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    Been left to your own devices for a few weeks? Put those long nights to good use and get out on the town, exploring some of Dubai’s oldest, quirkiest and most undeservedly overlooked nightspots

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    Bars and pubs you probably haven’t visited yet

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    First Aid course in Dubai

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Restaurants

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  • Friends’ Avenue Café

    Homely little café in JLT, serving stuffed burgers

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Nightlife

  • Outlawz interview
    Outlawz interview

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    Paul Oakenfold at XL Dubai

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  • Dubai nightlife news
    Dubai nightlife news

    We dig up the juicy rumours, new openings and hot events in Dubai’s music and nightlife scene

Films

  • Grizzly

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  • Sharknado 3

    Third installment of this barmy franchise about a shark-bearing wind system

  • Pixels

    All-star cast come together to fight off an alien invasion

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  • 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

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Try our dine and drink deal with a quality price to keep you full... Enjoy our sliders of the day paired with a glass of bubbly for only Dhs70 Timings: Noon-3am (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Calligraphy Whispers Art Exhibition (Art)

    The exhibition features classical and modern-style Arabic calligraphy by Salah Shaheen, a digital calligrapher and an Islamic geometry artist 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

    Bordel Thursday (Nightlife)

    Cirque Le Soir’s resident DJs are behind the decks playing a mix of house music More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    There is nothing ordinary about our Happy Hour… Lasting for a continuous stretch of nine hours with selected beverages, we also make sure we cover all major sports events while you take advantage of The Longest Happy Hour" on the Walk Timings: Noon-9pm (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

  • Al Qasr (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Dhs495(alcohol)Timings: 12.30pm-4pm(Friday) More meal deals

    Old Skool Friday (Nightlife)

    This old school night is dedicated to hip-hop and R&B fans More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Join us to rock and pop classics with a live DJ every Friday night. Happy Hour prices from noon to 9pm plus a load of other food special. Our Fridays are never boring. Timings: 8pm-11pm (Friday) More drink deals

    Masters of Art Summer Exhibition (Art)

    Opera Gallery's summer show features a range of works presented throughout the year More art exhibitions

  • Fareast Seafood Market (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Unlimited seafood for Dhs122 per person(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    411 Nights (Nightlife)

    The Real Flava DJ’s bring hip-hop and urban music to People by Crystal every Saturday night. The club is usually packed, so we recommend you get there early to avoid the line outside More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Early birds and late risers who adore their breakfast will love having a plate of made-to-order eggs, turkey bacon, baked beans and sausages-whenever they want! Special mixed drinks and bubbly by glass deals paired with "The Longest Happy Hour" on the Walk. Dhs55 per breakfast plate (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More drink deals

    Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album (Art)

    This photography exhibition features recent works by Iranian artist Newsha Tavakolian, winner of the 5th Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award More art exhibitions

  • Zuma (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Feast on a slick and tasty business lunch set menu. We recommend the barley-miso-marinated half baby chicken. Dhs110Timings: 12.30pm-3pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Vida Diva (Nightlife)

    Ladies get free mixed drinks at this relaxed and chic setting More nightlife events

    Cavalli Club (Bars & Clubs)

    Experience Sunday nights like never before as Cavalli treats ladies to signature mixed drinks and exquisite sushi platters Timings: 9pm onwards (Sunday) More drink deals

    Summer Painting Sessions (Art)

    Take part in a DIY painting session at thejamjar studios and get a 15 percent discount on various painting packages More art exhibitions

  • Glasshouse Brasserie (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy selected drinks for Dhs1 when you buy a two-course meal. Prices varyTimings: 8pm till late(Monday, Wednesday) More meal deals

    Monday Madness (Nightlife)

    Enjoy an all-inclusive food and drinks deal for Dhs190 at this cosy Irish pub. The small venue starts to fill up with after-work groups and can get pretty lively, so get in early to nab a seat More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Why limit Happy Hour to few hours, when you can have it all day? Our Longest Happy Hour on selected beverages will now last for the whole day every Monday Timings: Noon-3am (Monday) More drink deals

    Metamorphosis (Art)

    Vahid Jafarnejad's paintings are both horrific and comic. In his works, horror and the grotesque pervade the human face More art exhibitions

  • Shabestan (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Guests can enjoy a set menu through the end of February of cuisines from all over Iran for Dhs160, lunch and dinner(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Candy Girls Ladies’ Night (Nightlife)

    Barasti Beach Bar is taking ladies night undercover with the launch of Candy Girls More nightlife events

    West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Knowing your facts when it comes to sporting endeavours is no laughing matter, but in our lively pub vide there's also time to enjoy Happy Hours drinks, funky music, a fun environment created by our live Rob McCaffrey and the chance to win great prizes like golf, brunch, dinner and beverage vouchers Timings: 9pm-10pm (Tuesday) More drink deals

Kids

The Knowledge

5 things to do today in Dubai
Jul 29

Meet two albino alligators at Atlantis or pay a visit to a charity shop

5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
Jul 29

Sean Hughes at The Laughter Factory or listen to house and bass acts

UAE Petrol prices rise 20 per cent
Jul 28

This is how much motorists will now pay at the petrol pump in the United Arab Emirates

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