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Dubai Food Festival

Dubai Food Festival 2024 highlights

Wed, April 3, 2024

The 11th edition of Dubai's citywide culinary celebration will take place between 19 April and 12 May. Here's a look at what you can look forward to.

The 11th edition of Dubai's citywide culinary celebration will take place between 19 April and 12 May. Here's a look at what you can look forward to.

Dubai Restaurant Week makes a comeback

The eagerly awaited Dubai Restaurant Week will once again be a festival highlight, running from 26 April to 12 May. Indulge in expertly curated menus for lunch at AED125 or dinner at AED250, available at more than 50 of the city's premier restaurants. Enjoy a meal at venues like Sumosan, The Artisan, 21grams, Michelin star restaurant Torno Subito and many more. From the aromatic spices of Arabic cuisine to the sophisticated flavours of international gourmet, Dubai Restaurant Week promises an unforgettable gastronomic adventure. Don't miss this chance to treat your tastebuds to the diverse and rich dining landscape of Dubai at a great price.

Try premium plates with Chef's Menu

From 1 to 12 May, prepare for the inaugural Chef's Menu, a feature where Dubai’s culinary maestros will compile exclusive menus of their most celebrated dishes, promising an unparalleled fine dining experience. Chefs will engage with diners, offering insights into the inspiration and craft behind each dish, making every meal an intimate and memorable event. Prepare to immerse yourself in a premium dining experience, where the focus is solely on the excellence of food, the innovation of chefs and the delight of food lovers.

Epic experiences and magnificent masterclasses

With a thriving schedule of Foodie Experiences, prepare to get involved with masterclasses, dine at four-hands dinners and one-off events. Each week, Foodie Experiences will focus on a different theme – the first week will relate to fine dining, week two will be all about families and the final week will be aimed at couples and friends – ensuring a diverse exploration of high quality activations that will cater to all tastes. From hands-on cooking classes led by renowned experts to collaborative dinners showcasing the synergy between international and local chefs, these events are designed to thrill the palate and deepen your appreciation for food.

Budget bites with 10 Dirham Dish

Experience the deliciously affordable side of Dubai's gourmet scene with 10 Dirham Dish, a returning popular feature of Dubai Food Festival. From the bustling streets to the hidden gems of the city, embark on a culinary adventure where flavour meets value. This unique activation invites food lovers to explore an array of specially curated dishes, each available for just AED10. Participating restaurants across Dubai will showcase their culinary prowess, offering dishes that promise to tantalise your taste buds without stretching your wallet.

Enjoy homegrown eats at e& Beach Canteen

The much-anticipated return of e& Beach Canteen awaits. From 25 April to 12 May, diners can enjoy delicious food from Dubai’s most popular vendors. You can also expect foodie activations, live entertainment and the Food Focus Dubai photography exhibition, in conjunction with Gulf Photo Plus, showcasing the best images of Dubai’s street food scene from the city’s talented photographers. 

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