Ramadan 2020: the Dubai restaurants open for dine-in during the day

A complete guide to establishments that are open for those who are not fasting

Rockfish is at Jumeirah Al Naseem, Dubai is now open for daytime dining. Courtesy of Rockfish
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Every year, during the holy month, restaurants across the UAE change their working hours to be respectful to customers, traditions and local sentiments.

This year, the onset of Ramadan is also accompanied with the government easing restrictions on travel in Dubai. As a result, restaurants are cautiously opening doors, but for limited hours and while adhering to the regulations – that is, limiting occupancy to 30 per cent of capacity, with tables set two metres apart.

In light of these changes, here’s a look at some establishments that are open for dine in during the day:


DIFC eatery Amazonico is reopening to serve its blend of South American, European and Asian cuisine. Advance booking is essential.

12pm to 10pm; Gate Village 11, DIFC; 04 571 3999; reservations@amazonico.ae

Bread Street Kitchen

The Gordon Ramsay restaurant in Atlantis the Palm is now open daily, serving its British signatures like beef Wellington and fish and chips.
12pm to 9pm; Atlantis The Palm, Crescent Road, Dubai; 04 426 2000; atlantis.com/dubai


Cassette, the modern Parisian-style cafe in Al Quoz, will be reopening its doors daily, serving its signature menu for both in-cafe dining and takeaway. 
9am to 5pm; The Courtyard, Al Quoz, Dubai; 04 349 1966; cassette.ae

Cafe M

Media One Hotel's Cafe M is now open throughout the day. Stop by for light bites, comfort food and sweet treats.

7am to 10pm; Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City; 04 427 1000; www.mediaonehotel.com


The Peruvian restaurant will be accepting dine-in customers starting Wednesday, April 29.

12.30pm to 10pm; Restaurant Village Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Beach Road; 04 316 9600; reservations@coyarestaurant.ae

Eat Greek

The Greek restaurant chain is now allowing dine-in customers in its JBR and Dubai Mall branches.

12pm to 10pm; 043255446; www.eatgreekkouzina.com

Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen 

The British celebrity chef's Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai eatery is open for business during the day, but advance booking is essential.

12pm to 3.30pm, then sunset to 10pm; Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai; 04 556 6666; www.caesars.com/dubai

Hillhouse Brasserie

Dubai Hills eatery is reopening from Tuesday, April 28. The restaurant serves an international menu. 
6.30am to 10pm; Dubai Hills Golf Club; 800 666 353; www.facebook.com/HillhouseBrasserie


The fine-dining establishment will be opening doors once more on Thursday, April 30, giving residents a chance to sample its French-Mediterranean fare. There will be an a la carte menu available all day and an Iftar menu available in the evening. 

12pm to 10pm; Gate Village No, 8, DIFC; 044390505www.lpmrestaurants.com/dubai

McGettigan's JLT 

The Irish pub will be serving food and soft beverages from midday daily, with last orders at 8pm.

12pm to 9pm; Bonnington Hotel, JLT, Dubai; 04 356 0470; www.mcgettigans.com


Chic Greek restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai will be open from Friday, May 1.

12pm to 10pm; Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai;  www.nammosworld.com 

Perry & Blackwelder’s

Souk Madinat Jumeirah's smokehouse Perry & Blackwelder's is reopening on Tuesday, April 28. 
12pm to 10pm; Souk Madinat Jumeirah; 800 666 353; www.jumeirah.com/en/dine/dubai/perry-blackwelders-original-smokehouse

Quattro Ristorante

The vegetarian restaurant located in Mankhool is opening doors once more. Customers can expect its popular Italian and Mexican fare including tacos, pizzas and sizzlers. 
11am to 10pm; Mankhool, Dubai; 04 3939 395


Located in Jumeirah Al Naseem, Mediterranean seafood curated by Chef Marco Garfagnini will be served beachfront for lunch and dinner. 
12.30pm to 3.30pm, then from 5pm onwards; 04 432 3232; restaurants@jumeirah.com


The beach restaurant in Jumeirah Mina A'Salam will be serving its Greek delicacies and views.
12pm onwards; 04 432 3232; restaurants@jumeirah.com

The Duck Hook

The Duck Hook at Dubai Hills Golf Club.
The Duck Hook at Dubai Hills Golf Club.

British eatery The Duck Hook at Dubai Hills is reopening on Tuesday, April 28. 
6.30am to 10pm; Dubai Hills Golf Club; 800 666 353; www.facebook.com/theduckhookdxb

The London Project

British Bluewater’s Island The London Project is reopening from Thursday, May 7. The lush, green eatery, with views over the sea and Dubai Marina, will be open daily from midday, with a brand new menu on offer.

12pm to 10pm; Bluewater’s Island, Dubai; 056 913 4699; info@thelondonproject.com  

The Noodle House

Branches of popular pan-Asian eatery The Noodle House are reopening at Nakheel Mall and Souk Madinat Jumeirah on Monday, April 27 ,and at Jumeirah Beach Residence on Tuesday, April 28. 
12pm to 10pm; 800 666 353; www.thenoodlehouse.com

Trattoria Toscana

Souk Madinat Jumeirah's Italian eatery Trattoria Toscana is reopening its doors from Tuesday, April 28. 
12pm to 10pm; Souk Madinat Jumeirah; 800 666 353; www.jumeirah.com/en/dine/dubai/madinat-trattoria-toscana

Vietnamese Foodies  

The Vietnamese restaurant has announced that its JLT location is open for takeaway and dine in, with its outdoor area open after iftar. The menu will be available via QR code, only cashless payment will be accepted and the restaurant encourages reservations to be made in advance.
12pm onwards; 045656088; www.vietnamesefoodies.com

Zero Gravity

The beach restaurant has opened once more, with a menu featuring everything from an all-day breakfast selection to pizzas, burgers and sushi. Throughout Ramadan, a four-course iftar menu is also available for Dh99.

9am to 9pm; Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St; 04 399 0009; info@0-gravity.ae

Zuma Dubai 

Popular high-end Japanese restaurant Zuma Dubai is now open daily in DIFC.

12pm to 10pm; Gate Village, DIFC; 04 425 5660; zumarestaurant.com/locations/dubai

Note: This list will be updated. To add timings for your restaurant, please email listings@thenational.ae