Have one last lunch before Ramadan or keep on brunching!
Time Out Dubai staff
Friday, July 20
See a renowned Iraqi artist: Designer furniture haunt La Galerie Nationale is currently showing contemporary artworks by artist Sarmad Al-Mussawi. Free. Until July 31. La Gallerie Internationale, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 380 4652). Have one last lunch before Ramadan: Providing the Holy Month hasn’t started, book yourself a gourmet Friday lunch at award-winning Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire. Dhs250 (food only), Dhs390 (grape pairing). Noon-2pm. InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1199).
Keep on brunching! The Market Café will be one of few venues still hosting brunch over Ramadan, it will, however, only be serving soft drinks. Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs95 (children aged six-12), free for children under six). 12.30pm-4pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2618).
Get happy at Trader Vic’s in the Crowne Plaza: Get half price selected drinks every day before 8pm. Once Ramadan has been called, it’s worth nothing that the restaurants in the Crowne Plaza will be discreetly serving throughout the day. 6pm-8pm. Ongoing Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).
Check out XL’s new tent: If Ramadan is not yet called XL Beach Club will be hosting one last party in it’s special summer tent – and if the Holy Month has begun, the tent will be transformed into an iftar venue. You’re a winner either way. From Dhs150. 6pm-3am. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa (056 640 6161).