Ramadan 2018 is here. Read our guide to learn about all the top iftars in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. Here are the best iftars to end your fast this Ramadan.
Some of these amazing iftar deals are under Dh99 while others are as pricey as Dh400.
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- Other emirates and cities: Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman
Promenade, Four Points by Sheraton
This Ramadan, enjoy an iftar at Promenade. End your fast with an indulgent buffet, including traditional dishes like meat fatayer, sambousek and kibbeh along with a selection of fresh juices, beverages and salads. With a selection of desserts like basboosa, assorted baklavas and mango mohalabia.
Location Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai Cost Dh73 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 9.30pm
This year, Bareburger will be offering all UAE residents a limited edition Ramadan burger made of slow-cooked lamb leg, date relish, feta cheese, red onion, brioche bun. Taste this unique creation with a choice of a side dish.
Location Multiple Cost Dh50 with a choice of a side dish Timings Daily from sunset onward
Head to Sobo for a family style iftar served to your table in a relaxed setting. They will be serving a selection of hot and cold mezze, followed by mixed grill platter with rice and Arabic sweets and fruits for dessert.
Location Courtyard by Marriott Dubai Green Community Cost Dh99 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 11pm
Skye & Walker
Enjoy Ramadan with an iftar buffet experience featuring tempting Arabic dishes, special Ramadan beverages and sweets. With piped Ramadan music creating a great ambience.
Location Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek Cost Dh85 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 11pm
Barbeque Nation is hosting iftar celebrations for the whole family. Celebrate iftar with char-grilled delicacies at live food stations. Enjoy classic murg musaallam, kadai chicken, roast beef with pepper mushroom sauce, mutton haleem, keema paratha, and lamb tikka, before finishing with delectable iftar desserts including sheer kurma, ummali, jalebi with rabdi. Celebrate togetherness this Ramadan at Barbeque Nation.
Locations Al Barsha Branch & Al Karama Branch, Dubai Cost Dh89.25 Timings Daily from Sunset until 11.30pm
New Shanghai (Alternative)
End your fast this Ramadan with a balanced menu at New Shanghai, one of the latest casual dining destinations located at Dubai Mall. The Ramadan menu is made up of 25 dishes including soups, signature Baos, dim sums, and light desserts.
Locations Lower Ground Floor in Dubai Mall Cost Dh99 Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
If you are looking for a different iftar experience this Ramadan, Dubai’s home-grown Japanese eatery Atisuto has the answer. End your fast the traditional way with dates, followed by a classic Japanese miso soup. After that, you can enjoy a selection of starters comprising some of Atiusto’s favourite signature dishes, as well as a sushi platter for the table to share. Then comes a choice of main course, before the meal ends on a high note with the classic Japanese dessert, half milk cake.
Location Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Cost Dh95 per person Timings Daily from Sunset until 11.30pm
Wok Boyz (Alternative)
Tucked away on a street near Sheikh Zayed Road is a new Asian street food concept, Wok Boyz. Wok Boyz have prepared a Ramadan experience offering generous meals for dine-in, takeaway and delivery. Ramadan meal deals bring a choice of prawn or rice crackers, sweet corn soup, street tofu or spicy Korean wings, customizable wok combo and beverage.
Location Shaikh Zayed Road Cost Dh39 per person Timings Daily from sunset onwards
Flavours at Wyndham
Celebrate Ramadan at Flavours, where they are offering a hearty and healthy combination of traditional and contemporary Ramadan dishes from different parts of the globe. The Flavours spread will include a selection of dates and nuts, hot and cold mezze, mixed grill, sweet treats and refreshing Ramadan juices.
Location JBR Cost Dh99 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 10.30pm
The iftar fixed price menu is made up of a selection of fresh signature Wagamama sides and main dishes that are great for sharing with friends and family. If you’d rather stick to your usual dish, you can also order from the à la carte menu, which features nourishing protein-based or vegetarian dishes
Location JBR, Shaikh Zayed Road, Greens and Sharjah Cost Dh90 for a main and side dish, Dh100 for main, side and mocktail, Dh110 for main, side, mocktail and dessert Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
The restaurant has put together a five-course menu, designed to offer a taste of the finest Japanese cuisine. Start with salty edamame, a salmon tataki salad and Japanese fried chicken. Then a Wagyu pepper steak, fresh shrimp with tarragon butter and chicken with green onion on the grill. This is followed up by a selection of sushi, with salmon avocado, poached shrimp and a mixed tempura sushi. A range of mains, include sticky short ribs, ginger and yuzu pepper chicken and miso eggplant. To top things off, the menu ends on a sweet note with some delicious Japanese desserts.
Location Souk Al Bahar Cost Dh175 per person Timings Daily from Sunset until 2am
The Latin American restaurant at the Beach is hosting an unconventional iftar during Ramadan with a unique a la carte iftar offering. The menu brings together over 60 main course selections and beverages that draw inspiration from the cuisines of Peru, Mexico, Venezuela and Japan. Enjoy a wide assortment of burritos, tacos, nachos, fajitas, enchiladas, as well as mouth-watering desserts including the Poco Loco churros.
Location JBR, the Beach Cost A la carte Timings Daily from Sunset until onwards
The menus rotate throughout the week and showcases a large selection of dishes in every course. The iftar begins with a light lentil soup. This is followed by a selection of hot & cold mezze including eggplant moutabel infusing two Middle-Eastern favourites, tahini and eggplant in one dish. Other highlights from the hot mezze section are the chicken basil rolls. As a lighter option from the cold mezze section, guests can enjoy the bomali salad. For the main course enjoy a kofta with tahini, Mansaf lahmeh. Finish with um Ali and a unique chocolate kunafa.
Locations Awani, The Dubai Mall, and Awani, The Beach JBR , Awani Outlet Village, Awani City Center Mirdif Cost Dh100 per person Timings Daily from Sunset until onwards
Sikka Café La Mer
The newly launched Sikka Café at La Mer, will offer an alternative way to end the fast, with its special à la carte iftar menu that combines flavours and favourites from Emirati, Mediterranean and international cuisines.
Location Sikka Café, La Mer Cost a la carte Timings Daily from Sunset to 8.30pm
The Media Lounge
The Iftar set menu includes all the makings of an Arabic meal, starting off with a mezze platter featuring favourites like Hummus, kibbeh and samosas and a choice of soups from the lentil soup to the carrot ginger soup. Top up the meal with main course options varying everyday ranging from a chicken biryani to beef stew and sesame salmon. Finish off with a signature dessert, like Kunafa, Nutella cheese cake or a fresh fruit bowl.
Location Concord Tower, Media City Cost Dh69 per person Timings Daily from sunset onwards
The vibrant eatery offers an extensive menu throughout Ramadan serving authentic specials, including lamb shank with cauliflower puree, sweet chutney and a meat jus and stuffed vine leaves with potato and mustard seed puree served with yoghurt. For something sweet, try the cherry baklava or milk cake with red fruit compote. Over the month of Ramadan, 21GRAMS will be offering a main dish and dessert from the main menu during iftar.
Location Jumeirah Beach Road Cost Dh85 per person Timings Daily from sunset onwards
Demoiselle by Galvin
Demoiselle by Galvin has created a rich and wholesome set-menu for Ramadan. Highlights from the cold mezze appetizers include a refreshing natural yogurt with extra virgin olive oil, Zaatar, and cucumber. This is followed by a selection of shrimp and tahini cocktail. The hot mezze section includes a trendy favourite that is reimagined in the demoiselle way; baked halloumi and Provençale salsa. From the middle course include a lentil and carrot soup, sour cream with toasted cumin. The main course includes a mixed platter with Indian spiced chicken stew, fragrant basmati rice, or a pave of salmon with a side of Provençale garden vegetables and romesco sauce. Dessert can take on traditional flavours of either a rice pudding, date chocolate fondant or stuffed date and baklawa.
Location City Walk Cost Dh135 per person Timings Daily from Sunset until 9pm
The Meydan Hotel
For all foodies, the Ramadan tent at The Meydan Hotel features Arabic-International inspired iftar buffet from authentic Emirati dishes, traditional Egyptian and Moroccan bites, local Syrian and Lebanese delicacies to various cuisines including Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Italian and European. Diners will also enjoy live Oud tunes, with a children's entertainment area for families.
Location The Meydan Hotel Cost Dh175 from 1st to 10th day of Ramadan Timings Daily from sunset to 9pm
Society Cafe and Lounge
Society Cafe and Lounge, located in Jumeirah 1, has decided to offer traditional Middle Eastern treats with a twist in a peacock inspired ambiance by Albal Designs, an homage to the Indian city of Jaipur and is a modern take to traditional Ramadan Tents. They are offering dishes such as a revamped and innovative versions of classics like harissa soup, duck & date fatayer, French quail schnitzel, kousa, chicken b’stilla, and traditional lamb ouzi. Sweets like baklava, kunafa, and umm Ali in croissant brioche will be joined by the café’s new signatures such as the Samoa cake (chocolate sponge cake with buttercream frosting coated with toasted coconut and chocolate & caramel drizzle), date and mandarin Bundt cake, and lemon and apricot Madeline.
Location Jumeirah Cost Dh180 per person Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
DIFC Ramadan Majlis (Ramadan Tent)
The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC is hosting a Ramadan tent with a specially-designed menu that will rotate to offer an extensive selection of fare from Asia, India, Turkey, Lebanon as well as Arabic and American dishes. Highlights include 16 live cooking stations featuring a selection of hot and cold mezze, salads, soups, grills, a dedicated sushi station, seafood bar, dim sum station, an Indian station, as well as a dedicated full dessert buffet including an array of desserts, dates and Arabic sweets.
Location Ritz Carlton DIFC Cost Dh199 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 8.30pm
Homestead Restaurant and Bakery
The contemporary homegrown eatery Homestead Restaurant and Bakery will offer a budget friendly iftar experience with a diverse set menu prepared using local, organic and sustainably sourced ingredients. On offer is a selection of Emirati, Middle Eastern, Indian and Persian cuisines, and guests can spend quality time with family and friends in the relaxed countryside farmhouse atmosphere.
Location The Yard, Al Khawaneej Street, Near Last Exit D89 Cost Dh105 per person Timings Until Sunset to 9pm
The ‘Dallah Lounge’ (Ramadan Tent)
Emirates Golf Club has built a tent location in the heart of Dubai’s golf courses. The ‘Dallah Lounge’ is specially designed for guests to enjoy an extensive daily iftar. The fully air-conditioned, two-storey tent offers local beverages such as jallab, tamarind, and karkadeh to as well as soups, served from the tureen. Mains include sweet and sour hammour and penne Neapolitan, with signature lamb ouzi and roast beef carvery found at the live cooking station. Wrapping up the meal will be a selection of Arabic desserts from across the region, such as Kunafa, Shouaybiat Cream and Killaj.
Location Emirates Golf Club Cost Dh140 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 9pm
Ramadan Nights by Dish (Alternative)
The pop-up restaurant in Al Quoz’s Warehouse Four is back for another year, an iftar with a difference. Ease into your iftar meal with a selection of light starters including roasted garlic hummus, grilled flat bread with burnt eggplant and spiced carrot, lentil and saffron soup. Signature main courses include slow braised lamb shoulder in Middle Eastern spices, corn-fed chicken kofta and cured sea bass served with a frekeh tabbouleh. Side dishes include roast pumpkin, coriander labneh and mixed greens. A vegetarian menu has been introduced that features dishes such as zucchini blossom with saffron and preserved lemon risotto, grilled broccolini with toasted almonds and charred eggplant with tahini yogurt, pomegranate and mint.
Location Warehouse Four, Al Quoz Cost Dh195 per person Timings Daily sunset until 9:30pm
Ramadan Boulevard long communal table
A long table decorated to celebrate the month of Ramadan, Boulevard Ballroom will offer an iftar menu. Served to the table in a family style, the menu features traditional dishes with a modern touch from the Fertile Crescent. An Oud Player will be setting the mood with traditional tunes.
Location Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai Cost Dh195 per person Timings Daily from Sunset till 9pm
The Indian inspired, Masti will offer a specially curated iftar menu during Ramadan. The menu begins with a refreshing Ramadan mocktail, followed by dates and a hearty lentil soup. The culinary adventure continues with a selection of Masti small plates perfect to share, including edamame Bhel, with sweet yoghurt, tamarind, cherry tomatoes and sev, or the pulled tandoori chicken Bao, a grilled bao bun combined with chicken and a tamarind glaze. A special addition to the menu is the Veg and Chicken Biriyanis.
Location La Mer Cost Dh150 per person (minimum 2 people) Timings Daily from sunset onwards
With its Turkish roots and traditions, Rixos Premium Dubai offers an iftar buffet with traditional dishes including a wide selection of hot and cold mezzes, soups, salads and main courses of grilled meats of Turkish and international flavours. A selection of desserts will top off the experience, complemented by a choice of Ramadan juices, Arabic coffee and soft drinks.
Location Rixos Premium, JBR Cost Dh199 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 9pm
Before iftar, enjoy a free 30 minute guided barefoot beach walk with handheld lanterns lighting the way, giving those taking part the opportunity to release any negative thoughts and feelings, and recharge positive energy. Head to Mezzerie restaurant and end your fast with a family-friendly iftar featuring live cooking stations, Middle Eastern fare, and international dishes. The food selection will cater to a variety of tastes with hot and cold mezze, fresh juices, soups, exotically spiced mixed grills and a carving station. The menu also boasts desserts from white chocolate dates and chocolate cookie cheesecake to kunafa and baklavas.
Location Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh205 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 9pm
Hakkasan will mark Ramadan this year with a brand new iftar menu, offering signature Hakkasan dishes with traditional Arabic touches. Food includes hot and sour soup to start, Signature Peking duck and a chef’s selection of steamed dim sum. Mains include stir-fry tiger prawns in spicy lemongrass sauce, five spices wagyu beef ribs and olive and chicken fried rice. A selection of homemade sorbet or ice creams will mark the end of the iftar.
Location Hakkasan Dubai, Emirates Towers Cost Dh228 per person Timings Daily from sunset onwards
The high-energy modern spice bistro is serving a special iftar menu with starters like the curry leaf prawns served in a coconut shell, chicken tikka pockets, the cottage cheese scrambled tarts and more. Main course options include a country captain chicken pulao which is a country styled chicken curry that is twisted with Iranian berry pulao, as well as pearl barley Haleem, softened meat infused with ginger, garlic, garam masala and other spices for an exquisite treat to the palate. It is served ensconced in a thick lentil paste and garnished with glazed barley. The special kunafa ends the meal on a sweet note.
Location City Walk Cost Dh130 per person Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
Wild and the Moon (Alternative)
The iftar menu begins with ending fast in a traditional way, with an Organic Date while enjoying a cold press organic mint and watermelon juice that is packed with important enzymes and minerals. The starter is a turmeric hummus served on raw dehydrated veggie pulp crackers, rich in prebiotic fiber, and for main diners can tuck into either the vegan tacos or a comforting and warming chili with guacamole and Pico de Gallo. A menu wouldn’t be complete without ending on a sweet note – enter the homemade fragrant and rich rose and pistachio tiramisu that is not only sweet and tasty, but is made from a combination of vitamin packed natural ingredients with no added sugar.
Locations Al Serkal Avenue, Robinsons Department Store Cost Dh115 per person Timings Daily from 7pm to 10pm dine in at Al Serkal and 7pm to 12am in their Robinson’s location
Fairuz at Fairmont the Palm (Ramadan Tent)
The Fairuz Arabian tent will offer a buffet and traditional entertainment including a traditional open buffet as well as indulgent desserts, lavish date displays and Ramadan inspired beverages. This year, Arabian entertainment will play during iftar, with dedicated oud player during the week and tannoura dancers every weekend.
Location Fairmont the Palm Cost Dh195 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Miss Lily’s is known for its island cooking, sunny vibe, and colorful, Caribbean flavor. In Ramadan they are offering a three course set menu. The first on the list is the Ackee Moutabel with bonnet beef. It’s Jamaica's national fruit and Caribbean tropical fave, a char-grilled eggplant infused with ackee and garnished with allspice and pine nuts. The second course is the Chicken Patty Pie, a flaky patty crust with tender chicken pieces, hot peppers, red potato, sweet corn, and pepper escovitch and much more.
Location Sheraton Grand, Shaikh Zayed Road Cost Dh190 per person Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
Toro + KO (Alternative)
The Barcelona inspired tapas restaurant is offering an alternative way to end the fast this Ramadan. The specially curated iftar menu is a three-course meal of traditional Spanish fair with New York inspired twists including a plate of Toro Tapas to share. Featuring salt cod fritters, mushroom and truffle croquettes, grilled corn and authentic Catalan tomato bread. For main course enjoy a Catalonia style paella made with saffron rice and seasonal vegetables. To finish there will be a choice of three mouthwatering desserts including Churros.
Location City Walk Cost Dh199 per person Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
Dusty’s will also be launching an iftar set menu packed with loved Middle Eastern classics. Combining vibrant ingredients and nostalgic flavors, the chef will be stirring up a storm in the kitchen this season.
Location Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC, Dubai Cost Dh150 per person Timings Daily from Sunset onwards
Cocoa Kitchen (Alternative)
Cocoa Kitchen is a cocoa-centric restaurant located in the heart of City Walk, offers a unique way to end your fast with chocolate. Throughout Ramadan enjoy the restaurant’s cocoa-inspired set menu. Cocoa Kitchen pairs traditional dishes with chocolate to enhance flavours. You can start your meal with a choice of two signature mezze from the restaurant’s selection, prepared with just the right sprinkling of cocoa. Some not-to-be-missed iftar favourites include hummus, moutabel, falafel and Turkish eggs. For the mains, you can choose from balsamic slow-cooked lamb shank with roasted Romano peppers enhanced with premium chocolate from Cuba and served with herbed ancient grains, blackened salmon with Alto el Sol dark chocolate miso, or butternut squash and 100 per cent cocoa ravioli with ricotta, pine nuts, parmesan and cocoa nib tuilles.
Location Cocoa Kitchen, City Walk Cost Dh129 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Hatta is offering a delicious iftar buffet spread that varies every night. Their offering includes shawarma, charcoal-grilled meat selections, including shish taouk, kofta and mixed-grilled meats in various marinades as well as a range of Arabic sweets and Ramadan juices.
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers Cost Dh149 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Enjoy a four-course set iftar menu featuring delicious Indian cuisine.
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers Cost Dh139 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Enjoy the season with family and friends around a Turkish iftar at Besh. Indulge in the taste of Turkey, with an assortment of light hot and cold mezze and salads before a selection of pide, grills and sweet treats. Post iftar, shop the night bazaar and relax with your favourite Turkish tea and shisha.
Location Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Dubai Cost Dh155 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
A family-friendly destination offering views of the lake and fairways, Ranches Restaurant serves an iftar with Arabic dishes.
Location Arabian Ranches Golf Club Cost Dh159 per person Timings Daily from sunset to 8.30pm
Lima Dubai (Alternative)
The Peruvian restaurant presents a Peruvian inspired feast, offering an alternative way to end the fast this Ramadan. The iftar menu showcases a selection of signature dishes. The four-course feast begins with traditional dates and a bread basket, served at the table followed by a Pumpkin soup, complemented by a salmon ceviche and a light solterito salad to share. Next you can enjoy a portion of chicken causa, with mashed Andean potatoes. The meal continues with a choice of lamb rack with Peruvian pumpkin loche - slow cooked lamb with pumpkin, kiwicha and a coriander marinade or chaufa rice - roasted duck and chicken combined with asparagus, soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Finally the sweet close comes with the Peruvian suspiro, chiramoya ice cream and Oporto meringue.
Location City Walk Cost Dh199 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Accents Restaurant & Terrace
The Iftar offering features an extensive buffet including meat and seafood dishes. The mashawis include lamb kofta, chicken shish taouk, beef medallions, shrimps, and calamari and baby octopus. In addition to Arabic fare there is also a wide variety of global specialties, such as Thai green curry and wagyu beef tenderloin. There is also a live pita and shawarma station and a pizza.
Location Intercontinental Dubai Marina Cost Dh165 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9.30pm
The venue will offer Arabic flavours in a family style buffet. Celebrate the ending the fast with fresh ingredients and treats.
Location Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Cost Dh155 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Dukes Dubai is offering five different Iftar menus and each are served in a buffet style. The menus will rotate every five days. Cooking stations will offer a selection of healthy salads, hearty soups and Arabic mezze, Arabic mixed grill, chicken mouloukia. As well as stuffed lamb Harris and Emirati speciality dishes in the Emirati live station. For dessert, choose from Arabic favourites such as umm Ali and kunafa nabilsya, in addition to kateyef cheese and saffron cheese cake.
Location Great British Restaurant, Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh185 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9.30pm
Sikka Café (Ramadan Tent)
Sikka Café at City Walk is inviting guests to end their fast with its traditional iftar buffet. The iftar buffet will feature a wide variety of appetising starters, cold and hot mezze, main courses including the restaurant’s signature lamb machbos and shrimp salona, as well as a selection of traditional desserts including the popular and delicious logaymat and other Ramadan themed beverages. The restaurant will host an Arabian-style tent in the outdoor seating area throughout the month.
Location Sikka Café, City Walk Cost Dh129 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 8.30pm
Shores Restaurant and is offering traditional Arabic mezzes, an array of international salads, complemented by live cooking stations, whole lamb ouzi, a shawarma station and more. End your fast with Arabic juices and drinks and end your meal with your choice of traditional Arabic desserts, exotic fruit selection, Kids’ candy station, crepes and a chocolate fountain.
Location Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence Cost Dh145 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Nikki Prive (Alternative)
Nikki Privé and the Celebrations ballroom is hosting a daily Iftar with modern adaptations of classic dishes including looz shorba, raheb, kibbeh, moutabel and more. While a traditional Braised Lamb Shank will be featured on the menu, the Nikki Beach Biriyani will add a new dimension to the classic dish.
Location Nikki Beach Resort and Spa, Pearl Jumeira Cost Dh180 per person Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Enjoy Ramadan at Channels with a full Iftar buffet accompanied with traditional beverages and international dishes.
Location Barsha Heights Cost Dh195 Timings Daily from Sunset to 9pm
Welcome Ramadan with an Iftar buffet inspired by Ibn Battuta’s travels through India, Italy, Morocco and Asia, accompanied by the sounds of a traditional Oud player. Al Bahou’s iftar will feature a spread of traditional iftar dishes and Ramadan drinks from all over the world, including; lamb ouzi, fatteh and mixed grills as well as an array of cold and hot mezze. The selection of sweets and desserts includes; umm Ali, kunafa and more.