Top 5 bars in Bangkok

View from the Sky Bar ©Greg Knapp/Flickr

If you prefer to taste local drinks at your holiday destination and your next destination is Bangkok, you read the perfect article. It will include useful information about the top 5 bars in Bangkok. If you would like to attend the best drinking spots in the city, read on to find out which are these.

Whether you would like to have a Thai whiskey or a Thai beer, these bars will surely have a great variety of good drinks on offer. Some of the bars are not only famous due to the great drinks on offer, but thanks to their fantastic location, too. Such a breathtaking location has the Sirocco Sky Bar, being set on a rooftop. Other good bars in Bangkok are the Water Bar, the Phra Nakorn Bar, the Raintree Pub and Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s bar.

Sirocco Sky Bar

Set on the rooftop of the famous State Tower, at a height of about 240 m, the Sirocco Sky Bar is extremely popular among both local people and visitors of Bangkok. It is considered the coolest drinking spot of the city. The views from the bar over the city are simply breathtaking. On one side there is an outdoor restaurant and on the other side is the fantastic outdoor bar named Sky Bar. The bar is oval-shaped, being surrounded by barriers for safety reasons. The fantastic bar is open every day from 18:00 to 01:00. (November 2012)

View from the Sky Bar ©Greg Knapp/Flickr

Water Bar

Situated on the Rangnam Road, the Water Bar is another popular drinking spot of Bangkok. It is quite a small bar, being set on two floors. The second floor is ideal for different parties. If you would like to have good Thai cocktails, do not miss to visit this bar. There is a tradition to drink whiskey at the Water Bar: two fingers of whiskey with a splash of Coke and the rest ice and soda water. The bar is open every day from 17:00 until 24:00. (November 2012)

Phra Nakorn Bar

The fantastic bar of Phra Nakorn is a favorite spot for students. It is also very popular among young visitors of Bangkok being housed in a four-storey building. The bar also includes a rooftop terrace which offers stunning views over the Wat Saket stupa. It usually hosts art and music shows which attract dozens of visitors.

Thai Beer ©Ana Paula Hirama/Flickr

Raintree Pub

The amazing London-style pub is another fantastic drinking spot in Bangkok. It hosts great music shows, including live folk music performances. If you would like to have great Thai drinks and snacks, do not miss this pub! It is open from 18:00 to 01:00. (November 2012)

Raintree Pub ©neajjean/Flickr

Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s bar

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel is a prestigious hotel in Bangkok. It houses an outstanding bar, the Bamboo Bar which offers good cocktails. You will surely be amazed by the live jazz music and the hospitality which will receive you. You can also opt for the fantastic Riverside Terrace where you can admire the beautiful sunset. The Bamboo Bar is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 to 14:00 and from Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 to 13:00. (November 2012)


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