8 great things to do in Dubai this week
A performance from Tyga, an interior design masterclass and the Ladies European Tournament…
A new week is upon us and there’s loads going on in Dubai to keep you entertained, whatever your interests. Play golf under the stars, enjoy a music and dining journey through the decades and see a rap star perform
Here are 8 things to do in Dubai this week…
Sunday April 28
1. See an American rap star perform
American rapper, Tyga, famous for hits such as Rack City, Taste (and dating a certain member of the Kardashian/Jenner clan) will be performing tonight at Cavalli. Head down early and enjoy unlimited food and drinks for Dhs299 with their ‘Anonymous Brunch’ package from 8.30pm till 12am, and upgrade for a further Dh300 to carry on the unlimited drinks till 3am.
Cavalli Club, Sheikh Zzayed Rd, Dubai, Anonymous Brunch Dhs299, 8.30pm to 12am, Sunday April 28. Tel: (050) 991 0400. facebook.com/CavalliClub
2. Check out a new business lunch deal
Recently opened at Media City’s latest hotel, Grand Plaza Movenpick, Verve Bar and Brasserie are offering a great deal for business lunches – handy for those working around Media City. From 12pm to 2.30pm Sunday to Thursday, you can enjoy a 2-course meal for Dhs95 or 3-courses for Dhs120 per person. Headed up by Michelin-trained chef, Joerge Grande, you can enjoy starters such as a hearty soup or baked beetroot, followed by the truffled chicken breast or fricasse of seasonal mushrooms.
Verve Bar & Brasserie, Grand Plaza Movenpick Media City, Sunday to Thursday, 12pm to 2.30pm, from Dhs95. Tel: (04) 525 7633. vervebrasserie.com
Monday April 29
3. Step up your interior flair
Calling all interior design lovers and those who are looking to do a little home revamp. New concept store Kulture House are offering a number of interior design workshops, hosted by established interior designer Lyndall Ferne. Attend her Masterclass on Monday from 10am to 12.30pm for Dhs500, where you will learn how to take control of your interiors, utilizing light space and creating a great design scheme. Kulture House has a shop, cafe, gallery and florist for you to explore, too.
Kulture House, 106, beach road (opposite Beach Centre), daily 9am to 6pm, Dhs500. @kulturehousedubai
4. Play golf under the stars
With the hot weather creeping up on us, it might be time to say goodbye to weekend golf during the day. Don’t fear however, with the new LED lights installed at the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club, their ‘Night Golf’ packages from 7pm are the answer. From Sunday to Thursday, you’ll get Dhs65 to spend on food in Spike when you book to play the Night Course.
Spike Bar, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, Night Golf Sunday to Thursday from 7pm. Tel: (04) 417 9842. dubaigolf.com
Tuesday April 30
5. Shop up a storm with some top sports discounts
It’s the final day of Dubai Marina Mall’s amazing discount on fitness gear. Certain sports retailers will be giving a 25% discount on stellar brands such as Reebok, Adidas, Roxy, Billabong, Quiksilver and Skechers. Whether you’re a gym bunny or looking to start a new fitness kick, what better motivation than some slick new sports gear?
Sports Week, Dubai Marina Mall, 10am to 10pm, Free. Tel: (04) 436 1020. dubaimarinamall.com
6. Go back in time whilst you dine
Get ready for WTF Music Rebels, the 5th installment of the popular #DXBExperiments series. The seated dinner will take you on a mixtape journey back through decades of iconic musical eras, from 1960’s Aretha Franklin to 90’s Nirvana whilst savouring dishes such as southern fried chicken, spiced rubbed lamb ribs and wagyu tenderloin. In the Rebels Hall of Fame, there’ll be an interactive gallery and music experience along with a whisky tasting room and an icons bar linking each cocktail to a musical moment in time.
Weslodge Saloon, JW Marriott Marquis, Wed May 1st & Thurs May 2nd, 7.30pm to 11pm, Friday 3rd May, 1pm to 4pm, Dhs395. Tel (04) 560 1700. facebook.com/DXBexperiments
Wednesday May 1
7. Tuck into 1kg of crab for Dhs99
If you love crab then Fish House at Intercontinental Festival City has got something for you. Every Wednesday from 6pm to 11pm, you can get 1kg of blue crab for Dhs99 per person. It’ll be served with garlic butter and smoked paprika, toasted bread, chips and extra sauce on the side. There’s also mud crab or king crab at market price per 100g. It’s definitely a day to save yourself for dinner.
The Fish House, Intercontinental, Dubai Festival City, Wednesday’s 6pm to 11pm, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 701 1127. thefishhousedubai.com
8. See Tiger Woods’ niece play at the Faldo Course
Under the brand new LED floodlights on the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club, The Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic will be hosting the Ladies European Tour (LET) from May 1 to 3. Playing the 54-hole, Pro-Am event, will be Cheyenne Woods, the niece of new Masters champion, Tiger Woods. Cheyenne will be joining some well-known names in the golf world, such as Marianne Skarpnord (Norway), Florentyna Parker (England) and Beth Allen (USA).
Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, May 1 to 3, free. Tel: (04) 417 9999. dubaigolf.com
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