Nightlife

Bar in Hat Patong

Nicky's Handlebar

This fun biker bar welcomes all, wheels or not. Once a bit of a dive, Nicky's has never looked better. There's a good selection of beers and the menu encompasses Western and Thai cooking (120B to 350B), including wh…
Gay in Hat Patong

Zag Club

Packed-out Soi Paradise favourite Zag Club hosts fabulous, shimmering LGBT+ cabarets at midnight, 1.30am and one or two other times. In between, everyone drinks and dances to booming chart-toppers. It's usually Pato…
Club in Hat Patong

Illuzion

Still the most popular of Patong's megaclubs, Illuzion is a multilevel mishmash of dance and gymnastics shows, international DJs, reggaeton nights, all-night electronic beats, LED screens and more bars than you coul…
Pub in Hat Patong

Molly's Tavern

Fresh from a makeover, Molly's is one of a number of Irish boozers in Patong. Crammed full of dark-wood furniture, sports screens and pool tables, it's about as Irish as a Guinness poster, but it's always busy, staf…
Craft Beer in Hat Patong

Craft Beer Lounge

Tapping into one of the world's ongoing booze crazes, this sleekly contemporary boutique beer bar stocks more than 100 international craft labels, mostly from the US, plus local brands; the bartenders also make prop…
Bar in Hat Patong

Sole Mio

More of a middling restaurant than a straight-up bar, but you can still imbibe cocktails and beers here while gazing out at the ocean just steps away. There are worse ways to spend an afternoon than in this hut-like…
Lounge in Hat Patong

KUDO Beach Club

Phuket's beach-club scene hits Patong with this buzzing lounge set around a shimmering seafront pool and swim-up bar with chill-out beats and DJ sets. Day beds require a 2000B minimum spend and sunloungers 200B. Fri…
Wine Bar in Hat Patong

Wine Connection

With a big breezy terrace just across the road from Hat Patong, this branch of Thailand's always-popular Bangkok-originated Wine Connection chain does wines by the glass, at refreshingly down-to-earth prices. It als…
Juice Bar in Hat Patong

Chicco Juice

If Patong's unstoppable pace has drained the life out of you, refuel with some healthy tropical goodness at this pod-like juice stall (drinks 130B to 180B). Try a Vitamax C juice packed with orange, apple and passio…
Pub in Hat Patong

Aussie Bar

Does what it says on the tin: Aussie sport on the many screens, Aussie food on the menu and lots of visiting Australians clutching beers. Also has pool tables, tabletop football and a tattoo studio. There's live mus…