64 meal deals in Dubai this week

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Wednesday 24

Benihana’s seafood teppan night
Sample a seafood-focused menu, including prawns, salmon and cream dory.
Dhs199. Wed sunset-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).

Benjarong’s royal noodles

The restaurant introduces a selection of noodle dishes inspired by recipes from the Thai royal palaces, such as stir-fried flat ribbon noodles served with prawns, egg and kale, or flat ribbon noodle soup.
From Dhs60. Daily, noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until October 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).

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Bistro Madeleine’s seafood platter
Sample seafood including lobster, tiger prawns, oysters, mussels and crab.
Dhs160 per person; Dhs300 per couple. Fri-Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Center Cut’s set menu
A two-course set-menu of seasonal vegetables and US Angus filet mignon.
Dhs190. Daily 6.30pm-midnight. Until October 31. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).

Fire & Ice’s foie gras and mushroom promotion
This menu uses two sought-after ingredients. The selection includes seared foie gras with caramelised onions and pear, or porcini mushroom cannelloni with garlic confit.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 30. Raffles Dubai,Oud Metha (04 324 8888).

Kiku’s Kobe beef special
The venue offers Japan’s speciality beef served teppanyaki style, or grilled with a choice of three sauces, plus discounts on Japanese beverages.
From Dhs600 (250g). Daily 12.30pm-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm. Until October 31. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Make Business Hub’s bloggers’ dinner
Enjoy a talk by Tala Soubra, founder of ForkItOverDubai.com, alongside a Make Food dinner.
Dhs120. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Al Fattan House, JBR (04 392 9216).

Miyako’s 25th anniversary
The UAE’s first Japanese restaurant celebrates 25 years in Dubai with 25 dishes priced at Dhs25 each. The menu includes tuna with spicy yukke sauce, and grilled red snapper.
Dhs25 per dish. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-midnight. Until October 31. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

PAX’s Latino night
Enjoy live Latino music, with Latin American dishes such as tortilla and chilli.
Dhs150 (food only), Dhs185 (soft drinks) Dhs225 (house beverages). Wed 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).

Scafa’s Italian couples’ class
This themed cooking class teaches dishes such as zucchini carpaccio, gnocchi and tiramisu.
Dhs500 per couple. 6.45pm-9.15pm. Scafa, Unit 16, Cluster I, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 379 4044).

Shanghai Chic’s bottomless dim sum
Try barbecued chicken buns, crystal shrimp dumplings and oven-baked honey cod in rose tea vinaigrette.
Dhs139 (soft drinks). Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, The Gardens (04 444 5613).

The Fountain Restaurant’s food for life menu
An evening of healthy dishes, such as salmon en papillote with red cabbage and citrus fruit, and udon noodles with sautéed chicken.
Dhs120 (soft drinks). Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).

Yalumba’s theme nights
The venue hosts all-you-can-eat-and-drink theme nights, with Asian on Saturday, Indian and Arabic on Sunday, Mediterranean on Monday, chocolate on Wednesday and barbecue on Thursday.
Dhs149 (soft drinks). Sat-Thu 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).


Thursday 25

Al Fresco’s chestnut promotion
Try one of five different chestnut-inspired dishes.
From Dhs69 per dish. Daily noon-8pm. Until October 28. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276963).

Arcadia cheese and grape night

Features 15 cheeses and free-flowing grape.
Dhs149. Thu 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).

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Bistro Madeleine’s Soirée Souvenir de France

Cold cuts, various cheeses and flavoursome desserts.
Dhs185 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (house red and white). Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Gaucho’s mini masterclass

The venue now offers complimentary grape lessons with the sommelier for restaurant guests.
Free for diners. Thu-Fri 11.30am-2am. Ongoing. DIFC (04 422 7898).

Kempinski’s Argentinian barbecue

Offers a selection of seafood, spit-roast lamb, barbecue ribs and steaks.
Dhs185 (food only). Dhs275 (house beverages). Thu-Sat, 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, The Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah (04 444 2501).

Mazina’s cheese and grape night
Cheese connoisseurs can savour unlimited cheese and condiments. The deal also includes two glasses of selected beverages.
Dhs130 (includes two glasses of grape). Thu 6.30pm-9pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

Scafé’s daily specials
The bistro at culinary academy Scafa offers daily specials from around the world, including Peruvian anticucho with quinoa and southern Italian vegetarian parmigiana.
Dhs55. Sat-Thu noon-2.30pm. Until October 30. Scafa, Unit 16, Cluster I, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 379 4044).

Wok In’s sushi night

Try sushi, sashimi, katsu and Japanese beverages.
Dhs150 (selected beverages). Tue and Thu 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472).


Friday 26

Al Dawaar’s Emirati cuisine promotion
Savour local dishes such as aishu laham, lamb biryani, ouzi meshawai and harris.
Dhs175 (food only). Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

Barasti’s big breakfast
Enjoy a full English breakfast, or one of the healthy options.
Prices vary. Fri-Sat 9am-noon. Ongoing. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 318 1313).

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Ember Grill & Lounge’s churrasco nights

Join the fiesta with Brazilian churrasco – a range of grilled beef and seafood skewers carved at your table, plus a Brazilian band.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (selected house beverages). Fri 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).

Fire & Ice’s 19th-century menus
To celebrate Raffles’ 125th anniversary, Fire & Ice has introduced speciality dishes from 125 years ago. This month, try French salad with roasted Angus striploin and fingerling potatoes from 1861, or a beef steak pie from Mrs Beeton’s iconic cookbook.
From Dhs55. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until October 30. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).

Hukama yum cha
Enjoy Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum.
Dhs145. Fri noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8928).

Jigsaw’s steak night

Enjoy all-you-can-eat steak, with your choice of trimmings.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs155 (house beverages). Fri 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Deira (800 33472).

Make Business Hub’s ReCaf breakfast
The venue offers a selection of single-origin coffees (made using different brewing methods) for the price of the usual cup.
Dhs16 per cup. Fri 10am-2pm. Ongoing. Al Fattan House, JBR (04 392 9216).

Minato’s shiogama yaki
Try this beef cooked in a sea-salt crust as part of a six-course menu of Japanese home cooking.
Dhs230 (six courses). Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until October 31. Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).

Nezesaussi’s brekky for lunch
Wake up late at the weekend and enjoy breakfast at lunchtime.
Dhs65. Fri-Sat noon-4pm. Ongoing. Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).

Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire’s culinary lunch

This four-course menu is paired with grape beverages. Note: only accept the pre-dinner drink if you’re feeling flush.
Dhs250 (food only), Dhs390 (grape pairing). Fri noon-2pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1199).

The Gramercy’s cheers to the weekend
The Friday night promotion offers discounts on premium bubbly, plus a food menu that includes bubbly prawns and fresh oysters, as well as live music. Sharing dishes from
Dhs50. Fri 6pm-2am. Ongoing. The Gramercy DIFC (04 437 7511).

THE One Deli’s Halloween menu
A festive themed menu including spicy goulash soup, pumpkin and feta filo parcels and pecan cobbler.
Dhs57 (two courses), Dhs75 (three courses). Daily 9am-9pm. Until November 3. Near Jumeirah Mosque, opposite Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah (04 345 6687).

The Terrace’s caviar and bubbly promotion

The Raw Bar offers a selection of organically farmed Imperial caviar.
From Dhs650 per 30g. Fri-Sat 6pm-1.30am. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

Yalumba’s Halloween brunch
Get dressed up for this themed brunch, which features a horror movie soundtrack and a spookily themed menu.
Dhs499. 12.30pm-3.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2455).


Saturday 27

Blue Elephant’s Royal Thai Night
Enjoy a buffet of Thai dishes, including satay, pad Thai, tom yam and more.
Dhs189. Sat sunset-midnight. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana, Garhoud (04 282 0000).

Kiza’s night of laughs
Enjoy a four-course African dinner, plus entertainment from African comedian Basketmouth.
Dhs500 (four courses, grape and entertainment). From 6pm. The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 334 4159).

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Lobby Lounge’s tea ceremonies
Enjoy tea ceremonies as performed by a variety of cultures. October is dedicated to Chinese ceremonies and November to Moroccan.
Dhs55, including matching sweets. Sat-Thu 3pm-7pm. Until November 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Miele Gallery’s Halloween culinary class
This week’s culinary experience features festive dishes such as beetroot soup and pumpkin pie.
Dhs400. 10am-1pm. Miele Gallery, Sama Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 64353).

Nelson’s breakfast
Breakfast is available all day at this English venue.
Dhs55. Sat noon-11pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).

Ripe market
The weekly farmers’ market is back in a new location, at The Courtyard in Al Quoz.
Prices vary. Sat 9am-1pm. Ongoing. The Courtyard, Al Quoz (04 380 7602).

Thai Kitchen’s hot pot
‘Juhm jihm’ is a speciality from Esarn (Chef Suppatra’s home province).
Dhs150 per person, minimum two people. Sat-Mon 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

The China Club’s dim sum deal

A selection of traditional dim sum, noodles, rice dishes and Chinese specialities, as well as unlimited flavoured iced teas and other soft drinks.
Dhs99. Daily 12.30pm-3pm. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).


Sunday 28

Dusit Deli’s green month
Special dishes include pistachio-flavoured desserts such as yoghurt cake and mousse cake.
From Dhs18. Open 24 hours. Until October 31. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).

Kiza’s Swagger Sunday
Enjoy an African-themed set menu at this Oud Metha venue.
Dhs165 (three courses), Dhs265 (three courses with grape pairing). Sun sunset-3am. Ongoing. Al Nasr Leisureland (04 334 4159).

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Links’ Sunday roast
Guests can feast on a traditional English roast with all the trimmings while watching live sport, including football matches from the English Premier League.
From Dhs75. Sun 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Prego’s business lunch
The Italian restaurant is offering a special deal on set menus and 25 percent off à la carte dining.
Dhs99 (two courses). Sun-Thu noon-3.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).

Rosso’s Italian barbecue
Try all-you-can-eat grilled fish and meat prepared at open-air live cooking stations, overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
Dhs189 (soft drinks). Sun 8pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3088).


Monday 29

Benihana all you can eat and drink
Feast on Japanese dishes including nigiri, sushi, sashimi and makimono, or Benihana’s signature teppanyaki.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs99 (children aged six to 12). Mon, Wed, Sat 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3089).

Café M’s Ole Tapas night
Guests can sample hot and cold tapas with grape and mixed Spanish beverage.
Dhs149 (selected beverages). Sat-Mon 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Media One, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

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Frankie’s pizza nights
Enjoy a starter of antipasti, then choose your own combination of toppings for the pizza. Check out its other deals too.
Dhs105 (two courses). Mon 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Oasis Beach Tower, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 4311).

Glasshouse’s Dhs1 beverage deal
Order a combination of any two main courses and enjoy drinks for Dhs1 each.
From Dhs150 (two main courses). Mon 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7550).

Links’ bavette night
Enjoy the French classic of bavette beef, with fries and a drink.
From Dhs130, including a house beverage. Mon 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Oeno’s wind-down Mondays
Guests can sample a selection of 50 types of grape in between visits to the cheese room.
Dhs165. Mon 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina (04 511 7136).


Tuesday 30

Al Dana’s seafood night
Tuck into fresh seafood from the buffet.
Dhs195. Tue 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).

Amala’s vegetarian menu
Try a range of Indian vegetarian specialities.
Dhs180. Tue 6pm-1am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

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Amika’s meal deal
A three-course special deal.
Dhs125 (women), Dhs195 (men). Sun-Thu 8pm-3am. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

AOC French Brasserie’s Tennessee barbecue

Try Southern classics such as baby back ribs, fried chicken and rye-based mixed drinks, as well as eating from the buffet for an extra cost.
Dhs170 (barbecue and mixed drinks), Dhs210 (barbecue, buffet, soft drinks), Dhs310 (barbecue, buffet, mixed drinks and selected beverages). Tue 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 448 4870).

Horizon’s Indian journey
Offers curries, naan and tandoori kebabs.
Dhs169 (soft drinks); Dhs219 (selected house beverages); Dhs85 for children aged six to 12. Tue 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3087).

Oeno’s grape deal
Buy two glasses of grape and get the rest of the bottle free.
Prices vary. Tue 6pm-1am. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi (04 511 7136).

Pachanga’s unlimited churrasco
The South American venue offers this Brazilian barbecue speciality, including seafood and steak. Other South American and Mexican specialities are also on offer during the evening.
Dhs195. Tue 6.30pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Dubai Marina (04 318 2530).

Somerset’s pizza nights
Indulge in pizzas from a selection that includes Margarita, fruit de mare, pollo picante and more.
From Dhs70. Tuesday 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments, Bur Dubai (04 310 4330).

The Fountain Restaurant’s ‘Italian Job’
Feast on a range of fresh pasta and pizzas every Tuesday evening.
Dhs85 (food only), Dhs105 (a glass of grape or hop), Dhs145 (unlimited grape and hops). Tue 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).

The Talk Restaurant & Lounge’s Riviera nights
A southern European evening featuring the food of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (selected beverages); free for children under 12. Tue 6.30pm-11pm. Until November 30. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).

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