Best Bars in Chiang Mai 2018
Chiang Mai is the hipster central of Thailand and is the next hot travel destination on everyone’s list. Check out the best bars in Chiang Mai for a taste of the local nightlife scene!
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Its name is aptly so as there is a big vintage red bus nestled in this open-air bar. Head up the double-decker bus and be treated with views of the Ping River and Iron Bridge. With a sabaai sabaai (Thai for chill and relax) atmosphere, Bus Bar is the place to head to for great food and drinks when hanging out with friends. An additional perk is the live music here which really just brightens up the atmosphere.
Charoen Prathet Rd, Thesaban Nakhon Chiang Mai, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Zoe in Yellow
One of the hippest hangouts in Chiang Mai, some people say you haven’t been to Chiang Mai until you’ve been to Zoe in Yellow, one of the best bars in Chiang Mai. A backpacker joint frequented by both tourists and locals. Enjoy cheap drinks here and groove along to the music. While there are no bar bites available here, there’s great Indian food just next door!
Ratvithi Rd, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
The Writer’s Club and Wine Bar
The unofficial bar for press writers to hang out at, heading to The Writer’s Club and Wine Bar will definitely enable you to hold a few interesting conversations with the people there. Try out the local brews paired with the food at this bar and be surprised! They are pretty good at what they dish out here. A quaint spot, head here for a swell time.
141/3 Rachadamnoen Rd, Phra Sing, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Good View Bar & Restaurant
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As it names suggests, Good View Bar & Restaurant has one of the better views of Ping River as it is situated just beside it. Riverside tables get snatched up quick during the evening time so do make reservations or go early to ensure that you get a glimpse of the tranquil riverside! There is live acoustic music every night so enjoy your drinks and local Thai food together with it. A feast for the eyes, mouth and ears all in one here!
13 Charoen Rajd Rd, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Oasis Rooftop Garden Bar
Catch glimpses of Doi Sutthep as well as Chiangmai’s Old City from Oasis Rooftop Garden Bar. A great watering hole with a wide variety of liquors and beers available, Oasis Bar even has cocktails that incorporate Thai flavours, such as the Tom Yum Mojito.
13/1, Sripoom Road, Soi 1, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
North Gate Jazz Co-Op
Chiangmai’s most famous live jazz bar, North Gate Jazz Co-Op features a whole line up of talented jazz musicians. The music here makes up for the lack of views and seats and makes your entire trip to this bar worth it. Be sure to come here early as the crowd is real and people come here just for the jazz and drinks.
91/1-2, Si Phum Road, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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