32 best meal deals in Dubai this week

Alta Badia’s truffle menu, Taste Kitchen for mums and more foodie deals

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1 A sensory journey to the north at Antique Bazaar
See Wed 4.

2 A new menu of Italian food at C.taste
See Thu 5.

3 Asadito Argentine barbecue at Palermo Terrace
See Thu 5.

4 Forth anniversary party at Lalezar
See Fri 6.

5 Monday seafood feast night at Sho Cho
See Mon 9.

Wednesday 4

Alta Badia’s truffle menu
Try a four- or seven-course set menu using Norcia black truffles from Umbria in Italy.
Dhs398 (four courses). Dhs475 (seven courses). Daily noon-midnight. Until March 31. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 366 3866).

Antique Bazaar’s northern promotion
Enjoy an à la carte special focusing on northern Indian cooking, including kathi rolls, frankies, dahi puri, kachori chaat and more.
Priced à la carte. Daily 7.30pm-3am. Until March 6. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).

At.mosphere’s winter menu
Enjoy seasonal specials this month including butternut and chestnut velouté, Dover sole tournedos served with popcorn tortellini and roasted rack of Rhug Estate lamb, and polenta à l’ancienne and rosemary jus.
Lunch: Dhs450 (two courses). Dhs600 (three courses). Dinner: Dhs900 (five courses). Dhs1,700 (seven courses). Daily 12.30pm-3pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

Café Belge’s business lunch
Get 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).

Fountain Restaurant’s street food promotion
Food from South East Asia, the Southern Hemisphere and the Middle East.
Dhs110 (one soft drink or one glass of grape), half price (children aged seven to 12), free (children aged six and under). Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).

Hattab Kitchen’s business lunch deal
This new spot in JLT launches a midday deal, which offers diners a choice of panini and soup of the day, plus side salad and soft drink.
Dhs40 per person. Daily noon-4pm. Ongoing. Dubai Gate 1, Cluster Q, JLT (04 431 0990).

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s ‘Ottoman Opulence’ culinary tour
This progressive dining event starts in Plaj restaurant with a glass of bubbly and canapés followed by a cold starter at Indian restaurant Amala, Turkish mezze in Lalezar, main course at The Rib Room and a dessert buffet at Imperium. The experience finishes with tea or coffee and a digestif at Sultan’s Lounge terrace. Advanced booking advised.
Dhs1,490 per couple. Daily 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Mint Leaf of London, Dubai's afternoon tea deal
Try Danish blue cheese and mint chutney stuffed bread pakora, aloo tikki and chana chaat on crispy filo.
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).

Taste Kitchen’s ‘we love mums’ promotion
Buy any breakfast item and receive a free coffee or tea.
Prices vary. Sun-Thu 8am-noon, Fri-Sat 10am-noon. Ongoing. Mercato Mall (04 344 4161). Other locations: Cedre Villas, Dubai Silicon Oasis (04 388 6121). Bur Dubai Spinneys (04 352 4591).

Teatro Restaurant’s healthy menu
A new à la carte menu selection features healthy dishes with a calorie count.
Priced à la carte. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).

Vinoteca’s pizza promotion
Get any pizza of your choice, plus a bottle of Italian hops for Dhs69. There is also a daily happy hour at the venue, offering 50 percent off selected beverages with Italian bites from 6pm-8pm.
Dhs79. Sat-Wed 12.30pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm; Thu-Fri 12.30pm-3pm, 6pm-midnight. Until May 22. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 1234).

Thursday 5

Armani/Mediterraneo’s seafood night
The event features iced seafood stations, with oysters, razor clams, tiger prawns, lobster tails, blue crab and more. There are also main course choices such as surf and turf, creamy cod, stuffed squid and seafood paella, plus a choice of five different daily catch dishes.
Dhs350 per person. Thu 6.30pm-10pm. Ongoing. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Clé’s business lunch
Choose two or three courses. Dishes available include parmesan and zaatar crusted frog’s legs, black angus rib-eye with creamed feta spinach and Amalfi lemon tart with saffron.
Dhs95 (two courses). Dhs135 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-2.45pm. Ongoing. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 5150).

C.taste’s Italian promotion
Starting today, try an à la carte menu special, which features four cheese ravioli, beef lasagne with polenta chips, saffron risotto with prawn and basil and pesto gnocchi with courgette, asparagus and bell pepper.
Priced à la carte. Daily noon-11pm. Until March 31. Centro Barsha, next to Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 704 0000).

Palermo Terrace’s asadito barbecue
A barbecue of Argentine meats, served in view of the polo fields.
Dhs240 per person (including a glass of grape or hops). Thu 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, Al Qudra Road, opposite Arabian Ranches (04 361 8111).

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).

Sass Café’s aperitivo
Enjoy complimentary canapés with every beverage ordered.
From Dhs65 per beverage. Sun-Thu 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 7722).

Friday 6

Cabana’s Nikkei nights
Indulge in all-you-can-eat sushi and yakitori.
Dhs210 (soft drinks). Dhs320 (house beverages). Fri 7.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Fraîche Café & Bistro’s breakfast special
The breakfast deal is back, with a little difference. This deal offers unlimited breakfast dishes from the menu, but no juices or coffees.
Dhs75 per person (food only). Fri-Sat 8am-4pm. Ongoing. Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, JLT (04 369 7821).

Lalezar’s anniversary party
From today, the Turkish restaurant marks its fourth anniversary with a special set menu.
Dhs350 (soft drinks). Fri-Mon 6pm-11pm. Until March 9. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

The Royal Budha’s dim sum deal
Head to this weekly event, with all-you-can-eat dim sum served from the trolley. There is also a happy hour on selected beverages on Fridays from noon-6pm.
Dhs78 per person (unlimited dim sum and speciality tea). Fri noon-midnight. Ongoing. Holiday Inn Dubai, Al Barsha, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 323 4333).

Saturday 7

Casa de Tapas’ 2-for-1
Get two-for-one paella and Spanish beverages (excluding sparkling grape). From Dhs55 per person. Noon-midnight. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).

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

Sunday 8

Mother’s Day afternoon tea
A special Mother’s Day afternoon tea is available all month. On Friday March 20 to Saturday 21, Karat will also provide diners with a special cake to celebrate.
Dhs125 per person. Daily 3pm-6pm. Until March 31. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).

Shang Thai’s ladies’ day deal
On Sundays, ladies get 50 percent off the total lunch bill.
Prices vary. Sun noon-3pm. Ongoing. Matloob Buildings, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 5408).

Monday 9

Java Jolt’s coffee giveaway
Head to this café in Dubai Silicon Oasis and just say ‘Java me’ when placing a food order to receive a free organic coffee, too.
Prices vary. Sun-Thu 7am-7pm. Ongoing. Le Solarium Tower, Dubai Silicon Oasis (04 320 9292).

Jazz@PizzaExpress’ lunch deal
Three outlets in Dubai are offering an ‘express’ lunch deal, which includes a starter, main course and a soft drink or water.
Dhs50 per person (soft drink). Sun-Thu noon-5pm. Ongoing. Bin Sougat, Al Rashidiya (04 285 2393). Other location: Ibn Battuta Mall (04 368 5134). Dhs60 per person (soft drink). Dhs80 per person (house beverage). Sun-Wed noon-4pm. Jazz@PizzaExpress, JLT (04 441 6342).

Reform Social & Grill’s steak and grape
Order a steak at this British-themed venue and get half bottle of selected red or white grape free.
Dhs140. Mon 6pm-11pm, Thu noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Lakes, Emirates Hills (04 454 2638).

Sho Cho’s Monday feast night
The open buffet selection includes plenty of seafood, and music from DJ Stephan Karl from 9pm until 1am.
Dhs125 per person. Dhs165 (house beverages). Mon 7pm-midnight. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).

Tuesday 10

Rosa Mexicano’s lunch special
Get two courses for Dhs69.
Dhs69 per person. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 388 2505). Other location: Mirdif City Centre (04 285 8988).

Solo Bistronomia & Vinobar’s cheese and grape night
Enjoy five varieties of cheese and five varieties of grape at this new Italian venue.
Dhs120 per person. Tue 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 370 8999).

Tolosa Bodega’s mixed drinks masterclass
The class includes five mixed drinks and welcome canapés. Advanced reservation required.
Dhs200 per person. Tue 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 453 9220).

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