6 spectacular things to do this week in the UAE

Whether you’re looking for a culinary masterclass or new restaurants, here are all the things to do this week in the UAE

RAW Coffee Company

Looking to learn everything about coffee? RAW Coffee Company offers the ultimate resource hub with its Premier Barista training center and a retail coffee section stocked with all things coffee. Visitors can further visit the brew bar for an informative session on the different types of coffee, explore the wide selection of international options with different processing methods, and plenty more. Whether you’re a coffee enthusiast or a food lover looking for a relaxing spot, make your way to the RAW Coffee Company for a fun-filled experience.

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Catch at St. Regis

The MICHELIN Guide-selected restaurant, Catch at St. Regis, is hosting an interactive tasting experience ‘Masterclass of Caviar Excellence’, which takes guests through the luxurious tastes and incredible textures of this premium delicacy at the five-star hotel’s picturesque lawn setting under the starry night sky. Savour the briny and earthy flavours of Baeri Royal caviar, the subtle seawater aromas of the hazelnut-infused Oscietra Prestige caviar, and the rich and complex notes of Kristal caviar, a medium to a large variety that is renowned by many of the world’s top chefs. The tasting experience is then followed by a lavish three-course dinner prepared by Head Chef Remon Nabil Hana and his team. Highlights include Japanese amberjack, Argentinian prawns, Patagonian toothfish, and the chef’s signature tropical coconut sago dessert, each expertly crafted and paired with a glass of grape.

March 10. 7pm-10pm. AED400 per person including tasting experience, three-course menu, and grape pairings. Call +9712 694 4553 or email: restaurants.abudhabi@stregis.com. Visit website or Instagram.

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

The luxury five-star beach resort is hosting the EPICURE Culinary Month by Sofitel, a month-long event showcasing the hotel’s experienced chefs and culinary experts for a series of grape tastings and dining experiences to tantalize your tastebuds. From a four-hands dinner by Sofitel’s Jacob Nava Villarreal, chef de cuisine at Moana Seafood Restaurant, and Brazilian chef Manoella Buffara named Latin America’s Best Female Chef 2022 to masterclasses in partnership with The Tasting Class and The EPICURE Evening Brunch, explore a range of culinary experiences with friends and family for an unforgettable night. If you’re looking to extend the celebration during the month, the Epicurean Staycation awaits at the property offering spacious sea-view rooms.

Laguna Beach Taverna & Lounge for AED 350 per person. EPICURE Evening Brunch at AED499 per person. Epicurean Staycation at AED1,800 per one-night stay. Call +9714 455 6677 or email dining.palmdubai@sofitel.com. Visit website.

Mythos Urban Greek Eatery

The award-winning Greek restaurant Mythos Kouzina and Grill has introduced a second outpost at The Square in City Walk. Mythos Urban Greek Eatery invites you to a contemporary laid-back setting with an extensive menu brimming with dishes such as Fava (yellow split peas puree), Melitzanosalata (smokey aubergine), Feta in filo, fish marinato (yellowtail tartare), Cretan salad, and more.

Daily from 12:30pm to midnight and 12:30pm to 1am on weekends. Visit Instagram.


After the closure of its La Mer location around the end of 2022, Masti is back at The Dubai EDITION and is ready to invite diners to its all-new dining venue, where modern and traditional flavours meet. Paying home to Indian cuisine, the menu is brimming with all-time classics such as Tandoori chicken bao, Tuna bhel tartare and Malabar Fish, as well as new additions that include Watermelon bhakri, Ghee roast bone marrow, and Beef vindaloo.

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Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic has unveiled its expert collection showcasing new additions in the region which include Coffee Originale, White Cane, Spiced Cane, Italian Orange, and Aperitif Rosso. The all-natural, allergen-free, and vegan non-alcoholic beverages are sourced with premium natural essences, extracts, and distillates from the four corners of the globe.

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