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Iftar with a Side of Arab Culture at Seven Sands

This Ramadan the contemporary Emirati restaurant Seven Sands on The Beach in JBR will be serving Iftar with a side of Arab culture in collaboration with The Arab Culturalist

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 14 April 2019: Every Monday and Friday during the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Emirati restaurant Seven Sands will be hosting a unique Iftar which includes an intimate talk about Arab traditions during Ramadan. The cultural connoisseur Nasif Kayed from The Arab Culturalist will lead an open discussion into topics such as ablution, fasting, culture, food and the significance of Ramadan.


Cultural Iftar

The Cultural Iftar is open Monday and Friday from sunset to 9pm, and all kinds of questions are very much encouraged. Mezze and a buffet with authentic Emirati main courses, a carving station and a large selection of desserts are included in the price of AED 255 per person.

Commenting on the cultural Iftar experience, Saad Tassoufra, Operations Manager of Seven Sands, says: “Our philosophy is focused on offering uniquely local experiences that celebrate the traditions, culture and cuisine of the UAE, and we are thrilled to be adding a distinctive and immersive experience to our Iftar this year with the cultural talk by The Arab Culturalist.”

The collaboration between Seven Sands and The Arab Culturalist extends beyond Ramadan with a programme of immersive experiences and events throughout the year such as The Cultural Brunch and The Cultural Dive.



Whether you choose the cultural Iftar or just the Iftar buffet, the menu offers the same authentic taste of the Emirates with highlights such as the Veal Hares, King Fish Majboos, the Bedouin dish Chicken Madrouba as well as a selection of sweet treats including a live station of Legemat; the popular Emirati sweets fried to order and drizzled with date syrup, sesame seeds and pistachios.

Timings: Sunset until 9pm             

Price: Cultural Iftar AED 255 per person

Price: Iftar buffet AED 155 per person, including soft beverages. 50% off for children aged 6-12; Children below 5 dine for free


After Iftar, guests can relax and enjoy a wide range of shishas on the terrace overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Bluewaters island.

Timings: from 9pm until 1am

Price: AED 147 per person for the Emirati Culinary Experience menu; or a la carte menu


For reservations

Call: +971 (0)4 551 6652 or email: info@sevensandsrestaurant.com

Seven Sands is open daily from 12:00pm on weekdays and 9:00am on weekends until 1:00am. For more information, please visit www.sevensandsrestaurant.com.

Link to high resolution images: Ramadan at Seven Sands


About Seven Sands

Owned by Dubai World Trade Centre, the Emirati cuisine specialists, Seven Sands represents a blend of ethnic flavours and inspirations. Seven Sands is located on THE BEACH, at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) and offers authentic Emirati cuisine with outdoor seating that is not only limited to breakfast, lunch and dinner but doubles as a café and shisha lounge.