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Sala Thai Restaurant

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Buruneege, Boutique Hotel, Male
+960 334-5959
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Fri 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Read many great review on quality of Thai food and we decided to give it a shot as we are passing thru Male... The soup was on the salty side and the Prawn cake was a little over cook. The recommended fried sessional fish was clearly over rated. The main course came a good 30+mins later after the soup... was... More 

Thank Tk N
Luzon, Philippines
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I love thai food, so everytime i go male i make sure that i eat good food! i have known sala thai since 2009, when they were still on their first stall.. but the recent visit i was surprise that they have their boutique hotel, and bigger space restaurant.. the food is still delicious but the price now is so... More 

Thank ksaracho

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Thai, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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?