Al Mahara’s new menu Try modern French seafood dishes at the Burj Al Arab’s signature restaurant. From Dhs260 (main course). Daily 12.30pm-2.30pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).
Al Mansour’s summer cruise
Hop aboard the dhow for a trip that includes an Arabian buffet and live oud player. Dhs135. Daily 8pm-10.30pm (boarding at 8.30pm). Until August 31. Radisson Blu, Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Amwaj’s seafood deal
Offers one cold and one hot seafood platter to share, including oysters, sea urchin and lobster. Dhs385 (for two excluding beverages), Dhs520 (with beverages). Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
At.mosphere Grill’s spring menu Features watermelon salad, butter-poached langoustines, Blackmore wagyu flank, king prawn and the classic 122 sphere dessert. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Burj Khalifa (04 888 3828).
Barazura’s Beluga pairing The bar offers two delicacies, matching Beluga caviar with Russian beverage. From Dhs1,110. Sat-Wed noon-2am, Thu-Fri noon-3am. Until June 31. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Benjarong’s royal bento lunch A speedy Thai lunch in a luxurious location. Dhs120. Sat-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Mare’s summer lunch The new three-course set menu includes minestrone, buffalo mozzarella, lamb, salmon and tiramisu. Dhs150. Daily 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until August 31. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 318 2520).
Bunkers’ Sri Lankan night A selection of à la carte dishes prepared by Sri Lankan chefs. From Dhs35-99. Sun-Wed 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai (04 390 5600).
Center Cut’s Australian night This quality DIFC steakhouse serves a three-course menu, with premium Australian drinks. Dhs240 (selected beverages). Wed 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Certo’s fish of the day Choose your favourite from the selection, and the chef will prepare it to your liking, whether that’s grilled, steamed or salt crusted. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until June 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Creekside’s sustainable Asian seafood buffet A large variety of freshly caught fish and home-made sushi. Dhs168 (soft drinks), Dhs215 (selected beverages). Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Deira (04 207 1717).
Fazaris’s seafood and sushi night A buffet including sushi, sashimi, teriyaki, tempura and more, with views of the Burj Khalifa and fountains from the terrace. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (selected beverages). Wed 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Focaccia’s ‘Festa Italiana’ An Italian feast, with home-made pasta prepared to your taste. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs220 (house beverages). Wed 7pm-11pm. Until September 30. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Infini Pool Lounge’s outdoor summer Make the most of summer with an Arabic menu, a sea breeze and the chance to create your own shisha flavour. From Dhs60. Daily 10am-midnight. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach (04 448 4876).
JW’s Steakhouse Wall of Fame night Finish the 20oz filet mignon and a bottle of grape, and your name will be honoured on the Wall of Fame. You still have to pay for your food, but it’s all about status. Dhs690. Wed 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (04 607 7977).
Marrakech’s Jamaa Elfna night Enjoy food, live music and belly dancing, as the restaurant transforms itself into a bustling marketplace. Dhs185 (food only), Dhs240 (Lebanese grape and house beverages). Mon-Sat 7pm-midnight. Until June 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Mazina’s White Gold promotion A special menu dedicated to asparagus. Dhs185 (four-course set menu). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Until June 30. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Nasimi Beach’s ‘Salmontini’ deal Try salmon from Scotland’s West Coast, prepared in a Dubai smokehouse. Dhs65-145. Daily noon-11.30pm. Until June 30. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Nezesaussi’s live football As well as the usual food and drinks offerings, the bar will be screening all Euro 2012 games live. From Dhs60 (main course). Open Sun-Thu 6pm-2am; Fri-Sat noon-2am. Screenings on match days only. Until July 1. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888)
Oeno’s cheese and grape night Enjoy cheese, dips, charcuterie and home-made bread in the cheese room, as well as 50 premium grapes. Dhs150 per person. Wed 7pm-9.30pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai, Jumeirah Beach (04 511 7136).
Palm Grill’s ‘guess the weight’ game Guess the weight of a raw piece of beef. If it’s correct, you’ll get the steak and a glass of house grape for free. From Dhs50 per 100g, or free if you guess correctly. Daily 7pm-12.30am, Thu 7pm-1.30am. Until June 30. Radisson Blu, Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Pax’s live lobster Pick out a live Omani lobster, then decide on the cooking method (grilled, steamed or roasted). Dhs250 (main course). Daily 7pm-1am. Until June 30. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Pergolas’ Indian night A new evening promotion, featuring curries and freshly baked breads. Dhs189 (selected beverages). Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
Rivington Grill’s Euro 2012 screenings Watch live games and enjoy specials on food and beverages. From Dhs30 for beverages. Match days only, times vary. Until July 8. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).
Sicilia’s Vespa promotion Pose beside the real Vespa scooters and enjoy a special menu of regional Italian favourites. From Dhs35 (à la carte). Dhs170 (four-course set dinner). Daily 12.30pm-2.30pm, 7pm-11pm. Until July 15. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).
Shiba’s mango mania Enjoy three courses for dinner, all involving mangoes, including a mango mocktail. Dhs160 (three courses and mocktail). Daily 7pm-11pm. Until June 30. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Somerset’s daily burgers The burger special at this British pub changes regularly to include choices such as Angus steak, Middle Eastern chicken and teriyaki salmon. Dhs70 (per burger). Mon, Wed-Fri 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mövenpick Bur Dubai (04 310 43300.
Spectrum on One’s sushi night Enjoy all-you-can-eat sushi with bottomless Japanese rice-based beverage. Dhs150. Wed 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
Talk Restaurant and Lounge’s ‘Taste of Asia’ A South-East Asian buffet, with authentic dishes from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and more. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (selected beverages). Free for kids aged 12 and under. Wed 6.30pm-11pm. Until June 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 449 8888).
The Arena’s football events Watch Euro 2012 live in a stadium-like atmosphere. From Dhs50 (voucher spend for food and beverage). Match days only, 6pm-2am (for 8pm kick-off); 7pm-2am (for 10.45pm kick-off). Until July 1. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8706).
The Exchange Grill’s couples’ menu A romantic menu for two, including scallops, veal sweetbreads and high-grade wagyu beef. Dhs799 per couple. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until June 30. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
The Market Cafe’s seafood evening An all-you-can-eat seafood buffet including lobster, crab, oysters and shrimp. Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs215 (selected beverages), Dhs95 (children aged six to 12), free for children under six. Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
The Plantation cheese night Features more than 20 French cheeses, plus a sommelier to guide you through the grapes on offer. Dhs170 (cheese and grape). Wed 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 448 4873).
The Wharf: Wednesday steam pots Choose two from crab, prawns or lobster; then choose your flavour. Dhs400. Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
Vivaldi’s Mediterranean summer lunch The buffet includes antipasti, starters, mezze, hot dishes and desserts. Dhs102 per person. Sat-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel, Deira (04 207 1717).
Wok In’s sushi night Enjoy sushi, sashimi, katsu and Japanese rice-based beverage. Dhs125 (selected house beverages). Wed 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472).
Arcadia cheese and grape night Features 15 French cheeses and free-flowing grape beverages for guests to sample. Great value. Dhs149. Thu 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. The Monarch Dubai Lobby Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
Bistro Madeleine’s Soirée Souvenir de France
From cold cuts and various cheeses to flavoursome desserts. Dhs185 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house red and white). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Blue Elephant’s Sawadsdee Siam night
Traditional dishes from all regions of Thailand. Dhs199 (unlimited beverages). Thu 6.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Blue Orange’s lobster night
Enjoy fresh seafood and live cooking. Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages). Thu 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road (04 511 7136).
Bunkers’ pasta and chilli night
A choice of à la carte pasta and chilli specials. From Dhs50-95. Thu-Sat 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Celsius’s Mediterranean night
An all-you-can-eat buffet of dishes from Spain, Italy, Greece and France. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs195 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
Chef’s House Running Skewers
Seafood, lamb, beef, chicken and veggie skewers brought to your table. Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs180 (selected house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
City Seasons’ Japanese night
Enjoy seafood yakitori and sweet potato tempura, plus sushi and sashimi. Diners could win a ticket to one of Bahrain Air’s destinations by dropping off their business card. Dhs79 (food only). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. City Seasons Hotel Dubai, Deira (04 294 2777).
Fountain Restaurant’s grill night
Tender meat cuts and seafood every Thursday and Friday night. Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs185 (selected house beverages). Thu-Fri 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Enjoy a beachside barbecue. Dhs175 (food only), Dhs225 (selected house beverages), half price for children under 12. Thu-Sat 7pm ’til late. Ongoing. West Crescent, The Palm Jumeirah (050 600 4427).
JW Marriott’s ‘Dinner Dine Around’
A buffet spread from Bamboo Lagoon, Hofbräuhaus and The Market Place. Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs330 (selected house beverages), Dhs110 for children aged six to 12. Thu, Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Abu Baker Al Siddique Road, Deira (04 607 7977).
Na3na3’s seafood night
Dishes include spicy gazpacho with chilled basil shrimp skewer. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs245 (selected beverages). Thu 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 888 3444).
Sushi’s bento boxes
A Japanese lunch box with sushi, rice, meat or fish, vegetables and soup. Dhs120 (bento box, soft drinks, coffee or tea). Daily noon-3pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
The Address’s ‘Dive-In Movies’
Watch a film by the pool, with barbecue and snacks. From Dhs65 (movie, popcorn and soft drink). Dhs35 for children six to 12. Thu-Fri from 7pm (screenings at 7.30pm and 9.30pm). Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
The Ivy’s Live! night
Live jazz accompanies dinner at this British venue. Free entry; mains from Dhs50. 8pm-11pm. Until July 19. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8767).
Al Dawaar’s Emirati cuisine promotion Savour traditional local dishes such as aishu laham, lamb biryani, ouzi meshawai and harris. The revolving restaurant offers great views. Dhs175 (food only). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Certo’s cold plates
A summer menu of Italian cold specialities, including platters, salads and vegetables. Dhs65 (three dishes). Daily noon-3.30pm. Until June 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Ember Grill & Lounge’s churrasco nights
Join the fiesta with traditional Brazilian churrasco – succulent grilled beef and seafood on skewers, carved at your table by pasadors. Food is accompanied by a Brazilian band. Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs245 (selected house beverages). Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Grand Hyatt’s grand football tent
Watch the Euro 2012 games and enjoy food and beverages inside an air-conditioned tent, with grandstand-style seating. Dhs55 (entry and one drink). Open from 6pm on match days. Until July 1. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222)
Hukama yum cha
Enjoy Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum. Dhs145. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8928).
KGrill’s Indian delights
The theme night includes a buffet, live cooking stations, Indian music, henna painting and hand massages. Dhs175 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs85 for children aged 12 and under. Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5999).
Long Yin dim sum
A spread of steamed and fried dumplings, with a two-for-one deal on beverages at this well-established Chinese restaurant. Dhs18 per portion. Fri 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).
Na3na3’s Halla night
A Middle East-inspired evening of Arabic food and live performances from a singer and oud player. Dhs185 (soft drinks, Dhs245 (selected beverages). Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 888 3444).
Nezesaussi Grill’s ‘Brekky for Lunch’
On weekends enjoy the Nezesaussi breakfast at lunchtime. Dhs65. Fri-Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Al Manzil Hotel, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).
Shang Palace’s yum cha promotion
This feast includes 12 types of steamed dim sum, hand-pulled noodles, rice, soup and dessert. Dhs115 per person. Fri-Sat noon-3pm. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Spikes’ football fever
Enjoy sharing platters while watching the Euro 2012 games. Join Al Badia’s Facebook competition to win free food for four. Dhs70 (sharing platter). Open 11am-11.30pm on match days. Until July 1. Al Badia Golf Club, InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Tastes of Thailand
Throughout the festival, diners at 13 participating Thai restaurants will have the chance to win a trip to Bangkok. For more info, contact the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Prices vary. Until July 7. Tourism Authority of Thailand, Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 324 0184).
The Hub’s Euro 2012 special
Enjoy traditional Irish à la carte dishes while watching matches on the big screens. From Dhs75; from Dhs90 for Euro 2012 combo, including food and one hop-based beverage. Open 4pm-1am on match days. Until July 1. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 448 4860).
The Huddle Sports Bar and Grill’s Euro 2012 menu
Offers a special food platter and more during matches. Diners spending Dhs100 or more will be entered into a raffle to win an iPad. Dhs159 (food and selected beverages). Open noon-3am on match days. Until July 1. Citymax Al Barsha (04 409 8000). Other locations: Bur Dubai (04 407 8000).
The Talk Lounge’s tapas and salsa evening
Offering authentic tapas, dancers and DJs. From Dhs15 (tapas dish). Fri 10pm-2am. Until July 29. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 449 8888).
The Terrace’s football fever
Fans can view the Euro 2012 games in an air-conditioned tent. Traditional pub grub is available. Drinks from Dhs24. Open 5pm-2am on match days. Until July 1. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
25/55 Café Bistro Saturday roast Meat carved at the table, served with all the accompaniments. Dhs170 (soft drinks); Dhs220 (selected house beverages). Sat 7.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Yacht Club, Dubai Marina (04 362 7955).
Debauve & Gallais’s tea etiquette session
Enjoy afternoon tea while learning about the history and etiquette of this pastime. Booking essential. Dhs695. 4pm-6pm. DIFC (04 386 8000).
Fish Market’s hot pot
Fresh seafood served with a Thai broth, and cooked at your table. Dhs299 for two. Sat and Sun, 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11.15pm. Until June 30. Radisson Blu, Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Shelter’s Japanese tea ceremony
Learn about this ancient Japanese art at the open event, hosted by The Japanese Tea Ceremony Club. Free. 11am-4pm. Warehouse 30, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 380 9040).
Ripe Food Market
Pick up boxes of fresh and locally sourced fruit and veg. Dhs80 (small), Dhs130 (large). Sat 9.30am-1pm. Ongoing. Dubai Garden Centre, www.ripeme.com (04 340 0006).
Ruth’s Chris ‘Sizzling Saturdays’
A night of acoustic jazz in an atmosphere that Dean, Frank, Jimmy would enjoy. Prices start at Dhs265 (for three courses) per person. Sat 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The H Hotel (04 501 8666).
Thai Kitchen’s hot pot
‘Juhm jihm’ is a speciality from Esarn (Chef Suppatra’s home province). Dhs150 (per person, minimum two people). Sat-Mon 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
The Terrace’s caviar and bubbly promotion
The Raw Bar offers organically farmed Imperial caviar. From Dhs650 per 30g. Fri-Sat 6pm-1.30am. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Asado’s tango and dinner evening An evening of Argentinian food and optional tango lessons and performances. The evening begins with a three-course summer menu. Dhs290. Sun 7pm-11.30pm (tango starts at 9.30pm). Ongoing. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).
Channels: The English Channel
A best-of-British menu, with pies, roasts and puddings. Dhs145 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (selected beverages), Dhs199 (premium beverages). Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana (04 435 0201).
Dunes’ ‘Tastes of the Mediterranean’
A culinary tour, with Sundays focusing on Spain, Mondays on France and Tuesdays on Italy. Dhs175 (excluding beverages), Dhs255 (including house beverages). Sun-Tue 7pm-11pm. Until June 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Pachanga’s ‘Salsa at Sunset’
BNF Dance Academy instructors will sweep guests off their feet with hot salsa moves. Don’t feel like taking part? Then enjoy a three-course tasting menu. Dhs150. Sun 7pm ’til late. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah (04 318 2530).
The Wharf’s Sunday roast
Enjoy roast dinner of Aberdeen Angus roast beef, spit roast chicken, or studded rosemary lamb leg – all served with root vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and gravy. Dhs120. Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
Centre Cut surf and turf Feast on a three-course menu, with main courses served straight from the grill. Great deals on Chilean beverages. Dhs470 (food only). Mon 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Fresh’s Italian night
Pasta and other Italian favourites are available. Dhs99. Mon 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Golden Tulip Hotel, Al Barsha (04 501 6181).
Indo Thai’s unplugged gypsy jazz
South-East Asian dining with an unusual accompaniment: acoustic gypsy jazz. Prices vary. Mon 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
The Rivington Grill's Wimbledon special
Sample strawberries and cream, and jelly made from fruity English beverage. Dhs35 (strawberries and cream), Dhs40 (jelly). Daily noon-11pm. Until July 8. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0903); Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).
Sofitel’s salsa night
A feast of Latin music and mixed drinks. Dhs50 minimum spend. Mon 9.30pm-1am. Ongoing. Plantation, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 448 4873).
The Ivy’s Wimbledon strawberries
Enjoy strawberries and cream with a glass of bubbly – a British tradition. Dhs130. Sun-Thu noon-11pm, Fri, Sat noon-11.30pm. Until July 8. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8767).
Channel’s Mexican night This theme night offers quesadillas, burritos, tacos and more. Dhs189 (unlimited beverages), Dhs199 (unlimited premium beverages). Tue, 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, Al Barsha, (04 435 0000).
Ember Grill & Lounge vintage nights
Fine grape and a five-course feast including tuna carpaccio with foie gras terrine. Dhs295 (selected grape). Tue 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Ember Grill & Lounge, The Address Dubai Mall (04 888 3444).
Fountain Restaurant’s ‘Italian Job’
Feast on a range of fresh pasta and pizzas. Dhs85 (food only), Dhs105 (a glass of grape or hop), Dhs145 (unlimited grape and hops). Tue 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Infini Pool Lounge and Rococo’s aperitivos
Pre-dinner in Italian style with a gourmet antipasti platter and a bottle of the grape of the week. Dhs150-190 (platter and bottle of grape). Daily 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 448 4860).
Thiptara’s grape dinner
A four-course set menu with matching grape. Dhs350. Today only, 7pm-11.30pm.The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7961).