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Dubai Food Festival 2019’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 – takes place this year from 21 February to 9 March. From shining a spotlight on culinary hidden gems to offering once-in-a-lifetime dining experiences, Dubai Food Festival’s exciting lineup of events will showcase the city’s extensive and diverse food scene at its best.
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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, gives the city’s food lovers the opportunity to enjoy three-course set menus – exclusively curated for the event – at the city's best restaurants. Presenting great-value deals, customers will be able to enjoy gourmet set menus from a range of international cuisines. You can find this year's lineup here.

When: 21 February - 2 March 2019
Contact Details
  Various locations including Seven Sands
   +971 4 551 6652
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Hidden Gems

Uncovering Dubai’s best-kept secrets

Hidden Gems

Uncovering Dubai’s best-kept secrets

Shining a spotlight on lesser-known restaurants

From the bustling streets of Bur Dubai to the quieter neighbourhoods of Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim, Dubai is dotted with numerous culinary Hidden Gems and these resident-favourite budget venues are now a focus for Dubai Food Festival. For Hidden Gems 2019, Dubai’s food lovers will be invited to vote for their secret dining spots, with the top 10 finalists offering special menus for up to AED35 throughout Dubai Food Festival.

When: 21 February - 9 March 2019
Contact Details
  Various locations including Bur Dubai
   +971 4 282 1131
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swyp Beach Canteen

Tasty treats by the beach

swyp Beach Canteen

Tasty treats by the beach

A melting pot of family fun

The swyp Beach Canteen will transform a stretch of beach into a culinary hotspot for the duration of the festival, showcasing the best homegrown concepts that Dubai has to offer. Visitors to this one-of-a-kind event will sample dishes from around the world - from Mexican and Polish street food to authentic Middle Eastern cuisine. Along with cooking demos, fitness events and a packed entertainment lineup, swyp Beach Canteen is always a highlight event of the Dubai Food Festival.

When: 21 February - 9 March 2019
Contact Details
  swyp Beach Canteen, Jumeirah Beach
   +971 4 282 1131
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Taste of Dubai

Food meets music

Taste of Dubai

Food meets music

Taste the world

One of Dubai’s longest-running food events, Taste of Dubai is set to serve up more delectable delights this year in its 12th edition. Thousands of the city’s food lovers will make their way to Dubai Media City Amphitheatre to savour dishes from dozens of the city's best fine-dining restaurants. Expect masterclasses by celebrity chefs, live cooking demonstrations, and an incredible line-up of live music and entertainment.

When: 7 - 9 March 2019
Contact Details
  Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
   +971 56 600 6488
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Dine & Win

Big flavours and big prizes

Dine & Win

Big flavours and big prizes

Winning dining experiences

Foodies in search of old favourite or new flavour-packed hotspots have the chance to win big as part of Dubai Food Festival 2019 with the return of the city-wide Dine & Win programme. For every AED50 spent on food at a host of participating restaurants across Dubai, diners are entered into a big prize draw where with every nibble, bite, munch and feast be in with a chance to win amazing prizes!

When: 21 February - 9 March 2019
Contact Details
  Various locations including The Palm Dubai
   +971 4 426 2000