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  • Deep Crates Cartel Summer Special (Nightlife)

    Expect a night of classic hip-hop, funk, reggae, and drum and bass More nightlife events

    Old Skool Friday (Nightlife)

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

    Plus Minus Sessions (Nightlife)

    International artists Einmusik and Edu Imbernon take to the decks tonight More nightlife events

    The Other Side presents The Wanton Bishops Live (Nightlife)

    Inspired by the live music scene of Williamsburg Brooklyn, The Other Side is the latest concept of live music in Dubai More nightlife events

  • Ossiano (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Try this ‘underwater’ afternoon tea with live entertainment. Dhs295 per person. Dhs450 per person (bubbly)Timings: 2pm-5pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    The Rib Room (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Grape and cheese pairing, with three glasses of grape per person. Dhs225 per personTimings: 5pm-7pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    Gaucho (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    A Saturday roast: choose between rib eye steak, sliced at the table, or a whole chimichurri infused roast chicken. Dhs185 per personTimings: Noon-7pm(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

  • The Talk Restaurant (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Savour the best of British comfort food in Dubai including all-time favourites such as Fish & Chips, Fruits Trifle and of course the traditional Sunday Roast with all its trimmings. Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs195 (house beverages), Kids 12 and under dine complimentaryTimings: 6.30pm-11pm(Sunday) More meal deals

    Grape and Chocolate Night (Nightlife)

    Enjoy four glasses of grape and handcrafted chocolates at this stylish Italian spot More nightlife events

    Rosso (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Guys get a Dhs50 discount tonight, with two drinks and a pizza for Dhs120 per person. Dhs120 per personTimings: 9pm-midnight(Sunday) More meal deals

    Miss Behave (Nightlife)

    Ladies can indulge in free mixed drinks and sushi platters while listening to an energetic mix of funky house and R&B hits More nightlife events

  • Soul Restaurant & Bar (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Order main course for two and your starters are on us. Not to miss the live jazz singer on Thursdays and the saxophone player on Fridays Timings: 5pm-8pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Afternoon tea (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy recipes with a twist such as soft tramezzini sandwiches, chocolate wrapped cheesecake, Valrhona chocolate truffles, fresh berry tart and caramelised tarte tatin. Dhs295 for twoTimings: 3pm-6pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) 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

    Coya Dubai (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    The Peruvian restaurant launches a display of recycled art by Ocean Sole, and photographic project ‘Genesis’ by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado. Prices varyTimings: Sat-Wed 12.30pm-3.30pm, 7pm-11.30pm, Thu-Fri 12.30pm-3.30pm, 7pm-midnight(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

  • Blue Jade (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Try the set menu of Japanese dishes. Dhs250 (food only). Dhs385 (beverages)Timings: 7pm-11pm(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    El Sur (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy six tapas dishes from the menu, plus unlimited hops, grape and Spanish mixed beverage. Dhs195 per personTimings: 7pm-10pm(Tuesday) More meal deals

    Solo Bistronomia & Vinobar (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy five varieties of Italian cheese, paired with five varieties of Italian grape. Dhs120 per personTimings: 6pm-midnight(Tuesday) More meal deals

  • 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

    Masters of Art Summer Exhibition (Art)

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


The Knowledge

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5 things to do tomorrow in Dubai
Jul 31

Saturday roast at Gaucho or play a summer golf tournament


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