Arabian Tea House

Arabian Tea House

by DubaiCity Author

Enjoy Arabian Tea Houseauthentic Emirati cuisine with a fantastic view at Arabian Tea House near Jumeirah Road. Located on the iconic Jumeirah Road in Umm Suqeim 3, Jumeirah, Arabian Tea House offers an opportunity to enjoy authentic Emirati cuisine in a comfortable, house-like setting.

The homegrown Arabian Tea House concept was started in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, once known as Al Bastakiya. Opened in 1997 by an Emirati called Ali Al Rais, this location is an icon to those in the know and has been proudly serving its customers including a few well-known celebrities for over two decades.

Showcasing epic views of the Burj Al Arab and bustling Jumeriah Road from the little outside seating terrace, Arabian Tea House is the ideal place in the city.Arabian Tea House The café is ideal for for a casual breakfast, lunch, or dinner, family-friendly, and has a small indoor seating area too. Arabian Tea House is known and loved for its unique breakfast dishes and. They provide the much-loved Karak chai, Dubai Tea, and Arabian Night Tea alongside herbal and fruit teas. Along with the coveted breakfast trays (which are served all day long), there are salads, sandwiches, BBQ grills, main courses, and desserts. Kids also have a dedicated section on the menu.  A journey into Dubai’s past could well begin through the door of a quaint tea house in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, once known as Al Bastakiya. The Arabian Tea House – some still prefer to call it the Basta Art Café, you feel transported into the old times, authentic style with benches, white rattan chairs, lace curtains a

Savour Arabian Tea Houseyour cup of gahwa (coffee in Arabic, but also used to refer to tea in the context of a tea house) under a grand old tree that bears apples, listen to the birds sing and admire the architecture of the stone house with wind towers that once belonged to merchants.

Opened in 1997, the place remains to be an oasis of peace and calm where tourists and locals come to journey back to the city’s past and explore its cultural heritage. Dubai Tourism cites the tea house as a cultural reference point and recently both the Michelin-starred culinary expert and author Geoffrey Zakarian and TV star Martha Stewart visited the tea house, they have shared praises in their blogs and social media platforms.

As Dubai is growing, the Arabian tea house has moved beyond Al Fahidi, opened new branches in UAE- Sharjah, The Mall Jumeirah, Jumeirah Archaeological Site, one branch in Egypt – Dubai House and one branch in Montenegro .

Sit outside when the weather permits.

08:00 – 22:00

Arabian Tea House

Al Fahidi District Arabian Tea House
Bastakiya Opposite Musalla Post Office – Al Fahidi St
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 353 5071
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