Isaan

An authentic Thai spot with excellent food
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Time Out Says

Isaan takes great pride in showcasing a particular region of Thailand, Isaan, northwest of Bangkok. The restaurant promises a multi-sensory experience while still being minimalist. There are subtle details that elevate the experience without being too distracting. The fresh hand towels served before meals are delicately scented with lemongrass and our table comes complete with charming little baby teapots and a few Thai condiments.
 
Stacks of sauces and spices line up the cooking stations like an upmarket row of street stalls in Bangkok and the chefs combine lightning quick reflexes with easy going smiles.

We start with a flaky tuna ball appetiser served on a celery base. It warms up the palette and is an interesting concoction. Dishes are served family-style and come to your table as and when ready. The pad Thai has an intriguing sweet and sour taste, with strong notes of tamarind.

The pla nueng ma-nao are thin cuts of sea bass in a zesty, aromatic and delicately flavoured celery and lime dressing. The kaeng massaman nuea is a superb richer and creamier version of a classic beef massaman curry. The gai hor bai toey is fried, skinless chicken wrapped in pandan leaves, matched with an incredible sauce. Throughout the constant stream of fresh new plates, we are offered steaming fragrant jasmine rice generously served in a wicker basket.

The menu is extensive without being confusing. There are some top set menus, too.

WHAT IS IT...
An authentic Thai spot with excellent food

WHY GO...
For a well-rounded experience in Thai hospitality and cuisine

02 Jun 2019

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Details

Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesThai
7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Sunday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMMonday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMTuesday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMWednesday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMThursday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PMFriday: 12:30 AM to 11:30 PMSaturday: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Show number 7021 8097
Doha, West Bay, West Bay Lagoon Street, Doha, Qatar

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