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Ku Bar

Tired of buckets and cocktails that revolve around Red Bull? Head to Ku Bar, in almost every way the polar opposite of the Khao San party scene. Climb three floors of stairs (look for the tiny sign) to emerge at an …
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Phra Nakorn Bar & Gallery

Located an ambivalent arm’s length from the hype of Th Khao San, Phra Nakorn Bar and Gallery is a home away from hovel for Thai students and arty types, with eclectic decor and changing gallery exhibits. Our tip: he…
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Madame Musur

Saving you the trip north to Pai, Madame Musur pulls off that elusive combination of northern Thailand meets The Beach meets Th Khao San. It’s a fun place to chat, drink and people-watch, and it's also not a bad pla…
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Hippie de Bar

Hippie boasts a funky retro vibe and indoor and outdoor seating, all set to the type of indie-pop soundtrack that you're unlikely to hear elsewhere in town. Despite being located on Th Khao San, there are surprising…
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The Bank

This vaguely Middle Eastern–themed bar represents the posh alter ego of Th Khao San. There’s live music, lounges for puffing on shisha (waterpipes), and a dark club. And the bar’s elevated setting appears to lend it…
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Macaroni Club

There seems to be a current (and inexplicable) trend for beach-themed, almost tiki-bar-style pubs in Banglamphu. If this aesthetic appeals, hunker down with a fruity cocktail among the Easter Island heads and bamboo…
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The knot of vintage motorcycles is your visual cue, but most likely you'll hear Commé before you see it. A staple for local hipsters, this classic Th Phra Athit semi-open-air bar is the place to go for a loud, boozy…
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The Club

Located right in the middle of Th Khao San, this cavern-like dance hall hosts a good mix of locals and backpackers; check the Facebook page for upcoming events and guest DJs.
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Center Khao Sarn

The open-air terrace here offers ringside seats for the human parade that is Th Khao San. The upstairs bar hosts late-night bands.
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The Roof Bar

Although the live acoustic soundtrack is hit and miss, the views of Th Khao San are solid from this elevated pub.