Iftar Spots

Another weekend over and only a couple more to go until Eid is upon us. Before preparations for the end of Ramadan start flooding in though, there are still loads of places to check out

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Published: Sat 28 Aug 2010, 9:42 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 12:07 PM


Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, Dubai

Dine at one of the many delectable venues, including Al Khaima’s popular Arabic Ramadan tent, housed in the hotel’s landscaped gardens, and enjoy live entertainment, board games and more.

This Ramadan, the popular Brasserie restaurant will be hosting a delicious themed Iftar evening buffet each evening, including a wide variety of refreshing juices, at Dhs195 per person.

Also visit Pizzeria and sample the delicious new menu including mouth-watering soups, salads, pizzas, pastas and more.

Or join renowned Thai chef Sanwong at Fusion for some of the finest Asian fusion fare in town. Throughout the month all bookings of four or more diners will receive a one-hour Asian massage for only Dhs500 per couple at Caracalla Spa in Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa.

Call: 04 316 5550


Ikea, UAE-wide

Ikea is providing an Iftar menu at their in-store restaurants at Dubai Festival City and Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, alongside a traditional Arabic tent serving dates and juices.

Each day the restaurant will offer a different menu comprising all your favourites. Following the Ikea tradition of low cost, quality products the restaurant offers the Arabic dishes at Dhs17 per serving.

Visit: www.ikeauae.com


The One, Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Satisfy all your culinary cravings at The One Restaurant in its Khalidiya Theatre, Abu Dhabi, with an Iftar buffet of Arabic and international dishes for only Dhs79 per person. Or, if Dubai-based, drop into their Jumeirah Theatre Deli to indulge in Ramadan treats like Moroccan hummus soup, lamb tagine and caramel-pistachio torte.

Visit: www.theone.com


One to One Hotel, The Village, Abu Dhabi

Two wonderful venues for Iftar – The Village Club or Shariye, greet you at the One to One where everyone can feel the true spirit of Ramadan come alive every night.

Choose from a spread of Iftar buffet options at both outlets for Dhs110.

Enjoy traditional delicacies, refreshments and live oud performances at The Village Club Ramadan tent and Sahriye from 8pm onwards.

Call: 02 495 2000


Mediterraneo, Armani Hotel, Downtown Burj Khalifa

Witness elegant sophistication and gracious hospitality, matched by a blend of rich traditions and exemplary cuisines at Mediterraneo. Savour breathtaking views of the Dubai Fountain, while breaking fast at the casual yet elegant restaurant. Indulge in an Iftar buffet that serves the finest cuisine from the Mediterranean region for Dhs210 (adults) or Dhs110 for children including soft drinks. Call: 04 367 3699


The Palace Hotel, Old Town, Dubai

Savour the authentic flavours of Arabian hospitality and cuisine during Ramadan at The Palace – Old Town. The hotel’s Arabian restaurant, Ewaan offers an extensive Arabic buffet for Iftar and a selection of traditional delicacies for Sohour. Special themed corporate Iftars can also be organised in the Royale Ballroom to suit client requirements.

Ewaan also offers a majlis-style traditional private dining in its alcoves, which are available for a more personal Iftar.

Call: 04 428 7951


The Sheraton, Abu Dhabi

Enjoy Iftar at Flavours restaurant before heading to Bravo for Sohour. Come Eid there will be a seafood buffet at Il Paradiso and a 25 per cent discount on Flavours’ Asian night during September.

Call: 02 677 3333

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