We returned with the family on a Wednesday night to review the BBQ Night at Mango Tree Thai Bistro. This was early May, and surprisingly it was so nice and cool to sit outside in their terrace. For one evening, we forgot that summer was coming soon 😉
Here’s a rundown of what to expect, should you plan to head over for some BBQ – thai-style 😉
Where exactly is Mango Tree?
Have a look at my intro for the Mango Tree Family Brunch, which covers the location. In short, it is located on the podium level of Hilton Dubai the Walk. If you are driving, make sure you enter from Al Sufouh ( aka King Salman Road ) into the Bahar parking building, and you can self-park in the designated Hilton parking slots.
FYI : The direction that Googlemaps brings you to the front of the restaurant on The Walk. Instead of turning right down Al Yolat road, keep driving and turn into a service road that leads you into the Bahar parking. You will see the signs for Hilton Dubai the Walk above. DO NOT MISS IT.
Every Wednesday night, between 6:30 to 10:30pm Mango Tree has a BBQ Night where they have live grills and fresh seafood. You order this ala carte style from a specific BBQ Night menu.
What did you have?
As we were 4 adults and 3 toddlers, we went straight for the Mixed BBQ Platter.
This was a mixed platter of ‘nearly everything on the BBQ menu.’ The seafood is served with their homemade seafood sauce and it’s soooooo good, with just a little bit of spice on it – make sure you try everything before you pass it on to the little people as they might find it spicy. The kids loved the fish and shrimp ball skewers, as well as the bacon-wrapped sausage skewer.
Word of caution : There is also a whole chilli in one of the skewers – I cannot remember which one – I mistakenly bit only it thinking it was capsicum and holy moly I was dying after that. Thank goodness for their ice cold beer! More on that, shortly.
Did you order anything else?
From the main menu – we also ordered the Prawn Pad Thai, Chicken Wings, as well as the Thai Green Curry. The chicken wings was an absolute winner with everyone, including my almost 2-year old. He did finish the pad thai as well – it was good. The adults loved the green curry. And being proper asians, we of course ordered a few bowls of white rice to go with the feast.
Do I see a Beer Tower?
You gotta get this especially if you’re there with a group of friends and family. Good for 4, possibly 6 – depending on how much you drink. Look at that, bound to bring a smile to your face at the start of dinner – and possibly more at the end of it 🙂 Thought it was pretty reasonably priced at 150 AED for the tower.
Did you say there is a play area as well in Mango Tree?
Every parents dream, right?
We sat right next to it, so the kids could keep themselves entertained while we wait for the food. It’s more so a play corner with a bookshelf, some toys, a mini slide and more. If you want to see the kids while they play, there are 3 tables next to it – so ask for that.
Pop over to Mango Tree on a Wednesday if you like some tasty BBQ skewers . Love the outdoor terrace – does make you feel like you’re sitting in Thailand somewhere, having some street food. If it gets too warm, there’s always the good ol’ indoors, and the play area is just a plus for us parents. When you are done, go for a wander on Podium level, and take the escalator down as it brings you down to the heart of JBR 😉
PS – Mango Tree is also in the Entertainer – you can use it if you are ordering from the main menu.
- Mango Tree Thai Bistro
- Mango Tree Instagram Page | Facebook Page
- Thai BBQ Night – every Wednesday 6:30-10:30pm
- LP Level – Hilton Dubai the Walk
Disclaimer : We were guests of Hilton to review the Thai BBQ Night at Mango Tree Thai Bistro.