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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).
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 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 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 Feast
Choose from a range of live cooking stations including Asian, Continetal, 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 the likes of salmon carpaccio and braised back 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 mezzes, 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).
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).
Crown & Lion
Get a platter of ribs and a pint for just Dhs109 every Wednesday.
Dhs109. Wed 11am-3am. 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. 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). Every Sat-Thu noon-3pm. 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.
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. 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 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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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. 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. Ongoing. 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).
Unlimited dim sum at Little Bangkok
Fancy finding out how much dim sum you can eat? Wonder no more. Head to Little Bangkok on a Monday and Wednesday and you’ll get a three-hour package of unlimited dim sum, stir-fried rice, noodles and free-flowing tea.
Dhs96. Mon & Wed (three hour period). Call for times. Various outlets including Dubai Media City and Sheikh Zayed Road. www.littlebangkok.com.
Unlimited dim sum at TOKO Downtown
Love dim sum? Fancy eating as much of those bite-sized morsels of happiness as possible? You’re in lucky as swanky restaurant TOKO Downtown, at Vida Downtown, is offering up an all-you-can-eat deal, especially for lunchtimes. For under Dhs100, you can dig into six varieties of dim sum as well as noodles, tempura and rice dishes every weekday from noon until 3pm.
Dhs98. Sat-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Wicked Wing Wednesdays at Wok Boyz
Dig into spicy Korean wings every Wednesday at this Asian street food chain. The best news? They’re only Dhs3 a pop.
Dhs3. Wed 11am-1am. Ongoing. Sheikh Zayed Road, www.wokboyz.com (04 240 2999).
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).
Barbecue night at The 44
This cool sports bar in Al Habtoor City is serving up a barbecue deal, where you’ll get a selection of fresh grills, two sides and one house beverage for Dhs85. The deal runs every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm until midnight.
Dhs85. Mon & Wed 6pm-midnight. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City (054 581 1758).
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 buffet at Vintage
Dig into unlimited cheese and cold cuts alongside grape, every Wednesday from 7pm until 10pm.
Dhs257. Wed 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 324 4100).
Cheese and grape night at La Terrasse Pool Deck
Enjoy a grape and cheese night at this spot at M Hotel Downtown by Millennium.
Dhs99 (soft drinks), Dhs159 (grape). Wed-Thu 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. M Hotel Downtown by Millennium, Downtown Dubai (04 450 2068).
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 Nelson’s
Not only can you get stuck into a delicious curry for Dhs85, you can also take advantage of the daily happy hour between noon and 8pm to wash down those spices. Choose from either chicken, lamb or vegetable varieties with a selection of sides. You’d be mad-ras to miss it.
Dhs85. Wed noon-11pm. Media Rotana, Barsha Heights (04 435 0201).
Curry night at Reform Social & Grill
Yes it’s curry night and the feeling’s right, and if there’s any curry shindig that’s going to get you singing, it’s the Wednesday night offering at Reform Social & Grill. Choose from creamy chicken korma, tasty lamb rogan josh, fully-loaded vegetable curry and a beef vindaloo that will warm the cockles for just Dhs99 every Wednesday night at the British gastropub. Sides include pilaf rice, Bombay potatoes, poppadums, raita and mango chutney.
Dhs99. Wed 5pm-11.30pm. Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes (04 454 2638).
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. 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).
Grill night at The Observatory
Dig into all-you-can-eat grills for two hours at this sky high restaurant in the Marina every Wednesday.
Dhs249 (food only), Dhs399 (house beverages). Wed 5pm-11pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotels & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
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).
Huntress night at Hunters Room & Grill
Gather the ladies and head to this steakhouse for special menu, where you’ll get 50 percent off food plus unlimited grape.
Prices vary. Wed 7pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).
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 Fogo de Chão
Ladies, book into this DIFC churrascaria and you’ll get a 50 percent discount on the Brazilian Churrasco experience. Plus you’ll get three free drinks, too.
Prices vary. Wed 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Central Park Towers, DIFC (04 343 8867).
Ladies’ night at Nara Pan Asian
If you’re out in JLT on a Wednesday, take a trip to this trendy new Asian joint. Not only will you get 20 percent off food – the truffle and edamame dumplings are delicious – but you’ll get four free drinks, too.
Prices vary. Wed 5pm-1am. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 421 1356).
Ladies’ night at Jazz@PizzaExpress
Love pizza? Ladies, head to Jazz@PizzaExpress and get 25 percent off food and three glasses of grape every Wednesday. How many doughballs can you handle?
Prices vary. Wed 7.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342).
Ladies’ night at Crab Market
Cool DIFC spot Crab Market has a special female-friendly deal every Wednesday. Head here from 7pm and you’ll get unlimited free drinks, plus 25 percent off the menu. Specialities obviously include the namesake crustacean, however there are fish and veggie dishes, too. A good spot for a post-work catch up with your fellow restaurant-lovers.
Wed 7pm-midnight. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 564 5525).
Ladies’ night at Feast
Bellissima ladies’ night is a carby affair, with unlimited pasta and antipasti washed down with unlimited red and white grape. The resident DJ plays out hip-hop and R&B hits and there’s even hops pong on offer if you fancy your chances. Blokes are also welcome at this one, and for Dhs99 they’ll get unlimited scran and one hops.
Dhs99. Wed 6pm-11pm. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).
Ladies’ night at Hunters Room
When you’re planning your next dinner with the ladies, book into Hunters. You’ll get unlimited grape throughout – there are no time limits on this when it comes to drinks. The steaks are delicious – tender and juicy – and when you pick off the ladies’ night menu you get 50 percent off. So that’s fillets coming in at under Dhs100, ladies. Sides are Dhs90 for three to share (don’t miss the creamed spinach) and you’ll also get some freshly-baked bread with an entire collection of salts to try – from Himalayan to Atlantic sea salt.
Wed 7pm-11pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).
Ladies’ night at Mr Miyagi’s
At this ladies’ night in Media City you’ll get three dishes for Dhs99 (think dim sum, kung pao chicken, crispy duck salad et al) and you’ll also get two hours of free-flowing drinks, too.
Wed 5pm-11pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 420 7489).
Ladies’ night at Tr!beca
Expect pumping tunes, a hops pong table and an American-themed food menu – pizzas, tacos, nachos and more are all half-price for ladies. There’s even a new vegan menu to try. And you’ll also get unlimited free drinks to wash it all down with.
Wed 8pm-1.30am. JA Ocean View Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Residence (050 345 6067).
Ladies’ night at Via Veneto
Head to this Italian restaurant and you’ll get four free drinks, a main and views of the Burj Khalifa. Dishes are fresh and tasty, and include pizzas and pastas. For a laid-back ladies’ night in Downtown, this is worth a visit.
Dhs99. Wed 6pm-11pm. Manzil Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 242 7882).
Ladies’ night at Social by Heinz Beck
The Palm Jumeirah restaurant from the three-Michelin starred chef has a ladies’ night that runs every Wednesday. From 7pm until 11pm, you can enjoy a special three-course menu, including one free glass of grape or sparkling.
Dhs225. Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).
Ladies’ night Weslodge Saloon
Ladies, visit this bar on the 68th floor of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai and enjoy two free drinks with your panoramic views. You’ll also get 50 percent off main courses, as well as two more drinks with your meal.
Prices vary. Wed 7.30pm-2am. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 560 1700).
If you’re all about lashings of melted cheese, head to this Business Bay fondue night where you’ll get freshly baked bread to dip in molten cheese for Dhs160 per couple.
Dhs160. Wed 6pm-11pm. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).
Pizza and grape night? Yes please. Every Wednesday is “Pop & Pizza” night at Italian eatery Luigia and for Dhs150 can you get one pizza (from a choice of three) and three glasses of Italian grape.
Dhs150. Wed 5.30pm-midnight. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 349 6950).
There are more than 50 types of grape to sample and a huge range of cheeses to nibble on (from Roquefort and cheddar to soft goat’s cheese flavoured with lavender and juniper berries, washed rinds, blue moulds, Parmesan and pecorino) at this popular night.
Dhs210. Wed 8pm-11pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh (04 511 7139).
Oyster night at Seafood Kitchen
Head to this seafood restaurant at The Pointe for oyster night every Wednesday. You’ll get free-flowing bubbly and a dozen Dibba Bay oysters for two hours for Dhs195. Plus for an extra Dhs95 you’ll get an extra 12 oysters.
Dhs195. Wed 6pm-8pm. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah (04 390 9999).
Pie night at The Lion by Nick & Scott
Dig into a steak pie, washed down with a pint for Dhs105 every Friday at this gastropub at The H Dubai.
Dhs105. Wed 4pm-11pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 359 2366).
Pizza night at Luigia
Get three glasses of sparkling grape and a signature pizza at this Italian restaurant in JBR every Wednesday, for just Dhs150.
Dhs150. Wed 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR (04 349 6950).
Platter and a pint at Crossroads
Taking place every Wednesday from 5pm until 2am, guests can dig into mixed snacks such as chilli cheese poppers, barbecue chicken wings and nachos, along with a pint for Dhs80 per person.
Dhs80. Wed 5pm-2am. Ongoing. Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road (04 324 8888).
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).
Ribs and hops at Nezesaussi Grill Dubai Marina
Dig into a selection of ribs, plus two house beverages for Dhs149. Once you’ve had your fill, why not take on some of the bar sports on offer?
Dhs149. Wed 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Address Dubai Marina (04 888 3444).
Roast and a pint at The Stag
The Stag in Citymax Al Barsha serves up a classic roast along with a pint of hops or a glass of grape for just Dhs99. Taking place every Saturday from 12.30pm until 4pm, foodies can expect roast beef with Yorkshire pudding and veggies including potatoes, parsnips, cauliflower and cabbage.
Dhs99. Every Sat, 12.30pm-4pm. Citymax Hotel Al Barsha, Al Barsha (04 709 2100).
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).
Chee[r]se (geddit?) is a grape and cheese night consisting of tapas, antipasti and Stage2’s finest cheeses, plus three drinks.
Dhs140 (per person). Wed 6pm-9pm. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 6888).
Sharing menu at RÜYA
Grab a group of friends and head to RÜYA on a Wednesday to try The Meyhane Experience. The package comes in at Dhs750 for a four-course sharing menu for three to four people, plus tea and coffee and a bottle of house grape.
Dhs750 (for four). Wed 6pm-1am. Ongoing. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 9123).
Taco Wednesday at Coco Lounge
Love a taco? Head to Coco Lounge on a Wednesday and you’ll get four for Dhs99. Choose from veg, chicken and shrimp, plus you’ll get two mixed drinks thrown it, too.
Dhs99. Wed. noon-midnight. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Tapas fiesta at Andalucia Tapas & Grill
Get a selection of six tapas and a jug of mixed Spanish drink to share every Wednesday for Dhs255.
Dhs255. Wed 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Jebel Ali Recreation Club (04 882 3771).
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 Indian feast at Khyber
Enjoy three courses of authentic Indian cuisine, with a side of panoramic views at this Palm Jumeirah restaurant.
Dhs100. Daily 5pm-11pm. Until Sep 30. DUKES Dubai, Palm Jumeriah (04 455 1111).
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. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Unlimited dumplings and sushi at Matagi
Enjoy endless, gyoza, sushi rolls and mixed drinks for Dhs225 at this swish Japanese spot at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai.
Dhs225. Wed 6am-midnight. Emerald Palace Kempinski Hotel Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8850).
Unlimited sushi at Iris
Enjoy four hours of unlimited sushi, including maki rolls and nigiri, at this cool rooftop bar in Business Bay. You can add drinks packages, too.
Dhs190 (food only), Dhs250 (with two drinks), Dhs310 (house beverages). Wed 8pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Oberoi Dubai, Business Bay (056 951 1442).
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. Ongoing. 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).
Wellington Wednesday at Bread Street Kitchen
Gordon Ramsay’s beef Wellington is world-famous for good reason. Why not make a date to try it out on a Wednesday? Every week you’ll get a Wellington to share at this Atlantis the Palm restaurant. It comes with truffle mash, spiced carrots and a carafe of house grape to share, too.
Dhs315. Wed 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Wingman Wednesdays at Perry & Blackwelder’s
Get unlimited chicken wings or a pitcher of hops every Wednesday for Dhs99.
Dhs99. Wed noon-1.45am. Ongoing. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
Wings night at Trophy Room
Choose from four different flavors of grilled chicken wings – sweet chili, teriyaki, buffalo or barbecue accompanied by blue cheese or ranch dipping sauce. And the best news? They’re just Dhs4 every Wednesday from 5pm.
Dhs4 (per wing). Wed 5pm-2am. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
Whoa Wednesday at Mango Tree Thai Bistro
Get a selection of unlimited Thai dishes every Wednesday evening for just Dhs99 per person. Dishes included spring rolls, spicy prawn soup, Thai green curry, pad Thai noodles and more.
Dhs99. Wed 7pm-9pm. Until Sep 1. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (04 374 7555).