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Arcadia cheese and grape night Features 15 varieties of cheese, alongside free-flowing grape. Dhs149. 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
Blue Flame’s movie nights
Watch movies in the hotel’s screening room with popcorn and candyfloss, plus a three-course dinner. Dhs190 (three courses). Thu and Fri 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Brauhaus’s Bavarian night A buffet of southern German dishes. Dhs179 (food only). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeira Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888). 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).
Pachanga Brazilian Week Celebrate Rio’s famous carnival with live samba, capoeira shows and a Brazilian menu. Dhs220 per person. Thu-Sat 7.30pm-12.30am. 9pm-11pm. Until February 9. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk at JBR (04 318 2530).
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).
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).
Terra Firma’s long lunch The restaurant offers a lunchtime deal of three courses, with a focus on steak. Dhs130 (food only); Dhs229 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Armani/Ristorante’s masterclass Brush up your skills with a 90-minute cooking tutorial and three-course lunch. The cooking classes take place every second Friday of the month, each focusing on a different menu. This week has a Valentine’s Day theme. Dhs700 per person (three courses with beverage pairing); Dhs1,000 per couple. 10am-2pm. Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
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).
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).
Nomad’s dinner deal Offers a three-course set menu plus half a bottle of house grape. Dhs180. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until February 28. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8571).
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).
Table 9’s grape masterclass Learn about grape as 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).
Asia Republic’s Chinese new year menu
Tuck into an à la carte menu of Chinese favourites and a receive a hung bao red envelope. At 6.30pm from February 9-11, guests can see the dance of red lion Nian. Prices vary. Sat-Wed noon-10pm; Thu-Fri noon-11pm. Until February 15. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Blue Marlin Ibiza’s brunch The Ibiza-style beach club’s brunch offers dishes from the chef’s selection menu, plus live cooking stations. There’s free Spanish grape for ladies between 1pm and 4pm. Musicis provided by the in-house DJs. Dhs240 (selected beverages). 2pm-5pm. Ongoing. Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
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. Ongoing. 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. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
The Kitchen’s chocoholic bar Offers a range of chocolate treats, including truffles and a chocolate fountain. Dhs60 per person. 12.30pm-midnight. Until February 23. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 222).
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 traditional British pies with tasty 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).
Aspen by Kempinski’s Chinese afternoon tea
Enjoy dim sum and a selection of Chinese pastries. Dhs295 per couple. Daily 3pm-6pm. Until February 20. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5999).
Fish Market’s ‘crazy’ lobster Sundays Choose your lobster, of any size, and the chef will prepare it to your liking. Dhs99. 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11.15pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Links’ Sunday roast Feast on a roast dinner while watching sport, including English Premier League football. From Dhs75. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Long Yin’s new year deal Enjoy a four-course menu, as well as a surprise in a hung bao envelope for guests. Dhs260. Sun-Tue 6pm-11pm. Until February 12. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Organic Foods and Café’s Chinese deal Celebrate the new year with a buffet, available all day at both locations. Dhs120. 11.30am-8pm. The Greens, Emaar Business Tower (04 361 7974); The Dubai Mall (04 434 7577).
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).
Sizzling Wok’s new year special Try a festive buffet. Dhs69. Daily 8pm-11.45pm. Until February 20. Citymax Bur Dubai, Bur Dubai (04 407 8000).
Spice Island’s Chinese new year The Chinese menu includes Peking duck, sesame ginger fish and Cantonese noodles and dim sum. From Dhs179. Sat-Thu 6.30pm-11.30pm, Fri noon-4pm. Until February 13. Crowne Plaza Dubai Deira, Salahuddin Road (04 262 5555).
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).
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. Ongoing. 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. Until February 25. The Dubai Mall (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).
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 Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs215 (house beverages), Dhs225 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Thu-Fri Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs235 (house beverages), Dhs245 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).
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).