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Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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About
A jewel adorning the shores of Burj Lake, Thiptara evokes the mystery and intrigue of Thailand like never before. An elegant and intimate space, it serves traditional Royal Thai cuisine with an emphasis on Bangkok-style seafood. The venue lives up to its name, which means magic at the water, by offering enchanting dining experiences, authentic ambience and mesmerising surroundings.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is excellent, we are repeat customers and the standards never disappoint. My wife requested a veggie red curry that wasn’t on the menu and it was made for her without a problem and it was great. The staff are fantastic and will do everything...to accommodate your requests - Surya and Dhan Kumari looked after us for the evening and made sure we had a lovely evening, they are a credit to the restaurant. Thank you - see you next time!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and service!one of The best Thai restaurants in Dubai! Dhan Kumar and Gaurav were fantastic. Thank you!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the brunch. Excellent service, good food and amazing view. Awesome location, a must visit place. Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 8, 2022

We visited during a 1 night stopover and wanted somewhere to view the fountain show at the lake. We chose this restaurant because it had great reviews. The only advice I would give is regarding finding it is to head to The Palace hotel. The...restaurant is located on the ground floor with amazing views of the Lake, Bur Khalifa and surrounding area. The food is Devine! We had the set menu for 420AED and the choices and tastes were something else. They presented us with a celebratory dessert for our wedding anniversary which was delish. Our waiters Ravi and Gaurav were attentative and efficient. We asked for a good table to see the show and we got the best! We even had photos taken by their professional photographer to take hope as a keepsake. 10/10 thank you. If anyone wants an excellent Thai meal in Dubai look no further.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 4, 2022 via mobile

Thus restaurant is all about location location and location. The food and service is ok, with the food no more special than you could order from a Thai takeaway. The restaurant service was ok, but poor compared with other restaurants in Dubai at this price...level. Thriptara relies on its location to attract dinners, definitely not the quality of food or service. There are so many new restaurants in this area offering a far superior dining experience.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 4, 2022 via mobile

So far the best dinning experience we ever had,we couldn't ask for more,hostess Tripti made our dinning the most memorable, she even organized a beautiful surprise birthday cake for my wife which she loved the most.Dilli was amazing as well,Thank you Tripti looking forward to...dine again soon❤️.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed July 4, 2022 via mobile

My birthday was made unforgettable by Tripti .. she made sure my special day was well organized .. thanks to Dilli for his professional service .. keep up the excellent job Tripti !

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 30, 2022

We came here to celebrate my 30th birthday during our honeymoon. The restaurant staff went to such an amazing effort to make the evening special for us, we had the best table in the restaurant with stunning views of the fountains and the service was...impeccable. The food is outstanding, the best massaman I’ve ever tasted, the lamb shank was HUGE I couldn’t eat most of it but what I could eat was absolutely incredible. My husband’s crab cakes were amazing too. We had such a lovely night, the staff gave me a cake and managed to get some gorgeous photos of us with the fountains. A very special evening at a very special place. Usually places with beautiful views and ambience rely on it and don’t pay attention to service and food, but this place had it all. Thank you so much Thiptara! We will definitely come back!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 25, 2022 via mobile

Beautiful location, warm welcome , great food since we had brunch here. I am a pescatarian they made things available for us from the menu. What else you want to give a good rate to such a good place.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 11, 2022

The food, view and vibes were amazing. Gurya and Surya were fabulous! Thank you for making our anniversary so special! Love from haroon and khadijah

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 7, 2022

It was fabulous birthday evening celebrated at Thiptara! Amazing view and tempting deliciuos thai food by Chef Keeta and Team. Special thanks to the chef for accomdating not only the vegetarian but also offering so many food options with Thai twist also to Ramesh and...Ravi for special and excellent service for us. It was a memorable 70th birthday :-)More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 31, 2022 via mobile

One of the best Thai places we have eaten at! The restaurant has a lovely view of the fountains and we were able to see the fountain show from our table! The food was delicious with plenty of choice for me as I am gluten...free. Overall great service and would visit again!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 31, 2022

This is one of my favorite restaurants; has an amazing brunch on weekends, food is plenty and price is reasonable. Has great view of the Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed May 29, 2022 via mobile

Outstanding restaurant. Perfectly located view a great view of the fountain and burj Khalifq, but still feels like you are in your own private space. The food is also great. The soft shell crab in black pepper sauce was a highlight, and probably one of...the best dishes I’ve eaten in a while. The complimentary dessert (pumpkin and sticky rice) was incredible, and I would have happily paid for it. Lastly, Ravi’s service was great - really friendly and helpful.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 14, 2022

Very good and authentic food Excellent brunch Outstanding service (even for Dubai standards) - special thanks to Baiysh and Kumar Great customer experience. We felt very welcomed Family friendly, several guests have babies (no baby was crying) View of the Dubai Fountains and Burj Khalifa...Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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babyyazmin18
June 24, 2022|
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Response from tranterchristopher | Reviewed this property |
Send an email to place hotel Restaurant reservations. They normally respond in 24 hours
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August 15, 2019|
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Response from 864debbien | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's better to choose indoor seating given the temp conditions. Outdoor seating will be comfortable from Oct onwards. Cheers
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August 3, 2019|
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Response from abrookieabroad | Reviewed this property |
September will probably still be too warm to sit outside.
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Thiptara is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5