Try a traditional Emirati lunch

A date with history at Sheikh Mohammed Centre


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Set amidst the backdrop of traditional wind towers in one of the city's oldest areas is the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU). Located in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, the centre is a welcoming space with a series of informative tours. Emirati hosts here offer valuable insight into the local culture, customs and religion of the United Arab Emirates. Head over for lunch where the centre serves some of the best traditional Emirati food in the city - try machboos, a hearty rice-based meat dish and chabab, a local take on pancakes with spices and date syrup.

  • Lunch featuring traditional Emirati dishes
  • Q&A session with an Emirati host on UAE culture, customs and religion
  • Striking traditional wind tower location
  • Excellent base for exploring the surrounding Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood
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  • Lunch including soft drinks and coffee, tea


  • Not valid during the holy month of Ramadan

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