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It's time for tea in one of Dubai's oldest neighbourhoods

Arabian Tea House in Dubai
If you fancy a spot of tea while wondering around the historic Al Fahidi district, look no further. Find a selection of sandwiches, pastries, salads and desserts to go with your tea of choice, as you soak up the sounds of rustling trees and birds in this leafy courtyard. Arabian Tea House offers more than 150 different types of tea, including mint lemonade, or a house blend of black tea with herbs and fruit.

Spice up your Dubai experience at this vibrant bazaar

The Spice Souk in Dubai
Dubai’s Spice Souk is a colourful, aromatic and sensory experience. Discover new flavours and recipes as you explore the traditional spice market in Dubai's heritage area. Savour the atmosphere of the past as you are introduced to the mounds of aromatic herbs and spices, all spilling from large baskets at every turn. Wander among many different stalls and chat to the vendors who will give you plenty of ideas on how you can use the exotic spices on offer.

A must-visit market for adventurous foodies

Deira Waterfront Market Dubai
The bustling Deira Waterfront Market is an absolute must-see for foodies. Although it has always been a popular souk and a visitor favourite for many years, it’s now even bigger and better. The original Deira Fish Market, which had served customers since 1958, underwent a modern-day upgrade in mid-2017 resulting in a state-of-the-art urban facility.

Try a traditional Arabic restaurant in Dubai's historic district

Bastakiah Nights
Bastakiah Nights is not one to miss while you’re strolling through the narrow lanes of Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. Home to old Dubai, these historical lanes are scattered with old wind-tower houses, art galleries, cafes and restaurants which embody the heritage of the original area. The age-old mansion that is Bastakiah Nights is decorated with breezy rooms around a main courtyard – typically bustling with diners and staff.

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