Chiang Mai drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Coffee in Chiang Mai

Ristr8to

Inspired by Australian coffee culture and using roasting skills learned in the USA, this place takes your cup of Joe to the highest heights. Choose from flat whites and marocchinos to the hyper-caffeinated doppio ri…
Top Choice Bar in Chiang Mai

Good View

Good View attracts plenty of locals, with a big menu of Thai standards and sushi platters (mains 100B to 250B) and a nightly program of bands with rotating line-ups (meaning the drummer starts playing guitar and the…
Top Choice Cafe in Chiang Mai

Akha Ama Cafe

Akha Ama serves locally harvested, sustainable, direct-trade beans from the jungles north of Chiang Mai, but – perhaps most importantly to some – the coffee's just plain good. Come also for tasty baked snacks and th…
Rooftop Bar in Chiang Mai

Hotel Yayee

Overlooking Doi Suthep and the Nimmanhaemin neighbourhood, Hotel Yayee’s fifth-floor rooftop bar is a delightful spot to take in the sunset as you sip on a speciality cocktail. Owned by a popular Thai actor, the fer…
Bar in Chiang Mai

Drinksmith

The talented mixologists at dark and moody Drinksmith whip up cocktails featuring rare spirits, hand-chiselled ice, and a variety of flavourful mixers and garnishes. Don’t know what to order? Have them suggest a con…
Cafe in Chiang Mai

The Baristro at The Barisotel

With a minimal all-white design, this chic café on the bottom floor of a boutique hotel offers creative brews paired with picturesque backgrounds – you'll be hard pressed not to snap a photo of your nitrogen cold br…
Bar in Chiang Mai

Zoe in Yellow

Part of a complex of open-air bars at the corner of Th Ratchaphakhinai and Th Ratwithi, Zoe is where backpackers come to sink pitchers of cold Chang, sip cocktails from buckets, rock out to cheesy dance-floor filler…
Cafe in Chiang Mai

Khagee Natural Yeast Bread Cafe

Minimalist, tiny, modern and quite popular with hip Thai locals, this place will appease coffee snobs from all corners of the Earth. The espresso drinks menu is basic but the drinks are done right. Pair your caffein…
Cafe in Chiang Mai

Raming Tea House

This elegant Victorian-era cafe within the Siam Celadon shop serves Thai mountain teas alongside tasty Thai and Western food. It's a beautiful setting for a cuppa and a snack. Afternoon-tea spreads with snacks and d…
Club in Chiang Mai

Warmup Cafe

A Nimmanhaemin survivor, cavernous Warmup has been rocking since 1999, attracting a young, trendy and beautiful crowd as the evening wears on. Hip-hop spins in the main room, electronic beats reverberate in the loun…