Iftar is the evening meal to break the daily Ramadan fast. It is a custom that begins at the sunset with dates and water followed by friend and families getting together to feast on sumptuous multi course meal through the evenings. Iftars in Dubai are highly popular among tourists who are culturally inclined and are looking to savour the truly delicious and authentic Arabic cuisine and the warm hospitality of the emirati people. Hotels and restaurants in Dubai organise special Iftar buffets making it easy for locals and tourists to join the celebrations. Check out below some of the best places in Dubai serving Iftar menus that range from traditional Middle Eastern buffets to contemporary set menus!
Aspen Chalets, Al Barsha
Located in Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Dubai in Al Barsha, Aspen Chalets is a venue ideal for events like private dining, product launches and parties. You can visit here with your family during the festival of Ramadan and enjoy an Iftar prepared by a private chef overlooking the incredible Ski Dubai resort. The restaurant takes minimum booking for eight guests.
Habtoor Palace Dubai, Al Habtoor City
A luxurious place with Beaux-Arts architecture, Habtoor Palace is a hotel located along the banks of the grand Dubai Water Canal. The hotel is features a traditional tent during the festival of Ramadan every year where visitors can enjoy Iftar gorging on a delicious range of dishes. There is also a wide range of Ramadan beverages served for the guests.
Al Hadheerah, Al Qudra
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa’s authentic desert entertainment and food venue, A Hadheerah is a perfect place to enjoy an Iftar with your family and friends. Dining here under the stars surrounded by rolling dunes is an experience of a lifetime. You can enjoy here a variety of delicious dishes along with live music, camel and horse shows and Tanoura dancing.
Doors Freestyle Grill, Bur Dubai
Overlooking the marvellous backdrop of Al Seef Dubai Creek, Doors Freestyle Grill unveils a truly unique dining experience in its royal ambience right from the moment you enter. Traditional specialities including soups, salads and main courses such as grilled king prawns, lamb chops, and premium meat cuts make its Iftar parties one of the best in Bur Dubai. Guests can also try a wide selection of Middle Eastern desserts.
Bytes, Al Sufouh
One of the best dining spots in Al Sufouh, Bytes in Grand Plaza Mövenpick is an ideal place for family gatherings. You can experience the best of Ramadan with a delicious Iftar feast here in the restaurant. It serves international and Arabic buffet with live cooking sessions, desserts and juices in the evenings all throughout the month of Ramadan.
The Atrium, Barsha Heights
With its Venetian decoration, high ceilings and Italian-inspired architecture, The Atrium welcomes guests for a luxury dining experience in Dubai. Situated in Barsha Heights, one of the most connected, vibrant and urban communities of the city, the restaurant promises a memorable time during Ramadan. Visitors can enjoy an Iftar buffet including more than 60 items that are served with live cooking sessions. There is no end to live entertainment and kids’ activities here during Iftar parties.