Ramadan 2023: Unmissable Abu Dhabi Iftars to explore this year

Embark on an exquisite Ramadan culinary journey across a plethora of Abu Dhabi Iftars

W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island

This Ramadan, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is bringing a sublime culinary experience in collaboration with renowned Turkish-born owner and head chef of Dede at The Customs House – a Michelin-starred Turkish restaurant, Ahmet Dede. The pop-up will feature a widespread Iftar spread brimming with signature dishes curated by Chef Ahmet as well as Chef Okky and his culinary team at Garage. Menu highlights include Mushroom cookie, Manti lobster, BBQ cod, Ottoman-style rack of lamb, Blood orange and cardamon, and plenty more Turkish delights.

April 12 until April 16. Call +9712 656 000. Visit website.

The Abu Dhabi EDITION

The Iftar tasting menu is inspired by Chef Aqel’s Palestinian-Jordanian upbringing coupled with a touch of Mediterranean flavours. Diners can look forward to five sumptuous dishes, starting with Mama’s lentil tesa’ai and sharing-style Local honey-baked feta paired with The Abu Dhabi EDITION’s signature sourdough bread. For mains, east Mediterranean meets west as Dawood basha is presented with a modern twist showcasing a tender veal meatball topped on piquant yoghurt with dill, garlic and baked tomatoes before Gaza’s moussaka adds a flavourful kick with charred eggplant and Gaza tomato salad. The culinary journey ends on a sweet note with Teta’s rice pudding. Chef Aqel will also be present for a special meet and greet every Thursday and Friday during the Iftar experience. For guests looking for a traditional buffet experience, the Market at EDITION beckons. From live stations to intimate table service for a private dining room, tuck into a selection of dishes that include Fattoush, lentil & chickpea salad, Chicken shish tawook, Butter chicken, Kunafa, Umm Ali, Black sesame mousse, and plenty more.

Call +9712 208 0000  or email restaurantreservations.auh@editionhotels.com. Visit website.

Andaz Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi

Abu dhabi iftars

Located on the 18th floor, Cyan Brasserie invites you to experience its widespread Iftar buffet accompanied by stunning views of the Abu Dhabi cityscape. The à la carte menu is also available for diners looking to tuck into a selection of signature delicacies with friends and family.

March 23 to April 1. AED 195 per person. Visit website.

NIRI Restaurant & Bar

Break your fast at NIRI Restaurant & Bar with a special three-course Iftar menu brimming with dishes such as Shio bream (whole grilled sea bream, preserved lemon, mitsuba), Corn tempura (sweet corn kakiage, ponzu, shichimi), Sesame soya beef (tenderloin, sweet soya, and roasted sesame seeds), and Kinako pistachio cheesecake (caramel nuts, sour cherry compote). The modern Japanese concept offers the option of an expansive indoor dining setting or a beachfront outdoor terrace for guests.

Weekdays sunset to 10:30pm. Weekends sunset to 11:30pm. AED200 per person. Call +9712 546 8886.