Get cheap drinks with football or try a table manners workshop
Time Out Dubai staff
Check out a fashionable new club night: Combining fashion, art and music, European brand Glitz arrives at Dubai hotspot Alegra, fresh from dancefloors in Milan. Free. 10.30pm-3am. Alegra, Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 2464 555).
Enjoy a spa treatment at home:
Belle Femme’s home service is offering several special packages in June, including a paraffin hand or foot treatment followed by a mani-pedi. Dhs350. Until June 30. Various locations across Dubai (04 454 8652).
See modern Persian calligraphy:
Iranian artist Fereydoon Omidi’s homage to Persian calligraphy features delicate large-scale works that play on the beauty of the ancient art form. Until September 10. XVA Gallery, Building 7, Gate Village, DIFC (04 358 5117).
Viva Italia! Take a tour of Italy at Sicilia restaurant, which is offering regional specialities and a real Vespa scooter (though sadly it doesn’t go anywhere). From Dhs35 (à la carte), Dhs170 (four-course set dinner). Daily 12.30pm-2.30pm, 7pm-11pm. Until July 15. Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate (04 444 5613).
Take on a Tomahawk steak: It’s an oldie but a goodie. Order the 2kg Tomahawk steak at Terra Firma and finish all the mean – and the fries – in less than an hour and you’ll eat for free. For the hungry, greedy and bonkers (yes, Time Out tried it – and we were victorious). Dhs690, or free if you eat everything. Daily 7pm-midnight. Ongoing. InterContinental Dubai (04 701 1127).