Korat (Nakhonratchasima) is located in the northeast of Thailand and is situated approximately 260 km (160 miles) away from Bangkok. In addition to being the largest province in the northeast, Korat supports a large expatriate community. The architectural and natural beauty of the area also attract a constant flow of tourists throughout the year. This helps supports a thriving bar culture in Korat.
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This pub was established in 1993 and is frequented by Thais, expatriates and tourists. It is popular with Western rock music fans and hosts live bands everyday. The pub provides indoor and outdoor seating and offers a range of whiskies, beers and cocktails and a selection of Thai food. Tuesday night is advertised as ladies night where women get their first drink free.
Bule' Saloon 264 Yamraj Road, A. Muang Korat 30000 011-66-44-256538, 011-66-44-268071 bulesaloon.com
Coco Beet Pub and Restaurant
This pub attracts a trendy and young crowd during the week and young couples during the weekend. Its external appearance is dominated by a feature waterfall window and its interior is dominated by a mix of styles that reflect the mix of live Western and Thai music played here every night. This pub and restaurant is more expensive than the average place in Korat.
Coco Beet Pub and Restaurant Yamraj Road, A. Muang Korat 30000 011-66-44-247993
George and Dragon Pub
This is an English-style pub located in the centre of the city which is popular with the local expatriate community. It serves Guinness on tap and Beer Lao, which is a premium rice beer only available in a few places in Korat. The menu also follows an English theme and their most popular dish is fish and chips. Live sports are televised throughout the week and Friday nights attract a large crowd to play pool.
George and Dragon Pub 361 Suranaree Road, T. Naimuang, A. Muang, Korat 30000 011-66-8-7879-9595, 011-66-8-7244-4386
The Ram Korat Bar
This bar opened in 2008 and is one of the new bars that caters to the local expatriate community. The menu mainly consists of British food and features Cornish pasties, fish and chips and even mushy peas. The bar also offers the choice of ordering Thai food from the cafe next door.
It has indoor and outdoor seating with music and television screens for sports in both areas. It has a pool table and a professional darts board where competitions are organised every Monday night. Quiz competitions are also organised every Wednesday night.
The Ram Korat Bar 430/6 Leap Klong Road Korat 30000 011-66-8-9982-3594
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