8 things to do in Dubai this week

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Unlimited drinks for Dhs100, galleries, magic and dinner deals…

With the winter season in full swing, there’s plenty to get stuck into this week. From a new ladies’ night at an outdoor bar, to night brunches, sundowners and dinner deals. For those who are looking for something non-foodie, there’s free talks, art and magic all going on too.

Here are eight things to do in Dubai this week…

Sunday November 19

1. Get unlimited rosé for Dhs100 at a new ladies’ night

Vanquish PR and Treehouse have teamed up to create a new ladies’ night called The Remedy every Sunday. For Dhs100, ladies will receive unlimited rose wine all night. There will also be acoustic R&B and soul sets from Jaymie Deville.

Taj Dubai, Business Bay, Dubai, 7pm onwards, Dhs100 for ladies. Tel: (052) 777 6953. More info on website

Monday November 20

2. Tuck into a Curry on The Palm

Beachside gastro-pub The Tap House will be serving up a variety curries every Monday from 6pm in November. The pop up curry night will be hosted by weekly guest chefs with the likes of lamb vindaloo, classic chicken biryiani and chicken tikka masala to choose from. Pair your mains with crispy poppadoms, minty raita, papaya murabba, accompanied by your choice of veggies. It’s Dhs99.

The Tap House, Club Vista Mare, Mondays from 6pm, Dhs99. Tel (04) 514 3778. More info on Facebook

3. Head to a new night brunch

One of our favourite Mediterrasian fusion restaurants Play is launching a new night brunch every Monday starting this week. It comes with four hours of free-flowing drinks, signature dishes, live entertainment and a glamorous dress code.

36th floor, The H Hotel, Monday 9.30pm to 12.30am, Dhs450 house, Dhs650 sparkling. Tel: (050) 954 5000. More info on website

Tuesday November 21

4. Check out some modern art

Fine art gallery West Contemporary introduces the talent of globally-recognised mixed-media British artist Carne Griffiths to the Capital Club in a show entitled Flight. The gallery offers art collectors in Dubai a selection of new and previously unseen works by the artist for the first time. Carne is known widely in the British contemporary art scene for the works he creates with unconventional mediums such as tea, along with more traditional materials such as paint and ink.

Flight by Carne Griffiths, Capital Club, Gate Village, Building 3, DIFC, Dubai, until February 1 2018. Tel: (04) 3640111. More info on website

5. Enjoy sundowners and unlimited tapas by the sea

With the winter season now in full swing, Riva Beach has introduced a host of weekly offers to enjoy dining al fresco. On Tuesdays enjoy unlimited tapas and a bottle of wine from 7pm to 10pm for Dhs125. They’ve recently refurbished their indoor dining room with a Mediterranean feel, but we’d pick a spot on the terrace to soak up those Palm Jumeirah sunsets every time.

Building 8, The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah, Tuesdays, 7pm to 10pm, Dhs125. Tel: (04) 430 9466. More info on website.

6. Head to a talk by a life coach

The latest in Flow’s series of inspirational talks takes place this Tuesday November 21. This time around, life coach Linda Bonnar, the UAE-representative for MindBridge Trainings and Women’s Health ME advisor, leads the conversation. Linda’s Activating Happiness talk will explore the little things we can do every day to improve our mental health and create our own happiness for a more fruitful life.

Flow Dubai, Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, 7pm to 8pm, free. Tel: (04) 319 8767. More info on website

Wednesday November 22

7. See a magic show

After two successful shows in Dubai last year, Dutch magician Arnaud is back this Wednesday to present his new creation The Art of Magic. In this new show Arnaud takes his audience on a journey through the world of magic, sharing the history of some of the tricks that he will perform on stage. Tickets are Dh100.

The Junction Theatre, Unit H72,Alserkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz, 8pm onwards, Weds Nov 22, Dhs100. More info on website

8. Design and Dine

With a new bi-monthly series, budding artists can learn to create their own masterpiece in a social dining environment at Design & Dine at Pure Sky Lounge. This month, guests at the event will learn to paint a traditional Arabic ‘Hamsa’ canvas as well as sampling food and drink from Pure’s 35th floor lounge menu.

Pure Sky lounge, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR, 7pm to 11pm, Wed Nov 22, Dhs340. Tel:(054) 499 7290. More info on Facebook





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