

Mu Song Chan

A well-known hot pot buffet, popular among students, with wallet-friendly prices and a tasty soup. There are three branches across town which are usually packed so you might want to book in advance. They don’t offer beef or seafood, but focus on pork and chicken with drinks and sweets included in the price.

Open 4 – 11pm
Suthep Road Branch Tel. 092 556 8993
Thipanet Road Branch Tel. 088 552 1148
Nimman Road Branch Tel. 065 416 1989

Father Studio & Café

A Thai style hot pot that uses clay pots, you can enjoy the aromatic Thai herbs with a spicy jaew hon soup. Thai side dishes are available such as mussel spicy salads and som tam. Fresh shrimps and mussels are also highly recommended.

T. Nong Han, A. San Sai
Tel. 097 148 5084
Facebook: fatherstudiocafe

ShabuNaki Maejo Branch

A hot pot spot with a view of rice paddy fields. This place is owned by a lecturer at Maejo University who grows vegetables served at the restaurant himself. The most popular dish is the sunflower sprouts which are freshly cut from the garden.

Open 5 – 10pm
T. Nong Han, A. San Sai
Tel. 087 185 9998
Facebook: shabunaki