From evening brunches and ladies’ days to free yoga and a murder mystery dinner party…
Trying to be a bit more careful with your cash before the silly season well and truly kicks off? We’ve got you sorted with a bunch of great events and deals taking place that will ensure you get the most for your money.
Here are eight fantastic things to do in Dubai this week…
Sunday November 25
1. See a legendary rock band live in the capital
They’ve sold more than 100 million records worldwide and are currently ranked the 41st greatest artist of all time, and Guns N Roses are set to close the show at the Yasalam after-race concerts this year. Most famous for their hits Sweet Child O Mine, November Rain and Patience, rock music lovers in Abu Dhabi can expect to see original members Axl, Slash, and Duff take to the stage for the performance.
Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, November 22 to 25, prices vary. yasmarinacircuit.com
2. Enjoy two-for-one drinks by the Creek
Head to Singapore without a plane ticket during Kim’s Singapore Seafood’s two-for-one offer every day from 5pm to 8pm. Enjoy signature cocktails – we love the Tropical Mandai, Mint Julep, and Singapore Fling – and bottled hops at this modern bar with Instagram-worthy views of the Dubai Creek. The lighting has been designed with selfies in mind. True story. Don’t forget to snack; the Homemade Chicken Prawn Rolls and Salted Egg Crispy Fish Skin are phenomenal.
Kim’s Singapore Seafood, Al Seef, opposite the British Consulate, Dubai Creek. daily, 5pm to 8pm. Tel: (04) 526 0481. Facebook.com/Kimssingaporeaseafood
Monday November 26
3. Get your thinking cap on at a Murder Mystery dinner party
Kicking off this Monday A Murder Mystery at The Lodge will see a table of 15 diners fuel up their stomachs and mystery solving skills with five nights of murder mystery dinner parties.Themed around a Canadian winter lodge, each participant will take on a designated character for the evening which will also come with a curated outfit and ‘murder motives’. It’s served up alongside five-courses of top Canadian cuisine.
Weslodge Saloon, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay, 8pm to late, 26 to 30 November, Dhs275. Tel: (04) 560 1700. Facebook.com/DXBExperiments
4. Feast on a discounted dinner deal
Head to Sho Cho on Monday, and you’ll be able to enjoy a buffet of modern Japanese dishes for Dhs135 including soft drinks, or upgrade to the house drinks package and it’s Dhs175 for four hours. Expect beats by Samad Idas.
Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort, Jumeirah, 7pm to 11pm, Mondays, Dhs135 soft, Dhs175 house Tel: (04) 346 1111. sho-cho.com
Tuesday November 27
5. Tuck in at a ladies’ night brunch
The Hideout is the new party spot that’s got the whole Marina talking, and it’s just introduced a ladies’ night. Called The Hideout Effect, the deal offers a roast chicken platter with dessert alongside unlimited drink from 8pm to 11pm for Dhs150. From 11pm, ladies can also take advantage of a further four free drinks. For guys, the brunch is priced at Dhs200.
The Hideout, Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina, 8pm to 11pm, Tuesdays, Dhs150 ladies, Dhs200 guys. Tel: (050) 357 1126. Thehideoutdubai.com
6. Top up your tan at a new ladies’ day.
Soho Beach is Meydan’s lesser-known party spots, but that’s all about to change with the launch of their new Tuesday ladies’ day. Every Tuesday, Made In Soho will run from midday until 5pm, offering free flowing food and drink for Dhs145 for ladies. Best of all, this ladies’ day also comes with a package for guys, who can avail the exact same offer for Dhs245.
Soho Beach, Medyan, Dubai, 12pm to 5pm, Tuesdays, Dhs145 ladies, Dhs245 guys. Tel: (052) 433 3375. sohobeachdxb.com
Wednesday November 28
7. Find your zen with a free yoga class
TribeFit will be hosting a ‘Yoga Under the Stars’ class on the terrace this Wednesday at 7pm. Free to members and non-members, the hour long Vinyasa yoga class will focus on smooth, flowing movements that will help strengthen your body and mind.
TribeFit, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina, 7pm to 8pm, Wednesday November 28, free. Tel: (800) 87423. Facebook.com/Tribefitme
8. Get your cheese fix at a Raclette night
Cheese lovers rejoice, Bistro Des Arts has brought back its popular Raclette night every Wednesday just in time for the winter season.Tuck into the melty slabs of meat, charcuterie meats, salads, a tartiflette (a potato and cheese infusion), and a blueberry tart for some sweet relief for Dhs159, or add two hours of unlimited wine and it’s Dhs249.
Bistro Des Arts, Dubai Marina Promenade, 7.30pm to 11.30pm, Wednesdays, Dhs159 food only, Dhs249 with house beverages. Tel: (04) 551 1576. bistrodesarts.ae