Categories > Guides and Tips

Ultimate Guide 14 Best Gay Bars in Bangkok

Ultimate Guide: 14 Best Gay Bars in Bangkok 

Bangkok’s flourishing medical tourism is a telltale sign that it’s Asia’s gay mecca. If that still leaves you with traces of doubt, the multitude of gay bars dotting the capital should cement its claim.

In this post, we’ll give you a peek into the best gay bars in Bangkok. Read on as we parade what each one offers, from the wild mix of electrifying music to vigorous parties, cheap drinks, and hedonistic events so you can paint the town red!

Unicorn Bar & Karaoke

Media from unicorn.bkk

Address: 76 Silom 4 Alley, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 92 559 9713

Prices: ฿฿


Unicorn Bar & Karaoke is a new and trendy gay bar in Bangkok that’s taken Silom Road’s nightlife scene by storm. If you fancy listening to music sets by international DJs, this is the hottest spot you can be.

What’s more, the cocktails they serve are great value for your money, so you can enjoy drinking until dawn without breaking the bank. Of course, those on-site karaoke setups are hard to miss and perfect for your sing-along sessions.

So, choose between listening to this gay bar’s talented singers or singing with your friends and other guests. Overall, music is the biggest come-on at Unicorn Bar & Karaoke, so this is the place for audiophiles. 

Bipolar Silom (Drag Queen Thailand)

Media from bipolarsilom

Address: 70-72 ซอยสีลม 2/1 อาคาร Silom 4 Alley, สุริยวงศ์ Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Thursday – Sunday)

Contact Number: +66 96 924 4298

Admission Fee: 500 baht (includes 2 drinks)

Prices: ฿฿฿


Bipolar Silom’s daily mini cabaret shows should take the blues away and make you jump for joy. It’s the perfect place to be if you want to spend the night drinking with friends while having a laugh watching funny skits and musical numbers.

In fact, Bipolar Silom even invites some renowned drag show hosts to perform in its small center stage. The giggles and laughter these shows bring make this gay bar worth visiting whenever you’re in the city.

Just be ready to bleed extra cash because this bar charges more than other venues but totally reasonable given the excellent service it provides.

Bas Living Room

Mediacredit: lukahsu

Address: 114/5 Silom 4 Alley, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 6 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 88 654 1010

Prices: ฿฿


Bas Living Room is the place to be if you’re looking for the ideal hangout or date spot because of its laid-back atmosphere. Given how chaotic most bars are in Silom, this venue is a breather, giving you the best chance to land a romantic date. 

This place is even famous in the area for its good selection of affordable mixologies. In fact, one of our guys wouldn’t shut up about the bang-for-your-buck cocktails they serve here.

Hey, that’s definitely reassuring because even if your date doesn’t go well, the drinks will at least be the best part of your night and make up for it. 

The Stranger Bar

Media from thestrangerbarbkk

Address: 98 Silom 4 Alley, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 5 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 26 329 425

Prices: ฿฿


The Stranger Bar, also known as the House of Drag Queens, is another place that electrifies Bangkok’s nightlife scene with entertaining drag shows. This two-level venue attracts mixed crowds so expect locals, expats, and young tourists. 

Its second floor has a balcony area so this is where you go to relax and mingle with other guests. If you want to hang out with a younger crowd, you must stay on the first floor because that’s where live music and drag shows are performed.

This place is also called House of Drag Queens for a reason — the drag shows are its most well-received segment. The Stranger Bar is well-known for the shows they call “Golden Shower” and “The Spermshot,” and we think they’re worth checking out.

Beef Bear Party

Media from beef.bkk

Address: 70-72 (4th Floor) Silom Soi 4 Tower Si Lom, Suriyawong Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday)

9 p.m. – 3 a.m. (Friday and Saturday)

Contact Number: +66 98 654 2887

Prices: ฿฿


If you enjoy meeting up and partying with other people, this gay bar is where you should go. Beef Bear Party at Silver Sand is a social club, so expect to see exclusive themed parties with plenty of electrifying music and topless dancing.

Attending these special events is one of the wildest ways to experience nightlife in a gay bar in Bangkok. Max your chances to meet new gay friends or partners, you’ll likely find someone here who’s game to talk and flirt with you all night long.

Just know that this gay bar’s themed parties require an entry ticket that might mean buying up to two drinks, so it shouldn’t be harsh on your wallet. 

Connections Bar Bangkok

Media credit: tongtavavavoomvoom

Address: 114, 15 Silom 4 Alley, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 81 657 4321

Prices: ฿฿


Connections Bar is one of the more popular nightlife venues you can find along Silom Road. It’s the quintessential gay bar that expats and Bangkokians know and love.

Notice that most of its patrons will sit in the bar’s outdoor area for one simple reason: the street comes alive with live shows that attract huge drinking crowds. The atmosphere can be chaotic but it definitely feels like a different place at night.

A visit to Connections Bar is a must if you want to understand why Silom Road is the nightlife hub of Bangkok. Yes, you read that right as you’ll notice most of the establishments on the list are located here. 

House of Heals

Media from houseofhealsbkk

Address: ชั้น 33 โรงแรมเรเนซองส์ 518/8 Phloen Chit Road, ปทุมวัน Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. (Wednesday – Monday)

Contact Number: +66 99 336 6262

Admission Fee: 1000 baht

Prices: ฿฿฿


If you already love watching drag shows, the House of Heals’ world-class talents will make you fall in love with them all over again. It’s owned by global drag queen Pangina Heals, so expect to see some of the best drag show productions in Bangkok. 

This gay bar’s interior is luxurious and its glorious center stage is nothing to scoff at. The amenities at House of Heals are what you’ll love the most, especially the squeaky-clean washrooms.

Sure, you must pay premium prices for the drinks and services, but the experience here is worth every penny. The 1000 baht entry fee also works as a store credit so you can pay for your initial orders with it before pulling out your wallet again.

Fake Club Bangkok

Media from fake_club_bangkok

Address: 60/1 Soi, 4 Ratchadaphisek Road, 10310, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Sunday – Thursday)

9 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Friday and Saturday)

Contact Number: +66 81 390 8888

Prices: ฿฿


For a queer bar in Bangkok that calls itself Fake Club, this venue offers a genuinely superb atmosphere and entertainment. With a roster of sexy topless dancers and singers, this establishment will leave you thirsty for more than just the drinks it serves.

Overall, this eye-catching display and the excellent music are enough to put Fake Club among the top gay bars in the city. On top of that, this trendy venue also uses modern lighting effects and sound systems, which help elevate live performances.

Because of this, expect to see young Asian men and women more during your visit to this gay bar. And if you’re single and want to mingle, getting in this gay bar could be your ticket to landing someone to spend the night away. 

Hugs Bar & Karaoke

Media credit: kittipuck

Address: 82 Silom 4 Alley, Khwaeng Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Wednesday – Sunday)

Contact Number: +66 20 410 457

Prices: ฿฿


When you visit Hugs Bar & Karaoke, you’ll notice that it’s a hangout for the local “bear” community. Don’t worry it’s not an exclusive gay bar in Bangkok so it’s a great place if your goal is to spend the night singing, dancing, drinking, and giving cuddles.

The bar’s staff and patrons are also friendly, so it’s easy to make new friends here. If you like singing, a karaoke machine that’s open to all the guests should serve you right. 

Just be sure to book in advance because Hugs Bar & Karaoke has limited seating spots. It’s a telltale sign that this is one of the hottest gay bars in town so when you’re here, be ready to get a big bear hug. 

White Rabbit Lounge Bar

Media credit: lazyminah

Address: 12, 3 ก่อนสีลมซอย2, Khwaeng Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 6 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Saturday – Thursday)

5:30 – 2 a.m. (Friday)

Contact Number: +66 94 427 3533

Prices: ฿฿


White Rabbit Lounge Bar is unique among the gay bars in Bangkok. Devoid of a lively atmosphere, loud music, and drunk dancers, this venue is a drinking spot, so expect to find a decent selection of wines, beers, spirits, and cocktails.

It’s also a great place for hanging out with friends because there’s a pool table where you can play while drinking. But, another thing that makes this gay bar stand out is the owner’s cute pet dog that will welcome you, and even join your table.

You’d do well to beware of this cuddly store mascot when you visit White Rabbit Lounge Bar. If not, this cutie pie will make every dog person’s heart explode with happiness — and fast. 

Saladrank Cafe

Media from saladrankcafe

Address: 4 Sala Daeng 1/1, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 6:30 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. (Monday – Saturday)

7 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Sunday)

Contact Number: +66 61 885 8919

Prices: ฿


Saladrank Cafe is a drinking bar, so there will be cheap local and imported beers and a decent selection of cocktails. That makes it worth visiting when you only want to get wasted.

It’s also a great place with a relaxing and casual atmosphere, so you can drink in peace until late. Because it’s an underrated venue, don’t expect it to be like most loud and crowded gay bars in Bangkok.

What kind of alcohol awaits you here? There are cheap local brands and some export beers such as Heineken, Laos beers, and Hanoi beers, and also you can go for cocktails, though they’re served simple yet tasty. 

DJ Station

Media credit: nicolascarrion1980

Address: 11 Soi Si Lom 2/1, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 8 p.m. – 3 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 22 664 029

Admission Fee: 400 baht

Prices: ฿฿


DJ Station has everything people look for in a gay bar in Bangkok. If you enjoy big crowds, wild parties, loud music, and different mixologies, it’s absolutely a must-visit.

This gay bar is a multi-level venue, so expect to see a mixed crowd. You’ll find those who want to relax on the third floor’s lounge area while the party crowd stays on the first two floors.

Most of DJ Station’s guests arrive at around 9 p.m. because its live show doesn’t start until 11 p.m. so be sure to arrive earlier. Just so you know, DJ Station isn’t a spacious venue, so it’s best to get settled in one area before it gets crowded.

G Bangkok (GOD)

Media credit: gappyworldofficial

Address: 22 Si Lom, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. (Monday – Thursday)

10 p.m. – 3:30 a.m. (Friday and Saturday)

10 p.m. – 3 a.m. (Sunday)

Prices: ฿฿


G Bangkok (GOD) is well-known to those who frequent Silom Road for a reason—it attracts massive crowds during weekends. When you visit this bar, you’ll see groups of people outside the venue because it can get too crowded.

The bar is also cramped, so expect to be shoulder-to-shoulder with other guests while partying. Guys will even remove their shirts since it can get too hot with so many people huddled together.

It gets divided opinions, with some guests hating it while others think it adds to the fun of the experience. This place is already an established gay bar in Bangkok so don’t expect its popularity to dwindle anytime soon.

Balcony Pub

Media credit: bendrobo

Address: 84-88 Silom 4 Alley, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Operating Hours: 5:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 22 355 891

Prices: ฿฿


Balcony Pub is a gay bar worth visiting for its special promotions alone. It’s a great place that offers happy hours and nightly special discounts so staying here definitely won’t cost you a fortune.

It’s also the place to go for classic Thai dishes because most gay bars in Bangkok only serve drinks. There’s a karaoke machine on the second floor and each table can take turns singing up to two songs at a time.

Related topics