The 10 Best Hotel Bars in Bangkok

Paul Feinstein | December 27, 2017

Creative cocktailing has become a city specialty, and nowhere will you find more interesting sips than at Bangkok’s famous hotel bars. Pull up a seat, and imbibe inside these beautiful bars.


Shangri-La Hotel

Why it made the list

With floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the river, The Long Bar inside the lobby of the Shangri-La is the perfect date spot for lovers of ‘very’ impressive signature cocktails. It’s an idyllic location to end any hectic day in this chaotic city.

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The W Bangkok

Why it made the list

Known around the world as a party hotel, this incarnation doesn’t disappoint. In the lobby there’s Woo bar, a flirty sipping spot with energetic DJs and a two-hour happy hour that brings in eager after-workers.

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Hotel Muse Bangkok

Why it made the list

Head to the rooftop of this artfully rustic hotel. Beyond amazing views, you’ll find The Speakeasy with classic cocktails, and The Blind Pig Cigar Lounge where Montecristo enthusiasts can get their smoke on throughout the night.

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Tower Club at Lebua

Why it made the list

Drinking options abound inside the Dome atop Lebua. Here you’ll find The Sky Bar at Sirocco with breathtaking vistas, a cigar bar at Distil, and Alfresco 64, a whiskey bar with its very own brand of Chivas.

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Banyan Tree Bangkok

Why it made the list

The aptly named Vertigo and Moon Bar is the rooftop spot at the Banyan Tree Hotel. Every night, well-heeled party hoppers sip and flirt over the city’s best views. Just below Moon Bar is Latitude Lounge & Bar where on the first and second Thursday of the month there’s a DJ, fashion photo set to make your Insta-followers jealous, and a two-hour free flow of sparkling wine. Free!

Stunning and soaring, this 61-floor property is a refined ho Read More


Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

Why it made the list

It’s worth heading to the eastern side of Sukhumvit to experience the jaw-dropping views from Octave Rooftop Bar & Lounge. The bar spans the top four floors of the hotel, provides 360-degree views, and has live DJs spinning chill tunes every night of the week.

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Conrad Bangkok

Why it made the list

Did someone say 4-hour happy hour? At The Diplomat Bar inside the Conrad Hotel, you’ll find yourself elbow to elbow with foreign service workers chatting about the country’s political climate while downing signature martinis with live music in the background.

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Anantara Siam Bangkok

Why it made the list

If you want to hobnob with Bangkok’s high society folk (HiSo), then head to Aqua inside the hallowed halls of the Anantara Siam. This high-spirited hotspot requires reservations, so plan ahead if you want to partake in their perfect cocktail concoctions.

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Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Why it made the list

A Bangkok institution, The Bamboo Bar is a Colonial throwback with wicker furnishings and old-world charm. Known for its signature cocktails, the classic spot also has groovy nightly jazz. Keep in mind, there’s a dress code, so leave your sandals and Hawaiian shirts in your closet.

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The St. Regis Bangkok

Why it made the list

The St. Regis Bar and Drawing room sits atop the 12th floor of this chic hotel and looks out over the Royal Sport Club’s grassy lawns. Head down to the bar at 6:30pm every night and you’ll witness the time-honored tradition of champagne sabering where a sword is used to pop off the top of the bottle (don’t try this at home).

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