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Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

48 Oriental Avenue | Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
+66 2 659 9000
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Ranked #22 of 7,704 restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Sushi, European, Mediterranean, Seafood, Bahamian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Sumptuous seafood and river views to savour Named after the seafaring hero created by novelist Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim’s reputation for magnificent seafood is almost as well known as its namesake. Enjoying an uninterrupted view of the river, Lord Jim’s serves one of the most popular buffet lunches in Bangkok with a wide selection of seafood and international dishes on offer. For dinner, diners can choose from an à la carte or set menu. Focusing on the freshest seafood available, Lord Jim’s is particularly renowned for its sushi and sashimi dishes.A private dining room can accommodate 20 diners for lunch and 16 guests for dinner.
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

All in all perfect! Had a wonderful candle light dinner! Fantastic gourmet dinner 8 courses ! Expensive but perfect!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Good selection of dishes. Everything, especially the seafood, was fresh. Very impressive interior. However, food is pricey

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I went for my birthday with a group of 8. I had reserved online and they handled my reservation fantastically, even calling to reconfirm the day before. Then on the day they surprised me with a cake which was a thoughtful extra. We paid 2060THB Net per person and that was for the Saturday brunch which included the buffet, water,... More

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear Jay S, I am so delighted to hear that you had a fabulous buffet experience and birthday celebration during your last visit to Lord Jim’s. Chef David is always trying to surprise his guests with new creations, always longing for the best taste and quality of his dishes and products. Please always feel free to contact us, in case... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My wife and I ate lunch there in early April, greatly enjoying their lunch buffet. Lots of hot and cold selection for everyone, and we both started with an excellent sushi plate. The sushi chef cut us several morsels of fresh sashimi of octopus, salmon and tuna ... and then we moved on to the rest of the buffet. My... More

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear GunBurg, It was wonderful to read how much you enjoyed your latest buffet lunch at Lord Jim’s. I have shared your feedback with Chef David, Restaurant Manager Khun Krit and their teams and they were delighted to hear your feedback and lovely compliments. We all look forward to welcoming you back to “La Grande Dame” soon. Best regards, Julia... More

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Very buzzy restaurant and has a high count of people taking lunch there, as I did. Food is excellent. Its a buffet for lunch and the choice is fantastic.

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline B, We sincerely thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review on your recent visit to Lord Jim’s. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the “excellent” food on our well known lunch buffet. When your plans bring you back to Bangkok, please let me know; I would be delighted to help you... More

Siem Reap, Cambodia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Exactly what you would expect from the great Oriental Hotel Bangkok. Food was overflowing with a very good variety of international cuisines. The steaks are lovely, and the Japanese food is sooo good. What I loved the most was the dessert section.

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear hponline, What a heartfelt summary of compliments! I communicated your feedback to Chef David and his team and they are delighted to hear about your great recommendations. “World class” is definitely a statement and we thank you for sharing your thoughts with us on TripAdvisor. Restaurant Manager Khun Krit, Chef David and their teams are looking forwards to welcome... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

We went to Lord Jim for the buffet lunch! I have no other way to describe it than perfect!! The japanese food was amazing, as was the salmon and tuna carpaccio! The lobster and tiger prawns were also really good!! I would also recommend to take the beverage buffet!! It really worth to pay and you have almost an exclusive... More

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear juliaperim, Wow! Thank you very much for you positive review and the kind recommendations. I’m so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the seafood delights during your last visit to Lord Jim’s. It’s a great pleasure to receive such compliments concerning the culinary offer, the Oriental service and the legendary atmosphere. Please feel free to contact me for... More

Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We celebrated our mum birthday here last weekend. First thing first … be sure you don't have any breakfast before you go to Lord Jim's !!! You will not be disappointed with the selection of food. They are plenty to choose from and all are so good and tasty. My favorite has to be foie gras … freshly cooked for... More

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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Excellent lunch too much have seafood and foir gras. Nice staff and good food. Everything excellent. Next time if i come to thailand. Sure i'll come back again.

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear Travelmaker01, “Everything excellent”, could a compliment be any better? Thank you for sharing your fabulous review on TripAdvisor! “Everything excellent” is a fantastic statement, thank you for your heartfelt recommendations. I will certainly share your kind words with Chef David, Restaurant Manager Khun Krit and their teams and we I hope to welcome your back to Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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123 reviews 123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Foie Gras, Sushis, caesar salads and incredible fruits ! We had a great lunch and they have a wonderful room at the end for business private lunches that can sit easily 12 to 14 people.

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MOBangkok, F&B Coordinator at Lord Jim's at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear TheGastronomist, Thank you for sharing your fabulous review on TripAdvisor! You are delighting our chefs with your compliments! Chef David’s Fois Gras is indeed marvelous, thank you for your heartfelt recommendations. I will certainly share your kind words with Restaurant Manager Khun Krit, Chef Davis and their teams and we all hope to welcome you and your friends back... More

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