The 10 Tastings of Dubai With Locals: Private Food Tour

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Dubai, Dubai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Eat your way through Dubai's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied!

Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Camel milk date and Falafel. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie.

Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

What's Included

10 Food & Drinks Tastings

Local Guide

Private Tour

Vegetarian alternatives

What's Not Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 5 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Alternatives offered for those with dietary restrictions
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Includes city highlights in between food stops
  • Private tour: only you & your local guide
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Gold Digging: No trip to Dubai would be complete without a trip to the gold souk – and it’s even better with a friendly local by your side for tips on how to find bargains!

Down By The Dhows: Meet your host by the riverside Heritage House in Deira for the perfect introduction to the past and present of this ultra-modern city

Sharing Pancakes: Kickstart your tasting experience in a historic hundred-year-old house as you feast on classic Emirati riqaq pancakes filled with cheese and egg

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dubai Spice Souk
Dates & Chocolate: Find your way through the labyrinth of alleys of the spice souk to sample sticky dates and nibble on truly local chocolate – it’s made from camel milk!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bur Dubai Abra Station
Abra-cadabra: Glide across the creek on an abra water taxi to reach Bur Dubai, with a bustling background of trade ships and traditional wooden dhows as you travel

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Textile Souk
Fabulous Fabrics: En route to your next nibble, stop in at the textile souk, piled high with colorful silks, cotton, and sari fabrics and the place to go for outfits tailored especially for you!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
International Influences: It’s no secret that Dubai has some great street food, but here’s something you might not expect: Indian influences! Try out the recipes brought over by migrant workers as you munch on crunchy samosa and pakoda.

Creekside Classic: Step away from the bustle of Dubai’s streets at an elegant creekside restaurant to feast on moutabal, a spicy aubergine dip, as you watch the boats go by.

Fresh Tastes: Perk up your tastebuds with a light, zingy tabbouleh salad flavored with lots of lemon, herbs, and cool fresh vegetables.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Shiva Temple
Temple Time: Take some time away from the traditional Arab world to walk among Dubai’s Hindu community at the glittering shrines of the Hindu Temple Complex.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood
Refreshing Cup: The Arabic world is known for its delicious hot drinks – and Dubai’s no exception! Stop by at the coffee museum for a glimpse of coffee-based history before settling in for a cup of chai karak, a milky brew full of the fragrance of cardamom.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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