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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 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).
All-you-can-eat dim sum at Long Yin
Love dim sum? Every Saturday you can dig into unlimited amounts of steamed and fried dumplings at this Asian restaurant in Garhoud.
Dhs140, Sat 12.30pm-5pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2328).
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.
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).
Buena Vista Lunch at Luchador
Fancy a lazy Saturday lunch? Head to this Mexican cantina on the palm and you can enjoy a three-course menu, with three drinks, for just Dhs179. You’ll also get pool access included until 7pm.
Dhs179. Sat 12.30pm-4.30pm. Aloft Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5550).
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).
Cork and Carvery at Local
Dig into a roast dinner, with carvery stations, a variety of trimmings including Yorkshire puddings.
Dhs99. Sat noon-4pm. TRYP by Wyndham, Barsha Heights (04 247 6644).
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).
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
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).
Mexican Street Market at Tortuga
Love Mexican food? Visit this street market with heaps of ceviche, guacamole and tacos. Plus there’s live music from a mariachi band.
Dhs145. Sat 1pm-4pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (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).
Oh so sushi at Karma Kafé
Dig into unlimited sushi and dim sum every Saturday at this Souk Al Bahar restaurant. Not only will you get your fill in Asian food, you’ll also get a bottle of wine to share thrown in, plus some stunning views of The Dubai Fountain.
Dhs329 (per couple) Sat noon-7pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).
Roast at Nineteen
This golf course restaurant serves up a roast dinner every Saturday from 12.30pm. Enjoy views of the championship course while enjoying dishes including roast lamb and even paella.
Dhs265 (soft drinks), Dhs360 (house beverages). Sat 12.30pm-3.30pm. Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills (04 3905600).
Saturday Fajita Fiesta at Loca
Head to this Mexican every Saturday and you can get any fajita, plus two glasses of grape or hops for Dhs109.
Dhs109. Sat noon-2am. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 346 1111).
Saturday lunch buffet at Dosa & Dhokla
If you’re after some vegetarian food head to this restaurant in Karama for a super cheap lunch buffet. For just Dhs29 per person, you’ll get a full buffet of authentic dishes including Gujarat and tamil nadu.
Dhs29, Dhs15 (kids aged nine and under). Sat 11am-3.30pm. Ongoing. Karama (04 379 0707).
Saturday menu for two at ZOCO
This Saturday deal at Al Habtoor City’s Latin American eatery is worth adding to your weekend dining list. Between 12.30pm and 5pm every Saturday you’ll get a three-course meal, plus a bottle of house grape for Dhs265 between you. Food wise you’ll dig into a selection of tacos, burritos and smooth and tangy guac. Best of all? The homemade churros with chocolate sauce. You’ll be there quicker than Speedy Gonzales.
Dhs265. Sat 12.30pm-5pm. Ongoing. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0044).
Saturday Roast at Rove Dubai Marina
Dig into Roast Chicken or Beef with a selection of vegetables, beef gravy and bread sauce.
Dhs99. Noon-5pm. Rove Dubai Marina (04 241 9400).
Seafood night at Flow Kitchen
Love fish and all things crustacean? Head to this buffet restaurant on the Palm for a seafood feast every Saturday.
Dhs185 (food only). Sat 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
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). Sat Noon-3.30pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
Sushi Saturdays at Nara
Couples, make a date at this Asian spot in JLT on a Saturday and you’ll get unlimited sushi and dim sum, paired with a bottle of grape for just Dhs299 between you.
Dhs299. Sat noon-6pm. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 421 1356).
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).
Add a little tropical sizzle to your weekend at Tropika. Savour a fabulous selection of barbeque favourites and delicious sharing dishes as you soak up the sun and party the afternoon away to lively tracks laid down by DJ Babu.
Dhs190 (food and pool access), Dhs380 (food, house beverages and pool access). 1pm-6pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
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).
Dinner for two at Muchachas
Share a three-course meal, plus a glass of house grape each, for just Dhs199 per couple every Saturday at this quirky Mexican cantina.
Dhs199. Sat 5pm-11pm. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Express, Al Safa (04 327 5878).
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).
Family roast at Gaucho
Gather your friends and families and enjoy a roast with a twist – a steak.
Dhs215 (roast only), Dhs270 (two courses), Dhs320 (three courses), extra Dhs210 (beverages package). Sat noon-11pm. Ongoing. Gate Village 5, DIFC (04 422 7898).
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).
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).
Good vibes by the pool at The Restaurant
Saturdays are made for relaxing, so enjoy an afternoon of bites by the pool.
Dhs295 (two people with pool access). Saturday 2pm-6pm. Ongoing. Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Hola chicas ladies’ night at Gaucho
Ladies, head to DIFC to round off your weekend with a special night for you. You’ll get three free drinks and 50 percent off bar food.
Prices vary. Sat 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Gate Village 5, DIFC (04 422 7898).
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).
Latino night at Olive Oil
Enjoy Latino dishes at this Satwa spot.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs175 (house beverages). Sat 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
Oh so sushi at Karma Kafé
Make a date Downtown and you’ll dig into unlimited sushi and dim sum, plus get a bottle of grape, for just Dhs329 per couple. The difference? This one has stunning Dubai Fountain views. So whatever part of town you’re in you’ll get top Asian food and a good view every Saturday.
Dhs329. Sat 2pm-7pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).
Paella night at The Fish House
Love seafood? Head to this spot in Dubai Festival City every Saturday and you’ll get a paella, plus a jug of Spanish mixed drink and apple pie for just Dhs110.
Dhs110. Sat 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
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 Bread Street Kitchen
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay offers up a stellar roast every Saturday from noon until 4pm. Bring the whole gang along to this family-friendly restaurant at Atlantis The Palm and dig in. The roast features all the trimmings you could hope for – think crispy roast potatoes and giant Yorkshires.
Dhs135. Sat noon-4pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
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. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach The Walk (04 559 5355).
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 447 0219).
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. The Lakes, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).
Roast at The Red Lion
Every Saturday from 1pm until 4pm you can get a roast deal for just Dhs179, including four drinks at this roast brunch.
Dhs179. Sat 1pm-4pm. Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 522 6145).
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. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).
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. 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. 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. 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).
Saturday roast at Marina Social
Enjoy a proper roast dinner at this Marina spot. Choose from beef, chicken or lamb.
Dhs119. Sat 1pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).
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).
Street food buffet at Gharana
Dig into unlimited Indian street food at a special buffet at Gharana.
Dhs95. Sat 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Sheikh Zayed Road (04 323 4333).
Sushi Saturdays at Asia Asia
If you’re after unlimited sushi and dim sum, with a side of Marina views, then Asia Asia is your go-to Saturday spot. Order up some platters of sushi (maki rolls, nigiri et al) and tasty dim sum (we recommend the chilli chicken ones) and wash it all down with a bottle of grape for just Dhs329 for two.
Dhs329. Sat 2pm-7pm. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 276 5900).
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).
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 pizza and pasta at Solo
Dig into all-you-can-eat pizza and pasta every Saturday night for just Dhs120 at Solo
Dhs120. Sat, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Wafi, solodubai.ae (04 314 9720).
Unlimited tapas at L!QD
Get a selection of unlimited hot and cold tapas at this pool bar spot every Thursday for under Dhs100. You’ll also get unlimited Spanish mixed drink, too.
Dhs99. Thu 8pm-10pm. Ongoing. TRYP by Wyndham, Barsha Heights (04 247 6666).
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).
Weekend roast at Local
Get a traditional roast dinner every Saturday at this Barsha Heights spot.
Dhs99. Sat noon-8pm. Ongoing. TRYP by Wyndham, Barsha Heights (04 247 6666).