33 hot eating out deals in Dubai

Our weekly round-up of top offers and dining happenings

Our picks of the week

1 Dine under the cherry blossom at Junsui
See Wed 26.

2 Fire it up Mongolian-style at Mazina
See Wed 26.

3 Enjoy cakes at Madeleine Café
See Wed 26.

4 Brunch before the racesat Pure Sky Lounge
See Sat 29.

5 Eat an Italian feast at Positano
See Sun 30.

Wednesday 26

Alfie’s pie and pint deal
Traditional British pie recipes, such as spinach and goat's cheese or chicken, leek and wild mushroom, matched with a selected pint.
Dhs99 per person. Daily noon-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 319 8088).

BiCE Mare’s Mother’s Day
A special four-course set menu and a complimentary gift thrown in especially for mothers.
Dhs450 (food only). Daily noon-midnight. Until March 31. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0982).

Eauzone's business lunch
Claim a 15 percent discount on presentation of your business card. This business lunch offer is also valid at Olives, Beach Bar & Grill and Rotisserie within the same hotel.
Prices vary. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 9999).

Fairmont The Palm's Mother's Day package
A spa day (including full use of the spa from 10am-9pm, plus a massage and mani-pedi) and afternoon tea at Mashrabiya Lounge for two, with a glass of bubbly on arrival.
Dhs595 for two people. Daily 10am-9pm. Until March 31. Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

Jazz@PizzaExpress' 2-for-1
Buy-one-get-one-free on main courses this month to celebrate the venue's one-year anniversary.
Prices vary. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Until March 31. Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342).

Junsui’s cherry blossom festival
The restaurant recognises this Japanese festival of spring with dishes served at the buffet and festive decor including lanterns and a blossom tree.
Dhs425 per person. Daily 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until March 31. Burj Al Arab, Umm Suqeim (04 301 7600).

Madeleine Café's 'après midi'
Enjoy unlimited tea (or coffee), prepared by the café's 'tea guru', using a samovar. This is teamed with six different flavours of madeleine cakes.
Dhs120 per couple. Daily 2pm-4pm. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 4335).

Mazina's Mongolian night
Choose your ingredients, prepared to your liking at the cooking stations.
Dhs165 per person. 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

Park Hyatt Dubai's Dine Around the Park
A dining concept, where each course is served in a different restaurant, including The Terrace, Traiteur, Café Arabesque and The Thai Kitchen.
Dhs395 per person. Dhs590 per person (including a glass of grape per course). Sun-Fri 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Deira (04 317 2222).

Plantation Lounge's 'pay as you wish' promotion
Choose the price you wish to pay for two beverages of the same kind from a selected list.
Prices vary. Sat-Wed 4pm-7pm, 11pm-1am. Until March 31. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 448 4848).

Reform Social & Grill's Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
An Alice in Wonderland inspired afternoon tea, with pocket-watch cupcakes and Queen of Hearts jam tarts, served in the garden. Advanced booking required.
Dhs95 per person. Dhs145 per person (glass of sparkling grape). Sat-Thu 3pm-5pm. Ongoing. The Lakes Club, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).

Shang Palace's lobster menu
Cantonese dishes made with Australian and Canadian lobster, served for a limited time.
From Dhs68 per dish. Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until March 27. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8888).

The Act Dubai’s Dreams By The Act
A new evening with a choice of three different three-course set dinner menus and a weekly changing theatrical performance inspired by dreams.
From Dhs300 per person (food only). Mon-Wed 8.30pm-1am. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 811 9900).

TOKO Dubai's joto lunch
A three-course à la carte selection, including miso soup, edamame and green tea.
Dhs125. Daily noon-3.15pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).

Thursday 27

Aspen by Kempinski’s lunch deal
The set menu deal promises to be served in just 45 minutes, otherwise claim it free!
Dhs120 (two courses). Dhs150 (three courses). Sun-Wed noon-3pm. Ongoing. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).

Da Vinci’s deals
A 50 percent discount on pizza and pasta, or any pizza or pasta dish with two selected house beverages for Dhs79.
Prices vary. Daily noon-midnight. Until March 31. The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 8888).

Nosh’s sushi night
The new eatery serves a sushi buffet.
Dhs190 (soft drinks). Dhs299 (house beverages). Dhs520 (bubbly). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (04 438 0000).

Friday 28

3in1’s urban picnic
A poolside picnic concept, where guests will be given a basket and blanket and a DJ spins chillout tunes.
Dhs225 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). 1pm-5pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5923).

Flow Kitchen’s breakslow
Breakfast dishes with a laid-back ambience and al fresco areas.
Dhs155 (soft drinks). Dhs285 (house beverages and mixed drinks). Dhs445 (half a bottle of bubbly and mixed drinks). Fri 10.30am-3pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Noire at Spectrum on One
The ‘dine in the dark’ experience offers a three-course meal, served to guests in a pitch-black room by waiting staff wearing night-vision goggles.
Dhs325 per person (Dhs27 per guest is donated to Sightsavers Middle East). Fri-Mon 7.30pm-10pm. Ongoing. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

THE DEK on 8’s Soak event
Enjoy cooking and beverage stations, music as well as some ‘surprise’ entertainment on the night and use of the pool.
Dhs295 per person. 2pm-6pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Saturday 29

Amala’s Bollywood nights
Get dinner teamed with a Bollywood movie screening at 3.30pm and 7.30pm.
Dhs285 per person (food and movie only). 6pm-1pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Pai Thai's street food market
A new weekly event with a Thai street market-inspired space, serving lunch from live cooking stations.
Dhs195 per person (food only). Dhs95 (food only) children aged four to 12. Noon-3.30pm. Ongoing. Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

Pure Sky Lounge's Dubai World Cup brunch
A pre-races brunch event with a best-dressed competition, with free transport to the races at 4pm.
Dhs200 per person (food only). Dhs350 (selected beverages). Noon-4pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Residences, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 374 7888).

Rhodes Twenty10’s roast dinner
The new promotion includes beef sirloin, Yorkshire puddings, onion gravy, roast potatoes and fresh vegetables, plus a traditional English dessert of steamed treacle sponge with custard.
Dhs210 per person (food only). Sat and Sun 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).

Wheeler’s surf and turf
A two-person platter of whole lobster, 360g fillet of beef, French fries, béarnaise sauce, salad and dessert, house grape and four bottles of hops.
Dhs350 per person. Noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).

Sunday 30

Positano's festa Italiana
Amalfi-inspired selection includes antipasti, pizzas, pasta, seafood and a dessert room.
Dhs180 per person (soft drinks). 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 414 3000).

Saffron’s wildfire night
Head here for an Asian-inspired buffet with recipes such as traditional Peking duck and Thai black pepper beef.
Dhs225 per person (complimentary bottle of grape per four adults). 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

The Thai Kitchen's congee menu
A choice of two set menus with dishes including Chinese-style rice porridge such as pandan and taro congee, plus a main course and dessert.
Dhs160 per person (minimum two people). Sat and Sun 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).

Monday 31

St Tropez Bistro’s oysters and bubbly
Monday nights offer three French oysters and one glass of bubbly thrown into the bargain.
Dhs99 per person. 7.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 3415).

Voi’s Vietnamese barbecue class
A masterclass followed by a meal. Minimum of four guests are needed to take up the offer.
Dhs245 per person (glass of grape). 1pm-3pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Tuesday April 1

Arcadia Lounge’s mezze night
Get to feast on a Turkish-inspired mezze menu by celebrity chef Silvena Rowe.
Dhs149 per person (house grape). Tue 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).

Hunters Room and Grill’s Gentlemen’s Agreement
Get a 50 percent discount, valid either on meat or a bottle of grape, on Tuesday nights.
Prices vary. 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. Westin Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 4141).

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