Atlantis, The Palm
On offer Atlantis's spectacular beachfront tent offers up a chilled ambience filled with traditional activities, including card games, chess and backgammon. Guests will be entertained by Oud and Tableh players playing timeless Arabic favourites, while diners can choose from traditional balila stations, as well as a wide variety of Ramadan fresh juices. The new signature dishes this year include, Asateer assorted manakish, Asateer kenafah and a tahina fountain. Also, watch traditional Arabic ice cream being prepared right before your eyes.
Cost Dh165 per person (inclusive of water and Ramadan juices). Children under the age of three years are admitted free, while kids aged between three and 12 years of age are invited to enjoy Iftar for Dh80 per person.
Info For bookings and other info, call 971 4 426 0800, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Flavours on Two
On offer Treat your taste buds to a daily themed buffet, filled with Arabic influences, in a relaxing and enjoyable ambience.
Cost Dh135 per person (including soft drinks, coffee and tea). Buy 10 vouchers for two people for Dh220. Two eat free in tables of 10 or more.
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 312 2202.
ARMANI HOTEL DUBAI
On offer From breathtaking views of The Dubai Fountain, to the amazing cuisine of the Mediterranean region, Mediterraneo's Iftar buffet is the ideal way to end your fast throughout the Holy Month.
Cost Dh260 (without Ramadan beverages) and Dh290 (including Ramadan beverages)
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 888 3444 or 800 ARMANI (276264), or email email@example.com.
VILLA, RIHAB AND RIMAL ROTANA
On offer Experience the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan at Moka Café by ending your fast with a lavish Iftar buffet, featuring a wide spread of traditional dishes and Ramadan sweets in addition to some deli dishes freshly prepared to each day by the chefs.
Cost Dh89 (Villa Rotana and Rihab Rotana) and Dh65 (Rimal Rotana)
Info For bookings and other info, call Villa Rotana, 04 321 6111; Rihab Rotana, 04 294 0300; and Rimal Rotana), 04 268 8000.
On offer Enjoy a delicious Arabic Iftar buffet at the Wafi restaurant known for it's creative seafood decor. You can also sip on selected beverages while smoking shisha and playing traditional games.
Cost Dh125 per person
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 32 4 4100.
RADISSON BLU HOTEL, DUBAI, DEIRA CREEK
On offer End your daily fast and spend quality time with your family and friends in a serene setting whilst enjoying authentic Arabic cuisine. The Chef's House also welcomes you with a delicious array of traditional Iftar dishes complemented with live cooking stations.
Cost Dh99 per person or Dh119 per person (including fresh juices, water, coffee and tea). For private or group Iftar bookings, corporate packages are available on request.
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 366 9111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LE MÉRIDIEN AL AQAH BEACH RESORT
On offer A traditional Iftar will be served up at Views restaurant, where guests can enjoy a delectable buffet every evening during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The deli buffet will feature a selection of dishes from international and Arabic cuisine.
Cost Dh77 per person. Children aged between 13-16 dine for half-price, while children under 13 eat for free.
Info For bookings and other info, call 09 244 9000.
On offer Enjoy your Suhoor with à la carte options and create your own sampler menu along with traditional refreshments and an extensive selection of dates, nuts and dried fruits. Also dig into some oriental pastries and fresh or flavoured shisha served on the outdoor terrace.
Cost Dh75 for the three-course sampler menu. Shisha is offered free when you spend over Dh150.
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 448 4870.
On offer Embark on a culinary journey through Arabic cuisine as the well-stocked buffet table in the Ramadan tent will serve up traditional culinary delights including, hot and cold mezze, Arabic mixed grill, lamb frkkeh, koosa mahashi, lamb harris and dawood basha with vermicelli rice. A trio of Syrian musicians on Oud, violin and percussion, will soundtrack your evening.
Cost The Iftar buffet including soft drinks costs Dh160 per person. Anyone booking tables for 10 or more get two additional free spaces.
Info For bookings and other info, call 02 443 9999.
AL BUSTAN ROTANA DUBAI
On offer End your fast in style at this lavish daily Iftar buffet showcasing the rich culinary heritage of the Middle East, and featuring an excellent spread of traditional dishes complete with Arabic sweets. And as the restaurant names suggests, there's plenty on offer, from juicy meats to small dishes.
Cost Dh145 inclusive of a refreshing selection of traditional Ramadan drinks. Companies can take a special banquet Iftar package starting at Dh130 per guest, for a minimum of 30 persons.
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 705 4818. Visit rotanatimes.com
LE ROYAL MÉRIDIEN BEACH RESORT AND SPA, DUBAI
On offer Diners at the popular restaurant this Ramadan will be able to sample a mouth-watering themed Iftar buffet each evening, including a variety of refreshing juices and Arabic drinks. Also, expect a host of traditional Arabic delights alongside dishes from across the globe. Families can also enjoy use of a special kid's corner filled with entertainment.
Cost Dh210 per person, including fruit juices and Arabic drinks.
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 316 5550. Visit lemeridien.com/royaldubai
On offer Throughout the Holy Month, Sloane's invites guests to sample the extensive spread of Ramadan specialities on offer at their authentic Arabic Iftar buffet. Featuring a selection of traditional dishes, such as chicken moulkia, delectable kibbe and slow-cooked lamb ouzi, Sloane's is great option for spending time with family.
Cost Dh190 per person.
Info For bookings and other info, call 04 317 6000.
Dubai's specialist cupcake company, Kitsch, will be introducing a pistachio praline cupcake - a vanilla-based cupcake topped with vanilla icing and a hint of pistachio praline especially for Ramadan, along with the Turkish Delight, a cupcake with a chocolate base and a combo of vanilla and chocolate icing, finished with traditional Turkish ingredients. A percentage of the sales of the Ramadan range of cupcakes will be donated to a local charity.
Cost Dh12 each, and they're available in three different sizes - bites (minis), regular and giant cupcakes.
Info To place an order, dial 800-CUPCAKE and the Kitsch delivery van will come direct to your doorstep. For more info, call 04 395 6963