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Royal Thai

Rd 3801 Block 338 Bldg 11 | Gulf Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
973 726 107
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Ranked #93 of 238 restaurants in Manama
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 19, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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30 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Manama, Bahrain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Nice atmostphere...food price is not resonable from what you get. the most disappointed thing is they mix indian rice with thai rice!!! hello royal thai food!!! indian rice??? we just can not accept this as a thai person and waitress tried to say this is jasmin thai rice!!! until she went to ask their chef. Monring glory stir fried amout... More

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Naples, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Price was decent and the Tom Yum Goong was great. But the duck breast was very dry and a little tough. I had the feeling that the restaurant wasn't really all that nice, but had to act like a five star facility since it was in the Gulf Hotel. I would eat here again, but would stick to the shrimp... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The food options were very good (fresh fish to choose from), and the decor was nice as well (an aquarium and lots of windows). The ostrich was quite good, and the service excellent as well.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Food was nearly cold by the time it was served, a great setting and fairly good service but let down by what was on the plate. I have eaten here before and it was a lot better than this. Perhaps the cook was having a bad day !!

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Manama, Bahrain
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Probably the best thai in `bahrain. Great food specially the papaya salad and satay. the green curry and the pork belly in green pepper is super. The service is always great but the restaurant is always quiet... could do with some live entertainment in form of a thai musician.

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Manama, Bahrain
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Another good retaurant in the Gulf Hotel. The decor is beautiful and the staff ar also beautifully turned out. The food is excellent though we always ask for extra spicy. The Tom Yam is really tasty though even when we ask for extra spicey its not really hot enough for us but tasty The menu has all the usual dishes... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Had a green curry chicken and eggplant - Quite good and filling. Also had the satay as an appetizer and washed everything down with a Singha. Good food, but not quite as tasty as the real thing.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

A bit pricey but the service and food was great! The pad thai was really solid. It was really quite and not at all lively.

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Manama, Bahrain
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104 reviews 104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Acceptable value for money if you are a Gulf Prestige Card holder, I wouldn't recommend it otherwise. If you are like me, you like authentic Thai food (which means hot and spicy). Thai food at Royal Thai is modified to suit the Arab palate. When you complain that the food is not spicy, the Thai waitress just apologizes and says... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Exterior gives the impression there may be some va va voom, interior is high ceilinged, empty, a little bland. Tom yam was great (isn't it always?) seafood "basket" for 2 was prima facie good value but chargrilled seafood turned out to be mushy and water logged for the most part. How anyone can serve shrimps this bad in this part... More

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