Five Budget-Friendly Ramadan Foodie Experiences in Dubai

Last week of the month means staying within your budget. Have you exhausted your funds by attending all the wonderful iftars that this city has to offer? Our list includes a handful of budget-friendly iftar and suhoor options that won’t break the bank, but still give you the feeling of Ramadan.


Zaroob has gone one step further this month by launching a limited edition one-metre-long menu. Diners can now relish in one-metre-long manoushe and shawarmas at the vibrantly lit restaurant. Starting at AED 69, you can enjoy a metre-long shawarma of your choice that is offered with a side of fries, pickles and dips. Manoushe lovers can opt for the metre-long manoushe priced at AED 69 which includes some popular favorite flavors including Zaatar, Akkawi cheese, Kashkaval cheese, Soujok, Lahm Baajin and Kofta. Zaroob’s suhoor tray is perfect for those seeking a homely suhoor. You will find Arabic favorites such as Zaatar, Fried Halloumi, Falafel, Hummus, scrambled eggs, among many others. Priced at AED 69, the tray can feed up to three people and will certainly keep everyone satisfied until the next day.


Otto Table, The Dubai Mall

Make this Ramadan memorable with the ultimate feast, provided to you by popular Kuwaiti Chef Faisal AlNashimi. Kick start your suhour from 10 pm onwards by having a perfectly balanced meal at Table Otto located in the Fashion Avenue of The Dubai Mall and Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi. Guests at Table Otto can choose from an impressive selection of breakfast dishes such as the Zaatar Burrata, and Pancakes drizzled with maple syrup, to name a few. a wide range of items such as feta crumb mix, seared olives with halloumi, baked falafel, and pita bread. Suhour is not complete without the Morning Flatbread, which contains eggs, kale pesto, mozzarella, halloumi, sundried tomato, and pine nuts, as well as the Shakshuka which is made of flame roasted tomatoes, eggs, labneh, and sujuk, served with toasted bread.


Circle Cafe

Circle CafĂ© welcomes the month of Ramadan with a culinary Iftar journey of Mediterranean flavours. A wholesome experience awaits guests with a range of contemporary, yet traditional specialties that will be offered for Iftar throughout the month of Ramadan. Priced at AED 69 per person, the three-course Iftar menu will be served daily from 12 pm onwards at all Circle Cafe outlets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Flavorsome and fulfilling, choosing your favorite from the selection of main courses won’t be easy with options including the Molokia, Lamb Mansaf, Roasted baby Chicken, Fish Sayadiyah, or Kofta and Potato. Guests with a bigger appetite can unlock unlimited servings for an additional price of 20 AED. End your Iftar on a sweet note with the most delicious desserts such as the Umm ali, Muhallabia, Rice pudding or the ever popular Milk Cake. Additionally, Circle Cafe has developed an exclusive Ramadan Catering menu, available for delivery, which is sure to be a hit at any Iftar or Suhoor table. Ramadan options are available via Deliveroo and Instagram, giving customers a wide variety of choices during Ramadan.


Ichiban Sushi

Ichiban Sushi welcomes the holy month of Ramadan with the launch of two special offers featuring some of its most sought out boxes. With sushi rolls that will tantalize your taste buds and two side dishes to complement them, the brand’s exclusive bundles make the perfect meal this month. If you’re treating yourself to sushi, the Ramadan Bundle for One is ideal as it includes a choice of one of the two Crazy boxes (14 pieces) which are a crowd pleaser, paired with the miso soup and a starter of edamame, or dynamite shrimp or the crazy salad and is priced at AED 89. If you are hosting an Iftar gathering, the Ramdan Bundle for two is the perfect sharing meal featuring the Classic (40 pieces) or Deluxe (44 pieces) box accompanied by two miso soups and a starter or salad priced at AED 159. Ichiban Sushi’s Ramadan specials will indulge your every sense and leave you with a satiated feeling.


Go! lebanese

The Lebanese restaurant welcomes the month with the launch of several sharing meals featuring authentic Lebanese dishes including Lentil soup, Fattoush, Tabbouleh, Falafel, Tawook and Kafta to name a few. For AED 132, you will get three lentil soups, your choice of two mezzas from a selection of crispy cheese rolls, hummus, mutabbal, spicy potato cubes or fries, and four sandwiches or bowls of your choice with options varying from falafel, kafta, grilled lamb, shawarma and chicken tawook, and finally, four pieces of OG slices from Lotsa! Lazy Cake to end your meal on a sweet note.


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