Your UAE weekend guide UAE: 4 to 6 August

Your UAE weekend guide UAE: 4 to 6 August



Your weekend, sorted.

Summer is in full swing and people maybe on holiday, but the UAE is still bursting with things to do. Whether you're after cool cafés, dining deals or a K-Pop star, then you're in luck. Here are the best things to do on the weekend in the UAE.

Friday 5 August

Check out the charming Home Bakery Kitchen

If you love the smell of freshly baked bread, head over to the new branch of Home Bakery Kitchen in Abu Dhabi. Located in Marina Mall, it oozes a relaxed yet stylish ambience. The menu includes plenty of sweet treats: biscotti, brownies, cakes, doughnuts, ice cream and more. Oh, and that brilliant bread, from flavoured loaves to sourdough bread.

GO: Visit for more information.

Home Bakery Kitchen

Try the brilliant business lunch at Sfumato 

We love Sfumato in Dubai, so we were thrilled to hear that it launched a business lunch. The dishes range from a Tuna Tartare with mango and coriander ponzu, to a Grilled Striploin with roasted potatoes. The fine dining experience showcases seasonal produce and vegetarian dishes. The menu is available on weekdays from noon to 4pm. AED 115 (two-course meal), and AED 135 (three-course meal).

GO: Visit for more information.


Saturday 5 August

Check out the Demon Summer Brunch

Alvin Leung, the celebrity chef behind Demon Duck in Caesars Palace Dubai, has launched a new brunch. Demon Summer Brunch showcases his innovative take on Asian classics. The dishes include Chop Chop Suey, Minced Beef Gyoza and Shrimp Gao. Give your brunch an upgrade and order the Slow Roasted Whole Demon Duck – it costs an additional AED 400. The brunch runs from 1pm to 4pm and starts from AED 299 per person.

GO: Visit for more information.

Alvin Leung

Catch South Korean actor Lee Jong Suk 

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

GO: Follow @jongsuk0206 on Instagram for more information. 

Lee Jong Suk in Dubai 

Sunday 6 August

Visit the new luxurious La Perle Café

La Perle Café, a new café in Abu Dhabi, is creating a buzz. The coffee shop has opened in Reem Mall, and is a sophisticated spot. Located on level one, the venue serves lattes, pretty pastries and more. Sit under the chandelier and sip the day away.

GO: Follow @laperlecafe for more information.

La Perle Cafe

Watch a Martin Scorsese Retrospective

“You talkin’ to me?” If you know where this line is from, then this Martin Scorsese Retrospective is for you. Cinema Akil is celebrating the American filmmaker, and showing 10 of his most famous films. The season runs until 14 September, and Mean Streets is being screened from 4.30pm.

GO: Visit for more information.