Sukhumvit is one of Bangkok's oldest roads, and it just so happens to be one of the liveliest as well. At the fore of it all, Soi 1 is a flurry of daily life. Commercial and retail spaces, food stalls, bars, and restaurants—it's where the local and international lifestyles come together. Tucked in the middle of all this hustle bustle is a hidden piece of privacy, a haven to return to after enjoying the life of the city. Ad lib is situated within walking distance of Ploenchit and Nana BTS stations and there is a complimentary Tuk-Tuk service that can also take you there.
If you ask a local to pinpoint the centre of Bangkok, it is very likely that point will be at the beginning of Sukhumvit – one of Bangkok's oldest roads and amongst the liveliest as well. The heart of the city pumps it out like no other place with snack shacks, restaurants, stalls, malls, boutiques, and bars dotted along the street. Tucked in the middle of all this hustle bustle is a hidden piece of privacy that is Sukhumvit Soi 1, where Ad Lib is located.
We are right next door to Bumrungrad International Hospital, the largest private hospital in Southeast Asia. It is conveniently accessible to Bangkok's most popular destinations, including Siam, Chidlom, Lumpini, Silom and Thonglor. Transport from both Don Mueng and Suvarnabhumi International Airports is quick and reliable with the expressway exit nearby (19km and 28km respectively). Those wanting to explore Bangkok on foot can walk to the BTS sky train in 7 minutes, or let our Tuk-Tuk shuttle get you there in style.
Snack shacks, restaurants, stalls, malls, boutiques, and a local art museum to top it all off—the heart of the city pumps it out like no other place in town.
Where the Bangkok elites go to get their fix of luxury, this is the place you want to be at if you're looking to satisfy a craving for the finer things in life or just some good people watching.
Stop by for a mimosa and brunch while the sun is up and return for fiery foods and drinks after dark. This area has fusion bars and bistros to suit every craving.
Take a break from the concrete jungle and enjoy some greenness at the centre of Bangkok. After your walk in the park, make a pit stop at the local jazz bar to keep those toes moving.
This place is brilliantly undecided between being an elite enclave and a hipster hang-out. One thing is clear: the nightlife here is delicious, so grab a bubbly or a beer and enjoy the scene.