Jim Thompson Restaurant

The legacy lives on with warm hospitality and authentic delicacies

Jim Thompson was, and still is, known by many names: “The Thai Silk King”, “Legendary American of Thailand”, and “Bangkok’s leading farang host”, amongst many others. Writers, diplomats, and even Hollywood stars, all flocked to dine at his table to enjoy not just his great company but to sample the myriad of Thai delicacies served as well. So it’s no wonder his house too earned the titles of “the talk of the town” and “the city’s most celebrated social centre”.

Ensuring his legacy carries on, the Jim Thomson Restaurant & Wine Bar, located on the grounds of the Jim Thompson Museum complex, was founded almost two decades ago on the three pillars of art, food, and hospitality. Situated just in front of the entrance to the house, the restaurant too features traditional Thai architecture and antique finishings. Lime green walls are offset against the dark wooded furniture and opulent silk…

Original published: 2018-04-25 14:00:46 Read the full Bangkok News here

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