26 dining deals to protect your pennies

Your next seven days, a little bit cheaper

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Monday 3

Under dhs150 Bento by the Beach at Ají
Sample a Japanese Peruvian bento box. The options include vegetarian, featuring veggie tacos, the Nikkei, including red snapper tiradito, and the Ají, which stars the cebiche limeño – sea bass ceviche with coriander, onion and sweet potato.
Dhs110 (veggie), Dhs120 (Nikkei), Dhs130 (Ají). Sun-Thu noon-7pm. Ongoing. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 0244).

50% off Ladies’ night at Frevo
Head to the Latin restaurant for complimentary house beverages and 50 percent off a special set menu, every Monday.
Prices vary. Mon 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Tuesday 4

Under Dhs300 Dolce Vida at 3in1
Enjoy an after-work treat including an antipasti platter with bruschetta, stuffed jumbo olives, beef cold cuts, pizza and Parmigiano Reggiano along with two mixed drinks for just Dhs99.
é Dhs99. Tue 5pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (4 428 6888).

Ladies’ deal Ladies’ Night at Chez Sushi
Enjoy an evening with the girls. Dine-in guests can buy one “Let’s Roll” and get one custom roll of their choice for free, too.
é Prices vary. Tue 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Al Wasl Road, Dubai Marina and Arabian Ranches (800 78744).

UNDER DHS200 Steak it Easy at The Agency

Treat yourself to a 250g Australian wagyu rump steak, truffle fries, sautéed mushrooms, your choice of sauce and a glass of house grape every Tuesday.
Dhs150. Tue noon-2am. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeriah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6320).

Couples’ deal #TwoCanDine Tuesday at Weslodge
Receive a welcome drink, four-course dinner and glass of house grape for just Dhs300 per couple with this evening deal.
é Dhs300 (per couple). Tue 6pm-2am. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 560 1700).

Wednesday April 5th

50% off
Ladies’ night at Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Get 50 percent off the menu at Ruth’s Chris every Wednesday and four free drinks.
Prices vary. Wed 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).

Under Dhs200
Ladies’ night at Social by Heinz Beck

Enjoy a three-course set menu of dishes curated by three-Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and two house drinks.
Dhs195. Wed 7pm. Ongoing. Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah (04 818 2222).

Under Dhs200
Ribs deal at Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant

Feast on a platter of barbecue beef ribs, with two house drinks.
Dhs175. Sun-Wed 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 439 8888).

Thursday April 6th

Under Dhs50
Breakfast happy hour at Under500

Start the day healthily with a breakfast deal at Under500. Dishes include steak and eggs and a fresh orange juice.
From Dhs40. Sat-Thu 9am-11am. Ongoing. Various locations including Cluster Y, JLT (04 421 8182).

Under Dhs150
Business lunch at Novikov

The Shinkansen lunch includes tom yum or miso soup, a choice of classic starters followed by Singapore noodles or black cod.
Dhs115. Sun-Thu 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 388 8744).

Friday April 6th

Under Dhs350
Breakfast at At.mosphere

Have breakfast on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa. Dig into pastries, cheeses and more before heading onto a main dish including waffles.
Dhs325 (soft drinks). Fri-Sat 7am-10.30am. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

Today only
Brunch Spectacular at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

This super-brunch takes place monthly at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Food from a variety of the hotel’s restaurants is offered up alongside live music and opera performances.
Dhs525 (sparkling grape). 1pm-4pm. Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

Saturday April 8th

Under Dhs200
Seafood night at Flow Kitchen

A buffet packed full of seafood treats features every Saturday at this international restaurant.
Dhs185. Sat 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Under Dhs100
The Grand Breakfast at Feast

Begin your morning the right way with freshly baked bread, pancakes, cheeses, cold cuts, eggs and more.
Dhs69. Daily 6.30am-10.30am. Ongoing. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 4444).

Sunday April 9th

Under Dhs250
D’gustando at ZOCO

Try a six-course dinner with dishes ranging from quinoa salad to snapper ceviche tostada, finishing off with traditional churros with a hot chocolate dipping sauce.
Dhs200 (six courses), Dhs250 (six courses and grape pairing). Sun-Wed 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. The Atrium, Al Habtoor City (04 437 0044).


Under Dhs100
Lunch deal at Habibi Burger

Get your teeth into Habibi Burger’s Dhs50 lunch package, made up of a choice of burger (including classic beef or veggie versions, such as quinoa and beetroot), skin on fries and a soft drink or shake.
Dhs50. Sun-Thu 11am-3pm. Ongoing. Marina Promenade, Dubai Marina (04 421 8228).

Under Dhs300
Sharing Sundays at Butcha

Dig into a sharing-style board for two, packed with kofte, sujuk, Shashlik and chicken shish taouk, plus fries and salad.
Dhs295 (for two). Sun noon-midnight. Ongoing. City Walk and The Beach, JBR (04 343 6591).

Under Dhs300
Steak Frites Sundays at Couqley
Beat the Sunday blues with two portions of steak frites, pain perdu for dessert and a bottle of grape, all for just Dhs279.
Dhs226 (food only), Dhs279 (including grape). Sun noon-midnight. Ongoing. Cluster A, JLT (04 514 9339).

Monday April 10th

Under Dhs150
Bento by the Beach at Ají

Sample a Japanese-Peruvian bento box. The options include vegetarian, featuring veggie tacos, the Nikkei, including red snapper tiradito, and the Ají, which stars sea bass ceviche.
Dhs110 (veggie), Dhs120 (Nikkei), Dhs130 (Ají). Sun-Thu noon-7pm. Ongoing. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 0244).

Under Dhs150
Business lunch at Roberto’s

The Italian is relaunching its business lunch menu. New dishes include beef tartare with truffle caviar and brioche, baked Norwegian cod with polenta and dessert of the day.
Dhs119 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3.30pm. Ongoing. Gate Village 1, DIFC (04 386 0066).

50% off
Coffee Hour at The Brass

It’s 50 percent off coffee (and cakes) every day in the week from 3pm to 6pm.
Prices vary. Sun-Thu 3pm-6pm. Ongoing. City Walk and The Beach, JBR (04 385 6971).


50% off
Ladies’ night at Frevo

Head to the Latin restaurant for complimentary house beverages and 50 percent off a special set menu.
Prices vary. Mon 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Tuesday April 11th

Under Dhs100
Dolce Vida at 3in1

Delight in an after-work treat including an antipasti platter with bruschetta, stuffed jumbo olives, beef cold cuts, pizza and Parmigiano Reggiano along with two mixed drinks for just Dhs99.
Dhs99. Tue 5pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 6888).

Under Dhs300
Songkran at Pai Thai

Celebrate Thai New Year (Songkran) at Pai Thai with a special set menu, including grilled beef in red curry sauce and steamed sea bass. Plus there will be entertainment from Thai dancers.
Dhs280 (food only). Apr 10-23. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Couples’ deal
#TwoCanDine Tuesday at Weslodge Saloon

Get a welcome drink, four-course dinner and glass of house grape for just Dhs300 per couple with this evening deal with great views from the JW Marriott Marquis.
Dhs300 (per couple). Tue 6pm-2am. Ongoing. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 560 1700).

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