Exemplar of the classic luxury hotel bar features dark timbers, understated sophistication and great cocktails
November 6th, 2012
The Bar at the luxurious The Peninsula Bangkok is a refined sanctuary of calm, style and superb libations. Discretely located in a compact corner space entered off the hotel lobby, The Bar is one of the classy places in Bangkok to enjoy an aperitif before dinner, or relax and sink into one of the comfortable sofas and armchairs later in the evenings for a few cocktails or stiff drinks. The dark timber panelling and subdued lighting in the evenings create a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere of quiet sophistication.
The Bar is open daily from 5 pm- serving classic and creative cocktails, plus an extensive drinks list of premium liquors, single malts, beers and non-alcoholic beverages.
The Peninsula Bangkok occupies a prized riverfront location on the Chao Phraya River – close to the business and shopping heart of the Bangkok metropolis. The prestigious hotel is consistently acclaimed amongst the upper echelon of the best hotels in Asia and the World, and offers both guests and local Bangkok residents the renowned Peninsula graceful service, together with exceptional dining experiences.
The Bar is an intimate refuge tucked away in a corner space off the main lobby level. Windows overlook the hotel’s main entrance forecourt.
The entrance to The Bar – the decor features polished timber flooring and extensive mahogany panelling.
The elegant table settings with garden outlook.
Display of premium spirits bottles on the bar counter.
The head bartender preparing a cocktail.
Peninsula Signature Cocktails
The well-crafted drinks list offers an excellent choice of cocktails and other liquors, prepared and served with friendly professionalism by bartenders in smart white vests.
The cocktail list encompasses the quintessential “Classics” such as Cosmopolitan, Negroni, Americano, Margarita, Mai Tai and Singapore Sling. A selection of ”The Peninsula Signatures” are featured below. Other cocktails listed include selections of ”Martinis” ; “Muddled and Long Cocktails”; ”Champagne Cocktails”; and “Fizz , Collins & Sours”. In all, an impressive selection of sublimely prepared cocktails, guaranteed to satiate the most demanding of thirsts.
BOMBAY BLOSSOM- Bombay sapphire Gin, Campari, Orange Curacao, orange juice & lime juice. Garnish with cherry and orange rind.
THAIJITO- Thai rum, peach schnapps, fresh lime juice, muddled with lime, mint and pineapple, raw sugar. Garnish with pineapple stick, red chili slices and mint.
PENINSULA SUNRISE- Bacardi Rum, lychee liqueur, pineapple juice, lychee juice. Garnish with mint leaves & lycheee.
The Bar at The Peninsula Bangkok
Address: Lobby Level at The Peninsula Bangkok, 333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600. Thailand
Transport: River shuttle to BTS Saphan Taksin Station
Reservations: +66.2. 861 2888
Opening Hours: Daily 5:00 pm~ 01:00 am
Dress Code: Smart Casual