30 Abu Dhabi iftars to try

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Abu Dhabi Golf Club
Café 37

How much? Dhs115 with juices

The lowdown Tee off this Ramadan with a traditional iftar at Café 37. The buffet will be open ’til late, with beverages and shisha (for Dhs30) on the terrace, together with views sweeping down across the famed National Course. (Shisha)
Sas Al Nakhl (02 558 8990)

Al Maha Arjaan
City Café

How much? Dhs95++ with juices; half price for six-12 year olds; under sixes eat for free.

The lowdown A laid- back iftar held in the serene surrounds of the City Café greet those who choose to break their fast at Al Maha Arjaan. The full buffet treatment and a wide selection of traditional treats are on offer throughout Ramadan. (Discount for kids)
Hamdan Street (02 610 6666)

Aloft Abu Dhabi
Ramadan marquee

How much? Dhs135++ with coffee, tea, juices and water; Dhs120++ food only; half price for six-12 year olds; under sixes eat for free.

The lowdown Break your fast with a sumptuous range of Arabic delicacies and then, from 9pm, enjoy a suhoor menu, flavoured shisha and classical Arabic background music. Booking in advance is recommended. (Live music, shisha, suhoor, discount for kids)
Adnec (02 654 5114; 3357.maicafe@alofthotels.com)

Al Raha Beach Hotel
Sevilla and the attached Ramadan Tent

How much? Dhs165++ with juices and water; half price for six-12 year olds; under sixes eat for free.

The lowdown Celebrate iftar at the Sevilla restaurant and tent. Tasty Arabic delicacies, a haze of shisha and the melodious sounds of the oud can all be found here. There is also a suhoor buffet and large groups can be accommodated in the private suites. (Live music, shisha, discount for kids)
Al Raha (02 508 0555)

Al Raha Mall
Boulevard and Zari Zardosi

How much? Various prices

The lowdown Zari Zardosi is offering eight different menus (priced Dhs75-200) from 6pm-midnight, so your iftar dishes will be cooked fresh long into the night. Boulevard (aka Tche Tche) will serve up a mix of Arabic and continental dishes, along with shisha, with prices starting at around Dhs100. (Shisha, suhoor)
Al Raha (02 556 2229)

By Caroline Garnar
Time Out Abu Dhabi,

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