Thai cuisine is simple yet full of flavours. Some of the main ingredients such as coconut milk, chilli and other spices make it scrumptious and delightful. The strong and complex spiced aroma is the key to Thai food. Kaffir lime, cilantro and galangal are the commonly used ingredients. Since Dubai serves many cuisines in town, Thai restaurants are also on the list. Here is a small list where you can get excellent Thai food-
Benjarong - Located in Dusit Thani, Sheikh Zayed Road, Benjarong is highly recommended for Thai food. The interiors have a traditional touch in every nook and corner, even the chef is from Thailand and specialises in Thai food. You can not miss the Red Thai Curry and Sticky Mango Rice served here.
Thiptara - It is located in Downtown and surrounded by the amazing Burj Khalifa lake from where you can see the spectacular view of Burj Fountain. The ambience is very elite and perfect for a date night or family celebration. You cannot miss the Pad Thai Goong, Stir-fried Lobster and the Sour and Spicy Prawn Soup.
Pai Thai - Here is one more name in the list of authentic Thai places. Enjoy your food with the eye-catching view of Madinat Jumeirah Waterfront. The fine-dine ambience with a traditional touch given makes it a perfect place for a romantic dinner. The must-have from the menu is Penang Shrimp and Water Chestnut.
Tong Thai - JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai is the hub for many restaurants under one roof and for Thai food with a fine-dine feel, Tong Thai is the place to go. Dark yet subtle ambience make this place very cosy, and the must-haves are Kung Yang Phuket and Tom Yum Kung.
Busaba Eathai - One of UK's leading Thai restaurant is now serving in Dubai in The Beach mall. The Beach has a spectacular view of sea lines. Interiors are very minimal and simple yet pretty and fall under casual dining, the must-haves here are the Char Grilled Prawns and Red Thai Curry.
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