Updated: Oct 25
Nestled on the top floor of Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park, ABar Rooftop is an exquisite lounge that has a collection of twelve signature cocktails. These cocktails are expertly crafted to take drinkers near and far on an intriguing tour of Bangkok. Whether they're a seasoned cocktail enthusiast or just looking to try something new, ABar Rooftop's signature cocktails are sure to impress. With stunning views of the city skyline as the backdrop, ABar Rooftop is the perfect place to unwind and indulge in a memorable evening.
Embarking on a sensory adventure, one can explore a different side of Bangkok through the creative drinks served at the bar. Each drink is inspired by the city's historic districts and heritage-rich attractions and tells a unique story through its blend of local ingredients, vibrant colours, and original presentation. By indulging in these drinks, one can delve into the intriguing city of Bangkok and discover Bangkok's fascinating cultural identity through the flavours of these drinks.
The menu, called Districts of Bangkok, includes 60-Baht-Ticket-Or-So, a highball-styled cocktail inspired by the historic Rama Cinema on Yaowarat Road, Bangkok's vibrant Chinatown district. The drink contains a premium 12-year-old single-malt, sesame shrub, citrus and ginger ale and is garnished with popcorn . The drink comes with a tiny red envelope. Inside it, a prophecy.
Muay Thai Smash is obviously a smash-styled cocktail comprising local white rum, Thai basil, citrus, five spices and chilli. This drink represents the first Muay Thai stadium, Rajadamnern Stadium. This drink is refreshing, with a nice kick.
A green, clear cocktail, Krung Thep, is aromatic and complex. Inspired by a Thai summer dish called Khao Chae, this drink is made from gin, coconut juice, jasmine, pandan and citric acid and served with two shrimp paste balls on a stick.
Inspired by the famous weekend market, Chatuchak, Tacky Tacky is bitter-sweet and slightly bubbly, incorporating tequila, cascara, raw cocoa, Campari, sweet vermouth and local sarsi cola.
A twist on Ramos Gin Fizz, Chulalongkorn Creamy Rose is creamy and lemony with a sweet, rosy aroma. Inspired by Pak Klong Talad, the drink has gin, rose syrup, fresh lemon juice, cream, egg white, fizzy water and rose water.
Phra Khanong is inspired by Thai folklore Mae Nak Phra Khanong, a woman who died giving birth to her son while her husband was away fighting in the Kengtung War. According to the legend, Mae Nak was a powerful ghost who did everything in her power to be reunited with her husband. The drink itself is made with gin, seaweed, and citrus cordial, and is served with a paper talisman that the staff promptly burns as soon as the drink is presented to the guests.
ABar Rooftop's Districts of Bangkok menu is an introduction to Bangkok's various neighbourhoods to help tourists familiarise themselves before exploring the city. ABar Rooftop
Hours: Daily, 17:00 – 02:00
Reserve: +662 796 8888
Location: Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park, 199 Sukhumvit 22 Klong Ton, Klong Toey, Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok