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Banyan Tree al Wadi Hotel | Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
+971 7 206 7777
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine...
Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine. Overlooking the Nature Reserve’s watering hole where the wildlife gathers, dining conversations will turn naturally towards the antics of these nomadic creatures.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Highlight Restaurant of my trip

The location and setting in the middle of the desert is incredible. We arrived before sunset and had cocktails on the outdoor terrace, absolutely beautiful. We dined inside and the food is creative and diverse. It was a very nice experience and I would recommend it for those who live to explore... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Sonoma, California
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Stayed at the Resort for a special weekend and dined in Safran and was not disappointed. Staff was attentive without being annoying, food was delicious...very good (although we asked for spicy and did not really get it, chef probably hesitant). It was so good, we decided to go there the next night as well and informed our waitress to make... More 

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Sonoma, California
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The location and setting in the middle of the desert is incredible. We arrived before sunset and had cocktails on the outdoor terrace, absolutely beautiful. We dined inside and the food is creative and diverse. It was a very nice experience and I would recommend it for those who live to explore and see it all.

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed at the resort for four nights and tried Safran on our final night, we were informed that there was no availability outside in the terrace so sat inside but noticed that it was extremely quiet outside so they agreed to allow us to sit on the terrace, the ambiance and views under the stars is far nicer than... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

we sat outside and although it was a nippy night we both still enjoyed ourselves. service was great, food was excellent, buggies were slow though but that is not their fault. happy all round.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Highly recommendable Thai food in the banyan tree resort. Good service, good food and nice atmosphere. Good value for money! I had the satay and beef, which both tasted great with lots of authentic flavors. Also the creme brûlée was delicious as a dessert.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

As a resident of Ras Al Khaimah, it is good to find alternative locations to eat. The location of the Banyan Tree Al Wadi hotel makes a refreshing change from the coastal resorts. At this time of year the humidity can be too much to sit outside, but we arrived just before sunset and were able to have pre-dinner drinks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We ate here twice during our stay in Ras Al Khaimah and had great food on both occasions. The best bit is that if you are lucky you will get to see the White Oryx and Gazelles that come to drink at the watering hole in front of the restaurant. We were very lucky on both visits and it made... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Had dinner and breakfast at this amazing thai spot. Some of the best I've ever had. Except for a minor dry prawn, the rest was terrific. Amazing coconut soup, phad thai, etc etc. Had breakfast there two days later, which proved to be as amazing. Food was a little saltier than I am used to, but in general an experience... More 

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Jakarta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We had a dinner in Saffron during our 2 nights stay in Banyan Tree Al Wadi and we LOVED it!!! Good pad thai, tom yam goong, duck curry (SUPERB), pineapple fried rice, etc. Didn't have room for dessert since we went all in on the appetizers and main courses...

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Birkenhead
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292 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Delicious creamy Thai green prawn curry. The duck dish a little weird as it had been minced! Get staff to book buggy home before you settle up as we had to wait a while for it to turn up.

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Address: Banyan Tree al Wadi Hotel | Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 7 206 7777
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah  >  Ras Al Khaimah
Cuisine: Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Banyan Tree al Wadi Hotel | Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah  >  Ras Al Khaimah
  • Phone Number: +971 7 206 7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Banyan Tree’s signature restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine. Overlooking the Nature Reserve’s watering hole where the wildlife gathers, dining conversations will turn naturally towards the antics of these nomadic creatures.

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