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Smile Bar and Restaurant

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622 Soi Rimkong, Nong Khai 43000, Thailand
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+66 86 537 2511
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Nong Khai, Thailand
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little Bar close to the River, open from morning thil evening. New owner makes a new Bar name...now it is called Moonshine Bar 2 (The Lady owner has also Moonshine Bar 1).Cozy place for an early chat with expats or foreigners passing by. Cold drinks served with a smile at regular prices, so all ok here.

Thank Jose V
Camden Town, null, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Staying in Nong Khai for a while,Had a few wets here,Really a nice place,Staff really nice,met a french couple and really enjoyed the evening with them, Try and stop here for a while, Really nice place, Just make sure,you go here,the tuk tuk driver tried to take us to a place,that was not nice....

Thank Francis D
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The Smile bar in Nong Khai definitely brings a smile to my face.. what a wonderful little local gem.. A great mix of locals, westerners, travellers, and tourists.. Everyone gets on, talks shares drinks and a good time.. Great friendly staff and a superb atmosphere.. Highly recommended!!!!!!

Thank TacoverTheNation
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I stumbled onto this bar and stumbled out at the end of the night. It than became my bar of choice. Nat is wonderful and spares time for everybody and helps with advice. Yes sometimes its quiet and sometimes its rocking and this depends on who is passing through Non Khai. There are some regular farangs who will share time... More 

Thank Tim S
London, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Not a bad small bar and best in this street. However, I far prefer Chilli's bar for music and ambiance. Smiles plays the usual music in Thailand which your parents have forgotten

1 Thank dorjetravel
Bangkok, Thailand
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

This is my favourite bar in Nong Khai. Some nights it really rocks with cool music and a wild time is had. Other nights it's dead as a magget. Beer is always icy cold and the bar attacks some interesting people.

Thank BobbyB747
Udon Thani, Thailand
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196 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Located close to the night area of Nong Khai, close to the river, this bar is worth a visit. It depends on who is working, you might have a good time, or not so good, just depends on your luck.,

Thank plugger14
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190 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Nice to drop by here for a game of pool and a few beers. Staff are friendly and enjoy a game. Easy relaxed place to meet people. Reasonable prices and good music and video streamed from the internet. One of the few places in town to stock beer Lao Dark and light beer. Great beer!

1 Thank alanst
Bangkok, Thailand
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88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2014

The owner - Nat - has a great personality. No food is served and the atmosphere a bit lacking, but there is a decent pool table. This is a small, open bar and a good place to meet people/

1 Thank Brenda J
The Netherlands
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145 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Smile Bar is a nice small bar with very friendly owners and staff. It's a good place to have a drink in the late afternoon or evening.

Thank Sonja H

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Soi Rimkong, Nong Khai 43000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Nong Khai Province  >  Nong Khai
  • Phone Number: +66 86 537 2511
Relaxed and friendly bar and eatery with an indoor and outdoor seating area that serves tasty snacks and ice cold drinks

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