Fabulous pre-fast feasts
During the holy month of Ramadan, Suhoor is the last meal before the start of a fast. It takes place before dawn and ensures that those who are fasting have enough sustenance to help them get through the coming day. In Dubai, Suhoor is a vivacious chance for friends to socialise well into the night following a family-orientated Iftar. Explore Dubai's most unique Suhoors with this list of delectable pre-dawn feasts to try.
Bab Al Mansour
Located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, Bab Al Mansour is an upscale restaurant that serves the best of Moroccan hospitality. This Ramadan, it is offering a delectable menu at Suhoor inspired by the diverse culinary landscape of Morocco. Savour traditional recipes made with the finest Moroccan-sourced organic ingredients in a regal atmosphere. From classic plum tajine to succulent tanjia, fill up before dawn on authentic far-away flavours.
Bab Al Mansour, Downtown Dubai, +971 4 350 9440
The Majlis at Dubai World Trade Centre
The Majlis at Dubai World Trade Centre embodies the spirit of the holy month with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. While Iftar offers a delicious buffet spread at sunset, spend Suhoor exploring the region’s culinary heritage with a delectable à la carte menu. This award-winning selection features local delicacies and traditional flavours that satisfy. Set at the heart of Dubai, the venue blends a laid-back mood with elegant interiors perfect to share with friends.
Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, +971 800 3982
Seven Sands at JBR
For a taste of authentic Emirati cuisine, add Seven Sands to your Ramadan calendar and prepare yourself for an immersive experience. Seven Sands specialises in authentic flavours and inspirations. The restaurant presents a specially curated Suhoor set menu with traditional Emirati dishes such as fouga, harees and lugaimat.
Seven Sands, The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residences, +971 4 551 6652
Ewaan Lounge at Palace Downtown
In the heritage-styled comfort of the Ewaan Lounge, impress guests and celebrate with friends in style as you savor Suhoor alongside stunning views of Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain. This distinguished destination embraces tradition at all angles, from its architecture to the authentic Arabic buffet. Live oud melodies enhance the ambience late into the evening, bringing guests a truly memorable experience of local culture. The evening starts from 10pm onwards, and carries on well into the morning.
Palace Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, +971 4 428 7888
Cabana at Address Dubai Mall
Enjoy an al fresco Suhoor under the stars at Address Dubai Mall’s Cabana, surrounded by breathtaking views of Burj Khalifa and live oud melodies. This chic, poolside venue is offering visitors a Mediterranean-inspired menu filled with wholesome flavours to satisfy every craving. Suhoor at Cabana starts at 9pm and carries on until dawn so you can enjoy its remarkable panorama against an unbeatable Dubai sunrise.
Cabana, Address Dubai Mall, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, +971 4 888 3444
Set in the charming outdoors of Manzil Downtown, this explorative Suhoor experience will take you on a journey along The Silk Road. For Suhoor, the restaurant’s talented chef has designed special petit meals inspired by food from across Europe, Asia and Africa. Enjoy a meal at the intersection of the East and West amidst an unforgettable open-air Arabian courtyard setting.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, +971 4 888 3444
Le Patio at Habtoor Palace
Continue your celebration of the holy month and enjoy Suhoor with an exclusive à la carte menu at this welcoming, family-friendly majlis in Habtoor Palace. Enjoy traditional Arabic favourites such as fresh hummus, meat kibbeh and vegetable sambousek, as well as a selection of succulent live shawarma offering chicken and lamb. Round off with a variety of sweet delicacies.
Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, +971 4 435 5577
Laylati Tent at Grand Hyatt Dubai
Ramadan at the Grand Hyatt Dubai is always an elaborate affair and this year dials up the grandeur with an ode to Andalusia and Granada’s Alhambra Palace. The hotel’s enormous Laylati tent, which can seat up to 750 guests, is serving a Grand Iftar and Suhoor every evening that will take you on a culinary journey you don’t want to miss. Here, children under six dine for free, while children between the ages of six and 12 get half off. For women in search of a more exclusive affair, Grand Hyatt Dubai’s Awtar is hosting a special ladies-only Suhoor, Hia.
Grand Hyatt Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, +971 4 317 2221
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