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Number 1 Bistro / Cafe

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Loikroh Road, Soi 1 | Muang-Chang Klan Rd., Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
+66 53 206 724
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15:00 - 01:00
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was so refreshing to find this incredible place amongst a plethora of rather seedy bars in this part of Chiang Mai! Number 1 bar is a clean and friendly establishment, the food is traditional Thai, and excellent value! It is also cooked in an open kitchen so that you can watch your meal be fully prepared! If you are... More 

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Thank Paul A
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great import beer bar, with a heavy leaning towards Belgium beers. The staff is friendly, fluent in English and the selection is impressive. Do yourself a favor and check this place out. From one beer lovers to another, you won't regret it.

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Thank Eli I
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Loved this bar in town, used other bars in the same area as Number 1 bar, but i always come here. Staff friendly, food good, beers a plenty....haha nice open kitchen which in my book always goes down well.

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1 Thank Kevbap
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Because I saw on tripadvisor , Belgian beer bar, I deceided to go to Number 1 Bistro / cafe , somewher I also expected to see real Belgian food , mostly who offers a election of Belgian beers , has mostly also Belgian Kitchen , but this was a bit dissapointing , the food on the menu was just Thai... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1,713 reviews
658 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 866 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Like bees to nectar, beer lovers keep coming back. Friendly place with relaxed easy-going staff who speak English. Good selection of beers, but not as good as the beer list would suggest. Always lots of the beers on the list "all out" (probably 2/3 of them). Still, a good spot for one or two (or more).

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1 Thank Raintree_Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Don’t want to be hassled by bar-girls then pop into 'No.1 Bar' in Soi 1, a lane off Loh Kroh. A great place, to watch cable TV and have a chat with expats from all over the world. Also has Belgium beer and Western food. A bonus.

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1 Thank Jack M
Bangkok, Thailand
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1,713 reviews
658 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 866 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Located about 40-50 meters off the main road in small soi. Very friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. Lots of Belgian bottled beer selection and a few from UK and elsewhere. Somewhat disappointingly, though, only two draft beers on tap when I was there. Prices for imported bottles run from 230 baht up.

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Thank Raintree_Thailand
Durham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Huge selection of Belgian beers and ales, ranging from reasonably well-known brands (Palm etc) to more speciality or craft-type brews. Service was good, bar staff were fun and friendly.

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2 Thank Paul C
Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Hi I have been going to Number 1 ever since it opened across the lane over 14 years ago and it never disappoints. Has a great selection of imported European beers plus a few on tap. I typically go for a drink 2 or 3 times a week as you don't get hassled or hustled and can enjoy a quiet... More 

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Freddy L, Owner at Number 1 Bistro / Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your nice review! Looking forward to seeing you again soon... More 

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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289 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Number 1 Bistro & Cafe is situated in a small alleyway (Soi 1) diagonally across the road from Raming Lodge at the top end of Loi Kroh Rd just below the moat. A popular place with the local ex pat community this Bistro and Bar caters for those wanting something different in beer. There is always a good selection of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 14
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, International, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 01:00
Monday
15:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 01:00
Thursday
15:00 - 01:00
Friday
15:00 - 01:00
Saturday
15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loikroh Road, Soi 1 | Muang-Chang Klan Rd., Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 206 724
Description
Chiang Mai's Friendliest Bistro/Cafe,with the biggest range of Belgian Beers in the North of Thailand.

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