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Wan Fah Boat Restaurant

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
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292 Ratchawong Road, C, Bangkok 10100 , Thailand
+66 2 222 8679
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I did not eat a Fan Wah Charted dinner cruise. I had lunch on their two story restaurant and felt like I was dining on a boat. We had lunch on their huge covered outdoor deck. The breeze was heavenly and our server excellent. The menu has Thai as well as Western options. We ordered a green curry chicken dish... More 

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Australia
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139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Ate a la carte as a walk-in - not part of a cruise package. Nice location, with not many riverside restaurants in that part of town, but the food was nothing short of disgusting. All dishes undercooked and flavourless. A restaurant very much relying on the tour groups for the "meal and cruise" packages.

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Thank Torbek
Bangkok, Thailand
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2015

The most pleasant dinner cruise we've had in Bangkok. The open air rice barge style boat was big enough for only 20 - 25 diners and everyone had a good view out. What surprised us the most was the quality of the food - surprisingly good!! On some dinner cruises, the food is mediocre at best. But the food on... More 

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Thank Don_Muang
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I was visiting the Wan Fah boat restaurant as a suprise gift from my SO. The restaurant insisted on picking us up from the hotel, and we got caught in the middle of rush hour. Normally the ride from our hotel to the pier would've taken 20-30 minutes, but we were stuck for almost 2 hours and nearly missed the... More 

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Thank Ole K
Jakarta, Indonesia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2015

Wan Fah Boat Restaurant is good for moslem tourist, because it is one of halal restaurant that already got halal certificate. And the view of restaurant is Chaophya River.

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1 Thank Lina1573
Venice, Italy
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2015

The food is very poor doesn't matter if you choose seafood or Thai both are quite terribly and over cooked which is a true shame as the tour itself is beautiful and the dancers the highlight . Really upsetting as the boat is traditional and the idea is excellent but it all gets ruined by the lousy food.

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Thank Acquanimar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2015

I along with 95 people of my group went there yesterday (14 Jan 2015)noon. Atmosphere was superb. But when I went for soup I found a dead cockroach was floating in one of the three soup tureens/pots. When I asked my local guide to show it to the restaurant manager..the manager just said ok & simply changed the pot and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2014

We got to this place (refuse to call it a restaurant) at 8pm on a Wednesday; there was a disgusting stench on the way in then they told us they were not serving food. We needed to get back to our hotel; Wan Fah is on the river but they had no idea whether the service boats were still running... More 

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1 Thank Peter N
Chichester, West Sussex
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were a bit concerned that this trip might be really cheesy, as other "cultural experiences" in the past had been but we actually enjoyed it. We chose this boat because it was smaller than many competitors and did not have the blaring music of the party boats. We hadn't realised that it was built in the style of an... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had a very enjoyable evening. Were seated at a table for two, both facing in the same direction which was nice. It started raining (and was windy) at times so they needed to put down drapes which blocked out the view, but it only lasted a short period of time. The food was a little spicy for my personal liking... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, International, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292 Ratchawong Road, C, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Phone Number: +66 2 222 8679

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and all-day markets. The real action, however, happens after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.
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