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The Dining Room, The Datai Langkawi

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Jalan Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
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London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner and service. We were gated with a nice bottle of wine and special cake to celebrate our special ocasión. We went for the testing menue as we cannot handle the special medium rare meat..sorry. Food presentIon and flavours were incredible delicious, also the personal service by Rahja whom also worked at breakfast.

Thank Francisco D
Abergele, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we always try to do, we visited the Datai for lunch whilst on holiday in a separate resort on the island. Yet again, the food was fantastic, the service excellent and the ambience was relaxed and friendly. We did have a struggle to get in for lunch as non-guests, something that we'd never experienced before, but luckily we had... More 

Thank DaveandCaz44
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210 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We ate dinner here on about seven of our 13 night stay at the Datai. I found it to be superb, just like last time a year ago. The whole menu put together by Executive Chef Richard Millar is so inviting. But the key issue is that he and his team deliver. Too often seemingly fine restaurants have lovely menus,... More 

Thank Mark M
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The service, care and friendly staff make dining a pleasure meals are beautifully presented and a joy to eat.

Thank GillBeckenham
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had most of our meals here. A good selection of local and western. The staff here are very attentive and friendly.

Thank daisy J
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A superb fine dining restaurant, with excellent service and very friendly and efficient staff. The sharing Chatau Briand is a must.

Thank colinpennyfu2
Chorley Lancs
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138 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Firstly, can I have a rant about a previous reviewer who claims the restaurant is only worthy of 3 out of 5? The Dining Room is NOT a Malasian/Thai/Asian restaurant. The Datai Hotel has dedicated restaurants for those cuisines. Yep, this makes me and, probably the incredibly talented executive chef Richard Mellor very angry. Rant over. The Dining Room is... More 

Thank Kebablover
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a tasting menu here one evening and it was absolutely outstanding. Every course was a delight to the senses - taste and presentation could not be faulted. Excellent wine list too.

Thank vanessah19
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful. Just beautiful. Gorgeous setting. Fine wine with fine dining. Great ending to an amazing stay at the Datai.

Thank Cindylc
Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Spent a week at Datai and enjoyed the breakfast buffets here throughout my stay. The morning spread is decent with plenty of fruits , juices and pastry. The special menu is great and unique for both adults and kids. We wished they had a vegetarian menu as well . The pastry is amazing, they have a huge spread. Special thanks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi

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