Guide: Best 5 Bangkok Rooftop Bars
What could be better than sitting back and enjoying a cocktail after a long day? Well how enjoying a drink whilst viewing the spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of Bangkok below?
In recent years the latest trend has become chic rooftop bars, here’s our top five.
Sky Bar at Lebua State Tower
Located 63 floors up and overlooking the majestic Chao Phraya river, The Sky Bar at Lebua State Tower is a popular choice among many. Once featured in the Hollywood Blockbuster Hit The Hangover Part 2, its become one of the most popular. Thus, Sky Bar has made its way on to most of the city’s must see lists. Though the drinks are by no means cheap, the spectacular views and backdrop of the tower’s magnificent golden dome make this the perfect spot for a sunset drink or two.
Moon Bar at the Banyan Tree Hotel
Moon Bar at the Banyan Tree Hotel is stylish, romantic and achingly chic. In the Sathorn district, the bar sports a great selection of exotic cocktails, fine champagne and an extensive wine list. The cocktails and views are to be enjoyed 61 floors above the city below.
Park Society at Sofitel So Hotel
Also in Sathorn is Park Society, featuring a superb view of Lumphini Park down below. The bar is located atop the Sofitel So Hotel. Our advice: arrive before dusk to enjoy sunsets and witness Bangkok light up the night sky.
Octave at the Marriott Hotel
Over in Sukhumvit is Octave at the Marriot Hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 57. Spread across three-floors, you’ll experience many great views of the city. The Octave is a party atmosphere with DJs pumping music through the house.
Above Eleven above Fraser Suites
Nearby at Sukhumvit Soi 11, a popular area for upscale nightlife, is the Above Eleven above Fraser Suites. Occupying two levels, the view takes is 32 floors above the city. This is a great place to get started if you’re going out for the night between drinks and light bites.