In light of government advisory to prevent the spread of COVID-19, restaurants in the UAE will be closed for dine-in during Ramadan. However, you can still order food for home delivery and purchase discounted gift vouchers to support your favourite restaurants. Please contact the restaurant for more information.
Ramadan is finally here, and for most that mean finding the best Ramadan tents Abu Dhabi has to offer, staying up with friends for Suhoor, and maybe even heading out during the day to grab a bite to eat.
If this describes you, you've come to the perfect place. This article highlights everything going on in Abu Dhabi this Ramadan. Including Iftars, Suhoors, all day dining, brunch, special offers, and so much more.
Read on to learn more.
Iftar and Suhoor
The best part about Ramadan in Abu Dhabi are all the Ramadan tents and buffets that pop up around the city. Not to mention the delicious Suhoors we find ourselves enjoying until the early hours of the morning. Here are just a few of our favorites for Ramadan 2019.
Taste the rich flavours of Arabic cuisine and mouth-watering dishes from around the world with a lavish Iftar buffet at Assymetri, Radisson Blu Yas Island. The wide and delicious spread is the perfect way to break your fast this Ramadan!
Price: AED 150 per person
Book an Iftar for 50+ guests and stand a chance to win 2 return flights to Istanbul from Turkish Airlines!
Feast on a wide array of Italian delicacies in Roberto's perfect setting this Ramadan. Enjoy an exclusive honey-infused menu during Iftar every day with dishes created especially for Ramadan.
Price: AED 275 per person for a 4-course menu
Fairways with its wonderful views of Abu Dhabi’s national golf course is the ideal venue to bring friends and family together this Ramadan. Enjoy a contemporary selection of world cuisines at the award-winning restaurant Fairways which includes daily lamb Ouzi and chicken, lamb, camel and gazelle shawarma station on rotation.
Time: Available daily from Sunset to 8.30pm
Price: AED 225 per person
Offering a lavish spread of Arabic & International delicacies to entice your taste buds, Rosewood Abu Dhabi invites you to an authentic Iftar and Suhoor Experience. With the perfect setting overlooking the stunning waters of the Arabian Gulf and live entertainment featuring melodic sounds by kanoon and oud duo, Khalid & Razan, this venue is a favorite among many Abu Dhabi residents to enjoy the rest of the night.
The Sambusek Tent will also serve Suhoor set menus in addition to the regular a la carte menu. Shisha will be available after sunset for AED115. Boasting a capacity of 400 guests, the Sambusek Tent can be booked out for private events as a whole or split into groups of 100 diners, complete with a sharing Iftar spread,
- Iftar - Sunset to 9:00pm
- Suhoor - 10:00pm to 2:00am
- Iftar - AED 205 per person (first week of Ramadan), AED 240 per person (rest of Ramadan)
- Suhoor - Starting from AED 135 per person
Break your fast the Brazilian way at Texas de Brazil with all you can eat meat.
Time: Sunset onwards
Price: AED 219 per person
Enjoy an evening brunch daily during Ramadan that will suit you whether you are fasting or not.
This Ramadan, the 1920s-inspired authentic Chicago steakhouse backdrop of Butcher & Still offers a delicious Iftar feast. Indulge in an Iftar that features a selection of prime cuts of meat imported from the USA, cooked as you like them as part of a seasonal three-course menu.
Time: Sunset to 9:00pm
Price: AED 295 per person
During Ramadan, Flooka will be host to a Mediterranean inspired Iftar buffet.
Flooka will also be open as ber usual hours throughout the holy month.
Price: AED 175 per person inclusive of soft drinks & Ramadan juices
Time: Sunset to 8:30pm
A unique dining experience at Saadiyat Beach, Hawksbill Restaurant has something to offer for every mood. This Ramadan, enjoy not one, but two Iftar offerings at Hawksbill. Feast on a decadent Iftar buffet with signature dishes or indulge in an a la carte set menu.
- Buffet: AED 130 per person inclusive of Ramadan juices & water (non-members), AED 110 per person (members), AED 85 for kids aged 5-12.
- A la carte: AED 125 per person
Stylish and modern Indian fusion restaurant Tamba will be serving a lavish iftar spread with a twelve-dish menu comprising a range of contemporary Indian dishes specially created for the Holy Month.
Time: Sunset to 9:00pm
Price: AED 180 per person
Punctuated by floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing the sweeping golf landscape, the Grille offers guests a comfortable yet intimate atmosphere where the finest steaks and freshest seafood in the Capital is served froman exciting menu.
The Grill Restaurants offers the ideal surrounding for all the family to truly experience the spirit of this special time. Celebrate the real spirit of the Holy Month surrounded by Ramadan vibes – with lanterns, crescents and lightings spread across the Clubhouse. Relish in a lavish Iftar buffet with all the traditional cuisines every evening at The Grill Restaurant.
- AED 130 per person inclusive of Arabic juices & water (non-members)
- AED 110 per person inclusive of Arabic juices & water (members)
- AED 85 for kids aged 5-12
The chilled atmosphere at Grills@Chill’o is ready to welcome guests for suhoor, where they can enjoy hot and cold mezze, sweet treats and more with friends and family.
Grills @ Chill'O will also be open daily from 12:00pm-2:00am
Take your place in the relaxing setting of Mijana where you can play a selection traditional board games, watch a live oud player and feast on a selection of seasonal delicacies.
Open from 8:30pm-2:00am
Head to the Corniche and break your fast with traditional favourites including hot and cold mezze, grilled meats, live shawarma cooking stations and more as an oud player provides a musical soundtrack to your evening.
Price: AED 195
Take in the picturesque view of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque from Li Jiang and break with tradition to enjoy an iftar of Asian delicacies, dishes and specialties including ginger lotus sea bass and green curry.
Price: AED 180 per person
Open All Day
If you aren't fasting this Ramadan, you aren't entirely pressed for luck. A number of restaurants in Abu Dhabi will be open all day during Ramadan. So don't cancel your lunch or breakfast plans just yet.
Roberto's will be open for it's Business Lunch everyday between 12:00pm-3:00pm
BOA Steakhouse will be holding a special Friday brunch throughout Ramadan.
- 2x1 (every 3 guest, 1 eat Free, valid on Soft and House Beverages Brunch Package booking groups)
- Bookings of 2 get free upgrade to the next package (Soft beverages to House Beverages) - Couples only
Loca will be open from 12:00pm to 12:00am during Ramadan.
Dai Pai Dong, Abu Dhabi’s leading Chinese restaurant, will be open for lunch and dinner, with beverage service.
The Foundry will be open daily from 6:00am-3:00pm
Award-winning all-day dining restaurant Aqua will resume regular operations for breakfast and lunch.
For an iftar with Latin American flair, guests can visit Bu!, where a selection of dishes with Middle Eastern flavours will be served among the contemporary dining room beneath the two towers.
Price: AED 175 per person
During Ramadan BU! will be also be open from 12:30pm-1:00am (weekdays) & 12:30pm-2:00am (weekends).
During Ramadan Flooka will be open from 12:00pm to 11:30pm.
Book your table at Flooka
Tamba will be open all day during Ramadan.
- Weekdays: 12:00pm-1:00am
- Thursday to Saturday: 12:00pm-2:00am
Belgian Cafe will be open from 4:00pm-2:00am (Sun-Thu) & 12:00pm-2:00am (Fri-Sat)
Filini Garden will be open from 4:00pm-2:00am (Sun-Thu) & 12:00pm-2:00am (Fri-Sat)
Villa Toscana will be open all day during ramadan.
- Lunch: 12:00pm-3:00pm
- Dinner: Sunset-11:00pm
- Bar: 12:00pm-3:00pm and 7:00pm-1:00am (alcohol service)
Want to find out what's happening in Dubai this Ramadan?
Check out our other articles about The Best Ramadan Tents in 2019, Our Favorite Non-Traditional Iftar Ideas, as well as A Guide to Ramadan Savings, All Day Dining During Ramadan, Must-Try: Luxury Iftars in Dubai 2019, and The Best Suhoors of 2019.