Dubai’s QE2 is bringing back popular ‘Faulty Towers Dining Experience’

Expect a blend of top improvisation, tight theatrical script and a three-course menu

Dubai’s QE2 is bringing back popular ‘Faulty Towers Dining Experience’

We can’t imagine Manuel, Basil or Sybil from hit BBC TV show Fawlty Towers serving up a smoothly run meal in real life, but we can count on them making us laugh.

Good thing the QE2’s The Grand Lounge is standing in on the meal prep then.

Dubai’s iconic cruise liner is bringing back the anticipated return of ‘Faulty Towers The Dining Experience’, a one-of-a-kind tribute to Fawlty Towers that mixes a hilarious show with dinner.

Taking place from Wednesday September 18 to Friday September 20, The Grand Lounge at the QE2 will be putting on the interactive show for the very first time, where guests can laugh and dig into a three-course menu, and even get half a bottle of grape each.

Guests can look forward to Basil’s rude quips, Manuel’s forever-confusing conversations and Sybil’s hilarious replies. The show is apparently 70 percent improvised, which means guests can expect something a little different each night.

Expect a blend of top improvisation and tight theatrical script, and apparently, ‘chaos’ reigns right from the start, so beware.

The dinner and show package is priced Dhs375, and kicks off at 8.30pm until 11.30pm each night.

If you’re a fan of 1960s Motown jams, you’re in luck, as The Supremes are set to perform on the QE2 as well, and you can get your tickets for the show right here.

Finally, a chance to shout “no riff raff” to Basil himself.
Dhs375 (dinner and show). Wed Sep 18-Fri Sep 20, 8.30pm-11.30pm. The Grand Lounge, QE2, Port Rashid (04 526 8888). Tickets available on

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