Eid al-Adha 2023: Things to do in the UAE

Looking for the perfect spots to celebrate Eid al-Adha in the UAE? Get ready for a memorable experience with these exciting offerings

Ka’ak Al Manara

The renowned Ka’ak Al Manara restaurant & bakery has introduced a special new offering just in time for the holidays – the Grills Family Feast. Tuck into a delectable mixed grills platter accompanied by hummus, moutabel, salad, and spicy potatoes, available for both lunch and dinner. The restaurant further provides a supervised kid’s area and engaging ka’ak making sessions for guests to explore.

AED169 per person. Call +97154 778 6304.

Riverland™ Dubai

For a memorable family experience, explore the picturesque Riverland™ Dubai to delight in the revival of the Dino Mania Parade and indulge in an array of dining options such as the Summer Family Deal at Viva Ristorante. In addition, Annual Pass Holders can avail the special ‘Kids Dine Free’ offer at Al Mashowa Restaurant, renowned for its authentic Arabic cuisine.

Dino Mania Parade from 8pm. AED149 per person for the Summer Family Deal. Visit website.


VAGA, located within Bluewaters Island, has introduced its special summer menu featuring a blend of contemporary Arabic and traditional Armenian flavours. The menu boasts signature dishes such as Curd salmon tataki, Watermelon cheese salad with Syrian cheese and lemon chili, Summer koruvats, Honey glazed black Angus tenderloin skewer, Pineapple cheesecake, and a platter of homemade sorbets.

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Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

Novotel Dubai Al Barsha offers an exceptional staycation package, which includes a full-board experience in one of the property’s Executive Suites. The suites feature stunning views of the city skyline with contemporary and well-equipped amenities for a comfortable stay. In addition, enjoy an all-inclusive dining experience at the property’s renowned dining venue 365, offering a variety of international cuisines to please every palate.

25 June – 10 July. AED599. Call +9714 304 9000 or email: H6535-re@accor.com.

Jones the Grocer

Ideal for family gatherings, corporate events, or birthday parties, Jones the Grocer brings the artisan pizza experience directly to your doorstep. The catering packages are designed for up to 10 guests and include hand-tossed dough, a selection of three delicious pizza flavours, two canapé boxes, and a box of mini desserts. For young pizza lovers, the kids’ offering serves 10 guests and provides freshly made pizza bases, a choice of three pizza flavours, aprons, chef hats, a box of mini hot dogs and mini desserts.

AED189 per adult and AED159 per child. Contact 800JONES.


Eid al-Adha 2023

Jun’s has launched a specially curated tasting menu, featuring Chef Kelvin Cheung’s signature dishes. With a fusion of third-culture cooking styles, the menu offers a memorable culinary journey that blends rich flavours from different continents. The non-vegetarian tasting menu boasts a selection of unique and flavorful dishes such as Lobster pani puri, Scallops & corn, Sea bream carpaccio, and Wagyu ribeye & broccoli noodles, and Mango sticky rice. The vegetarian menu includes Mushroom pani puri, Eggplant crispy rice, Spinach saag dip, and Baked Alaska tiramisu mochi.

AED450 per person for a three-course non-vegetarian set menu. AED375 per person for a three-course vegetarian set menu. Call +9714 457 6035.

Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection

Eid al-Adha 2023

Nestled in a prime beach location and boasting exquisite amenities, the resort is offering an Eid al-Adha staycation package featuring a minimum 2-night stay from a selection of accommodations including the Tower, Tower Oceanfront, Tower Family Room, Club, Club Oceanfront, or Tower Suite. Start the day with a delectable complimentary breakfast, followed by an Eid lunch or the opportunity to immerse yourself in one of the resort’s captivating theme nights. Enjoy a gastronomic journey with themed nights featuring Indian, BBQ, Latino, Arabic, Asian, and Mediterranean cuisines, carefully crafted by the resort’s chefs.

Starting from AED3,400 for two nights. For more information, please call +971 4 3995000 or email rooms.controller@habtoorhospitality.com.

 Seaworld Seafood Restaurant

Seaworld provides an extraordinary dining experience, catering to diverse tastes with its live seafood station and extensive culinary techniques. Ideal for families and friends looking for a tranquil laid-back setting, Seaworld’s menu features an innovative fusion of Dubai-meets-Bangkok culinary influences with dishes prepared using locally sourced ingredients. Tuck into signature culinary delights that include deep-fried Sultan Ibrahim served with the chef’s special red sauce, spicy and tangy Tiger prawns skillfully enhanced with red curry paste, crispy and flavorful Spring rolls, comforting Tom yum soup, freshly-prepared Papaya salad, and Seafood fried rice to complement your meal perfectly.

Call +9714 380 8009 or email seaworld@asianahoteldubai.com. Visit website or Instagram.