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Royal Thai

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$$ - $$$
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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo | 115, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 491945
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You definitely want to share dishes and while we stuck to the one chili heat level it was not hot at all so we probably could have gone to level two. Highly recommended.

Thank ISO8000
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Royal Thai a longstanding restaurant with a reputation continues to maintain it. The Pineapple rice, cuttlefish , aubergine dishes all are a delight to eat each visit. Always has a friendly atmosphere. Keep it up !!

Thank Eraj W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere at this place is amazing, the food is delicious, and the service is really good. Prasath helped us during the last visit. The people at the restaurant tends to everyone's wants and needs. Having had different Thai cuisine in USA and in UK, hands down the best Thai food I've had.

Thank Thiyangie R
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been dining at this restaurant for years whenever visiting Colombo, and it has always been a good dining experience, however during a recent stay at the hotel we had a dinner here that was really superb. The service is always good, efficient and friendly nothing has changed there, however the food is much improved since our last visit... More 

Thank AHP9477
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants that I have been so far in my life with my girlfriend. Thai at it's best! The food was really tasty and so as their exceptional service! Starting from Food, The appetizer - Prawn on Toast provided along with a sweet and chili sauce makes you crawl for more of them! Crispy and so fresh.... More 

Thank Chiky D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Our waiter Madura Gunarathna was really friendly and super efficient . He went out of his way to make our dinner perfect :) the food was the best! My favourite was the green fish curry. Definitely recommend this place to anyone who visits Colombo ! :D

1 Thank devini j
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Great Thai food in a very pleasant setting (sat outside this time). Service also excellent with the Thai (Thai !) chef and GM of the hotel both coming to check we were happy.

1 Thank Robert T
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

was there overnight and chose to eat in rather than go out. while cinnamon have a number of restaurants my wife likes Thai food so went for this. The food was really good though a little spicier than the Thai food that we are used to and portion sizes were huge and we ended up leaving over half the food... More 

1 Thank DilhanJ
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I was at Royal Thai yesterday for the 4th time this year to bid farewell to a colleague. Royal Thai maintains consistently excellent standards overall. Definitely the best Thai food in town. Very professional service with the staff ready to give advice on what to choose. The restaurant is also very versatile in that it caters to all types of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The dinner was good at Royal Thai. Specially the pineapple rice. Minimum two must attend for the dinner since portions are bit large for a single guy. The food and the atmosphere is good in there

1 Thank Sashika H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo | 115, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 491945
  • This restaurant is at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Thai cuisine combines the best of gastronomic exoticism and culinary pleasure and the best place in which to indulge in it is at the Royal Thai. Overlooking a paved terrace, Royal Thai delights guests with authentic Thai food prepared by Thai master chefs, in a peaceful and serene ambience. The restaurant also has an elegantly furnished private dining room, which could be reserved for private gatherings. Voted Best Thai Restaurant in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?