17 things to do in Dubai this week

Bieber, free tiramisu, Groove on the grass and loads more

Wednesday 3

Sunset golf at The Address Montgomerie

Beat the heat and enjoy some sunset golf at The Address Montgomerie Dubai. Tee off from 4pm and get a house beverage, too, when you book online.
Dhs250. Daily after 4pm. Ongoing. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills, www.themontgomerie.com/book-a-tee-time (04 363 1241).

Gents night

Gents, get down to Ají for a night dedicated to you. Get 20 percent off food, plus two free drinks every Wednesday.
Prices vary. Wed 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (04 552 0244).

Relax at Talise Ottoman Spa

Day off? Relax at Talise Ottoman Spa with an Arabian Essences promotion, including a 60-minute massage, beach access and lunch at Sultan’s Lounge Private Dining.
Dhs560. Sun-Thu 9am-9pm. Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).

Thursday 4

March on to Maifest

Take part in the traditional German celebration to mark the arrival of spring. Expect plenty of authentic Bavarian cuisine and beverages.
Free entry. Wed 7pm-1am; Thu-Fri 7pm-2am; Sat brunch: Dhs195 (food only). 12.30pm-4pm. Until May 6. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).

Aperitivo time

Time Out Dubai’s Best Italian – The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri – has set up a new weekday aperitivo menu to showcase some of its signature dishes.
Dhs40 (selected beverages), Dhs60 (nine signature aperitivo bites). Sun-Thu 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Burj Daman, DIFC (04 338 8133).

Catch NELLY live AT WHITE dubai
See the noughties hip-hop star perform nostalgic hits such as Dilemma, Just A Dream and Tilt Ya Head Back, live, at Time Out Dubai’s Club of the Year 2017.
Free. 11pm-3am. Meydan Racecourse Grandstand Rooftop, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).

Friday 5

Enjoy a Mexican fiesta

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican brunch today at Cielo Sky Lounge.
Dhs199 (soft drinks), Dhs249 (house beverages), Dhs299 (bubbly). Cielo Sky Lounge, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 416 1800).

Sunstroke turns six
Celebrate Sunstroke’s sixth anniversary with a brunch (including unlimited beverages, bar bites and dim sum), followed by a live set from founder Jack Woodcock at sunset, and music from soulful house DJ Terry Hunter.
Dhs295 per couple (brunch including house beverages), entry to the club is free. 1pm-3am. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

Groove on the grass

It’s the season closing party of this all-day festival, which features a fashion and arts market, food vendors and excellent music. See Italian techno duo Hunter/Game, Kenny Glasgow and his vocal-laced deep house and funk soul band Octave One, as well as the huge acid techno DJ Ellen Allien.
From Dhs180. 5pm-3am. Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 1234).

Saturday 6

Biebs is back

Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Justin Bieber turns out some pretty good music these days. Mostly. Either way, one of the world’s biggest superstars – the man behind Where Are U Now and Sorry, as well as teenybopper hits such as Baby and One Time – is heading to the city for one night only. Go for catchy tunes (and the potential to see crazed fans try and storm the stage, only to get punched in the face).
From Dhs335. Sat May 6, doors open 4pm. Autism Rocks Arena, Dubai-Al Ain Road, www.800tickets.com (800 842 5387).

A journey through art
See this photographic account of Fouad Elkoury’s travels through Egypt in the ’80s. Elkoury followed the journey of Gustave Flaubert and Maxime du Camp along the Nile valley. It’s a stunning display of nostalgia and romanticism.
Free. Sat-Thu 10am-7pm. Until May 16. The Third Line, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 341 1367).

Ottoman feast
Love traditional Ottoman cuisine? Head to Lalezar on the Palm for an authentic dinner, including aromatic vegetable soup with meatballs, and minced meat with tortilla wraps.
Dhs280 (food only). Daily 7pm-11pm. Until the start of Ramadan. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).

A lucky ladies’ night

The new hip-hop ladies night offers free drinks to señoritas until 11pm. Urban, old-school and new tracks will keep you entertained – plus there are karaoke pods if you feel like unleashing your inner hip-hop superstar.
Sat 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Lucky Voice, Grand Millennium Dubai, Barsha Heights (052 625 3111).

Sunday 7

Sing on stage

Tr!beca Kitchen + Bars runs an open mic night every Sunday when – if you’re brave enough – you can sign yourself up to show off your musical talents to a crowd. Don’t fancy yourself much of a performer? It’s still worth heading along to see some of the city’s best and undiscovered musicians.
Free. Sun from 8pm. Ongoing. Tr!beca Kitchen + Bar, JA Ocean View Hotel, The Walk, JBR (050 345 6067).

Savour chic seafood

Visit Pierchic to try the new menu from new head chef Paolo Bellamio. Dishes include a selection of seafood, salmon en croute and wagyu beef.
Prices vary. Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 432 3232).

Monday 8

Free Desserts for the girls

Tuck into free tiramisu at Russo’s New York Pizzeria Ladies, get down to Russo’s for a free dessert of your choice.
Free. Mon 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. Various locations including The Greens (800 787 767).

Tuesday 9

Ladies’ gym offer at NYSA Spa & Club

Get into shape this summer with a special offer at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights gym. Sign up for three months and enjoy flexible hours (6am-11pm), unlimited usage of the spa wet area including steam room and sauna, plus 20 percent off at La Vida Beauty Salon and all of the hotel’s restaurants (excluding The Veranda).
From Dhs2,000. Until June 30. Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Dubai Healthcare City (04 553 1259).

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