Ramadan has always been known to connect and bring people closer. It is a month of spirituality and self-reflection, as families gather together during Iftar to break their long fasts. Whether it’s the feeling that you can finally enjoy a cup of water after a long and tiring day, or the feeling of being connected with friends, family or just your Muslim brothers and sisters, restaurants all over the Middle East are preparing to serve you the best for Ramadan. But if you’re choosing to spend your Ramadan in Riyadh this year, you’re going to need a list of restaurants that offer the most mouth-watering Iftar offers to break your fast with. Here is a roundup of the best Ramadan iftar options in Riyadh.

Meraki Riyadh

Meraki is known for it’s authentic Greek cuisine, taking you on a journey from the streets of Riyadh, to the stunning views of the Greek Islands. For only SAR250 per person, the restaurant is offering starters, hot mezze, your choice of main course and a choice of your favourite dessert.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 6pm to 2am for Iftar and Suhoor.

Myazu Riyadh

This contemporary Japanese cuisine is most certainly a Riyadh must-try. Myazu combines traditional techniques with innovative modern-day culinary creativity. For only SAR250 per person, the restaurant offers you full access to it’s collection menu. Myazu is also offering a suhoor option for visitors, starting from 8 pm.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 6pm to 3am for iftar and suhoor.

YAuatcha Riyadh

Yauatcha is a Chinese Dim sum hotspot in Riyadh, offering delicious food and an amazing view. The restaurant has put out a special set menu for Ramadan, priced at SAR250 per person. They’re offering a four coursed meal, which includes their famous dim sums, as well as wok-fried long beans, ginger cake and much more. The restaurant has also made their special Ramadan menu available on delivery applications such as Jahez and TheChefz.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 4pm to 2am for Iftar and Suhoor.

Hotel Cartagena

This Latin American restaurant is the newest addition to Riyadh’s endless list of exceptional restaurants. For Ramadan, Hotel Cartagena is opening it’s door with a buffet, for only SAR195 per person.  The buffet will introduce Latin American cuisine to the festive celebrations of Ramadan. The restaurant is also adding a touch of Arabic culture to its menu, with its adding of traditional cheese qatayef and Um Ali to their list of Ramadan desserts.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 5:30pm to 1am for Iftar and Suhoor.

IL BARETTO

Located at the heart of King Abdullah Financial District, Il Baretto is known for its authentic Italian cuisine and elegant interior. It is the perfect option for your Suhoor needs. Guests will have access to Il Baretto’s à la carte offering that features the restaurant’s selection of modern classics.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 8pm to 3am for Suhoor.

Take a look at Il Baretto’s menu here.

ROKA

This contemporary Japanese restaurant is offering an à la carte and regular tasting menu for its visitors during the holy month of Ramadan. From serving complimentary dates and Saudi coffee, to its exclusive mocktail named ‘Kumo Arabic,’ there are so many cultural flavours perfect for the holy month.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 6:30pm to 3:00am for Iftar and Suhoor.

AL FAISALIAH HOTEL

Courtesy of Al Faisaliah Hotel

Al Faisaliah Hotel is hosting its annual lavish iftar tent this Ramadan under the name ‘The Fawanees Experience’ in the Prince Sultan Grand Hall. Guests will enjoy an array of specialty dishes, a variety of desserts and traditional Ramadan beverages.  For only SAR395, experience an all exclusive buffet at the most lavish locations. Meanwhile, the SAR495 Gold Package offers a bespoke food experience.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 5:30pm to 9pm for Iftar.

URTH CAFFE

Straight from the core of Los Angeles, Urth Caffe is diversifying its menu for the holy month of Ramadan to accommodate Muslims looking to break iftar in the most trendy place in Riyadh. For SAR195, Urth Caffe is offering you a set menu with soup, their famous kale salad, a number of appetisers, and a main course. Their original menu will also be available to order from for suhoor as well.

The restaurant’s operating hours during Ramadan are from 4pm to 3am for iftar and suhoor.

OKKU

OKKU is a traditional contemporary Japanese restaurant that’s located at the heart of Riyadh, AlOlaya Street. This restaurant is known for its exquisite interior and divine food, adding it to the must-visit list for iftar and suhoor this Ramadan. OKKU is offering a Ramadan set menu for SAR250 per person, with your choice of a cocktail, soup, mezza platter, one main course and a side dish, as well as a dessert.

The restaurant will be available to serve customers from 1pm to 1am for iftar and suhoor.

thoughts?