6 fun things to do in Dubai this week: September 26 to 29

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Happy Sunday everyone! Welcome to a brand new week, where you’ll find endless possibilities of the nice things to do in Dubai. This week we’ve got a great dining deal for you to try on Sunday, a comedy show and much more.

Here are six fabulous things to do in Dubai this week.

Sunday September 26

Tuck into an irresistible Sunday offer at W Dubai – The Palm

Marriott International Hotel

Torno Subito, the signature Italian restaurant at W Dubai – The Palm is offering foodies the chance to start the week off right with a great Sunday offer called E Sempre Domenica. It translates to ‘And Always Sunday’ and teleports diners back to the 1950s’ Italian Riviera, where they can enjoy unlimited pasta, pizza and hops for just Dhs250 per person from a selected menu. To end the night on a sweet treat, you can pick from Torno Subito’s gelato cart. This takes place every Sunday from 7pm to 10pm – perfect to head to after work.

W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Every Sun 7pm to 10pm. Tel: (0)4 245 5555. @tornosubitodubai 

Take an abstract art class 


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This art class by Louise Duggan will teach you new techniques, create mindfulness and overall is a relaxing and fun experience. The good news is that you don’t need any experience at all. Louise will be there to guide you every step of the way ensuring you leave happy and with a masterpiece in hand. How does it work? Well, you pick from a selection of images and Louise will help you work on the image and will teach you methods to make it your own. The art class on September 26 is from 6pm to 9pm and costs Dhs400 (all the materials are included in the cost). Go with a friend and the cost will be Dhs350. Make your bookings on Instagram here or call on 050 552 0690. Busy today? Don’t worry, there are more classes in October.

Warehouse 9, Al Quoz, Behind Times Square, Dubai. Tel: (0)050 552 0690, louiseduggan.com

Monday September 27

Tuck into delicious food at a licensed South East Asian eatery


Sedap Asian Street Kitchen is a new licensed restaurant that has opened its doors at Dubai’s Al Seef. The menu is packed with food from the bustling streets of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Dishes on the menu include succulent satays with crunchy peanut sauce and BBQ sambal seabass or squid from the grill, famed black pepper or chilli mud and flower crabs and more. For little ones, there’s a dedicated kids’ menu including options like veg-packed stir fry noodles, breaded chicken nuggets and fish fingers.

Sedap, Marsa Al Seef, Umm Hurair, opposite British Consulate, Dubai. Tel: (0)4 370 8288. @sedapdxb

Head to Dubai Safari Park for the new season

dubai safari park

As Dubai finally enters the cooler season, several popular outdoor attractions reopen their doors to the public – Dubai Safari Park is one of them. Visited before? You may want to revisit as the park’s family has expanded with 111 newborns of different animal species. There’s even an interactive show with birds the whole family will love. Additionally, for the first time, the park is now offering a behind-the-scenes experience that allows visitors to get closer to the animals, learn about their habitat and how they are cared for. Read more here.

Dubai Safari Park, Al Warqa 5, Dubai, open daily from Sept 27 from 9am to 5pm. ticket prices vary, under 3s and people of determination can enter for free. Tel: (800) 900. dubaisafari.ae

Tuesday September 28

Find your zen with Yoga in the Sky


In a world where everything is fast-paced, it’s always good to take a little time out for yourself. Taking place at a staggering 69 floors high, stunning SLS Dubai has launched a ‘Yoga in the Sky’ where you can stretch and soak in the views of Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa. Prior to or after the class, you’re invited to use the temperature-controlled pools and enjoy the spa facilities such as the steam room, sauna and spa (where you can avail 50 per cent off selected spa treatments). The classes will take place every Tuesday from Tuesday, September 28. Read more here.

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‘Yoga in the Sky’, Ciel Spa, SLS Dubai, Business Bay, Burj Khalifa District. slsdubai.com

Wednesday September 29

Laugh your heart out with Russell Kane at Dubai Opera

When: September 29
Where: Dubai Opera

British comedian Russell Kane is returning to the city for a headline show at Dubai Opera. The funnyman is known for his appearances on Live At ApolloCelebrity Juice and I Am Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now. Guests are guaranteed unlimited laughs throughout the show, and we imagine after a year of not being able to get up on stage, Russell will be on top form by the time he touches down in Dubai. Tickets are available on DubaiOpera.comPlatinum List and all UAE Virgin Megastores.

Russell Kane at Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, Dubai. Tel:(0)4 440 8888. dubaiopera.com

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