It’s here; the once in a year opportunity to reflect, repent and refresh. From rising for Suhoor pre-dawn until Iftar at dusk, gratitude being the overriding sentiment of the month. In the UAE, culture and religion have come together to make Ramadan a time for family, love, and relishing the blessing of good food together.
Most feasts for Iftar at restaurants across U.A.E are designed for intimate family gatherings, with a fitting tranquil atmosphere, delicious traditional food and spacious seating.
B-Change brings you a list of sure-shot delightful Iftar buffets in Dubai, during Ramadan:
1. Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira
Where: Google Map Here.
How much: AED 149 [Offer: Pay for 3 and eat for 4]
Cuisine: International and Traditional
As a major part of the inn’s 40th anniversary, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek has set a vast buffet especially for Iftar, with both delectable international and traditional dishes.
Break your fast with family and friends and enjoy 200 conventional and global dishes from 8 award-winning restaurants. For the month of Ramadan, each visitor that accompanies 4 individuals will pay for 3. This is Radisson’s way saying “Ramadan Kareem.”
Where: Deira Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Google Map Here
How much: AED 150 per person (buffet, water and selected juices) AED 65 per child (between 6 to 12 years)
When: Daily Iftar buffet – Sunset to 9pm, A la carte Suhoor available from 9pm to 1am. Shisha is available throughout the evening.
Cuisine: International and Middle Eastern
To honor this special time of year, QD’s will be reinstating an impressive dedicated Ramadan tent, an authentic Arabic Iftar buffet paired with breathtaking views of the creek. Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned marquee, savouring a feast of gastronomic delights prepared by culinary experts; from hot and cold Arabic mezze, rustic soups, Middle Eastern and International main courses to an array of gourmet desserts with selected juices and traditional Arabic sweets and dates.
For Suhoor, QD’s welcomes guests to order from a special a la carte menu from 9pm until 1am and enjoy one of their renowned signature shishas.
Where: Wafi Mall – Google Map Here.
When: Ifter menu from sunset until 8:30pm. A la carte menu offered past Iftar.
How much: Iftar menu AED 245 per person (inclusive of tax).
Cuisine: Urban Arabic
Cozy up with the family in the enchanting interior of this little restaurant tucked away near Wafi. For Ramdan, the Qbara team has created a special Iftar menu with traditional Arabic food and beverages. Dates, olives and a variety of cold appetizers will be set on the table anticipating your arrival, closely followed by a feast of soups, salads, warm appetizers, main courses and desserts.
For reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +971 04 709 2500
4. Ruth’s Chris Steak House & Lounge
Where: The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina [Google Map here]
When: Restaurant open from 6pm to 2am
How Much: Ramadan special set menu for AED 289.
Alongside the A La Carte menu, Ruth’s Chris is offering a fantastic value Ramadan special set menu for just AED 289, offering a choice of 3 entrées, appetizers and desserts. The menu focuses on some of their most popular dishes such as Voodoo Shrimp, Petit Filet, Stuffed Chicken and the Chocolate Sin Cake to finish.
The Ruth’s Chris Prime Bar will also extend happy hour from 8 – 10pm over this period.
5. The Observatory
Where: Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina Cost – Google Map Here
When: From sunset
How much: AED 149 per adult
Cuisine: Traditional Arabic
Watch the sun set over Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah from the height of the Observatory this Ramadan. Enjoy a three-course set menu at Iftar; a lamb chop served with Arabic rice stuffed marrow or a chermoula hammour prepared in roasted aubergine puree, ending the meal with a traditional serving of Umm Ali.
For reservations, call 04 319 4795
For Dessert: Chikalicious
Where: The Village Mall, Jumeirah 1 – Google Map Here
Whoever would have thought of a combination between doughnuts and croissants? Chikalicious did. Celebrate this holy month by sharing delicious sweet tid bits from Chikalicious at suhoor and Iftar with your nearest and dearest.
For catering, call 04 344 4700 or e-mail email@example.com.
[box]Let this divine season wash away your burden, lighten the darkness and ease the pain you may have at this moment. Allah, the almighty, will surely bless you with all the best things in life. Just repent, worship and pray. From everyone at B-Change, we’d like to wish you: Ramadan Kareem[/box]