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Smiling BKK

Al Wasl Rd | Shop 22, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 800 8424
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (25 reviews)
“som tam” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Al Wasl Rd | Shop 22, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

What I mostly like about this place is that it offers a creative experience and decoration. While the decoration may not meet everyone's taste, it is the overall experience which the lunch or dinner so special, with a funny menu, great staff and a little...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The place is dark and black which felt unfriendly after some time. Decoration was somehow unusual but the final outcome was not very appealing. No music and one could hear some sounds coming from their kitchen. Menu was funny and descriptions were even funnier ....More

Thank A A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Has been a customer with this restaurant since the last 7 years I am in Dubai. Been taken by friends to this restaurant at the first time, impressed with their delicious and authentic Thai dishes. Went back many times and invited friends were all enjoyed...More

Thank Ashley Y
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Instantly as you open the Smiling BKK (a.k.a. Smiling Bangkok) door you are amazed by its decoration, what a cool place. Then as soon as we walked in I noticed there were 2 Thai customers having lunch so I knew we were in the right...More

Thank Amr_Heikal
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This thai restaurant is really great for the money. The starter platter is highly recommended and the pad thai is one of the best i have found in Dubai.

Thank OliviaJoyce90
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It's the most authentic Thai food I've had in Dubai. The ambience is different, a bit on the dark side besides literally. But the food makes up for it. My friends have ordered different things and when I try it, they're all good. Super glad...More

Thank kyinzomk
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We have been numerous times and never disappointed, ambience quite casual , good service and portion very generous love the prawn toast . For sure going back soon!

Thank simonabarbato
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

If you like to enjoy real great and authentic Thai Food this place is a must go in Dubai. You will find a wide range of delicious meals prepared perfectly. The place has limited space. Cozy atmosphere. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Take cash...More

Thank Wolf G
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Phoned the number on their own website which specifies take away and delivery.... spent ten minutes placing order to be told that they don't do delivery. Ordered my Thai elsewhere. Shame as I have always enjoyed dining at this place..

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

the restaurant's decoration caught my attention. it was a dark room decorated with large weird paintings, such as a bearded mona lisa. unlike most if the thai restaurants that usually play traditional thai music, the smiling bkk plays western pop music from the 90's and...More

Thank Pop P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Wasl Rd | Shop 22, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 800 8424
  • E-mail
NEW LOCATION OPEN! Shop 1, Al Wasl Square, Al Wasl Road Jumeira. opposite Al Safa Park tel: 800 THAI
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