Read the following news alert about alcohol sales in Bangkok during December 2010:
“Due to the pre-vote and the upcoming by election, the sale of alcohol will be banned from Dec 3-5 and Dec 11-12 in the following areas: Bang Kor Laem, Silom, Sathorn, Klong Toei, Yannawa and Wattana. That means clubs, bars and beer gardens in those neighborhoods will also be closed during those periods. ”
But fear not juice hounds- most western hotels and establishments will allow you to drink inside. If you want take away, you could be in trouble….