After fasting all day, as soon as the sun goes down, the entire city of Dubai springs back to life, during the Holy Month of Ramadan! Exotic, elaborately decorated Ramadan tents pop up across the city, beckoning families and friends to come and break their fast with unforgettable Iftar and Suhoor feasts. Right from tantalising buffets to lip-smacking a la carte platters, to live entertainment, shisha, board games, and traditional Arabic settings, these tents are the ultimate way break the fast, amidst the sweet cacophony of friends and family, during Ramadan. Here is a curated list of some of the most amazing Ramadan tents Dubai 2018!
Where: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa
Book: +971 4 809 6194
Soak in the surreal Arabian spirit at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, and revel in an ultimate Bedouin experience as you break your fast, ensconced amidst the serene, sprawling desert. Live up to the glory of Arabia as you savour mouth-watering Middle Eastern cuisines, while being entertained by live tanoura dance and music performances, along with equally fascinating camel and equestrian shows.
Where: Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah
Book: +971 4 432 3232
With its breath-taking setting, ritzy, magical interiors, a capacity to house over a 1000 people, and an enviable location at Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah, Al Majlis comes across as quite a promising place to break your fast in the company of friends and family! Savour a mouth-watering Iftar buffet, teeming with delicious, traditional delicacies, or devour a delectable, a la carte Suhoor meal!
Where: Atlantic the Palm
Book: +971 4 426 2626
Perched on the beachfront at Atlantis the Palm, overlooking the shimmering Arabian Gulf dissolving into oblivion, Asateer is arguably one of the best Ramadan tents in Dubai! Apart the luscious, traditional Iftar and Suhoor meals, Asateer has plenty to attract guests, in the form of live entertainment, dedicated prayer rooms, and activities like card games, chess, backgammon, and more! Definitely one of the best iftar in Dubai.
Al Fanous Lounge
Where: JW Mariott Marquis
Book: +971 4 414 3000
For one of the most elegant iftars of the seasons, head to the charming Al Fanous Ballroom, at JW Mariott Marquis. The elaborate iftar buffet menu comprises of over 200 dishes, soaked in international as well as authentic Arabic flavours. Also, don’t forget to admire the rich interiors while you savour an unforgettable iftar.
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Where: Fairmont The Palm
Book: +971 4 457 3457
Sporting a jaw-dropping, modern Arabian style decor, Fairuz at Fairmont The Palm, has a perfect iftar planned for you, complete with some lip-smacking traditional delights and incredible entertainment – oud performances during weekdays and tannoura dancers on the weekend. The venue is capable of hosting over 350 guests.
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Where: Meydan Grandstand
Book: +971 4 327 0000
Want to experience an ultimate Iftar meal while looking out at some of Dubai’s best views dotting the horizon? If yes, Sky Bubble is where you need to be! Perched on the eight floor of Meydan Grandstand, with indomitable views of Dubai skyline, this ‘tent in the sky’ is the ultimate place to relish an authentic Arabic buffet with live cooking stations and exotic shisha.