Charm Thai is a Thai restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina. The restaurant looks to marry tradition and modernity to create a unique experience for diners, exploring the cuisines of regions across Thailand. As eating in Thailand is a social event, this restaurant looks to create an immersive dining experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The live kitchen in the centre of the restaurant allows diners to watch their food being made, and emphasises the importance of the food to this experience. The restaurant's decor is a modern take on traditional Thai interior design, an embodiment of their food philosophy.
Main menu highlights include the crispy sea bass with a mango salad, the stir-fried cashew chicken and the pineapple-fried rice with crab meat. Vegetarian options include a satay tofu skewer, coconut soup with mushrooms, and a Pad Thai with tofu and pickled turnips. The range of salads on offer at Charm Thai is impressive, with a grilled beef salad with spicy lime dressing and green papaya salad with dried shrimp and tamarind sauce just a taste of options available.
There are Thai classics on the dessert menu, including mango sticky rice and water chestnuts with jackfruit, palm seeds and coconut sauce. Other options include banana fritters with coconut lime sauce and butterscotch ice cream, and a banana passionfruit cake.
Charm Thai offers a range of special events at the restaurant. Bangkok Street Food Night is on Tuesdays, with a set menu, six beers and two shots available for AED 299 for two. Ladies' Night is every Monday and Wednesday, offering diners two complimentary drinks when ordering food, as well at 20% off the food menu.
The restaurant has a laid-back ambience, so is the perfect place to enjoy authentic urban Thai dishes in the heart of Dubai Marina, and is definitely a must-visit if you're staying at the Crowne Plaza.