To enter Bangkok's new members-only club, which has no signage, there's a doorbell to the left of the entrance. Now three months old, the Friese-Greene Club on Sukhumvit Soi 22 is tucked clandestinely behind the Imperial Queen's Park Hotel down a dimly lit street.
FRIESE FRAME: The interior of the Friese- Greene club. Left, the upstairs screening room seats nine.
Inside, the atmosphere of the club is relaxed _ a welcome escape from the city's raucous pub culture. Bookshelves stacked against deep maroon walls lend to its sombre aesthetic and keep the mood intimate. This is a bar for friends; this is a new watering hole for comrades.
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