The weekend's best Dubai events and other things to do in Dubai this weekend, including deals at Dubai restaurants, bars, spas, cinema and more
Congratulations, you made it through the week and now it's time to relax and enjoy the many wonders Dubai has to offer, from morning until night. So whether it is parties or peaceful places you're after, we have it covered.
The Festa Italiano at Positano offers up a huge range of antipasti, handmade pasta and a dessert room with Italian classics such as panna cotta. Dhs180 (soft drinks), Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs365 (bubbly), free (kids under ten). Sun 6pm-midnight. Ongoing.
Celebrate the third birthday of Simon Rimmer’s Dubai Marina eatery with discounts all day. Get 50 percent off food and drink all day, including roasts and breakfasts. Plus your first drink will be just Dhs3. Prices vary. Open 8am-2am. Nov 3 only.
Enjoy a special limited-edition dinner menu with hops pairing this month. Dishes on the three-course menu include chicken liver crostini, mussels and peach crumble. Dhs350 (food and hops pairing). Daily noon-3.30pm; 7pm-1am. Until Nov 30.
Head to the al fresco terrace bar on a Thursday evening and not only will you be able to take in the sweeping views of the resort from comfy sofas, but you’ll also get to hear the groovy sounds of the Triad Band. This group of three southern gents take play a mix of soulful jazz, blues and country music. Kick back, relax and enjoy. Free. Thu from 5pm.
Today is the last day to join in with the beach club’s fourth birthday celebrations. Guests can enter a draw to win four prizes on the day, including passes to ladies’ day, SuperNatural and Fresh, with the ultimate grand prize being four annual pool and beach passes (excluding Saturdays). Just turn up to enter. Winners will be announced at the venue.
Head to this brand-new, sophisticated and edgy club in JBR to dance the night away to a mix of house, hip-hop and R&B. Resident DJs Emma Love and Henry X are on the decks all evening, playing the beats that will keep you on the dancefloor well into the small hours. Ongoing.
#DXBExperiments brings you classic flicks al fresco as part of pop-up The Cinema. On Mondays the theme is Leading Actors, Wednesdays bring Cult Movies and Saturdays are for World Cinema. You can also get a pre-theatre set menus, with three courses costing Dhs150 and two at Dhs120. Tonight’s film is Withnail & I.