et Guide: Where to go for Iftar and Sohuor



Tue, 29 May 2018 - 03:37 GMT


Tue, 29 May 2018 - 03:37 GMT

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Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

Spend your Ramadan at Cairo Marriott and enjoy a special dining experience
whether for iftar or sohour.

If you crave Oriental, enjoy a nice iftar at Omar’s Café. Som3a Basha offers a unique street-style sohour experience out on the Patio. Go for the A La Carte Sohour Street Chic experience and ask for the family-style iftar menus, available to book for groups of 15 or more. And for a uniquely upscale iftar, Saraya Gallery now offers a family-style iftar available by reservation only.

The Cairo Marriott will also be happy to share with you your special moments during your events at home with exclusive outside catering services, or you could host a banquet (minimum of 15 guests) for iftar or sohour at the hotel; whether at its palatial ballrooms or the outdoor Nile View Almaz.

For booking, call +20-(0)2- 2739 4646

Fairmont Nile City

After a series of successful Ramadan concepts over the past few years with “3al Corniche,” “Ramadan Zaman,” “El Leila El Kebeira,” and “1001 Nights,” Fairmont Nile City is back this year in all-time-favorite classic tradition with “Ahlan Ramadan,” where you’ll be taken on an extravagant Ramadan experience complete with traditional lanterns, decorations, lighting and music. Fairmont Nile City is offering a remarkable experience featuring a calendar packed with entertainment, festivities and cultural events to celebrate the holy month. Saigon Restaurant will offer the most lavish daily iftar buffet, featuring an array of Middle Eastern and international dishes and stations with Fairmont Nile City’s Oriental specialties including several live cooking stations. At Bab El Nil, you can enjoy the night breeze on the outdoor terrace overlooking the Nile while smoking shisha, playing board games, and catching up on your favorite Ramadan TV series on Bab El Nil’s 138 inch HD mega screen. Bar Kaya will offer traditional Arabian delicacies and mouthwatering dishes and desserts for sohour, along with the best oriental entertainment. Fairmont Nile City also offers special iftar and sohour menus for groups of all sizes with your choice of indoor and outdoor settings; that’s in addition to shisha and dessert packages; or you can impress your guests with customized world-class outside catering service straight to your doorstep serving up to 3,000 guests.

For more information, call 012 8340 7888 / 012 8100 0353 / 012 8618 8882

Grand Nile Tower

Grand Nile Tower is all set to cater to guests seeking fine food and panoramic Nile views with an extensive selection of culinary experiences.

To honor this special time of year, guests may choose between the hotel’s signature restaurants, with myriad bespoke options for gatherings with family and friends during the Holy Month.
At Sakya Souk, experience an extravagant iftar set menu with a spectacular view of the Nile, featuring a generous selection of hot and cold mezze and sumptuous hot specialties. The venue will also offer an a la carte sohour menu featuring light favorites, traditional Ramadan cuisine, and complemented by an array of delicious international dishes.

Nubian Village will offer a lavish array of Lebanese and Oriental specialties for iftar with a special set menu and an a la carte menu for sohour. An Oriental takht entertains.

Delices café offers a spectacular selection of beverages and pastries, including Oriental dessert and a vast bakery selection.

For those requiring a larger gathering venue, Grand Nile Tower’s yacht, Marquise, will provide an iftar buffet and a special a la carte sohour while enjoying a classic Oriental evening at Baccarat and aboard Marquise deck; and for large groups looking for a unique iftar or sohour experience, special Ramadan menus are created for gatherings or corporate events.

Create unforgettable memories by sharing your Ramadan experiences on social media using the hashtag #RamadanAtGrandNileTower.

For reservations, call +202 2365 1234 or email

Semiramis InterContinental Cairo

As the lanterns are lit and excitement approaches Cairo streets, Semiramis InterContinental has set all venues for the most authentic Ramadan this summer. Night & Day is serving up numerous buffets all Ramadan with authentic Egyptian specialties as well as Indian, Chinese and Italian dishes; iftar buffet starts from LE 400++ per person. Nile Terrace presents Fawanees and authentic Ramadan iftar and sohour experiences, with delicious Oriental favorites under the stars, while you can enjoy shisha and live entertainment or watch your favorite shows. At Tea Garden & Café Corniche, take pleasure in all your favorite sweet Ramadan delicacies. For an Italian-flavored iftar, check Pane Vino where you can enjoy special menus curated by Chef Giovanni Romagnoli and his team; iftar set menu starts from LE 360++ per person. You can also experience Lebanese cuisine for iftar and sohour at Sabaya with a set menu for LE 375++ per person. If you are planning an iftar or sohour event, banquet halls are the perfect setting with the largest ballroom holding up to 1,200 persons. Semiramis InterContinental also provides outside catering, from menu planning to cutlery to waiters. Iftar set menus start from LE 320++ per person, Iftar buffet starts from LE 420++ per person, Sohour set menus start from LE 280++ per person.

For more information, call 20 (2) 279 88 000

Jaz Collection

Jaz Collection invites visitors to come and experience the atmosphere of Ramadan, offering special accommodation packages as well as iftar and sohour promotions throughout the Holy Month.

With more than 45 hotels all over Egypt, a stunning selection of breathtaking locations, hospitality and local flavors awaits you, with the opportunity to enjoy a truly meaningful celebration and create lifelong memories.

The uniqueness of Jaz Collection lies in the renowned service standards and the diversity of choices; catering for ultimately every holiday need and taste.

For further information: Tel+20 (2) 3854 2044, Fax +20 (2) 3854 2029, E-mail

JW Marriott Hotel Cairo

Enjoy iftar and sohour at JW Marriott Hotel Cairo and enjoy impeccable service and exquisite culinary experience surrounded by the unique atmosphere of the Holy Month. Layaly Mirage presents legendary iftar offerings at The Beach. Plateau features a la carte and family-style iftar menus in addition to an extensive range of fine shisha selections. Ease into the welcoming evening vibes at Welad El Zawat at the Clubhouse Terrace, complete with delicious sohour buffet and live entertainment. Pick up your favorite handcrafted Oriental pastries from La Patisserie. Mandara offers an enticing Ramadan spa package.

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts

To experience the authentic spirit of the Holy Month, gather your family and friends and indulge in the mouthwatering iftar and sohour traditional specialties prepared by Steigenberger El Tahrir’s talented chefs.

Treat yourself and your family to a lavish stay at Steigenberger Alcazar in Sharm El Sheikh this Ramadan. Feel the ultimate spiritual experience along the sunkissed glittering water of the Red Sea at one of Steigenberger adults only hotels; both Steigenberger Coraya in Marsa Alam and Steigenberger Makadi offer tailored special packages to refresh your mind, body and soul.
For a memorable family getaway in the heart of the city of Alexandria, book your stay at Steigenberger Cecil.

Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

This year, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo invites guests to break their fast with an array of delicious food offerings at Al Qahira and Alf Leila Wa Leila Ballrooms, Culina restaurant as well as Wust El Balad Ramadan tent.

At Culina, the culinary team has put together a selection of gourmet Arabic and international delicacies for an extensive iftar buffet experience. Main courses are provided through interactive cooking and molecular gastronomy stations for main courses and desserts, adding an element of culinary theater to the experience.

Wust El Balad Ramadan Tent, located at the spacious garden and overlooking the magnificent Egyptian Museum, combines contemporary design with Oriental accents. The Ramadan tent includes large TV screens which will air the most popular TV shows and series of the season. Further elevating and enriching the atmosphere, live entertainment and flavorful shisha will complement the joy of creating memories with family and friends.

Suitable for large groups, the Al Qahira and Alf Leila Wa Leila ballrooms are ideal for family gatherings, offering lavish sohour set menus and iftar buffets with an array of delicious food, including traditional Arabic dishes and beverage selections catering to every taste. With a dramatic fountain, leading guests to their spacious foyer as well as exquisite chandeliers, upholstered walls and dreamy lighting creating a magnificent ambience in the main ballroom, the space is welcoming and grand.

For more information, call +202 25778899 ext: 2002, or email

Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel

Renaissance Cairo Mirage City hotel welcomes Ramadan with authentic iftar and sohour offerings during the Holy Month. Afandina is the perfect spot to chill with your family and friends after a long day of fasting around the pool area with a delicious range of food, great shisha, and live entertainment, on iftar and sohour. En Passant offers you a wide range of oriental pasties and dessert to celebrate iftar. Create unique memories this Ramadan by bringing family and friends together at Chinoix offering a la carte menu.

For more information, Tel: +2 (02) 24115588

Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski

Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski presents its Bab Al Qasr Tent, for the second year in a row. The tent will occupy Palace’s courtyard, bejeweled by a dash of color and featuring an exciting lineup of entertainment. Whether it is what is on stage or the activities planned around the tent, it is sure to keep you entertained for a sohour you wouldn’t want to miss (and iftar for groups). This year Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski is ready to cater for private gatherings in a location of your choice. For a minimum of 75 guests and prices starting at EGP 450++ you can have your memorable gatherings in the comfort of your own home, or a destination of your choice, with food quality and service of a five-star hotel.

For restaurant reservations, call 01097111151; and for group or catering reservations send your inquiry to

Sheraton Montazah Alexandria

Sheraton Montazah Hotel invites you to celebrate Ramadan in luxury with all its amazing spirit and sharing traditions. El Moled Bedouin Theme at the Beach Cafe overlooking , the superb view of the Mediterranean seashore with elegant seating, serves sumptuous sohour meal, mouthwatering Ramadan drinks and your choice of flavored shisha along with the oriental tunes of Takht Sharky, tanoura, folkloric show and live songs. Families and friends are invited to break their fast at Café Coquillage with its daily iftar buffet that features an array of different traditional Arabic dishes and continental delicacies with exquisite oriental specialties, while watching their favorite TV Shows. You can also bring friends and share quality time at La Mamma Terrace Café, The View Café and Café Trottoir, or try the wide selection of oriental desserts at the Café Rendez-Vous located at the Mezzanine Floor.

Corporate groups are also encouraged to book their special dates early, for sumptuous menus with tempting prices.

Sheraton Sharm El Sheikh

Capture a true essence of Egyptian tradition and savor the spirit of Ramadan at Sheraton Sharm Hotel, Resort, Villas & Spa, enjoying a memorable stay with great deals on rooms, variety of dining options, extravagant Ramadan iftar and sohour buffet with a range of mouthwatering Egyptian delicacies and delights prepared by highly skilled chefs.

Enjoy a delicious iftar at Layalina café outdoor terrace with its breathtaking scenery where you can feel the mythical mood of the Orient with flavored shisha, your favorite Ramadan refreshments along with takht music, live songs, tanoura and folkloric show.

Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
Sofitel El Gezirah offers you a truly fantastic experience this blessed month. With Fawanees 3al Nile, taste authentic culinary, Middle Eastern specialties, including a delightful variety of Oriental sweets at La Palmeraie. For authentic tagines, Casa Mia offers a lavish buffet created especially for Ramadan, and Kebabgy serves up traditional barbecue specialities with ambient music and live Oriental takht.

Don’t miss the special collection of shisha flavors on the private terrace overlooking the Nile.

Conrad Cairo

Enjoy an extravagant iftar buffet with a spectacular view of the Nile at Solana Restaurant, featuring a diverse selection of salads, hot & cold mezze and sumptuous hot specialties. At OAK Grill, indulge in a contemporary Lebanese iftar set menu served in a deluxe setting. At Jayda Nile Terrace, enjoy a perfect setting for social evenings with iftar and sohour specialties at El Lama El Helwa with daily live entertainment. For large groups wishing a unique iftar or sohour experience, special Ramadan menus are created for gatherings or corporate events. The meeting and events team can prepare family-style or buffet with everyone’s favorite Ramadan flavors and dishes. Also don’t forget to check the spectacular selection of oriental dessert with a special price at the Atrium Lobby Lounge.

To learn more about or connect with Conrad Cairo, please visit or call 02 25808000

Le Meridien Cairo Airport!

Discover magical moments this Ramadan at EVOO with a unique Arabian style atmosphere. A daily open buffet for iftar and sohour features a lavish selection of culinary choices and traditional Ramadan favourites in addition to a delightful variety of shisha, oriental desserts and eclairs, accompanied with soulful sounds of live entertainment by pool. Mezzeh is inviting you to enjoy Ramadan gathering with special iftar set menus including savoury assortment of hot and cold Mezzeh and an extensive range of traditional Lebanese delicacies, desserts and shisha.
Don’t miss Ramadan’s extraordinary rates starting at LE 750 per person

For reservations and more information call: 02-2265-9600



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