Whenever we meet Time Out Dubai readers, they always ask the same question: when are you doing another voucher issue? Well, our latest money-saving bonanza is available this week and is crammed with great deals on everything from gourmet meals, sailing lessons and relaxing spa treatments.
To give you a taste of some of the fun that can be found in paid for copies of this week's magazine we’ve rounded up 15 of the most exciting 2 for 1 deals that you can enjoy in the city today.
The magazine is available from supermarkets, book shops and other selected outlets from May 22-28. If you can't find a copy (or if you want to buy lots more) please call 04 444 3000.
1 Sample Italian favourites at BiCE Ristorante’s brunch
If nothing makes your heart sing like fine Italian dining, we urge you to try the all-you-can-eat four-course menu at BiCE Ristorante’s Friday brunch with our two-for-one voucher. Sample classics such as beef carpaccio, ravioli, sea bass, veal and a dreamy tiramisu.
Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, JBR (04 318 2520).
2 Dance yourself fit with a Zumba class
Dance lessons are an increasingly popular way to get a cardio workout among Dubaians, and James & Alex Dance Studios hosts a range of classes, including Zumba. Take a friend along for a fun workout, or get a free second session for yourself if you’re shy.
Concord Tower, Dubai Media City (04 447 0773).
3 Try inventive cuisine at Table 9 by Nick and Scott
Fancy pushing the culinary boat out? Table 9 has become well-known for its hit-the-nail- on-the-head creations, which include veal rib with cauliflower, Gruyère and sweet grape, and cod with shallot bhaji, lime and yoghurt. Treat a friend and get their main course free.
Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 227 1111).
4 Get your sugar hit at Kitsch Cupcakes
Feeling that 4pm lull coming on? Get two cupcake and coffee combos for the price of one at cute Dubai bakery Kitsch Cupcakes, and prepare to be lifted from your slump in the sweetest way possible.
Jumeirah Beach Road (04 395 6963); DIFC (050 336 8280).
5 De-stress with a classic Balinese massage at Mandara Spa
The H Hotel’s spa is a great place to switch off your phone and halt your mental list-making for a few hours. Relax with a Balinese massage, which involves firm yet gentle strokes to relieve muscle tension and soothe the mind. Double your downtime or treat a partner.
The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
6 Have a leisurely weekend breakfast
Pantry Café, one of the most talked-about eateries at Jumeirah’s new Al Wasl Square, serves up a range of scrummy breakfast options, from healthy toasted muesli and fruit pots to freshly-baked pastries and breads. Taste Arabic favourites such as shakshuka and more with our two-for-one breakfast voucher.
Al Wasl Square, Al Wasl Road (04 388 3868).
7 Get groomed at Fadi Chedid Salon
Have a cut and blow-dry at this minimalist salon, located at the Meydan Beach club, and either get your next one free, or take a friend along for a treat.
Meydan Beach, JBR (04 433 3771).
8 Enjoy an overnight escape at a desert resort
Get away from it all with a stay at the Tilal Liwa Hotel on the edge of the UAE’s Empty Quarter. If two nights is normally just beyond your budget, this time get that extra night at no additional cost.
Million Street, Madinat Zayed (near Liwa City), Abu Dhabi (02 894 6111).
9 Get carnivorous at Asado restaurant
This Argentinean grill serves an impressive range of cuts, from classic, tender, fillet steaks to gamey ostrich for the more adventurous diner, all served up to the sounds of energetic beats from the live band. Grab your steak-loving date and enjoy two-for-one on main courses.
The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
10 Tone up with personal training sessions at Fairmont The Palm
Torch fat and blast your wobbly bits with a personal training session at Fairmont The Palm’s health club. The gym itself houses the latest Technogym equipment including an elliptical trainer, stair climbers and cardio machines.
Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).
11 Get more from your wedding registry at MyList.ae
There must be something in the water in Dubai, because everywhere we look, people are getting married. With our two-for-one voucher, set up your wedding registry with MyList.ae, and get an extra Dhs500 towards gifts once the first Dhs500 has been credited.
12 Go for a dive off the UAE’s eastern coast with Al Boom
Just off Fujairah lie some of the UAE’s most beautiful and interesting dive sites, where you can spot turtles, moray eels, rays, squid and maybe even the odd leopard shark to name but a few. Certified divers can take their buddy for free on their next dive.
Al Boom Diving, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah (04 342 2993).
13 Master the high seas with Watercooled Dubai
Never flounder in a nautical crisis again with Watercooled Dubai’s comprehensive sailing course, which will have you feeling confident at the tiller in no time. With our two-for-one voucher, your shipmate goes free.
JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel, Jebel Ali (04 887 6771).
14 Round up your girlfriends and pamper yourselves silly
Beauty salon The Cure’s Pamperlicious package allows up to 20 ladies to get together and enjoy two treatments each, with nibbles, drinks and a wide range of chick flicks to choose from. Treat yourselves to one party, and get your second one free.
Building 10, Dubai Media City (04 391 6485).
15 Work out at high altitude at Talise Fitness
This unique high altitude chamber adds a different dimension to your workout, reducing the level of oxygen in the room in a bid to increase energy levels, enhance circulation and optimise the heart rate during rests, to name but a few of the claims. Book yourself a package, and get your second free of charge.
Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6821).