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Arabian Tea House Cafe

Al Fahidi Street | Bur Dubai, Bastakiya، Opposite Musalla Post Office, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 353 5071
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (25 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (4 reviews)
“hummus” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Cafe, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Al Fahidi Street | Bur Dubai, Bastakiya، Opposite Musalla Post Office, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a first introduction to Middle Eastern cuisine for my friend, the food here pretty much ruin our meals for the rest of our vacation. Because we keep comparing it to these. We got the Special Breakfast Set. My favourite is definitely the Foul beans....More

Thank Mimz603
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat outside in the courtyard which is even better when it is cooler. Ordered the falafel, shish tawouk, and hummus. All superb quality and they kept bringing hot bread. Our waiter was very nice but what seemed to be the head waiter was a bit...More

Thank Genevieve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hidden gem! Definitely worth going to. We went for breakfast which was delicious and we are keen to return to try lunch or dinner. The setting is lovely and peaceful. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Claudia-0505
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and smiling staff, air-conditioned outdoor Arabic classical seating, plus very delicious taste.

Thank Amr J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING! Extremely well priced, fantastic service and delicious authentic food. Strongly recommend visiting while in Dubai.

Thank Savvy-Explorer85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food tasted like my mother cooked it at home . Being originally from east gulf I can tell this is Real authentic gulf food . And the fish was fresh and cooked perfectly . The tea is perfect as well . The weather was...More

Thank Alfa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, good value, Arabian experience. Falafel, kebabs, salad , lemon mint drink and coffee. Took home a doggie bag too. Friendly, cheerful staff..

Thank mmacrow1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find the Arabian Tee House Café to be one of these beautiful, calming spots within this busy city, where you get the feeling that time came to a stop. It is a unique gem inside and out. During the cooler months, the garden is...More

Thank Susa153
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a little gem of a find! The place is unique inside/outside. Would love to go back to try other teas but also good for food. I dropped it one star as there were staff standing around, particularly near our table and watching the guys...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will have an experience of the best carrot cake 🥕🍰and a good afternoon tea ☕️, I love to go to them ghazal mall branch very quite 👍🏽

Thank khaleefa1988
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Ms_McLovinTravelling | Reviewed this property |
no need for a reservation for lunch, we just walked in and there was 3 of us, not.overly crowded and we got a table no problem. maybe a reservation would be best for dinner
14 April 2016|
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Response from atmdel | Reviewed this property |
It's not very expensive. Best to take a look at the menu and judged or ur self. Remember, portions for platters etc are quite large and can easily be shared by two with Med appetites.
3 March 2016|
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Response from WorldGlutton | Reviewed this property |
It is not a non smoking premises...you can smoke in this Cafe :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Fahidi Street | Bur Dubai, Bastakiya، Opposite Musalla Post Office, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Formerly Basta Art Cafe)
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighbourhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 353 5071
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