Team shortlist15 May 2017 AT 09:58 AM

Pay for a drink with a cucumber in 35 Dubai bars on Wednesday

Spinneys is offering cut price cucumbers to mark the occasion
Team shortlist15 May 2017 AT 09:58 AM

Who would have thought that a simple vegetable could cause such excitement? As part of DXB Cucumber Day on May 17, you’ll be able to buy a drink in 35 bars and restaurants in Dubai by simply handing over a cucumber to a member of the staff.

And there's more good news. Spinney's is helping to reduce food waste by offering customers cut-price "wonky cucumbers". Prices will start at just AED2.75.

If you're thinking about packing a bag full of cucumbers, then chill. It's one cucumber per person (but there's nothing stopping you going on a bar crawl). 

The initiative is by a British drinks brand, that will offer a specially mixed beverage. Find out more on the official Facebook page.

Here's the full list or bars:

Belgian Beer Café, Madinat Jumeirah -Souk

Bridgewater Tavern, JW Marriott Marquis

Burger & lobster, DIFC

Cargo, Pier 7 Marina

Carpenters, Hyatt Regency

China Grill, Westin Mina Seyahi

Cocktail Kitchen, Armada JLT

Cook Hall, Westin Habtoor City

Copper Dog, Hilton Doubletree JBR

Dhow & Anchor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Drum Bar, Madinat Jumeirah  - Al Naseem

Dustys, DIFC

El Sur, Westin Mina Seyahi

Fume, Pier 7 Marina

Gaucho, DIFC

Geales, Le Royal Meridien

Ginter, Intercontinental Marina

GQ, JW Marriott Marquis

Gramercy, DIFC

Hendricks, Four Seasons Jumeirah

Iris, Oberoi

Jones the Grocer, Dusit Thani

Lima Dubai, City Walk

Le Bistro D'arts, Pier 7 Marina

Miss Lily's, Sheraton Grand Hotel

Play, H Hotel

Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes

Rhodes W1, Grosvenor House

Rose and Crown, W Hotel

Siddhartha Lounge, Grosvenor House

The Croft, Marriott Harbour Hotel Marina

The Hub, Sofitel JBR

The Maine, Hilton Doubletree JBR

Tribeca, Ocean View Hotel JBR

Vaults, JW Marriott Marquis

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