Delicious dining deals to look out for in Dubai this September

Check out our latest round-up of the best dining offers taking place across the city this month. From an elegant afternoon tea that would make for a perfect girls’ day out, to a lazy weekend breakfast with golf course views, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this September!

Bombay Brasserie, Taj Dubai

The warm, vibrant interiors will have you and your family taking in the surroundings before exploring the new menu. Chef Vikas has brought to life a series of dishes to tantalise tastebuds, beginning with the Aash soup (classic Persian speciality) and deconstructed samosa chaat. For mains, feast on kale and smoked cheese kebabs, pathar ka gosht (a rare Hyderabadi specialty showcasing tender lamb escalopes) and smoking rib eye in a typical Rogan Josh-style gravy. The chicken biryani, and herbed prawns served in raw bamboo are must-try items too. If you do have room for dessert, try the cooling Kulfi.

Contact +9714 438 3222 for bookings.


99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Discuss business matters over an Omakase business lunch. ‘Omakase’ is a Japanese dining tradition which literally means “I’ll leave it up to you,” encouraging guests to entrust their entire dining experience in the hands of a chef, who prepares a seasonal, elegant and artistic meal. The nine-course menu begins with starts such as edamame and the signature ‘Capumiso soup’ – the 99 Sushi version of miso soup presented like a cappuccino, followed by plates of spicy tuna tartar and salmon flambé nigiri, Wagyu flambé nigiri and baby lamb gyozas. End with homemade mochi ice-cream and coffee or tea, while taking in the panoramic view of the Arabian Gulf.

AED 149 per person from from 12pm until 3.30pm. Contact +9712 672 3333.


Social House, The Dubai Mall

Poke bowls have been added to the menu for those looking for a healthy, nutritious meal.

Originally a Hawaiian dish, the Poke Bowl is a mix of rice, proteins and veggies that’s nutrient packed, fully natural and unprocessed. Take your pick from three bowls: Salmon (served with jasmine rice, grilled salmon and a medley of veggies including kale leaves, fresh corn, sliced cucumbers and red cabbage); Crab (veggies, roasted pumpkin, edamame, fresh corn, sesame seed and crab salad tossed with soy sauce), and the avocado bowl (jasmine rice, diced raw salmon tossed in dynamite sauce, topped with togarashi, avocado, red radish, shredded cucumbers and carrots).

Call +9714 339 8640 for bookings.


Soul Santé, Dubai Marina

Vegan restaurants are gradually on the rise in Dubai, making it easier for us to order a nourishing plant-based meal. Add Soul Santé to your list. The eatery recently opened its doors at Dubai Marina offering dishes such as a grilled peach salad, beetroot sliders, pulled jackfruit tacos and their signature eggless omelette. Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in guilt-free treats including lemon cakes, peanut butter cups, chocolate cupcakes and banana pancakes.

Call +97150 783 7685 for bookings.


Beluga, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

Gather the mums for an Afternoon Caviar Tea at this elegant setting. Beluga’s latest offering is a seafood-lovers’ dream, including a selection of scones, caviar delicacies and sweet treats. Tuck into smoke salmon blinis, sturgeon shrimps and beetroot praline with Kaluga caviar, smoked eel sandwich, scones with Royal Baerii Caviar and an extensive selection of tea choices. The restaurant also serves a fine array of desserts including spiced caramel and chocolate tart, blueberry muffins and macrons.

Contact +9714 340 8882


Carine, Emirates Golf Club

For a lazy morning breakfast, head to French Mediterranean eatery, carine. Their newly launched breakfast menu features savoury specialties including Oeufs brouillés aux truffes noires (scrambled egg with black truffle) and Tartine à l’avocat (avocado tartine). Fancy something sweet? Try the classic pain perdu à la confiture fait maison et Chantilly (French toast with homemade jam and whipped cream).

Contact +9714 417 9885.

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