Ramadan is a time of reflection and worship, when Muslims around the world practice daytime fasting. In Dubai, when the sun sets, the city comes to life as people head to elaborate Ramadan tents and ballrooms to break their fast with a sunset Iftar meal or fuel up for the coming fast with an early-morning Suhoor. Make the most of the spiritual season with this round-up of Ramadan tents in Dubai.
Take a look below at Our picks for the best iftar tents in Dubai 2019 to try!
Ramadan Courtyard Café
It goes without saying that when you book a Suhoor at The One & Only Royal Mirage, you’re guaranteed to enjoy an evening filled with seamless services, stunning views and mouthwatering food. This is exactly what The Palace’s Ramadan Café Courtyard is looking to offer its guests. We’d book ASAP, as a stunning pop-up location such as this, is bound to get full fast.
When: From 8pm to 2.30
Price: Cover charge of AED50 per head
Where: One&Only Royal Mirage – The Palace
This huge air-conditioned marquee will be home to daily Iftar buffets containing hot and cold Arabic mezze, soups and main courses from the Middle East and around the world. QD’s will then serve up its signature shisha to compliment the experience. The venue also offers stunning views of the Creek.
Where: Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club
When: Sunset until 9pm
Price: AED160 for adults; AED65 for children aged 6-12.
Atlantis, The Palm’s official Iftar will be hosted by Asateer – one of Dubai’s most famous Ramadan tents. Entertainment will be provided from sunset until 3am to accompany the traditional Iftar buffet and Suhoor á la carte menu.
Where: Atlantis, The Palm
When: Sunset to 8.30pm
Price: AED210, additional shisha AED95.
Suhoor: 9.30pm-3am, with a minimum spend of AED160.
Al Majlis at Madinat Jumeirah
The spectacular Al Majlis is a great venue that offers an unforgettable Ramadan experience with its beautifully decorated interiors and traditional Arabian hospitality. Following Iftar, a superb Suhoor awaits guests that contains a delicious á la carte menu. There is also a VIP area for that exclusive dining vibe.
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
When: Sunset until 8.45pm
Price: AED210 including beverages
Suhoor: 9pm-3am, starting from AED100.
The spirit of Ramadan is in full effect with this Arabesque setting on the lush green lawns at The Address that takes in views of serene lakes and fantastic city skylines. Culinary delights include authentic Emirati specialties and traditional Arabic entertainment. There’s also an exclusive shisha collection.
Where: The Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills
When: Sunset until 9pm Price: AED200, AED100 for children 6-11 years.
Suhoor: 9.30pm-1.30am. AED170, AED85 for children 6-11 years.
In what’s billed as the “most vibrant outdoor Iftar location in Dubai”, Le Patio at St Regis goes all out to create an authentic Arabic experience. The luxurious tent houses modern and traditional food across starters, mains and desserts – including a chocolate fountain.
Where: The St Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor City
When: From sunset to 9pm
Price: AED225 includes three Ramadan juices.
Suhoor: From 9pm, á la carte menu.
Godolphin Ramadan Tent
Get the full experience of Iftar and Suhoor in the unique, modern and bespoke Arab-themed tent. The structure fuses old with new as it effortlessly connects the past to the present of Ramadan. The regional cuisine is the perfect end of day meal, and you’ll even get to enjoy traditional Arabian entertainment provided by an oud player.
Where: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
When: From sunset Price: AED205