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Thiptara

#107 of 5,596 Restaurants in Dubai
#111 of 5,884 Places to Eat in Dubai
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The Palace Downtown Dubai | Downtown Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai 9770, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 428 7888
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Thiptara, which means 'Magic at the Water', specialises in Royal Thai...
Thiptara, which means 'Magic at the Water', specialises in Royal Thai cuisine with a special emphasis on Bangkok-style seafood. Surrounded by Burj Lake, the spectacular views of The Dubai Fountain at night transform this contemporary al fresco waterfront restaurant into a truly magical setting.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Romantic

Best view and best food in Dubai if you like Thai…also has a sensational bar incorporated in the building…. In the summer it is too hot to sit outside so try to get a window seat.. but when the weather is good Nov- April the balcony next to the fountains/lake and views of the Burj Khalifa (world... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
alex198876
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Best view and best food in Dubai if you like Thai…also has a sensational bar incorporated in the building…. In the summer it is too hot to sit outside so try to get a window seat.. but when the weather is good Nov- April the balcony next to the fountains/lake and views of the Burj Khalifa (world tallest building) are... More 

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Consett, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited this restaurant with my wife for our wedding anniversary. It was recommended by the concierge at our hotel, as we wanted something over-looking the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain. Location and view was excellent, as was the food and the service. We sat on the terrace, which is the place to be for the best view of the... More 

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Johnson, Greetings from Thiptara! Thank you for visiting us and we are glad to know that you have enjoyed your dinner that night celebrating your special occasion with us. Thank you for sending your positive feedback here in Tripadvisor and we hope that you will visit us again. Have a great day. Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Quite an elegant place if you really want to celebrate a "Special Day" as the ambience is The HIGHLIGHT with an amazing view of the Bhurj fountain show. Staff is extremely courteous and offer a great service but the food is certainly not one of the best Thai cuisines you would expect especially at the given price tag

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear GSA777, Greetings from Thiptara! Thank you for visiting us and for taking time to write your comments in Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the experience. With regards to the food comment, we will certainly pass on the message to the culinary department however rest assure that we are making a very good quality of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

It's brilliant that the food tastes as good as it looks. The staff are soft spoken, happy and eager to serve - true reflection of Thai hospitality . And of course you get fab views of Burj Khalifa and the fountains. The Tom Yum soup, Herbs of Hurricane mocktail and Black Cod are a must!

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Naina, Greetings from Thiptara! It was a pleasure having you with us and it was nice to meet you also personally that night. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your dinner experience that night and thank you for taking time to write your feedback here iin Tripadvisor. We look forward to welcoming you again in Thiptara.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this restaurant. The atmosphere and setting by the fountains was amazing. The staff were so attentive and constantly smiling. The food was excellent!

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Laura G, Greetings from Thiptara Thank you for taking time to write your feedback here in Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you again here. Have a great day. Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Amazing restaurant, it was my partners 21st and we had been advised to visit . We had a table on the terrace , when the water show started the atmosphere and ambience were so incredible it gave me goosebumps! The food was out of this world , I had the chicken , ginger . soya sauce and mushrooms , I... More 

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Ciara, Greetings from Thiptara! We are delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience in the restaurant and have celebrated a special occasion. Thank you for writing your positive feedback here in tripadvisor and rest assure we will share this message to the whole team. We look forward to welcoming you again in our restaurant. Have a great... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I loved the ambiance ,decor and the beautiful views of Dubai fountain.The food however is average and expensive.Rather visit the Mall of Emirates food court ,Ban Khun mae ,Excellent food ,cheaper and the view will have lots of people around.Still the reasont o visit would be the ambiance and views.

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Krishna, Greetings from Thiptara and thank you for visiting us. Thank you for taking time to write your feedback. We are delighted to know that you have e enjoyed the view and ambience. Please be assured that all our dishes are of good quality. However, your comment is passed on to our management. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had dinner here on 2nd June. We booked several weeks in advance to ensure a terrace table for the first night of our trip to Europe via Dubai. Food was great, set menu, all delicious and good portions. Service was outstanding. Fountain shows were great. We battled with temperatures around 45c. Would definitely recommend this place however we would... More 

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear AL, Greetings from Thiptara. Thank you for visiting us and for taking time to write in Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure serving you and we are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your experience. We hope that we will see you again. Thank you and have a great day. Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Last month of 2015, I've dinner in Thiptara restaurant with my friends. Because we love to eat Thai food. Although we can speak English, we usually asked for Chinese speaker to take the order. This time I was surprised by the person who's not from China (from Myanmar) but can speak Mandarin Chinese in professional way. He explained and recommended... More 

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Yue, Greetings from Thiptara and thank you very much for your honest feedback. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your dining experience. I will certainly pass on the message to our Team and Nyinyi who personally served you. We hope to welcome you again in our resturant. Have a great day. Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Had dinner with friends at Thiptara.. Location and view were amazing.. Sitting outside is a must if weather is good.. Food is consistent with taste and spiciness.. Staff were very friendly and polite.. Manager ensure that everything went well with our dinner.. Will be back for sure as this is my favorite Thai restaurant now.. Highly recommended..

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Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Blue Majesty, Greetings from Thiptara! Thank you for taking time to write your comment in Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed the food, service and location all together. We hope to see you again in the near future. Have a great day. KInd Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

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Address: The Palace Downtown Dubai | Downtown Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai 9770, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 428 7888
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Palace Downtown Dubai | Downtown Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai 9770, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 428 7888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Thiptara, which means 'Magic at the Water', specialises in Royal Thai cuisine with a special emphasis on Bangkok-style seafood. Surrounded by Burj Lake, the spectacular views of The Dubai Fountain at night transform this contemporary al fresco waterfront restaurant into a truly magical setting.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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