Our picks of the week
1 Share a World Cup feast at CLAW BBQ
See Wed 25.
2 Use your Mastercard at Jumeirah Restaurants
See Wed 25.
3 A gastronomic Spanish lunch at El Sur
See Fri 27.
4 Tuck into a feast of curry at Reform Social & Grill
See Fri 27.
5 New degustation menu for summer at At.mosphere
See Tue July 1.
BiCE SkyBar’s vinoteca night
Sample varieties of grape, paired with Italian nibbles.
Dhs285 per person. 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2520).
Blue Jade's dim sum masterclasses
A three-hour interactive class, with welcome tea, Asian mocktails and souvenirs included in the price of the lesson. Advanced reservations required. Minimum of four per class.
Dhs425 per person. Daily 4pm-7pm. Until September 30. The Ritz-Carlton, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 318 6150).
CLAW BBQ's World Cup platter
During FIFA World Cup matches, diners can order the World Cup platter.
Dhs290 per platter. Times vary. Until July 13. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 432 2300).
Fuchsia's business lunch
The weekday deal at this new Thai eatery includes a choice of starter, a choice of main course and a lemongrass iced tea.
Dhs59 per person. Sun-Thu noon-3.15pm. Until June 30. Two Towers, TECOM (04 361 7117).
Links' World Cup offer
The venue will be showing the matches and serving a mixed grill platter that includes a selection of lamb chops, chicken skewers and more, along with side dishes such as roasted root vegetables, mashed potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and salad.
Dhs110 per person (food only). Dhs198 per couple (food only). Daily 11am-2.30am. Until July 13. The Address, Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).
Jumeirah's Summer Mastercard dining deal
This summer, Mastercard holders get 20 percent discount in Jumeirah restaurants, when paying with their card.
Valid for tables of two to six diners. Prices and times vary. Until October 15. www.jumeirah.com/mastercard.
Qbara's degustation menu
The 'Qbara Experience' is a selection of signature dishes from the menu.
Dhs450 per person. Sat-Wed 7pm-2am, Thu and Fri 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 709 2500).
Sakura's noodle promotion
The Japanese restaurant introduces a promotional menu of noodle dishes. From Dhs32 per dish.
Daily noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm. Until June 28. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
Seafood Market's live lobster
This month the special is live Canadian lobster, prepared in your chosen style. Options include deep-fried with mango wasabi dressing or baked with Thai yellow curry sauce. From Dhs545 per kg.
Daily 12.30pm-5pm, 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until June 30. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Voda Bar's World Cup deal
Watch the matches live on the projector screen, nibble football themed bar bites and get two-for-one on hops.
Priced à la carte. Daily 8pm-2am. Until July 13. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Café Habana's World Cup menu
Watch the football and dine from a promotional World Cup menu, including drinks deals.
From Dhs95 (two courses). Dhs125 (three courses). Sun-Wed noon-midnight; Thu-Sat noon-2am. Until July 13. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 422 2620).
Jazz@PizzaExpress's Abri & Funk Radius
The funk and soul act plays live each Thursday evening, and the usual menu is available.
Free entry, priced à la carte. 9pm-1am. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342).
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 selected beverages).
Daily 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5421).
Neos' World Cup promotion
Offers a snack menu and variety of beverage packages to enjoy while viewing the games. Snacks from Dhs50. Beverage packages from Dhs175.
Daily 6pm-2.30am. Until July 13. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
SCAFÉ's business lunch
The cooking school's students test their skills preparing a menu that changes every three months. The three-course business lunch menu features daily changing specials. Dhs65 (three courses). Sun-Thu 10am-4pm. Ongoing. SCAFA Cooking School, Cluster I, JLT (04 379 4044).
St Tropez Bistro’s jazz nights Enjoy live performances of swing and jazz music by Anita Williams. Priced à la carte. Thu and Fri 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 3415).
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 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).
El Sur's Friday lunch
The contemporary Spanish restaurant offers a special lunch deal, which includes two tapas, one main course and a dessert for each diner.
Dhs245 per person (with three beverages). 12.30pm-3.30pm. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina (04 399 7700).
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).
Reform Social & Grill's 'The Great British Curry'
Inspired by the UK's love of a curry, dinners on Friday nights at this British gastro pub can try a selection of Indian dishes.
Dhs99 per person. 8pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Lakes, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).
Wheeler’s celebration dinner
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).
Saturdays Choose any four dishes from the appetiser menu to create your own platters. Also offers views of the Marina from the terrace and a sound track of jazz and house from the DJs.
Dhs99 per platter. 4pm-8pm. Ongoing. Pier 7, Marina Mall, Dubai Marina (04 361 8129).
GQ Bar's sushi Sunday
Unlimited sushi and sashimi, plus one Japanese mixed drink.
Dhs150 per person. Sunset-1am. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 321 4541).
Harvesters Pub's World Cup promotion
The venue is showing the matches on the big screen, and serving food inspired by different teams in the tournament.
From Dhs86 per dish. Sunset-midnight. Until July 13. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 276 963).
La Porte des Indes's 2-for-1 deal
The French-Indian fusion spot is now offering a two-for-one deal on food each Sunday evening.
Prices vary. 10.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
TOKO Dubai's sushi masterclass
A two-hour class in making sushi and nigiri, followed by a sushi and Japanese beverage tasting. Dhs300 per person.
Sunset-9.30pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).
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. Sunset-11pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).
The Talk Restaurant's 'all about citrus'
A buffet of meat, fish and vegetable dishes, cooked with citrus fruits.
Dhs165 (soft drinks). Dhs195 (house beverages). Free for children aged 12 and under. Sunset-11pm. Until June 30. Mövenpick Hotel The Walk, JBR (04 449 8888).
Tuesday July 1
Arcadia's antipasti night
An assortment of cold cuts, grilled vegetables and Italian cheese, plus a pasta station.
Dhs149 per person. Sunset-10pm. Ongoing. The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8611).
At.mosphere's july tasting menu
This month, the degustation menu features chilled white gazpacho, seared foie gras with apricot purée and Atlantic turbot with olive and caper quinoa.
Dhs650 per person (five courses). Dhs900 per person (seven courses). Daily sunset-11pm. Until July 31. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).
Crescendo's sabor a Mexico
A Tex-Mex inspired-style selection that includes taquitos, fajitas, tacos and guacamole.
Dhs220 (soft drinks). Dhs350 (premium beverages). Sunset-10.30pm. Ongoing. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).