Mr. Chay Bar
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
About
Mr. Chay Bar is a well known bar in Bang Niang, famous for his excellent cocktails and ice cold beer. On the 19th of November Mr. Chay Bar moved to a new location close to the former one. Use your navigation on GM to find us: https://g.page/MrChayBar.
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  • RedMacca
    Liverpool, United Kingdom370 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Let the madness start
    Lively bar. Certainly the liveliest when we were there. Very reasonably priced drinks and good service. Mr Chay appears all over the place interacting with all his customers. He even demonstrated his percussion box skills to us, up close and personal. Even though we hadn’t asked. The singer/guitarist is a good laugh and tends to finish when he’s too pissed to play. The customers were like a menagerie. It was a laugh a minute. A German began speaking to me (in German obvs) and I replied in very poor German “Nicht Deutsche. Sprachen sie English”. He said “Nein” and continued to converse in his native tongue for a few minutes. Sublime. Only open on market days but unmissable. Very noticeable on our third and final visit, his numbers were depleted like all businesses in Bangniang.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 June 2023
  • binah
    Lower Austria, Austria13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Favorite bar ever
    Best bar ever! Everyone relaxed, best Caipirinha of the world! Hot pot extremely good! Nice music. And if once a blackout happens, we get candles and everyone stay relaxed. We return to come here as often as we can!
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 July 2023
  • Purrfecttune
    Maidstone, United Kingdom1,799 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best bar ever
    Definitely THE bar to go to. Our last visit was 5 years ago and he has changed location since then but everybody knows him. Were greeted like family and had the best cocktails. DO NOT MISS OUT ON MR CHAYS!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 September 2023
  • Sparky775
    Potters Bar, United Kingdom127 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Bar in Khoa Lak
    A fab bar open on Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri same as Market days. We went to Mr Chay Bar every open night of our holiday, although there are many bars around this is the only one that had lots people in it. Mr Chay always welcomes you and every time we walked in they gave us the same table and knew our drinks order. Also a great Thai guitarist/singer accompanied sometimes with Mr Chay's son on the drums who is only 14 but a brilliant drummer. This is a must visit place.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 November 2023
  • smatthews687
    Newport, United Kingdom36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great bar with the best host in the world!
    4th time in Khao Lak, first visit was 10yrs ago when this bar was in the market. This time, 7 family and friends came for my daughter's 11th birthday. Amazing vibes, always greeted with a smile and a wet wipe pack to cool down. Open 4 nights a week and we spent our evenings here. Cocktails are great and so is the music. Mr Chay, well what can I say?? He made our week so amazing, we booked all our trips with him and he couldn't do enough. First day he took us bamboo rafting, turtle sanctuary, waterfalls, we had our favourite meal of the holiday sitting in a river, he even organised a beautiful birthday cake for my daughter ❤️ all topped off with a visit to the elephant sanctuary. Mr Chay organised for my boyfriend to go sea fishing with his nephew, even borrowed him a fishing rod for our stay. Another day he took us on a private long tail boat snorkeling and then had lunch on an island surrounded by beautiful monkeys, we also did a bit of a beach clean up. Then onto pick clams with the locals then cooked them on the boat. Honestly one of the best authentic experiences! The last trip was again out of this world. We went to Koh Sok National Park, private long tail boat experiencing the most amazing sights. Lunch on a floating restaurant and walk around the caves, all topped off with a trip to the hot springs on the way home. Chay went out of his way time and time again to make sure we had the best holiday, I can't thank you enough 🙏❤️ until next time!!
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 February 2024
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bigdig2001
Bodenheim, Germany92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Mr Chang Bar - The most iconic Bar at bangniang market. A former Honky-Tonk treasure bar Chay moved the bar three years ago to the center at the end of the market. All the all artifacts and equipment he moved and the main bar is now in the center souroubded by smaller tables and a small stage to the right
Written 11 March 2024
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smatthews687
Newport, UK36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
4th time in Khao Lak, first visit was 10yrs ago when this bar was in the market. This time, 7 family and friends came for my daughter's 11th birthday. Amazing vibes, always greeted with a smile and a wet wipe pack to cool down. Open 4 nights a week and we spent our evenings here. Cocktails are great and so is the music. Mr Chay, well what can I say?? He made our week so amazing, we booked all our trips with him and he couldn't do enough. First day he took us bamboo rafting, turtle sanctuary, waterfalls, we had our favourite meal of the holiday sitting in a river, he even organised a beautiful birthday cake for my daughter ❤️ all topped off with a visit to the elephant sanctuary. Mr Chay organised for my boyfriend to go sea fishing with his nephew, even borrowed him a fishing rod for our stay. Another day he took us on a private long tail boat snorkeling and then had lunch on an island surrounded by beautiful monkeys, we also did a bit of a beach clean up. Then onto pick clams with the locals then cooked them on the boat. Honestly one of the best authentic experiences! The last trip was again out of this world. We went to Koh Sok National Park, private long tail boat experiencing the most amazing sights. Lunch on a floating restaurant and walk around the caves, all topped off with a trip to the hot springs on the way home. Chay went out of his way time and time again to make sure we had the best holiday, I can't thank you enough 🙏❤️ until next time!!
Written 3 February 2024
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risto n
Stockholm, Sweden9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Good music, reasonably priced drinks and a funny owner. Lots of interesting details all over bar. Nota that bar is open only four days a week.
Written 17 November 2023
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Sparky775
Potters Bar, UK127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
A fab bar open on Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri same as Market days. We went to Mr Chay Bar every open night of our holiday, although there are many bars around this is the only one that had lots people in it. Mr Chay always welcomes you and every time we walked in they gave us the same table and knew our drinks order. Also a great Thai guitarist/singer accompanied sometimes with Mr Chay's son on the drums who is only 14 but a brilliant drummer. This is a must visit place.
Written 3 November 2023
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martin n
Ashford, UK66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
A great little bar which you should visit if you are visiting Bang niang market. Mr Chay will welcome with open arms when you visit.
Written 2 November 2023
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Purrfecttune
Maidstone, UK1,799 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Definitely THE bar to go to.
Our last visit was 5 years ago and he has changed location since then but everybody knows him.
Were greeted like family and had the best cocktails.
DO NOT MISS OUT ON MR CHAYS!
Written 19 September 2023
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binah
Lower Austria, Austria13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Best bar ever! Everyone relaxed, best Caipirinha of the world! Hot pot extremely good! Nice music. And if once a blackout happens, we get candles and everyone stay relaxed. We return to come here as often as we can!
Written 17 July 2023
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RedMacca
Liverpool, UK370 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Lively bar. Certainly the liveliest when we were there. Very reasonably priced drinks and good service. Mr Chay appears all over the place interacting with all his customers. He even demonstrated his percussion box skills to us, up close and personal. Even though we hadn’t asked. The singer/guitarist is a good laugh and tends to finish when he’s too pissed to play. The customers were like a menagerie. It was a laugh a minute. A German began speaking to me (in German obvs) and I replied in very poor German “Nicht Deutsche. Sprachen sie English”. He said “Nein” and continued to converse in his native tongue for a few minutes. Sublime. Only open on market days but unmissable. Very noticeable on our third and final visit, his numbers were depleted like all businesses in Bangniang.
Written 24 June 2023
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Graham C
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
Since CoVid Mr Chay Bar has relocated to the rear of Bang Niang market but in my opinion it is still the place to go on Market Nights.

Mr Chay, his family and staff are great hosts creating a special atmosphere to have a relaxing drink. There is great live music there to enjoy a little later in the evening.

It's a great testament to Mr Chay that the bar is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month (March) and very happy to admit to having been coming here just about every one of those fifteen years.

Great job Mr Chay 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
Written 29 March 2023
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Alan P
Fethiye, Türkiye98 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Sometimes you walk into a bar and you know , you just know. Sat down. Beer arrived promptly, staff smiling and friendly. good music playing, yep, sat back and knew I was going to be here for a good while, and a good few drinks......enjoyed every minute. Apparently only open when the nearby market is operating.
Written 21 February 2023
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Mr. Chay Bar is open:
  • Mon - Mon 05:00 - 00:00
  • Wed - Wed 17:00 - 00:00
  • Thu - Thu 05:00 - 00:00
  • Sat - Sat 17:00 - 00:00



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