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  • Tesoro

    Exceptionally authentic (and surprisingly affordable) Peruvian cuisine in an unexpected setting

  • Mythos

    A tiny but ambient venue serving classic Greek dishes

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  • Southpaw

    Moving and emotionally demanding boxing drama with Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams

  • No Escape

    Owen Wilson action thriller about a family caught up in a South East Asian coup

  • Hitman: Agent 47

    High-speed action thriller based on a video game series about an assassin

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  • Bidi Bondi (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    This laid-back Palm favourite offers a choice of burgers, salads or sandwiches from a special menu and a convivial (sometimes raucous) atmosphere. Dhs130 (one meal and four drinks)Timings: Noon-7pm(Friday) More meal deals

    Get Cirqued (Nightlife)

    Enjoy a night of circus acts including fire jugglers and dancers while DJ Nick Tohme plays an open format set all night More nightlife events

    Audio Tonic V Night Vibes (Nightlife)

    See the Audio Tonic team go head-to-head with the Night Vibes crew and enjoy a night of house and techno music with ProMoe, Amy Wells and Rod Lee Winters More nightlife events

  • Beachcombers (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Try South-East Asian and Far Eastern treats. Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs149 (children aged four to 12)Timings: 1pm-4pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    Nineteen (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    For a British roast with all the trimmings. Dhs235 (soft drinks), Dhs325 (house beverages)Timings: Noon-3.30pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    I.Y.L.T. 90s (Nightlife)

    Enjoy a night of ’90s music with local bands Kicksound, Point of View, Chronicles of Khan, Up The Ante and The Sillies More nightlife events

    Talented Frankies Auditions (Nightlife)

    Calling all local musicians: showcase your musical skills in front of an audience and be in with the chance of winning a cash prize. Acts can range from acoustic covers, singers, duos or rappers More nightlife events

  • Spikes (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Try a sampling platter of Costa Rican dishes by the new head chef. Dhs60 per personTimings: 6pm-10pm(Sunday) More meal deals

    Casa de Tapas (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Guests can take advantage of two hours of unlimited food and beverages at any time of day, until the end of August. Dhs250 per personTimings: Noon-2am(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    L.O.V.E Sundays (Nightlife)

    Listen to electro chic music with resident DJ Yiannis and Becker at this fun, Japanese spot More nightlife events

  • Original Wings & Rings’ Buffalo contest (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    This American bar host a eating competition tonight. You are challenged to eat as many sizzling hot Buffalo wings as you can in two minutes or less, to win an iPhone 6 if you come first place, a Dhs1,000 voucher for second place and a Dhs500 voucher for third place. Free to enter. Event is on August 31Timings: 8pm(Monday) More meal deals

    Trader Vic’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Choose any three sets of sushi rolls for Dhs99Timings: 4pm-2am(Monday) More meal deals

    Urban Bistro (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Those visiting on Monday mornings can order any breakfast dish for Dhs16 and get a free cup of coffee, too. Dhs16. Mon 9am-noon(Monday) More meal deals

    Learn salsa (Nightlife)

    Learn some new moves at this free salsa lesson from 8pm to 11.30pm, before dancing to live music from Rock Bottom Café’s house band, Lockdown. Ladies in particular are in luck – there are two free drinks from 9pm to 1am More nightlife events

  • Manhattan Grill (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    The steakhouse is offering a three course set menu dinner deal, which includes a bottle of grape, water and tea or coffee to end the meal. Dhs499 per coupleTimings: 7.30pm-11.30pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Ladies Night with a view (Nightlife)

    DJs Andy Swift and Benni T play commercial, house and R&B music all night on rotation. Ladies get four free drinks from 8pm to 11pm More nightlife events

    Selfie Tuesdays (Nightlife)

    DJ Junior J is on the decks playing a mashup of hip hop, old school and R&B music. Ladies get free drinks until 1am More nightlife events

  • Da Vinci’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Specials change every month. Discount for Emirates staff(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    VIP Room On Air (Nightlife)

    See live acts including artists, DJs, dancers and singers every Thursday. Expect a mix of commercial chart hits More nightlife events

    Bahri Bar (Bars & Clubs)

    50 percent off signature mixed drinks and selected house grape Timings: 4pm-8pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Emirates Literature Mentorship Programme (Art)

    Female Emirati writers will be guided by award-winning fiction writer Liz Fenwick, who will mentor one candidate through the process of writing a debut novel from beginning to end More art exhibitions

  • Al Dawaar (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy a superb international buffet featuring dishes from Europe, Middle East and Asia both for lunch (Dhs165 per person, food only) or dinner (Dhs230 per person, food only) (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Bahri Bar (Bars & Clubs)

    Dhs295 including unlimited bar bites, sparkling and selected mixed drinks Timings: 7pm-10pm (Thursday) More drink deals

    Russian Ballet Stars (Art)

    Russian Ballet dancers from the acclaimed Mariinsky Ballet and the Mikhailovsky Theatre of St. Petersburg, Russia, are coming to Dubai for a night of musical beauty and graceful dancing More art exhibitions


The Knowledge

5 things to do today in Dubai
Aug 28

Audio Tonic V Night Vibes or help paint a drop-in centre

5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
Aug 28

Audition your kids in a dance show or learn about Energetic Facelifts

Whale Shark in Dubai Marina – pictured
Aug 27

See the image of the whale shark and find out why this is not as rare as you think


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