Centara’s Bar Collection: A Journey Through Asia’s Hotel Bars

Hotel bars have long been emblematic of relaxation and social interaction, offering a unique ambience that is unmatched.

They are multicultural hubs where weary travellers unwind, adventurous explorers share tales, and guests of various nationalities mingle over refreshing drinks.

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has expertly embraced the iconic status of hotel bars, creating spaces that reflect the authentic spirit of their locales.

Each bar, from beachfront havens to rooftop retreats, combines stunning interior design with innovative mixology, all delivered with Centara’s signature warm and heartfelt service.

The Gin Run @ Centara Reserve Samui: A Botanical Haven

The Gin Run at Centara Reserve Samui is a sophisticated bar that transports guests’ senses to the lush landscapes of Chiang Rai.

Centara’s Bar Collection: A Journey through Asia’s Finest Hotel Bars

This venue offers a unique experience with its handcrafted cocktails and G&Ts infused with herbs and botanicals sustainably sourced from the resort’s organic garden. The bar’s menu features four kinds of gin: spicy, herbal, floral, and fruity, each providing a distinctive taste of nature’s bounty.

Guests at The Gin Run can also embark on a global voyage with a selection of 51 gins from around the world, including premium labels from Italy, Japan, and Germany. Whether you are a connoisseur seeking a premium label or a casual drinker looking for relaxation, The Gin Run offers an inviting atmosphere for all.

Automata Bar @ Centara Grand Osaka: A Futuristic Escape

Perched on the 32nd floor of Centara Grand Hotel Osaka, Automata Bar feels like a scene from a science-fiction movie. The polished chrome surfaces and neon lighting create a futuristic ambience, while the self-service bar allows guests to blend their own drinks.

Centara’s Bar Collection: A Journey through Asia’s Finest Hotel Bars

This innovative feature enhances the bar’s unique appeal, making it a must-visit for those looking for an extraordinary experience. Automata’s panoramic windows frame breathtaking views of Osaka’s sparkling skyline, providing a spectacular backdrop to the bar’s other-worldly atmosphere.

The ability to send patterns and images from your smartphone to print in your beer foam adds a personal touch to this immersive experience, making it a standout venue in Osaka.

COCOA XO – Chocolate & Cognac Bar @ Centara Grand at CentralWorld

Located on the 57th floor of Centara Grand at CentralWorld, COCOA XO is an exclusive rooftop bar that combines the luxury of cognac with the indulgence of chocolate. The bar’s illuminated setting, paired with the iconic red arch of the tower, creates a visually stunning environment for guests to enjoy.

Centara’s Bar Collection: A Journey through Asia’s Finest Hotel Bars

COCOA XO features a selection of rarities from Rémy Martin and Cacao Barry, paired with signature chocolates crafted by the hotel’s maître chocolatier. Guests can savour these delicacies while soaking in panoramic views of Bangkok and enjoying the uplifting tunes from the resident DJ.

Blue Sky Bar @ Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

Blue Sky Bar offers a fresh perspective on Bangkok from its elevated deck at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao. The bar’s wooden deck, comfortable seating, and endless views of the twinkling skyline create an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere.

Guests can enjoy original Thai sundowners, such as the signature Chili Banana Flip or Chalongito, making Blue Sky Bar a standout venue in one of Bangkok’s most dynamic districts.

Recognised as one of the city’s most exciting rooftop bars, Blue Sky has earned accolades for its innovative cocktails and breathtaking views. The bar’s unique location and sophisticated design make it a favourite among locals and tourists alike.

Elephant Bar @ Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

With a history dating back to the 1920s, the Elephant Bar at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin offers guests a chic glimpse into a bygone era. The bar’s long wooden counter, ceiling fans, and jazz trio create an atmosphere of timeless elegance. Guests can enjoy classic cocktails like G&Ts or Mai Tais, reflecting on a day of discovery in Hua Hin.

Centara’s Bar Collection: A Journey through Asia’s Finest Hotel Bars

For whiskey enthusiasts, the Elephant Bar boasts a sublime selection of single malts. This rich variety, combined with the bar’s historical charm, makes it a must-visit destination for those seeking a refined drinking experience.


Centara Hotels & Resorts has truly elevated the social scene in Asia with its eclectic collection of bars. Each venue offers a unique blend of innovative mixology, stunning design, and warm service, reflecting the authentic spirit of their locales.

From the botanical infusions at The Gin Run to the futuristic escapism of Automata Bar, the indulgent luxury of COCOA XO, the sky-high oasis of Blue Sky Bar, and the historical charm of the Elephant Bar, Centara’s bars provide unforgettable experiences for all who visit.

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