7 Restaurant Suggestions for Iftar in Dubai Marina
A trip to Dubai Marina wouldn’t be complete without sampling the restaurants that line its streets. This year’s Ramadan season is the perfect opportunity to explore what they offer, especially when you’re on the lookout for a filling Iftar meal after a whole day of fasting and self-reflection.
Here’s a rundown of places you should check out if you’re in the area after sunset. From buffets, alacartes, local dishes, and international cuisine, we got you covered!
Accents Restaurant and Terrace
AED 165 per person. Daily from sunset-9.30pm. InterContinental Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina (04 446 6669)
Situated in the lobby of the luxurious InterContinental Dubai Marina, the restaurant is elegantly styled with contemporary interiors and offers a breathtaking view of the Gulf from its ceiling-to-floor picture windows. Feast on their Iftar buffet which features both local and international dishes, while being serenaded by a live band in the background.
AED 139 per person on the first week of Ramadan, AED 119 after. Daily from 7pm-10pm. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, opposite JBR (055 166 8092)
The Al Maeda in DoubleTree offers a savory buffet spread of Lebanese, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern dishes for Iftar. There’s also vegan and vegetarian-friendly options, along with shisha, Ramadan juices, and freshly brewed Arabic coffee.
AED 110 per person. Daily from sunset-10pm. The Beach, JBR (800 692 8779)
Bombay Bungalow is JBR’s go-to restaurant for authentic Indian cuisine. Their menu showcases traditional meals with a contemporary twist, all set in a simple yet well-designed backdrop. Don’t leave without trying the curry!
AED 220 per person, AED 110 (kids aged five-12), free (kids under five). Daily from sunset-9pm. Address Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina (04 436 7777)
The Address transformed its Constellation Ballroom into one glamorous Ramadan Tent for this year’s Iftar celebration, and they went to great lengths to ensure an unforgettable dining experience for the guests who have come to break their fast here. Their Iftar offering includes a grand buffet spread of various international flavors, which you can wash down with traditional drinks such as jalab and Karkade.
The ballroom has also been custom-decorated to suit the occasion, with mashrabiyas and lanterns hanging from the ceiling and traditional Arabian music playing in the background.
Pure Sky Lounge and Dining
AED 180 (for two). Daily from sunset. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR (04 4 374 788)
Located on the 35th floor of the Hilton Dubai, this rooftop bar and restaurant Iftar offering is a culinary journey focusing on Pan-Asian cuisine. Pure is known for serving seafood dishes such as Barramudi and Yellowfin Tuna, as well as flavorful duck, beef, and lamb entrees.
AED 145 per person, half price for kids aged six-12, free for kids under six. Daily from iftar-10.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 449 8834)
To call The Talk’s Iftar buffet a feast would be an understatement. Various cooking stations decorate the floor of the restaurant, which rose to fame for their mouth-watering international spread, courteous service staff, and overall pleasant atmosphere.
AED 195. Daily from sunset-8pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 318 2530)
This Polynesian-themed restaurant and Tiki bar chain’s branch in Hilton Dubai offers indoor and outdoor seating, both of which have access to spectacular views of the Gulf. Their three-course Iftar menu consists of signature dishes which are rotated every three days to ensure a fresh dining experience for patrons and guests.