Experience unmatched traditional dining experience at the Al Hadheerah Restaurant, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. Hidden away between the sand dunes, the Al Hadheerah is renowned for its traditional Arabic food. Dine under the stars in a traditional desert setting with plenty of live entertainment. Belly dancing, live bands, Tanoura Dancer, Arabic Band & Camel and Horse Caravan Show and more will keep you entertained while you try the extravagant Middle Eastern cuisine. Thursdays and Fridays are special as these days feature an occasional fireworks display that will light up the sky.

Key Highlights

Experience unmatched traditional dining experience at the Al Hadheerah Restaurant, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

About Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant

It is an exquisite dining experience for the whole family to enjoy!




  • Extensive dinner buffet
  • Middle Eastern cuisines featuring 10 live cooking stations
  • Signature dish - Lamb Ouzi cooked underground
  • Seafood, poultry and vegetarian dishes available
  • Overlooking the Dubai desert
  • Alfresco seating
  • Live entertainment show such as Tanoura Dancer, Belly Dancing, Arabic Band & Camel and Horse Caravan Show
  • Fireworks display every Thursday & Friday
  • Camel and Pony rides
  • Falcon show
  • Premium Alcoholic beverages, extensive grape beverage list, fresh juices, cocktails, and mocktails are made available at an additional cost


Additional Information


  • Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road - Dubai
  • A 5-minute walk from Bab al-Shams

Operation Hours 

  • Every day from 7.30 to 11.30 pm

Dress Code

  • Smart Casual or national dress


  • Weekend's & Weekday's rate card do vary 

Entertainment throughout the Evening 

  • Tanoura Dancer
  • Live Arabic Band
  • Horse & Camel Caravan Show on the dunes
  • Falcon Display
  • Camel Riding
  • Horse Riding
  • Belly Dancer
  • Access to the Heritage Museum
  • Al Hadheerah Weekend Fireworks starting mid of October till the end of April

My Tickets 

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you within 20-45 minutes of purchase. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel your ticket 48 hours in advance and get a full refund. 

Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant Frequently Asked Questions

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The timings for Motiongate Dubai is 11 am to 8 pm on weekdays and 11 am to 9 pm on weekends.

Ratings & Reviews

Ursula Mansson
Travelled April 2023

Very beautiful place showing the Arabic life , very enjoyable with the incredible people serving the authentically prepared food . The entertainment with story telling about the life in the desert in the past and decision made between the tribes . The small surrounding stores where are goods to be taken home ,...

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Usama SHAH
Travelled April 2023

It was amazing

Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant

USD 134.73