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7 things to do in Dubai this week



Long, bleak week of work ahead? Say sayonara to those Sunday blues, because there’s a whole load of new stuff happening around town that will put the wind back in your sails. From movies under the stars to healthy eating made easy, here are seven things to try over the next seven days.

Nights out
Brunch out loud

Lucky Voice, Grand Millennium Dubai, every Friday from 1-4pm
Brace yourself, there’s a new brunch in town and it’s not for the noise sensitive. Lucky Voice is launching a new weekend pastime that claims to be the “Friday brunch to end all brunches”. While we’re not sure about that, we do know that DJ Jonno Blandford will be pumping out house tunes while singing competitions will erupt throughout the venue.  All in the name of amazing prizes, of course. As for the actual eating part, expect plenty of snack and finger foods alongside your three courses  from AED195. Better start warming up those vocal chords.

Soho Garden
Al Meydan Road, every Tuesday

Heading to the London-inspired club on a Tuesday just got a little cheaper. Well, for one half of the population – but fun can be had for all. Ease your midweek blues with local live music and plenty of drink offers from 8pm.

Cinema in the sand
Zero Gravity, January 27

Good nights out don’t have to result in sore heads the next morning. Sink your feet into the sand as you watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens instead. Be ready with popcorn by 8pm, just bring your AED50 ticket fee.

Where to eat

Black tap
Jumeirah Al Naseem, Fri-Sat 10am-4pm

The New York burger joint is now serving breakfast, and the menu is all that. Eggs Benedicts with slow-roasted beef? Try stop us.

Spike Bar
Sheikh Zayed Road, until March 16

With the Six Nations Rugby kicking off on February 2, we’re all in need of a place to chow down pub grub as we watch the games unfold. Spike Bar – located within Emirates Golf Club – has got it all. Head down while one of the matches is on and take advantage of the hops and burger for AED89 offer. There’s a cracking view of the city to soak up, too.
+9714 417 9999

Address Downtown, open now

When a restaurant is named after a star that lights up the sky, you know it’s going be *quite* the alfresco dining spot. As for the cuisine, Asian favourite such as sushi and tempura reign.

Nutri Bowl
Dubai Studio City, open now

Fresh and nutritious without throwing full-on flavour by the wayside, this salad bowl joint is our new favourite healthy eating haunt. Pick your base, protein and veggies and tuck in.

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