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The people of the United Arab Emirates have seen dramatic change over the last few years, change that has provided them with all the benefits of a modern, developed society. At the same time, however, both the government and the people are determined that their heritage shall be preserved, in line with the late Sheikh Zayed’s belief that ‘a people that knows not its past can have neither a present nor a future’. To act as repositories of this heritage and a source of information for both visitors and the younger generation who have not experienced a traditional lifestyle, museums and heritage centers have been developed throughout the UAE.

The vision for establishing Arabian Tea House Restaurant & Café is to preserve the cultural identity in the UAE encompassing a rich blend of traditional Arab, Islamic and contemporary elements, while also being a viable commercial venture.

Arabian Tea House Restaurant & Café located at Bur Dubai, Bastakiya is an eccentric mix of the traditional and the modern. Located in a traditional wind tower house, right in the heart of Dubai, just stepping into the café takes you back to the past – a time in the past which was more relaxed, informal and which reflects the original cultural heritage of United Arab Emirates. While there are been rapid development around Batakiya, Basta has remained untouched and is perhaps one of a few places where one can still get a glimpse of the rich cultural heritage of the Emirati people. 


Arabian Tea House at The Mall, Jumeirah

The success of ATH Al Bastakiya branch paved our way to take Arabian Tea House to Jumeirah; an area that witnessed the marvellous transformation of Dubai, from being a concourse for fishermen and traders to being a modern attraction point known for its glamorous landmarks.

Situated in the coastal area of Jumeirah, Arabian Tea House pervades the modern ambience of The Mall, while adding its own traditional identity to the atmosphere. Our branch in The Mall offers another piece of the Emirati tradition as we serve our authentic food in a lively yet soothing environment overlooking Burj Al Arab. You’ll have the chance to see the modern city while experiencing a surreal journey that will take you back to the roots

Arabian Tea House at The Mall is the perfect destination after a long day where you get to unwind and relax away from the hustle of the city and enjoy the authentic Emirati cuisine.

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