Cuisines to try on your Sharjah trip

  • Cuisines to try on your Sharjah trip

    There is no sincerer love than the love of food ~ George Bernard Shaw.

    If you’re the kind who enjoys art, culture, history and local food, then book your next holiday to Sharjah. Amazing art galleries, well- preserved museums, traditional souqs and glorious architecture have earned Sharjah the title ‘Cultural Capital of the UAE’. Popular attractions include the Sharjah Art Museum, Al Noor Mosque, Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah Classic Car Museum, Eye of the Emirates, and Al Noor Island.

    While you explore Sharjah, here are some of the toothsome cuisines you can savour on your trip.

    Al Machboos

    Al MachboosA popular cuisine, Al Machboos aka Kabsa includes rice, meat, spices, dried lemon and onion.


    BalaleetBalaleet is a vermicelli-based dish, cooked with cardamom, sugar, cinnamon, saffron and is topped with an omelette.


    ShawarmaGrilled shreds of chicken or lamb meat wrapped in a roti with fries is known as Shawarma.

    Al Harees

    Al HareesAl Harees is prepared using wheat, meat, salt and spices; it is served with ghee.

    Restaurants that you can visit in Sharjah include Katis Restaurant, Zahr El-Laymoun, Shakespeare and Co., Sanobar Restaurant, Rainbow Steak House, Najmat Lahore, Gazebo Restaurant, Bangkok Town and ElManza Restaurant.

    How to reach Sharjah

    By flight: Nearest airport, Sharjah International Airport.

    Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur