While we cling on to the last few weeks of manageable temperatures (it’s still cool in the shade/evenings right?!), you’ve simply got to get out and about this weekend.
True to form, there’s loads on. Including sports events you can watch or take part in, iftars galore and more. Here’s the low-down on great things to do in Dubai this weekend.
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10. Masala Library is hosting iftar for the first time
Adventurous foodies take note, a thoroughly unique Indian restaurant that’s already making waves on the Dubai food scene is hosting an iftar.
Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra serves up creative Indian cuisine in the newly opened JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
And this Ramadan you can experience a fully-fledged feast at the restaurant for just AED195. Trust us, the menus for both veggies and non-veggies looks spectacular
When? Sunset until 8.30pm
Where? Masala Library, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Non-vegetarian menu: AED 230 per person, including Ramadan juices Vegetarian: AED 195 per person, including Ramadan juices
9. This iftar located in a greenhouse sounds pretty special
A greenhouse in the UAE’s largest privately-owned organic farm, nestled among rolling sand dunes is hosting a unique iftar. A trip to Emirates Bio Fram is an adventure for all ages where your journey will include a farm tour, veg picking and an amazing Ramadan buffet.
The food is harvested on the very same day that it’s plated up for you… you simply don’t get food this fresh anywhere else in Dubai.
You’ll ride on a tractor, pick fresh fruit and veg before tucking into the FRESHEST of food.
Iftars at the farm will be held every Friday and Saturday during the month of Ramadan
Tours from 5.30pm – 6.30pm. Iftar from sunset
How much? AED180 for adults
Children’s policy: AED80 for children below 12 (children under 6 are free)
Pre-booking required- reserve your spot here
8. Break your fast at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, JBR
Running for 17 years, Amaseena at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, JBR continues to impress visitors year-on-year with that ‘wow’ factor.
The majlis will be serving the BEST of Middle-Eastern food, including Emirati cuisine. So expect anything from scrumptious lamb mandi dishes, Arabic sweets and other well-known faves will be the daily norm. There are 9 LIVE stations where unlimited dishes will be cooked.
Rest assured, the number of regional delicacies will keep you satiated and smiling.
Where? The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, The Walk JBR, Amaseena Majlis -Loulou’a Ballroom
Timings? Iftar sunset to 8.30pm
How much? AED205 per person (Inclusive of buffet, Ramadan juices and water)
- Groups of 10 or more can get an exclusive rate that starts from AED195 per person
- Children below 5 dine complimentary
- Children aged 6-12 get half-off the original Iftar cost.
Suhoor is an a la carte menu, from 10pm-2am, and it’s for adults only
For reservations and more information, email email@example.com, visit amaseenamajlis.com or call +971 4 318 6150
7. Dubai Mall has a stylish new Greek resto that’s worth a visit
Mmmmm…. if you’re loving the influx of Greek restaurants to descend on Dubai recently, then you’ve got to put Opso on your hit list of restos to visit.
A London born concept that’s just landed in Dubai; if you’re after killer views, a modern-Greek menu combined with stylish décor, this is a brilliant shout.
Opso is open daily from 7pm throughout the Holy Month
6. TREAT. YO. SELF
You should never NEED an occasion to hit the salon, but when June deals start cropping up, it’s all the more reason to make an appointment.
Whether your hair needs a revamp (try the new ‘Spotlight Colour’ service and Blow Dry for only AED500 for all hair length), your skin need some TLC (Spend AED350 to receive a FREE Expression Correction Facial (worth AED180)!), or you want that wow factor (20% off full eyelash extensions for the month of June)… Dubai’s most reliable salon, Tips & Toes, has got you.
5. Foodies will love ‘Friday Fiesta’ at Nineteen
If rolling greens and a Mediterranean spread sound like your jam, this Friday brunch will be right up your street.
The brunch happens at Nineteen, located at Address Montgomerie and it’s running throughout the month of May
How much? AED290 with soft drinks and AED380 with drinks
Call us at 04 8883444 or drop an email to book: firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Watch the FA Cup Final this Saturday
Manchester City take on Watford at Wembley, and if you can’t watch it up close, watching it at a sports bar in Dubai has got to be the next best thing, amirite?!
Kick off is at 8pm
3. Watch local sports at the annual Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament
Watch local sports stars battle it out in basketball, volleyball, running and paddle at this world-class sporting facility.
Plus, don’t miss the wheelchair basketball tournament starring people of determination.
More details here
Where? NAS Sports Complex
When? May 4 – May 17
2. Take the Desert Road Runners iftar challenge
Ready, set, go!
Choose between 2km (juniors) and 5km in this running meet at Mushrif Park.
All ages and abilities are welcome
When? 16 May
Where: Mushrif Park