Iftar bazaar

Iftar bazaar

Today’s guide to the best sundown treats in town


Al Diwan, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Al Diwan is an ideal venue to experience the essence of Arabian hospitality.

Fully air conditioned, this two-storey venue has easily accessible prayer rooms and accommodates up to 500 guests, with a dedicated private VIP Majlis areas for up to 100 guests, as well as a main dining venue that seats up to 200 guests on the ground floor. Business delegates have the opportunity to book a corporate VIP area, situated on the first floor, which has 16 tables and the capacity to serve over 190 guests.

Call: 04 406 8999


Flavours Restaurant, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Flavours international fusion restaurant offers a lavish daily Iftar buffet for Dhs180 per person. Bring your friends, colleagues and family members and indulge with a wide selection of typical Arabic and international dishes, prepared by culinary experts. Reservations for groups are available at a discounted rate and need to be made in advance.

Call: 02 677 3333


Brio Restaurant at TIME Grand Plaza Hotel and Petals Restaurant at TIME Oak Hotel & Suites, Dubai

TIME Hotels will be celebrating Eid by offering a Eid brunch during the holiday. Two of TIME Hotels properties will display a wide array of favoured local and international dishes with a combination of salads, soups, entrées and desserts for Dhs120 per person at Petals TIME Oak Hotel and Dhs130 per person at Brio TIME Grand Plaza. Both offers include water and soft drinks.

Kids below five can dine for free, 50 per cent off for children between 6 – 12 years of age. Timings from 12 noon – 4 pm

Petals TIME Oak Hotel – Buffet available on the first day of Eid only

Brio TIME Grand Plaza – Buffet available throughout Eid


Citymax Hotel, Bur Dubai

Incorporating original recipes reminiscent of a bygone era, the Iftar and Suhour menus feature a wide variety of Middle Eastern, Continental and Asian delicacies.

The Iftar dinners are priced at Dhs59 and Suhours at Dhs29.

The Iftar buffet features live stations for traditional favourites such as fatayer, sambousek mixed grill and ouzi. Desserts include katayef and baklava. Taking the variety even further, Claypot’s signature egg pakoras, gajjar ka halwa, mango flavoured chicken tikka and ambi ka panna are also served to make the meal a wholesome treat.

The Suhour at Citymax offers a healthy selection of vegetables and fruits along with lebneh, cheese platters, Arabic bread, and dates. Mouth-watering dishes such as foul madamas, sauted potato, grilled fish, chicken shish tauok, mutton curry and plain rice also make for an essential part of the traditional suhoor spread. For those with a Continental taste, a mix of cereals with hot milk is available.

Call: 04 407 8000


Mehteran Ramadan Majlis, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah

All through Ramadan, the Mehteran Theatre & Show Centre has been transformed into an authentic majlis style setting. Guests can delight in an a la carte Suhour, while groups of 100 or more can enjoy a superb selection of delicacies for Iftar. Minimum spend is Dhs95 per person (not including shisha).

Call: 04 453 0444

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