4 brilliant iftars to try this week
The space will be transformed into a “magnificent banquet hall” from June 14 to 25, so that you can break your fast along with five-star cuisine and classical music curtesy of Dubai Opera’s musical trio on harp, flute and percussion.
When: Sunset to 9.30pm, from June 14 to 25
Where: Dubai Opera
Price: AED250 per person, or AED220 for group bookings of 11 guests or more. Children under six dine free, and children between the ages of six and 11 are charged at AED125.
The newly opened restaurant in H Hotel is stunning. This is a great opportunity to try high-end traditional food with a quirky twist – and best of all, the price tag isn’t too steep either. Highlights include hazelnut falafel, chicken and date fatayer with saffron labneh, and slow-cooked spiced lamb with nut rice. Make sure you try chef Greg Malouf's signature knife and fork ice cream.
Where: H Hotel
When: Sunset to 9.30pm
Contact: +9714 501 8606, website
All of Dubai knows that the views of the Burj Al Arab are spectacular. But have you admired the iconic hotel’s interior from the plush, palatial Al Iwan atrium? Enjoy it over an intimate buffet while listening to a live kanoon and challou performance.
Where: Burj Al Arab
When: Sunset to 8.45pm
Suhoor: On Burj Al Arab’s Terrace, Sahn Eddar, and Scape restaurants.
Contact: +9714 301 7600, website
Atlantis, The Palm’s official Iftar will be hosted by Asateer – one of Dubai’s most famous Ramadan tents. Entertainment will be provided from sunset until 3am to accompany the traditional Iftar buffet and Suhoor á la carte menu.
Where: Atlantis, The Palm
When: Sunset to 8.30pm
Price: AED210, additional shisha AED95.
Suhoor: 9.30pm-3am, with a minimum spend of AED160.
Contact: +971 4 426 0376, website