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Walking Tour Dubai: Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage

  • Taste Old Dubai’s Middle Eastern flavors on a food walking tour
  • Try diverse dishes with a guide to avoid guesswork and getting lost
  • Try Iranian ice cream, Persian falafel, and more, and learn their history
Walking Tour Dubai: Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage
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18:30 Meeting Time
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Old Dubai is a hub for various Middle Eastern cuisines, making it a must-visit for foodies. Yet, exploring its eating spots is difficult if you’re unfamiliar with Dubai's different areas and transport networks. This tour lets you dive in with no travel worries and a guide offers extra insight. Sample Iranian ice cream, Lebanese baklava, and more; visit restaurants and bakeries; and get tips on finding the best foods for later.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and others in your small group of six or fewer in central Deira in Dubai. Come hungry as the tastings amount to dinner.

Then, set off on foot to explore bustling Murraggabat. This colorful area is home to many different restaurants serving various Middle Eastern cuisines. Hear tales of the area’s gastronomy from your guide and visit several food spots to sample different dishes.

Let your taste buds revel in a cheese pastry and tahini-drizzled falafel filled with greens, as you hear about their roots and recipes. Savor some spicy Emirati meats and an Iranian ice cream studded with pistachio nuts. Plus, try gooey Lebanese baklava (honey-soaked filo parcels) and discover where to buy Iranian “sargol” saffron.

As you walk and taste, hear entertaining stories and trivia about the foods, learning about their flavors and place in Dubai’s culinary scene.

Your tour then concludes in Deira.
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1 - 5 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great experience with a superlative host.

We travel to eat ( rather than eat to travel) and so getting into local foods is always a high priority for us and this tour was just a perfect way to eat outside the Dubai glitz of shopping malls and hotels. Highly recommendable, you...More

Thank Rogershk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A treat, gets under the skin of 'real' Dubai

When a friend heard I was visiting Dubai for the first time (with my brother and elderly mother), for only 36 hours, she insisted we did the Frying Pan Adventures walking tour... "I would go there specifically for that tour, and if there is one...More

1  Thank Craig R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing, Authentic Cuilinary Experience with Phenomal Service

WOW. This was one the top highlights of visiting Dubai. It is a must if you are interested in the culinary arts of middle eastern cuisine. Our guide Arva was amazing. She was well informed, friendly, enthusiastic and engaging. There is a wealth of food,...More

Thank Steven I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Had a great time!

I was alone in Dubai and decided to do the tour last minute as I love food and thought I could learn something. It was really a wonderful way to spend a few hours and I have come back full of delicious food and having...More

Thank Anneli F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful way to see untouristy dubai

We have done food tours around the world and this tour is among the best. Even though Dubai is awfully hot, this was a night tour and it was never oppressively warm. Food was great and it was so different from the high rises and...More

Thank Ellen B
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