48 hours of freedom sounds soooooo sweet.
And while two beautiful lie-ins may be on your horizon, you can also fill your weekend with fun, with everything from brunches, stay-cay deals, clubs, restos and a MAJOR movie release to look forward to. Summer who?
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7. UBK is throwing a big 5th birthday bash
Looking for a fun brunch that won’t break the bank this weekend? To celebrate five fab years in business, UBK is hosing a birthday bash that includes a wheel of fortune to spin and the chance to win prizes, a karaoke booth, flowing drinks and BBQ-style eats.
How much? AED225 for urban brunch BBQ with unlimited selected drinks
6. Toy Room Thursdays are LEGEN…WAIT FOR IT… DARY
Have you even been clubbing in Dubai if you haven’t been to Toy Room?
The club has had a revamp, and it’s prepped for an absolute rager this weekend.
And Thursdays are LEGEN…WAIT FOR IT… DARY at Toy Room: Come for open format tunes and stay till close if you can keep up – don’t miss this one.
Toy Room is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
More info here
5. ‘Tales from Tokyo’ this Thursday (and every Thursday) at Tokyo Vibes
A new Japanese resto has opened and it’s a dinner and party all-in-one. This is a new venue at Soho Garden and it does exactly what it says on the tin, giving you serious Tokyo city vibes in the way of a vibey resto that turns into mad party scene.
‘Tales from Tokyo’ every Thursday is the night you need if you’re looking to finish the work week with a bang. Kick your night off with Japanese eats and drinks before DJs Jixo and Danz hit the decks and play ALL night.
And the food here is seriously good; expect a variety of Japanese plates and if you’ve not had the pleasure to try Japanese cocktails yet, trust us on this, the drinks menu here is something special.
More info about Tokyo Vibes here
4. Get yourself to the cinema: Spider-Man Far From Home is coming out on July 4
Marvel fans rejoice! Spider-Man Far From Home premiered in the UAE last night and it opens to the public on July 4.
The is a Marvel movie at its finest, with incredible scripting, casting, (hello Tom Holland as Spider-Man, Zendaya as MJ, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Jake Gyllenhaal brilliantly cast as Mysterio) and narrative that takes them to Europe; this is a whole new story line and it’s not to be missed.
Marvel fans need not be reminded: Do not miss the closing credits, the final minutes reveal a WHOLE NEW WORLD.
3. Recycle your plastics for a better world at these Body Shop spots
The Body Shop UAE has gone the extra mile with its Community Trade Plastic initiative, by using pre-existing plastic responsibly- through their products and beyond.
The company has teamed up with waste pickers in India, each with an inspiring story, in order to save the planet- which essentially saves us- its people.
And you can join the effort by joining the recycling program- so don’t throw those empty containers just yet!
Return empty tubs, tubes and pots in all stores and The Body Shop UAE will recycle and repurpose them.
Recycling is available at the following spots
2. Adrenaline filled stay-cay for the whole family for AED229
This is a serious steal.
Where you pay *AED229 for a hotel stay with breakfast, waterpark access and watersports for TWO adults and TWO kids!
Escape the city to one of the UAE’s most picturesque emirates. Ras Al Khaimah, just one hour from Dubai, is home to the tallest mountain in the region and the mountainous climate provides a bit of heat relief and beat the heat at the resort’s very own waterpark.
Ideal for families, groups, couples, solo travellers and even adrenaline seekers looking for a nearby staycation.
1. Babiole has a new look and you need to hit its new neighbouring shisha lounge
Whether you hit this spot for ladies night on Sundays, (you can’t got wrong with three courses of exquisite food for just AED145) or dinner this weekend, you’ll find a fun, party vibe at a spot where the cocktail creation is fantastic and the service is second-to-none.
The terrace is re-opening this weekend PLUS fans of shisha have a new spot to hit.
Next door is a very vibey lounge called Mamounia. With twinkling lights to mimic the night sky and lots of velvet couches that are made for you to sink right into, this is the perfect spot to order a shisha pipe and chill for hours. The addition of Moroccan tea served in the traditional way take this to the next level.