The best dining deals in Dubai this week: August 1 to 7

The best dining deals in Dubai this week: August 1 to 7



Summer menus, brunches and foodie adventures await...

Sunday 1 August 2021

Try the new vegan menu at folly by Nick & Scott, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Veganism has skyrocketed in recent years, with more and more diners choosing to adopt a plant-based diet. This change in attitude hasn’t gone unnoticed by the team at folly by Nick & Scott as Nick Alvis introduces more culinary flair to the menu with an innovative five-course tasting menu. The menu includes asparagus with bulgur wheat, pomegranate and chervil, roasted red pepper with vine tomato, basil and cucumber, white radish with root ginger, enoki mushroom and wasabi, grilled baby courgette with tempura flowers and truffle and poached rhubarb and vanilla for dessert. Available daily, from 5pm to midnight. AED 295 per person.

GO: Email or call (0)4 430 8535 for reservations and more information.

Monday 2 August 2021

Tuck into the new Mediterranean Menu at Open Sesame, Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown

Open Sesame, the wholesome social eatery located at Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, has launched an all-new Mediterranean menu with fresh twists on local favourites. Open Sesame aims to deliver garden-fresh, nutritious and inventive dishes with great options for vegetarians and vegans. The new menu features an impressive line-up of starters, bowls, sides, mains and desserts, including a mezze platter, perfectly balanced hummus with tahini topped with olives and pine nuts, creamy salmon tartar, falafel Buddha bowls, grilled sea Bass fillet plated with a rich Mediterranean sauce, ribeye steak served with café de Paris butter and lamb souvlaki served with tzatziki and Greek salad. 

GO: Call (0)4 210 2210 for reservations and more information.

Tuesday 3 August 2021

Taco Tuesdays at Tulum, The Dubai Mall 

Get ready for an epic Taco Tuesday offer at Tulum in The Dubai Mall. Tuck into a selection of tacos served sharing style and sip on zesty virgin margaritas while being entertained by the Mexican Mariachi band. Expect tacos for starters, mains and desserts, including Tulum’s popular banana brulee taco and chocolate mamey taco. Tuesdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 190 per person. 

GO: Email or call (0)4 514 0135 for reservations and more information.

Wednesday 4 August 2021

Enjoy the Down-To-Earth menu at Cafe Nikki, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Occurring every other Thursday evening, the Down-To-Earth dinner is defined by Chef Claudio’s mission to craft creations using premium seasonal ingredients sustainably sourced from local and international farms, the Nikki Beach Garden and the sea itself. With over fourteen sharing-style dishes, Down-To-Earth pioneers sustainable dining through vibrantly coloured, peak-season produce, with the belief that making an impact starts at the dining table. Thursday 8 July, from 8pm to 10pm. AED 350 per person.

GO: Email or call (0)4 376 6000 for reservations and more information.

Thursday 5 August 2021

Summer Lunch at Tasca by José Avillez, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

Portuguese restaurant Tasca by José Avillez has launched a tasty summer lunch menu. The three-course dining experience is inspired by the diverse flavours and ingredients of Portugal. It includes a choice of lupini bean hummus, tempura cod cake, Wagyu or tuna tartare cone and tempura avocado to start. A range of healthy and more indulgent offerings characterise the main dishes, with a choice of the Portuguese Piri Piri chicken and Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa. To top off the flavoursome feast, dessert lovers can choose from traditional Pastel de Nata served with coffee ice cream or ice cream and sorbet. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 12:30pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

Friday 6 August 2021

Sunshine Disco at The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeriah

The Penthouse Dubai is coming in sizzling hot this summer with a cool new Friday brunch. The Sunshine Disco Brunch celebrates the glory days of music with the hottest disco tunes brought to you by the world’s best DJ's. Expect disco beats, disco balls, disco glitter and a delectable 80s-inspired lunch platter with unlimited beverages to keep the party going all day long. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 250 (ladies) and AED 350 (gents).

GO: Visit or call (0)52 900 4868 for reservations and more information.

Saturday 7 August 2021

Snow Cinema at Ski Dubai

There’s no better way to beat the heat than enjoying the magic of the movies surrounded by real snow on the slopes of Ski Dubai’s indoor ski resort. Following a successful run throughout the festive season, VOX Cinemas has announced the return of Snow Cinema for the summer season. All guests visiting Snow Cinema will be provided with rental clothing, fleece gloves, socks, boots, beanie hat, blanket, stereo wireless headphones and a dedicated locker for use during the screening of summer movies.

GO: Visit for more information.