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Breakfast at Boulevard Kitchen
Dig into a family-friendly breakfast every day at Boulevard Kitchen. Dishes include freshly-baked pastries, live cooking egg stations, French toast and foul.
Dhs125. Daily 6.30pm-11am. Ongoing. Manzil Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 888 3444).
Breakfast at Address Boulevard
Start your day off the right way with a breakfast buffet. The Restaurant at Address Boulevard offers up cold cuts, cereal, pastries and more, plus your choice from the à la carte menu.
Dhs140. Sun-Thu 6am-11am, Fri-Sat 6.30am-noon. Ongoing. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Breakfast at Plantation Restaurant & Terrace
Head to this JBR restaurant for a set menu of breakfast items featuring eggs, pancakes, fruit, baked goods and more, all day from 6am until 2am, and all for just Dhs49.
Dhs59. Daily 6am-2am. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4733).
Asian flight at Blue Jade
Enjoy a set lunch with dishes including tempura maki, Thai chicken curry and tuna tartare at this Asian restaurant on JBR. You’ll get a starter, soup and main for Dhs98.
Dhs98. Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, noon-3pm. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 318 6150).
Bottomless coffee and cake at Counter Culture Café
Fancy a break? Enjoy unlimited coffee and cake at this Marina spot for just Dhs35 every day.
Dhs35. Daily 6am-11pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotels & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Business lunch at At.mosphere Restaurant
This swanky restaurant, situated on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, offers a classy two-course lunch menu for Dhs220, or a three-course option for Dhs275. Dishes include garden salad, corn-fed chicken, sea bass and chocolate fondant for dessert.
Dhs220 (two courses), Dhs275 (three courses). Daily 12.30pm-3pm. Burj Khalifa, Business Bay (04 888 3828).
Business lunch at Café Belge
Take a midday break and head to this Belgian spot where you’ll get two courses and a hot drink for Dhs95, or three courses for Dhs110.
Dhs95 (two courses), Dhs110 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-2.30pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Business lunch at Eat & Meat
Dig into a full lunch buffet at this Sheikh Zayed Road restaurant for just Dhs75 a person. You’ll get access to the salad bar, cheese table and live cooking stations, too, plus desserts.
Dhs75. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8623).
Business lunch at Crab Market
Try lunch at this new restaurant in DIFC. Dishes include spaghetti alla vongole, soft shell crab and burrata ravioli.
Dhs95 (two courses and a drink). Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 564 55 25).
Business lunch at Feast
Choose from a range of live cooking stations including Asian, Continental, salad and desserts and enjoy dishes including sandwiches, tacos, soups and hot dogs for just Dhs59.
Dhs59. Sat-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).
Business lunch at Gaucho Dubai
You can get your teeth into three courses for just Dhs130 at Gaucho Dubai, choosing from salmon carpaccio and braised ribs to start, followed by sirloin steak, Gaucho burger or lobster tacos.
Dhs130. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Gaucho Dubai, DIFC (04 422 7898).
Business lunch at Günaydın Dubai
This Souk Al Bahar restaurant specialises in meat cuts and traditional dishes, and now has a business lunch. For Dhs120 you can get a four-course meal, with dishes including cold mezz, lentil soup, salads, kebabs, meatballs and more.
Dhs120. Sun-Thu noon-2pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 554 0700).
Business lunch at La Petite Maison
Looking for somewhere to wow your lunch date? Time Out Dubai’s Best French Restaurant, La Petite Maison, is now offering up a special deal. As part of the Déjeuner d’Affaires – meaning "special lunch" – you’ll get two starters, one main and a hot drink for just Dhs180 a person. It runs from Sunday to Thursday from noon until 3pm and dishes include the restaurant's famous grilled lamb cutlets with smoked aubergine, gnocchi with cherry tomato, garlic and Parmesan, grilled sea beam or tiger prawns.
Dhs180. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Gate Village 8, DIFC (04 439 0505).
Business lunch at The Scene
Try a two-course meal including beef carpaccio and fresh mussels. In a hurry? Check out the express version and get soup, a sandwich and chips for under Dhs50.
Dhs49 (express), Dhs75 (two-courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).
Coffee and cake at Brothaus Bakery Bistro
Embrace German tradition and enjoy a special afternoon snack. You’ll get a slice of cake with a choice of coffee or tea for Dhs45, or Dhs80 for two.
Dhs45 (one person), Dhs80 (for two). Daily 3pm-5pm. Until Dec 31. Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay (04 369 0000).
Croissant and coffee at Jones the Grocers
Head to the new grab-and-go spot at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and you’ll get coffee and a croissant for Dhs25.
Dhs25. Sun-Thu 7am-10pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Crown & Lion
If you’re looking for a cheap bite for lunch, get a main course and pint for just Dhs65 every weekday.
Dhs65. Sat-Thu 11am-5pm Byblos Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 448 8000).
Daily Market lunch at BOCA
Try this DIFC eatery’s special lunch, made with fresh ingredients sourced daily from The Waterfront fish and vegetable market.
Dhs90 (two courses), Dhs126 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Gate Village 6, DIFC (04 323 1833).
Dim Sum Plus at Shang Palace
Dig into in 36 varieties of unlimited dim sum, cooked three ways: steamed, baked and fried.
Dhs98. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Dine & Dash at Tesoro
Nip into Tesoro for a two-course lunch that’s quick, easy and hits the spot. The menu consists of favourites from the global Tesoro menu including biriyanis, steaks and curries. Just make sure you don’t dribble it down your business suit.
Dhs90. Sun-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).
Eat and greet at Gevora Kitchen
If you’re looking to impress some colleagues with a selection of healthy dishes, Gevora Kitchen at Gevora Hotel has a three-course business lunch that will satisfy their appetites. As a special offer, four people can tuck in to a wealth of protein-rich meals for the price of three. Now there’s no excuse for your trio to expand into a quartet.
Dhs69 (business lunch). Sat-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 524 0000).
Free coffee with every sundae at Counter Culture Café
Fancy a free cuppa? Head to Counter Culture Café and buy a sundae for Dhs45, and you’ll get a coffee absolutely free. Coffee and ice cream? Double win.
Dhs45. Daily 6am-11pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotels & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Healthy lunch at Zeste Café
Get a two-course healthy lunch from the “lunch on the go menu” at this café for just Dhs49. Dishes include macro super bowl, chicken with broccoli, avocado and chicken panini, kimchi benedict and poke super bowl.
Dhs49. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Hops and tacos at Key West Bar & Grill
What other way to recline on the beach than with a pint in one hand and a taco in the other? Key West will give you both for Dhs99 in a deal that’s available every day – and that’s about how often we like our tacos. Choose from the likes of pulled chicken, shredded beef, achiote fish and a veggie option and let the good times roll.
Dhs99. Open daily noon-11.45pm. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeria (04 376 6290).
Lunch at Almayass
Choose two starters, a main course and a dessert every weekday lunchtime for just Dhs95. Dishes include hummus, tabbouleh, batata harra and manti to start, followed by mixed grill, baked fish or kebabs. Finally get some traditional desserts and a coffee.
Dhs95 (food only), Dhs125 (with a house drink). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Downtown Dubai (04 338 7772).
Lunch at Chicago Meatpackers
Get a two-course meal plus a glass of grape at this restaurant on Palm Jumeirah’s The Pointe. Plus, it’s only Dhs99.
Dhs99. Sun-Thu, noon-4pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 580 7983).
Lunch deal at Café Bateel
Choose from eight main courses from the new lunch menu, plus a dessert and hot drink for just Dhs69.
Dhs69. Daily noon-3pm. Various locations including Dubai Marina Mall, www.bateel.com
Lunch menu at Gürkan Şef Steakhouse
This Turkish steakhouse has a weekday deal where you’ll get a choice of two different three course mals. The Fast Hot is an express lunch for Dhs99, while the Big Hot is a fuller menu for Dhs129.
From Dhs99. Sun-Thu noon-7pm. City Walk, Al Safa Street (04 379 9777).
Lunchtime pizza offer at BiCE
Dig into a pizza and a glass of hops every lunchtime for just Dhs79. Varieties include margherita, quattro formaggi, frutti di mare and bresaola.
Dhs79. Daily 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 318 2520).
Lunch special at Le Petit Belge
Peckish at midday? Head to this JLT spot and get salad or sandwich with fries for just Dhs52, including a soft drink.
Dhs52. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Pullman Hotel & Residence, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster T, JLT (04 242 7794).
Lunch deal at Nara Pan Asian
Fancy a lunch break? Head to this new Asian spot in JLT and you can get three courses for under Dhs100 every weekday. Dishes include chicken teriyaki, sushi and Japanese cheesecake – all for just Dhs79.
Dhs79. Sun-Thu noon-3.30pm. Cluster A, JLT(04 421 1356).
Lunch bento at Tanuki
Dig into a bento box at this Japanese outlet at The Dubai Mall for just Dhs65 during the week.
Dhs65. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 580 8228).
Match day tacos at Loca
Every Saturday and Sunday when there’s a match on, Loca serves up unlimited tacos for the duration, so you can cheer for your team through mouthfuls of chicken, steak and cheese. With options including slow-roasted lamb, Baja fish and beef tenderloin you really can’t go wrong. As for us, we’ll be cheering for the tacos.
Dhs85. Sat & Sun, timings vary. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah 1 (04 346 1111).
Menu du jour at Bleu Blanc
If you’re after a swanky lunch date, head here. Choose from this chic French restaurant’s special daily lunch menu and get a starter and main for Dhs90, or three courses for Dhs120.
Dhs90 (two courses), Dhs120 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 512 5533).
Mix and Match at Cabana
Build your lunch from a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and drinks by the pool. For Dhs105 you can get two items from a set menu, plus soft drinks.
Dhs105. Daily noon-3.30pm. Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Rapido lunch at Salero
Take a lunch break at this Spanish spot and get one tapas, one portion of paella, plus a soft drink for just Dhs117. Or tackle three tapas dishes for the same price.
Dhs117. Sun-Thu noon-5pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5888).
Summer lunch deal at The Observatory
Enjoy stunning views across the Marina and Palm with this special lunchtime rate.
Dhs109 (two-course), Dhs139 (three-course). Sat-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotels & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Take a trip to China to enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine during your lunch break, without leaving Dubai. Indulge in 36 varieties of unlimited dim sum, cooked three ways: steamed, baked and fried.
Dhs98 (food only). Noon-3pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Soup and a sarnie deal at Jones the Grocer
Head to the new grab-and-go spot at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and you’ll get a half sandwich, half soup deal for Dhs45.
Dhs45. Sun-Thu 7am-10pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Thali Lunch at Bombay Brasserie
Who doesn’t want a platter for lunch? Especially when it’s an Indian thali. The lunchtime menu at Bombay Brasserie lets you get stuck into a load of authentic dishes from North India, including kebabs and curries. Best of all, they are served individually, meaning you don’t have to share a thing.
Dhs125. Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).
Tiffin lunch at Moombai & Co.
There’s a new menu every working day of the month for Moombai & Co.’s tiffin lunchbox containing a small plate, a main course, a selection of roti, naan or rice and a dessert of pistachio-stuffed gulab jamun for Dhs50. You can also opt for a biryani lunch with a vegetarian option available at Dhs55, and a chicken berry biryani option at Dhs60.
Dhs50 (tiffin box), Dhs55 (vegetarian biriyani), Dhs60 (chicken berry biriyani). Daily noon-3pm. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8607).
Toasted sandwich and a cuppa The Lion by Nick & Scott
Make the most of your lunch hour with a tasty toastie at this pub from the famous chefs. Plus, you’ll get a cuppa as well.
Dhs48. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 359 2366).
Dhs49 dinner at Brambles
Brambles in Dubai’s Barsha Heights is offering up a special meal deal that will have you saving your dirhams. Brambles’ dinner special runs every day from 7pm until 10pm, and comes in at a pocket-friendly Dhs49. And for that you’ll get a main course, drink and cookie.
Daily 7pm-10pm. Metro Central Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 452 9529).
All-inclusive dinner at The Irish Village
Head to our Pub of The Year for an all-inclusive dinner three times a week. You’ll get unlimited starters, choice of main and unlimited desserts, plus grape, hops and short measures.
Dhs295. Sun, Mon & Tue, 8pm-11pm. Garhoud (04 282 4750).
Aperitivo at Torno Subito
Massimo Bottura’s Torno Subito restaurant has a nightly aperitivo offer, featuring two signature mixed drinks and five bites for Dhs125. The deal is available every day of the week from 6pm to 8pm.
Dhs125. Daily, 6pm-8pm. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5555).
Boardwalk Acoustic at Boardwalk
Head to Time Out Dubai’s Best Outdoor Restaurant 2018 and dig into a three course menu for Dhs160 every Sunday. Plus you can upgrade to two hours of unlimited grape for Dhs295.
Dhs160 (food only), Dhs295 (house beverages). Sunday 8pm-10.30pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 205 4647).
Boodle Fight at C.U
Get a piled of seafood and sauces at Zabeel House Mini for just Dhs150 to share.
Dhs150 (serves two or three). Daily 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Zabeel House Mini, Al Seef (04 707 7077).
Burger and a pint at Joe’s Backyard
If you’re a fan of burgers and pints, look no further than this rooftop spot in Dubai Festival City. For just Dhs99 you’ll get a beef burger, chips and two cold pints.
Dhs99. Sun-Wed 5pm-midnight, Thu 5pm-2am, Fri-Sat 1pm-2am. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City (055 709 4509).
Burger and a pint at Poolside Restaurant
Get a tasty burger and a pint, for just Dhs109 every day.
Dhs109. Daily noon-6pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Cheese and grape night at Grapeskin
Nibble on a cheese board stocked with three types of cheese, complemented with a glass of grape, every night.
Dhs85 (with three small glasses of grape), Dhs180 (with three medium glasses of grape), Dhs225 (with three large glasses of grape). Sun-Wed 4pm-1am, Thu-Sat 4pm-2am. La Ville Hotel & Suites,
Al Safa Street, City Walk (054 309 5948).
Curry night at RIVA
The Sunday night curry night here comes in the form of a thali, crammed full of curry platters and delicious sides. You can dine indoors or al fresco, devouring four curry mains served up with rice, chapatti, yoghurt and salads.
Dhs80. Sun 6pm-11pm. RIVA Beach Club, Palm Jumeirah (04 430 9466).
Curry night at Spike Bar
For Dhs150 you can get stuck into an unlimited curry buffet over the course of three hours – that’s a lot of chicken korma, and they’ll throw in a free glass of grape or hops to wash it all down. Dishes come from chef Hari Ghotra, who trained at Tamarind of Mayfair – one of the first Indian restaurants to be awarded a Michelin star.
Dhs150 (with one drink). Sun 7pm-10pm. Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 417 9999).
Degustation dinner at Rockfish
For Dhs495, diners can expect the likes of yellow fin tuna crudos followed by seared scallops and freshly made tortelli. For the main event, sample line-caught sea bass or veal chop Milanese and cheesecake brûlée at this Mediterranean restaurant.
Dhs495. Daily 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until Sep 15. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
Duck experience at Zheng He’s
Love duck? This Chinese restaurant has a deal for you. Led by a special 'duck master', the meat will be carved and served to visitors in three mouth-watering dishes. That includes duck pancakes and hoisin sauce, crispy duck salad and stir-fry duck in Sichuan sauce.
Dhs620 (for four). Daily, noon-3pm and 6.30pm-11.30pm. Jumeirah Mina A'Salam, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
Early bird on 52 at The Observatory
Take advantage of an early bird special, where you’ll get a three-course menu for Dhs250, every day between 5pm and 7pm.
Dhs250. Daily 5pm-7pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotels & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Early dinner at Billionaire Mansion
Enjoy a sharing menu of signature dishes from chef Reif Othman, as well as a bottle of grape and the live shows at this cool nightspot in Business Bay.
Dhs395 (per person). Tue-Sun 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 510 3100).
Early supper at Marina Social
Book in for a bargain early supper of Marina Social classics every day from 6pm until 7pm.
Dhs160 (two courses), Dhs210 (three courses). Daily 6pm-7pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).
Fisherman’s catch at Noépe
Enjoy a signature Martha’s seafood platter with two glasses of bubbly for just Dhs395 every day at this New England restaurant at The Creek.
Dhs395. Sat-Thu 5pm-8pm; Fri 6.30pm-8pm. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1814).
Five-course feast at BASTA!
Prepare your appetites, there are five courses of Italian food you need to demolish. This deal sees you get five dishes for just Dhs149, from the menu from US Michelin-starred chef David Myers.
Dhs149 (per person, minimum two people). Daily noon-midnight. Ongoing. Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 512 5522).
Fondue night at Vintage
Love cheese? Enjoy an evening of unlimited fondue and grape at this bar in Oud Metha.
Dhs200. Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun. 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 324 4100).
Fresh catch at Hoi An
Enjoy a seafood platter including oysters, king crab, lobster, crab, mussels, king prawns and crab salad.
Dhs605 (two people). Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Frevo churrascaria experience
Enjoy watching a selection of meats carved at your table, before polishing them all off at this Brazilian restaurant on the Palm.
Dhs295. Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
Happy hour at Alloro
Head to this Italian restaurant at Dubai Marina and you’ll get two for one on all main courses and glasses of house grape, from Saturday until Thursday, 5pm until 7pm.
Prices vary. Sat-Thu, 5pm-7pm. Ongoing. Wyndham Dubai Marina Hotel (04 407 8872).
Indian night at The Lido
Every Sunday The Lido will serve up dishes from Delhi to Kerala, starting with fresh Indian salads, breads and a smoking chat station, along with curries featuring chicken tikka trio’s, tandoori vegetables and murg masaka. There’s also gulab jamun, saffron rice kheer and ras malai for dessert.
Dhs125 (food only), Dhs65 (kids aged 12 and below), free (kids aged four and below). Sun 7pm-11pm. QE2, Port Rashid (04 526 8811).
Jerk night at Ting Irie
If you’re after a spicy way to start your week, get yourself down to this Caribbean joint for a night of jerk chicken and Jamaican hops. For just Dhs99 you’ll get a portion of poultry and one bottle of hops. Or supersize it for extra chicken.
Dhs99 (regular), Dhs139 (XL). Sun 5pm-2am. Ongoing. Souk Al Manzil, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 557 5601).
Ladies’ night at The Restaurant at Address Boulevard
Ladies, order food to the value of Dhs150 and you’ll get a free bottle of grape to wash down your meal, any night of the week.
Prices vary. Daily 6pm-10pm. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Ladies’ night at Babiole
Ladies, you visit this Mediterranean restaurant with your mates on a Sunday, you’ll get unlimited mixed drinks to accompany your meal.
Dhs145. Sun 8pm-1pm. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 515 4665).
Men’s night at Nezesaussi Grill Dubai Marina
Gents, kick-start your week with a pie and a pint for Dhs99 every Sunday at this fun sports bar in the Marina.
Dhs99. Sun 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).
Oyster night at Crab Market
Get freshly shucked oysters for just Dhs7 each every Sunday at this seafood restaurant. There’s also a live saxophonist to kick-start your week.
From Dhs7. Sun 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 564 5525).
Oyster night at NEOS
This swish bar serves up a bi-weekly night where you’ll get a dozen oysters and a bottle of French bubbly for Dhs700.
Dhs700. Sun & Tue, 8pm-2.30am. Ongoing. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Paella de la Noche Party at Andalucia Tapas & Grill
Enjoy unlimited paella and grape for two hours for just Dhs150 per person at this Spanish restaurant in Jebel Ali.
Sun 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Jebel Ali Recreation Club (04 882 3771).
Pre-theatre menu at The Loft at Dubai Opera
Head to this swanky restaurant before your show and you’ll get a special two- or three-course set menu. Dishes include burrata with heirloom tomatoes, cucumber and basil, yellowfin tuna tartare, braised Angus ribs, seared sole and crème brulee
Dhs195 (two courses), Dhs235 (three courses). Daily 5pm-2am. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 362 7312).
Roast at Barrel 12
This sports bar has a cracking Sunday roast deal. As well as the traditional dinner, the bar is offering five bottles of hops to complement your meaty feast – all for just Dhs199.
Dhs199. Sun 3pm-midnight. Ongoing. Palm Views East, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 4000).
Roast at Fibber Magee’s
Head to this fun-loving pub on Sheikh Zayed Road every Sunday and you’ll get homely roast for just Dhs68, including a pint.
Dhs68. Sun noon-4pm. Saeed Tower One, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 2400).
Roast at garden on 8
Every Saturday and Sunday tuck into chicken, beef or lamb, with all the standard extras (parsnips, carrots, cauliflower cheese et al). There’s also all the live footy to go with your dinner.
Dhs99. Sat-Sun noon-7pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Roast at JB’s Gastropub
When an occasion is billed as “quintessentially British” it’s only right to take notice. If you to this JBR gastropub on a Saturday or Sunday, you can dig into a classic British roast complete with roast potatoes, parsnips, Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower cheese, mashed carrot and swede, and cabbage. Plus, there’s a deal where you can add on a pint (or a glass of grape) for just Dhs15 or two drinks for an extra Dhs130.
Dhs120 (roast), Dhs135 (with one drink), Dhs150 (two drinks). Sat-Sun 1pm-11pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR (04 428 3084).
Roast at Lock Stock & Barrel
What’s better than a Yorkshire with your roast dinner? Your roast dinner IN a Yorkshire, of course. Choose two meats – from a choice of chicken, beef or lamb – and they’ll come nestled within a tasty giant Yorkshire (with all the usual trimmings – it’s a tight squeeze). It’s Dhs135 and comes with a house beverage, too.
Dhs99 (roast and house beverages). Sat-Sun 2pm-11pm. Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai (04 520 0049).
Roast at McGettigan’s JLT
Every Saturday and Sunday you can get your chops around a hefty roast feast – including your choice of meat and all the trimmings all for just Dhs99.
From Dhs99. Sat-Sun noon-3am. Ongoing. Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster J, JLT (04 356 0560).
Roast at McGettigan’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah
This one’s slightly pricier than the JLT version – at Dhs115 – however you’ll get top Burj Al Arab Jumeirah views, a selection of starters and desserts for Dhs30 each and a bottle of house grape to wash it down with for an extra Dh95.
Dhs115. Sat-Sun noon-3am. Ongoing. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 447 0219).
Roast at Pots, Pans & Boards
Every week the beachside restaurant from British chef Tom Aikens hosts a roast, where for Dhs134 you can get striploin, chicken or salmon with all the trimmings.
Dhs134. Sun noon-11pm. Ongoing. The Beach, JBR (04 456 1959).
Roast at Reform Social & Grill
This family-friendly local is the holder of our 2018 Best Pub Food Award for many a reason. And one of those is undoubtedly its roasts. Pick from mustard-crusted Angus beef, half a roast chicken or a combo of the two. It’s served up fresh veg, a huge Yorkshire pudding and plenty of gravy.
Dhs100 (chicken), Dhs124 (beef). Sat-Sun noon-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Lakes, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).
Roast at The Underground
A pub that’s so English it models itself on London’s underground has to suggest it serves up a cracking roast, right? Right. And it’s sticking to the traditional day, too, as this one’s only served on a Sunday. But for Dhs90 you’ll get a tasty roast dinner with all the trimmings. Thirsty? Upgrade by just Dhs10 and you’ll get a glass of house grape.
Dhs90 (roast only), Dhs105 (with one glass of house grape). Sun noon-12.30am. Ongoing. Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).
Roast at Crown & Lion
This old-school English pub in Barsha Heights has a range of deals throughout the week, including a bargainous weekend roast. Every week you’ll get a traditional roast – with lashings of gravy – for just Dhs68. There’s a happy hour from 6pm until 8pm, too, if you needed any more reasons to visit.
Dhs68. Sat-Sun 11am-3am. Ongoing. Byblos Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 448 8000).
Roast at The Lion by Nick & Scott
Head to this gastropub on the Sheikh Zayed Road for a proper British vibe, the match and a pint. Did we mention you’ll get the latter thrown in for the price of your roast?
Dhs110. Sat-Sun noon-11pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 359 2366).
Roast at The Rose & Crown
At the Roasts and Toasts deal you’ll get a two roast dinners as well as a bottle of grape for just Dhs250 between two. And if you fancy sticking around there’s a happy hour with Dhs29 drinks from 4pm until 8pm every day.
Dhs250. Sat-Sun noon-2am. Ongoing. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0022).
Sandwich and grape deal at Panini
Get a sarnie and a glass of grape for just Dhs55. Varieties include buffalo mozzarella, roast beef and Swiss cheese, turkey ham and camembert and salmon.
Dhs55. Daily 8am-1am. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Sikka experience at SIKKA Café
Dig into a special set menu of 11 dishes at SIKKA Café for just Dhs129. The feast starts with mezze labneh dip, hummus Beiruti, harra fries and chicken liver with pomegranate molasses and walnuts. Mains include machbous (slow-cooked aromatic lamb with rice), Persian kebab and butter chicken. Finish with a baked labneh cheesecake with date jam, and legemat.
Dhs129. Sun-Thu 8am-midnight; Fri-Sat 8am-1am. Ongoing. Locations include La Mer, Jumeirah 1, and City Walk, Al Safa Street, www.sikkadubai.ae.
Smørrebrød at Lobby Lounge
Try the Danish speciality at Lobby Lounge. Choose from sweet and savoury with options such as smoked salmon with cream cheese, grilled halloumi with cucumber and Kalamata tapenade or Nutella with wild berries.
Dhs60 (for three). Daily noon-2am. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Steak Sunday at Qube Sports Bar
Get a rib-eye steak with a drink for just Dhs99, or a T-bone and a glass or grape or hops for Dhs149 every Sunday night at this sports bar.
From Dhs99. Sun 3pm-11pm. The Meyan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Sushi and a pint at Ramusake
Visit this cool Japanese spot in JBR and you’ll get sushi and a pint for just Dhs50.
Dhs50. Thu-Tue 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 559 5300).
Tasting menu at Besh
Enjoy a selection of signature dishes, served family-style for Dhs155 a head.
Dhs155. Daily 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).
Three-course meal at Reform Social & Grill
Fancy trying out the food at our Best Pub Food Restaurant 2018? Now’s your chance, for even better prices. Every weekday from noon until 8pm you can dig into a three-course meal, with dishes including Scotch eggs, soup of the day, prawn cocktail, fish and chips, burgers, chicken Kiev, Eton mess and apple and rhubarb crumble. If that doesn’t remind Brits of home, we don’t know what will.
Dhs189. Sun-Thu noon-8pm. Ongoing. The Lakes (04 454 2638).
Travel around Europe with Café W
Enjoy regional treats from Italy including pecorino, arancini and bruschetta. Maybe you’d prefer Spain? Dishes on this deal include prawn and chorizo, manchego and beef pancetta. Finally there’s France where you can indulge in brie, comte and croquettes. All three packages include a bottle of grape from that country, too.
Dhs210. Daily from 6pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Two for one at Thiptara
Head to this fancy Thai restaurant for stunning Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain views, and equally impressive dishes. Every night from 6pm until 8pm you can get buy one, get one free on the express menu, with dishes including sautéed beef tenderloin and green Thai curry.
Dhs180. Daily 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. Palace Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Unlimited sushi at Miss Tess
Get all-you-can-eat sushi for three hours every Sunday at this quirky Asian spot in Business Bay.
Dhs98. Sun 8pm-11pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (050 650 4988).
Unlimited wings at Long’s Bar
Dig into all-you-can-eat wings every Sunday to Wednesday at this longstanding bar. Plus, wash them down with a bottle of hops, all for Dhs99.
Dhs99. Sun-Wed noon-3am. May 1-Jul 31. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).
Urban dinner at Café Nikki
Get a three-course sharing menu and a bottle of grape at Café Nikki, Nikki Beach Dubai’s chic bistro.
Dhs500 (for two). Daily 6pm-11pm. Nikki Beach Dubai Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeira (04 376 6000).
Vietnamese family dinner at Lao
Dig into a Vietnamese feast at Lao.
Dhs290 (per person, with a drink), Dhs99 (kids aged six-12). Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).