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Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
+66 (2) 659 9000
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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As a best selling author myself ,I loved being invited to the cocktail party welcoming us to Bangkok. And the charm and warmth and selection of food and beverages were fantastic. Nice to meet the fabulous new general manager. Charming!

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Hong kong
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The experience was absolutely fantastic! The hotel was beautiful, the food was excellent and the staff were attentive. I have been to my fair share of high end Afternoon Tea places in Hong Kong hotels but tea at Author's Lounge is by far my most favorite experience. All the food tasted extremely fresh and delicious and since it is buffet... More 

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MOBangkok, Director of Food and Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear ccskye12, Thank you very much for this stunning review of the Authors’ Lounge. I am delighted to hear that you had a magical afternoon and that you particularly enjoyed our legendary service and iconic venue. The Afternoon Tea at The Author's Lounge is indeed an experience not to be missed in Bangkok. Please do let us know when your... More 

London
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Afternoon tea at Oriental Unusual experience. Unless you’re doing tea at Claridges in London or the Mount Nelson in Cape Town, I think you’re going to be hard pressed to find a more fabled setting for Afternoon Tea than the Author’s Lounge at the Oriental Bangkok. A setting which should really set the stage for something special, but I came... More 

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MOBangkok, Director of Food & Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Constant_TravellerXX, Thank you for taking the time to write a Tripadvisor review regarding your recent visit to The Author's Lounge. I am delighted to hear that you had a great afternoon and especially enjoyed the unique and historical ambiance of the Authors' Lounge. Thank you as well for your constructive feedback, I have shared your comments with our team for... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Authors Lounge is definitely a place you will want to visit at least once during your stay in Bangkok. To dine in such splendid manner and with tidbits to nibble on, I can imagine just sitting back and relaxing the whole afternoon there. Once again the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok has proven that it has one of the best hotel... More 

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MOBangkok, Director of Food & Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear bank_d_voyage, Wow! I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your afternoon at The Authors' Lounge; and thank you for taking your time to post such a fantastic review on Tripadvisor. The Authors' Lounge is indeed a place you will want to visit in Bangkok . It’s a great pleasure to receive such wonderful compliments and thank you... More 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Lovely High Tea and beautiful hotel. Will is it againWould recommend this hotel to everyone A visit not to miss

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MOBangkok, Director of Food & Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear glorianewham1, Thank you for recommending the hotel’s legendary afternoon tea. Please do let us know when your plans bring you back to our iconic venue. I would be delighted to assist with the details of your reservation to ensure another wonderful experience at “La Grande Dame”. Best regards, Thomas Kinsperger Director of Food & Beverage More 

Tysons Corner VA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Before describing the disappointing -- and perplexing -- end to our visit, I want to repeat some of the very positive comments of another recent reviewer. He wrote: "The Author's Lounge provided the perfect setting for High Tea ….the wide selection of delicious food and tea choices looked stunning and tasted so too. The attendants provided excellent and prompt service.... More 

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MOBangkok, Assistant Food & Beverage Manager at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear Tommyg2230, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your recent experience and also for accepting our sincere apologies. Please rest assured that our Food & Beverage team is committed to further improving on the points that you have raised. Please do let us know when your plans bring you back to “La Grande Dame”. I would be delighted... More 

Wodonga, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Authors' Lounge provided the perfect setting for High Tea when we were in Bangkok recently. The white cane seating, guitarist, flowers, flowers, flowers were just right. We chose the champagne option and the Thai afternoon tea. The wide selection of delicious food and tea choices looked stunning and tasted so too. The attendants provided excellent and prompt service. We... More 

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MOBangkok, Director of Food & Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear mike_copland, Thank you very much for this stunning review of the Authors’ Lounge. I am delighted to hear that you had a lovely afternoon and that you particularly enjoyed our legendary service and iconic venue. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another fabulous afternoon! Thank you again for your great comments! Best regards, Thomas Kinsperger... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Form the moment that you are accompanied to your seating, you feel you are transported to a different era. The colonial past of Thailand is suddenly apparent. This covered courtyard is fascinating and the service is top notch. I was with my wife and we ordered two different tea combinations. The towering display of sandwiches and desserts that each one... More 

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MOBangkok, Director of Food and Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear afmiami, Thank you very much for this stunning review of the Authors’ Lounge. I am delighted to hear that you had a magical afternoon and that you particularly enjoyed our legendary service and iconic venue. Please do let us know when your plans bring you back to our iconic venue. I would be delighted to assist with the details... More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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260 reviews 260 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I've went there last year and plan to visit again next month when I'm back in Thailand The decor is amazing , colonial style I assume , the tea selection is top class , thef finger sandwich can be improved to match other international MO high tea , The scones were top , The service should improve though , I... More 

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MOBangkok, Director of Food & Beverage at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear SultanQs, Thank you for this great review regarding our "Legendary Thai Afternoon Tea". I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time and especially enjoyed the unique ambiance at the Authors' Lounge. Thank you as well for your constructive feedback, I have shared your comments with our team for further review and improvement. Please do let us... More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went to the author's lounge for tea. It was fabulous. Excellent service and a young Thai in a western suit playing the violin. Quite magical. I looked for film stars but couldn't see any!

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MOBangkok, Food & Beverage Manager at Authors' Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, responded to this review

Dear Jean H, Thank you very much for this stunning review of the Authors’ Lounge. I am delighted to hear that you had a magical afternoon and that you particularly enjoyed our legendary service and the impressive atmosphere iconic venue. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another fabulous afternoon! Thank you again for your lovely comments!... More 

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Address: 48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (2) 659 9000
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok
Cuisine: Thai

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