This pic was taken last night from D'Sens, the French restaurant located at the top of the Dusit Thani Hotel:
For the most part, Bangkok is a big ugly intimidating city, but there are some nice corners, views and neighborhoods here and there. This shot is over looking the BTS line, with Lumphini Park on the right, and Bai Yok, Thailand's tallest building, in the upper left hand corner.
I'm currently doing a piece on restaurants with nice views, so I'll try to include more pics like this. In terms of views, I would really recommend D'Sens, having nearly 360-degree views over the city from its 23rd-floor cockpit-like dining room. (The restaurant also has the most amazing bathrooms in the city, the men's urinal being a floor-to-ceiling window that gives one the sensation of literally pissing on the city! Great therapy for those fed up with urban life.)