6 parties in Dubai this week
Hip Hop Chic – Mondays at Cirque le Soir
Monday is the new.... whatever. In Dubai, every night can be party night. If hip-hop is your sort of jam, head down to Cirque le Soir to hear Yann Turner and Mr Shef Codes on the decks. Expect to bop to the likes of Big Sean, Ace Hood and Jeremih. Attitude is optional.
When: August 29, from 10pm
Where: Cirque le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: +971 50 995 5400
Candylicious @ Mahiki
Step inside a candy wonderland as Mahiki decks itself out with all things sweet. Enjoy candy stations, cupcakes and plenty of treats. There are complimentary mixed drinks for ladies until 1am as long as you arrive before 11pm. Make sure you dress up and prepare for plenty of dancing.
When: Tuesdays, 7pm-3am (free drinks stop at 1am)
Where: Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Contact: +971 55 216 0181
The Girls Don’t Q Ladies' Night
This ladies' night has been drawing in the crowds for a while now, and this week is unlikely to be an exception. Ladies who dine at the restaurant can have any three dishes from the special menu for the reasonable price of AED99. They have also added a glass of complimentary bubbly to their usual three free drinks deal. All this and you don’t have queue. Ah, to be a lady in Dubai...
When: Tuesdays, 6pm-1am
Where: Q43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City
Contact: +9714 443 5403
Sonique DJs at Tribeca
Remember Sonique of “Feels So Good” fame? This Thursday she is in Dubai playing retro classics alongside Tribeca’s resident DJs Jon Besant, Natalie Brogan, CN Williams and Leon Knight. Tribeca’s weekly EXIT29 event draws in early weekend revellers with its deals on drinks as well as a selection of tapas for only AED29 per dish.
When: September 1, from 5pm
Where: Tribeca, JA Ocean View Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Residence
Contact: +971 50 345 6067
Throwback Thursdays at The Baggot
Those of you longing for some ‘80s, ‘90s and ‘00 tunes are in luck. Thursday night in The Baggot is throwback central with the likes of Whitney Houston, Bryan Adams, Michael Jackson, Jazzy Jeff and, erm, P Diddy, being played. For AED199 you can also enjoy unlimited drinks between 10pm and 1am. Entry is free.
When: September 1, from 10pm
Where: The Baggot event venue, McGettigan’s JLT, Bonnington Towers, Jumeirah Lake Towers
Contact: +9714 378 0800
Beats and Brunch
Gone are the days when brunch only meant food and drink – these days they throw entertainment into the mix, too. This weekend will see the last edition of Beats and Brunch at The Act, where you can feast on a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine while being entertained by a theatrical show. At some point, DJs Jean B and Sam Starks will take to the decks and see you through until 9pm with the latest house music.
When: September 2, from 2pm
Where: The Act, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: +9714 355 1116