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Sala Thai Restaurant

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Buruneege, Boutique Hotel, Male
+960 334-5959
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Fri 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

restaurant with great ambiance in the heart of Male. It has a very nice terrace if you prefer to have dinner outdoor. Food is excellent and keeps the real thai flavours. I love the food and service is excellent as well.

Thank IBel28
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there a few times for dinner while i stayed in Male, i would say this is one of the fine dining establishments in Male. They have an outdoor seating for the people who want to smoke and indoors air conditioned seating as well ... The restaurant has good interiors, over all given a very pleasant effect when you... More 

Thank Amit-Durve
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend mentioned the restaurent and I loved the food........ I would definitely go back for it The taste of the food was exquisite....my parents generally don't enjoy thai but my mum keeps wanting to go back!

Thank Harshala S
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was hardly find a good place to eat in Male so I decided to go here for lunch despite of its overpriced. The decoration of the restaurant is nice and quiet, just like a spa (until some Chinese came in). The foods is good and their service is excellent. When the chef or manager came and checked if everything... More 

Thank Phuong T
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed a night at the hotel, saw the review as No.1 rated so we ordered a phad Thai, seafood fried rice, peppermint tea and a cup of coffee (tasted like its from a nespresso machine) USD$50. Food was quite good but definitely overpriced.

ThomasSalaFamily, Owner at Sala Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dennis, Thank you for the feedback, yes its authentic Thai food, made by Thai ladies with original Thai ingredients brought in from Thailand every week fresh, Our prices are a bit more than other restaurants in Male, this is correct, due to the fact that all of it comes from Thailand and the cost of doing this (we do... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Great menu, great service , had many dishes and they were all perfect, the mango and pineapple juice was delicious

Thank Leatroy
Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We spend the day in Male and decided to go to the #1 Restaurant that Trip Advisor said was in Male, plus we love thai food so we didn't complain. The Restaurant is in a hotel. Once you go in it is pretty dark in there but you get into the vibe. The food was phenomenal, it was delicious. we... More 

Thank Ariana Z
Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We stayed in Male for 3 days on a business trip. We ate at a bunch of restaurants that were pretty bland and terrible. If you are on a business trip and dont mind the higher than normal prices, yay expense account, please go here to eat. Ambience and food are both great. Not 100% authentic thai but pretty darn... More 

Thank jjyw
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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314 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

The chicken pad Thai at $13 was pretty good. The two small sprites for $10 and the "automatic gratuity" taken on top was just rude.

Thank MJS1966
Pittsburgh, PA
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We ate dinner here originally because it was attached to our hotel. We went back for lunch because the food and service was so good. The pad thai and massaman curry were excellent but the mango with sticky rice was out of this world.

Thank Schwinnfin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buruneege, Boutique Hotel, Male
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Male
  • Phone Number: +960 334-5959

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