Iftar spots

It’s the weekend! Make sure you feast long into the night – no work tomorrow

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Published: Thu 19 Aug 2010, 8:03 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 12:06 PM


Al Barza Ramadan Tent, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai

Set yourself down inside the Ramadan tent on The Walk and enjoy the splendour of Iftar in purple-infused elegant surroundings. Featuring all the Arabic cuisine staples and a vast array of shisha, the Barza tent is one not to be missed.

Call: 055 452 4558


Dubai Festival Centre

During Ramadan the Festival Centre brings you a whole host of dining options to keep you and the family entertained. Collect a free Festival Dining Book from any concierge desk, and explore a collection of exquisite meal offers from 27 of Dubai’s best restaurants, all located under one roof.

Festival Centre brings you unique family dining options, such as a free main course when you buy two at the Outback Steakhouse, or discounts of up to 25% on your total bill at restaurants such as Spur, Royal Orchid or Wafi Gourmet. Why not spend a mid-week evening at Bowling City, and enjoy a free meal when you buy one other main.

Visit: Dubai Festival Centre


Ruby Tuesday, Dubai

Choose your favourite appetiser out of the selection of three different soups (broccoli cheese, mushroom or lentil), spinach and tender artichoke hearts, cheddar fries and tortilla chips with cheese or mix it your way with a colourful variety of fresh garden greens before one of the five main courses. From chicken tenders to prime burgers, chicken or shrimp pasta to spicy broiled fish, Ruby Tuesday aims to cater for everyone during the period.

The Ramadan set menu is available for Dhs75 including soft drinks and traditional ice tea. Add Dhs20 and choose from an even wider variety of food.

Visit: Ruby Tuesday - Rimal Tower JBR, Jumeirah Beach Park Plaza and the Dubai Mall


Al Samadi Café and Sweet Shop, Downtown Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Guests can start with freshly squeezed fruit juices, before choosing from a selection of healthy appetisers including traditional Arabic dishes blended with modern French fare. For the main course, Al Samadi offers Arabic favourites such as ouzi, grilled kofta and fish harra.

To finish off, why not relax with a pot of freshly brewed coffee accompanied by Al Samadi’s world famous handcrafted sweets and chocolates.

The buffet costs Dh75 including a Ramadan drink and runs from Iftar until 9pm.

Call: 800 alsamadi (800 25726234)


Orchid, Ramada Hotel & Suites, Ajman

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman unfurls a delicious daily Ramadan Iftar buffet for Dhs80 per person at the Orchid Restaurant. Located downtown on the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road, the Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman beckons you to a haven of warm hospitality that acquaints guests with proud Arabian heritage.

Call: 06 740 4666


Galler Chocolatier, Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The legendary Belgian chocolatier offers an assortment of delectable pralines in a variety of new gift boxes to suit any occasion.

Choose from over 20 different box sizes, and fill it with whatever your heart desires. The boxes can be personalised with a wide choice of colours, textures and ribbons and are priced at Dhs395 per kilo.

Galler also offers a wide choice of gift hampers or leather trays. Each tray or hamper is available in four different sizes that can be packed with white, milk or dark chocolate tablets and bars with tasty fillings, fruit jellies, Langues de Chat, Kaori and other mouth-watering and exotic products.

Galler stores are located at The Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina Mall, Wafi and Mall of the Emirates; Marina Mall and Al Wahda Mall in Abu Dhabi.

In addition, personalised and corporate orders can be placed by calling the dedicated customisation and corporate gifting line at 04 201 1574.

Visit: Galler


Café Havana, Dubai

Relax and unwind while enjoying a traditional Arabic menu in a casual and welcoming environment. Cafe Havana welcomes you to any one of five outlets in order to indulge in the different flavours of the daily Ramadan feast. Starting with traditional appetisers and a lentil soup, moving on to a delectable main course and finishing off with Arabic sweets, all at Dhs55, makes Cafe Havana a great ending to a family shopping spree.

Visit: Cafe Havana in Mirdiff City Centre, Burjuman Centre, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall, Spinneys at Al Wasl Road and Jumeirah Centre

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