Put a Swing in your Step: 18 Jazz Bars in Bangkok
Seductive saxophone tunes, funky rhythms, and powerful & lyrical vocalists - they’re all a part of what gives jazz its distinct flavor and almost magical allure. As this timeless genre becomes more popular in Bangkok, jazz bars and clubs also see more patrons coming through the door.
On this list, you’ll find some of the best jazz bars in Bangkok. We’ve picked out venues where music lovers often enjoy smooth jazz along with premium drinks and must-try signature cocktails.
You can spend a delightful evening relaxing to mellow jazz beats as well as energetic live bands led by Thai and international artists. Some of the places even bring on nostalgic vibes with vintage vinyl records, filling the night with lively jazz rhythms and vibrant swings.
Adhere 13th Blues Bar is a unique bar located on Samsen Road. The classic decor provides a casual and cozy atmosphere, while pictures of blues icons and vinyl records from the '70s & '80s add to its old town charm. The bar showcases the best of blues every night. You can bet music lovers will keep coming…Read more >
Alonetogether Bangkok, located in Soi Sukhumvit 31, is a two-story, speakeasy-like bar dedicated to cocktails, cigars, and live Jazz. Inspired by the Jazz bars that were popular in America during the ‘90s, the interior features dark-colored wood and leather elements dimly-lit by a few mood lightings.…Read more >
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,…Read more >
Black Cabin Bar - a bar for lovers of underground music - is located inside Wild & Co restaurant. Both indoor and outdoor seating areas follow the 'mysterious black cabin' theme. Trees and vines wrap around the stage, while various animal taxidermies adorn the dimly-lit venue. If you're looking to enjoy…Read more >
Brown Sugar is the famed, long-standing jazz bar first established on Sarasin Road. It later moves to the current location on Phra Sumen Road but manages to stay as popular as ever. The contemporary industrial decor gives it a raw-yet-elegant character. Inside Brown Sugar, you’ll find portraits of international…Read more >
Crimson Room, tucked away inside Soi Langsuan's Velaa Sidhorn Village, is a lavish bar inspired by The Great Gatsby. Its style borrows from the aesthetics of ‘The Roaring Twenties’ or the 1920’s – the height of jazz culture after WWI. The décor follows a color scheme of red, gold, and black. High ceiling…Read more >
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…Read more >
Dumbo, sitting atop an old building in Ari, is a rustic rooftop bar where you can catch a view of Bangkok's nightscape. Other than boasting an incredible view, the bar is also one of the few places you can enjoy daily live jazz in the city. After you’ve made your way up the six flights of stairs, you'll…Read more >
Jazz Happens - an ultra-hip jazz bar - sits on the side of Phra Arthit Road. This indie bar is where emerging jazz talents, both professional and student, can perform in front of an audience outside the academic world. The decor is casual and simple, but cozy nevertheless. You can sit at the air-conditioned…Read more >
Saxophone Pub, established way back in 1987, is one of the city’s oldest and most classic jazz clubs, highly popular among both Thai and expat jazz lovers. Located near Victory Monument, the venue leans into country vibes with its cozy and original decor. Saxophone Pub offers many popular Thai dishes…Read more >
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…Read more >
THE IRON FAIRIES is one of Bangkok’s most unique bars. It has 4 floors and it’s interior and decoration is held in an antique style, mostly of wood and iron, reminding of industrial revolution. The music played is mostly Jazz. Every Monday there is Open Mic Night where guests can perform live with a…Read more >
The Zuk Bar is located on the lobby floor of The Sukhothai Hotel in Sathorn. Luxurious yet not pretentious, the bar features a large bar counter at its heart, surrounded by its indoor seating. The outdoor deck is also available if you're feeling like catch the cool breeze. The Zuk Bar serves simple…Read more >
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…Read more >
Uncle.Tim is a modern Chinese-style bar located on the 1st floor of the Tim Mansion hotel just next door to the Michelin-starred Jay Fai. Known for serving up cocktails laced with Chinese medicine from the time when the location was still called the Tim Rueng Vej Pharmacy, this oriental-themed bar is…Read more >
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