New ladies’ nights, football coaching from a legend and Snow Patrol perform…

With so many choices for events in Dubai, it can be hard to decide where to go. Whether it’s a brand-new ladies’ night or gym class that will have you breaking a sweat, here are our top picks for the week.

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

Sunday February 17

1. Indulge in a mid-week wine and dine date night

Get down to STK JBR or STK Downtown to enjoy a tenderloin steak, portion of fries and a glass of house wine for only Dhs169 with their new early week deal. This tasty offer is available not onc,e but three times per week on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays so there’s plenty of chances to enjoy.

STK JBR, Rixos Premium Dubai The Walk, JBR and STK, Downtown, Address Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Saturday – Monday, Dhs169. Tel: (04) 323 0061 (JBR), Tel: (04) 425 3948 (Downtown).

2. Try out a new Sunday Roast

If you’re anything like us, Sunday isn’t the same without a roast dinner and all the trimmings. That’s why we’re excited to try the new ‘Sunday Supper’ at Baker & Spice. Choose from half roasted chicken, slow roasted lamb or the roasted black Angus beef plus a mocktail for Dhs95.

Baker & Spice, Souk Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai, Every Sunday, Dhs95. Tel: (04) 427 9856.

Monday February 18

3. Double up on a delicious dish

To celebrate the third anniversary of Burger & Lobster in DIFC, the burger and lobster hotspot are offering buy one get one on any original lobster roll or their signature original burger. Share with a friend or double up yourself – we won’t judge.

Burger & Lobster, Burj Daman building, DIFC, February 18. Tel: (04) 514 8838.

4. Enjoy unlimited cocktails all night

La Carnita has a brand new ladies’ night that is bound to get you on your feet. With hip-hop tunes and Margarita’s a-plenty, this Marina Mexican is likely to become your new Monday night hotspot, offering free drinks for ladies every Monday.

La Carnita, Intercontinental Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina, every Monday, 8pm – midnight, free for ladies. Tel: (04) 425 4030.

Tuesday February 19

5. Step back in time for a new ladies’ night

Things are going retro at The Hideout for POP ladies’ night every Tuesday. Enjoy tunes from the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s as well as free drinks for ladies, there will also be an old-school pop-up tuck shop serving retro treats and a popcorn cannon. Leg warmers optional.

The Hideout, Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina, every Tuesday 8pm – midnight. Tel: +971 58 534 6000.

6. Have a kickabout with a football legend

Jumeriah Beach Hotel and Football Escapes are bringing a Football Course led by UEFA licensed coaches and former Premier League stars including international footballer, Robbie Keane to the city this week. Ideal for aspiring footballers, prices start from Dhs1,470.

Events Arena, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 18th – 22nd February, daily from 10am – 12pm, prices start from Dhs1,470. Tel: (04) 406 8800.

Wednesday February 20

7. See Snow Patrol live in concert

The 17th edition of The Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival will take place at Dubai’s Media City Amphitheatre from February 20 to 22, with Irish rockers Snow Patrol set to perform on the opening evening.

Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival, Media City Amphitheatre, February 20 to 22, Dhs350.

8. Get a sweat on with a new spin class

For those who prefer a full body workout from their spin class, Surge have introduced combination workouts dedicated to core exercises, toning up and even boxing. There’s an array of classes on offer for beginners up to seasoned spinners, and best of all – your first class is free.

Surge, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, daily classes, first session free.

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