Ramadan officially starts in Dubai this week and observers of the religious holiday are sure to flock to some of the city’s favorite dining establishments for iftar and suhoor. Suhoor is an important part of the day, as it’s the meal taken before sunrise before fasting begins. The following are some restaurants offering rich and tasty suhoor meals in Dubai.
Almaz by Momo
Almaz is a restaurant that brings the vibrant culture and flavors of Morocco to Dubai. Located at the top of Harvey Nichols at the Mall of the Emirates, it offers delicious menu items to wake up the senses and soothe your soul. Order the harissa soup and kofta tagine with baked egg for a light and healthy suhoor experience.
The Beach Grill
Have your pre-fast meal at the Beach Grill, where you can choose from a selection of delicious grilled delicacies. Try the mixed grill platter, which includes minced chicken kebabs, beef tenderloin, lamb chops, salmon, prawn, and sides. Beverages, soups, and hot and cold mezzah make for a complete suhoor meal. Head on to Address Beach Resort from 10PM to 1AM.
Cabana offers a refreshing dining experience if you want to have your breakfast meal al-fresco. The poolside restaurant offers Mediterranean-style cuisine filled with wholesome and nutritious flavors. The chic venue would bring you inspiration with a view of the Burj Khalifa. Cabana will serve suhoor meals starting at 9PM until dawn.
Ewaan Lounge at Palace Downtown
If you’d like some authentic Arabian dishes for suhoor, Ewaan restaurant at the Palace in Souk Al Bahar serves traditional delicacies at an elegant, comfortable setting. The tent is set up at the terrace where you can enjoy some fresh air and a view of the Bhurj Khalifa while you enjoy your food. The restaurant will serve suhoor meals from 10PM to 2AM on weekdays, and until 3AM on weekends.
ILA Restaurant and Cafe
ILA Restaurant serves the best suhoor meals in Dubai from 10PM to 3AM for the whole month of Ramadan. For only AED 29 per person, enjoy budget-friendly suhoor from a menu of complete and nutritious dishes. ILA serves bread, falafel, yogurt, omelette, and fresh vegetables mixed with cheese. Located in Umm Hurair 1, the restaurant also offers takeout or delivery.
Visit OUMSIAT restaurant at the Meydan Hotel for an international-themed suhoor menu. Enjoy a delicious feast from six live cooking stations serving a series of sumptuous Arabian specialties. OUMSIYAT also serves freshly made desserts like kunafa alongside Arabic coffee, Moroccan tea, and dates. Sit down for a tasty suhoor meal in this lovely restaurant at any time between 9PM and 2AM during Ramadan.
The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC offers a la carte suhoor meals that come complete with all your year-long favorite dishes. For a minimum spend of AED 150 per person, treat yourself from the wide variety of choices that include mixed grill, chicken shawarma, shish taouk, and oven-baked manakish. Dessert choices are aplenty, from mixed berry cobbler and saffron rice pudding, to Arabic sweets and Turkish ice cream. Suhoor meals are available daily at the Ritz Carlton during Ramadan, from 9PM onwards.
In observance of Ramadan 2021, government officials have laid down strict safety and health guidelines for UAE citizens. Restaurants, however, can serve customers during fasting hours. They no longer have to screen diners from the public, as announced by officials this weekend. The government earlier warned against gatherings and setting up iftar tents. And iftar meals are only to be shared within members of the same household.