Lebua Sky Bar is one of the highest rooftop bar in the world, suspended on a precipice over the city 820 feet in the air. Lebua Sky bar is situated at the corner of Charoen Krung and Silom roads in the Bangrak area. The main enterance of the bar is located on Silom and you will need to walk through the huge, empty ground-floor to arrive at the elevators. Take exit 3 from Saphan Taksin BTS station, and walk straight at the base of the stairs, then turn left to Charoen Krung Road.
Commonly regarded as the best rooftop bar in the Bangkok, the striking atmosphere, innovative cocktails and spectacular views of Lebua Sky Bar have made it a highlight of the Bangkok nightlife scene, while creations such as the interesting Poptails where mixologist brings together popsicle ice or cocktails for the summer or the well-known Hangovertini that was made for the cast of The Hangover Part II in the course of filming at Lebua, have also endeared it to the Hollywood crowd.
Lebua Sky Bar has always been found to be an eyesore in the Bangkok skyline with a gaudy gold dome atop a behemoth white chunk of steel and concrete. There is no doubt it is an imposing structure, at 247 meters—the third tallest in Thailand. Lesbua Sky Bar bills itself as the highest open-air bar in the world, on the 64th floor rooftop.
Positioning you perfectly for some extraordinary pre- and post-dinner cocktails and an unforgettable evening under the stars the dazzling multicolored island Lebua Sky Bar is perfectly located not just for some of the best views in Bangkok: it is also just few steps away from the award-winning Sirocco restaurant.
Large seating area is available for people dining at Lebua Sky Bar, while there is also a band area above the restaurant area on the dome’s towers that towers over the diners. It has glass walls that will enable guests to admire the views from all sides, while there are staffs on ground serving drinks in the center. Lebua Sky Bar is more of an attraction than just an ordinary rooftop bar per se.
Drinks at the Lebua Sky Bar
Drinks at the bar are greatly expensive but really worth the money for the remarkable and wonderful experience you will enjoy. Shots of Amaretto, Baileys and Tia Maria are the cheapest drinks at the Lebua Sky Bar. Surprisingly however, soft drinks too are not in any way cheaper as well.
Dress Code at Lebua Sky Bar
The Lebua Sky Bar in Bangkok has a very stringent dress code: No shorts, no flip flops and even no carrier bag is allowed in case you are coming from a shopping spot. This Bar is part of an upscale hotel, and therefore maintains strict dress code to keep away scruffier tourists off in order to uphold its reputation.
Awards and Recognition
As a result of efficiency and quality service in the hospitality industry, Lebua Sky Bar has bagged numerous awards and international recognition as follows.
2014 best rooftop bar in the world award by Harper’s Bazaa, UK
2013 most stunning rooftop bar you will ever see award by New York Times, US
One of the 46 places to go in 2013 award by The New York Times. UK.
Listed under the best rooftop bars in the world for 2013 by The Guardian, UK
2013 one of the stylish hotel bars across the globe award by The Telegraph, UK
2011 HAPA Entertainment outlet of the year and best 10 in Asia Platinum winner