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Dine by night – free entry to Expo 2020 Dubai

Book over 20 participating outlets and entry is free after 20:30 

Jubilee Mixology, a rooftop bar with views over Al Wasl Dome

DUBAI,UAE, 17 December 2021 /African Media Agency (AMA)/ – Savor the delights of Expo 2020, by night, with a limited-time offer. Eat at Expo and enjoy free entry when dining or visiting over 20 restaurants and bars at Expo 2020 Dubai, after 20:30. 

From 9 December – 7 January simply purchase an Expo 2020 day pass in advance and make a restaurant reservation for the same day on the Expo website. Visitors can then redeem the ticket price from the bill at their chosen outlet. 

Expo 2020 truly comes alive at night – so experience the magic and seize the opportunity to try the restaurants on your list or plan a nightlife tour, taking in the highlights of the world’s greatest show and save up to AED 95 off your meal! 

Now is the time to fuel your appetite for culture with Expo 2020’s foodie hotspots, including local gems, authentic street food and open-air bars with an epic view. 

Plan your visit today to experience concepts including the world’s first African dining hall – Alkebulan, Jubilee Mixology, a rooftop bar with views over Al Wasl Dome and The National, Kutir and ADRIFT Burger Bar by acclaimed Michelin-star rated chefs.
Follow the official EatAtExpo2020 (@eatatexpo2020) Instagram for updates

Restaurant Highlights

BARON – Beirut’s favourite neighborhood joint
BARON is a local space, spreading from the inside out; organic in their approach and delivery. Based in Beirut, the team’s background is complex and while they hail from some of the finest dining establishments in the world, they just want to be your favourite, neighbourhood joint. BARON’s menu comes from Beirut’s farmers markets, Tripoli fishing boats, Bekka Valley fields.
More information here BARON | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Cafe Milano, a culinary journey to an Italian way of life
Cafe Milano is effortlessly chic, featuring the Italian passion for beauty, food, social interaction, excellence and gracious hospitality. It conjures a concept that is much more than a mere reference to good food, but also a vision that includes the best of the Italian way of life. In Washington, Abu Dhabi and now Dubai, guests can experience the magic of an Italian dinner embodying the dolce vita spirit.
More information here Cafe Milano | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Long Chim 
By Chef David Thompson, transport yourself to authentic Thai markets and food stalls and experience a menu inspired by the bustling junctions & thoroughfares of modern Bangkok. Meaning “come and taste” in Thai, Long Chim brings vibrant, delicious and authentic dishes true to Thailand.
More information here Long Chim | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai 

By Michelin-star rated Chef Rohit Ghai, Kutir pays homage to India’s rich heritage and wildlife – with a modern menu inspired by the history and splendour of this magnificent part of the world.
More information here Kutir | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai 

Scarpetta Mercato
Scarpetta brings its first-ever burrata bar to the UAE. The philosophy of Scarpetta’s kitchen is one of creating bold flavors by amplifying the essence of seasonal ingredients. The signature pastas are made in–house daily and are paired with the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients. Scarpetta’s famous Spagetti Tomato & Basil is nothing short of classic simplicity in both taste and preparation, and is perfect to be enjoyed with a glass of grape at their beautiful bar.
More information here Scarpetta | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Scarpetta Mercato

Nightlife HighlightsDA by CrabChic
The finest quality fresh seafood direct from Russia. Bold food presentation will turn Russian seafood into modern art. Enjoy live entertainment and outdoor seating with an array of shisha flavours to choose from.
More information here DA by CrabChic | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Jubilee Mixology
At Jubilee Mixology sample a selection of lighter bites along with breathtaking views of the Expo site, at the open-air venue. The rooftop bar overlooks Al Wasl Dome which features the world’s largest 360-degree projection. The open-air space has a chic, homely feel, with a live DJ spinning a soundtrack of house, modern beats, lounge, jazz and much more.
More information here Jubilee | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Iris Lounge
Bringing an elegant, natural, sensuous and free-spirited energy, Iris evokes an easy, carefree lifestyle. Indulge in an exquisite menu alongside a unique collection of precision-crafted cocktails.
More information here Iris Longue | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Garden on 1 Sports Lounge
Garden on 1 Sports Lounge is a fun and casual hangout for sports lovers. Watch the latest sport while you sip on classic drinks and craft ales and enjoy a host of grazing dishes perfect to share. Garden on 1 is a relaxed, casual environment open to large groups. Enjoy live music, live sports, bingo and quiz nights.
More information here Garden on 1 | Sports Lounge | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Alkebulan The African Dining Hall
Dine at the world’s first African Dining Hall and discover the home of African art, food and music. Alkebulan – the oldest name for Africa and translating to ‘Mother of Mankind’ or ‘Garden of Eden’ – is a culinary concept curated by award-winning chef Alexander Smalls, a classically trained opera singer-turned-restauranteur with plenty of African inspired drinks enjoy with a shisha on the terrace.
More information here Alkebulan | Where to eat | Expo 2020 Dubai

Alkebulan- African Dining Hall

Plan your visit & book via the 
[email protected] homepage 

Full list of participating outlets:
The National; ADRIFT Burger Bar; BARON; Iris Lounge; Jubilee; DA by Crab Chic; Alkebulan The African Dining Hall; Mezzeh Restaurant, 1st floor Rising Flavours; Seafood Market by Souq, 1st floor Rising Flavours; Scarpetta Mercato; Garden on 1; Long Chim; Alif Café; Cafe Milano; Canvas by Coffee Culture; Kojaki; Kutir; Mudra; XYST; Hunter & Barrel; Fish; Bussola; Grand Beirut Mechanics & T&C’s:

  • Tickets can be redeemed towards the dining experience (towards the total bill) with a 100 AED minimum consumption per person as part of the terms and conditions.
  •  Redeem ticket price from the bill in chosen restaurant by submitting ticket number, email receipt showing date of purchase and unique Eat ID.
  • Multiple ticket redemption is allowed per table subject to minimum spend.
  • Only valid against the purchase cost of a single day entry ticket bought on the same day of the reservation up to the value of 95 AED.
  • Applicable to reservations after 8.30pm only between December 9 and January 7, excludes Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
  • Reservation must be made in advance of visit to avail the offer.

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About Expo 2020 Dubai
From 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, Expo 2020 Dubai will welcome visitors from every corner of the globe to join the making of a new world, as it brings together the planet in one place to reimagine tomorrow.

  • With the purpose of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Expo 2020 will be the world’s most impactful global incubator for new ideas, catalysing an exchange of new perspectives and inspiring action to deliver real-life solutions to real-world challenges
  • Expo 2020 will be the biggest cultural gathering in the world, presenting a visually striking and emotionally inspiring 182 days, as more than 200 participants – including nations, multilateral organisations, businesses, and educational institutions, as well as millions of visitors – create the largest and most diverse World Expo ever
  • Expo 2020’s sub-themes of OpportunityMobility and Sustainability will inspire visitors to preserve and protect our planet, explore new frontiers and build a better future for everyone
  • For six months, Expo 2020 will be a must-visit family destination, with thousands of events, amazing exploratory experiences, and free entry for children up to age 18
  • Expo is committed to building a more equitable and just world for everyone, while keeping visitors safe by following the latest guidance of the world’s leading medical, science and health experts
  • Expo 2020 is the first World Expo to take place in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, located on a 4.38 sqkm site adjacent to Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South
  • Built with a meaningful and measurable long-term legacy in mind, the Expo site will transform into District 2020 – a model global community that will rethink the cities of the future – after Expo 2020 closes its doors

How to cover Expo 2020 Dubai in person at event time or report on the event remotely 

To attend Expo 2020 or cover Expo 2020 remotely using content and assets generated by Expo, you must be accredited. 

To kick off your journey with Expo 2020, please ensure that you: 

1. Register to access our Media Information System, Tawassul at
Tawassul is regularly updated, providing the latest content assets, including press releases, photographs, audio and video, the electronic media kit, and information on broadcast and photography operations. It also provides you with important information and updates on facilities and services such as media accreditation, visa information for international accredited media, and permits. Access to other media-related systems (Media Asset Management System and Media Bookings System), which will be launched in Q2 2021, will only be permitted to accredited media (see below). Information about these systems can be found on Tawassul. 

2. Once registered, submit an Expo 2020 Media Accreditation expression of interest.
Within this expression of interest, please appoint an Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) from within your organisation who will act as the single point of contact with Expo 2020 for media accreditation. Following this, approved media organisations will be provided login details and instructions for the accreditation system to enable them to submit applications. 

For support, contact Expo 2020 Dubai’s Media Services team at:
[email protected] or +971 (0)56 689 2101. Visit:

Follow: Twitter: @expo2020dubai | Facebook: @Expo2020Dubai | Instagram: expo2020dubai 

About World Expos
In 1851 the Crystal Palace was the centrepiece of London’s Great Exhibition – the first World Expo. It celebrated the man-made industrial wonders of a rapidly changing world. Architecture, contents and a theme, ‘Industry of All Nations’, were combined to create a big idea of nations meeting nations in shared technological and commercial progress. In more recent years, participants in World Expos, including governments, international organisations and companies, have gathered to find solutions to universal challenges and to promote their achievements, products, ideas, innovations, their national brand, and their nations as destinations for tourism, trade and investment. 

World Expos are held under the auspices of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the intergovernmental organisation responsible for overseeing and regulating international exhibitions (‘Expos’) and for fostering their core values of Education, Innovation and Cooperation. Today, four types of Expos are organised under the BIE’s auspices: World Expos, Specialised Expos, Horticultural Expos and the Triennale di Milano. 

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