Our picks of the week
1 18 rounds and two courses at Al Badia Golf Club
See Wed 13.
2 Pizza plus a pint at Ronda Locatelli
See Wed 13.
3 Unlimited Boston lobsterat Dunes Café
See Thu 14.
4 Indian Independence Day at La Porte des Indes
See Fri 15.
5 Treat a pal to paella at Casa de Tapas
See Sat 16.
Al Badia Golf Club’s dinner and golf deal
This package offers 18 holes of golf, as well as a two-course dinner at Spikes with two house beverages.
Dhs299 Sun-Thu 6pm-11pm. Dhs399 Fri-Sat 6pm-11pm. Until September 30. Al Badia Golf Club, Festival City (04 601 0101).
Alfonso X’s sushi lessons
Learn how to make sushi rolls, and sample your creations along with unlimited Japanese beverage.
Dhs119 per person (minimum of ten guests). Wed-Fri noon-midnight. Until August 29. Melia Hotel Dubai, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
Asado’s summer deal
The award-winning Argentine restaurant offers a 2-for-1 dining deal on dinner this summer.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 15. The Palace Downtown Dubai (04 428 7806).
Café Belge’ business lunch
A two or three course selection from a daily changing menu of Belgian cooking.
Dhs100 (two courses). Dhs120 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
GQ Bar’s ‘signature dining’ deal
Quote ‘signature dining’ to get a 30 percent discount on your total bill, when dining before 10.30pm.
Prices vary. Daily 8.30pm-10.30pm. Until August 31. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 321 4541).
Jumeirah’s Summer MasterCard dining deal
This summer, MasterCard holders get a 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.
Levantine’s live seafood night
Pick out your seafood from the selection and it will then be grilled 'live' at your table, and teamed with an assortment of traditional Lebanese mezze.
Dhs650 per person. Daily 7pm-2am. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Manhattan Grill’s 2-for-1 dinner
The steakhouse is offering a three course set menu dinner deal, which includes a bottle of grape, water and tea or coffee to end the meal.
Dhs499 per couple. Daily 7.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Mint Leaf of London, Dubai’s business lunch deal
The modern-Indian restaurant hosts a lunch deal, with a weekly changing menu.
Dhs70 (two courses). Dhs90 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 706 0900).
Plantation Lounge’s cheese and grape night
More than 20 varieties of artisanal French cheese, plus white and red grape to try.
Dhs180 (silver package). Dhs250 (premium package with premium grape varieties). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (04 448 4733).
Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre Hotel
This summer deal includes a buffet lunch at Medley restaurant, full day access to the pool and fitness area, plus a one hour massage.
Dhs299 per person. Daily, times vary. Until August 31. Deira City Centre, Deira (04 294 1222).
Ronda Locatelli’s one-for-one deal
Opt for a pizza at this Italian restaurant, and get either a free pint of Italian hops or mocktail included for Dhs100.
Dhs100. Daily noon-6pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Shabestan’s ‘hunter dish’
A new addition to the menu is Persian dish khorake shekarchi (meaning hunter dish), made with rice, saffron and lamb.
Dh250 per couple. Daily 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11.15pm. Until September 15. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor’s Nizami food festival
The celebrity chef restaurant focuses on the ancient Nizami cuisine, plus Hyderabadi-style biryani.
Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Until August 31. Melia Hotel Dubai, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
Dunes Café’s unlimited lobster
Enjoy all-you-can-eat Boston lobster, prepared in a variety of ways, such as grilled or curried. The deal also includes oysters, fish and more seafood.
Dhs235 (soft drinks). Dhs315 (house beverages). 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).
UBK’s gourmet burger night
Choose between three different gourmet burger recipes, accompanied with hand cut chips.
Dhs79. Thu 6pm-11.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A (04 438 0000).
West 14th’s 2Up lunch
A business lunch deal with a playful twist. End the meal with a game of ‘2 Up’: flip the coins, and if they land on the same side, you can claim your lunch for free!
Dhs120 (two courses, with coffee or tea). Sun-Thu 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Oceana Resort & Spa Dubai, Palm Jumeirah (04 447 7601).
At.mosphere’s August menu
The menu special for the month features dishes such as burrata served with summer truffles, violet artichokes and pickled forest mushrooms, ‘tuna tartare Niçoise’ made with fresh borlotti beans, quail egg and an anchovy beignet.
Dhs650 per person (five-course tasting menu). Dhs900 per person (seven-course tasting menu). Daily 6.30pm-11pm. Until August 31. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).
Flow Kitchen’s breakslow
A leisurely breakfast event.
Dhs185 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). Dhs465 (half a bottle of bubbly). Fri 11.30am-4pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).
La Porte des Indes’ Independence Day menu
In honour of Indian Independence day, the restaurant offers all you can eat from a set menu selection.
Dhs155 per person. Noon-3.30pm, 6.30pm-3am. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Sobahn’s Friday dinner deal
A buffet of Korean, Japanese and more Asian cuisines, offered every week.
Dhs99 (food only). 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Matloob Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 7888).
SoHo Bar & Grill’s ‘Americana’ menu
In honour of July 4 (American Independence Day), the New York inspired steakhouse introduces a menu of US-inspired hot dogs and burgers.
From Dhs55 per dish. Sat-Wed 7pm-1am, Thu and Fri 7pm-2am. Until September 4. Century Village, Garhoud (04 286 8520).
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).
Casa de Tapas’ 2-for-1
Take advantage of 2-for-1, offered on paella and also on Spanish grape based beverages (excluding sparkling varieties).
From Dhs55 per person for paella. Noon-midnight. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).
Reform Social & Grill’s ‘Man Vs Food’ specials
A challenging menu promotion that features the ‘super burger’ and ‘double pie’ served daily, as well as the ‘mega roast’ served on Saturdays and Sundays.
From Dhs115 (super burger). Daily 7pm-midnight. Until August 31. The Lakes Club, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).
GQ Bar’s sushi Sunday
Unlimited sushi and sashimi, plus one Japanese mixed drink.
Dhs150 per person. 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay (04 321 4541).
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).
The Market Café’s summer deal
An all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, featuring Italian, Arabic and Indian dishes, plus desserts.
Dhs150 per person (food only). Sun-Tue 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until August 31. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
The Talk’s topsy turvy night
An evening of Australasian cooking.
Dhs165 (soft drinks). Dhs195 (house beverage). Free for children under 12. 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 449 8888).
Picante’s grape and dinner deal
All-you-can-eat from the à la carte menu at this Portuguese restaurant, plus unlimited house grape.
Dhs225 per person. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).
The Act Dubai’s dinner cabaret
A new season of performances called ‘Showtime’, plus dinner of Peruvian cooking.
From Dhs320 (food only). Mon-Wed 8.30pm-midnight. Until September 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).
c.taste’s burger night
All-you-can-eat burgers, prepared at live cooking stations.
Dhs99 (including two house beverages). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Centro Barsha, Al Barsha (04 704 0000).
Sonamu’s Korean barbecue
All-you-can-eat Korean barbecue.
Dhs179. 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).
Toko Dubai’s sushi offer
Sushi, nigiri and maki, Japanese beverages and live entertainment.
Dhs225 per person. Daily 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).