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11 Hidden Bars To Check Out For Your Next Trip To Bangkok

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1. Havana Social

Nestled behind an unassuming 'phone booth' lies a pre-revolution Cuban bar concept tucked away in an alley in the Nana area. With no signage on the front door, visitors are invited to step inside the phone booth, dial the secret code, and watch as a door swings open. 

Featuring distressed walls, vintage couches, and a lively Cuban spirit, you're in for a night to remember. Immerse yourself in Cuban jazz and DJs spinning funk and afro-Cuban tunes on weekends, promising an evening with non-stop dancing.

Image via Havana Social
Image via Havana Social
Image via Havana Social

Address
41, 3 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea,
Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
6pm - 2am (Daily)

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2. 008 Bar

008 Bar is a hidden gem located on the 11th floor of the Akyra Thonglor Hotel in Bangkok. Renowned for its intimate setting, Prohibition-era inspired cocktails, and knowledgeable bartenders, it promises an unforgettable experience.

Adorned with vintage furniture and curios, 008 Bar exudes a warm and inviting ambience, reminiscent of the 1930s era, featuring live music and city light views.

Address
88 Muu Bangkok hotel 322 ชั้น 11 Thong Lo,
Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
6pm - 1am (Daily)

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3. Alonetogether Bar

If you're looking for an upscale jazz and cocktail bar, check out Alonetogether Bar, a cosy establishment located in the heart of Sukhumvit Soi 31, Bangkok.

The small bar hosts live jazz performances daily, perfect for those seeking a relaxed and intimate ambience. With only a few seats in the bar, it can get pretty tight, so make sure you head there early if you want to secure a spot. 

Address
29 Sukhumvit 31, Klongton Nue,
Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
7pm - 1am (Daily)

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4. Find The Locker Room

True to its name, finding the entrance to this bar might be a bit of a challenge — but that's part of the fun, right? :P

Located on a narrow pathway next to Iron Fairies in Thong Lo, you'll need to navigate a row of steel lockers to enter the hidden bar. But once you're in, you'll be greeted with great drinks and a night to remember.

Address
406 Thong Lo, Khlong Tan Nuea,
Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
6pm - late (Daily)

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5. Find The Photo Booth

Discover a hidden entrance beyond a photo booth and step into a realm of live music, classic cocktails, and beyond.

From the same people behind Find The Locker Room, this speakeasy serves as its sister bar, featuring a weekly lineup of Bangkok's finest musicians and DJs concealed behind its doors.

Once inside, you'll encounter a futuristic '60s-inspired interior, complete with curved terracotta walls, round tables, plush sofas, and an array of bar stools.

Address
Bantathong Road Wang Mai,
Khet Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Opening hours
7pm - 1.30am (Daily)
Closed on Tuesday.

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6. The Key Room No.72

Concealed behind a red door in the Josh Hotel, The Key Room No.72 requires a special key card to enter.

Entering The Key Room No.72 is like stepping back in time, with the bar boasting a classic 1960s and 1970s aesthetic. With vintage furniture, leather booths, a warm, inviting ambience, and live music, it offers a nostalgic experience.

The bartenders here are known for their innovative and delicious concoctions, crafted with fresh, high-quality ingredients. They also offer classic cocktails with a twist, ensuring there's something to delight every palate.

It can get pretty crowded, especially on weekends, so making a reservation is highly recommended.

Address
19/2 Ari 4 Fang Nua Alley,
แขวงพญาไท Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Opening hours
6pm - 12am (Daily)

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7. Sugar Ray, You've Just Been Poisoned

Behind a mysterious black door lies this sleek cocktail bar that may be a little difficult to find at first, but that's all part of the thrill. 

Hint: Look for the spotlight illuminating a cocktail on the ground.

In the softly illuminated ambience, black marble and leather seating grace the bar, offering you a front-row seat to watch the skilled bartenders craft your cocktail with finesse. 

Address
88/2,88/9 ซอย สุขุมวิท 24 ถนน สุขุมวิท
Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
7pm - 2am (Daily)

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8. Ku Bar

Ku Bar is a hidden gem tucked away in an alley and up a staircase on the third floor. It's located behind a sliding wooden door.

Inside, you'll discover a classy, minimalist space reminiscent of bars in Tokyo, focusing on innovative cocktails and natural wines. The cocktail list changes seasonally, showcasing local ingredients at their finest.

Address
469 Phra Sumen Rd, Wat Bowon Niwet,
Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Opening hours
7pm - 12am (Daily)

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9. Q&A

Designed to resemble a classic 1920s Orient Express train carriage, Q&A exudes a dark and intimate atmosphere, offering a wide selection of signature cocktails, as well as classic cocktails.

Be whisked away on a cocktail journey as this small speakeasy offers a sophisticated experience, with jazz and chilled beats playing in the background. 

Address
235/13 Sukhumvit 21 Road,
Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
7pm - 2am (Daily)
Closed Sunday and Monday.

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10. Honest Mistake

Cleverly disguised as a 'pawn shop', this stylish 1940s cocktail bar incorporates Chinese and Thai herbs into some of their drinks, perfectly complementing their traditional theme.

Sip, savour, and sway to the live music performances, and enjoy your night of 'mistakes'. :P

Address
488 Phahonyothin Road, Samsen Nai,
Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Opening hours
7pm - 1.30am (Daily)

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11. Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole is a bit difficult to find, but that's part of its charm. There's no sign outside, so you just have to keep an eye out for a wooden door. Once you find it, you'll be rewarded with a stylish and intimate bar boasting an extensive cocktail menu. 

The cocktails are arranged by their characteristics, such as 'Spirit Forward' or 'Refreshing', so you're sure to find something you'll like.

Address
125 Thong Lo, Khlong Tan Nuea,
Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Opening hours
7pm - 2am (Daily)

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