5 things to do today
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Sunday, May 27
Catch cricket fever: Your last chance to enjoy the Indian Premier League at iZ. There’s also a three-for-two promotion on selected beverages and a special snack menu.
Prices vary. 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Drink on the cheap and enjoy great views: The Observatory’s 52nd-floor views are fit for a king – but a generous happy hour means that many drinks are just Dhs20 between 5pm and 10pm.
Free entry. 5pm-10pm. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).
Tuck into a Sunday roast at The Wharf: Featuring Aberdeen Angus roast beef, spit-roast chicken and rosemary lamb leg – all served with Yorkshire puddings.
Dhs120. 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
Arabian Wildlife Centre: Situated just off Al Dhaid Road, the Arabian Wildlife Centre is a fantastic indoor facility located in the middle of the animal enclosures. Observation windows mean you can get up close to the big cats, oryx, gazelles, ostriches and more. Once you’ve looked at the animals, pop along to the petting farm next door to make friends with camels, ponies, cows, sheep and donkeys.
Dhs15 per person; free for kids under 12. Open Sun-Thu 9am-5.30pm (closed Tue), Fri 2pm-5.30pm, Sat 11am-5.30pm. Ongoing. www.breedingcentresharjah.com (06 531 1999).
Time Out Dubai,
Shop your way around Wafi Bazaar or learn about Feng Shui
Dine and laugh or learn from the Masters
Check out the JESS Night Market or kayak tour of Palm Jumeirah