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“The Best Thai restaurant in Calangute.”

Oriental,THe Royal Thai
Ranked #92 of 417 Restaurants in Calangute
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: This is the best Thai food I have tasted outside of Thailand. The Chef, Chawee, was formerly employed by the Thai Royal family and serves and excellent selection of both Thai food and European food. We visited it 3 times in a three week stay in November 2011
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This is not just a top class restaurant offering Thai food at its best having been to Thailand and cooked by the owners wife who is Thai, but the best steaks ever (meat is selected & brought in from Kanartika by the restaurants owner) according to my partner who has tried various steaks throughout Goa & other parts of India they are the best. Also they offer food for vegetarians which I am. The restaurant also do some Italian dishes, so there is something on the menu for all tastes. The food is beautiful and ultimately fresh, customer service is impeccable and second to none.I can not recommend this restaurant enough. If you want to eat here just ask any taxi driver to take you to the 'Oriental' at the Mira Hotel.

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Tucked away, down a busy side street in Calangute, is a little Thai restaurant. Beautifully authentic food in a lovely setting. We spoke to the owner as we tucked in to our delicious food as we were very curious when we heard his German/dutch accent. His wife is the main chef, a very respected lady in the industry, with numerous awards specialising in *Royal thai* she has cooked for royalty!
The steak alone, is worth the 11hour flight. We have never had a nicer Thai meal, outside of Thailand and we all agreed, this was even better than the ones we had in Thailand :)
So jump in a tuck tuck & tell the driver to take you to the *ORIENTAL* Royal thai, just 1 min from the end of the Baga road in the centre of calangute (not the far end of the Baga road, which is the beach end)
Enjoy :)

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Thank susiekenny
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Reviewed 22 December 2012

I ordered some prawns with some sort of thai curry. It was a take away and i must say it had great taste. Im not a very big thai food fan but the things which i ordered were good. Its located on the main road so it doesnt have a great location but the atmosphere in the restaurant was nice.

Thank Cobi_7
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We think that this is one of the best restaurants in Goa. Although more expensive than the other local restaurants it is still very good value for money. TheThai food is excellent but we have not tried any of the European dishes. The restaurant has been established for many years and is run by a German husband and Thai wife team. It is set in a lovely garden with a pool and the service is very attentive and professional. However, it is the food that ensures that we return time and again to this place - it is varied, very tasty and beautifully presented. In fact it is better than much of the food we have eaten in Thailand itself!

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Thank HeckyScotland
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Reviewed 1 February 2015
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