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The Penalty Spot

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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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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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223 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Good live bands on each evening except when EPL and Bundesliga takes preference. Good Thai food and friendly staff.

Thank Peter Y
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

A big pub with pool tables upstairs. It caters for the crowd who like to sit, eat and drink while watching the latest football/sporting event on the TV. Great spot to have a beer outside (on Sukhumvit Rd) and what the passing parade.Some nights they have a live band playing.

Thank Peter H
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went there for dinner, primarily coz we didn't have any option. Not may places are open at 1 am. The staff was quite friendly and recommended options in food, even at that late hour. We ordered pizza and pasta in penne. Both turned out to be quite good and more than what we expected. The wine was a good... More 

Thank josna2016
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I am a travler and been many places due to my line of work, One of the rudest places I have been to in Bangkok Staff were bloody rude and unfriendly Menu was a joke in ragards to there italian section I could go on and on, wont be back

Thank Athol I
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110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I do go at once a month, usually for a few beers something to eat and watch the band. Staff are always reasonably attentive, but not as friendly as other places. The live music is always good quality and I always enjoy it, the place can be packed or quite empty tends to be driven in my view on sports... More 

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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
American, Bar, Thai, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
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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