Ramadan 2020: restaurants offering iftar home deliveries in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Break your fast at home with these Ramadan menus
The UAE is known for its buffets and set menus during Ramadan. With people staying in this year, things might be a little different but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in some top-notch food. From Peruvian and Vietnamese to traditional Arabic fare, here’s a list of restaurants making the season special with their delivery offerings.
Rainer Becker's award-winning "robatayaki" concept is now serving iftar, for those looking for a unique way to break their fast.
The menu includes miso soup, beef and ginger dumplings, baby spinach with sesame dressing and a spicy mixed seafood maki. This is followed by a rice hotpot and a choice of a beef or salmon fillet for a main course.
The menu is priced at Dh195 per person and is available daily between 5pm and 1am, in a 15-minute radius of the restaurant's Business Bay location. You can order on Deliveroo or collect it from the restaurant. Call Roka on 04 439 7171 for more details.
Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek
Choose from individual or family-size servings of a variety of iftar meal boxes at Radisson Blu's Deira Creek outpost. You'll also get to choose from three different cuisines: Arabic, Persian, and Indian.
The iftar menu includes Persian restaurant Shabestan’s famous Persian grills, Ghormeh Sabzi, and saffron rice, as well as Arabic restaurant Aseelah’s Emirati and Middle Eastern dishes such as lamb thareed and majboos. The Indian menu consists of comfort food such as butter chicken, paneer butter masala and mutton biryani.
One iftar box includes 15 different items: dates, laban, orange juice, six different starters, four main courses, sliced fruits and a dessert. Vegetarians are also well accounted for.
Prices start from Dh59, and Dh199 for the family box which serves four people.
For more information, call the hotel on 042057316.
The hotel is offering a four-course menu for Dh65 per person. The traditional Arabic menu includes hot and cold mezze, salads, soup, a choice between two main courses and a traditional Arabic dessert as well as one Ramadan juice, soft drink and dates. Some main courses guests can expect are traditional seafood majboos rice; lamb biryani served with dal makhani; and saffron rice with shrimp. Meanwhile, traditional Arabic desserts include Umm Ali and kunafa.
Orders are available to those living in Barsha Heights and within the Barsha community in Dubai, with free delivery for orders above Dh100. For more information, call 0444377920.
The Peruvian restaurant has launched a set iftar menu comprising a choice of soup, seven appetisers or small dishes, one main and dessert for Dh230 per person. Guests can expect dishes like the cream of pumpkin soup, kale and cucumber salad, wild mushroom ceviche, empanadas, and more. For mains, choose between the corn-fed chicken, beef ribs, Peruvian dried potato and cauliflower, and Chilean seabass, and end the meal with dates, edamame, and pistachio puff pastry.
The menu is available throughout the month of Ramadan, and can be ordered any time from 12pm to 7.30pm. Customers are encouraged to order two hours in advance. The a la carte will also be available for non-fasting guests from 12.30pm to 10.30pm.
Orders can be placed in house by calling Coya Dubai on 04 316 9600 or through the Deliveroo app.
Coya Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi branch of the Peruvian restaurant is also offering a set menu, this one priced at Dh199 and inclusive of 12 dishes. Start the meal with dates and edamame before indulging in a choice of soup, appetisers, mains and dessert.
The menu is available throughout Ramadan, and orders can be made before sundown. Gluten-free and vegetarian dietary options are also offered, and orders need to be placed at least two hours in advanced.
Orders can be placed in house by calling Coya Abu Dhabi on 02 306 7000 or through the Deliveroo app.
The French Bistro has launched three limited-edition dishes to be available throughout the month of Ramadan; a baked truffle brie en croute for Dh69; a two-hour, slow braised lamb shank for Dh119; and a burrata-ricotta rose kunafa for Dh41.
The restaurant has also unveiled a two-course iftar meals available for Dh139. Choose between starters like lentil soup, a goat cheese salad and a tarte de tomates et chevre, and main courses like the steak frites, free-range chicken and lamb shank.
The iftar offer is available throughout the month of Ramadan, giving customers the chance to try different combinations. They can add a dessert for Dh30.
Orders can be placed through Deliveroo, Chatfood and Zbooni (if the order is placed through WhatsApp).
Dubai-based Vietnamese Foodies is offering an iftar-at-home menu that includes a starter, salad, soup and main for Dh99 per person.
On the menu are starters like the chicken spring rolls, coconut prawns with sweet chilli sauce and vegan gyoza; a choice between six soups, and mains like a coconut braised prawns, beef stir fry and tofu and eggplant claypot.
The iftar-at-home menu will be available daily from Friday to Saturday, April 24 until May 23, 5pm to 10pm with delivery to over 60 Dubai neighbourhoods through the restaurant’s website, Deliveroo, Zomato, or Uber Eats or by calling 04 565 6088. The restaurant’s regular menu will be available daily from 11.30am to 10pm.
Capital Club Dubai
For Dh150 per person, customers can expect Arabic and Indian favourites including hot and cold mezzes, an Arabic salad, laban, a main dish (like a mixed grill) and a fruit selection. The venue is also offering a la carte dishes from its menu through Deliveroo for the first time. Orders can be placed via Deliveroo.
Dish Catering & Events
Catering and Events Company Dish will be bringing its Ramadan menu to homes, priced at Dh200 per person for a 10-dish Middle Eastern sharing menu.
Spread over three courses, guests can expect dishes like roast beetroot hummus, pumpkin, sumac marinated chicken and slow braised shoulder of lamb in Middle Eastern spices. Vegan options are also available, as is a special menu for children. Those six years old and under eat for free and those between six and 12 eat at half price.
Thepopular Lebanese restaurant under Sarood Hospitality is delivering iftar packages for groups of two, four and six, priced respectively at Dh265, Dh495 and D665.
Guests can expect a feast including all the classics such as dates, buttermilk and jalab, lentil soup, and hot and cold mezzes. Mains include a mixed grill and lamb ouzi (with a vegetarian option also available). Meanwhile a cheesecake with rose and pistachio and chocolate cardamom fudge cake are some desserts that round up the meal.
A 48-hour-advance notice is required to place an order. To do so, call 800666353 or email email@example.com
Rosewood Abu Dhabi
The hotel has launched an iftar set menu with Middle Eastern classics, priced at Dh199 per couple. The extensive meal includes dry fruits and juice to break the fast followed by soup, cold mezze and salads (think hummus, fatoush and potato salad), hot mezze like cheese sambusek and kibbeh and main courses like chicken biryani and vegetable salona. Desserts include strawberry lemon tartlet and hazelnut dacquoise cake.
Orders can be placed though Deliveroo and CraveUAE starting Friday, 24 April 2020.
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Customers can choose between packages for two, four, six and eight, with prices starting at Dh180 for a standard iftar, inclusive of hot and cold mezzes, biryani and kunafa. The hotel also has a regular iftar package, an international iftar package and a premium package, with prices starting at Dh230, Dh230 and Dh280 respectively.
For details, call 0552244634.
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
The hotel has launched Ramadan packages for families of two and four for the price of Dh170 and Dh320 respectively. Expect favourites like lentil soup, hot and cold mezze, and Arabic mixed grills. There's also a takeaway menu for those looking for a la carte deliveries. For details, email JCHNomadrestaurant@jumeirah.com
The venue has recently launched iftar boxes for one, two or four people – all brimming with international dishes with an Arabic twist. Boxes are inclusive of a soup, main course, salad and cake.
There are three boxes available right now: a salmon and tuna box set (with prices starting at Dh99 for one and up to Dh399 for four), a chicken box set (priced between Dh89 to Dh349), beef box set (Dh89 to Dh349) and a vegetarian box set (Dh79 and Dh329).
Orders can be placed by visiting www.letocaffe.ae or by sending a WhatsApp to 043452211.
Abu Dhabi residents can enjoy the iftar menu available for take-away and delivery, from Beach Rotana’s Al Shorfa Lounge, created by Chef Abu Halab and his team. Available for Dh95 per person, the menu, which changes daily, will include jalap juices, dates and traditional favourites. Alternatively, the hotel is also offering its selection of hot and cold mezze’s for Dh25 per dish.
The minimum order for delivery is Dh200. Orders can be placed by calling 02697 9027. For the detailed menu, go to rotanatimes.com/beachrotana.
La Petite Maison has launched an iftar sharing menu inclusive of a mocktail, soup, two starters, one main course and dessert per person. Customers can begin by tucking into dates and then enjoy some of the restaurant's signature dishes like the burrata with tomatoes and lamb chops. Even the canvas tote the food will be delivered within will be Ramadan-themed.
The menu is priced at Dh490 for two in Dubai and can be ordered from 5pm to 7.30pm through Deliveroo (delivery is available in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Marina and other surrounding areas).
In Abu Dhabi, the set menu is priced at Dh290 per person, with a minimum order for two. It is available through Deliveroo.
The hotel has launched two three-course iftar menus, priced at Dh125 each.
An Indo-Emirati set iftar menu comprises dishes like the Koftak Samak ( Emirati fish cakes with Indian spices), Tekat Deyay Emirati (chicken kebabs with Arabic spices cooked in a tandoor), Emirati home-style chicken curry like Thareed Dyay or Khudar Mashwi ma Baharat Hind, vegetables in an Indian masala blend.
The Asian menu features classics like Thai red curry, 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 mango and sago panna cotta provide a sweet ending.
Both menus include dates, cut fruits, Laban and water to break the fast.
The iftars are available for delivery from noon onwards through Zomato, Talabat, Deliveroo and The Entertainer. Guests can also opt for special offers when placing orders for the 15-and 30-day packages which offers a weekly rotating menu of the signature Iftar dishes.
Emirates Palace Hotel
The luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi is giving guests a chance to savour traditional flavours with its new gourmet Ramadan menu.
On the menu are lentil soup, hot and cold mezze, shish taouk, Arabic mix grill and vegetable salona to name a few. Umm Ali or date pudding are some of the traditional sweets available to end the meal with.
There are three packages currently available: traditional favourites (for Dh245 per person), contemporary classics (Dh295 per person) and global gourmet (for Dh395 per person) with orders required for a minimum of four.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 690 7999. Deliveries will be done between 5pm and 9pm.
London Dairy Cafe
London Dairy Cafe has launched a Ramadan-themed ice cream cake (Dh225) and gateaux (Dh40). The venue has also unveiled the Cascara Spritzer (Dh20) and a light rose milk cake soaked in rose-flavoured milk sauce just for the occasion.
It also has a number of iftar and suhoor set menus, priced under Dh90. The regular iftar starts with a soup (a rotation of lentil, potato leek, broccoli or tomato), and main course like salmon poke bowls, vegetarian pizza or eggplant parmigiana for Dh69.
The royal iftar includes starters like fried calamari, chicken tenders or kale salad, and mains like the LD beef or chicken burger. Deliveries are available from 4pm to 10pm.
Finally, available from 10pm till midnight, is a suhoor set menu with croissants and all-day breakfast items.
Pre-order are required for the Ramadan ice cream cakes and gateaux. All offers are available via delivery through Deliveroo and Chatfood.
Honest Badger Foods
Trying to stay healthy during Ramadan? A number of meal delivery services are also catering to the health-conscious. Honest Badgers is one such service for Dubai residents that usually delivers breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as snacks, dessert, a shot of ginger, fresh juice and herbal tea, with prices starting from Dh155 per day. The food is prepared fresh every day and is dairy-free, wheat-free and refined sugar-free. For the holy month, their package will include dates, an iftar (comprising a starter and main course), a cashew mylk drink, suhoor with a ginger shot and fresh juice. They’ve also tweaked the nutrient consistency to make it suitable for a day of fasting.
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The healthy meal delivery service has launched two packages for Ramadan, with daily meals being designed to optimise energy while taking into account daily calories and nutrient intake.
The first package includes an iftar meal delivered every day for 20 days, consisting of dried fruits, a beverage, soup, a side dish, a main and a dessert. The package is priced at Dh1,964 (Dh98 per day).
The second package includes iftar and suhoor meals for 20 days, with the latter including a beverage, fruit and one suhoor meal. The package is priced at Dh2,510 (or Dh126 per day). Orders can be placed directly through the Right Bite website and deliveries are done across the UAE.
Want to end your iftar on a sweet note? Online dessert delivery company Sugarmoo has launched its limited-edition Ramadan menu. Tuck into its "After Iftar Stuffed" cake, a vanilla sponge with blue glazed fondant and a cute little character at the base.
Meanwhile, the brand pays tribute to the much-loved Vimto drink with Baby Vimto Toot, a chocolate sponge cake, layered with white chocolate mousse and infused with Vimto and blackberry compote. Other Ramadan-inspired treats include the Lotus Moon cake, Umm Ali cheesecake and Baklava torte. Deliveries are made in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. For details, visit www.sugarmoo.com.
Updated: May 11, 2020 11:27 AM