New York might be the city that never sleeps, but late night Thailand is pretty bustling too. If there’s one place you can find your party nirvana, it’s in Bangkok. Thailand nightlife is most famous due to the various party scenes Bangkok offers its visitors. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for somewhere to go clubbing, a place to enjoy some cocktails or somewhere to dance until late, party bars in Bangkok are rife and raucous. Home to some of the biggest, most notorious and iconic places to party in the world, our top picks will take you on a tour of the cream of the late-night crop. No matter what type of music is required — shiny disco, grizzly techno, or some ill-defined mutant noise in between — the capital’s establishments happily oblige.
Here are 10 of the coolest places to unleash the party animal in you.
Some of the best nights to be had in Bangkok start or end with Beam, a staple in Thonglor’s night-time scene, featuring international guests playing House and Techno alongside the very best DJ’s.. Housed at 72 Courtyard in the Thonglor area of Bangkok where you’ll find a lively selection of cool eateries to line up your stomachs and get started on the pre-game, once you enter Beam, the music just takes you to another level and makes your heart sing. The club also has a lighting display and plenty of smoke to loose yourself to the music. Good air-conditioning, great speakers, phenomenal lights and, arguably, the best music in town.
2. Glaz Bar
Glaz Bar is a place where fashionable and contemporary atmosphere takes center stage and fill the party lovers with bliss. Whether you are looking for a place to sit and relax in the evening before heading home or a place to discuss businesses during the day, the Glaz Bar at Plaza Athenee Bangkok can be an ideal place. The cool bar does not only serve you drinks but also swanks an inventive assortment of Thai-inspired Tapas, cocktails and snacks to go along with living jazz performances by global artists every night except for Sundays. Not simply a great place to sit and people watch across the massive Lobby of the Plaza Athenee, The Glaz Bar is wonderful place to relax and everything from high tea to champagne in cool comfort. The place will certainly make your party time exciting and enthralling.
Sugar is an ideal place for individuals who are looking to dance on the marvelous hip-hop beats. Positioned on the well-known Soi 11, this club possesses the most beautiful beats of any nightspot site in the Bangkok city. Classic nightlife, premium drinking experience, and melody amid beautiful background as well as a fashionable ambiance make it an idyllic destination to chill out. Visitors can look forward to enjoy the special performances by the Sugar Babe dancers, vibe with the dope sounds of The Next Level band or be blown away by the best b-boy crew of Thailand, SA Crew and their power moves!
4. Levels Club & Lounge
Levels Club & Lounge near the Sugar is a perfect place to lounge back and party hard. The sizzling music of the bar will surely ensure that every person to find themselves dancing upon its infamous stage. Levels Club Bangkok consists of a rooftop lounge and 2 club rooms, so it covers a lot of musical ground: funky beats on the terrace, R&B hits in the plush main room and much more. This blistering club always has an ample of events taking ahead its location almost every night, with ladies night, themed parties and more. You can spot everything from a lively hip-hop show to an EDM DJ take center stage. It is one of the best party places in Bangkok to hit the large dance floor.
5. Route 66
Route 66 is certainly the best example of Thai-style clubbing and the best place to hook up with friends. Located at the Royal City Avenue (RCA), a designated party arena with sizzling bars and nightclubs. Route66, with its expandable open air area on a busy weekend resembles a typical Ibiza open air discoteque. Having 3 dance floors and an open air area, this club is an amazing clubbing venue for party lovers. It draws the biggest no of crowds due to its massive venue, fantastic drinks, and class hip-hop tracks. The bar occasionally has live music concerts and Thai pop depictions. This amazing bar is a great place to relax and chill.
Onyx, another happening place in RCA offers calm and relaxed ultimate spot to enjoy the twilight by pleasuring with energetic music, intercontinental cuisines, and amazing environment. It is a classy nightclub with a typical Thai concept of partying: There is no real common dancefloor. Thus, guests mostly come in groups and have their own tables as their “base” where they dance and drink for whole night. Having a capacity of 1000-2000 people, divided in two large indoor areas and an outside area (mostly for smoking or socializing), it’s Bangkok’s biggest club. Various artists from around the world come here to enthrall the party lovers on their beats and great performances. The interior decoration has a stylishly modern and elegant touch. Confetti, laser-shows and CO2-cannons along with the DJs create a great atmosphere. People drink a lot and at some point of the night, the crowd goes wild.
7. DJ Station
DJ Station is a must visit place in Bangkok, it is one of the most renowned dance clubs in Asia. It is also perhaps the leading gay club in Bangkok. Party rockers can enjoy excellent cuisine and refreshing cocktail at the marvelous setting of this chill out club. DJ Station encompasses three diverse levels to prefer from, each lodging its own bar. Packed to the point of making dancing near impossible on weekends, DJ Station has come to define Thailand’s gay nightlife for many visitors. The club is very high energy and the drinks are cheap, making it a great place to stay for the whole evening. As for the decor, the dim lighting hides a pretty run-down and barebones setup.
8. Live RCA
Live is Bangkok’s most unique Nightclub and Concert Venue, featuring 3 distinct area’s. A massive LED screen forms the centerpiece of this glitzy nightclub, backed by a state-of-the-art sound system and a stellar line-up featuring top international DJs and live acts that are sure to set the dance floor on fire. The impressive music and energy drinks and delicious delicacies rock the mood of the party. Taking the niche left by LED as RCA’s more alternative nightclub, Live pulls in big local party organizers like Kolour and Trasher, as well as top EDM DJs from abroad. Stop by Live RCA for a night of dancing, music and drinks in the presence of some of the world’s top DJs.
9. Saxophone Pub
The Saxophone Pub is a good place for live jazz and blues. The astounding pub constantly brings excellent music, food as well as services with an unlike jazz-rock band every night in concerting an amalgamation of blues, jazz and old classics. The comfy and welcoming interior is ornamented with jazz bits and pieces, record labels plus the framed poster of jazz geniuses. The ambience of the pub is something between Western cowboy bar and a British pub. The pub is sufficiently large and flaunts wooden tables and benches along with stage for the bands to play. People especially love to taste their signature dishes that constitute a fusion between the local and international tastes. The menu includes typical Thai food, steaks, salads, German cuisine and sandwiches.
10. Ce La Vi
Ce La Vi or previously known as Ku De Ta is one of the high profile clubs that is crafting a buzz right around the city by offering superlative clubbing as well as entertainment experiences. This club in Bangkok brings a great life and entertainment for Bangkok Nightlife and has been running over the years. The lounge segment of Ce La Vi is a stylish and hottest rooftop party place on the 39th floor of the enormous Sathorn One Building. The scenic view from the rooftop would really make you love the place as you watch through the cityscape and the great view to the Chao Phraya River. The sound system here in Ce La Vi is also a great one and the music do varies on what day you are in the club and it is somehow amusing with how the place changes from being a restaurant in the day time and a club during night time.
In the mood for a party? Book your much awaited and planned Thailand trip and dance the night away at the city’s top nightclubs to experience all the grand and exquisite elements this country has to offer!