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Dubai’s favourite Thai restaurant, Thiptara, has reopened its doors with an exciting new look and menu, which will transport guests to the floating markets of the Far East.

Meaning ‘spirit of the water’, Thiptara which is in Palace Downtown, sits majestically alongside the waterfront of the Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa, affording guests one of the most stunning views in the city.

The state-of-the-art refurbishment features the beautiful tones of the Far East, with an experience suited to the fine diner, residents and tourists alike. Only natural materials are being used to give an authentic feel and ambiance of Thailand.

Water plays a huge part in Thai culture and is omnipresent in the relaunched Thiptara, from the décor and surroundings through the logo and menus – this is a spirit which runs throughout.

Once captivated in the new ambiance, diners will be treated to a diverse, modern menu, with truly authentic flavours of Thailand. Recipes have been handed down over generations – and passion is the key ingredient, which comes through in every mouthful.

As well as an aesthetic make-over, the restaurant has also rejuvenated its menu. Family and community is key in Thai cuisine, and Thiptara’s new menu encapsulates this with a number of sharing family style set menus. Gather round the table and enjoy the chef’s selection of delectable chicken satay, duck spring roll, crab cake, prawn dim sum, before moving on to Goong Mung Kurn Phad Nam Makham – stir fried lobster, with onion, dry chili, cashew nut with tamarind sauce. Nuer Phad Khing Sod, a stir-fried beef ribeye with onion, fresh ginger, soya sauce.

Those dining from the a la carte menu can indulge in Hoi Malaeng Phu Op – a flavour-filled baked mussel with galangal, lemon grass, chili, basil leaf, soya and oyster sauce, and of course there is an extensive curry menu featuring all the South Thailand favourites including the crowd-pleasing green Thai classic Gaeng Kiew Wan, Panaeng, and Massaman.

For those eating from the vegetarian menu have a treat for the tastebuds in store. Again, drawing from authentic Thai flavours, the Thiptara chefs have created a selection of dishes to take you on a culinary journey. Family sharing stands out one more with a feast made for catching up with the ones you love. Enjoy Som Tum Thai – spicy green papaya, carrot salad with long bean, tomato, peanut and tamarind dressing, and Tom Yam Hed, a Thai hot and sour soup with mixed mushroom, galangal, lemon grass, lime leaf.

A la carte options are equally mouth-watering, including Priew Wan Tao Huu, a mix of fried tofu, onion, assorted pepper, pineapple with sweet and sour sauce, and Phad Kaphrao Pak Ruam – stir fried plant-based protein, with garlic, onion, chili, hot basil leaf with soya sauce.


Daily, 6pm to 11.30pm for Dining in the restaurant

Daily, 5pm to 2am at the Lounge

Saturday Brunch, 12.30pm to 4pm

For more information and to book a table, please visit:




+971 4 428 7961