Ramadan in Jeddah: 5 traditional Iftar buffets to book now

Ramadan in Jeddah: 5 traditional Iftar buffets to book now

Make sure to book one of these delicious Iftar buffets in Jeddah this Ramadan Season
19 March 24
Iftar Buffets in Jeddah: Al Folk Tent Shangri La Jeddah

During Ramadan, families and friends are brought closer together through the shared experience of fasting and spiritual contemplation, and this sense of shared experience and communal embrace is evident at the breaking of the daily fast.

Iftar serves as a cherished daily moment where loved ones gather to enjoy a delicious meal together, further strengthening bonds of kinship and community over shared food and gratitude.

Here are five ways to enjoy more traditional Iftar buffet experiences in Jeddah this Ramadan Season.

AlFolk Tent

AlFolk is an elegant pop up venue found inside the Shangi-La Jeddah, and is an open, communal Ramadan dining tent experience. A traditional Iftar buffet is served offer indulgent local delicacies inspired by Jeddah's rich maritime history, and the traditional dishes of the Kingdom. Indulge in a culinary journey as you soak in the enchanting and vibrant ambiance of the AlFolk Ramadan Tent.

SAR 488 (per adult) and SAR 289 (per child) - Iftar available from 6pm - 9pm
Make a reservation here
or call +966 12 696 8888
Shangri-La Jeddah, Burj Assila, Al Kurnaysh Br Rd, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23611

Al Mirkaz Tent 

Returning to Jeddah once again, the Al Mirkaz Ramadan Tent is brought to life by the luxury banqueting company, the Leylaty Group. Offering hungry diners a seemingly endless selection of flavours and dishes, visitors can expect live cooking and grilling stations, a wide variety of fresh seafood and even a special shawarma station. Of course no Ramadan Tent experience would be complete without dessert, of which there will be plenty to indulge.

SAR 560 pp (Iftar Buffet from 6.30pm - 3.30am)
Make a reservation here or call +966 12 606 6666

Al Malik Road, Al Khalidiyyah, Jeddah 23422

Al Qasr Ballroom

Indulge in an unlimited Iftar buffet at the Al Qasr Ballroom at Hilton Jeddah. In the extravagantly decorated ballroom, you will be able to satisfy any craving for traditional Iftar and Saudi dishes. Expect a live cooking stations, massive displays of fresh fruits and a dessert selection that will have you coming back for more.

Price per party available on reservation, Iftar from 6.30pm - 9.00pm
For Reservations: +966 5556 41972

Jeddah Hilton, Al Kurnaysh Br Rd, Ash Shati, Jeddah 21362

Cafe Bateel - At Home

Already a much-adored cafe across the Middle East, Cafe Bateel is now offering at home catering for Iftar meals. From sandwiches to salads, a selection of canapés and an array of hot main courses, and of course a choice of Cafe Bateel's much-loved desserts. This service is perfect a busy family or a large community gathering, and is ideal for an elevated (and stress free) Iftar experience at home - leave the set up, serving and clean up to the professionals.

For Bookings: +966 800 111 0222 or [email protected]


Break fast beneath the stars and a canopy of fairy lights, surrounded by your favourite people. This Ramadan Season, Niyyali is bringing something truly remarkable to the table (pun intended), an outdoor Iftar and Suhoor experience on the terrace overlooking the city. Offering an indulgent selection of traditional Iftar dishes and a bevvy plates inspired by the rich flavours and cultural heritage of Lebanon, this is a traditional Levantine-Arabic dining experience.

SAR 388 pp (Iftar from 5.45pm - 8pm)
SAR 288 pp (Suhoor from 11.30pm-3am)

Make a reservation here or call +966 800 440 8888
Shangri-La Jeddah, Burj Assila, Al Kurnaysh Br Rd, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23611