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.
Head to Armani/Amal for a taste of traditional Lucknowi dishes as part of a special four-course menu available this month. Dhs300 (four courses vegetarian), Dhs350 (four courses non-vegetarian). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until April 30.
Enjoy an afternoon tea from Michelin-starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin at Demoiselle by Galvin. Choose from a classic or chocolate version with chocolate eclairs and mille-feuille. Dhs98 (traditional), Dhs114 (chocolate). Daily 2pm-7pm. Ongoing. City Walk (04 590 5076).
Book in for Ahasees Spa’s April special, Coffee Affair. It features 30 minutes of skin exfoliation and a 60-minute massage. And the gold-enriched balm will leave you feeling serene. Dhs650. Until April 30.
Fancy something delicious but can barely spare an hour out of the office? Bistro Des Arts has designed a lunchtime menu that will see you done in less than 45 minutes. Items include grilled chicken quinoa salad (pictured). Prices vary. Ongoing.
The King of fruits in India, the alphonso mango, comes to Dubai this April for a two-week celebration at Naya. Chef Pravish Shetty has crafted a variety of dishes inspired by the fruit, from mango-flavoured tandoor kebabs to quirky desserts. Prices vary. Daily 6pm-11.30pm. Until April 30.
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.