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Middle Eastern food walking tour in Dubai

Availability: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Entrance Fees Included
Guided Tour
Meal Included
Smaller Group Size
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  • Walking Tour with English speaking guide
  • Open buffet in an Emirati - Arabic Restaurant
  • Learn about Dubai’s local cuisine,
  • Enjoy an oriental culinary experience
What to expect

You will discover some of the popular Middle Eastern flavors during this 4-hour walking tour around Old Dubai.

The tour will start in the Old Quarter of Al Bastakiya, you will visit the region’s only Coffee Museum for an interesting insight into regional and global coffee history. A cup of Gahwa, Arabic coffee will kickstart your tour.

You will stop at a traditional Café, in cool and relaxed contrast to its busy street setting and try a Lebanese breakfast favorite, Cheese or Zaatar Manakesh. You will then stroll past Al Fahidi Fort into the bustling Souk Al Kabeer where a brisk trade in garments, spices and more is afoot.

You will stop briefly for delightfully refreshing Lemon-Mint juice before discovering a Creek-side hidden gem. You will dig into a shared platter of Arabic Mezzeh whilst watching Abra boats tirelessly cross Dubai Creek.

You will Later take this traditional wooden craft across the creek to Deira. You will enjoy a pleasant stroll which will bring you to a popular creek-side restaurant for a taste of Shawarma and Falafil, the most ubiquitous of Arab street foods.

No Middle Eastern journey is truly complete without exploring Emirati cuisine. Your final stop will be at a renowned Emirati restaurant where the subtle flavors of the Orient seduce you where the delicate fragrances will stay with you long after the meal.

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What's included
  • Open buffet in an Emirati - Arabic Restaurant
  • Lemon-Mint juice, Arabic Mezzeh, Shawarma and Falafil
What's not included
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children (0-12 years): reduced
Where

16 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Meeting point:

You will meet your guide at The Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Al Musallah Street, Bur Dubai.

What to remember
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Sharing with other guest in the Restaurants
  • Languages: The public tour is in English and in German. The guide will speak both languages during the tour
  • Dress code: lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised. Hats are advisable when in direct sunlight. The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops, and villages
  • The local tour operator reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programs because of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions, or other similar circumstances
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When
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday
  • Tour departure time is at 5.00pm and the meeting time is at 4.45pm

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Provider
Orient Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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