BY Guinness Bear

Top 10 Most Popular Phuket Nightlife Venues

When it comes to holiday nightlife options, not many places can match Thailand and especially Phuket Island. Visitors can spend the night partying, drinking, enjoying live music, watching a movie and there is so much more to do πŸ…πŸ§”

The immense amount of Phuket nightlife options to compliment your Thai vacation are jaw-dropping. However, a night out in Phuket is more than nightclubs and discotheques. It's about the Thai experience to enjoy and make a memory here while spending holidays.

Here are the top 10 most popular Phuket nightlife venues for your holiday pleasures πŸ§”

#10 - Suzy Wong’s Go Go Bar

Suzy Wong is an iconic Go Go bar in Phuket's nightlife. It has a Chinese theme with lots of decoration and a beautiful facade πŸ§” Despite its small size, it gathers a lot of visitors who are couples and adults. It is famous for the party atmosphere which goes on till late at night and beautiful girls dance to music played by a DJ. You can enjoy your favorite drinks and enjoy the atmosphere alone or with a friend. It is a great way to spend a night partying at one of the most unique nightlife venues in Phuket πŸ₯‡

 

Business Hours

19:30 – 03:00 hrs

Style

Go Go Bar

Address

23/17-18 Soi Sea Dragon, Bangla Rd, Patong Beach, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/suzywongs/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 87 272 2588

Price Range

$$

 

#9 - Freedom Bar Rawai

If you are looking for a unique and tranquil Phuket nightlife option, πŸ§” the Freedom bar is a cozy little getaway pub nestled alongside Rawai beach, where people meet up for drinks and good times. With two pool tables, a big-screen TV, and regular live music on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, the Freedom Bar is a perfect way to meet new people πŸ… There is also a Thai and international menu on offer for anybody who is feeling peckish, and the food is great value for money. 

 

Business Hours

14:00 - 02:00 hrs

Style

Beachside Bar with Regular Live Music

Business Address

Freedom bar, Rawai beach, Phuket

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Freedom-Bar/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 98 031 2710

Price Range

$$

 

#8 - Angus O’Tools Irish Pub at Karon Beach

O’Tools is situated in Karon and is the first Irish Bar in the area. Equipped with two projector screens and two televisions, you can watch a multitude of sporting events simultaneously without missing a heartbeat πŸ§” With Guinness and Kilkenny on draught alongside a range of beer, cider, spirits, and cocktails, O’Tools has become a firm favorite with expats and tourists alike.  The food is definitely worth sampling, with the daily specials and the highly recommended ‘Big Bhoyo All Day Breakfast’ guaranteed to fill you up πŸ… The friendly staff, speak very good English and are always good for a laugh or two.

 

Business Hours

11:00 to 19:00 hrs  |  Tuesday - Friday

11:00 hrs. until Late Night  |  Saturday – Sunday

Style

Irish Pub 

Business Address

516/20 Patak Road, Soi Islandia, Karon beach, Phuket

Website

www.otools-phuket.com

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/angusotools/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 76 398 262

Price Range

$$$ 

 

#7 - Scruffy Murphy’s Irish Pub at Patong Beach

Scruffy Murphy’s is one of Patong’s most celebrated Irish pubs and is frequented by a vast majority of tourists. It offers many brands of draught beers along with Guinness in air-conditioned surroundings and typical wooden interiors πŸ§” You can view all the major sporting events, and live music every night of the week alongside a big menu comprising British cuisine. I recommend you try out the Beef and Guinness pie or the gigantic all-day breakfast. Scruffy’s can be located on Bangla Road and is a great place to sit outside and people-watch at the start of an evening before the Soi kicks into full swing πŸ₯‡ Inside can be found a healthy mix of families, young people and old, so everybody fits into Scruffy Murphy’s very easily. 

 

Business Hours

09:00 - 01:00 hrs

Style

Irish Pub, Beef, and Guinness Pie

Business Address

5 Bangla Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 

Website

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scruffy-Murphys-Phuket/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 76 292 590 

Price Range

$$$

 

#6 - SFX Coliseum Cinema at Central Festival Phuket

On the 3rd floor of Central Festival, a shopping mall can be found which is billed as ‘Phuket’s 1st world-class cinema’. SFX is a multiple-screen cinema showcasing movies such as Hollywood blockbusters, Thai releases, and Bollywood action films πŸ§” SFX is fairly new and so equipped with the latest technology in modern digital sound with VIP seat areas in every section. There is also a special 1st class theatre with extra large and comfortable single and double seats. Popcorn, drinks, and snacks are on offer to enhance the movie-watching experience. Central Festival is located 10 minutes away from Patong and five minutes away from Phuket City. 

The SFX Coliseum has to be the sixth-best nightlife venue πŸ… on my list because spending a night watching your favorite movies in comfy sofa chairs is the best thing ever. You can also take your family there for a movie night.

 

Business Hours

12:00 - 19:00 hrs

Style

Cinema, 1st-Class Theatre

Business Address

Central Festival 3rd floor, By-pass road, A.muang, Phuket

Website

https://www.sfcinemacity.com/

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/SFX-Coliseum-Cinema-Central-Fastival-Phuket/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 76 209 000

Price Range

$$

 

#5 - Simon Cabaret Ladyboy Show

Simon Cabaret is Phuket’s world-famous ladyboy cabaret extravaganza, featuring some of the most beautiful cross-gender performers in the world. You will definitely have to look twice and will be astounded by the realness of the ladyboys on show πŸ§” Simon Cabaret is a great experience and worth a visit, you can book tickets and taxi transfers from any tourist booth/agency. Situated on the southern fringe of Patong, Simon Cabaret is easily accessed from most tourist regions in Phuket and is dubbed the mother of all cabarets πŸ… Three one-hour shows are performed daily at 6 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm, and advanced bookings are recommended. If you are looking for one of the most unique Phuket nightlife options that offers something completely different, the Simon Cabaret Show is on another level. 

 

Business Hours

18:00 - 21:00 hrs

Style

Cabaret Venue, Famous Cross-Gender Cabaret Shows

Business Address

8 Sirirach Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket

Website

www.phuket-simoncabaret.com 

Contact Number

+66 (0) 76 342 011

Price Range

$$

 

#4 - The Green Man Pub Phuket

The Green Man in Chalong carries on the traditions of the past with its old English style Inn, serving authentic ‘Pub Grub’ πŸ§” alongside an up-market Carte Blanche Gourmet Restaurant. The Green Man’s Main bar area supplies a host of draught beers, cocktails, extensive choice of Red/White Wines and Champagne. Also boasting a cigar room, sports lounge, function room, wine cellar, live music, garden area, children’s playground, and a host of other activities, The Green Man is an establishment you would be proud to call ‘my local’ - a real family favorite. 

 

Business Hours

12:00 - 24:00 hrs

Style

English-Style Countryside Pub 

Business Address

82/15 Moo 4 Patak Road (4028) Rawai Mueng Phuket 83130 

Website

https://www.greenmanphuket.com/

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/The.Green.Man.Phuket/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 87 274 3030

Price Range

$$$ 

 

#3 - Dino Park Mini Golf in Phuket

Suppose you are in Phuket with your family and kids. In that case, there is no other way of spending your evening filled with fun and adventure πŸ§” than in Dino Park Minigolf. Located between Karon and Kata beach on the beach road, this place has an 18 hole golf course with a prehistoric theme, a  bar, and a restaurant with the famous cartoon Flintstone theme. In addition, the golf course has life-size dinosaur models and a volcano that explodes every 30 minutes to thrill the visitors, especially kids.

The bar and restaurant serve drinks, fast food, and other items on the menu. It's a fun place for children as they can enjoy the prehistoric outlook of the restaurant from their favorite cartoon, and even the servers wear Fred and Wilma dresses. The best time to visit this place is in the evening or nighttime when the weather is cooler.

Spending quality time with your family and children in this park takes the third spot πŸ₯‡ as a unique nightlife venue in Phuket.

 

Business Hours

10:00 to 23:00 hrs  |  Monday - Sunday

Style

Theme Park, Bar & Restaurant

Business Address

47 Karon Road Karon, Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand

Website

https://www.dinopark.com/

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/dinoparkphuketkaron/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 76 330 625

Price Range

$$

 

#2 - New York Bar in Phuket

New York Bar in Phuket is located on Bangla Road and is one of the most popular nightlife venues. It may be small in size but has a significant impression πŸ§” due to its lively atmosphere and live music. You can enjoy a wide range of music genres from talented musicians and dancers. And what could be more fun than joining the band on stage and performing with them? If you can't get on stage, you can request your favorite song as well. The service around this bar is good. You can enjoy your favorite cocktails and beers while listening to live music performances until late at night.

The New York Bar takes the second spot πŸ… because of its good service, reasonably priced drinks, and lots of live music to enjoy a night out with friends.

 

Business Hours

19:00 to 03:00 hrs  |  Monday - Sunday

Style

Arts & Entertainment Bar

Business Address

68 Thanon Bangla, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/newyorkbar333/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 89 217 7799

Price Range

$$

 

#1 - Taipan Nightclub Phuket

Tai-Pan has been one of Patong’s busiest nightclubs since 1999 πŸ§”. It's a favorite late-night hangout for many tourists and Thais who work in the bars on Bangla road. Its position on Rat-u-thit road at the end of Bangla ensures Tai Pan is guaranteed to be full after 1 AM in the low and high season months. At 9 pm every night you can enjoy live music and when 11 pm arrives, Tai Pan becomes a nightclub where the DJ spins the biggest and best party tunes to make you jive the night away. Tai-Pan Organizers special party nights with a lucky draw where you can win prizes such as a motorbike, TVs, and mobile phones. You receive a ticket for the prize draw every time you order a drink. 

Taipan has to be the number one πŸ† nightlife venue in Phuket because it is one of the oldest and most popular nightclubs.

 

Business Hours

20:30 hrs. until Late Night  |  Monday – Sunday

Style

Live Music, Nightclub, Party Nights

Business Address

165 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Phuket 83150, Thailand

Website

www.taipan.st

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/TaiPanNightclub/

Contact Number

+66 (0) 96 639 5975

Price Range

$$$ 

 

As you can see, when it comes to Phuket nightlifeπŸ₯‡πŸ§”, there is so much more to the island than partying, nightclubs, and beer bars. Although places such as Bangla Road Patong Beach are the epicenter for nightlife in Phuket, there are so many things to do in the evening. Whether you are a single guy(s) on the pull, or are with your better half, or are traveling to Phuket you’re your family, there is literally something for everyone πŸ§” 

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