6 spectacular things to do this week in the UAE

Whether you’re looking for places to celebrate Valentine’s Day or World Pizza Day, here are all the things to do this week in the UAE

RAW Coffee Company

Make your way to RAW Coffee Company, winner of the BBC Good Food’s Best Home Grown Coffee Roastery award, for delectable dishes and a unique coffee experience, ideal for breakfast. The extensive menu features its signature Shakshuka and Oyster mushrooms sourced from Bean & Beyond, the Dubai-based farm that collects all RAW’s coffee grinds and husks to grow the mushrooms. Order your favourite coffee and peruse the Gallery Wall displaying the intricate artwork of local community artists or dine alfresco with your furry friends.

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Belgrave Abu Dhabi

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Belgrave Abu Dhabi is welcoming diners to indulge in authentic Persian flavours with a blend of Eastern and Western cuisines. Helmed by Amin Ebra, head chef and founder of the restaurant and brother Honey Ebra, the menu displays the family’s love for food with each dish catered to every palate.  The London-born restaurant’s latest outpost draws inspiration from the Silk Road that connected India and Persia, which is also showcased through its modern interiors inspired by the British and Persian royal families, adorned with chandeliers, marble floors, and Persian rugs, to name a few.

Call +9712 584 8383.


Sited at Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City, Certo welcomes you to its newly-launched La Dolce Vita Friday evening brunch featuring the best of Italian cuisine accompanied by free-flowing beverages and live music to sway through the night. Certo draws inspiration from an Italian palazzo, featuring warm interiors and neutral tones with stunning graphic art incorporated throughout the venue, providing a laid-back setting for guests to have an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

Every Friday. 7:30pm-10:30pm. AED229 including soft beverages. AED349 including house beverages and bubbly. Call +9714 366 9187 or email certo.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com.

Lapa Eatery

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Tuck into a selection of nourishing gluten and dairy-free meals such as the charred eggplant and smashed avocado on homemade almond bread toast at the new Lapa Eatery. The venue offers a wide array of international cuisines catered to suit the lifestyle and health goals of visitors without compromising on quality and flavour.

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In collaboration with Toys“R” Us, Sirocco is returning better than ever with its The Big ToyBrunch with a lavish buffet, fun-filled activities for the family, a meet & greet with Geoffrey the giraffe, and more.  

Every Sunday. 1pm-4pm. AED175 for buffet including non-alcoholic beverages. AED295 for buffet including alcoholic beverages. Kids aged 12 and below dine for free. Call +9714 701 1127/28. Visit website.

One Life

Celebrate World Pizza Day at One Life by ordering your choice of pizzas from eight wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas at a 30% discount on dine-in and delivery, exclusively available on Deliveroo. The One Life’s pizza menu includes the Classic Margherita with fresh mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce, Lunas over the moon! topped with onions, green peppers, kalamata olives, mushrooms and fresh mozzarella, Siciliana with fried eggplant, fresh rocket, mozzarella and parmesan shavings, green chillies and capers, Get the Focaccia with garlic, parmesan, mozzarella and rosemary, and plenty more options.

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