Top 6 Thai Restaurants In Mumbai
When it comes to flavors, Thai cuisine can be quite polarizing. Creamy Thai curries and noodles often combine more than one flavor. It can be spicy, sour, sweet and salty all at once. The secret to good Thai food is a balance between them all.
A Treat For Your Taste Buds
Thai cuisine is really a treat for your taste buds. But it’s easy to go wrong with so many strong flavors at play. Thank God, Mumbai has some really good chefs who have been bringing authentic Thai food for all the foodies in the city. If you still haven’t given Thai food a shot, make sure you check out these best Thai restaurants in Mumbai for a flavorful treat.
Nara Thai blends a modern, casual ambience well with the exquisiteness of Thai cuisine. They pay special attention to presentation, and also make sure that their dishes remain true to the authentic flavors of Thai cuisine.They’ve got a lot of different varieties on the menu and if you’re confused with the Thai names of the dishes, ask the staff to help you pick something that will suit your palate.
Tom Yum Soup and Pad Thai Noodles are the classics on the menu that are done to perfection, but if you’re thinking of trying something new, give their Massaman Curry and Yom Tua Plu a try. They’ve also got a special summer menu which has some of the most unusual mango delicacies there. Their Mango Sticky Rice absolutely won us over!
Where: Ground Floor, Raheja Towers , Near Dena Bank, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra, East
2. Thai Pavillion — Vivanta By Taj
Thai Pavilion was one of the first restaurants to introduce Mumbai to Thai cuisine more than 10 years ago. Since then, it has experimented with its dishes as well as interiors, but their high quality standard has remained consistent. To stay true to their Thai theme, they even adorned their walls with beautiful handcrafted masks from Thailand.
Their Thai Red Curry with crushed peanuts and Pot Roast Pork Shoulder are absolutely delectable. They also have a really good wine collection, so pair these dishes with the right kind of wine and you’ll have a perfect meal.
Where: Vivanta By Taj President, 90, Cuffe Parade
3. By The Mekong — The St. Regis Mumbai
As the name suggests, By the Mekong serves cuisine of the countries through which River Mekong flows: China, Thailand and Vietnam. Located on the 37th floor of the St.Regis Hotel, this fine dining restaurant is one of the best places to enjoy a meal with a great view of Mumbai’s beautiful skyline.
The finest of their Pan-Asian delicacies are even available in a special six course spread. Make sure you keep this option reserved for the most special occasions. They even have an Express Dim Sum Set Lunch which includes seven different types of dumplings with a thai curry and a dessert.
Where: The St. Regis, 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
4. Tamnak Thai
Tamnak Thai has been doling out the creamiest of Thai curries since more than a decade. The restaurant is quite popular for its vegetarian food options as well as seafood offerings. If you’re going there looking for a light meal, start off with their Papaya Salad. It has just the right amount of sweet as well as tangy flavor.
Move on to Tom Yam Phak which is a spicy and tangy vegetable soup with lemongrass, galangal (Thai ginger) and lemon leaves. It’s a simple dish that is absolutely delicious!
Where: 274, Shivaji Park, Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar Shivaji Park
Joss has one of the most extensive Pan-Asian menus in town. This fine dining restaurant is more popular for its Khao Suey and Dolsot Bibimbap, but it has some Thai offerings too.
Thai Aromatic Pankho Tofu With Runner Beans and Thai Palace Curries are the recommended dishes there. Also, they take a lot of effort to make your mocktails look pretty; so they get some extra brownie points for that!
Where: Savoy Chambers, Next To Mini Cooper Showroom, Santacruz West
6. Lemon Leaf
This Pan-Asian kitchen offers authentic Thai food at affordable rates. Their menu impresses with its sheer variety of food items. From Khow Suey to Sushi, Thai Curry, Dim Sums, Noodles and Fried Rice, there is a lot to choose from.
Their Chicken Pad Thai, Chicken Satay and Chicken Laksha are highly recommended. The best part about this restaurant is that it is open till 3AM, so it can come to your rescue when midnight food cravings are killing you.
Where: Andheri, Bandra, Colaba
Have you been to any of the above listed Thai restaurants in town? If so, do let us know your experiences in the comments section below.
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