Ramadan Nights at RISE
Dubai Creek Harbour’ will transform into a unique dining experience, where families and friends can come together for Iftar, while enjoying a host of cultural performances from regional talent. The buffet will include an array of Arabian delights, accompanied by a selection of international dishes in an inspiring environment set by the ambient music of Khalil Ghadri, as he joins ‘Ramadan Nights at RISE - Dubai Creek Harbour’.
Throughout Ramadan, you can also take part in a variety of workshops – from making Eid Cards and Ramadan gift hampers to learning how to create Islamic geometric patterns; book readings for children, board games for adults and curated pop-up store featuring home décor, accessories, gifts and fashion.
Location Rise at Dubai Creek Harbour Cost Dh140 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 9pm
Andalucía Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club (Kids eat free)
Enjoy a cool and tranquil Iftar with the setting of the Andalucía restaurant at the St. Regis Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club. The buffet spread includes Arabic and Mediterranean cuisine as you are treated to live entertainment with an oud player at the venue. Ramadan tents can be set up by the pool in order to further enjoy the ambience of serenity.
Location The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club Cost Dh175 per person, 50 per cent off for kids from 6 to 12 years Timings Daily from sunset to 9pm Contact 056 5458391
Fairmont the Palm (Kids eat free)
Celebrate your Ramadan in a unique way as you break your fast in a Fairuz Ramadan tent at Fairmont the Palm. Set within the 581 square metre Palm Ballroom, the tent will be decorated in an Arabian theme and style. The Fairuz Ramadan Tent will offer a number of traditional delights and desserts as well as Ramadan themed beverages, with Arabian entertainment in the form of a live Oud player and the soundtrack of the international Arabian singer, Fairuz.
Location Fairmont the Palm Cost Dh175 per person, 50 per cent off for ages 6-12 years (children below 6 dine complimentary) Timings Daily from sunset onwards Contact 04 4573457
Amiri (Kids eat free)
Nestled within lush green landscapes, Address Montgomerie offers a great setting for a tranquil Iftar gathering away from the bustle of the city in the Amiri Ramadan Tent. Enjoy a special set menu in the company of loved ones, complemented by views of the tranquil lakes, starry skies and of course, the championship course.
Location The lawns of Address Montgomerie Emirates Hills Cost Dh200 per person, Children (6 to 11 years), Dh100 per child, Children (aged 5 years and below) dine for free Timings Daily from Sunset onwards Contact 052 1104477
The Meydan Ramadan Tent (Kids eat free)
The Meydan Ramadan Tent offers guests a chance to enjoy an Arabic-International inspired Iftar buffet with a spread of Emirati, Egyptian, Asian, Syrian and Lebanese cuisines to choose from. An added element of entertainment is offered in the form of their live stations which include Manakeesh baking, Chinese live woks and live sushi counters. End the meal with a range of Arabic and International desserts to choose from.
Location The Meydan Hotel, Al Meydan Road Cost Dh 190 per person, Children until 4 years enjoy complimentary Iftar, 50 per cent discount for children from 5 to 12 years Timings Daily from sunset to 8.45pm Contact 04 3813111
Ewaan (Kids eat free)
Add a touch of authentic charm to your Iftar experience at the Ramadan tent in Ewaan. The signature restaurant at Palace Downtown, Ewaan echoes the classic style of the destination with a sumptuous spread served within a recreation of a traditional Arabic tent, which extends from the terrace into the gardens.
Location Palace Downtown, Ewaan Cost Dh255 per person, 50 per cent discount for children aged 6 to 12, and free for children 5 years and below Timings Daily from sunset onwards Contact 04 4287951
Cascades at Fairmont Dubai offers you the chance to celebrate your Ramadan in a restaurant transformed into a traditional tent. With a variety of eight cuisines, namely, The Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, former Ottoman Empire, Levant, Southeast Asia, Morocco, Persia and Mughal, Cascades will treat you to dishes like traditional lamb ouzi, Lebanese mix grill, shrimp biryani, chicken shawarma, Arabic fish with a spicy sauce, and Umm Ali.
Location Fairmont Dubai Cost Dh210 per person, including Ramadan juices (with special group rates available) Timings Daily from sunset until 9.30pm Contact 04 3118316
Atlantis, the Palm’s official Iftar will be hosted in the glamorous Asateer Tent, one of Dubai’s most famous and beautiful Ramadan tents. The offering will be an open buffet with Arabic and international cuisine, as well as desserts to finish the evening off on a sweet note.
Location Atlantis the Palm Cost Dh210 per person Timings Daily from sunset until 8.30pm Contact 04 4262000
Giardino, Palazzo Versace Dubai
Make Giardino at Palazzo Versace Dubai the place to be this Ramadan with its extensive Iftar offering. There will be live cooking and carving stations with a selection of authentic culinary creations from Syria, Morocco, the UAE and Turkey. To make this experience as comfortable as possible, Giardino is offering an air-conditioned tent that covers the restaurant terrace and Gazebo.
Location Giardino, Palazzo Versace Dubai, Dubai Cost Dh220 per person Timings Daily from 6.30pm to 9.30pm Contact 04 5568840
Bab Al Shams (Kids eat free)
Al Hadheerah outdoor desert restaurant will be transformed to a fully air-conditioned tent. The Ramadan Tent will feature an Arabic-inspired Iftar buffet with delicacies from Middle Eastern cuisines featuring Emirati, Egyptian, Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian culinary creations together with Jordanian, Iraqi and Moroccan savoury selections as well as special dishes from Oman and Iran. This buffet offers ten interactive cooking stations including Arabic BBQ grill, Ouzi makmour, shawarma station together with authentic manakeesh-and Arabic bread-baking stations. Shisha is available only for guests aged 21 years and above.
Location Al Qudra Road Cost Dh250 per person from Sunday to Wednesday, Dh270 from Thursday to Saturday, children up to 4 years enjoy complimentary Iftar, 50 per cent discount for children from 5 to 12 years old Timings Daily from sunset to 10:30pm Contact 04 8096194
Emirates Palace has custom built a Ramadan pavilion, perfect for Iftar and Suhoor in the city. This year, the pavilion will sit in a new Location to provide stunning views of the beach. The large and open dining area will have an Iftar buffet will featuring live cooking stations, signature dishes and traditional delicacies. Live cooking and carving stations will provide grilled meats with traditional accompaniments and Emirati favourites.
Location Emirates Palace, Ramadan Pavilion, Abu Dhabi Cost Dh265 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 9.30pm Contact 02 6907999
Al Marjan Ramadan Tent by RAKTDA
Drawing on Ras Al Khaimah’s rich cultural heritage on the beautiful shores of Al Marjan Island. Al Marjan Ramadan Tent by RAKTDA, catered by Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, a Ritz-Carlton partner hotel, provides guests with truly authentic Arabian Iftar and Suhoor experiences, with live Arabian music and sumptuous Arabesque fare prepared by Executive Chef Ludovic Garnier.
Location Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaima Cost Dh150 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 8.30pm Contact 07 2067675
QD Ramadan tent, Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club
Feast on a selection of hot and cold Arabic mezzes, rustic soups, Middle Eastern and international main courses, delicious desserts with selected juices, traditional Arabic sweets and a variety of dates.
Location Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club Cost Dh160 per person; Dh65 per children aged 6 to 12 years, special rates for groups of 10 or more Timings Sunset to 9pm Phone 04 2054500