From a fun team challenge to a wellness session or 50 percent off your total bill…

Another Sunday dawns and somehow we find ourselves in August – anyone else know how that happened?

We’ve got loads of awesome things for you to do in Dubai this week, whether you’re looking for a new challenge to try with friends, a little self-care time or just a great restaurant deal.

Here’s 8 awesome things to do in Dubai this week.

Sunday August 4

1. Tuck into half price pizza and wine

Pizza and wine? Yes please. Larte is the funky Italian restaurant at the cool new Studio One hotel in Studio City. On Sundays, they’re celebrating our favourite things by offering you 50 percent off pizza and wine from 7pm to 11pm every week. Happy days.

Larte, Studio One Hotel, Studio City, Dubai, 7pm to 11pm, Sundays. Tel: (04) 240 0441.

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2. Catch up over a business lunch

Looking for a new place to try for your business lunch? Slice is the new deli offering at Grand Plaza Movenpick in Media City, which makes it perfect for those working around Internet and Media City in particular. They promise to have your two course lunch (Dhs65) served to you as fast as possible so you can be in and out within half an hour.

Grand Plaza Movenpick, Dubai Media City, Dubai 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Tel: (04) 525 7777.

Monday August 5

3. Find your zen with a wellness day

Check out this wellness session at Ritz Carlton, JBR on Monday August 5 to inject a little self-care into your week. RITUALS Cosmetics are presenting the session and for Dhs95, you’ll benefit from a 60 minute yoga class, mini massage treatments, refreshments, a goodie bag and a day pass to the resort’s spa, pool and beach. There will be a kids club available too.

Amwaj, Conference and Events Centre at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, The Walk JBR, 10.30am, Monday August 5, Dhs95. Tel: (04) 318 6311.

4. Enjoy a complimentary pamper treatment at a luxe men’s salon

Popular men’s grooming salon 1847 are offering a fantastic summer deal for the guys who like to take a little care of themselves. Throughout summer, pick five services from their ‘Barber, Manicures & Pedicures, Massages, Facials and Waxing’ package and get the cheapest one complimentary. There’s locations in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, JLT and they’re set to open a new one in DIFC too.

1847, locations in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina & JLT, Dubai.

Tuesday August 6

5. Get 50 per cent off your bill at BiCE Mare

In the mood for some hearty Italian food? BiCE Mare in Souk Al Bahar are offering diners 50 per cent off their total bill on the summer a la carte and house beverages menu throughout August. All you have to do to get the discount is register your details online and then show a confirmation email when you dine at the restaurant.

BiCE Mare Downtown, Level 3, Souk Al Bahar Downtown Burj Khalifa, Dubai, 12pm to 11pm daily. Tel: (04) 423 0982.

6. Take on a fun new challenge

Break up your week with a fun get together with friends and give the Countdown Challenge a go. With a timer set at 60 minutes, you and your team mates will have to test your wit and work together to get through team puzzles, escape rooms and mysteries. Summer prices start at Dhs150 per person for a two-player game.

CountDown Challenge, Bahar 1, Plaza Level, JBR,  3pm to 11pm daily. Tel: (050) 908 0328.

Wednesday August 7

7. Celebrate Chinese Valentines Day at Pierchic

We’re here for any excuse to get all loved-up. In celebration of Chinese Valentines Day (Qi Xi festival), sophisticated seafood restaurant Pierchic are offering up a four-course set menu where you’ll be treated to blue French lobster, seared scallops, Chilean seabass and the Red Velvet Pearl dessert, with rich strawberry sorbet infused with rose champagne. At Dhs888 per person it’s pretty pricey but the setting is ‘out at sea’ with incredible views of the Burj Al Arab.

Pierchic, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, available for lunch and dinner all day August 7, Dhs888 per person. Tel: (800) 666 353.

8. Enjoy a wine and cheese pairing

Does wine and cheese sound like your perfect pairing? If so then you’ll want to try Oeno at the Westin on a Wednesday, where they offer unlimited cheese, bites and house wine for Dhs195 per person from 8pm to 11pm.

Oeno, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai, 8pm to 11pm, Wednesdays, unlimited cheese and wine, Dhs195. Tel: (04) 511 7373.

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