Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Here are all the details about this year’s Taste of Dubai 2023.

  • Publish date: Friday، 03 February 2023
Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Foodies rejoice! Taste of Dubai Festival 2023 is taking place at the Amphitheatre in Media City between Friday, February 3rd and Sunday, February 5th in what will be a fun activity for the entire family.

What is the Taste of Dubai?

Taste of Dubai celebrates UAE’s local restaurants by featuring some of the country’s famous chefs. The event will showcase 15 restaurants and each featuring a menu of three dishes, which will be served in taster-size portions, so visitors can customize their tasting menu. Besides the food, there will be live performances as well ranging from light and mellow music to cool and upbeat DJ performances. Other activities will include master classes and workshops as well, which will help visitors hone their cooking skills.

Taste of Dubai Restaurants

Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Image credit: Torno Subito's official website. 

  • Akira Back (Japanese cuisine)
  • 11 Woodfire (International cuisine)
  • Brasserie Boulud (French cuisine)
  • Bushra by Buddha-Bar (Middle Eastern cuisine)
  • Carnival by Trèsind (Indian cuisine)
  • Fi’lia (Italian cuisine)
  • Goldchix By Goldfish (Japanese cuisine)
  • Lowe (European cuisine)
  • Reif Japanese Kushiyaki (Japanese cuisine)
  • Rhodes W1 (British and European cuisine)
  • Sucre (Spanish-Italian and South American cuisine)
  • Shang Palace (Chinese cuisine)
  • The Nine (British cuisine)
  • Indya by Vineet (Indian cuisine)
  • Torno Subito (Italian cuisine)


Some big-name chefs are going to be featured at Taste of Dubai this year and the list includes Akira Back, Massimo Bottura, John Torode, Daniel Boulud, and Jenny Morris.

Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Pictured: Akira Back. Image credit: Taste of Dubai official website.

Taste of Dubai Activities

Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Pictured: Massimo Bottura. Image credit: Taste of Dubai official website. 

There will be a lot of activities for food aficionados and fun for the entire family. Activities include Masterclass by Chef Massimo Bottura on Friday at 7 p.m. Other fun experiences will include a Cook School, a Waterfront Market BBQ School, a cooking challenge, a children’s space, and the Taste Artisan Village.


Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Pictured: Truly Medley Deeply band. Image credit: Truly Medley Deeply's Instagram page. 

The weekend will be filled with entertainment at Taste of Dubai with a lot of celebrity hosts and brilliant musical talent. The hosts include Priti Malik Big Rossi, Zoe Dickens, and Andrew Dickens. There will be live performances by Truly Medley Deeply and Ben Noke, known as the Piano Man. There is also an impressive lineup of DJs, which includes Adam J, Natalie Brogan, DJ Sheps, and DJ Beth.


Your Complete Guide to Taste of Dubai 2023

Pictured Media City Amphitheatre. Image credit: Dubai Media City's official website. 

Standard tickets are AED 75 for one day. For AED 165, there is a one-day entry, including the costs of two food and two drinks vouchers. VIP Passes are for AED 250 including 3 food and 3 drink vouchers and all-day access to the VIP Lounge. The Weekender Packager is for AED 650 which will cover 10 food and 10 drink vouchers and allow all-weekend access to the event.

Main image source: Taste of Dubai's Facebook page.