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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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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
“pad thai” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Salam Street | Level 2, cluster 14 at One To One hotel the village, Abu Dhabi 00000, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with my partner, We had poke salad, papaya salad as starters and later on the chicken curry. Great Thai cuisine with even Thai waiters who are very friendly. Recommend this place also because of the price Value.

Thank Ersin_Kap
Desertlotus121, Owner at Desert Lotus Thai Bistro & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very, very much :) hope we can serve you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant it not to big and and just a few seats. We got the recommendation by friends and tried last month out. Must say that is one of the very few good asian restaurants in Abu Dhabi. Good selection of Thai dishes. The Japanese part...More

Thank Wachau
Desertlotus121, Owner at Desert Lotus Thai Bistro & Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for your feedback :) we are so happy to service you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to get a taste of authentic Thai food. Friendly staff make you feel welcome. Loved everything we tried. Will definitely go back.

Thank NJass92
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Bua, Thanks for your kind welcome, your dishes are delicious, both Thai and Japanese food is great, just like in Asia !!! I will be back soon... Kapunkaap Philippe

Thank cuyversp
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It is a nice restaurant. Parking is available, menu is quite large, Staff are polite and the place is very clean. I just feel it is little bit overpriced.

Thank WW54321
Reviewed 12 July 2018

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

1  Thank JCLINK
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 puhap
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

1  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 AbdelK97
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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Description
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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