Nightlife, bars and the best dining deals in Dubai this weekend.
Thursday 11 November 2021
Enter a world of pink with the ‘Life is Sweet’ pop-up at Al Maeda
Life is Sweet is an artfully curated pop-up concept that offers a trendy pink twist on Lebanese cuisine, accompanied by a selection of pink cocktails inspired by the tales of 1001 Arabian Nights. Dishes on the menu include lamb Wellington, burrata tabouleh, Scotch quail egg falafel, lamb kofta burgers and halloumi burgers.
GO: Call 055 166 8092 for reservations and more information.
Visit rooftop hotspot Vista del Verde at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens
Set amidst an expansive green area on Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens’ fourth floor, Vista del Verde is designed with traditional Mexican décor, bamboo furnishings, macrame and plenty of greenery. The outdoor haven combines an eatery, lounge and bar and features nightly live entertainment from artists like Aston Wylie, Kane Smith and Diana Torres. The menu includes tacos, guacamole and chips, quesadillas, potato fritas and calamari.
Friday 12 November 2021
Tuck into the Tasting Menu at Pier Chic
Chef Beatrice takes guests on a journey through the senses with a tasting menu centred around the traditional homemade pasta for which she is famous. Beginning their culinary tour of Italy, diners start with a choice at the Crudo bar followed by antipasti to awaken the taste buds, pasta lovers can then discover the simple joy of the signature dishes and end on a sweet note with a variety of tempting desserts. Available Fridays and Saturdays, from 1pm to 3:30pm. AED 490 per person and an additional AED 210 per person for grape pairing.
GO: Call 04 432 3232 for reservations and more information.
Dance the night away at Sky 2.0
The striking, stand-alone venue brings Beirut’s sleepless party energy to Dubai. Innovative and experiential, the nightclub provides an interactive experience by employing modern technology inside the venue; Bendable screens, grand lighting design, and a tilting sound system wrap the walls of the sphere-shaped venue. Sing out loud on Fridays with Boom Box and take a trip down memory lane with hits that will transport you back in time.
GO: Call 04 6333 633 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 13 November 2021
Tuck into a Backyard BBQ at Havana Social Club, Caesars Palace Dubai
Havana Social Club invites brunch-loving enthusiasts for an afternoon of BBQ delights. Expect a sizzling BBQ station, live entertainment, carnival games and ice-cold Cuban beverages to set the stage for a lively, laid-back Saturday afternoon. The Latin Bar will fire up the grill with pulled beef brisket, sticky beef ribs, Cuban style chicken wings and sweet potato fries. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 165 per person.
GO: Call 04 556 6466 for reservations and more information.
Indulge in a fashion-inspired afternoon tea at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
This collaboration between luxury department store Harvey Nichols and Aspen by Kempinski provides guests with an elevated afternoon tea experience. The sophisticated set menu is served in a classic three-tier high tea display. It provides an array of delectable dishes with the likes of baby shrimp tart, Scottish smoked salmon and cream cheese sandwich, marmalade on crispy ciabatta, chocolate Marquise cake and a selection of Harvey Nichols branded macaroons and chocolates. Available daily, from 3pm to 6pm. AED 215 for a single set menu and AED 395 for a double set menu.
GO: Visit www.kempinski.com for more information.