Try 8 fun new things to do in Dubai this week

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From unlimited chicken wings, pizza or pasta to a new mums running club and a wellness talk…

There’s so many foodie deals to check out this week, from a four hands dinner to a celebrity chef meet and greet. But, if you’re looking to fill your week as well as your stomach, there’s inspiring talks, running clubs and free coffee in this round-up too.

Here’s 8 fun new things to do in Dubai this week…

Sunday November 10

1. Experience a four hands dinner at Atlantis The Palm

For two nights only on November 10 and 11, diners will have the opportunity to feast on a delicious five course menu prepared by MasterChef Italia judge, Giorgio Locatelli and the winner of the MasterChef Italia 2019, chef Valeria Raciti at Ronda Locatelli at Atlantis The Palm. The uniquely prepared five-course meal will offer a delicious array of Italian delicacies, and is priced at Dhs290 per person.

 

Ronda Locatelli, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 7pm to 10pm, Sunday November 1o and Monday November 11, Dhs290. Tel: 04 42 62626. atlantis.com/dubai

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2. Kickstart your week with this running club for mums

Have you recently had a baby and looking for a way to kickstart your fitness routine? Why not go along to TRAX Tribe, which is a new running club designed for new mums and their babies under 18 months old. Running every Sunday and Wednesday, it’s the perfect way to ease yourself back into fitness with your little one in tow. all while making friends and become part of a new community. Both classes start at 8.30am, with one running at Kite Beach and one at The Springs – and everyone heads for a rewarding coffee afterwards.

TRAX Tribe, The Springs & Kite Beach, Sundays & Wednesday, 8:30AM. Tel: (052) 285 8349. @traxtribe

Monday November 11

3. Enjoy a festive meet and greet with a celebrity chef

The Scene in Pier 7 will welcome the return of Simon Rimmer for five days of meet and greets, a special menu launch and the festive lights switch-on, which will see the Dubai Marina restaurant transformed into a winter wonderland. This week, you’ll be able to enjoy a specially curated menu, plus a meet and greet with the main man himself, from 7pm between November 10 and 14. Reservations are advised.

The Scene by Simon Rimmer, Pier 7, Dubai Marina, November 10 to 14. Tel: (04) 4222 328. thescenedubai.com

4. Head to a night of musical bingo

This week, we challenge you to try ‘Bingo Wings’, the new Monday night event at McGettigan’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Running every Monday from 8pm to 11pm, put your musical knowledge to the test with two rounds of musical bingo, two house drinks and unlimited chicken wings for a wallet-friendly Dhs100. That’s your Monday night sorted.

McGettigan’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, Mondays, 8pm to 11pm, Dhs100. Tel: (04) 447 0219. mcgettigans.com/madinat-dubai

Tuesday November 12

5. Check out a wellness talk on how to maintain your fitness after DFC30X30

Have you done yourself proud during the Dubai Fitness Challenge? It comes to an end on Friday November 16, but that’s no reason to break any of your new fitness resolutions. The popular Flow Talks series retursn this week, focusing on how you can maintain fitness momentum once the challenge is officially over. With six speakers who, together, have experience across nutrition, personal training and diet, there will be a focus on physical and mental health and an open Q&A session. It’s free to attend.

Flow, First Floor, The Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, November 12, 6.30pm. Tel: (04) 319 8767. flowdubai.com

6. Devour unlimited pasta and pizza

Does unlimited pasta and pizza sound like your ideal meal? You’ll get just that at Carluccio’s every Tuesday evening with their new Giro menu. Even better? It’s just Dhs89 per person, and you can avail it at any of the Carluccio’s locations across Dubai. Whether you like your pasta creamy or tomato-ey and your pizzas meaty or loaded up with veg, there’ll be something to suit every taste.

Giro Menu, Carluccio’s, various locations, Dubai, every Tuesday from 6pm, Dhs89. carlucciosme.com

Wednesday November 13

7. Try a chic new date night spot

Are you in charge of date night this week? We think you’ll be on to a winner if you book a table at Seafood Kitchen at The Pointe. With its stunning terrace views, chic style and Mediterranean vibe, you’ll feel like you’re on a mini-holiday. Wednesday night is paella night, where you can tuck into the huge pan to share, filled with fresh lobster, oysters, prawns and other delicious seafood and wash it down with a complimentary red or white Spanish cocktail. It’s priced at Dhs105 for ladies and Dhs145 for gents.

Seafood Kitchen, The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, Paella Xtreme, Wednesdays, 7pm to 10pm, Dhs105 ladies, Dhs145 gents. Tel: (054) 309 4520. thepointe.ae

8. Guys, get a free coffee if you wear pink on Wednesdays

Guys, keep Wednesdays for wearing your pink shirt (or ‘faded salmon’ for any Ross Gellers out there). Every Wednesday at French bistro, Parlour Boutique, guys will get a free coffee, to drink in or take-away, if they’re wearing something pink. It doesn’t even have to be a shirt either, it can be your socks, trousers or even a tie and they’re allowing many pink hues, from rose to blush or coral. The offer is valid throughout November and if you see the head chef – he’ll even be in ‘chef pinks’.

Parlour Boutique, One Central, World Trade Centre, Dubai, open daily 8am to 7pm, free coffee for guys on Wednesdays only. tel: 904) 386 5333. parlour.ae

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