Bangkok nightlife

  • Guides

    Tips for enjoying Bangkok’s nightclubs and partying Thai-style

    Entering a nightclub for the first time in Thailand might be a novel and thrilling experience. Thai pubs, discos, and neighbourhood bars could have certain traditions and manners that set them apart from other cultures. It can make or break your night out in Bangkok to grasp these differences. The do’s and don’ts of partying like a local in Bangkok’s…

  • Things To Do

    Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Bangkok

    The best way to get away from the bustling streets of Bangkok is to head high up to the city’s rooftop bars. Thanks to its combination of skyscrapers and warm climate all year round, Bangkok is the perfect rooftop city. Whether daytime or night, soaking up the city’s stunning skyline while sipping on a cocktail in the refreshing breeze is…

  • Best of

    Top 10 nightclubs in Bangkok

    Bangkok’s nightlife is undeniably one of the city’s most appealing features. The city never sleeps and thus, does not lack when it comes to nightclubs, with DJ-driven clubs around every corner. But there’s something to be said about how diversified Bangkok’s nightlife experience has become, which now includes underground warehouses, cocktail bars and venues of all kind. Whether you want…

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    Best happy hours in Bangkok – Thrifty drinkers can sip and save

    Feeling thirsty yet looking for a great deal? Bangkok is the ideal place for individuals who adore happy hour. This dynamic city has something for everyone, whether you want a refreshing beverage at a restaurant, cocktails on a rooftop, or a pint at a pub. Bangkok has it all. Top 10 happy hour deals in Bangkok Cielo Sky Bar and…

  • Video

    First time in Thailand!? Don’t take a taxi! Do this instead…

    If you’re planning a trip to Bangkok, one of the things you may be worried about is transportation. After all, the city is known for its traffic congestion and sometimes chaotic roads. However, there are several transportation options available that can make getting around Bangkok easy and convenient. One of the most popular transportation options for tourists is the airport…

  • Thailand News

    You Can Buy Counterfeit Thai Banknotes on Facebook | GMT

    Fearless Facebook page sells counterfeit banknotes, Thailand’s Full Moon Party attracts 12,000 tourists, Pattaya police warn unlicensed street marijuana sellers on Walking Street.

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok Secret Nightlife – Bangkok Red Light District Secret Museum

    Bangkok Red Light District Secret Museum Bangkok Secret Nightlife From CIA agents to David Bowie, there’s more to Bangkok’s most notorious red-light district than meets the eye. Today we take you on tour showing you Patpong’s 140-year history, from its humble beginnings as a banana plantation, to a high-powered business district and a hub of CIA activity during the Chinese…

  • Thailand News

    Cannabis in Thailand – Dos and Don’ts | GMT

    Thongchai Jade became the first player from Thailand to win on the PGA Tour Champions. Police raid bars breaking the alcohol closing time. Nightlife closing times, revised mask requirements and more land border re-openings. All this and more on today’s Good morning Thailand.

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | No More Traffic Jams in Bangkok by 2023?

      Today is cannabis decriminalisation day, and the people of Thailand have wasted no time in registering to grow their own cannabis plants at home. Thailand’s FDA revealed that, so far, more than 100,000 budding cannabis growers have registered via the ‘Plook Ganja’ website and mobile application. To legally grow cannabis or hemp at home, Thai people do not need…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok Governor to propose lifting of midnight close time and mask wearing

    The new Bangkok Governor is pushing the CCSA to consider easing the current closing times for the capital’s nightlife, as well as asking for a similar easing of the face mask requirements. His requests follow a botched easing of mask wearing by the Phuket Governor last week where he, one day, announced a variation of the CCSA guidelines for wearing…

  • Thailand News

    Is June 1 easing of restrictions meaningless? | GMT

    Operators of nightlife outlets in Bangkok are frustrated with restrictions, there’s a Pepsi price surge coming to Thailand, Pattaya tourist says security guards beat him “bloody” near Walking Street and Singapore and India are at the top of list of the 10 countries travelling to Thailand. All this and more on todays Good Morning Thailand.

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok nightlife venues frustrated with June 1 re-opening rules

    The owners of bars, clubs, and other nightlife venues in Bangkok have expressed frustration with conditions governing the June 1 re-opening. From Wednesday, such businesses can re-open, provided they are located in the 31 blue or green zones, adhere to disease prevention measures, and close by midnight. It’s the midnight closure that most are finding frustrating, with several business owners…

  • Thailand News

    Is it too late for Thailand’s Nightlife? | GMT

    Is it too late for Thailand’s Night life? Nightlife venues have been warned to stay safe and follow precautions. Thai PM urges people to only travel for essential Photo contest thaiger member winners and smuggling durians. All this and more on todays Good Morning Thailand

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Bangkok is easing its rules on alcohol sales

    The Public Health Ministry says there’s no cause for concern after the BA2.2 Omicron sub-variant was reported in 4 Covid-19 patients in the kingdom. According to a report, the patients are 3 Thai nationals and a foreigner. The BA2.2 sub-variant was first discovered in Hong Kong, which is battling its worst Covid wave since the start of the pandemic and…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | New Requirements for Resumed Test & Go Program

    Test & Go is back on, and vaccinated travelers will be able to register for (almost) quarantine-free entry to Thailand starting February 1. There have been slight revisions to the rules, now requiring travelers to have proof of their hotel booking on the first and fifth day of their stay in Thailand when they undergo RT-PCR tests. At its general…

  • Covid-19 News

    Over 100 customers, bar manager charged in Bangkok pub raid

    A police raid on a Bangkok bar on Saturday night has resulted in 116 customers and a manager being charged with violating Covid-19 restrictions. According to a Bangkok Post report, the raid occurred at around 10.45pm, at the XOXO bar and restaurant in Korea Town, in the district of Klong Toey. 27 foreigners were among those charged. Bars are currently…

  • Covid-19 News

    Managers of Bangkok clubs blamed for third wave deny any wrongdoing

    The managers of 2 nightclubs in the Thong Lor district of Bangkok have denied any responsibility for causing a third wave of Covid-19. The Krystal and Emerald clubs have been widely blamed for sparking a resurgence of the virus that has now spread across the Kingdom, threatening tourism re-opening plans and further decimating an already-fragile economy. Both managers face charges…

  • Covid-19 News

    Bangkok is now a red zone. Government gives people today to get back from Songkran break.

    …. before the next round of restrictions come into force at midnight tonight. Bangkok and 17 other Thai provinces (there are 77 in total) are now declared maximum control areas. These “red zones” are the feature of the Thai Government’s new restrictions to get a grip on its rising Covid infection numbers since the start of April. The restrictions will last for…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | 1,335 new infections, provinces adding travel restrictions | April 14

    Thailand’s CCSA has announced 1,335 new infections today, after a slight dip in the 13 day surge yesterday. 1,326 of those new infections are local, not imported, and mostly from Bangkok. Today’s tally takes the national total to 35,910 since January 2020 when the first case outside China was detected in Thailand on January 13. The new infections have mostly…

  • Covid-19 News

    Bangkok police tracking down owners of Thong Lor clubs where virus resurfaced

    Police in Bangkok are on the hunt for the owners of 2 nightclubs considered ground zero for a third wave of Covid-19 currently spreading around the country. The Krystal Club and Emerald Thonglor 13, in the capital’s fashionable Thonglor district, are currently closed, with the managers of both sentenced to 2 months’ imprisonment. However, officials are now attempting to track…

  • Covid-19 News

    2 police officers transferred over Covid cluster linked to Bangkok nightlife

    2 senior police officers in Bangkok’s fashionable Thonglor district have been transferred pending an investigation into a Covid-19 cluster linked to pubs and clubs in the area. According to Thai PBS World, the superintendent of Thonglor police station, Duangchote Suwancharas, and the inspector for suppression affairs, Thanakorn Ngamyen, were re-assigned to the operations centre of the Metropolitan Police Bureau’s 5th…

  • Hua Hin News

    Health officials say pubs, nightlife venues the new ground zero for third wave

    Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Thailand, with 967 new infections reported yesterday, when there were just 26 at the start of the month. Health officials are in no doubt where the surge is coming from, pointing the finger at nightlife venues. A rise in infections in Hua Hin appears to back up the theory first floated after a cluster…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Bars closed for 2 weeks start tonight, monitor lizard in 7-11 | April 9, 2021

      559 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death have were reported yesterday in the CCSA daily briefing. Many cases were related to bar hopping and partying focussed around clusters in Bangkok’s Thong Lor and Ekkamai nightlife district. The clusters have now spread to many provinces outside of Bangkok. The majority of the new infections today are mostly young adults who…

  • Covid-19 News

    PM doesn’t know if members of his Cabinet frequented Bangkok Covid hotspots

    The Thai PM says he can’t say if members of his administration visited bars and entertainment venues where a cluster of Covid-19 infections has been reported. Prayut Chan-o-cha says he doesn’t know if ministers partied in the Thong Lor area of Bangkok, which was reported as a new hotspot of infection last week. On Saturday, out of 71 new cases…

  • Chiang Mai News

    New infections in Chiang Mai linked to Bangkok nightlife cluster

    3 out of 4 new Covid-19 infections reported in the northern province of Chiang Mai are in patients who frequented nightlife venues in Bangkok. The communicable disease committee has confirmed 4 new infections, while introducing restrictions to curb any further spread. According to a Nation Thailand report, the first patient visited a nightlife venue in the Ratchadaphisek area of Bangkok…

  • Covid-19 News

    Nightlife shut down in 3 Bangkok districts following rise in Covid numbers

    While most nightlife venues remain open, they must close by 9pm and cannot sell alcohol. Restaurants may remain open for dine-in services but must close by 9pm and are also banned from selling alcohol. Here we go again. Restrictions and closures to Bangkok’s nightlife are back. Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang has ordered the closure of nightlife venues in 3 districts…

  • Bangkok News

    Possible 9 pm closing of Bangkok bars to curb Covid-19

    In order to limit outbreaks of Covid-19 before the upcoming Songkran holiday, the Health Ministry is eyeing more restrictive rules, including possibly shutting Bangkok bars at 9 pm. This week, new infections were found in the Thong Lor and Ekkamai areas of Bangkok, popular for evening entertainment such as bars and nightclubs. Entertainment venues are an easy target for Coronavirus spread…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Bangkok nightspot Covid clusters, Tesco/CP merger goes to court | April 5

    We’ll start off with a Covid whip around… some minor clusters popping up around parts of Thailand…. Thailand’s Chon Buri province, which includes Pattaya, has revealed 7 more Covid-19 infections today. There were another 8 yesterday. The new infections are worrying officials, who say they are the most the province has seen in 3 months. Japanese nationals are among the…