Explore authentic eats this Dubai Food Festival
With over 200 nationalities among its residents, Dubai has no shortage of budget dining options dotted in the city's vibrant neighbourhoods. Venture beyond the malls and hotels to experience a mix of culturally diverse foods at street-side spots the locals know and love.
Neighbourhoods like Deira, Satwa and Karama are known for their delicious offerings that won’t empty your wallet. From the humble Indian and Pakistani cafeterias to the ubiquitous Lebanese spots, there are hidden gems in every corner. Feast on a flavourful falafel or savour a scrumptious shawarma, before taking on a tantalising thali or palatable plate of parathas as you chart your route through Dubai's enticing, aromatic alleyways.