From conventional Middle Eastern dishes to quirky exotic delights, the iftars in Dubai cover a diverse and staggering range of tastes ,we round up the five best places to break your fast
Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic lunar calendar and it is believed to be a very crucial month in the Islamic calendar and culture. During this sacred month, muslims all around the world fast during the day light hours, perform nightly prayers and put an end to each day’s fast over food with friends and family. We suggest Dubai’s five finest restaurants that will make your Iftar one of the most memorable.
1. Cle Dubai, DIFC
Indulge in a lavish three course meal, that is inspired by traditional Middle Eastern dishes and prepaered in a modern way by Michelin- starred chef Greg Malouf. The ultimate Iftar experience is completed with the paranomic views of Dubai’s skyline
2. Junoon, The Shangri- La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Receiving acclamation since its opening earlier this year, its quite natural that for their first Ramadan they would have curated a special menu for iftar. There will be five courses that will feature dishes including modern chaats, kebabs, biryanis and curries.
3. Asateer, Atlantis The Palm
An iftar inside Asateer’s beachfront Ramadan tent that offers spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf shouldn’t be missed. Featuring Middle Eastern, Indian and continental cuisine courtesy exectuive chef Ali El Bourji, their signature dishes encompass a shawarma station, an Emirati lamb thareed and a chicken Musakhan.
4. Al Hadeerah Tent, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Head on to Al Hadeerah tent to experience Arabia in all its glory. The iftar spread features authentic Middle Eastern food that is prepared using ancient recipes, along with that, a series of mesmerizing lives performances from the Arabic band as well as a camel and horse Caravan show that will keep your senses captivated throughout the night.
5. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
The oldest hotel in Dubai that celebrate its 40th anniversary this year will have an extensive buffet that will feature 200 dishes from eight of the hotels restaurants which will be inclusive of traditional, British, Persian, Japanese and seafood dishes.