Hello, November…

It’s a brand new week, and if you want to make it a great one, get out your diary and plan out your things to do in Dubai this week. From unlimited sushi to a luxurious business menu, a winter garden and more…

Here are 8 brilliant things to do in Dubai this week. 

Monday, October 30

Stick to your 30×30 fitness goals with these free fitness activities

dubai fitness challenge

Dubai Fitness Challenge is currently on, and if you need help sticking to your 30 minutes of exercise for 30 days goal, there are plenty of free activities to try. At the DP World Kite Beach Fitness Village, there are 24 sport and fitness zones for children, teenagers and adults spanning yoga, football, padel and more. The fitness village is open from 8am to 1pm for schools, and 3pm to 10pm for the public. Over the weekend, it’s open from 7am to 10pm to all.


Enjoy bites at newly opened Common Grounds on Kite Beach


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Common Grounds, the latest EatX cafe is now open on popular Nessnass Beach. The menu boats healthy and hearty foods from the famous avocado toast to açaí bowls, French toast, classic wraps and bowls and much more. You will even find some exclusive blends on the menu at Kite Beach including iced blue and green matcha, a refreshing detox drink, etc. In case you’re curious, the ‘Grammable design has been created by a Dubai-street artist called fink.

Common Grounds, Kite Beach, Nessnass Beach, open daily 7pm to 10pm, @_commongrounds_

Tuesday, October 31

Sign those contracts over a luxurious business menu at Tresind

Tresind business lunch

Fine dining, Trèsind – a Michelin Guide featured Indian restaurant is offering a five-course business set menu from Monday to Friday. Expect a pani puri (leveled up), lamb kebab in a lettuce wrap, tandoori chicken and more. It will cost you Dhs125++ and the menu is available from 12pm to 3pm.

Arabian Court, One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Marina, Dubai, Mon to Fri 12pm to 3pm. Tel: (0)56 420 9754. @tresinddubai

Book yourself in for a supper club at Kiza

Pan African Cuisine restaurant Kiza has launched a monthly supper club and it is set to take place on October 31 this month. Every month presents a new menu perfectly paired with sips. On the night you can expect popcorn baby squid, Harissa charred salmon, West African peppered meat and more. It will cost you Dhs495 per person for a three course menu. Make your reservations on reservations@kiza.ae or 04 453 9038.

Kiza, Emirates Financial Towers, Dubai, 8pm to 11pm on October 31, Dhs495 per person. Tel: (0)4 453 9038. @kizadubai

Wednesday, November 1

Get spooked at ladies’ night at Agora

Agora Halloween

Gals, round up the ladies and head to Agora in The Edition Hotel in Dubai. The sophisticated bar and social bar is combining  its ladies night (Ladies Soireé) with a Halloween experience. On Wednesday, November 1, ladies will be able to sip on eerie cocktails (available for a limited time only, each priced at Dhs85) and enjoy live entertainment in a Halloween-kitted out space from 8pm until late. To reserve, head to agoradxb.com

Agora, The Edition Hotel, Downtown Dubai, Halloween night on Nov 1, 8pm until late. Tel: (0)58 592 5823.  @agora_dxb 

Make plans to chill at this popular winter garden in Dubai

winter garden habtoor city dubai

Al Habtoor City Dubai is opening the doors to its Winter Garden on November 1, 2023. Located in front of Habtoor Palace Dubai, visitors can expect food kiosks where visitors will be spoilt for choice. There will be live entertainment, and little ones will have plenty of activities to enjoy at Extreme Excite, plus workshops. The best news? It’s pet-friendly, so you can bring your four-legged friends along with you, too.

Winter Garden, Habtoor Palace Dubai, near the Dubai Canal on Sheikh Zayed Road, 4pm to 12am daily from Nov 1 to Jan 31, 2024. @wintergardendubai

Thursday, November 2

Catch all the cricketing action at Roaring Rabbit


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Sure, cheering for your team in the comfort of your home is fun, but join the crowds and get the chants going at Roaring Rabbit’s Winter Garden. The British gastro sports club is screening all the games on a massive LED screen while you can soak in the cozy vibes and indulge in some delicious bites and sips. You can select two bar nibbles for Dhs199, or savor three cocktails or three house sips for Dhs99.

Roaring Rabbit, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai, timings vary, Tel: (0)4 275 4444. @roaringrabbitdubai

Tuck into unlimited sushi at Toshi


Get ready to teleport to the heart of Asia. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, tuck into unlimited sushi, sashimi and an Asian buffet for Dhs299. To book, contact fbreservations.gmhd@millenniumhotels.com or 04 423 4100.

Toshi, Grand Millennium Dubai Hotel, Grand Millennium, Dubai; Dhs299 per person. Tel: (0)4 423 4100. millenniumhotels.com 

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