Budget biryani, movies with meals, Chinese celebrations and more
Center Cut’s jazz The steakhouse introduces evening performances of live jazz at the piano to accompany your dinner. Prices vary. Mon-Thu 9.15pm-midnight,Sun 8.45pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Fire & Ice’s Loch Fyne special Sample seafood from Loch Fyne in Scotland, including salmon, oysters and natural smoked haddock. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until June 30. Raffles Dubai (04 324 8888).
L’Olivo’s summer discounts Get a 30 percent discount on dinner if booked between 8pm-9pm, plus a four-course grape pairing menu. Dhs500 (four course pairing menu). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until July 31. Rixos The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5454).
Lafayette Gourmet’s taste of Morocco A special menu of home-style Moroccan cooking. From Dhs79 (main course). Daily 10am-10pm. Until July 6. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Dowtown Dubai (04 339 9933).
Minato’s summer menu The ‘natsu’ lunch menu includes aburi sushi teishoku or udon salad. From Dhs55. Daily 12.30pm- 3pm, 7pm-11pm. June 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Park Hyatt’s Dine around at the Park Try a dinner served across several venues in the hotel including Traiteur, Café Arabesque, Thai Kitchen and The Terrace. Advance booking required. Dhs395 per person. Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Seafood market’s Devon crab special Try ‘live’ Devon crab, and choose from a variety of cooking styles. Dhs380 per kg. Daily 12.30pm-5pm, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until July 31. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2490).
The Observatory’s lunch deal Dishes include halloumi and eggplant salad, herb crusted lamb cutlet and espresso brulée. Dhs90 (two courses). Dh120 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Tokyo@thetowers’ earlybird deal Get a 25 percent discount on food and selected beverages when dining between 6pm-8pm. Prices vary. Daily 6pm-8pm. Until June 30. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).
Zafran’s biryanis promotion The ‘Biryanis and more’ festival features six new biryani dishes on the menu, including meat, fish and vegetarian options. From Dhs40. Sun-Wed noon-11pm, Thu-Sat noon-midnight. Until July 5. Dubai Marina Mall (04 399 7357). Other location: Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0987).
Anise’s seafood night The selection includes lobsters, tiger prawns, oysters, mussels and crab. Dhs255 per person. 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Amwaj’s clambake Tuck in to a bucket of seafood, containing steamed clams, prawns and mussels. Dhs460 per couple (food only). 7pm-midnight. Until June 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Arabian Ranches Golf Club’s Spanish night A one-off five course Spanish menu with grape pairing. Dhs295 per person (members), Dhs325 per person (non members). 7.30pm-11pm. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 360 7935).
Blue Flame’s comedy night See Punchline Comedy Club Middle East perform and enjoy a three course pre-show dinner in Blue Flame. Dhs150 (comedy show tickets). Dhs200 (three course and two glasses of grape). 6pm-9pm. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Blue Flame’s movie nights Watch movies in the screening room with popcorn and candyfloss, plus a three-course dinner. See Vertigo today and Gandhi tomorrow. From Dhs190 per person. Thu-Fri 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Roberto’s earlybird deal Reserve a table for dinner between 7pm and 8pm this summer and receive a free glass of grape. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-8pm. Until August 31. DIFC (04 386 0066).
Spectrum on One’s ‘dupper’ A concept of combined supper and dinner with food and live entertainment. Dhs350 per person. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
The Kitchen’s Nordic menu A three-course menu of Scandinavian dishes such as toast skagen (shrimps with mayonnaise and toast) and Swedish meatballs. Dhs110 per person (soft drinks). Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until June 27. Hyatt Regency Dubai (04 317 2222).
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, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7971).
K Grill’s Emirati seafood promotion Choose from the fresh fish and seafood and the chefs will prepare it to your liking. Includes a live sushi station. One complimentary shisha is included for adults. Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs125 for children. 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).
Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor’s tandoori chicken A special this month of chicken cooked in a tandoor oven. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until June 30. Melia Dubai, Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
The Talk’s two-for-one dinners During June, the restaurant offers two-for-one dining at its weekly theme night buffets. Dhs165 per couple (soft drinks). Dhs225 per person (house beverages). Free for children twelve and under. Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Until June 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).
Yuraku’s all you can eat and drink Head to the izakaya for unlimited Japanese fusion dishes and unlimited selected beverages. Dhs129 per person. Thu and Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Salahuddin Road, Deira (04 238 7777).
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, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
SoHo Bar and Grill’s all-you-can-eat nights The steakhouse offers an unlimited choice from the set menu, plus unlimited beverages. Dhs189 (food and selected beverages). Tue and Sat 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 286 8520).
The China Club’s tenth anniversary Dine in June for a chance to win a trip for two to Hong Kong. Or try birthday specials such as Peking duck for two. From Dhs268 (Peking duck). Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-11pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Benihana’s ‘Japas’ night 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).
Channels’ theme nights Mexican on Tuesday, Mediterranean on Wednesday, Asian on Thursday and Friday, Pacific Islands on Saturday, English on Sunday and sushi on Monday. 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).
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).
Monday July 1
Center Cut’s seasonal menu July’s menu includes seared tiger prawns, braised short rib, and khajoor date pudding with vanilla ice cream. Dhs290 per person. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Until August 1. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Chor Bazaar’s Monday mela An Indian street food inspired menu. Dhs149 (food only). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).
ET Sushi’s bento box A lunch deal with a Japanese selection served in a bento box. Dhs105 per person. Daily noon-2.30pm. Until July 31. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 319 8088).
Pachanga’s unlimited churrasco Sample a Brazilian barbecue speciality, including seafood and steak on skewers. Dhs195. 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 318 2530).
Sonamu’s Korean barbecue night Tuck in to all-you-can-eat barbecue, as well as unlimited selected beverages. Dhs179. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).