8 things to do in Dubai this week

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A romantic outdoor movie, unlimited pizza and an exciting nightclub launch…

There’s so much happening in Dubai this week, the city is full of new, interesting events. Whether it’s a vegetarian Spanish night or a rooftop ladies’ night, here are our top picks for the week.

Here are 8 exciting things to try in Dubai this week.

Sunday March 10

1. Watch a movie under the stars

Zero Gravity’s Cinema on the Sand this week will be showing Eat, Pray, Love. The film adaptation of the famous book stars Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem and James Franco as Roberts’ character sets off on a journey of self-discovery.

Zero Gravity, Sky Dive Dubai, Dubai Marina, doors open 7pm, film at 8pm, Dhs50. Tel: (04) 399 0009. 0-gravity.ae

2. Get slice-happy with unlimited pizza

Certo Italian restaurant in Dubai Media City is offering guests non-stop pizza for just Dhs89, including a house beverage of either beer or wine. The cosy Italian restaurant in the Radisson Blu also has a package which includes two hours of free-flowing wine or beer and unlimited pizza for Dhs189.

Certo, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City, Media City, 6pm to 11pm, Sundays, Dhs89. Tel: (04) 366 9187. radissonblu.com

Monday March 11

3. Check out a great business lunch

The business lunch at The Restaurant in Address Downtown offers a two-course set menu and soft beverages for Dhs100 per person or a three-course set menu and soft beverages for Dhs125 per person. The elegant decor combined with chic laid-back atmosphere makes it the ideal lunch spot for business or otherwise.

The Restaurant, Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai, 12.30pm to 3.30pm, daily. Tel: (04) 8883444. addresshotels.com

4. Try some tasty meatless tapas

Toro + KO, the tapas restaurant at the The Square, City Walk, has launched a ‘Meatless Monday’ night. For Dhs310, guests can enjoy a large vegetarian paella which feeds up to four people, a bottle of white or red wine, or a carafe of Sangria.

Toro + KO, The Square, City Walk, Dubai, noon to 1am, Mondays, Dhs310. Tel: (04) 5905433. torodubai.com

Tuesday March 12

5. Tuck into 1kg of mussels

Mussel lovers will enjoy this opportunity to feast on a whole kilogram of them. For Dhs182 tuck into a 1kg pot of mussels, which is served in a number of perfumed broths such as French moules mariniere, Mediterranean Marinara, Asian Thai chilli and lemon and dill. 

Seafood Kitchen, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, noon to midnight, Tuesdays, Dhs182. Tel: (04) 568 4227. facebook.com

6. Gather the girls for a retro night

Head up to The Rooftop at folly by Nick & Scott to enjoy a ladies’ night with unbeatable views of Madinat Jumeirah. Ladies who spend Dhs50 on food will receive three free drinks including cocktails and house wine. Dance the night away with DJ Gino Fusco mixing retro tunes from 6pm.

folly by Nick and Scott, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah, 6pm to 12am, Tuesdays. Tel: (04) 430 8535. folly.ae

Wednesday March 13

7. Be the first at new club Sky 2.0

Lebanon’s iconic Skybar is set to open its doors in Dubai Design District on Wednesday March 13. Wednesday nights are themed with the reggae-inspired called ‘Oh Na Na’. Although we don’t have images of the sleek new venue yet, its Lebanese counterpart can house up to 2,500 guests, so we’re expecting a similar super-sized venue when Sky2.0 throws open its doors.

Sky2.0, Dubai Design District, Dubai, 9pm to 4am, Wednesday to Friday, opening Wednesday March 13 2019. Tel: (058) 633 3633. skydubai.com

8. Make the most of a daily ladies’ night

For the whole month of March, Cooz Bar in Grand Hyatt Dubai are offering three complimentary drinks for ladies and complimentary canapés for all, every day. There’s also a live band playing a selection of new and old classic hits.

Cooz Bar, Grand Hyatt, Dubai Creek, 7pm to 9.30pm, March 1 to 31, free. Tel: (04) 317 2222. Facebook.com/GrandHyattDubai

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