Best Nightlife Guide for Patong Beach
Looking for the best places to go at night in Patong is a hard task because there are so many to choose from! Bars, nightclubs, restaurants, shows – it’s all here. The nightlife in Patong Beach is the main features that attracts people to this part of Phuket, and it is no wonder. It is lively, fun, and diverse, so as long as you want to be out on the town you will find a place that suits you here.
Tiger Disco Complex
Tiger Disco is a very large entertainment complex that has three stories and impressive tiger statues that will catch your eye outside. The Tiger Disco is never lacking music (often live), plenty of friendly girls, and other entertainments, including pool. This is known as the most popular spot in Bangla apart from the complexes on the sois. It is open from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
The trendiest club in Bangla Road, Seduction Beach Club and Disco has a great modern feel that is notable among the numerous venues that surround it. It has three stories that all have their own style. The music is plentiful and available in several different styles, although all are great for dancing. R&B and house music are both popular. The third floor is closed to non-members. Seduction opens at 10 p.m. and doesn’t close until about 4 a.m., so it’s the perfect place to go if you want a long night. You will meet both Thais and international partiers here.
Molly Malone’s Irish Pub
This is the most popular pub in Phuket, thanks to its classy atmosphere, fair prices, and good pub food, not to mention the beer. The staff and patrons are friendly. Molly Malone’s Irish Pub is a good place to go if you want a cold beer while watching the sea — it’s in a great location – or catch a sports broadcast. It is open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. and is located on Patong Beach Road.
This is big complex that caters to gay men but is open to everybody. There are plenty of bars here open early but are very quiet until the party really gets started at night. There are over forty venues offering everything from mellow drinking spots to cabaret shows to places where you can negotiate a longer and more private night.
Soi Sea Dragon
Soi Sea Dragon has numerous bars, most of which focus on – what else? – girls. Beer and Go Go bars are filled with crowds, lots of music, and lights. Many venues are very energetic while others are a bit more laid back, but wherever you are you can get a drink and enjoy the show. Also within Soi Sea Dragon are a hairdresser, a tattoo parlor, and a few restaurants. The best time to go is after 10 p.m.
Thai Boxing Stadium in Patong
The Thai Boxing Stadium in Patong is an excellent venue for seeing a Muay Thai match while you are in Patong. Fighters are highly skilled and the matches will surely impress you, especially if you have never seen a Thai boxing match before. The crowd is always lively and make the matches even more exciting. The stadium is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – opens from 9pm to midnight.
Soi Crocodile (Soi Katoey)
Located on Bangla Road, the Soi Crocodile complex features plenty of bars. Most open at around 8 p.m. but really get going after 10 p.m. or so. That’s also the time when ladyboys wander outside the soi in spectacular outfits. Get a photograph (for a small fee) with them before heading inside.