Ramadan 2020: Full list of all the Dubai restaurants delivering Iftars at home
This year, Ramadan will be a lot different than the previous ones. For one, friends and families are not able to gather together to break their fast.
While the exact dates of Ramadan in 2020 have yet to be announced, it has been predicted to start on Thursday, April 23. The UAE Moon SIghting Committee will also meet on Thursday. According to an official statement from the International Astronomy Center (IAC), it is expected to end a month later on Saturday, May 23. However, Ramadan this year will be different to the previous years as people will be fasting while observing lockdown rules in the UAE and around the world.
So while we still wait for the official announcement, Esquire has put together a list of restaurants in Dubai that will allow you to order your iftar at home.
Bvlgari Resort Dubai is launching the delivery of Bvlgari Iftar and Chocolates during the Holy Month of Ramadan. With a dedicated delivery process, Bvlgari Resort Dubai will personally bring the food to the doorsteps with an Iftar selection including over 25 different dishes cooked with the finest quality ingredients.
From traditional Arabic delicacies such as the slow cooked lamb shoulder and Umm Ali, to the Italian classics with eggplant parmigiana and tiramisu, the Bvlgari Iftar wants to make it easier for you to break your fast.
Priced at AED 275 per person, including the delivery fees, the Iftar hamper should be ordered 24 hours in advance, for 2 persons minimum.
For further information or to place an order, please call +971 4 777 5433 or email email@example.com.
COYA Dubai has launched a special Iftar menu for guests, to be delivered straight to their home to enjoy with family and loved ones during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Available for pre-order inhouse or on Deliveroo, guests are promised a menu of shared signature dishes including soup, salads and grilled meats. All dishes are freshly prepared with high nutritional levels, ensuring a healthy and nourishing meal to break your fast.
The set menu upholds the venue’s dedication to true Peruvian cuisine and includes an option of beans and truffle soup and cream of pumpkin soup; accompanied by a selection of delicious small dishes perfect for sharing among family members, including kale and cucumber salads, wild mushrooms ceviche, empanadas, stir-fried quinoa, and chicken and mushroom anticucho.
The main courses have a choice of four options, for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Guests can select from corn-fed chicken, beef ribs, Peruvian dried potato and cauliflower, and Chilean seabass. Completing the meal are Sukkari dates, edamame, and pistachio puff pastry.
The seasonal menu will be priced at AED230 and will be served from until 7:30pm everyday throughout Ramadan. Customers are encouraged to order at least two hours in advanced. For non-fasting guests, regular a la carte options can be ordered during usual timings from 12:30pm – 10:30pm daily.
To order the Iftar menu, download the Deliveroo application or ring COYA Dubai directly on 04 316 9600.
CAPITAL CLUB DUBAI
Capital Club Dubai has teamed up with Deliveroo for the first time ever to give members and guests the opportunity to enjoy Iftar offerings in the safety of their own homes. Iftar includes Arabic and Indian favorites will be available to order for AED 150 per person and includes hot and cold mezze dishes, Arabic salad, laban, a main dish such as a succulent Mixed Grill, and a fruit selection.
Also available to order for the first time ever through Deliveroo is a selection from Capital Club’s menu, which has been devised by Head Chef Enrico Paiola. People can expect to order some of the Club’s most loved dishes such as Shepherd’s Pie, Burrata Salad, Truffle Pizza and Chicken Tikka Masala. To make an order, please search Capital Club on the Deliveroo app or website.
RAMADAN NIGHTS BY DISH
This year’s 3-course fusion menu offers guests a selection of starters, main courses and desserts, including roast beetroot hummus, pumpkin and nigella seeds served with Arabic and toasted flat breads, sumac marinated chicken wrapped in knafeh with mango chili relish and the signature slow braised shoulder of lamb in Middle-eastern spices, served with scented pilaf and confit garlic yogurt. Vegan options include a mouth-watering roast baby zucchini stuffed with peppers, smoked paprika and vegan feta. A special fusion menu has also been conceptualised for children and includes chicken kofta with yellow rice and yogurt dipping sauce.
The price for this year’s 10-dish middle eastern sharing menu is AED200 per person incl. VAT. A minimum order of 4 guests with 24 hours notice is required. Vegan and veg menu options are also available upon request, along with a kids menu. Children 6 years old and under eat for free and those between 12 and 6 years old eat at half price.
Olea’s kitchen will be delivering iftar during Ramadan. Dishes come with a selection of dates, cold and hot mezza, Ramadan juices, main courses and a variety of desserts. Orders can be placed by calling the hotel, or via food delivery application Deliveroo.
LONDON DAIRY CAFE
London Dairy Café is offering a three-course menu with two sets of iftar meals to choose from.
The Regular iftar priced at AED69 starts off with a rich soup of the day (rotation of lentil, potato leek, brocolli or tomato soup). Main course will include healthy options such as Salmon Poke Bowl, Grilled Vegetarian Pizza or popular savoury dishes like Thai Curry Bowl or Eggplant Parmigiana.
Customers opting for the Royal iftar (AED89) can choose from enticing starters like Fried Calamari, Chicken Tenders or fresh Caesar or Kale Salad after breaking their fast. Moving on to the mains, there’s pizza and pasta dishes along with burger options like LD Beef or Chicken Burger. Both iftar meals can be finished off with either a Brownie or Tiramisu and come with complimentary dates.
Available from 10pm till midnight, the suhoor set menu comes with freshly baked flaky croissants along with protein-rich all-day breakfast items like Mushroom Omelette or French Toast. End with a Brownie or Tiramisu for that sweet finish. The iftar and suhoor combos come with a freshly-squeezed Orange Juice, Americano or tea.
All offers are available via delivery through Deliveroo and Chatfood.
The DIFC based French eatery will be offering an iftar sharing set meal that comes with a reusable Ramadan-themed canvas bag. The menu’s line-up features a mouthwatering selection of Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as roasted baby chicken marinated in lemon, prawns in olive oil, grilled rib eye steak and burrata with tomatoes. The set menu features a choice of mocktail, soup, two starters, one main course and dessert. As tradition dictates, Iftar begins with an assortments of dates.
A sharing meal for two has a minimum order of AED 245 and starts with an assortment of dates and is a set menu of two starters, one main course and dessert, plus a choice of soft drink. https://lpmrestaurants.com/dubai/
COUQLEY FRENCH BISTRO
Couqley French Bistro & Bar's Ramadan 2020 dishes includebaked truffle brie en croute (Dhs69), two-hour slow-braised lamb shank served with truffle potato purée, diced vegetables, homemade gravy and a sweet cranberry sauce (Dhs119) and burrata-ricotta rose kunafa (Dhs41) delivered to your door.
You can also get a set menu for Dhs139 for two courses, which include lentil soup, baked brie, lentil salad or goat’s cheese salad to start, plus steak frites, lamb shank, free-range chicken, truffle pasta or grilled salmon for main. You can order a DIY iftar kit with options to cook soup, mains and desserts, complete with ingredients and recipe cards, or just order in a turkey takeaway.
Call 04 514 9339 or order on Deliveroo, Chatfood and Zbooni.
Vietnamese Foodies is offering a special at-home iftar deal for Ramadan 2020. For just Dhs99 you’ll get a four-course Vietnamese iftar to enjoy in your own home, and it’s being delivered to more than 60 neighbourhoods in Dubai.
The iftar stars South Vietnamese dishes and you’ll get a starter, salad, soup and main for just Dhs99. And there are vegan and gluten-free options, too. Dishes on the iftar menu include chicken satay, beef brisket pho, prawn pad Thai, yellow chicken curry and tofu and aubergine claypot.
Priced at Dhs99 order via www.vietnamesefoodies.com (04 565 6088). Also available on Deliveroo, Zomato, Uber Eats.
Indian-street food restaurant, O'Pao's special Iftar offering includes desi-inspired snacks, served alongside homemade rose milk and fresh dates. You can chose from Iftar PAOrty for 1 @AED29: (O'Butter Chicken Pao, O'Kheema Pao, + 1 side, a dessert, dates & rose milk), Iftar PAOrty for 1 (Veg) @AED29: (O'Cheesy Jalapeño, O'Paneer Bhurjee Pao, + 1 side, a dessert, dates & rose milk), Iftar Family PAOrty @AED89 (2 O'Butter Chicken Pao, 2 O'Kheema Pao, 2 O'Vada Pao + 4 Sides, 2 Desserts, Dates & Rose milk)
You can order via https://order.chatfood.io/o-pao-indian-sliders?channel=instagram or http://opaodxb.com/.
THE DUCK HOOK
The restaurant at Dubai Hills Golf Club has launched a new roast delivery service to homes across Dubai.
Roast options include roast beef (sliced Australian prime rib of beef with Yorkshire pudding, horseradish sauce & house gravy), roast chicken (whole roast baby chicken with sage and onion stuffing balls, veal sausages wrapped in veal bacon, cranberry sauce & house gravy) or roast lamb (Australian rump of lamb with Yorkshire pudding, mint sauce & house gravy).There’s even a colourful 300g vegetarian patty option available for vegans.
The family-friendly feast is available in potions of two, four or six, and includes delicious extras such as homemade scones with clotted cream and jam, or a tea cake selection.
For more information please visit The Duck Hook Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/theduckhookdxb/). Please note, 48-hours booking notice is required. Diners in Dubai can arrange delivery on 800 – 666 – 353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Thai culinary masters at the recently renovated award-winning Pai Thai in Jumeirah Al Qasr have created a three-course sharing Iftar menu delivered hot and ready to eat.
Priced at AED265 for two people, the menu features well-loved Thai classics and signature exclusives including the Sate Gai (grilled marinated chicken sate), Geang Panang Gai (a creamy red curry chicken) and popular Mango Pannacotta (served with sweet sticky rice and coconut cream), all designed for sharing.
For more information please visit the Pai Thai Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/PaiThaiDubai/). The cooking instructions will be shared along with each delivery. Please note, 48-hours booking notice is required. Diners in Dubai can arrange delivery on 800 – 666 – 353 or email email@example.com.
One of Dubai’s most authentic and adored Italian eateries, Trattoria Toscana is offering DIY iftar kits for two, inclusive of two appetizers and the choice of pasta, pizza and salad with a tiramisu dessert for only AED145.
Appetizers choices include Polpette in Umido (beef and sausage meatballs) and Gamberetti all Aglio (garlic shrimps, parsley, sourdough bread); the four pasta options include Cappelletti di Magro (Ricotta & spinach filling, creamy walnut sauce), Tagliatelle alla Bolognese (Fresh tagliatelle with beef brisket ragout) and more; a choice of pizza selections such as the Pizza Bufalina (Buffalo mozzarella, tomato, basil), Pizza Diavola (Mozzarella, tomato, spicy beef salami, roasted capsicum) and more; a salad which will be sent along with a dressing; and for dessert, Trattoria Toscana’s popular tiramisu. There is an option to add on kids’ dishes such as Pizza Margherita, Pizza Prosciutto e Funghi, Spaghetti Carbonara, or Penne Bolognese as well for a mere AED30 for each dish.
For more information please visit the Trattoria Toscana Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TrattoriaToscanaDubai/). The cooking instructions will be shared along with each delivery. Please note, 48-hours booking notice is required. Diners in Dubai can arrange delivery on 800 – 666 – 353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lebanese restaurant, Al Nafoorah, has a traditional Arabic classics packaged as sharing kits. Prices range from AED265 for two people, AED495 for four people, and AED665 for six people.
The Levant-inspired menu, curated by Chef Ali, comprises dates to break the fast, Ramadan drinks, soup, options of mezzeh (hot and cold), a main course and dessert. All Iftar items are pre-cooked and ready to eat, although some items may require minimal heating at home, as per packaging instructions.
Guests can choose traditional mains such as Lamb Ouzi, Maghmour, or a Mixed Grill; dessert options will include popular dishes like Um ali, Chocolate cardamom fudge cake and more.
For more information please visit the Al Nafoorah Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AlNafoorahDubai/). Please note, 48-hours booking notice is required. Diners in Dubai can arrange delivery on 800 – 666 – 353 or email email@example.com.
DOORS FREESTYLE GRILL
Doors Freestyle Grill has curated a special Ramadan Iftar Kit to be delivered right at your doorstep via its delivery arm Wildfire by Doors.
Priced at AED 188, the Doors Ramadan Iftar Kit is all you need to break the holy fast with your family. Diners can also order from their à la carte menu all through Ramadan. The extensive variety of delicacies will definitely give you the feels of an All You Can Eat Buffet from the comfort of your home. Sides include Cheese Pida, freshly baked Breads, Bread Dumpling, Doors Iskander and Mushroom Rice. For mains, options are Kaymak, Lamb Chops and Lamb Tenderloin and Grilled Sea Bream. End your hearty Iftar with something delightfully decadent like Asure, Kadayif, Kamal pasha and Pumpkin Delight.
To place your order, +971 4 20 49 299 from 11:30 am to 9 pm. Slow-cooked items from the à la carte menu to be ordered one day in advance.
The 3-course iftar menus’ pay tribute to decades of culinary culture in Dubai. Noteworthy dishes include classic Emirati inspired fish cakes blended with Indian spices in the Koftak Samak and Tekat Deyay Emirati - tender chicken kebabs infused with mild Arabic spices and cooked in a traditional tandoor. Mains feature an assortment of classic savoury dishes, including Thareed Dyay, Emirati home style chicken curry or a vegetarian’s delight, Khudar Mashwi ma Baharat Hind, wholesome house-favourite vegetables tossed in Bombay Brasserie’s signature Indian masala blend. The mains are accompanied by servings of chicken, lamb or vegetable biryani and breads. The iftar concludes with a choice of mouthwatering desserts, which include the Khameer bil Khabisah, stuffed sweet bread with nuts and dates and the quintessential Luqaimat, Emirati dumplings in date syrup, served with a rich ice cream.
The Asian menu features classics such as the original Thai Red Curry, seafood favourite - Fish Chili in Basil sauce, Chicken Manchurian and more served with a choice of fried rice and noodles. A five-spice flourless Chocolate Cake or the Mango and sago panna cotta provide a sweet finish to the meal.
Both iftar menus include a selection of dates and cut fruits alongside Laban and water to break the fast.
Iftar menus will be available for delivery at AED125 all through Ramadan across Zomato, Talabat, Deliveroo and The Entertainer platforms
Beak your fast with a four-course menu for just AED 65 per person, which includes a variety of authentic hot and cold mezzeh, salads, soup, a choice from two aromatic main courses and a traditional Arabic dessert as well as one Ramadan juice, soft drink and dates.Dishes on the exclusive menu are based on lamb, chicken, seafood and vegetarian dishes as well as pizzas freshly baked in the Pranzo restaurant kitchen’s stone oven.
Signature main course highlights include traditional Arabic dish seafood majbous rice; vermicelli rice served with white lamb beans; lamb biryani served with dhal makni; saffron rice served with shrimps and seafood marinara and mixed seafood grill with mashed potato. Meanwhile, traditional Arabic desserts include Umm Ali and Kunafa.
All Iftar orders can be made over the phone and are available for residents living within the Barsha Heights (formerly TECOM) and Al Barsha communities, with free delivery available for all orders over AED 100.
To place an order, please call +971 44 437 7920 or for more information on the menu, please log onto http://www.timehotels.ae/
Grand Plaza Movenpick Media City
Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City has launched iftar boxes for AED 69. Dubai residents can break their fast with a variety of traditional Arabic favourites including special juices and desserts prepared exclusively for Ramadan.
Iftar menu highlights include traditional Arabic appetisers, shorbat adas, cheese sambousek and traditional meat kibbeh. Desserts include aish as-saraya.
Dishes are available from sunset to 9pm, for pick-up or delivery via Careem Now. How: To place an order, please call or Whatsapp on 054 793 1424 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.