Our picks of the week
1 Afternoon treats at Mint Leaf of London, Dubai
See Wed 27.
2 Meet for a meaty lunch at MJ’s Steakhouse
See Wed 27.
3 Join the sushi festival at Trader Vics
See Sun 31.
4 Grape pairing dinner at Sukhothai
See Mon Sept 1.
5 Show your age at The Californian Restaurant
See Mon Sept 1.
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).
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).
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).
Mint Leaf of London, Dubai's afternoon tea deal
This Indian restaurant offers a selection of light bites with a touch of fusion, such as Danish blue cheese and mint chutney stuffed bread pakora, and aloo tikki and chana chaat on crispy filo. Served with TWG tea or sparkling Italian grape.
Dhs99 per person (tea only). Dhs144 per person (glass of sparkling grape). Dhs399 per couple (plus bottle of sparkling grape). Sat-Thu 3pm-6pm. Ongoing. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 706 0900).
MJ’s Steakhouse's lunch deal
Head to the steakhouse for a set price, set menu deal on weekdays.
Dhs80 (two courses). Dhs95 (three courses). Sun-Wed noon-3pm. Ongoing. Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).
Nasimi Beach's summer sushi deal
This month, the beach club restaurant offers a new selection of sushi (including maki, nigiri and sashimi).
From Dhs185. Daily noon-11.30pm. Until August 31. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
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).
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).
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).
The Noodle House's South East Asian national day celebrations
The Noodle House is celebrating the national days of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia with a limited edition menu featuring 12 dishes from across these three countries.
Priced à la carte. Daily, times vary. Until September 2. Venues citywide. www.thenoodlehouse.com (800 666 353).
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).
Fish Market's happy hour
Dine during the hours below, and you can get 20 percent discount off your total bill at this seafood venue.
Prices vary. Daily 12.30pm-1.30pm, 7.30pm-8.30pm. Until September 30. Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
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).
Al Muntaha's summer brunch
This month only, Knock yourself out at the Burj Al Arab's buffet brunch. Dine earlier from 10am for a discount.
Dhs520 per person. Fri 10am-noon. Dhs570 per person. Fri 10.30am-12.30pm. Dhs620 per person. 12.30pm-4pm. Until August 29. Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).
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).
Na3Na3's Yemeni mandi night
Reflecting the resurgence of new mandi in Dubai (a Yemeni tradition of slow-cooked rice and meat), try this new mandi theme night.
Dhs210 (soft drinks). Dhs265 (house beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
One on One Bar's 'perfect pairings'
The bar launches a new set of weekly theme nights, with Russian beverage paired with vine leaves on Monday nights; Scottish beverages and wagyu beef on Tuesdays; French grape and burgers on Wednesdays; beverage and cigars on Thursday; and pints and pies on a Friday night.
From Dhs180 per person. Mon-Fri 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8233).
Casa de Tapas' 2-for-1
Take advantage of 2-for-1, offered on paella and also on Spanish grape based beverages (excluding sparkling).
From Dhs55 per person for paella. Noon-midnight. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).
Jumeirah's Summer MasterCard dining deal
This summer, MasterCard holders can 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.
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).
The Market Café's summer deal
A buffet of Italian, Arabic and Indian dishes.
Dhs150 per person (food only). Sun-Tue 7.30pm-11.30pm. Until August 31. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
Trader Vics' sushi matsuri Sundays
Choose any four items from the sushi menu,teamed with miso soup and green tea.
Dhs165 per person. 6pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. Festival City Mall (04 255 9000).
Monday September 1
Sukhothai's grape night
This one-off dinner event teams cooking from four different regions of Thailand with grape from Alsace in France.
Dhs350 per person. 7.30pm-11.45pm. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
The Act Dubai's dinner cabaret
A new season of performances called 'Showtime', plus a 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).
The Californian Restaurant's 'your age is your discount'
Dine at the restaurant during your birth month, and receive a percentage discount on the food bill that matches your age. Valid for groups of four or more diners.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed noon-3pm, 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
c.taste's burger night
All-you-can-eat burgers, prepared at live cooking stations. Maybe not an offer for veggie friends.
Dhs99 (including two house beverages). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Centro Barsha, Al Barsha (04 704 0000).
Imperium's pan-Asian buffet
A new Tuesday night buffet selection that includes Cantonese style duck, dim sum and sushi.
Dhs225 per person. Dhs350 (house beverages). 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Toko Dubai's sushi offer
Guests on Tuesday nights can enjoy sushi, nigiri and maki, in addition to Japanese beverages and live entertainment in the lounge bar.
Dhs225 per person. 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 442 8383).