Mention the words Dubai, food or festival separately and we'll probably catch your attention right?
What if we were to combine them together and bring you - Dubai Food Festival.
What’s that your stomach growling? Ours too!
Dubai is without a doubt known for its world-class dining scene, from bargain bites to extravagant eateries and everything in between! We’ve got it all.
Well starting from Friday 21st April, the Dubai Food Festival is coming to town, for its 10th year anniversary! Running for 17 days, you’ll be able to experience the very best of the Dubai dining world, and make the most of some incredible deals while you’re at it.
Want to know where to get the best food deals?
Let’s munch right into it!
Beach Canteen - Etisalat by e&
A must-visit foodie-scape during Dubai’s Food Festival has got to be the Beach Canteen hosted by Etisalat by e& at Kite Beach who are also marking their ten year anniversary!
If a walk in the sand, and the sound of waves crashing onto the shore while you tuck into a delicious meal, sounds like heaven - then this place is for you!
Expect live-entertainment, free-food tasting, community-led activities to keep the little ones busy, and some of the best food deals in town!
This year’s theme is based on Nostalgia, which is promised to take you down memory lane as you have the chance to explore how the UAE’s food scene has evolved over the years.
It will be open from 4pm onwards, running everyday till midnight and is located right behind the iconic Sunset Mall.
Entry is completely free with RTA parking right outside!
If you’re looking for ways to get to the Beach Canteen, take a look at our Dubai Metro Map!
Dubai Restaurant Week
This week might just be our personal highlight of the whole Dubai Food Festival!
During Dubai Restaurant Week, you can enjoy meals at some of the cities most exclusive Michelin-starred restaurants and experience world-class culinary experiences - without the hefty price tag.
Choose from special set menus, with two courses starting as low as AED 95 at fine-dining restaurants or three-courses at AED 150 at Michelin starred restaurants.
Who doesn’t love it when a celebrity chef comes to town, and even better when we get to try their famous dishes at a pocket-friendly price!
Like we needed another reason to love Dubai Food Festival.
You’re not going to want to miss this:
Good things come in pairs…
Throughout the Dubai Food Festival there’s also a few restaurants in the city coming together to fuse flavours and craft up a culinary storm.
Bookings can be made through the restaurant’s websites or social channels.
A scrumptious steal for 10AED you say?
Introducing the Dubai Food Festival, AED10 signature dish initiative.
Yes that’s right, for just 10AED you’ll be able to try the most iconic dish on the menu of multiple of Dubai’s favourite restaurants and cafes.
There’s already over 300 restaurants signed up to take part - I wonder how many we can work through? Sounds like a challenge we’re up for accepting!