Things to do on December 26:
Spend Boxing Day at Rhodes W1: Fight off the cold turkey blues at British chef Gary Rhodes’ new restaurant, which offers a four-course set menu today.
Dhs450 (soft drinks). Dhs580 (selected beverages). 7pm-11pm. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).
Relax this Boxing Day: Check into Heavenly Spa to try out the 90-minute Seasonal Experience. Pick three treatments from a select list and begin Boxing Day on the most relaxing note yet.
Dhs600. Until December 31 (excluding December 25). Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 511 7901).
Enjoy Café Belge’s Boxing Day brunch: Continue the cheer with this sharing brunch concept. Treats to fight over include baked Camembert with fig jam and beef chateaubriand.
Dhs295 (soft drinks). Dhs395 (sparkling grape). 12.30pm-4.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC (04 372 2323).
Check out Audio Tonic sessions: Arcade 82 will perform live on the lower deck while Tristan Bain, Rich Showell, Jordan Sweeting, JC Pinto, Rod Lee Winters and Mr Mr play the top.
Free. 4pm-3am. 360˚, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).
Rock out!: Metal Asylum, the UAE’s pioneering underground night will see bands from Kuwait, Dubai and Abu Dhabi playing some serious head-banging and grooving to thumping rock and metal music.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).