The Royal Budha - Thai Restaurant

Cheap and cheerful Thai restaurant in Al Barsha
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Time Out Says

The Royal Budha is one of those rare places where mid-priced dining excels. It’s not fine-dining by any stretch, nor is it one of the budget eateries that we’ve come to know and love, but if you’re after decent food that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, then The Royal Budha is the one to try.

The restaurant sits on the ground floor of The Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha. It’s down to earth and diners dress for comfort rather than to impress.

The lighting is low and the restaurant feels homely, in large part due to the smiley, welcoming staff, whose efficient and friendly service is truly excellent.

There’s a rather extensive menu, featuring all the usual dishes you’d expect to find on a Thai list – pad Thai, papaya salad, green curry et al – but if you opt for the sharing platter to start you’ll be a happy diner. Starring dumplings and noodle salad, it’s fresh and tasty.

A red vegetable curry is deliciously rich, and a chicken and vegetable noodle soup will blow your taste buds away (in terms of heat and flavour).

It’s authentic, it’s accessible and it’s a great spot to venture to when funds aren’t sky high. The Royal Budha is a happy medium, but anything but average.

WHAT IS IT...
Cheap and cheerful Thai restaurant in Al Barsha

WHY GO...
For the flavoursome and authentic curries

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 19 Jun 2019

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Details

Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesThai
Dress CodeCasuals
Happy HoursHappy Hours: 12 Noon to 6 PM (Fri) on DIM SUM Fridays only
Special OffersDim Sum Fridays DIM SUM FRIDAYS - Home-made Dim Sum served fresh from the trolley, from 12-noon til 12-midnight at AED 78/- person (all you can eat Dim Sum with unlimited specialty tea)
6:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Sunday: 6:30 PM to 11:30 PMMonday: 6:30 PM to 11:30 PMTuesday: 6:30 PM to 11:30 PMWednesday: 6:30 PM to 11:30 PMThursday: 6:30 PM to 11:30 PMFriday: 12:00 PM to 11:59 PMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Show number 04 526 0313
Dubai, Barsha 1, Sheikh Zayed Road

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