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Address: 111 Kampangdin Rd. | Across from the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Bus Bar

Most of the reviews below refer to the "Bus Bar," which is located near the Iron Bridge along the Mae Ping River. It's a cool place and worth a visit. This listing seems to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 March 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

Most of the reviews below refer to the "Bus Bar," which is located near the Iron Bridge along the Mae Ping River. It's a cool place and worth a visit. This listing seems to originally relate to something else (a bar served out of a VW van), but the current Bus Bar along the river serves out of a full-sized... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

Great bar next to the river great for drinks and live music before dinner or bring your own alcohol it's only cost 200 baht and enjoy the music and the scenery the bridge next store is beautiful at night

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Thank Chris B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

I remember when this place opened up in 2012, it was quite the novelty. I hear they're finally serving food but I'd go elsewhere for food. This is a nice bar on the riverbank constructed out of broken down buses. Sometimes there's a dj. Last time I was there I politely requested they turn the music down as my friend... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Chiang Mai has a wide variety of bars and this is one of the more unique, situated right next to the river and by the Iron Bridge. We arrived at night (myself, my friend and Little Keyz -pic enclosed) and drank Changs, watching all the activity on the bridge (including a movie being filmed that night on the bridge, that... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

The location is great, right by the river... cool concept with the buses and music. Nice setting for sunset and a drink. BUT! The food is terrible! Grilled pork came to the table cold and raw! Not cooked. Had to send it back. Fried chicken and grilled pork both had no flavor, no taste. Even with the sauces! We tried... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

Located next to the river and bridge in Chiang Mai this place was an awesome little find!! Very cheap and an all round cool experience!

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Thank Sarah J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2013

Sorry, They were only there 1 year. It was great while it lasted. It's a great concept that has been duplicated in Bangkok and Phuket. They have about 100 drinks on the menu. We have been looking for them since '10 but have been unable to find where they moved to. They move all over the place in Phuket and... More 

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Chiang Mai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2010

Super cool spot!!! An old VW hippie bus which has been converted into a bar! It is in a great outdoor setting, right across from the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, and walking distance from the Night Bazaar. They play great music and the bartender makes awesome cocktails right inside the bus. My wife and I went there every night for... More 

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