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The best of Dubai this weekend: 18 to 20 February

Weekend brunches, afternoon tea and live music result in the best of Dubai this post-Valentine’s weekend.

Friday 18 February 2022

Enjoy High Chai at Cinnamon Bazaar

The High Chai menu includes generationally loved Indian dishes with unique touches of international flavour. With London-inspired flavours, the watermelon chaat, masala fish finger sandwiches and the Bombay sandwich offer a fusion of playful flavours. The journey ends with the saffron macaron, Shrikhand cheesecake and the coriander pistachio cake. High tea enthusiasts will have a choice of Assam, Earl Grey, Green Sencha, White Peony, English Breakfast as well as freshly brewed Indian Masala Chai. Available Friday to Sunday, from 3pm to 5pm. AED 125 per person. 

GO: Call 04 602 1839 for reservations and more information.

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See Meek Mill make his Dubai debut at Soho Garden Palm Jumeirah

Soho Palm Jumeirah will welcome American rap artist Meek Mill for his first-ever performance in Dubai. The American rapper known for his hit singles, including “Ima Boss,” “All Eyes On You,” and “Going Bad” will perform at the expansive venue inclusive of an indoor club, with LED lighting on the ceiling, walls, and stage, and a beautiful outdoor lounge. 

GO: Visit for reservations or more information.

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Saturday 19 February 2022

Brunch at the newly opened Garden of Dreams

Located on the expansive terrace of DREAM and hidden away within a blur of lush greenery on the waterfront, guests can enjoy a set brunch menu whilst enjoying the views of Bluewaters Dubai and the Ain Dubai. The menu includes delicious brunch favourites such as beef carpaccio, prawns tempura, burrata and pizza rucola. Main course options include mushroom pasta, grilled chicken sliders and seafood risotto. Daydreamers can also enjoy a sweet ending to their brunch with a selection of indulgent desserts, such as Gianduja coffee chocolate bar and creamy strawberry meringue cheesecake. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 280 (soft beverages), AED 360 (premium beverages) and AED 500 (bubbly).

GO: Call 04 220 0224 for reservations or more information.

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Listen to live jazz SOLA Jazz Lounge

Dubai’s jazz scene often leaves much to be desired, but a brand new venue is changing the narrative, one tune at a time: SOLA Jazz Lounge. Located at luxury beachfront resort Raffles the Palm Dubai, the venue caters to jazz enthusiasts through the likes of funk, soulful jazz, gypsy jazz and Latin music, each complemented by a delicious selection of cocktails and finger foods. Set in an ambience that’s intimate, relaxed, and embellished with rich jewel tones, SOLA is open five days a week and open late, offering a rotation of talented musical artists to keep even the pickiest of jazz fans captivated with Henrick Solera Duo showcasing their vocals and talent in keys on Sundays.

GO: Visit or call 04 248 8888 for reservations and more information.

SOLA Jazz Lounge

Sunday 20 February 2022

Party at the BagaETON Night Brunch at Bagatelle Dubai

Be immersed in a night of vibrant Latino and Reggaeton beats with a hint of the classic joie de vivre that Bagatelle is known for. BagaETON is a gourmet affair with a sumptuous menu that brings the French Riviera to your plate. Kick things off with starters like the burrata au melon (burrata and compressed melon), enjoy spectacular entrees like the lobster roll and end things on a sweet note with a selection of French desserts. Sundays, from 8pm until late (three-hour package). AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 390 (Bellini package), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 490 (premium beverages).

GO: Email or call 04 354 5035 for reservations and more information.

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Enjoy a leisurely afternoon with the Sundaze Brunch at NOÉPE

Inspired by the classic coastal splendour of Cape Cod, NOÉPE at Park Hyatt Dubai has recently launched a Sunday brunch. Guests can expect an afternoon of live music, a fresh spread of oysters, ceviche, lobsters, sashimi and sushi, live cooking stations, gourmet sliders, mouthwatering desserts, free-flowing beverages and breathtaking panoramic vistas overlooking the marina and Dubai skyline. Sundays, from 1pm to 4pm. Packages from AED 395 per person.

GO: Call 04 602 1814 for reservations and more information.

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