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  • Raffles (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Promises a selection of old and new English dishes, plus activities for kids, including a petting zoo and bouncy castle. Dhs355 (soft beverages). Dhs495 (house beverages). Dhs190 (children aged six to 11). Two children per couple, under the aged of six eat for freeTimings: 1pm-4.30pm(Friday) More meal deals

    Dub Pistols (Nightlife)

    London dub/hip-hop collective Dub Pistols have been peddling interesting, jagged, urban, funky soundscapes for more than 15 years, as well as remixing everyone from Limp Bizkit to Moby More nightlife events

    Ginuwine (Nightlife)

    US R&B singer Ginuwine – best known for early hit ‘Pony’ – performs at this high-end Palm nightspot More nightlife events

    South Africa Freedom Day Celebration (Nightlife)

    Infusion host an all-dayer to mark 20 years of post-apartheid elections More nightlife events

  • Comptoir 102 (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    A new weekly, organic farmers' market hosted in collaboration with UAE-based Greenheart Organic Farms at the chic French boutique and café Comptoir 102. Prices varyTimings: 11am-2pm(Saturday) More meal deals

    It's All Square (Art)

    Fifteen illustrators from a diverse range of backgrounds (including newspaper, tattoo, comic book and advertising design) are aiming to spark dialogue about their art form More art exhibitions

    411 Saturdays (Nightlife)

    The floor is generally packed at DJ Bliss’ trademark urban night 411 Saturdays More nightlife events

    Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Sat, Apr 26 - 7pm Show) (Nightlife)

    The smash-hit improv show returns to Dubai in April More nightlife events

  • Karma Kafé (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    The restaurant hosts a seven-course black truffle dinner. Dishes include truffle foam with truffle scrambled eggs and brown rice risotto with truffle and red chilli. Dhs495 per person (minimum two people)Timings: 7pm-11pm(Sunday) More meal deals

    Create your own art (Art)

    Families can get their own art buzz with a rare school holiday offer from this prominent Dubai gallery More art exhibitions

    Rhodes Twenty10 (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    The new promotion includes beef sirloin, Yorkshire puddings, onion gravy, roast potatoes and fresh vegetables, plus a traditional English dessert of steamed treacle sponge with custard. Dhs210 per person (food only)Timings: 7pm-midnight(Sunday, Saturday) More meal deals

    L.O.V.E. Sundays (Nightlife)

    Despite being the first night of the week, Okku is reliably packed with a glam crowd for this Sunday night party, which spins a mix of house and more commercial fare More nightlife events

  • St Tropez Bistro (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Monday nights offer three French oysters and one glass of bubbly. Dhs99 per personTimings: 7.30pm-midnight(Monday) More meal deals

    Turning Point (Art)

    This unique exhibition will comprise works in progress and pieces that help to shed light on the creative process as a whole More art exhibitions

    Hip-Hop Chic (Nightlife)

    A top weekly urban night with a decent crowd More nightlife events

    Mark Fanciulli (Nightlife)

    Much in-demand UK producer Fanciulli More nightlife events

  • Ladies' night dinner (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Head here for a thoroughly alternative ladies' night experience, which offers dinner for only one dirham! There is also live entertainment. From Dhs1Timings: 6pm-10pm(Tuesday) More meal deals

    Crossings: Archeology of the Spirit (Art)

    Using an array of natural, sometimes unlikely materials such as cotton paper and pigmented fabrics, Italy-based Egyptian artist Medhat Shafik's abstract works seek to put the focus on the metaphors of globalisation, freedom and alienation More art exhibitions

    Choices (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Traditional dishes, including antipasti, pizza, risotto, pasta and desserts. Dhs179 (soft drinks). Dhs219 (selected beverages)Timings: 6.30pm-11.30pm(Tuesday) More meal deals

    This is... ladies’ night (Nightlife)

    The Infusion and No.1 teams gang up to present a new ladies’ night concept More nightlife events

  • Da Vinci’s (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Specials change every month. Discount for Emirates staff(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Drew Live (Nightlife)

    Acoustic rock meets traditional Celtic tunes in sets from this well-liked staple of Dubai’s bar music scene More nightlife events

    Story Rooftop Lounge (Bars & Clubs)

    Get 50 percent off selected beverages Timings: 5pm-8pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) More drink deals

    Art Nights (Art)

    Hosted by the galleries in DIFC and Alserkal Avenue in Al Quoz, these monthly Art Nights are a great opportunity to take in new exhibitions, meet the galleries’ artists and mingle with like-minded art lovers More art exhibitions

  • Al Dawaar (Restaurants)

    Meal Deal

    Enjoy a superb international buffet featuring dishes from Europe, Middle East and Asia both for lunch (Dhs165 per person, food only) or dinner (Dhs230 per person, food only) (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) More meal deals

    Rox Empire (Nightlife)

    Traditional rock and blues hits, plus a sprinkling of modern dance tunes More nightlife events

    Iris (Bars & Clubs)

    Special offer with 50 percent off all beverages Timings: 6pm-8pm (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) More drink deals

    Amir Hossein Zanjani (Art)

    The striking, expressionistic brush strokes of this Iranian painter are filled with stories shadowed in the philosophical and social idea of submission to power, turning an eye on the dynamics of mass parades, class differentiation, and inequality More art exhibitions



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