Skytrain Jazz Bar

Rooftop Bar at Victory Monument BTS Station

Victory Monument’s longstanding Skytrain Jazz Bar wins us over every time we visit with its photogenic views of the BTS rattling past, a charming assortment of retro furnishings and live jazz sessions every night.

The mismatching decor, empty whiskey bottles from the night before and overly casual service all make this feel more like a rooftop garden on top of a student apartment - rather than one of Bangkok’s famous glistening rooftop bars, but that’s all part of its charisma. One word of warning: it’s on the sixth floor and there’s no lift.

But don’t let the whole hippy-student vibes fool you; Skytrain Jazz Bar attracts a much more diverse crowd than just Victory Monument’s college kids, with a good mix of local and expat yuppies, couples on a date night and repeat visitors to Bangkok, perhaps looking to escape the more commercialised scene around neighbouring Siam.

Read More

Drink choices are relatively basic, with local beers, spirits and classic cocktails taking up most of the menu. They have introduced a couple of signature cocktails (220 baht), but we prefer to play it safe with a bottle of Singha or gin and tonic for 100 baht. There is a long menu of Thai dishes, all cooked in the impossibly small kitchen one floor below and brought up. The inflated prices for regular street food regulars like som tam, lab salad and fried rice normally keep our attention fixed on the drinks list only – but it’s good to know there something there to snack on if hunger calls.

The altogether unique location of Skytrain Jazz Bar make this one of our favourite low-key sundowner spots, plus it’s just a short hop away from Downtown Bangkok on the train. Doors open at 17:00 daily, and the live jazz gets going at 20:30 on weekdays and 22:30 on the weekend. Find the tiny entrance just 10 meters into Soi Rang Nam off the main Phayathai Road.

Skytrain Jazz Bar

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 01:00 Daily
  • Location: Skytrain Jazz Pub, 5/F, 6 Rangnam Road, Bangkok
  • Tel: +66 (0)2 640 0303
Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Tours You May Like

Related Pages

Bangkok Best Rooftops!

Top 20 Rooftop Bars

How many cities in the world can pretend to have more rooftop bars than Bangkok? None we know of. We climbed them all to Read More...

10 Best Bars in Bangkok

10 Best Bars in Bangkok

From swanky 1930’s-esque drinking dens in underground bank vaults to rooftop gardens where you can watch the BTS Read More...

Top 10 Hotels in Bangkok

Top 10 Hotels in Bangkok

Backed by popular votes, you can rest assured that these Top 10 Hotels’ facilities, interior décor, service and location Read More...

Editor's Guide to Bangkok's Best Hotels!

First time in Bangkok? Finding the right hotel from a huge list can be a real pain. We know how it feels: we book online Read More...

Coco Walk

Coco Walk

Proving particularly popular with local university students, Coco Walk is a lively little alleyway perfectly set up for Read More...

10 Best Luxury Hotels in Siam

Siam’s luxury hotels may not be as numerous as in other areas of Bangkok, but what it lacks in quantity it more than Read More...

Best hotels around this place

Hotels.com

Talk to us!

Help us keep this site up-to-date by sending us your comments:


Loading...