Ramadan 2020 started on Friday April 24. Ramadan 2020 in Dubai will be different this year, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In light of this, many restaurants will be serving delivery iftars, so you can break your fast at home. We've rounded up the top iftar deals for Ramadan 2020 to be delivered to your door, in a range of price brackets. So whether you're after a budget Vietnamese meal or a swish French iftar, we've got you covered for Ramadan 2020 in Dubai.
Burger & Lobster
This popular chain, which does what it says on the tin, is offering delivery iftar this year. For Dhs75 you can get a bowl of soup, a mini burger paired with a mini creamy lobster roll, alongside a zesty salad, grilled beef skewers and crispy fries, plus a dessert. Fancy a bit more? You can add on a half-pound Canadian lobster for Dhs50.
Fuchsia Urban Thai
This popular Thai delivery has two iftar deals to try in Ramadan 2020. You can get a solo bundle for Dhs75, which includes a starter, main and drink. Dishes include spring rolls, papaya salad, corn fritters, lemongrass chicken wings to start, followed by red curry, green curry, thai burger, pad Thai or chicken stir fry for main course. If you’re looking to share, you can get an iftar deal for two with two starters, two mains and two drinks, for Dhs160. Dishes on this menu include chicken satay, prawn cakes, papaya salad, green curry, pineapple coconut curry, pad Thai, cashew nut chicken, garlic beef or choo chee fish.
From Dhs75. Barsha Heights: Sat-Wed sunset-11.30pm, Thu-Fri sunset-midnight. Bay Square: daily sunset-midnight. www.fuchsiame.com. Available on Deliveroo.
London Dairy Café
The café is offering two iftar menus for Ramadan 2020. The Royal Iftar set menu is Dhs89, while the regular iftar is Dhs69. The former includes choices such as fried calamari, chicken tenders, Caesar salad, pizza, pasta dishes or a burger. The regular iftar includes soup of the day and then a choice of main including salmon poke bowl, veggie pizza, Thai curry or aubergine parmigiana. Both meals are rounded off with a brownie or tiramisu.
From Dhs69. Daily 4pm-10pm. Deliveroo and Chatfood.
This popular Lebanese restaurant is serving up two different types of iftar, available for delivery. The Iftar of Champions includes a signature iftar bowl with grilled chicken, minced beef, roasted cashews, almonds and pine nuts on vermicelli rice, served with lentil soup, Lebanese salad, mint yoghurt, jallab and homemade atayef with ashta and crushed pistachio for Dhs69. The Ramadan My Way combo includes the iftar bowl above with a side salad, mint yoghurt and jallab for Dhs49.
Various locations including Cluster E, JLT (04 277 8170).
O Pao DXB
Serving up Indian street food and sliders, this cool budget spot in Karama is delivery iftar for Ramadan 2020. The party menu includes a selection of Indian sliders, rose milk and fresh dates, with the signature Kit Kat chocolate mousse for dessert. It’s Dhs29 for one, and Dhs89 for a family pack. Dishes include butter chicken pao, kheema pao, cheesy jalapeno pao, or paneer bhurjee pao.
From Dhs29. Karama order.chatfood.io/w/o-pao-indian-sliders (04 349 6726).
Time Out Dubai’s Best Budget Restaurant 2020, is offering a special at-home iftar deal for Ramadan 2020. For just Dhs99 you’ll get a four-course Vietnamese iftar to enjoy in your own home, and it’s being delivered to more than 60 neighbourhoods in Dubai. The iftar stars South Vietnamese dishes and you’ll get a starter, salad, soup and main for just Dhs99. And there are vegan and gluten-free options, too. Dishes on the iftar menu include chicken satay, beef brisket pho, prawn pad Thai, yellow chicken curry and tofu and aubergine claypot.
Dhs99. Daily 5pm-8pm. www.vietnamesefoodies.com (04 565 6088). Also available on Deliveroo, Zomato, Uber Eats.
Zaatar w Zeit
This popular restaurant is offering special iftar and suhoor offers this Ramadan. Choose wraps, soups, salads and fries, plus you can win a free dessert or 25 percent discount when ordering on the moble app.
Prices vary. www.orderzwz.com (600 522 231).
While there will be no iftar tents across the city this year, Asateer is delivering its famed iftar to your home. The popular iftar at Atlantis The Palm is available from Dhs145 on Uber Eats and Zomato and includes lentil soup, hot and cold mezze, a selection of meat dishes such as slow-cooked lamb shoulder with oriental rice and braising sauce, mixed grill or kofta bil saniyah (meat patties baked in a rich tomato sauce). There’s also a selection of desserts including baklava, katayef or maamoul mad bil ashta (semolina butter cake).
Dhs145. Daily 5pm-midnight. Order on Uber Eats and Zomato.
The funky, casual Indian eatery is now offering a special iftar menu featuring an array of its best dishes, all for an affordable Dhs150. Sounds like a bargain to us. Expect a selection of four starters including samosas, chapli kebab and sourthern fried chicken, mains that includes its signature biriyani, Madurai fish curry, beef nihari and moti mahal butter chicken, along with sweet mithai platter to finish off.
Dhs150. Available on Zomato and Talabat. Open daily noon-10pm. www.carnivalbytresind.com (04 421 8665).
Couqley French Bistro & Bar
This cool French bistro is offering special Ramadan 2020 dishes, including baked truffle brie en croute (Dhs69), two-hour slow-braised lamb shank served with truffle potato purée, diced vegetables, homemade gravy and a sweet cranberry sauce (Dhs119) and burrata-ricotta rose kunafa (Dhs41) delivered to your door. You can also get a set menu for Dhs139 for two courses, which include lentil soup, baked brie, lentil salad or goat’s cheese salad to start, plus steak frites, lamb shank, free-range chicken, truffle pasta or grilled salmon for main. Fancy a dessert? Add an extra Dhs30 and have pain perdu, chocolate mousse, kunafa, crème brulée or fruit salad. Looking to get creative? You can order a DIY iftar kit with options to cook soup, mains and desserts, complete with ingredients and recipe cards, or just order in a turkey takeaway.
Dhs139. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (04 514 9339). Also available on Deliveroo, Chatfood and Zbooni.
Enjoy either an Indo-Emirati menu or an Asian menu for iftar from Taj Dubai. Both menus are Dhs125 a head. The first includes Emirati inspired fish cakes blended with Indian spices, chicken kebabs, Emirati home-style chicken curry, vegetables tossed inBombay Brasserie’s signature Indian masala blend, as well as chicken, lamb or vegetable biryani and breads, plus desserts. The latter includes Thai red curry, fish in chilli basil sauce, chicken Manchurian, rice and noodles, plus chocolate cake or mango and sago panna cotta.
Dhs125. Zomato, Talabat, Deliveroo.
This Italian restaurant has a kit for Dhs145 including two starters and the choice of pasta, pizza and salad with a tiramisu dessert. Dishes include meatballs, garlic prawns, tagliatelle Bolognese, pizza bufalina and more.
Dhs145. 48 hours notice is required call (800 666 353).
Asian spot Wakame is offering up a range of iftar bento boxes for Ramadan 2020. Boxes start at Dhs180 and include the truffle chicken bento (Dhs180), prawn katsu bento (Dhs200), dynamite lobster bento (Dhs260), barbecue lamb tare bento (Dhs280), braised short rib bento (Dhs300) and the wagyu steak bento (Dhs320).
From Dhs180. Daily until 11pm. Sofitel Downtown Dubai (04 224 6663).
If you’re after a sharing iftar from one of the top hotels in Dubai, look no further. This year Address Hotels are providing takeaway and delivery iftars so you can enjoy iftar in your own home. Iftars start at Dhs295 for two people and go up to iftars for families of eight for Dhs950. Dishes on the iftar menu include lamb ouzi, sea bass charmoula, bamia bil laham and dessert including red velvet cake, cashew baklawa and kunafa bil-kishta. And as part of the Thank You UAE campaign Address Hotels will be gifting UAE heroes a meal for every iftar you order.
Dhs295 (two people), Dhs550 (four people), Dhs830 (six people), Dhs950 (eight people). Download The Dubai Mall app or call (04 436 8920).
This Lebanese restaurant has a classic kit ranging from Dhs265 for two people, Dhs495 for four and Dhs665 for six people. The iftar kit is made up of soup, hot and cold mezze, mains – such as lamb ouzi or mixed grill - and desserts. All iftar items are pre-cooked and ready to eat, although some items may require minimal heating at home, as per packaging instructions.
Dhs265. 48 hours notice is required call (800 666 353).
The Time Out Dubai award-winning Latin American restaurant has launched a Peruvian inspired iftar menu to be delivered to your homes throughout Ramadan courtesy of Deliveroo. COYA's set menu consists of dates and edamame to start as well as a choice of soup and five starters to share including papa y pollo (grilled chicken, bell pepper, huayro potato and botija olives - to make it at home click here for the recipe) and maki roll de aguacate (shitake, aji limo, avocado, quinoa and black sesame). You then get a choice of five mains including arroz nikkei (Chilean sea bass, rice, lime and chilli) or costillas de res (beef ribs, sesame, aji limo and spring onion) and finally, a dessert offering of tortell de nata maracuya (passion fruit cremeux, puff pastry, coconut ice cream, kunafa and pistachios).
Dhs230. Daily 7.30pm onwards. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah (04 316 9600).
Popular Thai restaurant has a DIY iftar for two people for Dhs265. The menu features Thai classics including chicken satay, red chicken curry and mango pannacotta for you to whip up at home. The cooking instructions will be shared along with each delivery so you can show off your skills in the kitchen too.
Dhs265. 48 hours notice is required call (800 666 353).
The Duck Hook
The Duck Hook has a new roast delivery where for Dhs265 you’ll get a choice of chicken, beef, lamb or veggie roast for two people. It’s Dhs495 for four and Dhs665 for six. Plus there’s the option to add on a dessert, too. It comes partially cooked for you to finish off in your own kitchen.
Dhs265. 48 hours notice is required call (800 666 353).
Popular iftar event Ramadan Nights by Dish is coming to your home for Ramadan 2020. The event is usually a pop-up from Dish Catering, but due to this year’s restrictions, Ramadan Nights is becoming a delivery. The three-course menu is Dhs200 per person, with a minimum of four people, so it’s ideal for families living together at home. It comes with ten dishes to try, including roast beetroot hummus, pumpkin and nigella seeds served with Arabic and toasted flatbreads, sumac-marinated chicken wrapped in kunafa with mango chilli relish and the signature slow-braised shoulder of lamb in Middle Eastern spices, served with scented pilaf and confit garlic yoghurt. There are vegan options, too.
Dhs200 per person (minimum four people), half price (kids aged six-12), free (kids under six). Order 24 hours in advance. Daily from sunset (056 128 3247).
This famed restaurant – which is Time Out Dubai’s Best French Restaurant 2020 – is offering a special iftar menu for Ramadan 2020. The sharing meal for two is Dhs490 and starts with an assortment of dates and is a set menu of two starters, one main course and dessert, plus a choice of soft drink. The popular restaurant recently launched a delivery service with Deliveroo and now extends to areas including DIFC, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Marina, JBR, JLT, Palm Jumeirah and more.
Dhs490. Daily 5pm-7.30pm. Various locations around Dubai (04 439 0505). Available on Deliveroo.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
The hotel in Business Bay is offering up a sharing iftar for four people, with a mixed grill platter, hummus, Arabic sweets and more. For an extra Dhs900 you can get a whole baby lamb ouzi, stuffed with chickpeas, eggs and seven spice, too. Orders need to be placed in advance.
Dhs650 (four people), Dhs150 (per additional person), Dhs900 (additional for lamb ouzi). JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 6414).
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