About nahm

At nahm restaurant, Thai cuisine is showcased by using some of the best market-fresh produce in the world, all carefully put together by Executive Chef David Thompson and his experienced team. Standout dishes feature rare ingredients from all regions of Thailand, including a jungle curry with ‘pla chorn’ (a Thai freshwater fish). David also creates a colourful array of salty and sweet Thai desserts. Voted by the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants (No. 22) and Asia's 50 Best Restaurants (No. 7) in 2015, nahm at Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok is a place both for serious gourmets and for those who desire to learn more about authentic Thai cuisine.

27 South Sathorn Road
Tungmahamek, Sathorn
Bangkok, Bangkok 10120
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Thai

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday, 12pm - 2pm Dinner: Daily, 7pm -10.30pm (last order)

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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Overall Rating

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food

4.0

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

65% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (9)
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Good for a Date (5)
Authentic (4)
Romantic (4)
Spicy (4)
Business Meals (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fun (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
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Worth the Drive (1)
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 (México)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Als eines der Top 50 Restaurants der Welt war die Erwartungshaltung sehr hoch, sie wurde nicht ganz erfüllt. Dagegen trifft die Michelin Bewertung (1Stern) viel besser. Tolles Ambiente, autentisches Essen, alles prima.
Das Gaggan ist allerdings eine andere Klasse, bei allem Respekt.
Trotzdem: immer wieder hingehen.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic
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 (Thailand)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The dishes are spicy and delicious. If you like spicy food, you will definitely love this restaurant!

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

We eat at a lot of Thai Restaurants, and were expecting great things from Nahm. The aroma of the dishes was spectacular, and we asked our waiter about the heat of the dishes we were considering before ordering. Unfortunately, this place does not seem to cater to a western palette, even one which eats a lot of spicy food. Two of the 3 dishes we ordered were inedible - we could tell they had amazing ingredients, but they were completely overwhelmed by Chilli that only the most seasoned Thai food eater could possibly handle. Staff were useless with this, and offered no help. Table across the restaurant had similarly disappointed (and much more vocal) customers. Unless you are used to eating the hottest of hot food, AVOID! What a disappointment - but fortunately there are many other great restaurants in Bangkok we have enjoyed.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Ordered the chefs tasting menu, and everything that came out was extremely memorable. One of my favorite dinners.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Romantic, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great modern take on authentic Thai cuisine while in Bangkok - highly recommend the tasting menu.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Fun
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 (Caribbean)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Awesome place without being pretentious ! Would recommend it over and over again.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Great duck curry, great service. Overall great, traditional Thai menu executed well. Highly recommend if you are in Bangkok on a visit.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Top restaurant which belongs among the absolute top restaurant. Thai dishes with roots from local recipes around Thailand.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

While the service was top notch we were very disappointed with the food - particularly the main dishes. The portions were oddly large and seemed very oily and lacking in flavor. We ordered the fixed menu for four. They brought us a ton of food but we didn’t even get to try each dish as three out of four of us had uneasy stomachs following the main course. I would not recommend this restaurant. Based on the food it’s hard to know how it is ranked so highly.

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 (London)·Dined on November 20, 2017

I hated it! It was our annuversary, we had a horrible table, the food was so salty that we had to send it back to the kitchen. The main course took one hour to arrive, service was bad and not even an apologize for the salty food. I do not recomend

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Lots of spicy dishes.
Strong taste but good for experience

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Started very well and the relish with the crispy fried prawns was so incredibly creative. The final two mains however were so incredibly hot, we couldn’t finish them and found them quite unenjoyable. We were not the only table as we looked around.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

We went to nahm for our final dinner of our holiday. The restaurant has a very fine modern interior, still it is way to cold there. The food was delicious but the main course was very plain. Of over Bangkok you can if quite the same. The prices of the drinks were the most shocking. No bottle of wine for less than 2400 baht and a bottle of water about 330 baht. The two of us paid for 3 courses a bottle of wine and water 6740 baht. I wouldn't go their again.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

雰囲気、サービス共にバンコクではなかなか出会えないお店。
料理も洗練されているけれどもタイ料理の範疇から逸脱しているわけではなく、安心して楽しめました。

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Very nice, excellent meal

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Was expecting something spectacular given Nahm's reputation but experienced a fairly average meal with an incredible amount of spice in everything! A burning tongue and burning stomach do not help in appreciating all the ingredients of a dish!!

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Impeccable! Delicious and lovely presentation. Great modern Thai cuisine.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

The food is incredible. The setting is a bit formal, not my usual preference, but beautiful for a special occasion. The service was spot on, very attentive without being pushy, I felt very cared for the entire time. But the reason to go, of course, is the food. Every bite was divine. Beautiful curry, delicious amuse bouche, and a light cocktail were all perfect. The price is steep for the city it's in, but in the world of fine dining you get an amazing amount for your money, in regards to quality and quantity.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Over rates over priced horrible pretentious food. My first review that i have ever written. Staff was extremely nice and gave me a surprise cake for my birthday. But man was the food horrible. Some dishes were inedible and a joke. Seemed like these guys must have been great at one point in time but due to pressure of keep reinventing themselves to make the lists etc they have lost the whole plot that essentially the food has to taste good

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 11, 2017

It was an exceptional experience from start to finish. Portion sizes are a bit on the large size, which I def didn't expect for such a creative kitchen. Kudos to those behind the menu--it was beyond Delish!

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

The restaurant is good but for the price you pay I would recommend a tourist to go elsewhere as I have been to other top 50 restaurants and this definitely does not feel like one.

When I travel I try and reserve with time a top 50; but this one did not impress me as much.

Anyways, food was good but if you are on a short stay at Bangkok go elesewhere.

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 (London)·Dined on July 23, 2017

The food was extremely underwhelming compared to Benjorang and Bo.Lan.

Only the canapés selection and the wine list was good. Rest of the food was mediocre.

We could not eat our soup selections as they were either too spicy and/or too salty. The main courses were extremely underwhelming as the quality of meat was poor. We should have skipped the desserts as they were a disaster.

Interestingly, their service was not up to mark either. The wait staff is good but the mgmt has not thought through the details. The canapés plates were made of melamine/plastic. They did not have a soup plate under the bowl as the clumsy waiter was fumbling with the hot bowl.

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

The place was easy to find. It was definitely a great experience. However, the food was a bit too spicy and the recommended selections did not really go well together with the dishes we ordered. The canepe is definitely a Must try menu! I wish they would explain how to eat the foods.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 21, 2017

If they are claiming to have a dress code for men then they need to enforce the dress code. We followed the dress code but then there were a number of men in shorts or jeans and T-shirts.

As well the tables of two along the banquet are not designed for a quite conversation as the table depths is too large.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

nahm was a complete disappointment. The main meal was fine, nothing spectacular. And the dessert was abysmal. We ordered the chef's menu and the finale was Thai jelly ice (available on nearly every street for about $0.15) and a sad fruit salad (again, not as good as the fruit available freshly sliced street-side). It was actually a bit offensive. I left feeling taken advantage of. I have absolutely no idea why this restaurant has received so many accolades. Do yourself a favor and skip nahm. You can find better, more affordable and more interesting food nearly everywhere else in Bangkok.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Exceptional meal. Nahm was recommended to us, and we booked it for lunch. It did not disappoint and was (and is) the best meal we've had in Thailand to date. From service, to drinks, to lunch, everything was spectacular. We highly recommend it.

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 (Hampshire)·Dined on June 30, 2017

I ate at this restaurant 2 years ago and had a very good experience.

On the back of this, I booked again for today and took my family to celebrate my sons 21st.

It was really disappointing.

We had the set menu and other than the appetisers, the relish part of the menu was poor, with the prawns being tasteless. We also ordered the whole fish, which was so overdone, it tasted of nothing. The curry was ok, with a decent spice, but the hot and sour soup was neither.

In a very respectful way, I raised my concerns with the Manager who whilst thanking me for the feedback, was not going to do anything about it.

Please be wary of this restaurant and don't believe what you read. Our 50BHt lunch today tasted so much better.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 26, 2017

The fish was very bland with no flavor at all. The chicken pieces were very big and overdone. We did not enjoy the food.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Worst high-end dining experience I've ever had. Food is decent but service is incompetent and not very friendly, the value is poor, and it does not deserve any of the accolades it gets. Truly the biggest disappointment. Do not go.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Great food. Waitress was awesome helping us pick out some dishes to try.

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 (Thailand)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Over hyped, over priced. I had concerns about eating at a high end restaurant in Bangkok and these were realised at Nahm. I have eaten at David Thompsoms restaurants in Sydney and found these very good - expensive - but very good Thai (Australianised). The food at Nahm tasted fine but there appeared much work is put into the presentation rather than the actual food.
Give it a miss and have some good Thai street food.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 19, 2017

Truly captures the flavors of Thailand in every dish. Fantastic and surprising tastes in every bite.

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 (Houston)·Dined on June 19, 2017

Exquisite food with bold flavors. The beef stir fried with chilies was hotter than I had bargained for but was so delicious that I couldn't stop eating. The crab curry was to die for!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Spicy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 17, 2017

We enjoyed our evening but I won't recommend it to my friends who would think they were going to a 5 star restaurant based on so called "food critics". It is too expensive to recommend to the casual diner as well when there are so many other gems in the city of angels. I must admit that the presentation of the food was gorgeous and the service was impeccable. Nahm serves "interpreted" classical Thai cuisine. My main critique of the food was that the chef succumbed to the temptation of turning up the heat just to make it "Thai" and not trusting the other ingredients. Thai food has so much more than just heat. We in fact ordered a chef's choice of mild to medium hot dishes but the medium was so hot that they overwhelmed everything else. Lest you think me skittish, I assure you that I grew up eating Thai food from palaces, embassies, and streets in Thailand. In any case, I was disappointed in Nahm.

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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Beautiful Experience at Nahm. The waiter helped recommend dishes that we both delicious but not to spicy for our Australian tastes and complimented by fabulous unique cocktails. Definitely recommend for a special dinner in Bangkok!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Great food, especially the curry chicken.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Perhaps too refined it had become not suitable for my taste of traditional thai food

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 (London)·Dined on June 2, 2017

I have been waiting for years to eat here (I am rarely in Bangkok) and the food was a delight. I will say that the reservation system could use improvement, as it spoils the fun to have to send repeat messages.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on May 28, 2017

The food is NOT worth the TERRIBLE service. They say it's one of the top restaurants in the world and although the food is great, the service does not reflect the accolade. We spent over two hours at nahm on a quiet Sunday night due to extremely slow service. The servers paid no attention as we were trying to get our check even though the table next to us got their's immediately. After that, it took just as long for them to get our cards back to us... only for them to overcharge one of the cards on accident. I believe we probably ate for an hour and waited for the check fiasco for another hour. Unacceptable for such a "top" place.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on May 13, 2017

This is a hotel restaurant, but don't let that put you off. Lovely setting inside and great attentive service. Every dish was explained and tips on the best way to eat the dish(es). We had crab wafers and pork and lobster leafs to start; both dishes were delicious. Our main dishes were chicken curry with pickled vegetables, great depth of flavor in the curry. Hubby had Crab and Shrimp in coconut with fried prawns and veggies, he loved it! He left nothing to be tasted by me ;) For dessert, I always have mango and sticky coconut rice, it was very nice. My husband had tropical fruit in lemongrass syrup with Thai cupcakes, not my favorite flavor combination but he enjoyed it. I will say the Thai cupcakes were amazing. We saw them being made the day after in a street stall and bought more.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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