5 things to do today

Tuck into tea at Al Qasr or have fun at Fun City

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Tuesday, March 27

Enjoy lunch at posh spot Hakkasan: The menu features treats such as spicy prawn with lily bulb and almond, stir-fry rib-eye beef with black pepper sauce, and home-made sorbets.
Dhs120. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 384 8484).

Watch Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock star in the film adaptation of Jonathan Safron Foer’s post-9/11 novel.
At cinemas across the UAE.

Tea at Al Qasr: Guests can try delicate choux pastries, soft scones, sandwiches and more, plus a pot of tea and views of the Madinat Jumeirah.
Dhs140 per person. Daily 3pm-6pm. Ongoing. Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 8888).

Try a Pilates class: Instructor Sheena leads an enjoyable intermediate mat-based class at Club Stretch. Advance booking essential.
Dhs70 per session, Dhs340 for five. From 8pm. Ongoing. Club Stretch, Satwa (04 345 2131).

Fun at Fun City, Lamcy Plaza: Take the little monsters for a session at Lou Lou al Dugongs – a multi-faceted edutainment centre with water play, sand play, a jungle gym, soft play, a mini supermarket, little ones library and free tot cooking classes laid on every hour. For Dhs35 a pop at the door and no additional costs, it’s brilliant value for parents who want their kids entertained all afternoon. Suitable for children aged two to 10. And there’s a sanity saving café so you can sit down and relax too.
Dhs20 (per hour on weekdays only) Dhs40 (for all day play on weekdays only). Open 10am-10.30pm. Ongoing. www.funcity.ae (04 335 2700).

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