Trying out every bar on Bangla Road is the life's work of a dedicated few and the comings and goings of different places are sure to keep those people happily occupied for as long as they wish. The nightlife scene in Patong is governed by immutable but unknowable forces.
One night a given place may be completely packed, come back the next night and it will be deserted. Bars come and go like fireflies in the night, meaning that keeping an accurate record is almost impossible so we won't even try. Instead, here's a breakdown of the general character of each area: what to expect and where to go (usually). Bangla Road (The most famous Hot Street in Patong)