Lamcy Plaza has performances by professional artists, GhoomerKathak, Bengolidhuluchi dance, Lavani, Dandiya/Garba and Bhangda, representing the true essence of Indian traditions and culture.Stores such as DamasJewellery, Lifestyle Fine Jewelry, Nakshatra, Lavas Silver, Al Maya, Bombay Chowpatty, Nishat Origins, Bareeze, Zarri, Meena Plaza, AK Silver will be decorated to suit the mood. November 1-9, 6pm-9pm.
Yesterday Pub has a special celebratory menu by Chef Abdul Hamid Gomaa, complete with candles, traditional music and festive décor. Delicacies such as samosa, vegetable kebabs, malai kebab and shish taouk will represent the Northwest Frontier of India. 04 316 9726 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy an evening under the stars as Meliá Dubai’s Diwali Festival features a live Chat and Punjabi counter, as well as a variety of your favourite sweets. Dance the night away to the sounds of their resident DJ spinning Desi music on the rooftop. An a la carte menu with varying prices is available. Estrellas Skyline Lounge, Meliá Dubai.
The North Indian restaurant celebrates with a special vegetarian menu designed to honour the festival’s cultural traditions. The menu features recipes that have been passed down to Naya’s Head Chef, Pravish Shetty. Starters include BhindiJaipuri, crispy fried okra sprinkled with chaat masala and lemon juice; and DahiGujjia, lentil dumplings stuffed with raisin and cashew nut soaked in spiced sweet yoghurt. Dishes are priced individually ranging from Dhs25 to Dhs80. November 9-11. email@example.com. Lunch: Friday and Saturday 12.30pm-3.30pm, Dinner: Daily 6pm-midnight (last food order at 11:30pm).
The three-course menu features Indian dishes with views of the Dubai skyline. Choose dishes such as Mutton Bhoona - a traditional mutton curry; Dal Panchmel - a five lentil stew; and MurghKaju Korma with braised chicken thighs and cashew nuts. Those with a sweet tooth can choose the GajarHalwa Tart with carrot and fudge, Rasgulla - milk sponge in syrup; and pistachio ice cream. In addition, decorations and lamps will be placed throughout the restaurant. Dhs225 per person. October 22-November 11. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The festival will be marked by two lavish set dinner menus, for meat and non-meat eaters, featuring appetizers, entrees, biryanis and dessert that will enliven the palate and fire up the senses. Each menu is offered to guests on a buy one, get one free basis. Dhs335. November 8-12.
The special Diwali menu features a wide selection of delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian starters, curries, tandoor items including; Jhinga Kali Mirch and Chicken Achari Tikka, along with tantalising desserts such as GajarHalwa and Kaju burfi. The occasion is set against a backdrop of marigold flowers, mango leaves and oil lamps. Dhs175 (with soft drinks) or Dhs275 (with house beverages). November 11-13, 7pm-11pm.