If you’re looking for traditional dishes and a charming iftar tent, try these top spots in Dubai tonight.
Head to the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa for iftar to experience this traditional occasion under the stars surrounded by rolling dunes. The evening will include plenty of food from an extensive buffet as well as live music, horse and camel shows and tanoura dancing for entertainment.
Dhs265 (adults, Sun-Wed), Dhs132.50 (kids aged four-12, Sun-Wed), Dhs295 (adults, Thu-Sat), Dhs147.50 (kids aged four-12, Thu-Sat), free (kids four and under). Daily, sunset-11pm. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 619).
During Ramadan, you’ll see tents springing up across the city at scores of restaurants. None is as big or famous as Asateer at Atlantis The Palm. It’s headed up by famed chef Ali El Bourji and typically serves 60,000 diners during the month for iftar and suhoor. Expect to find buffets for both, live cooking stations, hot and cold mezze, soup, grilled meat and seafood, Ramadan desserts and more.
Dhs220 (adults), Dhs110 (ages four to 11), free (three and under). Daily, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Until Jun 12. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
The Meydan Hotel
Visit the Ramadan tent at this massive hotel for an iftar buffet featuring international and traditional Arabic favourites.
Dhs199 (adults), Dhs99.50 (kids aged four-12), free (kids four and under). Daily, sunset-8pm. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3333).