These are the iftars along the Corniche you need to know about

Where to go, what's on offer and how much you'll spend on iftars along the Corniche

These are the iftars along the Corniche you need to know about

It's the Corniche, the waterfront destination in Abu Dhabi that we all love. 

There's an amazing view of the city skyline, the inviting waters of the Arabian Gulf and the amazing sights of Emirates Palace, Qasr Al Watan and The Founder's Memorial

When you're not snapping pictures for Instagram there are loads of great places to grab a bite too. 

Here are the iftars that you don't want to miss during Ramadan this year. 

Al Tasamoh Tent
Gather your family and experience iftar around 600 other people at the Al Tasamoh Tent where you can break your fast with traditional Middle Eastern food, visit live cooking stations, enjoy sweet treats and listed to live oud music after the sun has set.
Dhs180. Daily sunset-9pm. Bab Al Qasr Hotel and Residences, Corniche West (02 205 3026).

Corniche All Day Dining
Head to the Corniche and break your fast with traditional favourites including hot and cold mezze, grilled meats, live shawarma cooking stations and more as an oud player provides a musical soundtrack to your evening.
Dhs195. Daily sunset-9pm. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche (02 813 7777).

Emirates Palace
This is one of the fanciest iftar experiences in the capital, and it really has to be seen to be believed. It all takes place within the grand Ramadan Pavilion out on terrace, where guests are treated to tremendous views over the private beach. As you watch the sunset with your family and friends, you can work your way through the incredible spread of Arabic plates and international cuisines, visit the many live stations and treat yourself to a dessert or two.
Dhs295 (iftar), from Dhs150 (sohour). Sunset-9.30pm. Emirates Palace, West Corniche (02 690 7999).

A brilliant buffet featuring all the best dishes from the Middle East, including samke harra, lamb ouzi, dawood basha and garlic and coriander shrimps. But that’s not all, on top of that there’s Indian and Asian specialties, and carving stations serving chicken, turkey, beef brisket, lamb legs and salmon.
Dhs175. Sunset-9pm. Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road, Al Markaziyah (02 304 8127).

Elegant Chinese restaurant Hakkasan will be serving an iftar with a twist with dishes from the Far East including mushroom soup, Peking duck, a selection dim sum, wok fried beef, specially-crafted desserts and more.
Dhs228. Daily 7pm-8pm. Emirates Palace, Corniche West (02 690 7999).

Iftar In The Sky
You’d be hard pushed to find an iftar in the capital that’s more glamorous than this. Taking place in the world’s highest suspended suite, you can take in the views of the city from an incredible 220m up in the sky. There’s a huge variety of traditional Arabian delicacies, a dedicated dessert room (featuring all the best sweet treats like kunafa and atayef) and live music to help set the mood.
Dhs320. Thu-Sat, sunset-9.30pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, West Corniche (02 694 4553).

Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Embrace the spirit of the season and enjoy traditional Arabian hospitality inside the Khaymetna tent where you can break your fast with a buffet featuring a range of Middle Eastern specialities and favourites.
Dhs170, Dhs85 (kids), free (kids under six). Daily sunset-9pm. Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Corniche West (02 657 0111).

La Brioche
The popular French eatery is embracing the season by serving up a set menu that features traditional Middle Eastern dishes alongside their signatures pastries and bakes.
Dhs90 (per person). Sunset-9pm. Various locations including Corniche Road (600 535 359).

Layali Al Baraka
Set under an ornate installation, this is a very special iftar venue. The spread includes Middle Eastern recipes and there’s also a whole hour of live music from an oud player.
Dhs180. Sunset-8.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).

Leopolds of London
The British café is serving an iftar buffet at the Nation Towers branch for Dh99, and a family sharing meal at all branches.
Dhs99 (buffet), Dhs139 (set meal for two), Dhs249 (set meal for four), Dhs349 (set meal for six).  From sunset. Various locations including Nation Towers, The Galleria, Al Reem Island, Al Muneera and Makani Mall (600 650 602).

Li Beirut
The set menu of brilliant Lebanese cuisine comes with Ramadan juices, water, tea and coffee. Every course is a triumph.
Dhs195. Sunset-8.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).

Radisson Blu Tent
This impressive tent houses a sumptuous buffet which stars traditional favourites like lamb ouzi, harees, malfouf and sweet desserts such as kunafa and bavlava. If that’s not enough, there’s also a date display and refreshing Ramadan beverages.
Dhs169. Sunset-9pm. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road (02 656 2000).

The peaceful eatery is putting on an authentic iftar buffet, with enough grilled meats to please even the keenest of carnivores. There’s also live music every day from 8.45pm to 9.30pm, and complimentary tea and Arabic coffee.
Dhs220. Sunset-8.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).

Smoking Doll
The Asian restaurant is offering a brilliant set menu of dishes including a sharing platter of starters, curry of the day and a dessert platter. Delivery is available all day.
Dhs139 (for two), Dhs249 (for four), Dhs349 (for six). Sunset-1am. Nation Towers, Corniche Road West & Boutik Mall, Reem Island (600 560 603).

The Terrace on the Corniche
This fantastic buffet will take you on a culinary voyage across the region. Filled with traditional flavours, it also boasts live cooking stations, refreshing Ramadan juices and excellent service.
Dhs235. Sunset-9.30pm. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Towers, West Corniche (02 694 4553).

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