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Dubai: Ethnic Emirati Dining Experience

4.7 / 5

46 reviews

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels
Other experience

Dubai: Ethnic Emirati Dining Experience

Activity provider: OceanAir Travels

From US$ 24.24 per person

Admire the unique Al Khayma Heritage House and be immersed in the Emirati culture and heritage on this Dubai trip. Experience authentic gastronomy, savoring the flavors of traditional Emirati cuisine.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Marvel at the beauty of traditional Emirati architecture
  • Savor the authentic taste of Emirati cuisine
  • Immerse yourself in Arab culture and try Arabic makeover, henna painting, etc
  • Discover more about the age-old traditions, culture, and the transitions
  • Take pictures with the artifacts and other valuable exhibits in the house
Full description

Immerse yourself in Emirati culture through its cuisine with this tasting experience. Visit a traditional Emirati house for lunch, or dinner and witness its spectacular architecture. This is a perfect opportunity for clicking fascinating pictures of the Old Emirati house, Artifacts, Al Khayma; the tent, Areesh, enjoying the traditional Emirati vibes. You shall also enjoy indulging in a traditional Arabic makeover and try henna painting. Then sit down to a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience. Choose the dining experience that best suits your needs, from a traditional breakfast tray to a 4-course dinner.

  • Traditional Emirati meal (vegetarian options available)
  • Arabic makeover
  • Henna painting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the Al Khayma Heritage Restaurant in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood of Dubai.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 46 reviews

Review summary

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Was such a good experience. The food was amazing! We were so full. Highly recommend. They went above and beyond, we had an Arabic makeover, then we had some Henna done by Rupali. She was so good and I loved her design. Photos were taken on our phones for the whole experience by Ashraf and we were served Arabic coffee outside by him and Mohammed. 10/10 experience and food.

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March 27, 2023

Great welcome, food quality 5, service 5⭐food quantity is bigger portion Ashraf personally visited the table and check if everything is good and he took few photographs for us Food was really good it smell ethinic taste ethinic I can smell the spices and rich flavour, jiji made us feel home rather than saying it they actually made feel home, Roopali did henna for my wife If there is chance I would spend rest of my holiday here, I would recommend anyone who wanted to see the local culture

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March 27, 2023

Schönes Erlebnis mit leckerem Essen und toller Unterhaltung. Das Lokal ist sehr schön, dabei gab es live Musik und wir haben uns auch Henna machen lassen. Auch das Personal des Restaurants war erstklassig. Das einzige was ich zu beklagen habe ist die Tatsache, dass es hier keinen Guide gibt und man kann genauso einfach in das Restaurant essen gehen ohne es früher über GYG buchen zu müssen. Damit verbunden war, dass ich für meine 5jährige Tochter über GetYourGuide genauso viel über zahlen musste wie für meinen "Ticket". Dann haben wir auch Essen für zwei Erwachsenen bekommen und mussten die Hälfte mitnehmen, weil es einfach viel zu viel war. Also für ein Kind bis 8-10 Jahre empfehle ich das Angebot nicht zu nutzen.

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March 27, 2023

Product ID: 395731