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Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City

Ramadan in Abu Dhabi: Iftar & Suhoor around the City What is the difference between iftar and suhoor? Both are the names given to meals taken outside fasting time during Ramadan: iftar occurs after sunset and suhoor before sunrise. Once the sun sets on a day of fasting, it’s a joyous occasion of eating and socialising. Most hotels and restaurants offer special iftar meals, most commonly a large spread of Middle Eastern mezze favourites such as hommus and falafel, and some traditional Emirati dishes such as baby camel, grilled sea-bass and halva (a dense Turkish-style dessert of seeds and honey),…