What’s happening this week? 

From Halloween brunches and exclusive luxury clubs to innovative and sustainable plant-based cuisine, here’s our suggestions for everything exciting in the UAE 


Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts

Mark your calendars for an epic Halloween extravaganza at Lapita Dubai Parks and Resorts. The Polynesian paradise is pulling out all the stops with two exciting offers, a spooky Hotel Transylvania-themed staycation and a frighteningly good Halloween brunch. The half-board Halloween staycation begins with a check-in to Hotel Transylvania-themed rooms; followed by special trick and treats every evening, theme park visits to either Legoland, Motiongate, Bollywood Parks or Legoland Waterpark; and bountiful breakfasts at the distinctive Kalea restaurant. Alternatively, if you prefer a family-friendly Hotel Transylvania Halloween brunch, visit Kalea for a spread of delectable dishes and refreshing sips; elevated by a special appearance from Dracula and Mavis, plenty of kids’ activities and the chance to get creative with your costume and win big.

Halloween Brunch at Kalea on October 29 from 1-4pm at AED250 for adults (inclusive of soft beverages) and 50 per cent off for kids aged 6-12 years. Halloween Staycation available from October 27 to October 31 from AED1625 onwards. Book your stay here. Visit Instagram.


Mama Zonia

Celebrate the spooky season with Mama Zonia, a multi-award-winning fusion restaurant nestled in the heart of Dubai Marina. With interiors inspired by the Amazonian jungle, the venue is celebrating Halloween with two fun-filled events. Get ready to channel your inner Halloween spirit with a special brunch featuring mouthwatering South American, Asian and Caribbean bites, spooky sips and catchy beats from international DJs; or hotfoot to a vibrant get-together amidst Halloween-themed interiors with your friends.

Secret Party Halloween Special Brunch on October 29 from 1-6:30pm at AED299 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED425 per person (inclusive of house beverages), AED525 per person (inclusive of sparkling and premium grape) and AED745 per person (inclusive of bubbly). Halloween Offer on October 31 from 8-11pm at AED220 for ladies (inclusive of unlimited select beverages) and AED270 for men (inclusive of unlimited select beverages). Visit Instagram.

chanca by COYA

Step into an electric world at chanca by COYA, an exclusive luxury club and ultra-lounge starring an alluring ambience with striking artistry and elegant design influences from Peruvian temples. Home to COYA MUSIC’s (the brand’s in-house record label), resident DJs and world-class entertainment, chanca by COYA is the perfect spot for early-evening concoctions and late-night parties. Diners can also look forward to an irresistible after-brunch get-together offering authentic Peruvian cuisine that perfectly complements the vibrant flair of Latin America. COYA Dubai aims to bring a sublime experience for nightlife and music lovers to chanca.

Saturday from 4-7pm. Call +9714 316 9600. Visit the website or Instagram

Folia, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

A hidden gem nestled within the stunning Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, this tranquil al fresco dining spot surrounded by lush greenery offers a perfect spot for an intimate weekend lunch or dinner with loved ones. The menu features healthy and sustainable plant-based cuisine by chef Matthew Kenney, sure to tantalize your taste buds and awaken your senses. Expect artfully-plated curations bursting with sublime flavours from nature, including Tacos with roasted cauliflower, mushroom barbacoa, guacamole and pico de gallo; Wild mushroom pizza with truffle cream and roasted mushrooms; and Beet hummus with pickled celery, dill, mint and dukkah.

Saturdays from 5-10pm and Sunday to Friday from 1-10pm. Call +9714 270 7803 or email suq.dubaijb@fourseasons.com. Visit the website or Instagram.

Seven Sisters

Nestled within the majestic JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Seven Sisters Dubai welcomes diners to an enchanting Bohemian themed Sunday brunch starring luscious Mediterranean and Asian delicacies. Picture portions of Wasabi glazed salmon, Tuna ceviche, Wagyu ribeye, Cripsy duck salad, Beef gyoza, Tuna tataki, Burrata salad, Spinach linguine and Caramelized aubergines, to name a few. These exquisite culinary creations are accompanied by mouthwatering sips and upbeat tunes, with glittering surroundings serving to elevate the weekend affair.

Sunday from 3-8pm. Sunday Sequence Brunch package from AED199 per person (inclusive of drinks) Call +9715 6775 4777 or email reservation@7sistersdubai.com for reservations. Visit the website or Instagram. 

Café Beirut

Begin your weekend right with a bountiful breakfast platter at this gorgeous culinary spot, boasting striking views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and a lush outdoor garden. Look forward to authentic Lebanese cuisine whilst immersing yourself in Lebanese culture. Highlights include Labneh, Foul, Balila, Shanklish, Halawah and vegetables, Eggs and Soujouk, Grilled Halloumi, Musabaha and Labneh with za’atar.

Breakfast available from 10am onwards. Breakfast Tray at AED68 per person and Café Beirut Breakfast Tray at AED110 per person. Call +9714 422 5211. Visit the website or Instagram