Iftars of the day: Market Kitchen and Lalezar

A look at the iftars of the day in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The Ramadan iftar at Market Kitchen at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi. Courtesy Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi: Market Kitchen, Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi

This modern American restaurant offers a special tasting experience every night throughout Ramadan. The iftar includes an array of Market Kitchen’s best-selling dishes as well as a range of Arabian dishes influenced by Dubai-based celebrity chef Suzanne Husseini. The menu includes crispy halloumi; pomegranate-glazed veal cheek; lamb kofta pizza; roasted cornfed chicken; braised beef short ribs; homemade ghorayeba cookies and much more. Dishes are available in unlimited sharing portions.

Dh199. Sunset to 11pm. 02 695 0300

Dubai: Lalezar, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Break your fast with an Anatolian iftar at this Turkish restaurant with décor that transports you to the Ottoman era. You’ll get three courses of traditional Turkish cuisine served sharing style at your table. Signature dishes include the manti, Iskender kebab and a sea bass fillet. Turkish-inspired desserts are also included (don’t miss the cream kunafa) as are Ramadan beverages, Samovar-brewed tea and Turkish coffee.

Dh195. Sunset to 8.30pm. À la carte suhoor follows until midnight. 04 453 0444

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