7 spectacular things to do this week in the UAE

Whether you’re looking for festive treats or vibrant new culinary destinations, here are all the things to do this weekend in the UAE.



Christmas preparations are in full swing and Yamanote Japanese Bakery brings to you a wide range of freshly-baked cookies, delightful Christmas cakes, and other decadent delicacies across all its outlets in the UAE for the festive season.

Until January 8. Visit website.

Loren Ristorante

things to do this week in the UAE

Reserve a celebratory culinary trip across Italy with friends or family to explore exceptional Italian dishes with a touch of Mediterranean influence. Tuck into Loren Ristorante’s delectable menu featuring Caviale Agroittica Lombarda, Burrata E Peperoni, Tortelli Loren, Gambero Rosso Di Mazara Del Vallo, Manzo In Tartare, Salmone Arrosto, and more.

Sunday – Thursday from 12pm-12am. Friday – Saturday from 12pm-1am. Call +9714 5578293 or email reservations@lorenristorantedubai.com. Visit the website or Instagram.

Café Beirut

Café Beirut has unveiled its all-new second branch, Café Beirut by the Sea, where you can experience a fine culinary adventure of Lebanese cuisine with a mix of mouthwatering seafood platters. The menu boasts a selection of dishes such as Mouttabal, Warak Enab, Shanklish, and Labneh with Garlic, Tiramisu latte, Date frappuccino, Oreoccino, and Caramel peanut butter milkshake. For all the breakfast lovers out there, the venue’s all-day breakfast dishes such as Ballila with pine nuts, eggs, soujouk, fattet hummus, and grilled halloumi cheese is a must-try.

From 10am until 2am. Call +97156 334 5777.


Book your spot for a central buffet of multi-cuisine dishes with a live cooking station to offer customized daily specialities for every guest. From sushi and fresh seafood to succulent roasts and refreshing drinks, this Sunday brunch is just what you’re looking for this weekend. For the little ones, a special kid’s corner will be available with exciting activities to check out.

Every Sunday. AED240 per person. Call +971 4 705 4650 or email dine.grandalbustan@movenpick.com. 


things to do this week in the UAE

The Latin-Asian fusion restaurant Juan has re-opened its terrace and launched its latest menu featuring Batayaki gyoza, Bomba prawns, and Guacamole bombon, Chifa oyster beef, Yellow chill cazuela, and desserts such as Amazonian Peruvian chocolate, Crema volteada, Lucuma fondant, and Mini fondant.

Call +971 55 9959579.

Abu Dhabi

Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Spend a relaxing pool getaway with your family at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island and explore the fabulous food at Capila – Pool Bar & Grill brimming with Latin American dishes such as Anticuchos, Ceviche, Churros, and signature concoctions.

Every Sunday. From 12pm until 4pm. AED210 per person including soft beverages. AED295 per person including house beverages. Call +971 2 208 6900 or email dineatcapila@hilton.com.