Fortnum & Mason, Downtown Dubai, Between Dubai Mall and Address Downtown Dubai
For a unique iftar, head to this British speciality restaurant and try its Ramadan Feast menu. The specially designed tasting menu includes: English asparagus with gribiche sauce, confit duck and quinoa salad with lemon-herb dressing, leek and Stilton tart, smoked salmon, and prawns served with horseradish crème fraîche. The four main dishes, served in sharing portions, are roasted spatchcock chicken, braised lamb shank, pea risotto and sea bass en papillote. For dessert, you get an assortment of Fortnum’s mini cakes.
• The all-day dining menu is also available. Dh195 a person for a minimum of four people. Sunset to dusk. 04 388 2627
Urban Kitchen, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Chefs serve up authentic Middle Eastern and Turkish dishes in this buffet-style iftar. There will also be live-cooking stations and speciality sweets designed exclusively for Ramadan. Feast on a variety of hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grills, shoukaf (lamb cubes with onion), kabab orfali (beef and vegetable skewers), loubieh bil lahmeh (green beans in tomato sauce), Moroccan tagine chicken with apricots, and more. There’s also a live shawarma and falafel station.
• Dh165 (Dh80 for kids ages six to 12; free for those under six). Sunset to 9.30pm. 02 698 8137
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