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Meet the Locals - Authentic Dining Experience
Supplied by: Meet The Locals

A unique authentic culinary treat unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Enjoy the best local cuisine, while your Emirati host leads you on this irresistible and eye-opening journey of flavourful discoveries.

Duration: 1.5 hours
Offered languages: English


  • Try the finest authentic Emirati food with UAE nationals
  • Enjoy dishes the way locals do
  • Introduction to all the dishes offered
  • Fascinating facts and exciting stories about local culture and heritage
  • Engage in an open discussion with other guests and your host

What's included

  • Emirati host
  • Explanation of Emirati food
  • Instructions on how to eat food the traditional way - with your hands
  • Food (starters, mains and dessert)
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Arabic coffee and Emirati dessert
  • Transportation
  • Any additional orders beside what is offered during the event


Trying traditional food is one of the best ways to experience any culture. What elevates the experience, however, is enjoying the food with locals. Your local host will tell you all about the rich history and heritage of the UAE, reminisce about her childhood in Dubai and answer all of your Emirati culture-related questions. You'll also find out about traditional dishes and get to indulge in an array of delectable homemade foods. This is an absolute must-try for anyone looking to get a better understanding of the local culture, while enjoying a dining experience like no other.

Choose from a breakfast, lunch or dinner experience and get ready for an unforgettable meal!

Know before you go

Kindly arrive on time in order to not miss any part of the event.

Please inform us in advance if you are vegetarian.

The meeting point is Al Fanar Seafood Restaurant at Al Barsha Pond Park. Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of the experience.

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable. 100% charged for no-shows.