Want to unwind and escape reality? Bangkok is your gateway to the Southeast Asian world. There's a reason why Bangkok is often referred to as Asia's cosmopolitan masterpiece. The capital city of Thailand is everything you could ask for and more, combining historic charm with the modern convenience expected by the present-day travellers. The 'City of Angels' never sleeps. There is no time to rest your eyes because there is something to see everywhere. As good as it is in the day, Bangkok is even better when the sun goes down. The city houses vibrant clubs, underground haunts, and the most prominent dance floors where you could party the night away in the wave of EDM, hip-hop and even drums and bass.
Here are the 12 Best Nightclubs in Bangkok to shake a leg and break it!
1. Sing Sing Theater - The Hottest Party Place in Bangkok
Recently, Sing Sing Theater has grabbed the first place in being the hottest party place in Bangkok. As you enter the place, you'll be enthralled with its unique interior design concept, reflecting that of a high-end brothel. You will come across hundreds of lanterns hanging around and dragon art on the walls. Sing Sing brings in the best DJs from all over the world making this place a treat for your eyes and ears both.
Music: Hip-Hop on Sundays and Wednesdays/Vocals on Weekends Open Timings: The club opens at 9:00 PM but the dance floor heats up at 10:30 PM. The club is open till 2:00 AM Location: Road Klong Toey, Wattana, Sukhumvit Road - Soi Sukhumvit 45, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok Cost for two: THB 2000
2. Ce La Vi - Prepare for a Grand Entrance with Candlelit Corridors
Head over to Ce La Vi for a fun and fancy night with high profile crowd surrounding you. Prepare yourself for a grand entrance with candlelit corridors leading to a multi-tiered dance floor. If it gets too much, take a breather while looking over the spectacular central Bangkok from the terrace of this sophisticated lounge on the 39th floor. Music: House/Party Pop/Hip-Hop Open Timings: The club is open from 9:00 PM till late at night from Tuesdays to Sundays. Location: 39th and 40th floors, Sathorn Square Complex, 98 North Sathorn Road Cost for two: Drinks start at THB 280
3. Onyx - Are You into EDMs? Then This is THE Place for You!
If you are into EDM, Onyx is the place to be. With EDM music blasting all night let yourself loose at this 2500 capacity club. They have a lineup of laser shows, confetti drops, and dry ice cannons, allowing you to dance the night away.
Music: EDM Open Timings: The club is open from 9:00 PM to late Location: Onyx, Royal City Avenue, Soi Soonvijai, Rama 9 Road, Bangkapi, Huay Kwang, Bangkok Cost for two: THB 1000
4. Glow - Techno/ Bass 'n' Drums/ Deep House Music
Glow is amongst the oldest nightclubs around the city, but it is not going out of style anytime soon. As the name suggests, this underground club radiates neon green lights (that's your cue to spot it tucked away on a side street) adding to its vibe. While there's seating availability at the place, your legs won't let you have a seat when the loud music starts off. Experience the underground trance music scenario at Glow.
Music: Deep House/Bass & Drums/Techno Open Timings: The club is open from 10:00 PM to 4:00 AM Location: 96/4-5 Sukhumvit Soi 23, Bangkok Cost for two: The entry fee will be THB 300 per person. Expect to shell out the same amount on drinks.
5. Levels Club and Lounge - a Multi-Level Dance Floor Club
Levels Club has everything one could ask for. Designed in three distinct party zones housed in one connected space, indulge guilt-free in the open-air cocktail bar, unwind at glittery lounge and dance all night long at the multi-level dance floors of this happening Bangkok nightclub.
Music: R&B/ EDM Open Timings: Hop in any day and the club will have offers for you. The place is open from 9:00 PM to 3:00 AM Location: 6th Floor, No.35, Sukhumvit Soi 11, Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok Cost for two: The entry is usually free. Drinks are expensive. A pint of beer starts at THB 250 and spirits start at THB 300
6. Insanity - a Place to Chill with Your Inmates
Recently renovated, this international class clubbing venue is where the locals like to chill. This late-night afterparty club lives up to its name. It's insanely huge and fun. The place is famous for hosting international DJs. If you are looking to party European style with spacious dance floors, Insanity is the place to be.
Music: EDM/HipHip/House Open Timings: The place is open from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM Location: 32/2 Soi Sukhumvit 11, Khlong Toei Nuea, Bangkok Cost for two: Entry fee is around THB 300 per person with one free drink.
7. Safe House - An Underground Party Place with Neon Lights
Safe House is the most famous underground party place in Bangkok. Safe House's entry gate is no less than a time machine because there's a futuristic vibe to the place. With LED and neon lights all over, be prepared to party ahead in time.
Music: EDM Open Timings: The is open till 5:00 AM Location: Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana Cost for two: THB 800
8. Route 66 - Dance to the Beats of Trance
Route 66 is known for kickstarting the Bangkok nightlife 20 years back. Visit this nightclub in Bangkok for an extravagant, one-of-a-kind party experience. With the area divided into two rooms, pick amongst the hip-hop centre of the avenue or the 70's classics party.
Music: Hip-Hop/EDM/Trance/Live Band Open Timings: The place is open from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM Location: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon Cost for two: Drinks are cheap. A pint of beer costs THB 160
9. Demo - Party in a Warehouse
Demo looks like the back of a warehouse. With bare brick walls covered in graffiti and pipes exposed, this is the most relaxed and most fashionable nightclub in Bangkok. Two clubs are connected and guests are free to move between the two. Music: Techno/EDM/Hard House Open Timings: The place is open from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM Location: Thong Lor Soi 10 Cost for two: The drinks are on the pricey side. Beers start at THB 220 and spirits from THB 300
10. DND Club - a Vintage Motel Themed Club
DND is a newly opened vintage motel themed nightclubin Bangkok. Expect to see old TVs on walls and smoking rooms which look like a barbershop. If you like the Thai way of partying, with plenty of seats and tables for you, DND is the place to be. There isn't a central dance floor, but there's plenty of space between tables to dance. Music: EDM/Hip-Hop Open Timings: The place is open from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM Location: Ekamai Soi 5/1 Cost for two: THB 2000
11. Nunglen - Cosy Interiors, Live Bands and What Not
A place frequented by local young professionals and university students, Nunglen is known for hosting live bands. The interior is cosier than other places, so the place gets filled up real quick. If you want to enjoy a party with colleagues or even classmates, this is where you ought to be. A place for all age groups.
Music: House/Party Pop/Hip-Hop Open Timings: The place is open from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM Location: Sukhumvit 63 Cost for two: Drinks cost around THB 150-200
12. Escobar - Escape the Crowd and Enjoy Some Indie Music
Nunglen and Escobar are in the same complex. If you want to escape the crowds and indie music of Nunglen, head over to Escobar club, which recently underwent renovation and is now even brighter and louder. Unlike Nunglen, you won't feel cramped out inside this spacious and welcoming club. Music: EDM/Techno/Hard House Open Timings: The place is open from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM Location: Sukhumvit 63 Cost for two: Drinks cost around THB 150-200