Are you looking for places to break fast during this holy month of Ramadan? Here are some places offering a special Ifthar menu and it looks mouthwatering-ly delicious.
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo 115 Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2.
The Dining room prepares a variety of snacks and refreshments for Iftar including a delicious Middle Eastern Dinner to complete the day’s fast. Guests can look to break their fast with luscious dates, plain, chicken or beef “Kanji” or porridge, samosas, freshly cut fruit, fresh juices and faluda, a traditional drink when breaking fasting.
The Ifthar dinner buffet has a variety of Middle Eastern dishes on offer such as Humus, Tabbouleh a fresh Arabic salad seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil and an Arabic Mezze platter are amongst the varied spread at the Ifthar buffet.
During the holy month the hotel has set apart separate ladies and gents prayer rooms to carry out their daily prayers. The Iftar buffet at The Dining Room continues daily in the evening throughout the month of Ramadan. For reservations and inquiries call the restaurant on 112491930
The Kingsbury Ifthar 48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 1
Shifani gave the Kingsbury Ifhtar many thumbs up with her review. To find out if the Kingsbury one is the one you should pick to break fast, read up on her review right here: The Kingsbury Ifthar
For reservations call 112 421 221
Cinnamon Grand Colombo 77 Galle Road, Colombo
The Cinnamon Grand has a Iftar menu going on. On till the 9th of August, from sundown till 11.00pm daily, at the Courtyard Restaurant, the Grand provides the perfect ambience for breaking fast with the family during this sacred month in the Islamic calendar. The enchanting sounds of Oud music in the background will complement the evening’s peace while a specially demarcated prayer area is also made available.
Contact the Cinnamon Grand for more information and reservations on 112 497 361 or 112 497 440.
Cioconat Lounge 107 Barnes Place, Colombo 7
The Cioconat Lounge offers a dinner buffet for the price of Rs. 1550. It’s usually just from Wednesday to Sunday though. To experience a wide variety of Ramadan delicacies call us now for reservations on 011 267 9292
Coco Veranda Crescat Boulevard, Galle Road, Colombo 3
Treat your taste buds to an exclusive Ifthar experience this Ramazan season at Coco Veranda. Beverages include Psychedelic Sunset and Faluda. We start off the meal with Kanji. The main meal includes tuna mayo sandwiches, beef goulash and chicken wrap. Accompanied by hot beverages tea or coffee. In addition complimentary bottle of water and dates are also available. for reservations call 117 635 635 or come before the Maghrib Azan (evening call to prayer.) .
Café Asiana No.97 Hill Street, Dehiwala
The set Ifthar Menu includes dates, beef or chicken Kanjee, fresh juice papaya and water melon, mineral water, 2 kinds of short eats samosa, beef patties, Chinese Rolls, Tuna Gulla and fish cutlets.
The main course includes Asiana Special Fried Rice with chilli chicken, vegetable chop suey and chilli paste, Mongolian Rice of chillie chicken, garlic kankung and chillie paste, Thai Fried Noodles with devilled fish, stir fry vegetable and chillie paste, Kakai Noodles with chillie chicken, garlic kankung and chillie paste, chicken or beef French fries and coleslaw and naan or chappathi with butter chicken or fish kuruma. All of this for Rs. 875 per person. For inquiries you can call on 114202003
Malay Restaurant No. 115, Hill Street, Dehiwala
The set Ifthar Menu includes dates, beef or chicken kanjee, fresh papaya or water melon, a small bottle of mineral water. 2 kinds of short eats samosa, chinese roll, cutlet, beef patties, small and fish rotti . The choice for the main course includes chicken buriyani, seafood pasta, chicken kottu, mixed Nasi Goreng, chicken or beef shawarma, pittu and babath with coconut milk and onion sambol. Rs 875 per person and for inquiries contact 114 205 333.
So that’s a wrap of what’s on offer and where and all of this has made me very hungry.