UAE Vegan Travel Guide

United Arab Emirates Vegan Travel Guide

United Arab Emirates Vegan Travel Blogs

Road Trip from Oman to UAE

If you’re planning an extended stay in either United Arab Emirates (UAE) or Oman, it’s pretty easy to cross the border and see what the other side has to offer.  Cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi have an admittedly faster [...]

Eid Weekend in Abu Dhabi, UAE

If you’ve traveled to a Muslim-majority country within the last six weeks, you might’ve noticed adjusted public dining hours in observance of Ramadan. The month of fasting concluding recently with congregational prayer, festivities and lots of food! Here in Oman, […]

Dubai all-inclusive holiday vegan tips and skydiving

Dubai is the last part of my trip from India to Nepal to Oman to Dubai, we went to the Dubai Mall and this place is massive. While there we got lunch at a falafel place called Karam Express, and […]

Vegan Pizza Takes Over the Gulf

In the Arab Gulf, we have ample access to authentic Indian cuisine and an array of Mediterranean delights, but there is nothing more affirming to the vegan palate than a proper vegan pizza. We’re not talking about the cheese-less veg […]

Females Traveling to Dubai- What You Need to Know

Was it safe? Did you ever feel uncomfortable? Would you recommend that I go? What was it like being two female travelers in Dubai? I’d be lying if I said I didn’t ask these questions before booking our tickets to […]

Vegan in Dubai

Wow. We were not expecting the overflow of vegan food in Dubai! Full vegan shops, cafes, organic grocery markets, the whole sha-bang! And not to forget how vegan friendly traditional arabic restaurants are. Here’s some of our favorite vegan places […]

A Day in Dubai

I never really thought I’d visit Dubai. I’ve heard about it intermittently by way of travel and/or discovery shows over the years, but wasn’t particularly drawn to it as a destination. As I was working with Green Earth Travel to […]

Vegan Dining in the United Arab Emirates

Freedom Pizza

An innovative, locally-owned pizza company that sources its produce from Greenheart Organic Farm in Sharjah and intentionally caters to vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diners. Freedom Pizza serves vegan pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. In January 2018, they will be launching their […]

Be Super Natural Kitchen

Be Super Natural Kitchen is Dubai’s 1st living raw foods restaurant. Our menu is 100% Raw, Organic & Vegan.

Ping Pong Dim Sum- Dubai Mall

Our heart belongs to dim sum. These elegant little dishes are called ‘Dian xin’ in Mandarin which can be translated as ‘light the heart’ and that’s pretty much what they do. Visit us at Ping Pong Dubai Mall.

Le Pain Quotidien – Dubai Mall

Friends and strangers alike come together around our communal table to break bread and linger for a while. Take a seat next to a neighbor, share, and be reminded that, even in the big city, we are a community.

Comptoir 102 Cafe

Our philosophy behind the café is to offer a more conscious and healthy lifestyle by bringing more sustainable and nutritious food to our guests. We source ingredients from local organic farms which allow us to keep the highest standards of […]

One Cafe by Life’n One

Gluten free, dairy free, sugar free cafe (yes all guilt free) in the amazing garden of Life’nOne in Jumeirah 1. Visit us for our daily vegetable dishes, delicious raw tarts, homemade breads and jams, all day breakfast, smoothies, juices and […]

Argo Tea – Dubai

In our cafés and teaosks, we create our own unique blends of all natural, tasty, healthy tea-based Signature Drinks. We blend high QualiTea(tm) loose leaf teas with fruit juices, hibiscus flowers, and other natural ingredients to create distinctive and irresistible […]

Govinda’s Restaurant – Jumeirah

Govinda’s is a unique vegetarian restaurant that believes in serving food that’s good for the mind, body and soul. Based on the ‘Satvik’ principle (food that the body harmonizes with), our cuisine teases your tastebuds, satisfies your hunger without making […]

Surf House Dubai Cafe

Dubai’s original and only dedicated Surf/Standup Paddle School also has a growing cafe inside with a ton of vegan options, including sweet treats, healthful breakfasts (pancakes, acai bowls), vegan coffee drink options, and more.

The Surf Cafe

On Jumeirah Beach Road prior to Burj Al Arab Hotel and next to the Surf House in Dubai! The Surf Cafe is serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks in a laid back environment.

Wafi Gourmet – Dubai Mall

Wafi Gourmet is a chain of Authentic Lebanese Restaurants with a location in the Dubai Mall. Their menu is a wish-list for lovers of fresh, delicious food from Continental to middle eastern with garden-fresh fruit and vegetables, the finest olives, […]

Baker & Spice Dubai

Baker & Spice Dubai have set a new standard for ethical delicious food in Dubai. Our European heritage has been adapted to the Middle East to create a unique version of local soul food. The heart of Baker & Spice […]

Pizza Di Rocco

Pizza Di Rocco is born from the spirit of Master Pizzaiolo Rocco. It is Rocco’s passion for creating authentic Italian gourmet pizzas that inspires the restaurant today. Due to high demand, they’ve recently launched a new vegan menu including pizzas, […]

Tawa Bakery

Totally gluten-free bakery and restaurant with a dedicated vegan menu.

Wheatfields UAE

Gourmet grocer and cafe tucked in the Rayyana development of Khalifa City. A dedicated vegan chef creates innovative specials, as well as gluten-free and sugar-free breakfast items and desserts.

Bareburger UAE

Organic and eco-friendly burger franchise located in Marina Mall with a great selection of vegan options including Beyond Burgers, Black Bean Burgers, and Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers. Side dishes included sweet potato fries and salads. In locations where breakfast is […]

Activities in the United Arab Emirates

Burj Khalifa

At over 828 meters (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa holds the following records: Tallest building in the world Tallest free-standing structure in the world Highest number of stories in the world Highest occupied floor in the […]

The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall offers a vast array of products across its 1200+ retail stores, 200 dining outlets, world-class entertainment and iconic landmarks. It is the largest shopping mall in the world.

Organic Foods & Cafe

Supermarket/Grocery: As the only organic supermarket in the region, the Organic Foods and Café offers everything you and your family need on a daily / weekly basis and more. As strong believers in the many health benefits as well as […]

LuLu Hypermarket – Al Khawaneej Rd

LuLu Hypermarket symbolizes quality retailing. With 129 stores, it is the most sought-after store of the discerning shoppers across the Gulf region, including Dubai. LuLu carries speciality vegan products, and have sections of their stores dedicated to dairy free, gluten […]

The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore the United Arab Emirates compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in the United Arab Emirates. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.

United Arab Emirates Vegan Travel Tips

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