We took a deep dive into our data to present you with your most-read bars for the year gone by. How many have you actually visited?
15. Havana Social
Sukhumvit Soi 11's "hidden" Cuban haunt still knows how to party.
The secret bar with no menu and no official address continues to capture the imagination. Is it worth the effort? We'll leave that to you to decide.
13. Rewind Bar
Apparently just what Thonglor needed: a '90s-loving, back-to-basics bar with free popcorn.
Ashley Sutton’s back! He of Iron Fairies fame opened a second branch of his gin distillery and Bangkok exploded with joy.
New location, same meticulous attention to detail. B.A.D. Awards 2017’s Best Cocktail Bar was forced to move digs barely six months after its much-hyped opening, but still proved must-visit for cocktail aficionados.
10. Tep Bar
Still one of Soi Nana's most popular bars thanks to its live classical music, potent ya dong, and location amid Chinatown's beautiful crumbling walls.
After a nearly-two-year absence from the scene, one of Thailand’s pioneering craft beer bars was reborn with more beer, more food and all of the old charm
8. Aire Bar
Twenty-eighth-floor views of Benjasiri Park and sub-B300 cocktails—what more could you want?
7. Rabbit Hole
The Thonglor speakeasy which lurks behind a non-descript wooden door has been the scene for a many a big night.
Who says Soi 11 can't do classy? Be transported to a secret French jardin at this tucked-away enclave.
They don't come more hyped than this leafy chilled-out cocktail bar bringing a taste of California to Yen Akat.
Our 2017 B.A.D. Bar of the Year, this Chinatown bolthole is still the place to go for gin—if you can manage to claim a seat.
3. A Bar
Dividing a beautiful space overlooking Benjasiri Park into two floors and two bars, one with a focus on dark spirits, one specializing in gin. Both are well worth your time.
Swanky EmQuartier dedicates some fifth-floor, mall-top space to a venue that’s part tapas bar, part tiki bar and wholly committed to its “downtown beach club” theme.
The team that brought us The Locker Room returned with another hard-to-find speakeasy, this time with the bonus of a real-deal photo booth just begging for a few too many drunken selfies.