Valentine’s celebrations, new restaurant openings and brilliant brunches.
Monday 7 February 2022
Tuck into in unlimited tacos at Hotel Cartagena
Hotel Cartagena is shaking up Mondays by marrying two of its hottest culinary exports – tacos and margaritas. Revel in an unlimited two-hour supply of pillow-soft and crunchy tacos, washed down with expertly blended tipples, while carnival-style dancers will light up the stage with feathers and fabulous footwork. Mondays, from 5.30pm to midnight. AED 175 per person (two-hour package).
GO: Call 04 560 1799 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 8 February 2022
Thirsty Taco Tuesday at Señor Pico
Señor Pico has taken Tuesday’s up a notch by introducing a fun fiesta to beat those mid-week blues. Take your pick of any two flavors of tacos per tray, including the Pico Chicken, zesty Shrimp Diablo, Zucchini Char, Beef Chorizo, Chicken Pastor and Beef Barbacoa. The restaurant also provides the option to try all six of their signature flavours through an assorted Pico Platter that will tantalise your tastebuds. Tuesdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 99 per person (six tacos and one signature Mexican beverage).
Wednesday 9 February 2022
Indulge in the limited edition black truffle menu at Nobu
Long revered as one of the world’s most luxurious products, the black truffle fits entirely with the sophisticated aesthetic for which Nobu Dubai is known. Delivered to the table with Nobu’s customary five-star service, dishes range from the simple-yet-sublime salmon truffle lemon to the experimental squid with tofu cream cheese and dry miso, as well as the extravagant roasted lobster with truffle ponzu butter and a beautifully cooked Japanese ribeye with a wasabi truffle crust. Desserts are something of a revelation and see sweet and savoury flavours combined – the white chocolate truffle mousse with tropical ice cream is a must-try. Available daily from 6pm to 11pm until 15 February.
Thursday 10 February 2022
Watch a James Bond-inspired stage show at Soho Garden Palm Jumeriah
Building on the success of sell-out shows at its permanent Bloomsbury Ballroom location in the UK, The London Cabaret Club will make Soho Garden Palm Jumeriah its second home with its hit show, London Never Dies. The revolutionary entertainment brand combines singers, choreographed dancers, dazzling costumes and fine dining with themed cocktails, often served by somersaulting waiters. The London Never Dies show will run Wednesday to Sunday, transporting guests into the world of the secret service’s most elite super-spy backed by classic bond theme songs. After the performance, DJs will take over the dance floor until 5am.
GO: Visit www.sohogardendxb.com for reservations or more information.
Friday 11 February 2022
Discover the new vegan menu at URLA
URLA has introduced a vegan and a vegetarian menu to complement their Coastal Aegean dining experience. URLA’s new vegan menu showcases a divine selection of plant-based dishes, including Baby Spinach salad with beetroot, crushed walnuts and fresh orange finished with a balsamic dressing, Vegan Ceviche featuring crispy sweet potato and the Orzo Wild Mushroom. Meanwhile, a vegetarian menu offers a selection of plates that are ideal for sharing, such as the Meze Bartina, crisp Fried Aubergine, Avocado Salad with kale and traditional Turkish handmade Eriste pasta.
GO: Follow @urla on Instagram for reservations and more information.
Saturday 12 February 2022
Enjoy a taste of Notting Hill Carnival at The London Project
The London Project is bringing Notting Hill Carnival to Bluewaters Dubai this weekend. Guests will be greeted with a high energy wave of colour, sequins, feathers, and a delicious welcome tipple To keep their energy levels up brunch-goers will be treated to a three-course brunch menu featuring The London Project’s signature dishes, including Truffle & Wild Mushroom Flatbread, Grilled Tiger Prawns and slow-cooked Glazed Lamb Ribs followed by a choice of classic Chilean Seabass Fish & Chips, Angus Beef Fillet Sausage Roll or Roasted Olive Fed Chicken with Miso and spring onion. Guests can then sway their day away with Afro beats and carnival classics, a colourful extravaganza of Samba dancers, traditional Steel Drummers, and a sultry Saxophonist. Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 550 (premium beverages).
Sunday 13 February 2022
Visit the Winter Garden at Al Habtoor City
The Winter Garden Dubai in Al Habtoor City has extended its opening until the end of March with a series of special events and activities. Enjoy a magical location to enjoy al-fresco dining, lines of street food kiosks, fire shows, a crystal ball juggler, magician and plenty more entertainment. Winter Garden also features a dedicated children’s play area with local craft retail kiosks, DIY arts and crafts, balloon twisting, painting and sand art workshops. Open daily, from 5pm to midnight.
GO; Call 04 435 5577 for reservations and more information.