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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 good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (25 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Abu Dhabi, UAE., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We ate dinner here on evening while staying at the Eastern Mangroves hotel (reviewed separately on here), of which this is one of the in-house restaurants. It prides itself on being one of the best Thai restaurants in the UAE, so we had high hopes...More

1  Thank Propaganda_Machine
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage. at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear Propaganda_Machine Thank you for dining at Pachaylen restaurant. Thank you for your detailed feedback which is very important to us, kindly accept my apology on the inconvenience caused during your dining experience at the restaurant. Please rest assured that we have noted your concerns...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited here with a friend while we were staying at the hotel, and the food was incredible. We opted not to have starters, but were treated to complimentary leaves and fillings to make our own lettuce wraps (a lovely touch!). I had the cashew chicken,...More

Thank TinaJL
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear TinaJL. Thank you a lot for your feedback and comments regarding your dining experience with us. Your valued comments will be shared with our team . Looking forward to welcome you back again to our restaurant. With kind regards, Bassam Mershad. Director of Food...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Small Thai restaurant but very nice since entrance of Anantara to Pachaylen. We were escorted by Thai lady name Molly and the waiter Thai i could not remember name. They both well take care and friendly service. Food was nice and fresh as well as...More

Thank Luachan
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Luachan Thank you a lot for your recent review regarding your dining experience at Pachaylen restaurant. Your comments will be shared with our team . we are looking forward to welcome you back again. With kind regards, Bassam Mershad.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were a group of 6 adults who were staying in Anantara for a weekend and chose this restaurant for a special celebration dinner . The ambience is extremely beautiful, the service good however the staff are untrained.We specifically told the lady attending to our...More

Thank LataV
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear LataV, On behalf of the team at Pachaylen restaurant , I would like to express my apology for the inconvenience caused during your dinner . I completely understand your disappointment and frustration.Our intentions are for sure not to create such disappointment for you and...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

It was a nice evening spent at the restaurant; staff was very courteous; being vegetarian we were suggested something different to try and not the regular green sauce and red sauce curries..the stir fried tofu was indeed good.More

Thank Nitin289
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear Nitin289 Thank you for your review .It is a pleasure to know that you had enjoyed your dinner in Pachaylen restaurant and we were able to serve your diet requirements. Your feedback will be shared with the team . Looking forward to welcome you...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Lovely ambiance and service. We shared the starter .. I cant remember the name but it's a sharing dish where you have a variety of fillings you use to create your own ' mouthful'. Sounds bizarre but the staff will tell you what is it....More

Thank MacT8
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear Mac T8. Thank you a lot for your recent review regarding your dining experience at Pachaylen restaurant. Your comments are highly appreciated and will be shared with our team. We are looking forward to welcome you back again to our hotel and restaurant. With...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Unlike 'liocdxb', our experience was totally brilliant. We have eaten here many times and we have never had a bad experience. As I cannot eat food which is too spicy, I love eating here as the chef's will cook whatever I choose to my preference,...More

Thank Jeangeanie2
Bassam M, Director of Food and beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear Jeangeanie2. Thank you for your great feedback and comments regarding your recent dining experience with us. Your comments for sure will boost more our team to keep on providing excellent and memorable dining experience for our guests. your comments will be shared with our...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food was superb with authentic Thai flavours and excellent quality ingredients. Also, great service, good ambience, reasonable prices, good wine list and easy parking. Another good thing was the roof top bar where we went to a pre-dinner drink.More

Thank Mez-of-Melbourne
Bassam M, Director of Food and Beverage at Pachaylen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Dear Mez-of -Melbourne, Thank your for kind review. Your excellent feedback for your recent experience will inspire more our team to deliver excellent service , excellent food and memorable dining experience, as well your comments will be shared with our team . We are looking...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$150
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, 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, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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