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  • Manhattan Grill (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Dine at this steakhouse and spend a minimum of Dhs100 from the à la carte menu, until the end of SeptemberTimings: Sun-Thu 12.30pm-3pm. Sat-Wed 7pm-11.30pm, Thu-Fri 7pm-midnight(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Manila Grill (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy a lunchtime meal deal at this Filipino restaurant. Dhs35Timings: Noon-3pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    TRE by Roberto Rella (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    This brand-new Italian venture by local restaurateur Roberto Rella is offering a business lunch deal, with a weekly changing menu. Dhs105 (two courses). Dhs125 (three courses)Timings: Noon-3pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Monday Madness (Nightlife)

    Enjoy an all-inclusive food and drinks deal for Dhs190 at this cosy Irish pub. The small venue starts to fill up with after-work groups and can get pretty lively, so get in early to nab a seat More nightlife events

  • Blue Elephant (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Thai buffet with live cooking stations. Dhs209 (soft drinks)Timings: 6.30pm-11.30pm(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Biryani Pot (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Refreshing new summer drinks such as lemon and mint and mango lassi, plus kathi rolls and salads such as masala quinoa and tamarind fattoush feature on the menu. Priced à la carteTimings: 11am-midnight(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Envii ladies’ night (Nightlife)

    Ladies get two free drinks at this stylish spot More nightlife events

    Ladies’ Night With a View (Nightlife)

    DJs Andy Swift and Benni T play commercial, house and R&B all night on rotation. Ladies get four free drinks from 8pm to 11pm More nightlife events

  • Da Vinci’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Specials change every month. Discount for Emirates staff(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    VIP Room On Air (Nightlife)

    See live acts including artists, DJs, dancers and singers every Thursday. Expect a mix of commercial chart hits More nightlife events

    TOKO (Bars & Clubs)

    Four free mixed drinks and 30 percent off food Timings: 6pm-10pm (Wednesday) More drink deals

    Diamonds and Pearls (Art)

    Mr. Fahrenheit, one of London’s most cutting-edge street artists who was the first to spray the Berlin Wall, is coming to Dubai with his latest exhibition Diamonds and Pearls More art exhibitions

  • Al Dawaar (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy a superb international buffet featuring dishes from Europe, Middle East and Asia both for lunch (Dhs165 per person, food only) or dinner (Dhs230 per person, food only) (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) More meal deals

    J’Adore Thursdays (Nightlife)

    DJs Brooklyn and Shero play R&B, hip-hop and commercial beats More nightlife events

    Moods Bar (Bars & Clubs)

    Discount on selected beverages Timings: 7pm-9pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Emirates Literature Mentorship Programme (Art)

    Female Emirati writers will be guided by award-winning fiction writer Liz Fenwick, who will mentor one candidate through the process of writing a debut novel from beginning to end More art exhibitions

  • Al Qasr (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Dhs495(alcohol)Timings: 12.30pm-4pm(Friday) More meal deals

    Stand-up Comedy Workshop (Nightlife)

    Reckon you’ve got what it takes to be a comedian? More nightlife events

    Amarillo (Bars & Clubs)

    Ladies get two free mixed drinks Timings: 9pm-midnight (Friday) More drink deals

    After the Deluge (Art)

    Elias Zayat is one of the most significant Syrian artists of the 20th century, and a key founder of the country’s contemporary art movement More art exhibitions

  • Fareast Seafood Market (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Unlimited seafood for Dhs122 per person(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    411 Nights (Nightlife)

    The Real Flava DJ’s bring hip-hop and urban music to People by Crystal every Saturday night. The club is usually packed, so we recommend you get there early to avoid the line outside More nightlife events

    Bahri Bar (Bars & Clubs)

    50 percent off signature mixed drinks and selected house grape Timings: 4pm-8pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Russian Ballet Stars (Art)

    Russian Ballet dancers from the acclaimed Mariinsky Ballet and the Mikhailovsky Theatre of St. Petersburg, Russia, are coming to Dubai for a night of musical beauty and graceful dancing More art exhibitions

  • Zuma (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Feast on a slick and tasty business lunch set menu. We recommend the barley-miso-marinated half baby chicken. Dhs110Timings: 12.30pm-3pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Vida Diva (Nightlife)

    Ladies get free mixed drinks at this relaxed and chic setting More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Try our dine and drink deal with a quality price to keep you full... Enjoy our sliders of the day paired with a glass of bubbly for only Dhs70 Timings: Noon-3am (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Uninhibited (Art)

    Dubai-based Palestinian artist Jeffar Khaldi presents a series of oil paintings highlighting themes including politics and its multitude of absurdities More art exhibitions


The Knowledge

5 things to do today in Dubai
Oct 5

Try all-you-can-eat-and-drink at Fibber Magee’s or see an art exhibition

5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
Oct 5

Sip on Mokha 1450’s aromatic speciality or try ladies’ Night With a View

Antonio Banderas and Game Of Thrones star in Dubai
Oct 4

Actor Antonio Banderas and Game Of Thrones actress Maisie Williams will be in Dubai this October


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