For adventures across the seven emirates, FACT have you covered.
Whether you’re searching for a vibey business lunch, a bombastic brunch, a MICHELIN meal, or some serious caffeination – we’re all about culinary experiences across Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Read on for our picks of the week.
Monday 12 June
Enjoy a fancy French business lunch
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon has unveiled a new business lunch menu tailored to busy professionals with refined palates. Reflecting Chef Joël Robuchon’s culinary finesse, the menu showcases an innovative and contemporary approach to fine dining. Expect Le Poireau (poached leeks with a tangy mustard lemon vinaigrette), La Salade Grecque, L’oeuf (poached egg prepared Carbonara style), Le Saumon (Atlantic salmon accompanied by a creamy sorrel sauce) and Le Faux Filet(grilled black onyx striploin beef). The dessert of the day concludes the culinary journey. Available Monday to Friday, from 11:30am to 3:30pm. AED 129 (a starter, main course and dessert).
GO: Call 04 297 7729 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 13 June
Tuck into a MICHELIN meal
Massimo Bottura’s Torno Subito has introduced its Classic Menu in celebration of retaining its MICHELIN star. This specially curated set menu invites diners on a gastronomic journey of seven signature dishes accompanied by a beverage pairing. Indulge in Seppia e Piselli (cuttlefish tagliatelle salad), Duo di Fassona (fassona beef roll with dijon mustard), Verso Est (poached cod with sautéed spinach, beetroot, and lemon reduction), Tagliatella Al Ragu (egg pasta with hand-chopped ragu), and Agnello (an Italian twist on roasted lamb rack). The Italian dining journey ends with the restaursnts popular Tiramisubito. Available daily from 6:30pm to 11pm. AED 499 (food only) or AED 798 (including beverage pairing).
Wednesday 14 June
Caffeinate at Coffee District
City Centre Mirdif has introduced Coffee District, an innovative pop-up that showcases a new local brand every three to four months. The initial partnership showcases RAIN, a trendy Abu Dhabi café known for its artisan coffee. Whether customers crave affogato, Americanos, espressos, flat whites, Spanish lattes or more creative interpretations, Coffee District is the destination to savour single-origin beans and blends sourced from diverse regions such as Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala and Panama.
GO: Visit www.citycentremirdif.com for more information.
Thursday 15 June
Immerse yourself in the magic of Motown
Enjoy an evening of rhythm and blues at Reform Social & Grill with a night of soulful music featuring Emma Ochia. From her portrayal of Deloris in Sister Act at the King’s Theatre to earning her Master’s Degree in Musical Performance from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Emma has wowed audiences across the globe. This event promises a memorable musical evening, where Motown classics will take centre stage, accompanied by cocktails and canapés. Thursday, 15 June from 7pm to 10pm. AED 299 per person.
Friday 16 June
Travel to the Greek Isles
AMMOS Greek Restaurant is now home to the weekly Thalassa Brunch. Meaning ‘sea’ in Greek, Thalassa encourages guests to embark on a culinary journey reminiscent of the Greek isles complemented by captivating live entertainment. The brunch menu includes Greek classics like kalamaraki, melitzanosalata, taramosalata, and tzatziki, in addition to Greek and seafood salads. For the main course, diners can choose from beef soutzoukakia, chicken souvlaki, orso seafood and seabream fillet. Fridays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 355 (house beverages) and AED 395 (sparkling).
GO: Visit www.ammosgreek.com for reservations and more information.
Saturday 17 June
Experience an Anatolian brunch
Prepare for an Anatolian escape with Rüya Dubai’s new 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 18 June
Hit the pool
Escape the city and embark on a journey to Provence as you experience French joie de vivre during a pool daycation at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. Immerse yourself in the essence of summer, indulging in a refreshing swim while gazing at the panoramic views of the city skyline. At the sunken pool bar, quench your thirst with various cocktails, savour a Mediterranean-Levant-inspired menu, and explore an exotic selection of shisha. Available daily, from 8am to 8pm. AED 175 per adult on weekdays (with AED 75 redeemable on food and beverages) and AED 200 per adult on weekends (with AED 100 redeemable on food and beverages).
GO: Visit www.sofitel-dubai-theobelisk.com for reservations and more information.