9 awesome things to do in Dubai this week
Keep it chilled with a facial, catch the Love Island final on the big screen or break out your disco fever at a roller disco…
Time really does fly in Dubai – we can’t quite believe it’s nearing the end of July. We might be reaching the pinnacle of the summer weather but that doesn’t mean the city is slowing down.
Here’s 8 awesome things to do in Dubai this week…
Sunday July 28
1. Ease into the week with a business lunch
Not ready to say bye to the weekend yet? Why not head to Italian restaurant BiCE in JBR for a leisurely (ish) business lunch? You can get a starter and a main for Dhs89 and if you’re not able to escape the office for too long, they promise to have you fed and watered within 25 minutes.
BiCE Ristorante, JBR, The Walk, Dubai, 12pm to 3pm, Sunday to Thursday, Dhs89. Tel: (04) 318 2520. www3.hilton.com
2. Kickstart your week with a new way to burn calories
Put a little spring in your step for the week ahead. Trampoline park, Bounce is awesome fun and a great way to burn off some calories or just unleash your inner child. They’ve got a summer deal on at the moment where you can get two hours of energetic bouncing fun for Dhs100.
Bounce, Building #32, 4B Street, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, 10am to 10pm, Sun to Wed, 10am to 12am, Thurs, 9am to 12am, Fri, 9am to 9pm, Sat. Tel: (04) 321 1400. facebook.com/bouncemideast
Monday July 29
3. Check out the Love Island final on the big screen
If you’ve been glued to your screens watching the ups and downs of this year’s Love Island contestants, you’ll know that the big final is coming up tomorrow, Monday July 29. Reform are showing all the action live on the big screen. Along with all the drama of the final show, there’s a cracking deal to be taken advantage of: order two courses of food and you can get unlimited bottles of wine or beer all night. That’s our type (of deal) on paper.
Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes, Emirates Hills, 10pm to 3am, Monday July 29. Tel: (04) 454 2638. reformsocialgrill.ae
4. Skate yourself happy at a roller disco
Disco-fever central, Lucky Voice will be hosting Lucky’s Roller Disco with Roll DXB for the third time on Monday July 29 from 8pm. It’s free to skate, but if you bring your own roller skates or in line blades, you’ll get two complimentary house drinks. There’s also happy hour drink offers ’til 12am. Let the good times roll…
Lucky Voice, Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai, from 8pm, Monday July 29. Tel: 800 58259. facebook.com/LVDXB
5. Taste wines from around the world along with dinner
Folly by Nick & Scott are launching their second edition of Cellar Notes, their four course dining experience that is paired with a special selection of stunning wines from around the world. Priced at Dhs295, dishes start with BBQ cauliflower with Harissa, paired with a bubbly french grape. You’ll then taste dishes from Spain, England and Portugal. The wines will be provided by Britains oldest grape and spirit merchant, Berry Bros & Rudd.
Folly by Nick & Scott, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, from 7pm, Monday July 29, Dhs295. Tel: (04) 4308535. folly.ae
Tuesday July 30
6. Get the guys together for a catch up
Fancy a catch up with the lads? Why not head down to alpine chalet-style restaurant, Publique in the Madinat Jumeirah? They do an awesome gents’ ‘drunch’ deal every Tuesday, where from 9pm guys can get two hours of unlimited house drinks for Dhs199.
Publique, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, from 9pm, Tuesdays, two hours’ unlimited house drinks for guys, Dhs199. Tel: (0)4 430 8550. publique.ae
7. Get up to 40 percent off a facial
In need of a little R&R? Tips & Toes love to treat us with a monthly offer. Valid ’til the end of July, you can get 40 percent off all full facials and 25 percent off mini facials which should leave you feeling pampered and refreshed. Go on, treat yourself…
Tips & Toes, various locations, Dubai, 40 percent off full facial, 25 percent off mini facial, valid until July 31. tipsandtoes.com
Wednesday July 31
8. Enjoy a 3-course Indian dinner for Dhs100
Looking to spice up your life? If you haven’t yet tried Indian restaurant Khyber at Dukes Hotel, The Palm yet, you should definitely check it out. There’s no better time either as they’re currently doing a daily summer offer where you’ll get a starter, main and dessert for Dhs100.
Khyber, Dukes The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 5pm to 11pm, daily, 3 courses for Dhs100, valid until September 20. Tel: (0) 4 455 1101. facebook.com/DUKESKhyber
9. Go for a beer and get your washing done
Yes, you read the title right. Bridgewater Tavern are looking after the lads this summer. If you get a burger and a pint for Dhs95, you’re invited to drop off four pieces of laundry at the same time, then simply return the next day after 4pm to collect it. The offer is only available on shirts and trousers though – no suits or dry cleaning.
Bridgewater, JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, 4pm to 12am. Sun to Thurs, Fri & Sat 12pm to 12am, offer valid until August 31. Tel: (04) 414 3000. jwmarriottmarquisdubailife.com
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