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Authors' Lounge

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Thu, 4/25
8:00 PM

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#138 of 11,561 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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About
Under refurbishment and will reopen in December 2015
PRICE RANGE
$41 - $53
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch
CUISINES
Asian
FEATURES
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of us know the story of Hemingway and his visits to the most famous hotel THE ORIENTAL. Now the MANDARIN ORIENTAL. The AUTHORS LOUNGE IS FULL OF history, Best is to sit down there, have Sling drink and read some pages from him at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Puffinman
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Puffinman, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review on TripAdvisor. We as Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group pride ourselves on providing excellence to all our guest and we are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our historical Author's Wing and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Acclaimed Author’s Lounge. Step into your own colonial fantasy back to the 1600’s. Amazing music, atmosphere, service. The Wai is the signature greeting here in MO Bangkok. Thank you for the hospitality. Perfect for high-tea sundays.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank matildepuri
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Matildepuri, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review on TripAdvisor! I am so delighted that you enjoyed an unforgettable experience at Author's Lounge! I will be glad to communicate your kind compliments to the rest of the team....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Away from the heat and bustle of Bangkok, this is the place to relax and revive. I chose the Oriental afternoon tea, accompanied by a pot of Lapsang Souchong. The food was both exotic and delicious. The service was excellent. I was alone and was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MycatFelix
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MycatFelix Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to read that you frequently come to visit us at the Authors Lounge and glad that you always have a most pleasant afternoon tea experience. Thank you again...More

Reviewed March 2, 2019

Went for afternoon tea with 6 family members. The property is beautiful, full of history and is well worth the visit on its own. The service was excellent and both tea and food was superb. We had both the western and the oriental set and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank T D
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Dear T D Thank you for this superb review on TripAdvisor! It is a pleasure to read about your most pleasant afternoon tea experience at the Authors' Lounge and I am delighted to hear that you had a memorable moment with us. Thank you again...More

Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Having tried high teas during trips across the world, this one is up there for us. The location is really nice, traditional style of how the initial hotel used to look. Food is top, staff is attentive to any dietary wishes. Organized our visit as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MLTBCH
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Dear MLTBCH Thank you for this superb review on TripAdvisor! I am delighted to read about your memorable afternoon tea experience at the Authors' Lounge and glad to hear that you fully enjoyed it. Thank you again for your review and we look forward to...More

Reviewed February 17, 2019

Excellent tea surrounded by old world charm! Not to be missed. Reservations are preferred and if you are staying at the hotel, simply ask the concierge to make one for you.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pastrygurl
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Dear pastrygurl Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you had a most pleasant time with us at the Authors Lounge and glad that you enjoyed the afternoon tea. Thank you again for your...More

Reviewed January 26, 2019

I made reservations at the Mandarin Oriental Spa and Authors’ Lounge to celebrate my husband’s birthday during our honeymoon and mentioned this in my initial emails with the hotel. We had been travelling around Southeast Asia for a month and our day at the hotel...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Juryontheroad
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Dear Juryontheroad Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am disappointed to read that your afternoon tea experience with us at the Authors Lounge did not fully reach your expectations. As mentioned, we do have different rooms including the...More

Reviewed January 21, 2019

After the sight seeing in Bangkok, we went to have the afternoon tea at 2.00pm. The room was closed until 3.30 pm because of the wedding ceremony. And it's fully booked !! I asked them for the special favor. Because it's last day for my...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SamTang
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Dear SamTang Thank you for this superb review on TripAdvisor! It is a pleasure to read about your most pleasant afternoon tea experience at the Authors' Lounge and I am delighted to hear that you had a memorable moment with us. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed a few hours of elegant luxury in the Authors' Lounge for my birthday. The Western Tea set was as beautiful to look as as it was delicious to eat. The service was gentle and efficient. Yes, it is expensive, but if you fancy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scharlesray
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Dear scharlesray Thank you for this wonderful review on TripAdvisor! I am delighted to read that you chose to have an afternoon tea at the Authors Lounge for this very special occasion and glad that you enjoyed our signature western tea set. Thank you again...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019

As I am a bit of an afternoon tea fanatic, I was excited to try the Author’s lounge at the world famous Mandarin Oriental Bangkok. The room is beautiful although if you are unlucky they may seat you in the dark middle room and not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank korinna w
MOBangkok, Manager at Authors' Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Dear korinna w Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am disappointed to read that your afternoon tea experience did not fully reach your expectations. Good note were taken regarding the tea offering that will be considered for future...More

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TMTM111
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Ellen0388 | Reviewed this property |
You could get off from BTS Saphan Taksin station and from exist 1 to the main road to the hotel. It's about 10 - 15 mins walking distance.
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October 22, 2017|
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Response from Ioana Z | Reviewed this property |
I believe it’s better to make a reservation and it’s not hard to have one.
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Response from admiralb2016 | Reviewed this property |
appropriate attire is NOT bare legs for men and no shorts for women. respect the buddhist conservative Thai customs . in the olden days the GM would just send people "underdressed" out of the lobby !
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