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Royal Thai

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Road No 3801 | Building 11, Gulf Hotel, Manama 302, Bahrain
+973 17 746421
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

The staff were very attentive from the moment I arrived... couldn't have asked for better service! The menu is plentiful and the food is delicious! It was a little quiet when I was there, but it was a lovely setting! When I asked for a wine list a waiter came and offered me Cabernet Sauvignon only, which I thought odd...... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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290 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We had lunch at the Royal Thai in the Gulf Hotel yesterday and it was lovely but SO quiet just me and my OH and a table of 4. We tried a new dish crispy duck with tamarind sauce and it was gorgeous the duck was really crispy but tender. We will be having that again

Thank jvhkouklia
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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228 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

I have been craving for authentic Thai food the last 2 weeks and only found complete satisfaction of my carving with my lunch at this restaurant. The restaurant ambiance is calm and relaxing almost like a spa with a emphasis to nature and the food is delicious with real Thai spices and ingredients. I had a crab cake in crab... More 

Thank Marvin M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Awesome dinner,? We had a large group work dinner and had a tight schedule. Food was outstanding, we ordered indivually and paid separately. Serves was outstanding and very professional. We were able to have great meal and make our VTC.

Thank BrewGeek
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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160 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the most incredible food here in this wonderful restaurant. The dishes are out of this world! Subtle tastes perfectly combined to make a culinary delight. I had the baked crab and cabbage appetiser an the Thai Red seafood curry for main course, I was blown away with the taste and texture of the dishes, an absolute delight! Staff are... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We were a group of 4, craving for some fine dining Thai food when someone recommended the restaurant to us. The restaurant is located in the famous Gulf hotel (opposite the grand mosque). We were greeted well and taken care by MR. Chandra who recommended the food based on our preference (vegetarian food). The food was authentic and tasted well.... More 

Thank Nomads_Journeys
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Mary jane was of great service to us. She had great knowledge of food and drink list and was able to help us a great deal. Love the coconut icecream and i personally dont like coconut but the icecream is lovely!

Thank lindy825
Kuala Lumpur
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Disappointing Thai food dishes that are not at all authentic Thai dishes. We asked for spicy dishes but they came out to be barely spicy at all. Some of the dishes are over priced considering what you actually get. The staff service is not very good, I was annoyed when one of the staff reached across me to pick up... More 

Thank KLworker
Emma Ruth E, Manager at Royal Thai, responded to this review

Dear KLworker, Thank you for your comments and your review of Royal Thai Restaurant. We have been continuing to work on improving the quality of our food and to keep our high level of customer service. I will address your concerns with regards to the issues noted to our culinary and will take steps with the management in this area... More 

Milan, Italy
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

If you want to chill out a bit and enjoy a conversation with friends, this is a place worth to try. Nice atmosphere, friendly and efficient staff. Ideal for a relaxing dinner, enjoying traditional Thai Food. I particularly appreciated their chicken with coconut milk. Prices could be revised downwards.

Thank Nicola D
Manama, Bahrain
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290 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

We started with the mixed platter, which was very nice Followed by Tom Yam Gung, which was very nice but not spicey enough for us. We then had Thai beef salad, always good, astir fried chicken dish and pad Thai All in all very nice

Thank jvhkouklia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $60
Thai, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road No 3801 | Building 11, Gulf Hotel, Manama 302, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: +973 17 746421
The restaurant is situated in a grand pagoda in the grounds of the hotel's tropical gardens and provides scenic views overlooking the turquoise waters of the outdoor swimming pool. The authenticity of this exotic setting is further enhanced inside the restaurant as guests are greeted with enchanting Asian décor and world class Thai cuisine. A spectacular seafood menu offers visitors a huge choice of temptation with lobster, crab, snow fish and hamour that can be fried, steamed, curried and spiced to perfection by the culinary team.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?