Our expert pick of this week's best meal deals and food events
Bistro Madeleine’s lunch deal A two-course lunch for those not fasting. Dhs75 per person. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Blue Flame’s ethical foie gras
The restaurant introduces a selection of dishes made with ethically sourced foie gras from Belgian suppliers Nivo Finesse. Prices vary. Mon-Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing until further notice. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Carnevale’s La Cucina Di Montagna
The July promotion showcases the cooking of the Italian mountain region, with dishes such as Angus sirloin with rosemary polenta and asparagus. Prices vary. Tue-Sun 6.30pm-midnight. Until July 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 406 8999).
Chor Bazaar’s thali deal Includes naan, prawns, chicken and lamb dishes. Dhs139 (soft drinks). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Chutneys’ lunch buffet An international selection for lunch for those not fasting. Dhs75 per person. Daily noon-3pm. Until Eid. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Der Keller’s Frisian night The German restaurant offers an à la carte selection on Wednesdays of dishes from Friesland in North Germany. Prices vary. 6pm-11.30pm. Until August 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 406 8999).
Gourmandises’ Eid cakes The bakery introduces a range of cakes especially to celebrate Eid. There is also an ongoing 30 percent discount on cakes and breads between 8pm-10pm (except Tuesday and Thursday). From Dhs130 (Eid cakes). Daily 7.30am-10pm. Until August 15. Le Meridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
L’Olivo’s summer discounts Get a 30 percent discount on dinner if booked between 8pm-9pm, plus a four-course menu is also available. Dhs500 (four-course pairing menu). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until July 31. Rixos The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5454).
Long Yin’s halwayoo fish The fish of the month will be served in a variety of ways, including steamed with garlic sauce and coriander or wok- fried with Singapore chili sauce. Dhs210 per kg. Daily 12.30pm-2.45pm, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until August 30. Le Meridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
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 so be sure to call ahead for details. Dhs395 per person. Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Sicilia’s pizza deal Enjoy a Sfinciuni pizza, Italian drinks and a complimentary dessert. Dhs75 per person. Sun-Fri 7.30pm-midnight. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Seafood market’s Devon crab special Try ‘live’ Devon crab, and choose from a variety of cooking styles. Dhs380 per kg. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-midnight. 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 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Al Mansour dhow cruise The summer cruise features an Arabic buffet dinner and oud player. Dhs135 per person. Daily 8pm-10.30pm. Until August 31. The Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Brauhaus’ 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).
Roberto’s early bird deal
Reserve a table for dinner between 7pm and 8pm and receive a free drink. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-8pm. Until August 31. DIFC (04 386 0066).
Traiteur’s buffet nights
Try a selection of the restaurant’s signature cuisine. Dhs295 per person (food only). Thu and Fri 7pm-midnight. Until Eid. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Al Yasat Ballroom’s Friday buffet A weekend lunch with an international selection. Dhs140 per person (including water). Noon-3.30pm. Until Eid. Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
The Hub’s bar food
The ‘Hub Grub’ menu includes baby back ribs, chicken wings, jalapeno peppers, tempura shrimps and hummus. Dhs195 per person (unlimited bar snacks and selected beverages). Daily 8pm-11pm. Until September 30. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR, The Walk (04 448 4733).
The Market Cafe’s Friday buffet
An all-you-can-eat afternoon deal from five different kitchens with children’s entertainment. Dhs219 per person (soft drinks). Dhs99 children aged six to 12. Free for children under six. 12.30pm-4pm. Until Eid. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night Sample some casual Japanese bar food matched with beverages. Dhs300 (food only), Dhs420 (beverage pairing). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444). Channels’ theme nights Try 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. Media Rotana, Tecom (04 435 0201).
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 sunset-midnight. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3089).
Mazina’s Sunday carvery
A family-sized feast of roast meats and a selection of vegetables, including bubble and squeak. Dhs185 per person. Iftar-midnight. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).
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-midnight. Until July 31. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 319 8088).
Der Keller’s schnitzel night Sample traditional schnitzel, options include breaded turkey and emmental cheese. Dhs160 per person. 6pm-11.30pm. Until August 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 406 8999).
Brazilian barbecue, including seafood and steak on skewers. Dhs195. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 318 2530).
Sushi Sushi’s evening special
Unlimited sushi and sashimi, salads, noodles and rice. Dhs189. Sat and Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 282 9908).