The best places to break your fast in Garhoud and Festival City
Anise Buffet with live cooking stations offering classic Arabian mezze including hummus, smoked aubergine moutabel, red snapper tagine, fresh yoghurt laban, coffee-flavoured muhamara, beans with fresh tomato and more. Dhs215 per person, Dhs106 for kids aged six-12. Daily from sunset-10pm. InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, email@example.com (04 701 1098).
Creekside Fanous Tent An expansive venue featuring a flavoursome Middle Eastern buffet for iftar, with family favourites being served up. Creekside Fanous Tent will be transformed into a contemporary Arabian retreat. Dhs150 per person. Daily from sunset. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud JCHrestaurants@jumeirah.com (04 230 8459).
Da Vinci’s Italian Trattoria Da Vinci’s is one of the oldest Italian restaurants in Dubai, serving variety of pizzas, pastas and other Italian delicacies. The restaurant is offering an alternative Iftar set menu featuring Ramadan specialties and Italian flavours, as well as Ramadan beverages. Dhs120 per person. Daily from sunset to 8pm. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud firstname.lastname@example.org (04 702 8888).
Le Méridien Dubai Hotel + Conference Centre Le Méridien will be opening the Layali Zaman Majlis for iftar during Ramadan, featuring an array of interactive cooking stations, a buffet of international and Arabic favourites, a selection of shisha and live entertainment. Board games are also available for children. Dhs165 per person, Dhs85 for kids aged six-12. Daily from sunset. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel + Conference Centre, email@example.com (04 702 2455).
Loumi Restaurant Enjoy live cooking stations, traditional dishes and a broad iftar buffet at Loumi throughout Ramadan. Guests can also enjoy welcome drinks, special homemade Ramadan juices and Arabic coffee. Early bird booking before 15th May 2017 gets 30% off – and groups of ten or more people get an extra person for. Shisha will also be available. Dhs149 adults, Dhs75 for kids aged five-12, free for kids under five. Daily from sunset to 8pm. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 702 8888).
Signature Iftar Experience An intimate and private Iftar dining experience in the InterContinental Dubai Festival, served by personal butlers with views of the Dubai Creek and city skyline. Traditional Arabic feast with juices, dates, lentil soup, hot and cold mezze, biryani and desserts. From Dhs550 per person. Daily from sunset-10pm. InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, email@example.com (04 701 1098).
Sukhothai A Thai slant on traditional iftar, featuring a set menu with both indoor and outdoor dining. Dhs129 per person. Sat-Tue, sunset-11.45pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel + Conference Centre, Garhoud, www.sukhothai.com (04 702 2455).