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Dubai Food Festival 2018’s tastiest highlights

Fun. Food. Flavour. Get ready for 17 days of tantalising treats

The Dubai Food Festival – Dubai’s annual celebration of everything culinary and gastronomic – returns in 2018 from 22 February to 10 March. From finding your new favourite restaurants, to enjoying  a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, there’s sure to be something for you in the festival’s line-up of exciting events.

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Dubai Restaurant Week

Fine-dining for less

Dubai Restaurant Week

Fine-dining for less

Exclusive three-course set menus for AED199

One of the highlights of the Dubai Food Festival, Dubai Restaurant Week, is back for the 2018 edition from 22 February to 3 March. The city’s food lovers will be able to enjoy three-course set menus, which have been exclusively curated for the event, at Dubai’s best restaurants. For just AED199, customers will be able to enjoy gourmet dishes from a range of international cuisines. 

Check out this year’s line-up and make sure to book early to ensure you don’t miss out on gourmet food at unbeatable prices.


When:
22 February - 3 March 2018


Contact Details
  Various locations

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Beach Canteen

Tasty treats by the beach

Beach Canteen

Tasty treats by the beach

Don’t miss 17 days of fun, food and flavour

Calling all foodies - Beach Canteen returns to Dubai Food Festival for its fifth edition. The pop-up venue will see Sunset Beach transformed into a culinary hotspot for the duration of the festival, showcasing the best cooking that Dubai has to offer, from home-grown food trucks to restaurants and cafes.

Visitors to this one-of-a-kind event can sample dishes from around the world, from street food to authentic Emirati-inspired meals. It’s not all about food, though, as there’s also a packed entertainment line-up with everything from fitness classes and markets to live music and family-friendly activities.

Don’t miss out on the event, which regularly sees thousands of the city’s foodies flocking to the beach to celebrate all things gastronomic. Beach Canteen will be running throughout Dubai Food Festival, until 10 March.


When:
22 February - 10 March 2018


Contact Details
  Sunset Beach, behind Sunset mall

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Hidden Gems

The search returns

Hidden Gems

The search returns

Help uncover Dubai’s best-kept secrets

Venture off the beaten path this year – Dubai Food Festival is searching for the best restaurants that no one knows about. For Hidden Gems, Dubai’s food lovers are invited to search the city’s side streets and find the little-known places that serve up delicious food for unbeatable prices. Whether you’re looking for shawarmas, platters of curries, or authentic Emirati feasts, there’ll be something for you on this list. You can vote for your favourite undiscovered spot, and you’ll stand the chance of winning amazing prizes.


When:
22 February - 10 March 2018


Contact Details
  All over Dubai

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Taste of Dubai

Food meets music

Taste of Dubai

Food meets music

Gear up for another year of foodie fun

One of Dubai’s longest-running food events, Taste of Dubai promises more delectable delights in its 11th edition. Thousands of the city’s food lovers will be flocking to Dubai Media City Amphitheatre for three days of gastronomic experiences, to savour dishes from dozens of Dubai’s best fine-dining restaurants. 

Visitors will also be able to learn from celebrity chefs, with live cooking demonstrations, and chances to get up on stage and cook alongside them. You’ll also find more than food, with live musical performances from international and local artists – the likes of Billy Ocean and Boney M have previously graced the stage.

When: 8 – 10 March 2018


Contact Details
  Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

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Fatafeat Kitchen

Let’s get cooking

Fatafeat Kitchen

Let’s get cooking

Learn from the best at this culinary event

Head to Dubai Festival City on 2-3 March for this culinary event, which is free to attend and fun for the whole family. Organised by Fatafeat TV, the Arab food channel, Fatafeat Kitchen is back at Dubai Food Festival for the fourth time. At the event, you’ll find interactive activities including cooking demonstrations and classes from top chefs, tasting sessions, competitions, entertainment, and more. Don’t miss out.

When: 2 - 3 March 2018


Contact Details
  Dubai Festival City

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