Ramadan at Jumeirah: Happiness is the main dish

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Are you looking for somewhere special to break your fast this Ramadan, or perhaps even just experience your very first iftar or suhoor?

Jumeirah has a whole host of offerings across the city.

Here’s where to head in Dubai.

Iftar at Hanaaya, Madinat Jumeirah
If you’re looking for a joyful iftar to put a wide smile on your face, what better place to spend an evening than a restaurant that translates to happiness? Hanaaya’s award-winning chefs give you the choice of a traditional iftar buffet, flooded with contemporary Arabesque touches.
WHEN: Sunset-8.30pm
PRICE: Dhs195

Iftar at Arboretum, Madinat Jumeirah
A traditional iftar menu awaits to share with friends and family at this palatial venue. Arboretum at Jumeirah Al Qasr is a place worth visiting purely for the views of Madinat Jumeirah’s serene waterways.
WHEN: Sunset-8.30pm
PRICE: Dhs195

Iftar at Khaymat Al Bahar, Madinat Jumeirah
If you haven’t yet had the time to sample Lebanon’s rich culinary heritage, Khaymat Al Bahar is dishing out the perfect opportunity to experience an authentic evening of Lebanese cuisine, while you share an iftar buffet rich in unforgettable local flavours.
WHEN: Sunset-10.30pm
PRICE: Dhs195

Iftar at The Palmery, Madinat Jumeirah
Influenced by the spectacular gardens once created by Arabian travellers, The Palmery invites all to welcome Ramadan with its iftar special. With modern décor and an inviting ambience, the restaurant’s open terraces deliver stunning views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and a buffet display to match.
WHEN: Sunset-8.30pm
PRICE: Dhs195

Suhoor at Al Mandhar Lounge, Madinat Jumeirah
Offering stellar sights of the Arabian Gulf, it’s no wonder the Arabic name of this luxurious restaurant translates to “the view.” Entertaining its guests with a delicious suhoor meal, look for no other place to unwind with the venue’s calm ambiance. There’s also a chance to taste local treats such as chai and karak teas. Sit back, relax and enjoy this elegant lounge’s delicacies for an unforgettable suhoor.
WHEN: 9pm-3am
PRICE: À la carte

Suhoor at Scape Lounge, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Amid the modern décor and soothing music, you’ll soon find yourself lost to the world around you. Step into Burj Al Arab Jumeirah this Ramadan and then step out to Scape – a truly satisfying social dining experience. Enjoy Arabian delicacies Burj Al Arab style and discover one of the highlights of all your suhoors.
WHEN: 8pm-11.45pm
PRICE: À la carte

Iftar and suhoor at Majlis Godolphin, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Fusing past and present, this is a lush setting at Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Majlis Godolphin features elements of modern design and traditional style. This is the place to savour authentic Arabic cuisine for iftar and for suhoor during Ramadan to the soothing sounds of the live oud.
WHEN: Iftar sunset-8.30pm, suhoor 9.30pm-2.30am
PRICE: Iftar Dhs205, suhoor served as à la carte

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