Due to the huge number of tourists and the expats, Bangkok offers a variety of nighttime recreational opportunities to suit people from all over the world. It has Irish and English pubs as well as live music playing jazz, blues and rock. Modern bars and cocktail lounges can be seen all over Bangkok. The discos are made livelier with DJs from abroad.
The center of nightlife in Bangkok is Silon / Sathorn commercial district. It has the flashy go-go bars and refined cocktail lounges and everything in between. There is something interesting for everyone here.
Sukhumvit and its connecting sois is host to city’s best nightspots. The Q Bar and Bed Supperclub on Soi 11 offer international way of nightlife. The Nana Plaza (Soi 4) and Soi Cowboy (between Soi 21 and 23) are chockablock with go-go bars.
Banglamphu, backpacker district along Khao San Road and the unconventional cafés lining the Phra Athit Road are the other favorite nightspots. Royal City Avenue or RCA in short, is a vibrant cluster of clubs and bars frequented by the young Thai crowd and it is located on the northeast of Sukhumvit.
Bangkok’s luxury hotels like The Oriental, Peninsula, Shangri-La, Millennium Hilton and Sheraton Royal Orchid, take advantage of their proximity to the Chao Phraya River and have setup cocktail bars along the riverside. Others have yet to take advantage of this river, glittering its way through the city