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Swan Lake

Building 5, Shop 4, Bab-Al-Bahrain Road, | In front of Ashraf, behind NooNoo exchange, Manama, Bahrain
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Ranked #53 of 239 restaurants in Manama
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Philippine
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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32 reviews from our community

71% Recommend
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English first
Springville, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

No words can describe this place, except for just an excellent place to get some really good Filipino food! Every time I visit Bahrain, this is my #1 spot on my list to get dinner at. All the dishes are made from scratch once you order it, and the taste is remarkable! Pork, chicken, beef and seafood, anything you can... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was introduced to this place by a friend. He stated that the food this time was not as good as he had last time, but I enjoyed it. The waitress said there was usually more patrons; I assume that because it was Ramadan, many people were on vacation. The largest clientele of this restaurant is the Filipino from Saudi... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The last time we were here in Bahrain, we made it sure that we do not missed to dine here in Swanlake. We take Sinigang na Baboy, Lechon Kawali and grilled pork (it is unfortunate that pork is not available across the bridge). Drinking Sago reminds me of my childhood days in school in 'Pinas. Taste of food is good... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If you want some Filipino food that is restaurant quality try this place. The price is quite high compare to other Filipino resto in the area but you will be satisfied with the taste. If you like lechon kawali, they serve one of the best in town with big portion its good for sharing for up to four people. Even... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

after having read the reviews I was keen to find this place at the corner of the gold souk just behind the entrance to the souk. tricky to find but we managed. place didn't look very clean but frequented by Philippinos which I always take as a good sign. Food was mixed quality: very good papaya salad, good beef and... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We had a lunch with my wife in Swan Lake. It was totally empty at 1 PM. Tasty thai - and philipino - food, good service and reasonably priced. Also the location is good; near Bab Al Bahrain in Manama Souq. Recommended !

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Manila, Philippines
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This may be the most famous Fil-Thai restaurant in Bahrain, but for some reason this definitely can't be the best.. The food was nice especially the barbecue and the crispy pata. I also like the thai cuisine. Serving is good for 2-3 so be sure not to order too much. The portion or the cut of the meat is quite... More

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Manama, Bahrain
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Native dishes particularly from the Philippines is their specialty. If you miss home-cooked pork dishes (specially if you're a Filipno) this is the place to be. Better take home some pork asado. The TV is distracting much more if you don't understand Tagalog. Price is not too high.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Lovely little hidden gem in Manama souk. Wide range of thai, filipino and chinese dishes at reasonable prices. Take the tom yum soup, thai green chicken curry and some shrimp rolls!! Every dish is enough for two so keep that in mind when ordering although you can ask for a doggy bag if you order too much. Enjoy.

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Al Khobar, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

If your looking for a Filipino or Thai dish that best suits your families big appetite, then this is EXACTLY the place to be... The restaurant is located in the OLD SOUK area that is very accessible and if ever you find yourself lost? Just ask the people in the vicinity, they'll tell you the way. The restaurant is not... More

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