The best of Dubai this week: March 7 to 13
Business lunches, culinary pop-ups and seasonal menus. These are the best dining deals in Dubai this week.
Sunday 7 March 2021
OSH, La Mer – Business Lunch:
Head to this contemporary Uzbekistani restaurant inspired by Middle Eastern flavours for a new beachfront Business Lunch. Select from various dishes representing traditional Uzbekistani cuisine served in a modern style, with three Business Lunch options available based upon hunger levels. Weekdays from 1pm to 4pm. Three-course menus from AED 75 to AED 125 (one starter, one main course and one dessert).
GO: Call (0)55 963 6756 for reservations and more information.
Monday 8 March 2021
International Women’s Day – Dubai Celebrates:
Celebrated annually on March 8 for over a century, International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. From complimentary beverages and desserts to special set menus and spa days. We at FACT have rounded up the 30 best places in Dubai to celebrate here.
Tuesday 9 March 2021
AIZA at The Pointe – Sirens of the Cyclades Ladies’ Night:
Embark on a captivating culinary journey while enjoying four beverages and a specially curated three-course menu of Greek-Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea. At Sirens of the Cyclades, the discerning women of Dubai are treated to a memorable ladies’ night experience. Tuesdays, from 6pm to 10pm. AED 199 per person.
GO: Call (0)4 575 5097 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 10 March 2021
Muchachas Mexican Cantina at Holiday Inn Express-Safa Park – Taco O’Clock:
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai, where the ambience is chic and the good vibes are palpable, Muchachas Mexican Cantina offers your favourite Mexican dishes with exciting beverages to match. In addition to a fantastic daily happy hour offering beverages from AED 29 between 4pm and 8pm, Wednesdays at Muchachas are all about unlimited tacos. Wednesdays from 7pm to 11pm. AED 99 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)4 327 5878 for reservations and more information.
Thursday 11 March 2021
Torno Subito at W Dubai – The Palm – I Brodi: Estrazioni & Infusioni Tasting Menu:
Meaning ‘The Broths: Extraction & Infusion’, this new six-course tasting menu is available at Italian hotspot Torno Subito throughout the month of March, allowing foodies to indulge in an irresistible six-course feast featuring delicious Italian broths with a unique twist. Starting with the Welcome From The Kitchen, a creamy soup with pastina and Parmigiano Reggiano, followed by a fresh crab salad, served with red cabbage in a fragrant yoghurt dressing. For mains, guests will be treated to an Asian inspired Ramen Di Funghi, with porcini tagliolini, pickled egg, pak choi, and a special mushroom infusion; Bollito, a tender Wagyu cheek and tongue, dressed in peppers, salsa verde and a flavoursome beef juice, and a home-made seabass Ravioli, served with a foamy lemon broth and bottarga. If there is still room for more, then Torno Subito’s dark chocolate 3 Cioccolati is the perfect way to end the Italian feast. Daily until 11:30pm. AED 499 (food only, a complimentary bottle of grape can be availed when ordering two menus per table).
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)4 245 5800 for reservations and more information.
Friday 12 March 2021
LDC Kitchen + Coffee, DIFC – HABIBI-Q:
Diners at London Dairy Bistro are in for a surprise this weekend as the venue will be throwing a picnic with acclaimed Dubai pitmaster Hattem Mattar. The Habibi-Q is set to be one Insta-worthy event that will take over the DIFC terrace showcasing a traditional al fresco picnic set up alongside the tastiest smoked meats. In addition to the weekend picnic, Friday evening will offer a special tasting menu, priced at AED250. Habibi-Q is open from 11 to 13 March, from 12pm to 6pm.
GO: Call (0)55 554 5968 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 13 March 2021
Samakjé Restaurant & Lounge at The Pointe – Weekend Family Lunch:
In true family-dining fashion, choose from a variety of mezze and mains while taking in the picturesque views overlooking the Arabian Gulf. The set menu includes popular Middle Eastern dishes with a unique Samakjé twist, such as Lobster Kibbeh, Batata Harra, Roasted Muhammara, and fresh fish. Children have their own dedicated menu, including Rakakat (cheese rolls), fish sticks and french fries too. A family-friendly restaurant from which to experience the Palm Fountains and sweeping views of the Arabian sea. Saturdays, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 195 (food only), AED 295 (including free-flowing Arak) and AED 55 (children under twelve years).
GO: Call (0)4 584 6777 for reservations and more information.