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Kalare Night Bazaar

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89/2 Chang Khlan Road,Chang Khlan Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

The night bazaar is a great place to practice your haggling, do some shopping for t-shirts, trousers, clothes and souvenirs. I recommend the hand carved soap sculptures as they are just amazing if you can keep in safe and intact. To be honest it is just a typical night bazaar in Thailand, but still is liked it. There are also... More 

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

Many of the below reviews all have the same messgae which is that a night market is a night market is a night market... However Kalare offers Muay Thai matches at an outdoor ring that is equal parts tourists and locals. I really enjoyed it and highly recommend.

Thank achaysay
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706 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

This is a typical night bazaar in Thailand showcasing lots of fake goods and products of inferior quality. However, if you are feeling bored, this place can offer you to plainly people watching and enjoy the crowd. Lotsa of street food here which I like personally.

Thank alanyeo76
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Night market was disappointing. We enjoyed both the Saturday and Sunday markets much better! Although this market is mostly outside, the road is not closed off and the sidewalk market is very narrow...really not worth visiting.

Thank cndngalMacau
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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225 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

It is essentially a requirement for tourists in Chiang Mae to go to the night bazaar. It is very large with countless eateries and stalls selling typical and mostly cheap Thai goods. Most people seem to be tourists, not locals. It is a lot of fun, but not the best venue to buy things.

Thank statusquobuster
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

We were specifically looking for handicraft and similar articles. There was a huge range of these items are very affordable prices - one needs to bargain of course (politely). The one downside to the night market (on the outside) is that the temp carts that set up shop really cramp walking space and people are unable to move if any... More 

Thank Ram368
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

Open from 6pm-12am. Lots of vendors. Some good deals but be prepared to bargain hard. Huge number of massage places. Didn't try any. 15-20 food stalls. Generally 40-80B for Thai noodles or rice dishes. More for fish/prawns, meats but still way less than elsewhere. A fun evening.

Thank chitownsam
Kuala lumpur
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105 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

It was way too crowded for us to truly enjoy the experience. There were people pushing around you everywhere that you simply couldn't stop to look let alone buy. The eating places were also full of people. The Sunday walking street market is a much better option.

Thank Tina L
New Hunstanton, null, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

No hassle. Fun bargaining for goods. Polite nice people and accommodating Tuk tuk fun way to travel there but not for the faint hearted

Thank Norman M
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

This page on TripAdvisor is actually for the restaurant at the Kalare Night Bazaar, which is labeled "Food Center" and is near to the D2 hotel. There is another page labeled "Night Bazaar" under "attractions" which is for the night bazaar itself. The food at the food center is very decent. We had a nice meal there. Very, very cheap.... More 

Thank tallgaloot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Thai, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89/2 Chang Khlan Road,Chang Khlan Subdistrict, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: 053-082-0320

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?