Best food events in Dubai

35 of the best foodie deals and meal offers in Dubai this week

Our picks of the week

1 The lucky number is 28 percent at BA restaurant
See Wed 24.

2 Order from the chippy at Reform Social & Grill
See Wed 24.

3 Proof that tea goes with everything at Shang Palace
See Wed 24.

4 Iranian flavours tonight at Spices Restaurant
See Thu 25.

5 Barbecue night at Tirquaz Bistro & Garden Lounge
See Sat 27.

Wednesday 24

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).

Ananta's Hyderabadi week
Try a degustation menu of recipes from Hyderabad, prepared by a visiting chef from this region of India.
Dhs330 per person. Daily 7pm-11.30pm, Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm. Until September 26. 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).

BA Restaurant's 'lucky eights'
Modern Chinese haunt BA, which takes its name from the number eight in Chinese (considered to be a lucky number), is offering early diners a 28 percent discount on their meal before 8pm.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-8pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

IZEL's Taste of Peru
Sample a set menu with Peruvian influences, including duo of ceviche, causa de pollo and mazamorra morada con crispi guanabana.
Dhs350 (food only). Mon-Fri 7.30pm-1am. Until September 26. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road  (04 444 7111).

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).

Reform Social & Grill’s fish and chip shop
The gastro pub turns its hand to takeaway, serving a classic British chip shop menu of fish and chips, pies, chip butties, mushy peas and even deep-fried Mars bars.
Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Ongoing. Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes (04 454 2638).

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).

Shang Palace's tea specials
A promotional selection of recipes using tea, such as smoked peppermint tea duck and stir-fried Angus beef with black tea.
Priced à la carte. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until September 30. Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Thursday 25

Dunes Café's unlimited lobster
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
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).

Spices Restaurant's Iranian night
Sample unlimited Iranian kebab specialities on Thursday evenings.
Dhs89 per person (soft drinks). 7pm-11pm. Until December 18. Mövenpick Hotel Apartments The Square (04 607 2777).

Picante's bacalhau promotion
A traditional Portuguese cod fish delicacy, prepared in a variety of styles.
Priced à la carte. Daily noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight. Until October 6. 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).

Friday 26

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
Korean and Japanese buffet.
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).

Saturday 27

Casa de Tapas' 2-for-1
A 2-for-1 deal on paella and Spanish 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
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.

Taste of Wafi
A family friendly food event.
Free Entry. 10am-7pm. Until December 27. Colonnade Area, Wafi Mall, Oud Metha (04 324 4555).

Tirquaz Bistro & Garden Lounge's barbecue night
Every Saturday evening, enjoy an al fresco poolside barbecue, featuring mixed drinks, a dessert station and music.
Dhs99 per person. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Majestic Hotel Tower Dubai, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Sunday 28

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 Vic's 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 28. Festival City Mall (04 255 9000).

Monday 29

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).

Omnia Gourmet's 'brinner'
Breakfast dishes, served for dinner. The à la carte selection includes Gulf lobster Benedict and shakshuka.
Prices vary. 5pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Jumeirah 2 (04 343 7181).

The Act Dubai's dinner cabaret
Theatre performances, plus Peruvian cooking.
From Dhs320 (food only). Mon-Wed 8.30pm-midnight. Until October 8. 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).

Tuesday 30

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).

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