The best new hotel bars & restaurants in Bangkok, as recommended by Agoda.com

Nico Marco (Contributor) (The Philippine Star) - July 25, 2013 - 12:00am

Bangkok is famous for its wide selection of alluring food available 24 hours a day, a detail that no doubt played a part in the Global Destination Cities Index naming Bangkok the world’s most popular destination for 2013. Naturally, as the city continues to draw more and more tourists and visitors from around the world, hotel pubs and restaurants are stepping up to offer unique and memorable dining and drinking experiences for their guests. To help, Agoda.com has compiled a quick list of unique hotel establishments that you should check out while you’re there.

Octave Rooftop Lounge and Bar – This swanky joint guarantees a memorable night, with great ambiance and a breathtaking view from the 45th floor of Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit. Inspired by the style of New York apartment balconies, the bar is spread across 4 floors and provides both Asian and European food. You can enjoy premium cocktails while taking in the 360-degree view of Bangkok’s glittering skyline. Definitely one of the nicest places to go.

Click to book: Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit

Babble & Rum – This restaurant in the Riva Surya Hotel on PraArthit Road provides both Thai and European cuisine with a great view of the Chao Phraya River. One of the main attractions here are the decorations, which showcase decorative fretwork along with boat paddles and a stylized manuscript from the traditional anthem that accompanies the magnificent Royal Barge Procession. Babble & Rum also has one of the best river views, with sunset and the lights from the PhraPinklao Bridge and Rama 8 Bridge adding to the spectacular setting.

Click to book: Riva Surya Hotel

Babble & Rum restaurant

Eagle Nest - Eagle Nest sits atop the SalaArun Boutique Hotel where you can sip your favorite drinks while watching the sunset and the stunning view of the Temple of Dawn right in front of you. And if you turn around, you’re rewarded with another great view across to Wat Pho and the gilded Grand Palace. You won’t find many better places to relax and enjoy a breezy Bangkok evening.

Click to book: SalaArun Boutique Hotel

Related: Looking for hotels with the best city views in Kuala Lumpur?

Eagle Nest

Woobar – Let off some steam at the signature bar of W Hotel Bangkok, a top new hang out for trendsetters and fashionistas. Taste new creative cocktails from W’s expert mixologists and dance your night away with electronica tunes spun by Bangkok’s finest DJs.

Click to book: W Hotel Bangkok


The Roof Restaurant –The Roof is designed across multiple levels to offer a terrace view of the city for every occasion, be it a private dinner with someone special or a Friday night party with your BFF. It’s also the first restaurant in Thailand to employ a stone grill alfresco cooking technique which uses hot volcanic rocks to cook the food. True to the same swanky hotel DNA of Siam @ Siam Design Hotel & Spa, The Roof also holds a unique Fullmoon dining event once a month.

Click to book: Siam @ Siam Design Hotel & Spa

The Roof Restaurant

Apoteka - Apoteka is a new high-concept bar with a pharmacy store motif located in the heart of trendy Thong Lor. Apoteka’s mixologists will create a drink specifically for you, while aural alchemists will prescribe the perfect music for your soul. Come to Thong Lor 12 and take your medicine.

Search for Thong Lor sub area in Agoda.com for a selection of the best hotels within stone’s throw from Apoteka.

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