Our picks of the week
1 Enjoy a tailored menu at BiCE Mare
See Wed 21.
2 Sample Kyoto's refined cooking style at Miyako
See Wed 21.
3 Go cheese crazy at Certo
See Thu 22.
4 Dine across Dubai with Jumeirah Restaurant Week
See Fri 23.
5 Party for Argentinean Independence day at Asado
See Sun 25.
BiCE Mare's chef's table
Head chef Francesco prepares a menu of seven to ten tasting plates, tailored to your tastes and using seasonal produce.
Dhs450 per person (food only). Daily noon-midnight. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0982).
Brauhaus' white asparagus season
A selection of dishes that feature white asparagus cream soup and white asparagus with hollandaise sauce or brown butter. Priced à la carte.
Daily 7pm-10.30pm. Until May 25. Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).
Long’s Bar's veal special
Try an à la carte selection of dishes using this meat, for a limited time only.
Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Until May 24. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).
Miyako's kaiseki menu
A Kyoto-style menu of nine courses. Advanced reservation required.
Dhs350 per person (food only). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Ossiano's chef's menu
A five-course set-menu, featuring a daily chef's selection.
Dhs750 per person (food only). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Reform Social & Grill's business lunch
A seasonal set menu at the British gastro pub, including dishes such as fish and chips, chicken liver pâté or beetroot-cured salmon with horseradish cream and Irish soda bread. Also, there is steak or lobster (served as a salad, sandwich or with fries).
Dhs120 (two courses). Dhs140 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Lakes, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).
The Act Dubai’s 'Toys in the Attic'
A three-course menu and live entertainment.
From Dhs300 per person (food only). Mon-Wed 8.30pm-1am. Until May 21. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).
TOKO Dubai's joto lunch
Three-course à la carte selection, including miso soup, edamame and green tea.
Dhs125. Daily noon-3.15pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).
Traiteur's asparagus menu
A white asparagus degustation menu, paired with a variety of white grape.
Dhs495 per person (food only). Sun-Thu 7pm-midnight. Fri 7.30pm-midnight. Until May 31. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Benihana's Donburi special
Try a menu of these one-dish Japanese rice bowls.
Prices vary. Thu, Fri and Tue 5pm-11.30pm. Until May 29. Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR (04 428 2000).
Certo's Italian cheese promotion
Starting today, try a one-off menu showcasing as many as 15 varieties of Italian cheese, from different regions of the country.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until June 5. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate's dine around promotion
Dine across the hotel's bars and restaurants, with one course served in each of the four venues. Minimum of ten guests.
Dhs499 per person (including sparkling grape). Daily 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5421).
The Med's 'Meat Me'
A barbecue on the terrace, with seafood, meat and also salads and antipasti dishes, plus dessert platters to share. Bookings before 7.30pm receive one complimentary bottle of grape per couple, and tables of ten or more receive a complimentary bottle at The Dek on 8 after dinner.
Dhs195 (food only). 7pm-11pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
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).
Jumeirah Restaurant Week
A week-long food promotion taking place at Jumeirah restaurants across Dubai offers set menus at promotional prices. Advanced booking required.
Dhs90 (Noodle House). Dhs120 (casual dining). Dhs180 (signature dining) Dhs270 (Burj Al Arab). Until May 31. www.jumeirah.com (04 364 7555).
Noire at Spectrum on One
The ‘dine in the dark’ experience offers a three-course meal.
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).
Wheeler’s celebration dinner
A new weekend deal offers an eight-course tasting menu for lunch, with beverage pairing.
Dhs225 (food only). Dhs375 (with beverage pairing). Fri and Sat noon-5pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 386 0899).
Zafran's seafood special
An Indian seafood special for May, featuring dishes such as tandoori king prawn and spicy fried calamari.
From Dhs28 per dish. Daily noon-10pm. Until May 31. Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0987), Dubai Marina Mall (04 399 7357).
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).
Brio's 2-for-1 dinner
Pay for one, four-course set dinner and another guest dines for free.
Dhs120 per person. Daily 7pm-8pm. Until May 31. TIME Grand Plaza, Al Qusais (04 233 4020).
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 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 Living (04 454 2638).
Taste of Wafi
The family-friendly food festival runs every Saturday and offers a chance to sample locally produced foods, including organic groceries, plus kids' entertainment and fashion and beauty buys.
Free. 10am-7pm. Until June 21. Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 324 4555).
Asado's Argentinean Independence day
An evening brunch with a menu that includes a selection of provoleta, beef and spinach empanadas, humita saltena with cheese and mixed grills, as well as live music and tango dancing for a dose of merriment. Dhs295 per person (food only). Dhs120 (children aged seven to 12). Free for children aged six and under. 6.30pm-11.45pm. The Palace Downtown Dubai (04 428 7806).
Fish Market's lobster promotion
Pick out a fresh lobster from the selection with this bargain dinner deal.
Dhs99. 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11.14pm. Until May 31. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
La Porte des Indes's 2-for-1 deal
The French-Indian fusion spot is now offering a two-for-one deal on food and beverages each Sunday evening.
Prices vary. 22.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Positano's fiesta Italiana
An 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).
Rhodes Twenty10’s roast dinner
The promotion includes beef sirloin, Yorkshire puddings, onion gravy, roast potatoes and fresh vegetables, plus a traditional English dessert of steamed treacle sponge with custard. Ideal for British expats missing a good old carvery.
Dhs210 per person (food only). Sat-Sun 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 316 5550).
Western Steakhouse's duck promotion
Duck recipes on the promotional menu this month include consommé, confit and more.
From Dhs36 per dish. Daily noon-11.30pm. Until May 31. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
Q43's 'the steaks are high'
'The Bull' is a 2kg platter of meat to share and comes with one bottle of grape.
Dhs599 per platter. 5pm-11pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
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).
Arcadia's antipasti night
An assortment of cold cuts, grilled vegetables and Italian cheese, plus a pasta station.
Dhs149 per person. 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).
Crescendo's sabor a Mexico
A Tex-Mex inspired style selection that includes taquitos, fajitas, tacos and guacamole.
Dhs220 (soft drinks). Dhs350 (premium beverages). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).
Choices's Italian night
Traditional dishes, including antipasti, pizza, risotto, pasta and desserts.
Dhs179 (soft drinks). Dhs219 (selected beverages). 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Al Bustan Rotana Dubai, Garhoud (04 282 0000).