It's ladies month, Singaporean crab special or take a tasting tour
Our picks of the week
1 It’s ladies’ month at Náis Italian Kitchen See Wed 1.
2 Singaporean crab specials at the noodle house See Wed 1.
3 Take a tasting tour of Route 66 at West 14th See Wed 1.
4 Seafood special and grape pairing at Stage2 See Thu 2.
5 French food and grape at STAY by Yannick Alléno See Sun 5.
BA Restaurant’s ‘lucky eights’ Modern Chinese haunt BA, which takes its name from the number eight in Chinese (considered to be a lucky number), is offering early diners a 28 percent discount on their meal before 8pm. Prices vary. Daily 7pm-8pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).
Karat’s Arabic afternoon tea This one includes local twists such as flavoured camel milk and sparkling date juice. Dhs59 per person. Daily 5pm-9pm. Until October 9. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Lafayette Gourmet’s ‘seven days, seven ways’ Launched today, this new spree of themed nights features dim sum on Mondays, Arabic mezze and grills on Thursdays and more. Dhs95 per person (soft drinks). Daily 6pm-9pm. Lafayette Gourmet, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933).
MJ’s Steakhouse’s lunch deal Head to the steakhouse for a set price, set menu deal on weekdays. Dhs80 (two courses). Dhs95 (three courses). Sun-Wed noon-3pm. Ongoing. Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730). Náis Italian Kitchen Throughout October, to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month, this Italian eatery is offering female diners a ten percent discount on their bill. This month, you can also sample pink themed desserts such as strawberry mousse and raspberry tart. Prices vary. Sat-Thu 11am-9pm. Until October 31. HDS Tower, Cluster F, JLT (04 452 9991).
Picante’s bacalhau promotion A traditional Portuguese cod delicacy, prepared in a variety of styles. Priced à la carte. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until October 6. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).
Reform Social & Grill’s fish and chip shop The gastropub turns its hand to takeaway, serving a classic British chip shop menu of fish and chips, pies, chip butties, mushy peas and even deep-fried Mars bars. Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Ongoing. Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes (04 454 2638).
Ronda Locatelli’s one-for-one deal Buy a pizza for Dhs100 at this Italian restaurant, and get either a free pint of Italian hops or mocktail included. Daily noon-6pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
The noodle house’s Singaporean crab festival The Asian eatery adds four Singaporean style crab dishes to the menu for a limited period. The menu features black pepper crab or chilli crab, using a choice of either mud shell or soft shell crab to prepare the recipe. From Dhs85. Times vary. Until October 23. Locations citywide, www.thenoodlehouse.com (800 666353).
West 14th’s Route 66 night A new, regular barbecue event with dishes inspired by destinations along America’s iconic Route 66 highway. The selection includes seafood starters, a salad bar, wagyu rump, Texas smoked brisket and Saint Louis-style deep-pan pizza. Dhs200 per person (food only). Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Oceana Beach Club, Palm Jumeirah (04 447 7601).
Dunes Café’s unlimited lobster All-you-can-eat Boston lobster, prepared in a variety of ways, such as grilled or curried. The deal also includes oysters, fish and more seafood. Dhs235 (soft drinks). Dhs315 (house beverages). 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703). Spices Restaurant’s Iranian night Sample unlimited Iranian kebab specialities on Thursday evenings. Dhs89 per person (soft drinks). 7pm-11pm. Until December 18. Mövenpick Hotel Apartments The Square (04 607 2777).
Shanghai Chic’s unlimited tasting night Feast on Asian plates at this Chinese restaurant. Dhs188 (food only). Dhs288 (house beverages). Tue-Sun 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).
Stage2’s seafood pairing This new promotion offers diners a selection of seafood, paired with grape. Dhs125 per person (three glasses of grape). Thu 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 6827).
Flow Kitchen’s breakslow A leisurely breakfast event. Dhs185 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). Dhs465 (half a bottle of bubbly). Fri 11.30am-4pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457). Na3Na3’s Yemeni mandi night Mandi is a Yemeni tradition of slow-cooked rice and meat. Dhs210 (soft drinks). Dhs265 (house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
One on One Bar’s ‘perfect pairings’ Russian beverages with vine leaves on Mondays; Scottish beverages and wagyu beef on Tuesdays; French grape and burgers on Wednesdays; drinks and cigars on Thursday; and pints and pies on a Friday night. From Dhs180 per person. Mon-Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8233).
Sobahn’s Friday dinner deal Korean and Japanese buffet. Dhs99 (food only). 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Matloob Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 7888).
Wheeler’s celebration dinner An eight-course tasting menu for lunch with beverage pairing. Dhs225 (food only). Dhs375 (with beverage pairing). Fri and Sat noon-5pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).
Casa de Tapas’ 2-for-1 A 2-for-1 deal on paella and Spanish beverages (excluding sparkling). From Dhs55 per person for paella. Noon-midnight. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).
Jumeirah’s Summer MasterCard dining deal MasterCard holders get a 20 percent discount in Jumeirah restaurants when paying with their card. Valid for tables of two to six diners. Prices and times vary. Until October 15. www.jumeirah.com/mastercard.
Positano’s family lunch Launching today, the Italian restaurant serves a selection of antipasti, pizzas, pasta, plus main courses and desserts. Dhs160 per person (food only). Free for children under 12. Sat 1pm-6pm. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 414 3000).
Taste of Wafi A family friendly food event. Free Entry. 10am-7pm. Until December 27. Colonnade Area, Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 324 4555).
Tirquaz Bistro & Garden Lounge’s barbecue night Every Saturday evening, enjoy an al fresco poolside barbecue, featuring mixed drinks, a dessert station and music. Dhs99 per person. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Majestic Hotel Tower Dubai, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Fountain Restaurant’s street food promotion Street food recipes from South East Asia, Southern Hemisphere and the Middle East. Dhs110 (one soft drink or one glass of grape). Half price for children seven-12. Free for children six and under. Sat-Mon 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Positano’s fiesta Italiana The Amalfi-inspired selection at this family-friendly event includes antipasti, pizzas, pasta, seafood and a dessert room. Dhs180 per person (soft drinks). 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 414 3000).
STAY by Yannick Alléno’s grape dinner The French restaurant prepares a five-course menu, paired with grape from the Bordeaux region of France. Dhs1,500 per person. 7pm-11pm. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1030).
caféM’s unplugged and unlimited night Live acoustic music performances plus food from the café’s à la carte menu and unlimited beverages. Dhs165 per person. 6pm-10pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Omnia Gourmet’s ‘brinner’ Breakfast dishes, served for dinner. The à la carte selection includes Gulf lobster Benedict and shakshuka. Prices vary. 5pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Jumeirah 2 (04 343 7181).
The Act Dubai’s dinner cabaret Theatre performances, plus Peruvian cooking. From Dhs320 (food only). Mon-Wed 8.30pm-midnight. Until October 8. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).
Cabana’s anniversary menu The hotel celebrates its anniversary. Cabana serves a special five-course set menu across the month. Dhs190 (five courses). Daily 5pm-9pm. Until October 9. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444). Imperium’s pan-Asian buffet A selection that includes Cantonese style duck, dim sum and sushi. Dhs225 per person. Dhs350 (house beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Toko Dubai’s sushi offer Guests on Tuesday nights can enjoy sushi, nigiri and maki, in addition to Japanese beverages and live entertainment in the lounge bar. Dhs225 per person. 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).