We had an extravagant Ramadan experience when INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Company had their Iftar at Asateer tent at Atlantis The Palm. Yes, being a foodie I consider it my moral obligation to give a shout out about all great things in the department of food.
I had heard a lot about the fabulous Asateer experience, and so I was full of anticipation. We were welcomed to a fusion of classic Ramadan flavours, International favourites from celebrity chef restaurants, Bread Street Kitchen and Ronda Locatelli.
Set at the gorgeous & lavish Atlantis, The Palm the renowned Asateer Tent, had with it addition of culinary delights from celebrity chef restaurants, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen and Giorgio Locatelli’s, Ronda Locatelli. Breathing new life into the stunning marquee for the highly anticipated Iftar and Suhoor buffet, the Asateer Tent showcased dishes designed by each kitchen to pay homage to traditional Emirati cuisine, while offering a modern twist on some classic dishes.
A little pricy at AED 220 per person The Iftar buffet, is inclusive of water and Ramadan juices. For kids aged 3 -12 it is slashed to AED 110. The Suhoor starts from 9.30pm until 11pm for groups. Guests are welcome to stay and enjoy the tent and its offerings until 3am.
We were amazed to know that talented Ali El Bourji, Executive Oriental Head Chef of Ayamna manages the kitchen of Asateer, one of the largest Ramadan tents in the UAE, serving Iftar and Suhoor to over 60,000 guests during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
We were spoilt for choice, as the Iftar buffet with traditional Arabic delicacies, delicious dishes found across Europe. Bread Street Kitchen, and Ronda Locatelli’s notorious porcini mushroom risotto.
Along with these, the were the usual Iftar and Suhoor buffets, which offered an exquisite selection of Ramadan favourites such as, lamb kebbeh, a shawarma station, and an Arabic mixed grill. The Asateer Tent will also featured ten different dessert stations, including a traditional live, Arabic sweet-making station, hot favourites such as umm ali, as well as an ice cream station and chocolate fountain.
There was also be an a la carte menu on offer during Suhoor at Asateer, which included hot and cold mezzeh, soup, grilled meat and seafood, Ramadan special desserts, as well as a variety of shishas.
We were taken in by the lively entertainment as much as the food. With a gorgeous location like Asateer our Ramadan is bound to be memorable
Atlantis, The Palm’s Asateer Tent has a unique setting , overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Palm Island, with a backdrop of Dubai’s stunning skyline, which creates a tranquil and relaxed atmosphere. Asateer in Arabic means ‘myths’ of authentic Arabia. This was indeed is reflected in the ambiance and embellishments of the tent. Decorated with luxury furnishings such as ornate chandeliers, 85” plasma screens, games and Playstations, the Asateer tent proved to be a welcoming and enjoyable Iftar experience for the whole family.