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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 Dhs59.
Dhs59. Daily 6am-2am. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4733).
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 Dhs85 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).
Lunch deal at Café Bateel
Choose from main courses from the new lunch menu, plus a dessert and hot drink for just Dhs69.
Dhs69. Daily noon-5pm. Various locations including Dubai Marina Walk, www.bateel.com.
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-4pm. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
The Irish Village
Make a date every Friday and Saturday between noon and 4pm and dig into a slap-up carvery paired with a selection of beverages at this Irish pub.
Dhs90 (three soft drinks), Dhs145 (three select house beverages), Dhs165 (three draughts), Dhs195 (five select house beverages), Dhs215 (five draughts). Fri-Sat, noon-4pm. Studio One Hotel, Dubai Studio City, www.theirishvillage.com (04 241 8444).
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).
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).
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).
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 5pm-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
Dhs225 (two courses), Dhs250 (three courses). Daily 4pm-8pm. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 362 7312).
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.
From Dhs119. Fri, Sat and Sun noon-midnight.Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).
Tasting menu at Besh
Enjoy a selection of signature dishes, served family-style for Dhs155 a head.
Dhs155, Dhs170 (soft drinks), Dhs270 (house beverages).Ongoing. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).