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The Penalty Spot

$$ - $$$
Bar, European, Thai, Pub
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507-511 Sukhumvit Rd., Soi Sukhumvit 29 | Klong Toei Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 261 1542
17:00 - 02:00
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub is OKand the beer is fine. They had a live band which again was OK have heard a lot worse and have heard a lot better. Only had French fries but they were very nice.

Thank Bill B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking up the street I stopped at the eight stool outside bar. Six people at the bar. A lady asked for a drink, I gave in and said I will buy her and her friend drink. Before I knew it seven ladies, three from inside the bar which they summoned. All came over holding drinks. The bartender said I miss... More 

Thank Raul V
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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388 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came for dinner . Service was nice, beer was cold, food was ok but not great and unfortunately the outdoors seating is by a very busy road so far too noisy to relax.

Thank MarciTravels
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called here lots of times simply because of the close proximity to our hotel. Food was pretty good, as were the drinks. Staff always friendly. Bit noisy though from the TVs for football and later on with the band. Upstairs is quieter.

Thank juliewuly
York, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Reasonably priced drinks. Food ok but nothing to write home about. I think the others enjoyed it more than me. The evening we visited the matches on TV were just highlights of the previous two nights played on loop. Live music later on, a band doing covers. They were ok

Thank UKDiggers
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Just your typical pub located in Bangkok's Sukhumvit neighborhood. Steps away from the Skytrain. Drinks are a bit expensive for Bangkok, but not too bad if you're from a Western country. There are more flat screen televisions in this pub then you would know what to do with. I don't really come here for the food, but usually just to... More 

Thank JamesGuild
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a few drinks. Lots of TVs with different sports on. More than likely you will run into an Aussie or English person here.

Thank Katrina A
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went on Friday night. Place was very busy and got the last table downstairs. Outside full and not really wanted to go upstairs. Had to move 3 waitresses who were sitting at last table just talking. Not that impressive!! Food was average at best and quite expensive. There was a live band on who were actually quite good but music... More 

Thank christopher B
Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Judged as a restaurant, it was only average. The food was OK but nothing special. But that's a little unfair as the main reason I was there was to watch Premiership football on a Saturday night and on that level it delivered with multiple screens. It was packed earlier for the Manchester derby and after a short walk I returned... More 

Thank Crossy1963
Ban Patong, Phuket, Thailand
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230 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a German restaurant. The food is OK, but candidly, the German restaurant on Soi 11 is much better. The prices here are about 40% above market. The location is a bit awkward, because it is between 2 train stations, which requires a lengthy walk.

Thank Tim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Thai, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507-511 Sukhumvit Rd., Soi Sukhumvit 29 | Klong Toei Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighbourhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: +66 2 261 1542

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Staying in Sukhumvit

Neighbourhood Profile
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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