Dizzy highs: Bangkok’s five best rooftop bars

Drinking is better from a rooftop after all…

Sipping a cocktail in a rooftop bar suspended high in the open-air is surreal and magical. These five Bangkok bars, perched at dizzying heights above the city, will spice up your night life. 


1. Sky Bar, Lebua

Height factor: 63rd floor

Considered one of the highest rooftop bars in the world, Sky Bar has spectacular views of the Bangkok skyline. In summer, grab a Poptail; a cocktail and popsical creation that’ll cool you down in no time.

2. Vertigo & Moon Bar, Banyan Tree

Height factor: 61st floor

Vertigo & Moon Bar is an al fresco grill and bar located on the 61st floor of the Bayan Tree Hotel & Resort. Order a Vertigo Sunset; a Malibu, cranberry, pineapple and lime creation, it’s perfect for sipping on while contemplating the city-lights.

3. Above Eleven, Fraser Suites

Height factor: 33rd floor

Inspired by Peruvian and Japanese Cuisine, the food at Above Eleven is served tapas style, this makes it perfect for sharing with friends. Adding to the fun factor is the maze at the entrance, walk through this to get to panoramic views of Bangkok.

4. Park Society, So Sofitel

Height factor: 29th floor

For an glitzy dining experience with fantastic views, head to Park Society. The food offering here is top-notch modern Western Cuisine. Looking for a touch of romance? grab a cocktail and head to the terrace to watch the sunset.

5. The Speakeasy, Hotel Muse

Height factor: 25th floor

Not quite as high as the other offerings, but this cool rooftop bar covers two floors with numerous areas to chill out in. Channel a bit of vintage-glamour and order a martini to enjoy while listening to some smooth tunes.

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