From sunrise to sunset, the Holy Month of Ramadan in Abu Dhabi promises the opportunity to savour exquisite feasts across your favourite hotels!
Celebrate the timeless traditions of Ramadan 2023 in the best way possible – with loved ones catching up over a delicious spread.
Team Yalla has curated a special selection of the best dining experiences across Iftar for all of you in Abu Dhabi! Get together for some quality time, relax and honour the special period while enjoying the crisp weather. It really doesn’t get better than this!
Ramadan Iftar buffet at Layali Al Baraka
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Get ready for your senses to be delighted by the impeccable iftar spread at Layali Al Baraka. Set within the hotel’s specially decorated opulent space, the menu spans every family member’s favourite seasonal recipes, including colourful mezze, fresh salads and heartwarming Arabic specialties from the UAE, Lebanon and beyond.
Add to that the gentle melodies from a live oud player and the promise of live interactive stations in the coming weeks, and it’s the perfect time to unwind.
Iftar at Layali Al Baraka, from sunset to 9pm. Packages AED 180 for the first and fourth week of Ramadan, AED 210 for the second and third week of Ramadan. For bookings and more information, call 02 811 5555
Market at EDITION
The Abu Dhabi EDITION
Discover a traditional Iftar with a contemporary touch at Market at EDITION. Accompanied by family and friends, head to Market at EDITION’s inviting setting to enjoy distinctive dishes created by experts. Helmed by The Abu Dhabi EDITION’s partner, Michelin-Starred Chef Tom Aikens in collaboration with exciting and locally renowned chef Sara Aqel, anticipate Iftar action from live stations, or elevate the experience to intimate table service in the private dining room.
Iftar at Market at EDITION. Package AED 195 per person. For bookings, call 02 208 0000
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
A vibrant Iftar spread is one that amplifies and caters to all your cravings! Head to Garage for a stunning array of dishes as you dine with your friends and family this Ramadan. Offering a wide selection of unique delectable options from the various stations, the spread caters to all palates. With a menu jam-packed with delicious taste sensations, indulge in Malaysian Martabak with Beef, Chicken Shawarma, Arabic Spice Salmon, Modernist Butter Chicken, Lamb Ouzi, and so much more. Talk about an Iftar to remember.
Garage at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island. Package AED 245 per person. For bookings, call 02 656 0000
Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
What better way to end a long day of peace, fasting and prayer than with an exceptional Iftar? Experience the very best Abu Dhabi has to offer during the Holy Month of Ramadan at Turquoise restaurant. The lavish buffet spread will leave you gasping for more, accompanied by soft drinks, Ramadan juices, tea, coffee and water. Available from sunset to 11pm, it’s a joyful time to say the least!
Iftar at Turquoise Restaurant. Package AED 299*. For more information, call 02 492 2222
*Prices subject to change
Market Iftar at Sim Sim
Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas – Abu Dhabi
Embrace the spirit of the Holy Month with a fulfilling Market Iftar in an Arabian souq ambience at Sim Sim. In their signature fashion, the Iftar selection will be served from engaging live stations, showcasing over 100 dishes from around the world. Talented Chefs will be preparing themed plates from Middle Eastern specialities, including Emirati delicacies such as Machboos and Iranian grills, to European favourites and Asian dishes cooked to perfection. Round it off with an indulgent array of deserts for the complete regional affair.
Market Iftar at Sim Sim. Package AED 275 including soft beverages, kids as per policy (0-5 years free, 6-12 years AED 125). Available daily in Ramadan, sunset to 10.30pm. For more information visit rotanatimes.com/saadiyatrotanaresortandvillas/offers/20312
The Magical Sunset Iftar
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Spread throughout the wide-open terrace and the plush dining room, the lavish Aqua iftar buffet stars an enticing mix of local favourites and delicious international specialities. Going global, the menu rotates every week to offer special signature recipes. You can of course, expect all the traditional hot and cold mezze, live interactive stations, and many sumptuous dishes from Arabia and beyond. Don’t skip out on the specially crafted drinks and desserts for a wholesome time.
The Magical Sunset Iftar at Aqua, from sunset until 9pm. Packages AED 275 per person for early birds dining in the first week of Ramadan, AED 295 per person for the rest. For bookings and information, visit 02 813 5550.
Khaimat Skydome Tent
Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Relax, unwind and feast on a sumptuous Iftar that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Feel extra special during the Holy Month as you spend intimate moments with family and friends in an Iftar made even more special with an authentic Arabian Nights experience. Enjoy a live oud player and a souq of traditional Arabian gifts, before heading off to the grand Iftar, featuring farm-to-table vegetables, fruits and in season produce. The special Ramadan offer is inclusive of a one-night stay in a deluxe room (with room upgrade options) and access to the Khaimat Skydome Iftar.
Khaimat Skydome Tent. Package AED 490. For bookings, call 02 698 8888
Pura Eco Retreat Jubail Island
An exquisite Iftar awaits you, surrounded by stars and mangroves as far as the eyes can see. Here, it’s all about succulent grills and fusion fare! Uncover a gourmet selection of flavourful delights – from Iranian to Emirati, Indian and International favourites that will undoubtedly tantalize your tastebuds. And of course, sweeten this already delightful gastronomic journey for the perfect finish that’s sure to nourish both your body and soul.
Sand Lounge at Pura Eco Retreat Jubail Island. For bookings, call 050 383 7878
Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi
A gastronomic affair awaits you this holy month at the beautiful Kuzbara restaurant. Break your fast at sunset with a superb selection of Arabic dishes and a variety of international options as you listen to the enchanting sounds of the live oud player. For those who wish to celebrate iftar with large groups, avail the tailormade exclusive iftar package to suit your preferences, all withing the gorgeous setting of an elegant ballroom. And booking before 15 March will have you walk away with 25 per cent discount!
Kuzbara. Packages AED 190 per person, AED 180 per person (minimum of 50 people) for private Iftar packages. For bookings and information, call 02 304 7777.
Iftar Gathering to Remember
Yas Links Abu Dhabi
True to its name, the iftar at Hickory’s Restaurant promises to be one to remember. Offering up delights throughout Ramadan, head there with family and friends from sunset until 10pm for the best time. Up for grabs is their decadent three-course sharing style Iftar menu with special drinks. And if work friends are like family, there are special corporate Iftar gathering options as well!
Iftar Gathering To Remember. Package AED 130 per person or AED 45 for Arabic sweets and coffee. For bookings and information, call 02 404 3077.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
Break your fast in style with a delicious sharing style Iftar package at Hawksbill Restaurant. Savour Arabic and international dishes including mezza, seafood mixed grill platter, local desserts and selected juices to name a few. Available daily during Ramadan, from sunset until 10pm, it’s a beautiful meal with even better views.
Iftar Gathering at Hawksbill Restaurant. For bookings and information, call 056 660 8780.
Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
From sunset to 9pm, Courtyard if offering an exquisite Iftar buffet with a selection of curated authentic Arabic dishes. Savour a wide selection of traditional flavours and live cooking stations, sweet treats and more! The al fresco atmosphere and live entertainment forms the perfect setting for an unforgettable evening with your loved ones.
Iftar Buffet at Courtyard. Package AED 175 per person. For bookings and more information, please call 052 547 6318.
Iftar at The Village
Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Spending the holy month in the capital? Gather all the special people in your life at any of the numerous outdoor seating options at the spacious Village. Enjoy an impressive array of traditional Ramadan juices, dates and sweets, hot soup, an assortment of breads and pastries, fresh salads, Arabic mezze and mixed grills and desserts! Dressed in Ramadan decors and essence, it’s the perfect spot to unwind after a long day of fasting.
Iftar at The Village. Packages AED 189 per person with Ramadan juices, AED 169 net per person if you book before 20th March. For bookings and more information, call 056 688 5361.
Iftar at Flavours
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
A whole lot of Flavours and rich Iftar treats are heading your way! With the restaurant glammed up in Ramadan special ornaments and lights, there’s nothing to do but enjoy the best buffet in town. Explore live stations offering Arabic and oriental cuisines from hot and cold mezze, oriental hot soup, salads, and so much more.
Iftar at Flavours. Package AED 185 net per person with special Ramadan juices. For bookings and more information, call 050 7902353.
Ramadan Iftar Ala Carte by the Beach
Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi Corniche
Break your fast with a special Iftar by the beach at West Bay Lounge. As the sun sets, indulge in Iftar featuring a filling ala carte menu of Arabic mezze, Hummus Mixology, fatoush, fatayer, sambousek, kibbeh, mixed grills of tender meat, tawook, lamb kastaleta, arayis, and all the classic favourites! Add to that Ramadan juices like Jellab, Kamar el Dine and Laban Ayran, and you have the perfect day.
Ramadan Iftar Ala Carte by the Beach. Package AED 200 minimum spend per person. For bookings and more information, call 02 6924375.
Daily Ramadan Buffet
Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi Corniche
Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan in style at La Terrazza. Decorated with Ramadan-themed ornaments, the beautiful Iftar offers a stunning selection of their international buffet after an arduous day of fasting. Feast on Arabic mezze and salads, Ouzi, Shawarma, and indulgent desserts along with Ramadan-inspired beverages. There is also a great 20% discount for those booking in the first ten days of the month!
Daily Ramadan Buffet at La Terrazza. Package AED 149 per person including water and soft drinks. For bookings and more information, call 02 6924222.
Ramadan Iftar Buffet
Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain
Serving up a wide variety of cuisines including Arabic, Indian, Western and Asian dishes, Flavours invites you to break your fast with a range of salads, soups, and hot and cold mezze! You can then move on to the entertaining live stations and dig into the star of the evening, the traditional lamb ouzi,
Ramadan Iftar Buffet at Flavours. Packages AED 149 net person with Ramadan juices, Buy-One-Get-One limited offer. For bookings and more information, call 050 6636498.
Iftar Buffet at Sahha
Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi
From sunset to 10.30pm, gorge on a traditional buffet that offers a rotational selection of three different menus during the holy month of Ramadan. Sahha’s lavish Iftar spread features a selection of hot and cold mezze, a variety of cuisine including Arabic, Asian and Indian. The buffet is complemented with a selection of traditional Ramadan beverages, such as Laban Airan, Kamar al Deen, Jellab or Tamer Hindi and Karkadi.
Iftar Buffet at Sahha. Package AED 220 per person with a selection of traditional Ramadan juices. For bookings and more information, call 02 510 1234.
Iftar at Como Restaurant
Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Head to Al Forsan International Sports resort where a refreshingly stylish venue is the ideal place for an afterwork get-together where oriental and continental dishes are served up for your pleasure while you soak in the tunes from a special performance by an oud player.
Iftar at Como Restaurant, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, 7pm till 9pm. AED 149 per person. For bookings, call 02 556 8555
Traditional Arabic flavours
Khayal, Marriott Al Forsan
Satisfy all the cravings you had through the day with a show stopping Iftar buffet at one of the city’s favourite Iftar destinations, Khayal Restaurant. The very best of traditional Arabic flavours & international delights are offered across six live stations and a sushi counter, along with the fresh juices and Ramadan beverages. Keep a look out for the dessert stations which offer a variety of assorted desserts, baklawa towers, ice cream, and much more!
Iftar Buffet at Khayal. Package AED 240 per person, AED 95 per child. For bookings and more information, call 02 201 4131.
International Iftar buffet
Ginger, Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
Perfect for the entire family, Ginger All Day Dining has set the stage for you to break your fast safely and in style this Ramadan. Showcasing a daily Iftar buffet of Middle Eastern and international cuisines with live cooking stations and an amazing dessert display that’s not to be missed. Enjoy various packages, which include free-flowing Ramadan drinks and special offers for groups of 20 and more.
Iftar Buffet at Ginger All Day Dining Restaurant. Package AED 189 per person, AED 99 for kids aged 7-12 years old, free for 6 and below. For bookings and more information, call 02 657 3322
Traditional Ramadan experience
Ginger, Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
Following Iftar, keep the traditional Ramadan experience alive at Ginger’s Park Lounge. The alfresco area showcases live entertainment with an Oud player complemented by a thoughtfully crafted a la carte menu of authentic Middle Eastern dishes. With hubbly bubbly of different flavours, this is one thing you don’t want to miss!
Iftar Buffet at Ginger All Day Dining Restaurant. Starting from AED 25 for a la carte menu, starting from AED 90 hubbly bubbly. For bookings and more information, call 02 657 3322
Unique Iftar Experience at Teatro
Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
The award-wining Teatro at Park Rotana is all set to deliver the opposite of a traditional Iftar, replete with a special set menu of its signature dishes. The menu will feature your choice of soup, sharing starters of vegetable spring rolls and prawn tempura, with Dal Makni and Kani Sarada as appetizers. The mains include the likes of Chicken Tikka, Tenderloin, Butter Chicken, Grilled Salmon or the famous Miso Seabass. Add to that some surprises from the pastry chefs and a stunning ambience, and this iftar will definitely be the most unique one in the capital.
Iftar Buffet at Teatro Restaurant. Package AED 199 per person. For bookings and more information, call 02 657 3317.
Extravagant Iftar at Cyan Brasserie
Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
Celebrate the spirit of Ramadan with traditional cuisine at Cyan Brasserie, a Franco-Arab signature restaurant at Andaz Capital Gate. Standing tall in the iconic Guinness World Record holding building, the restaurant is offering a luxurious spread of Arabian flavours to guests, accompanied by choice of teas, coffees and Ramadan juices.
From sunset to 10pm, enjoy the alluring Abu Dhabi cityscape and unparalleled views from the 18th floor of the leaning tower. For those interested, there’s also the a la carte menu to sample specialty delicacies with a French twist. With two private dining areas at the restaurant, here’s a chance for you to gather all your friends and family to rejoice and cherish the moments of togetherness.
Package AED 195. For more details and reservations, call 056 544 8158
Balcon Lounge and Terrace
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
Following a long day of fasting, gather your loved ones to enjoy a delightful Garden Iftar. Let the open air soothe your cravings as you drink in the views and indulge in the truest expression of Ramadan you will find in the capital. From hot and cold mezze to live cooking stations, traditional lamb ouzi and Ramadan juices, this is the quintessential Iftar meal. And of course, you can make private bookings for larger gatherings.
Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. Package AED 129 per person. For bookings, call 056 544 8158
Iftar at Oasis Tent
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
It’s a memorable Iftar under the stars, with a generous selection of signature dishes as well as live cooking stations and mouthwatering desserts. This is a one-of-a-kind setting in a lush garden under the Saadiyat sky, with a Bedouin-style straight out of a fairytale.
Reflecting true Arabian spirit, the fully air-conditioned Oasis Tent is a perfect place to unwind, while listening to the Oud playing. The live cooking kitchen serves traditional Arabic mezze, shawarma and mixed grills.
Iftar at Oasis Tent. Package AED 320, AED 200 starting to add shisha. For bookings, call 02 407 1127
Coya Abu Dhabi
Looking for a new experience to add to your Iftar routine? Then go for this Iftar with an authentic Peruvian twist! With a rich history dating back a thousand years, Peruvian cuisine has evolved over time with influences from different cultures, creating a fusion of culinary traditions that makes it one of the world’s most fascinating and delicious cuisines. This Holy Month, experience the unique culinary traditions of Peru with the people you cherish most.
For bookings, call 02 306 7000
Erth Abu Dhabi
Inspired by the local landscape and the treasured history of the region, Al Rimal, meaning ‘the sands’ in Arabic, is the perfect place to unwind and savour a sumptuous Iftar. The warm and cosy restaurant has prepared an enticing Iftar buffet filled with colourful and expertly crafted Emirati, Middle Eastern, and international specialties. All freshly homemade using locally sourced premium ingredients, the experience also includes interactive live stations, melodic tunes from a traditional live Oud player and shisha at Ramsa, the hotel’s playful nightspot. Iftar is available daily from sunset until 10pm.
Iftar at Al Rimal. Packages AED 220 per person with beverages, AED 269 with beverages and shisha, 50% off for children between the ages of six and 12, under six dine for free. For bookings, call 02 441 5900
Yas Acres Golf & Country Club
Boasting a breathtaking landscape with a contemporary indoor and outdoor seating area, diners can break their fast and indulge in an array of flavours as the sun sets for an unforgettable Iftar experience. Spoilt for choice, guests can relish a variety of main dishes from the Middle East with a live station, shish tawook grills, kebabs, lamb chops and international favorites including lasagna, chicken pesto, and lamb stew. Leave room for the treats and satisfy your sweet craving with their homemade kunefe, apple crumble and lemon meringue, or opt for a refreshing seasonal fruit platter.
Iftar at Roots. Packages AED 120 for one person, AED 240 for two people, AED 499 for four people. For reservations, call 02 208 7222
Hakkasan Abu Dhabi
Available daily from sunset until 8pm, here’s an Iftar perfect for those looking for something a little different. The appetizers offer a selection of Classic dim sum, including spicy chicken puff, Shanghai chicken dumpling, Chilean seabass dumpling and squid bonito flake. Additionally the Roast Duck Wrap with mango, green apple, and pine nuts is a symphony of flavours, while the Soft Shell Crab with almond and chilli offers a crispy and spicy kick. The mains include the likes of Wok-Fried Prime Rib Beef tossed in black garlic, crispy Golden Prawn, fresh Seasonal Vegetables, while desserts will feature the mouth-watering Sticky Date Pudding drizzled with warm chocolate sauce, the perfect finale for a truly unforgettable Iftar experience.
Iftar at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi. Package AED 328 per person. For bookings, call 02 690 7739
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