Our picks of the week
1 Afternoon tea gets an Arabic twist at Karat
See Wed 10.
2 Restaurant week dining at The Oberoi Dubai
See Wed 10.
3 Restaurant week kicks off at Antique Bazaar
See Thu 11.
4 Some Like it Hot screens tonight at Gaucho
See Mon 15.
5 Breakfast for dinner at Omnia Gourmet
See Mon 15.
Al Badia Golf Club's dinner and golf deal
Includes 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).
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).
Hakkasan's grape week
A special three-course menu at the award-winning Chinese restaurant, matched with Australian grape.
Dhs398 per person. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until September 13. Jumierah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 8484).
Karat's Arabic afternoon tea
Afternoon tea with local twists such as flavoured camel milk and sparkling date juice.
Dhs59 per person. Daily 5pm-9pm. Until October 9. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
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).
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).
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).
The Oberoi Dubai's restaurant week
Dine at a discounted price this week at Umai, Nine7One and Ananta restaurants.
Dhs160 per person (Nine7One). Dhs180 per person (Umai and Ananta). Times vary. Until September 13. The Oberoi, Dubai, Business Bay (04 444 1407).
Antique Bazaar's biryani festival
A special à la carte menu of biryani recipes.
Prices vary. Daily 7.30pm-3am. Until September 27. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai(04 397 7444).
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 a 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).
M's Seafood Bistro's langoustine promotion
Plenty of menu specials using langoustine, from langoustine with porcini mousse, to grilled langoustine with lemon butter.
Prices vary. Daily 12.30pm-2.45pm, 7pm-11pm. Until September 18. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road (04 702 2455).
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).
Shanghai Chic's unlimited tasting night
Feast on Asian plates at this Chinese restaurant.
Dhs188 (food only). Dhs288 (house beverages). Tue-Sun 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).
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
Mandi is a Yemeni tradition of slow-cooked rice and meat.
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'
Russian beverages with vine leaves on Mondays; Scottish beverages and wagyu beef on Tuesdays; French grape and burgers on Wednesdays; drinks 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).
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).
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).
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.
Fountain Restaurant's street food promotion
Street food recipes from South East Asia, Southern Hemisphere and the Middle East.
Dhs110 (one soft drink or one glass of grape). Half price for children seven -12. Free for children six and under. Sat-Mon 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
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).
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).
caféM's unplugged and unlimited night
Live acoustic music performances plus food from the café's à la carte menu and unlimited beverages.
Dhs165 per person. 6pm-10pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Gaucho's cinema nights
In a series of new film nights held in the lounge bar, tonight's screening is of Marilyn Monroe classic Some Like it Hot. Movie-themed specials will also be added to the bar food menu.
Free entry, food priced à la carte. 7.30pm-11pm. DIFC(04 422 7898).
Omnia Gourmet's 'brinner'
A brand new deal, offering breakfast at dinner time. The à la carte selection includes (a limited supply) of Gulf lobster Benedict, plus fillet steak with zaatar Benedict and shakshuka.
Prices vary. 5pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Jumeirah 2 (04 343 7181).
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).
Cabana's anniversary menu
The hotel celebrates its anniversary. Cabana serves a special five-course set menu across the month.
Dhs190 (five courses). Daily 5pm-9pm. Until October 9. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Imperium's pan-Asian buffet
A 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).