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“Good food shame about the rest...”
Review of Pai Thai

Pai Thai
Ranked #65 of 9,926 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$50 - US$100
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Arrive by abra and take your seat overlooking Madinat’s serene waterways – the perfect accompaniment to PaiThai’s gourmet cuisine. The lavishly decorated terrace and traditional culinary sensations culminate in a quintessential Thai experience, where it’s all too easy let your mind wander to the River of Kings. Pai Thai won Best South East Asian Restaurant for the fourth consecutive year.
Reviewed 2 April 2012

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend and having read the reviews on Time Out was expecting great things. From the moment we arrived it felt that we were being processed conveyor belt style with a total lack of any personal service. We waited 5 minutes for any recognition from the maitre d' before being seated. Ordering took what seemed like an eternity. Service was rushed and there was a complete lack of attention to detail. The food on the other hand was outstanding. Comparable to Thailand standards but not prices. And to add insult to injury we were billed for a starter we never had because they had run out. There are far better places to eat in Dubai with outstanding customer service. If you want to eat somewhere that lacks any atmosphere and has poor service then this is the place for you. Needless to say we will not be going back.

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2  Thank Rob007Kent_UK
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

After what felt like dream (my husband just proposed!!), my husband took me to Pai Thai. The place was cozy, the food was great, menu was of correct variety and the venue is fantastic. You will be taken to Pai Thai in a boat and escorted to the resto. It is an abosolute must to go to Pai Thai if you are in Dubai.

Thank Angle P
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

gorgeous location, but the food is only average...compared to the great thai food you get in Australia or thailand

1  Thank DubaiDiva50
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Reviewed 25 March 2012

We had vouchers from the fine dining restaurant for wine and a main course. They didnt have the wine at the restaurant but they did replace a like for like house wine which was good of them. The service was very good all the way through and the food is very nice.

We had the fish cakes for starter and then the sea bass and the tiger king prawns with the stir fried veggies. All really nice and with the setting outside was a nice romantic atmosphere.

For the level of restaurants in Dubai i just feel this one is too expensive. Even with the free main course and free wine it still came to AED 370. With water being over AED 35 for a bottle even when we asked for the local water she still brought us the most expensive and we didnt notice until they opened it.

A nice experience but with all the other restaurants to choose from i dont think i would visit again

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1  Thank Catchy1982
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Reviewed 22 March 2012

We stayed at Al Qasr and had a thoroughly enjoyable meal here, the enjoyment was enhanced by the Abra ride from the hotel to the restarant. Well worth a visit.

Thank Donkey3653
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