Bars in Bangkok

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From local lagers to well-poured cocktails at the top of glamorous hotel rooftops, Bangkok nightlife has almost everything you could want. Missing fr... Read More

From local lagers to well-poured cocktails at the top of glamorous hotel rooftops, Bangkok nightlife has almost everything you could want. Missing from that equation is wine, which has a luxury tax that sends the price of a decent glass through the roof, but the cocktails and views at places like Vertigo Grill and Moon Bar at the Banyan more than make up for it. Enjoy the diversity of the best bars in Bangkok, where you can enjoy a tipple everywhere from a longboat ride mid-day, to a pop-up street bar or themed bar at night.

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  • A.R. Sutton & Co Engineers Siam

    Designed to feel like an old British gents club in Singapore, this close-quarters bar has a spiral staircase, gilded ceilings and and an exciting,... Read More

  • Above Eleven

    This chic, multi-level rooftop bar overlooks one of the most popular nightlife areas in town. The atmosphere and music at this Peruvian-Japanese fusion... Read More

  • Bamboo Bar

    Since 1953, Bangkok's venerable Bamboo Bar has hosted jazz artists like Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. Jazz... Read More

  • Iron Fairies

    What Iron Fairies lacks in square footage, it makes up for in atmosphere—think 1920s Paris lounge meets Peter Pan’s Lost Boys’ hideaway. Order an... Read More

  • J. Boroski Mixology

    Joseph Boroski is a Bangkok institution, having created the cocktail list for many major hotels and bars around town. This speakeasy has no website and... Read More

  • Maggie Choo's

    Maggie Choo is a Bangkok standby, made popular by its live jazz, theme parties, and vintage atmosphere. Keep an eye out for secret passageways and... Read More

  • Q&A Bar

    This speakeasy-style bar only has 10 barstools and an equal number of signature cocktails. Q&A feels like a railway dining car in the 1920s, and its... Read More

  • Red Sky Bar

    Steps from Bangkok’s top malls, the Red Sky Bar on 55th floor of the Centara Grand Hotel is part wine bar, part martini lounge. Order vino from the two... Read More

  • Sing Sing

    Aussie designer Ashley Sutton (of Bangkok favorites Iron Fairies, Mr. Jones’ Orphanage, Maggie Choo) hit gold again with his newest creation, Sing Sing,... Read More

  • Smalls

    Smalls is hopping with local expats and Thais alike who are looking to wash the day away with a drink most nights of the week. Monday's the best day... Read More

  • U.N.C.L.E.

    With a name that means United Nations of Cocktail Lovers Everywhere, U.N.C.L.E is serious about their liquor and wants everyone to know it. The sweet... Read More

  • Vertigo Grill & Moon Bar

    Outsmart the rush-hour traffic on Sathorn and arrive at the Banyan Tree Hotel before-sunset for oneof the best views of the city. Since none of the... Read More

  • WTF Cafe and Gallery

    WTF is home to a bit of everything: it’s a bar, indie shop, poetry space, art gallery, hipster watering hole and home to local DJ's. That eclectic mix... Read More

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