by Belinda Breeze

From traditional lavish Iftar spreads to feature signature dishes specially curated by Emirati chef Khulood Atiq, flavourful set menus in Michelin Selected Restaurants there are no shortages of delicious ways to mark the Holy Month

The countdown to a month of extraordinary culinary experiences has begun. This year, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers will introduce special opportunities to delight diners and mark the Holy Month of Ramadan. Traditionally seen as a time to gather with friends and family, the luxury Forbes Five Star Abu Dhabi-based property has carefully curated a selection of distinct experiences that are guaranteed to cater to every requirement.

Iftar at Layali Al Baraka with Chef Khulood Atiq

Prepare to indulge in an unparalleled dining journey that will transport you to a world of luxury and refinement. Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers is proud to announce its collaboration with Abu Dhabi Culinary, part of the Department of Culture and Tourism and renowned Emirati chef Khulood Atiq to deliver an extraordinary Ramadan experience like no other.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the Emirati heritage and world-class hospitality that will captivate your senses at the exclusive pop-up Iftar, “Layali Al Baraka.” Indulge in the finest Emirati cuisine, carefully crafted by Chef Khulood Atiq, who is renowned for her passion and expertise in Emirati culinary traditions. Her exceptional dishes will take you on a culinary journey that highlights the best of Ramadan traditions.  After Iftar take the opportunity to unwind and relax in the traditional Emirati majlis.

Guests dining at Layali Al Baraka will have the chance to win exclusive prizes, including unforgettable staycations, exquisite dinners, and driving experiences with Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the authorised general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and a member of the Al Fahim group. And that’s not all! One lucky winner will walk away with a holiday for two, including flights and accommodation, courtesy of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers and Etihad Airways.

Don’t miss out on this lavish and unmissable Ramadan experience. Book your table now and embark on a culinary adventure like no other.

The Iftar at Layali Al Baraka is available to experience daily throughout Ramadan, from sunset to 9 pm. Packages start from AED180 for the 1st and 4th week of Ramadan and AED210 for the 2nd and 3rd week of Ramadan

To make a reservation at Layali Al Baraka

Iftar at Li Beirut

Li Beirut, the MICHELIN-selected and MICHELIN award-winning Arabic restaurant, is treating guests to a distinguished iftar set menu and relaxed suhoor experience throughout the month of Ramadan.

From sunset onwards, loved ones are welcome to relax within the plush dining room or outside against the stunning waterfront views from the wide-open terrace, while savouring a delectable Iftar set menu brimming with the finest specialities of Arabia.

Spanning premium quality mezze, juicy grilled kebabs and traditional Lebanese desserts, the enchanting dining experience is further enhanced with calming tunes from a kanoon player, refreshing beverages and a choice of shisha flavours.

From 9 pm onwards, friends and loved ones are then invited to gather together and experience the luxurious restaurant’s exquisite Suhoor. Spanning the destination’s most popular signature specialties, sweets, and creative mocktails and cocktails, Li Beirut is the perfect place to unwind under the clear night’s sky and enjoy a sophisticated evening brimming with uplifting and joyful vibes.

The Iftar set menu at Li Beirut is available to experience daily from sunset to 9 pm, priced AED240. Suhoor takes place from 9pm to 11pm, including the regular à la carte menu and shisha and dessert for AED180. 

To make a reservation at Li Beirut

Iftar at VaKaVa

VaKaVa, the vibrant MICHELIN-selected Peruvian restaurant, is putting a special Latin American twist on the traditional iftar experience.

Inviting guests to dine inside the intricately decorated dining room, or admire the panoramic sunset views from the terrace, the unique Ramadan set menu features a handpicked selection of the Pan-Latin lounge’s most enticing and sumptuous specialities.

Created by world-renowned restaurateur and chef Richard Sandoval, and inspired by the colours, culture and cuisine of Latin America, diners are treated to an explosion of different flavours, spices and textures.

The regular à la carte menu of spicy and aromatic specialties is also available for guests to enjoy, while the upbeat live music, expertly prepared beverages, and relaxed yet lively vibes create a one-of-a-kind Ramadan experience that will be remembered forever.

The VaKaVa iftar set menu is available to enjoy Tue- Sun from 7:00pm, priced AED240 for selection of starters, mains and desserts to share. The regular à la carte menu is also available.

To make a reservation at VaKaVa

Suhoor at Nahaam Terrace

This Ramadan, families and friends are invited to maximise the special period with long, leisurely evenings spent under the starry night’s sky at Nahaam Terrace.

In honour of the special period, the stunning poolside terrace will be transformed with traditional decorations, a carpeted lounge area and a special authentic majlis set up.  Meanwhile, guests will be kept well entertained with a choice of fun board games, and live music from a traditional oud player.

Whilst absorbing the enchanting ambiance and the pleasant spring weather, diners are encouraged to replenish their energy levels with a bespoke à la carte suhoor menu of authentic Arabic specialties. Spanning cold and hot mezze and nourishing main courses.

The suhoor at Nahaam Terrace is available to experience daily throughout Ramadan, from 9 pm to 2 am. Each specialty is priced à la carte, while the two-hour non-alcoholic beverage package is priced AED129 per person, and AED199 for non-alcoholic beverages and shisha.

To make a reservation at Nahaam Terrace