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Arun Residence

36-38 Soi Pratoo Nok Yoong, Maharat Road, Rattanakosin Island, Bangkok 10200, Thailand (Bang Rak)
+66(02) 221 9158
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Ranked #1,172 of 7,879 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Bang Rak
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are only after a great view of the waterfront then you've found the spot. Waiter never brought a 2nd glass of wine we ordered and when we asked we were told they ran out. Food was mediocre at best. No reason to return with so many options in this city!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Extremely nice view and atmosphere, go there for a drink in the bar. A pity that the restaurant is so bad, could have been a five star recommendation otherwise. The food is mediocre and the service is a joke. No idea to even mention all mistakes, we ended up just laughing to the whole thing. Some tips to the kitchen... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We arrived at 9:00 pm, the last order will be at ten... at 9:45, they close the tent, put off the candle, ask to be payed. NOT acceptable. The food was without care, eatable but without interest, ... and expensive food ! Special tourist trap, TO escape !

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Curitiba, Brazil
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The view of the Wat Arun temple at sunset watched from this bar is killer! Prices affordable and easy to access by boat or taxi.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Eating outdoors on the 2nd floor around sunset provides a great view of Wat Arun and of the boat traffic heading up and down the river. The service is good and the food is excellent. We got several dishes to share and there was something for everyone. On the first visit, our driver did a fantastic job getting the car... More

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San Jose, California
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This review is for the Amorosa Restaurant, located on the first floor of the Arun Residence. My boyfriend and I came for an early dinner because we wanted to watch the sun set over Wat Arun. We arrived around 4:45, and ordered Chang beer, prawn salad, pad thai, and green curry. Drinks and appetizers came rather quickly, and we took... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

we booked the restaurant about 1 month ahead of our trip to ensure a table for a nice view (3rd floor). The night view including the golden look Wat Arun temple and the neon river boats made this restaurant unique. But, the meal is what I called the real deal here. We ordered a river king prawn sweet and spicy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The roof top bar at Arun Residence is a fabulous place for an evening drink. Spectacular views of Wat Arun and the river, there is plenty to watch. Drinks were more expensive than in other bars (about 200THB), but the views were worth it. Very popular - we got there at about 5:30pm so got good seats at the front,... More

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Miami, Florida
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The only thing that really recommends this restaurant is the terrific view of Wat Arun across the river. Otherwise, the food is just so-so, the service very slow, and the prices far higher than elsewhere in this part of Bangkok. You pay for the view.

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Houston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Was able to make a last minute reservation at 8:30 and glad I did. The view was spectacular at night! You can't get a better view of Wat Arun. The food was good and it was a very romantic atmosphere since it was later and there were only a few tables. We had a table right on the water on... More

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