Enjoying the local cuisine is one of the best ways to get used to a new culture when you visit another destination. When you are in the UAE, the traditional Bedouin-style dining is what you need to try out.

Maor XTraditional Bedouin mealCC BY-SA 4.0

Bedouin-style dining?

This is a village setting that prevailed in the UAE in ancient times. This set included a well, a camel, and a truck. And, most importantly- the traditional Emirati food!

Dining style

According to traditional practice, they don’t arrange tables and chairs for the dining experience. Instead, they follow floor seating. This makes the experience much more authentic.

Bedouin-style dining in UAE today

Many outdoor restaurants in Abu Dhabi focus on offering an authentic experience to travelers. Thus, many properties the likes of Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara have introduced Bedouin-style dining targeting the tourists.

The favourite dishes

Once you get the menus, don’t be surprised to see all the names of the dishes in Arabic. Every restaurant has added pictures of the dishes on their menu to make your decision-making much easier. Every dish is delicious and full of spices.