21 bargain dining deals to see you through the week

Save some cash at these brilliant restaurants, all week long



Breakfast happy hour at Under500 - Under Dhs50

Spend the morning at Under500’s breakfast happy hour, with dishes including steak and eggs and egg quinoa tabbouleh.
From Dhs40. Sat-Thu 9am-11am. Ongoing. Cluster Y, JLT (800 863 37500).

Iftar at Nobu - Under Dhs300

The famous Japanese restaurant is offering a special iftar menu for Dhs270.
Dhs270. Sat-Wed 7pm-11.30pm; Thu-Fri 7pm-12.30am. Until the end of Ramadan. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).


Dim sum night at Downtown Toko - Under Dhs195
Get your fill of unlimited dim sum every Tuesday at this Japanese eatery.
Dhs195 (food). Tue 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 442 8383).

Food Happy Hour at Zero Gravity - 50% off

Head to the beach club during the week and get 50 percent off food, including burgers, salads and sandwiches.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed sunset-10pm. Ongoing. Near Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Iftar at Flooka - Under Dhs200
Dishes range from hot and cold mezzes to king prawns fresh off the grill, with an extensive fish-focused Mediterranean menu, plus unlimited soft drinks.
Dhs150. Daily from sunset. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 346 1111).


Set menu supper at Marina Social
Enjoy a set menu of the British restaurant’s classics every day except Sunday.
Dhs150 (two courses), Dhs195 (three courses). Mon-Sat 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).

Happy Hour at Zero Gravity
Head to the beach club early in the week to get 50 percent off your dinner. Dishes include burgers, salads and sandwiches.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed sunset-10pm. Ongoing. Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Limited-edition dishes at Tom&Serg
Ramen or roast? Which do you prefer? The two popular dishes are back this month.
Dhs100. Daily from 7pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Al Joud Centre, Al Quoz (056 474 6812).

Thai Journey at Spice Emporium

Enjoy Thai favourites including noodles and curries every Wednesday.
Dhs179. Wed 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).


Iftar at Al Nafoorah
Book in for a traditional iftar buffet at Time Out Dubai’s Best Lebanese restaurant.
Dhs195 per person, Dhs95 (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily 7pm-9pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 432 3232).

Iftar at At.mosphere
Try a tasting menu with dishes such as pan-seared sea bass and rack of lamb at this 122nd floor restaurant.
Dhs475. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Burj Khalifa (04 888 3828).

Italian Dinner Party at Il Capo
The à la carte four-course Italian meal includes pasta, risotto and more. There’s also a large cheese table to pick from.
Dhs395. Thu 8pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 435 5577).

Lobsterlicious at Dunes Café

Try the Boston lobster grilled, chilled or curried every Thursday.
Dhs275 (soft drinks) Thu 9pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Sandwich deal at Freedom Pizza
Have one of Freedom Pizza’s newly launched sandwiches and enjoy it with a tub of Häagen-Dazs ice cream, all for just Dhs25.
Dhs25. Daily 11am-2am. Ongoing. Various locations including Marina View Towers, Dubai Marina, www.freedompizza.ae.


Iftar at Crescendo
Indoors or on the relaxed, al fresco terrace, guests can enjoy music from a live kanoun player, as well as a traditional iftar buffet with an array of dishes.
Dhs185 adults, Dhs90 (kids aged six to 12. Daily sunset-10.30pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).

Iftar at Gursha
Try the iftar buffet at Ethiopian restaurant Gursha. Dishes including lentil soup, samosas, mixed grill and more.
Dhs175. Daily sunset-9pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 554 2665).

Iftar at Tagine

Enjoy a traditional Moroccan iftar at this upmarket restaurant.
Dhs220 per person. Daily from sunset. Until the end of Ramadan. One&Only Royal Mirage, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 399 9999).


Iftar at Citymax
Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai is offering up a traditional Middle Eastern buffet for iftar within specially designed interiors.
Dhs69. Daily sunset-11pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Bur Dubai (050 100 7065).

Iftar at Kalea
Break the fast at Polynesian-inspired restaurant Kalea. Enjoy an extensive iftar buffet featuring Ramadan juices, hot and cold mezze, appetisers, hot soups, main courses and dessert.
Dhs150 per person, half-price (kids aged four to 12). Daily sunset-11pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Lapita, Dubai Parks And Resorts, Autograph Collection, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 810 9999).


Lion’s Share at Hunters Room & Grill
Choose from a meat-centric menu featuring signature starters, mains and desserts, including beef tartare with quail’s egg, mini steak pies and barbecue ribs.
Dhs250 (food only). Sun 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).

Sushi Sundays at Zengo
Try out unlimited sushi at this trendy lounge/restaurant. Choose from an array of dishes including king fish and salmon nigiri, to spicy tuna and crispy shrimp maki.
Dhs148. Sun 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 316 5550).

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