Food Tours in Dubai with Longtime Locals

Our small group food tours in Dubai are immersive experiences that serve local favourites and take you where crowds don’t go. Our tour guides are passionate storytellers and explorers who transport you beyond the food with their stories, nostalgia and insider secrets of the city.

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Food Tours in Dubai with Longtime Locals

Our small group food tours in Dubai are immersive experiences that serve local favourites and take you where crowds don’t go. Our tour guides are passionate storytellers and explorers who transport you beyond the food with their stories, nostalgia and insider secrets of the city.

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100% of our guides are COVID-vaccinated. We are only serving guests who are fully vaccinated against COVID at this time.

Dubai Souks and Creekside Food Walk

3.5 hours
AED 425.25 per person for public tour (Private tour price based on group size)

Unravel the mysteries of old Dubai’s souks and embark on a cultural adventure peppered with Arabic, Indian and Iranian food tastings.

Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage - dubai food tour

Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage

4 hours
AED 425.25 per person for public tour (Private tour price based on group size)

Experience our favourite Palestinian, Iraqi, Syrian and Lebanese flavours and stories on our longest-running food tour.

Here's What Our Past Guests Are Saying

  • This tour is outstanding. The restaurant’s are off the beaten path and the food is simply incredible. You would never find these places if you were not a native. ... read more

    David W. Avatar
    David W.
    15/09/21

    5 star ratingFantastic guide, walking tour and food tasting! We really enjoyed the knowledgeable and charming Nahla, and talking about Dubai and it's history. The walk through the spice market, food tastings, and Abra ride were a wonderful introduction... read more

    JLeckinger
    01/07/21
  • 5 star ratingFun night out I live in Dubai and was gifted a voucher for this tour. This can be done by residents or visitors. The guide loves her city, and each stop was great,... read more

    Sag79
    03/04/21

    5 star ratingA great food tour, with a boat ride included! Great day exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of old Dubai. An awesome food tour thanks to our great guide, Noorin. She was super chilled yet informative. It wasn't a... read more

    gradojkovich
    09/02/21
  • 5 star ratingOne of the best foodie tours we've ever done Farida is a true local and shares her genuine love of the diverse food cultures that Old Dubai offers. From the Levant, Gulf and Middle East we sampled and learned... read more

    thatmarion
    03/01/21

    5 star ratingAmazing food tour!!!!! A Frying Pan Adventure food tour with Farida is a must. We did a private middle eastern food tour with Farida on the second night of our ten day vacation... read more

    peaceofthepie
    03/01/21
  • 5 star ratingNot to be missed during your Dubai visit If you love food and discovering new places you can't miss this. Amazing experience. Farida is a fountain of knowledge and her passion for her city is contagious. Although we... read more

    NoolsC
    29/12/20

    positive review An absolute must if you are in Dubai and love your food....

    Noelia Corte Avatar
    Noelia C.
    28/12/20
  • positive review Last week I had the pleasure of taking another tour with Frying Pan Adventures - the Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage. And with the awesome Farida herself! Wandering around... read more

    Rick Spickelmier Avatar
    Rick S.
    14/10/20

    positive review The best food tour I’ve ever been on, anywhere in the world. What an experience!

    Theresa Rice Avatar
    Theresa R.
    02/10/20
  • positive review I have never experienced such an innovative things which Frying Pan Adventures bring for customers. Whether it is a food tour, spice souk tour , adventures morning trails, podcast on... read more

    Manu Sharma Avatar
    Manu S.
    18/06/20

    What an absolutely perfect addition to our trip to Dubai. Noorin gave us the most wonderful introduction to the traditional parts of Dubai on our first night in the... read more

    Amanda M. Avatar
    Amanda M.
    24/02/20
  • We had a great time on the Middle Eastern Food Pilgrimage.

    The food was delicious and plentiful (when they say 'come hungry' they really mean it).

    Farida was a super hostess, knowledgeable,...
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    katie m. Avatar
    katie m.
    12/02/20

    positive review A great way to spend a few hours. It is foody heaven for the adventurous. Tanya our host was engaging, knowledgeable and funny. 10 out 10 experience.

    Tonya Pesco Avatar
    Tonya P.
    11/02/20
  • positive review I completed the Middle Eastern tour with Frying Pan Adventures and really enjoyed the tour. It gave me insight into different parts of Dubai and the gems that are hiding there.

    Sarka Zimova Avatar
    Sarka Z.
    02/02/20

    positive review Great food tours! I did both the Souks, food and culture walking tour and also Little India on a Plate. Fabulous combination of tasty food and interesting info and anecdotes.... read more

    Helena Concannon Avatar
    Helena C.
    25/01/20
  • positive review Last night we did the Middle Eastern tour with Avra..... what a great experience that was. A must if you really want to understand what Dubai is about and the... read more

    Fabio Prestijacopo Avatar
    Fabio P.
    23/01/20

    positive review This was the highlight of my trip in Dubai. I had an absolutely fantastic experience. I did the Dubai Souks and Creekside Food Walk experience, and it was stunning. From... read more

    Jake Noll Avatar
    Jake N.
    29/12/19
  • This was the highlight of my trip in Dubai. I had an absolutely fantastic experience. I did the Dubai Souks and Creekside Food Walk experience, and it was stunning. From... read more

    Jake N. Avatar
    Jake N.
    29/12/19

    positive review We did the Middle Eastern Tour with Nahla last week and it was fantastic. She knows her stuff, we got to go 'backstage' at some of the restaurants, and the... read more

    Pavan Nihalani Avatar
    Pavan N.
    23/12/19

Here's What Our Past Guests Are Saying

  • This tour is outstanding. The restaurant’s are off the beaten... read more

    David W. Avatar
    David W.
    15/09/21
  • 5 star ratingFantastic guide, walking tour and food tasting! We really enjoyed the knowledgeable and charming Nahla, and talking... read more

    JLeckinger
    01/07/21
  • 5 star ratingFun night out I live in Dubai and was gifted a voucher for... read more

    Sag79
    03/04/21
  • 5 star ratingA great food tour, with a boat ride included! Great day exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of old... read more

    gradojkovich
    09/02/21
  • 5 star ratingOne of the best foodie tours we've ever done Farida is a true local and shares her genuine love... read more

    thatmarion
    03/01/21

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We are proud to say we have over 800 reviews, rating us as one of the best things to do in Dubai. Read the TripAdvisor Reviews.

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