Dubai Food Festival

Dubai Food Festival, from 26 February to 14 March 2020. What to do

WHERE: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WHEN: 26 February – 11 March 2020

Dubai, the city of dreams, big resorts and skyscrapers. The place of unbridled luxury and compulsive shopping. Artificial islands and spectacular fountains … and great cuisine.

For over two weeks, at the turn of the months of February and March, the Arab city hosts one of the most important exhibitions of all the Emirates.
Dubai Food Festival is an international festival focused on gastronomy. An event that celebrates, and promotes, the diversity, creativity and multicultural offer of the city; from the proposals of the local tradition, to those of more than 200 different nationalities. There really is something for everyone.

Created by British food artist Paul Baker, the Dubai Food Festival has become a particularly eagerly awaited annual event. A paradise for lovers of food and entertainment. An event involving large gourmet restaurants, world-class chefs, small restaurants and cafes, and even shopping centers.

Dubai World Trade Center. Burj Khalifa. Burj Al Arab. Palm Jumeirah e Dubai Creek.These are just some of the names, in the city, involved in the initiative.

Dubai Food Festival



If you were to set foot in the city of the Arab Emirates for the first time, you might be surprised by the incredible efficiency of public transport. Between metro, tram, bus and even small boats, there is only the embarrassment of the choice to move around the city. With the metro, you can move around without difficulty, and reach the various locations of the Dubai Food Festival. All the info, timetables and tickets, from this link.


Throughout the period of the FDF, at the famous beach of Etisalat, there will be numerous events and initiatives for everyone. Fascinating shows, waiting for the sunset. Gastronomy and street-food. Masterclass. Live music. Events for the family

Dubai Mall, and many other shopping centers, throughout the period, host many gastronomic initiatives. Special events, exclusive menus and many discounts await you. Do not miss the appointment at the recently opened Nakheel Mall. The protagonists will be the TV characters of Tom & Jerry and Shaun the Sheep … to the delight of the little ones. At the Mall restaurants, instant sweepstakes to win fantastic stays at Palm Jumeirah.

Taste of Dubai, represents the highlight of the festival. The event, scheduled from 12 to 14 March, officially should have closed the 2020 edition of the Dubai Food Festival. At Taste Of Dubai you will have the opportunity to taste delicious and elaborate dishes from the best restaurants. During the initiative, it will be possible to meet the most renowned chefs from all over the world. The review was canceled due to the risks of the Coronavirus.
During Dubai Restaurant Week, the best restaurants will offer the most spectacular food, in equally suggestive locations. Bread Street Kitchen, Lima Dubai, Scape Restaurant, Asado or Asia Asia by Gordon Ramsay at Pier 7. There is no shortage of competitions, children’s areas, and the RAKBANK RAKfoodie Entertainment Stage: a large dance floor where you can go wild for the 3 nights with DJ Sheps , 4THEMUSIC, Zitti and the Fratelli Coltelli.

But, as said, Dubai Food Festival is an appointment for everyone. Not just for a select few. From Bur Dubai, to the quieter neighborhoods of Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim, you will be able to savor the authentic delicacies of old and new Dubai, with prices around 25AED.