Iftars of the day: Essence Beach Rotana and Pierchic Al Qasr

Today we review the iftars at Essence Beach Rotana and Pierchic Al Qasr.
Essence at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi.
Essence at Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi.

Check out the iftar at this popular hotel’s all-day dining restaurant Essence. Their classic iftar buffet features an array of authentic Ramadan dishes such as ouzi, Arabic grills, Lebanese hot and cold mezze and traditional desserts. There will be also be a selection of international dishes and sushi. Dh195; Dh110 for kids; Dh170 for groups of 10 or more. Sunset to 10:30pm. 02 697 9011

Dubai: Pierchic Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah

Pierchic, at the end of a pier overlooking the Burj Al Arab, has designed an iftar experience to remember with a specially curated tasting menu that features local flavours with a Pierchic twist. The seafood mezze selection includes Pierchic’s version of fattoush salad made with baby squid and cuttlefish ink; grilled tiger prawns with sumac, garlic sauce and lime; hummus of pine nuts and tuna belly; and baba ganoush with pomegranate and brown shrimp. Diners can then feast on a mixed seafood grill for their main course, followed by a dessert platter with bites such as baklava, Turkish delights, croissants, umm ali, fruit skewers and sticky date and toffee pudding. Dh270. Sunset to 8:30pm. 04 432 3232

* Stacie Overton Johnson

Published: June 19, 2016 04:00 AM