6 wonderful things to do in Dubai this week: August 8 to 11
A date night at Nobu, a new live artist to see and a duo of spa and beauty deals…
Happy Monday, Dubai! If you’re looking for dining deals, there’s a new afternoon tea to try, DIFC business lunch and a four-hands dinner at Nobu. Elsewhere, we’ve found spa and beauty deals and a new live music night at Q’s Bar and Lounge.
Here’s 6 awesome things to in Dubai this week.
Monday August 8
Celebrate afternoon tea week
Beautiful beachfront hotel Jumeirah Al Naseem has teamed up with acclaimed artist Idriss B for a themed afternoon tea in celebration of afternoon tea week this week. Inspired by nine of his artworks that are displayed throughout the hotel, the afternoon tea offers a selection of savoury and sweet treats, alongside loose leaf teas, fresh brews and gourmet iced coffees. It’s available from 2.30pm to 6.30pm daily, priced at Dhs280 with a glass of non-alcoholic sparkling or Dhs320 with a glass of prosecco and unlimited hot drinks.
Al Mandhar, Jumeirah Al Naseem, 2.30pm to 6.30pm daily, from Dhs280. Tel: (800) 623 4628, jumeirah.com
Enjoy a date night with a four hands Omakase menu
Foodies, here’s one you won’t want to miss. There’s just two-nights left to enjoy a four-hands Omakase menu at Nobu. The multi-course menu brings together the expertise of Nobu Hospitality’s Corporate Chef Hervé Courtot and Nobu Dubai’s Chef Damien Duviau and will give UAE-based Nobu fans a unique opportunity to sample entirely new-to-the-region dishes. On the night, expect to sample dishes like sardine yuzu soy olive oil, dry miso truffle nori tacos and lamb loin with yuzu kosho yakitori and pickle artichoke.
Nobu, Atlantis The Palm, 6pm to 11pm, Monday August 8 and Tuesday August 9, Dhs675. Tel: (0)4 426 2626, atlantis.com/
Tuesday August 9
Get pampered at a spa day
Away Spa, W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeriah, Sunday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, Dhs599. Tel: (04) 245 5555. marriott.com
Go back to business with a new DIFC lunch menu
Sleek DIFC Japanese restaurant Clap has launched a new business lunch menu that’s perfect for entertaining clients or getting together with friends. Priced at Dhs115, the set-menu starts with a punchy miso soup, followed by a choice of two starters and a main. Options include starters of squid karaage and crispy rice salmon mains like miso black cod, duck ramen or Wagyu beef danburi. There’s also the option to add dessert for Dhs35, where you can choose between matcha cheesecake or vanilla peanut millefeuille.
Clap, Gate Village 11, DIFC, 12pm to 3.30pm, Mon to Fri, Dhs115. Tel: (0)4 569 3820, claprestaurant.com/
Wednesday August 10
See a new artist in residency at Q’s Bar & Lounge
Ayanna Joni, New York-based singer and former The Voice star has just begun a three-month residency at Palazzo Versace’s intimate live music venue, Q’s Bar & Lounge. An incredible vocalist, in the past Ayanna has opened for Ludacris and Gym Class Heroes, as well as featuring as a background vocalist for award-winning artists such as Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Royce Da 5 9, and Jesse McCartney.
Q’s Bar and Lounge, West Wing, Palazzo Versace Dubai, Al Jaddaf, 7pm to 1am, Weds to Sun, Dhs250 min spend weekdays, Dhs350 min spend weekends. Tel: (0)4 556 8805, palazzoversace.ae
Thursday August 11
Ladies, enjoy free sips at Baby Q after work hours
Sent off that last email and struck off that last line on your to-do list? Celebrate the start of the weekend Lady Q Ladies’ Night at Baby Q. From 7pm to 12am you can enjoy free-flowing selected beverages with some great beats. Yes… it’s free. The deal is also available on Tuesday at the same time. Book your spot on babyqdubai.com
Lady Q Ladies’ Night, Baby Q, Level 43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, every Tues and Thur, 7pm to 12am, babyqdubai.com
Get your nails done for less with a summer deal
This August, pretty Dubai Marina salon We Nails has unveiled an array of deals for ladies to take advantage of, whether you’re looking to get your hair refreshed or nails done. Available daily throughout August, specials include a blow dry for Dhs60 when you book an Olaplex hair treatment, a free blow dry when you book a full head of colour, and a classic mani pedi plus a full body massage for Dhs371.
We Nails, Grand Trident Mall, JBR, 10am to 9pm daily, until August 31. Tel: (050) 507 7501, wenails.ae