Dubai dining deals

Crabs, iftars, roasts and a meat-centric menu in Dubai this week

WEDNESDAY 14

Crabtastic at Dunes Café - Under Dhs300
Enjoy crab cooked in a variety of ways every Wednesday evening.
Dhs255 (soft drinks). Wed 9pm-midnight. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Early supper at Marina Social - Under Dhs200

Book in for a bargain early supper of Marina Social classics every day except Sunday.
Dhs150 (two courses), Dhs195 (three courses). Mon-Sat 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Marina (04 446 6664).

Thai Journey at Spice Emporium - Under Dhs200

Taste 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).

THURSDAY 15

Iftar at Brasserie 2.0 - Under Dhs250
A variety of dishes are on offer including hot and cold mezze, sushi and sashimi. There are also shawarma stations and an al fresco grill, plus tandoori dishes.
Dhs215 per person, half-price (kids aged five to 12), free (kids under five). Daily sunset-11pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 316 5550).

Iftar at Hakkasan - Under Dhs300

Hakkasan’s buffet features signature dim sum and crispy duck salad to start,wok-fried mains and traditional desserts.
Dhs298. Daily sunset-1am. Until the end of Ramadan. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 8484).

Iftar at Seven Sands - Under Dhs150

Enjoy an iftar buffet with dishes including chicken margougah, harees, lamb thereed and traditional Emirati slow-cooked stew.
Dhs139 per person, half price (kids aged six to 12), free (kids under six). Daily sunset-9pm. Until the end of Ramadan. The Beach, JBR (04 551 6652).

Iftar at Trèsind - Under Dhs200
A modern Indian fine-dining iftar experience features at this restaurant. Expect a range of biryanis, curries and kebabs.
From Dhs150. Daily sunset-11.30pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Nassima Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0440).

FRIDAY 16

Iftar at Segreto - Under Dhs300
This alternative, Italian take on iftar features a set menu of Mediterranean favourites.
Dhs250 per person. Daily sunset-8pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Iftar at Sho Cho - Under Dhs150

The pan-Asian spread at this restaurant features bento boxes from a choice of two set menu options. Dishes include miso soup, salads and tempura, as well as sushi and sashimi.
Dhs105-125 per person. Daily sunset-1am. Until the end of Ramadan. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).

Iftar at Zahira - Under Dhs200
Expect a number of traditional dishes for iftar, as well as some more unusual options, such as hazelnut falafel and more.
Dhs190 per person. Daily 7pm-9.30pm. Until the end of Ramadan. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8606).

Roast at Bread Street Kitchen & Bar - Under Dhs150
Gordon Ramsay’s popular eatery is hosting a special “British Roast Dinner” menu this month.
Dhs125. Sun-Wed noon-4pm, 6pm-10.30pm; Fri-Sat noon-4pm, 6pm-11.30pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

SATURDAY 17

All-day breakfast at Plantation Restaurant & Terrace - Under Dhs50
Head to this JBR restaurant for a set menu of breakfast items featuring eggs, pancakes, fruit, baked goods and more, at any time of the day, and all for just Dhs49.
Dhs49. Daily 24 hours. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, The Walk, JBR (04 448 4733).

Iftar at TT Custom BBQ - Under Dhs150
Try hot and cold mezze, salads, mixed grills, lamb chops, meatballs, chicken and desserts including gullac and baklava at this iftar buffet spread.
Dhs149 per person. Daily from sunset. Until the end of Ramadan. BoxPark, Al Wasl Road (054 444 3300).

Weekend roast at The Scene - Under Dhs150

For a taste of Blighty head to The Scene in Dubai Marina for a traditional roast dinner. Choose from beef, chicken, lamb or nut loaf, with all the trimmings, including Yorkshire puddings (of course).
Dhs119. Fri-Sun noon-midnight. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 422 2328).


SUNDAY 18

Business Lunch at Fümé - Under Dhs100

Have one course for Dhs39 or two courses for Dhs72. Can’t resist dessert? Add one and your meal will still cost you just Dhs85.
From Dhs39. Sun-Wed noon-3pm. Ongoing. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 421 5669).

Iftar at Le Patio - Under Dhs250

Modern and traditional Middle Eastern fare features for iftar, including hot and cold mezze, lamb ouzi, mixed grill, shawarmas, speciality juices and Arabian desserts.
Dhs225 per person. Daily sunset-9pm. Until the end of Ramadan. The St. Regis Dubai Al Habtoor City (04 435 5577).

Lion’s Share at Hunters Room & Grill - Under Dhs300

Choose from a meat-centric menu of signature starters and mains, including beef tartare with quail’s egg and mini steak pies and barbecue ribs, with desserts such as black forest cheesecake to finish.
Dhs250 (food only). Sun 6pm-10.45pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (04 511 7373).


MONDAY 19

Curry night at Jekyll & Hyde - Under Dhs100

It’s all about curry every Monday at Jekyll & Hyde. Choose from prawn or chicken tikka masala, lamb rogan josh or roasted cauliflower katsu, all served with a half portion of both rice and chips.
Dhs99. Mon 5pm-midnight. Ongoing. Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 343 5518).

Meat-free Mondays at Baker & Spice - Under Dhs100
Enjoy a variety of dishes including pea and mint pappardelle and cheesy polenta.
Dhs79 (two courses). Mon 6.30pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Town Centre Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 297 5797).

TUESDAY 20

Iftar at Olea - Under Dhs200
The buffet includes meats, freshly prepared bread, live cooking stations and juices.
Dhs175 per person, half-price (kids aged six to 12). Daily sunset-9pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 0000).

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