Thompson Restaurant and Lounge brings lounge ambience to heart of Bangkok


The latest offering in The Thai Silk Company's growing hospitality roster is the Thompson Restaurant and Lounge, located at 146-6 Surawong Road a few blocks from Jim Thompson's flagship store for fashions and fabrics. Providing a refined and sumptuous refuge from the city's hurly-burly, the new venue is an ideal place to meet and relax with friends and colleagues when near Silom Road, Bangkok's central district for business and shopping.

 

 

Jim Thompson's excellent cooking, wines, coffees and cocktails are enhanced by an elegant and luxurious atmosphere like the lobby of a colonial club, with brawny columns soaring up to very high ceilings illuminated by recessed lighting, with wood paneling, marble floors and wrap-around windows. Fabrics and upholstery feature woven and printed foliage patterns to create a jungle ambience that's both lively and soothing. The main dining area has 20 tables, while a mezzanine floor with bar and couches creates a chic-casual space for lounging. A deck outside features tables set back from the sidewalk for al fresco dining or drinks.


 "People come to Jim Thompson restaurants for both impromptu meals and special occasions with guests, so we wanted to offer a place that suits casual and formal dining equally well. Whether our guests are having a set meal with an excellent bottle of wine, or a business lunch meeting, or simply refreshing themselves with one of our signature coffee drinks, cocktails or desserts, we've created a venue where they can savor it in the comfort and style that Jim Thompson is known for. Few central Bangkok venues offer quality meals in a sidewalk setting, so we wanted to provide this experience as well," said Patrick K. Booth, director of Jim Thompson’s food and beverage operations.


Dinner, with a menu of 66 food choices, is served from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., with last order at 10:00 p.m. Thai highlights include marinated chicken wrapped in pandan leaves; fresh pomelo salad with prawns; massaman curry with beef; and grilled rib-eye steak served with ground roasted rice, shallots, chili and tamarind sauce. On the Western side are Jim Thompson favorites like Caesar salad, spaghetti carbonara, pan-fried salmon and roasted duck. Lunch service, featuring a menu of 44 items, offered from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., preceded by breakfast from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. From 7am to 10am every morning, specially priced “takeaway” fresh baked pastries and cakes, and freshly made sandwiches are available.

The wine list, chosen by Jim Thompson's veteran sommelier, offers quality bottles from both Old World and New, including several wines that mate nicely with Thai food, as well as champagnes and vintages by the glass. Rounding out the beverage variety are cocktails, fresh fruit juices, teas, frappes and specialties like cold-brewed coffee, the cognoscenti’s choice. Jim Thompson's on-site bakery prepares fancy desserts.

The Thompson Restaurant & Lounge is open every day from 9am to 11pm.


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Location 149/4-6 Surawong Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500
Contact information Tel: 02-235-8932
Email address: restaurant.bkk@jimthompson.com
 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/jimthompsonrestaurants.thailand

 

 
 
 
 
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