Ramadan has arrived and Dubai’s restaurants are hosting special dining options for Iftar and Suhoor. From the traditional to the sky-high, Top Spots Dubai has rounded up 5 of the best.
1. Terrace Between the Towers: Emirates Towers Outdoor Majlis, Emirates Towers
Terrace Between the Towers invites guests to gather in a unique outdoor setting – the terrace space between the two Emirates Towers. The space offers spectacular views of the Museum of The Future, and DIFC. Expect traditional Arabic hospitality in an opulent majlis setting for both iftar and suhoor. Cuisine includes traditional Arabic and Levantine flavours as well as contemporary dishes. Live music plays out from the oud. Options for private majlis are available and shisha during Suhour.
Iftar from Sunset to 20:30 price AED 275 per person, and Suhoor (A La Cart) with minimum spend of AED 185 from 21:30 – 03:00
2. Courtyard, Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai
Located in the centre of Manzil hotel, Courtyard offers both iftar and suhoor in a relaxed, Arabesque open-air setting. Chefs serve up dishes from live cooking stations that span Arabic cuisine as well as BBQ grills, pastries, and Arabic desserts. An a la carte suhoor menu is served until 1 am.
Iftar from Sunset to 21:00 price AED 220 per person, and Suhoor (A La Cart) from 22:00 – 04:00
3. Amaseena, Ritz Carlton, JBR
Amaseena invites guests into a bedouin setting where they can recline on comfy cushions in traditional tents and enjoy stargazing. Amaseena overlooks the JBR beach and Ain Dubai. For iftar, select between nine live cooking stations. Dishes span flavourful Middle Eastern classics such as mandi-cooked lamb and tagine cooked in clay cookware. The suhoor menu is a la carte and is available between 10 pm and 1 am with shisha also available.
Iftar from Sunset to 21:00 price AED 249 per person, and Suhoor (A La Cart) from 22:00 – 01:00
4. SLS Hotel, Rooftop, Business Bay
On the 75th floor of the SLS Hotel a special iftar tent, overlooking the hotel’s famous infinity pool has popped up. The Rooftop is open for Iftar from sunset onwards and offers spectacular city views including the Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, and Dubai Creek. The menu takes guests on a culinary journey. Traditional interior touches include majlis seating, glowing lanterns and Arabian carpets. Capacity is limited with room for just 50 guests.
Iftar from Sunset to 20:00 price AED 185 per person, and Suhoor (A La Cart) from 21:00 – midnight
5. Ninive, Emirates Towers
Ninive offers guests a charming setting under the stars with views of DIFC and Emirates Towers is the perfect place for an elegant dining experience during the Holy Month. The set menu is served to the table and spans Middle Eastern specialities sourced from across the region from North Africa to the Levant and beyond. The relaxed setting pays homage to the heritage and craftsmanship of the region with its Arabesque design.
Iftar from Sunset to 21:00 price AED 275 per person, and Suhoor (A La Cart) with a minimum spend of AED 250 from 21:30 – 02:00 (weekdays) and 21:30 – 03:00 (weekends)