Theatre in Chinatown

Sala Chalermkrung

This art deco Bangkok landmark, a former cinema dating to 1933, is one of the few remaining places kŏhn (masked dance-drama based on stories from the Ramakian, the Thai version of the Indian epic Ramayana) can be wi…
Live Music in Chinatown


An unlikely venue – and neighbourhood – for live music, this converted shophouse nonetheless plays host to live blues, jazz and soul from 9pm just about every night.
Arts Centre in Chinatown

Soy Sauce Factory

A former soy sauce factory turned gallery/event space/bar/photo studio… Whatever it is, check the Facebook page to see what's currently on at this artsy, open-ended gathering place, indicative of the kind of changes…
Live Music in Chinatown

Shanghai Terrace

One of the only non-karaoke-based places of entertainment on Chinatown's main drag is this cosy Chinatown-themed lounge in the Shanghai Mansion hotel. Come for smooth acoustic jazz (nightly from 7.30pm to 9pm) and a…