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NEXT2 Cafe

#238 of 7,183 Restaurants in Bangkok
#259 of 8,520 Places to Eat in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Seafood, International
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89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road | Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
66 2 236 7777
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 124
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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 13
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place.

Fantastic staff, nice mix of western and Thai food all at a very reasonable price. A perfect place (for a newbie to Thai food) to try something different and be suprised. Buffet and menu based options. Beautiful decor and location right on the river, you really could just sit there all evening!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
IndigoSailor
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Fantastic staff, nice mix of western and Thai food all at a very reasonable price. A perfect place (for a newbie to Thai food) to try something different and be suprised. Buffet and menu based options. Beautiful decor and location right on the river, you really could just sit there all evening!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We have our buffet dinner in here. The price is standard. There is a Thai live station, Indian station, Chinese, grill station include beef steak, foie gras, big shrimp, salmon, chicken and so on. Seafood on on ice is not much choices but is all fresh. Japanese station with sushi, sashimi and maki rolls. Salad bar and a cheese board,... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Breakfast had a huge variety of quality western and Asian dishes. I was surprised that the coffee was so good. We had dinner there one night which was a bit mediocre but the setting was beautiful.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

there was a good range of meals on the menu and what we tried was very good but we thought it was overpriced. the buffet looked very good but again it was expensive.

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Stevensville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Recently spent 3 nights at the Shangri-la and visited Next2 for a dinner buffet and two lunch al la carte meals. I can honestly say the buffet was absolutely fantastic ! Having eaten the buffet just across the river at a 5 star hotel, Next2 was hands down the best . The vast array of different cuisines Thai, Indian, Middle... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The location of this hotel restaurant right next to the Chao Praya river is good just for a drink or an informal meal. The menu and food are good and there is a good choice of drinks but the wine is a bit pricey, but what can one expect from the quality of a Shangri La restaurant? Service is very... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went for dining at Next2 upon arrival in Bangkok and decided to order from the menu. Food was terrible, service was poor. When I went inside, I discovered a huge buffet.... but come on a buffet...? This seems quite low end to me. price quality ratio not worth it. Go outside the hotel and grab some food from a... More 

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Alameda, California
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A great place to have breakfast in the Shanrgi-la hotel. Food from all over the world...Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Western, Thai, etc. And a great setting on the Chao Phraya River.

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Brackley
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This restaurant is the workhorse of the hotel,it serves a superb breakfast buffet, a good lunch menu and a wonderful evening international dinner buffet. You can choose to eat inside or on the terrace overlooking the river. A superb setting ands worth the cost. Book early for the tables next to the river.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We ate at least 5 times during the week at this place and every time the food was excellent and the staff always available to help. The choice is great from Japanese to Indian, BBQ, local.... The terrace is quite unbelievable as you are on the bank of the river and can watch the procession of boats. Excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road | Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok
  • Phone Number: 66 2 236 7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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