15 best rooftop bars in Bangkok to enjoy all year round

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

15 best rooftop bars in Bangkok to enjoy all year round

There’s no better way to enjoy the Bangkok city skyline than to be on the top floor of a sky-high building, sipping delicious drinks and eating good food. If you don’t know where the scene is, we’ve got the answers. Here are 15 of the best rooftop bars in Bangkok from which to enjoy stunning views.

Even since before the Hangover, Bangkok’s nightlife scene has rocked a legendary reputation. Although many city-goers aren’t prone to partying that hard, we all like to have a little fun, especially after a long day at work. What better way is there to spend your evenings than to kick back and relax at a rooftop bar with some cheeky drinks and good company? Here’s where you can unwind, enjoy the golden hour, and reward yourself for a good day’s work.

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15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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RedSquare Rooftop Bar

Ever heard of the famous Thai dessert mango sticky rice? Now reimagine it as a drink. One of RedSquare’s signature beverages is their mango sticky rice cocktail, which is smooth, sweet, and tastes just like you would imagine. They also offer a bruschetta and bubbly deal from 7 to 8 pm.

RedSquare Rooftop Bar is located on the 25th floor of Novotel Bangkok, 27 Sukhumvit 4 Alley, Klongtoey, Bangkok. Call +66 02 080 5388 to make your reservations. Open daily from 7 PM to 1 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Flashback Rooftop Bar

Chilled vibes, great drinks, and delicious food — Flashback is the place to be for a fantastic time. The venue offers many delicious cocktails, such as the Spice Girls and Sugar Babes. The place also offers wine, draught beer, premium spirits, and mocktails. But beware of their Love Potion Spell cocktail, as it may make you fall in love with the place even more. More than just a bar, Flashback also serves a variety of Thai and Western dishes. Check out their delicious salmon and barbeque ribs — two menu items that should not be missed.

With its180-degree view of Bangkok, neon lights, live music, and floating pink flamingos, this stylish rooftop bar is a place you need to visit. The bar is perfect for photos, and, not to mention, their prices are friendly too, so you can enjoy the Bangkok nightlife without breaking the bank.

Flashback Rooftop Bar is located at 7 Sukhumvit 20 Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Toei, Khlong Toei, Bangkok. Call +66 65 819 4478 to make reservations. Opens from 4 PM-1 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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SOL & LUNA BKK

If you’re looking for a rooftop bar with an amazing sunset and stunning interiors, SOL & LUNA is the place to be. The rooftop bar offers a 360-degree view of Bangkok. It’s perfect for gatherings with friends or family whilst enjoying stunning views of a cotton candy sky. Besides serving delicious drinks like Sunset in Honolulu or Salted Chili Pineapple Margarita, they also offer contemporary Asian cuisine. Their must-tries are the Australian Wagyu Rice Pot and Soft Shell Crab Spaghetti. But our personal favourite is their Crispy Chicken Skin. A crunchy and appetizing snack, perfect to pair with a drink. Plus, the furikake seasoning just puts the cherry on top.

SOL & LUNA BKK is located at 1015 29 Soi Pridi Pranomyong 45, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok. Call +66 091 171 7134 for reservations. SOL opens daily from 5 PM to 11 PM, and LUNA opens daily from 5 PM to midnight.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Escape Bangkok

Want to escape the realities of life? Head to Escape for a tropical vibe and sip your problems away. The convenient location is easy to get to via the BTS; simply head up the elevator inside EmQuartier and you’re home free. The best thing about Escape is its different zones. If you like a quieter area, lounge around at the terrace. Coming alone? Sit at the bar. But if you love crowds and loud music, the tables near the DJ booth are where you need to be.

Escape Bangkok is located at 5/F, The EmQuartier, 693 695 Sukhumvit Rd., Bangkok. Call +662 258 6515 for reservations. Open daily from 5 PM to 12 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Bar.Yard

Craving Tex-Mex food and delicious cocktails? Bar.Yard is the answer. This open-air rooftop bar has indoor and outdoor seating where customers can relax and enjoy the lush surrounding views. If you’re coming with friends, try The Greatest Hits Platter, which comes with a variety of their popular dishes. Then, wash down the food with their tiki-inspired drinks for the perfect evening.

Bar.Yard is located at 78 Soi Ton Son, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok. Call +66 02 056 9999 for reservations. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 4 PM to 2 AM, and Sunday-Monday, 4 PM to 1 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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SEEN Restaurant & Bar

Expect groovy music and an impressive view of the Chaopraya River at SEEN. The modern rooftop bar offers indoor and outdoor seating, where the outdoor atmosphere is chilled with sofas and daybeds. Although the view is great during day and night, during sunset is inarguably best.

SEEN Restaurant & Bar is located at 257 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Samre, Thon Buri, Bangkok. Call +66 2 431 9120 for reservations. Open daily from 5:30 PM to 1 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

(Image: The Speakeasy Rooftop Bar/Facebook)

The Speakeasy Rooftop Bar

If you’re a gin lover, this is your rooftop. Located in Hotel Muse, it’s one of Bangkok’s most unique rooftop bars, boasting an iconic 1920s speakeasy design. It’s giving Great Gatsby in Bangkok. This drinking venue is a hotspot for gin enthusiasts, offering a variety of premium gins. They also have Cuban cigars, so customers can smoke and sip as they please.

The Speakeasy is located in Hotel Muse Bangkok, 55/555 Soi Langsuan, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok. Call +66 2 630 4000 for reservations. Opens daily from 6 PM to midnight.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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MOJJO Rooftop Lounge Bar

Although there can often be heavy traffic in front of the hotel, MOJJO is a must-visit. Situated in Phromphong, this lovely rooftop bar offers a beautiful view of the city. To top that off, their drinks and food are delicious, and they even offer complimentary tortilla chips. Pair them with a fiery sauce and a cocktail, and you’re in for a fantastic night.

MOJJO Rooftop Lounge Bar is located on the 32nd Floor of SKYVIEW Hotel Bangkok, 12 Sukhumvit 24 Alley, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok. Call +66 02 011 1156 for reservations. Open daily from 5:30 PM to 12:30 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Blue Sky Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

If you’re around Ladprao, Blue Sky is the rooftop bar to go to. Like its name would suggest, the venue’s design is unique with a sleek and futuristic interior, almost as if you were in space. Serving the finest contemporary European dishes and drinks, this place is perfect for family dinners and dates or even for a cheeky drink. The food is also to die for, especially their Hokkaido scallops.

Blue Sky Rooftop Restaurant & Bar is located at 1695 Centara Grand at Central Plaza, Ladprao, 24 Fl, Chatuchak, Bangkok. Call +66 02 541 1234 for reservations. Opens daily from 6 PM to 1 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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1826 Mixology & Rooftop Bar

If you’re looking for a place that serves various multi-cuisine comfort pub foods and creative drinks, head to 1826 Mixology. The bar offers an intriguing list of original cocktails such as Once Upon A Time in Rembrandt and The Hanging Garden of Kurseong. So why not come here and try something new?

1826 Mixology & Rooftop is located at Rembrandt Hotel & Suites Bangkok, 19 Sukhumvit Soi 18, Khwaeng Khlong Toei, Khlong Toei, Bangkok. Call +662 261 7050 for reservations. Open daily from 5 PM to 12 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Paradise Lost 

Looking for a social sanctuary to immerse yourself in? Come over to Paradise Lost. Located on the 25th floor of the Siam@Siam Design Hotel, this rooftop bar has a unique selection of crafted cocktails. Combine that with the city’s 360-degree view and live performances, and life doesn’t get any better than that.

Paradise Lost is located at 865 Rama I Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330. Call +66 02 217 3000 for reservations. Open daily from 5 PM to 1 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Tichuca Rooftop Bar

Tichuca is a fantastic rooftop bar near Thonglor BTS. Even if you’ve never visited the site, you’ve probably seen it all over your social media feed, featuring a massive LED tree that is often the centre of Instagram stories and posts. Try their pineapple cocktail, which comes served in a pineapple. Although the prices are slightly steeper, Tichuca is worth a visit at least once. Make sure to get there before 6 PM, as it can get pretty crowded after.

Tichuca Rooftop Bar is located at T-ONE BUILDING, 46th floor, Soi Sukhumvit 40, Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Bangkok. Call +66 65 878 5562 for reservations. Open daily from 5 PM to 12 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

(Image: Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar/Facebook)

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Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar

Located on the 45th floor of the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, Octave is one of Bangkok’s most iconic rooftop bars. Walk up to the 48th floor, and you’re greeted with a 360-degree panoramic view of Bangkok City. Offering delicious food, drinks, and great music, Octave has nothing but the best vibes. The menu features a wide range of food and beverages. So if you’re craving Asian bar bites, seafood, or steak, Octave has it all. Make sure to make a reservation, though, as it does get busy here.

Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar is located at 2 Soi Sukhumvit 57, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Bangkok. Call +66 02 797 0000 for reservations. Open daily from 5 PM to 2 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

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Above Eleven

Looking for fun beats and a place to pre-drink before heading to one of the nightclubs on Sukhumvit Soi 11? Go to Above Eleven. Located inside Fraser Suites, the vibes are insanely lively, and the best part about this venue is its Peruvian-Japanese cuisine on offer. From sashimi to sushi rolls to lamb shank, the food and cocktails are terrific.

Above Eleven is located at Fraser Suites, 38/8 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok. Call +66 83 542 1111 for reservations. Open 6 PM to 2 AM.

15 best rooftop bars in bangkok to enjoy all year round

(Image: ABar Rooftop/Facebook)

ABar Rooftop

Looking for an al-fresco bar with a large gin selection? ABar Rooftop is the place to go. Located on the 38th floor of the Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen Hotel, the bar assures guests a breathtaking view of Bangkok’s city skyline. With more than 50 varieties available including many craft labels, gin lovers will also find themselves well-pleased. Not so into gin? The menu also boasts a great wine list and many other incredible drinks. Their sushi taco is also a popular favourite.

ABar Rooftop is located on 199 Sukhumvit Alley 22, Klongton, Khlong Toei, Bangkok. Call +66 02 059 5950 for reservations. Open daily from 5 PM to 1 AM.

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Bangkok.

(Main and featured images: Octave Rooftop Lounge & Bar Facebook)

 

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