Eating in Bangkok is a treat no matter where you go, from the authentic Thai food, to amazing street food and even some Western food, you'll find a favorite, that's for sure. But a total experience, and seriously famous in Bangkok, is eating up in one of those tall buildings AKA a sky bar.
Sky bars are restaurants located on top of sky scrapers, and let me tell you —that view is something else. It's not something you can skip when you visit, even if you only have a weekend itinerary for Bangkok.
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Sky bars are all over the city, but there are a few better than others. Make sure you do your research because some will have better food and some with have the best view.
Our Favorite Sky Bar
We're loving Zoom Sky Bar And Restaurant. Make sure you ask to go outside, and make the addition climb up two more stories to get the real outdoor experience (it's a larger terrace than the one you might be led to initially). Such a good spot for a 360 view of Bangkok.
A couple of tips —
Hours are 5:30 PM - 1 AM. I'd get there right at opening so that you can time it to catch the sunset during dinner.
When I went, I was looking like a grungy backpacker (which I basically was). I definitely felt out of place when I realized how nice the restaurant was. If you're a budget backpacker like me, just realize this is a special night so put on your best outfit and maybe even do your hair and makeup!?
Things are always changing, so check out reviews here before you go.
How to get there —
Address: ป้ายรถประจำทาง จันทร์ ซอย
41 2 Khwaeng Thung Wat Don, Khet Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
If you don't take a taxi, you can dropped off nearby by riding bus 1 to this stop: ป้ายรถประจำทาง สะพานปลา 1.
From there, it's just a short walk to the restaurant.
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