Tastes & Tours

Feed your wanderlust, eat your heart out.

Some say the way to a traveller’s heart is through his stomach. If that is the case for you, well, you’ve come to the right place. In the UAE, dining is an experience that is taken seriously.

From lavish traditional buffet spreads to an intimate dinner on a cruise ship, every gastronomic adventure is one you will remember for the years to come. We also have some packages that include some Cooking 101 sessions with top-notch chefs from world-class restaurants!

Here are few points to remember:

Guests below 21 years old are not allowed in bars and similar venues that serve alcoholic
Meals are on “food-only“ basis, unless stated
Beverage consumption shall be paid for at the venue.

Downtown Delights

Location: Dubai
Days of operation: Tuesday and Sunday
Duration: Half Day (5-6 Hours)

Spend a perfect evening in the heart of Dubai with all its glitz and world- class glamour. The Palace Downtown Dubai treats you to a gastronomic experience featuring the city’s culinary excellence steeped in a vibrant culture.

Start the delightful evening with luscious drinks at FAI Cocktail Sit back, relax and enjoy some good music from a resident DJ.
Head for a sumptuous feast at Ewaan, an Arabian-themed restaurant with a modern This delectable dinner spread features traditional Arabic delicacies and international fare.
Wrap up the night in style at the romantic, torch-lit lounge of Asado Terrace, graced by the mist of The Dubai
Look back on the best moments of the day with a mocktail in hand and an awe-inspiring view of the Burj Khalifa towering above you.

Remarks: A minimum of two guests is required.

Bateaux Dubai Creek Cruise

Location:  Dubai
Days of operation:  Daily (evening)
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (8.30pm to 11.00 pm)

There are a hundred and one ways to have your meal in Dubai. One of the most special ones is a fine dining experience on board Bateaux Dubai, a glass-enclosed dinner cruise boat that travels along the Dubai Creek. With its atmospheric lighting and elegant vibe, it’s the perfect venue for events and special  occasions.

This dinner package features:

A la carte four-course dinner
Live entertainment
An extensive selection of beverages
Transfers to and from the hotel

Remarks: A minimum of two guests is required.
Departs from Dubai,
Sharjah, Ajman & Ras Al Khaimah.

Dhow Cruise

Location: Dubai
Days of operation:
Daily (evening)
Duration: 2 hours

Make time for a magical dinner on a traditional wooden boat, adorned with the fineries of Arabian culture. Share the evening with your loved ones as you cruise along Dubai Creek, giving you views of the city’s ancient and modern landmarks under the moon-lit sky.

This dinner package features:

A mesmerising cruise across the historic Dubai Creek
Delectable dinner, complete with beverages
Transfers to and from the hotel


Remarks: Tours depart from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah.

Dinner at Bab Al Shams

Location: Dubai
Days of operation: Daily
Duration: Half Day (4 Hours)

Live the Arabian fantasy come dinnertime at a five-star property nestled in the sand dunes of Dubai. Enjoy a delectable dinner buffet at Bab Al Shams’ Al Hadheerah Restaurant, the region’s first open-air traditional desert restaurant.

This dinner package features:

Ethnic Arabic cuisine
Live cooking stations
Cultural entertainment
Camel and horse riding opportunity

Remarks: A minimum of two guests is required.
Tours depart from Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman.

Burj Al Arab Dining  Experience

Location: Dubai
Days of operation: Daily, upon request
2 hours  (lunch/dinner)

Why settle for a photo with the iconic Burj Al Arab when you can enjoy a luxurious meal within its grandiose premises? Experience the finest Arabian hospitality and surround yourself with sheer splendour as you dine at this seven-star hotel.

This dinner package features:

Top-class Arabic and international cuisine for lunch or dinner
The perfect opportunity to relax as you soak in the breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf
Transfers to and from the hotel

Remarks: Tours depart from all emirates.

Kitchen Mission

Location: Dubai
Days of operation: Upon request
Duration:  1-
2 hours

Calling all food lovers and kitchen buffs! Indulge in culinary experiences and 101 lessons brought to you by top-notch chefs at world-famous restaurants in Dubai.

This experience features:

A choice of making fresh pasta from scratch or learning the ritual of rolling the finest sushi
Cooking classes held at prime restaurant premises, either at Jamie’s Italian at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel or at Nobu at Atlantis, The Palm
Provision of all the raw ingredients and kitchen tools, along with a goodie bag of souvenir items

Remarks: Nobu classes are done in the afternoon while Jamie’s Italian classes are held in the morning.


Location: Dubai
Days of operation: Upon request
Duration: 1-2 hours

Learn the art of mixing and making signature cocktail drinks straight from expert bartenders of FAI, a chic lounge in the heart of Downtown Dubai.

This experience features:

A demonstration of the proper techniques in mixing the finest cocktails in town
A hands-on experience of trying the techniques yourself
A taste of the drinks you have made (the best part!)
Views of the Dubai Fountain and the Burj Khalifa

Remarks: A minimum of two guests is required.