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Al Faris Floating Restaurant

) #1,193 of 8,941 Restaurants in Dubai ££££ Indian, International
Crescent Dr | Dubai Festival City, Dubai 103685, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 326 6651
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Crescent Dr | Dubai Festival City, Dubai 103685, United Arab Emirates
Neighbourhood: The Creek
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this to celebrate my wedding anniversary and for the Dubai Canal cruise option. The dhow is ok and well organized. However, the food is a letdown.

Thank Anoop K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was at the dinner cruise with my family. Felt safe for my kids even after having our seats at the upper deck where the roof is part open. Excellent and instant response to all my queries. Very helpful service for the pick up from outside...More

Thank Mihir P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a resident of uae since 50 years and I must say al faris is the best cruise I have ever been on - they made our anniversary a memorable evening.

1  Thank Hasu P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there at the dubai festival mall with my fiancé and was looking for a nice restaurant . To my surprise al Faris is a hidden gem . The boat took us all the way to the canal waterfall bridge which is truly a...More

Thank mavi0910
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a conference at intercontinental hotel and just saw the boat there . We decided to do a group dinner after the conference . The team was superb as they organized a special area for our team to see the fountain show at the...More

Thank Shinu A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views, Delicious food and enchanting entertainment. The best part is ample parking, buggy service of people in need. Valet was also available upon paying extra

Thank Praveen S
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Amazon Tours are extremely responsive via phone when it comes to the booking process. All of my queries were answered (such as weather I could bring a suitcase aboard- yes was the answer) I was even helped with the process of Groupon. The boat boards...More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We went as a group of friends and had an enjoyable evening having prebooked using Entertainer vouchers. We were greeted with dates and Arabic coffees on boarding and there was an adequate buffet. The food appeared to be more Indian than Arabic but there were...More

1  Thank EveningEater
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

This was a great Dhow Cruise. I purchased a coupon on Groupon. At first I was a bit worried as there were so many Dhow Cruises to choose from and was unsure which one to pick. Was glad I picked this one as this boat...More

4  Thank Globetrotters1112
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Everything was done well from welcome to diner, to entertainment and a good cruise in Dubai creek. The buffet was pleasant with some Arabic specialties, the show was really great and we had a wonderful time.

1  Thank Brenchie5032
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Well, I have buy one get one free voucher from MasterCard for this restaurant... I would like to go on cruise tomorrow ..how can u go...I want to know all the details
18 May 2016|
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Ho prenotato su Groupon, ma dove devo presentarmi esattamente per l'imbarco e a che ora?
2 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$70 - US$75
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crescent Dr | Dubai Festival City, Dubai 103685, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Creek
  • Neighbourhood: The Creek
  • Phone Number: +971 4 326 6651
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