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Food & Drink

Explore Dubai’s progressive dining scene

Tue, June 7, 2022

These culinary experiences, crafted by experts, present a world of diverse flavours over the course of one memorable evening.

These culinary experiences, crafted by experts, present a world of diverse flavours over the course of one memorable evening.


Dine Around Dubai with FooDiva

Award-winning food writer, Samantha Wood hosts a popular mystery #DineAroundDubai dining experience every season. As the founder of popular restaurant review website, FooDiva, she knows where to find the best of the best. Guests are only informed about the initial meeting point – the rest of the evening unravels over several tantalising courses, each served in a different restaurant. Be sure to book in advance as seats are limited.

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    Food tours with Frying Pan Adventures

    Frying Pan Adventures

    If you want to uncover a lesser known side to Dubai, look no further than Frying Pan Adventures’ food trails. Curated by passionate foodie, Arva Ahmed, these walking tours take you off the beaten track into authentic, tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurants tucked away in the alleys of Deira, Bur Dubai, International City and more. Whether it is traditional Ethiopian, Palestinian, Indian, Iraqi, or Emirati food, these tours offer a window into the kaleidoscope of cultures that have helped shape this city, one exotic dish at a time.


    Cirque de Cuisine at Atlantis, The Palm


    Taking progressive dining to a whole new level, the incredible Cirque de Cuisine at Atlantis, The Palm is one of Dubai’s biggest brunch events. Held seasonally, the super-sized night sees the city’s gourmands experience the best Atlantis, The Palm has to offer. Hosted in The Avenues, diners can wander between the hotel’s renowned restaurants including Nobu, Bread Street Kitchen, Hakkasan, Seafire, Ossiano and more, filling their plates with each restaurant’s specialty dishes. Contact the hotel to find out the next event date.


    Gourmet culinary flight at Burj Al Arab


    For the ultimate Dubai experience, there’s nothing quite like the culinary flight on offer at the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel. Offering the opportunity to dine at multiple outlets at this luxurious five-star hotel and resort, a culinary flight can be booked for an unforgettable dinner. Whether it’s spectacular seafood at Ristorante L'Olivo at Mahara, sky high delicacies at Al Muntaha or Iberian peninsula specialities at poolside SAL, this is one gastronomic journey that’s worth writing home about. Bookings can be made via the hotel's website.


    Dine aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2

    Birds Eye view of Queen Elizabeth 2

    Looking for something out of the ordinary? Then step aboard a historic maritime icon. The famed QE2 liner, anchored at Mina Rashid now welcomes guests as a floating hotel, complete with five-star amenities and restaurants. Lovingly restored to its glory days, visitors can embark on a culinary trip back in time at the fine dining Queens Grill. The restaurant’s delightfully nostalgic 1969-themed tasting menu is a great choice, with signature dishes including foie gras and Welsh rarebit.

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