The best food promotions and meal deals in Dubai this week
Time Out Dubai staff
Armani/Deli’s pronto lunch The lunch deal offers two or three courses of the Italian eatery’s signature selection. Dhs140 (two courses). Dhs160 (three courses). Daily noon-3pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Bistro Madeleine’s lunch deal A two-course lunch for those not fasting during the Holy Month. 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).
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 for 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 Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
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 Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
Nomad’s summer specials New seasonal recipes are added to the à la carte menu, changing on a weekly basis. Try lobster salad, tuna tartar or chilled seafood bouillon. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8571).
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 cremé 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 Sample a buffet of traditional southern German dishes. Dhs179 (food only). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah 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).
The Med’s super skewers Choose from a variety of skewers, salads and antipasti. Dhs164 (food only). Dhs274 (house beverages). 8pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Traiteur’s buffet nights Try a selection of the French restaurant’s signature cuisine. Dhs295 per person (food only). Thu and Fri 7pm-midnight. Until Eid. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Fire & Ice’s 125 year competition The year-long promotion for the 125 year anniversary of sister hotel Raffles Singapore concludes with a competition to win a two-night stay at the Singapore property. Dine at Fire & Ice between Friday August 9 and Tuesday September 17 for a chance to win. Dhs125 (two course set menu). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 17. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).
Long Yin’s dim sum A selection of steamed and fried Cantonese buns and dumplings for lunch. There is also a buy-two-get-one-free promotion available on Chinese drinks. Dhs21 per dish. 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
Armani/Hashi’s izakaya night Sample some casual Japanese sharing plates and bar snacks, 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).
Der Keller’s schnitzel night Sample traditional schnitzel, options including breaded turkey and emmental cheese. Dhs160 per person. 6pm-11.30pm. Until August 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 406 8999).
Pachanga’s churrasco Brazilian-style barbecue is available at this regular theme night, including seafood and steak, served at the table on skewers. Dhs195. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 318 2530).
Al Forsan Family-focussed entertainment includes pony rides, magicians, face painting and bouncy castles. Dhs245 per person. Half price for children aged six to 12. Free for children under six. 12.30pm to 4pm. Throughout Eid. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6194).
Al Hadheerah Entertainment includes tanoura dancers, a camel show and fireworks. Dhs495 per person. Half price for children aged six to 12, free for children under six. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Throughout Eid. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6194).
Anise A festive buffet, with waterfront views, including the Dubai Festival City musical fireworks and laser show at 9.30pm for Eid. First day of Eid: Dhs275 per person (soft drinks). 7pm-11.30pm. Second day of Eid: Dhs325 per person (soft drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Awtar A Lebanese set menu. Dhs250 per person. 7.30pm-1.30am. Throughout Eid. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
BiCE The Italian set menu is served at your table. Dhs395 per person (house beverages). Dhs295 (soft drinks). Fri and Sat 1pm-4pm. Until August 10. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2520).
Channels An Arabic and international buffet selection, plus face painting and toys for children. Dhs169 (soft drinks). Noon-3.30pm. First and second day of Eid. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).
Choices An Arabic and international buffet, plus activities for kids. Dhs205 (soft drinks). 12.30pm-4pm. Second day of Eid. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Dusit Thani Dubai The buffet includes roasted duck in red curry, a live pasta cooking station, and lamb ouzi. Dhs170 (food only). Dhs195 per person (soft drinks). Dhs235 (house beverage). Dhs495 (bubbly). Fri noon-4pm. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4415).
Kaleidoscope An international buffet. Dhs195 per person (food only). Half price for children aged three to 12. Free for children under 3. 12.30pm-5pm. First and second day of Eid. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah A buffet of international and Arabic food, including soft drinks and shisha in the Ramadan tent. Dhs280 per person. 8pm-midnight. Throughout Eid. Palm Jumeirah (number 056 557 531).
La Parrilla Live Latin music, à la carte main courses and a buffet selection for starters and desserts. Dhs625 per person. Fri, 12.30pm-3.30pm. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).
Lafayette Gourmet A buffet selection from the café’s eight sections. Eid hampers are also available, priced from Dhs300-Dhs3,000. Dhs145 per person. Fri-Sun 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until August 11. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933).
Legends A buffet of international and Arabic dishes and activities for children. Noon-3pm. First day of Eid.Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club (04 295 6000).
Levantine A set menu for lunch of Lebanese sharing plates. Dhs180 per person. Half price for children aged three to 12. Free for children under three. 12.30pm-4pm. First day of Eid. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
MAHEC Eid specials such as chicken riawala, mushroom tandoori and dum jhinga. From Dhs38 per dish. Daily 12.30pm-3.30pm. 7pm-midnight. First and second day of Eid. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
Pachanga A buffet for starters and desserts, plus churrasco served at the table. Dhs195 per person. 6.30pm-11pm. Throughout Eid. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2530).
Pergolas Includes a buffet with live cooking stations and a dessert corner. Dhs249 per person. Dhs120 children aged six to 12. Noon-4pm. Second day of Eid. Al Murooj Rotana (04 321 1111).
Qasr Al Sultan Tent Includes an à la carte seafood menu or four-course set menu for dinner. Dhs275 per person (four course dinner). 12.30pm-4pm, 8pm-3am. Throughout Eid. Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5454).
Ranches A late breakfast including cold cuts and a roast of the day. Dhs99 person. 10am-2pm. First day of Eid. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 360 7935).
The Market Café All-you-can-eat from five open kitchens, dessert buffet and kids activity corner. Dhs219 (soft drinks). Dhs99 children aged six to 12. Free for children under six. 12.30pm-4pm. Throughout Eid. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Farriers Includes an international buffet with live cooking stations and a kids’ corner too on the first day of Eid. Breakfast, Arabic and international dishes are offered on the second day of Eid. First day of Eid: Dhs245 per person. Second day of Eid: Dhs175 per person. 12.30pm-4pm.The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Zafran Includes a live kebab station and dessert counter. Dhs120 per person. Dhs50 for children under 12 years. 12.30pm-3pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm. Throughout Eid. Mirdif City Centre, (04 284 0987).
Zaytoun Tent Buffets with live entertainment and views of Dubai Festival City, musical fireworks and a laser show at 9.30pm throughout Eid. Dhs215 (soft drinks). Dhs105 children aged five to 12. 12.30pm-4pm, 7pm – 11pm. Throughout Eid. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).