Crossroads’ barbecue night Sample an international barbecue selection, including Arabic, Balinese and Caribbean dishes. Dinner is served on the patio, which offers 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).
Le Méridien Village Terrace’s barbecue promotion Among this venue’s weekly al-fresco events, Thursday night is barbecue night, with a 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).
Talk Restaurant’s Durban to Delhi promotion A buffet with live cooking stations, showcasing Indian flavours from across the Sub Continent, as well as other corners of the globe. Dhs165 (soft drinks). Dhs225 (house beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. Until March 31. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 449 8888).
Friday February 1
Asado’s beverage club The restaurant hosts an Argentinian grape class guided by the sommelier. Guests can taste four beverages, with cheese and canapés. Booking required. Dhs260. Daily 6pm- midnight. Ongoing. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7971).
At.mosphere’s winter flavours
An à la carte menu of seasonal dishes, including langoustine raviolo with sautéed sweetbreads, 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 Choose 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 churrasco (skewers carved at the table), plus a Brazilian band. Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Hukama yum cha Try Chinese teas and 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)
K Grill’s Emirati seafood promotion Choose from the market selection of fresh fish and seafood and the chefs will prepare it to your liking. Also includes a live sushi station, plus a range of side dishes and regional specialities. Dhs250 (soft drinks). Dhs395 (house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 409 5999).
Make Business Hub’s ReCaf breakfast The venue offers 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 Watch this Brazilian art of combative dance, while enjoying churrasco for dinner. Dhs210. 6.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 318 2530).
Table 9’s grape masterclass The sommelier explains the colour, clarity, acidity and aroma of a variety of grape for guests to sample. Dhs400. Wed, Fri 2pm-4pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek (04 212 7551).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night Casual Japanese bar food matched with exotic beverages. Dhs300 (food only), Dhs420 (beverage pairing). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai (04 888 3444).
Mazina’s bouillabaisse night A weekly special of this traditional fish stew, which originates from the city of Marseille in France. Dhs185. 6.30pm-11pm. Ongiong. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
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).
Nobu’s Sunset Saturdays Enjoy sundowners and canapes in Nobu’s garden. Dhs450 (food and mixed drinks). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Ripe farmers’ market The weekly market offers locally sourced produce. Prices vary. 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 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).
Alfie’s pie and pint deal Try British pies with fillings such as leek and wild mushroom or beef and Irish beverage. Dhs99. Sun-Thu 3pm-11pm; Fri-Sat noon-11pm. Ongoing. The Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).
Feast on a roast while watching sport, including English Premier League football. From Dhs75. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Rosso’s Italian barbecue
Grilled fish and meat barbecued on the terrace, overlooking the Arabian Gulf. Dhs189 (soft drinks). 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk at JBR (04 428 3088).
Spice Island’s Chinese new year
The Chinese special menu includes traditional Peking duck, sesame ginger fish and Cantonese noodles and dim sum. From Dhs179. Sat-Thu 6.30pm-11.30pm, Fri noon-4pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Deira, Salahuddin Road (04 262 5555).
Teatro’s Chinese Year
Try the à la carte menu of Chinese classics. Prices vary. Daily 6pm-11pm. Until February 11. Towers Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).
The Meat Co’s all-you-can-eat ribs
This deal 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).Café M’s Ole Tapas night Feast on 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).
Glasshouse’s Dhs1 beverage deal Order 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 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).
Amala’s vegetarian menu A chance to try a wide selection of traditional Indian vegetarian food. Dhs180. 6pm-1am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).Dusit Deli’s Chinatown promotion The 24-hour deli transforms itself into Chinatown, with lanterns and a dim sum menu, including Shanghai dumplings and barbecue chicken buns. Dhs40 per dim sum. Daily 11am-10pm. Until February 15. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Pachanga’s unlimited churrasco Sample a Brazilian barbecue speciality, including seafood and steak on skewers. Other South American and Mexican dishes are also on offer. Dhs195. 6.30pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina (04 318 2530)
Ping Pong’s Macanese deal For an unusual take on Chinese New Year deals, try an à la carte menu of dishes from Macau, with a Portuguese influence. Guests will receive their fifth basket of dim sum for free, and those born in the year of the snake will receive a free mocktail. Prices vary. Daily 11.30am-11.30pm. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9088).
Sushi Sushi’s evening special Tuck into unlimited sushi and sashimi, as well as Japanese dishes such as salads, noodles and rice. Dhs189 (house beverages). Sat and Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 282 9908).
The Talk Restaurant’s hawker’s market A ‘market’-style buffet of dishes from Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house beverages); half price for children aged seven to 12, free for children under seven. 6.30pm-11pm. Until March 31. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 449 8888).
Ongoing daily deals
Bateaux Dubai’s dinner cruise Enjoy a four-course dinner on board this high-end floating restaurant. 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).
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).