Bombay Bungalow at The Beach is hosting a family-friendly Diwali meal for just Dhs145 per person. The menu includes a mix of Bungalow favourites as well signature dishes created for the festive season. Dishes include burrata butter chicken, mutton rogan josh and signature salads. Dhs145. Daily noon-midnight. Until Oct 28.
Dubai residents holding a MasterCard can get 25 percent off the entire bill at all at Atlantis The Palm restaurants this summer. Visit Seafire, Nobu, Bread Street Kitchen, Ronda Locatelli, Ossiano, Ayamna and Yuan, as well as smaller eateries including TBJ burger joint, Shawafel, Asia Republic and Nasimi Beach. No more than eight people per table booking, though, so choose your mates wisely. And don’t forget to request the discount from your waiter, because it won’t be granted automatically. Prices and opening times vary depending on restaurant. Until Oct 15.
Love truffles? Indulge in this seasonal menu at Armani/Ristorante. The six-course degustation experience includes dishes such as black Angus with Parmesan fondue and white truffle, and even truffle ice cream. Dhs900. Daily 7pm-11pm.
There’s a brand-new eatery in town. Café Artois by Bridgewater Tavern is set right next to the Dubai Canal and promises a “relaxed, family-friendly” vibe, live music and a menu packed with tasty sounding barbecue dishes. Head there, pronto. Open Sun-Thu, 4pm-2am, Fri-Sat noon-2am. Ongoing.
If you’re after a full Korean food feast then head to Namu on a Sunday. The evening will include hot and cold Korean platters, as well as tasty and authentic bibimbap (pictured). You can opt for a drinks package to add on, too. Dhs245 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages). Sun 6pm-midnight. Ongoing.
In the mood for a mid-week dinner deal? If you’re a sushi fan then this Japanese offer is one for you. Try out Sushi and Bubbly Tuesdays at Izakaya. Every week you can get unlimited helpings of both, starting at just Dhs175. Plus it’s not just for ladies. Dhs175 (sushi), Dhs298 (two hours of bubbly). Tue 6pm-midnight. Ongoing.
Love coffee? Love chocolate? You’ll love this. Revo Café at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort is offering guests two coffees of their choice, paired with this massive new pudding, aptly named “Chocolate Explosion”. Expect chocolate fondant, crème Chantilly, marshmallows, chocolate sauce, chocolate brownie and chocolate chip cookie. Dhs70. Open daily 8am-10.30pm.
The jazz, soul and R&B festival takes place on Thursday October 5 at The Irish Village. At the top of the bill this year sits ’80s soul legend Alexander O’Neal, and supporting him is British funk and soul sensation Omar. Also on the bill is ’80s soul singing sensation Jackie Graham and completing the line-up is Mica Paris. Read more about this festival and its line-up.
Here is a treat which might not exactly fit in your Halloween bag, but will probably fill up your energy levels. Gorillaz headline this event alongside Nick Jonas, Lebanese-Canadian R&B artist Massari and renowned Mexican quartet The Mariachis, with two more entertainers to be announced.
Enjoy views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain from The Burj Club’s rooftop pool this weekend. Dhs150 will get you pool access (worth it just for the unicorn pool floats) and a Dhs100 voucher towards the à la carte menu and drinks. Dhs150. Thu-Fri 6pm-11pm.
Visit Mandara Spa for a 15-minute aroma foot ritual, 30-minute Elemis lime and ginger salt low and a 50-minute Balinese or muscle ease massage plus a 30-minute Elemis taster facial for Dhs750 this month. Until Oct 31.
Calling all fans of the critically acclaimed TV series, Narcos, this show in Dubai is one you probably shouldn’t be missing. Same names, no actors; Javier Pena and Steve Murphy will appear at Dubai College Auditorium in the flesh to give a rundown on their experiences in capturing the infamous Pablo Escobar, as you do. No more cliff-hangers, as you’ll get the chance to ask them questions at the end.
Push your limits; stretch your muscles and strain your cardio with this physical experience. Take on an obstacle course which isn’t for the faint-hearted, get stuck in the mud and be sure to bring a spare pair of clothing. Behind Dubai Outlet Mall, Dubai-Al Ain Road.