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Desert's Rose Restaurant

55 Bute Street, Luton LU1 2EP, England
00447721969475
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
55 Bute Street, Luton LU1 2EP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

deleciouse oriental food especially (chicken & lamb ) and shisha is very good too .. the deserts not good

Thank Enas B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So me and my friends go to deserts rose to get a few drinks and desserts to just sit and talk and eat. I ordered a marshmallow crepe which I've gotten before and they waiter puts this in front of me and I'm sitting there...More

2  Thank Fehzaan A
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. A long while ago we have changed our menu, so now Crepe in the menu appears as a plain crepe and every topping is additional. This way, if you want a Marshmallow crepe and are allergic to nuts, we are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was just spot on. The décor was awesome, the food was amazing with good size portions and more importantly the service which was brilliant. Mohammed really looked after us and his service was out of this world. Would definitely recommend and I will be...More

Thank SajjadMT
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this experience with us on TripAdvisor. The Desert's Rose team are glad to hear about this and we appreciate your positive review. It is our pleasure to serve our customers and always make sure they are having...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal here. Arrived 8.00 and they found us a table. Quick service and they were busy. Food was very good perfect portion sizes and such good flavours. If you get a chance to go u won't be disappointed!

Thank LesleyMeekins
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this experience with us on TripAdvisor. Hope you enjoyed the service and your stay,we will be looking forward to see you again here at Desert's Rose.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, so authentic and taste .Would recommend to everyone. Atmosphere is warm and welcoming, staff is high professional and polite. Lovely at evenings and great for lunch!

Thank nickyjh2014
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review! WE are trying our best to give you an amazing experience. Visit us soon! Desert's Rose team

Reviewed April 2, 2017

Went there with colleagues for evening meal. Lovely food - would recommend homous and flat breads as starter. Chicken tangine very delicious. Very generous portion sizes, although service was a little slow. Would still recommend.

Thank Peter B
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have a various range of choices in our menu and we believe that everything is worth recommendation. We are currently working on our customer service. We hope to see you again soon!. Desert's Rose team

Reviewed March 25, 2017

Visited early evening for meal based on reviews and wasn't as impressed as I would have expected. Atmosphere was more cafe style than resturant, people popping in after shopping with bags for a quick meal before going home. Food was good and tasty although I...More

Thank 737gazza
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate the feedback and trying to work on creating the friendly atmosphere, we are working out on the menu and prices to satisfy our customers, however the mixed grill in our belief is the special meal which contains of...More

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant in the town centre. The food is freshly cooked and delicious and it is possible to eat healthily here. I choose not to. The chicken livers are lovely and so the chicken uzzie is so tasty. Portions are generous but...More

Thank Sarah R
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it means so much to us. Most of our customers want the main courses straight away, so please let us know that you would like a little break the next time you will visit us, which we hope will happen...More

Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

I felt like I was back in the Middle East, great food and the shisha was very very good. Coals changed often. Good Arabic music playing or football is on the big screen. Bring cash!

Thank Eric S
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are trying to create a Middle East atmosphere and are happy to hear that you've felt the vibes! Visit us again, Desert's Rose team

Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent and inexpensive choice and well worth a visit if you are in the area. The service was friendly and quick and the food was delicious! We tried the falafel and cheese parcels to start and then the mixed grill and chicken...More

Thank Rob T
DesertsRose, Manager at Desert's Rose Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the comment, we have a range of different choices in our menu and are happy, that you've had our special meal, which is the mixed grill. Come back soon and try different choices! Desert's Rose team

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Lesley09
Are there not 2 of these restaurants in Luton ? I have eaten at the one in Bute st but driven past another a little further out ...maybe Park st ?? If so how do l book a table there as the only one to come up online is the Bute st one ? Thank you.
March 28, 2017|
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Response from DesertsRose | Property representative |
Hello, There has been another restaurant on Park Street, but unfortunately it's been shut down. Regards, Desert's Rose team
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Aneta H
Hi do you have gluten-free options on your menu? Thank you
October 2, 2016|
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Response from DesertsRose | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Yes, We have gluten-free options on our menu. Please don't hesitate to ask our staff your requirements so that your instructions can be carried out accordingly.
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Vaqas I
Is this restaurant halal and if so is it HMC?
December 12, 2015|
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Response from DesertsRose | Property representative |
Dear Customer, We're, Desert's Rose Limited, delighted to inform you that we're HMC approved Halal Restaurant. Additionally, our policy is to ensure halal atmosphere in every perspectives. I hope the above information... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $33
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Bute Street, Luton LU1 2EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Luton
  • Phone Number: 00447721969475
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Description
We bring the Arab world to Luton. Get a taste of authentic Arabic food to Luton. Desert's rose was the first shisha cafe to open in Luton in 2004. At Desert's rose you will dine on our carefully prepared Middle Eastern specialties, all in a peaceful, relaxed, yet elegant environment. We prepare the best middle eastern food, and we do so by using fresh products daily, employing traditional techniques in preparing our dishes. Start with our mezze (starters/appetizers) -- including our specially prepared olives, our "light as air" falafel, savoury sambousek, the freshest salads, and our famous hummus, which has been described by various customers as "a revelation, undeniably rich...Silky...And impossible not to indulge." You'll enjoy our popular entries, including delicately marinated and grilled meats, e.G. Lamb cutlets, lamb steak or lamb sheesh and why not try our lamb kebab. If you're not so keen on lamb why not try our delicious grilled whole baby chicken, chicken steak or sheesh kebab. To add that extra taste on our grills we use natural charcoal. Relax in our shisha garden and try our desserts; ranging from chocolate fudge cake to our tempting hand-made baklawa. We also make fresh fruit juices, special fruit cocktail smoothies, and traditionally-prepared coffee. We pride ourselves in providing an identical experience to the Hookah Cafes of the Middle East.