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Banyan Tree

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Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village, Dando | Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
+91 832 664 5858
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Shillong, India
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Banyan Tree is accessible both from outside and from within the Taj Holiday Village. The location under Banyan Tree is ideal for a quiet evening sampling the excellent Thai dishes from menu.

Thank sunnykullar1968
Washington DC
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here in January 2017 for a good friend's 30th birthday. We were told you *must* have a reservation, but there were literally only two other tables seated. So either this was a seasonal thing or we were very early (8pm.) The wait staff was very attentive, in that they wanted to be sure we were happy with our drinks... More 

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Rohtak, Haryana, India
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11 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great food with an awesome hospitality. Truely loved the ambience at this Taj - Holiday Village property.

Thank ishangupta
Mumbai, India
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86 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great food, great ambiance - a must visit to taste the delicacies served here. We had a few dishes of seafood - all good and the setup was romantic.

Thank da_sparrow
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went to this restaurant by mistake. Who thinks of Tai in India. However, we were pleasantly surprised with the lovely meal. The meal began with a Beatle- leaf starter, which I was very skeptical of but it was amazing. What was truly scrumptious was the green curry and the red curry that we ordered! The calamari lived upto its expectations... More 

Thank Jay I
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Celebrated a big birthday party of 50 guests. Everything was fabulous and beautifully managed .Special menu , fabulous service, welcome band. The guests were looked after by the staff like it was their own home .Great thai food and very consistent .

Thank DeepikaGMumbai
Bengaluru, India
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

In 1 word it is awesome - WHY??? a) The Cook is a Thai guy. He even doesn't know English. We requested him for his favourite dish and he cooked a awesome experience for us. A Must do. b) the spices are grown in the hotel itself. There is a empty bullock cart in the grounds of the hotel, where... More 

Thank ip_BUN
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A Taj restaurant with a difference. Excellent Thai food with herbs from their private garden. Very tasty and well presented.

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New Delhi
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

The banyan tree just as you enter the restaurant is like an ancient sage , which has been through maybe 3 centuries looking at Goan Portuguese history. The restaurant is open on three sides giving the view of the Great Banyan . The staff is courteous and warm , attentive and will suggest options for your palate . They have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This restaurant is excellent, such a lovely place to go for dinner. The decor is fantastic, and the food is perfect. All the staff are so friendly and helpful and the chef even came out after we finished our meal to say hello, which was lovely! The papaya salad in the starters was amazing, and so was everything else we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village, Dando | Vivanta by Taj - Holiday Village, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim
  • Phone Number: +91 832 664 5858

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