Adhere Blues Bar is a small, narrow establishment on Samsen Road just over the Norarat Sathan Bridge, which is easily reached from Khao San Road. The bar is decorated with photos, album covers and musical instruments. Here, all the blues-lovers are in for a treat as you listen to all the famous blues. Drinks are affordable and mostly Thai food is served. Live music usually starts around 9p and includes a mix of local talent with occasional visiting artists engaging in sporadic jam sessions with travelers.
Mikkeller is the popular microbrewery chain from Denmark that has finally made its way to Bangkok. The only branch of this brewery in Asia, it has set high standards for other beer brewing places in the city. The bar is known or its rustic yet innovative approach as they produce some quirky and unique beers, which are impossible to find anywhere else. Their experimental approach, and the limited batches have been a major crowd puller. They offer 30 varieties of tap beers and bottled brews to choose from.
Set in a 1910 colonial building, Namsaah Bottling Trust catches your eye with its vibrant pink exterior. The meaning of its name is soda water or sparking water as it was the office of a soda company’s bottling unit at one point. Spread across two levels, its sumptuous decor accentuated by Asian artifacts, intricate wallpapers, antique mirrors, elegant regional furnishing, Chinese parchments, dim lighting and old brass fans will surely wow you. Each space is done up in varying jewel tones and looks distinct from the other with its decoration. For a fantastic cocktail experience, their ground floor cocktail bar is one of the finest in the town. Created by their expert mixologists, their delightful concoctions not only feature classics but specialty drinks like the Kaffir Lime Watermelon Smash and Sangsom Salted Caramel Whisky Sour. Upstairs is a more refined dining venue where you can savor contemporary Thai cuisine with influences of various cooking styles. You can be sure of an interesting epicurean trip at Namsaah Bottling Trust. Reservations are highly recommended.
TUBA is a designer furniture shop and gallery where young and budding artists show-case their talent. There is a rich collection antique furnishings from the bygone era as well. If shopping is not on your mind then you can surely enjoy the local delicacies served here as this space doubles up as restaurant. You can gorge on the Thai dishes flavored with authentic herbs and spices. Not in the mood to either shop or eat? Simply relax and sip the cool cocktails and other beverages served here. TUBA surely is a place that has something for everyone.
With dazzling lights, mega-decibel sound system and a swank decor, Route66 is one of the hottest nightlife spots in Bangkok. The club has a lively decor with mood lighting, lavish VIP rooms and a perpetually full dance floor. There's an eclectic choice of music on offer, and the club hosts some of the best DJs in town. Drinks are reasonably priced if bought by the bottle, and the bar offers a diverse choice of drinks. With good international music and a peppy crowd, Route66 is sure to lift your spirits.
There are few clubs that make a mark on the international scene and Onyx is one of them. On par with the trendiest clubs in Dubai and New York, it is, perhaps, the best place in the city for an indelible party. Multi-level dance floors, balconies and futuristic LED lights create an ambiance that many can only dream of. With high ceilings and expansive spaces, the dance floors resemble sports stadiums, while the advanced mood lights lend the club an ultra-luxurious vibe. Booking one of its 15 VIP booths may cost most people their monthly salary but these booths do afford a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Famous international dance troupes, singers, bands and DJs often grace its eclectic performances. Dress up in your very best and be prepared that you might meet a celebrity here if lucky.
Bright, contemporary and relaxed, Mint tapas bar offers a lovely ambiance to unwind after a busy day with a chilled beer and some delicious tapas. Effortlessly transitioning from day to night venue, the bar features floor-to-ceiling windows that let in plenty of natural light and a menu of healthy and organic small plates, ideal for a light meal. Towards evening the bar is popular with the younger business and professional crowd stopping by from nearby offices. The range of creative cocktails, wines and top-shelf liquors will leave you spoiled for choice.
One of the trendiest bars in the city, Playground is located on the mezzanine level of the ritzy Pullman Bangkok Hotel G. The bar is known for its elegant and sophisticated decor, guests can attest to their high quality standards and prompt service. Come in during the day and you will be welcomed to a bright ambiance with a casual and friendly atmosphere. The evenings at Playground are quite lively and transforms the bar into a place where crowds are treated to crafty cocktails developed by expert mixologists and premium champagnes and wines. Talented DJs ensure the entertainment of all guests.
Located on the 37th floor of the Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, Scarlett is a swanky bar and restaurant that is popular for its quality food and extensive drinks menu. The in-room space has a casual decor, and covers an area of 400 meters (4305 square feet), and there is a pleasant open air lounge terrace, offering stunning views of the city skyline. The wine list features more than 150 names, while there is also a good number of beers and cocktails available. The menu is primarily French, offering appetizers like Lucillus and Sardines in the tin, and equally tantalizing mains like Trio Lamb and Quenelle. The delicious food is accompanied with quality service and terrific views, making Scarlett a must-visit dining spot.
A sophisticated restaurant and bar located in the bustling neighborhood of Bang Rak, Napa is known for its scrumptious Thai meals, baked delights and tempting drinks. Located in the heart of the city, this is one of the few restaurants that offer Thai-fusion fare. The decor is spectacular with wooden furnishings and elegant lighting fixtures. The menu is quite extensive and you won't settle for one order! The cocktails menu is tempting enough for patrons to order multiple drinks. Napa also doubles up as a bakery and serves delicious baked delights and heavenly desserts. A soothing ambiance complemented by light classical and modern jazz numbers welcomes you to this charming place.
If you are looking for a fun place to be at this evening, Barley Bistro & Bar is the place to be. This bar is popular for offering a range of cocktails along with their specialty beers and other spirits to choose from. For the hungry, the bar offers a range of local delicacies to relish. Its beautiful roof-top setting is perfect for unwinding in the evening. The bar is also popular for hosting live-music performances regularly and is one of the favorite local hangouts.