Dubai’s best dining deals this weekend: August 19 to 21

Dubai’s best dining deals this weekend: August 19 to 21



Limited-time menus, vegan specials and a plethora of brunches will ensure your food cravings are satiated in Dubai this weekend.

Thursday 19 August 2021

Embark on a golden journey of gastronomy at Enigma, Palazzo Versace Dubai

Enigma’s new Golden Journey sees the restaurant’s signature dishes receive the Midas touch by incorporating touches of gold. The experience presents various cold starters, including Masto Laboo, a dish composed of fresh yoghurt with red beetroot foam and feathered with gold leaves, and Salad Chupan with watermelon, candied olives and homemade cheese beautifully enveloped with gold leaves. Warm starters feature Nargesi, a dish of melted baby spinach, confit potatoes and poached golden quail eggs topped with Persian caviar. The showstopping main course is Kabab Sultani, a delicious lamb loin skewer prepared over charcoal and wrapped with 24k gold. The meal culminates with an orange blossom tart served with golden clouds and berries. Available daily, from 12pm to 11pm. AED 1,500 for two people.

GO: Email or call (0)4 556 8805 for reservations and more information.

Dining Dubai weekend

Tuck into Vietnamese delights at The Saigon Social Brunch at Blue Jade, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai JBR

Inspired by the vibrant sights and sounds of Ho Chi Minh City, the new brunch offers an elevated take on Vietnamese specialities, with dishes such as Pho Bò (Vietnamese noodle soup) and Goi Cuon Tôm Thit (seafood cold rolls), alongside Cá Nướng Lá sen (ginger lotus sea bass) and Bò lúc lắc (stir-fried beef tenderloin) and Ga Nuong La Chanh (grilled marinated chicken with lime leaves). Guests can choose to dine al fresco on Blue Jade’s terrace overlooking the resort's tropical gardens and the Arabian Gulf or sit inside Blue Jade’s resplendent interiors with bright street scenes and traditional bamboo design touches. Thursdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 249 (soft beverages) and AED 398 (house beverages),

GO: Visit or call (0)4 399 4000 for reservations and more information.

Dining Dubai weekend

Friday 20 August 2021

Watch ‘Jalebi Baby’ singer Shweta Subram perform at Dialogue, Majestic Hotel in Bur Dubai

Shweta is a renowned Bollywood singer and the female voice on the viral chartbuster ‘Jalebi Baby’, which has garnered over 100-million views on YouTube. So grab a seat at Dialogue and enjoy modern Indian cuisine, complemented by Shweta performing for the very first time in Dubai. Guests can also catch Guest DJ Manoj playing the latest Bollywood sounds on the decks, while expert mixologists stir up a storm with a unique selection of cocktails. Friday 20 August, from 6pm to 2am.

GO: Call (0)4 259 6036 or follow @dialoguedubai on Instagram for more information.

Dining Dubai weekend

Beat the heat with the new Poolside Brunch Club at Address Sky View

Enjoy an exclusive adults-only Poolside Brunch every Friday at The Restaurant. Revive with a dip in the stunning pool while enjoying delicious brunch favourites and live DJ entertainment in the sophisticated surroundings of the Glass Garden. Fridays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 295 (food, soft beverages and pool access) and AED 395 (food, house beverages and pool access).

GO: Email or call (0)4 873 8888 for reservations and more information.

Dining Dubai weekend

Saturday 21 August 2021

Try the new Asobi Pool & Beach Brunch at Zero Gravity

Combining pool and beach and the new pop-up Surf Shack, Zero Gravity serves up street eats and beats every Saturday. The brunch menu includes Vietnamese rice paper rolls, chicken satay skewers, dim sum, spring rolls, Singapore noodles and Japanese sushi rolls. Take as many trips as you want to the Far Eastern food stations between dips in the glass-fronted pool, but make sure to save some space for the Banana Fritters for dessert. Saturdays, from 10am. AED 199 (teachers, cabin crew and healthcare workers), AED 249 (ladies) and AED 299 (gentleman).

GO: Email or call (0)4 399 0009 for reservations and more information.

Dining Dubai weekend

Indulge in the new Vegan Menu at CÉ LA VI Dubai

Executive Chef Howard Ko has launched a new vegan menu to complement those sky-high views of the Burj Khalifa at CÉ LA VI. With 15 dishes to choose from, including vegan breads and spreads, roasted cauliflower (AED 85) and tagliatelle mushroom fricassée (AED 125). There’s a vegan gluten-free chocolate cake with banana, macadamia nuts and mango sorbet (AED 65) for dessert. Available daily, from 12pm to 3am. 

GO: Email or call (0)4 582 6111 for reservations and more information.

Dining Dubai weekend