Midnight Asia: Eat · Dance · Dream is a docuseries on Netflix that takes viewers into the lives of Asia’s nightlife people. With its diverse and vibrant nightlife, it’s no surprise that Bangkok was selected as one of the 6 prominent Asian cities to feature in the series.
Bangkok’s many charms have attracted people from around the world for decades, and it’s no wonder that the city is ranked as the top Tourist Destination for foreign tourists. While its food, culture, and beautiful architecture are popular attractions for visitors, it is often Bangkok’s bustling and sleepless nights that live longest in memory.
If you visit Bangkok and want to experience the nightlife, don’t miss these three famous districts where foreign travelers gather after sunset.
Famed for its chic restaurants and good vibes, this area is well-known and popular among foreigners because of its convenient central location. From small cocktail bars to huge clubs, this area has it all. Those who love dancing will never be disappointed with live music shows every night and DJs playing a variety of house, EDM, and hip hop.
This road offers all-day entertainment and is especially well-known among foreign backpackers. It is a traveler’s hub with a wide selection of guesthouses and hostels, street food stalls, and bars running along the two sides of the road. Just pick a bar that matches your musical style, whether jazz, blues, Indypop, or dance music.
Soi Nana in the Yaowarat-Charoenkrung district has become the new check-in place among foreigners. It’s perfect for those who enjoy hanging out and taking in the hip atmosphere in creatively-decorated and stylish restaurants. Not to be confused with the more crowded Soi Nana on Sukhumvit Road, this is the place for those who love chilled vibes and enjoy drinking the night away while listening to light music.
Conveniently located in an area with good transport connections, Thonglor can be reached by taking the BTS skytrain to Thonglor station and then walking the short distance to Sukhumvit Soi 55. For those heading to Ekkamai, get off at Ekkamai station and then walk over to Sukhumvit Soi 63
Even though it’s not on the BTS Skytrain line, it’s still conveniently connected. Take bus numbers 3, 6, 30, 33, 64, or 65, and tell the ticket person that you want to get off at Khaosan Road.
You can take the MRT to Hua Lamphong station. Leave via Exit 1, then walk for about 200 meters to Charoenkrung Road until you see the “Soi Nana” sign.