From business lunches to farmers’ markets, pool parties and brunches, these are the best things you can do in Dubai this weekend.
Friday 18 March 2022
Tuck into a chic Business Lunch
Impress colleagues and business associates with Business Lunch at The Restaurant inside Address Boulevard. Take a well-earned break from the office and tuck into a mouth-watering selection of international dishes and refreshing beverages. Available Monday to Friday, from 12:30pm to 3pm. AED 105 (two courses) or AED 125 (three courses) and an additional AED 150 for free-flow of selected beverages.
Check out a new pool party on Palm Jumeirah
Gorgeous weather, azure waters, decadent food and drinks and fabulous entertainment will all be present at this new pool party from the Secret Parties team. The Disconnected Pool Party at Palm Jumeirah’s Fluid Beach Club includes premium beverages, appetising bites and an electric mix of entertainment from instrumentalists and international DJs. Fridays from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Prices from AED 199 (ladies unlimited selected cocktails, grape, lunch, beach and pool access) and AED 299 (gents four brews, lunch, beach and pool access).
GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.
Saturday 19 March 2022
Visit an organic farmers market
Renowned for its holistic approach to physical and emotional wellness, The Hundred Wellness Centre embraces the benefits of organic produce for both body and environment while supporting local farmers. Every Saturday, guests can visit the serene wellness centre and purchase an array of organic produce grown by IGR Organic Farms. Located within the lush green garden, the stalls are stacked with colourful mounds of ripe vegetables and fresh herbs. Saturdays from 8am.
Try a new Italian brunch
Located in Address Sky View, Lucia’s boasts a stunning Amalfi aesthetic, authentic Italian food, and a beautiful terrace offering unobstructed Burj Khalifa views. The restaurant has now launched the “Dirty Brunch”, where diners can expect authentic Italian dishes, including Insalata Caprese, bresola, tartare di tonno, fritto misto capritano, gnocchi alla Sorrentina, grilled Mediterranean seabream, Black Angus rib eye, and tiramisu. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 485 (house beverages) and AED 550 (premium beverages).
Sunday 20 March 2022
Enjoy a traditional roast dinner at home
Dive into familiar flavours with LDC Kitchen + Coffee’s family-style roast dinner and treat the family to tender slow-cooked roast beef or herb-marinated roasted chicken. Enjoy the choice of meats with traditional homemade fixings such as roast potatoes, cauliflower gratin, peas and carrots, and Yorkshire puddings with gravy. Available via delivery only. Prices from AED 500.
Delight in an Italian inspired Aperitivo with skyline views
‘Iris Aperitivo’ is the newest addition to Iris Dubai’s signature happy hour events, set against the backdrop of Dubai’s sparkling skyline. Iris’ mixologists have curated a beverage menu that includes an array of classic aperitif beverages, such as Aperol Spritz, Hugo and Boulevardier, and Iris’ signature Trenzado Negroni. Each beverage is accompanied by complimentary nibbles such as cold cuts, cheeses, focaccia, mini pizzas, Mediterranean olives, marinated artichoke hearts, tapenades and dips. There will also be music from resident DJ John Bowtie and live entertainment courtesy of an energetic brass band. Available every Sunday, from 3pm to 8pm. Beverages from AED 30.