What’s happening this week?

From Italian brunches to smoky delights and Bavarian Oktoberfest, here are our suggestions for everything exciting in the UAE

Certo at Radisson Blu Hotel

Certo welcomes diners for a magnificent cultural dining experience serving Italian flavours that will tantalize the tastebuds. La Dolce Vita an evening brunch is a Friday feast inspired by the warm Italian culture of sharing the joy of food with friends and family. The menu boasts delectable comfort Italian classics, antipasti, grilled meats, fresh seafood, decadent desserts, a live pasta station and evening live music. 

Fridays from 7:30-10:30pm. AED199 per person(inclusive of soft drinks), AED299 per person(inclusive of house drinks) AED349 (inclusive of sparkling concoctions).Call +9714 366 9187. Visit the website or Instagram.


Head over to Ernst for a spectacular traditional Bavarian Oktoberfest from September 17- October 23 featuring hops, lively entertainment, delectable German bites and unbeatable offers. Guests are transported to a German wonderland with concoction gardens with botanical interiors, a German marketplace serving fresh pretzels, bratwurst in a bun, exquisitely brewed and imported concoctions, Bavarian goodies and more.

For the ultimate experience, an exquisite custom curated menu includes Oktoberfest Brettl charcuterie board, Geschmorte Rindsbackerl braised beef cheeks with red cabbage, bread dumplings and gravy paired with concoctions. Enjoy a fun-fueled evening by dressing up in complementary Lederhosn and Drindls, and immersing yourself in German culture whilst taking in the unbeatable views of Burj Khalifa. 

Call +9714 210 2511 or email dubai@ernstbiergarten.com for reservations. Visit the website or Instagram.


Larte is bringing Italian flair to the city! The venue located in Studio One Hotel will be opening its doors and hearts to guests Chef Carmine De Michele and Chef Luigi bringing exquisite flavours of  Italy on September 16. Make your way to Larte to enjoy delectable Italian cuisine for lunch or a three-course dinner with an option of two hours of unlimited concoctions. The traditional menu serves a range of antipasti, classic Neapolitan pizzas and to finish a sweet Cannolo.

Call +9714 581 6870 or email ciao@studioonehotel.com for reservations. Visit the website or Instagram. 

The Crossing 

The Crossing serves Indian cuisine whilst taking inspiration from Rajput kitchens, hidden gems from North East India and global influences such as the Caribbean, Portugal, France and Great Britain.

The venue’s exclusive invite-only concept allows diners networking experience with prominent notable personalities, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and C-level executives in the evening from 9-11pm. Guests can look forward to a warm welcome with artisanal concoctions and delectable free-flowing canapés. 

Visit the website or Instagram.