You won't go hungry with our pick of feasts from around the emirate
Time Out Dubai staff
Angelina Tearoom’s daily brunch The selection includes eggs prepared however you like and mini Viennoiserie-baked goods. Dhs120 per person. Daily 10am-2pm. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 362 750).
Aspen by Kempinski’s lunch deal The set menu deal promises to be served in just 45 minutes, or else you can claim it free of charge! Dhs120 (two courses). Dhs150 (three courses). Sun-Wed noon-3pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).
BiCE’s vinoteca night Sample six varieties of grape, paired with Italian nibbles. Dhs285 per person. 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2520).
Blue Jade’s dim sum happy hour Unlimited dim sum and tea-infused mixed drinks. Dhs150 per person. Daily 5pm-7pm. Until January 31. The Ritz-Carlton JBR (04 318 6150).
Chef’s House’s sushi night Sushi, sashimi and other Japanese dishes are on offer at the buffet and live cooking stations. Dhs135 per person (soft drinks). Dhs195 per person (house beverages). 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Claypot’s coastal journey An à la carte menu of Indian seafood recipes, prepared in Konkan, Goan, Maharashtran and Keralan style. From Dhs40 per dish. Sat-Wed 7pm-midnight, Thu-Fri 7pm-1am. Until February 7. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).
Fire & Ice The seasonal special focuses on sustainable fish and seafood accompanied by seasonal organic vegetables. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until January 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).
ICHO’s business lunch Sample three savoury courses, plus miso soup in 30 minutes, at this speedy lunch deal. Dhs100 per person. Sat-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
Long Yin’s seabream promotion Choose from a selection of cooking methods such as steamed with premium soy sauce or deep fried with salt, pepper and spring onion. Dhs210 per kg. Daily 12.30pm-5pm, 6pm-11pm. Until February 10. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Mazina’s business lunch deal A discounted promotion for Dubai Shopping Festival. Diners can eat from an international range of live cooking stations such as a Cantonese wok or the rotisserie grill. Dhs110 (soft drinks). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Until February 2. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Nomad’s Spanish nights An evening of Spanish tapas and Flamenco dance classes and live Spanish guitar music. Dhs50 per person (classes only, food priced à la carte). 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8571).
PAX’s ‘fame game’ A hunters feast of seasonal winter game dishes, such as venison tenderloin with red berry sauce or wild rabbit with carob honey sauce. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until January 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Sake No Hana’s zensai promotion The Japanese venue introduces a special of mixed drinks teamed with small plates. From Dhs75. Sat-Wed 6am-9pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar (04 432 7800).
West 14th’s beef and reef night A selection that includes wagyu rump, Texas smoked brisket and sirloin, plus grilled prawns, calamari, local lobster and oysters cooked on the barbecue. Dhs200 per person (food only). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Oceana, Palm Jumeirah (04 447 7601).
Benjarong’s noodle promotion The restaurant honours a tradition of beginning the year with noodles to symbolise wishes for a long life. Sample Thai specialities such as phad sie eiw with chicken, dark soy sauce and kale or flat rice noodle soup with fish balls, calamari, chicken, fried bean curd, white fungus and morning glory. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm. Until January 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Sakura’s sushi deal This lunch deal offers guests all you can eat on sushi. Dhs129 per person. Dhs65 (children aged six to 12). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276963).
SoHo Bar & Grill’s Ribs and Rock ’n’ Roll night Tuck into ribs whilst listening to music from the 1950s-1970s. Prices vary. 6pm-2am. Ongoing. Century Village, Garhoud (04 286 8520).
The Kitchen’s Caribbean menu The promotion includes dishes such as coconut and pumpkin soup, salted cod fritters and barbecue jerk chicken. Dhs110 per person (soft drinks). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until January 30. Hyatt Regency Dubai (04 317 2222).
3in1’s urban picnic This 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 Unlimited freshly made dim sum. Dhs88 per person. Fri and Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina (04 426 4636).
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).
Ripe’s farmers’ market The organic farmers’ market returns, in a location in Safa Park, with events such as cooking workshops. Free entry. Fri 9am-2pm. Ongoing. Safa Park, Al Wasl Road, www.ripeme.com (04 380 7602).
THE DEK on 8’s Soak event Enjoy cooking and beverage stations, music, ‘surprise’ entertainment and use of the pool. Dhs295 per person. 2pm-6pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Amala’s Bollywood nights Get dinner teamed with a Bollywood movie screening at 3.30pm and 7.30pm. Dhs285 per person (food and movie only). 6pm-1pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, The Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Wheeler’s surf and turf A two-person platter is on offer here 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. Dhs350 per person. Noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).
Benjarong’s group dining deal This month, guests dining off the special set menu in groups of ten or more will receive a complimentary voucher for the hotel’s Friday brunch for the soft drink package. Dhs245 per person (Benjarong set menu). Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until January 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Rosso’s barbecue night Italian style barbecue with grilled fish and meat. Dhs189 per person. 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 2000).
Salero Tapas & Bodega’s business lunch The deal offers one cold tapa, one hot tapa and one dessert from a daily changing selection. Dhs95 per person. Sun-Wed noon-6pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5888).
Gaucho’s grape society Sommelier Marina hosts an interactive class on Argentine grape. Dhs200 per person. 7.30pm-10pm. Until January 27. DIFC (04 422 7898).
Nezesaussi’s Aussie steak night Unlimited platters of Australian steak and chops, including side dishes and live music. Dhs250 (house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 5927).
Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s truffle special Available for a limited time, the steak house launches a Monday night three-course set menu using truffles and paired with grape. Dhs450 per person. 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing until further notice. The Adress Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).
St Tropez Bistro’s oysters and bubbly Monday nights offer three French oysters and one glass of bubbly. Dhs99 per person. 7.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 3415).
Arcadia Lounge’s mezze night Get to feast on a Turkish-inspired mezze menu by celebrity chef Silvena Rowe. Dhs149 per person (house grape). Tue 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).
Jazz@PizzaExpress’s open mic night At this weekly event, diners can head up on stage. Normal à la carte menu is available. Prices vary. 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342). Saffron’s seafood night The selection ranges from lobster bisque to spicy grilled tiger prawns. Dhs225 per person. 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0000). Sonamu’s Korean barbecue Feast on this venue’s all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue. Dhs179. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).