One cannot come to Dubai and leave unsatisfied! With an abundance of delicious dishes on offer, foodies will leave satiated and delighted. Read on to plan your culinary exploits in Dubai.

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Whether you want to stay on the mainland or the island archipelago at a resort such as Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort there’ll be delicious food wherever you stay! You can be sure to enjoy the in-house restaurants at some of these resorts which are still some of the top restaurants in Dubai!


Number one on the list of must-try food is the world-famous Shawarma. Imagine taking a bite into slow-cooked meat, served with pickles, fries and a mouth-watering garlic sauce all wrapped up in Arabic flat bread. Make sure you tuck into this treat when in Dubai!

Al Harees

This is a one-pot dish which is cooked to perfection. A true labour of love, this dish comprises meat, wheat and salt to flavour, which is slow-cooked until the texture is smooth and not grainy. One bite and you will fall in love with the simplicity of this meal.

Miansari66, Harees, CC0 1.0


This is the perfect pudding for those who have a sweet tooth! The predominant flavours are rosewater and pistachios, and the aroma itself will leave you refreshed and satisfied! It’s also the perfect way to end your meal, so make you order this sweet treat after dinner!