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Edition Picks: 7 more places to Iftar this Ramadan

Aishath Nishdha Jinan
27 May 2019, MVT 09:40
Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - Oevaru Cafe and Gallery. PHOTO: OEVARU CAFE AND GALLERY
Aishath Nishdha Jinan
27 May 2019, MVT 09:40

As Ramadan comes to a close, the need to gather friends and family for a last-minute, Instagram-worthy Iftar definitely also intensifies!

There truly is no greater feeling than being amidst your loved ones during this holy month, and enjoying an Iftar together is a definite must.

Setting the table for a large group of people can be hectic, so why not plan an Iftar outing during the last few days of Ramadan? Save yourself the trouble of preparing a vast variety of dishes to cater to the different tastes of each individual.

Here are seven picks of some delightful Iftar options in the Greater Male’ region, some well-loved and some unfamiliar.

Papa Sam’s

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - Papa Sam's. PHOTO: PAPA SAM'S

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 165 – MVR 199

Newly opened in Hulhumale’, Papa Sam’s is making its way into our hearts with its eccentric flavours from the East to the West.

A wide selection of finger foods and four courses will leave you full and wanting more – it’s just that good!

Oevaru Café and Gallery

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - Oevaru Cafe and Gallery. PHOTO: OEVARU CAFE AND GALLERY

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 135

Located in the bustling streets of Male’ with their mouth-watering meat platter and cheesecake to die for, this is one of the best places to Iftar this Ramadan.

The cosy ambience and friendly staff make you feel right at home while you stuff your face with no regrets.

Pickles Restaurant

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - Pickles. PHOTO: PICKLES

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 200 (all-inclusive)

Another new name, one can find some of the best continental food in Male’ at Pickles.

They provide private buffet catering for Iftars at their venues as well as in private settings, so gather all your friends; there’s nothing stopping you now.

Barcelos

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - Barcelos. PHOTO: BARCELOS

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 150 – MVR 250

Open in both Male’ and Hulhumale’, Barcelos is famous for their peri peri chicken.

They’re grilling an extra free whole chicken worth MVR 200, with every Family pack and Thumbs Up Feast, giving you the opportunity to be a little extra this Ramadan.

The Public House

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - The Public House. PHOTO: THE PUBLIC HOUSE

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 110 – MVR 145

At the Public House, located in the bustling streets of Male’, one person gets to eat free for every ten pax reservation.

Seagull Café House

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - Seagull Café House. PHOTO: SEAGULL CAFE HOUSE

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 290

Kid-friendly and sure to have something for everyone, Seagull is homely and welcoming.

In addition to the extensive buffet, they have live stations where they fry short-eats, make crepes and grill chicken.

O’View at Hotel Ocean Grand

Edition Picks: 7 Places to Iftar - O’View at Hotel Ocean Grand. PHOTO: HOTEL OCEAN GRAND

Iftar Buffet rate per person: MVR 199

Enjoy the sight of the waves crashing on the shore while you feast on a varied selection of Asian delicacies.

Children aged 2-11 get 50 percent off, and children under two eat for free.

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