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Ban Khun Mae

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Mall of the emirates | First floor, West Food Court, Dubai 185004, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 340 0565
10:00 - 00:00
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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242 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Being a connoisseur of Thai food, I was thoroughly disappointed when I saw that my Tom yam Goong came out of a packet! The soup on the table still had powder particles floating on top. got charged Aed 30 for the soup alone. had to pay 8 more for a small bowl of rice. compared to other fast food places... More 

Thank mjacob007
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We are frequent visitors with Thai being our top 3 cuisine. This tiny restaurant in the food court has captured my taste buds for the past 7 years! Authentic, genuine flavours & dishes that compete with Thai restaurants the world over (& we've eaten Thai worldwide!) The price is extremely affordable & they deliver. 5 stars for this restaurant. The... More 

Thank Chris C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Meal was amazing, the flavors and quantity of portion was very good. The restaurant surely deserves its place of its own, rather than sharing the food court. The food came quick and for 2 people the meal for two was well sufficient. We had to take home some balance food as we were unable to finish it. They have a... More 

Thank 747Express
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Being a big fan of Thai food I struggled for a long time to find a place that makes good Thai food in Dubai. This beats all other Thai restaurants. It's so so good and cheap! A must try!

Thank Julia B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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136 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Best Thai Isan and Laotian food in town and amazing value for money. The best sign of quality is seeing Lao / Thai people eating there regularly. Every dish is super tasty and prepared to order. The papaya salad is a must with the dried beef and sticky rice. In season the mango and sticky rice is a great way... More 

Thank tilong
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I wrote a previous review about the restaurant closing down and apparently it was just a renovation. They are back and the food is better than ever :)

Thank Mohamed B
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome place, great taste, authentic thai cuisine with thai chef... Budget place... Great value for money!!!

Thank Anton M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

One of the hidden gems in Dubai. Nestled in the Ski Dubai Food Court of Mall of the Emirates lies one the best thai curry restaurants in Dubai. The penang curry is one of the best in Dubai. Reasonable prices also.

Thank Ravi W
Rome, Italy
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I love Thai food and took the opportunity to eat here, well motivated by pretty good reviews. The only thing you cannot complain is quantity, pretty abundant. The "soup" with shrimps was a deep lake with few mushrooms, some flavorless shrimps and ginger to reinforce flavor. Fried rice with chicken was a big mass of glued rice with dry chicken.... More 

Thank LoreGn
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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176 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This place may be due to location within food court area is underrated & is really a hidden gem for Thai food. Small menu but has enough for everyone. Though we try only Chicken Thai Green curry but believe they do other dishes same good as well. The green curry was divinely tasty, with right amount of spices & rich... More 

Thank Mainaaya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mall of the emirates | First floor, West Food Court, Dubai 185004, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 340 0565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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