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Iftars Around the Emirates That Are Not To Be Missed

As we near the end of Ramadan 2017, make the most of the exceptional dining offers available at Iftars and Suhours throughout the UAE. We give you our top pick from each Emirate that you must try.



A special Iftar menu is available this Ramadan at Marina Social at the Intercontinental Dubai Marina Hotel and it’s not to be missed. This three-course a la carte menu features a selection of delectable dishes perfectly orchestrated to complement one another. Start with a selection of the restaurant’s legendary Goats Cheese Churros or signature Burrata. Main courses see you choose between healthy fish, meat or vegetarian dishes such as the beautiful BBQ Veal Short Rib with Glazed Carrots and Onion Confit. Finish your delicious meal with a mouth-watering desert – our pick is the Rice Pudding Ice-cream with vanilla peaches and Pistachio Biscotti. Yum.

Available daily from 7pm and priced at AED 195 per person

Abu Dhabi


St. Regis Saadiyat Island has to be one of the region’s most beautiful Iftar locations.  Located in the resort’s Mediterranean-inspired Olea restaurant, with panoramic views of the glistening ocean, expect a relaxed yet sophisticated Ramadan dining experience. The celebratory ambiance acts as a backdrop to the buffet-style Iftar laden with traditional Arabic dishes as well as classic continental offerings. This lavish Iftar buffet is available every day from sunset at a cost of AED 220 per adult and AED 110 for children aged 6 – 12 years old, while children under the age of 5 can eat for free. To book call +971 2 498 8443 or +971 2 498 8762 or email:



The Fujairah Rotana Resort & Spa offers a stunning location to share the spirit of Ramadan with family and friends. A lavish Iftar buffet is available at the hotel’s signature all-day dining restaurant, Mozaique.

Celebrating the culinary delights of the Gulf, the Iftar spread here offers a wealth of traditional Arabic and modern international dishes. From hot and cold mezzeh, rotisserie dishes, kebabs and an extensive desert station, you’re in for a real treat.

Available for AED 130 per person with children below the age of 6 dining for free and those aged between 6 – 12 years enjoy a 50% discount.

What’s more, an exciting Stay and dine Ramadan package is available at a starting rate of just AED 399 which includes a 1 night stay for 2 adults and 2 children in one of the hotel’s beautifully appointed rooms, in-room Suhour or buffet breakfast at the restaurant and a dinner Iftar buffet.  For additional information or booking, please call +971 9 244 9888 or email


Hotel Excterior


The Fairmont Ajman offers a stylish Iftar experience this Ramadan in their Al Fayruz tent located in the grounds of this stunning hotel. Get into the spirit of the season where a 14-metre long Iftar buffet takes pride of place featuring a plethora of Arabic dishes from the Levant region, six live cooking stations and traditional Emirati sweets. There’s also a separate shisha room for after your feast. Live entertainment will be offered daily from 10pm.  Priced at AED 160 per person.

For more information or reservations, please call +971 6 701 5544 or email

Ras Al Khaimah

1. Al Marjan Ramadan Tent by RAKTDA

Fancy a taste of tradition? Well, the Al Marjan Ramadan Tent by RAKTDA, Ras Al Khaimah is a great choice. Paying homage to Ras Al Khaimah’s rich cultural heritage and located on the beautiful shores of Al Marjan Island, the tent which is catered by Al Wadi Desert – a Ritz-Carlton partner hotel – offers guests a truly authentic Arabic Iftar and Suhoor experience. With live Arabian music and sumptuous Arabesque fare you’re in for a real treat. Available daily from sunset. Priced at AED 150 + 10% service charge. For more information visit  or call 07 206 7675 or 050 432 9262

Al Ain


Head to the ‘Garden City’ for a family focused Iftar celebration at the Al Zaeem Village, at Al Ain Rotana resort. With a live band playing each evening, the mood is further enhanced at the weekend with a special Tanoura performance each Thursday. An exclusive Iftar buffet is served at Zest restaurant which features a full range of traditional Ramadan delicacies spread over several sections. The mouth-watering desert buffet with lavish fresh fruit platters is our favourite part! Priced at AED 159 per person which also includes entry to a special raffle draw!



This reputable beachside hotel is offering an opulent Iftar buffet this Holy Month. Located in the Al Hosn Grand Ballroom, this beautifully decorated space is filled with live-cooking stations and a grand desert buffet to make breaking the fast a real occasion. An early Sohoor then awaits you in the neighbouring Al Mahatta Lounge. Priced at AED 129 per person. For more information visit or +971 6 599 0088.



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