Time Out editors pick the best of this week's events
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday 31 Camel milk for iftar at The Majlis The camel inspired café is serving a set menu for iftar. It features choices such as flavoured camel milk to drink and camel milk quiche. Dhs50 per person. Sunset-2am. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (056 287 1522).
Wednesday 31 Have a foot detox at Sole Lounge by Margaret Dabbs Try the foot cleansing treatments, detox foot baths and natural manicures and pedicures at the foot spa in the Dubai Mall. Until the end of Eid Al Fitr. From Dhs80. Sole Lounge by Margaret Dabbs, Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall (04 501 6688).
Wednesday 31 Last chance escape to the mountains Carnevale’s ‘La Cucina Di Montagna’ promotion of Italian cooking ends today. Prices vary. Tue-Sun 6.30pm-midnight. Until July 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 406 8999).
Thursday 1 Cash back at Paule Ka Treat somebody and spend Dhs5,000 in this Parisian-style boutique during Ramadan and you’ll receive a gift voucher for Dhs1,000. Until August 8. Paule Ka, The Dubai Mall (04 325 3225).
Thursday 1 Find out about mega towers With work underway in Saudi Arabia on a tower that could become taller than the Burj Khalifa, head to Bur Dubai for a special exhibition dedicated to the planet’s obsession with ever-taller structures. Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Bur Dubai (04 335 8712).
Thursday 1 Meet new people over shisha Dubai’s Shisha Lovers community group gets together for shisha, nibbles and socialising at Tche Tche. Free, attendees pay for their own shisha and refreshments. From 7.30pm. Tche Tche, Downtown Dubai, www.meetup.com/dubai-shesha-lovers-meetup-group (no number).
Thursday 1 Brush up your golf skills with summer deals Arabian Ranches Golf Club is offering discounts on golfing tuition, including a special summer lessons package that includes three 45-minute sessions and a one-month practice pass. Dhs575 non-member, Dhs495 member. Until September 30. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 366 0000).
Thursday 1 Spear your supper at The Med This promotion serves meats and vegetables cooked on skewers, plus salads and antipasti. Dhs164 (food only). Dhs274 (house beverages). 8pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Friday 2 Sell your unwanted belongings at Dubai Flea Market Book a table to sell off your old knick-knacks at this hugley popular second-hand market, which is held indoors during summer. There’s also the chance to pick up great bargains among the many pre-loved items on sale. Entry free, tables from Dhs250. 8pm-midnight. Dubai World Trade Centre (055 452 6030).
Friday 2 Do yoga for a good cause Attend an ashtanga yoga class, raising awareness for Adopt-a-Camp. All proceeds from the class fee will be given directly to the cause. Dhs50. 10am-11.30am. Yoga Room, Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, JLT, www.yogaroom.ae (050 518 9966).
Friday 2 Immerse yourself in Arabian ambience at Reem Al Bawadi The Lebanese restaurant has four branches across Dubai, each of which are hosting a traditional iftar buffet this Ramadan. Go along to try Ramadan drinks, soups and a variety of main courses such as lamb, chicken, fish and more. Be sure to save room for the excellent desserts. Dhs130 per person. Sunset-8.30pm. Marina Walk, Dubai Marina (04 452 2525). Other locations: Downtown Dubai (04 443 9690), Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 7444, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 6663).
Saturday 3 Give a kitten a loving home Head to The Animal Project’s weekly adoption day to pick up a cat or kitten to take home. Fosterers are also needed to provide temporary shelter for rescued felines. Free. 1pm-4pm. The City Vet Clinic, Al Wasl Road, www.friendsofanimalsdxb.com (04 388 3990).
Saturday 3 Break your fast at a Turkish festival The Auris Plaza Hotel hosts a Turkish iftar. Dhs125 per person. Half price for children aged five-12. Free for children under five. Daily sunset-9pm. Al Barsha (04 455 4839).
Saturday 3 Check out a Ramadan Night Market at Dubai World Trade Centre This evening market will feature food, garments, leather, electronics, handicrafts, musical instruments and toys. Entry is free. Open from iftar to 2am during Ramadan and 5pm-midnight during Eid. Hall No 7 & 8 (04 327 7743).
Saturday 3 Learn iPad animation Head to the Cartoon Gallery to learn how to animate with your iPad or iPhone. Dhs150 for two hours. Cartoon Art Gallery, 4B Street, Al Quoz (04 346 6467).
Sunday 4 Get great deals on slimming treatments Buy two ultrasound cavitation or radiofrequency treatments and get an additional session free, plus three free sessions of Proellixe. Ultrasound cavitation Dhs4,000, radiofrequency Dhs1,400. Until August 31. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, Euromed, Villa 611, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).
Sunday 4 Iftar under the stars Highly commended Arabic restaurant Khan Murjan is serving Lebanese mezze and Ramadan juices after sunset in an open air courtyard. Dhs148 per person. Sunset-9pm. Khan Murjan Souk, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 327 9795).
Monday 5 Try a hair package at De La Mer Day Spa Get a L’Oreal Deep Scalp Therapy Oil hair treatment, a full head of highlights and head massage and enjoy complimentary access to the gym and outdoor pool. Dhs490. Additional Dhs70 for extra length. Until August 31. De La Mer Day Spa, Villa 783, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 2 (04 328 2775).
Monday 5 Hurtle around on bumper cars Check out new rides at indoor theme park Sega Republic. From Dhs15-30. Ongoing. Sega Republic, The Dubai Mall (04 448 8484).
Monday 5 Sample seasonal recipes at Nomad The fusion eatery is serving a series of summer dishes, introduced on a weekly basis to the à la carte menu such as chilled seafood bouillon. Prices vary. Daily noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8571).
Monday 5 Watch live oud players at Dubai Marina Mall Head to the Ramadan tent in the atrium after sunsent to see live oud players in action. Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina (04 360 1020).
Tuesday 6 Get a free mani when you book a package Sign up for the a foot detox and the Simply Organic deep conditioning hair treatment and get a free manicure. Until August 31, except Eid. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge, Al Wasl Road, (04 380 4666).
Tuesday 6 Perfect your swimming technique Sign up for an intensive summer swimming lessons, open to adults and kids. From Dhs270 for three 30-minute one-on-one lessons. Until September 30. Media Rotana Hotel, TECOM (050 505 6546).
Tuesday 6 Tuck in after fasting at Celsius The eatery is serving a buffet of traditional dishes for iftar and the chance to try treats made with camel milk. Dhs155 per person. Half price for children aged seven-12. 7pm-9.30pm. Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0550).
Tuesday 6 See a cubism-inspired portrait of Dubai royalty See Patrice Palaclo’s portrait of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. ProArt Gallery, Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah (04 345 0900).