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Thiptara

#40 of 8,726 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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Downtown Dubai
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | Downtown Dubai, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai 9770, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 428 7888
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I reserved a table from England as I didn't want to miss the chance to eat here. Excellent service, delicious food and a wonderful atmosphere. We had a superb view of the fountains and the Burj Khalifa which was lit up and had a light show. It was 350 dirham per head minimum spend if you sit outside but less... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're lucky enough to get one of the outside tables on the terrace, then you'll have one of the best views of the fountains. The service is excellent and surprisingly friendly. The food is top quality, nicely presented and perfect in size and quantity.

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Thank SAshleyC
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Sashley, Greetings from Thiptara and thank you for visiting us. Thank you for the positive feedback. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your dining experience and we look forward to welcoming you again in the restaurant. Have a good day Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant itself was beautiful with views of the Dubai fountains. The customer service in the restaurant was exceptional from the moment we walked in, all the staff were super attentive, by far the best service I have received in a restaurant. The food tasted lovely, well cooked with great flavours. But I do think it was a bit overpriced.

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Thank Eshie E
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Eshie, Greetings from Thiptara and thank you for visiting us. We appreciate the positive feedback and we are glad to know that you have enjoyed the view, ambience, service and food. With regards to the price, we will review the prices once we have we do have the changes accordingly, thank you again. Looking forward to welcoming you again... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no doubt that price for the location is added onto every dish that you may wish to order from Thiptara .. that said the location is stunning overlooking the Khalifa Fountains and the Food is amazing. Prawn Starters were delicious with what i think was in-house made chilli sauce .. fresh zingy salad and 2 amazing mains of... More 

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Thank Greg N
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Greg N, Greetings from Thiptara Thank you for visiting us and for taking time to write your comment on Tripadvisor. we are glad to know that you have enjoyed your dining experience and shisha afterwards. We strive to ensure that the value for money is given to all our esteemed clients and leave the restaurant satisfied. Looking forward to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've sampled a couple of startets including duck rolls and crab cakes, with sea bream and duck curry as a main course, and everything was excellent! Great views of the fountain!

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Thank Orjan2006
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Orjan, Greetings from Thiptara and we appreciate your feedback following your visit. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your dining experience and the dishes that you have selected. We look forward to welcoming you again. Have a good day Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 7 men and booked a table just inside the main restaurant with a superb central table The Palace Hotel accommodates this tremendous restaurant which overlooks the dancing fountains and has a great view of the Burj Khalifa so good for those who want to view the fountains and have a great memorable meal The outside... More 

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Thank DGYSY
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear DGYSY, Greetings from Thiptara. Thank you for your time writing in Tripadvisor following your recent visit to us. We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your dining experience with your group and we certainly look forward to welcoming you again. Have a good day. Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has a great view of the fountains and Burj Khalifa and fountain show and the service was better than average, but the I felt the food did not warrant the high price tag.

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Thank Melanie0891
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Melanie, Greetings from Thiptara. Thank you for visiting us and for taking time to write your short feedback in Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the view and satisfied with the service. I sincerely apologise that you are hot happy 100% with the food and this has been passed on to Culinary Team. Kindly assure... More 

France
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's my first time trying this restaurant. The food is very nice, with same taste as you get in Bangkok for fine dining. The view is great especially if you are on the terrace where you can enjoy the fountain show every 30 minutes. The only constraint is that you have a minimum spending of 350 AED per person and... More 

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Thank Ema19
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear Ema19, Greetings from Thiptara and thank you for taking time to write your feedback following your recent visit. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your dining experience and we certainly look forward to welcoming you again. As for the minimum spend, it applies during peak season however, we are flexible in certain occasion. Have a good... More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of Thai restaurants in Dubai I would say maybe a 4 out of 5 only because the service was outstanding and they were super nice and caring 😊 I had a great beef salad which was a little spicy but just right! My main course was not what I expected. Ordered Lobster/Shrimp served with sticky rice. Salad and service... More 

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Thank Tracy N
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear TN, Greetings from Thiptara and thank you visiting us. Your feedback is always helpful indeed and we always strive our best to ensure our guests are happy and satisfied. If you would like to share further your dining experience, you may reach me thru Lgregorio@thepalace-Dubai.com Looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Lora Gregorio Thiptara Manager More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thiptara is one of the upscale Thai restaurants in Dubai. Located in the Palace Downtown, the restaurant features indoor as well as outdoor seating areas but the Al fresco dining with an uninterrupted view of the mesmerising fountain is truly an experience worth 350 AED per person. We went there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. At the time of table... More 

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2 Thank desigurly
Lora G, Manager at Thiptara, responded to this review

Dear desigurly, Greetings from Thiptara Restaurant at The palace Hotel. Thank you for your honest feedback following your recent visit. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the food and ambience. We sincerely apologize that we missed to celebrate your wedding Anniversary and this will be taken care very seriously. We have discussed with whole service team about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard | 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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown Dubai
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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