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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 of Champions at Brothaus Bakery Bistro
Start your weekend off in the right way by digging into jumbo sausages and a glass of hops for just Dhs75 every Friday from noon until 3pm.
Dhs75. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay (04 369 0000).
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).
Friday breakfast at Ranches Restaurant
Kick-start the weekend with a buffet featuring home-style cooked breakfast dishes, as well as juices, pastries and more.
Dhs135. Fri 9.30am-2pm. Ongoing. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 888 3444).
One Life Kitchen & Café
The lazy weekend breakfast at this cute café in d3 includes three brekkie dishes, two coffees and two glasses of orange juice – all for Dhs125.
Dhs125. Fri-Sat 8am-9pm. Ongoing. Building 5, d3, Ras Al Khor Road (04 513 4727).
Park House has launched a special summer pop-up in Dubai Studio City for a special family-friendly breakfast brunch every Friday and Saturday, and it will only cost you Dhs55. Running from 9am until 5pm every weekend until the end of September, expect everything from avo on toast to Mexican bites.
Dhs55 (adults), Dhs25 (kids menu). Fri-Sat, 9am-5pm. Building 2, Dubai Studio City. www.parkhouse.ae (04 876 7556).
All-you-can-eat dim sum at The Royal Budha
Enjoy dim sum Fridays at The Royal Budha, where you’ll get all-you-can-eat dim sum and unlimited tea.
Dhs78. Fri noon-6pm. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Sheikh Zayed Road (04 323 4333).
All-you can eat at Little Bangkok
Dig into unlimited dishes, including dim sum, stir-fry and more, at this Thai chain every weekend. The deal is available on Friday and Saturday at the Dubai Media City, The Greens and Oud Metha restaurants for three hours, for just Dhs129 a person.
Dhs129. Fri-Sat (three hour period). Call for times. Dubai Media City, The Greens, Oud Metha, www.littlebangkok.com.
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 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).
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).
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 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 at Rockfish
Enjoy a weekend lunch at Rockfish where you’ll get dishes including sea bass fillet and veal chop Milanese.
Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs305 (grape). Fri-Sat 1pm-3.30pm. Until Mon Sep 30. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
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).
Discover the Cantonese dim sum tradition at Shang Palace with Master Yum Cha. Feast on different kinds of unlimited steamed, baked and deep-fried dim sum, hand-pulled noodles, stir-fried vegetables and rice with your choice of soup and dessert.
Dhs180 (soft beverages), Dhs285 (house beverages). Fri Noon-3.30pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
The Long Lunch at McGettigan’s DWTC
Enjoy a signature dish and three house drinks for just Dhs129 every weekend at this popular Irish bar.
Dhs129. Fri & Sat noon-4pm. Dubai World Trade Centre (04 3780 801).
Unlimited dim sum at Zheng He’s
Every weekend dim sum fans can dig into a four-course lunch from noon until 2.30pm on both Friday and Saturday. Starters include cucumber and peanut salad and Chinese-style black fungus salad with sesame dressing. Follow this with loads of steamed, baked and fried dim sum including chicken shu mai, barbecue chicken char siu bao, spiced spinach dumpling, Chinese cabbage and mushroom, seafood money bags, deep-fried minced shrimp and chive rolls and more. Then you’ll get mains including wok-fried beef black noodles, sizzling tofu and seafood rice – all for under Dhs150.
Dhs148. Fri-Sat noon-2.30pm. Jumeirah A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
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-you-can-eat pizza at Trophy Room
If you love pizza you can dig into heaps of it at Trophy Room. For just Dhs79 you can get unlimited pizza, either margarita (san marzano tomato-basil sauce, buffalo mozzarella, basil) or pepperoni (san marzano tomato-basil sauce, beef pepperoni).
Dhs79. Fri 5pm-9pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).
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).
Bangkok night market at Spice Emporium
Enjoy dishes from live cooking stations at this extensive Thai dinner.
Dhs205 (food only). Fri 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).
Backyard party at Maison Mathis
Head to Maison Mathis every Friday to dig into barbecue skwers, pizza, sliders, hot dogs and more.
Dhs119 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages). Fri 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Arabian Ranches (04 450 1313).
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).
Crab night at Monty’s
Love crustaceans? Head to this golf club restaurant every weekend and you’ll get a platter of crab to share. The seafood platter comes with black pepper, spicy tomato or garlic butter sauce so prepare to need those napkins.
Dhs240. Thu, Fri, Sat 5pm-9pm. Ongoing. Address Montgomerie, Emirates Living (04 888 3444).
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. 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).
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).
Mediterranean night at The Lido
Every Friday night this QE2 restaurants hosts a Mediterranean evening with dishes including
pickled octopus, tzatziki and couscous, with live stations offering up paella, pasta, grilled meats and more.
Dhs155 (food only), Dhs65 (kids aged 12 and below), free (kids aged four and below). Fri 7pm-11pm. QE2, Port Rashid (04 526 8811).
Italian night at Olive Oil
Tuck into unlimited pizza, pasta and more at this all-day dining spot.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs175 (house beverages). Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
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 Copper Dog
This cosy pub in JBR boasts a friendly vibe and a decent roast dinner. Hailing from the Highlands, this Scottish pub offers up its roast every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Dhs115. And for your hard-earned you’ll get a hefty slice of beef, or chicken, a mini mountain of roasties and a heap of veg.
Dhs115. Fri-Sat 10am-2am, Sun 5pm-2am. Ongoing. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach The Walk (04 559 5355).
Roast at The Scene
Choose from chicken, lamb or beef – all of which come with roast potatoes, parsnips, red cabbage, cauliflower cheese, ponchmipe (a delicious mish-mash of potato and swede), and your own mini gravy vessel. You can even opt for a super-size version (AKA more meat) or a whole roast chicken for two (Dhs199). Fancy something to wash it down with? You can get a bottle of grape for Dhs130 with every roast dinner purchased.
Dhs125. Fri-Sun noon-midnight. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).
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).
Dive into Shang Palace’s new seafood set menu featuring specialty dishes and a delicious seafood platter, complemented by dim sum and soup prepared to your liking.
Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs388 (house beverages). Fri 7pm-11pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
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.
Sips and bites at Sama Lounge
Head to this rooftop bar in JBR from 7pm every Thursday and Friday and unlimited drinks and nibbles for just Dhs99 for ladies and Dhs199 for gents.
Dhs99 (ladies), Dhs199 (gents). Thu-Fri from 7pm. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 439 8888).
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).
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).
Taco night at Havana Social Club
Head along to Havana Social Club at Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai on a Friday from 7pm until 11pm for a night filled with food and dancing.
And in even better news, tacos are just Dhs10. Meanwhile hops starts at Dhs35 and mixed drinks are Dhs46.
Dhs10. Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6666).
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).
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).
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).