20 summer restaurant deals in Dubai
From breakfast and brunch to dinner deals, tuck in for less this summer at some top venues across the city…
This summer, we’re all about doing more and spending less. And if you’re hungry for well, anything, we’ve rounded up 20 top restaurants deals to take advantage of no matter what cuisine you’re after.
Breakfast brunch at Rove hotels
Looking to kickstart your Friday with a hearty breakfast? The Bench Brunch is available at three Rove hotels across the city, and is priced at a great value Dhs59. Included is an unlimited buffet of hot and cold plates, pastries, a selection of cheeses, assorted cereals, fresh fruit and juices, plus you get a choice of main dish from a select a la carte menu.
Rove City Centre, Rove Healthcare City and Rove Trade Centre, 11am to 3.30pm, Fridays, Dhs59. More info on Facebook
Breakfast brunch at Bistro Des Arts for Dhs99
At Bistro Des Arts, guests are invited to enjoy a traditional French-style sharing brunch every Friday and Saturday. Help yourself from the social table to start, where there’s a selection of fresh juices, pastries, cheese and cold cuts. Then, pick your main from a collection of hearty breakfasts, a made-to-order crepe and a hot beverage all for Dhs99.
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, 10am-2pm, from Dhs99. Tel: (04) 55 11 576. More info on website
Summer lunch special at Demoiselle by Galvin
Demoiselle by Galvin has launched a value lunch menu for the summer. Starting with a soup of the day, it’s followed by a menu of light summer dishes including smoked beef pancetta with crème fraiche, shallots & rich gruyere cheese and the Demoiselle club sandwich. It’s priced at Dhs53, and includes a hot or cold drink of your choice.
Demoiselle by Galvin, City Walk, daily 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Dhs53. Tel: (056) 534 7912. More info on website
Mr Miyagi’s business lunch
Media One Hotel’s popular Asian street food haunt offers a range of Japanese-style bento boxes catering to the business crowd, for Dhs69. There’s chicken, sushi and vegetable options, and a recently launched salad selection which starts at Dhs49.
Mr Miyagi’s, Media One Hotel, Sunday to Thursday 12pm to 4pm. Tel: (04) 420 7489. More info on website
A taste of Kobe at Beefbar
Beefbar is one of our favourite new openings in the city this year. The steakhouse concept from Monaco serves up a daily offer (except on Tuesday when it’s ladies’ night), Taste of Kobe, which includes a selection of three items from the Kobe Street Food Menu and a drink for Dhs135 per person.
Beefbar, Podium Level, Al Fattan Currency House DIFC, 7pm to 9pm, daily except Tuesday, Dhs135. Tel: (04) 35 22 223. More info on website
Afternoon tea at BiCE Sky Bar
Theres a new afternoon tea to check out at Bice Sky Bar on JBR. As well as a traditional afternoon tea spread of classic scones and finger sandwiches, there will be hot bites from live cooking stations as well as a selection of pastries to finish. It’s coupled with some great views of JBR, and an extensive selection of teas.
BiCE Sky Bar, 10th Floor, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, 4pm to 6pm, Thursday to Saturday, Dhs150 or Dhs190 with a glass of bubbles. Tel: (04) 318 2520 . More info on website
Early bird dinner deal for Dhs160 at Marina Social
For the early doors diners, Marina Social by Michelin Star chef Jason Atherton, has created the Early Supper. Served daily between 6pm and 7pm, the contemporary British menu of two or three courses includes highlights such as beef tartare with egg yolk jam and steamed seabass with lemongrass fondue and it costs Dhs160 per head.
Marina Social, Intercontinental Dubai Marina, daily 7pm to 8pm, Dhs160 per person for two courses, Dhs210 for three courses. Tel: (04) 446 6664. Marinasocialdubai.com
Daily early doors set menu at Prime 68
Offering panoramic views across Dubai from its enviable location on the 68th floor of the JW Marriott Marquis Business Bay, Prime68 serves up a daily set menu from 6pm to 7pm for Dhs200. The constantly changing Chef’s selection of signature dishes is paired with the breathtaking sunset views.
Prime 68, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, daily 6pm to 7pm, Dhs200. Tel: (04) 414 3000. More info on website
Daily set menu at Observatory
With panoramic views of the city from its enviable 52nd floor location in the Marina, Observatory Bar and Grill is a great option for impressing visitors this summer. It’s offering a two course set menu for Dhs109 or three courses for Dhs139 of its best selling items from the European menu all summer for lunch.
Observatory Bar & Grill, Marriott Harbour Hotel, Dubai Marina, 12pm to 4pm, Sat to Thurs, Dhs109 for two courses, Dhs139 for three. Tel: (04) 319 4000. More info on website
Weekly dinner deal at STK
JBR steakhouse and US export STK is already popular for its Tuesday ladies’ night and sellout Friday brunch, but the venue has now added a daily offering to please the party crowd. Available each evening from 6pm to 1am and priced at Dhs499 for two, guests can enjoy a 1kg rib-eye steak with prawns, served with a side of parmesan truffle chips and broccolini accompanied by a bottle of house wine.
STK JBR, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina, daily 6pm to 1am, Dhs499. Tel: (04) 323 0061. More info on website
Daily steak night at Publique
Cosy Madinat restaurant Publique has launched a summer steakhouse offer that’s great for meat lovers. Offering a large selection of beef cuts on a special set menu, each cut comes with a complimentary drink, side and sauce. Cuts are priced from a very reasonable Dhs125.
Publique, Madinat Jumeirah, daily, from Dhs125. Tel: (04) 430 8550. More info on website
Two course menu and unlimited drinks for ladies at The Scene
The Scene’s ladies’ night is well known for being part of the Pier 7 circuit (four other restaurants in the tower also have Tuesday ladies’ nights), but now the popular British restaurant is adding food to its offering. Priced at Dhs140, ladies can take advantage of a two course set menu and two hours of free flowing drinks from a selection of wines, spirits and cocktails.
The Scene by Simon Rimmer, Pier 7 Level Four, Dubai Marina, 5pm onwards, Tuesdays, Dhs140. Tel: (04) 422 2328. More info on website
Thursday Supper Club at Bar Rumba
Bar Rumba, now hosts a weekly Chino Latino inspired Supper Club every Thursday. Dishes such as sushi, adobe chicken with avocado purée, glazed sweet potato and crispy calamari are served to the table, paired with wines, beers and spirits. It kicks off at 9pm, with food served until 11pm and drinks until 1am.
Bar Rumba at Asia de Cuba Dubai, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, 9pm to 1am, Thursdays, Dhs195 house. Tel: (04) 511 7333. More info on website
Unlimited Pizza and prosecco at Il Faro for Dhs150
Il Faro on The Palm not only looks adorable (it’s set in a little lighthouse overlooking the water), but it has a fab ladies’ night deal, too. For Dhs150 each, you get unlimited pizza and free-flowing prosecco. You can even bring the boys along to this one – they’ll enjoy the same deal for Dhs195 each.
Azure Residences, The Palm Jumeirah, 7pm to 10pm, Tuesdays. Tel: (04) 568 3137. More info on website
Dinner for two for Dhs300 at Weslodge
This trendy Canadian saloon has introduced an alternative to the usual Tuesday ladies’ nights that is all about the food. At Dhs300 for two, receive a welcome drink, a four-course dinner and a glass of wine. There’s a lively atmosphere with music from their resident DJ, and great views across Downtown from the 68th floor.
Weslodge, JW Marriott Marquis, Tuesdays 7pm-11pm, Dhs300 for two. Tel: (04) 560 1700. Weslodge.ae
Unlimited wine and cheese for Dhs199 at Jones the Grocer
The newest Dubai branch of Jones the Grocer hosts a ‘Cheese, Grape & Jazz’ night every Thursday from 7.30pm to 11pm. For Dhs199, you get a cheese board with unlimited refs and whites for two hours.
Jones the Grocer, Emirates Golf Club, Thursdays, 7.30pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 380 1234. More info on website.
Friday brunch at Legends
Legends is bringing back its popular summer brunch at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club this weekend. The three-hour brunch features an international selection of buffet starters and desserts, a choice of a la carte main and also comes with pool access to the Clubhouse.
Legends, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, 12pm to 3pm, Fridays, Dhs195 soft, Dhs295 house. Tel: (04) 295 6000 . More info on website
Unlimited Dim Sum at Hong Loong
Sofitel The Palm has launched a new unlimited dim sum offering every Wednesday and Thursday at Hong Loong. Priced at Dhs160, dishes include chicken siew mai, shrimp dumplings, steamed vegetable dumplings, fried crispy wanton and fried lamb roll.
Hong Loong, Sofitel The Palm, The Palm Jumeirah, 6pm to 8pm, Wednesday and Thursday, Dhs160. Tel: (04) 455 5656. More info on website
Two course pre-theatre dinner at Thiptara
If you’re headed to a show at Dubai Opera this summer, you can take advantage of a set menu at the idyllic Thiptara. Set at the edge of the Burj Lake, Thiptara offers Dubai Opera inspired set menus for theatre goers starting from Dhs220 per person for two courses, Dhs270 for three courses and Dhs290 for five.
Thiptara, Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai, daily 6pm to 11.30pm, from Dhs220, available with valid Dubai Opera ticket holders. Tel: (04) 888 3444. More info on website
Unlimited pizza for Dhs80 every Monday at Matto
On Mondays, Business Bay Italian Matto serves up non-stop pizza for a very reasonable Dhs80. It comes with a selected beverage, and there’s plenty of pizzas to choose from.
Matto, The Oberoi, Business Bay, Mondays, Dhs80. Tel: (04) 444 1335. More info on website