Iftar at Riyadh Ritz-Carlton Ramadan Tent

We recently enjoyed a wonderful iftar buffet with family and friends at Riyadh’s Prestigious Ritz Carlton. A lavish buffet spread at the Ramadan Tent, set up in one of the hotel’s palatial ballrooms was truly an unforgettable experience. The food was absolutely perfect with a wide variety of options to choose from and to suit many different tastes. I had the honor to meet the Executive chef in charge of this amazing iftar buffet.What makes visiting the Ritz so special is the outstanding service and staff who will always go out of their way to make every guest feel special and looked after. From the very moment you step in, you will be welcomed with genuine smiles, warm gestures and world-class hospitality.

To celebrate Ramadan 2015 and express our gratitude to our readers and customers, Blue Abaya together with the Ritz-Carlton are offering the chance to experience the Ramadan tent in the form of a giveaway–don’t miss out on a chance to win, make sure you’ve subscribed to the Blue Abaya newsletter with the form at the end of this post.  The giveaway with prizes for three winners worth a total of SAR 2100!  

The best thing about the Ritz iftar buffet for my husband and I (after the mouth-watering food of course) was definitely the kids very own play area. The children have their separate space where they can run and play under the supervision of the nannies that are working there. Kids also have their very own buffet!  I’m sure all parents with small children can relate to this. If you’re going to go all out and want to enjoy your evening (and you don’t have a nanny like us) then the chance of having that rare moment of peace to actually enjoy your food, while knowing your kids are also enjoying and safe, is really the best feeling.

The exquisite Chandeliers and ceiling decorations of the Ritz Carlton Riyadh never seize to amaze.

Ritz Carlton Ramadan tent ballroom

Ritz ramadanArabic sweets

RCR Kids Play Area

Ritz pastries


Ritz carlton hilal

Here’s the official press release from Ritz Carlton Riyadh, explaining in more detail about this years Ramadan Tent:

“During this Holy month, The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh ballrooms will feature lavish designs and decorations that present a traditional Arabian ambience. Centered in the middle of the ballroom, the Iftar buffet will be surrounded by a variety of seating options for visitors, as well as a private Majlis located in each of the ballroom’s corners. We were inspired to portray this spirit through the use of symbols of islamic architecture, specifically from the era of Al Andalus. The cozy aura the lanterns provide coupled with mighty wooden entrances and decorative spears will reflect this spirit and provide a great experience to the visitors of The Ritz-Carlton.”

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  • attika qudus pirachaJuly 3, 2015 - 3:38 am
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