The 10 Best Karaoke Bars in Bangkok

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Photo of Leslie Finlay
27 June 2018

Karaoke isn’t just for Japan anymore! The trend has fully arrived in the City of Angels, so unleash your inner diva at these top singing spots.

Blu-O Rhythm & Bowl Siam Paragon

Bowling Alley, $$$
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Hone your skills in one of Blu-O's private karaoke rooms | © Blu-O Rhythm & Bowl

With several locations around the city, including the Esplanade and Major Cineplex Ratchayothin, Blu-O combines these two favourite pastimes with plenty of bowling lanes and private karaoke rooms to entertain you all day long. The Siam Paragon location has a great vibe, good music, and full food and drink service.

Yes R&B

Bar, Thai
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Yes R&B has 30 quirky themed rooms | © Yes R&B

Check out this spot in Thonglor fitted with 30 differently styled rooms, each with costumes available to match your favourite theme. Choose from options such as tour bus, barber shop, prison movie theatre, or ’60s-style ‘dream girls’ themes for a fully immersive experience. There’s also a full food and drinks menu available.

Woodball Thonglor

Bar, Thai
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Sing your heart out, Japanese-style, with free-flowing drinks and more than 200,000 song choices | © Woodball Thonglor

This Japanese-style karaoke bar grew so popular that the owners opened up three other branches, all which adhere to the same philosophy: cheap drinks and casual karaoke with thousands of song options to choose from.

Jing Jok

Bar, Thai, $$$
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Thonglor's favourite new dive bar offers all-you-can-drink specials, which lead to inevitable rounds of late night karaoke | © Jing Jok Bar

This hidden-away dive bar is anything but grungy, but totally in line with Thonglor-chic, sporting brick walls, a diverse clientele, and strong cocktails. There are tons of in-house drinking games all night long, along with pool tables, dart boards, and of course, karaoke. They’ve also got nightly all-you-can-drink specials to help loosen up those vocal cords.

Karaoke City

Bar, Thai, $$$
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Sing your heart out in this magical venue | © Karaoke City Bangkok

This fully-dedicated karaoke bar has 32 individually themed rooms that span decor from across six continents – then driving the theme home, each room is enclosed within a giant pond. Titles are updated weekly, so you’ll always have the latest hits on standby, and bring all your friends! There are rooms available for up to 50 people.

Pharaoh's Music Lounge

Bar, Gay Bar, Thai, $$$
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Practice your notes in the private lounge before amping up the courage to perform in front of the bar audience | © Pharaoh's Music Lounge

Comfortable and stylish, this popular haunt tucked among the best gay bars in Bangkok offers a private lounge for practising your craft, before graduating to the karaoke system on stage in the bar area. Food and drinks are served all night.

Rabbits 3 Karaoke

Bar, Thai
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Karaoke, true Japanese-style | © bycoo32 / Pixabay

Another well-established spot channeling the Japanese private room concept, Rabbits 3 is a hassle-free operation offering different size rooms depending on the size of your group, and a solid selection of food and beverage service all night long. The business was first launched as a branch of BigEcho – a karaoke chain in Japan – so delivery is authentic as it comes.

Claudia Club Bangkok

Bar, Nightclub, Thai
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Take in the live music before heading up to the private karaoke rooms | © Claudia Club

This chic, modern-luxe lounge caters to whatever your music mood may be – the ground level hosts live music with open space for dancing, while lounge space up in the mezzanine lets you take it all in from above. Once your own rhythm sets in, head up to the third floor to book into one of the private karaoke rooms, complete with food and beverage service all night. For avid singers, membership deals are available that also get you deep discounts on drinks.

Hugs Bar Karaoke

Bar, Gay Bar, Thai
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Karaoke at Hugs Bar | © FidesP / Pixabay

This recently-opened gay bar is all about having a great time, especially if that good time includes belting out a few of the latest chart hits. Located opposite the storied Telephone Pub, the bar’s always packed with energy, and the friendly crowd is eager to dance along to the voice behind the mic.

Queen Bee Bangkok

Bar, Thai
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Try your hand on Queen Bee's jam sesh stage | © Queen Bee Bangkok

Feeling confident in your skills? Head down to Queen Bee Bangkok for its Tuesday night open mic jam sessions to showcase your talent, or join the fun every night with a variety of live music shows.