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The Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Thai jewel

Wonderful food and great service. Lovely setting and they have a wonderful variety of food. We loved the soft shell crab appetizer and the water chestnut dumplings for dessert.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Wonderful food and great service. Lovely setting and they have a wonderful variety of food. We loved the soft shell crab appetizer and the water chestnut dumplings for dessert.

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Newcastle, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Unique and elegant ambiance in the rainforest. Amazing thai food. Very well priced. Monkeys in the trees outside the open restaurant! Wonderful staff. Even run cooking classes weekly. The highest accolades for the food, thank you Chef!

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London, UK
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Unfortunately the Datai Pavillon dining experience was poor on this occasion. Food too spicy (coming from someone who can handle spicy food), the service was disorganised (we were a group of 15ish and struggled with getting orders in, etc.) and not particularly friendly. Food selection was good, just not the food itself. Also very expensive for average Malaysian hotel standards.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great service and food so good it will make you want to lick your plate clean. Surrounded by lush greenery, it is like dinning with mother nature.

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Warwickshire
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5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We love Thai food and we ate at this restaurant at the Datai more than the others. The food was wonderful, the service was exceptional and in a stunning location. The restaurant is on 30m stilts in the forest canopy although you just walk into it from the hotel pool area. Budget about £50 per head.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A lovely setting with really terrific food and a great atmosphere. We loved it and would strongly recommend it to anyone looking for authentic Asian food albeit at 5* hotel prices.

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nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stunning setting at The Datai hotel, Langkawi. Save the visit for a special occasion, and you will not be disappointed! Had the best ever prawn and lemongrass spring rolls to start. The red Thai curry was fantastic. Very attentative, but discreet service,- just how it should be of a restaurant of this standard. Only wish we hadn't left it for... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The nicest Thai food, period! I loved the perennial favourite 'Thai green chicken', also enjoyed finishing my wifes beef massaman

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We happened to be there on a very busy night but the staff coped well and the food, mostly wok cooked, very tasty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Extremely expensive, but truly great Malay food and an unbeatable environment. The hotel is the top in luxury and so this is a fitting poolside restaurant. Had a great lunch here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Thai

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