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“What lovely bar owners!!”
Review of Cat Bar

Cat Bar
Ranked #48 of 339 Restaurants in Chiang Rai
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

Nothing bad at all to say about this bar, what lovely owners, brilliant service and a wicked atmosphere!! Quite frankly I'm really shocked at the review slating the unfriendly owners. The only suggestion I can make is the bar gets extremely busy, and if you've ever been to Thailand before you'll know that the locals need to make money!! They really could not do enough for us, brought us little free treats such as popcorn...and even replaced my spilt drink (my fault) free of charge. Loved it here!!

Thank Carly1989xxx
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

Really enjoyed this bar, in our opinion the only bar we found in Chiang Rai with a great atmosphere, great service plus free pool table and games to play whilst having a drink. The owner gets on his guitar later in the evening and it was particularly entertaining when other tourists join in and jam together with him.His wife is also really friendly and seemed to know exactly when we needed another beer!! She also brought a menu over from the restaurant opposite so we could have something to eat.
Thanks for your hospitality

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Thank sunstyle
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

After scouring our lonely planet guide for a nice place to go for a drink during our few days in Chiang rai we came across cat bar! On our last night all we wanted was a quiet drink before our departure the following morning! On arrival we took a seat outside outside and were approached and offered a drink by the wife of the owner. My friend was ill and so didn't want to drink anything, however I ordered a Chang beer! After speaking to her husband about my order she returned and rudely asked us to leave! After asking why, she explained that because my friend didn't want a drink he couldn't sit on their premises. To put it lightly we were both shocked, appalled and short of words to reply! The owner then approached us, pushing my friend away and aggressively ordering us to vacate. He then surprisingly suggested other bars we could go to where we could have a drink! Don't get me wrong Ive never run a bar before but I'm pretty certain that this is rather strange behaviour! Confused I politely asked why! The owner again raised his voice and asked us to leave! There is one simple message here! Do not visit cat bar and if recommended, ignore! Maybe we caught them on a bad day but it baffles me how this bar is suggested in our lonely planet guide!

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8  Thank opd10
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

This was where I spent much of New Year's Eve, 2012. To say it is lively and in a lively neighborhood is an understatement. Sitting in front, the bar is of course open to the street...And what a party on New Year's Eve...This beats Jost Van Dyke in the BVI by a mile and a kilometer. The drinks are great and reasonable. The staff is welcoming, and the music is great, especially for those of us who are obsessed with Neil Young, Santana, John Fogarty and CS&N.

Kent

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Thank KentJ38020
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

The place is warm and welcoming. The owners are gracious and attentive. While they don't serve food, they will make arrangements with a nearby restaurant to have an employee come over with menus and then take your order. They pick a place where the food is very reasonably priced and is excellent. The drinks at the bar are also very reasonable and the service is attentive. You never have to go long without something to drink. Sam is a great musician and I thoroughly enjoy his selection of music the night we were there. I will be going back and will make this a must visit place on all future trips.

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Thank Hamzy
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