8 great things to do in Dubai this week
A new ladies’ night, a pool day package and a bingo night…
A new week has arrived and with it comes a host of exciting things to do. Whether it’s a classic Sunday roast or a Thai celebration, here are our top picks for this week.
Here are 8 things to try in Dubai this week…
Sunday April 7
1. Enjoy a Sunday roast
Stoke House, the family-friendly British pub at the Damac Hills Golf Course has a Sunday roast can be ordered as part of a family bundle. Prices start at Dhs65 for kids, Dhs125 for adults or Dhs195 per adult with a bottle of wine when a minimum of two are ordered.
2. Beat the ‘back to work’ blues
Every Sunday, Cielo Sky Lounge hosts a Miami-inspired party complete with retro sunglasses, inflatable flamingos and bright beach balls. For those refusing to let the weekend end, let loose from 9pm to 11pm with four drinks for Dhs40 as DJ Ejaz keeps the party going until late. The rooftop bar has enviable views of Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club.
Cielo Sky Lounge, Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, 9pm to 11pm, Sundays, Dhs40 for four drinks. Tel: (04) 416 1800. cielodubai.com
Monday April 8
3. Treat yourself to a pool day
Address Montgomerie has a pool day package which will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Spend the day at the Emirates Hills hotel’s outdoor pool and enjoy a lunch at Monty’s included. The total package costs Dhs250 per person, with Dhs150 to spend on lunch at the casual dining restaurant.
Address Montgomerie, Emirates Hills, Sunday to Thursday, Dhs250 including lunch. Tel: (04) 363 1268. addresshotels.com
4. Check out a new ladies’ night
KYO, the relocated Japanese restaurant now at The Pointe, has launched a Monday ladies’ night with free-flowing beverages and sushi platter. From 8pm to 11pm, ladies can take advantage of an open bar and complimentary sushi in the chic upstairs lounge area.
KYO, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, 8pm to 11pm, Mondays, free. Tel: (04) 557 5182. kyorestaurant.com
Tuesday April 9
5. Take your baby to a movie
Roxy Mamas is a mummy morning with a difference. Mums can relax in the comfort of Roxy Cinemas’ Platinum Lounge with breakfast and refreshments from 9am to 10am before enjoying a movie screening with their little one in tow. The movie will be a slightly lower volume than usual and the lights slightly brighter, for the comfort of the babies.
Roxy Cinemas, City Walk and The Beach, 9am breakfast, 10am movie screening, every Tuesday, Dhs95 per adult. theroxycinemas.com
6. Get ready to shout ‘BINGO’
Tuesday nights are for the Big Bingo Show at Reform Social & Grill. From 7.30pm put your musical knowledge to the test in order to win prizes with your team. Participation costs Dhs100 per person which includes two house beverages and unlimited meat and veggie pies.
The Big Bingo Show, Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes, 7.30pm to 1am, Tuesdays, Dhs100. Tel: (04) 454 2638. reformsocialgrill.ae
Wednesday April 10
7. Celebrate Thai New Year
With Songkran celebrations officially starting on April 13, Madinat water-side restaurant, Pai Thai, is kicking things off early with 10 days of traditional waterborne Thai entertainment. From April 10 to 20, enjoy a three-course sharing set menu for Dhs295 per head, with a selection of traditional Thai dishes on offer alongside entertainment from resident traditional dancer, Wanthakan.
Pai Thai, Madinat Jumeirah, 6.30pm to 11.30pm, Sunday to Thursday, 6.30pm to 11.30pm, Friday and Saturday, Dhs295. Tel: (800) 666 353. jumeirah.com
8. Enjoy a lively ladies’ night
Not a new night on the scene, but still packed every week. Popular oyster bar and grill, The Maine, hosts the aptly named ‘Clam Jam’ every Wednesday from 8pm to midnight. There’s free-flowing wine from a choice of red, white and rose for all the ladies seated (or standing) at the bar.
The Maine, DoubleTree by Hilton, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Wed 8pm to midnight. Tel: (04) 457 6719. themaine.ae