Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 23 August 2019

Iftars of the day: Horizon and Sufra

Unsure of where to go tonight? Check out our iftars of the day in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The quinoa salad at the iftar at Horizon at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. Courtesy Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
The quinoa salad at the iftar at Horizon at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana. Courtesy Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Horizon, Khalidiya Palace ­Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi

Celebrate the last iftar of the holy month at this hotel, which prides itself as a destination that offers the authentic values of Arabian culture (“rayhaan” describes an aromatic plant mentioned in the Holy Quran by the Prophet Mohammed). The extensive iftar, prepared by chef Abu Halab and his team, features traditional Arabic and Emirati cuisine – as well as dishes from around the region. Arabian oud music will help set the mood.

Dh180; from sunset to 9.30pm. Call 02 657 0000

Sufra, Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek

Sufra (tablecloth in Arabic) offers an iftar buffet with cuisines from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Greece and the Mediterranean. Signature dishes include kousa bil laban (stuffed courgettes with yogurt), roasted baby chicken with freekeh, wood-fired oven baked fatayer and seared sea bass with sayadieh rice. The views are gorgeous – the restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Creek Park.

Dh160; from sunset to 9pm. Call 04 553 1234

Updated: July 16, 2015 04:00 AM

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