Dubai Iftars and Suhoors

22 Jun, 2014 / Posted By Mayuri

It’s the month of fasting and generosity. It’s the time to observe Ramadan. Every year, for a month, Dubai resonates to thirty days of Iftar and Suhoor festivities where in, hotels to restaurants across the U.A.E show case an iftar fare with keen focus on on traditional Ramadan dishes and also the time, where close family and friend gather to and look forward to the Iftar and Suhoor festivities across the U.A.E during Ramadan.



EwaanEwaan Lounge, The Palace Downtown Hotel

My love for the ever so laid back Ewaan Lounge with stunning views of The Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Water Fountain grows stronger each time I visit and the tent take for suhoor this Ramadan is one to visit. The full-on Iftar tent experience with lounge-style set-up and shisha  and family style food portions fit enough to feed six to eight people as you surround yourself with loved ones and friends within the comfort of an air-condition tent as you kick start the nightly activities we’ve all grown to adore in Dubai. Suhoor tent for minimum spend of Dhs1,600 tent for 8 people, roughly Dhs200 per person.



nine7oneNine7One, The Oberoi Dubai

The best dinners are when the dessert spread is larger than the food, isn’t it? And that is exactly what Nine7One at The Oberoi Dubai caters your palate this Ramadan. The molecular dessert grasps your attention as you watch with keen interest as the misty magic unfolds before your eyes with the formation of a de-constructed Umm Ali. Take your pick between the traditional Arabic food (including dates, mezze and fried kibbeh), a lavish yet petite spread from traditional Arabic cuisine, to the every so popular live cooking station: a must try! Make you ask for a ‘falafel burger’ and keep space for the enormous decadent desserts. Luxury Iftar Experience for AED 180.


MazinaMazina, The Address Marina, Dubai:

If variety is what you taste buds are keen on this Ramadan, The Address Marina iftar spread is your answer with a multination fare catering exceptional taste along with dessert which will leave your taste buds wanting more, and more. How can one resist freshly made churros and the towering of tarts? The tent like set up within the dedicated iftar hall adds to the ambiance the buffet to keep you going well into the month long Ramadan festivities. Iftar buffet from AED 170 from sunset to 9 pm; A la carte Suhour menu, 8 pm onwards.



AnisAnis, Intercontinental Dubai Festival City

On offer for Iftar is a range of Middle Eastern delicacies, generous portions with a wide spread of traditional Ramadan fare catered to please all taste buds is what one can expect at the participating Intercontinental Dubai Festival City and the sister outlets, Crown Plaza Dubai Festival City and Al Badia Golf Club. Mezze, soups and a carving station, oriental mixed grills, shawarma, fatteh authentic Emirati Harissa, traditional Lebanese desserts and far Eastern delicacies along with a range of desserts.



asateerAsateer - Atlantis The Palm Dubai

The stunning Arabian décor of the Asateer Ramadan tent and Atlantis the Palm decked with oval gleaming chandeliers captures the essence of Ramadan. Exquisite dates to traditional offerings of dishes such as ouz, koftas, hares and many more eats to various conventional Iftar juices and delectable Arabic desserts along with scrumptious pastries. The spacious Asateer tent is a quality Iftar and Suhoor experience with the likeliness of bumping into celebrities along with a live entertainment, live traditional Arabic music set, as well as shisha and more to experience at Asateer, Dubai.   Iftar buffet from AED195.


Al-dawaarAl Dawaar, Hyatt Regency Dubai

Experience a lavish iftar spread this year in a unique setting at the only revolving restaurant in Dubai, Al Dawaar with an extensive buffet, hot and cold mezze, local juices and more whilst you enjoy the panoramic views of the sea, the creek and the city in old Dubai. Iftar buffet from AED190



For the adventurous taste buds…



st-tropezSt. Tropez Bistro, Dubai

The casual chic atmosphere adds perfection to the French twist to a flavor filled Ramadan. St. Tropez stick true to the it’s cuisine from a taste of the hearty bowl of pippin hot French soup to the succulent Grilled Corn-fed Chicken breast served with a side seasonal vegetables and to top of the Français inspired iftar menu, a vanilla bean crème brulee that caters an aroma to savour. Two courses for 129 AED and the courses for AED159.



saporiSapori di Bice, City Walk, Dubai

The Italian family dining set-up is another option to try out this Ramadan with a special Ramadan menu featuring an Italian take on traditional favorites such as Fattoush, lentil soup – the Ramadan staple and this lush, camel milk and saffron gelato with much more featured on a 10 course long menu. 10 courses for AED160.

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