Dubai’s best Ramadan tents
Heritage & Culture
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, Muslims break their daily fast with sunset and early morning feasts known as iftar and suhoor respectively. Many hotels and restaurants in Dubai host feasts for Muslims and non-Muslims in special pop-up Ramadan tents. Here are Ramadan tents not to be missed this season.
Ramadan tents make the Holy Month in Dubai extra special
Discover the delightful taste of tradition
Ramadan is a time of reflection and worship, when Muslims around the world practice daytime fasting. In Dubai, when the sun sets, the city comes to life as people head to elaborate Ramadan tents and ballrooms to break their fast with a sunset Iftar meal or fuel up for the coming fast with an early-morning Suhoor. Make the most of the spiritual season with this round-up of Ramadan tents in Dubai.
Asateer at Atlantis, The Palm
The spectacular beachfront tent at Atlantis, The Palm is hailed as one of Dubai’s best Ramadan tents. Taking pride of place at Palm Jumeirah, Asateer offers an unforgettable experience, from spread to scenery. Indulge in an extensive buffet of traditional dishes from Iftar to Suhoor, with a side of live entertainment. This stunning Arabesque venue is adorned with hundreds of glittering lanterns for a truly mesmerising atmosphere.
Asateer, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, +971 4 426 0800
Al Fanous Lounge at JW Marriott Marquis
If you’re looking for the ultimate foodie experience this Ramadan, Al Fanous is your ticket. Hosted at the iconic Dubai Ballroom, this glittering affair offers visitors a spectacular spread of over 200 delicious dishes. Feast your way around the many cooking stations and enjoy soothing Arabic tunes thanks to a live oud player. This fabulous Ramadan destination is a gourmand's dream.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, +971 4 414 3000
Al Falak Ballroom at Burj Al Arab
For a premium Iftar experience in Dubai, look no further than Burj Al Arab. The luxury hotel, with prime views of the Arabian Gulf, transforms the Al Falak ballroom into an opulent Ramadan setting, complete with twinkling lanterns and a sumptuous buffet that will satisfy every palate, including grilled kebabs and fresh, seasonal salads. Spend Iftar and Suhoor at this elegant destination, where you’ll be serenaded by a live band.
Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Street, +971 4 301 7777
Fairuz Tent at Fairmont the Palm
Located at the Palm Jumeirah outpost of the five-star Fairmont Hotel, Fairuz offers a tantalising spread with international favourites. Step into this quintessentially Arabian venue, complete with live cooking stations and a generous dessert counter, so you and your loved ones can feast in style. The live Arabic entertainment is also a highlight, which is why it makes Dubai’s can’t-miss list year after year.
Fairmont the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, +971 4 457 3388
The Majlis at DWTC
The Majlis at Dubai World Trade Centre celebrates Ramadan with distinction. Located in the heart of Dubai, this breathtaking spot is a friends and family-favourite during the holy season for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. DWTC’s award-winning chefs have whipped up a spread rich in flavours and multicultural delicacies to enhance your Iftar-experience. The venue also offers complimentary parking for guests during Iftar.
Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, +971 800 3982
Al Hadheerah Tent at Bab Al Shams
Venture into the desert for an Arabian Ramadan at Bab Al Shams. Book a spot at Al Hadheerah, the resort’s signature restaurant, which presents the finest from Emirati, Egyptian, Syrian and Lebanese cuisines. Expect to be amazed by authentic delicacies, with an on-site barbecue and live cooking stations, along with entertainment for little ones. Top it all off with live performances by talented oud and kanun musicians, tanoura dancers and more.
Al Hadheerah Restaurant, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road, +971 4 809 6194
Ramadan Tent at Meydan
Address Dubai Marina, Al Marsa Street, Dubai Marina, +971 4 888 3444
Endlessly elegant, the Ramadan tent at Meydan leaves no stone unturned. Set beside a state-of-the-art horse racing track, it features a delectable buffet of global cuisine at Iftar, while Suhoor changes the pace with a delicious a la carte menu. Explore fine fare across six live cooking stations where you’ll find the works, from lamb ouzi to mixed mezze. For those craving international flavours, choose from sushi, pasta and wok stations, or enjoy spicy biryani, kebabs and more.
The Meydan Hotel, +971 4 381 3111
Constellation Ballroom at Address Dubai Marina
Live cooking stations, a lavish buffet of regional delicacies and live traditional music – Constellation Ballroom at Address Dubai Marina is the place to be this Ramadan. Enjoy a wholesome spread of food from around the world, and top-notch hospitality at this family-friendly destination. The ballroom's contemporary ambience mingles with rich local culture at sunset each day, showcasing the best of both worlds.
Dubai Corporation of Tourism & Commerce Marketing