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Saxophone Pub

One of the most popular and sought after live music bar which has been entertaining the people of Bangkok for years have been is none other than Saxophone Pub. Near the Sky train station and close to BTS Victory Monuments this place has been ruling the hearts of Bangkok locals and visitors for the last 30 years. Some of the greatest events of live music have been hosted here and almost every night there is some performances which make the place so special. Acoustic, Jazz, Blue, soul all can enjoyed in this live music bar. Popular bands of the city have been known to perform in Saxophone Pub. A mix crowd of both locals as well foreigners can be seen here. Music plays from 7:30 in the evening and continues till 1o clock at night.



Location
: 3/8 Victory Monument, Bangkok

Timings: 17:00pm to 2:00am
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Tuba Bar

What does a colossal Yoda statue, a nineteenth Century plunging cap and Spiderman have in like manner? They are all part of the furniture at Tuba, a bar and eatery in Bangkok where resistance is a design proclamation. From the naked representations on  the dividers to the vintage confounding furniture, Tuba is similar to no other bar in  Bangkok – or Thailand. Part classical display, part bohemian home base, with a differed  Thai­Italian propelled menu and one of the longest cocktails records in the city, Tuba  feels more like a whimsical companion's home than a bar and restaurant. Come here with a gathering of companions, get yourselves anunfastenedniche, sink Into an old fashioned couch.The choice of European draft brews on offer puts most  different bars to disgrace, with Boddingtons, Paulaner, Guinness and Hoegaarden to  look over for around 230 baht a half quart.



Location: Address: 34 SoiEkkmai 21(SoiChamchun) or Thong Lo Soi 20, Sukhumwit Road, Bangkok

Timings: Every day 11:00 AM – 02:00 AM
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Iron Fairies

Iron Fairies is a mystical bar that is outlined like an ironsmith's workshop: dim and broody, with fashioned iron staircases, uncovered pipes and broken down timber and block. Bottles pixie dust are stacked in lines, and all over you look, you could risk upon minimal iron dolls of the winged animals that give the bar its name. Open subsequent to 2010, Iron Fairies moved in 2013 (however just three entryways down the road) and extended its operation so now it is a labyrinth of staircases, mystery entryways and dim recesses. The previous premises were tiny to the point that it was a steady fight to get in or out, keeping in mind it is still a tight crush, however, no matter you are standing or sitting you will certainly be in awe with its stylistic theme.



Location: 394 Thonglor Road, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok

Timings: Every day from 06:00 PM – 02:00 AM
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Fat Gutz Bar and Saloon

The reputation Fat Gutz Bar in Thong Lor precedes its reputation that is far beyond the popularity that any other bar enjoys. The décor is all black and the hooks will remind of being at a Docker’s yard.  The vintage furniture and lighting is reminiscent of an easier time of the 1920s. The bar boasts of a hige collection of signature cocktails and a varied and yet cool crowd. The bar is famous around town for its good selection of music and its servings of fish and chips. The dimensions of the bar being a little smaller than most other bars, early reservations are highly recommended. The atmosphere is excellent on the weekends and everyone ends up being a part of the entire scene.

Location
: Thong Lor

Highlights: Cozy, warm atmosphere amidst a highly reputed interiors.
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Cloud 47 (Rooftop)

Cloud  47  is  one  of  the  latest  and  best  additions  to  Bangkok’s  booming  rooftop  bar scene.  A  stunning  270­degree  view  of  Bangkok’s  skyline.  Along  with  the  incredible panorama, Cloud 47 is set apart from all the other rooftop bars in Bangkok with is its huge terrace, providing ample space for visitors to move around at their own leisure.The cocktails here are pricey, but beer including draught beer and beer 'towers' are relatively good value for money. Location: Located in the financial city near United Centre.



Timings:Opened from 5pm to 1am daily.

Price:Cost for two may approximately be 2260 BHT.
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The Roof @38 Bar - Mode Sathorn Hotel

To enjoy the real feel of being way above the buzzing city and to appreciate the Bangkok skyline and its 360 degree panoramic view, one of the best options is to try out the new rooftop bar at the classy Mode Sathorn Hotel on its 38th floor. One can enjoy the cosmopolitan look of the city with sights of Sky Bar, Lebua Tower, Sathorn Avenue, Limpini Park etc. Modern designs and chic furniture decorates the interior of the roof top bar.



One of the key attractions of the place is local and international DJ music which creates a throbbing vibe and tempo creating the mood for the evening. The cuisines offered here include French, Moroccan, Mexican, and local cuisine. Unique dumplings and delicious Sushi are popular dishes here.


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Demo

Based in Thong Lor Street Soi 10 , Bangkok’s high society row, Demo is one of the preferred nightclubs of the city. Majorly catering the high profile localites and throbbing young crowd, this place remains quite full from Wednesday to Sunday. There are two specified rooms in the club, one closer to the entrance designed with orange neon, playing hip hop and the other main room which focuses on electro. Base heavy beats, R &B tunes and tech music energizes the dance floor. There is no entry free but drinks are chargeable starting from 250 Baht and beers from 220 Baht. The ambience of the club is quite friendly and welcoming though the same remains quite fill with Thai’s and seldom with foreigners.

Location: Thong Lor Street Soi 10 , 20 mins walk from nearest BTS Thong Lor.

Timings: 19:00pm to 2:00am

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WTF Cafe

WTF Café and Gallery opened after four friends figured out that Bangkok was lacking some good places to eat, drink and be masterful. Its prosperity is down to the unwinding climate  they  have  made  ­  a  great  deal  of  good  things  originate  from  working  with individuals  you  like.  WTF  has  an  inventive  cocktail  list  and  some  delectable  tapas solace nourishment – two more reasons it has turned into a firm most loved for both local people and international guests. At first look the ground floor bar is reminiscent of a little nearby bistro in Europe. Behind  the  glass  shop  front  there  are  about  six  wooden  tables,  a  divider  in  dark  red  and finished solid floors. An individual choice of pictures and records are shown around the room, and in the event that you return frequently enough, proprietors will let you know the stories behind them.



Location:  7 SukhumvitSoi 51, 10270, Thailand

Timings: Every day 06:00 PM – 01:00 AM.

What You Should Know More About Bangkok

  • About the destination

    Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand is a world famous vacation destination for people of all age groups. Bangkok was initially a small trading post, after which it graduated to become world’s fashion, culture, entertainment and health care hub. A trip to Bangkok is a worthwhile experience of a lifetime and if you want to witness the perfect blend between culture and vibrant life, Bangkok is the place.

    A lot of misconception are carried about Bangkok, mainly because of the presence of legal red-light districts but this is just one aspect of the place. The vibrant street life, fun-filled and energetic night life, unending options for shopping, cultural landmarks, Buddhist places of religious importance and of course, the unending entertainment opportunities will give you an extravagant experience.  

    If you are missing some fun in life or are feeling a lack of excitement or just seeking some peace and tranquility, Bangkok is a place you need to visit. The best part about this place is that you can enjoy energetically exciting nightlife, street culture, peace, serenity and calm all at the same place.

  • Travel Advice

    • Beware of thugs and scammers who can try to dupe you by selling different excursion schemes, day tour packages, adventure tour packages, massage and spa appointments and casino coupons. If you want to book any of the above mentioned entertainment facilities, make sure that you do it through and authorized travel agency.

    • Carry your passport and other identity proof and travel permits whenever you go out as you might be asked for it anytime.

    • Bangkok is a place to enjoy vibrant nightlife, but stay away from all fishy situations like rave parties and gatherings which involve consumption of drugs as you might land up in trouble.

    • Bargain while street shopping. Bangkok is a hub for street shopping and hence, you should totally get it in your deal if you don’t want to pay extra for something which is not so costly.

    • Travel locally through organized tours instead of booking private cab as it would be much cheaper with a tour agency.

  • Drinking Laws

    The legal drinking age in Bangkok is 20 years and you should carry your age proof as bars and clubs are frequently raided to keep a check on underage drinkers.

  • Our Recommendations: What you can’t afford to miss?

    Soi Cowboy
    This place was named after Soi cowboy, who opened the first bar in Bangkok in 1970s. This area has a laid-back and retro feel to it and is surrounded by neon lights from the streets. You can also encounter a lot of sex workers while walking to this place.

    San Road
    The Khao San Road is a place where there are travelers from all over the world entertaining and indulging themselves in one of the numerous sleek clubs, market stalls, small cocktail bars and street food places located in the area.

    Chatuchak Weekend Market
    If you are a shopaholic, this place is nothing but an ultimate paradise for you. With over 8,000 market stalls, you will find unending collection and styles of fashion which will make you sense the literal meaning of ‘Shop till you Drop’.

    Chao Phraya River
    This is one of the most scenic spots in Bangkok. There are water-taxis which will take you on rides and give you a view of shining temples and grand luxury hotels. There are also some houses alongside the waterway and you cannot miss witnessing this unique setup.

    Wat Pho
    All you know about Wat pho is the huge Buddha Statue, but there is a lot more to it. You can witness collections of murals, sculptures and archaeological items. The temple complex also houses a beautiful landscape garden, glazing stupas and a College of traditional Medicine.

    Chinatown
    This is one of the most chaotic yet vibrant area of Bangkok. The area is packed with hundreds of market stalls which sell street food, souvenirs, and other items. If you visit this place during Chinese New year or other important festivals, you will be mesmerized by the energy with which celebrations are done.

    Floating Market
    You can indeed not afford to miss a visit to the world famous Floating market here. There are numerous wooden boats floating by, each loaded with fruits, vegetables, flowers and other fresh produce. There are also a lot of food boats with grills installed, ready to serve you a bowl of authentic ‘Boat Noodles’ or fresh seafood.

    Wat Arun
    The stupas constructed in the 19th century have intricate floral patterns on them, with glazed porcelain reflecting the best example of traditional art. This place symbolizes holds a lot of historic importance for the local people of Bangkok.

  • What you will like there?

    Vibrant Life
    The overcrowded streets, thousands of colorful neon lights and signboards, friendly people, smell of street food lingering in the air and happy sounds from the clubs and cocktail bars is what the street life of Bangkok is like. Hence, it is impossible for a person to not be happy after witnessing so much of energy and enthusiasm.

    Mixed Culture
    Though Bangkok has a vibrant nightlife, legal red-light districts and hundreds of clubs and casinos, it is equally rooted to its traditional culture which can be seen with the presence of numerous temples and shrines, which are regularly visited religiously by the people.

    Street Food
    The street food in Bangkok like Khao Pad, Pad Thai Kung, Som Tam, Khao Mun Gai and Moo Bing are famous all over the world and you will relish the taste for a long time after trying it.

    Welcoming Atmosphere
    The people of Bangkok are very friendly and happy. They are very welcoming towards the tourists and provide help whenever needed. You will feel like home away from home at this place as you will not feel alienated at all.

    Safe Environment
    Bangkok is a safe place to visit, with satisfying security by the government. You can go around late in the night, without worrying about being robbed or teased but regardless, basic precautions should be taken all the time.


  • Recommended reads for destination

    Website :
    Bangkok Tourism Website

    Forum :
    Bangkok TripAdvisor Travel Forum  

    Books :
    Lonely Planet Bangkok (Travel Guide)

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