Etisalat Beach Canteen at Dubai Food Festival

Let’s go to the beach
DATES 26 February 2020 to 14 March 2020

The widely popular Etisalat Beach Canteen will be a highlight of this year’s exciting Dubai Food Festival. The event will bring together some of the best homegrown and international food concepts at a fun-packed family event right on the beach. Visitors can look forward to incredible food trucks, pop-up shops, live music on the beach and family-friendly events. It's the perfect opportunity to combine a weekend at the beach with a festive atmosphere, or to grab a bite while watching the sunset after work during the week. 

Foodies will relish the opportunity to sample delicious dishes from top restaurants and join a variety of food-themed competitions and activations.

Weekly highlights
Add Etisalat Beach Canteen to your DFF calendar for daily foodie fun. 

Plan to spend your weekend here, starting on Thursday, 27 February with free cooking classes (2pm), seaside fireworks (8:15pm), a magic show, gaming competition and a Justice League movie. Come back the next day to catch the early morning sun, sand and waves before a fun session of Family Zumba (10:15am) or an invigorating POUND workout (11am). Throughout Friday and Saturday, show off your cooking skills in competitions or learn tips and tricks in the Kitchen Collab zone while the kids take part in exciting activities at the Lacnor Garden community stage and workshop area.

If you’re a student, you’ll want to swing by on Sunday to get 15% off on food and beverage spends. As you tuck into eats, watch the colourful Emirati characters from Freej take over the shore in a live gig and get your photo taken at their meet-and-greets (4pm). Meanwhile, music lovers can look forward to Monday afternoon, as talents from Melodica Music School will be putting on a showcase (4:15pm). Then, stay on for the evening to let out the star in you at Lucky Voice’s Shure Jam Night.

Visit the Etisalat Beach Canteen website for more information or download week one schedule here.



  • Cuisine American, Arabic, Asian, Beverages and Desserts, International, Lebanese, Pizza
  • Address Jumeirah Beach, behind Sunset Mall
  • Foodie Experiences
  • Restaurant Week
  • Events
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