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Trader Vic's

#559 of 8,270 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
Barbecue, Caribbean, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
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257 Charoennakorn Road | Anantara Bangkok Riverside, Bangkok, Thailand
(66) 2 476 0022
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
As good as the one in Abu Dhabi

We only had bar snacks but they were delicious. The Happy hour encouraged guests to have a nightcap and listen to different groups, worth a look

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
WeeBee52
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We only had bar snacks but they were delicious. The Happy hour encouraged guests to have a nightcap and listen to different groups, worth a look

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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I had been wanting to try this place for a long time and when some friends came to town wanting something different I suggested going here. They had two kids that were not on their best behavior and the servers really did well responding to the kids in a place that isn't exactly designed for kids. The restaurant was also... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The food was just ok, nothing to complain about but when you compare the standard we had elsewhere in Thailand did not really hit the mark. The service was also a little slow and "missing something" that feeling that they cared ...... Wouldn't go back as the other restaurants at the Ananatara Riverside were top class.

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear DeeG186424, Thank you very much for your review. We regret to learn that you did not have a memorable dining experience at Trader Vic's and would like to sincerely apologize for both the service and the quality of food. Please rest assured that we will look into the matters with our service and kitchen teams. We hope that the... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Spent a Sunday afternoon at Trader Vic's where we had the smorgasbord and 'drinks all afternoon' package deal. Had an outside table overlooking the river and garden surrounds. Service was great by friendly staff with a wide selection of food available. This package is only on a Sunday with 3 options available - $69, $99 or $149 per person. We... More 

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Peter N, Thank you very much for your nice review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our Sunday Brunch Buffet, the service and the atmosphere at Trader Vic's. Please visit us at Trader Vic's again soon. We are open for dinner on Mondays - Saturdays with live music that you would enjoy as well. Best regards, Devika... More 

Eichenau b. München, Deutschland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The buffer seemed just as before with perhaps slightly more of an emphasis on seafood. The variety is almost endless. The Mai Tais might even have been a tick better than previously.

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear John D, Thank you very much for joining our Sunday Brunch Buffet and posting the review. It is our pleasure to know that you had a pleasant dining experience with us at Trader Vic's. We do look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Devika Saelen (Ms.) Director of Food & Beverage More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I had a meal here one Saturday evening. The menu was quite wide ranging and the choice of cocktails was excellent. Staff were efficient, friendly and attentive. I really enjoyed the flavours and presentation of the food and I thought the prices were quite reasonable for a large hotel in this central position on the river. However the quoted prices... More 

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Grant W, Thank you very much for your positive review. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our food, drinks, service and live band at Trader Vic's. We also offer a variety of food at our Sunday Brunch Buffet every Sunday that we are certain that you would really enjoy. Please visit us again in the near future.... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Only had drinks. I'm not a tropical drinks fan but maybe that's just me. Pleasant enough once I found something to my taste. Little bit noisy though.

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear lesley1974, Thank you very much for your feedback. We do have a long list of cocktails that will surely suit everyone's preferences. We hope that you will visit us again soon and try more cocktails and our food as well. Best regards, Devika Saelen (Ms.) Director of Food & Beverage More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

In no particular order: Making/changing a booking by phone is difficult..left on hold and then cut off..despite repeated attempts Evening I was there with my guest, two employees (including GM) confessed to being 'short staffed' Draft beer was delivered to table with no tray and drink spilling Starter was ordered...it never turned up..weak apology given as only main course turned... More 

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Peter R, Thank you very much for your feedback. We deeply regret ot learn about your experience at Trader Vic's and would like to sincere apology for that. That is certainly not indicative of the level of service that we are known for. Please rest assured that we have looked into the matter with our team to make suitable... More 

forres
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Get the free river shuttle to Anantara and just enjoy. It has a very nice ambiance, you can smoke outside. The band that was playing was absolut fab.

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear elke235, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed our live band and the ambience at Trader Vic's. Please visit us again soon. Best regards, Devika Saelen (Ms.) Director of Food & Beverage More 

Liverpool
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149 reviews 149 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We really enjoyed this restaurant. Fantastic salmon & sorbet chef's surprise, great lobster bisque & tuna, advacado & chilli starter. We then had a lovely spring chicken dish & half a rack of ribs then shared some cheeses. Cocktails were great & we had a few glasses of quality wine. Service was very good, a decent guitar/singer on but the... More 

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AnantaraFB, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Bob+Diane, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our food, drinks, service and live band at Trader Vic's. We do look forward to welcoming you back to our restaurant again soon. Best regards, Devika Saelen (Ms.) Director of Food & Beverage More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 257 Charoennakorn Road | Anantara Bangkok Riverside, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok
  • Phone Number: (66) 2 476 0022

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Caribbean, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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