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Venice Vanich

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Phra Athit Road | Chanasongkram, Phranakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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+66 2 282 1922
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Went to the restaurant as a group where we had the buffet. Small selection of food, nothing really special. As with buffets, most of the dishes were not really hot. Location is ok, view on the river.

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Well located next to the river, adjacent to where the river launches arrive to take you on a river cruise. Neat little restaurant, capable of hosting tour groups or individual diners. Comprehensive Thai-style buffet served - and very tasty it was too. Plenty of staff on hand to take your drinks order and clear away plates, etc. Two toilets at... More 

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Williams Lake, Canada
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Sat down in this restaurant to escape a heavy rain shower. Ordered shrimp cakes and green curry chicken along with a couple of beer. The shrimp cakes were very good, not greasy or full of filler. Firm with nice sized shrimp pieces. The green curry was a little thin but full of flavour. Prompt, friendly service with tourist prices, I'd... More 

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Hai Phong
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

After visiting the Grand Palace, our guide took us to this lovely little Restaurant on the River. We had a table looking out over the river and found the service very good and the buffet selection was suffice for lunch. You may say that this is basic restaurant. It was clean, the staff were friendly and the food was good... More 

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Thank Graham F
Tring, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Stopped here for lunch after having got off the river taxi. The restaurant has a river view, and a few of the tables have a light and airy aspect, but still covered by the main roof. The tables further back are quite dark. As it wasn't too busy we had a river view table. The food was Thai with other... More 

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Thank Ted B
Bangkok, Thailand
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1,736 reviews
672 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 882 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Seems this place largely survives on captive tourist groups that are brought here for lunch. Other than that, it's usually nearly empty. Why? Largely mediocre food; prices on the highish side; unenthusiastic and inattentive staff, not particularly friendly. Nice location, but there are many better places to eat along this street and along the river. Be careful as well with... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

While staying in the 'Riva Surya' hotel we wandered out of the restaurant looking for a table and found ourselves in this restaurant next door. With no pre conceived ideas on what to expect, we decided to eat here. It was latish (8pm) and we sat at a table overlooking the river. The service was good and the food was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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47 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2012

8 of us were there, nice clean place on the bank of Chao Phraya River, therefore the price should be higher than street vendor. Beautiful view. Foods were average to good, curry, pad Thai, stir fried soy noodle were good. Friendly staffs and fast service. This restaurant is walking distance from the Emerald Temple if U do not want street... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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164 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2011

We were forced to eat here by our guide because we needed to ride the boat to the canals right after lunch. So we really didn't have any choice. When we got there, hoards of package tourists were eating and we were not allowed to sit by the window/river because they were reserved for people in these package tours so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2010

I’m not into writing many reviews however I’ve gone out of my way to warn you about this place simply because of our recent experience here. My partner and I where recommended this restaurant by one of the staff members at our hotel. We wanted a nice place to eat and enjoy the river views as it was our last... More 

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Asian, Thai, International
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  • Address: Phra Athit Road | Chanasongkram, Phranakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Banglamphu
  • Neighbourhood: Banglamphu
  • Phone Number: +66 2 282 1922

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Staying in Banglamphu

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Banglamphu
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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