From ultimate spots to celebrate special occasions to exciting new offerings to indulge in, here are the things to do in Dubai this weekend
Make your way to DRIFT Beach
Indulge in a day of serene seclusion within the confines of a private beach cabana at DRIFT Beach Dubai. These well-appointed cabanas provide a spacious deck, verdant lawn, and discreet changing facilities, catering to groups of up to 10 guests. As the day transitions into the evening, relish the newly introduced Provençal-inspired dinner menu at DRIFT, which showcases delectable dishes, such as lobster tortellini and the exquisite red berry vacherin. As the sun sets, the ambience comes alive with live entertainment, featuring percussionists, vocalists, and a wandering musical ensemble, enhancing the overall experience.
Call +9714 315 2200.
Mama Zonia launches new menu
Mama Zonia has introduced 16 new dishes to its menu, spanning appetizers, salads, poultry, and seafood. Inspired by Head Chef Cesar Contreras Crisologo’s Peruvian heritage, the menu combines Nikkei, Asian, and Peruvian flavors for a unique dining experience. The new menu features starters like Salmon Tartare Pani Puri, Tuna Tataki, and Sea Bream Ceviche, while main courses include options like Confit Duck Cazuela, Smoked Rack Lamb, and Chateaubriand Black Angus. Guests can conclude their meal with Mama Zonia’s signature Caramel Milk Cheesecake dessert against the stunning skyline backdrop.
Call +9714 240 4747.
Discover Fi’lia’s new tasting menu
Fi’lia is offering an exciting new tasting menu that tells the personal story of Chef Célia Stoecklin’s love for Italy. The menu features a variety of Italian delights, starting with appetizers like “The Boot” with Tomato Sablé and basil purée, Parmigiano parmesan crackers, and the comforting Riso Al Salto. The main course includes unique creations like Zuppa Fredda, The Tropea, Carpaccio, Agnolotti, and Merluzzo, offering a diverse range of flavors and textures. Desserts bring a delightful twist with Olive oil sorbet and Limone with lemon yogurt mousse.
6:30-10:30pm. AED345 per person.
Head to SLAW X ROVE
Visit Rove City Walk to savour a limited-edition menu from SLAW X ROVE available for six weeks and enjoy select SLAW menu items. Customers at Rove City Walk have a chance to win prizes like one-night staycations and Gamer Room vouchers. Additionally, there’s an exclusive themed room collaboration with SLAW, featuring SLAW-branded decor and burger-inspired elements for burger enthusiasts and foodies.
Call +9714 561 9999.
Sundays in style at CÉ LA VI Dubai
Prepare yourself for an exhilarating Sunday evening at CÉ LA VI Dubai! Come and be part of the high-octane atmosphere, live music, and an abundance of enjoyment featuring the percussion talents of Cuchara Jaramillo.
Every Sunday, from 10:30pm to 1am. Contact +9714 582 6111.
Participate in a pizza-making class
Embark on an Italian journey with an interactive pizza-making class at Larte! Ideal for kids and adults, this fresh weekly activity is a delightful weekend finale.
Every Sunday, from 1:30pm-3:30pm. From AED79 per person. Call +9714 581 6870.
Spice up Sunday nights
Embark on a flavour-filled journey each Sunday night, marking the perfect weekend conclusion. Angar invites you to relish a delightful platter showcasing four diverse curries, lentils, paratha, and steamed rice. The restaurant’s vibrant atmosphere and exceptional service enhance the experience, setting the tone for the week ahead.
Every Sunday, from 6pm-11pm. AED94 per person. Call +971 2 656 0000.
Savour a four-hands dinner at Burj Al Arab
In an exciting collaborative culinary venture, Ristorante L’Olivo at Al Mahara presents a series of exclusive four-hand dinners, offering a remarkable gastronomic journey designed to captivate the senses. Led by Executive Chef Andrea Migliaccio, renowned for his two Michelin stars at L’Olivo Anacapri, and the esteemed Italian Michelin-starred Chef Nino di Costanzo from Dani Maison on the enchanting island of Ischia, the voyage stars a meticulously crafted five-course degustation menu featuring Grilled scallops with seasonal mushrooms and Ferrari spumante sauce, Blue lobster with rocket and green beans extract, Lemon tagliolini with red prawns, Seabass with chanterelle mushrooms, and a delectable traditional Babà dessert.
November 15 and 16 from 18:30 to 22:00. AED990 per person with full prepayment required, and an optional grape pairing at an additional cost of AED900 per person. The a la carte menu will not be available during dinner.