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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (30 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (5 reviews)
“arabic sweets” (7 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Following the recommendation of our guidebook we immediately felt in love with this tea house. You can have great tea and coffee, Arabian appetizers, salads, sandwiches as well as barbeque dishes. You may get this also at other restaurants but you will not find another...More

Thank anspaul
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go at Dubai museum and after that we decide to eat something. We see this place from outside and a lot of people to wait . So after 25 minutes we go in and sit to eat. I can say for sure that 15...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a nice traditional Arabic breakfast experience, then this is the place for you. You can choose from a variety of breakfast options to choose from (but be weary, they finish breakfast at around noon). My group had gone for the Egyptian and...More

Thank Mo E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on wednesday 3-4PM. Not too crowdy and we got our table in 5 minutes. The place has a good atmosphere and the whole set up is nice and cozy. Especially the fact that it's outdoors and the roof is made of branches and...More

Thank prkl08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a little wait but it’s well worth it. My suggestion is to for lunch and have the skewers and share. There was nothing I didn’t like here!!! Well worth it and try the Arabian night tea m

Thank Alysia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was excellent along with the Arabian Coffee. The atmosphere is relaxing and cool, and a great place to escape the heat. The con was unfortunately the service, the waiter forgot something that we had ordered ( we only ordered two things) and trying...More

Thank lee w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had time for a juice and a iced tea but the setting was lovely. If we had more time we would have gone back for a meal. In a City full of Mall eateries it is a very nice contrast if you like...More

Thank SimonandAnne
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our recent visit to Dubai we visited twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. On both occasions the service was very good, always with a smile, and the food was delicious. We loved the shaded courtyard. Either before or after your meal, do...More

Thank BertiePMM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly, the best mint lemonade ever. Is that because I was famished or just because? Does it matter? No, because it was refreshing. Good service. Really great atmosphere. A definite “garden retreat”. Enjoyed the hummus, falafel, and salad most.

Thank Evamarie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visited Dubai you have to visit the historical Resturant In old downtown of Dubai the restaurant is will decorated using the old building concept the food is excellent and service is fast, The only comment is you have to take care of the...More

Thank WBaghdadi
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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Reem K
18 November 2017|
Response from Tushar K | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember them serving hookahs. Its a heritage place inside Al Fahidi heritage area.
30 September 2017|
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Response from Alfa A | Reviewed this property |
no they do not
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
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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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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