Today's best Thursday dining deals in Dubai – from Ayubowan to The Grape Escape

Whether you’re looking for authentic Sri Lankan street food or unlimited pizza, cheese or seafood – the choice is yours


Happy Thurs-yay! We’ve made it through to the end of the week and it’s time to celebrate. There’s a whole heap of things going on this weekend, so be sure to check them out. But in the meantime, make the most of the end of the week with one of these top deals. Whether you’re looking for authentic Sri Lankan street food at a Time Out Dubai award-winning restaurant, a steak lunch to kick your weekend off early, or unlimited pizza, cheese or seafood – the choice is yours.

Street food fest at Ayubowan
Time Out Dubai’s Best Budget Restaurant The Colombo Street Food Festival is back on Thursday (November 8) from 7pm until 11pm, for an authentic Sri Lankan street food fest that you don't want to miss. Expect dishes including kottu roti with chicken or beef, paratha with dallo curry and Sri Lankan fruit salad. And it's all just Dhs50 a head.
Open daily 10am-11pm. Cluster N, JLT (056 320 1986).

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. What a way to kick off the weekend.
Dhs130. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Gaucho Dubai, DIFC (04 422 7898).

L’apres ski Thursdays at The Grape Escape
Love cheese? So do we. Dig into unlimited raclette, fondue, cheese, charcuterie and a glass of grape for just Dhs129 every Thursday night. We’re ready to embrace the fromage fest.
Dhs129. Thu 5pm-1am. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).

Pizza night at Via Veneto
It’s Thursday – it’s time to celebrate with unlimited pizza and sparkling. Head to this Thursday night brunch at Via Veneto and enjoy the Italian grub and a side of Burj Khalifa views.
Dhs149 (ladies), Dhs199 (gents). Thu-Fri 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Manzil Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 242 7882).

Seafood night at Feast
This seafood night at Feast includes a huge buffet with a variety of live cooking stations serving up your favourite fish dishes. If you’re a seafood fan you don’t want to miss this one.
Dhs210 (buffet). Thu 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).

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