Middle Eastern Food Trail – Oriental Culinary Experience

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Starting in the Old Quarter of Al Bastakiya, we visit the region’s only Coffee Museum for an interesting insight into regional and global coffee history. A cup of Gahwa, Arabic coffee kickstarts your tour. Stop next at a traditional Café, in cool and relaxed contrast to its busy street setting and try a Lebanese breakfast favorite, Cheese or Zaatar Manakesh.Stop briefly for delightfully refreshing Lemon-Mint juice before discovering a Creek-side hidden gem. Dig into a shared platter of Arabic Mezzeh whilst watching Abra boats tirelessly cross Dubai Creek. Later take this traditional wooden craft across the creek to Deira. A pleasant stroll brings you to a popular creek-side restaurant for a taste of Shawarma and Falafil, the most ubiquitous of Arab street foods. Your final stop is at a renowned Emirati restaurant (open buffet) 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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Duration: 4 hours
Starts: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Dining Experiences



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Starting in the Old Quarter of Al Bastakiya, we visit the region’s only Coffee Museum for an interesting insight into regional and global coffee history. A cup of Gahwa, Arabic coffee kickstarts your tour. Stop next at a traditional Café, in cool and relaxed contrast to its busy street setting and try a Lebanese breakfast favorite, Cheese or Zaatar Manakesh.Stop briefly for delightfully refreshing Lemon-Mint juice before discovering a Creek-side hidden gem. Dig into a shared platter of Arabic Mezzeh whilst watching Abra boats tirelessly cross Dubai Creek. Later take this traditional wooden craft across the creek to Deira. A pleasant stroll brings you to a popular creek-side restaurant for a taste of Shawarma and Falafil, the most ubiquitous of Arab street foods. Your final stop is at a renowned Emirati restaurant (open buffet) where the subtle flavors of the Orient seduce you where the delicate fragrances will stay with you long after the meal.

Indulge in popular Middle Eastern flavors on this journey by foot around old Dubai, starting in the Bastakiya Old Quarter. Visit the region’s only Coffee Museum to learn about regional and global coffee history and a cup of Gahwa to kickstart your tour. Stop at a traditional Café, in cool and relaxed contrast to its busy street setting for a Lebanese breakfast favorite, Cheese or Zaatar Manakeesh. Stroll past Al Fahidi Fort into the bustling Souk Al Kabeer where a brisk trade in garments and spices is afoot. Enjoy a delightfully refreshing Lemon-Mint juice then discover a Creek-side hidden gem where you dig into a shared platter of Arabic Mezzeh whilst watching Abra boats crisscross Dubai Creek. This traditional craft brings you to Deira where a stroll to a popular creek-side restaurant is rewarded with a Shawarma or Falafil, the most ubiquitous of Arab street foods. No Middle Eastern journey is complete without exploring
Emirati cuisine. Your final stop at an Emirati restaurant seduces with subtle Oriental flavors, where the delicate fragrances stay with you long after the meal.

Sample Menu

• Emirati cuisine.



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