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Here It Is: The Ultimate Round Up Of 10 Brilliant Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend

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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

How much?

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.

Book a spectacular iftar at Emirates Bio Farm now

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

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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 amaseenamajlis@ritzcarlton.com, visit amaseenamajlis.com or call +971 4 318 6150

The Ritz Carlton Dubai Jbr Amaseena Majlis Interior View

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


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

When? 12.30pm-3.30pm

How much? AED290 with soft drinks and AED380 with drinks

Call us at 04 8883444 or drop an email to book: dine.tamdh@theaddress.com

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?!

Here are six slick sports bars in Dubai

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

Details here

1. Iftar as far as the eye can see

Here Are 14 Amazing Iftar To Try In Dubai For All Budgets This Ramadan

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This Weekend Is JAM-PACKED! Here Are 6 Unmissable Events That Are Absolutely Worth Your Time

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This is not the weekend for rest, there’s simply too much going on.

With parties, concerts, season closers and brunches galore, here’s what’s going on in Dubai this weekend…

Say so long to 360 with an epic double brunch

The end has come but you’ve still got three chances to party starting TONIGHT!

A mega 72-hour party is taking over 360, starting with Back2Back on Wednesday, followed by ‘must have sunstroke’ on Thursday and Lovin 360 and double brunches on Friday.

Lovin has teamed up with 360° for this one, and while we’re gutted it’s the last Friday, we’re gearing up to make this a HUGE send off!

Food and drinks packages are just AED310, and this gets you unlimited house beverages and sharing platters of Pan-Asian bites.

To reserve your spot at 360° Dubai’s big farewell, please call +971 44323232 or email: 360@jumeirah.com

Stereophonics and Plan B at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

The Welsh band will be joined by hip hop artist Plan B and some cool local acts and it’s all happening on Friday, May 11 (get your tickets here). 

Speak to anyone who’s witnessed a live Stereophonics gig and they’ll tell you the same. The Welsh four-piece are 90’s vintage and are known for their unbelievable live shows.

Kelly Jones, the lead singer and guitarist’s vocals are phenomenal, don’t miss you chance to catch Maybe Tomorrow, Have A Nice Day, Mr Writer and Dakota live.

Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE is throwing a whopper closing party

It’s your last chance to party this season, so lets make the most this Friday!

Innervision specialist Dixon and Afterlife’s Vaal are paving the way for an epic music adventure and people are pumped!

The two big names are ready to grace the decks and finish the season exactly the way it started…with a massive party!

Book your spot now: Call 056 113 3400 or email reservation@bluemarlinibiza-uae.com

Everything you need to know about the party here

C’est La Vie at Nikki Beach

An ode to sister clubs in  Saint Tropez and Monte Carlo, Nikki Beach is celebrating this weekend with the best of French – so expect lots of food, drinks and music!

When? Friday, 11am – 9pm

Analog Room is hosting its season closing party

After a brilliant clubbing season, Analog Room is ready to draw the curtain. Resident artists are preparing to hit the decks at Analog Room, Industrial Avenue, Mina Al Seyahi for one final party. Don’t miss it.

Starting from 10pm, ladies are free before 11pm. Tickets AED100 at the door.

More info and discount info here

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Get your brunch on at Il Brunch da BiCE 

Use this weekend to enjoy your last brunch of the season! And Il Brunch at Bice is perfection; with fantastic Italian dishes, a beautiful setting and live jazz music throughout the day. And don’t forget catch the sunset from the terrace once the temperature drops.
Brunch runs from 12.30pm to 4pm and it costs AED295 with drinks AND bubbles!

See www.hilton.com or email bicerest.jumeirah@hilton.com to book

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