The holy month of Ramadan is upon us and its time to start planning your Iftar evenings in Dubai. Read our guide to learn about all the places in the city you can break your fast this Ramadan.
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Menu highlights At Above Restaurant you can expect all your Arabic favourites including Warak enab, lamb makanek, cheese rokakkat, Umm Ali and hazelnut choux.
Location Sofitel Dubai Downtown Cost Minimum spend of Dhs195 Timings 6pm to 2am Phone +971 4 503 6666 Website
2. Al Bahou
Menu highlights Enjoy a sumptuous buffet inspired by Ibn Battuta’s travels through Italy, Morocco, India and Asia, accompanied by the soothing sounds of the oud beneath a 90-metre high ceiling and 88 majestic Arabic lanterns.
Location Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, Dubai Cost Dh170 per head including water, Ramadan juices and soft beverages Early Bird Special before June 1 Dh130 Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 444 5613 Website
3. Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant
Cuisine Emirati and Arabic
Menu highlights For the ultimate Iftar experience, break your fast with a sumptuous buffet at Al Dawaar, Dubai’s only rooftop, revolving restaurant with panoramic views of the glittering city skyline. The buffet will include traditional Ramadan delicacies, beverages and Emirati dishes. Enjoy a truly unique Iftar this Ramadan
Location Al Dawaar, Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira Cost Dh190 per adult; Dh95 per child (aged 6 to 12 years) Timings Sunset to 10pm Phone +971 4 317 2222
4. Al Hadheerah
Menu highlights Experience Iftar at Al Hadheerah, amidst the aroma of traditional cooking under the stars. Step into the air conditioned tent with mouth-watering Arabic cuisine, Ramadan specialties and traditional Arabian entertainment including camel and caravan show, oud player and Tanoura dancer. Shisha will also be available in the tent.
Location Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa Cost Dh250 per head including still water, Ramadan juices and Arabic coffee; children between the ages of five and 12 get 50% off; kids below 4 years dine for free Timings Sunset to 8pm Phone +971 4 809 6194 Website
5. Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah
Menu highlights A truly unique setting, Al Majlis is a spectacular venue showcasing beautiful interiors, where the warmth and hospitality of Arabian tradition come to life for Ramadan. Al Majlis offers traditional specialties such as lentil soup, whole lamb ouzi, veal harres, hot and cold mezze, mixed grill, warbat cream, and um ali with a variety of live cooking stations and expansive buffet displays. Shisha is served one hour during Suhoor
Location Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Cost Dh210 per head inclusive of all still water, Ramadan beverages and soft drinks Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 366 6730 Website
6. Almaz by Momo
Cuisine Arabic and North African
Menu highlights Ramadan drinks jalab, laban and kamarldine, selection of fresh home-made bread, harrira soup, Arabic cold & hot mezze and salads, couscous machui, tagine chicken, tagine lamb and a selection of home-made Arabic, Moroccan and international sweets including Umm Ali, Ramadan drinks and water
Location The Beach, opposite JBR ; Level 3, Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates Cost Dhs175 per person; Children Dh85 Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone The Beach +971 4 5516247; Mall of the Emirates +971 4 4098877 Website
7. Al Majlis at the Oberoi
Cuisine Arabic and International
Menu highlights Interactive cooking and molecular gastronomy stations for desserts will add an element of culinary theatre to the Iftar experience. Signature dishes such as slow cooked tagine, date lollipops and Ramadan beverages such as Qamar-Al-Din, Tamar Hindi and Jallab will be served. There will also be an organic Arabic cheese and vegetable counter. After Iftar guests can relax and unwind in the tranquil surroundings of the enchanting air-cooled Al Majlis courtyard and sample myriad varieties of shisha. Large television screens will broadcast Arabic television series and there will also be a dedicated children’s play area.
Location The Grand Ballroom, The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay Cost Dh 195 per person Early Bird Special before month end Dh175 Timings Sunset to 9.30pm Phone +971 4 444 1407 Website
8. Al Nafoorah
Menu highlights cold and hot mezzeh dishes, chicken shawarma, lamb ouzi, chicken freek and grilled fish, Ramadan juices and water
Location Jumeirah Emirates Towers Cost Dhs 210 per person Timings Sundown till 8.30pm (Iftar Set Menu) Phone +971 4 366 586
Cuisine International and Middle Eastern
Menu highlights Arabic cuisine, Ramadan beverages, soft drinks and tea/coffee
Location Intercontinental Festival City Cost Dh215 Timings Sunset to 10pm Phone +971 4 7011127 Website
10. AOC French Brasserie
Cuisine French Mediterranean
Menu highlights Diners can break the fast with a selection of beverages, dates, nuts and nourishing harira soup or lentil soup, having been created according to Sous Chef Maher’s family recipe learnt from his grandparents. Enjoy a delicious assortment of hot and cold mezzeh such as velvety hummous, creamy labneh, crunchy fattoush, tangy tabbouleh and baba ghannouj served with fresh Arabic bread. Hot mezzeh will feature warm falafel, kofta kebabs or kibbeh. Gözleme pastries stuffed with a variety of ingredients such as cheese, meat and potato will be prepared in front of guests. Dine on a range of traditional delicacies including slow roasted lamb ouzi, Arabic mixed grill and shawarma alongside a range of salads. Rounding off the Iftar experience will be Middle Eastern sweets such as Umm Ali, crispy kadaif, halwa and date pudding. Scrumptious crêpes, patisseries and fresh fruit will enhance the sweet finale.
Location Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach Cost 140 per person Timings Sunset to 11:30pm Phone +971 4 448 4733 Website
Menu highlights Located in the heart of Jumeirah Al Qasr Hotel, Arboretum will serve Arabic delicacies in a buffet style Iftar. Water, Ramadan beverages; dates and dry fruits; buffet
Location Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Cost Dh195 per head; children under 4 dine for free; children aged four to 12 enjoy 50% discount Timings Sunset to 8:30pm Phone +971 4 366 6730 Website
Cuisine International and Middle Eastern
Menu highlights Menu will change on a daily basis but will always have standard Arabic cuisine items like Emirati Lamb Thareed, a Shawarma Fattah station, and a live Chicken Musakhan station and Ramadan juices and water
Location Atlantis, The Palm Cost Dh205 per person (adult); Children Dh105 Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 426 0800 Website
Menu highlights During the holy month, for Iftar, savour a range of delectable starters and a hot buffet featuring Arabic favourites such as shawarma and hand-crafted unique dishes such as flavoursome fried sausages topped with pomegranate molasses. Old school favourites like Um Ali, Atayeef and Arabic sweet selection will all feature throughout the holy month. Refreshing Ramadan juices such as lemon mint, laban ayran, jallab and freshly squeezed orange juice are available. For Suhoor, enjoy a special breakfast item and a hot drink for two.
Location Mall of the Emirates & Mercato Mall Jumeira Cost Dh129 Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 3445 157
14. Ashiana by Vineet
Menu highlights Take a traditional journey in a world of constant change and explore the ‘Happy Homes’ of India at Ashiana by Vineet this Ramadan, and experience Asian fine dining that mixes tradition with innovation, and enjoy high quality cuisine in sharing-style dishes for the whole family. Embrace the spirit of sharing throughout Ramadan, and sample portions of dishes such as the famous ‘’Nariyal Mirch Machli,’ ‘Chettinad Prawns,’ ‘Raan Lucknowl,’ and ‘Lamb Chops Masala.’
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Cost Starting from Dh45 Timings From sunset to 11pm Phone +971 4 207 1733 Website
Menu highlights Chilled white gazpacho; seared Foie Gras with apricot puree and Atlantic turbot with olive and caper quinoa
Location Burj Khalifa Cost Dh680 for 6-course meal; Dh880 for 7 course meal Timings 2 seatings 6:30 to 9:30; 9:30 to 11pm Phone +971 4 888 3 828 Website
16. Blue Orange
Cuisine Arabian Cuisine
Menu highlights Standard Arabic food menu with Ramadan juices, tea and coffee.
Location The Westin Dubai, Mina Seyahi Resort and Marina Cost Dh180 per head Timings Sunset to 10.30pm Phone +971 4 511 7136 Website
17. Butcha Steakhouse & Grill
Cuisine Turkish Steakhouse
Menu highlights Butcha are offering a selection of the chef’s favourite dishes and succulent meaty treats, promising to satisfy each customer with its traditional and flavoursome meals, such as the char-grilled kofte, marinated chicken shish, shashlik kebabs and tenderloins.
Location The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence Cost Dh189 per head Timings Sunset to 2am Phone +971 4 553 0684
18. Café Rouge
Menu highlights The restaurant will offer a three course set menu for Iftar including classics like French onion soup and Confit Canard. Shisha and house beverages will be available only after sunset. Café Rouge will be open for takeaways during the day.
Location Souk Madinat, Jumeirah, Dubai Cost Dh79 per person Timings Sundown till 8.00pm Phone +971 4 554 6438 Website
Menu highlights Emirati, Moroccan, Syrian, Persian, and Indian stations, cheese kunafa live station, shawarma, hot mezzeh, lamb ouzi, bbq.
Location The Ritz Carlton Cost Dh220 per adult, including water, Ramadan beverage selection and soft drinks; Dh110 per child (5 -12 years) Timings Sunset till 8.30pm Phone +971 4 318 6646 Website
20. Casa Mia
Menu highlights Bigoli-al-Torchio-al-Ragout-Bianco-D'-Antra (Pressed Bigoli with White Duck orange Ragout), RisottoA llo S afferano e F ruttidi Mare (Seafood and Saffron Risotto), Trancio Di Cernia in Crosta Di Pane e Groviera (Roast Fillet of Hammour in Bread & Cheese Crust with Butter Sauce), Tiramisu-in-Coppa-(Tiramisu-in-Cup)
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road Cost A la carte Timings 6pm to 1am Phone +971 4 702 2455 Website Casa Mia
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Menu highlights Roasts, biriyanis, shawermas, ouzi, falafel, assorted cheese, traditional Arabic desserts, soft drinks, Ramadan juices
Location Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai Cost Dh185 per person; Dh 95 for children (6-12years) Timings Sunset to 9.00pm Phone +971 4 705 4285 Website
22. Constellation Ballroom
Cuisine Arabian, International and Asian
Menu highlights Grand Star Buffet featuring an extensive selection of seasonal favourites, Arabic flavours, and international dishes with an Asian flair, including a variety of sweets and deserts, complemented by refreshing Ramadan juices. There will also be a live ouzi station and a live pasta station. Indian foods such as vada pao will be offered along with a daily mixed grill. An extensive array of shisha flavours, are to be enjoyed at Shades, from 9pm onwards as well.
Location The Address Dubai Marina Cost Dh210 per person inclusive of juices, coffee & tea; Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 436 7777
23. Cravin’ Cajun
Menu highlights ‘All-American Iftar’, menu highlights include chicken and waffles, friend chicken and shrimp.
Location Novotel Al Barsha, Dubai Cost Dh120 per person Timings 7.30pm till 10.30pm Phone +971 4 304 9000 Website
Cuisine A different cuisine every day of the week. (Emirati, Moroccan, Syrian, Turkish, Egyptian, Lebanese, Iranian)
Menu highlights Cold and hot mezze served right on the table, encouraging family or friends to break the fast together. Some key dishes include Bukari rice, chicken molokhia and Iranian mixed grill. There will also be a live Oud played and an exclusive gallery of cultural and traditional artefacts.
Location The H Dubai, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai Cost Dh170 per person including Ramadan drinks and water Timings Sunset to 8:30pm Phone +971 4 501 8623 Website
25. Al Fanous Lounge at Dubai Ballroom
Menu highlights The iconic Dubai Ballroom is transformed for Ramadan into an opulent Al Fanous Lounge of white, gold and royal blue, a stunning setting to share Iftar and Sohour. Classic Arabian cuisine is served by award-winning chefs and large LCD’s screen Ramadan series. Live Oud players create a special ambience, ideal for relaxing and spending time with loved ones on the occasion of Ramadan.
Location JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay Cost Dh195 per adult Timings Sunset till 8.30pm Phone +971 4 414 3000 Website
26. Dunes Café
Menu highlights Get together with family and friends for a bless Eid celebration brunch at Dunes Café where the team of chefs will be serving up delicious dishes, such as hot and cold mezze and Arabic cheeses, seafood and carving stations, an Arabic BBQ, a chicken shawarma live station and a tempting range of desserts.
Location Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, Shaikh Zayed Road Cost Available for the first two days of Eid Served for lunch and dinner Dh215 with soft beverages; Dh 315 with house beveragesTimings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 450 2703 Website
27. Eric Kayser
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Menu highlights Four course Iftar menu including soup, salad, main and dessert. Dishes include, lentil soup, fattoush, mixed grill, citrus spiced salmon, chicken with rice
Location Lower ground floor, Dubai Mall Cost Dh95 per person Timings Sundown to mall closes Phone +971 4 388 2515 Website
Menu highlights The Arabesque appeal of The Palace Downtown Dubai comes alive with the taste of traditional Arabic cuisine at Ewaan. The venue will have a dedicated Ramadan tent that will host the Iftar buffet.
Location The Palace Downtown Cost Dh240 per person, inclusive of Ramadan juices and water Timings Sunset until 9pm Phone +971 4 428 7806 Website
Cuisine Seafood with Arabic influences
Menu highlights Mujaddaera hara lentils cooked with Arabic spices; rakakat Samakt, seafood in filo pastry; calamari; Samak bil meleh, fish cooked in rock salt and oven baked; grilled chicken and tender beef.
Location Dubai Marine Resort and Spa Cost Dh145 Timing Sundown till 1.30am Phone +971 4 346 1111 Website
30. Palm Courtyard and Ballroom
Menu highlights Kisir (bulgur salad); manti (meat dumplings); adana kabab (hand- minced kabab) and desserts including bakalava and kunefe.
Location Fairmont, The Palm Cost Dh160 per head Timings Sunset till 9pm Phone +971 4 45 73457 Website
31. Fountain Restaurant
Menu highlights Buffet including dishes from all around the world
Location Al Bustan Centre &Residence, Al Nahda Road Cost Dh130 per person Timings Sunset to 10:30pm Phone +971 4 263 0000 Website
Menu highlights Pastries, bread, soup and hot starters, main course including steak, chicken and prawns, chocolate brownie or date tart
Location Dubai International Financial Center Cost Dh199 per person Timings Sunset till 11:30pm Phone +971 4 4227898 Website
33. Al Ameera
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Menu highlights The guest chef from Habiba Kitchen from Amman will be presenting the best in kunafeh, enjoy a wide selection of classic Arabic drinks created by chef Abou Alaa’ from Syria and the original Bakdash ice cream from souk Al Hamidiya of Damascus along with traditional Egyptian delicacies and foul from Cairo’s Gahsh Restaurant. Egyptian style koshari and Syrian saj manakish will also be served alongside the best of Lebanese cuisine from the Grand Hyatt’s Awtar restaurant.
Location Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha Cost Dh195 per person including soft drinks; Dh99 for kids aged between six and 12; children under the age of six dine for free Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 317 1234 Website
Menu highlights Special traditional Arabic charcoal-grilled meat selection, including shish taouk, shawarma, kofta and mix-grilled meats in various marinades, along with a range of Arabic sweets and Ramadan juices.
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Cost Dhs149 Timings From sunset to 8:30pm Phone +971 4 228 1111 Website
Cuisine Modern Indian
Menu highlights Respecting Iftar timings, evening guests will be offered an array of traditional fast breaking food such as dates and buttermilk, before enjoying a gala-style menu of modern Indian dishes continuously served to the table throughout the meal. Guests will be treated to five courses including signature chaat, succulent kebabs and variations of biryanis and curries. Highlights include: Junoon’s signature Eggplant Chaat – crispy eggplant with tamarind chutney and chaat masala; Home Style Fish Curry- with onion ginger curry, fenugreek, kalonji, cumin, and coriander leaf; and for dessert a Kulfi Tasting trio of refreshing traditional Indian ice cream in unique flavours - cardamom, curry leaf and guava.
Location Shangri-La Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road Cost Dh225 per adult Timings Sunset till 12am Phone +971 4 4052716 Website
Menu highlights Enjoy tasty sandwiches, Arabic delights and much more.
Location The Address Dubai Mall Cost Dh145 per person including Ramadan juices Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 888 3444 Website
37. Khaymat Al Bahar
Menu highlights The newest addition to Madinat Jumeirah’s diverse culinary scene, Khaymat Al Bahar is an authentic Lebanese restaurant located by the grand pool at Jumeirah Al Qasr hotel. The Iftar offers a range of traditional specialties across a sumptuous buffet and live cooking stations. Shisha is available at the restaurant.
Location Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Cost Dh195 per head Timings Sunset to 8:30pm Phone 04 366 6730 Website
38. Kitchen 6
Menu highlights At the award-winning Kitchen6, experience an international iftar where six live cooking stations including Asian woks, interactive cooking stations come to life celebrating cuisines from all corners of the world.
Location JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay Cost Dh195 per adult; 50% discount for children between 7-12 years; Children below the age of 6 dine complimentary Timings Sunset till 8.30pm Phone +971 4 414 3000 Website
39. Kris Kros
Cuisine Mediterranean, Asian and American
Menu highlights Lebanese street food & fresh made mocktails
Location Aspin Commercial Tower II, 106 Shaikh Zayed Rd - Dubai Cost Dh50 per person Timings Sunset to all night long Phone +971 50 886 8466 Website
40. Latest Recipe
Cuisine Arabic and European
Menu highlights Standard Arabic food menu, Indian and continental with Ramadan juices, tea and coffee. European dishes are also available.
Location Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Cost Dh180 per person Timings Sunset to 10.30pm Phone +971 4 399 3333 Website
Cuisine Arabian Cuisine
Menu highlights Standard Arabic food menu with Ramadan juices, tea and coffee.
Location Jumeirah Beach Hotel Cost Dh210 Timings Sunset to 8.45pm Phone +971 4 406 8999 Website
Menu highlights Plated Iftar menu including cold and hot mezze, shorbat addas, choice of main courses like lambs and dessert
Location Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Cost Dh175 per person; Dh85 per child between the ages of seven and 12 Timings Sunset to 8pm with normal a la carte served from 9pm to 11pm Phone +971 4 295 6000 Website
Menu highlights Authentic Lebanese cuisine with a twist of today’s trends
Location Arabian Mall, The Ranches Souk, Palmera 2 – Dubai – Arabian Ranches II – The Ranches Souk Cost Dh140 per person inclusive of soft drinks and juices Cost Dh140 per head Timings 7pm to 8:30pm and Suhoor 11pm -11am Phone +971 4 277 0272 Website
44. Les Cuisines
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Menu highlights Taktouka, Shorbat addas with lemon and croutons, slow roasted baby lamb ouzi, Gulf fish tagine, shawarmas, basboussa a la carte
Location Sofitel Dubai Downtown Cost Dh195 Timings Sunset to 10.30pm Phone 04 503 6666 Website
45. Luigi’s Restaurant and Moroccan Restaurant
Menu highlights Lamb harrira soup, grilled vegetable salad, hummus, tabbouleh, fatoush, muttabel, chicken salad, squid seaweed, salmon salad, pakora, lamb ouzi, chicken mograbia, kofta bil saniya, baked salmon, veal stew, chicken shawarma, beef lasagna, baklava, kunafa, Um Ali, mixed berries crumble, macaroons, qamardeen, karkade, laban Iran, assorted nuts and dry fruit.
Location Four Points by Sheraton Shaikh Zayed Road Cost A la carte Timings Sunset till 10.30pm Phone +971 4 316 9847
Menu highlights Choose from the rich flavours of authentic Hindustani cuisine including Indian specials such as haleem, vegetable biryani, kadia chicken, tandoori fish tikka, lamb tikki, paneer kundan masala and dal makhani.
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road Cost Dh139 buffet per person Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 702 2455
47. Majlis Al Safina
Menu highlights Standard Arabic food menu with all Ramadan Juices
Location Jumeirah Beach Hotel Cost Dh210 per person Timings Sunset to8.45pm Phone +971 4 3480000 Website
Cuisine A different cuisine every day of the week including Emirati, Moroccan, Syrian, Turkish, Egyptian, Lebanese, Iranian
Menu highlights Stuffed vine leaves, hairira soup, moroccan chicken tagine with almonds and lemon pickle, kousa bill laban, chicken or lamb shawarma, kunafa nabolsia, mixed baklawa and fateer with cheese. To add to this delicious menu, there will also be entertainment provided for guests during their meals which will include a ‘Garrab’ who will serve juice in a traditional Arabic Dallah.
Location Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre Cost Dh115 per person (when booked before June 5); Dh70 for kids between the ages of six to 12; Free for kids below 6 years of age; AED 175 for full Iftar buffet (including water and Ramadan juices only) Timings Sunset to 9:30pm Phone +971 4 603 8201
Cuisine Middle Eastern and Continental
Menu highlights Iftar at Na3Na3’s open kitchen will include an extensive menu featuring traditional favourites prepared within live cooking stations offering ouzi, Arabian grills, shawarmas, freshly baked bread, Arabian sweets, and Ramadan beverages, with live music and a dedicated kids’ corner ensuring everyone is entertained.
Location The Address Dubai Mall Cost Dh220 per person including Ramadan juices, water and soft drinks Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 888 3444 Website
Cuisine North Indian
Menu highlights Dahi puri chaat, lentil shorba and hummus Channa cha, mugh makhni
Location Jumeirah Beach Hotel Cost Dhs 185 per person Timings Sundown to 8pm (Iftar Set Menu) Phone +971 4 432 3232
Cuisine Japanese and Arabic for Itfar
Menu highlights Steamed Seabass Dry Miso with Eggplant Puree and Creamy Rock Shrimp
Location Atlantis, The Palm Cost Dh210 Timings Sunset till 8.30pm Phone +971 4 260 0760 Website
52. The Market Place and Town Square
Menu highlights A generous Iftar buffet is served at the Market Place and under the dome at the Town Square. You get to watch the chefs create a tempting range of Arabic delicacies, Indian favourites, Middle Eastern grills and an Italian selection at the open kitchens.
Location JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Abu Baker Al Siddique Rd, Deira Cost Dh185 per person with Ramadan beverages; Dh200 for two people at The Market Place with Ramadan beverages; Dh150 for two people at the Town Square with Ramadan beverages; Dh45 for children between 6 to 12 years old; Free for children below 6 years old Timings Daily from sunset to 8.30pm Contact +971 4 607 7977 Email email@example.com Website www.ramadanwithmarriott.com or www.marriottdiningatjw.ae
53. Punjabi by Nature
Menu highlights Enjoy traditional Indian cooking at its very best. The set menu includes starters, main courses and desserts. Dishes like biryani will also be served.
Location Opposite Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha Cost Buffet Dh69 per person Timings 7pm to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 396 6044 Website
Menu highlights Live Ouzi station Lamb Biryani, Marinated Shish Taouk, HammourSaidia, Um Ali, Kunafa, Muhallabia
Location Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Cost Dh 160 per person (buffet, water and selected juices) Dh 65 per child (6 to 12 years) Timings sunset to 9pm, A la carte Suhour is available from 9pm to 1am, Shisha is available from 8pm Phone +971 4 205 4500
55. Rang Mahal
Menu highlights For an Iftar with a difference, Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar will host a sumptuous Iftar with 11 dishes celebrating the heritage of Indian cuisine infused with a modern twist. Atul’s ethos is showcased through his use of fresh and sustainable ingredients, resulting in an authentic yet excitedly modern Indian cuisine, reflecting the culinary diversity of his native country. With a fresh approach to a diverse and rich cuisine, the unique Iftar menu at Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar will impress everyone from fine dining connoisseurs to lovers of traditional Indian cuisine, providing a feast for the senses.
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Shaikh Zayed Road, Business Bay Cost Dh325 per person 50% discount for children between 7-12 years Timings Sunset until 11:30pm Phone +971 4 414 0000 Website
Menu highlights A gourmet menu of traditional Ramadan favourites including rich lamb soup, homemade mezze and the finest Arabic desserts.
Location Desert Palm Resort Cost Dh150 per adult including selected soft beverages; children from age 4 to 14 receive 50% off ; children under 4 years eat for free Timings Sunset till 10pm Phone 04 602 9383 Website
57. Rosa Mexicano
Menu highlights Spicy Guajillo Cauliflower, fresh Mexican salads, a choice of main dishes including Crispy Stuffed Chicken, Chilli con Carne, and Shrimp Enchilada, along with an indulgent desert of Traditional Mexican Doughnuts popularly known as Churros
Location Eataly, ground floor, Dubai Mall Cost Dh89 per person Timings Sunset to 2am Phone +971 4 285 8988 Website
58. Royal Iftar
Cuisine Arabic and International
Menu highlights A variety of dishes from all over the world in one big family Iftar buffet. Dishes from China, Japan, England and Persia. All eight restaurants will come together for Iftar.
Location Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek Cost Dh169 per adult Timings Sunset till 9pm Phone +971 4 2057033 Website
59. Sapori di Bice
Cuisine Italian and Arabic
Menu highlights Traditional Ramadan dishes including Ramadan juices, tea and coffee
Location City Walk, Dubai Cost Dh118 per person Timings Sunset to 11.30pm Phone 04 3442550 Website
60. Shores Restaurant
Cuisine International with Arabic theme
Menu highlights International menu with traditional Arabic specialties, Ramadan juices and water
Cost Dh139 per person
Timings Sunset to 8.30pm
Location Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 439 8888)
Cuisine Arabic and International
Menu highlights Enjoy a delicious buffet and much more with an array of dishes from traditional Arabic cuisine through to succulent roast meats, salads and sushi. For appetisers, savour in traditional and cold Arabic mezze platters, antipasti and cheeses. For mains, choose from a variety of different live stations including a tandoor oven and plancha grill as well as fresh seafood straight from the ocean. For dessert, guests can enjoy traditional Arabic delights such as Umm Ali, freshly prepared Kunafe and much more.
Location Sloane's, Grosvenor House, Al Sufouh road Dubai Cost Dh260 per person; children aged 6 to 12 for just Dh130 Timings Sunset through to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 317 6000 Website
62. Solo the Italian Bistromania
Menu highlights Located at the opulent Raffles Dubai, the chic New York loft décor of Solo with innovative pop art and a fusion of relaxed bistro ambience with gastronomical haute cuisine, Solo brings people together for a truly Italian culinary experience. Items like grilled calamari will be served.
Location Raffles Hotel, Dubai Cost Dh225 per person (three course set menu) Timings Sunset to 9:30pm Phone +971 4 370 8999 Website
Menu highlights Chicken Thai Green curry, Banana blossom salad, Pad Thia noodles
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road Cost A la carte person Timings 6pm to 1am Phone 04 702 2455 Website
64. Suq Restaurant
Cuisine International and Arabic
Menu highlights Arabic soups, salads, shawermas, juices and desserts
Location Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah, Dubai Cost Dh220 Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 4 270 7777 Website
65. Talk restaurant
Cuisine International Cuisine
Menu highlights Celebrate with family and friends over a traditional Iftar buffet offering a variety of hot and cold mezze, live cooking stations, refreshing juices and all seasonal favourites. The Talk restaurant located on the second floor transforms itself into a beautiful Arabian inspired setting, as the live oud player and the flavours of shisha served at the outdoor terrace add to the Arabesque ambience.
Location Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Residence, The Walk Cost Dh 160 per person including soft drinks. Kids 12 years and under dine for free Timings Sunset to10:30pm Phone +971 4 449 8888 Website
66. The Eatery
Cuisine International and Arabic
Menu highlights Arabic delicacies and interactive cooking stations featuring slow-roasted lamb ouzi, shawarma and manakeesh as well as assorted Nuts and dry fruit.
Location Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai (Mankhool Road) Cost Dh105 per person; free for kids below 12 years of age; Timings Sunset till 10.00pm Phone +971 4 316 9847
67. The Market Place, Deira
Menu highlights Break your fast at The Market Placewith a flavoursome Iftar buffet. Indulge in live cooking stations, authentic Arabic dishes, sweets and traditional Ramadan beverages.
Location JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Deira Cost Dh200 for two adults, Dh45 for children aged six to 12 years Timings Sunset till 8.30pm Phone +971 4 607 7977 Website
68. The Market Place, Al Jaddaf
Menu highlights Experience an international Iftar and traditional Arabian cuisine at The Market Place served alongside Ramadan beverages and Arabic sweets.
Location Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf Dubai Cost Dh165 per adult; Dh80 for kids aged 6 to 12; Children below the age of 6 can eat for free Timings Sunset till 9pm Phone +971 4 317 7777 Website
69. Skye and Walker
Menu highlights The menu features a variety of international dishes and Ramadan juices as well as an array of desserts including traditional Arabic sweets
Location Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek, Rigga Cost Dh90 per person; Dh45 for children 6 to 11 years old; Free for children below 6 years old Timings Daily from sunset to 8.30pm Contact +971 4 213 1221 Website www.skyeandwalker.com
70. Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo
Menu highlights From classic Italian dishes, to creative twists on current favourites, Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo is not afraid to challenge its audience. With its seasonal Vivaldi a la carte menu on offer throughout Ramadan, Vivaldi promises guests a stylish and contemporary dining experience. Enjoy stunning views of Dubai Creek and the iconic Downtown skyline and delicious, award-winning cuisine.
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Cost Al la carte Timings 7pm to 11pm Phone +971 4 207 1717 Website
71. Peacock Alley
Cuisine Middle Eastern and International
Menu highlights During the holy month of Ramadan the Waldorf Astoria Iftaar is a delectable family-friendly experience including live cooking stations, flavourful Middle Eastern dishes and delicious international delicacies. The food selections include hot and cold mezzes, fresh juices, soups, mixed grills and traditional Arabic sweets.
Location The Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah Dubai Cost Dh180 per person Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 818 2222 Website
72. Layali Zaman
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Menu highlights Plentiful array of Middle Eastern specialties with interactive cooking stations, traditional Hot and Cold Mezze, Slow Roasted Lamb Ouzi with Oriental Rice, a delightful variety of shisha, Arabic sweets and desserts
Location Le Méridien Dubai Cost Dh149 per person Timings Sunset until 8.30pm Phone +971 4 702 2455
Menu highlights Celebrate Ramadan this season with traditional Arabic cuisine including Lamb oozi, fresh baked bread and carving station
Location Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort Cost Dh185 per person inclusive of Ramadan juices and water; Dh90 for children 6 to 12 years of age Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Phone +971 4 567 8304
74. Retro Feasts
Menu highlights fattoush, baba ghanoush, mixed kebabs, kibbeh and beverages
Location The Beach opposite JBR Cost Dh75 per person Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone +971 52 722 6462
75. Big Chefs and Big Chefs Studio
Menu highlights Mezze platter for starters, roast leg of lamb and roasted harissa chicken for mains, and blueberry kunefe for dessert
Location The Beach opposite JBR Cost Dh149 per person Timings Sunset to 11pm Phone +971 4 551 5302
Menu Highlights Lamb Makanik, Shrimp Kunafah and Lebanese staples such as Shish Taouk and Kebbeh Mabroumeh
Location Atlantis, The Palm Cost Dh210 per person Timings Sunset to 8:30pm
Cuisine Indian, Mediterranean and Arabic
Menu highlights Indian, Mediterranean and Arabic
Location Atlantis, The Palm Cost Dh200 per person Timings Sunset to 8:30pm
78. Em Sherif
Menu Highlights Old fashioned Lentil Soup, Fattouch with Eggplant, Bourghol Banadoura, Moutabbal, Kebbe Sajiyeh and a main course that changes daily. The exquisite customary Ramadan desserts are a not to be missed from the mouthwatering Maamoul b jebne to the local favorite; Um Ali all served with the delicious and freshly made Ramadan beverages; the Jellab and Amar el Dine.
Location Downtown Dubai Cost Dh335 per person Timings Sunset to 9:30pm
79. Le Patio, St. Regis Dubai
Menu highlights Enjoy traditional hot and cold Arabic mezze platters, as well as fresh comforting soup. For mains, choose from a variety of dishes such as an Iranian mix grill, fillet fish machbouche style with local fish and chicken tagine. Enjoy traditional Arabic delights such as Umm Ali, freshly prepared Katayef.
Location 2nd floor, St. Regis Dubai at Al Habtoor City, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai Cost Dh 195 per person Timings Sunset until 8.30pm for Iftar Contact +971 4 435 5577
80. Hummingbird Bakery
Menu highlights Break the fast with dates and something light, Hummingbird Bakery is perfect to start recharging for the day. Offering a range of breakfast items including the favourite blueberry pancakes, for a fluffy stack of American pancakes served with blueberry sauce and maple syrup. Egg and avocado on toast with toasted polka bread covered in a delicious avocado and tomato spread, sprinkled with lime juice and topped with a soft boiled egg with fresh mixed green leaves on the side. Traditional Arabic hot drinks and juicy dates are also featured in the light Iftar. Only available at the Mall of the Emirates branch.
Location First floor, Mall of the Emirates Cost Dh42 per person inclusive of dates, breakfast items and a hot drink Timings Sunset until 2.00am on weekdays; sunset until 3.00am on weekends
81. Kenza Restaurant
Menu highlights Live cooking station of mixed grills, complemented with the lamb ouzi or kabsa rice, and cap off the meal with a selection of Arabic desserts including baklava, qatayef, kunafa as well as Ramadan drinks like tamar hindi and qamar al deen, along with freshly-squeezed juices will also be available
Location Ramada Hotel, Dubai Cost Dh130 per person children below six years dine for free Contact +971 4 330 7330
82. CCC (Counter Culture Café)
Menu highlights An extensive Iftar buffet ranging from Middle Eastern treats to Indian Sub-Continent specialties, an interactive open kitchen and an elaborate dessert buffet. Showing educational videos about the importance and significance of Ramadan and a tempting range of a la carte options is also available for Suhoor
Location Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites , Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina Cost Dh99 per person for Iftar (food only); Free for children below 6 years old (Reservations are required) Timings From sunset to 8.30pm Contact +971 4 319 4000
83. Skye & Walker
Menu highlights A variety of mouth-watering international dishes and Ramadan juices as well as an array of desserts including traditional Arabic sweets
Location Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek, Rigga Al Buteen St Cost Dh90 per person; Dh 45 for children 6 to 11 years old; Free for children below 6 years old Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Contact +971 4 213 1221
84. Chutney's restaurant
Menu highlights Chutney’s restaurant will present an array of freshly prepared sub-continental cuisine in buffet style. Chef Qureshi’s Indian salads are among the menu highlights, in addition to chicken biryani, mixed vegetable curry, murgh makhani and other delicious dishes.
Location Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai 19th street Oud Metha Cost Dh130 per person including soft drinks; kids below 12 will receive 50% discount Timings Sunset till 9:30 pm Contact +971 4 336 6000
85. Fountain restaurant
Menu highlights Fountain restaurant will offer international delicacies along with traditional Arabic fare such as ouzi, mansaf, shawarma, and delicious arabic sweets.
Location Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai; 19th street Oud Metha Cost Dh140 per person including soft drinks and kids below 12 will receive 50% discount Timings Sunset till 9:30 pm Contact +971 4 336 6000
86. Per Te
Menu highlights Menu features delicous starter and made to order mains from seven option which include Truffle Mushroom Risotto, Lamb Chops with Balsamic Shallots, Beef Rib Eye Steak served with Truffle flavoured Potato Puree and Margherita Pizza.
Location Jumeirah - Villa no. 54,Street 12C, behind Jumeirah Plaza, Jumeirah Cost Dh150 per head Timings Sunset to 11pm Contact +971 4 344 6455
87. Al Maeda Restaurant
Menu highlights Traditional Moroccan Tagine, Lentil Soup, sweet Um Ali.
Location Al Maeda restaurant, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai- Jumeriah Beach, The Walk at JBR Cost Dh 139 per person, inclusive of Ramadan drinks Timings 7pm to 2am Contact +971 4 53 3333
88. Mint Leaf of London
Menu highlights Start off with Rooh Afza (Rose Flavoured Chilled Milk), before exploring a selection of cold and hot appetizers, signature curries and decadent desserts, Chocolate Mousse and Fresh Fruit Platters.
Location 15th Floor South Tower, Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC Cost Dh135 Timings 12 noon to late Contact +9714 706 0900
89. Level Seven
Menu highlights This summer, W Dubai – Al Habtoor City will open doors to guests for memorable Ramadan moments. The Ramadan menu here will add a modern Mediterranean twist to the Holy Month.
Location W Dubai at Al Habtoor City, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai Cost Dh 195 per person, inclusive of water and Ramadan juices Timings Sunset to 8.30pm Contact +971 4 435 5577
90. The Hide
Menu highlights A roast with roasted parsnips, duck fat fluffy potatoes and honey seared carrots
Location Jumeirah Al Qasr Hotel Cost Whole braised lamb shoulder AED 225, Lamb shoulder tray + bottle of house beverage Dh 295, Unlimited grape, hops, spirits, mocktails and soft drinks Dh 195 per person Timings Daily 6pm – 11.30pm Contact +971 4 432 3232
91. Firebird Dinner
Menu highlights The concept, in keeping with customary style, will present sharing platters to be enjoyed with friends and family, chosen from a set sharing menu of gourmet interpretations of wholesome American cuisine.
Location Four Seasons DIFC, Gate Unit GV09, Level GF Gate Village, Building 9 Cost Dh 200 per person Timings Sunset – 2am Contact +971 4 506 0000
Menu highlights The ‘Venetian style’ restaurant will be offering patrons an authentically Arabian Iftar and a special Eid lunch throughout the Holy month, accompanied by live entertainment. From sunset, patrons can enjoy this auspicious occasion with Iftar buffet experience at The Atrium Restaurant which will feature a delicious variety of Mediterranean and International dishes, live cooking stations, and Arabic beverages and desserts for only
Location The Atrium, Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai Cost Dh 129 per person; Children between 6 and 12 years will get a 50% discount and kids between 6 are free of charge Timings Sunset to 9pm Contact +971 4 429 9999
93. Dana Ballroom
Menu highlights Iftar will feature an extensive Arabic food buffet, inclusive of traditional Ramadan juices and Arabic coffee. Entertainment from an Oud player and Tabla performer, as well as Arabic coffee services, may be arranged upon request to suit all requirements.
Location Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2, Dubai Cost Dh 210 per person Timings Sunset to 9pm Contact +971 4 270 7777
Menu highlights The menu starts with a portion of hot soup and an assortment of dates, nuts, breads and dips. Try cold tapas, which include but are not limited to fresh healthy salads, marinated local vegetables and cured meats. Hot tapas follow with some of BOCA’s signature items including pizzettas, bruschettas, braised meats and sizzling hot skewers.
Location Gate Village 6, DIFC, Dubai Cost Sat to Sun Dh 150 per person Timings 12pm to 2am Contact +971 4 323 1833
Menu highlights Kosebasi offers a set Ramadan special featuring Ezo Gelin (traditional Turkish red lentil and bulgur soup) for starters, followed by a selection of hot and cold appetizers including favourites such as Hummus, Dolma (vine leaves), Zeytinyagli Fasulye (sautéed green beans with onion and fresh tomatoes), Tavuklu Boregi (homemade dough with sautéed chicken and vegetables), Fındık Üçlemesi (assorted pidettes) and more. With a selection of salads and grill options including bestsellers of tender chicken cubes, marinated beef slices and special lamb kebab, along with special Turkish desserts.
Location JBR Walk Cost Dh109 per person; Dh 55 for Children Timings Sunset to 9pm
96. The Ivy
Menu highlights Renowned for it’s British cuisine, Ramadan specials take a local twist throughout the holy month. To start, a warm Moroccan Lentil Soup followed by mains with a focus on seasonal produce, such as; succulent Braised Shoulder of Lamb with chermoula and sumac spiced cous cous, Bahart Spiced Chicken Breast, with glazed baby carrots, and saffron infused rice or fresh Arabic Spiced Seabass with seafood machboos.
Location Jumeirah Emirates Towers Cost Ramadan special plates range from Dh 55 to Dh 180 for main dishes Timings 12pm to 12am with a break from 3pm till 6pm Contact +971 4 432 3232
97. Spices at Mövenpick, Al Mamzar
Cuisine International and Arabic
Menu highlights Break the fast with a spread of International delights with Arabic cuisine and special Ramadan drinks on the limelight.
Location Al Mamzar, Dubai Cost Dh99 per person Timings Sunset to 10.30pm Contact +971 4 607 2755
98. Hoi An
Menu highlights Hoi An offers a blend of authentic Vietnamese flavors and traditional hospitality.
Location Hoi An, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai Timings 7pm to 12am Contact + 971 4 405 2703
99. Bayside Restaurant & Terrace
Menu highlights The special Iftar Buffet, which changes every day, will feature a lavish selection of Arabic favourites and international delicacies, hand-made using the freshest and healthiest of ingredients, alongside a range of juices and Arabic coffees. End the meal with assorted dates from various Gulf countries and a selection of Arabic and international desserts.
Location Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai Cost Dh160 per person Timings Sunset to 11pm Contact +971 4 369 0000
100. The Address Montgomerie
Menu highlights Indulge in the international iftar buffet along with house beverages
Location The Address Montgomerie, Dubai Cost Dh170 per person inclusive house beverages; Children 4-11 can eat at Dh90 Timings Sunset onwards Contact +971 4 390 5600
101. Tesoro, Taj
Menu highlights Enjoy everything from live-cooking manakish, lamb ouzi, shawarma, Arabic ice cream, date smoothies and rosewater mocktails and chocolate fondue together with some Indian classic dishes.
Location Taj Hotel, Business Bay Cost Dh195 per person Timings Sunset to 11pm Contact +971 4 438 3111
102. Zhenge He's
Menu highlights The contemporary Chinese restaurant offers patrons a special Ramadan menu for Iftar. The menu is a reflection of Chinese cuisine, with neo-oriental flair in presentation.
Location Jumeirah Mina A’Salam Cost A la carte Timings Sunset to 11.30pm Contact +971 4 432 3232
Menu Highlights Savour an array of culinary treats including sumptuously prepared finest cuts of beef, succulent seafood, salads and desserts. Complete your meal with a variety of delicious beverages.
Location Dubai Studio City,Al Qudra Rd,Opp Arabian Ranches – Dubai Cost Dh190 per person; Dh80 per child of 6 to 12 years Timings Sunset to 11pm Phone +971 4 361 8111
104. Jaime’s Italian
Menu highlights A complete Italian platter including fish, chicken, lamb and a portion of pasta.
Location Jumeirah Beach Hotel Cost Dh299 for two people Timings 12pm to 12am Phone +971 4 380 8890
105. Pai Thai
Menu Highlights A specially designed Ramadan menu includes Yam Phed Oob, a scrumptious Smoke Duck Salad with Onion, Tomato, Coriander, Thai Celery and Thai Chili Dressing; Kha Noom Pang Na Goong; Crispy Breads; Mince Prawns accompanied by delectable Garlic, Coriander, and Water Chestnut in Sweet Chili Sauce and beautifully presented Taley Phad Cha, a Stir-fried Mix Seafood with Coconut Shoots, Lesser Ginger, Capsicum, Kaffir lime leave, Green Pepper Corn, Onion and a spicy Red Chili Oyster Sauce.
Location Access from Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah Cost A la carte Timings 4pm until midnight Phone +971 4 4323232 Website
106. Barbecue Delights
Menu Highlights Grilled meat and sea food, Afghan and Middle Eastern dishes, biryani and steak
Location Clarens Building, Downtown Dubai Cost Dh95 per person; Dh60 for children Timings Sunset until 8.30pm Phone +971 4 434 3443
107. Poco Loco
Menu highlights Head down to Poco Loco for a Latin-American twist to your Iftar. Enjoy 20 per cent discount when you dine between Iftar and 9:00pm on delicious options from the menu that includes tacos with soft-shell crab, a range of ceviches and tiraditos, tostadas and fabulous desserts such as churros with cajeta sauce and chocolate fondant.
Location The Beach, opposite JBR Timings 11am to 1am Sunday to Wednesday; 9am to 1am Thursday to Saturday Contact +971 4 456 2081 Website Poco Loco
Menu highlights Siraj is offering a unique Iftar set menu served at table, with a wide array of cold and hot appetizers such as baba ganoush and chicken musakhan, traditional Arabic delicacies such as meat ouzi and kibbeh labneh and a chef’s special selection of mouth-watering desserts.
Location Level 2, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai Timings 7 days a week 12pm to 1.30am Contact +971 4 457 4063 Email firstname.lastname@example.org