Check designer threads: Esmod Dubai and Galeries Lafayette partner for a capsule collection of pieces designed by Esmod alumni. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall (04 339 9933).
Play table tennis: The Dubai Table Tennis Academy is now open for business, offering group and private coaching, plus open tournaments on weekends. From Dhs20 per day, Dhs150 per month, Dhs600 per year. Al Shabab Club, Al Mamzar (050 398 8005).
Go truffle mad: Splendido has launched a menu using black and white truffle in various dishes, with hazelnut tart with Guanaja chocolate mousse, ricotta and truffle ice-cream for dessert. Dhs500 per person. Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm. 7pm-11pm. Until November 30. The Ritz-Carlton, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 4000).
Head to a footie night: Go to Qube to see the match and you’ll be able to enjoy selected drinks for Dhs24. 4pm-midnight. The Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3780).
Adventure at Little Explorers: Boasting five different play areas, activities fuse education and entertainment. Dhs100 (for 90 minutes), Dhs130 (for all-day access). Open Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thurs-Fri 10am-11pm. Mirdif City Centre. www.theplaymania.com (800 386).