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Royal Thai

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo | 115, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka
94 11 249 1945
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Ranked #15 of 269 restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Thai cuisine combines the best of gastronomic exoticism and culinary pleasure and the best place in which to indulge in it is at the Royal Thai. Overlooking a paved terrace, Royal Thai delights guests with authentic Thai food prepared by Thai master chefs, in a peaceful and serene ambience. The restaurant also has an elegantly furnished private dining room, which could be reserved for private gatherings. Voted Best Thai Restaurant in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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132 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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Luzon, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Food is good but surprisingly i got sick after eating here maybe coz of the spices but My husband and 1yr old baby was fine..Food is good and authentic thai.

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Wattala, Sri Lanka
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Chef Aree she is doing a great job to sri lanka the food was yammy. This is my servanth visit i realy like duck red curry no 84 and the service was excellant day by day geting improving staff was friendly.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Looking through the reviews on Tripadvisor, I wondered if I had made the wrong choice. Even worse, when I reached at 2 pm for lunch, only 4 tables were occupied and this when all the other restaurants in Cinnamon Lakeside were buzzing. But the Irish beer, papaya salad and pork bellies in hot basil sauce were on my table in... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Was pretty full when we got there and had to wait- should have made reservations. In door and out door seating. Free out door seating was great! Cool breeze with the view of the lake and the pool. Had the duck red curry, beef and basil, pineapple rice and mango salad. All excellent! Highly recommended!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Royal Thai once again treated us to a sumptuous dinner. The Wok fried prawns and Snapper red curry were so delicious. The ambience and the service were excellent. One if the best Thai cuisine I have experienced even outside Sri Lanka. All the best to the staff.

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Hyderabad, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Nice indoor ambiance, the thai red curry was really authentic and they also serve good cocktails.... My colleague tried the pork starter and supposed to be really good.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We popped in for some fast take away Thai here. The staff were helpful in meeting our special dietary needs. My veggie fried rice was pretty good! Recommended.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Nice setting, with good food. However the service was close to the worst Ive experienced from a restaurant of this calibre. The waiters were slow, inefficencient, clumsy and rude. It took 15 minutes and numerous reminders just to get a menu. The food took long and was served carelessly- and i noticed this clumsiness at other tables too. The many... More

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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

A most beautiful setting n decor , cocktail well made, staff friendly n accommodating. Extensive menu, however I ordered the Phad na Sewang ( no 78 ) n caught the short straw- so very, very salty-my arteries stiffened on the spot. When pointed out, twice, in response to how the meal was, I said it was way too salty for... More

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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242 reviews 242 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Firstly- it is near impossible to get a seat at this restaurant- even if you are a hotel guest! I tried for 3 evenings and then finally got it on the 4th! It seems very popular. We had a table for 12 and so got the private room at the back of the hotel, which was very nicely decorated. The... More

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