Flooka, Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Abu Dhabi
The chefs at this popular seafood restaurant are serving up a feast fit for kings during the holy month. It includes signature seafood dishes such as calamari, sayadieh (fish with rice), rakakat Samakt (seafood in filo pastry), and samak bil meleh (fish cooked in rock salt and oven-baked). There are also grilled chicken and beef options available. Flooka head chef Ibrahim Osseiran says: “Ramadan is a time when friends and families come together and share beautiful, honest moments. Whether you practice Ramadan or not, experience the magic of iftar with delicious, traditional dishes.”
• Dh145. À la carte menu is also available. 02 441 8244
Almaz by Momo, Mall of the Emirates and The Beach, Dubai
This restaurant – with two locations in Dubai – has an open iftar buffet featuring North African and Levantine dishes such as chicken tagine with olives and pickles, grilled aubergine stuffed with caviar, kabsa with seafood, Moroccan tabbouleh with quinoa and mint, and much more. There is also a range of desserts (including mini tarts) and speciality Ramadan drinks such as jallab, amar aldine and laban on offer.
• Dh175 and Dh85 for kids; those under-5 free. 04 551 6247
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