5 things to do today in Dubai

Celebrate Café Habana’s birthday or escape to India’s coast

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on February 5:

Celebrate Café Habana’s birthday: The Latin-themed bar and restaurant, which originated in New York City, will be spinning Latin soundtracks tonight, and if you turn up before 9pm, there’ll be a free drink waiting, too.
Free. 7pm-2am. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 422 2620).

Check out a brand new boutique: Hermione Boutique stocks brands from Paris and New York, including Bui, Jay Ahr, Torn by Ronny Kobo and Sly010.
Dhs400 to Dhs10,400. Hermione Boutique, Magrudy Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 344 0320).

Cheer on riders at The Dubai Tour: This new professional cycling event comes to Dubai. This tour has four stages, taking the riders on a challenging and scenic route around the emirate. See them off at The Starting Village. Free. 9am. The Starting Village, Dubai World Trade Centre Plaza, near DWTC Metro, www.dubaitour.com

Calling all thali fans: If you buy one thali, you’ll get another thali thrown in free during February at Antique Bazaar.
Dhs85 per person. Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-3am. Until February 28. Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).

Escape to India’s coast: The à la carte promotion at Claypot, featuring Indian seafood specialities from along the country’s coast, ends this week.
From Dhs40 per dish. Sat-Wed 7pm-midnight, Thu-Fri 7pm-1am. Until February 7. Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Kuwait Street (050 100 7065).

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