Ramadan 2022: all the best iftars in Dubai

Ramadan 2022 is expected to begin on Saturday April 2 and as per usual, the city’s restaurants are putting on various daily iftars.

If you’re looking for the best iftars in Dubai, we’ve rounded up the best for you to choose from.

Prepare to break your fast with some of these delicious 2022 iftar options.

Iftars in Al Barsha, Al Quoz and Barsha Heights


This Ramadan, enjoy the Taste of Arabia iftar at Novotel Dubai Al Barsha. Here you can tuck into an assortment of traditional hot and cold mezze, mixed grills, Middle Eastern delicacies and much more.
Dhs125 (per adult), Dhs60 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-10pm. Novotel Dubai Al Barsha (04 304 9000).


A barbecue buffet iftar, this is where to come for grilled meats. Baharat’s buffet will include a variety of succulent kebabs along with all the Arabic classics.
Dhs95 (per adult), Dhs45 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-10pm. ibis Dubai Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

Besh Turkish Kitchen

Break your fast with a Turkish-style iftar at Besh Turkish Kitchen. The chefs have created a special menu featuring Turkish, Middle East and Asian flavours including cold mezze, fresh salads, pides, Turkish sweets and grills.
Dhs199 per person (adults), Dhs 90 (kids aged six to 12), Dhs155 per person (groups of 10 to 40), Dhs145 (groups of 40+), Dhs135 (when booking until April 8). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (0 4 377 2353).


An international affair, this restaurant in Barsha Heights is putting on an iftar buffet with dishes from around the world. This will be accompanied by traditional Ramadan drinks and a family-friendly atmosphere.
Dhs199 per person (adults), Dhs99 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0201).

Farzi Café

An innovative iftar menu full of modern Indian flavours. The sharing-style meal starts with fresh fruits and dates before moving onto a light chicken tikka and tender lamb chops followed by mains including dal makhani, butter chicken and more.
Dhs149 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (050 407 5590).

Iftars in Al Jaddaf

Enigma Enigma

Dine here for a family-style iftar with a Persian set menu. There’ll be authentic dishes such as a sabzi khordan and plenty roasted Persian bread.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront, [email protected] (04 556 8830).


This jungle-themed restaurant at Palazzo Versace Dubai is offering a wide selection of buffet food in a pretty setting. Expect all the usual Middle Eastern and international dishes, along with live cooking stations, salads and fresh juices.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront, [email protected] (04 556 8805).

Hikayat Garden

Palazzo Versace Dubai has created a special Ramadan dining experience under the stars for large groups. Lying under the shelter of luscious palm trees and overlooking the calm waters of the Dubai Creek, there will be live cooking stations including a rotisserie.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront (04 556 8805).

Iftars in Arabian Ranches, JLT, Emirates Hills & Ibn Battuta

Al Bahou, The Grand Atrium Al Bahou, The Grand Atrium

The iftar at Al Bahou features an extensive spread of traditional dishes such as lamb ouzi, mixed grills and seafood saloona.
Dhs185 per person (adults), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Book before the 2nd of April to avail an early bird promotion of 30 percent off. Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, Jebel Ali, [email protected] (04 444 0000).

Couqley French Bistro & Bar

Choose between a two-course menu or a three-course iftar menu at the cosy French bistro in JLT.
Dhs169 (two-course), Dhs199 (three course). Daily from sunset. Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 514 9339).


Enjoy family-style starters and mains including lamb ouzi and grilled beef skewers before filling up on desserts such as crème caramel and Arabic baklava.
Dhs165 (per person), Dhs145 (per person) for early birds and Emaar employees. Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Vida Emirates Hills (04 872 8888).

Sagar Ratna

Offering unlimited thali for Dhs30, you can expect exotic thali including dhungar paneer tikka masala, smoky dal makhani, makhaniya lassi, paneer ke angaar served up with indian bread. There’ll also be mixed fruit bowls, dates, and rose sherbet. The menu rotates throughout the week so there’s something new to try each day.
Dhs30. Daily, sunset-10pm. Various locations including Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 453 3364); Oud Metha (04 379 5493).


Expect a wide selection of pan-Indian, Arabic and Mediterranean dishes with the menu changing on a daily basis. You can break your fast with a choice of dates followed by soup and a selection of Arabic-inspired drinks like jallab. Iftar then continues with an extended selection of Indian inspired dishes.
Dhs149. Daily, sunset-9pm. Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 574 1111).

Vietnamese Foodies

Award-winning Vietnamese favourite, Vietnamese Foodies is offering a Dhs109 iftar deal for both dine-in and delivery. The menu is South Vietnamese flavoured, and you’ll get a starter, salad, soup and main course, and there are vegan and gluten-free options, too. Highlights include grilled chicken satay, crispy coconut prawns, and beef stir fry. You can also upgrade your main course to a selection of the chef’s signature dishes.
Dhs109 (per person). Delivery available to over 60 Dubai neighbourhoods. Daily, all-day. Various locations including Nakheel Mall, Downtown Dubai, and JLT, vietnamesefoodies.com (050 958 0014).

Iftars in Bur Dubai, Karama and Oud Metha

Bol Gappa Bol Gappa

Head down to Bol Gappa in Karama and you’ll be treated to a Bollywood-inspired iftar for just Dhs59. Highlights include soya khuran, butter chicken or chicken tikka masala, paneer khurchan, mutton or chicken biryani.
Dhs59. Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Wasl Opal, Al Karama (04 335 5144, 050 355 2407).


Head to this Indian restaurant in Bur Dubai for a pocket-friendly iftar featuring a selection of Indian and Arabic inspired dishes like mandi, biryani, a selection of kebabs and more for just Dhs59. And dine with a group (over five), and you’ll get one free one meal free.
Dhs59 (per person). Daily, 7pm-11.30pm. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Mankhool Road (050 100 7065).


Head to this Bur Dubai Indian restaurant for a pocket-friendly iftar featuring kebabs, biryani, bread and desserts served straight to the table, plus a buffet for salads and curries.
Dhs59 (per adult), Dhs49 (kids aged five to 10). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Al Mankhool, Bur Dubai (04 591 6167).

Laylati Tent at Grand Hyatt Dubai

Enjoy an iftar complete with glittering lights, oriental-themed entertainment and a wide range of buffet dishes. There’ll be live cooking stations like kunafa, shawarama and an array of traditional sweets.
Dhs220 per person (adults), Dhs110 (kids aged five to 12), free (kids under five with one paying adult). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Oud Metha (04 317 2221).

Lido restaurant

Spend your iftar meal on board of the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2 and experience a delightful array of Arabic and international delicacies, live cooking stations and refreshing Ramadan juices and desserts.
Dhs175 (per person). Daily, sunset-9.30pm. Queen Elizabeth 2, Mina Rashid (600 500 400).

Pele Social Hub

Colourful restaurant Pele Social Hub is offering multi-cuisine menu for the month. You’ll find iftar classics such as the meat ouzi, machboos, and kabsa, plus a dessert counter with traditional Arabic sweets as well as various specialty cakes.
Dhs89 per person. Daily sunset-10.30pm. Avani Ibn Battuta Hotel (055 269 7351).

The Spice Tree

Tuck into an iftar buffet spread featuring both Middle Eastern and Indian dishes including favourites like butter chicken, mixed grill, kebabs, lamb ouzi and of course, plenty of Arabic desserts.
Dhs159 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai M Square Hotel & Residences, Al Mankhool, Bur Dubai (04 2175100).

Vasai Local Restaurant

Offering a pocket friendly Ramadan set menu including dahi vada, bhatti ka murg tandoori aloo, mutton biryani, samosa, dahi kachori, kheema pav and more.
Dhs35 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Behind Ramee Royal Hotel, Karama (04 880 4962).

Yoko Sizzlers

One of the oldest restaurants in Dubai, Yoko Sizzlers is offering Ramadan special iftar sizzling combos, starting from Dhs85. The combos offer a filling meal from chicken sizzler with soup to beef sizzler and fish. Along with the mains you’ll get roohafza, fruits and dates too.
From Dhs85. Opp. Burjuman Centre, Karama (04 396 8668).

Iftars in Creek Harbour

The Courtyard

Offering picturesque views of the Dubai skyline in an al fresco Ramadan-themed setting, this is a beautiful spot to send an iftar. Break your fast with oriental dishes in a buffet style with traditional food including international main dishes like lamb ouzi and chicken sheesh tawook while desserts include baklava, sweet mango cake and more.
Dhs210 (per person), Dhs150 (per person for the first week.) Daily, sunset-9pm. Vida Creek Harbour, Ras Al Khor (04 428 8888).

Iftars in Damac Hills

Hessa Street Kitchen

A Pan-Asian and international iftar buffet that’s been inspired by the hotel’s chefs from Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan and Jordan.
Dhs125 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Radisson Dubai DAMAC Hills, [email protected]


Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan with your loved ones at PRATO, where you’ll get an iftar spread of starters, mains, and desserts for just Dhs125 per person.
Dhs125 (per person). Daily, after prayer. Trump International Golf Club, DAMAC Hills (04 245 3988).

Iftars in Deira

Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek Liwan

Enjoy an array of authentic favourites including soups, hot and cold mezze, fresh salads and a spread of delicious main-courses including local delicacies like lamb thareed, harees, mixed dolma, ouzi and Arabic desserts .
Dhs129 (per adult), Dhs65 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-9pm. Swissôtel Al Ghurair, Deira (04 293 3000).


Dine here for stunning views and a dedicated iftar menu. The Dubai Creek restaurant will be serving a range of Eastern and Indian dishes.
Dhs175 per person (adults). Daily, sunset-9pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).

Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek

An indoor and outdoor venue with views of the Dubai skyline and charming creek. Here there’s a mix of international and traditional dishes with a live bbq, Persian station and ouzi station taking centre stage. The dessert buffet will include a mix of sweet treats including Umm Ali, date pudding and Arabic sweets. Guests can also enjoy Arabic juices such as Qamar al deen and Jalal.
Dhs245 (per person). Daily from sunset. Deira, [email protected] (04 205 7033).

The Canteen

This iftar is an elegant experience by the Dubai Creek. Here there’s Middle Eastern, international and Indian dishes including lamb ouzi, grilled seabass, chicken kabsa, chicken tikka masala, dal taltdka, grilled beef with mushroom, and sweet treats.
Dhs155 (per adult), Dhs75 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-8pm. Aloft Dubai Creek, Deira (04 210 3333).

Iftars in DIFC & Sheikh Zayed Road

Feast Eat & Meat

This international dining spot at the H Dubai is serving up an iftar straight to the table including classic mezze, Arabic meals, baked bread, salads, Emirati favourites, traditional sweets, desserts and more. In addition, Eat & Meat’s chefs will select a signature dish every night from a different country and serve it to guests through live cooking stations.
Dhs189 per person (adults), Dhs90 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, 6.30pm-10pm. 20 percent discount when booking before April 9. The H Dubai Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).

The Royal Majlis

Break your fast whilst over mesmerising vistas of the Dubai Marina skyline at the exclusive Royal Majlis at Emirates Golf Club. There’s a buffet including a broad selection of fresh salads, seasonal mains including seafood and meats, as well as delicious desserts and refreshing beverages.
Dhs185 per person (adults), Dhs85 (kids aged five to 11), free (kids under five). Daily, sunset-11pm. Emirates Golf Club, [email protected] (04 417 9999).

India Bistro

An Indian flavoured iftar, the menu includes treats like zaatar murgh tikka, lamb seekh kebab, burrata butter chicken, kheema mutter, paneer khada masala and more.
Dhs99. Daily sunset-midnight. Sheikh Saeed Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 548 8336).

Jumeirah Emirates Towers

One of the city’s luxury hotels, Jumeirah Emirates Towers welcomes visitors to enjoy an intimate setting beneath the glittering sky for iftar and suhoor delights with friends, family, and colleagues at its ‘Terrace Between the Towers’. The menu includes an exciting selection of freshly squeezed juices, authentic appetizers, main courses, and desserts. Think crowd-pleasing hot mezzes, such as warm lamb kebbeh and falafel, alongside a selection of cheeses, and a decadent camel roast.
Dhs275 per person. Daily, sunset onwards. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 382 8900).


Break your fast with a huge spread of traditional and international dishes served from an open kitchen. Dig into favourites like ouzi, dawood basha, fish trablseah, shish tawook and host of Italian, Indian and Asian dishes. You can expect decent vegetarian options and a hefty dessert selection here.
Dhs220 (per person). Daily, sunset-10pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).

Flavours on Two

This Sheikh Zayed Road spot is offering Middle Eastern dishes such as lamb ouzi, mixed grills, molokhia, fish harra, salona, plus a wide range of mezze and desserts.
Dhs119 per person. Daily sunset-9pm. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).

The Crossing

Head to this Indian restaurant at H Dubai for an iftar with two menus to choose from. The menus feature diverse Indian cuisines like chaat, batakh salad, gunpowder prawns, chicken makhan malai, Caribbean goat curry, butter chicken and more.
From Dhs130 (per person). Daily, 6pm onwards. H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 491 9695).

The Royal Majlis

Break your fast whilst over mesmerising vistas of the Dubai Marina skyline at the exclusive Royal Majlis at Emirates Golf Club. There’s a buffet including a broad selection of fresh salads, seasonal mains including seafood and meats, as well as delicious desserts and refreshing beverages.
Dhs185 per person (adults), Dhs85 (kids aged five to 11), free (kids under five). Daily, sunset-11pm. Emirates Golf Club, [email protected] (04 417 9999).


Fancy something different? Head to Dubai-favourite Top Golf for a unique package including two hours game play, three course meals and unlimited soft beverages.
Dhs1,500 (per package). Daily, iftar-11pm. Emirates Golf Club (04 371 9999).

Iftars in Downtown Dubai & Business Bay

Cleo 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Head over to this Downtown Dubai spot for an extensive iftar menu and a delectable 10-dish selection of Japanese fare.
Dhs225 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. The Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 547 2241).


Fancy a traditional iftar with a modern twist? Then try 3in1 at Vida Downtown. Here you’ll enjoy an al fresco Iranian barbecue station filled with an extensive selection of silk-road inspired dishes like Persian kebabs, mezze, sweets and much more.
Dhs195 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 6888).


Kicking off from the Maghrib prayer, Bayside is offering a value Middle Eastern buffet accompanied by a traditional oud player. You can expect a host of traditional dishes such as lamb ouzi, mixed grills, mezze, fresh juices and more.
Dhs195 (adults), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Shisha offered at Bayside terrace at Dhs60 dirham. Daily from 7pm. Pullman Dubai Downtown (04 369 0000).

Bella Restaurant & Lounge

Italian restaurant Bella is serving a four-course iftar menu from Dhs250 against glittering waters of the Dubai Canal and skyline.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Grand Millennium Hotel, Business Bay (04 873 3377).

Bombay Brasserie

One for the whole clan, this Indian flavoured restaurant serves up a sharing style menu featuring Awadi dishes including pyaz aloo ka pakora, spicy vegetable fritters, galouti kebab, murg mehakpari, awadhi jhinga curry, awadhi shahi tukda and more.
Dhs195 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (05 0189 6089).


Enjoy a family-style iftar spread including a selection of Lebanese mezze to start, with main courses such as lamb ouzi with saffron rice, slow-cooked lamb chops, roast beef, chicken with potato, grilled sea bass, and vermicelli rice. Complete your meal with delicious desserts like Turkish ice cream and Arabic sweets.
Dhs220 per person (adults), Dhs100 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).


A simple and affordable option, this iftar buffet includes all your traditional Arabic dishes including mandi, hot and cold mezzes, and kebabs for just Dhs59 per person.
Dhs59 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Citymax Business Bay (050 859 2082).


This Levantine restaurant in Business Bay is offering two iftar sharing set menus. Delve into dishes including lamb ouzi, grilled fish, vegetable salona with vermicelli rice, chicken shish tawouk, mahshi, katayef walnuts, hoummos, mouttabal and more.
Menu 1: Dhs150 per person; Menu 2: Dhs215. Daily, from sunset. Hyde Hotel, Marasi Drive, Business Bay (04 871 1013).

Dubai Opera

The auditorium of this famous theatre will transform into a magnificent banquet hall for iftar throughout the month. Choose from Arabic delicacies and international favourites from the huge buffets and dessert counters every night from 7pm to 10pm. There’ll be live entertainers and musicians too.
Dhs290 (per adult), Dhs145 (kids aged five to 12). Daily, sunset-9.30pm. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 440 8888).


Celebrate Ramadan at Ewaan’s popular iftar and tuck into a buffet of both Middle Eastern and international favourites while enjoying traditional oud music.
Dhs275 per person. Daily, sunset-9pm. Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai, [email protected] (04 428 7961).

Le Gourmet at Galeries Lafayette

This curated iftar menu allows diners to come together to break their fast with a flavourful meal in a stunning setting. Start with traditional light starters such as dates, lentil soup, Fattoush salad and Hummus with freshly baked Arabic bread followed by a choice of main course that includes a hearty biryani, classic butter chicken, beef kofta and Shish Taouk, as well as Grilled Rosemary Chicken. Wrap up with delicious Arabic sweets prepared by Chef Dany Mouawad and your choice of Arabic coffee or Moroccan tea.
Dhs120 (per person). Daily, sunset onwards. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (050 654 9388).

Rang Mahal

The curated five-course iftar menu here features traditional Arabic dishes with an exotic Indian influence. Guests can tuck into an array of hot and cold mezze, shorba, kebabs and mains including nihari khaas, murg rezala, lucknowi khatti dal, murg dum biryani and more. Before ending the evening with a traditional Hyderabadi style bread pudding, uniquely blended with of umm ali.
Dhs225 (per person). Daily from sunset. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

The Courtyard

This charming, open-air oasis is known for its authentic Arabesque ambience and this year it will be transformed into an iftar hub with live cooking stations. Here you can enjoy a variety of Arabic cuisines including ouzi, barbecue grill, mashawi and traditional cold and hot pastries and traditional desserts.
Dhs200 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Manzil Downtown (04 428 5888).

The Restaurant at Address Fountain Views

Gather with family and friends for a wonderful iftar experience where mouth-watering delicacies meet awe-inspiring views. Tuck into delicious dishes, including appetisers, mezze, maki rolls from the sushi station, delicacies from our live cooking stations, desserts, and along with Ramadan juices.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Address Fountain Views, Downtown Dubai (04 245 8888).

The Restaurant at Address Sky View

Break your fast with an array of Middle Eastern dishes and international favourites including appetisers, hot mezze and delicacies from live cooking stations, desserts, and sweets, along with Ramadan juices.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai
(04 873 8888).

Iftars in Dubai Marina & JBR

Lo+Cale Al Khaima

Break your fast with traditional Arabic delights at Al Khaima. The feast starts with a selection of soups and hot starters like lentil soup, classic fattoush and tabbouleh. There are several sharing dishes for ordering such as kofta kohsh-khash, soft marinated grilled lamb chops, along with a classic shawarma station. For drinks, fresh juices and soft beverages are included.
Dhs190 (per adult), Dhs285 (including shisha), Dhs95 (kids aged five to 14), Dhs185 (per person in group bookings of 20 people or more). Le Royal Meridien, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).


Designed to be shared, the set menu at Asil features Turkish, Lebanese and Moroccan barbecue and home-style Oriental dishes finishing with a sweet treats.
Dhs230 per person. Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 520 0055).

Accents Restaurant & Terrace

The iftar features an extensive buffet, against glittering Dubai Marina views. Enjoy lamb ouzi, Arabic mixed grills, lamb okra stew, seafood tagine and more.
Dhs175 per person (adults), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6788).


Expect a Turkish-style iftar of traditional mezze, salads, mixed grills, specialty börek, Turkish sweets and tea.
Dhs205 per person (adults), Dhs95 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Bombay Bungalow

Dubai’s highly instagrammable restaurant Bombay Bungalow introduces a quintessentially curated menu with a focus on family-style sharing. In the true spirit of Ramadan, the menu concept is a great opportunity for families and friends to come together while the food is brought to the table. Finding inspiration in traditional homemade dishes, the menu features a scrumptious culinary journey of Middle Eastern cuisine infused and combined with India’s favourite classic dishes.
Dhs110 (per person). Daily, 6.30pm onwards. The Beach Mall, JBR (800 6928779).

Bounty Beets

This ‘pretty in pink’ restaurant is offering a nutritious four-course iftar meal of light and healthy dishes in its particularly cute setting.
Dhs139 per person. Daily, sunset-10pm. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Café Society

Dubai Marina’s Café Society is serving up a classic iftar set menu. Designed to be eaten in pairs, you’ll start with hot and cold mezze, soup, juice, before being served two side dishes, two mains and one delicious dessert.
From Dhs250 (for two). Daily, sunset onwards. Tamani Hotel Marina, Dubai Marina (04 318 3755).

Counter Culture Café

Tuck into an iftar spread of traditional hot and cold mezze, mixed grills, and desserts along with refreshing Arabic beverages.
Dhs175 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).

Diamond Ballroom

One of business gatherings, this huge buffet features traditional dishes including a wide selection of hot and cold mezzes, soups, salads and main courses of carefully curated succulent grilled meats of Turkish and International flavours.
Dhs250 per person for groups over 100pax. Daily from sunset. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 520 0000).

Gastro Kitchen

Enjoy iftar in an al fresco setting with live cooking stations and a wide selection of dishes including lamb ouzi, lamb koftas, shish taouk, tiger prawns and more.
Dhs149 (per adult), Dhs95 (kids). Daily, sunset-9pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach (055 166 8092).


A classic iftar experience, Hartisan restaurant in JBR will cook up a rotational menu of traditional dishes for hungry patrons. It will be served with all your usual Ramadan drinks.
Dhs145 per person (adults), Dhs75 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).

Ikigai Resto + Bar

This laid-back, contemporary Japanese-inspired dining in Dubai Marina is serving up an Asian-inspired three-course iftar set menu including the grilled miso chicken and unlimited access to the sushi bar.
Dhs199 per person. Daily, sunset-8pm. Millennium Place Marina, Dubai Marina (04 550 8114).


Enjoy the spirit of Ramadan with friends, family and loved ones at this Brazilian-Lebanese restaurant in Address Beach Resort. With a vibrant indoor area, outdoor terrace and a Secret Lounge, guests can tuck into an array of Ramadan juices, hot and cold mezze, soups, scrumptious mains and delectable desserts.
Dhs228 (per person). Daily 5pm-2am. Address Beach Resort – The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 879 8888).


Inviting guests to break their fast in a relaxed, family-friendly setting at the heart of Dubai Marina. Steps away from Dubai Marina Mall, the hotel will offer an authentic iftar experience including dishes and treats, live cooking stations serving fresh food and flavours with Middle Eastern influence. The three-course menu will regularly rotate throughout the month.
Dhs169 (per person). Daily, sunset onwards. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina (054 997 9599).

Mango Tree Thai Bistro

Those seeking a taste of Thai to break their fast are invited to indulge in the family sharing style menu at Mango Tree Thai Bistro. This limited time available menu is priced at Dhs99 (per person) and  features some of the most popular dishes like watermelon salad with dried shrimps, chicken coconut soup, and Thai Street Ice Cream.
Dhs99 (food only). Daily, sunset-11pm. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).

MasterChef, the TV Experience

Tuck into a three-course set menu crafted by new chef, Juan Ramon Sobero Llaca with dishes from MasterChef champions including josper grilled beef striploin, vegetables and cheese samosa, chickpea salad with feta cheese and more.
Dhs199 (per person). Daily, sunset-8pm. Millennium Place Marina, Dubai Marina (04 550 8111).

Mina’s Kitchen

Gather your family and friends and enjoy a selection of international dishes at this buffet restaurant at The Westin.
Dhs165 per person (adults), Dhs65 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10pm. Shisha is available at the Terrace from 8pm onwards. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Oceana Restaurant

A delightful iftar Buffet is served at the all-day-dining restaurant of the hotel – Oceana. Oceana is promising a wide selection of traditional Arabic and international dishes priced at Dhs175 per person including Ramadan juices and water. The restaurant will be decorated and feature a live oud and table player performing daily.
Dhs175 per person (adults). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR (04 318 2319).


A selection of traditional Arabic cuisines along with International delights. Guests can enjoy an al fresco setting while tucking into dishes including Arabic hot and cold mezze, mixed grills, shawarma, saj, lamb ouzi and many more.
Dhs180 (per adult), Dhs85 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, JBR (04 408 4257).


Break your fast at this Chinese dining destination at Bluewaters. For Dhs210 (per person), you can tuck into sharing platters including soup, sushi, dumplings, and sides followed by two choices of mains. Plus, you’ll get close up views of Ain Dubai and the JBR cityscape.
Dhs210 (per person). Daily, 6pm onwards. Bluewaters (04 393 9990).


An iftar buffet serving up international dishes alongside all your traditional favourites. Dishes include Arabic mezze platters, antipasti, lamb ouzi, kunafe, roast meats, fresh pastas, tandoor, live grilled meat and more.
Dhs260 (per adult), Dhs130 (kids aged six to 12). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

Turquoise Restaurant

With its Turkish roots and traditions, Rixos Premium Dubai offers an inspiring atmosphere and genuine hospitality during Ramadan through its impeccable service and exquisite food at Turquoise Restaurant and Diamond Ballroom. The buffet will serve traditional dishes including a wide selection of hot and cold mezzes, soups, and salads. The carefully curated main courses will include succulent grilled meats of Turkish and International flavours.
Dhs235 (per person) for group and corporate rates, from Dhs250 (groups of 100pax and more). Daily from sunset. Rixos Premium Dubai, The Walk, JBR (04 520 0000).

Iftars in Garhoud & Dubai Festival City

Anise Anise

Take your taste buds on a journey around the Levant and North African regions at Anise in the InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel. Serving up authentic dishes from eight live cooking stations serving fresh dishes to hungry crowds.
Dhs275 (adults), Dhs125 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel (04 701 1127).

Dhaba Lane

Break your fast with a budget four-course Ramadan special meal at this popular home-grown Punjabi restaurant in Garhoud.
Dhs59 per person (veg and non-veg). Daily, 6pm-9pm. Garhoud (04 223 7233).

India Palace

A buffet of delicious Indian dishes including salads, starters, desserts, kebabs, biryani, samosa and more.
Dhs80. Daily, sunset-midnight. Various locations across Dubai including Garhoud (04 286 9600).

Joe’s Backyard Dubai Festival City

During the month of Ramadan, Joe’s Backyard at Dubai Festival City is offering a buy-one-get-one-free on dining packages over the weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). The fare here is fresh and flame-grilled.
Dhs299 per person (Friday), Dhs295 (Saturday), Dhs395 (Sunday). Fri 8pm-11pm; Sat 1.30pm-4.30pm; Sun 2pm-5pm. Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City (055 709 4509).


Feel the true spirit of Ramadan as you break your fast with your loved ones at Sirocco. The bountiful iftar buffet has a selection of international dishes and authentic Arabian flavours with all the standard Levantine favourites.
Dhs125 (adults), free (kids under 12). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Holiday Inn & Suites Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).


An iftar that features Middle Eastern favourites, Arabic beverages and a selection of desserts.
Dhs155 (adults), Dhs75 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).


Break your fast under the stars with striking views over Dubai’s Skyline at Zaytoun in Dubai Festival City. The iftar spread here includes authentic Arabian delicacies with all the Levantine favourites, along with international dishes and weekly specials.
Dhs195 (adults), Dhs85 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City Hotel (0 4 701 1127).

Iftars in Jumeirah & City Walk

The Bay Chival

Tuck into an iftar buffet spread featuring traditional and contemporary Arabic dishes like cheese fatayer, shrimps provencal, meat kibbeh, lamb shank with ouzi rice, baked seabream with tahini, Iranian mix grill, halwa cheesecake and more.
Dhs245 (per adult), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six), Dhs169 (per person for groups of ten and more). Daily, from 6.30pm. La Ville Hotel & Suites City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 403 3111).

COYA Dubai

A decadent Ramadan a la carte menu with COYA’s signature style. After breaking your fast with sukkari dates, the evening begins with a serving of COYA’s legendary creamy guacamole, prepared in style directly at each table. The dinner service then continues with some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes including costillas de res beef ribs and corn-fed baby chicken.The charming evening is concluded with a decadent serving of COYA’s special Ramadan dessert, the chuoux de datiles. Starring date cream, white chocolate, pistachio and a scoop of creamy camel milk ice cream.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, sunset-7.30pm. Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah, Jumeirah Road (04 316 9600).

Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah Ballroom

A rich iftar buffet with variety of cuisines from around the world that has been designed with both families and corporate gatherings in mind.
Dhs109 (per person in the first 10 days), Dhs169 (until the end of Ramadan), Dhs130 (groups of 10 and above). Daily, sunset-8pm. Al Hudaiba (04 305 6843).

Culinary Boutique

This innovative iftar menu, crafted by the restaurant’s chefs is one for foodies. The menu features an array of dishes like halloumi fries, hummus pumpkin salad, chicken shawarma and sticky toffee date pudding.
Prices vary. Daily, sunset-8pm. Various locations including Jumeirah 1 (04 345 0023); Galleria Mall, Al Barsha (04 265 1365).

Focus Restaurant

Celebrate Ramadan with you friends and family at this Jumeirah spot. The deal includes classic Arabic dishes and traditional beverages for Dhs89.
Dhs89 (per person). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Hyatt Place Dubai Jumeirah, Al Mina Road (050 546 1605).


From the acclaimed chef Ross Shonhan comes a three-course Japanese-themed Ramadan menu at Netsu Dishes. There are dishes such as Korean fried chicken, signature maki rolls, chef’s cuts of wagyu beef, truffle and mushroom rice and Ginger and date pudding alongside refreshing Ramadan juices.
Dhs265 (adults), Dhs150 (kids under 12), free (kids under four). Daily, 6.30pm-8pm. Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Jumeirah 1 (04 777 2232).

Noor Lounge

Here you’ll find an extensive à la carte menu featuring Ramadan favourites such as lentil soup with croutons, shish tawook with roasted tomato, onion with saffron rice, plus diners will get a free dessert.
Prices vary. Daily, 9am-midnight (Noor Lounge). Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, Dubai (04 777 2223).

OSH Dubai

This seaside restaurant in La Mer is treating guests to an iftar featuring modern Uzbekistani cuisines. Get a choice of starters, soups, salads, sides, mains and desserts for only Dhs149.
Dhs149 (per person). Daily, 6pm-8pm. La Mer, Jumeirah (055 963 6756).


Enjoy an authentic Turkish-inspired menu at this new homegrown Turkish steakhouse and all-day eatery in Jumeirah. Tuck into a selection of dishes including köfte lentil soup, chicken kebab, adana kebab, cheese meatballs, begendi kebab, Turkish dessert and more.
Dhs180 (per person). Daily, sunset-9.30pm. Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah (04 547 7387).


This family-style iftar offers a rotating (weekly) menu featuring authentic Italian dishes including orzo pasta, penne arrabbiata, grilled whole baby chicken, tagliatelle alla crema con pollo e funghi, salmone al cartoccio and their ultra-delicious tiramisu.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, 7pm-9pm. Restaurant Village, Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah (04 349 0068).

Shai Salon

A five-course sharing menu (for a minimum of two people) served up in a timeless venue, this is fast breaking with class. Standout dishes include the Persian Mixed Grill and Moroccan Seabass. While dessert lovers won’t want to miss the red velvet cake.
Dhs300 (per adult), Dhs150 (kids between six-12 years), free (kids under six). Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach (04 270 7777).

The Bay

Iftar with a view? Beachside brasserie The Bay is serving up a buffet of Moroccan, Lebanese, Syrian and other Middle Eastern classics along with international cuisines from live cooking stations. Along with a comprehensive dessert station.
Dhs280. Daily, 6.30pm-10pm. Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, Dubai (04 777 2233).

Iftars in Jumeirah Village Circle

Village Bistro

A live barbecue iftar experience, that features lamb kofta, shish tawook and makanek and sujuk sausage cooked on the outdoor charcoal grill. Perfectly seasoned and full of flavour, the barbeque offering has been paired with a selection of tasty accompaniments including grilled vegetables, garlic sauce and harissa. The menu also includes a fully stocked salad buffet and hot buffet counter featuring popular Middle Eastern meatball stew, dawood basha and scrumptious hazelnut falafel with lemon tahina dressing.
Dhs150 (per person). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle (04 275 6621).

Iftars in Palm Jumeirah

Zoya by Maui Asateer Tent

Overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Palm Island, the purpose-built Asateer Tent takes glamorous to a new level. The design pays homage to Arabesque design, while the menu, helmed by executive Arabic chef Ali El Bourji, will rotate each evening to focus on a different type of Middle Eastern cuisine. Back for the first time since 2019, this one is sure to be popular so make sure you book.Dhs240 (per person) on weekdays, Dhs260 (per person) weekends. Daily, sunset-9pm. Atlantis, The Palm. [email protected] (04 426 2626).

BLVD on One

FIVE Palm’s BLVD on One is serving up a tasty buffet featuring Arabic, Indian, Western and Asian dishes. Break your fast with a range of salads, soups, hot and cold mezze before moving onto live stations cooking up lamb ouzi, mandi and more.
Dhs249. Daily, sunset-11pm. FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).


Here, diners can break their fast with dates, olives and dried apricots at the table. Then they’ll be an impressive array of Ramadan favourites, from refreshing drinks to several food sections including cheese and charcuterie, hot and cold mezze, a soup corner, Indian corner, live cooking station, shawarma station and grill corner.
Dhs235 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm (052 698 0526).

Ibn AlBahr

Dig into an immersive traditional menu in the outdoor setting of Ibn AlBahr overlooking the Dubai coastline and Palm Jumeirah. An opulent variety of Lebanese delicacies, features everyone’s favourite homemade dishes served in a lavish set menu. Guests can relish on a variety of appetizers, soups, chef’s signature dishes, and a widespread of mains as well as a signature Ramadan beverage. The daily dishes include a kibbet samak or chicken and meat dishes available upon request. Families can unwind in the restaurant’s outdoor relaxation area, complete with warm settings and soft furnishings, while the kids play at the beach right outdoors.
Dhs180 (per person). Daily, 6pm onwards. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 553 9575).

Jones the grocer

There will be a range of three-course set menus comprising of spiced lentil soup, lamb shank with truffle gratin, harissa chicken plus desserts like saffron milk cake.
Dhs199 (per person including iftar beverages). Daily, from iftar-9pm. Palm West Beach, Palm, Jumeirah (054 998 6162).

La Maison Restaurant

Enjoy an array of salads, hot and cold mezze stations, live cooking stations, shawarma, Arabic sweets and more.
Dhs210 (per adult), Dhs105 (kids). Daily, sunset-9pm. Royal Central Hotel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 873 9300).

Le Jardin

There’s a regal feel to iftar here, with an outdoor terrace that overlooks the resort’s lush gardens and Palm Jumeirah Island. A beautiful all-day dining venue, Le Jardin will be serving up all your classic Middle Eastern dishes. And to compliment the occasion, there will be a live oud player playing traditional tunes.
Dhs230 (per person). Daily from sunset onwards. Raffles The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8888).


Expect a spread of Middle Eastern and international delicacies as well as live cooking stations. Hot and cold mezzes, fresh juices, soups, mixed grills and Arabic sweets will be served up to a traditional Qanun player.
Dhs230 per person including water and Ramadan juices. Daily sunset-10.30pm. Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah, [email protected] (04 818 2153).

Mura Restaurant

Iftar with fountain views? Head down to this Italian restaurant at The Pointe offering assorted antipasti to share, a choice of starter, main course and dessert for Dhs230 per person.
Dhs230 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 575 5097).

Seaview Garden and Flow Kitchen

Come together under the stars for the special outdoor Fairuz iftar and suhoor in the Seaview Garden, as well as inside at Flow Kitchen at Fairmont the Palm. A plethora of over 150 dishes are served up to break the day’s fast, including traditional Arabic, Asian, Indian, and international plates. There is something for everyone, such as ouzie, a saj station with warm akawi cheese and zaatar saj, Arabic mixed grill, Indian laal maas, chicken tagine, all complemented by cold and hot mezzeh, salads, sushi, soup, and sweet treats.
Dhs295 per person (adults), half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-9pm. Fairmont the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Waves Restaurant

Celebrate the spirit of Ramadan with friends and family at C Central Resort The Palm which has amazing views over Palm Jumeirah. Enjoy an iftar buffet that includes a wide array of salads, hot and cold mezze stations, live cooking stations, Shawarma, Arabic sweets and more.
Dhs210 (per adult), Dhs105 (kids). Daily, sunset-9pm. C Central Resort The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 873 5500).

Zoya by Maui

This high-end iftar buffet is made up of 80 percent Arabic dishes and 20 percent international eats.
Dhs210 per person (adults), Dhs105 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids below six). Daily, sunset-9pm. Sofitel Dubai The Palm (04 455 5656).

Iftars in Umm Suqeim & Al Sufouh

Seven Seeds Al Iwan

The Burj Al Arab’s quintessential Arabic restaurant invites guests to indulge in a traditional iftar with an exceptionally elegant feel. As one would expect, there will be a seven-star atmosphere at this evening affair.
Dhs395 (per person). Daily, sunset to 8.30pm. Level 1, Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).

Al Majilis

Picture an elegant iftar and double it. The main dining space has a distinctly Arabesque look and buffet stations serve up both Arabic and international dishes. If privacy is key, here you’ll find four private majlis seating areas that can be booked exclusively for your party.
Dhs225 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Madinat Jumeirah. (04 366 5500).


Meaning happiness in Arabic, Hanaaya offers diners a traditional iftar buffet that’s been cooked up with the entire family in mind. With Ramadan delicacies and Arabic-themed beverages guests can savour the flavours of the Middle East.
Dhs250 (per person). Daily, sunset-8.30pm. Jumeirah Mina A’Salam (04 432 3232).

Mina’s Kitchen

Taking an international approach to Ramadan fare, buffet restaurant Mina’s Kitchen is putting on a spread of the world’s best cuisine. Plus they’ll be a shisha service on Mina’s Kitchen Terrace from 8.00pm onwards
Dhs165 (per adult), Dhs65 (kids between six-12 years), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10pm. The Westin Mina Seyahi (04 511 7373).

Seven Seeds

Inviting families and friends to gather over good food, this restaurant in Media City is offering a rotating menu of dishes each evening for Dhs125 per person. Start with fresh juices, fruits, and nuts to break your fast gently before embarking on a tasty tour around the region. Highlights include  Lebanese hashweh, mixed seafood biryani and Moroccan mixed grill. After filling your stomach, head to the terrace here for views over the city’s evening lights.
Dhs125 per person (excluding shisha), Dhs99 per person (for group bookings of 10 people or more), Dhs65 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset-10.30pm. Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites, Dubai Media City (04 604 2222).

Further Afield

Majlis Al Sultan Restaurants & Café

Indulge in a gastronomic tour of the Middle East as you sit in a chic Majlis-style setting. Think hot and cold mezzes, fresh juices, soups, mixed grills and plenty of Arabic sweets. And an oriental oud sets the traditional Ramadan atmosphere.
Dhs125 (per person excluding shisha), Dhs155 (per person with shisha), Dhs99 per person (for group bookings of 10 people or more), Dhs65 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily, sunset- 9.30pm. Various locations including Dubai Production City and City Centre Me’aisem (04 770 1451).

Nook Restaurant

A set menu featuring International and local cuisines such as cold mezze, biryani, pastas and burgers and assorted sweet Arabic delights for dessert.
Dhs89 (per person), Dhs99 (per person for corporate iftar buffet option for 15 people). Daily, sunset-10pm. Aloft Dubai South, Aviation City – Dubai South (04 823 8846).

Safi Restaurant

Venture to Ajman for an iftar with views over the beach and pool at the Ajman Saray resort. The extensive buffet serves international and traditional dishes to be enjoyed as the sun sets over the coast line.
Dhs160 (per person). Daily, sunset-9pm. Ajman Saray a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman (06 714 2222).

Yummy Dosa

This Mumbai street style dosa brand (known for serving 99 plus varieties of authentic and fusion dosas) is offering a special iftar platter for Dhs49 from 6pm to 7.30pm. The platter includes one starter, one main dosa dish, one drink, one plate of pakora, a brownie, dates and water bottle.
Dhs49 (per person). Daily, 6pm-7.30pm. Jebel Ali Village Discovery, The Gardens (04 876 7982).