Enjoy a Korean food festival or Scottish beverages
Lalezar’s Ottoman grill night Try traditional Turkish-style mixed grills, with mixed platters of meat or fish to share. Dhs550 (for two). Wed 3pm-midnight. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Armani/Ristorante’s signature dining Start the evening with a mocktail at At.mosphere, before heading to Armani/Ristorante for a four-course meal of fine Italian dining. Dhs500. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until December 30. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Benihana’s seafood teppan night Sample a seafood-focused menu, including prawns, salmon and cream dory. Dhs199. Wed sunset-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Benjarong’s royal noodles The royal Thai restaurant introduces noodle dishes inspired by recipes from the Thai royal palaces, such as stir-fried flat ribbon noodles served with prawns, egg and kale, or flat ribbon noodle soup. From Dhs60. Daily, noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until October 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Bateaux Dubai’s dinner cruise Enjoy a four-course dinner while cruising down Dubai Creek. Dhs245 (welcome drink and four courses). Dhs345 (grape, hops and four courses). Daily 7.45pm-11pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek, opposite British Embassy, Bur Dubai (04 399 4994).
Bistro Madeleine’s seafood platter Sample seafood including lobster, tiger prawns, oysters, mussels and crab. Dhs160 per person; Dhs300 per couple. Fri-Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Bunkers’ Sri Lankan night A range of à la carte dishes prepared by Sri Lankan chefs. Dhs35-99 per course. Sun-Wed 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai (04 390 5600).
BurJuman World Food Fest The mall hosts a food festival, exhibiting cooking demonstrations, master classes and competitions led by chefs from restaurants around Dubai. Free entry. Daily, 4pm-9pm. Until September 16. The Burjuman Mall, Trade Centre Road, Bur Dubai (04 352 0222).
Café M’s CW cheese and grape night Fine cheeses and cheesy dishes (fondue, soufflé and hot fried cheese) can be enjoyed with a quality grape selection. Dhs149. Tue-Thu 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Fire & Ice’s oyster showcase Try freshly shucked oysters from the Duchy of Cornwall (in the UK) and Belon and Prat-Ar-Coum (in France). You can also try oyster-themed main courses. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 14. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Glasshouse’s Arabic or Indian deal Enjoy a three-course business lunch of Arabic or Indian dishes. Dhs75. Mon and Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7550).
Gozo Garden’s evening brunch The daily themed buffet nights offer a variety of cooking styles, including oriental on Wednesdays, seafood on Fridays and Latin on Mondays. Dhs149 (selected beverages). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud (04 702 8888).
Medzo’s two for one Buy one main course and get another for free at this award-winning Italian restaurant. Prices vary. Daily 2.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 4100).
Minato’s shiogama yaki Try this beef cooked in a sea-salt crust as part of a six-course menu of Japanese home cooking. Dhs230 (six courses). Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until October 31. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Neos’ new sharing plates The lofty venue introduces a new food menu, offering sharing platters including polenta-crusted chicken and five-spice calamari. Dhs150 per platter. Daily 6pm-2am. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 7700). Pergolas’ Indian night This evening promotion features curries and fresh bread. Dhs189 (selected beverages). Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
Rivington Grill’s Scottish beverage night A one-off evening dedicated to mixed beverages, chocolates and a five-course dinner matched with this malt-based beverage. Dhs395. 7.30pm-11pm. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).
Rodeo Grill’s carvery night Feast on grilled ribeye steak, carved at your table, accompanied by a selection of starters and side dishes. From Dhs185 per person. Wed sunset-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Somerset’s burger of the day The British-style venue offers a daily special burger, including Angus steak, Middle Eastern chicken, teriyaki salmon and vegetarian bean burger. Dhs70. Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri, 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4330).
Spice Island’s grand buffet A daily deal offering six live cooking stations, an extensive range of cuisines and entertainment for children. Dhs179 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (house beverages), Dhs299 (premium beverages), Dhs69 for children aged six to 12, free for children under six. Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Deira (04 262 5555).
Sukhothai’s all-you-can-eat noodles This deal offers a variety of noodles (including flat noodles, egg and vermicelli), with a choice of curry and desserts. Dhs99. Daily 12.30pm-2.45pm, 7pm-11.45pm. Until September 30. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Table 9’s grape masterclass The restaurant’s sommelier will guide you through the essentials of colour, clarity, acidity and aroma of a variety of grapes. Dhs400. Wed and Fri 2pm-4pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Baniyas Street (04 212 7551).
Thai Kitchen’s feast night Unlimited servings of Thai specialities, brought to your table. Dhs220. Wed, 7pm- midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
The China Club’s dim sum deal A selection of traditional dim sum, noodles, rice dishes and Chinese specialities, as well as unlimited flavoured iced teas and other soft drinks. Dhs99. Daily 12.30pm-3pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
The Fountain Restaurant’s food for life menu An evening of healthy dishes, such as salmon en papillote with red cabbage and citrus fruit, and udon noodles with sautéed chicken. Dhs120 (soft drinks). Dhs175 (house beverages). Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
THE One’s breakfast bargain Offers two breakfasts for the price of one. From Dhs31. Sun-Thu 9am-11am, Fri-Sat 9am-noon. Until September 29. Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 345 6687).
The Market Café’s Korean festival The venue invites award-winning chefs from its sister hotel in Seoul to create a Korean menu. Dhs195 (soft drinks). Daily, 12.30pm-3.30pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 20. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Wok In’s ‘Wok It your way’ promotion A bespoke dinner: choose from a selection of ingredients to create your own rice- or noodle-based main course and the chef will prepare it for you. Dhs99 (food only). Wed 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472).
Yalumba’s theme nights The venue hosts all-you-can-eat-and-drink theme nights, with Asian on Saturday, Indian and Arabic on Sunday, Mediterranean on Monday, chocolate on Wednesday and barbecue on Thursday. Dhs149 (soft drinks), Dhs209 (house beverages), Dhs250 (premium beverages). Sat-Thu 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
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. Lobby Lounge, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
Bistro Madeleine’s Soirée Souvenir de France Cold cuts, various cheeses and 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 Taste 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 (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).
Café Arabesque’s Levantine buffets A family-friendly lunch on Fridays, and buffet nights on Thursday, featuring dishes from Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Dhs139 (soft drinks). Fri 12.30pm-4pm, Thu 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Gaucho’s mini masterclass The venue now offers complimentary grape lessons with the sommelier for restaurant guests. Free for diners. Thu-Fri 11.30am-2am. Ongoing. DIFC (04 422 7898).
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).
Longs’ surf and turf Special deals on seafood and steak or seafood and chicken combinations. Dhs85-140. Daily noon-midnight. Until September 30. Towers Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).
Mazina’s cheese and grape night Cheese connoisseurs can savour unlimited cheese and condiments. The deal also includes two glasses of selected beverages. Dhs130 (includes two glasses of grape). Thu 6.30pm-9pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Pergolas’ Al Dente night A night of Italian cooking at this themed evening buffet. Dhs189. Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Al Murooj Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
The Californian’s deep blue evening A seafood night serving sushi and your choice of fish. Dhs150 (food only), Dhs185 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
The 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).
Wok In’s sushi night Try sushi, sashimi, katsu and Japanese beverages. Dhs150 (selected beverages). Tue and Thu 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472).
Al Dawaar’s Emirati cuisine promotion Savour local dishes such as aishu laham, lamb biryani, ouzi meshawai and harris. Dhs175 (food only). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Ember Grill & Lounge’s churrasco nights Join the fiesta with Brazilian churrasco – grilled beef and seafood skewers carved at your table, plus a Brazilian band. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (selected house beverages). Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Hukama yum cha Enjoy Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum. Dhs145. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8928).
Jigsaw’s steak night Enjoy all-you-can-eat steak, with your choice of trimmings. Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs155 (house beverages). Fri 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472).
Make Business Hub’s ReCaf breakfast Offers a selection of single-origin coffees (made using different brewing methods) for the price of the usual cup. Dhs16 per cup. Fri 10am-2pm. Ongoing. Al Fattan House, Dubai Marina (04 392 9216).
Nezesaussi’s brekky for lunch Wake up late at the weekend and enjoy breakfast at lunchtime. Dhs65. Fri-Sat, noon-4pm. Ongoing. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).
Table 9’s cookery school Each class is themed on a particular item of produce, such as bread, fish or chocolate. This week looks at chicken. Dhs495. Wed and Fri 9.30am-1.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Baniyas Street (04 212 7551).
The Terrace’s caviar and bubbly promotion The Raw Bar offers a selection of organically farmed Imperial caviar. From Dhs650 per 30g. Fri-Sat 6pm-1.30am. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Blue Elephant’s Royal Thai Night Enjoy a buffet of traditional Thai dishes, including satay, pad Thai, tom yam and more. Dhs189. Sat sunset-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Lobby Lounge’s tea ceremonies Enjoy tea ceremonies as performed by a variety of cultures. September is dedicated to Arabic ceremonies, October to Chinese and November to Moroccan. Dhs55, including matching sweets. Sat-Thu 3pm-7pm. Until November 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Nelson’s breakfast Breakfast is available all day at this English venue. Dhs55. Sat noon-11pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).
Shang Palace’s Full Moon festival Try a selection of complimentary ‘mooncakes’ (pastries made with date paste and walnuts, or the traditional white lotus paste with egg yolk) to celebrate the moon-watching festival. From Dhs88 (platters for one person). Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until September 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Thai Kitchen’s cooking classes Masterclasses from Chef Suppatra are available with advance reservations. From Dhs350 (food and soft drinks); from Dhs525 (with a glass of bubbly or grape). Sat noon-3pm. Ongoing (on request). Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1804).
The Terrace’s oyster promotion This month, enjoy the finest oysters, matched with more than 70 varieties of premium Russian beverage. From Dhs130. Daily 5pm-1am. Until September 30. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
West Beach Bistro’s blackboard specials The venue offers a new selection of daily changing specials, selected by the chef. From Dhs45. Daily, noon-2am. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Dusit Deli’s green month This month’s specials feature pistachio flavoured desserts such as yoghurt cake and mousse cake. From Dhs18. Open 24 hours. Until October 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
KIZA’s Swagger Sunday Enjoy an African-themed set menu. Dhs165 (three courses), Dhs265 (three courses with grape pairing). Sun sunset-3am. Ongoing. The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 334 4159).
Links’ Sunday roast A traditional English roast with all the trimmings, as well as live sport including matches from the English Premier League. From Dhs75. Sun 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Prego’s business lunch The Italian restaurant is offering a special deal on set menus and 25 percent off à la carte dining. Dhs99 (two courses). Sun-Thu noon-3.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).
Layali Lounge’s laid-back nights Relax by the pool while listening to Arabic music and tasting live grills, mezze, freshly-baked saj and more than 30 shisha flavours. From Dhs80. Daily 8pm-1am. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Benihana all you can eat and drink Feast on Japanese dishes including nigiri, sushi, sashimi and makimono, or Benihana’s signature teppanyaki. Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs99 (children aged six to 12). Mon, Wed, Sat 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3089).
Café M’s Ole Tapas night Hot and cold tapas with grape and mixed Spanish beverage. Dhs149 (selected beverages). Sat-Mon 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Media One, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Channels’ theme nights A week’s worth of themed dining, with Mexican on Tuesday, Mediterranean on Wednesday, Asian on Thursday and Friday, English food on Sunday and sushi on Monday. Sun, Tues, Wed: Dhs145 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (house beverages), Dhs199 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Mon: Dhs129. 6pm-7.30pm. Thu-Fri: Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs209 (house beverages), Dhs219 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).
Chutney’s chef’s table An evening of Awadh cooking from northern India. Dhs95 (soft drinks), from Dhs165 (selected beverages). Daily 7pm-11.15pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Links’ bavette night Enjoy the French classic of bavette beef, with fries and a drink. From Dhs130, including a house beverage. Mon 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Oeno’s wind-down Mondays Guests can sample a selection of 50 types of grape in between visits to the cheese room. Dhs165. Mon 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 511 7136).
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, Thu and Fri, 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mövenpick Bur Dubai (04 310 4330).
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).
Al Dana’s seafood night Tuck in to fresh seafood from the buffet. Dhs195. Tue 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
Amala’s vegetarian menu Try Indian vegetarian specialities. Dhs180. Tues, 6pm-1am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Amika’s meal deal A three-course special deal. Dhs125 (women), Dhs195 (men). Sun-Thu 8pm-3am. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).
Horizon’s Indian journey Offers curries, naan and tandoori kebabs. Dhs169 (soft drinks); Dhs219 (selected house beverages); Dhs85 for children aged six to 12. Tue 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3087).
Oeno’s grape deal Buy two glasses of grape and get the rest of the bottle for free. Prices vary. Tue 6pm-1am. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi (04 511 7136).
Pachanga’s unlimited churrasco The South American venue offers this Brazilian barbecue speciality, including seafood and steak. Other South American and Mexican specialities are also on offer. Dhs195. Tue 6.30pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina (04 318 2530)
Somerset’s pizza nights Indulge in pizzas from a selection that includes Margarita, fruit de mare, pollo picante and more. From Dhs70. Tuesday 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4330).
The 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 Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
The Talk Restaurant & Lounge’s Riviera nights A southern European evening featuring the food of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, with plenty of seafood and live cooking stations. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (selected beverages); free for children under 12. Tue 6.30pm-11pm. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Yalumba’s seafood night Offers a diverse selection including the catch of the day, oysters, mussels, lobsters, prawns and tuna steaks. Dhs219. Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Ongoing daily deals
Al Mahara The new executive business lunch menu boasts Obsiblue shrimp tartar and Alaskan king crab with foie gras ravioli. You even get a chauffeur-driven ride in a Rolls Royce Phantom. Dhs595. Sun-Thu 12.30pm-2.30pm. Ongoing. Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah (04 301 7777).
Amwaj’s tapas deal Enjoy a selection of six tapas, including oysters and a glass of sparkling grape. Dhs99. Mon-Sat, 7pm-midnight. Until November 30. Shangri La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Asado grape tasting classes Sample one of the largest collections of Argentinian grape in the Middle East, with the help of a sommelier. Minimum six people. Advance reservations essential. Dhs220. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).
Mango Tree’s ‘Pair and Dine’ promotion A five-course pairing menu with Thai flavours matched with grape. Dhs250 (vegetarian menu), Dhs295 (non-vegetarian menu). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar (04 426 7313).
Table 9’s gourmet getaway Enjoy a four-course dinner for two at the restaurant and an overnight stay at the hotel, with breakfast. Dhs999 per couple. Sun-Fri 6.30pm-midnight. Until November 30. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).
Terra Firma Steakhouse’s Tomahawk Challenge Devour 2kg of rib-eye steak and 300g of chips within 60 minutes, and you’ll dine free and enter the hall of fame. Free if you complete the challenge; Dhs690 if you don’t. Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).