Sofra bld

Authentic dining, where Arabia meets Asia Wander through the souq-style restaurant, where chefs showcase cuisine from their ancestral homes.

Sofra bld offers an extensive choice of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Multiple live cooking stations allow guests to interact with chefs and choose from a wide range of authentic Arabic and Asian dishes. With an atmosphere that mirrors the original souk experience of the Middle East, the restaurant ensures guests from around the world can taste the best of Middle Eastern cuisine. Chefs prepare original Emirati, Iranian, Moroccan, Indian and Asian dishes for all to discover the spices, aromas and tastes of the region. Central to the experience is an elaborate dessert island featuring three chocolate fountains, ice-cream, waffles, pancakes and numerous fresh pastries. 

Various themed dining occasions take place in Sofra bld:


  • Monday - Sumptuous Seafood 
  • Tuesday - The Butchers Grill 
  • Friday - Brunch Extravaganza 
  • Saturday - Brunch and Plunge 


Sofra bld is open all day, and guests may request the a la carte and children’s menus. 

Both indoor and outdoor seating is available.


  • Best International, What's On Abu Dhabi Awards, 2013.
  • Best Brunch, Time Out Abu Dhabi Awards, 2010 and 2011.
  • Highly Commended Best International, Time Out Abu Dhabi Awards, 2010.

(971 2) 509 8555


Level 1, Ground Floor

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available at the hotel entrance.

Operating Hours

6 - 10:30 a.m.

Noon - 3 p.m.

12:30 - 4 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)

6 - 11 p.m.

Dress Code

Smart casual

Smoking Policy

Sofra bld accommodates both smoking and non-smoking guests.

Children's Meal Plan

For registered hotel guests, children under the age of 6 can enjoy complimentary buffet meals accompanied by a paying adult, up to a maximum of 2 children. In excess of 2 children under the age of 6 and for all children above 6 and below 12, a 50% discount of the buffet price will be given.

For non-registered guests, 50% discount will be given on buffet meals for children under the age of 12.