This year, Ramadan runs from about March 23 to April 22, and, if you live in Sydney and are looking for restaurants where you can break your fast, you’re in luck because you’ll be spoilt for choice.
From a seaside restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine, to market stalls that offer affordable, yet delectable bites from all around the world, we’ve found some of the best restaurants that serve set Ramadan menus or buffets.
Whether you’re looking for a peaceful spot to reflect on your own or a lively atmosphere where you can celebrate with family and friends, these are the top places we’d recommend in Sydney to break your Ramadan fast.
Volcano’s Steakhouse Bankstown
Shop 1, 2-4 West Terrace, Bankstown
If you’re looking for a tasty meal to enjoy with family and friends, Volcano’s Steakhouse in Bankstown is a great option. Here you’ll find modern Australian with a focus on steaks and ribs. During Ramadan, Volcano’s offers a special buffet for Iftar including steaks, ribs, chicken, pasta, seafood and even dessert. Bookings are essential for this Iftar buffet as spots are limited.
King Street Wharf, 32 The Promenade, Darling Harbour
Mecca Bah is a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The restaurant offers a set Iftar menu that begins with a special mocktail created for each customer. It features a selection of mezze plates, such as hummus, baba ganoush, and falafel, followed by a choice of main course that includes camel burger, lamb shank or chicken kebab. If you’re looking for an authentic Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dining experience, Mecca Bah’s is a must-try.
273A Fowler Rd, Illawong
Mezzaterra lies just south of Sydney, in Illawong. With its focus on traditional Middle Eastern food, it offers a diverse menu that is sure to satisfy your post=fast cravings. During the month of Ramadan, Mezzaterra serves up a special Iftar banquet that changes weekly.
Neptune’s Mediterranean Bar and Grill
87 The Grand Parade, Brighton-Le-Sands
Neptune’s Bar and Grill in Brighton-Le-Sands provides a stunning beachside view to all their diners, as well as presents a unique menu of classic dishes with a Mediterranean twist. The restaurant offers an Iftar menu that includes classic starters like hummus, falafel, and dates, along with main courses including chicken and beef.
Ramadan Night Markets
119 Haldon St, Lakemba NSW 2195
Macquarie Mall, Liverpool NSW 2170
Can’t decide on a single cuisine? Explore the annual Ramadan Night Markets in Sydney suburbs Lakemba and Liverpool. The markets are known for their range of delicious food options, including traditional Middle Eastern and Asian dishes. Visitors can expect to find a lively atmosphere, with vendors selling not only food but also heaps of goods. An authentic Ramadan experience, they’re also a great way to experience the rich cultural heritage of the Muslim community in Sydney.