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As we venture into the final week of October, there are plenty of culinary adventures across Dubai for you to experience. Read on for our picks of the week
Monday 23 October
Experience Himitsu Nights
Secret Room in Downtown Dubai has collaborated with BHype to launch Himitsu Nights. The name “Himitsu,” meaning “secret” in Japanese, perfectly encapsulates the essence of this event filled with electrifying music, mesmerising dance performances, and the aura of vintage Yakuza allure. Attendees will also have the chance to engage in an exhilarating dance challenge, where they can showcase their dynamic moves for an opportunity to win exclusive BHype merchandise. Mondays, from 11pm to 4am.
GO: Visit secretroomdubai.com for more information.
Tuesday 24 October
Enjoy a bubbly evening
The world’s first and highest 360 infinity pool offers mesmerising views of Dubai’s skyline and a sky-high experience you don’t want to miss. Nestled high above the city, AURA Skypool and Lounge invites guests to partake in Bubbly Nights in the Lounge, where you can revel in style with effervescent bubbles. Available on Tuesdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 180 per person.
GO: Visit auraskypool.com for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 25 October
Have a Pan-African lunch
The KIZA Lunch Club at Pan African DIFC restaurant, KIZA, offers diners an enlightening culinary voyage across the continent. The lunch journey features an amuse-bouche, followed by starters of West African-style Beef Empanadas, Tempura Prawns or Popcorn Baby Squid. For the main course, diners can delight in the fragrant West African Red Ragout, relish the warmth of the Cape Malay Beef Curry, savour the crispy Moroccan Fried Chicken Breast, and experience the homely yet refined Mzanzi Puttanesca. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 115 (two courses) and AED 135 (three courses).
GO: Visit https://kiza.ae for reservations and more information.
Thursday 26 October
Hit the beach
Nestled within the luxurious Atlantis The Royal, Nobu by the Beach offers guests a harmonious blend of contemporary luxury and minimalistic Japanese traditions. The fashionable destination features a serene lagoon pool complemented by sun loungers, daybeds, and an exclusive collection of VIP cabanas. The venue also houses a reimagined Nobu restaurant with an innovative Japanese-Peruvian menu overlooking the sea. AED 250 for a sunlounger Monday to Thursday and AED 350 for a sunlounger Friday to Sunday.
GO: Visit www.atlantis.com/dubai for reservations and more information.
Friday 27 October
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos
Ginger Moon at W Dubai – Mina Seyahi will undergo a bewitching transformation into a Day of the Dead Halloween extravaganza. Here, the dress code is a captivating fusion of “as dark as death, as elegant as Catrina, as colourful as marigold.” Anticipate a vibrant assemblage of partygoers bedecked in a kaleidoscope of attire, adorned with skull face paintings, set against a Mexican-themed backdrop overlooking the infinity pool. The night’s festivities will feature DJ Mo Black, who will electrify the evening with an Afro House beat. Friday 27 October, from 9pm. VIP tables are available with a minimum consumption starting at AED 5,000 (maximum of four guests per table).
GO: Call 050 794 3078 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 28 October
Participate in the epic white party at Nikki Beach
Nikki Beach Dubai brings back its legendary White Party this weekend. With the azure skies and swaying palm trees as a backdrop, revellers can indulge in a seated feast or bask in the golden sun by the pool. DJs like Alexis Nohra, Tom Noize, and the brand’s Global Music Ambassador, Mademoiselle Sabah, will craft the perfect soundtrack for a night of jubilation. Adding a touch of enchantment to proceedings, the renowned Jimmy Sax will perform live in Dubai for the first time. For culinary adventures across Dubai – look no further. Saturday 28 October, from 11am.
Sunday 29 October
Feel like a celebrity at the Paparazzi Sunday Brunch
Parisian dining haven La Cantine du Faubourg is now home to the innovative Paparazzi Sunday Brunch. Expect live singers, resident DJs and a menu of burratina, and tomato Mediterranean salad, complemented by Japanese dishes from the adjacent Gohan. Expect chic Parisian sophistication and a fun way to wind down the weekend. Sundays, from 1pm to 6pm. AED 360 (soft beverages), AED 485 (house beverages) and AED 725 (sparkling).
GO: Visit https://lacantine.ae for reservations and more information.