21 deals to protect your pennies

Your next seven days, a little bit cheaper

Monday 10

Bento by the Beach at Ají - Under Dhs150
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).

Business lunch at Roberto’s - Under Dhs150
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).

Coffee Hour at The Brass - 50 percent off
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).

Ladies’ night at Frevo - 50 percent off
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 11

Dolce Vida at 3in1 - Under Dhs100
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.
é Dhs99. Tue 5pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 428 6888).

Songkran at Pai Thai - Under Dhs300
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).

#TwoCanDine Tuesday at Weslodge Saloon - Couples’ deal
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).


Wednesday 12

Baisakhi Festival at Claypot - Under Dhs100
Celebrate the Baisakhi Festival, marking the time to harvest crops, at this north Indian restaurant. Enjoy a specially created buffet and live music.
Dhs59. Daily 7pm-midnight. Until Apr 14. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai (04 407 8000).

Ladies’ night at Ruth’s Chris Steak House - 50 percent off
Señoritas, 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).

Thursday 13

Business lunch at Novikov - Under Dhs150
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).

Songkran at Mekong - Today only
Spend Thai New Year with traditional dishes including golden crispy chicken cups, beef salad with lemongrass, spiced sea bass and Thai beef green curry.
Dhs260 (adults), Dhs130 (kids aged six to 12). 6pm-11pm. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).

Friday 14

Breakfast at At.mosphere - Under Dhs350
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. Ongoing. Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

Easter afternoon tea at Mashrabiya Lounge - Under Dhs150
Try the Easter-themed afternoon tea either indoors or out on the terrace.
Dhs145 (soft drinks), Dhs240 (bubbly). Daily noon-6pm. Until Apr 16. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Easter brunch at Manava Restaurant - Today only
Dig into a huge buffet, with dishes including roast lamb. Enjoy a dip afterwards with free beach and pool access.
Dhs325 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs145 (ages 13 to 20), Dhs95 (kids aged nine to 12), free (kids under eight). 12.30pm-3.30pm. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 5656).

Easter brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC - Today only
Café Belge and the Sunken Garden join forces for a special extended Easter brunch. There’s a buffet, a grown-up Easter egg hunt and dancers.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs450 (sparkling grape), Dhs525 (bubbly). The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).

Saturday 15

Pre-dinner deal at Frankie’s Italian Bar & Grill - Under Dhs100
Take aperitivo evening every Saturday, when you can get two drinks and canapés for just Dhs75, accompanied by live jazz.
Dhs75. Sat 5.30pm-9pm. Ongoing. JA Oasis Beach Tower, JBR (04 399 4311).

Willy Wonka Afternoon Tea at Lotus Lounge - Under Dhs200
Crafted by renowned Dutch pastry chef Marike Van Beurden, for just three days, enjoy a Willy Wonka-themed afternoon tea with chocolates, cakes and more.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs299 (sparkling grape). April 15-17, 2pm-5pm. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8888).

Sunday 16

Easter afternoon tea at Byzantium Lounge - Today only
Have an Easter-themed afternoon tea, complete with kids’ party, where the little ones aged two to eight can take part in egg decorating and an Easter egg hunt.
Dhs199 (adults), Dhs49 (kids). 4pm-7pm. Taj Dubai, Business Bay (04 438 3100).

Lunch deal at Habibi Burger - Under Dhs100

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), plus skin on fries and a soft drink or shake.
Dhs50. Sun-Thu 11am-3pm. Ongoing. Marina Promenade, Dubai Marina (04 421 8228).

Sharing Sundays at Butcha - Under Dhs300
Tuck 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, Al Safa Street (04 343 1157); The Beach, JBR (04 553 0684).

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

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