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Cheap Charlie's Bar

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Address: 35 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 2 253 4648

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Cheap and very friendly

This was a popular bar on the corner of a side street which was always packed with customers. The prices were very reasonable and it had a great atmosphere.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Belfast, N. Ireland
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's no exaggeration to say that I made my recent trip to Bangkok specifically to visit Cheap Charlie's before it's rumored closure next March. I've only heard about how iconic it was among the expat community, and so I had to see it at least once before it's gone for good. Simply put, this place is as bizarre and as... More 

Thank Rob_Chan
Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time I'm in Bangkok I always get to Cheap Charlie's at least once but this was probably the last time as the developers are moving in. Real shame as the place is unique and they can't really open up another one somewhere else. Get there soon and experience a real Bangkok legend.

Thank j0n0339
west yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic night to be had here. Quality drinks served all top brand spirits, good measures too, mixers included selecting of beers all for 80 baht a drink.Eclectic mix of people makes for an interesting evening. The bar itself is down and alley off soi11 against a wall made from all manner of tasteful junk, it's almost all outdoors so could... More 

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Belfast, N. Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a popular bar on the corner of a side street which was always packed with customers. The prices were very reasonable and it had a great atmosphere.

Thank csobs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come enjoy your last beers at Cheap Charlie's as the whole block is slated to be razed for condo construction in Spring 2017.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soi 11 itself is a happening street. Cheap Charlie's is literally on the street, made of old collectibles and god knows what- but it's pretty cool, also has a toy train going around the bar. Nice place to grab a few drinks and people watch.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its being destroyed soon for another condo project. it is a terrific out door street bar with just some velvet ropes enclosing it on soi 11 from nana bts. ALL the drinks are 80 baht, all day everyday. the street is busy so its an ideal people watching location. be prepared to stand as seating is limited and it gets... More 

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar was right across from my hotel so we ended up here all night. It was a great spot to sit and enjoy too many Chang beers. Get there early if you want a place to sit as seating is very limited and the bar is a popular place.

Thank lauraford6
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bar was swarming with them, crawling over glasses that were being used. Very dark place. We only had a few mouth full of beer then left as it just didnt seem a clean place to drink. Obviously standards have fallen. Shame as we were looking forward to having a few beers that night.

Thank marbles904
Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Charlie's because we read the reviews on TripAdvisor and the previous reviews were correct ideal place to chill out with cheap drinks and a good atmosphere

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With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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