The Loft

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  • Ratchadamri
  • price 4 of 4
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended
  1. The Loft at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
    Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok
  2. The Loft at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
    Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok
  3. The Loft at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
    Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok
  4. The Loft at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
    Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok
  5. The Loft at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
    Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok
  6. The Loft at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
    Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok’s high-altitude bar gives a contemporary spin on classic cocktails from The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

The city's new sky-high cocktail establishment, The Loft, promises to amaze with sleek interiors, expansive Bangkok views, and delicate concoctions inspired by vintage recipes included in the classic cocktail tome The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book.

One of the three segments of Waldorf Astoria’s top-floor dining and wining triplex, The Loft is an elegant mélange of vintage charm and sheer opulence, its interiors evocative of a cool artist’s tastefully decorated digs. Big communal wooden tables are splashed with paint, Pollock-style, while painting accessories scattered across the bar do their part to represent the artist’s studio. The center of the room highlights Art Nouveau elements, a spider-shaped chandelier and a sleek marble bar top, while a floor-to-ceiling glass wall provides a 180-degree lookout over Bangkok’s illuminated skyscrapers. 

Head bartender and bar manager Michele Montauti (formerly at The House on Sathorn) puts his spin on classics featured in The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book, and conjures up contemporary variations that tickle the palate and appease the cocktail connoisseur. He recommends the fizzy Lalla Rookh (B450), a mix of Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum, Pierre Ferrand Cognac, rose syrup, lime, egg white and vanilla soda, or the Waldorf Claret Cup (B480), a well-balanced bevvy that combines the fruity, sweet and acidic notes of Martell Cognac, dry curacao, Maraschino liqueur, lime and a splash of soda. For an old-school classic with a local punch, go for the spirits-forward Waldorf (B450), which combines Michter’s Bourbon, Mancino Vermouth and chocolate bitters with Thai basil. 

Phavitch Theeraphong
Written by
Phavitch Theeraphong

Details

Address:
151
56th floor, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
Ratchadamri Road
Bangkok
Contact:
0 2846 8888
Opening hours:
Open daily 17:00-24:00
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