Top offers and special menus from accross the city
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).
Blue Flame’s ethical foie gras
Try ethically sourced foie gras from Belgian suppliers Nivo Finesse. Prices vary. Mon-Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8580).
Caramel Restaurant and Lounge’s lunch deal
Sample a three-course business lunch offer. Dhs79 per person. Sun-Thu 11am- 3pm. Ongoing. DIFC (800 227 2635).
Center Cut’s September menu This month’s special includes dishes such as white asparagus custard, seared foie gras with caramelised pear and brioche or Irish sirloin and potato gratin. Three courses: Dhs300 (food only), Dhs385 (grape pairing). Four courses: Dhs380 (food only), Dhs495 (grape pairing). Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
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’ early bird Guests dining from the à la carte menu between 12.30pm-1.30pm for lunch and 7pm-8pm for dinner will get a 50 percent discount on food and a 20 percent discount on beverages. Prices vary. Daily 12.30pm-1.30pm, 7pm-8pm. Until September 30. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4340).
Circle Café’s cupcake festival This month, the café introduces a selection of cupcake recipes such as lemon meringue and double chocolate. Dhs14 per cupcake, Dhs35 for three. Daily 8am-11.30pm. Until September 30. Al Murooj Rotana Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
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 from Hyatt’s website. Prices and times vary. Until October 31. (04 317 2221).
Radisson Blu’s free drive-through Simply drive through the main entrance of the hotel this week and you can pick up a free coffee and doughnut. Free. Daily 7am-10am. Until September 29. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 222 7171).
Rodeo Grill’s oyster week A selection of à la carte specials focussing on oysters. Prices vary. Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until September 28. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Rostang’s grape escape The Wednesday 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).
Sizzling Wok’s five for 54 promotion The restaurant offers a deal on 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).
Sofitel’s French grape week The international promotion takes places at the new Sofitel The Palm this week. Studio du Chef will be offering a tasting of five French grapes for Dhs250. Dhs250 per person. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until September 30. Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 6677).
THE One Deli’s breakfast deal The buy-one-get-one-free deal on breakfast dishes is back. From Dhs31 per dish. Sun-Thu 9am-11am, Fri and Sat 9am-noon. Until October 6. THE One Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 6687).
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).
Urban Bistro’s 2 for 1 The popular café offers a buy-one-get-one free deal on weekday breakfasts this month. Prices à la carte. Sun-Thu 7am-11.30am. Until September 30. CNN Building, Dubai Media City (04 362 4330).
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 Méridien 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).
City Seasons’ barbecue night
Grills prepared to your liking, plus salad and dessert buffet selections at this dry hotel. Dhs140 (soft drinks). Dhs70 (children six-12). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. City Seasons Hotel, Deira (04 294 2777).
Claypot’s Indian street food festival
Check out live chaat, pav bhaji and vada pav counters and an à la carte menu of 15 popular Indian street-food dishes. Prices à la carte. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until October 12. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).
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).
Lafayette Gourmet’s Food Meets Fashion The exhibition includes food tastings, plus a fashion show of clothing made out of food. Prices vary. Wed-Fri 10am-10pm. Until September 28. Galeries Lafayette, Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933).
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).
3in1’s urban picnic Launched today, the new event is a poolside, picnic concept, where guests will be given a basket and blanket, and a DJ spins chill out tunes. Dhs225 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5923).
Carluccio’s pizza class for kids
Children can learn to make their own pizza at this regular weekly class. Dhs85. 10.30am-noon. Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif (04 284 3728).
Da Shi Dai’s dim sum
Freshly made fried and steamed classic recipes at this popular Chinese spot. 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 four-night stay at the Singapore property. Dine at Fire & Ice up until September 30 for a chance to win this special price. Dhs125 (two-course set menu). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. 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
The ‘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).
Ossiano’s galla dinner
Chef George Calombaris prepares a six-course dinner, featuring signature dishes from his Melbourne restaurant The Press Club. Dhs995 per person (including beverages). 7pm-11pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Seafire’s celebrity brunch
George Calombaris, Australian chef and MasterChef Australia judge, hosts a special edition of the Seafire brunch, which will offer the chance to try some of his cooking, as well as to meet the chef. Dhs550 per person (including beverages). 12.30pm-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
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).
Der Keller’s Oktoberfest
Traditional Bavarian dishes, drinks and music. Prices à la carte. Daily 6pm-1am. Until October 5. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8999). Traiteur’s mushroom menu The restaurant celebrates the mushroom season with a special à la carte menu. There is also a complimentary selection of French cheese, for guests to enjoy when they order two courses. Prices vary. Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Until October 18. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Wheeler’s surf and turf
A two-person platter of whole grilled lobster, 360g fillet of beef, French fries, béarnaise sauce, salad and dessert. A bottle of house grape and four bottles of hops are included in the deal. Dhs350 per person. Noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).
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. 6.30pm-11.30pm. 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 to entertain you whilst you dine. Dhs250 (house beverages). 7pm to 11pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 5927).
Tuesday October 1
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).
Fire & Ice’s Irish beef promotion
The seasonal special for October features Kettyle Irish beef from County Fermanagh. Prices à la carte. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Tempt your taste buds with a Brazilian barbecue. Dhs195. 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 318 2530).
Sonamu’s Korean barbecue
Try the all-you-can-eat barbecue. Dhs179. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).
Sushi Sushi’s evening special
Unlimited sushi and sashimi. Dhs189. Sat and Tue 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 282 9908).