Soto Soto

Simple Italian Bur Dubai
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Time Out Says

From Time Out Dubai Eating Out 2008

This is a good bet if you’re seeking a simple supper in the Bur Dubai area. Being in a hotel, you can have a glass of wine with your meal in authentic Italian fashion. It’s this that draws you into Soto Soto and not the bad layout.

Glass double doors open on to a small rustic-style dining area, which is often busy. Ask the manager to close the doors on to the sometimes loud hotel corridor, and a pleasant meal will follow. Italian restaurants in Dubai are often a disappointment, but lower your expectations and you’ll be pleasingly surprised with this place.

The menu is a little small, but no matter, as what the kitchen puts out is well executed. A measure of any Italian restaurant is the risotto, and the seafood version here is marvelous. Vegetarians will happily wipe their plate clean too, with the spaghetti alla checca – that’s spaghetti with fresh tomatoes to you and me; a simple dish, but flavoursome.

The Italian wines are good, and there’s plenty to be had by the glass. On the dessert front, we recommend the strawberry tart with soft mascarpone. What is also surprising about Soto Soto – not only will you eat well, but you’ll leave having spent very little.


By Jeremy Lawrence  | 26 Mar 2008

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Details

6:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Sunday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AMMonday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AMTuesday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AMWednesday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AMThursday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AMFriday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AMSaturday: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Show number 04 359 9992
Dubai, Bur Dubai, Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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