If you love dining out as much we do, you'll enjoy our roundup of the best August dining offers, including - updated summer special menus, affordable brunches, new ‘beast’ dishes and the opening of new restaurants and cafes. Get this month rolling by trying something new.
All New Retro Theme Night
Look deep into your wardrobe to find a retro dress to impress the tribe at this very new theme party - Retro Nights at Level 43, Four Points by Sheraton. Expect the best views of downtown, flashy disco lights and fix your cravings of 80's and 90's rock and roll music. Fun begins every Friday from 8pm until 1am. Call 04-3169888.
New Pan Asian Restaurant
Asian food lovers are in for a treat as House of Noodles opens in Two Seasons Hotel in Dubai Internet City. From chicken steam bun, Thai green curry, Korean spicy lamb chop, Malaysian mee goreng to grilled teriyaki and tom yum soup, it's a foodie paradise complete with tasty desserts. Call 04-3996666.
New Weekend Breakfast Menu At Perry And Blackwelder
This American casual dining restaurant is now offering all-day breakfast including a range of omelettes, pancakes, eggs benedict with thirst-quenching drinks on the side. Sit back, relax and just laze around overlooking gorgeous views of Madinat Jumeirah water lanes during a lazy weekend. Call 04-4323232.
Seafood Night At Eat & Meat
Look forward to unwinding at H Hotel's Californian grill house, hosting a delicious seafood night every Thursday from 7pm onwards. Relax amid the warm decor of the restaurant and dig into flavourful prawns, fresh fillets, shellfish galore and some of the ready-to-cook seafood dishes. Packages start from Dhs 275. Call 04-5018623.
New Affordable Family Brunch
The Italian restaurant at the Wyndham Hotel Dubai Marina is the best place to gorge on some of the best delicacies from the country, inlcuding pizzas, pastas and tiramisu, while chilling with friends and families over a weekend, at prices that don't burn a hole into your pocket. Starting at Dhs 150, it offers mouth-watering, home-cooked Italian meals from the A La Carte menu with Jazz music in the background. Call 04-4078872.
Park House Breakfast Brunch
Available all day until 30 September at their beautiful café on Kite Beach, Park House Breakfast Brunch starts from just Dhs 55 for adults for three breakfast items and a drink, and Dhs 25 for kids for one breakfast item, juice, and an ice-lolly. The brunch menu offers beetroot avocado toast, shakshouka, blueberry pancakes, vegan dishes, and lots more. Call 04-2541565.
Levantine Eatery Alfeniq Opens In Barsha Heights
Levantine eatery Alfeniq opens the doors to its second outlet in Two Towers, Barsha Heights. Here, you can dig into wholesome fare from Lebanon, Syria, the Mediterranean as well as continental dishes. The menu includes eggplant moussaka, fattet hummus, kabab orfali and risotto al lemon. Call 04-5139926.
Keto-Friendly Menu At Mitts & Trays
Those following the famous keto-diet or just a wholesome nutritious diet can visit this home-grown concept at Bluewaters Island and City Walk. Blending traditional cooking with modern flair, the menu offers baked portobellos, burrata, kale and walnut salad and honey glazed salmon salad. Call 04-3883999.
Summer Menu At Retro Feasts
Choose between two weekday lunch menus, Fast Hot express for Dhs 99 offering Retro Feasts signature burger, chicken pesto and tagliatelle alfredo with minestrone soup, and Big Hot for Dhs 129 offering lamb skewers, rib assado and meatballs. A dessert and a soft drink are included on the menus, plus a coffee with the Fast Hot option. Call 04-3799777.
The Great British Curry Night
Reform Social And Grill turns up the heat every Wednesday, offering a selection of classic curries to enjoy with your choice of sides. Dig into chicken korma, lamb rogan josh, beef vindaloo or a vegetable curry - served with traditional sides such as pilaf rice, Bombay potato, crispy poppadum’s and mango chutney. Priced at Dhs 99 from 5pm to 11.30pm. Call 04-4542638.
Godiva Open In Rixos Premium JBR
The Belgian chocolate brand Godiva opens its first in-hotel outlet at Rixos Premium in JBR. The cafe serves up tempting sweet and savoury dishes including crepes filled with rich Godiva chocolate, fondue, milk chocolate ganache, afternoon tea, eggs benedict, Turkish soup, pasta dishes and premium Belgian chocolate beverage. Call 04-5200000.
Cosa Nostra Thursday Evening Brunch
Start off your weekend with the Cosa Nostra brunch at Italian Venetian restaurant All’onda, at Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai. Hosted every Thursday from 8pm to 11pm, you can order from a selection of pass around dishes such as spaghetti carbonara, fresh sushi and desserts such as green tea-misu and cherry merengue, and a lot more. Packages start from Dhs 295. Call 04-248887.
Afternoon Tea At SocietyDXB
The afternoon tea offers a selection of homemade cakes, velvet raspberry eclairs, classic scones with jams and fresh clotted cream, and bite sized sandwiches, displayed on a tiered cake stand. Complete your afternoon with a variety of teas: green mango and peach. Priced at Dhs 150 . Call 04-2222811.
The UAE's Biggest Beast Burrito
The Beast Burrito, weighing in at just under one kilogram is now available at Taqado Mexican Kitchen. It is made-up of a 12 inch tortilla, stuffed with double the fillings, and is 100% customisable. Try the Beast Bundle which comes with a nacho box, Beast Burrito, and soft drink for Dhs 75. The Beast Burrito alone is priced at Dhs 50. www.taqado.com
New Menu At RIVA Ristorante
Located on Palm Jumeirah, RIVA Ristorante, Bar and Beach's new menu offers authentic Mediterranean flavours perfect for the summer season. Seafood fans can devour new dishes such as tuna and prawn croquettes, marbella gambas pil pil, seafood risotto’ smoked salmon, quattro stagioni, braised beef cheek and more. Call 04-4309466.
Dinner Special Offer At Brambles
There's a fantastic offer where you can eat a super healthy dinner, feel good about it and on top of that, save some money as well. Brambles in Barsha Heights is offering a main course, drink and a cookie for only Dhs 49 every day from 7pm to 10pm. Mains include sweet potato and kale frittata, vegetarian moussaka and more. Call 04-4529529.
Rise And Dine A La Carte Brunch
Fuchsia Urban Thai's new weekend brunch is serving their favourite menu items with a Thai twist. Expect to dig into avocado toasts with curry tofu or harissa pesto and chia seed pudding with mango labneh and dragon fruit, and your own personalised dim sum. Call 04-4253080.
Tasty Tuesdays At Tanuki
Located in The Dubai Mall, the Chinese and Japanese restaurant Tanuki offers 50% off your total bill every Tuesday between 6pm and 11pm. The menu includes Osidzusi made with salmon, crab, avocado and cream cheese alongside a spicy mango sauce, Tanuki Sake Pizza, maki rolls, Kuro Eru dessert and more. Call 04-5808228.