LOVE Dubai…. And love it even more on the weekend.
When the city is your oyster and whether you want to chill in your jammies and catch up on the latest Netflix series (I’m late to the game, but how great is ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’?!), hop on the world’s largest cruise, hit a fancyyyy brunch, party into the wee hours at a new hideaway bar or shop till you drop… The choice is yours.
My Thursday mood. You?
8. The Last Big One this season – Hop onboard the Lovin Dubai Cruise
For one last time… The season is closing and this Saturday is your last opportunity to hop of the world’s largest commercial yacht and party like a king and slay like a queen.
Enjoy four hours aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht, complete with drinks, food, music, swimming, dancing AND a cinema room. Every Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm, depart the Dubai Marina’s Pier 7 and dance the afternoon away in style on board the world’s largest commercial yacht.
When? Every Saturday
Tickets start from AED199
It’s happening Saturday, May the 4th be with you on this one!
7. Get loose at Toy Room ONE. LAST. TIME (this season!)
The season is ending and if you want to go out with a bang, there’s obviously no place better than Toy Room.
Your weekend starts with a huge party on Thursday where Frank will be out in force, and enjoy the partayyy because the club is getting a revamp and when you return in June it’ll have a whole new look!
Get in line! Entry is free for ladies this Thursday
Plus, Toy Room will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays in June WITH so many surprises in store.
6. Rixos JBR has a classy new hideaway bar worth checking out
This Thursday, a new hideaway lounge bar called District is opening and it will be a go-to for cocktail lovers who look for something a little out of the ordinary.
This bar is understated cool, that’s bringing back a love of cocktails in a bar that’s got the feel of a private members club. Featuring a pretty unique bar menu, this is perfect for date night, after-works drinks, or a night cap where the resident DJs will play well into the night.
There’s also a cosy terrace with Arabian Gulf views, so make it your business to check out the entire venue this weekend.
5. Big prizes at the ‘Big Bat Brunch’ and ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ afterparty at LSB
This is NOT your usual ‘Big Fat Brunch,’ we repeat, it is not. So throw on a costume and come prepped to party.
Friday is all about Batman at Lock Stock & Barrel, JBR with the ‘Big Bat Brunch’ followed by the ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ afterparty.
Expect Sumo wrestling, Battle Ships and Jenga, while sipping on unlimited house bevvies AND dining on some real good food… where the best dressed can win AED2,500 at the brunch with AED5,000 up for grabs at the after party!
Plus, enjoy live music by 13 Daze, until the wee hours of the morning.
When? This Friday. Brunch: 1pm-4 pm, Afterparty: 8pm-3 am
How much? AED369 (House bevvies) AED269 (soft drinks)
Where? Lock Stock & Barrel, Rixos Premium Dubai, JBR
To Book, Contact: 04 392 7120 or email@example.com
4. Treat yourself to one of the fanciest brunches in town
If caviar, bubbles and fine-dining are up your street, you won’t find anything more suitable than The Lofty Caviar brunch at The Loft Dubai Opera.
Located in the iconic Dubai Opera and with views of the beautiful Burj K, this is the brunch to hit if you’re ending the season on a high note.
A DJ and saxophonist provide the tunes while you tuck into skip between the oyster counter, barbecue counter, pasta and risotto counter, a special bubbly and mixed drink station and there’s even a large station dedicated to caviar. Dream!
When? Friday, 12pm – 4pm
How much? AED395 with soft drinks. AED495 with house drinks. AED595 with sparkling
Where? The Loft at Dubai Dubai, Downtown Dubai
Call +971 4 362 7312 or drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to book
3. Party at Zabeel House this Thursday
Another ‘last one’… this is Hush Thursdays and it’s a season closer. The party kicks off at 5pm and runs till late and with tunes from Jason Pinto, Kristian Valdini, Dan Chadwick and Adam Rahman Ihmsen.
When? Thursday, May 2 from 5pm
For reservations call +97145191111
2. Shop till you drop
The big sales of the year have landed and if you’ve been waiting to snap up a bargain, the next three days have got chooo.
Savvy shoppers, the 3-day Super Sale is happening at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif and many more and will get you up to 90% discounts across 200 electronics, fashion, jewellery, home appliances, and cosmetics brands in the malls. Arrive early to beat the queues!
1. The world’s first Masterchef restaurant opens in Dubai TODAY
Gahhhhh! Fans of the tv show will be buzzing for this. The cooking show that’s so popular it’s spawned countless spinoffs worldwide has now chosen Dubai to open its very first restaurant.
MasterChef, the TV Experience restaurant itself looks identical to the show set, you’ll find dishes from previous show winners on the menu and (the very best part) diners can challenge chefs to the Mystery Box experience, where they’ll have strictly 45 minutes to whip you up something amazing (you’ll pick the base foods to ensure it’s to your taste).
Bookings open NOW!
Where? Millennium Place, Dubai Marina