With the holy month of Ramadan almost coming to an end, Dubai surely has had an onslaught of iftars that are decadent, unusual, familiar, casual, and quietly sophisticated. Dubai is home to some of the most extravagant dining options imaginable, and the offerings only get better during Ramadan.
Grab your wallet and bring your appetite, here’s a guide to some of the most luxurious Iftars in Dubai this year.
For a wholesome iftar that won’t break the bank, head to The Daily restaurant at Rove City Centre, Rove Healthcare City, Rove Trade Centre, or Rove Dubai Marina. Not only will you dine on regional salads, delicious starters such as roasted eggplant with feta yogurt, and hearty mains like Moroccan lamb with glazed apricot, but you’ll also get a chance to participate in a random act of kindness.
Price: AED 99 per person
(+971) 4 561 9999
The peak of fine dining in Dubai, At.mosphere sits on the 122nd floor of the world’s tallest building. Complementing its fine dining offering are breathtaking views of the city from the comfort of your table. During the month of Ramadan, At.mosphere will be offering an exclusive Ramadan menu starting at 6:00pm every night. The Ramadan sharing menu includes hot and cold starters, meat and seafood main courses, as well as desserts and cheese selections. If you own an apartment in Down Town Dubai, it is a must visit place.
Price: AED 545 per person
Journey to the shores of Lebanon this Ramadan with Ibn AlBahr and its simple menu that guarantees the freshest seafood – “owned by fishermen” is the restaurant’s claim to fame, after all. You’ll start with staples such as hummus and fattoush before choosing from fish-based dishes like sayyadieh, biryani, or curry.
Price: AED 125 per person
(+971) 4 553 9575
Moe’s on the 5th
Feast on a delicious 4-course set menu inspired by the flavors of Middle East at this trendy destination with dishes curated exclusively for the holy month. Delicacies like the Lemon Olive Chicken and Seared Seabass are sure to leave you wanting more!
Price: AED 220 per person for 4-course set menu
Give your Iftar an Indian twist with Armani/Amal’s exclusive 4-course menu designed to unite diners at the same table with a wealth of taste sensations from India. This aesthetic and culinary experience embraces the essence of the season, starting with dates and special Ramadan beverages. Join family and friends for a mouthwatering spread with The Dubai Fountain providing a soul-soothing backdrop.
Price: AED 250 per person inclusive of Ramadan juices
Situated in the heart of Dubai Media City, Bytes at Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City will serve both Arabian delicacies and international staples accompanied by live cooking stations featuring succulent lamb ouzi and Syrian-style beef kebabs. You’ll end the evening on a sweet note, with the likes of ‘Kunafa Nabulsieh Nameh’ being prepared exclusively for the occasion.
Price: AED 149 per person
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Break your fast this Ramadan at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek where you can indulge in their Grand Iftar Buffet. Merging the best of four of the hotel’s restaurant, the Grand Iftar Buffet will appeal to whatever it is you are looking for come iftar, whether that be traditional Emirati cuisine or authentic Japanese.
Price: AED 199 per person.
Manzil Downtown has mastered the art of Arabian hospitality, which is why its Mediterranean restaurant The Courtyard lands a spot on our list. It will be serving a sumptuous buffet inspired by the Silk Road, so expect to dine on cuisines from Europe, Asia, and Africa in a contemporary Arabesque lounge and courtyard.
Price: AED 195 per person
Celebrate this holy month with an iconic Iftar at the Dubai Opera. Indulge in a Ramadan feast with a variety of live stations serving an extravagant spread of Levantine & Khaleeji favorites with signature Modern European dishes & daily changing menus inspired by Greek, Italian, Turkish, Algerian & Persian specialties at The Loft, Dubai Opera. Enjoy this feast alongside hand-crafted mocktails, milkshakes & Ramadan themed-drinks while relaxing with sounds of tranquil live entertainment & wind down with exotic Arabian & French desserts served with Moroccan teas & cinnamon-scented sahlab.
This popular Lebanese restaurant in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is packed during Ramadan thanks to its delicious, authentic cuisine and stunning backdrop of the Dubai skyline. This is the spot if intimate dining is what you’re after, courtesy of a warm and sophisticated setting created by high ceilings, glowing lanterns, and intricate wooden carvings aplenty.
Price: AED 220 per person
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