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“Nice place”

House of Beers (HOBs)
Ranked #1,019 of 10,918 Restaurants in Bangkok
Cuisines: Belgian, Italian, Thai
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Thong Lor & Ekamai
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Nice place”
Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

westerised place one of three or four decent bars all owned it seems by same people another is Pennys Balcony also v nice same draft Leffe These places all on expensive side around 250/300 Baht for pint but get what you pay for. Nice beer nice music nice atmosphere. Mostly locals when i was there in fact. not like us Brits they make half a pint last hours!

This address is incorrect though its

522/3 Penny's Balcony, Thonglor Soi 16,, Sukhumvit 55, North Klongtoey, Wattana, Bangkok
Mon-Sun 11am–1am

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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best beer bar in Bangkok”
Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

Hobs is always super busy and is extremely popular with 20 something set. It can be difficult to get a table at times but it is worth it.

Food is based on a Belgium bar - mussells, burgers, fries, pasta and the food is really quite good.

Amazing selection of beers - it is a little more expensive here, but that's thonglor.

The small car park has an amazing collection of performance toys - Ducati , Ferrari , Porsche et al.

Love this place, it's a must when in Bangkok.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
“Great”
Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

Great bar beer in Bangkok, If you love beer you shoud love here too, and you can reserve table before if you need

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Pattaya, Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
239 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Good food, but expensive drinks”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

The cheapest beer you can have here is a glass of draught Stella. Price Bath 160.
A glass of housewine, they charge you Bath 240.
But, that is not all. On the bottom of the menu it says:
Prices are exclusive 10% servicecharge and 7% tax.
So it ended up 280 Bath (US$9,40) for a sinple glass of wine. Cheers!!!!

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Singapore, Singapore
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good choice of beers, crowded”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

This place is normally quite crowded so if you dont plan ahead to beat the crowd most evenings you may be disappointed and not able to get a table or a spot at the bar to enjoy a nice imported beer.

The service is efficient and friendly, prices on the higher side due to the imported nature of most products which the Thai government tax heavily to try to discourage the locals from having a taste for imported products vs the locally produced beers..

Some of the tables are a bit rocky and need to be fixed... can be quite a bummer when you spend $12 for a beer and find beer tips over cause their tables are not steady,....

  • Visited July 2012
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