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  • Top 10 Night Spots in Bangtao

    Best Places to Go at Night in Bangtao Beach - Phuket

    Bangtao is one of most popular holiday destinations on Phuket Island’s west coast, and this for good reason: from its affordable southern end, luxurious central part to its rather undeveloped northern end, it offers an eclectic choice of venues apt to satisfy any type of visitor. Its nightlife scene is in the same vein and has successfully kept off (until now) go-go bars and other naughty beer bars so popular in Patong Beach.

    Our Bangtao’s top 10 night spots’ list reflects the image of this beach’s atmosphere – from stylish beach clubs to popular and friendly pubs to unpretentious local venues, nightlife in Bangtao is always fun and hassle-free.

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    Dream Beach Club is a stylish, laid-back place to relax and party right on Layan Beach. Part of the world-renowned Dream brand from New York City, it is one of very few clubs in Phuket which is right by the sand and is one of the largest clubs of its kind in the whole of Thailand, featuring two swimming pools, four bars and over 100 comfortable sun loungers.

    Replacing the once famous Nikki Beach Club at the very northern extreme of Bangtao Beach, Dream opened in December 2015 after the site had undergone quite significant renovations. While it still targets the party crowd, the atmosphere is much more relaxed. The music selection played by the resident DJ – who is positioned above the swim-up bar in one of the pools – is mostly smooth R&B, jazz and chill-out tracks. Read More...

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    Catch Beach Club is a high-quality bar, restaurant and lounge spot right on the beautiful Bangtao Beach. With a superb beachfront location, excellent food and drinks and great music, it is one of the top chill-out spots throughout the day and a popular party venue at night. Belonging to the same brand as Palm Seaside, HQ Beach Lounge and Twinpalms Phuket, quality and class are absolutely assured.

    A well-established name in Phuket, Catch gained its notoriety on Surin Beach, but moved to the southern end of Bangtao, taking over the premises of Bliss Beach Club. After extensive refurbishment, they reopened on Christmas Eve 2016 and rapidly reaffirmed their reputation as one of the best beach clubs on the island. Now boasting the unmistakable Catch style, you will find indoor and outdoor dining areas, a large canopy-covered bar, sun loungers, a small splash pool and a selection of poolside salas. Read More...

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    Peppers Sports Bar is a cool English pub located on Tinlay Place at the entrance of Laguna Phuket Resort Complex. Themed around a red and white colour scheme, with red brick walls and columns, beige tile-flooring and furnished with tables & chairs made from durable ersatz water hyacinth, the venue is warm and friendly.

    Early evening, Peppers is busy with families and punters coming to enjoy the excellent pub-grub served here, and later on, it is the right place to taste a Guinness with friends while watching major sport events broadcast on the two large flat-screen televisions displayed on the sides of the bar counter. The venue reaches a climax on Wednesday nights with its extremely popular pub quiz. Run by Claire Cookson - a charming ‘Scouser’ - Peppers Sports Bar feels like a home away from home even for non-British punters. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 08:30 – 01:00 kitchen closes at midnight
    • Location: Tinlay Place, Cherng Talay – near the entrance of Bangtao's Laguna Complex
    • Tel: 076-325112
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    Xana Beach Club is a class act on Bangtao’s night entertainment scene. Xana is set on Bangtao beachfront and is part of Angsana Laguna Phuket, one of the seven high-end resorts featured in the Laguna Phuket compound. Xana is indeed a stylish place: white and beige furnishing, top-of-the-range sound system, cosy salas dotted around the area (they can be booked in advance), white or red umbrellas. Décor-wise, it is clear venue has been well-thought out.

    Food-wise, Xana is under the direction of Italian Executive Chef Mirko Cappa, therefore has a certain Mediterranean touch. The nightly musical entertainment is assured by talented house DJs with, on special occasions, participation of internationally famous DJs like Paul Harris or Ministry of Sound’s Tim Cullen. Read More...

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    Orange House
    Orange House

    Orange House is a cool bar and restaurant located right on Bangtao Beach between Angsana Laguna Phuket and Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket resorts. Unlike its prestigious neighbours, Orange House is a groovy, unpretentious, and affordable venue serving excellent western food (it is famous for its Scandinavian and American breakfasts).

    Built in a style blending local (thatch-roof and wooden beams) and contemporary (orange concrete walls) styles, the place was originally a small dive centre that has extended its domain to become a charming coffee-shop, a place where to meet friends around a drink in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.

    • Location: On the beachfront opposite Palm Beach Resort and the Angsana Resort
    • Tel: 076-325597
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    Siam Supper Club is a fine dining restaurant located on Tinlay Place, a pool of looked-after eating houses located toward the entrance of Laguna Phuket property. View from outside, the venue boasts a modern and rather cold appearance with its white, straight-lined architecture and its large, bluish neon-sign, but stepping inside, it gives a total different feeling: warm and cosy décor and furnishing stylishly dim-lit, no wonder why the venue is so long-established and famous in Phuket.

    In this luxurious environment, guests can indulge themselves in excellent western and Thai cuisine, expertly mixed cocktails, and cool and soft Jazz music played live by talented musicians. Siam Supper Club has similar design qualities to a Gentleman’s Club, but don’t worry, it is open to all. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 01:00
    • Location: Tinlay Place at the entrance of Laguna Phuket in Cherng Talay
    • Tel: 076-270936
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    Nok and Jo’s
    Nok and Jo’s

    Nok and Jo’s is a very popular bar and restaurant located on the road parallel to the beach toward the southern end of Bangtao, 200m before Blue Siam Beach Club. Nok and Jo’s has more than one ace up its sleeve as, apart from being a successful restaurant, it is also: a sports bar broadcasting all the major sport events; it features pool, football, and hockey tables; it hosts a live band that rocks the place until late or a dinner-show featuring lady-boys lip-synching cabaret classics in extravagant costumes (550 baht on Wednesdays and Sundays).

    This family-run business is indeed a venue full of surprises and a must-visit place if you come nearby Bangtao.

    • Opening Hours: 11:00 till late
    • Location: On the Beach Road, behind the Andaman Bang Tao Bay Resort
    • Tel: 087-2796532
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    360 degrees is open-air and set on a large wooden deck chicly furnished with comfortable rattan sofas and glass tables; only the bar and its immediate surroundings are covered by a sail-shaped tarpaulin, giving the place an ultra-modern touch. The cuisine here is fine and delicate, blending flavours from all around the world in a palatial delight; a sommelier is also here to help guests in choosing the best label to complement their dishes. 360 degrees is the right place for special occasions and romantic dinners. Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 23:00
    • Location: in Phuket Pavilions Resort
    • Tel: 076-317600
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    Believe it or not, some people don't like sand. It's hard to imagine that anyone could possibly find sitting on the beach, sipping a fine wine or a cocktail (with the obligatory umbrella, of course) and anticipating a great meal anything less than rapturous. Casuarina Beach Restaurant and Pub is the place for this exotic mix of delights and, the saying; 'if it's worth doing, it's worth doing well' could have been written for Casuarina. Read More...

    • Location: In Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Resort, Cherngtalay, Thalang
    • Tel: +66 (0)76 362 999
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    Blue Siam is the stylish Thai version of beach clubs as they are known in the west. Located toward the southern end of Bangtao Beach, Blue Siam is a charming and well-thought out venue from its entrance on Haad Bangtao Road to its elevated wooden decking on the beach. After walking through a small coconut tree grove, punters reach the two storey L-shaped building made of converted shipping containers. The wooden terrace features a central bar and comfortable seating under the shade of coconut trees.

    The venue has a very laid-back atmosphere caressed by the soft sound of Latino music and the cooling sea-breeze. Most of the menu is dedicated to Thai cuisine, nevertheless western dishes can be ordered for private parties. Blue Siam is a tropical dream come true, the perfect place to spend a relaxing evening with friends under the stars.  Read More...

    • Opening Hours: 11:00-24:00
    • Location: At the southern end of Bangtao Beach
    • Tel: 076 386 595 - 087 263 0474
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