Your next seven days of food and restaurant deals, sorted by our experts
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday October 21
Amwaj Rotana’s online discount Get 15 percent off the total bill at Horizon, Benihana and Rosso restaurants when you reserve your table via the Amwaj Rotana website. Prices and times vary. Ongoing. www.rotana.com/amwajrotana (04 428 2000).
Chimes’ crab festival Specials available this month include Singaporean chilli crab, Singaporean 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).
Grand Hyatt Dubai’s Oktoberfest Have some Bavarian-inspired fun with live music from Munich band Die Kirchdorfer, plus German food and beverages, all in a new-look tent this year. Advanced reservations are advised. Free admission, priced à la carte. Tue-Wed 7pm-1am. Thu-Fri 7pm-2am. Saturday brunch: Dhs199 (soft drinks). Dhs269 (hops and house grape). Sat 12.30pm-5pm. Until October 24. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Salero Tapas & Bodega’s Flamenco night Every Wednesday night, guests can enjoy a Flamenco show with dancers and a live band, plus music from the resident DJ. Free entry. Food priced on consumption. Wed 8.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5888).
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort’s Oktoberfest Starting today, the Sheraton hosts a Bavarian-themed party with German food, hops and live music. Diners will have the chance to win prizes during the week, including flights, night’s stays and dining vouchers. Guests wearing traditional Bavarian lederhosen and dirndl will have the chance to win a Seawings flight for two. Dhs195 (entry and buffet, food only). Beverages priced on consumption. Wed-Sat 7pm-midnight. Fri-Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until October 31. Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 399 5533).
STAY by Yannick Alléno’s “extraction” night Michelin-awarded chef Yannick Alléno is in Dubai hosting a pairing dinner tonight and tomorrow. Experience Alléno’s modernist new version of sauces, which simply involves extractions of juice from ingredients such as squash, celeriac and carrot. These are then paired, in the manner of a grape tasting dinner, with a five-course menu. Dhs450 per person. Wed-Thu 7pm-11pm. Until October 22. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1030).
Thursday October 22
Mint Leaf of London’s Diwali dinner Starting today, celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights with a Diwali-inspired set menu available until the final day of Diwali on Wednesday November 11. Dhs225 per person. Daily 7pm-1am. Until November 11. Emirates Financial Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 706 0900).
Friday October 23
Nezesaussi Grill’s “Fry-day” deal Feast on a Friday fry-up special consisting of an English breakfast with all the trimmings. Dhs45 (fry-up with coffee, tea and soft drinks). Dhs65 (fry-up with one house beverage). Dhs90 (fry-up with selected beverages). Fri 10am-4pm. Ongoing. Manzil Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 5888).
Saturday October 24
China Grill’s Zen Yuan night Get unlimited complimentary canapé plates of dim sum and sushi, as well as a 50 percent off beverages. Bargain. Free. Sat-Mon 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 511 7333).
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).
Sunday October 25
Frankie’s Italian Bar & Grill’s aperitivo deal The restaurant has introduced a Milanese institution: aperitivo. Order a beverage (all priced at Dhs65) and you’ll also get complimentary snacks known as stuzzichini (“toothpicks”). Dhs65 per beverage. Sun 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. JA Oasis Beach Tower, The Walk, JBR (04 399 4311).
Pronto Café’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Pink treats from cupcakes to lemonade, with proceeds donated to Pink Caravan. From Dhs10 per item. Sun-Thu 7am-7pm. Until October 31. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
Monday October 26
Bombay Brasserie’s early-bird deal Dine early for a reduced rate. The menu includes chaat, chicken tikka masala, lasooni palak paneer, gulab jamun, quinoa kheer and assorted ice-cream. Dhs150 per person (three courses) Daily 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).
Tuesday October 27
STAY by Yannick Alléno’s grape night Enjoy a selection of grape from Rhône in France, paired with five courses. Dhs450 (food only). Dhs1,150 (grape pairing). 7pm-11pm. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1010).