5 things to do today

Get a party hotel stay on the cheap and make a splash with the girls

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Thursday 7

A party hotel stay for cheap: Head to trendy Media One hotel and you’ll get to sample two hours of Beijing-style cocktails followed by a steak dinner and a brunch the next day, all included in the package.
Dhs995 per couple. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Rip-roaring risotto specials: During July, Segreto is offering classic dishes such as risotto al nero di sepia (squid ink) with fried calamari, risotto ai funghi e tartufo (wild mushrooms) with shaved summer black truffle, or risotto con zucchine e asparagi bambino (baby zucchini and asparagus).
Prices vary. Mon-Sat 7pm-11.30pm. Segreto, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

Catch Rebecca Vasmant at Ministry of Sound: The Glasgow-based DJ drops in for a headline set, with support from local talents Smokingroove, Kristian Valdini and more.
Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. Open 8pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa (056 640 6161).

Visit Wild Wadi with the girls: On Thursday nights, only females are allowed (as well as boys under 11). Even the staff are all-female. Girl power!
Dhs170 (adults), Dhs135 (children under 1.1 metres tall). 9pm-1am. Wild Wadi, Jumeirah, www.wildwadi.com (04 348 4444).

Dinner and a dance: Amika is the latest restaurant/lounge/club to catch the eye of Dubai’s fashion set. This Thursday, tuck into Italian fare, followed by a boogie to DJs Tony White and Alexandar.
Free entry. From 9pm. Amika, Monarch Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

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