The Best Rooftop Bars In Bangkok

People drinking and enjoying the sunset at the Octave rooftop bar of the Marriott tower hotel in the Thong Lor
People drinking and enjoying the sunset at the Octave rooftop bar of the Marriott tower hotel in the Thong Lor | © Crystite RF / Alamy Stock Photo
Prema Chablani

What better way to take in the breathtaking sights of Thailand‘s capital city than from high above? Bangkok’s rooftop scene is buzzing with elegant bars covering the city. We list some of the best rooftop spots for a drink in Bangkok.

1. Vertigo Grill and Moon Bar

Bar, Restaurant

Vertigo Bar and restaurant Bangkok, Thailand. Overlooking the city at night

Vertigo Grill and Moon Bar

Sitting 61 floors above Bangkok, the Banyan Tree’s Vertigo Grill and Moon Bar is a spectacular place to soak in the city. Vertigo offers an al fresco dining experience and a roof terrace overlooking the magnificent city of Bangkok. Relax on this stunning rooftop as you dine on some freshly grilled seafood or a premium steak. Head over to the Moon Bar for some classic cocktails while watching the sunset over the city’s skyline.

21/100 South Sathon Road, Sathon, Bangkok, Thailand, +66 2 679 1200

2. Park Society

Bar, Restaurant, European, Vegetarian, French

Located on the 29th floor of the Sofitel So Bangkok, the Park Society is a promising rooftop bar. Look over on to the striking Lumpini Park and on to the metal and glass skyline of Silom. The city’s changing colors and lights enchant patrons as they enjoy a glass of wine or a delicious cocktail. This chic rooftop bar and restaurant offers French cuisine with delicious set menus.

3. ZOOM Sky Bar & Restaurant

Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, Thai, French, Mediterranean, Asian, Fusion

At the top of the Anantara Hotel Bangkok is an unbeatable 360-degree panoramic cityscape view. The ZOOM Sky Bar and Restaurant boasts an amazing atmosphere to enjoy a drink in and have a remarkable night on the top of the city. Here, guests can relax while watching the sun go down with their extensive range of cocktails and bar snacks. With a spectacular French, Mediterranean and Asian fusion, there are plenty of delicious delicacies and dishes to choose from.

4. Distil Rooftop Bar

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Seafood, Cuban, Pub Grub

Boasting delicious seasonal cocktails that are not only beautiful to look at but also well-crafted, Distil may be the best cocktail bar in Bangkok. Sitting on top of the Lebua Tower on the 64th floor, Distil is the highest bar in Bangkok. Treat yourself to the oyster bar or browse through their selection of artisan cheeses if you get hungry.

5. Octave Rooftop Bar

Bar, Pub Grub

View from Octave Rooftop Bar, Marriot Hotel Sukhumvit, skyline , view point, skybar, Lounge, rooftop, bar, Bangkok, Thailand
© travelstock44 / Alamy Stock Photo

Come watch the sunset over Bangkok from the Octave Rooftop Bar at the top of the Marriot with 360-degree views. Here, guests can kick back with a cocktail and enjoy the unobstructed view in a peaceful environment, high above the city’s busy flow. With creative cocktails and delicious food, there is plenty to choose rom at Octave.

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