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Arabian Tea House Restaurant & Cafe - Al Fahidi

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"This place is sentimental to me, as it used to be the Art Cafe that I would visit with my family as a child. The Arabian Tea house in Al Fahidi is a renovated traditional Emirati house, built in the Iranian style from 100 years ago. A place of tranquility, guests are seated on wooden turquoise chairs in a cool courtyard under an apple tree. The menu offers a pan-Arab selection of dishes, though focused mainly on food traditions from the Gulf, as it unites the regions different varieties of dishes. It is one of my favourite places to get arabic breakfast in the city. "
"Try their Mutabal (Middle Eastern Eggplant Dip) if you miss the breakfast platter. "

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