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Sala Rim Naam at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

#125 of 9,474 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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Silom
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48 Oriental Avenue | Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 659 9000
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Today
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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UK
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Back to the Mandarin Oriental, this time for a birthday dinner. The location, ambiance, food and service are always second-to-none. The evening starts with a boat trip from the hotel site across the Chao Phraya river to the restaurant site on the opposite bank. A table next to the river provides a wonderful setting to relax, watch the boats go... More 

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Kent, UK
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367 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Peninsula so used the hotel boats to hop along the river to this restaurant. A lovely way to arrive for dinner! We had a lovely cocktail and a bottle of wine with our meal (extensive drinks lists). We're used to ordering Thai food in London by having a variety of dishes to share. Fortunately we... More 

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Thank PennyPurples
MOBangkok, Manager at Sala Rim Naam at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear PennyPurples, Thank you for sharing your experience at Sala Rim Naam on TripAdvisor and for reviewing us with 5*. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed our service and food offerings. We always strive to deliver the best quality products and experience to our guests and are pleased that you enjoyed yourself. We look very much forward to... More 

George Town, Malaysia
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

You can even have drinks here by the river all night long...chose to sit by the corner of the Veranda to get the best of both views....

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Bangkok, Thailand
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

From my last review on second visit food was worse than the 1st visit but this time on my third visit the food was just like Thai food in one of those 'not so good' Thai restaurant oversea if you know what I mean. This time we could not be bothered about the tasting set anymore since our experience on... More 

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Thank geneva708
MOBangkok, Manager at Sala Rim Naam at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear geneva708, Thank you for taking the time to share a review on TripAdvisor. We are most disappointed that we were not able to provide you with the high standards of quality which we are usually associated with. We hope that you are able to look at your experience as an isolated incident and that you give us an opportunity... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The best part of the thai restaurant at the mandarin is the boat ride across the river. The live shows are touristy but nice. Take a table outside if weather permits. The chicken wings were outstanding, tofu rolls were good. I would avoid the fish cakes and the spring rolls. The mince chicken with chillies and hot basil was average... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This may be of concern to some as a little touristy but we found the balance between the meal and the entertsinment about right. Its a good romantic night for a couple starting with the boat ride across to the restaurant and wr had a good table near the stage. None of the tables face the stage so you do... More 

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Thank curlew
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

make sure you are seated outside to experience the smells, heat and life on a living river where nothing really changed since the Oriental opened 140 years ago

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Bangkok, Thailand
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Everything was perfect....except for that one little thing. Getting there is an experience in itself as you are take the ferry across from the hotel to the restaurant - how cool is that😀 They struggled a bit with my reservation but we got to the table eventually. Word of advice, insist on the full wine list (the main menu shows... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

This fancy Thai dining experience is perfect for a romantic evening out. I highly recommend first going to the Mandarin Oriential Hotel and taking their special riverboat across to the Sala Rim Naam. It's a magical place, the banyan trees festively decorated with tiny white lights and tropical walks with reflecting pools. Some of the best Thai food I have... More 

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Thank Matthew A
MOBangkok, Manager at Sala Rim Naam at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear Matthew A, Thank you for sharing your experience at Sala Rim Naam on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you truly enjoyed the service and culinary experience at Sala Rim Naam. Furthermore, we deeply appreciate your comments about the romantic setting and the breath taking arrival via boat from the original hotel. We look very much forward to... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I invited 2 friends to Sala Rim Naam for dinner and cultural performance this evening. My expectation of this supposedly a vanguard of Thai foods fell far short. I was disappointed with the foods. For a restaurant that is affiliated with a cooking school and great hotel, the Thai foods served are below par. The tom yam koong was bland... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$57
Cuisine
Thai, Asian
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, 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, Buffet, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:59 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Oriental Avenue | Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Silom
  • Neighbourhood: Silom
  • Phone Number: +66 2 659 9000
Description
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok's signature Thai restaurant has been transformed into a miniature palace serving fine Thai cuisine. A lavish Thai buffet lunch is served daily and guests can also enjoy a gourmet set dinner menu accompanied by the region's most spectacular cultural performance and dance show nightly. A welcome addition is the Terrace Rim Naam, an open-air pavilion adjacent to the restaurant overlooking the splendid Chao Phraya River.

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Silom
Despite the lack of any major tourist attractions, this lively neighborhood is a favorite of many. Whether it's the (somewhat naughty) nightlife of Soi Patpong, the various handicraft night markets or the plethora of dining options that tickle your fancy, a night out in Silom is a must on every itinerary. It's worth a stop during daytime, too: join office workers on a quest to tasty street food during lunch and shop at Silom Complex for a great mix of Thai and international stores. After a day of strolling around the congested sidewalks, a visit to Silom's Lumphini Park, Bangkok's answer to NYC's Central Park, is a welcome change of scenery.
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