May 27, 2017

Your Guide to Iftar in Dubai this year

On regular days, Snappo tells you about the latest tech news, but today is a special day. Today’s the first day of Ramadan, which means we’re all looking forward to the first iftar. Don’t know where to go yet? If not, we have you covered. Below are some Dubai-based restaurants to check out once it’s time to break your fast.

Westin Dubai

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Westin Dubai is preparing a feast for its patrons this Ramadan. The grand Al Joud Ballroom will be dressed as an authentic bazaar market with live cooking stations where traditional Arabic iftar food and desserts will be served.


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Owned by Australian-Lebanese chef Greg Malouf, the newly-opened Zahira is an upscale restaurant located at H Hotel that promises to offer scrumptious Middle Eastern-inspired spreads that will include giant gulf prawns and hazelnut falafels. The Iftar menu will also be different every week—definitely something to look forward to.



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Craving for some pad thai and tom yum? Fuchsia has got you covered. The contemporary Thai restaurant will serve meals from sunset until 11:30PM for you to dine in or order for takeout. They can also accommodate deliveries if you’re thinking twice about dropping by at the Bay Square.

Sikka Cafe

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Do you plan to meet up with friends once the clock strikes 7? Break your fast with your best buddies in this quaint and vibrant cafe in City Walk. Feast your eyes and palate in Emirati cuisine blended with Indian and Iranian influences.


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You wouldn’t have to guess hard about this restaurant’s specialty. Eggspectation promises an all-day experience that would certainly not disappoint. This Ramadan, guests will be given a special set menu from which you can order one starter, one main course, and one dessert.

Citymax Hotels

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If you’re thinking of spending the night feasting on delicious meals, Citymax Hotels is the place to be. Not content with offering Iftar, the city cafe will extend its buffet to accommodate Suhur. The interiors are also redesigned to reflect the holy month.


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Gaucho is known as the go-to restaurant for the finest Argentine steaks and Latin American cuisine. Satiate your hunger with their Tira de Ancho. Not up for high quality meat? Their sea bass is also a top pick for sharing.

Fairmont the Palm

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Families will surely enjoy dining in Fairmont the Palm. Aside from the traditional spread and Ramadan-themed drinks, there will also be an Oud player to fill the night with music. And that’s not even the best part—kids below 6 years old get to dine for free.

TT Custom BBQ

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This up and coming restaurant that doubles as a meeting place for foodie and automotive enthusiasts alike will surely make mouths water this Ramadan. TT Custom BBQ, Box Park’s newest kid on the block, will offer a mixed grill platter which consists of lamb chops, premium beef cuts, and even kebab for Iftar. Wash it down with the soup of the day or end your meal with some baklava.

Fortnum and Mason

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Do you fancy some tea in the evening? Drop by Fortnum & Mason in Downtown Dubai and experience what it’s like to live in 18th century London. From the entrees to the desserts, F&M assures its clientele that they will be served nothing short of delectable.

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