Printania Restaurant, Royal Rose Hotel
Printania is the all-day dining restaurant in this grand – slightly out of place – hotel in Al Markaziyah, one of Abu Dhabi’s oldest districts on Sheikh Zayed the First. The venue will lay out a lavish buffet, complete with traditional Ramadan dishes, carving stations and a range of desserts. On offer: lamb ouzi, lamb shanks, fatteh, stuffed dolma, veal kamonia, cheese kunafeh and more.
• Dh174. Half price for children in the ages of 7 and 12; free for those under 6. Sunset to 10pm. 02 672 4000
Aubaine, The Dubai Mall
This London-born French cafe has created a new menu for Ramadan. The four-course set menu starts with dates, yogurt, harira soup and a fattoush salad. The mains on offer include roasted monkfish with saffron risotto, coriander and parsley veloute; lamb shank with zaatar, rice pilaf and minted yogurt; and marinated chicken breast with charmula sauce and confit onion. For dessert, the chefs have created a sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream and dates. • Dh149. Sunset to 2am. 04 501 6970
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