8 wonderful things to do in Dubai this week: March 18 to 21

Plans for the week, sorted…

Looking for some things to do in Dubai this week? There’s plenty from checking out a popular Ramadan market to torching those calories at a sky-high pool, enjoying an early dinner and more…

Here are 8 wonderful things to do in Dubai this week: 

Monday, March 18

Beat the Monday blues at Claw BBQ

Claw BBQ

We love a good deal, and thanks to this cool Monday deal at Claw BBQ you can enjoy unlimited tacos and margaritas for three hours for just Dhs179. The deal runs from 6pm to 1am and for an additional Dhs50, you can enjoy it the prosecco way or pick from a selection of bottled beers. Their taco choices include famous CLAW BBQ favourites such as the Baja Fish Taco and blackened shrimp taco, steak taco and bayou chicken taco.

Claw BBQ, Hilton the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 6pm to 1am, Dhs179 unlimited taco and margarita deal, Tel: (0)4 230 0054. clawbbq.com

Take your fitness to new heights at Aura Skypool

AURA Skypool

Aura Skypool has teamed up with Raise Fitness & Wellness for a high-energy functional training session on March 18 and 19. The workout blends state-of-the-art bench equipment with expert coaching from RAISE and will include functional strength exercises and dynamic agility drills. All ability levels are welcome to join the one-hour session. On March 18, the class takes place at 8pm; and on March 19, there are two sessions, 6.30am and 8am. If you join the 8am class for Dhs280, you will get breakfast, too. The other sessions will cost Dhs180. You will also walk home with a goody bag. Book here.

Aura SkyPool Lounge, 50th Floor, Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah, 8pm on March 18, and 6.30am and 8am on March 19, auraskypool.com

Tuesday, March 19

Check out Ramadan District 2.o with loved ones

Ramadan District returns for a second season with plenty of shopping opportunities, food trucks and stalls. For make-up fans, there’s a Maybelline New York Cafe where you can replenish your make-up and get a quick makeover. There are games for the little ones and places where they can get creative. Ramadan District 2.0 runs only until April 4, 2024. The market will open from 5pm until 2am daily. Entry to Ramadan District is free, but certain activities require a small fee.

Ramadan District, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Plaza Terrace, Dubai, open from March 15 to April 4, daily 5pm to 2am, free entry, Tel: (0)4 370 8909, @ramadan.district

Enjoy an early dinner at Eugène Eugène

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Have to meet up with loved ones but can’t stand the thought of having a late night? Eugène Eugène to the rescue with its newly launched early dinner menu which will see diners getting home, (or maybe getting into bed) before 9pm. The new menu is available from 6pm to 8pm and will cost you Dhs190 per person – an unbeatable value and perfect for catching up with friends, or even a romantic date night thanks to the candle-lit dining room. Don’t forget to book on 04 379 8963 or book@eugeneeugene.ae

Eugène Eugène, Kempinski hotel, Mall of the Emirates, 2nd floor, open daily from 12pm to 12am, early dinner meal menu 6pm to 8pm, Dhs190 per person, Tel: (0)4 379 8963. eugeneeugene.ae

Wednesday, March 20

Tuck into an iftar at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Break your fast at the Ramadan Garden at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab. Catch sunset behind the iconic seven-star hotel while you tuck into your iftar which features different cuisines. There’s a kids-designated area with face painting, arts and crafts, a table maze and more. On weekends, Iftar is Dhs295 per person and on weekdays it’s Dhs275 per person. Suhoor can also be enjoyed here for Dhs195 per person. For children ages four to 11, it’s 50 per cent off.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, iftar from sunset to 8.30pm and suhoor from 9.30pm to 3am, Tel: (0)4 348 0000. jumeirah.com/JBHRamadan

Check out Al Seef’s glow-up over Ramadan

And when we say glow-up, we mean it. Over the Holy Month, visitors to Al Seef can enjoy the historic neighbourhood speckled with glittering light decor. The light displays can be found across the destination, meaning you will make plenty of pitstops while you shop. Don’t miss the cool light projection as it’s one for the ‘gram. If you’re fasting, Al Seef is home to different dining outlets and cafes where you can break your fast or enjoy suhoor.

Al Seef, Dubai Creek, Umm Hurair 1, Dubai, March 11 to April 9, 2024, Tel: (0)4 707 7080. alseef.ae/en

Thursday, March 21

Coffee and important conversations about health


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On March 21, FAYY Health is inviting guests over for coffee and bites and expert advice from the professionals at their venue in One Central. You will meet the clinical psychologist, beauty therapist, clinical dietician, etc and you’ll even get to try exclusive Retrouve samples, get a skin analysis and more. Don’t forget to RSVP to lida@fayyhealth.com as there are limited spots.

FAYY Health, One Central, Offices 3, March 21, 12.30pm, @fayyhealth

Celebrate with ZETA Seventy Seven

ZETA Seventy Seven

ZETA Seventy Seven is celebrating its third anniversary with a three-course set menu for just Dhs177 per person. There’s tuna tataki, an option of chicken teriyaki or vegetable robata with garlic rice, and a dessert. Throughout the anniversary celebrations, until March 23, fans of Asian cuisine can indulge in the a la carte menu with a revised minimum spend of Dhs177.

ZETA Seventy Seven, Level 77 of Address Beach Resort, anniversary menu until March 23, Tel: (0)4 879 8866, addresshotels.com 

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