5 Sports Bars in Bangkok
It is the season of competition our fellow sport fanatics! Our favourite teams and teams from all around the world are and will be giving it their all in the current and upcoming tournaments and leagues this season. If you are like us, you’d probably would not want to miss a second of the most exhilarating match/game moments of human history. Here is a list of the Top 5 Sports Bars and Restaurants that we believe you’d like to pay a visit to, to catch the games while enjoying great atmosphere, food & drinks and service.
1. The Sportsman Sukhumvit - Nana
The Sportsman Bar is well known for being a great place to watch some sports whilst a great meal and drinks. The Bar is very western in theme, standard of service and prices. The atmosphere ranges from comfortable and relaxing to comfortable and exhilarating when a game is on. There, sports events are televised from all around the world, in addition to that there are other attractions including a buffet, comedy nights, pool tables and golf machines.
There are also frequent promotions for drinks, including a happy hour selection between midday and 7:00PM every day. The cherry on top for those who are more interested in the televised sports side of things, is that they have reruns of games for those who aren’t particularly fond of waking up at 2am in the morning to watch their favourite teams play. The Sportsman Bar has been labelled many times over by customers as a great location to enjoy a sports game and a cold one with the mates.
2. The Club House Sports Bar & Grill Sukhumvit - Asok
The Club House Sports Bar & Grill has become a very popular hangout location for expats, the main attraction being the long happy hours and the specials on the local Thai beers. The Sports Bar is also very well known for the diversity of sports they televise, golfers and those who like to watch fights are particularly fond of the Sports Bar.
The atmosphere is very relaxing and the interior very cool and modern, but still has that traditional western-bar feel. Various customers have provide positive reviews that can be found on trip advisor and other mediums, about the food and drinks being served as well as the quality of service. In addition to having a cosy indoor area to watch the games there is also an outdoor area that has live music and a terrace for those who smoke, this ensures that no one will miss out on the excitement. There is also a pool table on the second floor and a secluded area that is especially reserved for private parties. The Sports Bar is relatively easy to find as it is a short walk from the beginning of Sukhumvit 23 and Asok BTS.
3. Molly Malone’s - Silom
Malone’s is well known for having a great Thai and Western menu with delicious food for the price paid. The Sports Bar is also popular for its selection of beers including classics like Guinness, Kilkenny and Magners. The pub has a classic Irish-pub feel to it; the majority of pubs interior is made of wood. Various games are televised throughout the week including, particularly rugby. On the weekends the English Premier League is usually what on the television. The staff is lively, friendly and polite and the service is excellent. When you are there, don’t forget to ask for the WiFi code, as Molly Mallone’s is well known for having great WiFi, that way you can Facebook live your favourite team winning the games! There are also various promotions such as the happy hour, that is from 4:00PM – 7:00PM also a special all day fry up for 200 baht, and the Sunday Roast that is served from 12:00PM -7:00PM for 450 baht.
4. Tenderloins Steakhouse & Sports Bar – Sukhumvit Soi 33 & Pattanakarn Soi 30
Tenderloins Steakhouse & Sports Bar is a little more upscale that the other sports bars in the sense that it specialized in fine dining; premium steaks and exclusive imported wines of various selections. The atmosphere is very cool and relaxed, however it can turn from that to lively in an instant during the many events that take place at the sports bar, these include live sports with multiple viewing points and functions. The televised sports include Soccer, Rugby, AFL, Motorsport, Tennis and Cycling. The Bar has two locations, one is on Soi Sukhumvit 33, only a few minutes’ walk from the Phrom Phong BTS station and the other is on Pattanakarn Soi 30. As the name suggests the Tenderloin is the recommended dish is you ever happen to find yourself at Tenderloins Steakhouse & Sports Bar.
A schedule of the sport screening can be found on this website: www.tenderloins33.com/sports.html
5. The Kiwi Sports-pub & Grill – Nana Sukhumvit Soi 8
The Kiwi Sports-pub & Grill also known as being ‘The Home of Rugby’, is a long-standing sports-pub in Bangkok. Throughout the years the pub has become a favourite place to be for people from all around the world, including Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and UK, who want to enjoy great food, a good atmosphere and non-stop sports games.
The interior, has a classic pub-feel with dark wood walls, spacious sitting areas and multiple viewing points of various sports. There are 14 flat screens showing: Rugby, Football, Cricket, UFC, MMA and a collection of British sports in addition to other sports from around the World. The Pub is also well known for its large stock of World Beers, Steak & Ale Pie and Sunday Carvery, so don’t forget to explore the menus when you are there. What makes the pub an even more attractive location for the sport fanatic are the weekly sports events they organize; weekly gold games. Other events include: ‘Build Your Own Breakfast’, ‘Jack & Coke Night’ and ‘Grill Night’.