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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
“salad” (44 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (5 reviews)
“arabic sweets” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All 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 2 days ago

It's literally blue and white themed :) I landed just unplanned, place is near to Dubai Museum. It is usually packed place so prepare to wait for 15 to 20 min. But staff is well trained and respond quickly. I must insist on trying Arabian...More

Thank Pradeep024
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had lunch in this place and it was amazing from all sides like food was delicious, atmosphere was fantastic and the services was excellent. The difficulties which you will face the car parking.

Thank Haitham M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ended at the cafe by chance when we were strolling in the al Fahidi area. The entrance of the restaurant is so nicely decorated that you can't just walk away without capturing the view. So I had dinner with my wife at this restaurant...More

Thank navneet c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely, shady courtyard cafe near the dubai museum and old town. Busy with locals and tourists. Lovely fresh food, friendly staff, and very reasonably priced.

Thank LateGappers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden gem for Dubaians but not so hidden from Tourists, Arabian Tea House is a Delight to Visit! It represents old Emarati Household with Beautiful Courtyard. And this is something we dont usually see in Dubai. This place has Serene, Calm and Homely Feel which...More

1  Thank Gzmirza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop to grab a bite to eat. We loved it so much- we went twice in one trip! The atmosphere is absolutely adorable. It’s an old house and garden. The food, smoothies and tea are all delicious!

Thank pam d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had two times visit but the service quality need improvement. 1st time Break fast was very good but lunch in 2nd time was not appropriate service. Slow, forts where not clean properly and no clear sign to rest room for male or female!

Thank Bandar A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended this cafe by some friends...and we are so glad we checked it out! A hidden gem in old Dubai and definitely worth a visit. Food was good quality and a great choice/variety on the menu!

Thank Yellowbear213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The calm ambience of this place is what they are really set apart. I like the seats and the decorations. The food was good and best value for money. Try their blooming tea, maybe your lovelife will bloom because of that. Just kiddin'. The cafe...More

Thank blissrosey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place so much that I went to this place twice during my short visit to Dubai on my way from Boston to Malaysia. It's a bit of walk from a nearby metro station, but I didn't mind it. The place itself is...More

Thank Soo L
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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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
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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