Ushering an eager round of gourmet treats, Bangkok, Thailand is good for those who love dining with a glass of wine. Whether you’d like to share a glass of brandy or sip country wine, here are Bangkok’s best wine bars.
Grab a smoke in the cigar lounge at Wine Loft, a gallery that presents a refinery of cult wines where you can choose between a full glass, half glass and a taster. Tucked away in a corner, this compact two-storied wine shop uses avant-garde technology in its presentations and has a relaxing ambiance. Offering a wide range of wine varieties, you can enjoy sipping their award-winning concoctions from around the world. Even better, you can do so in the midst of jazz-filled harmonies.
diVino is an elegant spot that offers a no-fuss menu and a charming retreat for your circle of friends. Serving Italian delicacies with an incredible collection of more than 300 wines, you can savor the searing flavors of their wholesome grilled beef loin served with balsamic herb sauce or a bite of their imported Mediterranean sea bass. For a taste of the austere, diVino presents the Malbec. This is a plum rush made from black-skinned grapes that has a smoky finish and partners exquisitely with a plateful of blue cheese cutlets.
Featuring a gourmet deck, Zense makes the most out of its rooftop dining highlights, especially the charming view of downtown Bangkok. The modern-industrial decor inspired by geometric patterns features a long balcony where you can enjoy a multicultural dining experience. With delicacies like crab meat cakes, lemon sole, Hokkaido scallops and beef cubes, Zense is ideal for full bodied wine lovers. Gulp down their hot macaroons, a flavorsome sweet dish from the west.
Experience a sweet attack as you savor new-world flavors from the cellars of Wine Pub. This is an award-winning bar that masters the perfect formula for a fine dining treat. The wine bar develops an energetic ambiance that brims with young blood eager for a taste of the most popular appetizer, deep-fried oysters. With cozy interiors and more than 100 select labels, Wine Pub offers the most flamboyant combination – a mouthwatering spread of cheese cutlets and South African Chardonnay. This is all served in a French bistro type environment.
As you indulge in sampling fruit-filled flavors at this fine-dining bar, Axis & Spin reserves a picturesque setting on the 38th and 39th floor of the Continent Hotel. One of the most renowned rooftop bars in Bangkok, Axis & Spin lets visitors watch skilled bartenders whip up creative concoctions at the cocktail lounge. one delicious concoction is the Cha la la – vodka mixed with oolong tea, black grapes, apple juice and a frizz of champagne. Take in the expanse of Sukhumvit and Benjatti Park and enjoy the funky ambiance at this bar. The charming waiters can pour you a glass of Sauvignon Blanc that you can complement with a spicy Norwegian salmon salad.
Guzzle down a bottle of sweet tannins at Wine Connection, a 16-year-old establishment that imports exclusive wines and premium spirits. It also displays a vivid array of glassware and wine accessories. Step inside this stylish retro bar that offers tongue-zinging starters like chicken skewers. Meanwhile, you can make your pick from their valuable collections. Indulge in a special harvest of fresh, deep-cupped oysters at this wine bar that has already won a rightful seat for being Bangkok’s best wine bar in 2003. Ever since, it continues to enrich visitors with its fusion cuisine and a vibrant atmosphere.
The eclectic wine collector, Victor Gomez has expanded his entourage of wine collectibles for thirsty travelers in Bangkok. This converted shop house is a quiet niche with no frills that consists of an earthen touch to its decor featuring plush sized sofas and a country vibe. Scoring big with a comfort-loving audience, Sip Wine Bar invites an after-work crowd who love a bite of the Thai-style menu. It serves mellow reds like the Merlot with the richness of veal roast.
As couples wax lyrical within the brick-walled interiors and urban furnishings of the Attitude Wine Bistro & Bar, you can indulge your palate in a light Riesling and a vegan splash of roasted root vegetables. This wine bar, nestled in the sleepy corners of Chatuchak, is a semblance of fusion cuisine and delicate bodied wines. The juicy tenderloin beef steak combined with an aging Cabinet Sauvignon is an absolute delight. Attitude is a retrospective of a contemporary world that welcomes young entrepreneurs to enjoy its outdoor seating.
Situated in the heart of Bangkok along Sukhumvit Road, this grill house is a romantic stand that soothes your demanding palate with its regalia of exclusive wines. Soft jazz music, a taste of the orient and a fine collection of seasonal dishes to choose from. Wolf Grill animates the once-abandoned spaces of Nana Asoke. This 1950’s inspired joint serves a signature dish, Scottish smoked salmon mousse that can be enjoyed with Vintage champagne or a palate cleansing sparkler.
Situated on the 37th floor of the Pullman Bangkok Hotel G, Scarlet Wine Bar & Restaurant is a luxurious junction for young executives. It offers a fine selection of wines that can be enjoyed with daily specials, cold cuts and tapas. A signature dish at the Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant that blends elegantly with pinot noir is the creamy old fashioned veal stew. Grab a high table in the warm ambiance of this wine bar that offers platefuls of tender meat and an intoxicating aroma of spices for a decadent evening.