It's your last chance to enjoy Riyadh's best iftars for Ramadan 2024

Ramadan Kareem…

Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, hotels and restaurants across Riyadh invite everyone to enjoy an iftar experience and get into the festive vibe. While there’s much local cuisine on offer, there are also a lot of international fares.

If you’re looking out for spots to celebrate iftar in Riyadh, here’s a list of some of the best dining options this Ramadan.



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Escape to café ELLE for a chic Ramadan soirèe and tuck into fresh Fatteh, creamy Hummus, traditional Meat Gallete served with Tahini and a little French twist, delicately layered Mutabak stuffed with minced meat, and more. Be sure to conclude your meal with its cheesecake hanini.

Café ELLE, Via Riyadh, 5pm to 2am. @cafeelle.sa



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Carbone, the renowned Italian-American eatery, offers three distinct Iftar menus, each thoughtfully curated to showcase a fusion of tradition and innovation. They feature an enticing array of options, including salads, soups, pastas, meats, and desserts. Choose from the succulent Lamb Chops and Chicken Massimo Funghi Trifolati to Spicy Rigatoni and Tortellini al Ragu, with dessert offerings including traditional favourites like Mamoul and dates, paired with fragrant Arabic coffee. Prices range from SAR400 to SAR500 per person, encompassing the full dining experience.

Carbone, 5.30pm to 1am, Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel. Make your reservations here. @carbone.riyadh

Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road

Seven Restaurant on the ground floor of Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road offers a diverse buffet spread perfect for families and friends. From savoury pasta dishes to aromatic shawarmas and succulent mixed grills, the menu is a celebration of international favourites complemented by delightful Arabic desserts. For a more intimate dining experience, head to the hotel’s top floor to enjoy Iftar on the VIP terrace, offering breathtaking skyline views. Delight in a sumptuous buffet accompanied by attentive silver service, featuring an assortment of hot and cold traditional appetisers, refreshing salads, and decadent Arabic desserts such as Kunaffa and Om-Ali.

Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road, Al Murooj District, Olaya Street, Riyadh 11491. Iftar at Seven Restaurant, sunset to 8.30pm, SAR230 per person, inclusive of Ramadan beverages. Tel: 011 521 0000. @courtyardriyadhnorthernring

Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences

Fairmont Ramla Terraza

Experience Ramadan at the View Lounge, located on the rooftop of Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences, and indulge in a special iftar buffet.

Fairmont Ramla Serviced Residences, 7713 King Fahad Road, Al Sahafah. SAR275 per person. Tel: 011 224 4500 / 055 737 4637. @fairmontramla

Fairmont Riyadh


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Spend Ramadan at Fairmont Riyadh’s ‘Luminous Nights’. Guests can experience an authentic Ligurian feast alongside a sumptuous buffet with an array of cuisines that journey from Levantine to Pan Asian at the Fairmont Ramadan Tent created by Chef Luigi Taglienti – the celebrated Ligurian chef and restauranteur trained by culinary icon Ezio Santin. There’s also a Chef’s Table Experience, featuring five different menus offering Italian dishes such as Italian Langoustine, White Risotto, Lobster, Seabass and Lamb Carpaccio. Have kids in tow? The children’s tent will keep them entertained with plenty of fun activities while the grown-ups converse and dine. As the night unfolds, visitors can meander through the Ramadan Bazaar at the hotel’s foyer, featuring Arabic coffee, dates and other traditional sweets and local delicacies, as well as demure haute couture pieces, signature scents, and handcrafted products.

Fairmont Ramadan Tent at Al Thuraya Ballroom, 6pm to 9pm. SAR425 per person, Fairmont Riyadh, Business Gate, Prince Saud Bin Mohammed Bin Muqrin Rd, Qurtubah, Riyadh 11552. Tel: 011 826 2629. @fairmontriyadh



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This Ramadan, head over to ferdi at Via Riyadh and graze on a moreish selection of Mezze, complete with Hummus and Pita Chips. You can also enjoy a special chicken and sweetcorn soup, plus the regular à la carte menu options available to order.

Ferdi, Via Riyadh, 5pm to 2am. @ferdi.saudi

Flamingo Room by tashas

Fabulous dining spot Flamingo Room is whipping up a four-course Ramadan set menu feast, specially designed for a minimum of two diners. For SAR400 per person, it features Arabic coffee, dates and soup, along with warm Loukoumades, fried calamari, beetroot quinoa salad, mushroom orzo, rib-eye steak, seafood and more. Otherwise, step inside the enchanting tent-style African Lounge upstairs or dine under the stars on its outdoor terrace with panoramic views of At-Turaif, and enjoy ‘The Journey’ three-course set menu, priced at SAR400 for two.

Flamingo Room by tashas, Bujairi Terrace, 6pm to 3am. @flamingoroomksa / @african__lounge

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh

Four Seasons Riyadh

The quintessential iftar event returns to Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre with its iconic Ramadan Tent at the Kingdom Ballroom. Sporting a new look decked out in a luxurious décor inspired by the Arabian spirit with gold accents, the opulent Ramadan tent will be serving an array of authentic local flavours across seven different culinary islands. Traditional delights such as authentic Saudi ouzzi, chicken kabsa, jareesh, and lamb qursan will be complemented by succulent grills from a Josper charcoal oven. Additionally, guests can enjoy Asian specialities like poke sushi cups and sourdough pizza from a pizza stone oven. There will also be a tempting selection of desserts, including Kunafa, gelato, and a chocolate fountain. For an exclusive Iftar feast, enjoy a personalised Chef’s Table experience, complete with dedicated butler service where Chef’s Recommendation dishes are served directly to the table, and much more. Children can also enjoy the Ramadan festivities at the hotel, where a dedicated area awaits young guests. Here, they can engage in creative play and enjoy a special buffet tailored just for them.

Ramadan Tent, Until 9pm, Kingdom Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre. Tel: 011 211 5000. SAR750 for Iftar Ramadan Tent & SAR780 for Chef’s Table VIP Service. @fsriyadh



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Enjoy a set menu dining experience, which will feature a selection of samosa and pakoras with imli and mint chutney, followed by options such as Keema, Chicken Tikka, prawn curry, lamb briyani, traditional Indian sweets and a fresh fruit platter. Read our review here.

Gymkhana, Ramadan Set Menu, 5pm to 2am, Via Riyadh. SAR285 per person. @gymkhana.sa

Hyatt Place Riyadh Sulaimania Hotel

This Ramadan, Gallery Café at Hyatt Place Riyadh Sulaimania Hotel is launching “Andalusian Nights,” serving Andalusian classics, traditional Middle Eastern delicacies, international favourites, and an assortment of desserts.

Hyatt Place Riyadh Sulaimania Hotel, Sunset to 9pm, Turki Ibn Abdullah Al Saud, Al Sulaimania, Riyadh 12234. SAR190+ per person. @hyattplaceruh

Il Baretto

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Head to Il Baretto for a specially curated set iftar menu priced at SAR184. The menu features Italian and traditional delights alongside refreshing Ramadan beverages. The beloved Italian restaurant will also be serving its classic a la carte offering for suhoor. That’s not all. If you’re looking for a Ramadan gift for your loved ones, have Il Baretto’s tiramisu – made of decadent layers of light, whipped cream, coffee, delicate chocolate and fluffy sponge – delivered via The Chefz app.

Il Baretto, KAFD, Al Malqa, Riyadh 13521. Tel: 9200 12508. Ramadan hours: 5.45pm to 2am. @ilbarettosa



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Head to the KAFD Ramadan Tent 2024 for an unforgettable blend of culinary delights and cultural experiences. Enjoy a grand Iftar and Suhoor experience, where guests can revel in a traditional Futoor canon and Suhoor announcements by a Musahharati. Relax in the aromatic ambience of the Shisha Lounge, where a variety of coffee, sweets, and shisha flavours await, and explore the vibrant bazaar featuring diverse Saudi brands. There will also be live Qanoon music and a Ramadan-themed play area for the little ones.

KAFD’s Ramadan Nights, Mar 14 to Apr 11. SAR375 for Iftar (entry is after 5pm) & SAR299 for Suhoor (entry is after midnight). Book your tickets here@kafd

LPM Restaurant & Café

LPM Riyadh

French-Mediterranean hotspot LPM hosts a delectable sharing set menu for iftar, which includes a Ramadan drink, dates, soup, a selection of starters to share (such as the classic burrata, green lentil salad, and snails with garlic butter and parsley), one main course (it has to be the sea bream Provençal style), one drink, and desserts, featuring the exquisite Île Flotante, a soft meringue with English custard and chocolate caramel sauce, the velvety Cheesecake, and the Upside-down Date Cake. The iftar set menu will be served starting from 6pm, and will cost SAR250 per person with a minimum booking for two people.

LPM Restaurant & Café, 6pm onwards, Al Motassem Street, Al Olaya, Riyadh 12212. Tel: 9200 11794. SAR250 per person (minimum two persons). @lpmriyadh

Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh

Fawanees Experience Mandarin Oriental

The fabulous Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh is bringing back its Fawanees Experience iftar tent. It will feature an array of speciality dishes, mouthwatering desserts, and a selection of classic Ramadan beverages, such as Jellab, Kamer El Dine, and Tamer Hindy. Perfect for family, it will also include children’s activities with a dedicated play area.

Fawanees Experience, Mar 10 to Apr 9, 5pm to 9pm, Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh. SAR475 per adult, SAR675 for the Gold package, and SAR238 to SAR338 for children between seven and 12 years. Free for those below seven. @mo_alfaisaliah

Mr Chow

Mr Chow Riyadh

For SAR275, enjoy a specially curated set iftar menu featuring Mr Chow’s Beijing cuisine finest dishes such as chicken satay, the signature Mr Chow noodles, and the exquisite Gambler’s Duck. Available from sunset to 7.45pm, the menu also includes Saudi coffee, a selection of assorted dates, refreshing laban, and comforting chicken broth for you to break your fast with.

Mr Chow Riyadh, 5.30pm to 2am, KAFD, Bldg 2.09, Metro Blvd, Al Aqiq, Riyadh 13519. Tel: 9200 12658. The iftar set menu is available from sunset to 7.45pm and is priced at SAR275 per person. @mrchowriyadh

Over Under


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It’s the little bites that keep you going and Over Under has a lot of them this Ramadan season. Great for gatherings, refuel on a mix of cold and hot Mezze, such as Warak Enab, Motabbal, and crispy Cheese Fingers with Jalapeno dipped in Ranch sauce. There’s also minced angus beef Moussaka for main course and creamy Cheese Kunafa and Umm Ali for desserts.

Over Under, Via Riyadh, 5pm to 2am. @overunderco.sa

Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport


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Over at Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport, The Lounge will provide an extensive à la carte menu featuring a wide selection of choices, complemented by the chance to enjoy shisha on its terrace amidst the refreshing weather. Lune Restaurant will offer international cuisine ready to satisfy your cravings at any time, along with live cooking stations for SAR189.

Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport, Muhammad Ibn Faraj Road 5333, King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh 13442. @radissonhotelriyadhairport


ROKA Ramadan

Experience a contemporary Japanese iftar at ROKA with a set menu for SAR195 per person. Dishes include sea bream fillet complemented with ryotei miso, red onion, and steamed rice, and an exclusive date mochi dessert. Diners are also invited to indulge in the Ringo Sour, a refreshing mocktail meticulously crafted from a mix of cinnamon, clove, apple, and citrus notes.

ROKA Riyadh, From Mar 10, Ramadan hours: 6pm to 1.30am, 5140 Prince Muhammad Ibn Abd Al Aziz, As Sulimaniyah, Riyadh 12243. @rokarestaurant.ksa

Rüya Riyadh

Ruya Riyadh

Fancy an Anatolian iftar? A first of its kind in Saudi Arabia, Rüya Riyadh has a special set menu filled with traditional and contemporary Turkish classics this Ramadan. As the sun sets, break your fast with olives, sweet Medjool dates, dried fruit and red lentil soup, with a pot of steaming Arabic coffee. Then, enjoy cold mezze – or Soğuk – with star dishes including Atom (char broiled peppers and aubergine on fried garlic yoghurt and pide bread), Hummus, Muhammara, Rafik and Turkish Spoon Salad, before moving on to comforting warm hot mezze – Sicak – of Börek (filo wrapped feta with vegetables), and Menemen (scrambled egg in tomato sauce). Other dishes from the set menu include two cheese pide, Lahmacun (spicy lamb with vegetables), and a Turkish Mix Platter before finishing off with the beloved Rüya Künefe. A self-service station with specials like Foul Mudammas and dates, dry fruits, fresh fruit and bread will also be available freely throughout the night. Plus, drinks will be available on a self-service basis, including beloved Ramadan mocktails, nourishing Aryan and tea, plus a topped-up Arabic coffee pot for each table.

Rüya Riyadh, 5.30pm to 2.30am, 1224 Prince Muhammad Ibn Abd Al Aziz, As Sulimaniyah, Riyadh 12243. Rüya Riyadh’s Anatolian iftar is available for SAR158 per person, inclusive of unlimited beverages. @ruya_riyadh



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This Ramadan, Sadelle’s offers diners a selection of three carefully crafted menus. Indulge in an array of delectable dishes, including herb-crusted grilled lamb chops, shish tawouk roasted young chicken, and appetisers such as coconut shrimp and stuffed grape leaves. Salad options abound, with offerings like Mozzarella Tomato Salad, Waldorf Salad, and Freddy Salad, all accompanied by a refreshing Dijon Mustard Dressing. To conclude the meal, a decadent brownie with chocolate and cream cheese awaits, alongside traditional delights like dates, mamoul, and Arabic coffee.

Sadelle’s, 5.30pm to 2am, Mansard Riyadh, A Radisson Collection Hotel. Make your reservation here. @sadellesriyadh

The Globe

Mandarin Oriental Faisaliah

Where better to enjoy iftar than at The Globe, which has arguably one of the city’s most iconic views? At Asir Lounge at The Globe, you can enjoy a delicious à la carte menu featuring modern European cuisine from 8pm until sunrise for a minimum spend of SAR350.

The Globe, 8pm to sunrise, King Fahd Rd, Al Olaya, Riyadh 11491. @mo_alfaisaliah

Via Riyadh


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Via Riyadh introduces its luxurious Majlis Ramadan Nights. For iftar, you can explore the Arabic station, with a selection of sambosas and Arabian dips alongside freshly baked pita bread. Head to the Fool station for a traditional Saudi experience. The rotisserie station tempts with grilled meats, while the Asian stations offer variety of Asian and Indian dishes. Meanwhile, the International display offers a global fusion of flavours and a selection of comforting soups. Plus, don’t miss the pasta and Motabbaq live stations. Conclude your meal with  international sweets and other Middle Eastern delicacies at the dessert display.

Majlis Ramadan Nights in Via Riyadh, Iftar Experience, SAR450 per person, daily 5pm to 2am. Reservations can be made here. Tel: 013 663 7000. @viariyadh

Zafran (Turki Square, The View Mall and Nakheel Mall)

Zafran at Turki Square, The View Mall and Nakheel Mall are set to welcome Ramadan with a wholesome Iftar buffet. Guests can break their fast with fruits and dates available on each table followed by a signature Ramadan drink. You’ll also find a selection of fresh salads such as Tabbouleh, Fattoush, Nicoise Salad and Rocca with Pine Nuts, soups such as Lentil, Cream of Vegetable, Tomato and Coriander and Chicken and Mushroom, succulent kebabs and Zafran’s signature main courses and favourites like Butter Chicken, Chicken Biryani, and Paneer Butter Masala. The dessert buffet will include Gulab jamun, Rasmalai, Rice Kheer and assorted Indian mithai.

Zafran, Ramadan Buffet, Until 8.30pm, Turki Square (Tel: 050 339 9181), The View Mall (Tel: 055 903 6624) and Nakheel Mall (Tel: 050 285 3603). SAR129 per adult and SAR75 per child. @zafranindiankitchen

Zafran (Levels Mall)

For just SAR109, the Zafran outlet in Levels Mall will serve a specially crafted Ramadan set menu, available for non-vegetarians and vegetarians. From a heartwarming lentil soup to fresh salads, a succulent kebab platter (non-veg or veg), and the choice of a signature main course including Butter Chicken, Paneer Tikka Masala, awadhi gosht, Chicken Biryani, or Chicken Tikka Masala, the set menu is both flavourful and wholesome. Gulab Jamun for dessert and Naan bread are also included.

Zafran, Ramadan Set Menu, Until 8pm, Levels Mall. Tel: 050 900 9052. @zafranindiankitchen