Your handy guide to the week ahead.
Brunches, theme nights, dining experiences and epic events are all included in FACT's fantastic picks for the week ahead.
Monday 5 February
Experience Akira Back's Batafurai Monday Ladies Night
Set free of all of your inhibitions at Akira Back's Batafurai ladies' night. Take your pick from the intimate indoor area or the terrace with its Palm Jumeirah views. Turn up the fun and enjoy two hours of unlimited selected beverages and a selection of signature sharing plates. Mondays from 7pm to 11pm. AED 250 for ladies and AED 399 for gentlemen.
GO: Visit www.opentable.com for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 6 February
Elevate your BBQ experience with the BBQ Winter Box from G.O.A.T. You can now create G.O.A.T burgers at home or wherever your grilling should occur. The box comes packed full of premium wagyu beef patties, fluffy brioche buns, American cheddar cheese, crispy lettuce, zesty pickles, crunchy onions, and jalapenos for that extra kick. Customize your patty with three legendary sauces – Flamin' Hot Big Mac, Truffle Aioli, and the iconic G.O.A.T sauce. Boxes are priced at AED 240 for a box serving eight people, AED 390 for 16 people, and AED 480 for 24 people.
GO: Visit http://chatfood.io for orders and more information.
Wednesday 7 February
Experience nostalgia at Hush Hush
Are you craving an intimate night filled with nostalgic vibes? Step through the velvet curtain and immerse yourself in Nostalgic Wednesdays at Hush Hush, the new nightlife venue within The Nice Guy. This experience brings Dubai's tastemakers together to connect and mingle, serenaded by a soundtrack featuring Janet Jackson, Jodeci, Sade, SZA, The Notorious BIG and Tupac, expertly blended by top-tier DJs Shef Codes and Jevanni. Wednesdays from 9pm to 1am.
GO: Call 058 549 9080 for reservations and more information.
Thursday 8 February
Have brunch overlooking the Museum of the Future
Mi Amie takes dining to new heights with the launch of their Thursday Night Brunch in collaboration with Secret Parties. Revellers can expect live theatrics with an ensemble of dancers, singers, drummers, and saxophonists. The menu features Mi Amie signatures, including Burrata Cheese, Tsartsakaya Oysters, Wild Seabass Carpaccio, Spicy Yellow Fin Tuna Rolls, and Cajun Spiced Baby Chicken. As the curtain falls, Mi Amie transforms into a pulsating nightlife venue with a resident DJ, inviting guests to dance amidst the electrifying vibes of Miami and Dubai skyline. Thursdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages and AED 495 (premium bevrages).
GO: Visit https://secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.
Friday 9 February
See the stars at MEFCC
Fans of fantasy and superheroes are in for a treat, as Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) is taking over the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre this weekend. The star-studded lineup includes Iñaki Godoy (One Piece), James & Oliver Phelps (Harry Potter), Pom Klementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Temuera Morrison (Aquaman/Star Wars). Movie fans have plenty to enjoy, including film screenings, Q&A panels and community meet-ups. Friday 9 to Sunday 11 February.
GO: Visit www.mefcc.com for more information.
Saturday 10 February
Have brunch at the beach
The barefoot beachside brunch at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai offers a weekly chef's special, prepared live at an outdoor station. In a commitment to sustainability, ingredients are sourced from the newly opened hydroponic farm and the Nikki Beach Garden for salads. The buffet showcases seafood platters, sushi rolls, and meats and fish served straight from the grill. After brunch, guests can enter the turquoise waters and enjoy complimentary pool and beach access. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 500 (house beverages) and AED 700 (premium beverages).
Sunday 11 February
Tuck into the Dry-Aged Month menu at Teatro
Teatro Abu Dhabi's dry-aged steak and grape promotion invites you to experience perfectly aged beef's unparalleled taste and texture. Immerse your palate in the rich, intensified flavours and unmatched tenderness that only dry ageing can achieve. Paired with a curated selection of premium grape, this gastronomic affair is available throughout the month of February.
GO: Call 02 657 3317 for reservations and more information.