The Diwali celebration is incomplete without the perfect culinary experience. Dubai has numerous restaurants that offer special curated Diwali menus and dishes that are authentic to Indian culture. These delicacies make celebrations sweeter and tastier. Your search for the places ends here! Here is a list of the places that you can visit for Diwali special food in Dubai.
Marina Dhow Cruise Dinner
If you are in Dubai during Diwali, you must cruise in the traditional Arabian boat, also called the Dhow. Enjoy a lavish international buffet, drinks, and music while cruising around the Dubai Marina. The serenity and peace will definitely put you into a festive mood. This setting is perfect for all the couples who are in Dubai in Diwali to enjoy a romantic getaway with their partners. The Dhow Cruise dinner is one of the best places to eat and enjoy this Diwali.
Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
The evening desert safari is one of the most enjoyable experiences that one can have during Diwali 2019 in Dubai. You can have dinner under the moonlight during the Desert Safari. You can also relish many activities like henna tattoos, Arabian belly dancing, shisha pipe, Tanoura dance, and sand dune bashing. Explore the Arabian heritage with Bedouin-style campsite while tucking into BBQ Dinner along with unlimited beverages and soft drinks. Celebrate Diwali while you bask in the beauty of the desert and make the most of your ambiance while you polish off the absolutely delicious food.
Masala Restaurant, Bab Al Shams
The Masala restaurant at Bab Al Shams will be celebrating the festival of lights for 10 days starting from October 23rd to November 2nd . Live cooking stations will be present inside the restaurant that will cook up dishes like dahi bhalla, samosa, karanji and many more. To soothe your cravings for sweets, they will have kheer, gulab jamun, burfi and other sweets. Be seated in the Diwali village that has been decorated into a bright and beautiful space and let the delicacies tingle your taste buds.
Queen Elizabeth 2
Spend your Diwali 2019 in Dubai onboard the QE2 at the Diwali Festival of Flavors. Take a tour of Indian cuisine from Delhi to Kerela with a exclusive spread of over 200 delicacies. A stunning light show will leave you dazzled. You can also dance your night away on hit Bollywood numbers. For the starters, indulge in Indian salads, pickles, bread and many other starters (including a smoking chat station). Move on to the main menu which features a variety of curries like Chicken Tikka Trio’s, Murg Masaka and Tandoori vegetables among others. Finish it off with a selection of desserts which include kheer, Ras Malai and Gulab Jamun.
JA Hatta Fort Hotel
JA Hatta Fort Hotel, Dubai’s only mountain resort will kick start Diwali celebration in Dubai 2019 from October 25th with its new restaurant- Kinara by the well known chef Vikas Khanna. If you check in to the hotel at that time, you will receive a special Diwali gift. The children can take part in a Sweet Treasure Hunt on the front lawn as they celebrate with their glow sticks and sparklers. In the evening, you can choose to dine at Kinara or a more casual Jeema Restaurant. The menu will include paneer tikka, garlic prawns and tandoori baby potato.
Chor Bazaar at Movenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta
The prize-winning restaurant is serving authentic Indian dishes straight out of the tandoor ovens this Diwali in Dubai 2019. The celebration starts from October 29th to November 1st . Indulge in some delicious chicken tikka, lamb chops and naan along with some Diwali special desserts.
The modern spice restaurant will offer complimentary bite-sized delicacies to the people all day during Diwali in Dubai 2019. The restaurant is famous for serving food with a refreshing twist. Going the vegetarian way?Try their dal chawal aracini which is served as risotto balls with poppadom rolls and pickled mayo. Instead of the usual naan and butter chicken you should expect to be served a delicious steamed bao filled with chilli mayo with melt in the mouth chicken. Choose your favorites from the The Farzi Cafe Dubai menu definitely and you will not be disappointed.
Purani Dilli at Four Points by Sheraton
Indulge in unlimited food for the Diwali celebration in Dubai 2019 with special all you can eat buffet at Four Points by Sheraton at Dubai. The buffet will be offered to you on October 27th and October 28th. You can enjoy specially created menu with items like veg biryani and mirch murgh tikka. Take a stop at the live chaat station before you tuck into the main course. And as we know Diwali is incomplete without desserts, try some hot jalebi and balu shahi (a sugary doughnut with a different texture).
Do you want free desserts this Diwali in Dubai 2019?You can head to Hitchki Barsha Height’s restaurant which offers free desserts to customers to celebrate the festival of lights. The restaurant has a set Diwali menu and every table will receive a complimentary dessert to finish off the meal. Additionally, another International menu is also set for the ocassion. You can also enjoy a selection of dishes like crispy chicken khurana, PP’s spinach risotto and laksa prawn dum biryani from the a la carte menu.