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Water Library Chamchuri

#218 of 9,622 Restaurants in Bangkok
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Neighbourhood:
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2nd floor, Chamchuri Square | Samyan, Bangkok, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 160 5188
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Had a perfect dinner today. Great ambience, authentic and high quality food, excellent presentation, and super service by very knowledgeable staff. Had the 5 course set meal - each course was fantastic. The wines are remarkably good too. One of us was vegetarian and even he had an excellent 5 course meal - very creative chef. Hats off to the... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2013

After reading reviews on TA, we decided to enjoy our dinner at Water Library. The menu was full of interesting dishes. And wine list is really a heaven. The seafood was so fresh, we ordered Tuna Nicoise, Chillean Seabass,..all of them were so tasty, and the dessert was good either( we tried chocolate dessert and Apple tarte tatin). The staff... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I have been to the Water Library four times, and the food never fails to amaze me each time. The ingredients are the very best available, and they are very fresh. I've had the fish every time I visited, simply because the fish is *that good*! The croissant is freshly baked, and served with very nice garlic butter. Besides the... More 

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Templeton, California
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130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Tucked away in a mall, is a fine dining experience in peaceful surroundings. The food and service are both hard to match, even in Michelin starred restaurants. The set lunches and dinners are a true dining experience. The creativity of the chef and warmth of staff are truly a winning combination. The ala carte menu is extensive, and the wine... More 

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HCMC
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

My husband turned 35 while we were in Bangkok and we wanted to have a special dinner. Through Tripadvisor, we decided to come and enjoyed Water Library. Food just on US42 and with wine, water and tax it came in a little under $80... worth every cent!! If you're into good wine, then this place has a real extensive wine... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Tired of Thai, Thai, Thai ? ...then take a break and go to this top level Continental venue in a local mall. A bit of a strange location but you will forget about the quirky local mall that it is located in the minute you walk through the door. With great personal service ( the manager, concerned that my wife's... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Can never fault service in thailand anywhere. Rather expensive and not very good wines (qulaity and matching ) with the pairing. Main order was incoreect so had to wait for that to be corrected and I did pre warn it was a birthday celbration in which we saw others get a cake but not us. tofu and dessert were not... More 

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Food creatively blended and presented. Romanian sparkling rose wine was a delightful surprise. The restaurant was full and busy, but still service very attentive.

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London
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

After reading the reviews on here and considering the amazing food available in BKK I went with extremely high expectations. The food was lovely, we went for lunch and ran out of time for dinner where it might be a bit more leisurely but our starter came within 5 minutes of ordering it which felt a bit weird, we hadnt... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Had a great night, food was very well prepared and tasted good, wine selection was outstanding. They kept on bring out little plates of goodies between courses which was amasing. The girl at front of house was lovely and really friendly. We did have a bit of a problem finding it as it is tucked away in a shopping mall,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$150
Cuisine
French, European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd floor, Chamchuri Square | Samyan, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Siam
  • Neighbourhood: Siam
  • Phone Number: +66 2 160 5188
Description
A restaurant as an ideal, is an open place. Open for new impressions, great food and beautiful wines...good friends, smiles and laugher accompanying a meal. At Water Library Chamchuri we want our guests to experience all that by offering fine cuisine and attentive service, without any stiffness and formality, but in style and with class. In the heart of Bangkok's Business district, next to the famous Chulalongkorn University, Water Library is the perfect location for your business lunch or a dinner with friends. Led by German Chef Mirco Keller the kitchen offers a set lunch, and a la carte as well as tasting menu for dinner on highest level of contemporary fine dining. General Manager Oliver Kramny ensure a perfect and yet personal service, and a wine list with over 370 labels, mostly offered at retail prices, will make your dining experience remarkable.

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Siam
Take some of Asia’s biggest malls, hundreds of street-side vendors and a dozen of posh hotels and you’ll have Siam - Bangkok’s commercial district that will make any shopper’s heart beat faster. From cheap electronics and wholesale goods in MBK to designer handbags in Siam Paragon, you’re almost guaranteed to find what you’re looking for in one of Siam’s many malls. Take a break from the commercial craze and visit the beautiful Jim Thompson house or the state-of-the-art Bangkok Arts and Cultural Centre to recharge.
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