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7 fantastic things to do in the UAE this week: 1 to 7 August

The best places for dining, drinking and dancing in Dubai and Abu Dhabi this week.

Monday 1 August 2022

Attend a special supper club

LENTO Dubai will host a collaborative dinner, where Chef Faisal Naser invites Khaled Alsaadi, chef and owner of Fae in Abu Dhabi, to cook alongside him for one night only. The dinner will be the first in a series of LENTO & Friends Supper Club’s and is set to feature a six-course menu themed around seafood. Highlight dishes include Naser’s starter of Gulf white clams (with corn & dashi) and Alsaadi’s dessert of fish fat choux (with mandarin diplomat, ganache and olive oil). Attendees can also look forward to an evening of hip-hop classics, with a DJ on the decks until late. Available on Monday 1 August, with sittings at 7pm and 9:30pm. AED 350 per person,

GO: Visit https://resto.guru/lento-dxb/book for reservations and more information.

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Tuesday 2 August 2022

Escape to a rooftop oasis

Carefully designed to attract both the traditional spa enthusiast as well as more modern-minded souls, 25hours Hotel One Central’s The Extra Hour Spa has introduced two spa offers to help you beat the heat this summer. Guests have the option to book any 60 or 90-minute spa treatment and receive an extra 30 minutes for free, or they can opt to avail of a 30% discount on any 60, 90 or 120-minute spa treatment, inclusive of access to the hotel’s rooftop pool with its magnificent views over Museum of the Future. Available from Monday to Thursday, from10am to 4pm.

GO: Email res.extrahourspa@25hours-hotels.com or call 04 210 2550 for reservations and more information.

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Wednesday 3 August 2022

Embrace your Bad Habits

Celebrate the good old days every Wednesday with the new “Bad Habits” Drunch at Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown. Head to Off The Wall speakeasy and cocktail bar and sip on specially-concocted drinks whilst grooving to ‘80s and ’90s disco, pop, and R&B classics. Wednesdays, from 9pm to midnight. AED 155 for ladies (inclusive of a snack platter and unlimited house beverages) and AED 255 for gents (inclusive of a snack platter and unlimited house beverages).

GO: WhatsApp 050 259 5542 for reservations and more information.

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Thursday 4 August 2022

Tuck into a new business lunch

Homegrown Indian eatery Mohalla now offers an affordable two or three-course business lunch menu. The casual dining venue offers some of its signature Indian dishes for guests to enjoy in 30 minutes or less, including shami kebab slider, crispy bhutta (fried corn) or a savoury 1965 buhari (Mohalla’s version of the classic chicken 65). For the main course, guests can tuck into paneer butter masala, dabba egg curry, chicken tikka biryani, butter chicken or a tender chicken wrap. Available Sunday to Wednesday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 55 (two-courses) and AED 59 (three-courses).

GO: Call 800 664 2552 for reservations and more information.

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Friday 5 August 2022

Toast to International Beer Day

Bavarian restaurant and bar Ernst at 25hours Hotel One Central are running a one-day-only promotion celebrating International Beer Day. Guests can enjoy complimentary upgrades on all Paulaner drinks, from a pint (AED 49) to a stein (AED 95). The German-themed restaurant will also be offering a two-for-one deal on all other hops including the Bananenweizen (h with banana syrup from AED 35), Diesel (hops with Pepsi from AED 35) and Mexikaner (hops with lemon juice and a salted rim from AED 35). Available on 5 August, from 12pm to 1am.

GO: Call 04 210 2511 for reservations and more information.

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Saturday 6 August 2022

Enjoy a bubbly breakfast

Savour an English breakfast complete with bacon and eggs within Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s cosy grape cellar. The expansive breakfast spread features a live egg station for scrambled, fried and poached eggs in addition to free-flowing bubbly. Available on Saturdays, from 10am to 3pm. AED 99 per person. Two hours of free-flowing bubbly can be added for an additional AED 70. 

GO: Email abudhabi.lacava@rosewoodhotels.com or call 02 813 5550 for reservations and more information.

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Sunday 7 August 2022

Celebrate World Oyster Day

FACT award-winning seafood restaurant Alici is serving up new dishes featuring locally sourced Dibba Bay oysters in celebration of World Oyster Day. For an authentic interpretation of South Italian cuisine, enjoy the Dibba Bay oyster with citrus gel and Salicornia granita, Dibba Bay oyster with sour cream and Trasmontanus caviar or the Dibba Bay oyster and sorrel mayo. Available from 5 to 7 August.

GO: Email reservations@alici.com or call 04 275 2577 for reservations and more information.

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