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The best of Dubai This Week: January 10 to 16

Business lunches, pool days, brunches and pop-up’s galore. FACT gives you a reason to celebrate each day of the week in Dubai.

Sunday 10 January 2021

Tuck into an all-new vegan menu at ZOCO:

The Atrium’s Mexican diner has introduced an all-new vegan menu just in time for Veganuary. With colourful, quirky and authentic dishes on offer, there is a whole range of vegan items to satisfy your Mexican cravings, from all-time favourites like tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, chilaquilies, garnachas, and street corn, to five different types of guacamole, refreshing salads and soups.

GO: Call (0)4 437 0044 for reservations and more information.

Monday 11 January 2021

Soak up the vibes at Rihanna’s Fenty Island:

Fenty Skin Island is now open at The Dubai Mall Promenade as part of Dubai Shopping Festival. The island is an immersive experience in which visitors are invited to experience Rihanna’s debut skincare brand and explore the Total Cleans’r Cove, Fat Water Falls, and Hydra Vizor Sundeck, named after the products in her line. The pop-up space is filled with games, engaging activities, and even a juice bar with drinks inspired by Rihanna’s skincare line’s powerhouse ingredients. Fenty Skin Island is open until 16 January from 10am to midnight daily.

GO: Visit for more information.

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Visit a new Ladies Night at Tap House:

The Tap House has given its popular Ladies Night a 90’s makeover. Ladies are invited to enjoy the relaxed beach terrace at Club Vista Mare and indulge in a sharing platter for two and a selection of three house beverages for AED 99, or for AED 149 ladies can enjoy the same sharing platter for two in addition to unlimited house beverages. Men can also enjoy the fun and pay AED 129 for a sharing platter and three house beverages. Tuesdays from 7pm to midnight.

 GO: Call (0)4 514 3778 for reservations and more information.

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Hit the beach at Nikki Beach Dubai:

Nikki Beach Dubai has introduced the perfect antidote for those looking for a laid-back light lunch followed by quality tanning time. Every Wednesday, the luxurious beach club offers a canapé boat filled with signature sushi and a selection of bites paired with a Nikki Beach grape bottle for AED 450 for two people. Make an afternoon of it, with complimentary pool and beach access too. Wednesdays from 11am to 8pm. AED 450 for two people. 

GO: Email or call (0)4 376 6162 for reservations and more information.

Thursday 14 January 2021

Enjoy business lunch at The Selfish Bull:

Why have your lunch break at your desk when you can have it by the sea? Indulge in a mid-day treat at The Selfish Bull, which offers two-course or three-course set menu options that can be enjoyed out on the terrace with its waterfront views. Choose from a starter and main, main and dessert, or a starter and salad for those keeping it light for just AED 95. Or choose three courses for AED 125. Sunday to Thursday from12pm to 3pm.

GO: Call (0)4 399 3638 for reservations and more information.

Friday 15 January 2021

Enjoy a Mexican feast at the Maiz Tacos pop-up brunch:

Maiz Tacos have answered your taco prayers as they unpack their spices at VIDA Emirates Hills. Soak up the poolside rays as you knock back a few bebidas and get involved with a five-course brunch menu, uniquely curated by owners Luma Mahklouf and Haider Al Assam. The brunch menu will include a selection of corn chips and guacamole, Elotes (Mexican corn), Mexican Caesar Salad and three tacos per person. Finish the feasting with the classic Mexican dessert, churros. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 165 (food only), AED 335 (house beverages) and AED 375 (sparkling and cocktails).

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

Saturday 16 January 2021

DJ and dinner at Jones the Grocer at Palm West Beach:

Enjoy a breezy beachside dinner accompanied by internationally renowned DJ Jay Barker’s cool beats every Saturday, whose mix of deep and tech house sounds is reputable across the global DJ circuit. The menu features several exclusive dishes including rustic wood-fired pizzas, island crab sliders, Peri-Peri octopus and Cilbir (Turkish eggs). Thursday from 5pm and Saturday from 4pm.

GO: Visit for more information.

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As the editor-in-chief for one of the region’s most fiercely local lifestyle publications, David Tapley is a self-proclaimed Hip-Hop aficionado, championing all things, food, travel, street art, and streetwear across the UAE and KSA.

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