Songkran: Thai New Year in Dubai ideas

Check out this trio of options for where to celebrate Songkran/Thai New Year in Dubai

Visit Tong Thai
In celebration of Thailand’s Songkran’s Festival, Tong Thai guests will enjoy live cooking stations offering delicious Thai morsels, reminiscent of the South East Asian nation’s fragrant and spicy street food at the JW Marriott Marquis. Twice voted Best Thai Restaurant by Time Out Dubai, the restaurant’s décor is inspired by the country’s traditional style and authentic Thai ambiance. The in-house team bring the venue to life in festive Thai Dress to celebrate the occasion and perform the Songkran water rituals for guests, to wash away the past and renew for the year ahead.

Get a deal at Sukothai

Celebrate Songkran’s day with very traditional ‘Kun Tok’ style dishes including an assortment of appetizers, delights from sizzling live stations along with signature mains and delectable desserts.

The auspicious Water Festival is traditionally celebrated with the sprinkling of water on near and dear ones.

Sukhothai is taking part from April 10-18 with Chef Supachai creating a very special menu with Thai traditional and speciality dishes. Try the ‘All you can Eat’ deal: Lunch - Dhs149, 12.30pm -2.30pm (inclusive of soft drinks and water).

Or there’s the ‘All you can Eat & Drink’ dinner – Dhs199, 7pm-9pm (inclusive of soft drinks, water, house grape and Thai hops).
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Check out Anantara Gourmet

Anantara The Palm is a remarkable resort inspired by traditional Thai architecture in an Arabian setting. So why not get down to Anantara Gourmet? The event kicks off Thursday April 9-16 and celebrates food from all over the globe.

Many international chefs will be present including pastry extraordinaire, Claire Clark. On April 11 she’s holding a masterclass at Crescendo 12pm – 1.30pm and an afternoon tea with views of the Palm Jumeirah from the outdoor terrace of The Lotus Lounge 3pm -5pm.

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