The best things to do in the UAE this week: 31 July to 6 August

The best things to do in the UAE this week: 31 July to 6 August



Here are the top events, from salons to speakeasies.

The UAE may be quieter than usual, but there are plenty of ways to have fun. Take your pick from exciting events, which include French chefs and South Korean stars. Here are the best things to do in the UAE this week.

Monday 31 July

Spruce up your style at the new eco-friendly Boho Salon

Forget about a good hair day, give yourself a good hair week. Visit the newly opened Boho Salon in Arjaan, which has mastered boho chic. The venue boasts minimal artificial light and lets the sunshine flood in through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Plus, it uses cruelty free, eco-friendly and vegan products, so you can look and feel good.

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Tuesday 1 August

Dine with Le Petit Chef in Andaz Dubai The Palm 

Size doesn’t matter. To prove the point, Le Petit Chef maybe the 58 millimetres small, but he is making a big impact. From 1 August, he can be spotted in Andaz Dubai The Palm. With the help of technical wizardry, he will be bringing your menu to life. The five-course meal is a lot from someone so little.  

GO: Visit for more information.

Le Petit Chef

Wednesday 2 August

Destress with deals at W Dubai – The Palm’s AWAY Spa

W Dubai – The Palm’s Away Spa is offering fifty per cent off on De-Stress and Go Deep massages. Plus, the Amplify Your Game package comes with pool and beach access, and a post-treatment meal and beverage at Wet DECK. The offer is valid for UAE residents valid until August 31.

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festive spa treatments

Thursday 3 August

Visit Pierre’s TT in InterContinental Dubai Festival City

Three MICHELIN Starred chef Pierre Gagnaire and his talented team are thrilled to welcome you back to Pierre’s TT. The venue reopens from 3 August and celebrates modern French gastronomic. The dishes range from a Wild Turbot Meunière to the Langoustine marinated in orange reduction. The décor oozes a breezy elegance and relaxed charm. Plus, there are spectacular views.

GO: Visit or call 052 898 8491 for more information.  

Friday 4 August

Enjoy live music at Paramount Hotel Dubai’s Flashback Speakeasy

Catch local and international acts at Paramount Hotel Dubai’s Flashback Speakeasy. On Friday night, guests can enjoy Latin beats. Performer Ppito from Cuba draws inspiration from the streets of Havana. The live music nights run from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30pm.

GO: Visit for more information.

Flashback Speakeasy

Saturday 5 August

Catch South Korean superstar Lee Jong Suk 

Are you a fan of South Korean Culture? Well, if you know your Parasite from Squid Games, we have some news. The Korean actor Lee Jong Suk is bringing Dear. My With, a meet and greet tour, to Agenda in Dubai Media City. So, go grab some Suk time and a selfie.

GO: Follow @jongsuk0206 on Instagram for more information. 

Lee Jong Suk in Dubai 

Sunday 6 August

Be mesmerised by the marvellous jellyfish

The National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi has launched its latest exhibition, Invasion of the Jellyfish. Prepare to be wowed by the mind-boggling gelatinous sea creatures. The collection includes stinging sea nettles, mysterious UFO-like moon jellies, and upside-down jellies. If you want to get up close and personal – safely, of course – you know where to go.

GO: Visit for more information.

The National Aquarium