Whether you call it snooker, billiard or pool, playing it is always fun! The good thing with snooker is that you don’t need to be an expert to already enjoy a few games with friends. Originally invented in Europe and played by the Kings back then, Billiard has made his way to Asia and it is nowadays a trend in the region. Bandung follows the flow and the city hosts many great locations to play billiard. Many bars, hotels, clubs, and sports places in Bandung have a pool table; our team has selected some of the best locations for you and your friends to grab a cue and hit the ball.

1. Bamboo Shack

Well known to be a great place to relax with friends in the upper part of the city, the Bamboo Shack is a famous establishment in Dago area. This bar-restaurant has a long tradition of having a pool table on its second floor. The owner purchased a brand new table last year and organized pool competitions every Wednesday. A great occasion to make new friends with a meal and a couple of drinks! A large choice of food and beverage is available.  If you like the place, check out for their other amazing events such as Salsa classes, Sports events, Australian Day or Oktoberfest.

Operational hours: Sun – Thu (9 pm to Midnight) / Fri – Sat (8 pm to 1 am)
Address: Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No.462D, Dago
IG: BambooShack 

2. Barcode Pool Table

Located in the green heart of the Siliwangi area, Barcode Pool Table is a landmark for Pool in the city. The bar has numerous high-quality tables, all equipped with excellent material. The atmosphere makes you feel like being in one of these vintage American movies. The staff will help you to set up your games or deliver your beverages. Goodies and equipment branded from Barcode are available to purchase. The building also hosts bowling and a restaurant, Eat Boss. Definitely one of the best places to play until late at night!

Tournaments are often organized. Check their Instagram to be informed.

Operational hours: Everyday 11 am to 1 am.
Address: Gedung Siliwangi Bowling Center Lt. 2, Jl. Aceh, Merdeka, Bandung
IG: Barcode

3. Billiard Manhattan

Billiard Manhattan is a vast entertainment location entirely dedicated to billiard. Dozens of pool tables are accessible, all with high-quality equipment. Refreshments are available, as well as Indonesian food. The specific perk of Billiard Manhattan is that you can play with your friends until very late as the place is open 24h. 

Operational hours: 24h/7.
Address: Jl. Sunda No.40, Bandung

4. Grandpaps house

With Grandpaps, one of your coolest bars in Bandung is actually also a great place to play snooker. Grandpaps is a bohemian bar concept, with a hipster ambiance of concerts, neon’s, great food, awesome cocktails and pool tables. Grandpaps is truly the place for you if you are looking for a couple of games surrounded by a good vibe.

Operational hours: Tue – Thu (7 pm to 2 am) / Fri, Sat & Sun (7 pm to 3 am)
Address: Jl. Surya Sumantri No.6, Sukawarna, Bandung
IG: Grandpaps 

5. Pitpool

Recently open, in 2019 on the 3rd floor of Click Square Mall, Pitpool has everything to become a hype place for pool entertainment. Amateurs and Experts will surely enjoy their time at Pitpool. It has multiple regular pool and snooker tables, but also a Carrom facility. If you feel like you need all your concentration to give your best shots, a VIP room is available for private games. Food and drinks are served all day long at the bar. With its cozy atmosphere, Pitpool will ravish all pool players.

Tournaments are often organized. Check their Instagram to be informed.

Operational hours: Everyday 10 am to midnight.
Address: Jl. Naripan No.89, Click Square Mall, 3rd floor, Sumur Bandung
IG: Pitpool

By: William Kohler