Arcadia cheese and grape night
This new cheese night features 15 types of French cheese and free-flowing grape beverages. Great value.
Dhs149. Thu 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. The Monarch Dubai Lobby Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
Bistro Madeleine’s Soirée Souvinir de France
From cold cuts and various cheeses to flavoursome desserts.
Dhs145 (soft drinks), Dhs185 (house red and white). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Blue Orange’s lobster barbecue night
Choose your own lobster and seafood such as freshly shucked French oysters, mussels, smoked fish, sushi and sashimi.
Dhs350 (selected house beverages for three hours), Dhs250 (soft drinks). Thu 6pm-11pm. Ongoing (weather permitting). The Westin Dubai (04 511 7136).
Blue Elephant’s Sawadsdee Siam night
Traditional dishes from all regions of Thailand.
Dhs199 (unlimited beverages). Thu 6.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Celsius’s Mediterranean night
An all-you-can-eat buffet of dishes from Spain, Italy, Greece and France, including freshly prepared pasta and pizza.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs195(house beverages). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
Chef’s House Running Skewers
Tuck into a range of seafood, lamb, beef, chicken and veggie skewers brought to your table.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs180 (selected house beverages). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
City Seasons Japanese night
Dishes include chicken and seafood yakitori, sweet potato tempura and a wide selection of sushi and sashimi. Diners also stand a chance of winning an airline ticket to any of Bahrain Air’s 22 destinations by dropping their business card into the pot.
Dhs79 (food only). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. City Seasons Hotel Dubai (04 294 2777).
Dusit Delicatessen’s tropical range
New products for summer take on a tropical tone, with mango mouse cake, mango fruit cake, and more.
Prices vary. Open 24 hours. Until June 30. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 317 4515).
Fire & Ice’s dry-aged, grass-fed Irish beef
Donald Russell, a British boutique meat supplier, has brought tender grass-fed Irish beef to Dubai.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until May 14. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Fountain Restaurant’s grill night
Tender meat cuts and seafood every Thursday and Friday night.
Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs185 (selected house beverages). Thu-Fri 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Horizon’s Asian flavours
A South-East Asian feast featuring authentic ingredients.
Dhs169 (soft drinks), Dhs219 (selected house beverages), Dhs85 (children aged six to 12). Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Horizon, Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 428 3087).
Kempinski Hotel & Residences, Palm Jumeirah
Try the new Argentinian barbecue on the beach.
Dhs175 (food only), Dhs225 (selected house beverages), half price for children under 12. Thu-Sat 7pm ’til late. Ongoing. West Crescent, The Palm Jumeirah (050 600 4427).
JW Marriott’s ‘Dinner Dine Around’
Relish a buffet spread from Bamboo Lagoon, Hofbräuhaus and The Market Place.
Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs330 (selected house beverages), Dhs110 for children aged six to 12. Thu, Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Bamboo Lagoon, The Market Place and Hofbräuhaus at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Abu Baker Al Siddique Road, Deira (04 607 7977).
Locker Room’s Ninetynine: ‘6 to 9’
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat barbecue buffet, as well as sports on the big screen.
Dhs99 (includes three bottles of hops). Thu, Fri 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Golden Tulip Al Barsha Hotel (04 341 7750).
Long Yin sea bass promotion
Steamed with premium soy sauce, sautéed with spring onions and ginger sauce, wok-fried with ‘Singapore chilli sauce’ – an array of interesting takes on seafood dishes.
Dhs185 per person. Thu 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Mazina’s asparagus menu
Seasonal special dedicated to asparagus.
From Dhs50. Thu 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Ronda Locatelli’s spring signatures
Seasonal specials from celeb chef Giorgio Locatelli.
Prices vary. Sat-Wed noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm; Thu-Fri noon-3pm, 6pm-11.30pm. Until June 31. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Rostang’s grape event
Sample grape varieties from France and Australia, served with a buffet of French specialities.
Dhs195 (excluding beverages) Dhs295 (unlimited selected grape). Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Until May 21. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Shiba’s Dim Sum promotion
A selection of special offers for dim sum at dinner time.
Dhs30. Thu-Sat 7pm-11.30pm. Until May 31. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
The Kitchen’s Tandoori night
Three-course Tandoori meal including kebabs.
Dhs110 (soft drinks). Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until May 31. Hyatt Regency Dubai (04 317 2222)
The Talk: Out of Africa
African culinary delights include fresh seafood, spicy favourites and meat grills, all of which are given a colonial twist.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (selected house beverages), free for children aged 12 and under. 6.30pm-11pm. Until June 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 449 8888).
Al Dawaar’s Emirati cuisine promotion
Savour local dishes such as aishu laham, lamb biryani, ouzi meshawai and harris, as well as local sweets at this revolving restaurant.
Dhs175 (food only). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club presents Splash
There will be movies showing on the big screen, plus food stations serving Arabic, Mexican, and Asian fare. After 8.30pm, DJ Donabelle spins some relaxing tunes.
Free entry. Fri 6pm-1am. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Pool, Dubai Creek (04 295 6000).
Ember Grill & Lounge’s Churrasco nights
Join the fiesta with traditional Brazilian churrasco – enjoy succulent pieces of grilled beef and seafood on skewers, carved at your table by pasadors. Food is accompanied by a Brazilian band.
Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs245 (selected house beverages). Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Hukama yum cha
Partake in the Cantonese custom of yum cha. Enjoy Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum.
Dhs145. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai, Downtown Burj Khalifa (04 436 8928).
Long Yin dim sum
A spread of steamed and fried dumplings, with a two-for-one deal on beverages at this well-established Chinese restaurant.
Dhs18 per portion. Fri 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).
Millennium Lounge’s racetrack burgers
A new burger menu inspired by horse-racing countries.
From Dhs70. Daily noon-11pm. Until May 31. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Nezesaussi Grill’s ‘Brekky for Lunch’
On weekends enjoy the Nezesaussi breakfast at lunchtime. Also takes place on Saturdays.
Dhs65. Fri-Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Al Manzil Hotel, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).
Nineteen’s Sunset Friday
Dishing up a Spanish-themed buffet and Latin beats.
Dhs295 (soft drinks) Dhs425 (selected house beverages). Fri 6.30pm-10pm. Until June 30. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Souk Al Bahar farmers’ market
Visitors can expect to find an abundance of locally grown produce, enabling them to rediscover the joy of buying freshly picked produce.
Free. Fri 9am-3pm. Ongoing (weather permitting). The Terrace (next to Baker & Spice, opposite Burj Khalifa), Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 427 9856).
25/55 Café Bistro Saturday roast
Meat carved at the table, served with all the accompaniments.
Dhs170 (soft drinks); Dhs220 (selected house beverages). Sat 7.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Yacht Club, Dubai Marina (04 362 7955).
Dubai Marina Farmers’ Market
Baker & Spice brings locally grown produce to New Dubai. Visitors can find fresh produce and a community vibe.
Free. 9am-3pm. Ongoing (weather permitting). Dubai Marina, behind Marina Promenade (04 362 4686).
Ripe Food Market
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, www.ripeme.com (04 340 0006).
Ruth’s Chris ‘Sizzling Saturdays’
A night of acoustic jazz in an atmosphere that would have suited the likes of Dean, Frank, Jimmy and friends.
Prices start at Dhs265 (for three courses) per person. Sat 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Monarch Hotel (04 501 8666).
The Terrace’s Saturday barbecue
A barbecue feast with free-flowing frosty hops and pink grape, not forgetting the great views of the creek.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs280 (selected house beverages), Dhs95 (children aged six to 12), free for children under six. Sat 5pm. Ongoing (weather permitting). Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).
Asado’s tango and dinner evening
An evening of Argentinian food and optional tango lessons and performances. The evening begins with a three-course summer menu.
Dhs290. Sun 7pm-11.30pm (tango starts at 9.30pm). Ongoing. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).
Channels: The English Channel
Feast on a best-of-British menu, with favourites from pies and roasts to puddings.
Dhs145 (soft drinks), Dhs189 (selected beverages), Dhs199 (premium beverages). Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana (04 435 0201).
Links Sunday Roast
Begin the week with Sunday roast and a pint. Premier League football will be shown on the big screen.
Prices start at Dhs75 per person. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Pachanga’s ‘Salsa at Sunset’
BNF Dance Academy instructors will sweep guests off their feet with hot salsa moves. Don’t feel like taking part? Then enjoy a three-course tasting menu.
Dhs150. Sun 7pm ’til late. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah (04 318 2530).
Rosso’s Italian barbecue
Savour tasty fish and meat delicacies grilled on the barbecue.
Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs239 (selected beverages). Sun 6pm-11pm. Ongoing (weather permitting). Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3088).
The Wharf’s Sunday Roast
Enjoy a roast dinner with a choice of Aberdeen Angus roast beef, spit roast chicken, studded rosemary lamb leg – all served with root vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and gravy.
Dhs120. Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
Centre Cut Surf & Turf
Feast on this lovingly prepared three-course menu, with main courses served straight from the grill and great deals on Chilean beverages.
Dhs470 (food only). Mon 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Curry night at The Wharf
Try the curries of the day served with steaming rice and fresh naan bread.
Dhs110. Mon 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
Indo Thai’s unplugged gypsy jazz
South-East Asian dining comes with an unusual accompaniment: an acoustic performance of gypsy jazz.
Prices vary. Mon 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
Lakeview’s movie and sushi night
Catch a movie under the stars and indulge in all-you-can-eat sushi and tempura. This week see Analyse That at 7pm and Johnny English: Reborn at 9pm.
Dhs75 (food only). Mon, 7pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).
Sofitel’s Salsa night
A feast of Latin music and mixed drinks.
Dhs50 minimum spend. Mon 9.30pm-1am. Ongoing. Plantation, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, JBR (04 448 4873).
Choices Indian Night
Explore the authentic culinary heritage of India, complete with live cooking stations.
Dhs189 (selected house beverages). Tue 6.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).
Ember Grill & Lounge Vintage Nights
Fine grape and a five-course feast of tuna carpaccio with shaved foie gras terrine, followed by crab cakes or wild mushroom pasta. The main course features grilled beef or grilled salmon. Finish with either apple crumble or fresh berries.
Dhs295 (selected grape). Tue 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Ember Grill & Lounge, The Address Dubai Mall (04 888 3444).
Fountain Restaurant’s ‘Italian Job’
Feast on a range of fresh pasta and pizzas.
Dhs85 (food only), Dhs105 (a glass of grape or hop), Dhs145 (unlimited grape and hops). Tue 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).