Bistro Madeleine’s seafood platter Sample 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).
Chor Bazaar’s thali deal Includes naan, prawns, chicken and lamb dishes. Dhs139 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (selected beverages). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Options by Sanjeev Kapoor’s Diwali festival The restaurant celebrates the occasion with music, festive decor and a special menu. From Dhs350. Daily noon-3pm,7pm-midnight. Until November 26. Dubai World Trade Centre (04 329 3293).
PAX’s Latino night Enjoy live Latino music, with Latin American dishes such as chilli. Dhs150 (food only), Dhs185 (soft drinks) Dhs225 (house beverages). Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Ronda Locatelli’s white truffle menu The celebrity-endorsed restaurant introduces a menu of dishes using this premium truffle variety. Prices vary. Sat-Wed noon-10.30pm; Thu-Fri 6pm-11.30pm. Until December 15. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Shanghai Chic’s bottomless dim sum Try barbecued chicken buns, crystal shrimp dumplings and oven-baked honey cod in rose tea vinaigrette. Dhs139 (soft drinks). Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Table 9’s grape masterclass At this regular event, the restaurant’s sommelier explains the colour, clarity, acidity and aroma of a variety of grape drinks. Dhs400. Wed and Fri 2pm-4pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7551).
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). Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
The Talk Restaurant & Lounge’s Riviera nights An evening featuring the food of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. Dhs165 (soft drinks). 6.30pm-11pm. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Tribes’ Moroccan menu Celebrating Moroccan independence Day, the restaurant serves a North African special of tagine. Dhs160 (Moroccan tagine). Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Until November 25. Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 395 0660).
West 14th’s barbecue night Dubbing itself ‘East Meats West’, the international menu at this barbecue event includes American-style mini burgers and Indian lamb tandoori. There is also a DJ. Dhs150 (soft drinks). Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Oceana Beach Club, Palm Jumeirah (04 447 7601).
Yalumba’s theme nights The venue hosts all-you-can-eat-and-drink theme nights throughout much of the week, with Asian on Saturday, Indian and Arabic on Sunday, Mediterranean on Monday, chocolate on Wednesday and barbecue on Thursday. Dhs149 (soft drinks). Sat-Thu 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Arcadia cheese and grape night Features 15 cheeses and free-flowing grape. Dhs149. Thu 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
BiCE Mare’s Sicilian special A month-long culinary journey through Sicilian ingredients, including fish, cheeses and mushrooms. Prices vary. Daily noon-3.30pm, 7pm-midnight. Until November 30. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai(04 423 0982).
Crossroads’ barbecue night An international barbecue selection, including Arabic, Balinese and Caribbean dishes, is served on the patio, which offers cosy armchairs, a pagoda, views of the Botanical Garden and a ‘shisha sommelier’ to boot. Prices vary. Thu 9pm-midnight. Until April 30. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club’s BBQ Donuts Jump aboard one of these doughnut-shaped boats and head out on a tour of the creek while tucking in to a barbecue. Dhs180 (30 minutes), Dhs300 (one hour), Dhs500 (two hours). Menus from Dhs90 (light bites) to Dhs160 (sushi, sashimi, salads, wagyu beef, lobster tail, lamb chops, salmon). Daily, times vary. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Fountain restaurant’s Thanksgiving meals The venues offers a traditional dinner this evening and a brunch on Friday, serving roast turkey with all the trimmings. Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs185 (grape and hops). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs260 (house beverages). Fri noon-4pm. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
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).
Kempinski’s Argentinian barbecue This barbecue event offers a selection of seafood, spit-roast lamb, barbecue ribs and steaks. Dhs185 (food only). Dhs275 (house beverages). Thu-Sat 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, The Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah (04 444 2501).
Palm Grill’s Thanksgiving deal The festive set menu for dinner includes roast turkey and US prime beef with chestnut. Dhs220. Thu-Fri 7pm-12.30am. Until November 23. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek(04 205 7333).
Rococo’s bespoke tasting menus Choose from the à la carte selection to create your own tasting menu of three to eight courses. There is also an option for grape pairing. From Dhs170 (three courses), from Dhs250 (three courses with grape pairing). Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Sofitel JBR (04 448 4860).
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort’s Thanksgiving menu An al-fresco evening buffet, with traditional dishes. Tables of eight or more can enjoy their own roast turkey. Dhs265 (glass of bubbly), Dhs375 (house beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, JBR (04 399 5533).
Spice island’s Thanksgiving special The venue hosts a special all-you-can-eat festive buffet. Dhs179 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (house beverages), Dhs299 (premium beverages). Dhs69 (children aged six to 12), free for children under six. 6.30pm-11.30pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Deira (04 262 5555).
The Med’s Super Skewers Order from a variety of skewers served with salad and antipasto. Dhs149 (food only), Dhs249 (selected house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Media City (04 427 1000).
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).
Barasti’s big breakfast Enjoy a full English breakfast, or one of the healthy options. Prices vary. Fri-Sat 9am-noon. Ongoing. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 318 1313).
Boardwalk’s weekend breakfast Try a buffet selection of hot and cold breakfast dishes, with live cooking stations, freshly baked bread and stunning views of the creek. Dhs80. Fri-Sat 7am-11.30am. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Ember Grill & Lounge’s churrasco nights Try traditional Brazilian churrasco: a range of grilled beef and seafood skewers will be carved at your table, plus there’s also a Brazilian band. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (selected house beverages). Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Fazaris’s Thanksgiving meal Each table can enjoy their own turkey (with advance reservation), plus a selection of 16 grape varieties and live music. Dhs290 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Hukama yum cha Enjoy a selection of Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum. Dhs145. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8928).
Make Business Hub’s ReCaf breakfast The venue 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, JBR (04 392 9216).
Rivington Grill’s barbecue Enjoy British barbecue favourites with a contemporary twist on the restaurant’s terrace. Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (house beverages). Fri-Sat 12.30pm-4.30pm. Ongoing. Souk Madinat Jumeirah(04 366 6464).
The Gramercy’s cheers to the weekend The Friday night promotion offers discounts on bubbly, plus a food menu that includes bubbly prawns and fresh oysters, as well as live music. Sharing dishes from Dhs50. Fri 6pm-2am. Ongoing. The Gramercy DIFC (04 437 7511).
The Irish Village’s barbecue Choose from a range of meats – from chicken to steak – and get a free hop or short beverage with each order. Dhs50 (includes one drink). Fri, Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).
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).
The Talk Restaurant & Lounge’s Indochine night A buffet of dishes from around South-East Asia, including the cuisines of Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages), free for children under 12. Fri 6.30pm-11pm. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach,The Walk, JBR (04 449 8888).
Traiteur’s Thanksgiving brunch The selection includes traditional American favourites such as maple-glazed roast turkey and roasted pumpkin. Dhs425 (soft drinks), Dhs550 (sparkling grape), Dhs670 (bubbly), Dhs2,998 (includes pick-up and drop-off in a hotel limousine, premium bubbly and a gift). 12.30pm-4pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Amwaj’s tapas deal Enjoy a selection of six tapas, including oysters and a glass of sparkling grape. Dhs99. Mon-Fri 7pm-midnight. Until November 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night A casual dining experience of Japanese bar food matched with an exotic beverage selection. Try dishes such as yellowtail carpaccio and wagyu beef tataki. Dhs300 (food only), Dhs420 (beverage pairing). Sat 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai(04 888 3444).
Beachcombers’ barbecue special Chill out by the shore at this relaxed event. The selection of barbecued seafood and fish dishes takes a primarily Asian turn. Dhs230 (including tea, coffee and water). Sat 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah (04 406 8999).
Certo’s white truffle menu An à la carte menu of seasonal specials using premium white truffles from the Alba area of Piedmont, Italy. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until November 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Double Decker’s laid-back barbecue A relaxed affair in the venue’s garden, serving classics such as steaks, ribs, burgers and grilled chicken. Dhs169 (house beverages). Sat 3pm-7pm. Ongoing. Al Murooj Rotana (04 321 1111).
Lobby Lounge’s tea ceremonies Enjoy tea ceremonies as performed by a variety of cultures. November is dedicated to Moroccan tea ceremonies. Dhs55, including matching sweets. Sat-Thu 3pm-7pm. Until November 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Nobu’s Sunset Saturdays Enjoy sundowners and canapes in Nobu’s garden. Dhs450 (food and mixed drinks). Sat 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Ripe market The weekly farmers’ market is back in a new location, at The Courtyard in Al Quoz. Prices vary. Sat 9am-1pm. Ongoing. The Courtyard, Al Quoz (04 380 7602).
The China Club’s dim sum deal Try dim sum, noodles, and rice dishes. Dhs99. Daily 12.30pm-3pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
The Terrace’s Thanksgiving brunch An American themed barbecued with grilled turkey, salmon skewers and Argentinian beef, plus pumpkin pie and pecan tart. Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs280 (grape and hops). Dhs95 (children aged six to eight), free for children under six. 12.30pm-4pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1804).
Kiza’s Swagger Sunday Enjoy an African-themed set menu at this Oud Metha venue. Dhs165 (three courses), Dhs265 (three courses with grape pairing). Sun sunset-3am. Ongoing. Al Nasr Leisureland (04 334 4159).
Links’ Sunday roast Guests can feast on an English roast with all the trimmings while watching live sport, including football matches from the English Premier League. From Dhs75. Sun 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Pool Bar’s barbecue A rooftop barbecue, with an à la carte choice of dishes such as tiger prawns with chilli and lime, beef sirloin steaks and Mediterranean vegetables. Dhs60 per dish. Daily 6pm-10pm. Until March 31. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).
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).
Rosso’s Italian barbecue Grilled fish and meat prepared on the terrace, overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Dhs189 (soft drinks). Sun 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3088).
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 Meat Co’s all-you-can-eat ribs This deal, available at both locations, does what it says on the tin, and offers a dessert too. Dhs185. Sat-Sun noon-11pm. Until February 17. Madinat Jumeirah (04 368 6040). Souk al Bahar (04 420 0737).
Z:ONE’s bento box deal Choose from an extensive variety of Japanese bento boxes, which include tasty salads, fried rice and a hot dish. You can also try the Asian influenced plates. A great option for an express lunch. Dhs48. Sat-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Armani/Amal’s tandoori night An evening of tandoori specials, cooked at live stations. Dhs390 (soft drinks and half a bottle of grape). Mon 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Benihana all you can eat and drink Feast on Japanese dishes including nigiri, sushi, sashimi and makimono, or Benihana’s signature teppanyaki. Dhs209 (soft drinks), Dhs99 (children aged six to 12). Sat and Mon 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3089).
Café M’s Ole Tapas night Sample hot and cold tapas with grape and Spanish beverage. Dhs149 (selected beverages). Sat-Mon 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Media One, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Frankie’s pizza nights Enjoy a starter of antipasti, then choose your own toppings for the pizza. Check out the other deals too. Dhs105 (two courses). Mon 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Oasis Beach Tower, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 4311).
Glasshouse’s Dhs1 beverage deal Order a combination of any two main courses and enjoy drinks for Dhs1 each. From Dhs150 (two main courses). Mon 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7550).
Legends’ DIY barbecue Guests can prepare their own dishes at the individual grilling tables, or let the chefs do the cooking for them. Dhs155 (food only). Mon-Sat 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club (04 295 6000).
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 (04 511 7136).
Al Dana’s seafood night Tuck into 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 a range of Indian vegetarian specialities. Dhs180. Tue 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).
AOC French Brasserie’s Tennessee barbecue Try Southern classics such as baby back ribs, fried chicken and rye-based mixed drinks, as well as eating from the buffet for an extra cost. Dhs170 (barbecue and mixed drinks), Dhs210 (barbecue, buffet, soft drinks), Dhs310 (barbecue, buffet, mixed drinks and selected beverages). Tue 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach (04 448 4870).
Café M’s CW cheese and grape night Sample fine cheeses and cheesy dishes (fondue, soufflé and hot fried cheese), which can be enjoyed with a quality grape selection. Dhs149. Tue-Thu 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Nezesaussi’s ladies’ night food deal Ladies can enjoy a free main course up to the value of Dhs100 when they spend Dhs50 on beverages. Tue 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai(04 428 5888).
Oeno’s grape deal Buy two glasses of grape and get the rest of the bottle free on Tuesday evenings. 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 during the evening. Dhs195. Tue 6.30pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina (04 318 2530)
Sicilia’s Sicilian night Offers seasonal specials of antipasti, breads, pizza and pasta dishes. Dhs139 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (sparkling grape). Tue 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Sushi Sushi’s evening special Tuck into unlimited sushi and sashimi, as well as an extensive set menu of Japanese dishes, such as salads, noodles and rice dishes. Dhs189 (house beverages). Sat and Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 282 9908).
The Fountain Restaurant’s ‘Italian Job’ Feast on a range of fresh pasta and pizzas every Tuesday evening. 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 An evening featuring the food of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (selected beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Toro Toro’s grape night A special sharing menu, where dishes are matched to the Chilean grape being served. Dhs500 (four courses). 8pm-2am. Grosvenor House Tower Two, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).
Wavebreaker’s barbecue A relaxed beachside barbecue event with an à la carte surf-and-turf-style menu. Dhs179 (surf and turf); Dhs155 (ribs). Daily 10am-8pm. Ongoing. Wavebreaker, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk at JBR (04 399 1111).
Ongoing daily deals
Armani/Ristorante’s signature dining Start the evening with a mocktail at At.mosphere on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, before heading to Armani/Ristorante for a four-course meal of Italian dining. Dhs500. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until December 30. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Asado grape tasting classes Sample one of the largest collections of Argentinian grape in the Middle East, with the help of Asado’s master sommelier. Minimum six people. Advance reservations essential. Dhs220. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).
Bateaux Dubai’s dinner cruise Enjoy a four-course dinner on board this floating restaurant while cruising down Dubai Creek and seeing the sights. 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).
Channels’ theme nights A week’s worth of themed dining: Mexican on Tuesday, Mediterranean on Wednesday, Asian on Thursday and Friday, English food on Sunday and sushi on Monday. There is now also a Pacific Islands themed event on Saturdays. Sat-Wed Dhs145 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (house beverages), Dhs199 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. 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 Enjoy an evening of Awadh cooking from northern India. Dhs95 (soft drinks), from Dhs165 (grape and hops), Dhs210 (beverages). Daily 7pm-11.15pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Dante’s lunch deal Offers a choice of a two- or three-course set menu. Dhs89 (two courses), Dhs99 (three courses). Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Grand Millennium Dubai, TECOM (04 429 9999).
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 by Nick and Scott’s gourmet getaway Enjoy a four-course dinner for two followed by an overnight stay at the hotel, with breakfast. Dhs999 per couple (excluding tax). 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).