Thursday, July 28, 2011


- Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel Offers the Finest in
Festive Iftars -

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28th July 2011: Riyadh’s leading ultra-
luxury hotel, Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel is preparing for a
much anticipated annual tradition – the spectacular Fawanees setting
created for the Holy Month of Ramadan.

The newly refurbished Prince Sultan Grand Hall (the largest column
free space in the Kingdom) which is transformed every year into the
splendid Arabesque surroundings of Fawanees, is expected to welcome
more than 20,000 guests for Iftar during the month of August, to
break the fast and relax in style and comfort.

Peter Finamore, Managing Director of Al Faisaliah Hotel said: “Al
Faisaliah Hotel is honoured to have established a tradition that
resonates with our Riyadh community as strongly as Fawanees
does. With a feast for the senses at every turn, Fawanees offers a
spectacular setting, unrivalled personalised service and a range of
gourmet cuisine that knows no match in the city.”

Iftar menus created by the hotel’s celebrated chefs cater to every
culinary taste and preference. Choices include the finest traditional
Arabian fare – Tunisian harissa soup Moroccan tagines, kebbeh bel
laban and Saudi Arabia’s celebrated lamb kabsa, as well as an array
of international dishes from almost every corner of the globe. Live
cooking stations offer the freshest and finest selection of meats and
seafood, and a buffet selection that includes hot and cold mezze,
salads and shawarmas ensures the most discerning palates will be

Adding to the atmosphere of celebration, key sponsor STC will also be
giving away a number of valuable surprise gifts every evening during
Ramadan to lucky guests in Fawanees.

”Al Faisaliah is offering the finest in comfort and cuisine from sundown
until the early hours of the morning, there is truly no better place to
enjoy Ramadan celebrations in Riyadh,” said Mr Finamore.

Iftars in Al Faisaliah’s Fawanees in the Prince Sultan Grand Hall will
be held daily during Ramadan from Magreb prayer until 8.30pm. The
Iftar buffet, and Ramadan juices such as Tamer Hindy, Kamar Al dine
Jellab, is SAR240 per person. The Sohour buffet will be served at
La Cucina, our Italian Restaurant at the Al Faisaliah Hotel South for
SAR225 each for food only, and meals are available from 10:00 p.m.
until 4:00 a.m. All prices are subject to a 15 percent service charge.

For large gatherings wanting to break the fast in a more private
setting, Al Faisaliah offers its exclusive Al Omsiat Ballroom Iftar and
Sohours. Parties of 100 to 250 guests can enjoy the diverse Iftar
and Sohour buffet in majestic settings highlighted by custom woven
carpets, ornate chandeliers, and polished marble accents for a one-of-
a-kind experience. Al Faisaliah’s Fawanees in the Prince Sultan Grand
Hall, the largest column-free and most prestigious banqueting hall, can
accommodate up to 1000 guests for Iftar.

To make a reservation for Iftar, telephone +966.1.273.2222 or email:

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