Mongolian, burritos, Easter, dupper and more foodie offers
Benihana’s ‘Japas’ night An event offering all-you-can-eat Japanese-style tapas. Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs259 (house beverages), Dhs99 for children aged six to 12. Wed and Sun 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3089).
Blue Flame’s Irish cuts Sample premium 28-day dry-aged Irish beef to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, plus a complimentary Irish beverage for each guest. From Dhs200. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until March 31. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Fire & Ice’s Welsh lamb menu Sample meat from Wales, including pan-seared lamb rack or slow-cooked lamb shoulder. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until March 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Fountain Restaurant’s food-for-life menu Guests can enjoy an evening of healthy-eating dishes, such as salmon en papillote with red cabbage and citrus fruit. Dhs120 (soft drinks). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Glasshouse Brasserie’s curry night Sample three courses from a selection of curries from Thailand, Indonesia and India, from the live cooking stations or à la carte menu. Dhs100. 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Baniyas Street, Deira (04 212 7550).
Hanabi’s Taste of Japan festival Try dishes made with fish imported from Japan, such as ‘unidon’ (sushi rice bowl topped with sea urchin sashimi); or ‘masaba sashimi’ (mackerel sashimi). Dhs45-Dhs180 per dish. Daily noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).
Junsui’s Japanese cherry blossom festival The restaurant celebrates this spring festival with a selection of Japanese dishes on the buffet menu, traditional tea to welcome guests and Japanese-inspired decor, including lanterns and a blossom tree. Daily, Dhs260, 7am-11.30am, Dhs365, 12.30pm-4pm. Dhs410 6pm-11.30pm. Until March 28. Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).
Long’s Bar’s sliders promotion The slider platter features mini burger varieties such as prime beef, corn-fed chicken and organic turkey, served with fries, coleslaw and pickles. Dhs120. Daily noon-11pm. Until March 31. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).
Mazina’s Mongolian night Guests can choose from a selection of meat, vegetables and sauces, which are prepared to your liking at live cooking stations. Dhs185. 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Minato’s meal deal Try a Japanese menu including salad, soup, sashimi, teppanyaki, fried tofu, fried rice and dessert, accompanied by Japanese rice-based beverage. Dhs230. 12.30pm-3pm; 7pm-11pm. Until March 31. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Nais Italian Kitchen’s takeaway lunch boxes The deal offers a salad, panini or pasta, plus an Italian cake for dessert and a soft drink. Dhs35. Sat-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. HDS Tower, Cluster F, JLT (04 452 9991).
Shabestan’s Nowruz celebration Live entertainment and a set menu for Iranian new year. Dhs185. Daily 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11pm. Until March 30. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Tamanya’s sushi night The rooftop terrace bar hosts a sushi and sashimi night, with Japanese hops. Prices vary. 5pm-2am. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
The Bombay Parsi food festival An à la carte menu of Iranian cooking, such as parsi ni macchi, sali boti, dhansak and marghi na farcha. Prices vary. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-2am. Until March 30. Marco Polo Hotel, Deira (04 272 0000).
The Market Cafe’s seafood night A seafood buffet selection that includes lobster, crab, oysters and shrimps. Dhs219 (soft drinks). Dhs249 (selected beverages). Dhs99 for children age six to 12. Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Arcadia cheese and grape night This weekly cheese event features 15 varieties of cheese, alongside a selection of 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, over a three-course dinner. This week, see Citizen Kane tonight and My Fair Lady on Friday. Dhs190 (three courses). Thu and Fri 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Brauhaus’s Bavarian night Guests can sample a buffet of traditional southern German dishes. Dhs179 (food only). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeira Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
Gaucho’s mini masterclass The venue offers free 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).
Le Méridien Village Terrace’s barbecue promotion Among this venue’s weekly al-fresco events, Thursday night is barbecue night, with tandoori and teppanyaki stations. Dhs219 (house beverages), Dhs259 (premium beverages). 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Méridien Village Terrace, Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2449).
Medley’s seafood night Try a buffet selection including lobsters, prawns, oysters and shrimps, prepared in a variety of styles. Dhs220 (soft drinks), Dhs310 (selected beverages), Dhs480 (bubbly). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre (04 603 8080).
More Café’s Romania night The Romanian-themed night includes a starter, main course and dessert inspired by this country’s traditional cooking. Dhs68. 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Al Murooj Rotana (04 343 3779).
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).
Rostang’s grape escape The regular Thursday-night grape event features a buffet of French specialities, teamed with a selection of French and New World grape. Dhs220 (food only), Dhs320 (house beverages). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Spectrum on One’s ‘dupper’ A new concept of combined supper and dinner, offering food, mixed drinks and live entertainment. Dhs350 per person. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
Taqado Mexican Kitchen’s 1,000 burrito giveaway The eatery will be giving away one free, medium-sized burrito to guests on a first come, first served basis. Free. 8am-noon. Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 385 1171).
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).
The Rainforest Café’s Easter special Diners with children can participate in an Easter egg hunt to win an Easter hamper and vouchers worth Dhs500. Prices vary. Sat-Wed 11am-midnight, Thu-Fri 11am-1am. Until March 31. The Dubai Mall (04 330 8515).
Asado’s beverage club The restaurant hosts an Argentinian grape class guided by the sommelier. Guests can taste four beverages, with cheese and canapés. Advanced booking required, available for groups of a minimum of six people. Dhs260. Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7971).
Baker & Spice’s farmers’ market The local, organic market returns with a new location. Prices vary. 9am-1am. Ongoing. Ballroom Gardens, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 427 9856).
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 (04 318 1313).
Blue Planet Green People’s farmers’ market The family-friendly market offers organic produce as well as activities such as book reading for children and a gardening workshop for adults at 11.30am. Free entry. Fri 10.30am-2.30pm. Ongoing. Outside Al Seef 2, Cluster U, JLT (04 369 5209).
Boardwalk’s weekend breakfast Feast on a buffet 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).
Deira Organic Produce Market This government initiative is a farmers’ market with organic and locally grown produce. Free entry. Fri and Sat 9am-4pm. Ongoing. Next to Deira Fish Market (no number).
Ember Grill & Lounge’s churrasco nights Sample 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. Dhs250 (soft drinks). Dhs395 (house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 409 5999).
Medley’s Easter brunch The family event features roast lamb and chocolate fountains, plus kid’s activities. Dhs220 (soft drinks). Dhs310 (selected beverages). Dhs480 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre, Deira (04 603 8080).
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).
Portugal Genuine Piri-Piri Restaurant’s Easter events The restaurant hosts a special Easter set menu for Good Friday and Easter Sunday, which includes three courses, soft drinks and a coffee. The restaurant is also running a new season of live fado music during dinner until April 30. Dhs150 per person. Fri and Sun 6pm-1am. Until March 31. Sea View Hotel, Al Mina Road (04 3597427).
Ripe farmers’ market The organic veg event now runs on Fridays in Jumeirah, selling locally grown produce, as well as arts and crafts. Free entry. Fri 9am-1pm. Ongoing. Le Gourmet Café, Jumeirah Beach Road, near THE One (04 380 7602 ).
Rococo’s bespoke tasting menus Create a bespoke tasting menu. 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 in-house 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).
Talk Restaurant’s salsa and tapas event Enjoy a dinner of à la carte tapas dishes, while watching salsa dancers and learning your own moves from the professionals. Free entry. 10pm-2am. Until March 29. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 449 8888).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night Sample some casual Japanese bar food matched with exotic beverages. Dhs300 (food only), Dhs420 (beverage pairing). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai (04 888 3444).
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, plus music from the in-house DJs. Dhs240 (selected beverages). 2pm-5pm. Ongoing. Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
Gharana’s Indian street food night A night of live entertainment and a selection of Indian street food. Dhs95 (soft drinks). Sat 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Dubai, Barsha (04 323 4333).
Náis Italian Kitchen’s breakfast promotion The breakfast menu offers coffee, orange juice and your choice of eggs. Dhs35. Sat-Thu 9am-noon. Ongoing. HDS Tower, Cluster F, JLT (04 452 9991).
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).
Rosso’s food ‘happy hour’ Diners can claim 25 percent off pasta and pizza between 6pm and 7pm. Prices vary. Sat-Thu 6pm-7pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3088).
The China Club’s dim sum deal Try a selection of dim sum, noodles, and rice dishes. Dhs99. Daily 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. 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).
A La Turca’s Easter event An Easter buffet lunch and dinner, including desserts inspired by the festival. Dhs195 (food only), Dhs225 (soft drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5555).
Boulvar’s Easter brunch An international selection at the buffet brunch, plus an Easter egg hunt for children. Dhs155 per person. 12.30pm-4pm. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Ewaan’s Easter brunch An international buffet featuring seafood and Easter-inspired desserts, and a gift bag of chocolate eggs for each child. Dhs250 per person, Dhs125 for kids under 12, free for kids under six. 12.30pm-4pm. The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7806).
Flavours On Two’s Easter buffets A lunch and dinner buffet with a lamb roast, Easter breads and festive goodies. Dhs175 (selected beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Dhs190 (selected beverages). 7pm–11.30pm. Rotana Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).
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).
Five Dining’s Easter lunch A buffet with live cooking stations. Dhs169 (selected beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Jumeira Rotana, 2nd December Street (04 345 5888).
Highlights’ Easter party A special barbecue buffet at the hotel’s pool bar. Dhs150 (soft drinks). Dhs250 (hops). 1pm-4pm. Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5555).
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).
Mazina’s Sunday carvery A family-sized feast of roast meats and a selection of vegetables, including roast potatoes and bubble and squeak. Dhs185 per person. 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).
Rosso’s Italian barbecue The deal includes 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).
Sanabel’s Easter brunch The event includes a buffet selection (with a dedicated kids’ buffet), barbecue and a chocolate room. Dhs190 (soft drinks, Dhs275 (house beverages), Dhs390 (bubbly). 12.30pm-4pm. Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).
Vivaldi’s Easter lunch Celebrate with a spread that includes eggs Benedict with truffle, roast prime rib with shallot jus and seared salmon, as well as an oyster and sushi bar. Kids can enjoy activities such as Easter egg painting and a kids’ buffet. Dhs205 per person. Dhs275 (house beverages). 12.30pm-4.30pm. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers (04 207 1410).
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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).
La Fabrique’s Latin night Enjoy quesadillas, meatballs and jalapeños to the sounds of salsa music played by a DJ. Dhs95 (food only), Dhs120 (sharing platter and one mixed drink). 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre (04 603 8080).
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).
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. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina (04 318 2530).
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).
Ongoing daily deals
Bateaux Dubai’s dinner cruise Try a four-course dinner on board this high-end floating restaurant, which cruises down Dubai Creek. Dhs350 (food only), Dhs470 (selected beverages). Daily 7.45pm-11pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek, opposite British Embassy, Bur Dubai (04 399 4994).
Channels’ theme nights A week of themed dining, with Mexican options on Tuesday, Mediterranean on Wednesday, Asian on Thursday and Friday, English on Sunday and sushi on Monday, plus Pacific Islands 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).