How much approximately does each meal cost in Dubai?

I will be starting work in Dubai next month. As a teacher in one of the reputed schools in Dubai. I want to estimate my expenses. Can anyone give me an estimate of the cost of meals in Dubai?

Answer: If you eat in an Indian / Pakistani restaurant in Downtown Dubai, or can find a Food Mess where you pay per month, it can be in the range of AED 5 to AED 10 per meal. You can find decent, good quality but basic level food in this cost range.

However, if you eat in one of the fast food chains, a complete meal can cost anywhere in the range of AED 15 to AED 40.

Now, coming to some of the upper class restaurants in Dubai, including Indian / Pakistani / Lebanese / American / European restaurants can set you back by between AED 50 to AED 200+ per meal.

1 US Dollar converts to 3.67 AED.

All The Best & Welcome to Dubai!

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Mar 17, 2022
Need to know the price
by: Anonymous

Hello, I am shifting to Dubai in next week, I want to know the tiffin services details with price for two time( lunch and Dinner)

Thank you

Jun 04, 2019
by: Amol

Do u provide service in fujairah?

May 27, 2018
by: Sumeet

Hi appa Kadai. Do you provide one time meal as well?

Sep 13, 2017
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Sep 29, 2016
i need mess
by: Marvin

I'm staying alquoz al khail gate I need a mess for 2 times after noon and dinner my contact number is 0566789776

Aug 04, 2015
What are monthly mess charges in Dubai for indian or Pakistani food
by: Anonymous

I will be shifting to Dubai next week, want to how what are the charges for monthly mess in Indian or Pakistani hotel..

Aug 28, 2014
Regarding food cost
by: Devanand

I will be next month in Dubai. I'm from India,
I want to know if I cook Indian food myself at my own kitchen, then what would be the cost per month?

Mar 12, 2014
Will Cost you 375 - 400 Dhs
by: Appa Kadai Deira Dubai

There are monthly mess facilities availabile for the meals, like the one we offer in Deira appa kadai.

Minimum cost for the monthly meal for two time is 350 and three times is 400 for a typical south Indian style food.

Let me know if you need any further assistance at appakadai at hotmail dot com

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