8 things to do in Dubai this week

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Dinner deals, ladies’ days, Downtown Design and discount oysters for Dhs5…

After the oh-so-epic Party in the Park this weekend, we’ve got the major Sunday blues. But fear not if you’re feeling them too, because we’ve got plenty of fun ahead this week.

There are foodie deals including oysters for Dhs5, a monster burger challenge for Dhs99 and unlimited sushi for two for Dhs199. There are also ladies’ nights, ladies’ days, design week taking over d3 and Dubai Motor Show…

Here are eight things to do in Dubai this week…

Sunday November 12

1. Soak up a new ladies’ day deal

Nasimi Beach are back with a new Sunday ladies’ day. Partnering with SIN events, from 12pm to 4pm ladies can enjoy complimentary pool and beach access, free flowing beverages for four hours and their choice from a selection of a lunch dish for Dhs99.

Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, Sunday, 12pm to 4pm, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 426 2626. More info on website

Monday November 13

2. Take on a monster burger challenge

The Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill on JBR has a new Jawbreaker challenge, and this Monday radio’s Big Rossi will be attempting it. It’s a two kilogram burger packed with beef patties, cheese, beef bacon, onions and guacamole, and it measures a cool 20 centimeters. Fancy taking on Big Rossi? Head down this Monday from 12pm and you just might. Fancy it another day? It’s Dhs99 with a soft drink

Wavebreaker Beach Bar and Grill, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, 12pm onwards, Mon Nov 13, Dhs99 with soft drink. Tel: (04) 399 1111. More info on website

3. Dine on Dhs5 oysters at our Best Newcomer award winner

It just won the Favourite Newcomer at our annual What’s On awards (read all about those winners here) and now Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera has a tasty happy hour deal too. Throughout November, enjoy oysters for Dhs5 every day from 7pm to 8pm at the Pearl Bar.

Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, daily 7pm to 8pm, Dhs5. Tel: (04) 362 7312. More info on website.

Tuesday November 14

4. Start the day with sunrise yoga

Starting this week, every Sunday and Tuesday Just Be Hollistic Center is hosting an hour-long sunrise yoga session on the beach from 6.30am to 7.30am. The Dhs80 class will be hosted at Jumeirah open beach, and will be taken by Zuzana, a yoga practitioner with more than seven years’ experience.

Jumeirah Open Beach, 6.30am to 7.30am, Sunday and Tuesday, Dhs80. Tel: (056) 690 4222. More info on Facebook

5. Practice your pout at a ladies night

Societe has the Magic X hunks back in town for their weekly ladies’ night, Pout. As well as pamper prizes, unlimited free drinks from 11pm to 1am and shots for Dhs10, the Magic X performers are back at the venue to entertain partygoers.

Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina, Tues, 10pm to 3am. Tel: (050) 699 3191. More info on website

6. Get in the fast lane with Dubai Motor Show

The Dubai International Motor Show roars back to Dubai this week and will showcase more than 100 regional or global car launches from the world’s leading automotive brands. There will be a range of activities and interactions for all the family, including a real-life drifting experience, racing simulator challenges for children and adults and an energetic online classic car auction.

Dubai International Motor Show, Dubai World Trade Center 6pm to 10pm, Nov 14, 11am to 10pm Nov 15 to Nov 17, Dhs50 online and Dhs65 on-site. Tel:(04) 309 7406. More info on website

Wednesday November 15

7. Tuck into unlimited sushi for Dhs199 for two

There’s a new night for the sushi lovers at Spice & Ice every Wednesday, where they serve unlimited servings of sushi, including their unique Indian flavoured options, from 7pm to 11pm. It’s Dhs199 per couple including a carafe of sake or bottle of wine.

Spice and Ice, Cluster A, JLT, Wednesdays 7pm to 11pm, Dhs199 for two. Tel: (050) 552 9686. More info on Facebook

8. Check out the latest in design at Downtown Design

If you’re in the business of buying furniture anytime soon, this one’s for you. As part of Dubai Design Week (read all about that here), Downtown Design is back with four days of unique design brought to you from all corners of the globe. The Italian Way product design award, a competition launched last month to find the region’s top design talent, will also be presented to the winner at a pop-up at The Lighthouse in d3 on the Wednesday evening.

Dubai Design District, 3pm to 9.30pm, Nov 14 to Nov 17, Dhs50. Tel:(04) 563 1428. More info on website