The Cave Bar
The Cave Bar
4.5
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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The Cave Bar/Guesthouse, situated at the base of Mount Chiang Dao, offer; 1 king size en-suite bedroom start from THB 500-800 per night depending on the season with air conditioner and fan, hot shower, water kettle, coffee in room and 2 shared bedrooms with fan only THB 200 per person, each room has 2 double bed, shared toilet and hot shower, free coffee and drinking water anytime of day. While children are welcome, you won't find large families, surrounding huts, crowded patios nor outside dining guests. The rooms share a private large backyard complete with a gazebo, fire pit, hammocks, picnic table and propane BBQ (have local food delivered at local prices or bring it from your favorite restaurant) at no extra charge. Guests can relax and enjoy the view in relative solitude as nature intended. Free Wi-Fi Internet Services in all rooms. Free gated Parking for your privately owned or rented vehicles. The sole owner, Ms. Buppha Zitta, born and raised in Chiang Dao has a reputation for treating guests like visiting family. Don't be surprised if she tells you to jump in her truck to join a small group and head to a local destination unknown to other tourists. Centered between the village's two main attractions, the Chiang Dao Cave and Wat Tham Pha Plong, the Cave Bar/Guesthouse is the perfect location. Walks and hikes to the summit, local village BBQ's, wildlife preserve and Pha Daeng National Park start at your front door. The property also boasts its own recreational room/full bar. The quaint local town of Chiang Dao, only 5 kilometers away, is where many hill-tribe people work and shop are well known for its local markets and excellent restaurants. The hot springs are also just a short ride away. The Cave Bar is not only the best bar in town but the only real bar walking distance from the attractions and other guest houses. Enjoy the quality pool table, real dart board. There is also an online flat screen TV with cranking indoor and outdoor speakers to accommodate a wide range of concert videos or play your favorites music in YouTube. Free Wi Fi to stay connected while chill on the sofas, large elegant wood table or front patio seating or even in the garden. It's the local hangout where Thais and travelers from around the world begin lasting friendships. Great music, great vibe, always a party, always a laugh. Doors and windows close at 11pm. to not disturb the guests or neighbors but that doesn't mean the party is over. The bar closes when you want it to, so it just goes to a more personal level once it's buttoned up. Come pay us a visit even if our rooms are not available. Motorcycle rental available upon request or pre book with your registration.
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2-3 hours
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Evan
Chiang Mai, Thailand1 contribution
Very accommodating place. We were the only one's staying here as not too many people are traveling around Thailand these days. Despite that, the bar still had a chill, good group of people to hang out with in the evening (Everywhere else was pretty much dead). I know I'll be staying here again.
Written August 3, 2020
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Joeinitaly
2 contributions
Couples
This place is awesome. The owner is the embodiment of rock and roll, inside activities include pool, darts, a full open mic jam set up, homemade whisky, banging cocktails, cheap beer, choose your own music rig, a special local game that you have to see to believe, good vibes and fun. Outside you can find a cosy fire, cute dogs and cool night air.

What are you waiting for? Go make some memories.
Written January 16, 2020
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raz doe
2 contributions
Couples
great place, nice atmosphere , lots of classic bar games, pool table, drumset and guitrs, perfect for music lovers! the lady who runs the bar is super nice, usually plays good music. warm and homey.. try the local whiskey!
Written August 21, 2020
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Oria R
Pai, Thailand6 contributions
Friends
The BEST quiche I had in long long time! Served with a big salad, delicious!!! The owner is so nice and welcoming, everything is home made and you can taste the love. She treated us with a home made rice liquor shot, it was absolutely amazing! I highly recommend this place, definitely will come back. Thank you so much!
Written January 25, 2021
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Tib32
London, UK46 contributions
Solo
The Cave Bar is a very special bar run by a very special lady. It’s my second time in Chiang Dao, and I happened upon it the first time I came. Thankfully, it hasn’t changed at all and the bar is as great as ever. Chilled and local with a mix of interesting expats. It seems to attract great people who are always warm and welcoming- It’s somewhere I would make a point of coming back to.

Tip: ask Buppa to make your margarita – they’re fantastic!
Written February 7, 2022
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Mike
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If you're looking for a great bar, go to The Cave Bar. Full bar, great cocktails and an excellent menu for Western and Thai food. Play pool, darts, a variety of games, great sound systems with a terrific mix of music. Buppha, the proprietor, will take good care of you and is the best resource I know of for assisting you to have the best possible time while visiting Chiang Dao and the surrounding area. Motorbikes, Bicycles, guest rooms; they're all right here. I live nearby and The Cave Bar is the best neighbourhood bar around and the place I hang my hat several nights a week. Mike
Written August 23, 2020
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Lapril
Winchester, UK51 contributions
Couples
Drove past the Cave Bar it looked quirky and fun. Made a point to come back for dinner as really excited by the vegetarian pies (cheese and broccoli 👍) and so glad we did. We ended up staying late, drinking, chatting playing pool and making friends. Buppha is a great hostess with a fantastically stocked bar. We look forward to coming back next time we are in Chiang Dao!
Written July 10, 2020
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Baumi
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar3 contributions
Couples
My girlfriend and me had such a great evening in the bar. We didn’t plan to stay long there, only for some pool games, but after that we talked a lot with the owner, a very friendly and funny lady. Later we sit together with people living around the bar and other tourists and had a really good time.
I would definitely come back when I visit Chiang Dao again.
PS: Be careful about the owners pool skills 😉
Written September 5, 2022
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Kelly Crisp
Chiang Mai, Thailand2 contributions
Friends
Had an awesome night at The Cave with Buppha! She runs a great little bar with mellow vibe. Great after riding the mountain bike around, which she rents. The pepper steak meat pie was so legit! Beat farang food I’ve had in a long time. And she also has has a home brewed shot you have to try!
Written September 3, 2021
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Gianni P
1 contribution
Solo
Very nice english speaking staff. Everyone is welcome there. A beautiful and atmospheric place where locals and tourists can drink, eat and talk together.

Ive been there for 2 days, it was a lovely stay and ive met cool and interesting people there.
The room is pretty basic but totally fine.
Whenever im back in chiang dao, this will be my first address.
Written November 14, 2021
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The Cave Bar is open:
  • Sun - Sat 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM