Weekend brunches, yoga at the world’s highest 360-degree infinity pool and Valentine’s celebrations are all the agenda for a memorable weekend in Dubai.
Friday 11 February 2022
Vinyasa in the Sky at AURA SKYPOOL
The world’s first and highest 360-degree infinity pool has launched a breathtaking experience tailored to restore the mind, body and soul at new heights. Boasting incredible views over Palm Jumeirah, guests can enjoy ‘Vinyasa in the Sky’, an energising class to help kickstart the morning. Guests can also choose between a selection of breakfast dishes, including Acai Bowl, Avocado on Toast, or Asian Brunch Bowl accompanied by coffee or tea. Friday 11 February, from 8am to 10am. AED 260 per person.
GO: Visit auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.
Indulge in the Bold Night Brunch at BA – Boldly Asian
Those looking to kickstart the weekend can enjoy a chef’s special selection of sushi, sashimi and signature rolls at BA – Boldly Asian. Tuck into a diverse selection of dishes bursting with flavour, including sea bass with ponzu, pan-fried black pepper beef buns and crispy wontons with pickled plum. Inspired by the playful streets of Tokyo, the eclectic menu pairs well with the party vibes from DJ Harry. Fridays, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 225 (ice teas), AED 375 (house beverages) and AED 450 (cocktails).
Saturday 12 February 2022
Try the new Surf & Turf brunch at Mezzerie
The new surf and turf buffet pairs dishes from the land and sea, such as charcoal-grilled tomahawk, beef tenderloin, duck, lamb chops, live lobster, tiger prawns, salmon, sea bass and kingfish fillet. Diners can also indulge in a selection of poached seafood on ice, including fine de claire oysters, king crab, lobster claws and Hokkaido scallops. To complete the experience, guests can sample unique concoctions from various beverage counters while live music keeps the vibe flowing. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 450 (soft beverages) and AED 600 (house beverages). Children under ten dine for free and can use the Coco’s Kids Club.
GO: Call 04 818 2153 for reservations and more information.
Indulge in the collaborative menu with Valrhona Chocolate at Scalini
Adorned with blush-hued roses and sweet-smelling fresh blooms throughout the restaurant and terrace, guests can revel in an enchanting week of decadent food and fine chocolate. Diners can indulge in dishes that evoke the senses, including Rosso Valentino, a harmonious combination of red and gold beetroot, served with a creamy Stracciatella Mozzarella and Chiudi Gli Occhi e Pensa a Capri, homemade Taglioni with sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh crab. Couples can keep the mood sweet with desserts inspired by Valrhona and love. The Sottobosco Ardente is a rich and decadent Valrhona Ivoire chocolate and red berry tart., while the Torino-Venezia Solo Andata is an indulgent Tiramisu, layered with sumptuous Valrhona Gianduja chocolate, designed to embellish and elevate the romantic celebration.
GO: Call 04 349 0068 for reservations and more information.
Sunday 13 February 2022
Enjoy a laid back brunch at The Surf Club
Surf Club at Palm West Beach offers a beach-side brunch on Sunday afternoons. To begin, brunch-goers can graze on honey glazed short ribs, baked feta and honey and a mixed sushi platter. To follow, diners have a choice of main from dishes such as Black Angus ribeye, spaghetti alle tartufo and miso-glazed salmon. To end the afternoon, sharing desserts include profiteroles, key lime pie and pineapple carpaccio. Bringing a true Californian cool meets Hamptons glamour to Dubai, Surf Club will keep the tempo of the afternoon flowing with an upbeat soundtrack. Sundays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 395 (soft beverages) and AED 495 (house beverages).
Celebrate romance with Afternoon Tea at Address Boulevard
Indulge in an intimate and romantic Valentine’s Afternoon Tea with your special someone at The Lobby Lounge this weekend. Indulge in fresh flavours and an indulgent spread of sandwiches and desserts, accompanied by teas and coffees. Available daily until 14 February, from 2:30pm to 6pm. AED 189 per couple.
GO: Call 04 561 8999 for reservations and more information.