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Authors' Lounge

48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
+66 2 659 9000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (28 reviews)
“mango” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
Asian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere and tranquil ambiance, the impeccable service. Love everything about here .XX I have been here many times and every time I came here, I’m so impressed with the fabulous food and the best service here.More

Thank terriesonhallson
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear terriesonhallson Thank you for this superb review on TripAdvisor! It is a great pleasure to read that you often come to visit us at the Authors' Lounge to enjoy an afternoon tea with an old world charm. I have shared your kind words with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel and decided to try the high tea here as there were excellent reviews. The service here was excellent, from when you are led to your table, as the food is served and the payment process. The manageress took the...More

1  Thank Orator11
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Orator11 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your afternoon tea experience with us at the Authors' Lounge, especially in regards to the service, food and atmosphere. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The location is stunning, quiet and great ambiance. You can choose between the western and oriental tea set. We decided to one each. The western one is very beautiful but less surprising in flavor (a very good English tea set), and the oriental one is...More

Thank Rik_from_NL
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rik v Thank you for joining us at the Authors' Lounge for an afternoon tea and for writing a comment about your experience on TripAdvisor! I am glad to read that you enjoyed your afternoon tea experience and were able to taste our two...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Prior to visiting Author’s lounge for afternoon tea for the first time, i received amazing feedback about the relaxing vibe of the place, let me assure you that I was not disappointed. I Asked for a mixture of Thai savory and western pastries and sweets...More

Thank Ibrahim a
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Ibrahim a Thank you for this superb review! I am glad to read that you chose to experience our afternoon tea and delighted that you fully enjoyed your time at the Authors' Lounge. Thank you again for your kind words that I will be...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Our group of 4 families came to Bangkok on a short holiday. We had suggested high tea and everyone wanted to go. With the help of the hotel staff we arranged for 4 different "family" tables. Our group of 14 ranged in age from 2...More

Thank tjcarroll67
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear tjcarroll67 Thank you for this amazing review on TripAdvisor! I am delighted that your group decided to join us for an afternoon tea and glad that all of you enjoyed your experience, especially regarding our food offering, quality of service and live guitarist. Thank...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

I had a wonderful time at Author’s lounge. Lovely atmosphere. The staff was very friendly and excellent. I had Western Afternonn tea set and food and tea was great. That became the best memory of my first visit to Bangkok. Also restaurant reservation team is...More

Thank Lenanaka
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Lenanaka Thank you for this wonderful review on TripAdvisor! I am delighted to read that you chose to have an afternoon tea at the Authors Lounge during your first visit to Bangkok and extremely glad that you now keep a memorable souvenir of your...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The timeless authors lounge is well worth a visit to escape the heat and humidity and frantic pace of Bangkok. The staff are wonderful, the service impeccable and the afternoon tea set is delicious. Superb!More

Thank Tracy R
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Tracy R Thank you for this review on TripAdvisor! I am pleased to read that you decided to join us for an afternoon tea at the Authors' Lounge and glad that we were able to fully reach your expectations. Thank you for your kind...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Nice decor and piano. Comfortable envirnment. However, worse afternoon tea i ever had. Service ok but the food doesnt worth the penny. Especailly scones were the most untasty scones i ever had.More

Thank Amy S
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear Amy S Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am terribly disappointed to read that your Afternoon Tea experience with us did not reach your expectations and especially in regards to food quality. Please rest assured...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

Met my sister and nephew for afternoon tea to experience afternoon tea at the famed Authors Lounge. The Tea room and surrounding grounds are beautiful. The staff was very attentive and the food and settings were gorgeous, Nephew is only 2.5 so he was a...More

Thank Joseph S
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Joseph S Thank you very much for sharing this stunning review of your experience at Authors Lounge. I am delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable experience and enjoyed our legendary service and the iconic venue and beautiful surroundings. I have shared your...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

We booked an afternoon tea on a Sunday. Pros : 1) Service was excellent. 2) Enviroment was very relax and calming. No big crowds. 3) Food and drinks were very good. There were 3 choices, i.e. western, oriental and vegetarian. We took the western and...More

Thank lionheart_sg
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear lionheart_sg Thank you for taking your time to write a review on TripAdvisor! I am delighted to read about your excellent afternoon tea experience at the Authors' Lounge and glad that you fully enjoyed it, especially being able to discover the different afternoon tea...More

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Tan M
2 December 2017|
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Response from Ellen0388 | Reviewed this property |
You could get off from BTS Saphan Taksin station and from exist 1 to the main road to the hotel. It's about 10 - 15 mins walking distance.
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22 October 2017|
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I believe it’s better to make a reservation and it’s not hard to have one.
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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$40 - US$52
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Silom
  • Neighbourhood: Silom
  • Phone Number: +66 2 659 9000
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Description
Under refurbishment and will reopen in December 2015
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