An awkward farewell party, a white pilates class and a new taco process…
Welcome to the new Dubai Week, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. For a farewell party, happy hour or new girls’ night, catch some talented local acts among the bands or take the little ones to mini golf.
Here are the top 8 things to do in Dubai this week.
Go to a poor farewell party
After eight years, Goya Dubai goes on summer vacation and is closed from Wednesday, July 20 until September. But when we say “too long,” on Monday, July 18, the sweet Peruvian venue will throw its last party of the season. The event will be held in partnership with Paro Negro Athens, an innovative Greek nightclub that features some of the world’s 50 best. In Bar List 2021. Goya promises to be bigger, bolder and better than ever when it reopens in September, so we can’t wait to see what’s coming next.
Goya, Four Seasons Resort Dubai, Jumeirah, from 7pm, Monday 18 July. Tel: (0)4316 9600, coyarestaurant.com
Try pilates lessons and get free hair care
Guys, this one’s for you: Polished Pilates Studio Palm Jumeirah Poser wants to showcase the benefits of Pilates for men in muscle recovery, improving back posture and more. This summer, pay $100 for an introductory barber class and you’ll also receive a free premium service from Chaps & Co Barbers.
Parking, Golden Mile Building 4, Palm Jumeirah, starts from AED 100. Tel: (0) 58568 6936, Embed Tweet
Go for tacos on Tuesday nights
Tuesday’s Hot Taco La Carnita deal just got even better: Now you can get unlimited tacos and margaritas for $250 per person. From 7pm to midnight, flavorful fillings include Mexican beef chorizo, Azota chicken or vegetarian mushrooms.
La Cornetta, InterContinental Dubai Marina, Tue, 7pm to 12pm, 250pm Tel: (0)4425 4030. lacarnita.ae
Meet your options at a new ladies evening
The newly opened Crafty Fox Sports Bar and Pub at Jumeirah Golf Estates invites ladies to enjoy two free drinks every Tuesday night. Valid from 8pm to 11pm, you’ll need to reserve a spot in advance, but you’ll be treated to a pair of sparkling wine or pink gin cocktails on arrival.
Crafty Fox, The Club House, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Wednesday 8pm to 11pm. Tel: (0) 4586 7767, dubaigolf.com
Laugh out loud at a comedy show
Dubai’s favorite comedy club returns this July with three new international acts. British comedian Paul Donkinson, American actress Lisa Alvarado and comedy circuit favorite Pierre Hollins will be performing a small show for laughs at venues around town. The following Wednesday, they snapped the trio at Kumble House in Jumeirah The Greens.
The Laughter Factory, Jumeirah by Junk House, The Greens, 8:30pm, Wed, July 20, Dash 160. thelaughterfactory.com
A rock band performs live music at night
UAE’s favorite party bar Lock, Stock & Barrel now has three branches across the city. To cement its status as the ultimate home of live music, they teamed up with Jack Daniel’s to battle it out between towns, with the winning show taking home Dh35,000. The fifth session will be held on Wednesday, July 20 at Barsha Heights.
Lock, Stock & Barrel Barsha Heights, Grand Millennium, Barsha Heights, Wednesday July 20 from 7pm. Hill: (0) 4423 8309And this lsbdubai.com/battle-of-the-bands/
Fill your summer vacation with new and fun activities
Would you like to play mini golf? Kids will love it too, especially at this location. During the summer, children ages 5 to 12 can work the swings for a discounted rate of $90. The mini golf experience takes place in the dark, illuminated by black neon lights and 3D effects that completely cover the walls and floor of the indoor course. Check out some epic scenes, from orange-hued desert scenes to vibrant undersea worlds.
Unit B24, Bahar Plaza Level, JBR, open Monday to Friday 14:00 to 01:00 and Saturday and Sunday 12:00 to 01:00. Tel: (0) 4565 7621. 3d-blacklight-minigolf.ae
Go and have a drink at the cool new cocktail bar
We’re big fans of the recently opened cocktail bar Salmon Guru in ME Dubai. But if you haven’t visited the site yet, here’s a new reason—they’ve launched a new happy hour. Every day of the week between 17:00 and 19:00, 195 Dash offers you three cocktails and communal dishes. “Ultra Marino”, a drink that has been submerged in seawater for 72 hours including fruit sips; “Necroni del Bambino” is based on a bow sea gin without alcohol; Or the ‘Donico Spranger’, a house-made cardamom and cinnamon secret with fresh cucumber and lemon juice.
Salmon Guru, ME Dubai, Business Bay, Monday to Friday, 5pm to 7pm, AED 195. Tel: (0) 52814 9537, @SalemUngorodbe
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