Here’s how to make the most of the month ahead.
It’s the start of a new month, which means it’s time to fill up your cultural calendar. Whether you want to go dancing, dining or drinking, there are lots of fun things to do in Dubai this July. From destination dining to concerts and family fun – we have something exciting for you every day this month.
Saturday 1 July
Have brunch at The Nice Guy
Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this Mafia-inspired restaurant as you enjoy the sounds of top-tier DJs, creating the perfect backdrop for brunch. Indulge in Ricotta Pancakes drizzled with honeycomb and orange custard, Scrambled Eggs elevated with truffle paste and fresh black truffles, Pepperoni Pizza, Slow Cooked Beef Short Ribs or indulge in the rich and creamy Mushroom Risotto. To complete your brunch on a sweet note, indulge in the ever-popular Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies, served alongside a refreshing glass of chilled milk. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 399 (soft beverages), AED 499 (house beverages) and AED 699 (premium beverages).
GO: Call 04 276 9888 for reservations and more information.
Sunday 2 July
Experience a culinary collab
Prepare to be captivated by a unique two-night culinary experience at Atlantis, The Palm’s renowned one-MICHELIN star restaurant, Ossiano. The collaboration will see Ossiano’s Grégoire Berger cooking a 10-course menu with Joan Roca from Spain’s esteemed El Celler De Can Roca. Grégoire’s innovative approach to cuisine will showcase his globetrotting adventures, while Joan Roca will mesmerise diners with his masterful emphasis on bountiful seafood. Expect tiger nut ceviche, abalone with black truffle, red prawn and citrus caviar, grilled langoustine with sagebrush, and a dessert composed of tobacco leaves and creamy vanilla. Available on 2 and 3 July, from 7pm. AED 1,500 per person.
GO: Visit www.atlantis.com for reservations and more information.
Monday 3 July
Enjoy a summer afternoon tea
Discover an array of traditional treats and indulgent delights at Noor Lounge’s Summer Afternoon Tea. Nestled in the elegant lobby of Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, diners can delight in a selection of savoury and sweet bites, thoughtfully curated to please the palate. Refreshing mocktails, iced teas, and coffees are also included. Available daily until 31 August, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 165 per person or AED 320 per couple.
GO: Visit www.mandarinoriental.com for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 4 July
Celebrate the 4th of July
CLAW BBQ at Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah celebrates Independence Day with gusto. Treat yourself to a special 4th of July menu for AED 249, featuring a platter of BBQ ribs, beef sausages, BBQ chicken, and beef brisket. In addition to the Southern comfort food, CLAW BBQ has lined up an array of entertaining games including beer pong, pool, vintage arcade games and a ‘Hotdog eating competition. Of course, no visit to CLAW BBQ is complete without a ride on the infamous bucking bronco. Tuesday 4 July, from 12pm to 2am.
GO: Call 04 230 0054 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 5 July
Enjoy lunch above the clouds
Dine inside the world’s tallest building at At.mosphere, the dining destination atop Burj Khalifa. Designed for busy individuals, The Quick Fix Luncheon presents a two or three-course menu featuring Wagyu Croquettes and Wild Sea Bass to be enjoyed while basking in the breathtaking views. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 2:30pm. AED 250 (two courses) and AED 300 (three courses)
Thursday 6 July
Sample sweet treats at Amazónico
Led by Executive Chef Diego Vargas and Pastry Chef Elizabeth Mera, the team at the FACT Award-winning Amazónico has created a series of new summer desserts. For those seeking vegan-friendly options, the Raices Rojas is a delightful creation featuring sweet beetroot tapioca, complemented by the crunchiness of oats and red quinoa. Elsewhere, the 2700 Origen Andino is a decadent treat of rich chocolate mousse with lucuma fruit. Finally, the Tres Leches Karak brings together the flavours of the Middle East and Latin America.
GO: Visit https://amazonicorestaurant.com for reservations and more information.
Friday 7 July
Turn back the clock
Transport yourself back in time with a night of old-school Hip-Hop and R&B at The Birdcage. Throughout the evening, DJs Nana B, Laflare, and Joe Lang will be spinning old-school hits that will keep you dancing well into the night. Fridays, from 8pm to 3am. AED 99 for ladies (free-flowing grape) and AED 199 for gents (hops and grape).
GO: Follow @birdcagedubai on Instagram for more information.
Saturday 8 July
Taste Anatolian delights
Prepare for an Anatolian escape with Rüya Dubai’s new Saturday brunch. With its sharing-style concept, guests can indulge in the venue’s hero dishes, including the Wagyu Cağ Kebap, Grilled Seabass, Corn-fed Baby Chicken and Australian Grain-fed Rib-eye. Beyond the gastronomic journey, the brunch comes alive with the beats of a talented percussionist and guest DJs. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (house beverages).
GO: Visit www.ruyarestaurants.com for reservations and more information.
Sunday 9 July
Enjoy a taste of nostalgia
Experience a nostalgic Sunday brunch at Carnival by Trèsind, a Michelin Select restaurant. Embark on a thrilling gastronomic journey starting with delectable starters like Prawns Momo with Tomato Chutney, Brisket Lettuce Wraps, and Crab Tempura with Coconut Samba. Indulge in mouthwatering main courses such as Tandoori Buratta, Tikka Masala, Five Pepper Prawns and Kadai Masala. Throughout your brunch, enjoy captivating live dance performances and groovy tunes spun by a talented DJ. Sundays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 289 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages) and AED 399 (sparkling).
GO: Call 052 242 4262 for reservations or more information.
Monday 10 July
Take a dive
Immerse yourself in an enchanting world of colours as you explore the all-new Rainbow River at The Green Planet. This magnificent freshwater cichlid aquarium houses over 2,000 African Cichlid fish of more than 30 species. For those seeking a unique experience, The Green Planet offers the opportunity to snorkel among schools of these rainbow-hued fish and participate in their feeding. Available daily. AED 230 per person.
GO: Visit https://thegreenplanetdubai.com for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 11 July
Join Dane Bowers for a pub quiz
Prepare for a thrilling evening of excitement and friendly competition at The Dane & Sibbers Quiz. Hosted by ex-boy band singer Dane Bowers and the talented Chris Sibbers, this weekly event at Publique is not to be missed. Prepare to be entertained with a blend of trivia, creative games, musical bingo, and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes. Tuesday from 7pm. AED 199 per person (two-hour cheese and wine experience).
GO: Visit www.publique.ae for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 12 July
Sing your heart out
Get ready to unleash your inner superstar as karaoke venue Lucky Voice brings back its Lucky Voice Got Talent competition. Here, you have a chance to win some seriously cool prizes. Whether you’re a bathroom singer, carpool karaoke star, or a mirror maestro, this is your moment to shine on the Lucky Voice stage. The grand champion and star of the show will walk away with a dazzling AED 5,000 cash prize, while the second-placed competitor can enjoy a Saturday brunch for six, complete with an optional bubbles package. Wednesdays, from 8pm to midnight.
Thursday 13 July
Celebrate summer at The Artisan
Renowned for its masterful culinary creations, The Artisan embraces the vibrant flavours of summer with its new menu. The three-course set menu features Carpaccio di fassona (beef carpaccio accompanied by rocket leaves, 24-month-aged Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Datterino tomatoes, and a zesty Amalfi lemon dressing), Tagliata (beef brushed with a full-flavoured jus and served alongside creamy mashed potatoes), and Millefoglie di pistachio (a refreshing pistachio dessert). Available daily until 3 September, from 7pm to 10:30pm. AED 275 per person.
GO: Call 04 338 8133 for reservations and more information.
Friday 14 July
Enjoy a poolside brunch
Tonino Lamborghini Mare Nostrum kick starts the weekend with its Friday “Dolce” Pool Brunch. The rooftop venue showcases a stunning sky pool set against a backdrop of shimmering blue. Here, brunch-goers can indulge in a three-course meal featuring Salmon Carpaccio, Cantaloupe Melon with Buffalo Mozzarella and Rocket, Mushroom Risotto or the Wagyu Beef Patty with Cheese on a Brioche Bun. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 per person (tables by the pool) and 495 AED per person (sunbeds).
GO: Visit https://tlamborghini-marenostrum.ae for more information.
Saturday 15 July
Head to DIFC for a chic brunch
Chic Nonna, the Italian restaurant, bar and lounge with the largest grape cellar in the region, is now open for brunch. With views of the Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai to complement the classic Italian dishes made with flair, Chic Nonna offers a brunch experience filled with discovery. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 375 (soft beverages), AED 475 (house beverages) and AED 575 (premium beverages)
GO: Visit www.chicnonna.com for more information.
Sunday 16 July
Get your groove on
Get ready to enter a world of 80s glamour and relive the nostalgic era every Sunday at Bar Du Port. Be transported back in time to an era of big hair, dazzling fashion, and unforgettable music spun by DJ Elie Abi. Sundays, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 180 for ladies (including one starter and unlimited selected beverages).
GO: Visit www.barduportdubai.com for reservations and more information.
Monday 17 July
Have lunch at LPM
LPM Restaurant & Bar offers a delightful two or three-course business menu specially designed to be served within 60 minutes. Created by Global Executive Chef Adriano Cattaneo, the signature dishes include Burrata with tomatoes and basil, warm prawns with olive oil, roast baby chicken marinated in lemon and sea bream in Papillote with confit lemon. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person (one starter and one main course) and AED 180 per person (two starters, one main course and one scoop of ice cream).
GO: Visit https://lpmrestaurants.com for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 18 July
Grab the girls for a night on the town
Overlooking the Burj Khalifa, August has introduced “Le Chat Noir,” a ladies’ night inspired by the elegance of French culture. Enjoy an evening of free-flowing grape, complemented by captivating rhythms and the latest R&B hits spun by the venue’s resident DJ. Tuesdays from 8pm to 11pm. AED 99 per person.
Wednesday 19 July
Get arty at Alserkal Avenue
If you believe that Dubai doesn’t have culture, we suggest you head to Alserkal Avenue. The vibrant arts and culture district is home to numerous contemporary art galleries. Visitors can explore a diverse range of exhibitions, installations, performances and workshops, immersing themselves in the dynamic and evolving art scene of the city.
Visit https://alserkal.online for more information.
Thursday 20 July
Dine above the Palm
The highest restaurant on Palm Jumeirah offers lunchtime diners the chance to take in the view at one of the most in-demand restaurants in town. The Vivo Business Lunch is ideal for elevated business meetings and social catch-ups. Set against striking 360-degree views of Dubai, expect SUSHISAMBA signature dishes, ranging from seviches and SAMBA signature rolls to robata delicacies and more. The offer includes miso soup followed by the choice of two starters and one main course. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 2pm. AED 139 per person.
Friday 21 July
Take a dip
Unwind and rejuvenate in the evening at the FACT Award-winning AURA Skypool and Louge. The sky-high venue is home to a temperature-controlled pool, where you can swim while gazing at the sparkling city lights accompanied by energetic beats from AURA’s resident DJ and live entertainers. Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 225 per person (non-redeemable on food and beverages).
GO: Visit https://auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.
Saturday 22 July
Brunch at Indochine
If you’re looking for a brunch with an infectious vibe, look no further than the FACT Award-winning Indochine in DIFC. Inspired by the golden glamour era in Paris, Bistrotheque is a stylish Saturday brunch for those in the know. Here, partygoers can indulge in a curated menu of French-Vietnamese dishes and exciting cocktails while dancing to the tunes of Abri and his band. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 440 (house beverages) and AED 625 (sparkling).
Sunday 23 July
Beat the heat at the world’s largest waterpark
Aquaventure Waterpark, located at Atlantis The Palm, offers a thrilling water adventure for all ages. With exhilarating slides, wave pools, lazy rivers, and encounters with marine life, it provides a fun-filled day of water-based excitement and entertainment.
Visit www.atlantis.com for more information.
Monday 24 July
Visit a new entertainment complex
Glitch is a new entertainment complex that spans 40,000 square feet at Al Ghurair Centre. Glitch aims to transform the landscape of family entertainment in Dubai. It will stand as one of the largest family-focused entertainment centres in the region, offering over 30 interactive attractions specifically designed to cater to children, teenagers and those who are young at heart.
Visit www.glitcharabia.com for more information.
Tuesday 25 July
Catch a movie
Cinema Akil is an independent cinema located on Alserkal Avenue that screens a curated selection of arthouse, independent and classic films from around the world. It provides a platform for film lovers to discover unique cinematic experiences and engage in thought-provoking storytelling.
Visit www.cinemaakil.com for more information.
Wednesday 26 July
Dine from the robata at ROKA
ROKA, the contemporary Japanese robatayaki restaurant inside The Opus by Zaha Hadid, offers a two-course premium lunch menu with a selection of four starters to share, including salmon tartare and black cod and king crab dumplings. Guests are invited to indulge in one main course from various signatures, such as sea bream fillet or lamb cutlets with Korean spices. Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 180 per person (premium business lunch) and AED 125 per person (regular business lunch).
GO: Call 04 439 7171 for reservations and more information.
Thursday 27 July
Experience a fancy French afternoon tea
Indulge in a first-of-its-kind high tea experience for Dubai, featuring a curated selection of decadent treats amidst a charming atmosphere. Served in the elegant Le Moulin Rose room at Josette, the menu features a mix of French and Arabic flavours, including freshly baked scones, tarte caramel, lemon meringue, rose marshmallow, and cheesecake Josette. Guests can also enjoy an array of savoury petit fours served on multi-tiered platters, accompanied by custom-blended herbal teas and coffee. The memorable experience also includes a Champagne package and live music by the Josette Quartuor. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. AED 300 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (Champagne).
Friday 28 July
Play some golf
Let out your inner Daniel McIlroy Topgolf, situated in Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, is a fun golfing entertainment complex that combines a driving range with interactive games and socialising. Golfers and non-golfers alike can enjoy hitting microchipped golf balls at targets, while also relishing delicious food and drinks in a lively atmosphere.
Visit www.topgolfdubai.ae for more information.
Saturday 29 July
Brunch at Reif Japanese Kushiyaki
Reif Japanese Kushiyaki has launched Buranchi at its new Dubai Hills location. Chef Reif Othmans’s expansive brunch menu begins with breakfast items such as pancakes, mini soufflé and monkey bread, before serving up beef kushiyaki, fried wings, chicken gyoza, a selection of sashimi, nigiri and maki rolls, and a desirable dessert platter. Saturdays, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 238 (food only) and AED 366 (food and house beverages).
GO: Email email@example.com for reservations and more information.
Sunday 30 July
Visit the future
The Museum of The Future is a thing of beauty. Not only is the structure one of the most eye-catching buildings in Dubai, but inside it offers an exciting experience. The cutting-edge institution explores the possibilities of science, technology, and innovation. It showcases futuristic concepts, prototypes and interactive exhibits that offer visitors a glimpse into the potential of emerging technologies. Be inspired.
Visit www.museumofthefuture.ae for more information.
Monday 31 July
Immerse yourself in a futuristic world
Embark on an extraordinary journey into the realms of the AYA Universe, where a futuristic world awaits. Discover the wonders of outer space, encounter fascinating extra-terrestrial beings, and immerse yourself in state-of-the-art virtual reality across 12 captivating interactive zones.
Visit www.aya-universe.com for more information.