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Balcony

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Silom
Bar, Thai, Pub, Asian
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Silom, Soi 4, Bangkok, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 235 5891
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Today
17:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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Sitges, Catalonia, Spain
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177 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good friends, great atmosphere if you fancy a quick bite with drinks and watch the madness of Bangkok unfold in front of your eyes.

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Thank LadyDiamondS
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Balcony in Silom district has great Thai food with a modern twist. Staff is very friendly. Not too expensive. The location is great if you want to have some drinks later in the Patpong area.

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Thank Jose B
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drink here often when in Bangkok. A touch crowed but you and a friend can sit at an outside table and watch the many passers by exploring what is a Soi with a dead end... and then watch those passers by return back again not having found what they were looking for. Balcony serve a good selection of drinks at... More 

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Thank MajorBlow
Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Balcony often has special themed dinner nights, and I was lucky enough to visit on their Pasta night this month. Prepared by the staff in front of you according to taste, this was well presented and delicious. Balcony attracts a large gay crowd, but noticeably well patronized by straight people these days due to its vibrant and friendly atmosphere.... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good gay bar / restaurant in soi 4 opposite The Telephone which is the other main gay bar in this street. Has nice outside seating area. Watch out for special deals on drinks and happy hours. Its one of the place to be seen and to observe in this gay street. bar staff efficient and friendly.

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Thank tmbobSlough
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

In the heart of the District of the Bay Area it's very cool bar open and has very good drinks and specials would definitely recommend checking it out if you have a chance ask for a bartender named Jeff he's really really cool and I will definitely hook you up

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Thank Ed D
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have been to this bar a few times before, and it's always fun to sit and watch the passing parade from the "balcony" which is actually right on the street. The staff are all friendly and funny, if sometimes a bit pushy and flirtatious. Drinks are quite reasonable, especially during happy hour, and the food was very good, and... More 

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Thank GraemeR41
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The staff here were extremely friendly and funny and the area itself was highly recommended by a (self-proclaimed heterosexual) guy who was drinking in the area our hotel was, where his got constantly pestered by women if you wanted to enjoy a couple of drinks and some food. The drinks were much cheaper here as it was apparently happy hour... More 

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Thank IzakG
Stockholm, Sweden
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Balcony is one of the most popular gay pubs in the area and definitely worth the visit. The staff is funny, very friendly and service minded. The prices are low, especially during the happy hour. The clientele is a mixture of young Thai gay boys and gay Westeners with occasional elderly farangs hitting on young guys and confused tourists coming... More 

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Thank Kamisowa
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I visited this bar/restaurant twice, to be honest I didn't experience some of the negativity I've read in some reviews. On the second visit I decided to eat here and I'm glad I did. There is a large menu with food varying from local Thai dishes through other Asian dishes and even an 'English' menu. We decided to mix and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Thai, Pub, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 02:00
Monday
17:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 02:00
Thursday
17:30 - 02:00
Friday
17:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silom, Soi 4, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Silom
  • Neighbourhood: Silom
  • Phone Number: +66 2 235 5891

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Silom

Neighbourhood Profile
Silom
Despite the lack of any major tourist attractions, this lively neighborhood is a favorite of many. Whether it's the (somewhat naughty) nightlife of Soi Patpong, the various handicraft night markets or the plethora of dining options that tickle your fancy, a night out in Silom is a must on every itinerary. It's worth a stop during daytime, too: join office workers on a quest to tasty street food during lunch and shop at Silom Complex for a great mix of Thai and international stores. After a day of strolling around the congested sidewalks, a visit to Silom's Lumphini Park, Bangkok's answer to NYC's Central Park, is a welcome change of scenery.
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