The holy month of Ramadan is a time for reflection, charity and remembrance for millions of people across the globe. But the month of daytime fasting is also a time for family and togetherness – and what better way to come together than with these fine dining Iftar offerings from late opening luxury restaurants? Whether you're looking for a midnight meal or a taste of Arabic cuisine, read on for the menus to beat...
On our list of hotels celebrating Ramadan with flair, the InterContinental Park Lane is sticking with tradition with this three-course affair available daily from 9pm. A changing nightly menu will offer guests dishes including Shish taouk, Sumac marinated sea bass, Seafood mixed grill and Shawarma marinated chicken.
This Michelin star restaurant is one of the best known Indian restaurants in London, and for good reason. Named after a holy city in the Uttar Pradesh region of India, Benares' menu is led by the country's first Michelin-star winning chef, Atul Kochhar, who offers guests a blend of regional staple and exquisite fusion dishes. The lobster biryani is delicious, as is the hiran ke pasande – best, of course, with as many side dishes as you can eat.
From Beirut to Belgravia – Abd El Wahab has finally come to London, and is already racking up rave reviews. Citizens of the world will already know this Lebanese restaurant from its must-visit venues in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt. From classic hot and cold mezze dishes to succulent grills, first time diners can't miss the savoury pastries or fatteh dishes.
Mamounia Lounge's Knightsbridge haunt offers a wealth of traditional and modern delicacies from Lebanon and Morocco as well as European fusion that will knock your socks off. Their bespoke summer set Iftar menu includes a drink, dates and a bowl of soup followed by a three course meal.