Prepare to immerse yourself in real Arabian cuisine! This private tour will lead you to the Al Ragga, an area where a delightful mix of cultures all lives together in harmony. The first stop will be a shawarma restaurant for a kebab, the most popular fast food option in the city. Veggie options are available too.
If you want to buy some of the best dates, saffron, and nuts in the city, do it with a local to ensure that you get the best product for the very best price. Thankfully, we’re here to help you, as next up we will take you to a tiny shop that sells the juiciest dates — chocolate-coated if you so desire — and the freshest nuts in the city. Falafel is next on the menu and we think this next stop is the best Dubai has to offer. Learn all about the different types of falafel and how it is made as you scoff it down with fragrant tahini and some feisty fava beans. Taking a stroll deeper into the old town we will discover more about the city and its origins before stopping for a fresh fruit juice in a cool juice bar with a dizzying array of fresh fruit virgin cocktails to choose from. A great way to cool off on a hot day!
Next, you will fully immerse yourselve in local customs and eat with locals at a popular mandi restaurant. Mandi is a deliciously spiced chicken dish served with nuts, rice, and yoghurt. We will do as the locals do and sit on the floor and eat using our hands, although be sure to use only your right hand (you will learn what to do with your left hand…). Back on the streets we will seek out our dessert at a delightful pastry shop, and sample a mouth-watering smorgasbord of Arabic desserts: konafa, semolina, and dozens of different types of baklava.