Looking to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Abu Dhabi? Here is a handpicked list of our suggestions for a fantastic celebration
Le Café, Emirates Palace
Le Café offers a curated selection of Eid treats to mark the joyous occasion. Look forward to a live station with Turkish-style shaabiyat pistachio and qishta ice cream; camel milk crème brûlée with baklava ice cream and berries; and the scrumptious Emirati dessert, luqaimat, served with local honey and date syrup.
AED75 onwards. Call +9712 690 7999 or email email@example.com.
Cipriani Yas Island
Diners can look forward to delightful Italian cuisine, elegant ambience and stunning Marina views from the beautiful terrace at Cipriani. Savour specially curated dishes for the occasion, such as an asparagus and avocado salad with shaved parmigiano, followed by a succulent roasted lamb rack with artichokes and new potatoes or risotto with porcini mushrooms for mains. End on a sweet note with date ice cream, freshly whipped to order.
Dine à la carte from 6pm-12am. Call +971265 75 400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring in the festivities with unlimited pizza at this waterfront eatery overlooking the waters of Marsa Al Bateen Marina. Tuck into the signature Medi Terra pizza topped with a feta and mozzarella, Kalamata olives, mushrooms and bell peppers; a smoky barbeque pizza; a truffle pizza; or a creamy burrata-topped pizza. Other options include the classic Margherita and a vegan-friendly pizza with butternut squash, asparagus, beetroot and zucchini.
Weekdays from 12-11pm and weekends from 10-12am. AED99 per adult and AED49 per child. Call +9712 633 6366.
Market, The Abu Dhabi EDITION
Cherish Eid Al-Fitr with loved ones and enjoy an array of fresh flavours at a special Eid Brunch. Tuck into king kale salad, pulled lamb sliders, ‘roots of my backyard’ with slow roasted carrot, hazelnut muhammara and yogurt sauce and more. Your meal will also see a selection of Chef Tom Aikens and Chef Mohamad Orfali’s exclusive Iftar dishes, served family-style to the table.
May 14 and 15 from 12:30-6:30pm (three-hour experience). AED198 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED298 per person (inclusive of creative concoctions and house beverages), AED368 per person (inclusive of bubbles), AED98 per child (aged 6-12) and kids under six dine for free. Call +9712 208 0000 or email email@example.com.
Le Vendôme Brasserie, Emirates Palace
Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with a lavish Eid dinner buffet offering international cuisines at this elegant concept. Sip on refreshing juices as you sit back and enjoy the ambience. The restaurant’s classy interiors and breezy outdoor terrace overlooking the property’s pristine beach make for a spectacular dining experience filled with Italian, Middle Eastern and International flavours.
May 12 to 14. AED195 per person. Call +9712 690 7999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indulge in a three-course, Indian-themed Eid feast at this fine-dining Indian restaurant, located at the Venetian Village. Starters include kaleji curry, keemay ki lukhmi, roghni naan and dal ka shorba; while for mains, enjoy mutton biryani, gosht ka korma and samak kebab. End on a sweet note with the classic Arabic Umm Ali, or tuck into sheer khurma and malpua rabri, complemented by refreshing beverages.
All-day. AED250 per person. Whatsapp +97150 668 3054.
Crust, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
To mark the occasion, the waterfront property has created a unique culinary offering including a selection of live tableside trolleys at Crust’s Eid Al-Fitr brunch. Begin your afternoon with traditional succulent Arabic grilled meats and traditional oriental ouzi, while making sure to save place for the array of tempting desserts such as katayef kashta, halawet el-jibin, mafroukeh and a baklava tower.
May 14 from 1-4pm. AED210 per person. Call +9712 333 2222.