From live music to culinary masterclasses and art exhibitions, these are the very best things you can enjoy in Dubai this week.
Monday 9 May 2022
Try out the new Steak Frites Night at SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences
The FACT award-winning Carna by Dario Cecchini has launched a new promotion to brighten up your Monday evenings. Enjoy the views from the 74th floor with a tender butcher’s cut steak, served with chunky fries, salad and a honey truffle dressing. Mondays, from 7pm to 1am. AED 140 per person.
GO: Call 04 607 0761 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Participate in a culinary masterclass at Teible
Dubai’s recently-opened farm-to-table restaurant, Teible, will host a culinary masterclass as part of the Dubai Food Festival that will showcase skills used in fermentation and creating low-waste sourdough. The ‘Fermentation Masterclass’ with Chef Carlos will take place on May 10 at 3pm and will highlight the main pillars of fermentation, as well as compare the reactions of fermentation on different ingredients such as vegetables, dairy products and the liquid form. The interactive masterclass will provide attendees with knowledge on fermentation and to experience the flavour profiles the process creates. AED 550 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Enjoy lunch in the sky at AURA Skypool
AURA Skypool and Lounge has introduced a new lunch experience in its lounge to help you beat the heat during the summer months. The menu includes signature AURA bites such as cauliflower popcorn, dynamite rock shrimp, dashi marinated tomato with burrata, pesto and balsamic pearls, Wagyu beef sliders and Balinese satay chicken. Tuck into the matcha mousse milk cake with a dark chocolate ganache and coconut sorbet to end the afternoon on a sweet note. Available Monday to Friday, from 1pm to 3pm. AED 350 per person (including free-flowing rosé).
GO: Visit https://auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.
Thursday 12 May 2022
Solve a murder at Paramount Hotel Dubai
Paramount Hotel Dubai’s Murder Mystery dinner is back with a new cast and narrative. Hidden behind a bookcase in the hotel’s lobby, diners will enter the Flashback Speakeasy Bar & Lounge and travel back to California in 1932, where a famous Italian American film producer has been murdered. So put on your investigation hat as you step into a story straight out of a film at this movie-inspired hotel and help solve a century-old homicide. The Murder Mystery Dinner is available every Thursday, from 7pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 380 (house beverages) and AED 550 (sparkling beverages).
GO: Call 04 246 6641 for reservations and more information.
Friday 13 May 2022
Watch Black Coffee perform at WHITE Beach
DJ, record producer and songwriter Black Coffee will take to the WHITE Beach stage to close out the winter season in unbeatable style. Black Coffee will make it a night to remember with his distinctive “Afropolitan house” music. With multiple awards under his belt, including his recent Grammy win for Best Dance/Electronic Music Album, the celebrated house music DJ will bring Dubai the deep house music that his DJ sets are known for. Friday 13 May, from 5pm. Tickets from AED 150.
GO: Visit https://dubai.platinumlist.net for reservations and more information.
Saturday 14 May 2022
Listen to live music at Indochine
Turn up the volume and enjoy an evening of live music at Indochine. Room 84 features a weekly rotation of singers performing a series of live sets, accompanied by some of the best musicians in town. Expect a stripped-back living room setting and intimate atmosphere to experience hand-picked local talent while enjoying the venue’s renowned French-Vietnamese cuisine. Saturdays, from 9pm until 3am.
GO: Email email@example.com for reservations and more information.
Sunday 15 May 2022
Visit an Urban Pop Art Exhibition
Already recognised as a phenomenon in the urban pop art world, the visual artist known as BARNABE presents his Broken Mosaic exhibition at Foundry in Downtown Dubai. Featuring paintings created specifically for the show and a selection of original sculptures and small canvases, Broken Mosaic sets out to explore the colour palette of the night and its hidden qualities while calling into question our perception of the night as a time devoid of colour and activity. Available daily, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
GO: Visit https://foundry.downtowndubai.ae for more information.