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“Great food in a historical building”

The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #22 of 2,621 Restaurants in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 17 - US$ 38
Description: The Service 1921 is conveniently situated a mere five minute walk to the famous Night Bazaar and only 10 minutes from the quaint and traditional attractions of the old moated city. Enjoy contemporary Thai, Chinese Szechuan and Vietnamese dishes created by expert chefs from each cuisine, either soaking up a sociable scene in the communal dining rooms, or reserving the private dining room which is accessed through a secret book shelf door in the library wall. On every Saturday, we will provide Asiatique Night from 19:00 to 22:00. It is an All You Can Eat style. Order unlimited dishes from a special à la carte menu of Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Indian and Thai cuisines. Create your own celebratory journey from our chefs' top secret recipes. Meanwhile, A la carte is unavailable on Saturday.
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Description: The Service 1921 is conveniently situated a mere five minute walk to the famous Night Bazaar and only 10 minutes from the quaint and traditional attractions of the old moated city. Enjoy contemporary Thai, Chinese Szechuan and Vietnamese dishes created by expert chefs from each cuisine, either soaking up a sociable scene in the communal dining rooms, or reserving the private dining room which is accessed through a secret book shelf door in the library wall. On every Saturday, we will provide Asiatique Night from 19:00 to 22:00. It is an All You Can Eat style. Order unlimited dishes from a special à la carte menu of Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Indian and Thai cuisines. Create your own celebratory journey from our chefs' top secret recipes. Meanwhile, A la carte is unavailable on Saturday.
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The restaurant name came from the fact that the building was British consulate in 1921. It has history and character, and serves excellent Thai and Indian cuisine. On a not too hot night, the second floor balcony makes for an ideal place for savoring the food. It's a nice touch to receive the menu in an envelope marked "Top Secret". I will let you discover the other hidden gems.

Thank TravelingPolarBear
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Pranee_PKK, Manager at The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear TravelingPolarBear

Greetings from The Service 1921 Restaurant and thank you for sharing your feedback to the team.

Our field agents and top secret bartender are delighted for such a positive review and on behalf of the entire section, I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback with Google.

We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon for another successful top secret mission.

Confidentially yours,

Pranee PKK
Assistant F&B Manager

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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The actual restaurant is upstairs, so we decided to have dinner in the outdoor bar.

The twilight and ambiance of the hotel pool, garden and river combined to make for a relaxing and special evening.

The food was the best of a gastronomic trip to Thailand.

A small issue was they only sell imported water, not only is that expensive it is uncalled for as Thailand has lovely bottled or fresh water.

Overall a great place.

Thank Travel7771959
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Pranee_PKK, Manager at The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Travel7771959

Warm greetings from The Service 1921 and thank you for sharing your feedback to our team.

We are delighted to hear that you had a relaxing evening and enjoyed our food. Such positive feedback is extremely valuable to us, since it encourages our team members to deliver the very best experiences from the start to finish.

Although our mineral water is expensive due to import taxes and selling licenses, based on market surveys we are able to ensure that our water prices are one of the lowest at luxury resorts/hotels in Chiang Mai, especially in terms of quality and our guests’ expectations. Mostly important, we consistently serve and pour water during dinner to ensure a high-end experience.

We truly appreciate the time you’ve taken to share your views about our luxurious riverside retreat and look forward to welcoming you back to The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar in the near future.

Yours sincerely,

Pranee PKK
Assistant F&B Manager

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

May I use this occasion to special thanks for K. Khae, K. Nhing and K.Jane for being participated and were the main part to organized my fiance's proposal.

The place itself is absolutely stunning and well decorated.

The service members (all i mentioned above and the rest) were the main keys to enhancing my special moment.

The culinary team also did well for all the tasty dishes as well. :) the dished were real authentic asian's taste and nice presented.

Thank you so much for being a part, and made it happen for my "Yes, i do" moment :)

Much appreciated for you all

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Pranee_PKK, Manager at The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Dear gg_rxindxxr

Warm greetings from The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar and thank you for sharing your beautiful experience to our team.

Such positive feedback is extremely valuable to us, since it encourages our team members to deliver the very best experiences from the start to finish of each guest’s experience. We love to hear the things we are doing exceptionally well, so that we can build on the experiences we offer and make them even more amazing.

We are very proud of the warm hospitality and exceptional service we offer, and I shall certainly pass on your feedback to our team members.

We look forward to have a pleasure to hosting you again for another memorable moment at The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar.

Yours sincerely,

Pranee PKK
Assistant F&B Manager

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

While the concept was pretty cool, I didn’t feel like the it was fully executed. We went because we thought the dinner would be super fun, but in reality you only get the “secret mission” theme at the very start of your dinner when they give you menus (menus are in top secret envelopes and the waitress asks you to accept a mission). After that the theme is lost and never returns. The menu was extensive with a lot of options so there is something for everyone. We ordered the dumplings, Vietnamese pancake, Tom soup, and two Chang beers. While everything was good, we were quite surprise when the bill came and it was $60 usd. This was fairly high considering we didn’t really order much. While not the hotels fault, they sat us next to a large group of 10 people, one of which was screaming on speaker phone the entire dinner. Definitely put a damper on our experience.

I would definitely say this is a great spot to celebrate something special. They truly went above and beyond to celebrate our anniversary. When we arrived they had roses and rice in a heart shape, and at the end they brought us some special cake and flowers. This was very sweet and a nice touch.

Thank Ali M
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Pranee_PKK, Manager at The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Ali M

Greetings from The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar and thank you for sharing your feedback with nice photos to our 1921 Team.

Our field agents and top secret bartender are delighted for such a positive review and on behalf of the entire section, I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback to us.

With regards to your disappointing experience caused by the behaviour of other guests, please accept my sincere apology for any inconvenience and dissatisfaction. The resort is renowned for its tranquil environment and the high quality of our dining experiences, and I am saddened to hear that the behaviour of other guests marred the relaxing atmosphere of dining.

Please rest assured that whilst we do not wish to discriminate against any guests, I am taking your constructive criticism very seriously and am investigating ways in which we can ensure that all valued guests enjoy the very best Anantara experience possible.

We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon for another successful top secret mission.

Confidentially yours,

Pranee PKK
Assistant F&B Manager

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I booked the restaurant for our anniversary dinner and it turned to be one of our best restaurant experience so far.

They prepared a whole chocolate cake and even rose for me! The service was perfect , the staffs were super helpful and the building was extremely beautiful.

The food is ok, it's more like a fusion food for different asian dishes. But overall we are super satisfied and will definitely visit again!

Thank LokChiW1
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Pranee_PKK, Manager at The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Dear LokChiW1

Greetings from The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar and thank you for sharing your feedback to our team.

Our field agents and top secret bartender are delighted for such a positive review and on behalf of the entire section, I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback with Google.

We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon for another successful top secret mission.

Confidentially yours,

Pranee PKK
Assistant F&B Manager

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