What is a better way to take in the breathtaking sights of Thailand‘s capital city than from high above? Bangkok has more than an average share of fantastic rooftop bars where you enjoy cocktails in trendy spots while admiring the 360˙panoramas of the city. Bangkok’s rooftop scene is buzzing with elegant bars covering the city and where you can party all night long with millions of lights sparkling far below you.
Check out these 8 rooftop bars of Bangkok, where you never get bored.
1. Vertigo & Moon Bar, Banyan Tree Hotel
The casual Vertigo Grill & Moon Bar, located on the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree Hotel, is one of the highest sky bars in the city and offers incredible sunset views of Bangkok’s skyline.
Relax on this stunning and completely open rooftop venue as you dine on some freshly grilled seafood or a premium steak. Head over -via an open-air bridge- to the Moon Bar for some classic cocktails while watching the sunset over the city’s skyline. This place has everything that you could expect from a sky bar in a vibrant city!
2. Sky Bar at Lebua State Tower
The Sky Bar is probably the most famous rooftop bar in Bangkok though the drawback to fame is the inevitable crowds. It is a fabulous spot for a late night out, but expect this place to be busy. Once you’ve seen the fantastic views from the 63rd floor, you can understand why the location scouts for the Hollywood movie “The Hangover” picked this place above all others. Be sure to be here when the sun goes down over the Chao Phraya River; it grants an unforgettable experience.
3. Park Society, Sofitel So on Sathorn
Park Society Bar and Restaurant stands out among many other rooftop bars in Bangkok because of its unique views. This sky bar, situated on the 29th floor of Sofitel So, has a beautiful view over the green areas and lakes of Lumphini Park and beyond to the skyline of Bangkok’s districts Siam and Silom. The best time to admire these vistas is around sunset, when you’ll get to see the changing lights of the city, making this chic rooftop bar and restaurant perfect for romantic evenings.
4. Above Eleven
Above Eleven is an ideal place to witness the tumult and energy of Sukhumvit Soi 11 and more beyond. This sky bar is a great spot for those who do not want to be in the middle of everything, yet crave entertainment to the smallest hours. In addition to the fantastic view of the city, you can enjoy the delicious Peruvian Japanese dishes offered here.
5. Octave Rooftop Bar, Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit
The stunning 360-degree views from Octave, located on the 45th floor of the Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, is one of the top selling points of this Bangkok rooftop bar. As the hotel is not right on the main tourist circuits, you can enjoy the panoramas in peace without having to battle for a table or a seat. Octave Rooftop Bar is set over three floors bringing different ambiances, from the relaxed atmosphere on the first floor, perfect for a dinner, to the chill-out vibe in the rooftop lounge, which attracts some of the best DJs in town.
6. Cloud 47
Cloud 47 is a pleasant surprise in comparison to other sky bars in Bangkok. The location can’t be better, at the top of the United Center office tower, right in the center of Silom Road.
This rooftop bar, characterized by a large white and airy location, is set – as the name suggests – on the 47th floor and the 180-degree views of Sathorn are fabulous. If you want to be guaranteed of the best spots in the house, it is recommended to reserve your table. Cloud 47 is a beautiful place to spend your evening; it offers the allure of Bangkok’s sky bars without the high prices that go with it.
7. Red Sky, Centara Grand at Central World
Red Sky is a fancy rooftop bar that has it all: an impressive 360 panorama view, an extensive wine list, first-class snacks, and seating both inside and out. Located on the 55th floor in the heart of Bangkok’s premier shopping district, this is truly a place where you can immediately fall in love with.
8. L’Appart Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit
L’Appart is one of the most underrated rooftop bars of Bangkok, as there is much more going on than just on the roof. It is a stylish and trendy champagne bar and a French restaurant with a great design concept. Tailored as a high-society Parisian apartment from the 19th century, you can choose to dine in the living room, library, on the rooftop terrace or even in the kitchen. L’Appart, located on the 32nd floor of Sofitel Sukhumvit Hotel, has the perfect mix of ambiance, originality and world-class French cuisine.