Why Limit Happy to an Hour? 48 Top Cocktails Bars in Bangkok to Enjoy World-class Mixology

Cocktails - the go-to colorful beverage for many bargoers - boast an array of flavors that can be adjusted to your personal taste. Each cocktail has its own signature and profile, given by the ingredients and techniques the bartender chose to employ.

In Bangkok’s nightlife scene, you’ll find the best of this drink at cocktail bars. Unlike in the past, where they’re served mostly at hotels, you can now enjoy top-quality concoctions at casual bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and rooftop venues.

We’re sure drinkers are happy to explore a whole new world of classic cocktails, twist cocktails, and signature cocktails. On top of that, some establishments even offer you the chance to try the best creations from world-class, award-winning mixologists.

Scroll down to see our list of cocktail bars with great atmosphere & music where you can savor the evening while sipping some smooth cocktail. These are our picks of the best cocktail bars in Bangkok.

Other than the drink itself, many of these venues also serve tasty main dishes and appetizers while putting on the greatest hits on their playlist. You’ll have an awesome chilling out and enjoying cocktails; that’s for sure.

008 Bar
008 Bar
008 Bar
008 Bar
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008 Bar

008 Bar stands on Soi Thonglor 8 and pulls from the aesthetics of the time of World War I, immersing the venue in a classic ambiance from a bygone era. At this bar, you’re greeted with all kinds of jazz sounds in full swing. Synth jazz, swing jazz, and electronic jazz by live bands and DJs rotate on…

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1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar
1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar
1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar
1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar
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1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar

1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar stands on the 26th floor of Rembrandt Hotel on Sukhumvit 18. Its menu is rich with backstories and inspirations. These would include elements from the hotel's other restaurants (Mexicano, Rang Mahal, and Da Vinci) and discoveries made by the mixologists, who then incorporate…

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Aire Bar
Aire Bar
Aire Bar
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Aire Bar

Aire Bar sits on the 28th floor of Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit 24, offering a panorama of Bangkok's skyline. Decorative plants that pepper the venue provides a nice touch of nature, which you can enjoy whether you're sitting at the indoor or outdoor areas. The menu mostly consists of small bites to…

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Asia Today
Asia Today
Asia Today
Asia Today
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Asia Today

Asia Today highlights local Thai ingredients by introducing them as a companion to the alcohol in the cocktail creations. Located in Soi Nana, Yaowarat, the bar focuses on mixing rum with local Thai ingredients such as wild chrysanthemum from Chiang Rai or honey from Khao Yai. The choice to use a fire…

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Baby Bar Bangkok
Baby Bar Bangkok
Baby Bar Bangkok
Baby Bar Bangkok
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Baby Bar Bangkok

Baby Bar Bangkok, located at Craftsman Hotel, features a retro-industrial style and a funky playlist of soulful, electronic, Britpop, and jazz that changes each day. On Fridays, however, you can expect live bands playing catchy pop tunes between 20.00 - 23.00. The food menu focuses on Thai dishes with…

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Backstage Cocktail Bar
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Backstage Cocktail Bar

Backstage Cocktail Bar is a chic bar at Playhaus Hotel in Thonglor. Under the concept of theater, the decor is modeled after the backstage area, complete with light-framed mirrors and curtains. As you draw the curtains open, you'll find the bar counter lined with rows of drinks. The curtains also serve…

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Bamboo Bar
Bamboo Bar
Bamboo Bar
Bamboo Bar
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Bamboo Bar

The Bamboo Bar is a bar with a curious twist at the five-star Mandarin Oriental Bangkok Hotel. Inside, bamboos and other natural materials give the bar wild tropical vibes. With the unusual decor choice, the place looks and feels exquisitely exotic. 
 The drink menu at The Bamboo Bar is quite impressive,…

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Barbon
Barbon
Barbon
Barbon
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Barbon

Barbon is an ultra-chic rooftop bar that's just a short walk away from Yaowarat. Located on the 3rd floor of Hostel URBY, here is where you can chill out during the evening while taking in the bird's eye view of Bangkok's Chinatown and the Chao Phraya River. The venue also features many instagrammable…

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Bunker Sathorn
Bunker Sathorn
Bunker Sathorn
Bunker Sathorn
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Bunker Sathorn

Bunker is a bar & restaurant that occupies two commercial buildings on Soi Sathorn 12. To keep with the main theme of a secret shelter, all three floors feature industrial vibes and bare concrete walls to immerse you into the 'survivalist' setting. The menu is mostly modern American dishes, and Bunker…

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Cactus Bar
Cactus Bar
Cactus Bar
Cactus Bar
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Cactus Bar

Cactus Bar aims to bring a Californian culture to the cocktail bar scene of Sathorn. Cozy and casual, this rooftop venue boasts a warm atmosphere and modern decor, plus indoor and outdoor seating areas. Cacti of various types and sizes can be found at every turn. Cactus Bar is famous for its cocktail…

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Diplomat Bar
Diplomat Bar
Diplomat Bar
Diplomat Bar
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Diplomat Bar

Diplomat Bar sits on the first floor of Conrad Bangkok. Leaning on contemporary Thai style and classic aesthetic, the decor makes use of dark-toned furniture and structure. Still, the orange lighting and live jazz music on Monday-Saturday brings on a calming effect. The bar serves a variety of drinks…

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Escape Bangkok
Escape Bangkok
Escape Bangkok
Escape Bangkok
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Escape Bangkok

Escape Bangkok transforms the 5th-floor deck of The EmQuartier into a beach bar. After walking through the door, green & pink toned tropical decor will make you feel like you've just arrived at a seaside retreat. The kitchen offers classic starters and mains like burgers, pasta, french fries, and salads.…

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Find The Locker Room
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Find The Locker Room

Find The Locker Room takes a very literal approach to its name. To find this secret cocktail bar, you need to first find the right building in Thonglor (Sukhumvit 55). After that, search for a hidden door behind a locker, which will take you to a world of handcrafted cocktails. The interior is dressed…

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Find The Photobooth
Find The Photobooth
Find The Photobooth
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Find The Photobooth

Find the Photobooth has already clued you in on how to get to the place with its riddling name. To find this secretive speakeasy, you must first locate a photo booth inside Score Bar in Nana. Through the back of this booth is a small entryway. If you find yourself walking through a photographer's darkroom,…

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Flamenco Bangkok
Flamenco Bangkok
Flamenco Bangkok
Flamenco Bangkok
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Flamenco Bangkok

Flamenco Bangkok - the rooftop bar on the 9th floor of The Emquartier - is full of vivacious Latin vibes. The 800 m² area is dressed in a vintage style with classy modern elements. The outdoor deck offers a 180° view of Bangkok nightscape. Flamenco serves Latin American tapas to go with a wide selection…

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Frank Mansion
Frank Mansion
Frank Mansion
Frank Mansion
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Frank Mansion

Frank Mansion is a compact-sized industrial loft bar that offers a full range of food, drinks, and music. Enjoy the chillaxing atmosphere as you take in the bird's eye view of the surrounding Ari neighborhood. The bar serves a variety of fusion food, but the highlight is the eight signature cocktails.…

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Hanakaruta Sathorn
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Hanakaruta Sathorn

Hanakaruta Sathorn is an authentic izakaya and sake bar in Soi Sathorn 10. The elegantly-decorated venue spans a total of three floors. On the first is the bar counter, where you can choose from over 100 options of sake and Japanese alcoholic drinks. Sofa seatings are available on the second floor,…

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Havana Social
Havana Social
Havana Social
Havana Social
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Havana Social

Havana Social is a secret bar that is very hard to keep a secret due to its popularity. The team behind it is SoHo Hospitality who also have multiple other successful properties which range from bars to restaurants - a sign that the team at Havana Social know what they are doing. Located in a small…

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Honest Mistake Bar
Honest Mistake Bar
Honest Mistake Bar
Honest Mistake Bar
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Honest Mistake Bar

Honest Mistake Bar is a speakeasy that's inspired by the time around 1930-1940 when Chinese businesses had to wade into a world of triad influences. Such backgrounds become that bar's main concept, shaping its design as a pawnshop ‘front’ that masks shady activities. The bar takes over an entire 4-floor…

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Iron Balls Gin Parlour
Iron Balls Gin Parlour
Iron Balls Gin Parlour
Iron Balls Gin Parlour
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Iron Balls Gin Parlour

Iron Balls Gin Parlour, the stylish bar in Soi Sukhumvit 45, is founded by Iron Balls, Thailand’s very own gin brand with a distillery in Ekkamai. As the name suggests, the venue is set as an old-fashioned parlour, eager to welcome its patrons.  
 The interior feels elegant and luxurious with a chandelier…

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Jacqueline Bangkok
Jacqueline Bangkok
Jacqueline Bangkok
Jacqueline Bangkok
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Jacqueline Bangkok

Jacqueline Bangkok, named after Jackie Kennedy, a former First Lady of the US, pulls inspiration from her flair and style. The result is a cozy, yet classy, living room right out of an East Coast American house. Enjoy this relaxing atmosphere while mellow jazz plays in the background. Since this is…

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Junker & Bar
Junker & Bar
Junker & Bar
Junker & Bar
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Junker & Bar

Junker & Bar is a gin bar and casual dining establishment that serves 'premium junk food'. The venue is divided into bar and diner zones, and the industrial rustic style gives the whole place warm and casual vibes. On each table are drinking games such as Jenga, Pop-up Pirate, Uno, and wooden XO. Here,…

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Just A Drink (Maybe)
Just A Drink (Maybe)
Just A Drink (Maybe)
Just A Drink (Maybe)
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Just A Drink (Maybe)

Just A Drink (Maybe) is a bar on Soi Thonglor 1 that takes pride in serving gin-based cocktails and other concoctions. Dressed in a stunning loft style and Taiwanese bar aesthetics, the venue is full of convivial and cozy vibes, almost like hanging out at a friend's place. Inside, seatings are available…

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Lennon’s
Lennon’s
Lennon’s
Lennon’s
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Lennon’s

Lennon’s is a speakeasy tucked away on the 30th floor of Rosewood Bangkok Hotel in Ploenchit. The place is designed to look like a ‘50s-‘70s recording studio, with floor-to-ceiling windows that let you admire the glowing Bangkok nightscape outside. As you exit the elevator, you’ll arrive at the venue’s…

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Liberation
Liberation
Liberation
Liberation
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Liberation

Libération sits on the 4th floor of the bright blue building in Piman 49. Inspired by the World War era, the decor leans into understated elegance and old-world class. The 360° round bar counter features as the centerpiece. You can watch, and wonder, as the bartenders create your drinks. The calm atmosphere…

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Luna Lounge
Luna Lounge
Luna Lounge
Luna Lounge
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Luna Lounge

Luna Lounge - a cocktail bar on Sukhumvit Soi 22 - stands out with its show-stopping decor. The ceiling is made of white textured paper that's lit up from within, so you'll feel as if you were dancing under a sky full of stars and a fully-lit moon. The bar rethinks the cocktail menu every month, and…

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Middle Bar
Middle Bar
Middle Bar
Middle Bar
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Middle Bar

Middle Bar, located on the 2nd floor of the unique Blue Dye Cafe, perfectly walks the line between a bar and a home. The interior leans into an American vintage style that gives off classic and modest vibes. Since it's limited in terms of space, Middle Bar feels more intimate than most places, like…

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Perfect Strangers
Perfect Strangers
Perfect Strangers
Perfect Strangers
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Perfect Strangers

Perfect Strangers Bangkok believes that most relationships start from two strangers meeting. By being the ‘perfect’ stranger to each other, you can then become friends, families, or lovers. Located in Pradipat, the venue serves as a coffee shop during the day and a chill cocktail bar after sundown.…

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Q&A Bar
Q&A Bar
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Q&A Bar

Q&A Bar is a secret bar hidden in downtown Asoke. Inside, the venue takes you right into a 20th-style train coach, looking luxurious with the leather-lined ceiling and wooden furniture. There are a wide variety of drinks to choose from, but the top recommendation is the cocktails. Q&A Bar serves both…

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Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole
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Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole is an ultra-chic bar in Thonglor with a design that focuses on privacy and enigma, as the name might have suggested. Seating areas are spread across three floors. On the first is the bar counter, where you can sip on drinks and chat with the bartender. The loft offers comfy spots to chill…

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Revolucion Cocktail
Revolucion Cocktail
Revolucion Cocktail
Revolucion Cocktail
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Revolucion Cocktail

Revolucion Cocktail - with origin in Shanghai - is a Latin-America themed bar offering a variety of classic & reinvented cocktails and a selection of Tapas dishes. Their huge bar showcases over 330 kinds of spirits. The venue's focus lies on innovative cocktails - including molecular mixology - paired…

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Salon du Japonisant
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Salon du Japonisant

Salon du Japonisant is a hip Japanese bar tucked away in Soi Sukhumvit 39. The owner wants the bar to be a place where drinkers can discuss and exchange insights about Japanese liquors. The venue has a contemporary Japanese style. Serving as the centerpiece is the wooden bar counter and shelves lined…

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Siam Flowers
Siam Flowers
Siam Flowers
Siam Flowers
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Siam Flowers

Siam Flowers Bangkok used to be a florist’s showcase shop, but it's been revamped into a flower-filled cocktail bar. Victorian designs give the venue's vintage style a subtle feminine feel. The relaxing mood is brought on by nu-jazz, acid jazz, and swing jazz, which fit oh-so-well with the signature…

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Smalls
Smalls
Smalls
Smalls
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Smalls

Smalls interieur and design is a mix of French, Thai and Japanese influences. The venue features 3 levels, including a second floor with balcony and an open-air deck on the third floor. The menu features a variety of snacks ideal to be paired with wine or beer, an extensive list of signature cocktails…

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Sugar Ray
Sugar Ray
Sugar Ray
Sugar Ray
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Sugar Ray

Sugar Ray is a speakeasy tucked inside the area of Sukhumvit 24. The venue features stylish loft aesthetics and dim lightings to give it a mysterious aura. Inside, seatings are available at the bar counter and the comfy sofas. Sugar Ray serves a wide variety of cocktails, created by a team of professional…

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Teens of Thailand
Teens of Thailand
Teens of Thailand
Teens of Thailand
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Teens of Thailand

Teens of Thailand is a gin bar tucked inside a small alley in Soi Nana of Yaowarat; it has held ranks among Asia's 50 Best Bars from 2016 to today (2019). Perhaps its most distinct feature is the heavy vintage wooden front door, framed by hundreds of street art stickers. Inside, you can see old movie…

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Thaipioka
Thaipioka
Thaipioka
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Thaipioka

Thaipioka is a tropical cocktail bar located on the 1st floor of Salil Hotel on Thonglor Soi 1, Sukhumvit. It features simple decor, but one that reflects an elegant and modern style. As for seatings, the eye-catching bar counter can seat as many as 20 people, but other zones are available as well.…

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The Champagne Bar
The Champagne Bar
The Champagne Bar
The Champagne Bar
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The Champagne Bar

The Champagne Bar sits on the 57th floor of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. From its modern palatial venue and its location at the heart of Bangkok, you can catch a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the city. As the name suggests, this bar offers all kinds of champagnes from around the world both by the glass…

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The House on Sathorn
The House on Sathorn
The House on Sathorn
The House on Sathorn
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The House on Sathorn

The House on Sathorn occupies a bright yellow colonial manor. The 129-year-old building is now a gathering place where you can meet up with friends and enjoy a delicious meal. The first floor is divided into three areas. The Dining Room serves as a restaurant and features menus created by a Turkish…

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The Key Room No.72
The Key Room No.72
The Key Room No.72
The Key Room No.72
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The Key Room No.72

The Key Room No.72 is hidden behind door number 72 at the ultra-hip Josh Hotel. Inside, you’ll find a bar decorated in classic red & green tones. With its mood-setting decor, you can't deny the place has quite the romantic pull. The main feature is the lengthy marble counter that invites you to explore…

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The Lab Baar
The Lab Baar
The Lab Baar
The Lab Baar
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The Lab Baar

The Lab Baar is a futuristic-style restaurant and cocktail bar that has minimal, yet striking, interior design. Color-changing neons and dim lighting will make you feel like you’ve wandered into a scene from a Sci-Fi movie. Sip on the creative signature cocktails or the classic cocktails we all know…

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The WoodShed
The WoodShed
The WoodShed
The WoodShed
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The WoodShed

The WoodShed is a craft spirit/cocktail bar with an atmospheric, rustic setting, as its name may have suggested. The bar counter, furniture, and the interior structure are made mainly out of wood. A piano and a small stage sit further inside, housing live jazz music in the warmly-lit room. The WoodShed's…

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ThreeSixty Lounge
ThreeSixty Lounge
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ThreeSixty Lounge

ThreeSixty Lounge is a rooftop bar on the 32nd floor of Millenium Hilton Bangkok Hotel, Charoen Nakorn Road. The venue has an upscale and classy setting with indoor and outdoor seating areas. Both offer a spectacular view of Bangkok on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The bar serves international…

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Tropic City
Tropic City
Tropic City
Tropic City
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Tropic City

Tropic City - a tropical cocktail bar in Soi Charoenkrung 28 - has managed to land on #31 on the 2019 Asia's 50 Best Bars list. The unique setting alone can take you to summer nights at a vintage beach bar; a glass of fine cocktail in your hand. The venue is decked out in vivacious, tropical-themed…

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Vertigo TOO
Vertigo TOO
Vertigo TOO
Vertigo TOO
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Vertigo TOO

VERTIGO TOO is a brand-new cosmopolitan cocktail bar on the 60th floor of Banyan Tree, with stunning views of Bangkok's cityscape and the Chao Phraya River. The intimate and low-lit venue offers sophisticated cocktails and fusion food, as well as live music from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. Opening times are…

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Vesper
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Vesper

VESPER is a bar and restaurant opened in 2014, located on Convent Road. Their menu is a mixture of Spanish and Italian influenced dishes. Their menu features an extensive selection cocktails, sharing cocktails, apéritifs, digestifs and even barrel-aged cocktails. They also offer over 40 wines and over…

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WOOBAR
WOOBAR
WOOBAR
WOOBAR
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WOOBAR

WOOBAR, located on the G floor of W Bangkok in Sathorn, is a bar meets modern nightclub. Dressed in sleek monochrome tones, it serves an array of signature drinks like classic cocktails, gins, whiskeys, and wines. If you're a music lover looking to chill at this upscale hotel nightclub, you can expect…

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Yao Rooftop Bar
Yao Rooftop Bar
Yao Rooftop Bar
Yao Rooftop Bar
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Yao Rooftop Bar

Yào Rooftop Bar is a bar/restaurant atop the 32nd floor of the Bangkok Marriott The Surawongse. Walking inside, the first thing you'll notice is the stunning Chinese decor. The venue is divided into indoor and outdoor seating areas, with the latter offering a panoramic bird's eye view of Bangkok cityscape.…

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