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The best of Dubai this week: January 24 to 30

Brunches, Burns Night and the best theme nights in Dubai this week. 

Sunday 24 January 2021

Fight Night at Bridgewater Tavern, JW Marriott Marquis:

Don’t miss any of Abu Dhabi’s UFC Fight Island action with all fights shown live on large LED screens at Bridgewater Tavern. Witness Poirier Vs. McGregor on the screens while starting your day with a hearty American breakfast. Enjoy three eggs of your choice with crisp beef bacon, chicken bangers, roasted portobello mushrooms and more, served with buttered bread and tea and coffee. A Happy Hour menu is available from 7am. AED 75 per person.

GO: Call (0)4 414 6412 for reservations and more information.

Monday 25 January 2021

Celebrate Burns Night at The Duck Hook:

The Duck Hook, the characterful country gastropub at Dubai Hills Golf Club is marking Burns Night, the traditional Scottish celebration of poet Robert Burns and his contribution to Celtic culture, with promotions on food and beverages. Celebrants can enjoy a traditional Burns supper with special dishes including Cullen skink soup (diced potato leeks, smoked haddock and cream), haggis scotch egg with Arran mustard mayonnaise, and a highland favourite, deep-fried Mars Bar for dessert. Available from 25 to 28 January, the special dishes can be washed down with limited-edition beverages like the scotch slate with a choice of three scotch beverages served alongside dark chocolate for just AED 125, as well as scotch cocktails priced at AED 45.

GO: Email or call 800 666 353 for reservations and more information.

Tuesday 26 January 2021

OUI Your Pants with this new comedy night at Radisson RED Dubai Silicon Oasis:

For a night of laughs that will leave the abs sore, head down to OUIBar + Terrace at Radisson RED Dubai Silicon Oasis for a special comedy night. The OUI Your Pants comedy night takes place on the last Tuesday of the month from 8pm and features four comedians. Food and drinks are also available throughout the night; just be careful not to spill anything when the fits of laughter begin. Tuesday 26 January from 8pm. AED 150 minimum spend, redeemable on food and beverage.

GO: Email or call (0)4 571 4343 for reservations and more information.

Wednesday 28 January 2021

Embark on a South American Tapas Tour at Hotel Cartagena:

Tapas takes over Wednesday nights at Hotel Cartagena encouraging Dubai’s residents to take a culinary journey through Latin America; from Cuba to Puerto Rico and Colombia. Diners can design their own gastronomic itinerary via a selection of tapas-style platters and Sangria. Dishes will include fresh guacamole and chips, spiced tabbouleh, chicken anticuchos, sumac and togarashi, shrimp aguachile and braised beef empanadas filled with sweet plantain, avocado poblanoWednesdays from 5.30pm to midnight. Tapas platter and two Sangria for AED 220 or Tapas platter and Sangria pitcher for AED 250. 

GO: Call (0)4 560 1799 for reservations and more information.

Thursday 28 January 2021

Try the new ‘Flaming Duck’ at Hutong, DIFC:

Hutong, the contemporary Northern Chinese restaurant and bar located in the DIFC, has kicked off the new year with a new addition to its dinner menuA sensational twist on their signature Peking Duck, the Flaming Duck is a gastronomical experience, never before seen in Dubai. The duck is carefully prepared for 24 hours using a traditional recipe said to have been developed over one hundred years ago for the Emperor, before being flamed tableside by Hutong’s chef. Flaming the duck elevates the taste with enriched flavours and smoky undertones, while the meat remains moist and tender. The process also tightens the skin, making it crispier while bringing out its aroma so that each bite is a striking burst of flavour and texture. Available daily. AED 410.

GO: Call (0)4 220 0868 for reservations and more information.

Friday 29 January 2021

Friday Drunch at La Vue, Pullman Jumeirah Lakes Towers:

Located amidst Jumeirah Lakes Towers’ glittering towers, La Vue in the Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers has introduced a new late afternoon brunch concept. The Drunch focuses on providing guests with unlimited drinking and dining options for three hours and is priced at AED 149. The outdoor venue also offers live entertainment and a late-night happy hour to keep the party going. Friday from 5pm to 8pm.

GO: Email or call (0)4 567 1159 for reservations and more information.

Saturday 30 January 2021

Enjoy the AQUA Pool Pass at Avani Palm View Hotel & Suites:

Unwind by the inviting infinity pool with Palm Jumeirah views at Avani Palm View Hotel & Suites. Chill out with refreshing beverages and satisfying bites by the Aqua pool, cool off after your Dubai explorations, or grab a lounger and make a day of it as you take in the amazing city. Available daily from 7am to 8pm. AED 150 per person and AED 250 per couple, with the value fully redeemable on food and beverage.

GO: Email or call (0)4 604 2222 for reservations and more information.

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As editor-in-chief of the region’s most fiercely local lifestyle publications, David is a self-proclaimed hip-hop aficionado, championing all things, food, travel, street art, and streetwear across the UAE and the KIngdom of Saudia Arabia.

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