Chiang Mai Gay Bars & Clubs

Chiang Mai has a vibrant and colourful gay nightlife that includes bars & restaurants, dance clubs and go-go/host bars catering for both locals, expats and visitors.

bars & restaurants

Ram Bar Chiang Mai

Ram Bar

14/1 Wat Singkam, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 85 034 5607 |

Weekday opening times: 18:00 - 24:00

Weekend opening times: 18:00 - 24:00

Audience Rating: 3.3 stars from 3 votes - Click to vote

Chill-out gay bar beside the Ping River, with an air-conditioned lounge and outdoor seating.  Ram Bar serves a wide choice of cocktails, spirits and beers.  Food can be ordered from 6pm-11pm.

Open daily until midnight.  Free WiFi available.

Features: bar, music, cafe, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 12-17-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “I guess that most bars in town assume that theirs is the only bar you go into, and never suspect that you have already heard the same tired excuses for no clientele. "It's early" (I stayed at Ram Bar until closing and there were never more than 2 customers at any time)" "It's Sunday" (a day of rest for gay guys, presumably) "We only do sh...”

    mike on 11-03-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Secrets Bar Chiang Mai

Secrets Bar

Somphet Gold Place, 70/18-19 Chaiyaphum Road, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 81 531 5566 |

Weekday opening times: 17:30 - 02:00

Weekend opening times: 17:30 - 02:00

Audience Rating: 3.0 stars from 6 votes - Click to vote

Popular cocktail bar with pool tables.  Secrets Bar attracts both gay expats and visitors, with plenty of local guys on hand to ensure a warm welcome.

Serves a full range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails.   Free WiFi available.

Features: bar, music, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 10-10-2014

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Ratchada Garden Cafe Chiang Mai

Radchada Café

15 Thewarit Road, Santitham, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 53 219 524 |

Weekday opening times: 10:00 - 22.00 (closed Tuesdays)

Weekend opening times: 10:00 - 22.00

Audience Rating: 4.5 stars from 4 votes - Click to vote

The gay-owned Radchada Café serves a choice of coffee, tea, drinks and bistro-style food in a quiet garden setting. The food menu includes soups, salads, pastas and other signature dishes.

A great place to relax and chill out.  The café also offers a full bar with beer, wine, spirits and cocktails.  Happy hour every evening, from 5pm-7pm.

Located in a traditional Lanna-style teak mansion, near the shops on Nimmanhaemin Road.

Features: bar, cafe (酒吧, 咖啡馆) | Updated: 12-19-2014

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Metro Bar Chiang Mai

Metro Bar & Café

1/21-22 Wiengbua Road, Chiang Mai | map

| facebook | +66 53 220 380 |

Weekday opening times: 10:00 - 24:00

Weekend opening times: 10:00 - 24:00

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 2 votes - Click to vote

Sophisticated, fully air-conditioned lounge bar that is great for either pre- or post-dinner drinks.  Great menu of reasonably priced Western comfort food including an all-day bacon and egg breakfast.

Metro Bar is located downstairs from Adam’s Apple.  Mixed customers.

Features: bar, music, cafe (酒吧, 音乐, 咖啡馆) | Updated: 10-10-2014

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Garden Bar Chiang Mai

Garden Bar @ Lotus Hotel

2/25 Viangbua Road, Chang Puak, Bangkok | map

| website | +66 53 215 376 |

Weekday opening times: 19:00 - late

Weekend opening times: 19:00 - late

Audience Rating: 3.9 stars from 7 votes - Click to vote

One of the longest-running gay bars in Chiang Mai.  The bar is popular with both Thais, expats and visitors.  Offers reasonably priced drinks and selection of food.

Located in the gardens of the Lotus Hotel.  Open 7pm until late.

Features: bar, music, cafe, restaurant (酒吧, 音乐, 咖啡馆, 餐厅) | Updated: 12-17-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “Had a nice, relaxing time at The Garden Bar. The seats were a bit uncomfortable.”

    Jamie on 09-25-2012 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Ginger Kafe Chiang Mai

Ginger & Kafe @ The House

199 Moon Muang Road, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 53 419 011 |

Weekday opening times: 10:00 - 23:00

Weekend opening times: 10:00 - 23:00

Audience Rating: 4.3 stars from 3 votes - Click to vote

A lovely old-style house that has been converted into an arty but stylish restaurant and shop, selling antiques and quirky home decor.

The gay owners deliver good Asian fusion food and also run the equally good Ginger & Kafe Bistro next door.

Features: cafe, restaurant, shop (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子) | Updated: 12-19-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “Lovely place to visit in Chiang Mai at any time of the day. Good from morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and early evening drinks. Not especially gay but always a relaxing and welcoming place to be. The shop has a good range of local and good quality craft products and is worth a browse.”

    Bobbie Boy on 10-16-2013 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Soho Bar Chiang Mai

Soho Bar @ Soho Guest House

20/3 Huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai | map

| +66 53 404 175 |

Weekday opening times: 12:00 - 00:30, full bar from 17:00

Weekend opening times: 12:00 - 00:30, full bar from 17:00

Audience Rating: 4.5 stars from 4 votes - Click to vote

The gay-owned and -managed Soho Bar belongs to Soho Guesthouse, located near the Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex and the trendy Nimmanhaemin neighbourhood.

The café service is open from noon (excluding Sundays), and a full bar operates from 5pm.

Features: bar, music, cafe, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 咖啡馆, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 12-19-2014

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Chiang Mai Coffee Shop

Chiang Mai Coffee Stop

203/12 Huey Kaew Road, Chiang Mai | map

| website | +66 83 525 3035 |

Weekday opening times: 07:30 - late

Weekend opening times: 07:30 - late

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Very gay-friendly café/bar that welcomes everyone.  Coffee Stop Chiangmai has 4 separate eating/drinking areas with air-conditioned bar and lounge as well as covered patio seating.

Owners Lindsay and Nong offer great customer service and great coffee to match.

Lcated opposite the new Harbour Shopping Center and just down from the Chiangmai Hill Hotel.  Open daily from 7:30am until late.

Features: bar, cafe (酒吧, 咖啡馆) | Updated: 12-19-2014

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Yokka Dok Chiang Mai

Yokka Dok – Reported Closed

11 Ratchamankha Road, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 53 449 529 |

Weekday opening times: 11:00 - 02:00

Weekend opening times: 11:00 - 02:00

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 2 votes - Click to vote

Popular, gay-owned bar and restaurant, located in the heart of Chiang Mai on a quiet street with relaxing atmosphere and great cocktails.

Yokka Dok is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Occasional special events. Reported Closed December 2014

Features: bar, music, restaurant (酒吧, 音乐, 餐厅) | Updated: 12-15-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “A friend of mine and I was there at 10pm last night. Aside from a few staff everyone was old and white. We ordered beers and they had to run down the street to buy them. We were told only a "minute" 45 mins later we were given our beers. My opinion don't waste your time here.”

    David on 01-29-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

  2. “A very friendly place with the owner's smile that never fades. It simply is the best and a must-visit gay bar in Chiang Mai.”

    shane on 06-23-2012 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

  3. “Great place.”

    marcus on 04-16-2012 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Kampangmuang Gallery

119 Kampangdin Road, Chiang Mai | map

Audience Rating: 4.0 stars from 3 votes - Click to vote

Part art gallery, part cocktail bar.  Located on Kampangdin Road close to The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel.  Food available.

Features: bar (酒吧) | Updated: 12-19-2014

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dance clubs

G-Star Vintage Chiang Mai

G-Star Vintage

Chottana Road, Chang Puek, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 84 119 5558 |

Weekday opening times: 20:00 - 05:00

Weekend opening times: 20:00 - 05:00

Audience Rating: 3.7 stars from 6 votes - Click to vote

Popular gay dance bar under the same management as  G-Star Pavilion Pub in Bangkok.  G-Star Vintage features male go-go dancers and stage shows.

Popular with the local crowd.

Features: bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | Updated: 12-19-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “When I got the G-star Last night, there was no customers, just 3 staff. The Pub is the biggest in Chiang Mai.”

    Ryan on 01-09-2015 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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See Man Pub Chiang Mai

See Man Pub

Canal Road (near intersection with Huay Kaew Road), Chiang Mai | map

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Weekday opening times: 21:00 - late

Weekend opening times: 21:00 - late

Audience Rating: 4.3 stars from 4 votes - Click to vote

The biggest gay nightclub in Chiang Mai.  See Man Pub features live music, shows and Coyote boys.  The crowd is mostly Thais, but foreigners are welcome.

Located opposite Khum Phucome Hotel.  Open nightly from 9pm.

Features: bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | Updated: 12-19-2014

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Warm Up Cafe Chiang Mai

Warm Up Café

40 Nimmarnhaemin Road, Chiang Mai | map

| facebook | +66 53 400 677 |

Weekday opening times: 18:00 - 02:00

Weekend opening times: 18:00 - 02:00

Audience Rating: 5.0 stars from 1 votes - Click to vote

Long-running, popular bar and entertainment venue for the mixed crowd and many students.  Warm Up has been in business for 15 years.  Upbeat music and friendly atmosphere.

Open nightly, 6pm-2am.

Features: bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | Updated: 12-19-2014

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go-go bars / host bars

Adam's Apple Club Chiang Mai 0

Adam’s Apple Club

1/21-22 Wiengbua, Changphuak, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 53 220 381 |

Weekday opening times: 21:00 - 01:00

Weekend opening times: 21:00 - 01:00

Audience Rating: 3.2 stars from 14 votes - Click to vote

Gay bar with go-go dancers, exotic shows drag queens and cabaret shows nightly.

Open 7 days a week.  Free entry.

Features: bar, music, cabaret show (酒吧, 音乐, 歌舞表演) | Updated: 10-28-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “Yesterday evening I went with my husband to this place. There were only a few customers and as many go-go dancers. The guys just stand on stage and that's all. The drinks were so expensive. If you ordered soda water it costs 260 baths although in menu the price was only 70 baht. They said that you have to order also alcohol. Foreig...”

    Heikki on 02-18-2015 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

  2. “I totally agree. They look so so young and uncomfortable - word of advice to the go go dancers if you're gonna work the white underwear look make sure they fit. Most of them look like they are wearing loose fitting nappies. We left after one drink.”

    Paul on 12-24-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

  3. “Well, here we go again. This place has changed owners so many times over the year and has been closed down and reopened many times. I figured: how bad can it be?...and went again after 5 years. And let me tell you - it has never been this badly managed and the guys as well as the "show" are just awful and not worth buying even one drink...”

    Charles on 11-26-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Free Guy Club Chiang Mai

Free Guy Club

181/40-41 Changpuak Road, Chiang Mai | map

| website | facebook | +66 53 212 805, +66 85 863 0543 |

Weekday opening times: 20:30 - 01:00

Weekend opening times: 20:30 - 01:00

Audience Rating: 2.8 stars from 8 votes - Click to vote

Friendly host bar with nightly shows at 10pm .  Free Guy also offers massages.  The bar is open from 8:30pm to 1am.

Located in a cul de sac off Changpuak Road, between Mercure Hotel and Lotus Hotel.

Features: bar, music, massage (酒吧, 音乐, 按摩) | Updated: 12-19-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “The 'club' does not open until 9pm. The drinks are expensive (a can of coke for 260 baht). Only two guys, both texting on their phone. No more on-premise massage due to police raids. Massage is now 1,700 baht including tip, but you have to accommodate the masseur. There was a small dog running round and barking.. The 'owner' said the p...”

    Peter on 01-21-2015 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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New My Way bar Chiang Mai 0

New My Way

3/5-6 Hatsadee Sewee Road Soi 3, Chiang Mai | map

| facebook | +66 53 404 361 |

Weekday opening times: 20:00 - 01:00

Weekend opening times: 20:00 - 01:00

Audience Rating: 2.2 stars from 6 votes - Click to vote

Bar with hosts and cabaret/go-go shows nightly at 10pm.  Open 8pm – 1am.

Features: bar, music, cabaret show (酒吧, 音乐, 歌舞表演) | Updated: 10-28-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “While a show is not always the be-all and end-all of going to a place like this, I have to say that, in fifteen years of hopping around the gay venues of SE Asia, the New My Way show was the worst I have ever seen. More time was spent waiting between the "acts" than on the show itself, a show which comprised some bad lip-syncing ladyboys ...”

    Mike on 10-26-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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Circle Pub Chiang Mai

Circle Pub

161/7-8 Soi Erawan, Changpuak Road, Chiang Mai | map

| website | +66 53 214 996 |

Weekday opening times: 20:00 - 01:00

Weekend opening times: 20:00 - 01:00

Audience Rating: 4.1 stars from 9 votes - Click to vote

Gay bar with hosts and nightly shows.  Open 8pm-1am.

Features: bar, music (酒吧, 音乐) | Updated: 12-19-2014

Latest user reviews:

  1. “Good show. Nice place with cute waiters wearing a tie.”

    Jm on 02-06-2015 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

  2. “Another great night. The managers or staff never push you. The younger manager was nice, but just reminded you that it was the last show and left you. The older manager never greeted you. You couldn't ask him / them more because you only saw the guys within the shows. I think it would be better if they took slightly more initiative.”

    Max on 03-23-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

  3. “This is a club with the best guy show I have ever watched. I enjoyed it and recommend it to everyone who like to see real stuff. The show is much better than what NYC gay clubs can offer.”

    Young on 03-13-2014 This review is the subjective opinion of a Travel Gay Asia user, not of Travel Gay Asia. Problem with this review?

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The New RELAX Karaoke Chiang Mai

The New Relax Karaoke

92-3 Chiang Mai-Lampang Road, Chiang Mai | map

| facebook | +66 82 622 8175 |

Weekday opening times: 21:00 - 06:00

Weekend opening times: 21:00 - 06:00

Audience Rating: 3.0 stars from 2 votes - Click to vote

The New Relax gay karaoke bar opened for business in September 2014.  VIP rooms available.  Also serves a menu of Thai food.

Located along Chiang Mai-Lampang highway, near Chet Yot temple.

Features: bar, music, karaoke, restaurant (酒吧, 音乐, 卡拉OK, 餐厅) | Updated: 10-29-2014

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