Food of Sharjah

Sharjah houses numerous high-end restaurants usually attached to the hotels that offer delicious food of various cuisines. However, for a budget traveller, local restaurants won't disappoint. In fact, a trip to Sharjah is incomplete without tasting its special meat and fish dishes cooked in spices and herb and served with freshly baked bread.

Kebab, shawarma, hares and Khuboos are the main delicacies of the city carrying the authentic Arabic flavours. You can visit the many street stalls in the city to try these iconic dishes. Roasted lamb meat is another major dish that is quite famous among tourists from other countries. Umm Ali, a different version of bread pudding is a popular dessert in Sharjah. The best way to end a meal in a city is by having a cup of special Arabica coffee.

Food for Indians in Sharjah

Sharjah houses several Indian restaurants, which are quite popular, authentic and inexpensive too. One can find several Gujarati, Rajasthani, South Indian and North Indian restaurants in the city some with an option of Jain food.
Popular Indian restaurants in Sharjah:

  • Gangotri
  • Geethar
  • Gokul (Jain food available)
  • India Star
  • Rajasthan Al Malaki
  • Kamat Restaurant (Jain food available)
  • Sarvana Bhavan
  • Sarvana Bhojan Shala
  • Shriniathji 

Sharjah Photos

Sharjah, UAE
University of Sharjah
Al Qasba canal
Al Majaz Park

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