Soho goes the way of the Dodo
Historic Chiang Mai gay bar closes its doors
One of Chiang Mai’s longest established venues, Soho bar, has closed permanently. Originally opened in 2004 by Paddy and his partner Oud, it spearheaded the more upmarket end of Chiang Mai’s gay scene at that time. A place where older foreigners could go to socialise in a pleasant relaxing ambience free from money boys. Paddy was always holding court at the bar and ready to entertain with his many amusing and interesting stories.
After Paddy sold up, the bar went through a lean patch, whilst run by non gay owners which saw many regulars
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