Thursday, December 2, 2010

Lunch at Lemongrass Thai Restaurant

Posted by Kero at Thursday, December 02, 2010
We definitely found a new favorite restaurant!! ((^_^))

I previously shared to you my dear readers how we won Dining & Entertainment Vouchers from Al Qasba Twitter contest. Part of the promo package is a discount from Lemongrass. Hubby and I were both excited as we will finally be able to explore more of Thai cuisine other than Pad Thai from the regular shopping mall's food court.

Each table had this for a lovely centerpiece
Lemongrass in Al Qasba also offers al fresco dining but we chose to have our lunch inside and check out the interior. We were greeted by a lovely, calming interior of earth tones and shades of green. We seated on nearest cushioned rattan seat and while Hubby went on to read newspapers, I browsed their menu.

There were plenty of seafood choices so we ordered Khao Phad, a mixed fried rice with seafood.

Khao Pad with seafood
And tried their Lemongrass set.

Lemongrass set is good for two. It includes mixed vegetables spring rolls, marinated chicken in pandan leaf, glass noodle salad with minced chicken, and prawn cakes.

Lemongrass set is served with traditional Thai dips: soy sauce, sweet chili, and pram sauce
For a restaurant that prides itself without using MSG, everything about the food was superb. The lovely fried rice with its grated carrots had generous seafood servings. I especially loved  the mild spicy glass noodles salad with its mushroom and roasted cashew nuts. Hubby on the other hand, praised their chicken in pandan leaf. It was very tasty and juicy!

It was all oozing with goodness and the servings were plentiful. We had a hard time finishing it all but because we know the food was oozing with health and goodness, we cleaned up our plates to our tummy content. We finished off our lunch with a pot of Lemongrass tea.

For now, I will rest the sushi lover in me and move on to Thai cuisine =). Lemongrass Restaurant can also be found at near Lamcy Plaza, IBN Batuta Mall, and Mirdiff City Center.

Lemongrass Restaurant interior/exterior.

Khao Phad: 32.00 AED
Lemongrass Set: 46.00 AED
Lemongrass Tea: 12.00 AED

An entry for

12 sweets for Kero:

Luna Miranda on December 2, 2010 at 9:31 PM said...

we have Lemongrass here, too. but i'm not sure if it's a chain. just looking at the dips make my mouth water. :D

♥FoodTripFriday♥ on December 2, 2010 at 9:51 PM said...

I forgot the food bec the centerpiece caught my attention. :)

imriz on December 3, 2010 at 3:59 AM said...

wow, what a fine dining experience, and the food certainly looks healthy... khao pad alone will certainly fill my tummy.

momgen on December 3, 2010 at 5:26 AM said...

Wow that is expensive meal...Happy FTF!

Mine is here

Clarissa on December 3, 2010 at 10:50 AM said...

Gosh,drooled at your lemongrass set,Mommy Kero!!

Lulu on December 3, 2010 at 1:15 PM said...

I Love Thai... and all the foods here looks so delish

MommyLES on December 3, 2010 at 4:25 PM said...

The Khao pad is healthy with seafoods, yummy.


lui on December 3, 2010 at 5:51 PM said...

everything looks so yummy! The best part would be the chicken in pandan leaf. =) I miss that.

Cambodian Curry Noodles

chubskulit on December 3, 2010 at 7:19 PM said...


Spice Up Your Life

Cheerful on December 3, 2010 at 9:46 PM said...

you're having a feast again...looks all yummy but the chicken caught my hungry tummy! hehehe! yum! btw, we also have Lemongrass Restaurant here in Phnom Penh. have a great weekend! :)

Photo Cache on December 4, 2010 at 5:02 AM said...

looks like a lot of good eats here. salivating right now.

gwen'z heart on December 6, 2010 at 1:44 AM said...

sel,...mmmmmmmm.yum...yum....Should try these when we get there...:)...Question is, when?...


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