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).
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).
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 competition Dine in one of seven restaurants, such as The China Club and Fish Market, in Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek to be entered into a prize draw to win a Fiat 500 or one of seven flights and hotel stays to Europe. Prices and times vary. Until November 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
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).
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).
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).
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 Kitchen’s forest special
The October menu features ingredients from the forest such as game, nuts and mushrooms. Dhs110 per person (soft drinks). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until October 31. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
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 cheeses 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).
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).
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).
Fogueira Restaurant & Lounge’s anniversary The restaurant celebrates their first birthday with a week of live Latin music, samba dancing, a dessert buffet and raffle giveaways. Dhs260 (soft drinks). Dhs360 (house beverages). Until October 10. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 439 8888).
Food Blogger Connect Dubai The global conference comes to Dubai, with a weekend of workshops aimed at food professionals and enthusiasts. From Dhs1,172 (one day). From Dhs1,914 (two days). Fri and Sat 10am-7pm. Until October 5. The Archive, Safa Park, www.foodbloggerconnect.com.
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).
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).
Greenheart Organic’s market day
The first event of its kind is held in collaboration with Balance Café. As well as fresh produce to buy, there will be live cooking demonstrations, an all-organic lunch menu and discounts on organic facials. Free entry. 11.30am-3.30pm. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 381 7010).
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 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).
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).
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).