Must-see nightlife in Northern Bangkok

  • D
    Dice! Café

    Over four floors in the leafy neighbourhood of Ari, this cafe and co-working space has an affection for board games, with hundreds on offer, and even Game…

  • O

    The name and decor of this bar vaguely call to mind an Irish pub. But rather than shamrocks and clichés, you get an astonishing selection of imported…

  • R
    Route 66

    This vast club has been around just about as long as RCA/Royal City Ave has, but frequent facelifts and expansions have kept it relevant. Top 40 hip-hop…

  • N

    A cheerful and informal bar with alfresco seating, this hipster hangout often organises live bands and freestyle hip-hop jams that draw in throngs of…

  • A

    Exposed brick, chunky carpets and warm lighting give Aree a cosier feel than your average Bangkok bar. It also offers live music (from 8pm Tuesday to…

  • O

    This is probably the most sophisticated club along RCA – evidenced by the hefty entry fee and the coiffed and coddled clientele. Check the Facebook page…

  • F
    Fake Club The Next Gen

    A long-standing popular gay staple far away from the gaybourhood of Th Silom. Expect live music, cheesy choreography and lots of lasers.

  • T
    The Yard

    The open-air lawn of this hostel functions as a fun, informal bar, while Paper Butter & the Burger, an on-site burger cart, is its restaurant.

  • V

    As evening draws near, down a beer at Viva’s, a cafe-bar in Chatuchak Weekend Market that features live music and stays open late.