THE One Celebrate Iftar at THE One Jumeirah Deli with a buffet of traditional Arabic and international dishes including Moroccan hummus soup, lamb tagine and caramel-pistachio torte. To keep you on your toes (and stop you getting bored of the same old iftar fare) the spread changes daily. Dhs99, Dhs49 (kids under 12). Sunset-8.30pm. Near Jumeirah Mosque, opposite Palm Strip Mall (04 345 6687)
Al Mansour Dhow
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 15 per cent discount at the Al Mansour Dhow iftar. The Radisson’s traditional dhow cruises the creek and offers mountains of traditional iftar drinks and delicacies. The iftar cruise is available for group or private bookings only.
Dhs110 (before discount). Sunset-8.00pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Creek, Deira (04 222 7171)
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 20 per cent discount at the Boulvar iftar. Savour the flavour of fine Arabic cuisine at bargain-basement prices. Boulvar will put on an iftar spread, featuring grilled meats, mezze and thirst-quenching traditional drinks. Dhs99. Sunset-8pm.
Dhs99(before discount). Sunset-8.00pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Creek, Deira (04 222 7171)
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 20 per cent discount at the Channels iftar. A massive array of arabic, Oriental and International buffet for only Dhs125 per person inclusive of special Ramadan juice.
Dhs125 (before discount). Sunset-8.00pm. Media Rotana Hotel, TECOM (04 435 0000)
Zafran will be offering a menu, which gives classic staples a twist – think a salad with tandoori paneer and artichokes with a cucumber, tomato and mango chutney; lentil and chicken broth with coriander, lemon and ginger; a selection of meats and much more.
Dhs99. 6.30pm-late. Zafran, Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0987)
Diwan Al Khayal
There’s a variety of suhoor delicacies on offer here, including saj manakish, hot and cold mezze, seafood and charcoal meat grills. Round off your evening with tasty Ramadan sweet treats and flavoured shisha, whilst being entertained by a novel Arabic ensemble. Special rates and private majlises are available for groups of eight and over. Minimum spend of Dhs100 per person excluding shisha.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).
The Gem Garden
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 25 per cent discount at the The Gem Garden iftar. There’s a traditional iftar buffet complete with tasty Ramadan beverages on offer here until 9pm, followed by more food and festivities at nearby restaurant, Al Sarab. Enjoy card games, backgammon and dominoes and an a la carte menu for suhoor.
Dhs120 (before discount). Sunset-8pm Holiday Inn Dubai Al Barsha, Barsha, Dubai (04 323 4333) .
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 20 per cent discount at the Na3 Na3 iftar. Savour classic Arabic specialities such as freshly baked bread, delicious saj, oriental mezze and salads, and traditional Ramadan desserts to satisfy the sweet tooth. An oud player will be on hand for daily performances.
Dhs170 (before discount). Sunset-11m. The Address, Dubai Mall, Downtown Burj Khalifa, Dubai (04 438 888) .
This venue will host Ramadan with an Indian twist. ‘Like’ the restaurants on Facebook to get a 20 per cent discount for a maximum booking of eight.
Dhs85. Sunset-8pm. Oud Metha (04 336 6000).
Dusit Princess City Centre Dubai
The Chill will be serving an Arabic menu for iftar throughout the Holy Month. Meanwhile, a set menu will be available at Joybean.
Dhs59 (The Chill), Dhs39 (Joybean). Daily sunset-8.30pm. Dusit Princess City Centre Dubai, Deira (04 209 5000).
Glasshouse will put on a special iftar menu, featuring cold mezze (hummus bi tahina, fattoush salad, babaganoush, mutabbal, tabbouleh and labneh with mint), or hot mezze (fried falafel, kebbeh, cheese rakakat, lamb sambousek and spicy chicken wings).
Dhs40 for cold mezze; Dhs52 for hot mezze. Sunset-10.30pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7551).
Mango Tree Bistro
If you’re in the mood for an unconventional iftar meal, this friendly little eatery has a delicious Thai set menu on offer.
Dhs55. Sunset-8pm. Mirdif City Centre (04 284 3635).
This popular French bistro offers a special four-course set-menu for iftar.
Dhs95. Sunset-close. Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 341 4844).
Reem Al Bawadi
Affordable, great atmosphere and plenty of Arabic food.
Dhs98. Sunset-9pm. Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 7444).
Enjoy an Arabic buffet with juices. Also features an extensive UAE date display following the Liwa Date Festival.
Dhs88. Sunset-8pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 4271000).
The Mövenpick’s Fountain restaurant offers a very international Ramadan courtesy of Chef Manar.
Dhs110. Sunset-8pm. Oud Metha (04 336 6000).
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 20 per cent discount at the Sezzam iftar. Head chef Ashraf Hania and his team of Jordanian chefs prepare dishes from across the region. Dining specials include Arabic mixed grills, lamb and okra stew, chicken tagine and other international dishes.
Dhs129 (Before discount). Sunset-8pm. Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5999).
This high-end Iranian restaurant complements its iftar spread with splendid views of the creek. The price includes a main course and buffet dessert.
Dhs125. Sunset-8pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Featuring three menu options designed to help break your fast without going overboard. Dhs48 (three courses), Dhs55 (four courses), Dhs65 (five courses). 6pm-midnight. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 2051).
The Sheraton’s new Arabic chef will whip up traditional specialities such as lamb brain, lamb tongue, basturma, freekie lamb, kebsa chicken, smagloba lamb and mograbia chicken. There is also a wide selection of desserts, including kunafa, katayef and baklava. The menu changes daily.
Dhs109. Sunset-8pm. Sheraton Deira Hotel, Al Muteena Street (04 268 8888).
Use your Time Out Dubai City Card and you will receive a 20 per cent discount at the Entre Nous iftar. The buffet includes appetisers, salad and dessert buffet, soup, bread and live cooking stations.
Dhs115 (before discount). Sunset-11.30pm, Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.novotel.com (04 332 0000).