Dubai Restaurant Week is back, giving foodies a chance to experience the best of Dubai’s dining scene on a budget. The event, which takes place as part of Dubai Food Festival, will see 36 fine-dining establishments create exclusive set menus, available from Thursday to Saturday, March 5 to 14. Residents can tuck into lunches starting from Dh75 or indulge in three-course dinners, with prices ranging from Dh150 to Dh250.
Here’s a look at some of the best dining deals available:
The pet-friendly European restaurant with kombucha on tap will be presenting a lunch set menu for Dh75 and an a dinner set menu for Dh150. Residents can expect playful, innovative dishes made using quality ingredients and seasonal produce such as the saffron tagliolini, raw tuna tonnato and espresso ice cream. There will be options for vegetarians as well. The restaurant is located at Al Barari, Dubai.
The restaurant celebrating authentic Middle Eastern cuisine will offering foodies a chance to indulge in a variety of mezzes, salads, meat dishes and desserts. Both the restaurant’s branches will be participating in Dubai Restaurant Week, offering set dinner menus for Dh150. However, the Phoenicia JBR branch will also be having a lunch menu for Dh75, for those looking for deals within the Dh100 mark.
Located at level 50 of Jumeirah Emirates Towers, in the Trade Centre area of Dubai, Alta Badia will offer residents glittering skyline views alongside specially curated three-course meal in honour of Dubai Restaurant Week. The eatery will be serving gourmands dishes from Northern Italy, priced at Dh75 for its lunch menu and Dh150 for its dinner menu. Quite the steal, considering dining at the restaurant otherwise is priced at an average of Dh500 for two (without beverages).
The Maine Street Eatery
Popular brasserie The Maine Street Eatery will be presenting a curated lunch menu for Dh75 and a dinner menu for Dh150. Dishes on offer include wholesome Maine staples such as the crab and avocado bites, seabass filet or chicken schnitzel. Finally, customers end the note with a gooey soft-baked cookie, a Tunisian lemon cake or a classic key lime pie. The eatery is located at Studio One Hotel in Dubai Studio City.
Fans of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey can indulge in a set lunch menu for Dh125 and a dinner menu for Dh250, and enjoy its quintessential British comfort food. On the menu are the Caesar salad, Wagyu meatballs, truffle and mushroom risotto, crispy skin salmon, and Ramsay’s signature dish of beef Wellington. Desert will include sweet treats like a chocolate hazelnut cake, sticky toffee pudding or Jaffa cheesecake. All this, along with gorgeous views from its location within Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai
Bookings can be made by calling the restaurants directly.