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Fine Dining: THAI Award Winning Thai Restaurant creative cuisine delivered in a stylish setting under the watchful eye of a towering Buddha makes this a royal treat. Situated on the ground floor, this contemporary Thai restaurant is the perfect blend of tradition and innovation. Timing:Saturday to Thursday 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm , Friday 12 noon to 12:00 midnight,
PRICE RANGE
US$ 34 - US$ 42
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to the restaurant in order to book a table and decided to try the food and I am so glad I did. I had the best shrimp red curry and it was made to my taste,spicy and it was just perfect. The service...was excellent Ornanong and Jaynecar were both extremely friendly and efficient so thank you to both of you. I would definitely stay in this hotel again just so that I can re-visit this place.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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HIAB M, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are pleased to know that you had such a nice dining experience at our restaurant and were also happy with the services offered by our staff. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes...More

Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

One of the finest and authentic thai restaurant in Dubai. Must visit for thai food lovers. Special Mention to the entire team of The Royal Buddha restaurant. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the entire team in providing the spirit and essence...of the Covid protocols as per stringent IHG standards and still maintain the confidence and positive vibe and ensures all the guests are well engaged and well taken care. We had ordered more appetizers - Chicken Dimsum, Chicken Satay and Chicken wrapped in pandan leaf. The team of the restaurant needs to receive a big applause, the team members are Prashant, Jaynecar, Sanka, Ryan, Abhishek, Orn Anong, Chef - Namthip & Chef- Nirut. Keep up the good work and continue to be ambassadors of IHG group.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2020

Dear Mr. Jayakrihnan, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are pleased to know that you had such a nice dining experience at our restaurant and were also happy with the services offered by our staff. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes...More

Reviewed 18 November 2020

The foods are delicious and real Thai. I was here for two times in 15 days . Staff are gentle and kindly. If you never try Thai foods I propose you Pla kapong yang is really delicious. You will love it. The price is not...expensive and it's good to come here with the family or friends.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are very pleased to know that you had such a nice dining experience at our restaurant and were also happy with the services offered by our staff. A positive guest experience is something our staff...More

Reviewed 8 October 2020

The boiled seabass is marvelous. Very Good service. Food prepared quickly. Relaxing music. Quite high price but worth it.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your dining experience at our outlet and were also happy with the services offered by our staff. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride...More

Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

The royal buddha is situated in Hoilday inn barsha. The hospitality of Mr Prashanth and their team were out of words. I would like to highlight this because we were too humbled to see how they treat the customers . About the ambience, its dim...lighted themed with punch of red colours on dark ambience. Chef also was down to earth person to come to us and understand what we wanted. Making it peaceful place. So lets dig into the menu. 1. Som tum goong- papaya salad with fish sauce. It was so fresh, served with prawns. Presentation wise was so good. Tasted very nice. Not strong fish sauce flavours. Just the right feel. 2. Gai reu nuea satay- chicken skewers served with pickles and their peanut sauce. Needed to be consumed immediately when hot. Good food. Loved the peanut, pickly combi with satay. 3. Gaeng phed- its seafood thai red curry with good coconut flavour. Served on coconut shell and on the stand. Very beautifully presented and quantity wise was good for three. 4. Goong phad phong kra ree - this is also prawns curry and served on the plate and beautifully presented. Loved this curry the most. Prawns cooked just right. 5. Khao niew ma muang-dessert- mango sticky pudding. Something you shd never miss when u r in thailand or coming to thai restaurant. Loved every bit of it. I swear you shd try this out. 6. Blooming tea - not a strong tea. Just the aromatic feel of the tea. Makes it all peaceful after having heavy meal. 7. Siam tom yum- spicy special thailand drink. We chose the medium spice and it was perfect spice drink with the dishes. 8. Dimsum- for those who love momos, this dimsum is definitely ur choice. They have unlimited dimsums as well. We were served with 5 dimsums of different flavours. Chicken, prawns, supreme prawns and best of all, the bao. Yumm. Soft baos and i simply loved it. 9. Thaliand coconut drink- thailand is famous for coconut. So why not try it out 🙂. 10. Khao phad sapparot goong- pineapple fried rice with prawns served in pineapple 🍍 to give such a drastic beautiful presentation 😍😍. presentation was soo good not to break open it and loved the rice flavours. Im out of words.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are pleased to know that you had such a wonderful experience at our outlet and enjoyed the food, ambiance and service offered by our staff. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great...More

Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Tucked away in the holiday inn at al Barsha is a little slice of Thailand... With a dimly lit interior and and clean lines, this place is warm and welcoming. the staff who assisted us Mr prasanth was very attentive and friendly. *Drink-A fresh tasting...drink with Lemon grass, lemon leaves and red chili, This gives you the right amount of heat to enjoy. *Coconut- Fresh king coconut water severed in shell. *Starters - Gai Reu Nuae Satay- yummy chicken satay with the best compliment of Peanut paste. - Som Tu, Goong sod- Papaya salad, reminded me so much of being by the beach in Thailand -Assorted Dim Sum - flavorful steamed dim sum and Boa Mains- Their signature dish, which i would recommend is the Goong phad phong kra ree Prawns in a thick turmeric curry. -Gaeng phed- beautifully severed in a coconut shall is the famous Red thai curry. - Pineapple rice can you believed served in a pineapple... and last not not least the crowning glory of any thai food and my personal favorite dessert the Sticky rice and mango.. sweet mango served with warm sticky rice topped with sweeten thick coconut cream.. just yummy. And the close this amazing lunch off with some jasmine tea. Overall this was an amazing experience and for all those who love thai food do visit this place. The Chef- Namtap who was the sweetest person by the way is from Thailand herself.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are extremely glad that you enjoyed your experience at The Royal Budha and were also happy with services offered by our staff, a positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so...More

Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

The Covid killed this place! I was a regular customer and this used to be one of my favorite Thai in Dubai. But what I experienced last evening was horrible! Even not a red Thai curry on the menu? What s wrong here? You need...to ask for it otherwise you will not get it! A Thai panang is s traditional red Thai curry in Thailand! Even available in the food court in Dubai mall.... next door! Once you get it.....new surprise! Be prepared for the new “standard” of the house......you can expect only four small Schrimps in your plate! 🤨 Same experience for my guests......whatever you take chicken of beef..... If you take a salad...... you ll get the rice! No worry! All in all.... Better to go for a food court next door..... you will get at least 7 pieces of meat in your plate! I don t intend to go there again despite so many years of good service! This was simply a rip off!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are extremely apologetic for the inconvenience you had to experience at our outlet. We have shared your feedback with The Royal Budha team, so that this can be looked into. We hope you visit us...More

Reviewed 16 August 2020

All aspects of the meal were delicious and the portions are very generous. Don't be put off by the area or basic decor. The restaurant is a must to visit. I will definitely come back. I asked for a Thai green curry to be very...spicy. My mouth is on fire but that's how I love it. Top marks to the chef.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the food, ambiance and hoping that you were also happy with the service provided by our staff. A positive guest feedback is something our staff takes great pride in, so...More

Reviewed 21 April 2020

Thai cuisine is one of the healthiest foods you can eat, though Thai food is hot and spicy -STARTERS - Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce - Perfectly grilled chicken satay skewers in the most flavorful marinade and Chicken Dumplings -MAINS - Pad Thai Noodles Good...Food Healthy Food Good Service Good ambience Follow @swapnut_experimentalist on InstagramMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2020

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review about the restaurant. We are glad that you had an overall great experience at The Royal Budha including the food and service. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in, so we...More

Reviewed 16 March 2020 via mobile

Really loved the Blue Koh Samui. A must try. Thanks to Prashant and Sanka for giving us really good recommendations and service!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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OurTeam12, General Manager at The Royal Budha, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2020

Dear Ms. Gazelle, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at our restaurant and were also happy with the services offered by our staff. A positive guest experience is something our staff takes great pride in,...More

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Yes, We do have vegetarian dishes on our menu. Please have look on our website or please share your email details in order to send the menu on PDF format Best regards The Royal Budha Team
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