Here's how to save some money this week at Dubai's top restaurants
Time Out Dubai staff
It's nearly the half-way point in the month. There's more than two weeks to go until pay day, and we understand that you might want to save a bit of cash. Here are 18 top offers this week at restaurants up and down the city. Swipe through the gallery above to find one near you.
MONDAY 12 Lunch at Mahec Peckish? Enjoy a lunch meeting and you’ll get 40 percent off the menu at this Indian restaurant in Garhoud. Prices vary. Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3.15pm. Ongoing. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 217 0000).
TUESDAY 13 Ladies’ night at STK Head to this trendy restaurant and bar for a ladies’ night featuring three complimentary drinks, plus a dining deal menu especially for the girls starting from Dhs149 if you get peckish. The steaks are excellent. Dhs149. Tue, 7pm-1am. Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 323 0061).
Ladies night at Q43 Ladies, go to this sky-high bar, pay Dhs99 and get three dishes, plus three drinks for ladies’ night. Dhs99. Tue 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
Gents’ night at The Hide Men, it’s your turn to get free drinks. Get unlimited house grape with any order of prime cuts or dry-aged meat at this steakhouse at Madinat Jumeirah. Prices vary. Tue 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, (04 432 3232).
WEDNESDAY 14 Bubbles and squeak at The Scene Not remotely related to that old-school cabbage and potato dish your Nan used to make, bottles of bubbly start at Dhs99, while for Dhs59 you can get a selection of cheese, biscuits, chutney and fruit. From Dhs99. Wed 4pm-1am. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).
Ladies’ night at Key West Gals, head to this chilled out beach bar, kick off your shoes and get a combo platter and free-flowing house beverages from 7pm to 11pm. Dhs120. 7pm-11pm. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6000).
Wings ‘n’ Tings at Ting Irie Forget your ordinary wings, the res-taurant is serving up seven flavours with a Caribbean twist, from creamy coconut curry to Jamaican jerk. Not spicy enough? Take on the Spicy Wing Challenge. Eat six scotch bonnet wings and you’ll get discounts on your food. From Dhs50. Mon & Wed, 5pm-2am. Ongoing, Souk Al Manzil, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 557 5601).
THURSDAY 15 Chasing Marrakech at 3in1 Fancy a shawarma? Vida Downtown’s 3in1 has a new night, Chasing Marrakech, where you can dig into dishes such as shawarma quesadillas, along with mezze, all accompanied by some live music. From Dhs45. Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 888 3444).
Cheese and jazz at jones the grocer Love cheese? Then head to the Emirates Golf Club branch of jones the grocer to enjoy a cheese and grape night, all accompanied by live jazz. What a way to end the week. Dhs199. Thu 7.30pm-11pm (two hour package). Ongoing. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 417 9999).
Night brunch at Publique Cheese, glorious cheese! Alpine-themed restaurant Publique is offering all you brunch-lovers a new evening event, seven days a week. Dhs295 (minimum six people). Daily 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 430 8550).
FRIDAY 16 Lunch at Rockfish This lazy Friday lunch includes bucket loads of fresh seafood including clams, mussels, garlic prawns as well as sea bass crudo and Australian short rib. Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-4pm. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
Sin bin brunch at Nezesaussi Grill Dig into pub grub and play some bar sports and arcade games at this brand-new cheap and cheerful Dubai Marina brunch. Dhs199 (house beverages). Fri noon-4pm. Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).
SATURDAY 17 Couples’ deal at ZOCO For a Saturday date, enjoy three-course meal, plus a bottle of house grape. Dig into tacos, guacamole, churros and more and groove to some Latino tunes. Dhs265. Sat 12.30pm-5pm. Ongoing. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0044).
Lobster Saturday at Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill Dig into a lobster platter at this beachside eatery for just Dhs250 every Saturday. Dhs250. Sat 4pm-11pm. Until Mar 31. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR (04 399 1111).
Saturday roast at Bread Street Kitchen Love a British roast? Dig into roast sirloin of beef or roast chicken at this weekend feast from world-famous chef Gordon Ramsay at Atlantis The Palm. Dhs135. Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Saturday roast at Marina Social Enjoy a three-course meal, starring a roast dinner for main course, every Saturday at this top Marina restaurant. Dhs250 (food only). Sat 1pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).
SUNDAY 18 Roast dinner at garden on 8 Head to this Media City hangout on a Saturday or Sunday and get a roast for just Dhs99. Choose between chicken, beef or lamb and enjoy the sport on TV, too. Dhs99. Sat-Sun, noon-11pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Roll Call Sundays at Catch Dubai Visit this trendy seafood restaurant and treat yourself to unlimited gourmet maki rolls every Sunday from 7pm until 9pm, paired with authentic Japanese beverages. Dhs210. Sun 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 357 1755).