Top 20 Rooftop Bars in Bangkok 2018

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How many cities in the world can pretend to have more rooftop bars than Bangkok? None we know of...

In our list you can find places to lounge back with a loved one, soak up the city in a full 360˙ sweep, and even party late into the night as a million lights sparkle far below. We climbed them all to create the ultimate list of Bangkok Rooftop Bars and our legs are sore. How many have you done?

Remember that most rooftop bars have a dress code of no sports shorts and no sandals or sleeveless shirts for men.

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    Vertigo - Banyan Tree Bangkok

    Sathorn - 61st Floor
    Vertigo at Banyan Tree Bangkok

    This alfresco bar-cum-restaurant is 61 floors above the bustling streets of Bangkok, overlooking a magnificent cityscape. The stylish setting fuses fairytale romance and cosmopolitan chic. Indulge in some of the world's finest champagne, exotic cocktails, wine-by-the-glass or non-alcoholic beverages in the bar area, or go all the way for a memorable dinner of barbecued seafood. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 18:00 - 22:30 daily, Moon Bar 17:00 - 01:00 (weather permitting)
    • BTS: Sala Daeng MRT: Lumpini
    • Address: Banyan Tree Bangkok, 21/100 South Sathon Road
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 679 1200
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    Sky Bar - lebua at State Tower

    Riverside - 63rd Floor
    Sky Bar at lebua at State Tower

    Ever since Hollywood turned up, Sky Bar rooftop at Lebua State Tower has seen its popularity soar. With a 360 view there is a good reason this bar is top of most visitors 'to do list'. The round bar juts over the edge and at 63 stories high, it is the only place to be when the sun is setting over the Chao Phraya river. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 18:00 - 01:00 daily
    • BTS: Saphan Taksin
    • Address: Lebua at State Tower, 1055 Silom Road, Bangrak
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 624 9555
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    Octave Rooftop Bar at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

    Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok waited a long time for its very own rooftop bar, and then finally one came along and showed the rest of them how it should really be done. Octave Rooftop and Lounge is more than a place for watching the sunset or having a romantic meal. No rooftop bar in the city has a 360 degree view of Bangkok that matches this, and the top floor of this three level venue is the highest spot in the city for a party. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 02:00
    • BTS: Thong Lor
    • Address: Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, 2 Sukhumvit Soi 57, Bangkok
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 797 0000
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    Park Society at Sofitel So

    Just below Park Society at Sofitel So is the green immensity of Lumpini Park and beyond  the striking glass-and-metal skyline of Siam and Silom; tall towers with their ever-changing colours and lights. It takes a while to apprehend how magnificent Bangkok can be at sunset...  Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 00:30
    • MRT: Lumpini
    • Address: Sofitel So Bangkok (on Sathorn Road), 2 North Sathorn Road, Bangrak
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 624 0000
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    360 rooftop bar at Hilton Millennium

    A popular hang-out for Bangkok's jet-set and cultivated travellers, this sophisticated jazz lounge does justice to its name with unrivalled 360 degree views. Drinks are moderately priced and there are demarcated smoking zones. Take the lift to the 32nd floor and watch in awe as the world goes by. Let the romantic mood and gentle jazz wash over you, while enjoying sensational views of the city. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 01:00
    • Address: Millennium Hilton Bangkok, 32nd floor, 123 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 442 2000
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    Above Eleven

    Sukhumvit - 32nd Floor
    Above Eleven

    32 floors above Bangkok’s premier party street on Sukhumvit Soi 11 you will find Above Eleven, a chilled-out Central Park inspired rooftop bar, set out over two floors. As well as coming for a sunset cocktail, you can also experience their unusual Peruvian-Japanese fusion dishes. Around ten minutes walk from the BTS at Nana, Above Eleven bar and restaurant is on the rooftop of Fraser Suites and can be accessed by the entrance at the back of the serviced apartment complex. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 18:00 - 02:00
    • BTS: Nana
    • Address: Fraser Suites Sukhumvit 33rd Floor, Sukhumvit Road Soi 11
    • Tel: +66 (0)83 542 1111
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    CRU Rooftop Champagne Bar

    Siam - 59th floor

    Cru Rooftop Bar Bangkok is the highest and certainly one of the fanciest rooftop bars in Bangkok. It serves some exclusive labels of G.H. Mumm Champagne, a snack menu of world delicacies and genuine 360 degree views. Located above Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Cru Bangkok takes pride of place on the 59th (and quite literally on the rooftop) of the hotel. It has a more intimate and sophisticated feel than Red Sky and Uno Mas below, with its own private lift and a chic, white-on-white design. There’s a large circular bar in the centre and a huge illuminated arch that changes colours throughout the night and gives photos some nice contrasts. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 01:00
    • BTS: Siam or Chit Lom
    • Address: Centara Grand at CentralWorld, 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 100 1234
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    Red Sky at Centara Grand

    Red Sky is one of the latest rooftop in Bangkok and while is doesn't offer a striking riverside view, it has a pretty impressive 360 panorama view from the 55th floor of one of the most convenient location in town. If you visit Bangkok, chances are you will end up shopping in the Siam area, where the largest and most trendy shopping malls of Bangkok are located Siam Paragon, MBK and the newly rebuilt CentralWorld. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 01:00
    • BTS: Siam or Chit Lom
    • Address: Centara Grand at CentralWorld, 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 100 1234
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    Attitude at Avani Hotel

    Thonburi Riverside - 26th floor

    Attitude Rooftop at Avani Bangkok Hotel is a Riverside cocktail bar that offers an excellent place to head to in the evening for a few drinks with friends. This modern bar has stunning views and an extensive cocktail menu. The Attitude Rooftop is on the twenty-sixth floor of the Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel, which is a 15-minute ferry ride away from the Saphan Taksin BTS Skytrain station (there is a free shuttle ferry from Sathorn Pier in front of the Skytrain station). Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:30-1:00 (daily)
    • Address: Avani Hotel, 257 Charoennakorn Road, Thonburi
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 431 9100
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    Char Rooftop Bar at Indigo Hotel

    Ploenchit - 26th Floor

    Char rooftop bar on the 26th floor of the Indigo Hotel in Ploenchit is the latest addition to the rooftop scene in Bangkok, a city blessed with more panoramic bars than any other town in the world. Char might not be as large as most of its counterparts but it has excelled at using the space wisely, with style, practicality and even managed to create a certain sense of privacy. You can sit in large comfortable loungers in one of those alcoves best described as ‘infinity salons’ or more uniquely, at the working station facing the growing cityscape of Bangkok. Probably the best place to finish that last email with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc!

    • Opening Hours: Weekdays: 17:00 - 01:00, Weekends: 17:00 - 02:00
    • Address: 26th Floor, Hotel Indigo Bangkok, 81 Wireless Road
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 207 4999
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    Zeppelin Bar on Sukhumvit 69

    Cielo Rooftop Skybar (formerly Zeppelin) hits the right notes with a great view, affordable prices and plenty of front-row seats for the sunset. With so many rooftops in Bangkok, it’s important to stand out from the crowd, and although it has an out of the way location and an uninspiring entrance via an apartment building, it’s worth a trip to see the 180 degree cityscape from the 46th floor. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 18:00 - 01:30
    • BTS: Phra Khanong
    • Address: 46 Floor LeLuk Condominium, B Tower Sukhumvit Road, Phra Khanong
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 116 4452
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    Zense

    Siam - 17th Floor

    If you are looking for somewhere chic to have a sunset cocktail or to enjoy a rooftop dinner, then Zense rooftop is a great choice. The view is fantastic, from the horseracing track to the lines of traffic moving slowly out of town at the end of the day. But what we really love about Zense rooftop is its location. Walking through CentralWorld you’d never expect there to be such a cool and funky venue just above you. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:30 until late
    • BTS: Siam or Chit Lom
    • Address: Level 17, Zen CentralWorld, 999/9 Rajadamri Road, Pathumwan
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 100 9898
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    The Roof @38 Node Sathorn Hotel

    The Roof @38th Bar at Mode Sathorn Hotel is easily identifiable by its mauve color, way above the traffic jams and the little annoyances of big city life. The rooftop is entirely open-sky so not really an option on rainy days but the feeling of being high up in the air is real and impressive. You can walk around the entire circumference of the tower and discover a superb 360 view of this part of Bangkok. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:00 - 01:00 (Last order food at 23.30)
    • BTS: Surasak
    • Address: 38th floor of Mode Sathorn Hotel, 144 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 623 4555
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    Zoom at Anantara is the latest establishment to join the heady heights of popular rooftop bars in Bangkok. With fantastic views from the 40th floor of the Anantara Sathorn Hotel, it offers a different perspective over the city, and covering the entirety of the roof, this open air bar and restaurant has plenty of spots to relax. The food served here is modern French with an Asian twist, as well as a light bites menu which goes well with their cocktails for those who are coming for pre-dinner drinks or late-night snacks.  Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 17:30 – 01:00
    • BTS: Chong Nonsi
    • Address: Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel, 36 Narathiwat-Ratchanakarin Road
    • Tel: +66 (0)2 210 9000
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    L'appart

    L’Appart is a French restaurant with perhaps the greatest concept design Bangkok has to offer. Styled as a high-society Parisian apartment from the turn of the 19th Century, diners can choose to eat in the living room, library, rooftop terrace or even in the kitchen. The apartment style exudes luxury living and is the perfect mix of ambiance, originality and world-class French cuisine. Located on the 32nd floor of Sofitel Sukhumvit Hotel it is a short walk from either Asok or Nana BTS Station. Read More...

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    Bar9 at Novotel Platinum

    Pratunam - 9th Floor

    Bar9 might not be very high (only 9 floors up) but it has a strategic location in the shopping heart of Bangkok, just between CentralWorld and Platinum Mall (and Pratunam market). The view is surprisingly nice and offers some interesting photo opportunities. Plus, what we like most is the chance to take a scenic break from the heat of a shopping day. Drinks are not expensive and the place is supremely comfortable - a bit like sitting in a garden by the pool, suspended above the madness of the city.

    • Opening Hours: 08:00 - 01:00
    • Address: Novotel Platinum, 220 Petchaburi Road, Ratchatevee
    • Tel: +66 2 209 1700
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    342 Bar - Baan Wanglang

    Riverside - 5th Floor
    342 Rooftop Bar

    This cute al fresco rooftop bar sits on top of Baan Wanglang Hotel on the Thonburi side of the river. Although you'll have to negotiate the ferry crossing to Wanglang pier whilst using your best map-reading skills to find the place, the views from the modest fifth floor are quite superb. It's small, yet its semi-hidden location means it doesn't get too packed, so you can enjoy the views across the water to the Grand Palace and Wat Arun in peace. There's also a good range of signature cocktails and bar snacks that won't give you a heart attack when the bill arrives.  Read More...

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    Bluesky - Centara Grand Lad Prao

    Chatuchak - 24th Floor

    Finally a rooftop bar that stands out from the crowd – in terms of the location and view. Set on the 24th floor of the Centara Grand Hotel, Blue Sky offers a lofty vantage over Chatuchak and Lad Prao. From here, you can see the entire downtown Bangkok in one frame. The cocktail list highlights both the classics and signature creations. There’s also a restaurant serving French-inspired contemporary cuisine. Read More...

    Distil, the second rooftop bar located on top of the famous lebua tower, is a cocktail bar and lounge marrying the most innovative drinks in Bangkok with a seriously awe-inspiring view from the 64th floor of lebua Hotel. Comprised of an indoor seating area of comfy sofas, a circular bar, and an outdoor cigar terrace, this is a sophisticated place where guests can expect to sample some finer rarities that few other bars in Bangkok can boast: exclusive wines, cigars, rare whiskies, and resident DJs playing jazzy lounge house. Read More...

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    Speakeasy - Hotel Muse

    Chidlom - 25th Floor

    The Speakeasy Hotel Muse takes you back to the 1920’s Prohibition era when illicit liquor was rolled in the back door by mobsters in Hench coats. Thankfully, you won’t be breaking any laws at this speakeasy, but authentic touches like a bath full of cocktails in jam jars and cool jazz playing in the background keep the vibe unique and funky. With great views over Sukhumvit and towards Sathorn, this rooftop is more unusual than most, but this isn’t just a skyline; the classic vintage cocktails are just as important as the view. Read More...

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    Long Table

    Sukhumvit - 25th Floor
    Long Table Restaurant

    Long Table is not quite sky scraping, but what it lacks in stature it makes up for in every other area by serving Thai food that tastes delicious and looks amazing, cocktails that err on the right side of sweet and a view that makes you forget that this isn’t a rooftop. In fact, after an evening spent watching the sunset with a Bangkok Cosmopolitan in hand followed by a three-course meal enjoyed lounging in one of Long Table’s cosy booths, I can honestly say there is no cooler sky bar in the city. Read More...

    Scarlett Wine Bar on the 37th floor of the Pullman Hotel Silom serves great cuisine with superb views of Bangkok sea of skyscrappers. From the moment you enter the vast restaurant you are instantly immersed in a warm atmosphere, and the tension of the outside world fades away. Occupying almost an entire floor, the dining room is cleverly designed to create islands of lights, making the place cozy without the need for walls or partitions. Read More...

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    The highest rooftop bar in Bangkok, The Rooftop Bar is on the 83rd floor of Baiyoke Sky Hotel in Pratunam. Expect magnificent views, dizzying heights but an aging attraction, so grab a cocktail from the bar and head up a level to the revolving observation deck and watch the dramas unfold down below. Read More...

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