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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.
Dhs137. Daily 6.30am-11am. Ongoing. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
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).
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 Dhs125.
Dhs95 (two courses), Dhs125 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. 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.
Dhs85. 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.
Dhs59 (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.
Dhs55 per person. 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.
Dhs95 (two courses), Dhs130 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Gate Village 6, DIFC (04 323 1833).
Dim Sum Plus at Shang Palace
Take a trip to China to enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine during your lunch break, without leaving Dubai. Indulge in a variety of unlimited dim sum, cooked three ways: steamed, baked and fried.
Dhs98 (food only). 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, Mon, Wed and Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).
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 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 Walk, www.bateel.com (04 368 4697).
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).
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 Dhs125, or three courses for Dhs175.
Dhs125 (two courses), Dhs175 (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 12.30pm-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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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.
Prices vary. Tue-Sun 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 510 3100).
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 Dhs160, from the menu from US Michelin-starred chef David Myers.
Dhs160 (per person, minimum two people). Daily 6pm-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. Fri and Wed . 7pm and 10pm. Ongoing. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 324 4100).
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).
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).
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 5pm-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 (three-course dinner and unlimited free flowing drinks), Dhs195 (three-course dinner, two oysters and unlimited house drinks). Sun 7.30pm-10pm; 10pm-1am. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 515 4665).
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-11pm. 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.
Sat-Wed 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 6pm-8pm. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 362 7312).
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. Behind 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-10pm. Ongoing. Media One, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
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 Dhs99 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 and a house drink for Dhs115.
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. Fri-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 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 Dhs85. There’s a happy hour from 3pm until 9pm, Monday to Friday; 3pm to 8pm Saturday to Sunday too, if you needed any more reasons to visit.
Dhs85. 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).
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).
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).