The best places to break your fast on Palm Jumeirah
A La Turca Restaurant Experience more than 100 flavours from the Ottoman Empire daily during iftar. Enjoy the authentic cuisine with traditional classical live music as well as a shisha service Dhs199 per person, half-price for kids aged six-12, free for kids under six. Daily from sunset-10pm. Rixos The Palm, East Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 457 5555).
Abyat “At your Service Iftar” where freshly made food is brought straight to your table. Shisha will be offered, and there’s also a smoke-friendly indoor area dedicated to shisha. Dhs149 per person, Dhs189 with shisha. Daily from sunset-3am. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, www.abyatdubai.com (04 558 8428).
Ají A handcrafted four-course Nikkei menu with Peruvian influences, with both indoor and outdoor seating available. From Dhs70. Daily from sunset-midnight. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, www.aji.ae (04 552 0244).
Al Nafoorah Traditional Lebanese iftar overlooking the Palm Jumeirah with a relaxed, family-oriented atmosphere. Dhs195 per person. Daily from sunset. Jumeriah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, Restaurants@Jumeriah.com (04 432 0444).
Asateer Atlantis The Palm’s official iftar will be hosted at Asateer, one of the city’s long-standing Ramadan tents. Guests can enjoy an iftar buffet at one of Dubai’s most iconic landmarks. Dhs210 per person. Daily from sunset-8.30pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, email@example.com (04 426 2626).
Crescendo In a relaxed, al fresco terrace, guests can experience traditional music with a live kanoun player. Choose from an array of traditional and international specialities spread across a buffet. Dhs185 adults, Dhs90 for kids aged six-12. Daily from sunset-10.30. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah, www.dubai-palm.anantara.com (04 567 8304)
DUKES Dubai Iftar will be served at the hotel’s brasserie-style outlet Great British Restaurant. Five different iftar menus will be served buffet style, rotating every five days. Expect a variety of traditional dishes alongside a selection of international favourites. Discounts apply for groups of ten or more. Dhs175 per person, Dhs145 per person in groups of ten or more. Daily from sunset-9pm. Dukes Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, www.dukesdubai.com (04 455 1111).
Fairuz Ramadan Tent Coming from the term “precious stone”, the Fairuz Ramadan Tent at Fairmont The Palm is preparing an authentic iftar experience. The tent will be set within the 581sq m Palm Ballroom, and will be serving up traditional dishes, desserts, date displays and Ramadan-inspired beverages. Dhs175 adults, half-price for kids aged six-12, free for kids under six. Daily from sunset. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.fairmont.com/palm-dubai (04 457 3457).
Imperium With crystal chandeliers and a terrace offering views of the Gulf, Imperium restaurant offers an international iftar buffet featuring the season’s classics. Dhs195 per person. Daily from sunset. Jumeriah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, Restaurants@Jumeriah.com (04 432 0444).
Lalezar Experience Dubai’s first Anatolian restaurant, serving an authentic, traditional Turkish-inspired menu for iftar. Dhs195 per person. Daily from sunset. Jumeriah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, Restaurants@Jumeriah.com (04 432 0444).
Mezzerie Luxury iftar featuring live cooking stations, international and Middle Eastern dishes including hot and cold mezze, soups, fresh cooking stations, mixed grills and a carving station. Expect desserts including chocolate cookie cheesecake, kunafa and baklava. Book before the end of May for a ten percent discount. Dhs195 per person, half-price for kids aged six-12, free for kids under six. Daily from sunset-8.30pm. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, http://waldorfastoria3.hilton.com, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 818 2222).
Nobu The famous Japanese restaurant is offering a special iftar menu for Dhs270. Dhs270. Sat-Wed 7pm-11.30pm, Thu-Fri 7pm-12.30am. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Simply Italian The Club Vista Mare joint will be serving an à la carte menu for iftar, with a wide range of Italian dishes available. Prices vary. Daily from sunset-3am. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, www.simplyitaliandubai.com (04 558 8354).