Your next seven days of food, sorted by our Dubai experts
Time Out Dubai staff
Blue Orange’s artisan market This market features produce for sale from Secrets Fine Food. The chefs at Blue Orange will share cooking tips and recipes using the ingredients on offer and will also prepare dinner dishes for you. Dhs195 (plus Dhs50 cashback to spend at the market). Wed 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 511 7136).
Chimes’ crab festival Specials available this month include Singapore chilli crab, Singapore pepper crab, Malaysian butter crab and Sri Lankan crab curry. Choose from one of six dishes served with steamed rice or bread. Dhs125 per person. Daily 11.30am-11.30pm. Until October 31. Seven Sands Hotel Apartments, Al Barsha (04 323 4211).
Circle Café’s happy hour Head to the Dubai Media City branch for half-price desserts and fresh juices. Prices vary. Daily 4pm-6pm. Ongoing. CNN Building, Dubai Media City (04 391 5171).
Fish Market’s crazy lobster deal The restaurant celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion it’s offering a lobster meal for just Dhs99. Dhs99 per person. Daily noon-3.30pm, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until October 31. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, Baniyas Road, Deira (04 205 7033).
Hakkasan’s Golden Week menu The restaurant celebrates the annual Chinese holiday with menu specials including the supreme dim sum platter with lychee and lobster dumplings, abalone shu mai with caviar, Alaskan king crab dumplings and Chilean sea bass dumplings. There are also macarons with gold leaf and honeycomb ganache. Dhs228 per person. Daily 7pm-1am. Until October 18. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 8484).
Poolside Restaurant’s ladies’ night This venue hosts a weekly ladies’ night, which offers four free drinks and 50 percent off the food menu. Prices vary. Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 1234).
Al Dana’s taste of Korea night Enjoy the Korean food at this new themed night. Dhs165 (soft drinks). Dhs225 (Korean beverages). Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until October 17. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
La Résidence Restaurant & Lounge’s Le Club Social This regular Thursday night menu deal features three courses devised by Michelin-starred chef Frédéric Vardon. Dhs195 (three courses and a welcome drink). Dhs295 (three courses and unlimited house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 396 2211).
Tortuga Mexican Kitchen’s bubbly promotion Ladies get free bubbly and canaps on arrival, every day. Free. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 5866).
Amaseena’s Arabian night This al fresco restaurant re-opens today. Diners can enjoy a buffet of Arabic food with plenty of seafood options including grilled lobster, tiger prawns, mussels and salmon. There is also a live Arabic performance during the evening. Dhs235 (food only). Dhs315 (including seafood). Dhs125 minimum beverage consumption Fri and Sat. Open Fri-Tue 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).
AOC French Brasserie’s grape brunch This is the second and final Thursday that this brunch will run. It features French grape, foie gras, fresh seafood and more. Dhs230 (soft drinks). Dhs320 (selected beverages). Half price for kids aged 13-17. Free for kids 12 and under. Fri 1pm-4pm. Until October 9. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4848).
Sea Fu Fill up on an unlimited amount of chicken and seafood paella at this restaurant’s event inspired by Valencia in Spain. It also includes a glass of Spanish sparkling grape. Dhs350 per person (starter, main, dessert and a glass of Spanish sparkling grape). Fri-Sat 1pm-4pm. Ongoing. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 270 7802).
Zuma’s Dantai menu Visit the restaurant’s lounge on Fridays to enjoy this set menu featuring spicy Irish beef tartare, roasted leek with saikyo miso and fresh truffle, and crispy duck with sesame plum glaze. Choose two starters and a main course, followed by the Zuma dessert platter. Dhs260 per person. Fri 1.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 425 5660).
Seven Sands’ legemat festival The restaurant celebrates these traditional Emirati-style doughnuts. Diners can enjoy a variety of flavours of the nation’s famous dish. Dhs30 (for two flavours). Daily 8am-1am. Until October 30. The Beach, JBR (04 551 6652).
Tolosa Bodega’s lunch deal Choose dishes from the set menu such as prawn croquettes and spicy tomato sauce, beef tartare and tarte tatin. Dhs100 (main course with a glass of grape). Dhs100 (two courses). Dhs120 (three courses). Daily noon-4pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 453 9220).
Fraîche Café & Bistro’s Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner tonight features traditional roast turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. Dhs125 per person. From 6pm. Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, JLT (04 369 7821).
Okku’s free meal offer Get a two-course lunch at Okku, free when you book a 50- or 25-minute massage at Mandara Spa. The lunch deal features prawn tempura roll, yuzu saikyo miso black cod and more. Dhs199 per person (two courses and a 25-minute massage). Dhs299 per person (two courses and a 50-minute massage). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8270).