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Desert Lotus Thai Bistro & Sushi

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Sushi, Asian, Thai
Salam Street | Level 2, cluster 14 at One To One hotel the village, Abu Dhabi 00000, United Arab Emirates
+971 56 583 5591
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (18 reviews)
“tom kha soup” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Salam Street | Level 2, cluster 14 at One To One hotel the village, Abu Dhabi 00000, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Named for the owner of the Desert Lotus the "Bua roll" (sushi roll) is without a doubt my favorite meal on planet earth. The mere thought of it will make you salivate. The Poke salad, Edamame, Seaweed, Seared Tuna, Beef with vegetables, Pad Thai, Scott...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the desert lotus restaurant again last week! As usual great service & food! Now they have Ramadan set meals! We bought set A for AED 79! Portions just nice and food is yummy! We even get a starter for free! Great ambience! Go for...More

Thank Puha P
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The food was too spicy. Presentation was good. I liked the dessert Mango Sticky Rice. This restaurant is very expensive.More

Thank Hasan S
Desertlotus121, Owner at Desert Lotus Thai Bistro & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Hassan S, Thank you for your feedback, we always appreciate any comments from our customers:) I apologize if our food is too spicy for you however, we try to meet the standards of Thai spicy and our customers can always request any level of...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

I have lived in the UAE for almost 10 years and Desert Lotus is undoubtly the best Thai resturant I have ever been to in the UAE. Their service is exceptional and you really experience an authentic Thai cuisine and ambiance. My favorite dishes are...More

Thank Abdel K
Desertlotus121, Owner at Desert Lotus Thai Bistro & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Dear Abdel K, Very much appreciated your kind review, and the list of your favorite dishes:) which are all our specialties:) Even we are a small restaurant but we do try every day to take care of our customers (mostly become friends) as we welcome...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Even if you only have a few hours to spend in Abu Dhabi you have to come to this place. As we were entering the restaurant we encountered a couple giving praise to the owner on how good EVERYTHING was; they were not lying! From...More

Thank Jaime A
Desertlotus121, Owner at Desert Lotus Thai Bistro & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Jaime A, Truest appreciate your time and feed back on our food and service:) we really hope to have a chance to service you again soon :) Bua

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Lived up to all my expectations. Wonderful food and staff. Very comfortable, yet, the restaurant has a very refined feel. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a good meal.

Thank lskeeney
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Sawasdeeka! Desert Lotus Thai Bistro and Sushi serves not only Thai Cuisine but also Japanese Sushi. The service staff are mostly Thai but the main heart and charm of this restaurant is the perky Thai lady Chef/owner. She can create a personal menu and adjust...More

Thank yokoramos
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Heard lots of good reviews so decided to try. It was located in one-one hotel, first floor. Ambient environment, staffs were very helpful & friendly. We ordered Tom Yum soup, yam wood Sen & a September special 39aed set Sushi. The appetizers were good. As...More

Thank Alice K
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This was my 4th time to Desert Lotus and I have yet to find something on the menu that was not amazing. From the service to the presentation and the taste the staff at Desert Lotus always makes it an incredible experience. I have dined...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

So welcoming by all the staff. We visited for the buffet and were so impressed came the following night too and ate the recommendations that Bau (the lovely lady owner) advised. Try the soup..wrapped fresh vegetables and grilled salmon curry. All as delightful as the...More

Thank Julia C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salam Street | Level 2, cluster 14 at One To One hotel the village, Abu Dhabi 00000, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 56 583 5591
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The Desert Lotus, conceptualized as a delicate blooming flower amid an arid desert, is a premier dining experience of authentic Thai and custom sushi cuisine and delicacies. In the heart of Abu Dhabi, Desert Lotus was created to provide family-style social eating and commitment to humanity by sharing proceeds to charities to make the world a better place. A personal touch of high standards to include choice ingredients, best service, and top Thai global chefs. Buaban (blooming lotus), the Thai owner and head chef has committed her passion to bringing the ultimate taste and Asian experience for your delight.
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