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From pre-sunset drinks to late-night raves, Krabi offers a fun and enjoyable nightlife. Whether you want to chill while sipping some refreshing cocktails, meet new people, take part in beer games, or watch sports, there will always be a great bar offering non-stop fun and fabulous drinks. So, if you’re looking for the best bars in Krabi, check out our top picks below.

Krabi’s Best Bars You Should Visit

1. Hobby Hops

Hobby Hops is an impressive, quirky bar with a hipster vibe. The bar is quite hidden because it’s located on the 2nd floor of a building, but it’s still one of the most popular bars in Krabi. It’s filled with mix and match, shabby-chic furniture, including comfortable couches where you can sit back and enjoy the laid-back vibe. There’s a wide selection of international and local craft beers to choose from, as well as other alcoholic drinks and some delicious food. If you’re not sure which beer you should try, the cheerful staff is more than happy to give you advice and recommendations. The bar also provides live music to keep you entertained.

Opening hours: Open daily from 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM.

Address: 2 Khongkha Rd, Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000.

The Hobby Hops Bar

Photo via The Hobby Hops

2. Lucky Restaurant & Last Bar

Lucky Restaurant & Last Bar was named so because it used to be the last bar on the main strip in Railay many years ago. While the strip has been extended, the bar has kept its name and is now one of the most happening places in the area. The menu features a wide range of cuisine, from the spicy flavour of Thai cuisine to Western classics and vegetarian plates. You can also enjoy a great selection of refreshing cocktails here. The price is reasonable and the happy hour is lengthy, running from 6.00 to 10.00 PM. The bar transformed into something of a club in the evening, with UV strobe lighting and dance music, giving you a rave atmosphere. If you come during the high season, you might be able to watch a Muay Thai Boxing demonstration and fire show.

Opening hours: Open daily from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Address: Railay Beach East (at the end of the beer bar strip), Krabi.

Lucky Restaurant & Last Bar

Photo via Lucky Restaurant & Last Bar

3. The Irish Embassy

The Irish Embassy, Restaurant, and Sports Bar bring a friendly Irish Pub atmosphere to Krabi. There are three locations around Krabi, including Ko Lanta, Ao Nang, and Klong Muang. With a dark wooden interior and friendly staff, the bar offers a comfortable vibe. To keep with the Irish theme, the bar serves Guinness and Irish ciders, as well as Sunday roasts, crumpets, and craic by the barrel full. Sports enthusiasts will also love this bar as it has six screens showing live sports. In addition, you can take part in the regular quizzes and events for an extra fun night out.

Opening hours: Open daily from 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

Address: Klong Muang branch – 72/4, Nong Thale, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81180.

The Irish Embassy

Photo via The Irish Embassy

4. Tew Lay Bar

Located off the beaten track on Railay Beach East on a small cape, the Tew Lay Bar offers beautiful panoramic views of the bay and mangrove forest. The bar is made of bamboo and thatch, with seating areas under the trees, making it secluded and peaceful. You can choose to sit on the bar, on the bamboo decking, or relax in the hammocks. The vibe is calm and relaxing, allowing you to peacefully enjoy the view while sipping a cold beer or cocktail. Thanks to its location, you can also enjoy some spectacular sunsets here. If you’re hungry, the bar also offers a wide variety of Thai and international cuisines.

Opening hours: Open daily from 11:00 AM to 02:00 AM.

Address: Railway Beach East, Krabi.

Tew Lay. Photo via Somewhere Someone Facebook

Tew Lay Bar. Photo via Somewhere Someone Facebook

5. Bamboo Bar

With a fun beach-style atmosphere and a great selection of cocktail menus, the Bamboo bar is one of the best spots to have fun after dark in Railay. True to its name, the bar is made out of bamboo, thatch, and wood, offering a chilled-out beach bar vibe during the day. It turns into a party spot with fairy light, live music, and well-made cocktails in the evening. Besides the delicious cocktails, they also offer burgers and other snacks. This fun bar also provides a number of board games, such as Connect 4, Jenga, and more. In addition, it features its very own tattoo studio and Thai boxing rings, so you can watch Thai boxing matches and shows while enjoying a glass or two of delicious cocktails.

Opening hours: Open daily from 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM.

Address: 8 Maharaj Rd, Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000.

Bamboo Bar

Photo via the Bamboo Bar

There are, of course, endless choices of bars dotting the area that offer great drinks and fun parties. However, these 5 are our current selection. So, don’t forget to add these bars to your list for your next trip to Krabi!

Looking for more fun activities in Krabi? Check out our article on the top 8 things to do in Krabi.

 

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