8 fun things to do in Dubai this week

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Enjoy 50 percent off arcade games, feast on unlimited sushi or take a cooking class…

And just like that, the weekend is over and another week begins. There’s loads to keep you busy in Dubai this week, from a ladies’ day to a brand new cooking class.

Here’s our pick of 8 things to do in Dubai this week…

Sunday July 7

1. Tuck in to unlimited sushi

Sundays are all about Sushi at Trader Vics JBR. You can get eight pieces along with a cocktail for Dhs99 or, if that’s not enough, upgrade to the unlimited sushi package for Dhs199.

 

Trader Vics, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR, Dubai, Sushi Sundays from Dhs99. Tel: (04) 318 2530. tradervicsjbr.com

2. Get happy hour on fun arcade games

We’ve all heard of happy hour drinks deals, but Wavehouse is changing things up a bit with a daily ‘happy hour’ on their awesome arcade games. From 5pm to 7pm you’ll get 50 percent off your top-ups to play games including Pacman and Air Hockey.

Wavehouse, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, daily arcade happy hour from 5pm to 7pm, 50 percent off top-ups. Tel: (04) 426 2626. facebook.com/wavehousedubai

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Monday July 8

3. Listen to some live music

If you love a bit of live music, check out Oeno on a Monday night, where Tino Tusitala will serenade you in his ‘Soulful Sessions’ from 7pm to 10pm. You’ll also be able to take advantage of a drinks deal that gets you four house beverages for Dhs100 from 5pm to midnight.

Oeno, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai, Mondays, 7pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 511 7373. facebook.com/oenodubai

4. Take a cooking class

Looking to up your game in the kitchen? Park Hyatt Dubai have a cooking class every Monday from 4pm to 6pm, where you’ll be taught some serious skills by the hotels chefs. Each class is themed around the hotels restaurants, from Thailand to Mediterranean or seafood.

The Promenade, Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai, Mondays, 4pm to 6pm, Dhs350 soft drinks package, Dhs525 house beverages. Tel: (04) 602 1814. thepromenadedxb.com

Tuesday July 9

5. Chill with the girls at a ladies’ day

While Nikki Beach Club has closed for the summer, you’ll still be able to visit the pool at Nikki Beach Resort and Spa to enjoy a ladies’ day deal. Every Tuesday from 12pm to 6pm, ladies can enjoy three house beverages for Dhs150. Ladies will also get 20 percent off the a la Carte food and beverage menu.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeira, Dubai, Tuesdays 12pm to 6pm, Dhs150 for pool and beach access and three house beverages. Tel: (04) 376 6000. nikkibeach.com

6. Test your music knowledge with a themed bingo night

Each Tuesday, Eloquent Elephant at Taj Dubai are giving you the chance to put your music knowledge to the test with their fun version of Bingo. On from 8pm to 10pm, if you shout ‘Bingo’ and win, you’ll get a surprise gift that can be redeemed at the restaurant.

Eloquent Elephant, Taj Dubai, Burj Khalifa street, Dubai. Tuesdays from 8pm to 10pm. Tel: (04) 438 3100. facebook.com/TheEloquentElephantDubai

Wednesday July 10

7. Take a trip to Paris without leaving Dubai

If you’re a fan of French cuisine then you’ll love this new deal at cosy Marina restaurant, Bistro Des Arts. Available daily, guests can tuck into a 3-course set menu for Dhs150. Starters range from crab and avocado tartare or the more traditional onion soup and mains include steak, fries and parsley butter or duck confit with garlic and parsley potatoes with spinach. You can also get a glass of house wine for Dhs30.

Bistro Des Arts, Dubai Marina Promenade, Marina Mall Area, Dubai, 3 course summer set menu daily from 6pm, Dhs150. Tel: (04) 551 1576. bistrodesarts.ae

8. Try a chic new ladies’ night

If you’re looking for a sophisticated evening with the girls, try MiX Dubai’s Wednesday ladies’ night. They offer buy one get one free on house beverages from a special menu from 7pm to 10pm, plus some beautiful views of the Palm Jumeirah.

MiX Dubai by Alain Ducasse, Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai, Crescent West, Palm Jumeirah, Wednesdays, 7pm to 10pm, two for one on selected beverages. Tel: (04) 248 8860. 

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