Blow-the-Budget Iftars and Suhours

Blow-the-Budget Iftars and Suhours

22 Jun 2016

Splurge for those special occasions

Asateer
Atlantis, The Palm Dubai
Unwind inside Asateer’s beachfront tent that overlooks the Arabian Gulf for a night of traditional food, activities and entertainment. Indulge in their classic dishes like ouzi, kibbeh, fish sayadiyha (fish dish served with spiced and caramelised onions) and even pass by their shawarma and chicken musakhan stations. Complete with Arabic oud players, your friends and family can take part in classic communal card games such as chess and backgammon.
PRICE: Dhs205 per person
INFO: Sunset-8.30pm, 04 426 0800, ramadan.inquiries@atlantisthepalm.com, atlantisthepalm.com
 
At.mosphere Restaurant
Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai
Head up to At.mosphere for a multi-course experience that celebrate home-grown flavours straight from sea and land. Chef Jerome Lagarde will be cooking up stuffed zucchini flowers, compressed watermelon, asparagus, with Marran egg and garden tempura with infused daikon, alongside snail cassolette, crying tiger wagyu tenderloin and a fragrant roasted peach melba. 
PRICE: Dhs680 for six-course ‘Discovery’ menu, Dhs880 seven-course Experience menu
INFO: Sunset-11pm, 04 888 3828, atmosphereburjkhalifa.com
 
Nobu
Atlantis, The Palm Dubai
Continuing on with their iconic Japanese trend, the celebrity hotspot will be serving signature dishes such as steamed seabass dry miso with eggplant puree and creamy rock shrimp as well as dried fruits and vegetables. Dine finely at the world renowned venue decked out with stunning décor specifically for Ramadan.
PRICE: Dhs210 per person
INFO: Sunset-8.30pm, 04 426 0760, noburestaurants.com
 
Saraya Tent
Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai
Get in to the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan and break your fast at the Arabesque styled tent. Classic Arabic flavours from around the region will be at the table with signature dishes from Armani Hotel’s award-winning restaurants.
PRICE: Dhs250 per person
INFO: Sunset-9pm, 04 888 3999, restaurant.dubai@armanihotels.com, dubai.armanihotels.com
 
Hakkasan
Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road
Stray away from traditional Arabic food for a night and get a taste of Hakka’s steamed dim sum platter and crispy salad followed by spicy prawn, stir-fry rib eye beef with foie gras and four style vegetable stir-fry in Szechuan sauce with steamed rice. Decked out in black and gold, it will be a chic iftar meal.
PRICE: Dhs298 per person
INFO: Sunset-1am, 04 384 8484, reservations@hakkasan, hakkasan.com
 
Hakkasan
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Hakkasan will be kicking off the night with laban and dates, however, they’ll be sticking to their authentic Cantonese food after, serving an array of signature dishes like crispy duck salad, salt and pepper squid, stir-fry Chilean seabass with mushroom and king soya sauce, and sha cha sauce and tofu and aubergine claypot in blackbean sauce.
PRICE: Dhs290 per person
INFO: Sunset-12am, 02 690 7999, hakkasan@emiratespalace.ae, hakkasan.com
 
Blow-the-Budget Iftars and Suhours
Anise
Intercontinental Dubai Festival City
Feast your eyes on the many cuisines this fabulous eatery will have to offer from their eight live cooking stations from Europe to Asia with a fully stocked buffet to get your iftar off to the right start.
PRICE: Dhs215 per person
INFO: Sunset-10pm, 04 701 1127, restaurantreservation.dfc@ihg.com, diningdfc.com/Ramadan
 
Blow-the-Budget Iftars and Suhours
Constellation Ballroom
The Address, Dubai Marina
Mark the Holy Month by dining at the Constellation Ballroom where you can taste flavours of Arabic cuisine, authentic sweets, and drinks such as tamerhindi. Listening to music by a traditional oud player, it’s a great way to spend the night.
PRICE: Dhs210 per person
INFO: Sunset-9pm, 04 436 7777, ramadanexperiences.com
 
CuiScene
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi
With an incredible 100 dishes on offer for diners, this hotspot will be serving a huge selection of seafood including the freshest lobster, mussels and crab legs and if that doesn’t tickle your tastebuds, then opt for the meat BBQ items from their meat-lovers carving station.
PRICE: Dhs225 per person
INFO: Sunset-9pm, 02 654 3238, Fairmont.com/babalbahr
 
Tagine
One&Only Mirage, Jumeirah
Enjoy a decadent iftar buffet with Tagine as they serve diners a true Moroccan menu filled with chicken tagine with lemon confit and olives, sherry fish fillet sharmoula, complimented with soothing sounds of the oud and tabla.
PRICE: Dhs210 per person
INFO: Sunset-9pm, 04 399 9999, oneandonlymirage.com
 
Abu Dhabi Suite
St Regis, Abu Dhabi
Spend an evening in the sky with St Regis as they will be hosting a special iftar on the 48th floor where you can cast your eye on the views of the city as you indulge in an extensive buffet full of Arabian delicacies and Ramadan drinks.
PRICE: Dhs250 per person
INFO: Sunset-11pm, 02 694 4444, stregisabudhabi.com
 
Pai Thai
Dar Al Masyaf Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah
The Thai eatery will be taking on Ramadan with an Asian twist serving highlights such as smoked duck salad with onion, stir-fried mix seafood complemented by traditional Thai flavours so if you’re looking to spice up your iftar, then look no further.
PRICE: À la carte
INFO: 4pm-midnight, 04 342 2323, restaurants@jumeirah.com, jumeirah.com
 
Play
H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubbed as the culinary master Chef Reif Othman has curated an Arabesque menu perfect for the Holy Month. Play will be serving brand new dishes such as kibbeh with wagyu and truffle yoghurt, hummus crustacean and crispy pita served with the freshest ingredients.
PRICE: À la carte
INFO: Sunset-2am on weekdays, sunset-3am weekends, 04 336 4444, reservations@playrestaurants.com, playrestaurants.com