During the Holy Month of Ramadan, worshippers break their fasting at the sunset. If you want to join the Iftar, here are the places you have to pay a visit.
Dusit Thani Dubai: On the 24th floor of the hotel, the buffet has food from 22 countries. And you can sample the lot for just Dhs129 per person.
(04 343 3333)
Atlantis: Atlantis has a Majlis tent located on the Royal Beach, overlooking the Palm, with Iftar just Dhs145 per person. Or head indoors for the buffet at Arabic restaurant Levantine, again for Dhs145 per person, and enjoy shisha on the terrace until 2am.
(04 426 2626)
Al Bustan Rotana: Live cooking stations make this Iftar, which can be found at the Choices restaurant and costs just Dhs140 per person.
(04 282 0000)
Burj Al Arab: The world’s only seven-star hotel is celebrating Iftar with a traditional Arabic buffet at Al Iwan, international fare at Bab Al Yam, and an Asian buffet at Junsui. Served from 6pm-7pm, and it costs Dhs290 per person at each.
(04 301 7600)
Crowne Plaza Dubai: A traditional Arabic feast for Dhs145 is available at this Sheikh Zayed Road hotel, served from sunset until 8.30pm.
(800 276 963)
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club: One of the city’s best spots for shisha, QD’s is offering an a la carte me nu to go with its beautiful outdoor setting overlooking the Creek. Served from 7pm-3am.
(04 295 6000)
Fairmont Dubai: The Fairmont is offering Iftar in its Cascades restaurant. For only Dhs145 per person, you can enjoy the buffet and indulge your sweet tooth with a selection of t raditional Arabic desserts.
(04 311 8316)
Four Points by Sheraton, Downtown Dubai: Head to the suitably named Eatery restaurant and enjoy such Iftar favourites as ouzi, biryani and shawarmas for just Dhs100 per person. Or book a table for four, and kids under 12 eat free. Also, if you book for 10 people, you can invite an 11th for free.
(04 354 3333)
Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road: Moroccan restaurant At Home is the place to head here for Iftar deals. There are two set menus to choose from, priced at Dhs130 and Dhs165, and group bookings can also be arranged for a minimum of 15 people.
(04 316 9711)
The Address: An open buffet with a wide selection of traditional fare can be found at the Fazaris restaurant. Price is Dhs165 per person, or half price for children ages 12 and under. Available from sunset until 2.30am.
(04 436 8814)