Ramadan

Ramadan 2022: Dubai’s best Iftars

With 69 Iftar options to suit every budget, embrace the spirit of the Holy Month with Dubai’s best Iftars this Ramadan.

Under AED 200

3in1

Visit this poolside hotspot at Vida Downtown Dubai and immerse yourself in a culinary journey along the silk road. Stop by the Iranian BBQ station to try Persian kebabs, head west to Lebanon for the Mezze selection and finish the evening with Turkish sweets. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 195 per person.

GO: Call 04 888 3444 for reservations and more information.

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Address Dubai Marina

Be transported to a beautiful Moroccan market in the heart of Dubai Marina and be spoiled with indulgent delicacies and a selection of live stations to satisfy your cravings. After Iftar, visit the terrace where you can enjoy soothing entertainment from an Oud player. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 195 per person.

GO: Email meet.admmh@addresshotels.com or call 04 436 7777 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant

Experience Iftar at Dubai’s only revolving restaurant at the top of Hyatt Regency Dubai. Expect a lavish spread of traditional Ramadan favourites, decadent desserts and refreshing Ramadan beverages. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 199 per person.

GO: Call 04 209 6697 for reservations and more information.

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Café Beirut 

The Iftar menu at Café Beirut has been meticulously crafted for the holy month of Ramadan. The meal begins with a welcoming variety of hot and cold mezze dishes, including fresh salads, hummus, smoky moutabal, warak enab, mixed mouajanat, soujouk, and batata harra. Main courses will offer a daily dish with rice or the mammoth mixed grill, whilst a selection of Ramadan desserts will end the meal on a sweet note. Available daily, from sunset to 10pm. AED 150 per person.

GO: Call 04 422 5211 for reservations and more information.

Cafe Beirut Iftar

Counter Culture Café

Diners can expect an authentic Iftar featuring lentil soup alongside shawarma, a pasta station and a salad bar. The cold mezze will include Middle Eastern favourites such as hummus, tabouleh, muhamara and fattoush, while regional favourites such as lamb ouzi with Kasba rice will also feature. Traditional main courses will include shish taouk, kingfish, and glazed lamb kebabs from the grill, in addition to seafood tagine, butter chicken and dolmas. Desserts present intriguing choices such as Umm Ali, cheese kunafa, baklava and Mouhalabiah. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 175 per person.

GO: Visit https://bit.ly/IftarAtMarriottHarbour or email eatatharbour@marriott.com for reservations and more information.

Ramadan at Dubai Marriott Harbour

Epicure

Indulge in a traditional Ramadan offering at the equestrian-themed Meliá Desert Palm. Enjoy Iftar overlooking the Dubai skyline while savouring a Ramadan buffet with refreshing beverages, salads, hot and cold mezze, main courses, and a live grill station. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 175 per person.

GO: Email eat.dp@melia.com or call 04 602 9323 for reservations and more information.

Epicure Ramadan

Ibis Dubai Al Barsha

Celebrate Ramadan with family and friends at Baharat Restaurant & Terrace. The Grill Park Iftar features a BBQ buffet alongside mouthwatering kebabs to ensure you create unforgettable Ramadan memories. Available daily, from sunset to 10pm. AED 95 per person. 

GO: Email h6540-fb1@accor.com or call 04 399 6699 for reservations and more information.

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Ikigai Resto + Bar

Enjoy a laidback, gastronomic journey to Japan, where authentic flavours reign supreme. Ikigai serves a three-course Asian-inspired Iftar menu, including the Grilled Miso Chicken and unlimited access to the sushi bar. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 199 per person.

GO: Email reservation@ikigaidubai.com or call 04 550 8114 for reservations and more information.

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InterContinental Fujairah Resort

If you’re in the Northern Emirates this Ramadan, taste the world with the lavish Iftar spread at NAMA Global Dining. Break your fast with a selection of authentic Arabian delicacies featuring Levantine and international flavours. Available daily from sunset. AED 160 per person.

GO: Call 09 209 9999 for reservations and more information. 

Intercontinental Fujairah

Jones The Grocer Palm West Beach

This Ramadan, break your fast with loved ones over a three-course set menu at Jones the Grocer’s beachside setting, the perfect site for a tranquil Iftar. You’ll quench your thirst with a cold glass of mango and lime kaffir fizz, followed by a serving of Jones’ spiced lentil soup. For the main event, diners can choose between lamb shank with truffle gratin or harissa chicken, and end on a sweet note with dessert classics such as saffron milk cake or the always-popular ‘Honey, I’m Home’. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 199 per person.

GO: Email thepalm@jonesthegrocer.com or call 054 998 6162 for reservations or more information.

Jones The Grocer

Liwan Restaurant 

Guests are welcomed at the restaurant entrance with a traditional “majlis” setup offering dates and Arabic coffee. Meanwhile, the restaurant will be adorned with colourful lanterns and backed with the tunes of a live Oud player. Indulge in soups, hot and cold mezzeh, fresh salads and main courses, including local delicacies like lamb thareed, harees, mixed dolma and ouzi. To satisfy sweet cravings, guests can enjoy a wide variety of desserts, including luqaimat, cheese kunafa, katayef and date mahmoul, and free-flowing tea, coffee and Ramadan juices. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 129 per person.

GO: Visit www.swissotel-dubai-alghurair.com or call 04 293 3270 for reservations and more information.

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LO+CALE

Share the joy of this special time of year and break your fast with your family and friends at the Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina. Choose from indoor or outdoor terrace seating and feast on a collection of global cuisines and traditional Arabic dishes spread across a lavish buffet with live cooking stations. Available daily from sunset. AED 169 per person.

GO: Call 054 997 8599 for reservations and more information.

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Masterchef, The TV Experience

Embark on a culinary adventure and enjoy a three-course Iftar at the world’s first MasterChef restaurant. Here you can expect dishes from MasterChef Champions, including Josper Grilled Beef Striploin, Vegetables and cheese samosa, and chickpea salad with feta cheese. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 199 per person.

GO: Email info@masterchefdxb.com or call 04 550 8111 for reservations and more information.

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MASTI

Come together and savour the exotic flavours of fusion cuisine as you break your fast at MASTI. Start with dates, fruits, and lentil soup and move on to sharing platters including cassava chaat, burrata malai paneer tikka, and beef empanadas. For the mains, satiate your appetite with a choice of MASTI style biryani, nimona, prawns moilee, and burrata butter chicken. To end your iftar on a sweet note, the menu offers options including gulab jamun brulee tart and chocolate berry cake. Available daily from 7pm to 8:30pm. AED 175 per person (four courses).

GO: Visit www.mastidubai.com or email info@mastidubai.com for reservations and more information.

MASTI Iftar

Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

Head to 365 All Day Dining for an authentic taste of Arabia this Ramadan. The carefully crafted Iftar buffet features traditional hot and cold mezze, live grills and signature Middle Eastern delicacies. Available daily from sunset to 10pm. AED 125 per person. 

GO: Email h6535-fb2@accor.com or call 04 304 9142 for reservations and more information.

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Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Canal View

If you’re on the other side of Business Bay, The Larder has another location tucked away inside Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View. The beautiful waterfront destination prides itself on its bright ingredients and aromatic flavours from near and far, which will be showcased in the nightly Iftar offering. Upon gleaming countertops, guests can enjoy an expansive buffet of Middle Eastern favourites, such as Arabic mezze, mixed grills and traditional desserts. Available daily from sunset. AED 169 per person.

GO: Email larder.canalview.dubai@radissonblu.com or call 04 875 3300 for reservations and more information.

Radisson Blu Hotel Iftar

Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Waterfront

Enjoy a modern and tastefully themed atmosphere at The Larder’s all-day-dining restaurant. With local, seasonal produce at the heart of every dish, The Larder takes a Holistic approach to its Iftar offering, featuring a buffet of local and regional delicacies. Expect hot and cold mezze, garden fresh salads, a live grill station, lamb ouzi and a decadent selection of desserts. With views of the Dubai Canal and city skyline from the alfresco terrace, The Larder offers an enticing venue to break your fast this Ramadan. Available daily from sunset. AED 149 per person and an additional AED 75 for shisha.

GO: Email larder.waterfront.dubai@radissonblu.com or call 056 404 4169 for reservations and more information.

Radisson Blu Hotel Iftar

Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort

Delight in an authentic Arabian experience at Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort’s stunning Al Hadiqa open-air tent. The Iftar buffet features Middle Eastern and International delights alongside six live cooking stations and a selection of decadent desserts. Iftar is complemented by panoramic views of Ain Dubai and live Arabic music. Available daily from sunset to 10:30pm. AED 199 per person.

GO: Email jumeirah.restaurants@sheraton.com or call 04 315 3838 for reservations and more information. 

Sheraton JBR Ramadan

Sirocco

Sirocco at Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City will help guests feel the true spirit of Ramadan with their lavish Iftar buffet. Families can enjoy an abundance of delicacies with a selection of international dishes and authentic Arabian flavours. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 125 per person.

GO: Visit www.dubaifestivalcityhotels.com/ramadan for reservations and more information. 

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SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences

With room for just fifty guests, the rooftop Iftar experience on the 75th floor of SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences is not to be missed! Sharing style starters will be served, including signature dishes such as Lamb Sharhat, Pastilla and Harira Soup. For the main event, guests will share a choice of tajines such as quail with saffron, seafood with potatoes and carrots, and lamb with apricot. Iftar culminates with a selection of desserts served to the table, including mango kunafa and a pistachio baklava. Available daily from sunset. AED 185 per person.

GO: Email slsdubai@slshotels.com or call 04 607 0757 for reservations and more information.

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Sufra

Break your fast with family and friends at this spacious Mediterranean restaurant at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Diners can expect a variety of dishes featuring the very best Middle Eastern and International dishes. Highlights include juicy mixed grills, Arabic cheese platters, hot and cold mezze and a live pasta station. Iftar culminates with a selection of colourful and tempting desserts, while children have their own section full of street-style snacks. Available daily from sunset. AED 179 per person.

GO: Visit https://bit.ly/IftarAtSufra or call 04 553 1212 for reservations and more information.

Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights

Tandoor Tina

With a cosy setting both indoors and outdoors, Iftar commences with a selection of dates, nuts and lentil soup before diving into a selection of Indian British inspired plates. Tina’s snack Thali presents Scotch egg, green pea samosa, and cauliflower croquettes, followed by butter chicken, paneer makhani with basmati rice and saag aloo Shepherd’s pie with stilton gravy. Desserts include the Nutella Naan with coconut ice cream, Arabic sweets and Umm Ali. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 175 per person.

GO: Email dubai@tandoortina.com or call 04 210 2500 for reservations and more information.

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The Crossing

Break your fast with friends and family at this new Indian restaurant inside The H Dubai. Offering guests a choice of two distinct menus, each featuring five courses, The Crossing promises an evening of unforgettable culinary experiences. For AED 175, guests are treated to chaat, batakh salad, gunpowder prawns and chicken makhan malai. For AED 130 per person, the second package serves a smaller but equally delicious menu featuring dishes such as Caribbean goat curry, butter chicken, and dal Moradabad. Available daily from 6pm to 9pm. 

GO: Call 04 491 9695 for reservations and more information.

The Crossing Ramadan

The Spice Tree

Break your fast with an exotic variety of dates, traditional coffee and dried fruits. This sumptuous buffet includes a selection of hot and cold mezze, salads, slow-roasted lamb ouzi with rice, and various live cooking stations presenting Tandoori kababs, freshly-baked manakish and Arabic sweets. Available daily from sunset. AED 159 per person.

GO: Email  dxbmk.social@hilton.com or call 04 217 5100 for reservations and more information.

The Spice Tree

The Stage

Paramount Hotel Dubai has set up The Stage restaurant for families and friends to come together for an Iftar buffet with a plethora of performances. Enjoy an array of traditional Middle Eastern dishes, international specialities and beverages. Available daily from sunset. AED 195 per person.

GO: Visit www.paramounthotelsdubai.com or call 055 180 7559 for reservations and more information.

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Zaytoun

Break your fast under the stars at Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City with views of Dubai Skyline and a sumptuous Iftar spread of authentic Arabian delicacies featuring Levantine favourites and international flavours. Don’t miss the live Mashawi station offering a selection of freshly grilled meats and seafood prepared a la minute. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 195 per person.

GO: Visit www.dubaifestivalcityhotels.com/ramadan for reservations and more information.

Zaytoun Iftar

Under AED 300

11Woodfire

Warmed by the glowing embers of the woodfire, 11Woodfire invites diners to honour the holy month of Ramadan with an Iftar set menu. The meal starts with Emirati Kholas dates, green salad with a pomegranate molasses dressing and a welcome drink of cold tamarind juice. The meal continues with a slow-fire roasted lamb rump served with rice and culminates with an indulgent flourless dark chocolate cake. Available daily from 7pm. AED 220 for two people.

GO: Visit www.11woodfire.com or follow @11woodfire on Instagram for more information. 

11Woodfire Ramadan

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Swanky Spanish brand 99 Sushi Bar is celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan with a luminous menu, showcasing their generous ingredient-driven cuisine with a nine-course Iftar menu. Expect Japanese tacos, wagyu flambé nigiri and 99 black cod to feature. Available daily, from sunset. AED 225 per person.

GO: Call 04 547 2241 for reservations and more information.

Dubai's best Iftars

Amaseena

Bedouin-inspired tents and the sounds of Arabic music create an authentic Arabian dining experience at Amaseena. From mandi-cooked lamb, traditional favourites and delicacies flavoured with hand-roasted spices to tagine prepared in authentic clay cookware, guests will be spoilt for choice with a lavish spread across nine food stations highlighting the best of Middle Eastern cuisine. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 249 per person.

GO: Visit www.amaseenadubai.com or call 04 318 6150 for reservations and more information.

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Anise

InterContinental Dubai Festival City’s lavish Iftar at Anise will feature a selection of Arabian delicacies and international favourites. Eight interactive live cooking stations will offer Thai, Indian, Japanese, Levantine and Arabic cuisine cooked à la minute with locally sourced ingredients. Iftar at Anise can be enjoyed on the outdoor terrace with views across the Dubai Creek and the IMAGINE show, a multi-sensory extravaganza on Festival Bay. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 275 per person.

GO: Visit www.dubaifestivalcityhotels.com/ramadan for reservations and more information.

Anise Iftar

Asil

Renowned for its authenticity, flavours and immaculate presentation, Asil at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR offers a memorable Iftar this Ramadan. Expect multiple mezze sharing plates followed by delectable main courses such as the Asil Grill Platter, daily homestyle dishes from the Orient and Turkish Kenefe or Em Ali to finish. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 230 per person.

GO: Visit asilrestaurant.com or call 04 520 0055 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm’s renowned Asateer Tent returns with the addition of buffet theme nights this year, including Moroccan, Lebanese, Persian, and Emirati cuisine. Asateer Tent features a variety of seating arrangements for guests, including a Royal Majlis, four VIP Majlis areas, two family Majlises, and more than 100 dining tables. Expect Ramadan favourites such as lamb kibbeh, a shawarma station, and an Arabic mixed grill. Asateer Tent will also feature different dessert stations, including a traditional Arabic sweet-making station. Available daily from sunset. AED 240 per person (weekdays) and AED 260 per person (weekends).

GO: Email restaurantreservations@atlantisthepalm.com or call 04 426 2626 for reservations and more information.

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Ballaro’ Restaurant and Terrace

Combining Arabic favourites with more modern dishes, Ballaro’ Restaurant at Conrad Dubai will be serving a lavish buffet for Iftar. The buffet will include a variety of Middle Eastern appetisers, including hot and cold mezzeh, while for the main dishes, guests can indulge in classics such as Dawood basha, fish sayadiah, Moroccan fish tagine and ouzi. In addition, guests can enjoy the outdoor terrace with live music while children can have fun in the play area. Available daily from sunset. AED 210 per person.

GO: Call 04 444 7111 for reservations and more information.

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Brasserie 2.0

Break your fast with a selection of dates and traditional Arabic beverages such as Laban with mint, Kerkrade and Kamaruddin. Then experience a diverse selection of food stations including pasta, salads, roasts and shawarma’s, giving a fresh and innovative twist to the traditional Iftar. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 220 per person.

GO: Visit www.brasserie2point0.com or call 04 316 5550 for reservations and more information.

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Bull & Bear

The Signature steakhouse at Waldorf Astoria DIFC invites you to enjoy an Arabic-inspired twist to the celebrated menu for Iftar. Expect grilled flatbread with dips, lentil soup and Bull & Bear’s take on an Iftar mixed grill. Guests can also choose from shrimp harra, homemade Mediterranean rice and sweet delicacies such as cheese kunafa, Arabian dates sticky toffee pudding and baklava. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 215 per person.

GO: Email bullandbear@waldorfastoria.com or call 04 515 9888 for reservations and more information. 

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Cabana

Savour a flavourful buffet spread of traditional Arabic cuisine with Iftar at this rooftop hotspot at Address Dubai Mall. Enjoy kaak bread at the live stations to break your fast, then soak up city views with live oud music, a roaming Gahwa service and hubbly bubbly. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 210 per person.

GO: Call 04 438 8666 for reservations and more information.

Cabana

COYA Dubai

The COYA Iftar begins with sukkari dates and guacamole. Diners are then invited to choose between the tomato or pumpkin soup before being presented with a selection of appetisers, including Wagyu beef baos, tiger prawns, salmon maki rolls and crispy yuca croquettes. Main courses feature slow-cooked beef ribs, grilled corn-fed baby chicken, salmon miso and the Chilean sea bass rice iron pot. The evening concludes with a decadent Ramadan dessert. Available daily from sunset to 7:30pm. AED 250 per person. 

GO: Visit www.coyarestaurant.com for reservations and more information.

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Crescendo

Taste traditional Middle Eastern flavours from an indulgent buffet while you dine under the stars on the outdoor terrace or step into the comfort of this spacious restaurant at Anantara The Palm. Sample magnificent mezze platters, slow-roasted beef and the finest seafood alongside live cooking stations. Available daily from sunset. AED 180 per person (for gatherings of 30 or more) or AED 215 per person.

GO: Email restaurants.dubai@anantara.com or call 04 567 8304 for reservations and more information.

Crescendo

Enigma

The enticing Persian menu at Enigma features authentic dishes such as Sabzi Khordan, homemade Persian cheese and roasted Persian bread. Then, as night falls, indulge in mouthwatering dishes, including a selection of cold and warm starters followed by heartwarming soups, main courses, and an arrangement of spectacular desserts. Available daily from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. AED 250 per person.

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call 04 556 8805 for reservations and more information.

Enigma

Ewaan

Set against a backdrop of regal arches, luxurious drapery and dazzling accessories, Ewaan’s regal Ramadan experience offers a lavish Iftar buffet, featuring salad stations, mezze, live cooking stations, fresh seafood and desserts from around the world. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 275 per person.

GO: Email dineatpalacedowntown@addresshotels.com or call 04 428 7961 for reservations and more information.

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Fairmont The Palm

Come together under the stars for Fairuz Iftar in the Seaview Garden or at Flow Kitchen at Fairmont The Palm. Expect over 150 dishes, including traditional Arabic, Asian, Indian and international cuisines, traditional lamb ouzi, a saj station, and classic desserts. Relax under the stars to the soft sounds of the oud player, with the spectacular backdrop over the Arabian Gulf to the Dubai Marina skyline and Ain Dubai. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 295 per person.

GO: Email palm.dining@fairmont.com or call 04 457 3457 for reservations and more information.

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Fi’lia

This Ramadan, female-led Italian restaurant Fi’lia will offer a sky-high Iftar with an Italian twist. To begin, guests can break their fast with Italian antipasti – including a selection of Focaccia, Zuppa Di Patate and Tomatino. Diners will then be able to two dishes from a selection that includes spaghetti al Pomodoro, scrumptious polpette (meatballs in marinara and sprinkled with Parmigiano), ricotta pollo (ricotta stuffed chicken breast dressed with rocket salad and roasted potatoes) and Fi’lia’s beautiful seabass feta. A special Fi’liamisu made of light mascarpone cream, savoiardi and espresso syrup will be served for dessert. Available daily from sunset. AED 230 per person (indoor seating) and AED 270 per person (terrace seating).

GO: Call 04 607 0770 for reservations and more information.

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Giardino

Embrace the Holy Month of Ramadan at Palazzo Versace Dubai and unwind amidst beautiful interiors or on the terrace with a buffet-style Iftar. The menu promises a gastronomical journey of Middle Eastern favourites, complete with international dishes and a live cooking station. Expect kebabs, rotisserie and grilled meats, lamb ouzi, salads and fresh juice stations. Available daily from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. AED 250 per person.

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call 04 556 8805 for reservations and more information.

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Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

As the sun sets, Khaymat Al Qamar comes alive at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah. The ‘khaymat’, meaning ‘tent’ in Arabic, is located in the hotel’s gardens, where its canopy is caressed by lush palm trees and the sea breeze. Here, you can feast on freshly baked Arabic bread, flavoursome soups, Middle Eastern favourites, hearty main courses and rose-scented desserts. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 225 per person.

GO: Email fbreservation.thepalm@kempinski.com or call 04 444 2000 for reservations and more information. 

Kempinski Iftar

Kitchen6

As the sun sets, watch the Iftar feast come to life with six interactive cooking stations ready to offer an extraordinary selection of world cuisines, including a carving station, Italian, Asian, Indian, salad and a sushi bar. Satiate your appetite with Lebanese cold mezze and hot mezze while main courses like a lamb ouzi with saffron rice, mixed grill and slow-cooked lamb chops adorn the menu. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 215 per person.

GO: Visit https://portal.marriott.com or call 04 414 0000 for reservations and more information.

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L’atelier de Joel Robuchon

Renowned French institution L’atelier de Joel Robuchon is offering a fine dining Iftar experience during the holy month of Ramadan. Guests can indulge in a set menu that features a variety of starters, signature dishes and desserts. Available daily from sunset. AED 250 per person.

GO: Visit https://atelier-robuchon.ae for reservations and more information.

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Le Patio

This alfresco Iftar at Habtoor Palace Dubai features Arabic and international cuisines with freshly baked bread, starters, main courses, desserts and live cooking stations. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 220 per person. 

GO: Email dining@hiltonalhabtoorcity.com or call 056 658 8629 for reservations and more information.

Le Patio

Li’Brasil   

The Brazilian-Lebanese restaurant inside Address Beach Resort JBR presents an elevated iftar experience for friends, family and loved ones. With a vibrant indoor area, outdoor terrace and Secret Lounge, this venue is set to host an Iftar featuring crowd favourites served to the table. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 228 per person.

GO: Email dineatbeachresort@addresshotels.com or call 04 879 8866 for reservations and more information.

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Mamounia

Located in the heart of DIFC, prepare to feast on an expansive Iftar spread that rotates every ten days. Expect Arabic mezze, soups, salads, chicken tajin, lamb and shrimp Kabseh, Shakiria, macaroni bechamel indulgent dessert options. Dine on the spacious outdoor terrace, which is designed with Arabic calligraphy and traditional elements. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 250.

GO: Email info@dolcehospitality.com or call 04 220 0321 for reservations and more information.

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Marriott Al Jaddaf

The Market Place, a vibrant all-day-dining destination located at Marriott Al Jadaff, encourages diners to dine around the world with its exquisite Iftar offering. With a rotating menu keeping the nightly offering exciting and encouraging diners to return time and again, the expansive Iftar buffet will feature a selection of traditional dishes, regional favourites and local delicacies. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 215 per person. 

GO: Visit https://www.morecravings.com or call 04 317 7777 for reservations and more information.

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MINA Brasserie

Peppering innovation into Arabian classics, MINA Brasserie’s Iftar menu is one to savour. For instance, the Levantine classic Fatteh is re-imagined with the unexpected punchiness of cranberry balancing out the creamy and nutty flavours the dish is known for. Elsewhere, the Braised Lamb Shank satisfies the Arabian appreciation for lamb by blending in earthy flavours with a serving of mushroom orzo. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 275 per person.

GO: Visit www.minabrasserie.com or call 04 506 0100 for reservations and more information.

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Netsu

Experience Dubai’s only Warayaki-style Iftar at Netsu, inside Mandarin Oriental Jumeriah, Dubai. The authentic concept will be serving up a curated three-course sharing style Iftar menu featuring the restaurant’s most sought-after dishes, including Korean fried chicken, signature maki rolls, chef’s cuts of Wagyu beef, truffle and mushroom rice, and ginger and date pudding. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 265 per adult and AED 150 per child.

GO: Call 04 777 2232 for reservations and more information.

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Radisson Blu Dubai Creek

Dubai’s first five-star hotel has been serving Iftar for more than four decades, and this year will be no different. The hotel’s traditional Iftar experience will take place on the creek view terrace, where guests can enjoy a selection of international and traditional dishes with a live BBQ, Persian station and ouzi station taking centre stage of the buffet. Available daily from 6.30pm. AED 245 per person.

GO: Email booking.diningdubaicreek@radissonblu.com or call 04 205 7033 for reservations and more information.

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Raffles The Palm Dubai

Celebrating the spirit of family, Raffles The Palm Dubai invites guests to enjoy Iftar amidst Le Jardin’s regal surroundings. The beautiful all-day dining venue will serve an impressive selection of Middle Eastern salads and appetisers, hot mezze, soups, and main courses such as lamb biryani, chicken makhani, shish taouk, samak harra and indulgent desserts. There will also be a live oud player playing traditional tunes. Available daily from sunset. AED 230 per person.

GO: Call 04 248 8888 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

Rang Mahal

The Indian hotspot at JW Marriot Marquis Dubai offers a curated Iftar menu featuring traditional Arabic dishes with an Indian twist. Savour an array of hot and cold mezze, shorba, kebabs, and delectable mains, including Nihari Khaas, Murg Rezala, Lucknowi Khatti Dal and Murg Dum Biryani. End the evening with a traditional Hyderabadi style bread pudding blended with Um Ali. Available daily from sunset. AED 225 per person (five-course menu).

GO: Visit https://portal.marriott.com or call 04 414 0000 for reservations and more information.

Rang Mahal

Scalini

Comprising of delicious, nourishing Italian cuisine, Scalini will be offering guests the opportunity to break their fast with an Iftar menu of signature dishes. Designed as a sharing concept to be enjoyed with family and friends, the Iftar menu begins with a comforting beans soup with orzo pasta or crisp calamari fritti with a quinoa salad before moving on to a light and refreshing starter of bresaola with creamy ricotta accompanied by a Scalini mista salad. Guests are then invited to indulge in a penne all’ arrabbiata and grilled whole baby chicken or tagliatelle alla crema con pollo e funghi, with oven baked salmone al cartoccio can gamberetti to follow. The crescendo of this Italian Iftar comes in the form of a velvety tiramisu or a decadent Nutella cheesecake. Available daily from 7pm to 9pm. AED 250 per person.

GO: Call 04 349 0068 for reservations and more information.

Scalini

Shabestan

This creekside restaurant has been serving customers for more than forty years and is highly regarded for its authentic recipes passed down through three generations. Here, guests can choose from a set menu for one (AED 285), two (AED 550) or four (AED 950) people. Expect traditional dishes with a firm focus on quality, paired with inspired sunset views. Available daily from sunset.

GO: Email booking.diningdubaicreek@radissonblu.com or call 04 205 7033 for reservations and more information.

Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai

Sloane’s

Sloane’s at Grosvenor House Dubai will be serving international dishes alongside Arabic favourites such as mezze platters, antipasti, lamb ouzi and freshly prepared kunafe for Iftar. For the main course, you can expect tender roast meats, fresh pasta and grilled meats. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm.AED 260 per person,

GO: Call 04 317 6000 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

SUCRE

The Latin Americas’ 50 Best ranked restaurant brings a combination of exciting flavours to its Iftar menu while staying true to its Latin roots. Guests are introduced to a selection of dates and pickled treats, alongside the popular smoked cheddar and onion empanada and a lentil and corn soup. Once revitalised, guests can pick between a grilled chicory salad, a spicy octopus tostada or a fresh tuna and watermelon ceviche. For the larger mains, seafood fideua, baby chicken a la brasa or the popular striploin will be offered. Iftar will end with an oozing Dulce de Leche fondant and date baklava made with a twist. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 250 per person.

GO: Visit www.sucredubai.com or call 04 340 0829 for reservations or more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

Tasca

Experience a family-friendly, Portuguese-style Iftar atop the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira this Ramadan. The four-course set menu brings together the best of chef José Avillez’s signature creations, including the lupini beans hummus, black-eyed pea salad and tuna, tender lamb and the Portuguese favourite, chicken Piri-Piri. A selection of four desserts rounds off the menu. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 265 per person.

GO: Call 04 777 2231 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

The Courtyard

Head to The Courtyard at Manzil Downtown for an Arabesque Iftar. Expect al fresco dining and a generous Iftar buffet with live cooking stations, traditional ouzi, BBQ grills, mashawi and modern Arabic tunes. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 220 per person.

GO: Call 04 428 5888 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

The Market 

Enjoy a delicious Iftar at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City with an international buffet including nuts, dates, dry fruits, hot and cold mezze, and a raw bar, alongside Arabic, Asian and Indian live stations. Available daily, from sunset to 10:30pm. AED 220 per person.

GO: Email dining@hiltonalhabtoorcity.com or call 04 435 5577 for reservations and more information.

The Market

The Restaurant at Address Boulevard

Based on the homely and comfortable feel of an apartment, The Restaurant is ideal for a family-friendly Iftar. Live instrumental music and a view of the Burj Khalifa will set the mood for the evening as you savour modern Arabic cuisine and global bistronomy. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 245 per person.

GO: Visit www.addresshotels.com or call 04 561 8888 for reservations and more information.

The Restaurant Address Boulevard

The Ritz-Carlton DIFC

Satiate your appetite with an array of Lebanese mezze while main courses like lamb ouzi with saffron rice, mixed grill, slow-cooked lamb chops, roasted beef and grilled sea bass adorn the menu. A delightful spread of dessert options concludes the meal, featuring saffron rice pudding, a freshly fried Kataif station, cheese kunafa station and Turkish ice cream. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 219 per person.

GO: Email difcrestaurants@ritzcarlton.com or call 04 372 2323 for reservations and more information.


The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm

Available daily at Cordelia guests can gather with their loved ones and indulge in a spectacular Iftar buffet. Expect an array of Ramadan favourites, from refreshing drinks and juices 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. The dessert corner also promises an extensive array of sweets such as Um Ali, Gulab Jamun, Khunafa and Turkish delight. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 235 per person.

GO: Email sr.dxbpx.f&b.reservation@stregis.com or call 052 698 0526 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

Vida Creek Harbour

Enjoy the cool breeze at sunset on the terrace with a feast of Middle Eastern favourites, including fish sayadiah, shish barak and traditional Arabic desserts such as rice pudding and Katayef. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 210 per person.

GO: Email hithere.creek@vidahotels.com or call 04 428 8888 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

Zoya By Maui

Tuck in a flavourful Levant-inspired buffet at Sofitel Dubai The Palm. Expect international delights, along with sumptuous Arabic desserts and Ramadan-inspired drinks. Highlights include cold and hot mezze stations and live cooking stations for lamb ouzi and Arabic mixed grills. Better yet, you can dine on a terrace that overlooks the ocean and Palm Jumeirah skyline. Available daily from sunset. AED 210 per person.

GO: Call 04 455 6677 for reservations and more information.

Dubai’s best Iftars

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Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

Iftar is served at Suq restaurant, with a band playing soft hymns from days past. An Emirati station pays homage to classics such as meat madfoun, chicken mandi and saffron rice, while other offerings span the culinary riches of the Arab world with freshly made Kushari, Saj and Halwa. Dessert lovers can delight themselves with Turkish ice cream and a baklava station that transport one’s taste buds to the days of the Ottoman empire. Available daily from sunset to 10:30pm. AED 390 per person.

GO: Visit www.fourseasons.com/dubaijb or call 04 270 7803 for reservations and more information. 

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SUK Restaurant

Piatti by the Beach 

Expect an Iftar with a difference at this stunning beachfront restaurant, where guests will be engulfed in the unmistakable charm of the Amalfi Coast. Piatti’s five-course set menu starts with a delicious Pizza Profumata, followed by a myriad of starters to share, including Insalata Amalfi, Burrata, and Fritto Misto. For the pasta course, expect the homemade Maltagliati with Spiney Lobster, followed by Spigola al Cartoccio – foil-wrapped fillet of seabass for main. Homemade old school Tiramisu will round the Iftar off beautifully. Available daily from sunset to 8pm. AED 450 per person.

GO: Email reservation@piatti-restaurants.com or call 04 248 8889 for reservations and more information.

Piatti by the Beach

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