Tue, 04 April 2023
There’s no shortage of fantastic eateries across the island, but surely you want to experience nothing but the best. Our team has curated some of the very best dining opportunities at the finest hotels and restaurants in the Kingdom for Ramadan, Eid-Al-Fitr and the rest of April too!
IFTAR N’ BEACH
Soak up the beautiful beachside sunset, break your fast gathered with loved ones and enjoy free beach access, every Tuesday for all iftar guests at the picturesque Vida Beach Resort Marassi Al Bahrain. Spend quality time by the beach before a flavourful feast of iftar at Origins Restaurant, as you admire the deep blue hues of the sea. Beach access is free for all iftar guests. The ‘Iftar n’Beach’ experience will be from sunset to 8.30pm. Prior booking is advised.
Call 77 488-100.
AN EXPERIENCE LIKE NONE OTHER
The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention and Spa has gone the extra mile to bring diners a truly special Ramadan experience. The hotel has long been known for its spectacular restaurants and extensive range of cuisine, and their specialities come together phenomenally in the form of the Khaimat Al Khaleej Ramadan tent.
The beautifully decorated venue offers an unparalleled dining experience, with a wide array of traditional and international cuisines for both iftar and ghabga. In addition to the delicious food, the tent will also feature traditional Arabic entertainment, including live music and performances by a four-piece band. Iftar is priced at BD22 per person, while the ghabga is priced at BD20 per person on weekdays and BD22 on weekends. Prior booking for groups is advised. Call 17 713-000 or 36 551-333.
A MAGICAL IFTAR AT THE RESTAURANT
Welcome the holy month with an exquisite Ramadan experience and savour an elevated iftar to remember with your near and dear ones at Address Beach Resort Bahrain. Indulge in world-class culinary delights at The Restaurant’s iftar buffet featuring an array of traditional and international cuisines in the perfect Ramadan setting, as you make unforgettable memories on the glittering shores of Marassi.
The buffet is priced at BD32net including Ramadan beverages and juices and takes place from sunset to 8.30pm. Call 77 998-888.
AN OPPULENT RAMADAN
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain as always has presented a Ramadan experience like no other with the Kingdom’s largest and most elegantly designed Ramadan tent.
The truly magical tent bridges elements of traditional Islamic architecture with modern design; the extensive Masaya Pavilion by stc is a place of opulence and grandeur with guests embarking on a journey to the Land of a Million Palm Trees - Bahrain.
The new tent is inspired by the famous Tree of Life and Palm Dates of Bahrain. It’s no secret that The Ritz Carlton, Bahrain has some of the most phenomenal luxury cuisine on the island, so guests can expect a wondrous selection of authentic Middle Eastern and international specialties, highlighted by local ingredients specially from Bahraini farmers and artisans.
The epicurean journey over iftar and ghabga features a diverse mix of Arabic and international dishes but amongst the must-have items are ghouzi, koshary, shawarma, tajine, majboos, Bahraini grills, bread and date ice cream. This year’s selection also includes Iranian dishes, paella, pizza, Bahraini kebab with pickles and sauce, tandoori meats, fresh pasta, za’atar and tahina-flavoured ice cream, and more.
Step into Masaya and be entertained by a three-piece band headed by talented singer, Ali Alrasheed, daily from 9.30pm onwards, while enjoying the legendary warmth of Arabian hospitality.
Guests are welcome to join the breaking of the fast at iftar, from sunset to 8pm, for BD34, and the ghabga dinner from 9pm to 2am, for BD37. A special rate is available for groups of 30 and above. Call 17 586-499.
RAMADAN IN THE HEART OF JUFFAIR
Here’s your chance to experience Ramadan like never before in the heart of Juffair. Ramadan Nights at The K Tent will be taking place daily at their splendid poolside terrace. Their iftars and ghabgas feature an extensive buffet of traditional and international delicacies, live cooking stations, Ramadan drinks and delicious desserts.
Enjoy their delightful iftar from sundown to 8.30pm and their ghabga, which includes live oud performances, from 9.30pm to 2am.
Iftar is priced at BD11+++ per person while the ghabga is priced at BD13+++ per person with both experiences including special Ramadan beverages. Special discounts are available for groups of 10 or more, while K PLUS members receive a discount of 30 percent. Ladies can enjoy a 40 percent discount on the ghabga every Monday. Call 36 600-433 or 17 360-000.
EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF RAMADAN
The fairytale-like Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort & Spa is without a doubt the most exciting addition to Bahrain’s hospitality scene.
The picturesque resort has curated an excellent iftar and ghabga experience for diners at their Saharat tent to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. Indulge in a scrumptious feast while enjoying the oriental live entertainment and an array of traditional and contemporary dishes prepared by their expert chefs.
Iftar is priced at BD25 net per person and will take place from sunset to 8.30pm. The ghabga is prices at BD20 per person and begins at 9.30pm. The experience is priced at BD12.5 net for children between six and 12 years of age. Children under six years old dine for free.
Prior booking is advised.
Call 33 663-464.
A FANTASTIC SPREAD
A delicious traditional Ramadan spread awaits you and your loved ones at The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa, Manama this holy month. Their ‘Ramadan Evenings’ iftar at The Grand Ambassador Ballroom is truly special with daily raffle draw giveaways and special prizes during the weekend.
Their iftar takes place from 5pm to 8pm and is priced at BD19 per head.
Call 38 111-474.
TANTALISING TURKISH CUISINE!
Experience a unique Sultan-style Ramadan at the award-winning Turkish Kebab and Steakhouse, Günaydın. This stunning restaurant is located in the bustling block of Adliya’s Block 338 and elevates Turkish cuisine in the Kingdom to unsurpassable levels. Gastronomes are in for a treat with their delicious cuts of meat that are cooked to perfection. Celebrate Ramadan with a ‘Big Sultan Iftar, Suhour or Ghabga’ at Günaydın’s opulent dining rooms and lush gardens. Traditional ‘Big Sultan’ menus include endless starters, four ‘Big Meat’ platters and an array of award-winning, signature plates, finishing with really Turkish Ramadan treats!
The Big Sultan iftar is priced at BD19 inclusive while the Big Sultan suhoor and ghabga is priced at BD17 inclusive. Call 17 000-099 or 32 309-999.
GHABGA UNDER THE STARS
Discover Ramadan Nights at Address Beach Resort Bahrain which honours the holy month, by presenting its first ever Ramadan experiences. Create an awe-inspiring ‘Ghabga Under the Stars’ night exclusively with your family and friends at the Address’ private beach cabana and enjoy a unique fusion of traditional Ramadan treats paired with an inviting array of international flavours by the beach. Embrace the true spirit of togetherness complemented with uninhibited views of the sea and haute cuisine. This set menu experience is priced at BD70 net for two people and takes place from 9.30pm to 1am on weekdays and from 9.30pm to 2am on weekends. Reservations are recommended.
Call 77 998-888.
A VISUAL AND GASTRONOMICAL TREAT
During the holy month of Ramadan, indulge in your favourite beverages along with hand crafted chocolates and delectable international and local pastries, while enjoying the sea view from the lounge terrace at Majilis Al Fijiri Lounge. The views are truly unmatched at this relaxing lounge located at the Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort & Spa. This unique Ramadan experience is available from sunset to 11pm.
Call 33 663-464.
LET’S MEET IN MUHARRAQ!
Celebrate the true spirit of togetherness this Ramadan with family and friends over a vibrant spread at Mövenpick Bahrain with an extravagant iftar at Silk’s restaurant and ghabga at the hotel’s pool terrace.
The culinary team has put together a veritable feast that will satisfy each of your tastebuds. Think succulent lambchops, delicious curries, creative salads and an array of spectacular desserts. The award-winning Mövenpick ice cream is also available for those that would love a cool treat!
To make the experience even more special, diners spending BD40 during iftar have a chance to win a round trip ticket to Europe offered by Air France KLM. You can also relax to some calming oud entertainment during the ghabga. The iftar is available daily from sunset and is priced at BD15+++ per person while the ghabga takes place from 10pm daily and is priced at BD 13+++ per person.
Call 33 640-032.
BRINGING RAMADAN VIBES TO LIFE
Ramadan presents the perfect opportunity to connect with family and friends in beautiful locations where you can break your fast and connect over a lovely meal. Crowne Plaza has launched their beautiful tent where you do just that - Khaimat Al Crowne.
An authentic Ramadan experience awaits you, complete with traditional decor, indoor and outdoor seating, and live entertainment. Tuck into their grand buffet featuring more than 100 varieties of food, including traditional Arabic dishes and international cuisine.
You’ll be mesmerised by the live entertainment too which includes dance and live Arabic music – a great addition to the festive atmosphere.
The Khaimat Al Crowne tent will be open every evening during Ramadan for iftar and ghabga from sunset until 2am. Call 37 223-366 or 17 531-122.
THE FINEST ARABIC HOSPITALITY
This Ramadan, gather your loved ones to experience the finest Arabic hospitality with a delicious buffet of classical Arabian and Oriental dishes at the Mosaic Restaurant located at Wyndham Garden Manama. Enjoy stunning views and a peaceful ambience - the perfect setting to enjoy a fulfilling evening meal throughout the holy month. Iftar is priced at BD12 net per person including Ramadan beverages and takes place daily from sunset until 8.30pm. Special iftar rates and offers available for group bookings.
Call 66 390-928.
GHABGA UNDER THE MOONLIGHT
Indulge in a buffet of extravagant delicacies at Intercontinental Regency Bahrain. Choose from a wide range of traditional and international dishes presented by the masterful chefs. You can also enjoy some fantastic Arabic melodies – a wonderful addition to this ghabga.
The ghabga is priced at BD19 net and takes place from 9pm to 1am. Children from six to 12 years of age dine for BD10 net. Call 17 227-777.
FEAST IN THE CITY
One of the most unique factors about Downtown Rotana is the fact that is located quite literally in the heart of Manama right by Bab Al Bahrain. Its central location presents you with the perfect opportunity to get your friends and family together from every corner of the island for a fantastic feast.
The team at Downtown Rotana have two fantastic Ramadan experiences planned for you: the iftar buffet at Al Maha tent and the ghabga by the pool. Enjoy an array of salads, hot and cold starters, traditional and continental mains before scouring their table of delectable desserts. At the ghabga, you can take in the unique view of the Manama skyline too.
Iftar is priced at BD20 while the ghabga is priced at BD15. Group discounts are available. Prior booking is recommended.
Call 13 119 999.
TREAT YOURSELF TO A PERFECT STEAK
If you’re hoping for a change this Ramadan, transcend borders and try something new with daily steak at Intercontinental Regency Bahrain.
The legendary signature menu presents you with truly unforgettable flavours and sensational cuts of meat. Available from 7pm onwards.
Call 17 227-777.
AN ENTERTAINING EID-AL-FITR
Eid festivities will be in full swing at Baharat Restaurant located at Le Meridien City Centre Bahrain this year. On ‘Fasil Night’ – the first day of Eid - you can enjoy lively music courtesy of the Turkish band REVNAK from 7pm to 11pm. The event is priced at BD19 per person inclusive of soft beverages or BD29 inclusive of select beverages.
On the second day of Eid you can enjoy their Eid brunch from 1pm to 4.30pm and savour some delectable Turkish cuisine and divine desserts. Brunch is priced at BD28 per person inclusive of soft beverages or BD38 per person inclusive of select beverages.
Prior booking is advised.
Call 17 171-441.
CELEBRATE EID IN STYLE!
This Eid-Al-Fitr will be one to remember at the spectacular Al Waha Restaurant located at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention and Spa.
Gather your loved ones and indulge in their Arabic-themed family buffet which features an array of delicious Middle Eastern dishes and live stations while enjoying the festive atmosphere including kids’ activities like face painting and balloon twisters.
The family buffet is prices at BD25 net with unlimited soft beverages. NSA and Prestige Club members receive a discount of 20 percent. The experience is available on all three days of Eid. Prior booking is advised.
Call 17 713-000.
Experience the flavours of Milan like never before with the special mesmerising Milan menu at La Pergola!
The Italian restaurant, located at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention and Spa, is known for its truly authentic cuisine and phenomenal service. Indulge in authentic Italian dishes inspired by the bustling city of Milan, all crafted with the freshest ingredients and served in our elegant setting at La Pergola.
Be sure to bring your friends and family together for a truly unforgettable culinary journey. The ‘Mesmerising Milan’ menu is available until April 29 and is priced at BD23 per head. NSA and Prestige Club members avail of a discounted price of BD21.
Call 17 713-000.
BOTTOMLESS MOULES ET FRITES
Looking for a chic hangout for after-work bevvies and the perfect mussels experience? The Bistro by Origins at Vida Beach Resort Marassi Al Bahrain will be serving you spectacular views overlooking Marassi Al Bahrain and its spectacular surroundings from your table. Enjoy bottomless simmering mussels with signature sauces and crunchy fries for a fabulous culinary getaway every Thursday from 7pm to 11pm.
The moules et frites is priced at BD15 net per person. Prior booking is advised.
Call 77 488-100.
ATTENTION ALL HOTELIERS
After a long week of catering to the needs of others, hoteliers can kick back and relax at the Hotelier’s Night at Butcher and Buns Lounge. Tuck into some delicious burgers and enjoy 40 percent off on selected beverages every Sunday from 8pm to midnight. Diners will have to present a hotel ID or business card.
Call 17 171-000.
A SPANISH FIESTA
If you’re in the mood for a Saturday fiesta, we’ve got just the thing for you. Vermut a Tu Salud is a unique Saturday brunch experience at the spectacular Spanish restaurant Salero located at The Westin City Centre Bahrain. Enjoy the lively atmosphere while you tuck into a selection of hot and cold tapas, the paella of the day and a dessert buffet.
The brunch takes place every Saturday after Ramadan from 1pm to 5pm and is prices at BD29.5 inclusive of selected beverages and BD22 inclusive of soft beverages. Call 17 171-300.
THE VIDA FRIDAY BRUNCH IS BACK!
Did you miss Vida Bahrain’s breezy brunches? Well, they’re back from April 28 with a bang, guaranteed to scoop you again into the popular beachfront brunch experience.
Catch up on what you’ve missed and get ready for incredible flavours, cool sips and spectacular sea views. Kick back and dance to groovy live music, while you enjoy a delicious feast of international delights with the best company at Origins Restaurant.
The Vida Friday Brunch will take place from 1pm to 4pm every Friday. Brunch is priced at BD28 net inclusive of soft beverages and BD35 inclusive of selected beverages. Children from six to 12 years of age dine for BD14 net. Book your table ahead to avoid disappointment!
Call 77 488-100.