Nonya, The Heart of Southeast Asia in Dubai

by DubaiCity Author

NONYA is a modern Pan-Asian restaurant with a strong influence from Peranakan and Singaporean culture. It is the next social heartbeat of the lively Jumeirah Lakes Towers neighbourhood. It is located on the 44th floor of the five-star Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers. This Asian-themed restaurant offers guests a vibrant dining experience inspired by a melting pot of two rich cultures. This sleek and stylish venue has a lush indoor dining area as well as n alfresco option. In addition, a bar and private dining rooms are also available for private banquets.

As day to evening shifts, bold colours turn moody hues, and bright spaces turn into intimate dining gatherings. Guests can’t ignore the mood lighting transition gradually to create texture and layering throughout the interior. NONYA’s ultra-chic and luxurious interiors give a splash of colours, cheerful floral elements and intricate patterns. The terrace is a perfect breath from the busy world, for it has the feel of a secret garden, and guests can enjoy stunning views both indoors and outdoors.

The head chef of NONYA, Kong Sieng Yeuh, believes that what sets them apart from other Pan-Asian restaurants in Dubai is that NONYA itself is a culture. It blends aesthetics, flavours, specially imported ingredients, and cooking methods from Singapore, Malaysia, China, and other Southeast Asia into perfection. Cuisine in NONYA is described as delectable and surprising, authentic and comforting dishes with a contemporary twist. Moreover, the food is prepared by a team as culturally diverse in NONYA’s menu, each person bringing genuine craftmanship and culinary skills to the table.

Guests can enjoy fantastic dishes such as NONYA Chicken Curry, Haianese Chicken, Singaporean Chili Crabs, and the famous bowl of Singaporean Laksa. Peranakan cuisine’s biggest hits are Chap Chye and Beef Rendang. Singaporean foods are also loved elsewhere. NONYA’s popiah, sambal belachan Kang kong, meets Dubai staples like hamachi and California Maki. The nasi goreng kampong is a bowl of Indonesian chicken rice, spicy sambal chilli, a skewer of chicken satay, crackers, pickled veggies and fried sunny side up.

On the other hand, NONYA non-veg dim sum basket is also a big hit. The baba lamb shank and NONYA fish maw soup are also must-try dishes. The different flavours of spicy, sour, and sweet will be like a part of every diner’s mouth, and everyone wants to indulge in the food even more.

NONYA’s drink menu is as vibrant as its cuisine and interiors, with an impeccable touch of hand-crafted cocktails. Their signature cocktails are Merlion (vodka, lychee, lemon, elderflower, butterfly, pea tea), Miss Vanda (Talisker, amaretto, violet liqueur, lemon, butterfly pea tea/ bitters), and Henderson Wave (Vodka, gin, tequila, rum, peach schnapps, lemon, passion fruit), Imperial (Hibiki, truffle honey, walnut bitters).  Also on the list are Singlish (Botanist gin, Junmai sake, yuzu, Jasmin blooming tea), Hot Durian (Tequila, tabasco, togarashi, lime, mint, lemon, tonic), Master of Manhattan (Maker’s mark, antica formula, jerry thomas bitters), and Banguni (Patron xo, baileys, kahlua, coffee, cream).

With the right sophistication, vibe, and fun atmosphere, sumptuous dishes, and exciting beverage offerings, NONYA is set to serve guests the best Pan-Asian epicurean dining experience.

Mon-Fri: 18:00 – 1:00
Sat-Sun: 18:00 – 2:00

44th Floor, Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
DMCC Plot No. 2-27 Al Thanyah
Dubai-United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 4 574 1144


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