A Delightful Iftar and an Enjoyable Ghabga at InterContinental Regency Bahrain


InterContinental Regency Bahrain celebrates Ramadan by offering truly authentic experiences throughout the holy month. This year the Al Thurayya Ramadan Tent is set to exceed everyone’s expectations with a fresh new design and refurbishment that has taken place. The ambience will never be like before with the newly refurbished tent comprising traditional majlis sections and low-seating areas combined with traditional Egyptian folk dances, including the colorful El-Tanoura Dance.

InterContinental Regency assures a delightful Iftar experience with calm Arabic music, sumptuous buffets and Ramadan juices. While your Iftar experience is tranquil, Al Thurayya is offering a whole new experience for Ghabga.

During Ghabga, our Egyptian entertainers will please all your senses with the wonderful El-Tanoura Dance and other performances throughout the evening.

Al Thurayya will be open daily for Iftar and Ghabga, from Maghrib time to 8:30 pm for Iftar and from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am for Ghabga.

Iftar buffets are BD 14 net per person for both weekdays and weekends.
Ghabga buffets are BD 14 net per person on weekdays (Saturday – Tuesday) and BD 15 net per person on weekends (Wednesday – Friday).

This week InterContinental Regency Bahrain’s Executive Chef, Mohammed Samara shows us how to make one of our favourite Arabic desserts – Kunafa. Made of Akawi cheese which is a stretchy white cheese, Kunafa is topped with rich semolina, or Kunafa dough pastry, all of it soaked in sweet rosewater syrup and blossom water.

Ingredients For the Kunafa:
Kunafa Dough – can be found frozen in any supermarket or fresh in Arabic pastry chop

Akawi Cheese – can be mixed with some mozzarella cheese.
Orange food color

Ingredients For the Sugar syrup

Rose water
Blossom water
½ lime or lemon
Saffron for taste
Pistachio powder for garnishing