The first themed English pub in Bangkok, Witch’s Tavern is located in one of the trendiest place here in Thailand. More than 25 years of service, this pub is considered as one of the most popular go to places among Bangkok expats for it’s live music performances, special offers and happy hours. From their free pizza Fridays, to the vastly popular ladies night on Wednesdays, they sure know how to draw their patrons in.

Witch’s Tavern which was established 1988, undergone extensive renovation transforming it to a huge themed modern English pub. Decorated with Victorian portraits, gothic candle lights, dusk wooden beams and floorboards all throughout the walls make the whole experience flash back through the medieval period. Upon Entry, there is a witches pentagram painted on the wooden floor while clouds and bird cages dangle above the center of the main bar with two large trees rise up behind the main bar up to the second floor balcony. A spiral staircase separates the first and the second level where you will find exquisite marble tables, Victorian chairs and an English fireplace, which will definitely set the medieval ambiance. Also on the second floor, you will find the wine bar and a pool table to keep customers entertained.

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What Witch’s Tavern has to offer

The atmosphere of Witch’s Tavern is amazing. The staffs were all warm, friendly, attentive and very accommodating while the vintage feel makes the whole pub experience very relaxing and cozy. The pub offers wide selection of draught and bottle beers and also wine and cocktails. The pub menu offers English, Thai, Tapas, pasta, pizza, salads and burgers dishes.  Must try delicacies in Witch’s Tavern are: “Eddie’s burger” where in they use the best Thai-beef in town and the “Holy Pizza” which is a home made thin crust pizza with some unusual pizza toppings. Witch’s Tavern regularly hosts live music performances every night from Monday to Saturday playing contemporary pop, rock and some tunes coming from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. You can also take it easy during Sunday with some jazz performances from resident singers from the Philippines. If you have what it takes to jam with the singers, go ahead and rock the night!

Place to go to after work

Over all, Witch’s Tavern is a great place to have low-key chill night out with friends. I recommend it as a good spot for an after-work beer. Items on the menu are reasonably priced starting from 140THB for a meal.  If you appreciate live music, this place is a must go. Happy Hour daily is between 3pm to 9pm. Ladies Night on Wednesdays from 5pm to 9pm (free drinks for the ladies) and Free pizza Fridays start from 6pm to 8pm. There is a 50/50 mix between locals and foreigners in this pub. If you are a sports fanatic and is up for a beer you may also consider this bar as it has huge TV screens broadcasting major sporting events.

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Getting there

To get to Witch’s Tavern, Take BTS to Thonglor station then catch either a motorbike or taxi from there. Should you decide to walk from the BTS station, it will take you around 15-20 minutes walk. It’s located right in Sukhumvit 55, between Thonglor soi 8 and 10.  Witch’s Tavern is located in 306/1 Sukhumvit 55 Bangkok 10110.

By Rachel Ocampo