The day's best Dubai events and other things to do in Dubai, including deals at Dubai restaurants, bars and spas, cinema releases and more.
There's simply no excuses for laziness in Dubai. With every need catered for, if you're a glutinous foodie or a glory-chasing fitness fanatic, there is, almost 24/7, something for everybody. Want films? We have the biggest releases and some of the best cinemas - indoor and outdoor - in the world. Or how about architectural marvels? Well, just look up. You're welcome. And while we might have said no laziness, if you're headed to the beach we're willing to make an exception.
To jolt you into life, here's the pick of what's happening around town today.
Get 50 percent off during “food happy hour” at Zero Gravity. Cut-price dishes include wagyu beef burgers, chicken quesadillas, fried calamari and sandwiches. Bargain. Prices vary. Sun-Wed 7pm-10pm. Ongoing.
For a lunchtime Peruvian treat, visit LIMA for a three-course deal. Choose from signature dishes including hot chicken ceviche, salmon causita, pumpkin soup and special desserts. Dhs120. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Ongoing.
Love traditional Ottoman cuisine? Head to Lalezar on the Palm for an authentic dinner, including aromatic vegetable soup with meatballs, and minced meat with tortilla wraps. Dhs280 (food only). Daily 7pm-11pm. Until the start of Ramadan.
End the weekend with a pizza. Due to popular demand, Italian restaurant BiCE has introduced three pizzas to its menu for the first time since relaunching last year. Options include buffalo margherita, carpaccio or burratina (pictured). From Dhs65. Daily 12.30pm-4pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing.
Love noodles? Chez Sushi has introduced new noodle dishes to its menu including corn-fed grilled chicken miso served with ramen and vegetable soup. From Dhs58. Ongoing. Various locations including Al Wasl Road, Dubai Marina and Arabian Ranches.
Dig into dim sum at a new lunch from Novikov. Varieties include crispy shiitake dumplings, spicy prawn moneybags, Peking duck and more. Dhs85 (three portions), Dhs115 (five portions). Sun-Thu 12.30pm-3pm. Ongoing.