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Spice Emporium

Nominated for Best Thai Comments

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The decor is the main eye-catcher in this spacious eatery offering traditional Thai dishes. Over one table, notes with handwritten Thai script hang from a modern overhead light, while above, a huge brass leaf sprawls itself across the ceiling. The kitchens are open-air, but glass-encased so that you have the benefit of watching the action without hearing all the noise. The assortment appetiser comes with succulent chicken satay skewers, fragrant fish cakes, spring rolls and chicken wrapped in pandan leaves. It will be tempting to fill up on prawn crackers (they’re A-grade), but save some room for the roasted duck red curry with pineapples or the chicken pad se eiaw gai (flat rice noodles with veggies) and don’t be shocked if the music changes and a traditional Thai dancer appears on the sly.
Open daily 7pm-10.45pm (last orders 11.45pm on Thu and Fri). Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Umm Suqeim, www.westinminaseyahi.com (04 511 7136).

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Posted by: Andrew on 25 Mar ' 13 at 17:57

Terrible. Food was bland, majority of wines unavailable and not up to the usual Westin standards.

Posted by: Louise on 30 Jul ' 11 at 16:04
  • Best for: Romantic

We've returned to the Spice Emporium a few times. It's certainly authentic, the Tom Yum Goong is excellent (one HUGE prawn in each bowl), the laab gai is delicious too. Waiters are attentive yet not interfering. Price is very reasonable. House wine is 39 dhs/glass. Atmosphere was fine and they have a real thai dancer as entertainment. Inside or outdoors, both are great. Highly recommended.

Posted by: chamontri on 13 Oct ' 10 at 19:12
  • Best for: Romantic

We love coming to this place. We have been here about 5 or so times now, and have yet to be disappointed. The food is delicious, and always comes out very quickly, and the service is great. And to top it off its reasonably priced. We will continue to come here...this is one of our favourite Thai restaurants in Dubai

Posted by: kiattisak yamasamit on 06 Oct ' 10 at 07:46
  • Best for: Romantic

I am Thai living in Dubai, must say food here is real Thai. If you wanna taste Thai...no wonder you have to come here!

Posted by: kelly on 02 Oct ' 10 at 22:38
  • Best for: Romantic

My bf took me there to celebrate our anniversary. we're not really a huge fan of thai food, but after dinning there WE LOVED IT!! i would definitely recommend it and would definitely go there again. It's perfect not only for romantic celebrations/ The ambience, the food, the service everything was perfect and i loved the special hospitality since they already knew that we were celebrating our anniversary. To top it all, the boat ride made it even more romantic

Posted by: Ian Brown on 02 Oct ' 10 at 22:33
  • Best for: Family friendly

Food so good , service staffs are friendly and also chefs cook very fast but good taste..I will suggest to my friend. Thank you Spice Emporium Flavours of Thailand

Posted by: Scott matt on 02 Oct ' 10 at 22:25
  • Best for: Family friendly

I went to dine in at Spice Emporium restaurant. It's Thai restaurant.
Food is so beautiful and also service is friendly. We felt very warm like as dine at home. We saw all chefs chef cook food with smilely.
We are sure .We will come back sure.

Posted by: Ian Brown on 18 Jul ' 10 at 20:25
  • Best for: Family friendly

I have got experience with Spice Emporium Flavours of Thai.
It's such wonderful Thai restaurant in Dubai. It's authentic cuisine and friendly chef. Excellent service and super on Green curry and Pad Thai.Oh......so yum... I will come back again.


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