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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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for late dinner, the restaurant was empty, so we had great service and lots of attention. The food taste was great, every dish was tasty. We got small snack before and the dish from chef. And the mango sticky rice with coconut ice-cream is unforgettable. The delivery took some time, so can be improvement on that, but otherwise I... More 

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Muri, Aargau, Switzerland
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And what a treat! Best thai food I've ever had. Beautiful location in the desert overlooking the waterhole at the Banyan Tree Al Wadi desert resort. Service excellent (which for this country is rare). Highly recommended! Unfortunately they dont have their own website. Call the hotels main number for reservations. The golfcaddy will take you through the stunning grounds to... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I am going to be brief on my feedback. Overall service levels needs an upgrade , it certainly did not feel like a Banyan Tree service standard . To begin with there were only a few staff managing the entire restaurant . No staff was seen for a long time on the outside deck although it was not so busy... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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174 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This Resturant is inside the al wadi banyan tree hotel. It has outdoor seating . The food is out of the world. Very authentic thai food. Pad thai is worth a try. The service is also outstanding.

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

My wife and I always look for Thai restaurants around the countries we visit. We spent a few years in Dubai and found a few good ones, since moving to RAK we could not find good Thai, until we found Safran, I must say- it puts the rest of the fancy hotels and eateries in Dubai to Shame. The best... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Super great Thai dinner - very nice outdoor deck and terrace - super Thai food and very authentic too !

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?