Patong is the heart of Phuket’s nightlife. Most of the action is concentrated on Bangla Road and its side streets.
Bangla Road is a pedestrian street lined with countless beer halls, go-go bars, discotheques, nightclubs and massage shops. . Always crowded at night, the street is a jungle of bright neon lights and lots of noise.
With scantily clad girls, show promoters and promo girls trying to lure clients from far and wide, Bangla Road is a fun night out and an amazing experience.
Be sure to explore the many side streets off Bangla Road, the small streets Halfway down Bangla Road is Soi Sea Dragon with several dozen beer halls and go-go bars. Opposite Soi Sea Dragon is Soi Patong Resort.
Here you will find two Italian restaurants, Thai restaurants, Nirvana massage, bars, and tailor shops. Soi Freedom is a narrow street lined with beer bars, a good place to kick back and watch sports on a widescreen TV or play a game of Connect 4 or Jenga with the girls.
Even if Bangla Road isn’t your thing, walk down the street at least once to enjoy the experience. People watch or play a game like Connect 4 with one of the girls.
Scantily dressed girls
Promo girls stand in front of the bar and try to attract customers.
Inside, scantily clad girls dance at the bar or on a stage.
Kathoey in Thai dancing on a small stage and posing for photos.
Ladyboy Cabaret Shows
If you want to see a professional ladyboy cabaret show, visit the Simon Cabaret Show in Patong, the Aphrodite Cabaret Show in Phuket Town or the Simon Star Show in Phuket Town.
Bars, Clubs and Discos Bangla
The road and its side streets are lined with beer halls, nightclubs, discos and go-go bars.
Club Moulin Rouge
The Moulin Rouge is a gentlemen’s club with Russian girls. Watch shows like strip dancing and pole dancing dance. The Moulin Rouge Club is located at the end of the beach on Bangla Road, opposite Kangaroo Bar. Open daily from 10 pm to 4 am
The Aussie Bar on Soi Gonzo is ideal for relaxing with a beer or cocktail. Watch sporting events on the wide-screen TV or play a game of pool.
The Australian bar serves fish and chips, burgers, and Thai cuisine.
New York Bar
If you like live music, visit the New York Bar at the beginning of Soi Viking. Three bands play all kinds of music, including rock and ballads. Relax with a drink or dance in front of the stage. Bands play from 7 pm. m. to 3 am m. Beer costs between 150 and 180 baht.
Red Hot Club
Another bar with live music is the Red-Hot Club. The band plays a variety of music, including old-school rock and pop.
There is a small dance floor in front of the stage, and sports games are shown on TV. You will find Red Hot Club at the beginning of Bangla Road intersection with Rat-U-Thit Road. Live music starts at 20:00; the club is open until 4:00.