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“funny place in a special atmosphere”
Review of Balcony

Balcony
Ranked #42 of 149 Nightlife in Bangkok
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Frankfurt, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
414 reviews
306 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
“funny place in a special atmosphere”
Reviewed 22 December 2012

the staff is very friendly and quick.
the food is very good and tasty, the restaurant offers thaifood and some western dishes.
the outdoor platform is a perfect place to observe the people in distance

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Trashy but fun...”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

I must say the first time I was taken to this bar I was horrified. A narrow street with trashy terraced bars opposite and almost identical to each other, full of white, mostly not young Europeans generally perving on the locals. Loud camp music, tiny tables (so to cram more people in) and cheap drinks. In a nutshell.

However, after the initial shock, it turns out to be not that bad. The place is what it is, one of the best well known nightlife spots in Silom and a focal point for holidaying gay Westerners. The atmosphere is very relaxed and more festive than sordid despite what it may initially suggest. The staff (lots of them) are chirpy and funny, and attentive. The drinks are very affordable and the music is, well, everyone knows all the lyrics.

A few drinks on the crowded terrace at the start of the night will get you in the right mood for whatever follows, whether it's a spot of late night shopping (the night market is fab and just around the corner) or a visit to nearby DJ Station, where you'll see most of the people that were drinking next to you earlier.

Visited March 2012
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“The Best Bar in Bkk”
Reviewed 11 December 2011

I have been coming 2 the balcony bar for 11 years now It has 2 be the most friendly place 2 have a drink or food in Lovely staff every time i go there they remember what i drink Prices are resonable but add that 2 the very attentative staff You will not fail 2 have a good night Have spent many a good night here

Visited December 2011
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London
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“God value food”
Reviewed 25 September 2009

reasonable prices, good food, situated in one of the gay sois,, very lively but service is incredible,, never withou a drink

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“Good mix of Thai & International food. Good service by attractive waiters. Great people watching if you sit...”
Reviewed 14 April 2008

Good mix of Thai & International food. Good service by attractive waiters. Great people watching if you sit outside. And seriously cruisy.

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