Its London counterpart has been visited by the likes of Kate Moss, members of the Beatles and Simon Cowell…

As the country gears up for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, many of the world’s best racing stars are beginning to land in the UAE. And one such stars who’s already touched down in Dubai is six time F1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton.

And where does a six-time world champion dine when he visits Dubai? Well, he’s been spotted at upscale Italian restaurant, Scalini, found in the Jumeirah Four Seasons restaurant village.

The British world champion, who adopted a vegan diet in 2017, happily posed for a snap with Scalini’s restaurant manager after dining at the upscale Italian restaurant.

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And he’s not the only celebrity who’s a fan of the Italian brand. The original Scalini restaurant in Mayfair opened its doors in 1988, and over the years has welcomed stars such as Kate Moss, members of the Beatles, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Simon Cowell. In fact, you’ll find photos of the many famous faces seen in the London restaurant lining the walls of the Dubai venue.

It appears to have been an adrenaline-fuelled visit for Hamilton before he’s even hit the track. This morning, he took to Instagram to share a video of his “Sky Diving Swag” with his 13.7 million followers.

By the looks of it, the famous racing driver took to the skies above the Dubai desert with Sky Dive Dubai, rather than taking flight from their sky diving centre in Dubai Marina.

With two days to go before practice begins, we wonder what else Hamilton has planned in the UAE?

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