Dine on the cheap: Crowne Plaza Dubai is open all day, offering 50 percent discounts for repeat visitors. Prices vary. Daily noon-8pm. Until August 31. Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
Try bespoke spicy salad (during the day): Sukhothai is open during the day and has introduced a new salad bar, where you can create your own spicy salad. Dhs59 (unlimited use of salad bar). Daily 12.30pm-2.45pm. Until July 31. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Check out the new ladies’ night at Blends: Free drinks before midnight. 8pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Ice skating fun at The Dubai Mall: Share the thrill of the ice with your little one at Dubai Ice Rink’s mum and tots skating sessions. Get there for the first session of the day and the pair of you will pay a bargainous Dhs50. If you want to hone your skills, an instructor is on had to help you both through the wobbly stages – perfect for tots aged two to seven. Dhs50. 10am-noon. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, www.dubaicerink.com (04 448 5111).