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“for red light experience it is probably the best. fun for men.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Soi Cowboy

Soi Cowboy
Sukhumvit Road between Asoke Road (Soi 21) and Sukhumvit Soi 23 | ถ. สุขุมวิท ระหว่างถนนอโศก (ซอย 21) และสุขุมวิทซอย 23, Bangkok, Thailand
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“for red light experience it is probably the best. fun for men.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

its rather like the las vegas of go go bars. not cheap but very lively. lots of neon signs and many many well done out bars, all along two sides of a fairly long street. Lots of gorgeous girls to be entertained by. not cheap, but not too crazy a price either. At this time its the best place for night fun. everywhere else is poor by comparison. food available everywhere around. It boasts the very best chip shop at one end! fantastic for people and girl watching. some good shows. live music, dance, play pool, get a girl. ok for couples, but women may be daunted by it a bit, but not if they understand what it is. very big bars and fun small bars too. try them all!
famous is...long gun....baccara...afterskool....too many to name.

Visited April 2012
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“A Red Light district area of Bangkok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

If you want to have fun and don't want to go to Patpong Night Market, this is another place at night to have fun with a lot of bars, pubs and restaurants.

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“This aint no kids club”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Go Go bars with lots of pretty girls. Very famous.

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“Not worth it even if you had friends.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Went to this place because I'd heard so much about it. Went to see the place..the first bar on the left had a good band and no girls (except the ones hired already) seemed to be a bar for the 50+'s. I then walked to another bar with 100 plus girls and boy do you feel sorry for them..some of them feel underage as well..so its not the same feeling as a treasures in vegas or a Men's gallery in Australia...Here you know the chicks are hot!! and make a lot of money. while in Soi cowboy you feel sorta disgusted since very few of them are actually good looking and if they are they look like slaves dancing..

Visited February 2012
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“How to rate this place for a mainstream visitor?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

I gave the place 3 stars, but the rating could be anywhere between 1 and 5 stars depending on your interest. For visitors under the age of 20, it rates a zero, as all the venues except perhaps Old Dutch are off limits.

For mainstream interests, the Old Dutch is a characterful pub/restaurant. Many folk spend time at Country Road, but it's not for me. Five Star is a gogo bar with a live band with a good reputation, playing their own interpretations of classic rock (and sometimes other stuff - give them a tip and ask them to play a Thai rock song - maybe their choice of a Carabao song - or an Isaan song).
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Five Star is on my BKK live music tour. That tour begins at Saxophone Pub near Victory Monument (8-9PM), continues to Five Star (9-10PM), segues to the Living Room (Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 10-11PM), and ends at Tawandang German Brewery on Rama III. Get to the last place by about 11PM, and stay until close - as the show there builds to a crescendo about 1AM depending on what night of the week it is (latest on weekends). If you fall off the tour at one of these stops, no problem - just pick it up the following night!

Soi Cowboy is just adjacent to exit 2 from the Sukhumvit Metro underground station. Turn right at the sidewalk outside the station, and thread your way through the street vendors until you reach the first side soi. Turn right again and you're there.

Please note: there is no fee for Soi Cowboy, but you are expected to buy at least a drink (one per person, water to vodka straight) if you stay in a bar.

Visited March 2011
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