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.

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Cat Bar

Bar, Pub Grub, Thai

Chiang Rai


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

Bar, Pub Grub, Thai

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.

Tambon Wiang, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57000, +66 850382298

Coconut’s Bar

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

Streets in Chiang Rai
Bar, Cafe, Cocktails, Thai

Kaffee Hub

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.

Clock Tower, Baanpa pragarn Rd, Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai 57000

SITSIP Bar & Coffee House

Cafe, Coffee Shop, Bar, Coffee, Thai

Thai Beer


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.

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.

291 Moo 4 Baan Muang Kham, Tambol Nang Lae, Chiangrai 57100, +66 53706271

Easy House

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.

Jetyod Rd, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57000, +66 53600963

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