6 great restaurants to visit in Dubai this week
We've shortlisted six great restaurants and bars to help the week go by just a bit faster. There's a new grape and cheese night to try at Jones the Grocer and a brand new menu to try at Casa de Tapas.
Cheese and Grape Night
Get stuck into copious amounts of cheese while sipping on unlimited glasses of red and white grape at Jones the Grocer at Emirates Golf Club. The package costs AED199 per person and you’ll also be treated to the soothing sounds of the live jazz band as you get up to the eyes in fromage. The Australian food empoium is famous for its cheese rooms and you’ll be able to indulge in a board from 7.30pm-11pm. That’s a lot of cheese. We can’t wait.
When: Every Thursday, 7.30pm-11pm
Where: Jones the Grocer, Emirates Golf Club
Contact: +971 4 380 1234, website
Fancy whipping up a Vietnamese storm? Well Chef Mai Nguyen has you well and truly covered. The three-hour long (11am-2pm) lesson starts in the hotel’s garden where you’ll select fresh herbs before heading to the kitchen, where the fun really starts. The class costs AED650 and for that you’ll get to enjoy your culinary masterpiece with a glass of signature iced tea.
When: August 14
Where: Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeriah
What’s that? A brand-new three-course meal for just AED150 has just launched at one of Dubai’s favourite Italian restaurants. That’s right, this summer, Segreto has an offer that you can’t refuse. You can enjoy a special menu that features mozzarella salad, mushroom risotto and tasty panna cotta. There’s also a happy hour deal on beverages between 3pm and 8pm.
Where: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Price: From AED150
Contact: +9714 432 3232, website
Casa de Tapas
The Spanish tapas joint has introduced 16 new dishes to its menu to spice things up a little for your next visit. There’s a mix of hot and cold tapas bites such as Asian duck breast salad and deep fried whitebait. Mains have added such dishes as traditional paella, and the dessert section has a new and delicious cheesecake to try.
Where: Dubai Creek Yacht Club
Contact: +9714 416 1800, website
A cosy, low-key place to watch the match with a menu of steaks and stodgy pub grub. Selected drinks cost AED36 during the daily happy hour between 6pm and 8pm and there’s also a burger and hops deal for AED79 between noon and 2am.
Where: Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: +971 4 323 0333, website
Every Tuesday from 12pm to 1am, gents can enjoy two hours of bottomless hop from just AED120 – there are different price points for the various hops on offer. The package also includes up to 25 percent off bar bites, which in this case includes the likes of beef carpaccio, salmon tartare, burrata and more. While the deal is pitched at men, ladies are welcome to join in on the fun too.
When: 12pm-1am, every Tuesday
Where: The Observatory Bar & Grill, Dubai Marriot Harbour Hotels & Suites
Contact: +971 4 319 4000, website