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Middle Eastern Food & Culture Walk in Old Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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icon4 hours 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Exploring the Middle Eastern cuisines of old Dubai’s food scene is difficult without a guide to steer you to the right dishes and restaurants. With this small-group half-day tour, enjoy the must-tries and hear their backstories. Plus, visit a range of Middle East restaurants to ensure you experience a culinary cross-section—difficult to achieve on DIY food tours. Tastings of 10 different treats included.
  • Try old Dubai’s kaleidoscope of Middle East cuisine on a half-day food tour
  • Guided tour of five Middle Eastern food spots for good culinary mix
  • Try and hear facts about dishes such as Iranian ice cream you’d miss if alone
  • Full, personalized tour: small group, with tastings that amount to dinner
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Food tasting at 2 restaurants, 1 falafel cafe, 1 baklava shop and 1 specialty food store
Headsets to hear the guide clearly if group size is larger than 6 guests
Professional licensed guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Opportunities to Purchase: Saffron, Baklava, Arabic cookies, Iranian dates, Pomegranate molasses, Nuts (including pine nuts, walnuts, almonds, cashews and pistachios)
Substitutions in case of allergies/restrictions

Departure Point

Diva Gents Salon, G Floor,Al Hawari Building,Al Rigga Road,Deira,NEar Al Rigga Metro Station - Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Return Details

Sadaf Restaurant, Opp. Concord Hotel Bldg - Riqqa Al Buteen Plaza - Al Maktoum Rd - Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • Please advise of any specific dietary requirements or serious food allergies at the time of booking or at least 48 hours in advance of the tour
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved approximately 3km
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not suitable for those with serious food allergies including gluten, nuts and dairy
  • All food is ordered in advance and we may be unable to provide substitutions in case of allergies/restrictions.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Frying Pan Tourism LLC

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Middle Eastern Food & Culture Walk in Old Dubai?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Dubai: Middle Eastern Food Pilgimage
, Nov 2018
It was very good. The food was wonderful, the guide was very pleasing and full of information. The restaurant locations in old Dubai were perfect.
This was such an awsome food tour...
Yaneshree N
, May 2017
This was such an awsome food tour, the guide was excelent and her knowledge is fantastic, plenty of food to eat, just have to pace yourself to get to the end, because desset is yummylious.

Product code: 44548P1

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