Nightlife spots in Bangkok
1. Bask in the Neon at Soi Cowboy
Well known among both expats and visitors, Soi Cowboy is one of the city’s more notorious nightspots. A street 50 metres long lined with Neon-fronted bars on either side, Soi Cowboy is jam-packed with revellers and local girls beckoning them to come inside.
Although the Soi is renowned for the more decadent pleasures Bangkok nightlife has to offer, you could simply choose to sit and drink with your host and chat as the world goes by. Thais just love to party and a night out can be a great way to get to know your host better. As an experience to all of your senses, a visit to Soi Cowboy should be near the top of any partying adult’s list.
2. Dance the Night Away at RCA
An area thronging with trendy bars and nightclubs, Royal City Avenue is popular among the younger locals and makes for a great night out. If you are looking for Bangkok nightlife with great music to dance to all night, RCA could be just the ticket.
Your host will be able to let you know which of the DJ’s are the best, and which clubs you should spend your night in. Having a local guide with you also makes it easier to meet the other locals meaning you could end up making new friends. If you are looking for a night out with a younger, trendy clientele, then be sure to put RCA on your list.
3. Eat, drink and be merry on Lower Sukhumvit
The lower Sukhumvit area is home to many of the city’s 5 star hotels and it is here that you will also find many of the western style pubs, restaurants and clubs. The area is busy most nights with locals, expats and visitors and, typical to Bangkok nightlife, the partying often continues until the sun comes up.
Your local host will know the best spots whether you are looking for something to eat, some live music, somewhere to dance all night or just a place to sit and talk. You will also pass many street vendors as you move from venue to venue so you get a chance to do some shopping as well.