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  • The Royal Budha (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Head to this weekly event, with all you can eat dim sum served from the trolley. There is also a happy hour on selected beverages on Fridays from noon-6pm. Dhs78 per person (unlimited dim sum and speciality tea)Timings: Noon-midnight(Friday) More meal deals

    No. 1 Fridays (Nightlife)

    DJs Shero and Brooklyn will play a mix of hip-hop, R&B and urban tracks. Ladies will receive two free drinks before midnight More nightlife events

    Sugar Beach (Nightlife)

    Enjoy music by Hideo Kobayashi from 3pm until 6pm on the beach, then stay to party with Marty Metcalf, DJ Venus, Berry Latte, Just Lance, Tom Ferguson and Marc T More nightlife events

    The Killers Tribute (Nightlife)

    The Fillers are a tribute band to The Killers who have had an actual Killers member perform with them. Expect to hear hits such as ‘Mr. Brightside’ and ‘Somebody Told Me’ More nightlife events

  • Anise (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    This event recreates a farmers’ market experience with a selection of seasonal and local ingredients prepared in the restaurant. Dhs175 per person (soft drinks)Timings: 1pm-4pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    Casa de Tapas (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    A two-for-one deal on paella and Spanish beverages (excluding sparkling). From Dhs55 per personTimings: Noon-midnight(Saturday) More meal deals

    Tirquaz Bistro & Garden Lounge (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Every Saturday evening, enjoy an al fresco poolside barbecue, featuring mixed drinks, a dessert station and music. Dhs99 per personTimings: 7.30pm-10.30pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    Piknic Electronik (Nightlife)

    The internationally renowned brand of family-friendly daytime electronic music festivals launches with international, regional and local electronic artists More nightlife events

  • Shang Thai (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    On Sundays, ladies will get a 50 percent discount off the total lunch bill. Prices varyTimings: Noon-3pm(Sunday) More meal deals

    Ottoman (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    This progressive dining event starts in Plaj restaurant with a glass of bubbly and canapés followed by a cold starter at Indian restaurant Amala, Turkish mezze in Lalezar, main course in The Rib Room and a dessert buffet at Imperium. The experience finishes with tea or coffee and a digestif at Sultan’s Lounge terrace. Advanced booking advised. Dhs1,490 per a coupleTimings: 7pm-11pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Karat (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Starting today, a special Mother's Day afternoon tea is available all month. On Friday March 20-21, Karat will also provide diners with a special cake to celebrate. Dhs125 per personTimings: 3pm-6pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Lipstick (Nightlife)

    Ladies get down to Boutiq between 8pm and 11pm and get a Signature One wristband to enjoy free bubbly and mixed drinks all night. Expect hip-hop and R&B beats More nightlife events

  • Java Jolt (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Head to this new café in Dubai Silicon Oasis and just say ‘Java me’ when placing a food order and receive a free organic coffee, tooTimings: 7am-7pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Jazz@Pizza Express (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Three outlets in Dubai are offering an ‘express’ lunch deal, which includes a starter, main and a soft drink or water. Dhs50 per person (soft drink). Other location: Ibn Battuta Mall (04 368 5134). Dhs60 per person
    (soft drink). Dhs80 per person (house beverage). Sun-Wed noon-4pm. Jazz@PizzaExpress, JLTTimings: Noon-4pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) More meal deals

    Reform Social & Grill’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Order a steak and get a complimentary half bottle of selected red or white grape. Dhs140Timings: Mon 6pm-11pm, Thu noon-3pm(Monday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Mondays Made Me (Nightlife)

    Dance to high-energy house tracks at this new weekly night More nightlife events

  • Rosa Mexicano (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Two courses for Dhs69 per person. Dhs69 per personTimings: Noon-4pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) More meal deals

    Solo Bistronomia & Vinobar’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy five varieties of cheese and five varieties of grape at this new Italian venue. Dhs120 per personTimings: 6pm-midnight(Tuesday) More meal deals

    Picante (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    All-you-can-eat from the à la carte menu at this Portuguese restaurant, plus unlimited house grape. Dhs225 per personTimings: Noon-3pm, 7pm-midnight(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Wing It (Nightlife)

    Watch local singers take to the stage at the new open mic night featuring performers of all music genres and age groups 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

    Ladies’ Night (Nightlife)

    Enjoy ladies’ night with live jazz music, two complimentary mixed drinks and a 35 percent discount on food More nightlife events

    Gharana (Bars & Clubs)

    Special discounted rates on selected beverages from 7pm to closing (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Ruminiscence (Art)

    The solo exhibition of lyrical paintings by Art Noor showcases a collection of 30 of his recent works based on the verses of the celebrated writer and poet Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi 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

    Analog Room DJ party (Nightlife)

    Dubai’s weekly underground bash of techno and electric More nightlife events

    The Royal Budha (Bars & Clubs)

    Special discounted rates on selected beverages Timings: Noon-6pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) 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


Body & Mind

The Knowledge

5 things to do today in Dubai
Feb 27

Don’t miss Mr. Scruff at Zero Gravity or dine on dim sum at The Royal Budha

5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
Feb 27

Head to Anise’s farmers’ market or take the family to a music festival

Christina Perri’s 'unforgettable' experience in Dubai
Feb 26

Christina Perri played Dubai Jazz Festival


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