Looking to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Dubai? Here is a handpicked list of our suggestions for a fantastic celebration
Brasserie 2.0, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
Rejoice in the occasion of Eid with a feast of dishes from across the region. Enjoy bites from live cooking and grilling stations, before tucking into a scrumptious ouzi and delightful desserts featuring international and traditional Arabic sweets.
May 13 from 1-4pm. AED210 per person (inclusive of water and soft beverages), AED100 per child and complimentary for kids under 5. Call +9714 316 5550 or visit the website.
Bombay Brasserie, Taj Dubai
Celebrate with an indulgent five-course set menu at Bombay Brasserie. The menu combines timeless dishes of India with contemporary finesse. Highlights from the menu include a light white asparagus cappuccino soup, blueberry dahi gujia and charcoal salmon for starters; lamb vindaloo, masala sea bass and bok choy chilgoza chonka for mains; and Alphonso mango phirni and mini ghevars for dessert.
May 12 to 14 from 6pm-12am. AED225 per person. Call +9714 438 3100 or email email@example.com.
Al Nafoorah, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
This Lebanese restaurant has curated a special three-course sharing menu featuring signature dishes such as hummus, baba ghanoush; tabbouleh and moutabel; while mains include grilled lamb fillets, kofta kebabs, shish taouk or vegetable stew with white rice. Dessert is served on a bed of dry ice, with choices such as kunafa, othmaliye or baklava.
May 11 to May 15. AED175 per person. Call 800 666353 or visit the website.
Al Hadheerah, Bab Al Shams
Gather your loved ones for a distinct desert dining experience with authentic culinary delicacies such as Hadheerah-style grilled chicken, mulukhiyah, okra lamb and Turkish spinach rolled borek. End your evening with an indulgent assortment of treats including a mixed baklava tower, kunafa, Umm Ali and luqaimat.
May 12 to 15 from 7pm onwards. AED325 per person. Call +9714 809 6150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dine on Emirati, Arabic, Indian and Persian cuisine this Eid with a three-course menu, shared between a minimum of two people. The menu features Sikka’s signature salad of beetroot, fresh fruits, cherry tomatoes, baby Rocca leaves and cheese; hummus; falafel and chicken liver for starters. This is followed by mains of mixed grill and lamb machboos; and completed with a dessert of legaimat and katayef cheesecake.
Al Khawaneej Walk, City Walk and La Mer. May 11 to May 15. AED95 per person. Call 800 666353 or visit the website.
Liwan, Swissôtel Al Ghurair
Gather the family and make your way to this restaurant for a memorable Eid experience. Look forward to chicken, meat or fish, seared, braised or grilled to your liking. Sample lamb ribs served with chermoula sauce, an oxtail ouzi served with mint and cucumber yoghurt, chicken wings marinated in Syrian spices or a grilled zaatar-flavoured quail for dinner.
May 13 to 14 from 6:30-10:30pm. AED99 per adult, AED50 per child (aged 6-12) and complimentary for kids below 6. Call +9714 293 3270 or email email@example.com.
Farriers, The Meydan Hotel
Cherish moments with your loved ones as you celebrate Eid against the iconic backdrop of the Meydan racecourse. Tuck into an extravagant Eid lunch buffet featuring a selection of regional and international flavours including Harees, chicken coriander and more. Choose to add on house beverages for an additional amount.
May 13 to 14 from 1-4pm. AED199 per person (inclusive of soft beverages) and AED150 per person (additional house beverage package). WhatsApp +97156 525 4040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tasca by José Avillez
Rejoice in the festivities with an authentic yet innovative Portuguese lunch, complete with fresh and fine flavours and accompanied by uninterrupted ocean views and melodies in the background. The sharing-style special menu includes an array of seafood, flavoursome grilled meats and yummy desserts. Enjoy the al fresco dining experience as you sit back and sip on fruity punchy sips and an assortment of signature beverages.
May 14 to 15 from 12:30-4pm. AED350 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED450 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and AED685 per person (inclusive of bubbles). Call +9714 777 2231.
Shamiana, Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Celebrate with an indulgent three-course Eid menu, inclusive of soft beverages. The meal features a vegetarian and non-vegetarian menu with dishes such as zafrani paneer, malai broccoli, black daal, lasooni palak alongside Indian bread, lamb chops, prawn moilee and lamb rogan josh. For dessert, tuck into ras malai, gajar ka halwa and pistachio kulfi.
May 12 to 15 from 12-10:30pm. AED175 per person (inclusive of soft beverages) and AED299 per person (inclusive of house beverage). Call +9714 574 1111.
Located at The Pointe, this seafood restaurant is serving a Lebanese spread for Eid, with dishes such as salmon tartare, hummus Beiruti, salt and pepper squid, Mediterranean sashimi and lobster kibbeh. To celebrate the occasion, the eatery is also offering a special dessert, Cheese Maamoul – a warm butter cookie filled with melted cheese, sprinkled with powdered sugar and drizzled over with sweet syrup.
12pm-12am. Dine a la carte. Call +9714 584 6777.
The City Grill
Make your way over to this South African diner and tuck into unlimited meat platters that include chicken, sausages and succulent rib eye steaks. Diners can also enjoy house beverages for three hours, along with their meal, for an additional amount.
May 11 from 5-11pm. AED155 per person (meat platter only) and AED254 per person (meat platters and house beverages). Call +9714 437 0088.