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Jim Thompson Cafe

Bangkok, Thailand (Old City)
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Ranked #48 of 78 nightlife in Bangkok
Type: Coffeehouses
Most recent review
- May 20, 2014
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If you feel like escaping the hustle of Bangkok come to this secluded gem. You'll pay a little more than street food but get amazing quality thai food very quickly from friendly wait staff. On weekends they also provide thai dance as entertainment. Definitely be sure to order the steamed dumplings & chicken pandam. Delicious!

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Hong Kong
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant at Sala Deng has closed and will not open again. The wep site is not updated not even after direct contact with The main office!!!. Very incompetent and shameful indeed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

There are far better places to eat in Bangkok than at this place. I've eaten here three times and each time it has been the same. The food is definitely over priced for what you get and is sub par to other Bangkok Restaurants where you can eat for 1/4 of the price. The drinks are okay and the service... More

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Hong Kong
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186 reviews 186 reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times but tonight was the last time. Green Curry Chicken - really not much chicken and no taste. Tourist trap? Yum So Oh - Pomelo Salad - worst ever!! A very small draught beer THB 120!!!! (I got two for this price) I can not recommend this place any more.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Can't say that we were impressed with the Jim Thompson cafe, Saladaeng at all. The pad thai was very ordinary and the crab meat cake was awful - overspiced with cumin - totally wrong seasoning for a delicate crab dish. It is just another one of those restaurants that targets the farang and tourist markets. Relative to other places, it... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

My husband and I were strolling around Saladaeng trying to find Anna's Cafe and instead came across Jim Thompson Cafe. The food is price reasonably. The food is delicious. They have traditional Thai dishes to American/western food. We will definitely go back if we stay in the Saladaeng/Sathorn area.

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