It’s the weekend, and we couldn’t be more excited. From the launch of the world’s largest fountain show to brunches, sundowners and family fun. Here are eight of the best things you can do in Dubai this weekend.
Thursday 22 October 2020:
BBQ Evenings at Neptune Pool & Bar, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai:
BBQ Evenings are new at Neptune Pool & Bar where guests can feast on a lavish spread in an al fresco setting, whilst enjoying pristine views of the shimmering waters under the evening sky. Choose from a tempting barbeque spread including grilled meats such as Australian lamb chops, and Applewood smoked veal ribs, plus delectable seafood options including the fisherman’s catch of the day and grilled jumbo prawns with garlic. Vegetarians won’t be disappointed with an array of choices off the BBQ including a succulent plant-based veggie burger. Tasty salads, flatbreads and sides are available to accompany the dishes with sweet treats like peach cobbler to round off the evening. Thursday from 7:30pm to 10pm. AED 250 (soft beverages) and AED 475 (house beverages)
GO: Call (0)4 556 6666 for reservations and more information.
Happy Hour at Chicago Meatpackers to celebrate the Pointe Fountain Launch:
Chicago Meatpackers will celebrate The Pointe’s latest attraction with beverages for just AED 35. Diners can enjoy views of the world’s largest fountain show, as Nakheel aims to break the world record, within the ambient and relaxed interiors or on the comfortable terrace. With a contemporary and sleek upgrade, Chicago Meatpackers serves the finest cuts of steak, cooked to preference and perfection, as well as several innovative new vegan and vegetarian dishes.
GO: Call (0)4 580 7983 for reservations and more information.
Sundowners at Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar, Grosvenor House Dubai:
Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar offers indoor and outdoor elevated seating and is designed for unforgettable evenings with premium beverages, exquisite food and mesmerising music. At sundown, the venue brings a fully immersive Siddharta experience at a reduced price with a selection of signature cocktails, house grape and other beverages available daily from 5pm to 7pm to begin every evening in style.
GO: Call (0)4 317 6000 for reservations and more information.
Friday 23 October 2020:
Backyard Brunch at FireLake Grill House, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront:
Whilst the grill heats up to serve you some of the best barbeque around, enjoy your time with family and friends. The FireLake Grill caters to all tastes, from smoked and charred meats to marinated seafood and even coal-roasted vegetables for the plant-based barbeque lovers. FireLake classics of American-inspired side dishes are also served and can order as many times as you like, while drinks stations are dotted around the terrace for you to explore whilst taking in the view. To complete your brunch experience, there’s the build-your-own s’mores bar alongside a feast of different desserts. Fridays from 12:30 to 4pm. AED 325 (soft beverages), AED 495 (house beverages), AED 525 (sparkling) and AED 95 for children aged 6 to 12.
GO: Call (0)4 249 7800 for reservations and more information.
Celebrate Golden Week at Hakkasan Dubai:
In celebration of Golden Week, Hakkasan Dubai will be serving guests an exceptional version of its’ celebrated duck. Covered in 22 karat edible gold, the Golden Duck will be brought to the table to be prepared, before being served in a curated selection of dishes including Peking duck with pancakes, crispy duck salad, and roasted truffle duck for main. The three-course menu starts at AED 418 per person, AED 498 per person (with champagne), and AED 518 per person (with caviar).
GO: Call (0)4 426 26 26 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 24 October 2020:
Family Fiesta Brunch at Sofitel Dubai The Palm:
Sofitel Dubai The Palm has re-launched their Saturday Family Fiesta Brunch. The World Eatery’s Family Fiesta has something for everyone, veggie, vegan and carnivores alike! With an extensive array of options offering global cuisine, indulge in hot or cold Arabic mezze, a Scottish salmon platter, chicken quesadillas, Boston or Italian-style pizzas, prime U.S. beef, Polynesian cocktails, soba noodles, butter chicken masala. You can sample the world without ever leaving your table, and the fun doesn’t stop at the food and drink, as this brunch package includes complimentary pool and beach access from 9am to 6pm, plus access for the little ones at Amura Kids Club. AED 315 (soft beverages), AED 420 (house beverages) and AED 105 (children aged 6 to 12).
The Big Recovery Brunch at Perry & Blackwelder’s, Souk Madinat Jumeirah:
The Big Recovery Brunch is your new go-to for the morning-after-the-night-before recovery feast. The brand-new three-hour Saturday rolling brunch features all-day breakfast options that include P&B signature dishes, and adult beverages, together with live music. Menu items include pancakes, waffles or French Toast with a variety of toppings; a breakfast slider with bacon and sausage; P&B Cajun fried chicken and waffle Benedict. In addition to breakfast options, diners can enjoy an unlimited menu of starters, led by P&B’s famous chicken wings, Texas BBQ nachos, spinach and artichoke dip, and chicken thumpers. To round things off, diners can enjoy warm choc chip cookies with hazelnut ice cream, chocolate fudge brownie, banana split, hot Nutella doughnuts and raspberry cheesecake. Saturdays from 11am to 7pm. AED 199 (soft beverages) and AED 299 (house beverages).
Torno Sabato at Torno Subito, W Dubai – The Palm:
Torno Sabato; meaning ‘I’ll be back on Saturday’, will be available every Saturday for all foodies craving an irresistible Italian lunch. The perfect place for laid-back afternoons, guests can take advantage of the incredible weather in an outdoor colourful beach cabana, set against stunning oceanfront views. Offering a spectacular sharing dining style, foodies can indulge in gourmet calzones, filled with sweet marinara sauce and creamy burrata, a selection of cheeses and salami, slow-cooked wagyu beef cheek and seafood risotto. Diners can then enjoy the sweetest of finishes with the ultimate gelato cart show and a sharing dessert platter. Every Saturday, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 249 (soft beverages) and AED 349 (house beverages).