Crossroads’ barbecue night Sample an international barbecue selection, including Arabic, Balinese and Caribbean dishes. Dinner is served on the patio,which offers cosy armchairs, a pagoda, views of the botanical garden and a ‘shisha sommelier’. Prices vary. 9pm-midnight. Until April 30. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Gaucho’s mini masterclass The venue now offers complimentary grape lessons with the sommelier for guests who are dining at the restaurant. Free for diners. Thu-Fri 11.30am-2am. Ongoing. DIFC(04 422 7898).
Kempinski’s Argentinian barbecue This barbecue event offers seafood, spit-roast lamb, 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).
ICON Lounge’s Lebanese grape promotion The bar’s sommelier has chosen a selection of Lebanese grape for this month’s promotion, alongside tasting platters including cheese, charcuterie and sushi. Dhs90 (three glasses of grape). Platters from Dhs68. Daily 6pm-midnight. Until January 31. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Le Méridien Village Terrace’s barbecue promotion Among this venue’s regular weekly al-fresco events, Thursday night is barbecue night, with an international selection that includes tandoori and teppanyaki stations. Dhs219 (house beverages), Dhs259 (premium beverages). 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Méridien Village Terrace, Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2449).
Rivington Grill’s grape and cheese nights Choose from four types of cheese, two white grape varieties and two reds, and enjoy unlimited servings for two hours at any time during the evening. Dhs195. 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6464).
Rococo’s bespoke tasting menus Choose from the à la carte menu to create a bespoke tasting menu of up to eight courses. From Dhs170 (three courses), from Dhs250 (with grape). 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Sofitel JBR (04 448 4860).
Armani/Ristorante’s cooking masterclass The event includes a 90-minute culinary tutorial and a three-course lunch of the dishes made, which include marinated red shrimp with orange, fennel and Taggiasca olives, and risotto Vialone Nano with lemon and thyme-seared langoustines. Dhs700 per person, Dhs1,000 per couple (includes three-course lunch and beverage pairing). 10am-2pm. Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3444).
A new à la carte menu of seasonal dishes, including langoustine raviolo with sautéed sweetbreads, carrot emulsion and peppered mango salsa. Or try the seven-course tasting menu. Dhs770 (seven-course menu). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. 122nd floor, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3828).
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 A buffet selection of hot and cold breakfast dishes, with live cooking stations, fresh bread and views of the creek. Dhs80. Fri-Sat 7am-11.30am. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Chef’s House’s seafood night Take your pick from the buffet, including catch-of-the-day options, cooked to your liking. Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages). Sun-Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City(04 366 9111).
Ember Grill & Lounge’s churrasco nights Try traditional Brazilian churrasco:a selection of grilled beef and seafood skewers carved at the table, plus there’s also a Brazilian band. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (selected house beverages). 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address DubaiMall (04 438 8999).
Hukama yum cha Try Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum. Dhs145. 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). 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472)
Make Business Hub’s ReCaf breakfast The venue offers a selection of single-origin coffees for the price of the usual cup. Dhs16 per cup. 10am-2pm. Ongoing. Al Fattan House, JBR (04 392 9216).
Pachanga’s capoeira night See performances of this Brazilian art of combative dance, whilst enjoying churrasco for dinner. Dhs210. 6.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 318 2530).
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 Track Restaurant’s barbecue A family friendly barbecue deal, offering a grill, two sides, a dessert and three house beverages for each guest. Dhs150. Fri noon-5pm. Ongoing. Meydan Golf Clubhouse, Meydan Racecourse, Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3780).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night A casual dining experience of Japanese bar food matched with an exotic beverage selection. Dhs300 (food only), Dhs420 (beverage pairing). pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown Dubai(04 888 3444).
The Terrace’s barbecue Unwind with a hearty selection of barbecue dishes, alongside salads, cheese and charcuterie. Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs280 (grape and hops). 1pm-5pm. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1804).
Fish Market’s ‘crazy’ lobster Sundays Choose your lobster, of any size, from the display and the chef will prepare it to your liking. Quite the bargain. Dhs99. 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11.15pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Links’ Sunday roast Guests can feast on an English roast while watching live sport, including English Premier League football. From Dhs75. 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).
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, The Walk at 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. Dhs185. Sat-Sun noon-11pm. Until February 17. Madinat Jumeirah (04 368 6040). Souk al Bahar(04 420 0737).
The Underground Pub’s roast Offers a traditional English roast and a bucket of five beverages. Dhs159. 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 408 4444).
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).
Frankie’s pizza nights Enjoy a starter of antipasti, then choose your own toppings for the pizza. Also check out the other deals. Dhs105 (two courses). 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). 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).
Links’ bavette night Enjoy the French classic of bavette beef, with fries and a drink. From Dhs130, including a house beverage. 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Amala’s vegetarian menu The chance to try Indian vegetarian food. Dhs180. 6pm-1am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
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).
Certo’s brasato promotion This month the Italian restaurant celebrates brasato cooking in the school of ‘cucina povera’, Italy’s famous peasant cuisine. The menu includes marinated and slow-cooked meats with herbs and spices. Prices vary. Sun-Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Until January 31. Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Oeno’s grape deal Buy two glasses of grape and get the rest of the bottle free. Prices vary. 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 dishes are also on offer. Dhs195. 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). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Sukhothai’s 13 promotion To celebrate the new year, guests receive a Dhs13 discount on all main courses. From Dhs80. Sat-Wed 12.30pm-2.45pm, 7.30pm-11.45pm. Until January 31. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
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. Dhs189 (house beverages). Sat and Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud(04 282 9908).
Ongoing daily deals
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).
Enjoy a four-course dinner on board this high-end floating restaurant, while cruising down Dubai Creek and seeing the sights of Old Dubai. 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 of themed dining: Mexican on Tuesday, Mediterranean on Wednesday, Asian on Thursday and Friday, English on Sunday and sushi on Monday, plus a Pacific Islands 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, with cuisine 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).
Mango Tree’s ‘Pair and Dine’ promotion A five-course pairing menu featuring a range of Thai flavours matched with grape. Dhs250 (vegetarian menu), Dhs295 (non-vegetarian menu). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar (04 426 7313).
Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s early-bird deal Get a special deal on two courses when you dine before 8pm at both venues of the steakhouse. Dhs149 (two courses). Sun-Wed 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 501 8666); The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8666).
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).