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The FACT UAE guide to the week ahead: 29 April to 5 May

Tuck into culinary adventures across the Emirates.

As we venture into the first week of May, culinary experiences are on the agenda. Read on for our picks of the best things to do in the UAE over the next seven days.

Monday 29 April

Tuck into the new business lunch menu at LPM

LPM Restaurant & Bar has elevated its Business Lunch menu with new dishes that showcase the freshness of European produce to reflect the ebb and flow of seasons. New appetisers include Seabream Ceviche with Jalapeño Dressing or Tomato Salad with Feta. For the main course, indulge in options like the delightful Summer Pea Risotto or Grilled Salmon with Carrots and Snow Peas, served alongside a side of Artichoke Purée. To conclude the meal on a sweet note, savour the delicate Strawberry Tart or other seasonal desserts. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person (one starter and one main course) and AED 180 per person (one starter, one main course and one dessert).

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LPM Business lunch in the UAE

Tuesday 30 April

Experience the enchantment of Pluma

Roll up, roll up. The circus is coming to town. Cirque du Liban’s Pluma is heading to Dubai. Pluma unfolds an enchanting narrative of self-discovery and empowerment, introducing audiences to the captivating journey of Pluma, a young girl fueled by dreams of flight. Guests will witness the spectacle of acrobats gracefully defying gravity, soaring through the air with unparalleled precision. Prepare for laughter as Pluma’s clowns will bring humour to the grand circus tent while daredevils perform death-defying stunts. Cirque du Liban’s Pluma will perform daily until 5 May. Tickets are priced from AED 295.

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Wednesday 1 May

Discover the winners at the FACT Spa & Wellness Awards UAE

After years of trying and testing luxurious treatments across the UAE, from plush hotel spas to fabulous independent venues, FACT has become the authority regarding luxury and wellness in the UAE. Now in its sixth year, the winners of the annual FACT Spa & Wellness Awards will be revealed during a glamorous ceremony at Fairmont The Palm. At the exclusive invite-only event, 56 awards will be given out across 29 categories, covering over 150 nominees.

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FACT Awards Winners

Thursday 2 May

Enjoy a seafood lunch at Bordo Mavi

If it’s good enough for His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, it’s good enough for us. Bordo Mavi at Jumeirah Fishing Harbour has introduced a waterfront business lunch. The offering includes two menus: a three-course selection for individuals or a four-course feast for two people to share. Expect an array of delectable starters like Grilled Baby Squid, Pan-Seared Clam Casserole, Smoky Eggplant and Tomato Reyhan Salad before tucking into Grilled Langoustine, Hamour Pomodoro or Red Mullet Butter for the main course. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 135 per person (three-course menu) or AED 230 (four-course menu for two people).

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Bordo Mavi in the UAE

Friday 3 May

Check out World Art Dubai

The region’s largest affordable contemporary retail art fair is returning for its 2024 edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 2 to 5 May. With over 400 artists and galleries from over 65 countries displaying upwards of 4,000 pieces, World Art Dubai sees a cross-section of disciplines come together under one roof, including mixed media, fashion, music, dance, sustainability, digital art, photography, graffiti, sculptures and more. Featuring experiential art activations, live performances, curated art talks and workshops, you’ll get to experience plenty of activities throughout this four-day event. Tickets cost AED 25 for adults and AED 15 for children.

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World Art Dubai

Saturday 4 May

Have brunch at Amazónico

Immerse yourself in the captivating embrace of Amazónico, a recipient of the FACT Dining Award for “best Latin American restaurant” in Dubai. Prepare to be enthralled by a culinary experience that showcases a barbecue-sharing-style menu featuring the finest cuts of grilled meat. The cool indoor atmosphere is further enlivened by a vibrant mix of their signature elec-tropical beats as well as live performances from a percussionist and trumpeter. Available on Saturdays from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 595 (soft beverages), AED 695 (house beverages) and AED 795 (premium bubbles).

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Amazónico in the UAE

Sunday 5 May

Feast at Fogueira Restaurant & Lounge

Embark on a culinary voyage at Fogueira Restaurant & Lounge, a Brazilian gem on the 35th floor of Delta Hotels Jumeirah Beach, overlooking Ain Dubai and Dubai Marina. Located in the heart of JBR, the restaurant invites you to savour the fusion of Brazilian flavours. Delight in the vibrant ambience as you indulge in authentic churrasco and refreshing caipirinhas. Whether it’s a romantic dinner or a lively gathering with friends, Fogueira promises an unforgettable dining experience where every bite is as delightful as the panoramic view surrounding you.

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Fogueira Dubai

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