Thai Food Cravings in Dubai

My recent vacation started in Dubai, UAE. My friend and I arrived around 5:30 in the afternoon at the Terminal 2 airport and craving badly for Thai food so we went directly to The Blue Elephant Restaurant (Thai Restaurant) located in Al-Bustan Rotana Hotel. We left our luggage at the hotel concierge and sat outside the restaurant until they opened the door around 6:30PM. Luckily, they had a buffet that night. Yum!

I took the liberty to take some photos of the food to show my avid followers (that is you guys hahaha) and heard my friend saying “Can’t you just enjoy the food without taking some photos?” Well, bitchy, bitchy, and bitchy mood? 🙂 I was hitting two birds with one stone that is I am enjoying the food and taking photos for my blog. 🙂

It was a nice dinner and after having two glasses of white wine I felt tipsy. Well, can’t blame my system since I haven’t had liquor for almost four months.

After the dinner at the Blue Elephant we took a taxi and went to Al-Manzil hotel which is near to the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa. Compared to the room of my friend, I like mine better since it has a nice view and overlooking Burj Khalifa.

(Caption: Hey wait up, are you that starving?)

(Caption: Center attraction of Al-Bustan Rotana Hotel)

 (Caption: Lobby of Al-Bustan Rotana Hotel)

(Caption: Coy pond of Blue Elephant)

(Caption: Buffet )

(Caption: Fried Sea Bass)

(Caption: Selection of fruits, pastries, cakes and sweets)

(Caption: My favorite soup of all time, Tom Yum Goong)

(Caption: Red Chicken Curry?)

(Caption: A face of a satisfied customer)

(Caption: About to leave the hotel)

Here are some information  that might be helpful if you are planning to eat at the Blue Elephant:

: Monday – Saturday 12:00 – 3:00pm
Last Food Order 3:00pm

Dinner: A la cart night: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday 7:00pm – Midnight
Buffet night: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 6:30pm – Midnight
Last Food Order 11:30pm

DRESS CODE: Smart Casual / Formal

NUMBER OF SEATS: 140 seats

Buffet price – AED 179 net per person (inclusive of unlimited selected house wine, beer, soft drinks and water.)

Al Bustan Rotana Hotel
P.O. Box 30880
United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 282 0000
Fax: +971 4 282 8100

My next post is about the Al-Manzil Hotel and the Burj Khalifa.

Until next time and Happy Trip!


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I'm not a Professional writer nor did I study Journalism or Literature, but I love sharing my travel experiences and advise other travelers who have not seen what I have. I've been blogging since 2007 and traveled to a lot of places and I love it and will continue doing it until the time that I can't walk anymore.


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