8 brilliant things to do in Dubai this week
There’s so much happening in Dubai this week, the city is full of new, interesting events. Whether it’s a vintage football quiz or partying up a storm with Ace Hood, here are our top picks for the week.
Here are 8 exciting things to try in Dubai this week.
Sunday March 3
1. Head to an open-air fiesta
Seven Sisters are launching a new Mexican themed night – La Fiesta. For Dhs129, fill up on Mexican dishes from live stations including tacos, nachos and empanadas, washed down with themed cocktails alongside reggaeton and afro-beats by DJ Slim. Grab your sombrero and get ready to fiesta!
Seven Sisters, First Floor, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay, 8pm to 3am, Sundays, Dhs129. Tel: (056) 775 4777. 7sistersdubai.com
2. Toast to a new ladies’ night
David Myers is launching a brand-new ladies’ night in his popular French restaurant Bleu Blanc. Bisou Bisou offers three complimentary drinks to ladies as well as 40 per cent off a select menu which includes some of the restaurant’s signature dishes. The new night promises to bring a lively atmosphere with the resident DJ providing upbeat tracks.
Bleu Blanc by David Myers, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, 8pm to midnight, Sundays, three free drinks and 40 per cent off selected dishes. Tel: (04) 512 5533. bleublanc-dubai.com
Monday March 4
3. Experience a Brazillian brunch
Frevo in Fairmont the Palm is hosting a week in Rio with a daily brunch offering authentic Churrascaria dining. Enjoy unlimited meat cuts and Capirinhas with music from DJ Timo. Get the Rio Feeling from 2nd to 9th March and have the chance to win a five night stay in Fairmont Rio.
Frevo, Fairmont the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 7:30pm to 11pm, daily from March 2nd to 9th, prices from Dhs295. fairmont.com/palm-dubai
4. Party with a rapper
American hip-hop star Ace Hood will be performing at Toy Room on March 4. The “Bugatti” rapper has been in Dubai for the last week and shows no sign of slowing down as he’ll be taking the stage on Monday night. Toy Room will be offering free drinks for ladies until midnight.
Toy Room, Soho Garden, Meydan, 11pm to 4am, Monday March 4, free entry. Tel: (052) 463 3338. Facebook.com/ToyRoomdxb
Tuesday March 5
5. Be serenaded with live music
After mastering the happy hour and breakfast worlds, The London Project is moving onto live music. Starting March 5, Josh McCartney will perform at the Bluewaters venue, covering some of your favourite hit songs from 7:30pm to 9:30pm each week.
The London Project, Bluewaters Island, off JBR, Dubai, 7:30pm to 9:30pm, Tuesdays, free entry. Tel: (04) 5808570. thelondonproject.com
6. Show off your 90s football knowledge
Test your vintage football knowledge in this specialised quiz night hosted by Dubai Eye’s Chris McHardy. Teams of four will pay Dhs100 each to be entered into the eight-round quiz. You’ll also receive a whole roast chicken, a selection of sides, and a coffee. Be sure to brush up on your history as there will be some retro prizes being dished out.
Nightjar Coffee Roasters, Warehouse G62, Alserkal Avenue Arts & Cultural District, Al Quoz, 7pm to 11pm, Tuesday March 5, Dhs400 for a table of 4. Tel: (04) 330 6635 bit.ly/90sFootballQuiz
Wednesday March 6
7. Treat yourself to a chocolate treatment
Armani/SPA have an offer for the month of March on their relaxing and rejuvenating 50-minute Firming Chocolate Wrap. The treatment includes a deep body scrub followed by a luxurious chocolate wrap that will leave your skin feeling silky smooth and renewed. For Dhs420, the treatment also includes full access to the Armani Terme bathing facilities and spa lounge.
Armani/SPA, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, offer valid throughout March, Dhs420. Tel: (04) 888 3282. armanihoteldubai.com/spa
8. Indulge in a chocolate treat
Continuing with the chocolate theme, Pierre Marcolini has created a hot chocolate with luxury ingredients, including rare hazelnuts from Piedmont, Italy and the rarest cocoa beans. It promises to be a smooth, molten chocolate drink with a strong cocoa aroma.
Pierre Marcolini, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, 10am to midnight, daily throughout March, Dhs35. Tel: (04) 551 1000.