Lavish iftar delicacies at InterContinental Dubai Festival City

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Enjoy a lavish iftar spread set in Anise. You have the finest selection of authentic Arabian delicacies featuring Levantine, North African favourites, and international flavours with weekly culinary highlights. Enjoy interactive dining with eight live cooking stations serving dishes à la minute.

Offer: Dh225 per person, includes Ramadan drinks, tea, coffee and soft beverages. Dh110 for children 7-12 years. Children under the age of six dine complimentary. Every day from sunset to 10pm. Contact 04 701 1111

3-In-villa iftar at Melia Desert Palm Dubai

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Treat your family and loved ones with a little bit of luxury. An ultimate family-style iftar in a two-bedroom pool villa is perfect for enjoying with your loved ones. Get an exclusive discount on the villa rate in case you wish to stay over.

Offer: Daily throughout Ramadan for three hours maximum in a two-bedroom villa, Dh199 per person (minimum six, maximum 10 people). Additional overnight stay supplement of Dh2,000 for the villa. Contact: 04 602 9323

Grand iftar at the Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai, Deira Creek

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Relish iftar evening with a spread of over 200 delicacies from different parts of the world – from Iranian, Emirati, Middle Eastern, Continental, Asian and seafood dishes to live carvery stations and classics.

Offer: Dh225 per person inclusive of Ramadan beverages. Contact: 04 205 7316/7317

Iftar up in the Sky with Jetex luxury private jet

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End your fast in the skies with a luxury private jet journey, breathtaking aerial views of iconic landmarks, natural vistas of the azure Arabian Gulf coastline, rolling dunes of the desert, spectacular mountain range sights while over the UAE. Savour exquisite culinary treats served once the sun sets.

Offer: Dh66,000 for up to six travellers, from April 13 to May 12. Jetex will donate 10 per cent of all proceeds from ‘Iftar in the Sky’ to Dubai Cares. Contact: 04 212 4000

Savour regional flavours at Swissôtel Al Ghurair

Bring your family to a culture-filled evening and indulge in the hotel’s choice of traditional flavours as you create treasured memories with your loved ones. At your dine-in experience at Liwan, keep your little ones energised with the restaurant’s fun-filled kids’ activities.

Offer: Dh109 per person (Dh95 for early bird bookings made 48 hours in advance), from 7-9pm. Contact: 04 293 3170

Family-style traditions at Raffles Dubai

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Enjoy authentic Arabic cuisine with Azur’s special set menu options, ensuring you a dining experience to remember. Indulge in a choice of three set menu options offering sumptuous iftar favourites, including hot and cold mezzeh, Arabic mixed grills and a variety of home comfort dishes along with freshly hand-crafted Arabic desserts.

Offer: Dh225 per person inclusive of Ramadan juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea; children under the age of six dine for free (one per paying adult), children aged six to 12 can avail a 50 per cent discount.Timings: from sunset until 9pm. Contact: 04 324 8888

Iftar in the Sky at The St. Regis
Abu Dhabi

Enjoy unparalleled iftar spread set at the world’s highest suspended hotel suite. Expansive menu of traditional and international iftar recipes with stunning panoramic views of the capital city, in the 1,120sqm luxurious and comfortable Abu Dhabi Suite, located 220m above sea level.

Offer: Unlimited iftar served at your table, Dh350 per person inclusive of Ramadan juices and water, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during Ramadan from sunset to 9.30pm. Reservations required. Contact: 02 694 4553

Suhoor in outdoor settings at W Dubai – The Palm

Enjoy a perfect evening with a spectacular laidback suhoor experience in the ideal outdoor settings of the hotel’s stunning garden at the Hookah Lounge. Relish an extensive à la carte menu with traditional favourites, Arabic sweets and many fresh Ramadan juices.

Offer: A la carte menu, inclusive of fresh juices, from 9pm-2am, for guests above 21 years. Contact: 04 245 5800

Suhoor in themed cabanas at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Enjoy suhour with an exciting a la carte menu and distinctive shisha blends at Soleil Pool & Lounge. Dine on small bites from the grill, shawarma style tacos to a live showcase of traditionally prepared desserts. Sit back, dine and relax in luxury themed cabanas that feels like a sweet escape into the Mediterranean.

Offer: à la carte from 8.30pm to midnight throughout Ramadan. Contact 04 281 4111

Four-course iftar at Nassau, Jumeirah Golf Estates

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End your fast with a sumptuous four-course iftar meal with authentic Arabian-inspired flavours at Nassau’s peaceful location and fantastic views of the Golf Course’s lush greenery. The Ramadan package offers an array of cold and hot mezze, soups, a selection of mouth-watering main course meals and desserts, including the all-time favourite Nutella Tiramisu.

Offer: Dh225 per person, from 7-10pm. It includes refreshing fruit juices and laban, dates and Arabic sweets. Contact: 04 360 1816

Hearty mealtime at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Treat your family and friends to a hearty mealtime at Yalumba. Unrivalled settings, warm Arabian hospitality and over a hundred menu items available, ranging from traditional Middle Eastern and Mediterranean household dishes to make it an enjoyable evening.

Offer: Dh169 per person, kids ages 6-12 for Dh99 and those below five years dine free. Daily from sunset to 10.30pm. Contact: 04 702 2455

Ramadan vibes at Nando’s UAE

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This Ramadan, enjoy the delicious Afro-Portuguese flame-grilled peri-peri dishes at Nando’s. Whether you wish to dine in or eat at home, the menu promises to awaken your senses and fire up your tastebuds.

Offer: Cashew Chicken Arroz meal, Dh124 (serves two). Stores are open for all-day dine-in and delivery throughout Ramadan. Contact: 600 54 25 25

A la carte suhoor at The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC

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Indulge in an exquisite a la carte menu for suhoor at the Ramadan Majlis. You have various cold and hot mezze options, oven-baked manakish, chicken shawarma, and main courses featuring Arabic mixed grill and much more. Live stations for dessert options like mixed berry cobbler, saffron rice pudding, chocolate truffle cake, traditional Arabic sweet station and more.

Offer: From Dh150. A la carte menu, 9.30pm onwards. Contact: 04 372 2628

Iftar with Peruvian twist at Four Seasons Hotel, The Galleria – Abu Dhabi

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If Asian or Arabic is not what you wish for iftar, then give Peruvian cuisine at COYA Abu Dhabi a try. Enjoy delicious and lavish iftar meals, an assortment of dates and edamame, a choice of soups and a wide selection of Peruvian delights and desserts.

Offer: Four-course menu Dh199 per person, throughout Ramadan from sunset till 7.30pm at the venue or home delivery on Deliveroo. Contact: 02 306 7000

Iftar world cuisine buffet at The Westin Mina Seyahi

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Feast on a spectacular array of world cuisine – from Middle Eastern delights to Asian specialities at Mina’s Kitchen.

Offer: Iftar buffet at Dh155 per person for adults, Dh55 for kids. Shisha on Mina’s Kitchen terrace. Classic Dh90 and Premium Dh140. From sunset to 10pm. Contact: 04 511 7373

Scrumptious iftar at Sofitel Dubai The Palm

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Relish mouth-watering iftar buffet offering a selection of local and regional Arabic delicacies, international dishes and Ramadan-inspired beverages at Maui Beach Restaurant. Al fresco seating with fantastic views of Palm Jumeirah skyline, the place is suitable for families, couples, and social or corporate groups (maximum of seven guests per table, subject to change based on municipality safety guidelines). You can also share the iftar dinner as gifts by purchasing online vouchers through our website www.sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com/giftexperiences.

Offer: Dh195 per adult, Dh98 per child between six and 12, kids under five dine free. All packages include Ramadan-inspired juices and house water. Contact: 04 455 66 77

Classic iftar at Sabella’s, Ajman Hotel

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Enjoy a sumptuous iftar with the cool breeze from the Arabian Sea at Ajman Hotel’s elegant restaurant, Sabella’s. From a platter of hot and cold mezze to succulent grills, this Arabic buffet is sure to be a delight.

Offer: Dh125 per person from sunset to 9pm. Contact: 06 714 5555

Eat & Meat at The H Dubai

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Experience an exceptional iftar with a specially curated menu served directly to the table. Spend time with family over sumptuous family-style sharing dishes, including all the traditional favourites such as hot and cold mezze, mixed grill and flavoursome Arabic sweets.

Offer: Dh159 per person, including a selection of juices; Dh75 for kids 6-12 years; below six dine for free; Dh139 per person for a group of 10 adults and above. To avail the Early Bird offer of 20 per cent off, book before April 12. Contact 04 501 8888

Celebrate with family at Beluga Restaurant and Lounge, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira

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Beluga Restaurant and Lounge marks Ramadan with a special iftar set menu to bring friends and family together for a delicious three-course meal. Offering a selection of special authentic Arabic dishes, the menu begins with the special Ramadan mocktail, dates and Arabic mezze that includes the classics such as tabouleh, kibbeh and a variety of sambousek with a filling of cheese and spinach. To follow, guests can choose between a Calzone Pizza or the Arabic mixed grill that consists of chicken, beef and lamb accompanied with saffron rice. For dessert, the restaurant serves the traditional Ramadan staple umm ali.

Offer: Dh200 per person, from 7-9pm. Contact 04 340 8882 or email reservations@belugabar.com

Abela Online delivers the flavours of Ramadan to your home

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If you’re looking to enjoy homemade food at home but don’t have time to prepare, Abela Online brings an exciting new range of Ramadan offerings, with everything from snacks to iftar meals and Ramadan hampers. With same-day home delivery across Dubai, the iftar meal packages are for two or four people with prices starting from just Dh100, meaning less cooking and more quality time with loved ones. The Arabic snack package offers a mix of seven Arabic and Asian-inspired sweet and savoury treats priced at just Dh100. Meanwhile, the Ramadan hamper, priced at just Dh195, is the perfect way to share during the holy month.

Deliveries are between 2pm and 6.30pm. Visit abelaonline.com

Iftar with stunning Downtown views at CÉ LA VI Dubai

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With delicious food, stunning views and an atmosphere like no other, CÉ LA VI Dubai ticks every box for the perfect iftar. Watch the sun disappear over the Downtown skyline and enjoy a three-course menu.

Offer: Dh250 per person for a three-course meal inside the beautiful lounge; or go al fresco with three courses and shisha for Dh350 per person at the pool deck. Both prices include dates, water, tea and coffee. Available from iftar until 8pm. For reservations, contact reservation-dxb@celavi.com or 04 5826 111

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