Our pick of the best offers, menus, events and cooking classes
Al Bayt’s gold cappuccino Sample the ‘Palace cappuccino’ made with 22-carat gold dust and served with lavender, rose and pistachio macaroons made in-house. Dhs80. Daily, open 24 hours. Ongoing. The Palace Downtown (04 428 7806).
Arcadia Lounge’s tapas night
Twelve varieties of Spanish tapas and Spanish grape beverages. Dhs149 per person. Wed 7-10pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).
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).
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. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Certo’s coastal Italian cuisine An à la carte selection of Italian seafood dishes, using local produce. Prices à la carte. Daily 7.30pm-11pm. Until September 14. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Chor Bazaar’s thali deal Includes naan, prawns, chicken and lamb dishes. Not one of the city’s cheapest thalis, but impressive. Dhs139 (soft drinks). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).
Fountain Restaurant’s food-for-life menu Guests can enjoy an evening of healthy eating dishes,such as salmon en papillote withred cabbage and citrus fruit. Dhs120 (soft drinks). 7pm-10.30pm.Ongoing. Mövenpick Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Hyatt Dubai’s 2 for 1 The hotel group offers a buy-one-get-one free promotion on main courses, across its properties in Dubai, including 16 restaurants such as Traiteur, Thai Kitchen, Wox and Miyako. Diners must present discount vouchers accessible from Hyatt website. Prices and times vary. Until October 31. (04 317 2221).
Lafayette Gourmet’s dim sum masterclass Learn to make chicken, seafood and vegetable varieties of dim sum. Dhs145 per person. 7.30pm-9pm. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933).
Miyako’s teppanyaki A set menu deal, including seafood, meat and seasonal vegetable varieties of teppanyaki. Dhs250 per person. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
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).
Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s early bird A set menu for early diners. Dhs149 per person. Daily 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).
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. ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road (04 702 2490).
Signature By Sanjeev Kapoor’s Deccan food festival The ‘Plateau on the plate’ promotion explores Nizam cooking, including kodi mirialu koorma, an andhra-style chicken curry flavoured with peppercorns. Prices a la carte. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until September 12. Melia Dubai, Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
The Market Cafe’s seafood night An all-you-can-eat seafood buffet with lobster, crab, oysters and shrimps. Dhs249 per person (house beverages). Dhs219 (soft drinks). Dhs99 children aged six to 12. 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
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).
The Thai Kitchen’s Wednesday night special Enjoy unlimited Thai dishes served straight to your table. Dhs220 per person. 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Tomo’s Tokyo competition Diners visiting Tomo this week will be entered into a draw, taking place on Saturday September 7, to win a trip for two to Tokyo, including flights, accommodation and cultural tours. Free entry, prices à la carte. Wed-Sat 12.30pm-2.45pm, 6.30pm-10.45pm. Until September 7. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 357 7888).
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).
Brasserie’s theme nights
Daily themed buffet nights. Dhs220 per person (including tea or coffee). Daily 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).
Brauhaus’ Bavarian night
Sample a buffet of traditional southern German dishes. Dhs179 (food only). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
Hard Rock Cafe’s rocking combo
The deal includes a burger, plus hops or mixed drink and a selected T-shirt from the ‘Rock Shop’. Dhs170 per person. Sun-Thu noon-1am, Fri and Sat noon-2am. Ongoing. Dubai Festival City (04 232 8900).
Spectrum on One’s ‘dupper’
A concept of combined supper and dinner with food and entertainment. Dhs350 per person. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
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).
Carluccio’s pasta class for kids Children can learn to make their own pasta at this regular weekly class. Dhs85. 10.30am-noon. Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif (04 284 3728).
Da Shi Dai’s dim sum
An affordable deal, offering freshly made fried and steamed classic recipes. Dhs88 per person. Fri and Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 426 4636).
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 up until 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).
Mazina’s S&S deal
The sushi and steak deal also includes sashimi, salad and side dishes. Dhs300 per person (food only). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Noire at Spectrum on One
Launching today, this ‘dine in the dark’ experience offers a three-course meal, served to guests in a pitch- black room, by waiting staff wearing night-vision goggles. Dhs325 per person (Dhs27 per guest is donated to Sightsavers Middle East). Fri-Mon 7.30pm-10pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
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).
Frevo’s Dia da Independência
The churrascaria celebrates Brazilian independence with Samba dancers and Brazilian barbecue, including shrimp, lobster and 13 cuts of meat. Dhs295 (soft drinks). Dhs475 (house beverages). 7pm-1am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
Sizzling Wok’s five for 54 promotion
Starting today, the restaurant offers a deal of five courses of pan-Asian cooking for Dhs54 per person. Dhs54 per person. Sat-Wed 6pm-midnight. Until September 25. Citymax Hotel Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai (050 100 7065).
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).
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).
Nezesaussi’s Aussie steak night
Unlimited platters of Australian steak and chops, including side dishes and live music. Dhs250 (house beverages). 7pm to 11pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 5927).
Terra Firma’s grape night
A three-course dinner paired with South African grape. Dhs390 per person. 7.30pm-midnight. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Arcadia Lounge’s mezze night A Turkish-inspired mezze menu by celebrity chef Silvena Rowe. Dhs149 per person (house grape). Tues 7-10pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).