Tackle the Tomahawk Challenge or have lunch at Burj Al Arab
Time Out Dubai staff
Tuesday, January 31
Guzzle premium oysters: Today is the last chance to try The Terrace’s top-notch oysters, which are paired with premium potato-based beverages. Dhs140-170. Noon-2am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1234).
Lunch at Burj Al Arab: Al Mahara’s executive lunch deal offers a three-course set menu, and the hotel’s BMW 7 Series will pick you up and drop you home. Fancy. Dhs595. 12.30pm-2.30pm. Burj Al Arab (04 301 7600).
A free astrological consultation: Want to know what the stars say about you? Make a note of your date, time and place of birth, then take along a few questions you want to ask. Free. 3.30pm-5pm. Ongoing. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, JLT (+63 917 557 9290).
Tackle the Tomahawk: Terra Firma is challenging guests to devour 2kg of tomahawk steak and 300g of chips within 60 minutes. Dhs690 (or free if you complete the challenge). Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).
Go bargain book shopping: Get the kids to collect their old, well-read books and take them to one of Dubai’s second hand bookshops. Book World in Satwa, House of Prose on Beach Road and Book ’N’ Bean at ACE Hardware in Festival City will all pay you cash for your old books, so you can put the money towards buying more (at bargain second-hand prices). Even better, once you’re fed up with the latest purchases, you can take them back and they’ll pay you all over again. Prices and opening times vary. Ongoing. Book World, Plant Street, Satwa (04 349 1914); Book ’N’ Bean, ACE Hardware, Dubai Festival City (04 232 6992); House of Prose, Jumeirah Plaza, Beach Road (04 344 9021).