Who says the ladies get to have all the fun? Try these five deals geared for the guys
Tried and tested Gentlemen’s afternoon tea, Reform Social & Grill The deal: Afternoon tea. Daily except Friday, 3pm to 5pm.
The verdict: Sitting inside the dark-wooded bar of Reform with the Dubai sun shining through the windows, a man can find the afternoon slips away from him. What better way to accompany some lazy midweek beverages than with this an afternoon tea, gentleman-style. Gone are the cucumber and egg and cress sandwiches, replaced with steak pies and meatier bites. This is hearty stuff, you’ll probably need a lie down when you get home. Dhs95 per person, extra Dhs135 to include a Scottish short and cigar. Saturday-Thursday 3pm-5pm, (bookings must be made 48hrs in advance). Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes, Emirates Living (04 454 2638).
Mad Men Night, Z:ONE The deal: Two free drinks and mixed drinks from Dhs30. Mondays 6pm to 9pm.
The verdict: Who wouldn’t want to feel a little like Don Draper? Choose from a selection of mixed drinks popularised by the Mad Men series, and relax to a slick and sophisticated soundtrack at this intimate yet popular and casual evening at the Media One. Outdoor seating is available. Free. Monday 6pm-9pm. Z:ONE, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
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Gentlemen’s Agreement, Hunters Room & Grill
The offer: For those Gents dining with a friend, you'll get 50 percent off on meat cuts or a bottle of grape every Tuesday. Tuesday 6pm-10.45pm. Hunters Room & Grill, Al Sufouh Road, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 511 7139).
Gentleman’s Night, Rosso
The offer: Two pints and a pizza for Dhs120 every Sunday from 9pm to midnight. Sunday 9pm-midnight. Rosso, Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 428 2000).
The offer: Every Monday evening, the first 50 guests between 8.30pm and 10.30pm get a free cigar and beverage. Don’t miss the live jazz saxophonist. Free. Monday 8.30pm-10.30pm. Vii, Conrad Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.viidubai.com (050 169 6777).
Amazing deals for everyone
Grape and chocolate night Get four glasses of grape and four pieces of handcrafted chocolate selected by the in-house sommelier at this chic grape bar. Chocolates on offer include spicy cinnamon flavours and ginger dates. Dhs140 per person. Sunday 7pm-2am. Solo Vinobar, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha, www.solodubai.ae (04 370 8999).
Happy Hour at Loca Restaurant & Bar Get 20 percent off on a large selection of drinks and house beverages from noon to 6pm. Sunday-Thursday noon-6pm. Loca, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.locauae.com (04 346 1111).
Italian culture Raise a glass and enjoy selected Italian speciality drinks for Dhs60 while listening to live music in the plush Armani Hotel. Dhs60 per mixed drink. Tuesdays and Friday 8pm-10pm. Armani Lounge, Lobby level, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Rixos Nights Enjoy unlimited access to the pool and bar for Dhs150 per person, including two Cuban mixed drinks and towel rental. A snack menu is also available at an additional cost and table bookings can be arranged for groups, along with a drinks bottle and canapés. Dhs150 per person. Wednesday-Saturday 6pm-10pm. Rixos The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5555).
Zero Gravity House Party Enjoy four hours of food and drinks at this new late-night brunch. Guests can move between rooms, bars and food stations, eating and drinking as much as they wish. Dhs295. Thursday 8pm-11pm. Zero Gravity, next to Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).