A guide to what you can see and do in Dubai
St. Patrick’s Day
You might want to take the day off work (or slope off early today) and head down to The Irish Village this St. Patrick’s Day. From 11am until midnight, the original Irish quarter of Dubai will be hosting Irish bands, Irish dancers and more, for 13 hours straight. Bands on the line-up include The Logues, The Real Shindig, Yeah Yeah Nah and DJ Marky Mark. Entry is free, and there is a range of traditional Irish drinks and dishes on offer. Fancy dress is encouraged.
Where: The Irish Village
When: Sunday March 17, 11am-midnight
This Irish rock band will be in Dubai for St Patrick’s Day performing at Dubai Opera.Head down to enjoy some of their best hits, including ‘I Can See Clearly Now’.
Where: Dubai Opera
When: Sunday March 17, 8pm
Jean Claude Ades, H.O.S.H
If you’re a fan of the Ibiza club scene, you will be well aware of Jean Claude Ades. The music producer is heading from the sunny isle to Dubai this weekend.
Where: Rixos The Palm,
When: Friday March 22, 6pm-12am
Find yourself at the mall? Check out the new No Fuss Lunch. From AED25 you can pick up cheesy chicken quesadillas and more.
Where: The Dubai Mall
When: Sunday-Thursday, 12pm-4pm
This swanky Italian restaurant has launched a new all-day breakfast and brunch menu, available on Fridays and Saturdays from 11am until 4pm. Choose from dishes including scrambled eggs with burrata and datterino, or French toast with coffee and mascarpone cream. Dishes start from AED35, and there’s a kids’ menu and play area too, for a more peaceful start to the weekend...
Where: Gate Village 1, DIFC
Contact: +9714 386 0066
If you’re still mourning The Ivy, this is where you need to go. This brasserie is by the same team and offers top British flavours.
Where: The Dubai Hills Golf Club
When: Daily, 7am-11.30pm
The Blacksmith Smokehouse
If smoked meat is your jam, then head here on Friday to check out the seriously carnivorous brunch.Dishes include chicken wings and deep-fried catfish.
Where: Dubai Marina
When: Friday 1pm-4pm