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Jim Thompson - Surawong

9 Surawong Rd. | Suriyawong, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
+66 2 632 8100
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Something you should try if you have time

If you're in Bangkok for just 2 or 3 days, maybe you can avoid this place. But if you have time in... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Neha S
via mobile
Incredibly beautiful silks

This store sells many beautiful clothes and silk but the prices are beyond the reach of the average... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Lesterbeach
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Jim Thompson Thai Silk Shop in Silom is Bangkok's most famous store for procuring Thai silk. At this flagship, you'll find exquisite silk products, from clothing and accessories to home furnishings.
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9 Surawong Rd. | Suriyawong, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Silom
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+66 2 632 8100
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"silk fabrics"
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"top quality"
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"authentic thai food"
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"browsing"
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"thomson"
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"cotton"
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

If you're in Bangkok for just 2 or 3 days, maybe you can avoid this place. But if you have time in your hands you should do this. Take a BTS to National Stadium and walk towards the attraction. The ticket is 150 baht which...More

Thank Neha S
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This store sells many beautiful clothes and silk but the prices are beyond the reach of the average tourist. I asked if I could take a picture of some of the beautiful antique silks but was told no. This store has a good selection of...More

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I decided to have a silk robe custom-made by Jim Thompson because I love the quality of Jim Thompson silk and adore the craftsmanship of this brand. Eventually, the silk robe was exquisitely made and reached my satisfaction. I truly love it. However, in terms...More

Thank DebonairChang
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The best & highest quality silk in Thailand. Visited many times for family gifts and Thai home products.

Thank ChefDana
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Nice silk scarfs and other items including books were available. Came here after the tour and bought a scarf for 3500

Thank daikin
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Very Nice dinner with “moo Dad deaw , “salmon springroll, gaeng pet ped yang and Larp gai” + 4 singha Lek 👍👍 Very friendly staff and super Cozy restaurant 👍👍

Thank PMHO
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

When Jim Thompson - Surawong was built in late 1960s, it was rather unique since it was the era when international tourists started to notice Thailand in grand scale. The place was a must shopping stop for every independent traveller to shop for ready-make Thai...More

Thank Charn P
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

For Thailand it is average + All the food is good .. it feeds you well Service is pleasant Not many people in the evening. Diner is quiet.

Thank Jeanluc1
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful shop, which you could spend ages browsing. It’s also expensive so if you’re on a limited budget, then browsing is probably all you’ll do! We actually bought a couple of books, including the Jim Thompson Cookery book, which is a lovely...More

Thank lastword2016
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I was looking for men's silk pajamas at the Peninsula Hotel. Branch send me to the store and told me they would have them. When I got there they had none. All they had was one size of cotton pajamas and one cover at the...More

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Nearby
Silom
Despite the lack of any major tourist attractions,
this lively neighborhood is a favorite of many.
Whether it's the (somewhat naughty) nightlife of Soi
Patpong, the various handicraft night markets or the
plethora of dining options that tickle your fancy, a
night out in Silom is a must on every itinerary. It's
worth a stop during daytime, too: join office workers
on a quest to tasty street food during lunch and shop
...More
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Franca50
12 June 2018|
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is it possible to buy or out of print?
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Traveller, Bristol
16 March 2018|
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Response from Charn P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy Thai silk by the metre for curtain. It may be good idea for you to shop around in different fabric shops in Bangkok while you are here.
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