Celebrate Bastille Day in style, try a sushi-making masterclass or put your FRIENDS knowledge to the test at a special quiz…

Wondering what to do in Dubai this week? We’ve got you covered with loads of awesome things to do.

From celebrating Bastille Day in Dubai to testing your knowledge at a ‘FRIENDS’ quiz night, we’ve rounded up the best things to do in Dubai this week.

Sunday July 14

1. Enjoy live music at a Bastille Day celebration

French Mediterranean restaurant Carine have been throwing Bastille Day celebrations all weekend, and their last one is tonight. There’ll be live music from French singer Annabelle Veltri and DJ Julien from 7pm, which will transport you straight to the South of France as you enjoy delicious Mediterranean dishes.

Carine, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, from 7pm, Sunday July 14. Tel: (04) 417 9885. dubaigolf.com/carine

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2. Make your own sushi at a masterclass

Asian restaurant Tanuki give you the chance to learn how to roll your own sushi every Sunday from 7pm to 8pm with their sushi masterclass. You’ll find the eatery at Dubai Mall and afterwards, you’ll be able to eat what you’ve created.

Tanuki, The Dubai Mall, Financial Centre Road, Dubai, 7pm to 8pm, every Sunday, Dhs99. Tel: (04) 580 8228. facebook.com/tanukidxb

Monday July 15

3. Strike a pose with this photography session

Been meaning to book that family photo shoot or engagement photos? There’s never been a better time as Studio 77 have put together some awesome offers, in celebration of Eid-Al Adha. Choose from a one hour session with five digital images via email for Dhs499, or a one hour session with ten digital images via email and a complimentary frame for Dhs999. Remember to quote Studio 77 Eid Promotion.

Studio 77, Wasl Vita, Jumeirah, Dubai. Valid from August 1 to August 18, Package One Dhs499, Package Two Dhs999. Tel: (04) 343 4413. studio77.ae

4. Order with Kcal and bag three free spin classes

Debating what to order in for your lunch? Popular JLT cycling spot Power Cycle have teamed up with healthy eating bigwig Kcal to offer you three free exercise classes when you order direct from the Kcal website or with Deliveroo. It’s not just cycle classes either, you can also get Functional Training or Tactfit. The amazing offer is valid until Wednesday July 31 and booking is essential.

Power Cycle Dubai, Jbc 5 Building, 1st Floor Cluster W, Dubai. Tel: (04) 294 4989. powercycle.ae

Tuesday July 16

5. Celebrate Bastille Day at Bagatelle

National French Day or ‘Bastille Day’ is officially on Sunday July 14 and to celebrate, popular French restaurant Bagatelle are holding a Bastille Day edition of their ‘Le Mardi’ night on Tuesday July 16. You can expect awesome food, drinks and an epic party with loads of French beats to get you moving. If you’re a French national, take along your passport for a free glass of Kir Royal before 10pm.

Bagatelle, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 8pm ’til late, Tuesday July 16. Tel: (04) 354 5035. bagatelledubai.com

6. Check out a new ladies’ night

Looking for a new ladies night? Check out LIMA, a cool Peruvian restaurant in City Walk. From 8pm to 12am, ladies can enjoy either three complimentary house drinks or unlimited house beverages if you spend Dhs130 on the ladies night menu, with dishes including salmon tiradito and chifa chicken rice on the menu.

LIMA Dubai, City Walk, The Square, Dubai, 8pm to 12am, Tuesdays. Tel: (056) 500 4571. limadubai.com

Wednesday July 17

7. Throw it back with some old school RnB & Hip Hop (and free bubbles for ladies)

Do you wistfully reminisce about the old school tunes? Is RnB and Hip Hop your jam? Then head down to The Hideout’s brand new Urban All Stars Night, launching Wednesday July 17, where you can throw it back to all your favourite songs. DJ Shef Codes will spin the decks, and there’s free bubbles for the ladies from 9pm onwards.

The Hideout Dubai, 1st Floor, Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina, Urban All Stars from 9pm onwards, every Wednesday launching Wednesday July 17. Tel: 058 534 6000. thehideoutdubai.com

8. Test your F.R.I.E.N.D.S knowledge with this quiz at Publique

Put your ‘FRIENDS’ knowledge to the test with the weekly quiz night at Publique in Souk Madinat. Guests can expect intense rounds that cover general knowledge and pictures as you revisit each series of the hit TV show. It’s Dhs100 minimum spend on food or beverages to take part, and the winners will receive 50 percent off their bill, second place will receive 30 percent off and third place will get 20 percent off.

Publique, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, from 8pm onwards, Wednesday July 17, Dhs100 minimum spend. Tel: (04) 430 8550. publique.ae

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