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Maggie Choo's

#298 of 10,037 Restaurants in Bangkok}
££ - £££
Novotel Fenix Silom, Basement Floor | 320 Silom Road, Suriyawong, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
+66 91 772 2144
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Novotel Fenix Silom, Basement Floor | 320 Silom Road, Suriyawong, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with friends on a Wednesday evening which is a good evening out in Bangkok. I've heard good stuff about this place, but when we got there, there were like ten people dancing and the rest of the place was dark and empty....More

Thank LevyShahar
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great Cocktails, more expat crowd, very well designed, dont feel like your in bangkok... nice place if you wanna get away from the rif raf

2  Thank Amit M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a few as close to hotel, Got in just before 9 and so took advantage of the 1/2 price drinks till 9pm, 4 cocktails, 2 beers, and a basket of chips and pork strips Some cheesy jazz K/B, bass guitar & $80...More

2  Thank Gheesoir
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This place at the beginning hour is a restaurant and later it turns into a dance floor . Very interesting cocktails and an interesting ambience as a tourist you must visit this place . Also this is where all the expats and the locals hang...More

1  Thank P S
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Special decoration and good drinks. Nice jazz bands often. Very popular place. Laid back atmosphere for drinks and casual dinner.

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I place high value in bars that have a unique feel to them. Otherwise you might as well just be in any other city in the world. Madam Choo's had a very cool vibe, very cool interior design, and rocked it with the music. Not...More

2  Thank EdgeoftheWorld42
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Amazing food and drink. Prawn on the fire is at its best and a delightful buffet. good seating, staff and drinks.

1  Thank Niveditha P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went there on Saturday night, and we assumed that there will be jazz performance, but nothing. We ordered happy hour cocktail called "lady flower" something and it was terrible. Even that makes me depressed a bit, so i was expecting the show with pretty...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

You guys have to be careful when you pay the bill coz sometimes you might have have get the change back, they were so cheaty as dark of the place, be careful , they are not that good that you want

1  Thank Kritsada B
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Very polite staff, expensive but well made cocktails, outstanding inhouse blues band. We landed up Saturday evening without a reservation and it took us 30 minutes to find a table thanks to the helpful staff. There are smoking g rooms off to...More

Thank Narasimhan E
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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Phanomporn D
20 April 2017|
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Response from MichellePipira | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea, we took an Uber there...
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Response from Kenneth Jacob M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - many people taking photos
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Withouck
26 March 2016|
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Response from Astrojoy | Reviewed this property |
You got the answer smart casual , no really a short and flip flop place.but def do not over dress
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 02:00
Monday
19:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 02:00
Thursday
19:30 - 02:00
Friday
19:30 - 03:00
Saturday
19:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Novotel Fenix Silom, Basement Floor | 320 Silom Road, Suriyawong, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Silom
  • Neighbourhood: Silom
  • Phone Number: +66 91 772 2144
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Description
Magical underground cabaret full of mystery, romance, jazz, reminiscent of Shanghai 1930.

Maggie Choo's was named after Shanghai cabaret owner who fled her hometown in 1931 following the Japanese invasion that tore the city.

Shortly after arriving in Bangkok, she found a 19th century Thai Chinese shoe box restaurant crammed into a basement 10 meters below Silom road serving authentic Thai chinese shophouse food.

When one day, she discovered behind the walls in the corner of the restaurant an entrance that lead to a derelict 19th century East India company bank built in 1847 used for storing porcelain and spices that the British used to carry back to England for Queen Victoria, her past caught up with her and she converted the old bank into a cabaret, just like when she used to back in Shanghai.

Today the cabaret is yet to be revived again...
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