Expo 2020 Dubai: 7 Pavilions To Visit For Exciting Foods You Have Never Tried Before!

by Krishna Toprani
Expo 2020 Dubai: 7 Pavilions To Visit For Exciting Foods You Have Never Tried Before!
Finding your way around the Dubai expo can seem overwhelming, to say the least, and the expo is bursting with food options from cuisines you’ve never heard before. Thankfully, we’ve curated a list of the most off beat country pavilions serving their local food for you to discover, explore, and expand your food favourites.
Without much ado, let’s get to it.

1. Tiaki, New Zealand

Aotearoa New Zealand has a special connection to the land and sea; founded on care, respect and an understanding that when nature thrives, we all thrive. In Tiaki, you can enjoy cheese platters featuring a variety of Fonterra’s Kāpiti cheeses, Comvita Mānuka honey cake, and fresh fruit carpaccio with Zespri Kiwifruit.
  • Where: Sustainability District
  • When: Saturday-Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 23:30 PM


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2. Al Lusitano, Portugal

Portugal may be a small country, but it is big on flavours. Whether you try Bacalhau à brása local cod fish dish, their national sandwich Bifanas, or even the simple but hearty Caldo Verde soup, you’re sure to love this cuisine full of spices and fresh herbs.
  •  Where: Sustainability District
  • When: 10AM-12AM

3. Evok, Colombia

Did you know that it is believed in Colombia that herbs and spices have potential healing powers? Evok was created to bring through its blends the benefits and the ancient power of herbs, spices and fruits. They offer you wellness for each day through Colombian single origin chocolate, herbal infusions and tea, Colombian coffee, pure honeys and more.
  • Where: Opportunity District
  • When: 10AM- 10PM

4. Sard, Saudi Arabia

With an unforgettable journey through Saudi Arabia, Sard tells you the stories of their 13 regions, their beautiful produce, and unforgettable people. Sard is where Saudi ingenuity and creativity comes to life,  in their fusion creations curated with love. This is truly a unique dining experience with interactive stations that narrate the Sard story from every angle.
  • Where: Al Forsan Park
  • When: Saturday- Wednesday, 10AM-11.30PM

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5. Taste Estonia, Estonia

Have you tried gourmet Nordic street food yet? At Taste Estonia,  Estonian classics – cold smoked salmon and black bread – are a must try for everyone! When you’re feeling not-so-experimental, they even have delicious burgers and loaded fries.
  • Where: Mobility District
  • When: Saturday to Wednesday, 11AM- 10PM

6. Paris- Versailles Café, France

This French Brasserie, located in the heart of the Dubai expo, will transport you to France for a sweet or savory break. Taste French gastronomic specialties indoors or on their stunning terrace. Bonus: it’s family friendly!

  • Where: Mobility District
  • When: 10AM-12AM


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7. Gastro Roots of Hungary, Hungary

With traditional Hungarian dishes prepared in a modern way, you can watch their chefs work with fresh and quality ingredients from small-scale farmers in the Hungarian countryside to bring you mouthwatering delicacies served in the most palatable manner.

  • Where: Mobility District
  • When: 12:00 PM – 21:30 PM

Brimming with mouthwatering aromas, the Dubai expo is full of food streets bursting with flavours from across the world and we’re excited for you.

Also read: Dubai Expo 2022: All You Need To Know About India’s 4-Storey Pavilion

Happy exploring, and Bon Appetit!