Essential eating out deals

The best restaurant events and meal deals for November 3-9

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Thursday 3

Amaseena fatta promotion
Fatta is a dish made from tahina sauce, best eaten with chicken, lamb, fish, chickpeas or broad beans with coriander. Amaseena is offering a live fatta and foul station, serving Lebanese and Syrian versions of the dish. Dhs235. 7pm-11pm. Until November 19. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 4000).

Barbecue by the pool at Club Olympus
Club Olympus offers grilled seafood, roasted meats and desserts served in a relaxed atmosphere. There’s also shisha.
Dhs199 (food only), Dhs289 (selected beverages), Dhs99 (kids aged six to 12). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency, Deira (04 317 2222).

Culinary journey of Persia at Shabestan
This culinary treat features delicacies from three regions in Iran known for great cuisine: Mashhad, Hamadan and Tehran. Until November 10, enjoy Mashhad dishes such as mast o khiar, ash e shouly, Persian sweets and tea. Keep an eye on Time Out listings to see what’s in store for the rest of the month.
Dhs160. 12.30pm-3.30pm (lunch), 7.30pm-11.15pm (dinner). Until November 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).

Latino Live at Zaytoun
Every Thursday night, a barbecue is served under the stars to the backdrop of live Latino rhythms.
Dhs185 (food only). Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs285 (selected house beverages). 7pm-11.30pm. Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Meat on Thursdays at M’s
Every Thursday evening, M’s restaurant sizzles with all-you-can-eat brasero (tableside barbecue) and signature skewers, with a delicious starter and dessert buffet including selected beverages.
Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs285 (selected beverages). Thu 7.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 417 9999).

Mussels night at The Wharf
Get stuck into black pot mussels, cooked in a different sauce each week and served with fries and garlic bread.
Dhs110. Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Oysters promotion at Fire & Ice
The Raffles steakhouse will be serving top-quality oysters in this special promotion. There will also be 900 grape varieties on offer, which the award-winning sommelier will be on hand to pair with your oyster selection.
Prices start at Dhs15 per piece. Until November 7. 7pm-11.30pm. Raffles Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Wafi (04 324 8888).

Seafood night at AOC French Brasserie
Lobster, oysters, shrimps, crabs and mussels are all up for grabs. Also takes place on Saturdays.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (selected house beverages and bubbly). Thu and Sat 7pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai, JBR (04 448 4870).

Soirée Souvinir de France at Bistro Madeleine
For a little piece of Parisian culture, enjoy this night of music while you tuck into an authentic French buffet, featuring cold cuts of pork and beef tartare, live cooking stations, cheese fondue and crêpe desserts.
Dhs185 (selected house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Steak night at Ember Grill & Lounge
Savour all-you-can-eat chargrilled meat at this friendly steakhouse.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs245 (selected house beverages). Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).

Steak night at The Med
Media One’s barbecue offers steaks and traditional accompaniments served on the terrace.
Dhs199 (food only), Dhs279 (selected house beverages). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Sushi night at Benihana
Sample authentic sushi, sashimi and other Japanese delicacies at this family-friendly and fun restaurant.
Dhs189 (selected house beverages). Thu 6.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).

Tartufo at Andiamo!
Experience an exquisite Italian truffle menu by Chef Riccardo and his team, featuring imported Italian truffles and grape pairings. The truffles will also feature at the Grand Hyatt’s gourmet brunch on November 4, 11, and 18 (12.30pm-4pm).
Prices vary. 12.30pm-3pm (lunch), 6pm-11.30pm (dinner). Until November 30. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).

Taste of Indonesia
Enjoy traditional dishes and desserts prepared by Indonesian chef Amalia Listianawati and get the chance to win a four-night stay at the InterContinental Bali Resort and a round-trip ticket for two to Bali sponsored by Singapore Airlines.
Dhs179 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (selected house beverages), Dhs299 (premium beverages). 6.30pm-11.30pm. Until November 16. Spice Island, Crowne Plaza Dubai (04 262 5555).

White truffle promotion by Giorgio Locatelli
The celebrity chef flew to Dubai especially for the launch of this promotion, which will last throughout the European truffle season (it usually finishes at the end of November). The à la carte menu features dishes such as beef carpaccio, rocket salad, parmesan with shaved white truffle; polenta, stracchino cheese with truffle; chargrilled bruschetta with pork lard and truffle; and veal cutlet and potato purée with truffle.
Prices start at Dhs90. Daily noon-2.45pm (lunch). 6pm-10.45pm (dinner, Sat-Wed), 6pm-11.45pm (dinner, Thu-Fri). Until November 30. Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).


Friday 4

Barbecue with Chef Norberto Palacios
Join Norberto Palacios by the pool and learn the secrets of mastering a perfect barbecue. Also on Saturdays. Advance booking required.
Dhs295 (recipes and a sit-down lunch), Dhs445 (recipes, lunch and selected house beverages). Fri-Sat 11am-1.30pm. Asado, The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7971).

Culinary Friday lunch at Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire
Reflets serves a four-course menu matched with grape picked by the sommelier. Note: unless you’re feeling flush, don’t accept the offer of bubbly when you sit down (at Dhs240 a glass for rosé, it’ll cost nearly as much as your meal).
Dhs250 (food only), Dhs390 (with grape). Fri noon-2pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Friday dim sum lunch at Long Yin
A variety of steamed and fried dim sum, with a two-for-one promotion on hop-based beverages.
Dhs18 per portion. Fri 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).

Indian night at Choices
Acquaint yourself with the culinary heritage of India at this evening buffet.
Dhs179 (selected beverages). Fri 7pm-midnight. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai (04 282 0000).

Sizzle and barbecue at Clique
This affordable and fun barbecue event makes a nice change to the run-of-the-mill brunch.
Dhs150 (food and two hop-based beverages). Fri 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 330 0000).

Yum cha at Hukama
Partake in the Cantonese custom of yum cha with your family and friends every Friday. Enjoy a selection of the finest Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum.
Dhs145. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai, Downtown Burj Khalifa (04 436 8928).


Saturday 5

Pie and pint night at The Wharf
Tuck into a variety of home-made pies, accompanied by a pint, at this traditional English pub.
Dhs90. Sat from 7pm. Ongoing. Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Ripe Food Market
Head down to Dubai Garden Centre on Saturdays to pick up boxes of fresh fruit and veg; smaller boxes can feed one to two people for a week, while larger boxes can feed a family for a week.
Dhs80 (small), Dhs130 (large). Sat 9.30am-1pm. Ongoing. Dubai Garden Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, by the Gold and Diamond Park, www.ripeme.com (04 340 0006).

Saturday night buffet at Minato
Enjoy Japanese classics in the tatami room, at the teppanyaki table or at the sushi bar.
Dhs198 (includes selected house beverages), Dhs160 (food only). Sat 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek, Baniyas Road (04 205 7333).

Saturday roast at 25/55 Café Bistro
This traditional dinner offers a variety of meat carved at the table, served with traditional accompaniments.
Dhs170 (soft drinks); Dhs220 (selected house beverages). Sat 7.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Yacht Club, Dubai Marina (04 362 7955).

Saturday roast at Nineteen
Choose from an array of meats, accompanied by crisp roast potatoes and fresh, seasonal vegetables, as well as a starter and dessert buffet.
Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (selected house beverages), free for children aged 12 and under. Sat noon-3.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Unwind at the Terrace Enjoy
A barbecue with free-flowing frosty hops and pink grape beverage.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs280 (selected house beverages), Dhs95 (children aged six to 12), free for children under six. Sat 5pm. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).


Sunday 6

Lobster Sundays at Fish Market Seafood Restaurant
Every Sunday, Chef Sombun will cook any size of lobster from the Fish Market’s seafood display for Dhs85.
Dhs85 (lobster), other dishes vary in price. 7.30pm-11.15pm. Until November 30. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).

Tango and dinner at Asado
Capture the fire and passion of Argentina every Sunday with an evening of Argentinian food and optional tango lessons and performances. The evening begins with a three-course summer menu.
Dhs222. 7pm (tango starts at 9.30pm)-11.30pm. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

The Wharf Sunday roast
Enjoy traditional roast dinner with a choice of Aberdeen Angus roast beef, spit-roast chicken or studded rosemary lamb leg, all served with root vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and gravy.
Dhs110. Sun 7.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

Monday 7

Curry and hops at Spectrum on One
Guests can feast on unlimited servings of traditional Indian curries, complemented by India’s top-selling, ice-cold hop-based beverage.
Dhs150. Mon 7pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

Curry night at The Wharf
Enjoy a choice of curries of the day at this traditional pub served with steaming rice and fresh naan bread.
Dhs110. Mon 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Glasshouse dinner and drinks promotion
Enjoy a variety of selected drinks for Dhs1 when you buy a two-course meal.
Prices vary. Mon and Wed 8pm-late. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7551).

Movie and sushi night at Lakeview
Catch a movie under the stars every Monday on the Lakeview terrace and indulge in all-you-can-eat sushi and tempura from the live cooking station. Screenings take place at 7pm and 9pm featuring a selection of comedy, action and romantic classics.
Dhs75 (food only). Mon 7pm, 9pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).

Ribs and a pint at Loca A wickedly delicious ribs and hops deal.
Dhs65. Mon 8pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 346 1111).


Tuesday 8

Amika amore ladies’ menu
Ladies can dine on a new three-course Italian-themed set menu, which includes selected beverages.
Dhs125. Tue 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amika Restaurant & Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

An Indian journey at Horizon
Feast on fiery and diverse curries, naans and tender tandoori kebabs as part of this Indian promotion.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs229 (selected house beverages), Dhs289 (premium beverages). Tue 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3087).

Curries of the world at Chef’s House
Choose from a range of meat, fish, and vegetarian options from Thailand, Japan, Bangladesh, India, Mauritius and many more curry-loving nations.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs180 (selected house beverages). Tue 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Chef François’s gourmet Tuesdays
at Le Classique Features an à la carte menu of Chef François’s top 10 dishes, along with a starter and dessert buffet, plus a choice of 12 free-flowing grape-based beverages.
Dhs320 (grape), Dhs195 (soft drinks). Tue 7.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 380 2222).

Mediterranean nights at AOC French
Brasserie Featuring food from Italy, Spain, Greece and Morocco.
Dhs180 (soft drinks). Dhs280 (selected house beverages and bubbly). Tue 7pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 448 4870).

Rib night at The Wharf
Sample sticky beef ribs served with mash or fries, garnished with signature sauce.
Dhs110. Tue 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

Seafood night at Topkapi
An extensive seafood buffet featuring dishes such as seafood thermidor, paella, mussels in garlic, cream and coconut, and crab curry.
Dhs130. 7.30pm. Until December 31. Taj Palace Hotel, Deira (04 223 2222).

The Italian Job meal deal
Every Tuesday night features rich and authentic Italian pastas and pizzas.
Dhs85 (food only), Dhs105 (one glass of selected house beverage), Dhs125 (unlimited selected house beverages). Tue 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).


Wednesday 9

A taste of Asia at The Talk
Sample the tastes of a large and diverse continent. A fresh and extensive buffet dedicated to Indian and Asian specialities.
Dhs165, Dhs220 (includes hop-based beverages), children under 12 dine for free. Wed 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).

Al Muna theme nights
Wednesday is a night for seafood lovers, while Thursday is a journey up the Silk Route through China, Central Asia and Northern India.
Dhs285 (Wed; soft drinks only), Dhs250 (Thu; soft drinks only). Wed-Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

All you can eat at Benihana
Chow down on an assortment of freshly made nigiri, sushi, sashimi and makimono, or Benihana’s signature teppanyaki. Very tasty.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (selected beverages), Dhs279 (premium beverages), Dhs99 (children aged six to 12). Mon, Wed, Sat 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3089).

All you can eat at Thai Kitchen
Diners visiting on Wednesdays will be able to feast on an extensive list of unlimited dishes.
Dhs220. Wed 7pm. Ongoing. Park Hyatt, Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club (04 602 1234).

Latino loco at Chef’s House
An evening spiced up with tortillas, quesadillas, burritos, salsas and other condiments. There’s also a ‘La Parisa’ – a live barbecue station – and the option of salsa, meringue and samba music courtesy of DJ AnOn, with percussion by Hush from 9pm onwards.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs180 (selected house beverages). Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Mediterranean night
Enjoy all-you-can-eat tasty Mediterranean fare.
Dhs179 (selected house beverages). 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Channels, Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0000).

Surf and turf at The Wharf
Treats from both land and sea at this weekly night, with half a North Atlantic Canadian hum lobster and a 200g striploin steak served with both fries and salad.
Dhs450. Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Sushi at Spectrum on One
This gut-busting deal includes all-you-can-eat sushi, maki, tempura and teppanyaki, with bottomless servings of Japanese rice-based beverage.
Dhs150. Wed 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

The MED in France
Indulge in the renowned favourites of French cooking every Wednesday. Bottles of French grape-based beverage start at Dhs88.
Dhs135 (food only). Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Wall of fame night at JW’s Steakhouse
Finish the sizeable 20oz filet mignon and a bottle of grape, and your name will be honoured on the restaurant’s venerated Wall of Fame. Make sure you come hungry.
Dhs650. Wed 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (04 607 7977).

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