Iftar offers during Ramadan 2022
Ramadan is the holy month of the Muslim calendar year. It is the 9th month of the year. All Muslims are required to fast during the month of Ramadan. A fast is a ritual which starts early in the morning Just before the sunrise and end right after the sunset, one must not drink or eat any thing durng fast and also avoid any activity that may be considered sinful un ethical or lude. Hence the Muslims observe this month as a complete prayers month.
This year is special as all restaurants are closed there are several deals for delivary of Iftar or Suhur. Here are few options Courtesy Timout Dubai
Dine here for a family-style iftar with a Persian set menu. There’ll be authentic dishes such as a sabzi khordan and plenty roasted Persian bread.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 556 8830).
This jungle-themed restaurant at Palazzo Versace Dubai is offering a wide selection of buffet food in a pretty setting. Expect all the usual Middle Eastern and international dishes, along with live cooking stations, salads and fresh juices.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront, email@example.com (04 556 8805).
Palazzo Versace Dubai has created a special Ramadan dining experience under the stars for large groups. Lying under the shelter of luscious palm trees and overlooking the calm waters of the Dubai Creek, there will be live cooking stations including a rotisserie.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront (04 556 8805).
Offering a selection of Arabic and Asian favourites including chicken moussakhan, lamb ouzi, kebab, shish taouk, spicy lamb sojouk, biryani, tandoori shrimps and more.
AED 185 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Al Jaddaf Rotana Dubai, Al Jaddaf (04 596 2222).
Iftars in Arabian Ranches, JLT, Emirates Hills & Ibn Battuta
Al Bahou, The Grand Atrium
The iftar at Al Bahou features an extensive spread of traditional dishes such as lamb ouzi, mixed grills and seafood saloona.
AED 185 per person (adults), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Book before the 2nd of April to avail an early bird promotion of 30 percent off. Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, Jebel Ali, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 444 0000).
Couqley French Bistro & Bar
Choose between a two-course menu or a three-course iftar menu at the cosy French bistro in JLT.
AED 169 (two-course), AED 199 (three-course). Daily from sunset. Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 514 9339).
A spread of classic Arabic cuisine and international dishes, offering koosa mahashi, shish barak, leban airan, jellab, lamb ouzi, shish taouk and more. For the sweet tooth, there are classics like luqaimat and bakalva. Can’t forget the refreshing drinks and fresh juices.
AED 195 (per adult); AED 75 per person (kids aged six-12). Daily, sunset-10:30pm. Nosh, Movenpick JLT (04 438 0000).
Enjoy family-style starters and mains including lamb ouzi and grilled beef skewers before filling up on desserts such as crème caramel and Arabic baklava.
AED 165 (per person), AED 145 (per person for early birds and Emaar employees). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Vida Emirates Hills (04 872 8888).
Offering unlimited thali for AED 30, you can expect exotic thali including dhungar paneer tikka masala, smoky dal makhani, makhaniya lassi, paneer ke angaar served up with indian bread. There’ll also be mixed fruit bowls, dates, and rose sherbet. The menu rotates throughout the week so there’s something new to try each day.
AED 30 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Various locations including Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 453 3364); Oud Metha (04 379 5493).
Expect a wide selection of pan-Indian, Arabic and Mediterranean dishes with the menu changing on a daily basis. You can break your fast with a choice of dates followed by soup and a selection of Arabic-inspired drinks like jallab. Iftar then continues with an extended selection of Indian inspired dishes.
AED 149 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 574 1111).
Award-winning Vietnamese favourite, Vietnamese Foodies is offering a AED 109 iftar deal for both dine-in and delivery. The menu is South Vietnamese flavoured, and you’ll get a starter, salad, soup and main course, and there are vegan and gluten-free options, too. Highlights include grilled chicken satay, crispy coconut prawns, and beef stir fry. You can also upgrade your main course to a selection of the chef’s signature dishes.
AED 109 (per person). Delivery available to over 60 Dubai neighbourhoods. Daily, all-day. Various locations including Nakheel Mall, Downtown Dubai, and JLT, vietnamesefoodies.com (050 958 0014).
Iftars in Bur Dubai, Karama and Oud Metha areas of DUbai
Head down to Bol Gappa in Karama and you’ll be treated to a Bollywood-inspired iftar for just AED 59. Highlights include soya khuran, butter chicken or chicken tikka masala, paneer khurchan, mutton or chicken biryani.
AED 59 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Wasl Opal, Al Karama (04 335 5144, 050 355 2407).
Head to this Indian restaurant in Bur Dubai for a pocket-friendly iftar featuring a selection of Indian and Arabic inspired dishes like mandi, biryani, a selection of kebabs and more for just AED 59. And dine with a group (over five), and you’ll get one free one meal free.
AED 59 (per person). Daily, 7pm-11.30pm. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Mankhool Road (050 100 7065).
Head to this Bur Dubai Indian restaurant for a pocket-friendly iftar featuring kebabs, biryani, bread and desserts served straight to the table, plus a buffet for salads and curries.
AED 59 (per adult), AED 49 (kids aged five to 10). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Al Mankhool, Bur Dubai (04 591 6167).
Laylati Tent at Grand Hyatt Dubai
Enjoy an iftar complete with glittering lights, oriental-themed entertainment and a wide range of buffet dishes. There’ll be live cooking stations like kunafa, shawarama and an array of traditional sweets.
AED 220 (per adult), AED 110 (kids aged five to 12), free (kids under five with one paying adult). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Oud Metha (04 317 2221).
Spend your iftar meal on board of the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2 and experience a delightful array of Arabic and international delicacies, live cooking stations and refreshing Ramadan juices and desserts.
AED 175 (per person). Daily, sunset-9.30pm. Queen Elizabeth 2, Mina Rashid (600 500 400).
Pele Social Hub
Colourful restaurant Pele Social Hub is offering multi-cuisine menu for the month. You’ll find iftar classics such as the meat ouzi, machboos, and kabsa, plus a dessert counter with traditional Arabic sweets as well as various specialty cakes.
AED 89 (per person). Daily sunset-10.30pm. Avani Ibn Battuta Hotel (055 269 7351).
Iftar here features a cold and hot mezze, saj station and selection of mixed grills served with Iranian saffron rice and ouzi. Be sure to save some space for their camel milk cappuccino crème brulée and freshly brewed coffee or tea.
AED 95 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Al Seef Heritage Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton (04 707 7077).
The iftar features cold and hot mezze, live stations, ouzi, seafood grill and delicious sweet treats for AED 125. Setting ambiance for the evening, there’s shisha and live oud performances from 10pm.
AED 125 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Canopy by Hilton Dubai Al Seef Hotel (04 707 7077).
The Spice Tree
Tuck into an iftar buffet spread featuring both Middle Eastern and Indian dishes including favourites like butter chicken, mixed grill, kebabs, lamb ouzi and of course, plenty of Arabic desserts.
AED 159 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai M Square Hotel & Residences, Al Mankhool, Bur Dubai (04 2175100).
Vasai Local Restaurant
Offering a pocket friendly Ramadan set menu including dahi vada, bhatti ka murg tandoori aloo, mutton biryani, samosa, dahi kachori, kheema pav and more.
AED 35 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Behind Ramee Royal Hotel, Karama (04 880 4962).
One of the oldest restaurants in Dubai, Yoko Sizzlers is offering Ramadan special iftar sizzling combos, starting from AED 85. The combos offer a filling meal from chicken sizzler with soup to beef sizzler and fish. Along with the mains you’ll get roohafza, fruits and dates too.
From AED 85. Opp. Burjuman Centre, Karama (04 396 8668).
Iftars in Creek Harbour areas of Dubai
Offering picturesque views of the Dubai skyline in an al fresco Ramadan-themed setting, this is a beautiful spot to send an iftar. Break your fast with oriental dishes in a buffet style with traditional food including international main dishes like lamb ouzi and chicken sheesh tawook while desserts include baklava, sweet mango cake and more.
AED 210 (per person), AED 150 (per person for the first week.) Daily, sunset-9pm. Vida Creek Harbour, Ras Al Khor (04 428 8888).
Iftars in Damac Hills area Dubai
Hessa Street Kitchen
A Pan-Asian and international iftar buffet that’s been inspired by the hotel’s chefs from Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan and Jordan.
AED 125 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Radisson Dubai DAMAC Hills, email@example.com
Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan with your loved ones at PRATO, where you’ll get an iftar spread of starters, mains, and desserts for just AED 125 per person.
AED 125 (per person). Daily, after prayer. Trump International Golf Club, DAMAC Hills (04 245 3988).
Iftars in Deira area Dubai
Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek
Enjoy an array of authentic favourites including soups, hot and cold mezze, fresh salads and a spread of delicious main-courses including local delicacies like lamb thareed, harees, mixed dolma, ouzi and Arabic desserts .
AED 129 (per adult), AED 65 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-9pm. Swissôtel Al Ghurair, Deira (04 293 3000).
Dine here for stunning views and a dedicated iftar menu. The Dubai Creek restaurant will be serving a range of Eastern and Indian dishes.
AED 175 (per adult). Daily, sunset-9pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek
An indoor and outdoor venue with views of the Dubai skyline and charming creek. Here there’s a mix of international and traditional dishes with a live bbq, Persian station and ouzi station taking centre stage. The dessert buffet will include a mix of sweet treats including Umm Ali, date pudding and Arabic sweets. Guests can also enjoy Arabic juices such as Qamar al deen and Jalal.
AED 245 (per person). Daily from sunset. Deira, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 205 7033).
This iftar is an elegant experience by the Dubai Creek. Here there’s Middle Eastern, international and Indian dishes including lamb ouzi, grilled seabass, chicken kabsa, chicken tikka masala, dal taltdka, grilled beef with mushroom, and sweet treats.
AED 155 (per adult), AED 75 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-8pm. Aloft Dubai Creek, Deira (04 210 3333).
Iftars in DIFC & Sheikh Zayed Road
24th St. World Street Food
This is an extensive iftar spread which including traditional Arabic dishes, as well as plates from around the globe.
AED 149 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Eat & Meat
This international dining spot at the H Dubai is serving up an iftar straight to the table including classic mezze, Arabic meals, baked bread, salads, Emirati favourites, traditional sweets, desserts and more. In addition, Eat & Meat’s chefs will select a signature dish every night from a different country and serve it to guests through live cooking stations.
AED 189 (per adult), AED 90 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, 6.30pm-10pm. 20 percent discount when booking before April 9. The H Dubai Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
A deal designed for two, you’ll each start with a welcome Ramadan drink, dates and soup. Then follow up with a choice of two starters, one main and a dessert from their Mediterranean inspired menu.
AED 250 (for two). Daily, 6pm-8pm. LPM Dubai, DIFC (04 439 0505).
There’s a rotating menu every 10 days which includes Arabic mezze, soups, vegetable sambousek, chicken tajin, lamb and shrimp kabseh, shakiria, konafa and more at the spacious outdoor terrace venue.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Al Fattan Currency Tower, DIFC (04 220 0321).
Enjoy chef Enrico Bartolini’s special welcome beverages and dates to break your fast. Followed by Italian and Mediterranean starters, mains and a selection of homemade Italian and Arabic desserts.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, 5pm-4am. Roberto’s, DIFC (04 386 0066).
There’s no party like a mouthful of authentic Latin American flavours, which means the special iftar menu at Sucre is a welcome addition to our list. Curated by master chef Fernando Trocca, the menu includes dishes such as grilled chicory salad, spicy octopus tostada, fresh tuna and watermelon ceviche and more. Don’t end your meal without trying the dulce de leche fondant and date baklava.
AED 250 (per person).Daily, 6pm-8pm. Sucre, Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFC (04 340 0829).
The Royal Majlis
Break your fast whilst over mesmerising vistas of the Dubai Marina skyline at the exclusive Royal Majlis at Emirates Golf Club. There’s a buffet including a broad selection of fresh salads, seasonal mains including seafood and meats, as well as delicious desserts and refreshing beverages.
AED 185 (per adult), AED 85 (kids aged five to 11), free (kids under five). Daily, sunset-11pm. Emirates Golf Club, email@example.com (04 417 9999).
An Indian flavoured iftar, the menu includes treats like zaatar murgh tikka, lamb seekh kebab, burrata butter chicken, kheema mutter, paneer khada masala and more.
AED 99 (per person). Daily sunset-midnight. Sheikh Saeed Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 548 8336).
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
One of the city’s luxury hotels, Jumeirah Emirates Towers welcomes visitors to enjoy an intimate setting beneath the glittering sky for iftar and suhoor delights with friends, family, and colleagues at its ‘Terrace Between the Towers’. The menu includes an exciting selection of freshly squeezed juices, authentic appetizers, main courses, and desserts. Think crowd-pleasing hot mezzes, such as warm lamb kebbeh and falafel, alongside a selection of cheeses, and a decadent camel roast.
AED 275 (per person). Daily, sunset onwards. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 0000).
Break your fast with a huge spread of traditional and international dishes served from an open kitchen. Dig into favourites like ouzi, dawood basha, fish trablseah, shish tawook and host of Italian, Indian and Asian dishes. You can expect decent vegetarian options and a hefty dessert selection here.
AED 220 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).
Flavours on Two
This Sheikh Zayed Road spot is offering Middle Eastern dishes such as lamb ouzi, mixed grills, molokhia, fish harra, salona, plus a wide range of mezze and desserts.
AED 119 (per person). Daily sunset-9pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).
Head to this Indian restaurant at H Dubai for an iftar with two menus to choose from. The menus feature diverse Indian cuisines like chaat, batakh salad, gunpowder prawns, chicken makhan malai, Caribbean goat curry, butter chicken and more.
From AED 130 (per person). Daily, 6pm onwards. H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 491 9695).
The Royal Majlis
Break your fast whilst over mesmerizing vistas of the Dubai Marina skyline at the exclusive Royal Majlis at Emirates Golf Club. There’s a buffet including a broad selection of fresh salads, seasonal mains including seafood and meats, as well as delicious desserts and refreshing beverages.
AED 185 (per adult), AED 85 (kids aged five to 11), free (kids under five). Daily, sunset-11pm. Emirates Golf Club, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 417 9999).
Fancy something different? Head to Dubai-favourite Top Golf for a unique package including two hours game play, three course meals and unlimited soft beverages.
AED 1,500 (per package). Daily, iftar-11pm. Emirates Golf Club (04 371 9999).
Iftars in Downtown Dubai & Business Bay area Dubai
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant
Head over to this Downtown Dubai spot for an extensive iftar menu and a delectable 10-dish selection of Japanese fare.
AED 225 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. The Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 547 2241).
Fancy a traditional iftar with a modern twist? Then try 3in1 at Vida Downtown. Here you’ll enjoy an al fresco Iranian barbecue station filled with an extensive selection of silk-road inspired dishes like Persian kebabs, mezze, sweets and much more.
AED 195 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 6888).
Here you’ll find a set menu including soups, dates, mezze, pastries, barbecue, mains, desserts along with plenty of coffee and tea. AED 140 (per adult); AED 95 (kids). Daily, noon-1am (The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates) The Dubai Mall (04 330 8828); Mall of the Emirates (04 341 1880).
Allo Beirut at Time Out Market DXB
A Lebanese iftar spread, including jallab, lentil soup, a selection of Mezze, grilled mains and rice pudding for dessert. Who else should be trusted to deliver authentic Lebanese classics than this popular Lebanese street food eatery?
AED 125 (per person). Allo Beirut, Daily, sunset onwards. Downtown, Souk Al Bahar, Time Out Market DXB, email@example.com
This retro-style restaurant is offering a six-course set menu for iftar. Dishes include crispy tuna tartines, tuna brioches, smoked brisket brioches, and cecina and tomato tartines. You’ll also get a selection for soups, sides, and salads to go with the mains.
AED 390 (per person).Daily, 6.30pm-12.30pm. Basko, Opus Tower, Business Bay. firstname.lastname@example.org (04 582 42 42).
Kicking off from the Maghrib prayer, Bayside is offering a value Middle Eastern buffet accompanied by a traditional oud player. You can expect a host of traditional dishes such as lamb ouzi, mixed grills, mezze, fresh juices and more.
AED 195 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Shisha offered at Bayside terrace at AED 60 dirham. Daily from 7pm. Pullman Dubai Downtown (04 369 0000).
Bella Restaurant & Lounge
Italian restaurant Bella is serving a four-course iftar menu from AED 250 against glittering waters of the Dubai Canal and skyline.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Grand Millennium Hotel, Business Bay (04 873 3377).
One for the whole clan, this Indian flavoured restaurant serves up a sharing style menu featuring Awadi dishes including pyaz aloo ka pakora, spicy vegetable fritters, galouti kebab, murg mehakpari, awadhi jhinga curry, awadhi shahi tukda and more.
AED 195 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (05 0189 6089).
Enjoy a family-style iftar spread including a selection of Lebanese mezze to start, with main courses such as lamb ouzi with saffron rice, slow-cooked lamb chops, roast beef, chicken with potato, grilled sea bass, and vermicelli rice. Complete your meal with delicious desserts like Turkish ice cream and Arabic sweets.
AED 220 (per adult), AED 100 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
The authentic Italian chain is serving a 2 or 3-course iftar set menu at all of its locations, beginning with warm soup and fresh focaccia. Pick from mains including capricciosa pizza, pasta al norma, pulled lamb shank or the chicken saltimbocca. End with warm chocolate pudding, vanilla panna cotta, or frittelle stuffed with custard cream that’s served with warm chocolate sauce.
AED 99 (two-courses); AED 119 (three courses). Daily, served all day. Carluccio’s, various locations including The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, carlucciosme.com
A simple and affordable option, this iftar buffet includes all your traditional Arabic dishes including mandi, hot and cold mezzes, and kebabs for just AED 59 per person.
AED 59 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Citymax Business Bay (050 859 2082).
This Levantine restaurant in Business Bay is offering two iftar sharing set menus. Delve into dishes including lamb ouzi, grilled fish, vegetable salona with vermicelli rice, chicken shish tawouk, mahshi, katayef walnuts, hoummos, mouttabal and more.
Menu 1: AED 150 (per person); Menu 2: AED 215 (per person). Daily, from sunset. Hyde Hotel, Marasi Drive, Business Bay (04 871 1013).
The auditorium of this famous theatre will transform into a magnificent banquet hall for iftar throughout the month. Choose from Arabic delicacies and international favourites from the huge buffets and dessert counters every night from 7pm to 10pm. There’ll be live entertainers and musicians too.
AED 290 (per adult), AED 145 (kids aged five to 12). Daily, sunset-9.30pm. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 440 8888).
Celebrate Ramadan at Ewaan’s popular iftar and tuck into a buffet of both Middle Eastern and international favourites while enjoying traditional oud music.
AED 275 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai, email@example.com (04 428 7961).
Feast on a curated four-course Italian iftar menu.
AED 180 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Al Habtoor City Boulevard (054 791 3320).
Le Gourmet at Galeries Lafayette
This curated iftar menu allows diners to come together to break their fast with a flavourful meal in a stunning setting. Start with traditional light starters such as dates, lentil soup, Fattoush salad and Hummus with freshly baked Arabic bread followed by a choice of main course that includes a hearty biryani, classic butter chicken, beef kofta and Shish Taouk, as well as Grilled Rosemary Chicken. Wrap up with delicious Arabic sweets prepared by Chef Dany Mouawad and your choice of Arabic coffee or Moroccan tea.
AED 120 (per person). Daily, sunset onwards. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (050 654 9388).
Break your fast with fresh salads and mezze, followed by a buffet of dishes from around the world, including grilled meats.
AED 129 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Business Bay (04 551 1544).
Break your fast with a buffet-style iftar spread featuring dishes prepared by award winning chef Chabchoul and his team.
AED 195 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Grand Millennium Business Bay. Marasi Drive, Business Bay (056 682 9268).
The curated five-course iftar menu here features traditional Arabic dishes with an exotic Indian influence. Guests can tuck into an array of hot and cold mezze, shorba, kebabs and mains including nihari khaas, murg rezala, lucknowi khatti dal, murg dum biryani and more. Before ending the evening with a traditional Hyderabadi style bread pudding, uniquely blended with of umm ali.
AED 225 (per person). Daily from sunset. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay (04 414 3000).
A three-course Indian iftar, with signature welcome beverages like rose milk, passion fruit and apricot cooler. There are plenty of vegetarian and meat options on offer. And there’s roobaru chocolate fondant or gulab jamun with ice cream to end the meal on a sweet note.
AED 99 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-12am. Burj Khalifa Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (054 776 6384).
This charming, open-air oasis is known for its authentic Arabesque ambience and this year it will be transformed into an iftar hub with live cooking stations. Here you can enjoy a variety of Arabic cuisines including ouzi, barbecue grill, mashawi and traditional cold and hot pastries and traditional desserts.
AED 200 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Manzil Downtown (04 428 5888).
The Restaurant at Address Fountain Views
Gather with family and friends for a wonderful iftar experience where mouth-watering delicacies meet awe-inspiring views. Tuck into delicious dishes, including appetisers, mezze, maki rolls from the sushi station, delicacies from our live cooking stations, desserts, and along with Ramadan juices.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Address Fountain Views, Downtown Dubai (04 245 8888).
The Restaurant at Address Sky View
Break your fast with an array of Middle Eastern dishes and international favourites including appetisers, hot mezze and delicacies from live cooking stations, desserts, and sweets, along with Ramadan juices.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai
(04 873 8888).
Staying true to its name, The Stage, offers not only an elaborate buffet but also a plethora of performances. Chefs will put on a show at live cooking stations as they fire up the grills. Here you can enjoy traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, international dishes, soft beverages and a selection of desserts with the whole family.
AED 195 (per person). Daily, sunset onwards. The Stage, Paramount Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (055 180 7559).
Ramadan 2022: all the best Iftars in Dubai
Break your fast with traditional Arabic delights at Al Khaima. The feast starts with a selection of soups and hot starters like lentil soup, classic fattoush and tabbouleh. There are several sharing dishes for ordering such as kofta kohsh-khash, soft marinated grilled lamb chops, along with a classic shawarma station. For drinks, fresh juices and soft beverages are included.
AED 190 (per adult), AED 285 (including shisha), AED 95 (kids aged five to 14), AED 185 (per person in group bookings of 20 people or more). Le Royal Meridien, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).
Bedouin-inspired tents, a star-filled sky and the sounds of Arabic music create an authentic desert dining experience at Amaseena. From mandi-cooked lamb to tagine cooked in authentic clay, the buffet brings together the best of United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Lebanon, and Persia.
AED 249 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-9pm. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 318 6150).
Designed to be shared, the set menu at Asil features Turkish, Lebanese and Moroccan barbecue and home-style Oriental dishes finishing with sweet treats.
AED 230 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 520 0055).
Accents Restaurant & Terrace
The iftar features an extensive buffet, against glittering Dubai Marina views. Enjoy lamb ouzi, Arabic mixed grills, lamb okra stew, seafood tagine and more.
AED 175 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6788).
Expect a Turkish-style iftar of traditional mezze, salads, mixed grills, specialty börek, Turkish sweets and tea.
AED 205 (per adult), AED 95 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).
Dubai’s highly instagrammable restaurant Bombay Bungalow introduces a quintessentially curated menu with a focus on family-style sharing. In the true spirit of Ramadan, the menu concept is a great opportunity for families and friends to come together while the food is brought to the table. Finding inspiration in traditional homemade dishes, the menu features a scrumptious culinary journey of Middle Eastern cuisine infused and combined with India’s favourite classic dishes.
AED 110 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm onwards. The Beach Mall, JBR (800 6928779).
This ‘pretty in pink’ restaurant is offering a nutritious four-course iftar meal of light and healthy dishes in its particularly cute setting.
AED 139 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).
Begin with Arabic beverages like mint laban, kerkrade and kamaruddin or soft beverages. Then move on to pastas, salads, and shawarmas. Next up, there’s cold cuts and slow roasts with poultry, fish and lamb – and a Sheik Al Mashi for the vegetarians.
AED 220 (per person), AED 110 (kids aged five to 11). Daily, sunset-8pm. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 550).
From Moroccan Tajine and bread, watermelon and feta salad, beetroot bil zeit, prawns fattoush salad to warmer tones of lentil soup, lamb pita pockets and chicken pastille – the Terrace at Roman Lounge has something for everyone. Catch the live oud music, which creates a calm ambience.
À la carte. Daily, sunset-10pm. The Terrace at Roman Lounge, Caesars Palace, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 556 6466).
Dubai Marina’s Café Society is serving up a classic iftar set menu. Designed to be eaten in pairs, you’ll start with hot and cold mezze, soup, juice, before being served two side dishes, two mains and one delicious dessert.
From AED 250 (for two). Daily, sunset onwards. Tamani Hotel Marina, Dubai Marina (04 318 3755).
Counter Culture Café
Tuck into an iftar spread of traditional hot and cold mezze, mixed grills, and desserts along with refreshing Arabic beverages.
AED 175 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
One of business gatherings, this huge buffet features traditional dishes including a wide selection of hot and cold mezzes, soups, salads and main courses of carefully curated succulent grilled meats of Turkish and International flavours.
AED 250 (per person for groups over 100pax). Daily from sunset. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 520 0000).
Enjoy iftar in an al fresco setting with live cooking stations and a wide selection of dishes including lamb ouzi, lamb koftas, shish taouk, tiger prawns and more.
AED 149 (per adult), AED 95 (kids). Daily, sunset-9pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach (055 166 8092).
A classic iftar experience, Hartisan restaurant in JBR will cook up a rotational menu of traditional dishes for hungry patrons. It will be served with all your usual Ramadan drinks.
AED 145 (per adult), AED 75 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).
Ikigai Resto + Bar
This laid-back, contemporary Japanese-inspired dining in Dubai Marina is serving up an Asian-inspired three-course iftar set menu including the grilled miso chicken and unlimited access to the sushi bar.
AED 199 (per person). Daily, sunset-8pm. Millennium Place Marina, Dubai Marina (04 550 8114).
Enjoy the spirit of Ramadan with friends, family and loved ones at this Brazilian-Lebanese restaurant in Address Beach Resort. With a vibrant indoor area, outdoor terrace and a Secret Lounge, guests can tuck into an array of Ramadan juices, hot and cold mezze, soups, scrumptious mains and delectable desserts.
AED 228 (per person). Daily 5pm-2am. Address Beach Resort – The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 879 8888).
Inviting guests to break their fast in a relaxed, family-friendly setting at the heart of Dubai Marina. Steps away from Dubai Marina Mall, the hotel will offer an authentic iftar experience including dishes and treats, live cooking stations serving fresh food and flavours with Middle Eastern influence. The three-course menu will regularly rotate throughout the month.
AED 169 (per person). Daily, sunset onwards. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina (054 997 9599).
Mango Tree Thai Bistro
Those seeking a taste of Thai to break their fast are invited to indulge in the family sharing style menu at Mango Tree Thai Bistro. This limited-time available menu is priced at AED 99 (per person) and features some of the most popular dishes like watermelon salad with dried shrimps, chicken coconut soup, and Thai Street Ice Cream.
AED 99 (food only). Daily, sunset-11pm. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).
MasterChef, the TV Experience
Tuck into a three-course set menu crafted by new chef, Juan Ramon Sobero Llaca with dishes from MasterChef champions including josper grilled beef striploin, vegetables and cheese samosa, chickpea salad with feta cheese and more.
AED 199 (per person). Daily, sunset-8pm. Millennium Place Marina, Dubai Marina (04 550 8111).
Gather your family and friends and enjoy a selection of international dishes at this buffet restaurant at The Westin.
AED 165 (per adult), AED 65 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10pm. Shisha is available at the Terrace from 8pm onwards. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).
A delightful iftar Buffet is served at the all-day-dining restaurant of the hotel – Oceana. Oceana is promising a wide selection of traditional Arabic and international dishes priced at AED 175 per person including Ramadan juices and water. The restaurant will be decorated and feature a live oud and table player performing daily.
AED 175 (per adult). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR (04 318 2319).
A selection of traditional Arabic cuisines along with International delights. Guests can enjoy an al fresco setting while tucking into dishes including Arabic hot and cold mezze, mixed grills, shawarma, saj, lamb ouzi and many more.
AED 180 (per adult), AED 85 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, JBR (04 408 4257).
Break your fast at this Chinese dining destination at Bluewaters. For AED 210 (per person), you can tuck into sharing platters including soup, sushi, dumplings, and sides followed by two choices of mains. Plus, you’ll get close up views of Ain Dubai and the JBR cityscape.
AED 210 (per person). Daily, 6pm onwards. Bluewaters (04 393 9990).
An iftar buffet serving up international dishes alongside all your traditional favourites. Dishes include Arabic mezze platters, antipasti, lamb ouzi, kunafe, roast meats, fresh pastas, tandoor, live grilled meat and more.
AED 260 (per adult), AED 130 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).
With its Turkish roots and traditions, Rixos Premium Dubai offers an inspiring atmosphere and genuine hospitality during Ramadan through its impeccable service and exquisite food at Turquoise Restaurant and Diamond Ballroom. The buffet will serve traditional dishes including a wide selection of hot and cold mezzes, soups, and salads. The carefully curated main courses will include succulent grilled meats of Turkish and International flavours.
AED 235 (per person) for group and corporate rates, from AED 250 (groups of 100pax and more). Daily from sunset. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 520 0000).
Iftars in Garhoud & Dubai Festival City
Take your taste buds on a journey around the Levant and North African regions at Anise in the InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel. Serving up authentic dishes from eight live cooking stations serving fresh dishes to hungry crowds.
AED 275 (per adult), AED 125 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel (04 701 1127).
Break your fast with a budget four-course Ramadan special meal at this popular home-grown Punjabi restaurant in Garhoud.
AED 59 (per person, veg and non-veg). Daily, 6pm-9pm. Garhoud (04 223 7233).
A buffet of delicious Indian dishes including salads, starters, desserts, kebabs, biryani, samosa and more.
AED 80 (per person). Daily, sunset-midnight. Various locations across Dubai including Garhoud (04 286 9600).
Joe’s Backyard Dubai Festival City
During the month of Ramadan, Joe’s Backyard at Dubai Festival City is offering a buy-one-get-one-free on dining packages over the weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). The fare here is fresh and flame-grilled.
AED 299 (per person on Friday), AED 295 (per person on Saturday), AED 395 (per person on Sunday). Fri 8pm-11pm; Sat 1.30pm-4.30pm; Sun 2pm-5pm. Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City (055 709 4509).
Karam Al Bahr Restaurant
At this iftar you can indulge in Lebanese dishes while enjoying waterfront views of the Dubai Creek.
AED 150 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1155).
A family-style iftar set menu featuring all your classic Middle Eastern dishes along with traditional Arabic juices, Turkish coffee and soft beverages.
AED 169 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Grand Mercure Dubai Airport, Casablanca Street, Al Garhoud (04 525 0000).
Feel the true spirit of Ramadan as you break your fast with your loved ones at Sirocco. The bountiful iftar buffet has a selection of international dishes and authentic Arabian flavours with all the standard Levantine favourites.
AED 125 (per adult), free (kids under 12). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
The Great Room
Enjoy a budget-friendly buffet meal of Arabic food near the airport. At AED 75, it’s a steal so bring your friends and family! AED 75 (per person). Daily from sunset. Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport, Garhoud (04 290 0111).
Experience authentic Middle Eastern flavours and delicacies along with live oud performances from Monday to Thursday.
AED 149 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Grand Mercure Dubai Airport, Casablanca Street, Al Garhoud (04 525 0000).
An iftar that features Middle Eastern favourites, Arabic beverages and a selection of desserts.
AED 155 (per adult), AED 75 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Break your fast under the stars with striking views over Dubai’s Skyline at Zaytoun in Dubai Festival City. The iftar spread here includes authentic Arabian delicacies with all the Levantine favourites, along with international dishes and weekly specials.
AED 195 (per adult), AED 85 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City Hotel (0 4 701 1127).
Iftars in Jumeirah & City Walk Dubai
Tuck into an iftar buffet spread featuring traditional and contemporary Arabic dishes like cheese fatayer, shrimps provencal, meat kibbeh, lamb shank with ouzi rice, baked seabream with tahini, Iranian mix grill, halwa cheesecake and more.
AED 245 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six), AED 169 (per person for groups of ten and more). Daily, from 6.30pm. La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 403 3111).
A decadent Ramadan a la carte menu with COYA’s signature style. After breaking your fast with sukkari dates, the evening begins with a serving of COYA’s legendary creamy guacamole, prepared in style directly at each table. The dinner service then continues with some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes including costillas de res beef ribs and corn-fed baby chicken.The charming evening is concluded with a decadent serving of COYA’s special Ramadan dessert, the chuoux de datiles. Starring date cream, white chocolate, pistachio and a scoop of creamy camel milk ice cream.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-7.30pm. Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah, Jumeirah Road (04 316 9600).
Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah Ballroom
A rich iftar buffet with variety of cuisines from around the world that has been designed with both families and corporate gatherings in mind.
AED 109 (per person in the first 10 days), AED 169 (until the end of Ramadan), AED 130 (groups of 10 and above). Daily, sunset-8pm. Al Hudaiba (04 305 6843).
This innovative iftar menu, crafted by the restaurant’s chefs is one for foodies. The menu features an array of dishes like halloumi fries, hummus pumpkin salad, chicken shawarma and sticky toffee date pudding.
Prices vary. Daily, sunset-8pm. Various locations including Jumeirah 1 (04 345 0023); Galleria Mall, Al Barsha (04 265 1365).
Celebrate Ramadan with you friends and family at this Jumeirah spot. The deal includes classic Arabic dishes and traditional beverages for AED 89.
AED 89 (per person). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Hyatt Place Dubai Jumeirah, Al Mina Road (050 546 1605).
La Fabbrica Italiana
Here you’ll find a set menu iftar with three courses of authentic Italian cuisine. Plus, they have Tiramisu Platters and focaccia combo boxes available which are perfect for Ramadan gifting.
AED 125 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. La Fabbrica Italiana, Jumeirah (050 827 9629).
Modern Indian restaurant Masti is offering a four-course menu, including lentil soup, burrata malai paneer tikka, beef empanadas, biryani, nimona, prawns moilee, burrata butter chicken, gulab jamun brulee tart and more. They also have a vegetarian options like cauliflower koliwada, bhel tacos, vegetarian biryani, corn Haleem, vegetarian biryani and corn haleem.
AED 175 (per person). Daily, 7pm-8.30pm. La Mer, Jumeirah (800 62784).
From the acclaimed chef Ross Shonhan comes a three-course Japanese-themed Ramadan menu at Netsu Dishes. There are dishes such as Korean fried chicken, signature maki rolls, chef’s cuts of wagyu beef, truffle and mushroom rice and Ginger and date pudding alongside refreshing Ramadan juices.
AED 265 (per adult), AED 150 (kids under 12), free (kids under four). Daily, 6.30pm-8pm. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Jumeirah 1 (04 777 2232).
Here you’ll find an extensive à la carte menu featuring Ramadan favourites such as lentil soup with croutons, shish tawook with roasted tomato, onion with saffron rice, plus diners will get a free dessert.
Prices vary. Daily, 9am-midnight (Noor Lounge). Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, Dubai (04 777 2223).
This seaside restaurant in La Mer is treating guests to an iftar featuring modern Uzbekistani cuisines. Get a choice of starters, soups, salads, sides, mains and desserts for only AED 149.
AED 149 (per person). Daily, 6pm-8pm. La Mer, Jumeirah (055 963 6756).
Enjoy an authentic Turkish-inspired menu at this new homegrown Turkish steakhouse and all-day eatery in Jumeirah. Tuck into a selection of dishes including köfte lentil soup, chicken kebab, adana kebab, cheese meatballs, begendi kebab, Turkish dessert and more.
AED 180 (per person). Daily, sunset-9.30pm. Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah (04 547 7387).
This family-style iftar offers a rotating (weekly) menu featuring authentic Italian dishes including orzo pasta, penne arrabbiata, grilled whole baby chicken, tagliatelle alla crema con pollo e funghi, salmone al cartoccio and their ultra-delicious tiramisu.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, 7pm-9pm. Restaurant Village, Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah (04 349 0068).
A five-course sharing menu (for a minimum of two people) served up in a timeless venue, this is fast breaking with class. Standout dishes include the Persian Mixed Grill and Moroccan Seabass. While dessert lovers won’t want to miss the red velvet cake.
AED 300 (per adult), AED 150 (kids between six-12 years), free (kids under six). Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach (04 270 7777).
Iftar with a view? Beachside brasserie The Bay is serving up a buffet of Moroccan, Lebanese, Syrian and other Middle Eastern classics along with international cuisines from live cooking stations. Along with a comprehensive dessert station.
AED 280 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-10pm. Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, Dubai (04 777 2233).
An all-you-can-eat evening feast to break the fast (think endless skewers of freshly grilled meats, traditional mezze, special Ramadan juices, Arabic tea and desserts. The restaurant is taking a ‘dine more, pay less’ approach, which means – yes, you guessed it right – group discounts! The larger the group of people you dine with, the smaller the price per person will be.
AED 175 (per person) Group discounts are available. Daily, sunset onwards. Turkish Village, Jumeirah 1 and Dubai Festival City Mall, email@example.com (043449955)
Iftars in Jumeirah Village Circle
A live barbecue iftar experience, that features lamb kofta, shish tawook and makanek and sujuk sausage cooked on the outdoor charcoal grill. Perfectly seasoned and full of flavour, the barbeque offering has been paired with a selection of tasty accompaniments including grilled vegetables, garlic sauce and harissa. The menu also includes a fully stocked salad buffet and hot buffet counter featuring popular Middle Eastern meatball stew, dawood basha and scrumptious hazelnut falafel with lemon tahina dressing.
AED 150 (per person). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle (04 275 6621).
Trattoria by Cinque
Break your fast to a three-course set menu with Italian dishes put together by award-winning Chef Giusppe Pezzella. Kickstart the meal with dates and refreshing soft drinks, and follow with pumpkin soup, bruschetta, arancini or insalata croconate. For mains, pick from traditional meatballs in Neapolitan ragout with a provolone cheese fondue, baby chicken and roast vegetables, good old pepperoni pizza or Arrabbiata penne. Get the Italian classic Tiramisù for dessert or a Millefoglie.
AED 150 (per person for a three-course set menu). Daily, 7pm onwards. Trattoria by Cinque, Jumeirah Village (058 100 9749).
Iftars in Palm Jumeirah area Dubai
Zoya by Maui
This South-American flavoured steakhouse restaurant will be serving a three-course set iftar menu with dishes created especially for Ramadan. Highlights of the menu include a trio of hummus, chicken skewers and fresh bread, lamb kebab and the traditional Argentinian dessert alfajores.
AED 149 (per person). Daily, sunset-8pm. Various locations including La Mer, Jumeirah (04 597 3626); The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 597 3626).
Overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Palm Island, the purpose-built Asateer Tent takes glamorous to a new level. The design pays homage to Arabesque design, while the menu, helmed by executive Arabic chef Ali El Bourji, will rotate each evening to focus on a different type of Middle Eastern cuisine. Back for the first time since 2019, this one is sure to be popular so make sure you book.
AED 240 (per person) on weekdays, AED 260 (per person) weekends. Daily, sunset-9pm. Atlantis, The Palm. firstname.lastname@example.org (04 426 2626).
BLVD on One
FIVE Palm’s BLVD on One is serving up a tasty buffet featuring Arabic, Indian, Western and Asian dishes. Break your fast with a range of salads, soups, hot and cold mezze before moving onto live stations cooking up lamb ouzi, mandi and more.
AED 249 (per person). Daily, sunset-11pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).
Here, diners can break their fast with dates, olives and dried apricots at the table. Then they’ll be an impressive array of Ramadan favourites, from refreshing drinks to several food sections including cheese and charcuterie, hot and cold mezze, a soup corner, Indian corner, live cooking station, shawarma station and grill corner.
AED 235 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm (052 698 0526).
Enjoy an iftar menu of soup, salads, mains and dessert at this West Beach spot where sea views are part of the experience.
AED 200 (per person). Daily, 6pm-9pm. West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 244 7200).
Great British Restaurant
A traditional Arabian style iftar with a selection of delicious traditional Middle Eastern cuisines and international favourites, including a shawarma and saj station. Also on the line up is baked lamb kofta bil batatas, plum lamb tagine from Morocco, zaffran pulao from India, marinated hammour with fennel and tomato ragout, and mixed grills fresh from the cooking station.
AED 179 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 11), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-11pm. Dukes the Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1101).
Dig into an immersive traditional menu in the outdoor setting of Ibn AlBahr overlooking the Dubai coastline and Palm Jumeirah. An opulent variety of Lebanese delicacies, features everyone’s favourite homemade dishes served in a lavish set menu. Guests can relish on a variety of appetizers, soups, chef’s signature dishes, and a widespread of mains as well as a signature Ramadan beverage. The daily dishes include a kibbet samak or chicken and meat dishes available upon request. Families can unwind in the restaurant’s outdoor relaxation area, complete with warm settings and soft furnishings, while the kids play at the beach right outdoors.
AED 180 (per person). Daily, 6pm onwards. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 553 9575).
Jones the grocer
There will be a range of three-course set menus comprising of spiced lentil soup, lamb shank with truffle gratin, harissa chicken plus desserts like saffron milk cake.
AED 199 (per person including iftar beverages). Daily, from iftar-9pm. Palm West Beach, Palm, Jumeirah (054 998 6162).
Offering a family-style sharing menu with a selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, including murgh ke aatashi parche, keema seekh kebab, paneer makhani, handi lazeez, banarasi aloo, paneer makhani, and more.
AED 159 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 11), free (kids under six).Daily, sunset-10pm. Dukes the Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1101).
La Maison Restaurant
Enjoy an array of salads, hot and cold mezze stations, live cooking stations, shawarma, Arabic sweets and more.
AED 210 (per adult), AED 105 (kids). Daily, sunset-9pm. Royal Central Hotel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 873 9300).
There’s a regal feel to iftar here, with an outdoor terrace that overlooks the resort’s lush gardens and Palm Jumeirah Island. A beautiful all-day dining venue, Le Jardin will be serving up all your classic Middle Eastern dishes. And to compliment the occasion, there will be a live oud player playing traditional tunes.
AED 230 (per person). Daily from sunset onwards. Raffles The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8888).
Expect a spread of Middle Eastern and international delicacies as well as live cooking stations. Hot and cold mezzes, fresh juices, soups, mixed grills and Arabic sweets will be served up to a traditional Qanun player.
AED 230 (per person including water and Ramadan juices). Daily sunset-10.30pm. Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah, DXBPD.FBReservation@waldorfastoria.com (04 818 2153).
Iftar with fountain views? Head down to this Italian restaurant at The Pointe offering assorted antipasti to share, a choice of starter, main course and dessert for AED 230 per person.
AED 230 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 575 5097).
An under-the-stars iftar for outdoorsy diners. Over 150 dishes, including Arabic, Asian, Indian, and international cuisines. Choosing between lamb ouzie, Arabic mixed grill, Indian laal maas, chicken tagine, cold and hot mezze, salads, sushi, soup, and the desserts will be a difficult decision.
AED 295 (per adult), AED 147.50 (per child aged six-12), free (children under six). Daily, sunset-9pm. Seaview Garden, Fairmont the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).
Seaview Garden and Flow Kitchen
Come together under the stars for the special outdoor Fairuz iftar and suhoor in the Seaview Garden, as well as inside at Flow Kitchen at Fairmont the Palm. A plethora of over 150 dishes are served up to break the day’s fast, including traditional Arabic, Asian, Indian, and international plates. There is something for everyone, such as ouzie, a saj station with warm akawi cheese and zaatar saj, Arabic mixed grill, Indian laal maas, chicken tagine, all complemented by cold and hot mezzeh, salads, sushi, soup, and sweet treats.
AED 295 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-9pm. Fairmont the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
Celebrate the spirit of Ramadan with friends and family at C Central Resort The Palm which has amazing views over Palm Jumeirah. Enjoy an iftar buffet that includes a wide array of salads, hot and cold mezze stations, live cooking stations, Shawarma, Arabic sweets and more.
AED 210 (per adult), AED 105 (kids). Daily, sunset-9pm. C Central Resort The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 873 5500).
Zoya by Maui
This high-end iftar buffet is made up of 80 percent Arabic dishes and 20 percent international eats.
AED 210 (per adult), AED 105 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids below six). Daily, sunset-9pm. Sofitel Dubai The Palm (04 455 5656).
Iftars in Umm Suqeim & Al Sufouh
The Burj Al Arab’s quintessential Arabic restaurant invites guests to indulge in a traditional iftar with an exceptionally elegant feel. As one would expect, there will be a seven-star atmosphere at this evening affair.
AED 395 (per person). Daily, sunset to 8.30pm. Level 1, Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).
Picture an elegant iftar and double it. The main dining space has a distinctly Arabesque look and buffet stations serve up both Arabic and international dishes. If privacy is key, here you’ll find four private majlis seating areas that can be booked exclusively for your party.
AED 225 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Madinat Jumeirah. (04 366 5500).
Meaning happiness in Arabic, Hanaaya offers diners a traditional iftar buffet that’s been cooked up with the entire family in mind. With Ramadan delicacies and Arabic-themed beverages guests can savour the flavours of the Middle East.
AED 250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Jumeirah Mina A’Salam (04 432 3232).
Taking an international approach to Ramadan fare, buffet restaurant Mina’s Kitchen is putting on a spread of the world’s best cuisine. Plus they’ll be a shisha service on Mina’s Kitchen Terrace from 8.00pm onwards
AED 165 (per adult), AED 65 (kids between six-12 years), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10pm. The Westin Mina Seyahi (04 511 7373).
Inviting families and friends to gather over good food, this restaurant in Media City is offering a rotating menu of dishes each evening for AED 125 per person. Start with fresh juices, fruits, and nuts to break your fast gently before embarking on a tasty tour around the region. Highlights include Lebanese hashweh, mixed seafood biryani and Moroccan mixed grill. After filling your stomach, head to the terrace here for views over the city’s evening lights.
AED 125 (per person excluding shisha), AED 99 (per person for group bookings of 10 people or more), AED 65 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites, Dubai Media City (04 604 2222).
Majlis Al Sultan Restaurants & Café
Indulge in a gastronomic tour of the Middle East as you sit in a chic Majlis-style setting. Think hot and cold mezzes, fresh juices, soups, mixed grills and plenty of Arabic sweets. And an oriental oud sets the traditional Ramadan atmosphere.
AED 125 (per person excluding shisha), AED 155 (per person with shisha), AED 99 (per person for group bookings of 10 people or more), AED 65 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset- 9.30pm. Various locations including Dubai Production City and City Centre Me’aisem (04 770 1451).
A set menu featuring International and local cuisines such as cold mezze, biryani, pastas and burgers and assorted sweet Arabic delights for dessert.
AED 89 (per person), AED 99 (per person for corporate iftar buffet option for 15 people). Daily, sunset-10pm. Aloft Dubai South, Aviation City – Dubai South (04 823 8846).
Venture to Ajman for an iftar with views over the beach and pool at the Ajman Saray resort. The extensive buffet serves international and traditional dishes to be enjoyed as the sun sets over the coast line.
AED 160 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Ajman Saray a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman (06 714 2222).
This Mumbai street style dosa brand (known for serving 99 plus varieties of authentic and fusion dosas) is offering a special iftar platter for AED 49 from 6pm to 7.30pm. The platter includes one starter, one main dosa dish, one drink, one plate of pakora, a brownie, dates and water bottle.
AED 49 (per person). Daily, 6pm-7.30pm. Jebel Ali Village Discovery, The Gardens (04 876 7982).