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Authors’ Lounge

48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
+66 2 659 9000 ext. 7390
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an afternoon tea and it was an absolute treat. The Authors Lounge is gorgeous and very tasteful. Pale eau de nil and white, very plantation, with lovely music. Our tea tray was fabulous. Very restful.More

Thank alison r
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear alison r, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that you could escape the buzzing city of Bangkok and could come to our Author's Lounge to enjoy the magnificent setting of the Author's Lounge....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Author's lounge located in the hotel feels like a hidden gem. Trees surround it feels like a tropical place, very exotic from the outside. Inside the restaurant itself has a very unique ambiance and atmosphere, very quiet elegance place to enjoy the afternoon tea. You...More

Thank Ellen0388
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ellen0388, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that we could provide you with this wonderful setting our our Author's Lounge and give a small oasis in the buzzing city of Bangkok. It would...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had afternoon tea here and it was just lovely. Such a historical spot! The decor was beautiful. Just brought you back in time to the early days of the Hotel. We tried the Thai tea set and it was most interesting. Lots of local...More

Thank Judyannechan
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Judyannechan, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on tripadvisor. I was delighted to read your comment about your visit to our Author's Lounge and I am pleased that the afternoon tea lived up to your expectations. It gives us true...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I really love the place. Authors' Lounge is the No. 1 afternoon Tea venue in Bangkok. We ordered two sets of afternoon tea. Western and oriental. The presentation was superb! My husband loved their scones. We had a pleasant and memorable afternoon tea experience here...More

Thank Lhorie M
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Lhorie M, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on tripadvisor. I was delighted to read your comment about your visit to our Author's Lounge and I am pleased that the afternoon tea lived up to your expectations. It gives us...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

I like any room with a photo of Pico Iyer in it, but the scented tea selection was wonderful as well.More

1  Thank Kristine K
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Kristine_Kantke Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. It was a true pleasure to read that you had a memorable experience at the Author's Lounge. Thank you for the compliment about the selected teas we offer. It would be...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

A dream place for a hi tea, for a business meeting, for a talk with friends or just alone enjoying your own thoughts and smelling the best flowers in Bangkok, elegantly merged within the ambient. No picture could describe the feeling and the ambient here....More

1  Thank Ioana Z
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Ioana Z, Thank you for writing a review about your recent Afternoon Tea experience. It is wonderful to read that you had an enjoyable afternoon and that every element of your stay at The Authors’ Lounge was outstanding. We strive to deliver the best...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had high tea at the Authors' Lounge. It is so bright, airy, and elegant. I had the Eastern tea service and my friend had the Western tea service. Everything was so beautifully put together and presented that I hardly want to eat anything. We...More

Thank wladwig
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Dear wladwig, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your time at the Author's Lounge. What a great feedback to read. I am very thankful to read that the whole experience...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I've tried afternoon tea at many places but this one is my best experience. The place was elegantly beautiful. The atmosphere was perfect for high tea and the cakes were so delicious that my friends and I ordered one more set. You can watch sunset...More

Thank behappyanw
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you again for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your time at the Author's Lounge. Wow, what a great feedback to read. I am very thankful to read that the whole experience...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Afternoon tea is our thing so we wanted to compare the Oriental with the Peninsula and we are glad we did. Both are excellent. The Authors Lounge has a much more classic feel to the place. Its just where you want to be in the...More

Thank DrMo
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear DrMo, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on tripadvisor. I was delighted to read your comment about your family's visit to our Author's Lounge and I am pleased that the afternoon tea lived up to your expectations. It gives us...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

The service and ambiance of this place is exceptional. Transports you to another time, plus the service food and overall ambiance is unique and exceptional. If you are in Bangkok try not to miss this lounge filled with history and anecdotes.More

Thank Sioma21
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors’ Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear Sioma21, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your afternoon tea at the Author's Lounge. Thank you for the compliments about our colleagues and the high food quality. We are...More

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Response from admiral b | Reviewed this property |
appropriate attire is NOT bare legs for men and no shorts for women. respect the buddhist conservative Thai customs . in the olden days the GM would just send people "underdressed" out of the lobby !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$39 - US$51
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Silom
  • Neighbourhood: Silom
  • Phone Number: +66 2 659 9000 ext. 7390
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Description
Under refurbishment and will reopen in December 2015
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