Bangla Road Overview

Considered to be the lifeline of Phuket’s nightlife, Bangla Road is one of the most happening destinations in the city. While the road is mostly quiet during the daytime, it comes to life once the sun has set. It is a haven for party lovers and nightlife enthusiasts who are drawn by its colorful vibrant lights, lively music, and more.

Bangla road is a stretch of 400-meter road that is closed for traffic and allows only pedestrians. It is located quite close to Patong beach and is known for its happy and fun-filled vibes. The road features numerous restaurants and bars, most of which are open-air or open-fronted. 

Famous for its extravagant nightlife, the road also has a significantly large number of street performers, street vendors, Ping-Pong shows, and much more. With a Thailand trip package from India, visitors can walk down the street and watch the merrymakers and other things happening around them. 

With loads of loud music and cheap drinks on the offer, visitors often find themselves the focus of attention of various restaurants, pubs, and even street entertainers. 

However, the visitors should exercise caution as they can be easily duped by a decent amount if they do not bargain with the vendors. This rule is applicable even while shopping for the cheapest items being sold on the street. The street remains open till 3-4 am and promises a night of fun, thrill, and excitement for the visitors.


• Rightly called the party hub of Phuket, Bangla Road has much to offer to people coming here for a nightly stroll.
• It is the best place to grab some cheap booze from various famous nightclubs and bars located on the street. Most such establishments also offer live music and other treats to make your party rock.
• Enjoy the street food that is abundantly sold on Bangla road at various hygienic eating joints. Opt for an open-air restaurant to take in all the activities that are sure to keep you engaged and entertained during the meal.
• Soak in the joy of watching the various street performers that throng the Bangla Road. They are sure to leave a lasting impression on your mind and make your visit more entertaining and fun-filled.

How To Reach

Bangla Road is located in the vicinity of Patong Beach. No traffic is allowed on the road after 6 PM, so you would have to walk down the street which is an adventure in itself. You can choose various options of commuting like cab or public transport to reach Bangla Road.

If you have accommodation close to Bangla road, you can just take a walk here. In another case, you can opt for motorbike taxis, tuk-tuks, songthaews, taxis and others.

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Best Time To Visit

To enjoy your vacation in the spectacular location of Phuket, plan your trip in the middle of November and April. The weather is apt for exploring distinct parts of the Bangla road during these months. Also, you can catch and be a part of the festivities celebrated with full enthusiasm like New Year’s Eve and others.

Apart from these peak tourist months, the other season that remains as an option is the monsoon season which is not a very good time to plan a vacation here. The frequent showers of rain can interrupt in one’s utmost exploration of Bangla road. 

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Other Essential Information

Night Clubs at Bangla Road 

1. Illusion club & Discotheque: For an ultimate clubbing experience, this is one of the best nightclubs that offers one a true experience of the thrilling nightlife of Phuket. The live music and band show from the talented and famous artists at this place boost the enthusiasm among its crowd and take the party mood to another level.

Famous international heavyweight DJs like Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Nicky Romero are frequent performers at this place. Check out their website to know about the upcoming events that are going to be held at this nightclub while you are on vacation in Phuket.

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2. White Room: With space to accommodate 600 clubbers, the classy white designs and superior sound system at this nightclub is one of the charms of this nightclub. The friendly hostesses help you get your beverages that include every variety be it the local Thai beer or a bottle of Cristal champagne.

3. Tiger disco: This extravagant nightclub plays the music of international DJ mix Arabic, hip-hop and Hindi music to offer its guests an unforgettable experience. This club is truly an all time party place that is also safe to celebrate occasions on your trips with your people.

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Location: Bangla Road is located in the proximity of the Patong beach. For a perfect address for your google maps, go with Thanon Bangla, Tambon Patong, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket (83150), Thailand

Timing: one can visit from 12 noon to midnight on this road. The nightclubs and bars remain open till 4-5 AM.

Night Market at Bangla Road 

Bangla road is an all in one tourist location that has everything for everyone. For the shopaholics, this place has multiple markets selling clothes, souvenirs, and decoration items. One can stay clear of the thought of burning a hole in their pockets while shopping from this road as everything is quite cheap.

Unlike the other markets in Thailand, this market on the Bangla Road remains open till 3-4 AM. Do remember to bargain even though you find the prices to be cheap. You can also avail yourself with great offers if you buy in bulk.

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Places to Eat at Bangla Road

Check out the list of best places to dine out on the Bangla Road from extravagant restaurants to reasonable places to eat.

1. K & K Restaurant: The main cuisines served at this restaurant are seafood, Chinese, Asian and Thai The luscious food here won’t make you regret your visit to this place. The prices of the dishes on the menu are quite reasonable. So, rest assured of any hefty bills and satisfy your cravings as you dine here.

2. Eurasian Restaurant: Located in the center of the bustling Bangla road, this restaurant has been a favorite among tourists due to its food, service and worth the value portions. You can find the utmost quality in their food that is incredible for the price corresponding to each.

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3. Climax Restaurant: This stunning venue is located on the fifth floor of the Absolute Bangla Suites. It is Patong’s only rooftop poolside restaurant and offers gorgeous views of the nightlife in Phuket with some lip-smacking food. You can also visit this place in their happy hours to feast on your favorite drinks to save yourself from burning a hole in your pocket.

4. Burger King: Yes, you read it right. This extensive burger chain outlet is also located on the famous Bangla Road. So, if you are craving for some type of fast food, visit this location located primarily on this road.

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Traveler’s Tip for Visiting Bangla Road 

The following tips are a check on a safe vacation in Phuket if you are visiting Bangla Road.

1. Buy your drink yourself and don’t leave it unattended.

2. Don’t carry too much cash than necessary. Pay as you drink and don’t wait to call for the bill at the end of the night to avoid getting surprised by a hefty one.

3. Avoid getting into any type of fight with the drunk and belligerent people as things can get very nasty eventually.

4. Avoid using the tuk-tuk drivers that are infamous for their over the top prices.

5. In case you get drunk, stay close to Bangla Road, it would be helpful for you to reach the accommodation.

6. The Patong Tourist Police is always there to keep its visitors safe. Save their number 1155 on your phones in case of any emergency.

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Bangla Road FAQs

How much it takes for a complete tour at Bangla road?

If you are heading out to Bangla Road with the option of exploring and dining at the famed restaurants, you can cover it all in 2-3 hours. If opting for drinks in the bars and nightclubs at this road, you can choose from an array of options available here that are open till 4-5 AM.

Is there a recommended place to park rental car?

It’s hard to find parking on the Bangla road as it is jam-packed with people. One can either park their vehicles along the road or in the rental parking space near Soi Sabai and the proximity of the back entrance of Soi Seadragon. For a more safe option, you can leave your vehicles parked in the hotel that you have lodged into and head to explore the Bangla Road without any tension.

What is the specialty of Bangla road?

As the sun goes down, Bangla Road turns into a lively party place with distinct types of bars that match the taste of its different visitors. Be it the live music bars or band shows bars, the street food or a stroll on the road. You can hear the mix beats from the distinct bars located in an array across this street. One can also sight street performances on this road. Bangla road is one of the most prominent places to visit during one’s vacation in Phuket. One can witness high energy among the visitors strolling here.

What time does Bangla Walking Street close?

The official time designated for Bangla Road to close is 2 AM. But many live music and either type of bars close at 4 AM or as late as 5 AM. This road is open to mobile traffic during the day and restricts their entry after 6 PM. After this, the road turns into a walking street that welcomes its visitors into a lively and exotic nightlife hub perfect for enjoying a vacation of a lifetime.

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