Your guide to the best iftars in Al Bateen

Where to go, what's on offer and how much you'll spend on iftars in Al Bateen

Edition First Look The Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 112918Photo by Grace GuinoITP Images
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Edition First Look The Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 112918Photo by Grace GuinoITP Images

Let's face it, Al Bateen is a special place in Abu Dhabi.

There's the Instragram-friendly wharf, incredible views of the city skyline and is there anywhere better to go for a leisurely walk? 

The area is also a great location to enjoy an iftar this Ramadan with a few great options for breaking your fast.

So what are you waiting for? Here are the places you need to know about this year. 

Byblos Sur Mer
This feast starts off with hot and cold mezze, including all your favourite plates such as hummus, fattoush salad and spicy lamb sausages. The main course includes huge mixed grills and daily specials, and you can finish off the night with a visit to the dessert buffet.
Dhs250. Sunset-8.30pm InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (800 423 463).

Celebrity Restaurant
Gather your family and friends to enjoy an iftar at Celebrity Restaurant, where you can get into the spirit of the season with a lavish buffet spread featuring seasonal favourites and traditional dishes.
Dhs199. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Royal M Hotel and Resort Abu Dhabi, Al Bateen (02 777 1171).

Cho Gao Marina Walk
This is an iftar with a Pan-Asian twist. The plates are influenced from countries across the continents, with wasabi prawns, chicken percik and more. Or, if there’s nothing you fancy on the set menu, you can always order from the à la carte.
Dhs99. Sunset-8.30pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (80 042 3463).

Market at EDITION
This trendy hotel is putting on a spread of traditional Arabic dishes, which have been given a contemporary twist. This is the hotel’s first Ramadan in the capital, and it’s certain to be pulling out all the stops.
Dhs180, Dhs80 (kids under 12), free (kids under five). Sunset-9.30pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (02 208 0000).

Mezze Restaurant
Take a trip to the luxury hotel where the daily iftar at Mezze Restaurant will serve a generous buffet featuring a host of traditional dishes and seasonal favourites for families to enjoy together. Be sure to ask if the buy one, get one deal is running.
Dhs225. Daily 7pm-8pm. Royal M Hotel and Resort Abu Dhabi, Al Bateen (02 777 1171).

Selections
The buffet at this friendly restaurant includes a huge variety of international dishes from around the world. The authentic Arabic specialties are particularly unmissable.
Dhs190. Sunset-8.30pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (800 423 463).

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