For a long time, you could say Bangkok was Asia’s best-kept foodie secret. Lightning shophouse restaurants, selling the same star dishes over multiple generations, comprised a culinary landscape of modest gems. It was fabulous, but not at all well balanced. Only a decade ago, Bangkok was privy to just a handful of high-end bars and restaurants with no indication of the scene getting more refined and flexing its creative muscles any time soon.

Yào Bar – Relishing a new perspective at Rooftop Bar, Bangkok’s first modern Chinese ambiance rooftop. A newest, unique destination that set to be a top-notch venue for local and international foodies. The bar situated on the rooftop of Bangkok Marriott  Hotel The Surawongse. Yào Bar is comprised of two levels: the rooftop bar where diners enjoy the drink and midnight Dim Sum while savoring a breathtaking view of the glowing Bangkok skyline and the shimmering Chao Phraya River bathed in a golden light – all impressive sights for any first-time visitors. Read more

Sirocco  Bangkok’s most iconic restaurant with the ascent to the 63rd floor and the walk down the artistically lit staircase, with beautiful city, river views.  Sirocco has received worldwide recognition and numerous awards, including The New York Times, US – Sky Bar is listed in “36 Hours in Bangkok” and named “the most stunning rooftop bar you’ll ever see” and Condé Nast Traveler, US – Hot Nights & Hot Tables

Flûte A Perrier-Jouët Bar – Perched above the award-winning Sirocco restaurant on the 64th floor of The Dome at lebua, it is the highest al fresco champagne bar in the world. It offers a stunning aerial view of Bangkok, 800 feet in the air, combined with exclusive tastings of such signature Perrier-Jouët selections as Belle Époque Rose, Belle Époque Grand Brut, and Belle Époque Blanc de Blancs. Read more 

Breeze – The first impression with a 25-meter neon-lit sky-bridge that connects the indoor and outdoor dining areas and gives the illusion of walking into the open sky as one descends from the bridge on an illuminated sandstone-hued staircase onto the outdoor dining area. These most salient elements of Bangkok’s highest open-air Asian restaurant, designed by dwp, are accented by water features, mirrors, and a chic modernist design.  An exceptional dining experience and sets the mood for romance and glamour as diners to indulge pre or post-dinner drinks. Located high above Bangkok on the 51st and 52nd floors of Tower Club at lebua. Read more 

CRU Champagne Bar at Red Sky offers dramatic 360-degree views of the city skyline. Whether you’re visiting Bangkok for business or leisure or enjoying a spot of retail therapy, there’s always time for a glass of fizz – or a bottle – at CRU, a G.H Mumm bar. Read more 

Crowning the top of trendy Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit, Octave beautifully lights up the night at a sky-high level. This rooftop bar comes with multi-storey fun to satisfy everyone, whether you are in need of scrumptious grubs or if you want to touch the cloud up high while dancing. What makes Octave so incredibly attractive to metropolis people is its unbeatable 360° view of bustling Bangkok getting glittery, and the music they play really triggers an urge to sway your head along.  Read more 

Vertigo at Banyan Tree Bangkok is not to be missed the place and must go to Bangkok! Vertigo Grill & Moon Bar is a sophisticated dining establishment and sits on a former helipad which comes alive at sunset for nocturnal festivity in full view of the Thai capital. Sculpted with escalated platforms and low walls to ensure outstanding 360° panoramas of the city, its décor is trendy and sleek with stainless steel cutlery and funky music to add to the avant-garde ambience. The landscape is a psychedelic sea of undulating baubles, highlighted by glittering landmarks such as the Grand Palace, Royal Chapel, Chao Phraya River, Wat Pho Temple, National Museum and the Emerald Buddha. Read more

Vertigo TooVertigo Too – Perched on the top floor of Banyan Tree Bangkok overlooking the bustling modern cityscape and majestic Chao Phraya River, Vertigo Too sets the bar for gastronomic and mixology arts with an ample selection of cross-cultural cuisine and personalized cocktails. More choices? 

Luxury Society Asia - scarlett bangkok

Elegance rooftop bar with a French Twist. Located on the 37th floor of Pullman Bangkok Hotel G Silom. It is the latest meeting point for young executives who like to have fun and chill out. Scarlett boasts a fine selection of wines along with tapas, daily specials, imported cold cuts and showcasing a large variety of cheeses.

Urbani Truffle Bar & Restaurant features outstanding Italian fine dining with a spectacular view over the heart of Bangkok. View and quality describe Urbani Truffle Bar & Restaurant. Urbani means truffle, is the fabulous Italian truffles that Urbani family directly imported from Italy. The Restaurant area inspired by the elegant Italian style, sophisticated by stylish fine dining and decorated with vintage made in Italy furniture. Read more

CHAR Restaurant serves top-notch grill and steak under the “contemporary grill” concept in the refined yet informal atmosphere. For the ultimate exclusivity, patrons can enjoy a private dining experience at CHAR Private, also on the 25th floor, where they can dine and socialize in style and privacy. The intricately-set private room can accommodate up to 24 people for an exclusive meeting or dining experience and offers unparalleled city views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Dinner gets even more special with an exclusive set dinner menu thoughtfully created by the talented chef and his dedicated team. Read more 

Park Society – Ask for one of the tables for 2 by the window with a panoramic view of the east side of Lumpini Park fringed by Wireless Road. The culinary emphasis is on a market-style menu we recommend  Carte Blanche to Chef, a concept the Chef introduces his ingredients and tailor makes them sharing style to suits our mood and taste, bespoke dining. Both the food and the view were equally amazing.

Zoom, a venue with great city views serves wines, Asian-inspired cocktails and bites.  After work, head over to this breezy roof deck with some coworkers…probably a few minutes away from your office on Sathorn Road. Anantara gets again its fair share of accolades when it comes to lounging and bars; While the long bar tends to appeal to the new bro-set of Sathorn Rd on the weekends, its resident DJ and dancing floor,  the open air deck and wrap-around terrace is undoubtely a prime spot to enjoy a few tapas, cocktails and flights of wine with friends. Read more

Attitude Bar, Avani Bangkok Riverside

ATTITUDE  – Minimalistic design accentuates the expansive panoramic views of one of Asia’s most exciting cities. The alfresco bar décor is simplistically classic with white modern wicker furniture. Mood changes in the evening with soft tone lightning effects. The Bar provides a welcome reprieve, with sinfully crafted cocktails. Best time to enjoy the sunset after 5 pm…or to beat Bangkok’s traffic, use the hotel’s shuttle boat to get there faster and enjoy pre dinner drinks on the open air deck. Service is spot on and the team are of a great help to recommend the signature drinks and dishes. Read more 

The new hotspot is located high in the sky at the hotel, AIRE BAR Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit. Situated in the vibrant Phrom Phong area, you can enjoy a lounge-style, relaxed atmosphere with the vibe of R ‘n’ B, electronic, hip hop and house music, as well as live music every Friday and Saturday nights, and now Sundays.  The Bar is a great spot for you to unwind in a casual atmosphere and escape from the chaos of Bangkok amidst 180° views of the city skyline; with two large terraces, connected to two indoor lounges; and great value priced drinks! Read more

More lists are coming…stay tune!