The Taste of Ramadan: The Best Iftar and Suhurs of the Month

8:37 pm  |  16.07.2021
The Taste of Ramadan

You may not fast in Ramadan, but if you live in the UAE, it is definitely worth visiting a festive Iftar or Suhoor. All restaurants create a magical warm environment with décor dazzling. The festive atmosphere envelops you headlong, the table is full of treats, and you understand what a “fabulous feast” from Arabian tales tastes like.

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

As one of the iconic Iftar sites, the Asateer Tent will sit on Atlantis Beach, offering magnificent views of the bay. Ali El Burji, the talented chef of Ayamna restaurant, will be responsible for the festive menu. 

Asateer Tent is one of the largest in Dubai and welcomes over 60,000 guests during Ramadan. A feast for the whole world in Arabian realities includes treats from kebabs to chocolate fountains. During suhoor, guests will be offered an à la carte menu.

Al Majlis Mina Al Salam

This iconic and one of the most beautiful tents in Dubai is like a fairytale dining hall in the heart of an Arab castle. 

An authentic atmosphere envelops you, and this is the place where iftar becomes not just a dinner, but an outlet.

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Anantara The Palm, Dubai

Anantara Resort is a multi-cultural meeting place. 

Located on Palm Jumeirah, overlooking the Dubai coastline, it is renowned for its luxurious Thai-style furnishings. Iftar at Crescendo Restaurant is buffet-style, taking you on a journey around the world. You will start with the classics of Ramadan drinks, Arabian snacks, then – a rich selection of cheeses, followed by meat dishes, without which no Arabian feast, kebabs, and kebabs can do. Or maybe you prefer seafood – they are presented here in all their variety. Dim sum is prepared at a separate station. Date pudding, Arabian sweets, kunafa, and umm ali will finish off the sweetness.

One&Only The Palm, Dubai

The month of Ramadan is a magical time when culture and cuisine unite. 

This union presupposes an inner filling with peace, harmony, and joy – this is exactly the harmonious atmosphere that One & Only The Palm is trying to create at an evening meal. Iftar buffet at ZEST restaurant will take place in an elegant and hospitable atmosphere and will be accompanied by live music performed on the traditional oriental instrument – oud. The menu features Middle Eastern and international delights, delectable desserts, and drinks inspired by the month of Ramadan.

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One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Iftar at the Ramadan Café Courtyard is a royal courtyard dining experience surrounded by rich Arabian furnishings. 

The oriental courtyard in all its splendor and charm, with arches and fountains and local cuisine on your table, is truly palatial splendor.

Caesars Bluewaters Dubai

Caesars Bluewaters Dubai offers a #LikeACaesar iftar by Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay. 

Inspired by the Hell’s Kitchen TV show of the same name, Hell’s Kitchen takes a whole new approach to the festive Arabian feast. The concept combines world-class cooking and theatrical performance while providing references to Emirati culture. The eclectic menu features Middle Eastern specialties and classics, including simmered lamb tagine and grilled dishes. For dessert, you can choose date pudding or the familiar umm ali, which is familiar to all local sweet tooths.

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Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

It’s worth going to Emirates Palace for the reference Arab iftar and suhoor in the setting of an oriental palace. 

Guests will be greeted by a specially erected tent – it will be located on the terrace with a stunning view. A culinary evening with Arabic specialties will be held in the format of buffet service. Items from continental cuisine are also on the menu.

Queen Elizabeth II, Dubai

Following the success of the first iftar afloat last year, QE2 invites you aboard again. 

And this time on the royal ship they decided to provide two formats for the evening feast. Majlis Al Malika – Arabic for “Queen’s Majlis”: The original royal hall of the 1960s will be transformed into a mesmerizing Majlis with Arabic accents and an Iftar buffet. Majlis Al Mulook means “Majlis of the King”: an endless selection of international cuisine, Arabian treats, grilled dishes, salads, hot and cold mezze. Quite logical because of the place of the action, references to English cuisine suggest, for example, Yorkshire pudding. A wide selection of fruit hookahs is included.

Palazzo Versace, Dubai

Enigma, a Persian restaurant at Palazzo Versace Dubai, celebrates Ramadan with a specially designed menu for the whole family. 

“Start your festive meal with sabzi-khordan,” they invite to Enigma. If you still don’t fully understand what sabzi khordan’s flavor symphony sounds like, it’s time to fix it. A mesmerizing variety of fresh herbs with walnuts and dates, delicious homemade Persian cheese, fried Persian bread and much more await you. Then guests can choose hot and cold appetizers, soup, main course, and dessert.

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