It’s the feast of Ramadan in Dubai and plenty of establishments have set up various Iftar specials to celebrate the breaking of fast during the day. Liwan Restaurant in Al Ghurair Rotana offers Iftar with Arabic cuisine and a variety of international dishes on its menu.
Iftar Night at Liwan Restaurant
Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana – Dubai
Ramadan Iftar Buffet
Ramadan Iftar Buffet at Al Ghurair Hotel’s Liwan Restaurant
We arrived at Liwan restaurant half past seven and were seated at a table near the terrace area. Liwan restaurant is one of the restaurants in the hotel (the other being Shayan Persian restaurant) which specializes in Middle Eastern food.
various Arabic flavors
inside the restaurant
They have a bar where you can order refreshments, stations for appetizers and sushi, Arabic menu, Indian menu, assorted drinks, and an Arabic dessert station with a a selection of international dishes and sweets.
Live musicians play traditional music as you enjoy your dining go experience. There is also a dedicated station for serving Moroccan tea. Plenty of families were around celebrating the feast. This is, after all, the first meal of the day.
camel made of wood
mix of Arabic and international cuisine
We took our time enjoying the spread. There’s plenty of food for everyone and we had the whole night to keep busy taking pictures and enjoying the meals.
The Iftar at Liwan restaurant is open from 7pm to late 9pm.
Ouzi local style
Shawarma and bread
One of the highlights is the dessert station where you can try a number of Arabic sweets in a lovely display. I took some time trying these desserts while everybody was busy in the main course and appetizer section. It was good especially because it was not crowded at the time.
Lovely Arabic desserts
Plenty of Arabic sweets to try
The Iftar Buffet costs 149 AED per person. However, there’s an option for you to only spend 79 AED. If you head over to the Special Ramadan Iftar Coupon page of Al Ghurair Rotana and follow some instructions. Liking a their FB page and filling out their form would entitle you to download a coupon and get this dinner experience at almost half the price! Check it out here – Liwan Ramadan Iftar Buffet at 79 AED
Teas and dates are aplenty
Al Ghurair Rotana Ramadan Promotions
Al Ghurair Rotana has some exciting offers and promos available for its guests to make your stay more memorable and exciting. Here are some of activities they have for this Ramadan season. Check out the information below and the links for more details.
- Ramadan Photo Booth
- Ramadan Iftar 50% Coupon
- Ramadan #AGR Photo Competition
- Vote and WIN at Ramadan Bring To Life Photo Competition
- Raffle – guests have the chance to be one of the daily lucky winners with weekend stays & meal vouchers for 2 or win the grand prize of 2 airline tickets with Turkish Airlines.
Raffle, Photo booth and instagram contests
It was a great Saturday to cap the week off. If you are looking into eating a variety of Arabic cuisine, try Liwan Restaurant at Al Ghurair Rotana.
Ramadan in Dubai is also Iftar specials every night!
How to Get There
Ride the Metro and stop at Union station. Exit and walk towards the Al Ghurair Mall. The hotel is located beside the mall.
Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana, Dubai
Telephone Number: + 971 (0) 4 2933000