Wednesday 21
Get a free facial at Mandara Spa: Book a Mandara massage at The Monarch Dubai’s tranquil spa before the end of December and receive a complimentary ‘Pure Nature’ facial worth Dhs420.
Massage Dhs950. Until December 31. The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).

Catch Woody’s latest flick:
The first half of a Woody Allen double bill, You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, lands in the UAE this week. It has a star-spangled cast, including Antonio Banderas, and Anthony Hopkins.
At cinemas across Dubai.

Unleash your inner oenophile:
Learn more about grape at Asado’s vine appreciation classes, hosted by the hotel’s sommelier. Advance reservations essential.
Dhs220. 6pm-11.30pm. The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3828).

Scoff seafood and steak at The Wharf:
Enjoy half a North Atlantic Canadian hum lobster and a 200g striploin steak, served with fries and salad.
Dhs450. 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Eat cheese and swig on grape:
This night features more than 20 French cheeses, plus a sommelier to guide you through the grapes.
Dhs170 (cheese and grape). 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach (04 448 4873).