Grand iftar feasts at star hotels in Dhaka

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Dhaka : The holy month of Ramadan is a month of discipline and abstinence for Muslims all over the world. For which, they fast all day both physically and spiritually. So it's only fair to want a grand feast after a long day of fast. However, for the same reason, it needs to be nutritious too.

Thus, hotels in Dhaka are offering iftar followed by grand dinner to cater to the needs of their customers looking to embrace their fast with mouth-watering as well as nutritious dishes.

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka is offering an iftar buffet consisting of mouth-watering Arabian delicacies starting from savoury to sweet, prepared by their team of expert chefs, at their signature Café Bazar restaurant this Ramadan for the guests to savour the taste of Arabia.

The price of the iftar buffet is BDT 3800 per person (all inclusive).

BOGO offer is available for Prime Bank's Platinum, Master World Credit Cardholders and Monarch Customers, Standard Chartered Bank's Signature, Platinum, Titanium Credit Card and Priority Banking Debit Cardholders and United Commercial Bank's Gold and Platinum Credit Cardholders.

Guests can also book their corporate or social iftar event at the hotel's luxurious Grand Ballroom.

Amari Dhaka

Amari Dhaka is offering feasts featuring exclusive iftar and seheri specials at the hotel's Amaya Food Gallery, Cascade and all banquet halls throughout the holy month of Ramadan. The dishes are meticulously selected and prepared considering long fasts so that they provide ample nutrition during iftar and dinner while alluring guests with tummy-pleasing taste.

In Amaya Food Gallery, there is a collection of fresh seasonal juices with the princely classic almond milk. An exclusive collection of dates and nuts surrounds three different minor stations: cold station for seasonal fresh cuts, shwarma station for Arabic chicken shwarma with condiments and carving station for lamb quzi on Arabic khabsa rice.

The hot area will feature traditional items such as mutton haleem, fried gram, chicken tengri kebab and much more. Arabic and Thai hot specialties such as samak tagine and phad Thai prawn are also available among other contemporary dishes.

The main food stations will feature Arabic hot food including couscous with chicken and vegetable stew and Lebanese musaka among other attractions. There is also a Thai station bringing more prominent phad Thai prawn, dried fish curry and spicy egg plant in the equation.

The Japanese station will feature live sushi and sashimi while the Chinese station will have honey chicken, Szechuan fish among others.

Last but not the least, the Indian station will have regulars such as kebabs and there will also be six special dish highlights which are Mughlai shahi mutton korma and pomfret masala. All stations will contain huge variety of delicacies to choose from.

To finish off, the pastry corner is offering a delightful range of pastries featuring Turkish buklava, turumba, reshmi jalebi and a fine collection of assorted French pastries. Additionally, the icing on the cake is the delicious faluda with kulfi ice-cream guaranteed to leave customers craving for more.

This lavish iftar cum dinner buffet offering at Amaya is priced at BDT5000 net. The seheri buffet is available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at BDT2500 net. BOGO offer is applicable for selected cards.

For budget clients, Cascade lounge is offering an exclusive iftar buffet at only BDT 1500 net. Apart from all the traditional items, 'Grab & Go' takeaway iftar is available only at BDT1800 net.

The Westin Dhaka

The Westin Dhaka is offering a delightful Middle Eastern and Continental iftar and sehri experience this Ramadan.

The hotel's buffet restaurant - Seasonal Tastes will offer a grand buffet iftar with dinner and sehri for the guests. During iftar and dinner, mouth-watering kebabs, nehari, biryanis and many other dishes will be served. Many live cooking stations will offer various iftar munchies and saffron jalebis.

The buffet spread will also have various refreshing drinks such as lassi and fresh juice, traditional iftar items and a special dessert section serving Arabian desserts along with many traditional sweets. The buffet iftar and dinner is priced at BDT 6990 net per person.

At sehri, the buffet spread at Seasonal Tastes will have mutton biryani, shorisha Elish, chicken achari, various fresh juices and desserts for the guests. The buffet will start at 1 am and continue till Fajr. The buffet sehri is priced at BDT 3500 net per person.

The poolside restaurant Splash, will offer a themed Arabian iftar and dinner buffet for those who want a refreshing iftar experience by the poolside.

Daily Treats will offer various iftar takeaway boxes, shahi haleem, saffron jalebis and many other iftar munchies for the guests.

All throughout Ramadan, special BOGO offer will be available at Seasonal Tastes on selected cards of Standard Chartered Bank, BRAC Bank, Eastern Bank Ltd., NCC Bank, UCB Bank, Midland Bank, Mercantile Bank, Southeast Bank, Dhaka Bank, Bank Asia, Prime Bank, NRB Bank, Shimanto Bank and many more.

Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden

Iftar feels incomplete without the taste of authentic Arabian food, which is synonymous with the month of Ramadan. From the traditional ouzi, couscous, hummus to the seductive Arabic tea, Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden is bringing an all Arabian iftar buffet for this Ramadan.

Customers can break their fast with the colourful fruit juices from the Middle Eastern regions. They can bite into the sweetness of umm ali, basbousa, kunafeh and aish el-saraya. They can also relish the taste of baba ganoush while enjoying the flavours of more than 20 types of dates from different countries.

Special recipes such as camel bhuna will also be available at the hotel's iftar buffet.

To everyone's delight, month long raffle draw is available for all those who will have iftar at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden. First prize winners will get couple tickets to Istanbul. Second prize winners will win a one night stay at the Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden. Third prize winners will receive couple coupons for dinner at the hotel and many more.

The raffle draw will start from the first day of Ramadan and will go on till the last day.

The buffet iftar will be available at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden from sunset onwards only at Utshab Hall. The Iftar cum dinner buffet price for adults is BDT 3900++ and for children is BDT 1900++. BOGO offer is also available for selected cards.

InterContinental Dhaka

InterContinental Dhaka is inviting customers to join them in celebration of the spirit of Ramadan.

The culinary team at InterContinental Dhaka has gone to great lengths to prepare an iftar buffet consisting of Arabic, Lebanese and international specialties everyday throughout the month of Ramadan. Customers can also enjoy sehri delights on Thursday and Friday nights.

The hotel is offering customers to indulge in a sumptuous iftar buffet to break the fast with assorted dates, dried fruits and cold mezzah such as hummus, baba ganoush, moutable with pita bread.

There will be a daily changing menu consisting of juices such as mint lemonade, apple, orange juice and traditional sweet and salted lassi. None should miss the live station for pizza, pasta and shawarma.

Customers can enjoy main courses such as the ever-popular whole lamb with quzi rice in live curving station, herbs grilled chicken, lamb with okra, mutton rogan josh and mixed grills like beef lota kebab, mutton shish kebab, beef boti kebabs etc. Hot appetizers such as chana hoogni, piaju, beguni, spicy aloo chop and beef jali kebab are just a few to name which will add up spices to the customers' taste buds.

The sweet temptation corner is another highlight as customers can indulge in assorted French pastries, cakes, Arabic sweets and fresh fruits. Another attraction will be the traditional Arabic dessert umm ali along with the most traditional sweet item saffron jilapi.

The iftar buffet will be available at the hotel's signature restaurant Elements from sunset to 22:00 at BDT 4500 (all inclusive) per person.

For sehri, Elements will be offering guests an ideal venue to unwind, relax and take in the magnificent ambiance of Ramadan whilst enjoying tasty dishes from their healthy buffet station which will consist of full English breakfast setup as well as assorted traditional items to make customers' sehri healthy and sumptuous.

Sehri delights at Elements will be available from 00:30 till Fajr at BDT 3000 (all inclusive) per person.

BOGO offer is available for both iftar and sehri for specific cards.

For corporate or family iftar and sehri get-together, InterContinental Dhaka hasan array of varieties of food items to cater everyone's specific need. Customers can choose their preferred iftar and sehri menu from 7 to 8 different types. Moreover, if the number of people surpasses 200, then the venue will be complementary.

Four Points by Sheraton Dhaka

Four Points by Sheraton Dhaka is offering a buffet that is fittingly fashioned to emulate the Arabian Nights this Ramadan 2019.

The hotel's starry Arabian Nights themed dinner buffet will be held at their signature restaurant "The Eatery (24th floor)", "The Eatery-Four Points Residence Suites" and their fine dine restaurant "The Beast (26th floor) where there will be Arabian cuisine, along with Middle Eastern, Indian and Western favourites.

The iftar and dinner Buffet at The Eatery and The Beast restaurants are priced at BDT 4999 net per person whereas it's BDT 3499 net per person at "The Eatery-Four Points Residence Suites".

From sunset, guests can enjoy the buffet with starters like hummus, baba ganoush, moutable (with pita bread), Greek salad, tropical seafood salad, tandoori chicken salad and so on.

Among hot appetisers, there are hana googni, prawn tempura, falafel, vegetable pakora, eggs chop etc. In the soup section, there are mutton and beef haleem (with all condiments) and Thai clear chicken soup.

For the main course, guests can satisfy their taste buds with beef tehari/mutton tehari/chicken biryani, quzi rice with nut (live station), pot roast beef rib eye, Afghani chicken tikka lamb with okra cajun marinated grilled chicken, chicken shish tawok, mutton rogan josh, murgh lazeez, tikka pasta al arabiata and many more.

The live station corner sees options like beef nehari with condiments, assorted naan, garlic, butter plain, chicken Shawarma (with all condiments) etc.

There is a substantial selection of dessert such as baklava, al saraiya, pistachio cream brule, basbusa, kunafa, katayib, balasham, um ali and so on.

For guests interested in sehri, the buffet will also be served every day from 12:00 am until mid-night at BDT 3499 net per person at The Eatery.

The array of foods include homemade musslie, croissants plain, muffins, horiatiki salad, beetroot with orange salad, lamb kasbah rice (live station), chicken biryani/mutton biryani/prawn biryani/ beef tehari/mutton tehari, grilled fish with lemon butter sauce, beef minute steak with bone marrow sauce, lassa paratha and nan, pasta live station, baklava, basbusa, mahalabiya, saffron firni, chocolate hot pudding and many more.

Larger groups can enjoy an exclusive iftar experience in their lavish ballroom with multiple choices of iftar and dinner menu specially designed for the Ramadan. Their ballroom can accommodate up to 200 guests which is perfect for any kind of corporate or private party.

Guests can also enjoy BOGO offer which is available for selected cards.

BRAC Services Ltd (BSL)

BRAC Services Ltd (BSL) celebrates this Ramadan by introducing offers and exclusive deals to customers at Shuruchi and Shororeetu restaurants.

Shuruchi Restaurant at BRAC Centre, Mohakhali and Shororeetu Restaurant at Aarong Building, Uttara of BRAC services Ltd (BSL) drew up an intriguing similarity to welcome and energise guests to their extraordinary release of Ramadan 2019. The underlying message, though a tad tricky, seemed invigorating enough to match a product's quality to the spirit of people who revere the month and its blessings.

Shuruchi and Shororeetu ventured up its Buy One Get One (BOGO) offer in Ramadan with BDT 1800 net for iftar - the post-sunset meal - with charming inspiration and warmth.

This offer is eligible for selected card holders including master card from various banks and GP STAR subscribers during the whole month of Ramadan this year.

Customers are welcomed into the inviting and comfortable surroundings tempted by an unrivalled range of authentic and imaginative fusion dishes, which is prepared by top-notch chef using only the highest quality ingredients.

They are also offering takeaways for all.

Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort

Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort has arranged a host of unique offers to celebrate this holy month of Ramadan. The hotel, which possesses a particular grasp on Middle Eastern cuisine, is focusing on creating a variety of Arabian fare alongside popular local items for its city and overseas guests alike.

The highlight of the offers available in Dhaka Regency is set to be the Buffet Iftar plus Dinner, which will be hosted throughout the month in its all day dining outlet Grandiose Restaurant (level 6) from dusk till 22:30 at BDT 2,990++ per person.

Buffet items will not only offer the usual chola, piaju, beguni and the likes but also Middle Eastern delicacies such as kunafah, katayef, basbousa, shawarmas, sambuseks, hummus, mandi, kabsa and more.

Moreover, guests may enjoy BOGO offer on the buffet meals with various partner bank cards and telecom operator privilege programs.

The hotel has also brought back its ever popular signature iftar platter Sahan-Al-Iftar, which comprises of an Arabian style whole roasted lamb on a bed of kabsa or mandi rice as per guest request and four whole grilled chickens accompanied by a multitude of sweet and savoury Middle Eastern tidbits.

The Sahan-Al-Iftar is available for both dine-in and take-away with a pre-order requisite of 48 hours at BDT 23,320++ and is good for 10-12 guests.

During fair weather, it is a sumptuously joyful experience to share the Sahan-Al-Iftar with loved ones at the hotel's signature rooftop garden and grill restaurant Grill on the Skyline under a patent of glittering stars and breathtaking hues.

For corporate or social events, a range of menus are available starting from a competitive price of BDT 990++ per person. Venue may be enjoyed complimentary on Iftar Mahfils hosting 150 guests or more.

Additionally, for guests who would like to host iftar engagements off-site the hotel, pre-packed iftar is available from customisable premium menus.

Bengal Inn

Bengal Inn, a tastefully decorated boutique hotel located in the capital near Gulshan-1 has arranged delicious and healthy buffet iftar followed by dinner at the hotel's Bengal Restaurant during the month of Ramadan this year.

After a long day of fasting, customers can get mouth-watering generic, traditional and diversified food along with services in a pleasant way. Customers of selected bank and telecommunication will get special discounts on the BDT 2500 net per person priced iftar and buffet dinner.

BOGO offer is also available throughout the hole month of Ramadan at Bengal Inn.

This year, the hotel is going to offer more appetising and mouth-watering dishes than the previous Ramadan. Special items in the menu include paella rice, beef steak, grilled beef tenderloin, grilled king prawn, beef lasagna, roasted leg of lamb, chammak hera, oven baked lahem and many more.

Long Beach Suites Dhaka

Long Beach Suites Dhaka is offering guests to refresh themselves after a long day of fasting with rows of delicacies, encompassing a variety of traditional to oriental and international Ramadan healthy cuisines along with refreshing beverages in this year's holy month of Ramadan.

The hotel has arranged a wide range of delectable, delicious and healthy buffet iftar followed by dinner at its multi-cuisine Cozy Sizzler restaurant. Besides the mouth-watering iftar and dinner delicacies, this year Cozy Sizzler will offer a special chaat to the food lovers along with aloo chaat, dahi bara, dahi, chick peas chaat, najma chaat and mutton haleem, shahi jelabi, balasham, mahalabia, basbusa etc.

All these can be enjoyed at a price of BDT 3599 all-inclusive per person.

Besides, there will be special sehri set menu which is priced at BDT 1399 all inclusive.

BOGO offer is available for selected banks and telco partners.

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