Chiang Rai, is home to many unique cultures, and plays a prominent role in the history of religion in Thailand. Apart from this heritage, Chiang Rai is a fantastic place for excursions and a paradise for those looking for relaxation. Here we guide you through some of the best places to drink while you are there.
Cat Bar offers a laid back ambiance to help you relax after a hard days work. The bar owner will hold jam sessions every night with his guitar and other live acts sometimes perform. The bar offers a wide variety of alcoholic drinks and snacks, and a pool table if you fancy a game.
Bar Lamyai is the perfect option for a reasonably priced beer and chat with friends. The range of snacks on the food menu may not be the greatest, but the price and the selection of beer are ready to impress. You can also watch international football matches in the bar, so it can get busy on match days.
Coconut’s Bar prides itself on providing impressive entertainment for their guests. Pool, live football matches and quizzes are a few options. The bar offers a wide range of drinks, from local whiskey to traditional cocktails, so there will be something to suit you. The architecture of the bar is traditional Thai, inspired by tree houses. The carefully chosen furniture offers you an oriental and warm ambiance and instantly makes you feel at home.
Jet Yod Road, Chiang Rai, Thailand, +66 807402318
Kaffee Hub is more than just a place for a drink, it prides itself on being a loft-inspired meeting venue. Situated in an historic three-storey wooden loft, the hub gives you a great view of the nearby region and the clock tower. The dim yellow lighting gives you a warm and homely feeling. The second floor is the bar area, where you can grab a few cocktails and Thai dishes while enjoying the spectacular view on the balcony.
SITSIP Bar & Coffee House
Cafe, Coffee Shop, Bar, Coffee, Thai
Situated in the Wangcome Hotel, SITSIP Bar & Coffee House is a perfect place to chill out and relax. It is a comfortable café by day, and a bar by night. The bar offers an impressive selection of local beers and wines, as well as freshly brewed coffee. If you love to sing, this bar has great sound system and karaoke equipment. You can enjoy an evening belting out your favorite tunes.
869/90 Pemawibhata Rd., Chiang Rai 57000, +66 2254877
Golden Pine Resort
Resort, Spa Hotel
Golden Pine Resort & Spa is well known for its exquisite hotel rooms, however, the lobby bar is also worth a visit. The bar uses very simple designs, with wooden furniture and marble flooring. Alongside the soothing background music, there is a large television showcasing live football matches and sports events to keep you entertained all night long.
Bar, Restaurant, Thai
True to its name, Easy House offers a relaxing bar experience to their guests. The bar offers an impressive variety of local beers and traditional Thai snacks. Decorated with traditional Thai paintings and wooden sculptures, this bar takes you back to the Thailand of old. If you want to spice up your tastebuds a little bit, the Tom Yum Goong soup in this bar is very popular and well worth trying.