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Pachaylen

Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Abu Dhabi, UAE., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 656 1000
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (26 reviews)
“rice” (14 reviews)
“tom yum koong” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Abu Dhabi, UAE., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy lovely Thai food at this restaurant, with an excellent menu & wine list choice. Staff were most helpful with advice, service was excellent.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I am Thai. And this restaurant make Thai foods better than a lot of Thai restaurant in Thailand. The service is amazing. I would like you to try Tom Yum Koong and you will get the biggest king prawn in a great taste soup. Highly...More

Thank Peakolo
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear Peakolo, Thank you for your praises. It is really overwhelming receiving such note from you. Our chefs are doing every effort for our guests to experience authentic and best Thai cuisine and take their imagination to your country, Thailand. We sincerely appreciate your recommendation...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Definitely not an authentic Thai cuisine, rather Chinese, not bad and maybe even tasty for some people (as the comments here show). We love Chinese food, as well as Thai. But not a mix of the two! Disappointing and too expensive for what it is.More

Thank LiuSte
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear LiuSte, Thank you for sharing your constructive comment thereby affording us to correct our flaws. We have shared your review with our kitchen team and are committed to making positive improvements. We will always welcome the opportunity to be of service. Sincerely, Wael Soueid...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This was my first Christmas and new year outside the UK for Christmas and we booked this restaurant for Christmas Eve dinner. This was amazing in every way Food excellent Service perfect Price reasonable The food was so good we not only went back for...More

1  Thank kvnnch
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear kvnnch, Thank you very much for the wonderful feedback. We are glad that you were able to enjoy Pachaylen, our specialty restaurant and thank you for your ringing endorsement. We look forward to welcoming you again at Anantara Eastern Mangroves. Sincerely, Wael Soueid Area...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The food and the service here are absolutely amazing The service is very attentive and they try to give you the most authentic taste to Thai as possible, they succeeded The food as I said before was authentic and beautifully spiced I left happy with...More

Thank Nickyjwalker
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear Nickyjwalker, Thank you for your wonderful review. Your praises on your recent dining experience are highly appreciated and have been communicated to the team to encourage them in delivering the same level of guest experience that you have during your visit. We look forward...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. The chef did an excellent job providing us with Jain food and vegan food. Took me back to my trip to Thailand!More

Thank ridhster
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear ridhster, Thank you for sharing your review. We are glad that your dining experience in Pachaylen has exceeded your expectations. We will certainly commend our kitchen team for a job well done. We look forward to welcoming you again at Anantara Eastern Mangroves. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Really ... if nonone has told me this was gret thai restaurant, i would not guess. the papaya salad is not subtle and then chicken satay is totally tasteless. i even sniffed thenchicken suspiciously! but their assortment of rice is good. Empty restaurant, but might...More

1  Thank 625marinette
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear 625marinette, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We have noted the points you have mentioned and discussed with our kitchen team. We are glad to receive such comment as we strive for continuous improvements in our products and services. Once again, thank you for...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It was voted this year but sometimes you think it's all fluff and noise. Not so in this case, in fact beyond our expectations and great value. Our first visit was quick followed the next night by another evening dinner. Wow, the service, the menu...More

1  Thank Suzanne W
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear Suzanne W, Thank you for your kind words. My team and I are delighted that your dining experience in Pachaylen has exceeded your expectations. Your praises have been shared with the team to let them know that their efforts and dedication do not go...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Located in in the Eastern Mangroves Hotel this is a very good Thai restaurant. Just the right atmosphere with live soft music and extremely helpful and kind staff. The dishes are elegantly presented and very tasty. A bit spicier would still have been very acceptable...More

Thank Romain D
Wael S, General Manager at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Romain D, Thank you for the very enthusiastic feedback and for your commitment to return to Pachaylen. Your praises will serve as an inspiration to the kitchen team to consistently prepare more gastronomic options and I will not fail to let them know. We...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We found Pachaylen a couple of years ago when we had Thai cravings, and it has never disappointed. The food is fresh, the range is impressive, the staff are all Thai so they can advise on what to order, and the service is impeccable. Pachaylen...More

Thank alexgmalouf
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Dear Alexgmalouf, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are very pleased to know you had a very enjoyable dining experience with us. We thank you for being a loyal guest for Pachaylen restaurant and always nice to welcome you back. I will...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$150
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Abu Dhabi, UAE., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 656 1000
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Description
The hotel's signature restaurant offers an authentic Thai experience. Enjoy traditional culinary delights prepared in interactive show-kitchens amidst a regal environment evocative of the grace of the Eastern Kingdom. Cascades of bamboo lights and rich tapestry adorn the interior, while lavish curtains and gilded bronze screens provide private dining spaces with a royal touch.
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