Nightlife

Club in Northern Bangkok

Route 66

This vast club has been around just about as long as RCA has, but frequent facelifts and expansions have kept it relevant. Top 40 hip hop rules the main space here, although there are several different themed ‘level…
Bar in Northern Bangkok

Aree

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 Sunday), contemporary Thai drinking snacks, and a relatively soph…
Bar in Northern Bangkok

O'glee

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 microbrews – both in bottles and draught – served by a charming T…
Bar in Northern Bangkok

Taksura

Existing somewhere between restaurant and pub is retro-themed Taksura. If you're fuelling up for the clubs, the spicy gàp glâam (Thai drinking snacks) won't disappoint.
Club in Northern Bangkok

Onyx

Probably the most sophisticated club along RCA – evidenced by the hefty entry fee and the coiffed and coddled clientele. Check the Facebook page for upcoming DJ events.
Bar in Northern Bangkok

Vesbar

This Vespa-themed bar-restaurant serves up international dishes, import beers and jazzy live music (Wednesday, Friday and Saturday).
Club in Northern Bangkok

Fake Club The Next Gen

In new digs is this long-standing, popular gay staple. Expect live music, cheesy choreography and lots of lasers.
Bar in Northern Bangkok

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.
Bar in Northern Bangkok

Viva’s

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