It's nearly pay day, which means we are frantically checking our bank balance every day and trying to save cash wherever we can. Here are 14 top offers this week at restaurants across the city. Swipe through the gallery above to find one near you.
MONDAY 19 Casual Hours at The Restaurant Spoil yourself in the working week with lunch at The Restaurant. Dig into a salad, main and soft drink, all for Dhs95. Dhs95. Sun-Thu noon-2.30pm. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
TUESDAY 20 Gents’ night at The Hide Gents, this one’s for you. Get unlimited house grape with any order of prime cuts or dry-aged meat at The Hide every week. Prices vary. Tue 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, (04 432 3232).
Ladies night at Q43 Ladies, pay Dhs99 and get three dishes, plus three drinks at this sky-high bar. Dhs99. Tue 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
Ladies’ night at STK Ladies, get three free drinks and a dining deal for Dhs149 at this trendy steakhouse. Dhs149. Tue, 7pm-1am. Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 323 0061).
WEDNESDAY 21 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 Gursha Gursha Ethiopian restaurant Gursha is hosting a ladies’ night offering free drinks well as two-for-one on main courses from 6pm to 11pm. Free. Wed 6pm-11pm. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 554 2665).
THURSDAY 22 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).
FRIDAY 23 Brunch at Crown & Lion Enjoy a roast dinner, as well as five drinks for just Dhs173 at this old school British pub. If you’re not a fan of roasts (and who isn’t?) then you can also grab fish and chips or a full English breakfast. Dhs173. Fri 11am-4pm. Ongoing. Byblos Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 448 8000).
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 24 Couples’ deal at ZOCO For a Saturday date, enjoy three-course meal, plus a bottle of house grape for Dhs250 between you. Dig into tacos, guacamole, churros and more and groove to some Latino tunes, too. Dhs265. Sat 12.30-5pm. Ongoing. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0044).
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).
Saturday roast at Bread Street Kitchen Love a British roast? Dig into roast sirloin of beef or roast chicken at this weekend feast from Gordon Ramsay. Dhs135. Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
SUNDAY 25 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).