Dusit Thani Maldives’ Benjarong named best Thai restaurant in Indian Ocean
Benjarong Restaurant at Dusit Thani Maldives was named the best restaurant for Thai Cuisine in Indian Ocean.
The continent level award was presented at the World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards held on July 6 at The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Established in 2015, the World Luxury Restaurant Awards is voted for annually by more than 100,000 guests, travellers and key industry players.
This is the second consecutive year that Benjarong has received the regional award, which recognises the restaurant’s commitment to serving authentic Thai cuisine made using the finest ingredients.
With an impressive overwater setting and a vibrant open kitchen led by expert Thai chefs, Benjarong Thai Restaurant at Dusit Thani Maldives provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere in which to enjoy authentic renditions of Thailand’s most famous dishes, as well as contemporary creations designed to elevate traditional Thai recipes. Sights, sounds and aromas combine to create a feast for all the senses.
Carefully crafted using the finest ingredients available, Benjarong’s signature dishes include Tom Kha Phak Gai and Tom Yum Gung soups, signature Thai spicy green papaya salad Som Tam Thai and sticky rice with ripe mango Khko Niew Ma Muang and many others.
“We are delighted that the quality of our offerings has been recognised for the second year running at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards,” Korakot Nachalaem, Resident Manager at Dusit Thani Maldives, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
“We are committed to bringing the very best dining experience to our guests, and this award is a testament to the exquisite tastes and fine service that our team delivers at Benjarong.”
Located on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa atoll — the Maldives’ first ever UNESCO biosphere reserve — Dusit Thani Maldives blends gracious Thai hospitality with the unparalleled luxury setting of the Maldives. This luxury island resort comprises 94 villas encircled by white sandy beaches, a stunning 360 degree house reef and a turquoise lagoon. With a unique combination of beach and lagoon accommodation, Dusit Thani Maldives provides an unmatched luxurious escape for all travellers.
The resort offers a 360 degree vibrant house reef compliment with a turquoise lagoon, a 750-square metre infinity swimming pool with a lush Banyan tree in the centre, five restaurants and bars with breathtaking views and a Kids Club that is committed to making children’s dreams come true.
The award-winning Devarana Spa at Dusit Thani Maldives encompasses six deluxe treatment pods, which sit elevated amongst the island’s palm trees. For those who prefer to keep their feet firmly on the ground, the spa has also developed two stunning ground level treatment rooms. Manicure and pedicure-dedicated area, private outdoor pool, steam and sauna are exclusively available for spa guests.