Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger

IFTAR BUFFET AT SHERATON SHARJAH

Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food BloggerLast night I was invited to preview the lavish Iftar Buffet at Sheraton Sharjah’s Al Mudheef Ballroom. The place gets a more traditional Arabic ‘Majlis’ setting for the holy month of Ramadan with a deliciously mouth-watering Middle Eastern Arabic cuisine.

Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
THE GRAND DESSERT BUFFET

Once you are in you will be mesmerized my the beautifully designed Grand desserts counter ranging from Pastries to Umm Ali, Gulab Jamun to Bokaj each one cooked to perfection. But before the desserts, the wide variety of starters will surprise you in the right way of course.

Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Bread, Cheese & Crakers Counter

Always a fan of soups for breaking my fast, I opted for Vermicelli Lentil Soup instead of Chicken Noodle Soup. Just a heads up, both the soups needed an extra pinch of salt.

Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Hummus
Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Cucumber Yougurt
Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Traditional Arabic Fattosh

Though I am not a salad person, yet the salad bar looked excellent covering traditional fattoush, hummus, foul to cold seafood salads it had plenty to offer. Their Hummus was incredibly creamy & yogurt cucumber tiny shots were my favorite.

Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Sushi Platter
Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Sushi Counter

You get to enjoy a live Shawarma station, but it does end very quickly so try making it your very first stop. Another surprise turn of events was when I saw Sushi platters & DimSums in a traditional Arabic Menu. Who doesn’t like a bit of variety huh?

Iftar buffet preview by Sheraton Sharjah in Al Mudheef Ballroom for Ramadan Review by Dubai Food Blogger
Lamb Mandi

For the main course, I had two plates full of their White Cream Chicken Pasta. Packed with more of Arabic cuisine, you get the major hits Lamb Okra, Lamb Mandi, Chicken Harees.

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The highlight of our dinner was the exquisite desserts which leave you craving for more & more. It’s the area where the child in me jumps & applauds all the way around. The pastry chef of Sheraton Sharjah was a HUGE HIT among all the kids at the Buffet. The Arabic desserts were on point especially the Umm Ali & Bokaj Pista; however; the Kunnaf was quite disappointing.

My favourites for the evening:

Mango Creme
Red Velvet Cake
Vanilla Pound Cake
Bokaj Pista & Cashew
White Pasta
Chicken Harees

Service: Even though the restaurant was jam packed, the dishes did not seem lacking at all, the staff constantly replaced the buffet dishes. Secondly, they dutifully removed used cutlery, and even offered to bring beverages directly to the table.

Final Verdict: The dessert counter is to die for (I cannot pressurise this point enough that the desserts were AMAZING), yet the main course lacked variety. If you are looking to have a Middle Eastern inspired Iftar, this is the perfect place. The chef offers you authentic Arab food which you fall in love with instantly. However, if you are an Indian seeking spices & herbs to the fullest in your much-awaited food this Ramadan, this Buffet may not be for you.

Iftar buffet at Al Mudheef Ballroom costs AED 125 per person (Group of 10+ costs 115 AED per head) inclusive of drinks and hot beverages. The buffet runs from sunset to 10 pm daily for the month of Ramadan

For reservations, call +971 6 599 0088 or Email at restaurants.sharjah@sheraton.com
For corporate events contact: tishnika.gunatilleke@sheraton.com

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