The best things to do in the UAE this week: 25 to 31 July

The best things to do in the UAE this week: 25 to 31 July



Sundowners, closing parties, leisurely lunches and superb staycations make up the very best things you can do this week.

Monday 25 July  2022

Lunch at L’Amo

L’Amo Bistro del Mare at the Dubai Harbour Yacht Club has launched a new summer lunch menu. Using freshly caught and imported seafood from Sicily and Galicia, indulge in dishes such as Sashimi di Ricciola Mediterranea con Panzanella (Galician amberjack sashimi, panzanella salad), Polpo Arrosto Di Porto Santo Spirito con Crema di Patate (Roasted octopus with potato cream and taggiasca olives) or Le Tre Tartare (Sicilian red prawn and caviar, tuna with capers mayo and croutons, seabass with mullet roe). Bring a sweet note to your meal with Gelato Artigianale al Pistacchio, a scoop of homemade Bronte pistachio ice cream with sour cherry topping for dessert. Available Monday to Thursday, from 12pm to 2pm. AED 139 per person.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

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Tuesday 26 July 2022

Join the season closing party at Bagatelle

Garnering a reputation for hosting the most extraordinary soirées, the renowned French eatery at Fairmont Dubai will be closing its doors for a grand makeover. Tuesday evening will provide guests with one last chance to live it up at the Bagatelle Dubai they know and love. Bagatelle’s resident DJ will be on the decks to keep the party going late into the night, complete with French Mediterranean cuisine, refreshing beverages, and an unparalleled atmosphere. Tuesday 26 July, from 8pm to late.

GO: Call 04 354 5035 for reservations and more information.

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Wednesday 27 July 2022

Experience Tokyo Nights at CLAP

Every Wednesday night, prepare to be transported to the vibrant underground streets of Tokyo’s Shibuya district inside CLAP’s hidden music room. Enter through a discreet door and experience Ongaku’s eclectic DJ set which channels the vibrant atmosphere emblematic of Neo Tokyo’s nightlife scene. Tokyo Nights boasts an endless flow of creative libations, open format music policy and the neon-lit glow of a decadent after-dark den. Wednesdays, from 10pm to 3am.

GO: Call 04 569 3820 for reservations and more information.

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Thursday 28 July 2022

Celebrate Peruvian National Day at SUSHISAMBA 

Inspired by the Japanese term ‘Omakase’, which literally translates into “I leave it up to you”, the Peruvian Sambakase menu at SUSHISAMBA embraces the Japanese dining ethos of having the chef serve seasonal specialties to their guests. Featuring newly introduced dishes that will only be available for the two-week dining event, alongside beloved Peruvian-inspired signature items from SUSHISAMBA’s acclaimed à la carte menu, the five-course menu promises to deliver an unforgettable journey through Peru. Diners can discover the inspired tastes and traditions of SUSHISAMBA’s Peruvian heritage as they move through 14 dishes comprising starters, taquitos, ceviches, sushi, antichuchos, cazuela and desserts. Available from 25 July to 7 August. AED 520 per person (available exclusively for dinner for a minimum of two people per booking).

GO: Visit or e-mail for reservations and more information.


Friday 29 July 2022

Indulge in ROKA's new Nomikai Happy Hour

Gather your crew and head to the contemporary Japanese robatayaki restaurant ROKA for a new happy hour. Sip on signature cocktails accompanied by a selection of Japanese nibbles, complemented by views of the Dubai skyline. Beverages on offer include ROKA’s signature Fiero highball. Available Sunday to Friday, from 4pm to 7:30pm.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

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Saturday 30 July 2022

Enjoy a brunch and stay offer

Luxury without the stuffiness this summer at Radisson Blu Hotels Dubai Waterfront. Satisfy your food cravings and take a break from city life with this staycation offer that includes Saturday Brunch at BAI Bar & Terrace, in addition to full use of the pool and state-of-the-art gymnasium. Better yet children aged six years and under are free. Rates from AED 540.

GO: Call 04 875 3300 for reservations and more information.

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Sunday 31 July 2022

Have a beachfront brunch

Surf Club at Palm West Beach offers a beach-side brunch on Sunday afternoons. To begin, brunch-goers can graze on honey-glazed short ribs, baked feta and honey and a mixed sushi platter. To follow, diners have a choice of main from dishes such as Black Angus ribeye, spaghetti alle tartufo and miso-glazed salmon. To end the afternoon, sharing desserts include profiteroles, key lime pie and pineapple carpaccio. Bringing a true Californian cool meets Hamptons glamour to Dubai, Surf Club will keep the tempo of the afternoon flowing with an upbeat soundtrack. Sundays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 395 (soft beverages) and AED 495 (house beverages).

GO: Email or call 04 589 5444 for reservations and more information.

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