Watch a new Emirati film: Sea Shadow, from acclaimed director Nawaf Al-Janahi, gives a rare insight into the lives of two Emirati teenagers growing up in the shadows of tradition. In UAE cinemas from November 17.
Try a polo lesson:
Lessons are now available for all levels, from novices to more experienced riders who are simply aiming to brush up their skills. Dhs770 for individual lessons, Dhs550 per person for group lessons. Mon-Sat 6am-10am, 3pm-6pm. Ongoing. Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches (050 887 9847).
Be tempted by Tempt-Asia at Chef’s House:
Every Monday, choose from an ensemble of full-flavoured ingredients and premium spices. Dhs135 (soft drinks), Dhs180 (selected house beverages). Mon 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Last chace to try tartufo at Andiamo! Experience an Italian truffle menu from Chef Riccardo and his team, featuring imported Italian truffles and grape pairings. Today is the last day of the offer. Prices vary. 12.30pm-3pm (lunch), 6pm-11.30pm (dinner). Until November 22. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Kids eat for free at Spur: Save your dirhams, forgo the washing up and enjoy a great family meal out at Spur at Dubai Festival City. This family-friendly restaurant, which serves a wide range of hearty South African cuisine (think steaks, onion rings and burgers) also has a small kids’ play area and more balloons, crayons and colouring pads than you could shake a pencil at. Best of all, kids eat for free. Prices vary. Tue 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Dubai Festival City, www.spur.ae (04 232 8866).