La Moda barbecue night: Enjoy al-fresco dining every Thursday and Friday night, with a generous barbecue buffet of pastas, antipasti salads and grilled meats. Dhs99. 7.30pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Saj specialities at Amaseena: Sample grilled regional specialities cooked on the saj oven, to be enjoyed separately or as part of the Arabic buffet. Dhs95 (saj offerings only), Dhs225 (full buffet). 7pm-11pm. The Ritz-Carlton, The Walk, JBR (04 399 4000).
Sushi night at Benihana: Savour a lavish buffet of authentic sushi, sashimi and other Japanese delicacies freshly prepared by the chef. Also on Mondays. Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (selected house beverages), Dhs299 (sparkling wine and spirits). 6pm-11pm. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Seafood night at Boulvar: Every Sunday and Wednesday, treat yourself to a seafood buffet, where diners can choose to steam or deep-fry their choice of fish. There are also several varieties of fresh salad, plus eight different types of fish, alongside lobster bisque and an extensive dessert station. Dhs175. 7pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).