6 spectacular things to do this week in the UAE

From a show-stopping cabaret show to restaurant launches, here are all the spectacular things to do this week in the UAE.


Rive Gauche

Sited at DIFC, the French fine-dining restaurant and contemporary cabaret experience Rive Gauche is bringing the extravagant La Scene show to the city. Hosted every Thursday, the party will be inspired by the film monstre à Paris, and the famous La Seine River district in Paris to provide the ultimate dining experience with live performances. From Limousine beef tenderloin tartare mille-feuille and Burrata Pugliese to Coffee daquiose, there’s a lot to explore with its extensive menu.

MondaySaturday from 8 pm -3 am. Call +9714 363 7260.

Bar Du Port

Bar Du Port has unveiled a special Sunday lunch to indulge in with your friends and family on the lavish terrace. The a la carte menu boasts fresh French oysters, Chicken paillard, Veal rack, Seafood paella, 12-Hour slow-cooked short ribs, and Wagyu tenderloin MB5.

Every Sunday from 1-5 pm. Call +97150 969 9820.

Mama Rita

things to do this week in the UAE

Hosting Thanksgiving? Mama Rita is serving two types of turkey this Thanksgiving that can be ordered online, 72 hours prior. The options – International Turkey and Oriental Turkey – cater to diverse palates, for you to book according to your hosting needs. Serves up to 10 people, the international turkey comes with turkey sausages, rosemary and onion roasted potatoes, roasted parsnips, carrots and green beans, creamy mashed potatoes, Brussel sprouts, walnuts and turkey bacon. On the other hand, the oriental turkey features traditional oriental rice, turkey sausages, roasted parsnip, carrots and green beans, creamy mashed potatoes, Brussel sprouts, walnuts and turkey bacon.

Until December 31. AED950-AED970. Visit website.

Marea Dubai

Feast on a decadent three-course menu for a one-night-only Thanksgiving special on November 24. Diners can look forward to Pumpkin ravioli with brown butter sauce and crispy sage, Oven roasted turkey from France served with mashed potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, turkey gravy and house cranberry sauce, Pecan pie, and Pumpkin pie with mascarpone.

November 24. AED499. Visit the website.

Abu Dhabi


Located at Yas Bay, Paradiso led by chef and founder of LPM Restaurant and Bar, Nicole Rubi and Michelin-star chef Pierre Gagnaire, is offering delicious French and Italian specialties for its new winter menu. Prepare to savour Nicole’s arrabbiata gnocchi, Grilled king prawns, and Calamari with parsley sauce in addition to a wide selection of homemade pasta, pizzas, and signature beverages.

Call +97150 437 2869.

Abu Dhabi Culinary Season

Abu Dhabi Culinary Season by the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has returned for its annual edition, welcoming a host of renowned restaurants, F&B outlets, chefs and industry players, to platform the capital as a go-to culinary hotspot. Here until 5 December, prepare for special discounts, exclusive deals, multi-cuisine menus, and unexpected collaborations to keep you entertained throughout its illustrious journey.

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