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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, Dhs65 (kids aged six to 12). Daily 7am-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-4pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4733).
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 for two. Fri-Sat 8am-9pm. Ongoing. Building 5, d3, Ras Al Khor Road (04 513 4727).
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.
Dhs119, 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 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).
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-4pm. Aloft Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5550).
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).
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.
Dhs330 (per couple). Sat noon-7pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).
Roast at Nezessaussi Grill Downtown
Fancy a proper roast dinner? This one at Nezessaussi Grill includes three drinks for just Dhs179. The proper plate comes with proper gravy and proper Yorkshire puddings that are proper fluffy. The roast alone costs Dhs99 or, you can upgrade to have three house beverages for just Dhs179.
Dhs99 (food only), Dhs179 (food and three house beverages). Sat noon-8pm. Manzil Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
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.
Dhs195 (food only). Sat 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
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).
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.
Dhs688 (for four). Daily, noon-3pm and 6.30pm-11.30pm. Jumeirah Mina A'Salam, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).
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).
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 Dhs160, from the menu from US Michelin-starred chef David Myers.
Dhs160 (per person, minimum two people). Sun-Thu 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 512 5522).
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).
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.
Dhs330. Sat noon-7pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).
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 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 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.
From Dhs99. Sat-Sun noon-10pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
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.
Dhs100 (roast and house beverages). Sat-Sun 2pm-midnight. 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-10pm. 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 and a drink thrown in too. Plus there’s 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-10pm. 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 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. 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 Dhs85 for two. There’s a happy hour from 6pm until 8pm, too, if you needed any more reasons to visit.
Dhs85 for two roasts. 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?
Dhs99 (roast and pint), Dhs120 (grape). 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. Fri-Sun noon-9pm. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0022).
Social roast at Marina Social
Enjoy a proper roast dinner at this Marina spot. Choose from beef, chicken or lamb.
Dhs135. Sat 1pm-10.45pm; Sun 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).
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 Dhs330 for two.
Dhs330. 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, Dhs170 (soft drinks), Dhs270 (house beverages). Daily 12.30pm-3.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2353).
Unlimited dumplings and sushi at Matagi
Enjoy endless, gyoza, sushi rolls and mixed drinks for Dhs290 at this swish Japanese spot at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai.
Dhs290. Sat 7pm-10pm. Emerald Palace Kempinski Hotel Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 248 8850).