Embrace the spirit of the Holy Month with 40 iftar options to suit every budget. These are Dubai’s best Iftars this Ramadan.
Under AED 200
During this Holy Month, treat your loved ones to a culinary journey inspired by the historic Silk Route at Aamara At VOCO Dubai. Immerse yourself in the essence of Ramadan with an array of salads, kebabs, spiced curries and Aamara’s signature biryani. Finish the evening on a sweet note with a selection of Iftar desserts. Available daily from sunset. AED 200 per person.
Apricot in Downtown Dubai is a casual European eatery that embodies the essence of “Summer Living” with its expansive terrace and garden setting. Here, guests can enjoy Burj Khalifa views while relishing Anatolian favourites and Mediterranean-inspired dishes featured in the four-course iftar menu. Signature main courses include the Apricot chicken tagine and Anatolian hunker begendi. Available daily, from sunset. AED 175 per person.
GO: Visit www.apricotdubai.com for reservations and more information.
Embark on a journey across the Silk Route with a Ramadan menu that draws inspiration from the royal kitchens of the Mughal Empire. Tuck into chicken murgh malai kebab, spiced lamb babari seekh and ajwani fish tikka. The main courses include Hyderabadi haleem, panchmela dal and qubooli pulao. An impressive dessert menu of rose-infused rice pudding and kulfi falooda seals the royal evening. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 195 per person.
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The four-course Iftar menu at Bombay Bungalow captures the essence of traditional Indian cuisine for the Holy Month. Expect kebabs, curries and aromatic biryanis across a menu that begins with lentil soup, fattoush, mushroom gujiya, sizzling mutton, Afghani chicken tikka and subj goolar kebab. To finish the meal, guests can enjoy Bombay Bungalow’s carrot baklava. Available daily, from sunset. AED 110 per person.
GO: Call 04 427 0758 for reservations and more information.
DejaVu Restaurant & Café
Are you looking for a stylish restaurant serving contemporary Persian cuisine? Look no further than DejaVu Restaurant & Café on Sheikh Zayed Road. The restaurant’s signature dishes include Beef Kofta, Chicken Moussama, Juje Kebab and D’ Muhalabia. Experience the flavours of contemporary Persian cuisine amidst a cosy, family-friendly atmosphere this Ramadan. The iftar set menu is available daily, from sunset. Starting at AED 99 per person.
GO: Visit https://dejavudubai.ae for reservations and more information.
Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites
Gather friends and family for a laid-back iftar feast at Counter Culture Café, known for its casual yet delicious dining options. This Ramadan, the restaurant will serve an array of traditional Middle Eastern delicacies, including hot and cold mezze, succulent meat and chicken kebabs straight from the grill and an assortment of decadent desserts like Umm Ali together with refreshing Arabic juices. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 195 per person.
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, Fi’lia at SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences will offer a selection of Italian specialities for Iftar. Diners can expect roasted red pepper soup, stuffed dates, truffle labneh, roasted beetroot, tomato and mint salad with molasses. The main courses include lemon chicken tagine, seabass sayadieh and saffron risotto. Iftar ends with revani, a traditional Ramadan dessert of semolina and yoghurt cake. Available daily from sunset to 7:30pm. AED 175 per person.
ibis Dubai Al Barsha
Experience the spirit of Ramadan and gather with your loved ones for a traditional iftar at Baharat inside ibis Dubai Al Barsha. Indulge in a delectable spread featuring an authentic menu filled with dishes to break your fast. Available daily, from sunset to 10:30pm. AED 69 per person.
GO: WhatsApp 056 999 4833 for reservations and more information.
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Enjoy the last of the mild weather with iftar at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort this Ramadan. Enjoy an elaborate buffet at the resort’s all-day dining restaurant and enjoy a selection of Arabic and International delicacies. Available daily, from sunset. AED 165 per person.
GO: Visit www.marriott.com for reservations and more information.
Masti Cocktails & Cuisine
Head to Masti’s new location inside The Dubai EDITION for iftar this Ramadan. Guests can begin their iftar with water, dates, a fruit platter, and lentil soup, followed by Tangy Cassava Chaat, Sprout Moong and Corn Salad. The main course includes a Kebab Platter featuring Ricotta Malai Paneer Tikka, Prawns Cafreal Rissois, Chipotle Chicken Tikka, and Beef Seekh Kebab. Guests can choose their own main course from options such as Burrata Butter Chicken, Prawns Moliee, and Misso Eggplant Salan. For dessert, the meal ends on a sweet note with a Chocolate Delice or Rasmalai Coconut Cake to share. Available daily, from sunset to 8pm. AED 200 per person.
GO: Visit www.mastidubai.com for reservations and more information.
Meliá Desert Palm
Head to Epicure restaurant and indulge in a traditional iftar buffet this Ramadan. Overlooking the polo fields and Dubai skyline, enjoy the lush greenery while savouring an iftar buffet featuring salads, hot and cold mezze, main courses, a live grill station, and Ramadan beverages. Finish the meal with a selection of desserts that blend modern and traditional flavours. Available daily, from sunset. AED 175 per person.
Millennium Place Barsha Heights Hotel
Enjoy the serenity of the evening sky and the tranquil ambience of M One Restaurant as you break your fast inside Millennium Place Barsha Heights Hotel. Here, guests can enjoy delicacies such as hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, live shawarma and grill stations, along with a selection of desserts for iftar. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 139 per person or AED 55 for children aged between six and twelve years.
Taj JLT’s Pan-Asian restaurant celebrates Ramadan with an Iftar menu that takes diners on a journey to Malaysia, Indonesia and the Middle East. With panoramic views from its location on the 44th floor, the Iftar buffet boasts several live stations, including a sushi bar, carving station, noodle station and live paklor duck rice station. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED199 per person.
Located in Dubai Creek Resort, QD’s welcomes friends, families, and loved ones to enjoy an al fresco Iftar this Ramadan. QD’s will serve a buffet featuring Arabian classics, hot and cold mezze, salads, soups and live cooking stations, complemented by views of Dubai’s historic creek. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 175 per person.
Swissôtel Al Ghurair
Liwan restaurant at Swissôtel Al Ghurair offers an authentic Iftar experience, complete with a traditional majlis setup, Arabic coffee and dates. Guests can enjoy a range of dishes from Executive Sous Chef Sharif Awad, including soups, hot and cold mezzeh, salads, lamb thareed, mixed dolma, and a variety of desserts, such as luqaimat and cheese kunafa, along with tea, coffee and Ramadan juices. The restaurant will be adorned with colourful lanterns and will feature performances from an Oud player. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 159 for adults and AED 79 for children.
Experience a unique group iftar at TABŪ. The modern Japanese restaurant offers a curated iftar experience for groups of ten and above that combines Japanese flavours with an Arabic touch. This Ramadan, dare to be different and enjoy a night of fusion food and Burj Khalifa views. Available daily from sunset. AED 150 per person (for groups of ten and above).
GO: Visit www.sevenrooms.com for reservations and more information.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm Dubai
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm invites friends and families to gather for a cosy iftar experience at their central venue, Palm Kitchen. Here, guests can savour a Levantine buffet with refreshing Ramadan beverages including laban, jallab, kamaruddin and tamrhendi. Available daily throughout the Holy Month, from sunset to 9pm. AED 195 per person.
Embark on a journey across the Arabian Peninsula with Tandoor Tina’s immersive Iftar experience. Held throughout the holy month, this event blends Arab influences with bold Indian flavours and regional traditions to create a memorable dining experience. Tandoor Tina’s Iftar features a buffet and live cooking stations dedicated to beloved local dishes such as ouzi, shawarma, and kunafa. Unlimited Ramadan drinks, Arabic coffee, and Moroccan tea will also be available whilst live oud players and a curated shisha menu will complete the experience. Available daily from sunset. AED 175 (buffet and Ramadan beverages) and AED 275 (buffet, Ramadan beverages and shisha).
This Ramadan, the FACT Award-winning The Crossing will present two five-course Iftar menus – one vegetarian and one non-vegetarian. These menus will showcase standout dishes such as pan-fried seabass glazed with bottle masala, boneless goat korma masala, kofta croquettes with Rangoon curry and grilled broccolini with a marinade of cardamom cheese and garnished with garlic crisps. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 175.
Known for its fresh and delicious Vietnamese cuisine, Vietnamese Foodies is celebrating the joy of Ramadan with a four-course Iftar. The offering is available at their Downtown Dubai, Dubai Hills Mall, JLT and Nakheel Mall locations for dine-in or delivery during the Holy Month. Here, guests can indulge in a healthy and flavourful menu that features rich and complex flavours. The menu includes a choice of dishes across appetisers, soups, salads and main courses, catering to a variety of tastes and preferences. Guests can also upgrade their main course with a selection of Signature dishes. Available daily from sunset. AED 109 per person.
GO: Visit www.vietnamesefoodies.com for reservations and more information.
Under AED 300
99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant
This Ramadan, 99 Sushi celebrates the Holy Month with a 12-course Iftar menu of Japanese haute cuisine. Tuck into hosomaki, chu-toro with leeks, Kobe edamame seared in wagyu fat, 99 wagyu gyozas, tiger prawn tempura, toro flambé nigiri, king crab gunkan, 99 foie and truffle nigiri and corn-fed chicken. To refresh the palate and finish on a sweet note, Iftar ends with a delicate Mochi Ice Cream. Available daily from sunset to 9pm. AED 235 per person.
Address Beach Resort
At The Restaurant inside Address Beach Resort, diners can choose from various spaces, including The Living Room, The Dining Room, The Library, or the terrace with views of the Arabian Gulf and Ain Dubai. This Ramadan, gather with family and friends for an Iftar buffet featuring shish tawook, beef stroganoff, lamb kofta, and beef short rib stew. Available daily, from sunset to 11:30pm. AED 228 per person.
The Restaurant at Address Downtown is a charming and homely space to break your fast over a sweeping iftar buffet. The elaborate spread features mezzeh, sushi, salads, mains, desserts, Ramadan juices and several live stations. Relish the international buffet whilst listening to traditional music from the live oud player. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 260 per person.
Address Fountain Views
Head to The Restaurant at Address Fountain Views for an expansive Iftar buffet. The charming and homely venue invites diners to indulge in traditional delicacies and live stations that boast an array of mezze, sushi, salads, main courses, desserts and Ramadan juices. The sounds of traditional music will accompany the international delights. Available daily, from sunset to 9pm. AED 265 per person.
Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection
Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection’s new Ramadan Garden by Winter Garden offers an uplifting and memorable Ramadan experience. Located on the banks of the Dubai Water Canal, the Ramadan Garden by Winter Garden features an iftar buffet, where guests can enjoy authentic Arabic cuisines, an array of International and Arabic dessert creations and a selection of Ramadan beverages. Available daily, from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 250 per person.
Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis, The Palm’s Asateer Tent, returns with buffet theme nights this year, including Moroccan, Lebanese, Persian and Emirati cuisine. The 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 Arabic mixed grills. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 260 per person (weekdays) and AED 280 per person (weekends).
Caesars Palace Dubai
Journey through the flavours of Ramadan with an iftar buffet featuring Middle Eastern, Indian, and international cuisines at Bacchanal. Expect mezze and salads, traditional favourites like ouzi, and live cooking stations with Oriental specialities, desserts and Ramadan beverages. Available Sunday to Friday, from sunset to 7:30pm. AED 250 per person.
Carna by Dario Cecchini
The Iftar menu at SLS Dubai’s steakhouse uses locally sourced ingredients for its Iftar menu. The meal begins with sharing-style Italian and Middle Eastern-inspired starters such as red pepper hummus, minestrone soup, spicy Italian shakshuka and grilled focaccia. Embracing their nose-to-tail philosophy, Carna uses a whole roasted lamb for its zesty lamb ragu risotto and roasted lamb. Indulge in a platter of mango chilli kunafa and date fondant to cap off the meal. Available daily, from sunset to 8pm. AED 225 per person.
GO: Call 04 607 0737 for reservations and more information.
Recently ranked at number 28 on the MENA’s 50 Best Restaurants list, COYA Dubai will offer a five-course Iftar this Ramadan. Expect starters of guacamole, barley miso soup, artichoke ceviche, corn salad, Chilean sea bass croquettes, chicken anticuchos and wagyu bao buns before selecting a main course from a choice of corn-fed baby chicken, salmon fillet, beef ribs or Chilean sea bass rice hot pot. The dining experience concludes with a special ‘Delicia de Luna’ Ramadan dessert. Available daily from sunset to 7:30pm. AED 260 per person.
Located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, GAL Dubai offers an exceptional dining experience that combines Mediterranean cuisine with breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. During the holy month of Ramadan, GAL Dubai offers a special iftar set menu to delight your taste buds and nourish your body after a long day of fasting. The menu includes a variety of Turkish-infused Mediterranean dishes, such as Ottoman Sarma, Manti, Saslik and traditional Baklava. The restaurant is located on the Lobby Level of Address Downtown Hotel.
GO: Visit https://galrestaurant.com for reservations and more information.
Grand Hyatt Dubai
Experience Ramadan traditions at Laylati Café, Grand Hyatt Dubai’s Ramadan tent. The luxurious outdoor dining venue offers an array of Arabic and International dishes, including daily live stations, ouzi, koshari, shawarma, falafel, and kunafa. For a more intimate gathering, private cabanas are also available. Available daily, from sunset. AED 220 per person.
GO: Visit www.hyattrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.
InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Embark on a culinary journey around the world and experience an abundance of Middle Eastern flavours at Anise’s opulent iftar. Serving Arabian delicacies from eight interactive live cooking stations, diners can enjoy Arabic, Indian, Japanese, Levantine and Thai cuisine cooked à la minute using locally sourced ingredients. For a memorable evening, head to the outdoor terrace with views across Dubai Creek towards Burj Khalifa. Available daily from sunset. AED 289 per person or AED 125 for children aged six to twelve years.
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
This Ramadan, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers a grand at its ‘Terrace Between the Towers.’ Here guests can savour a luxurious buffet of Middle Eastern cuisine, global culinary favourites, and live Arabic entertainment. Set against the backdrop of Dubai’s Museum of the Future, the elegant venue will boast an Arabesque setting for dining under the stars. Available daily, from sunset. AED 295.
Throughout Ramadan, guests can enjoy Jun’s Iftar menu, which includes a miso butternut squash soup, dates and a welcome drink to break the fast. The meal also includes a mezze platter to share, Malaysian wagyu short rib mandi clay pot rice, sweet and sour snapper and braised lamb neck congee. Iftar ends with sticky date pudding with brown butter ice cream and luqaimat. Available daily from sunset. AED 200 per person.
GO: Visit www.sevenrooms.com or call 04 457 6035 for reservations and more information.
LPM Restaurant & Bar
The FACT Award-winner, renowned for its French Mediterranean cuisine, will welcome guests for a special iftar menu during Ramadan. The four-course meal includes Burrata with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil, Warm Prawns with Olive Oil and Lemon Juice, Butter Bean Dip with Aioli and Quinoa Crisps, and Salt Cod Croquettes with Roasted Pepper Relish. LPM has introduced a new main course this year, the Grilled Sea Bream with Sauce Vierge with Coriander, while keeping some of its well-known dishes such as Marinated Lamb Cutlets with Olive and Aubergine Caviar and Pine Nuts, Marinated Baby Chicken, and Homemade Rigatoni Pasta with Tomato and Chilli. The meal ends on a sweet note with dessert. Available daily, from sunset to 8pm. AED 250 per person.
Head to Netsu at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira for Dubai’s only Warayaki-style Iftar this Ramada. The three-course sharing-style menu features Netsu’s most sought-after dishes, from tuna tataki to wagyu beef cuts. The menu includes signature maki rolls, spicy hot stone rice and cinnamon crème brulée for dessert. Dine indoors around the Warayaki’s theatre of fire or al fresco on theNetsu’s expansive outdoor terrace. Available daily from sunset to 7:30pm. AED 265 per person.
GO: Call 04 777 2232 for reservations and more information.
Spend memorable moments this Ramadan at Nosh Restaurant inside Movenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towers and savour a traditional iftar buffet with family, friends and colleagues. Expect Arabic and international delicacies including vine leaves, pistachio hummus, fattoush, tabouleh, mutabel, shish barak, shish taouk and chicken shawarma, plus a selection of dishes from the tandoor. The iftar will also include live cooking stations, refreshing Ramadan juices and a selection of Ramadan desserts. Available daily, from sunset to 10:30pm. AED 250 per person with a special 2-for-1 offer for reservations made three days in advance.
Palazzo Versace Dubai
Palazzo Versace Dubai’s charming Hikayat Garden has been exclusively curated for the Holy Month, welcoming guests to experience an al fresco iftar under the stars with a picturesque backdrop of Dubai’s historic Creek. Renowned for its lavish hospitality, the hotel offers a delightful iftar buffet amidst authentic Arabian decor. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 250 per person.
GO: Visit www.palazzoversace.ae for reservations and more information.
Embark on a journey through Anatolia this Ramadan with Chef Gökhan Çökelez’s sharing-style menu at Rüya Dubai. Dine on cig köfte, börek with feta cheese, made-to-order two cheese pide, çaġ kebap with wagyu beef and lamb, grilled sea bass, marinated baby chicken, and keskek made with barley risotto and truffle butter. To wrap up the meal on a sweet note, a selection of Anatolian desserts will be served with Ramadan quenchers, coffee, and tea. Available daily from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 280 per person.
Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai
The spirit of Ramadan is on full display at Feast restaurant on the 6th floor of Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai. Tuck into an Iftar spread featuring Middle Eastern classics and international cuisine across live cooking stations. Available daily, from sunset to 10pm. AED 250 per person.
GO: Visit www.eat2eat.com or call 04 503 4444 for reservations and more information.
Tasca by José Avillez
Enjoy a family-friendly Portuguese-style Iftar and experience a curated four-course set menu that showcases chef José Avillez’s signature creations this Ramadan. Tasca’s Iftar celebrates the rich and diverse flavours of Portuguese cuisine through dishes such as lupini beans hummus, black-eyed pea salad and chicken piri-piri. To complement the dining experience, Tasca offers Ramadan juices and signature mocktails, whilst the dessert selection features four options ranging from decadent and sweet to light and refreshing. Available daily from sunset to 7:30pm. AED265 per person.
Waldorf Astoria DIFC
Bull and Bear invites you to enjoy iftar. For the Holy Month, the restaurant has added an Arabic-inspired twist to its celebrated menu. Diners can look forward to a family-style iftar, including classics such as Josper grilled flatbread with dips, red lentil soup and Bull & Bear’s take on an iftar mixed grill. In addition to the classic dishes, guests can also choose from options such as lamb melanzane, homemade Mediterranean Oriental rice and sweet treats such as cheese kunafa, Arabian dates sticky toffee pudding, and carrot sliced baklava. Available daily, from sunset to 8:30pm. AED 245 per person.
Under AED 500
Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach
Arrive at Suq and feel instantly transported to the heart of Arabia. Under the twinkling fairy lights, diners will discover a traditionally decorated space, a three-piece band, and a buffet that captures the imagination with special additions such as a Bachir Ice Cream Station, Baklava station and a new Emirates corner to celebrate the local cuisine from chicken mandi to deyay nashef and saffron rice. Available daily, from sunset. AED 455 per person or AED 225 for children aged six to twelve years.