Bangkok has an exciting nightlife, and rooftop bars are the best ways to experience it. In this guide, you can discover some of the must-visit entertainment spots in the sky.
The buzzing city of Bangkok offers plenty to see, especially from the top of a skyscraper. Rooftop bars are a common phenomenon in one of Asia’s most vibrant destinations. These entertainment and relaxing spaces are designed to provide views of the city below while patrons indulge in their favourite drinks. The numerous rooftop bars in Bangkok mean that there is something for everyone from beer lovers to cocktail enthusiasts.
If you love beer, you can’t leave Bangkok without trying Brewski. It is the city’s only craft beer rooftop bar. The bar stocks imported and local beers, offering over 100 different brews. Patrons have about 12 draft beers on tap. Brewski is on the 30th floor of the Radisson Blu. Compared to most rooftop bars, Brewski has a more relaxed feel.
2. The High Bar at Lancaster Bangkok
You will find the High Bar on the 12th floor of the Lancaster Bangkok where it overlooks the Makkasan District. A pool by the bar provides the perfect opportunity to cool down after a hot day in the city. Local Beer, cocktails and wines are your beverage choices at The High Bar of Lancaster Bangkok. If you want a light meal, this rooftop bar is known for its gourmet burgers.
3. 342 Bar
Do you prefer a riverside rooftop bar? Then, the 342 should be on your itinerary. It may be only five floors up, but it offers some of the most panoramic views of Bangkok. 342 is on the opposite of the Grand Palace and overlooks the Wat Arun Temple. Sip on cocktails as you enjoy the sight of the temple’s golden spire.
4. Sky Bar Rooftop Lebua
This rooftop bar is among the most famous in Bangkok (and the highest in the world), so you can expect that it will be crowded at all times. Located on the 63rd floor of Lebua, Sky Bar has a spectacular all-round view of the Chaophraya River. Try the infamous Hangovertini cocktail then head over to nearby Sirocco for an amazing Mediterranean cuisine.
5. The Speakeasy
The charm of The Speakeasy lies in its ambience of 1920s New York. You can count on some modern music as you sip on classic drinks. The 25th floor is where you go for house music and the 24th for pop. There is also a cigar lounge for patrons who need it.
For the ultimate taste of what Bangkok entertainment has to offer, pop into one of the rooftop bars in the city. With the impressive variety available, you are bound to find an establishment that quenches your thirst.