We round up our selection of Ramadan 2014 iftars and suhours across the UAE.
Emaar Downtown Ramadan Tent
Located at the foot of the Burj Khalifa and within walking distance of The Dubai Mall, the Downtown tent (catered by Emaar hospitality) offers Arabic cuisine in a variety of seating areas – large courtyard, private majlis or glass-enclosed garden. Valet partaking or free underground parking station 3 on Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard.
Al Mashrabia Restaurant, Millennium Plaza Hotel
Al Mashrabia Restaurant has authentic an Emirati iftar including traditional Arabic coffee and dates from sunset to 10.30pm. Otherwise try the enormous The Atrium with desserts, Ramadan drinks corner. AED 145 per person, children aged eight to 12 are half price and under eight are free (max two per family).
Contact: www.millenniumhotels.ae/millenniumplazadubai/ +971 4 387 7777
Atlantis The Palm – Asateer Ramadan tent
Royal Majlis and five other majlis – seating for 900. Iftar for AED 185 including juices (AED 95 for children aged three to 12 and free under three). Tableh, oud players and shisha. Iftar and suhour, prayer rooms and set menus for groups of 20 or more. Complimentary valet parking.
Arabian Courtyard – Bastakiya Café & Restaurant
Located on the mezzanine floor overlooking the Dubai Museum. Live stations and free valet parking. AED 85 per person with early bird discount of 20 percent for bookings made by 25 June.
Contact: +971 4 351 9111/ email@example.com
Address, Dubai Marina – Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Bespoke three-course set menu for Ramadan with signature dessert, complimentary tea and coffee. AED 289 per person.
Address, The Palace Downtown – Ewaan
Ewaan has a Ramadan tent with a live Oud player. The Iftar buffet is priced as AED 220 per person and starts at 6:30 pm. Suhour will begin at 10 pm and has a minimum spend of AED 160 per person.
Contact: www.theaddress.com/en/offers/ +9714 428 788
Jumeirah Etihad Towers
Layali Al Barak has live cooking stations, seafood grills, saj station and live oud music. AED 175 per person. Or AED 185 at Rosewater with 10 percent discount if booked before 15 June.
Shangri-La, Qaryat Al Beri – Sofra
Sumptuous Grand Iftar buffet at Sofra for AED 205 per person including Ramadan drinks and live cooking stations
Contact: www.shangri-la.com/abudhabi/shangrila/dining/restaurants/sofra-bld/ 971 2 509 8555
InterContinental- Saharra Tent
The tent will serve Arabic and Emarati dishes with entertainment such as a live oud music, games and Darawsih performances. Iftar will cost AED 175 per person and AED 47 for suhoors.
Contact: 971 2 666 6888