12 Fantastic Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend: June 24-26

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Whether your weekends are for relaxing or going out, Dubai has something for everyone. So whether you want to shop at an indoor vegan market, try a new restaurant, or enjoy afternoon tea, there are plenty of exciting things to do in Dubai this weekend.

Friday, June 24

Last weekend to test epic birthday burger What’s On x Slaw

things to do in dubai - cole slaw and what's in the burger

If you’re saving your crispy burger treats for the weekend, then this will be the last chance you’ll have to try this limited-edition burger. What’s up is turning 43 and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Slaw, led by chef Ali Yazdi, to create a one-of-a-kind birthday burger. Valiant fried chicken is spread on special Oh yeah! sauce, a homemade peanut butter sauce and vanilla ice cream, topped with a lollipop stick and cotton candy. It is priced at Dhs43 and is available for dinner at both Slaw branches during the month of June.


Clock Henry V at the Courtyard Playhouse

Henry V Courtyard Playhouse

National Theater Live brings the best of British theater to screens around the world and this weekend you can catch a classic by William Shakespeare, Henry v. Although new to the throne, Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France, but faces resistance. Will the inexperienced new ruler be able to prove to his people that he is fit to lead a country to war?

Yard Playhouse, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, Dubai, Tel: (0)50 986 1760, patioplayhouse.com

Get glam with the girls at Cutting Edge Salon


Having a chill night out with the girl group? Head with the whole clan to Cutting Edge Beauty Salon and relax with a manicure, pedicure and head massage (20 minutes) for just Dh99 per person. The lounge is available in three locations: Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Ibn Battuta Mall. You’ll need a minimum of five ladies to book the offer and a maximum of 20. Want more summer deals? For Dh99 you can also get a full body massage and fruit facial.

Special summer spa party offer available at all three locations, Tel: (0)52 630 2533. cuttingedgeladies.com

Dine at the recently opened Bussola at Jumeirah Golf Estates

things to do in dubai - new restaurant

Popular Bussola has opened a second restaurant in Dubai nestled between endless views of two world-renowned golf courses. Guests can expect fresh and flavorful dishes like homemade pasta, burrata with heirloom tomatoes, fresh seafood, succulent meats, and a variety of delicious pasta and pizza dishes. Read more here.

Bussola at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Jumeirah Golf Estates Golf & Country Club, Dubai, Monday to Friday from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. and from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. 00 hours and from 18:00 to 23:00 hours. Tel: (0)4 586 7760. dubaigolf.com/bussola

Saturday, June 25

Enjoy a healthy breakfast at SĀN Beach

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Want to start the weekend on a healthy note? Head to SĀN Beach in Palm West. The extensive breakfast menu includes an exotic fruit platter, honey-toasted oatmeal granola, tahini-scrambled tofu and more. Don’t leave without trying their organic blends.

SĀN Beach, The Club, Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, open 9am-1am on weekends, Tel:(0)4 458 0499. sanbeachdubai.com

pay a visit to a new pet-friendly destination, DogventureHQ

things to do in dubai adventure hq

DogventureHQ will open its doors at Al Quoz in Dubai on June 25th and all of you are invited to make a reservation and check out the latest spot in the neighborhood. Inside you will find a dog daycare, a hotel, a complete clinic, a dog spa and much more. Read all about it here. The new Dogventure headquarters space will be open to the public from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm daily. Book your appointments on the DogventureHQ app or visit dogventurehq.com

Dogventure HQ, Al Quoz, 25C Street, Al Quoz Industrial 3, near Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, Tel: (0)4 702 6999. @dogventurehq

Head to Sola Jazz Lounge for their Saturday night brunch.


If you listen to jazz and love a good brunch in Dubai, the two worlds come together in one harmonious night every Saturday at Sola Jazz Lounge.. LLocated at the five-star Raffles the Palm hotel in Palm Jumeriah, the Sola Evening Brunch runs every Saturday night from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. It is priced at Dh449 per person, which includes free-flow food served at the table and cocktails, house grapes and exclusively selected and innovative spirits. Pair your sips with an array of delicious Asian and Mediterranean snacks and bites from the set menu, including Mushroom Arancini with Truffle Aioli, Shrimp Tempura Popcorn with Spicy Mayonnaise, Spicy Miso Wagyu Steak Tacos and more. Make a reservation here.

Sola Jazz Lounge, Raffles The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, every Saturday from 8pm to 12am, Tel: (0)4 248 8888. rafflesthepalmdubai.com

Indulge in afternoon tea at Dukes the Palm

dukes the palm

Savor small bites and sip tea at Dukes the Palm’s afternoon tea session in champagne and Tea Living room. Prices start from Dhs135 for a classic afternoon tea. Do you want grape? It’s Dhs150 or if you want bubbly it’s Dhs180.

Dukes the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, daily from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tel: (0)4 455 1111. dukesthepalm.com

Sunday, June 26

Check out BAI Bar & Terrace’s new summer marquee

BAI Bar & Terrace

Make your way to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View and enter the new summer marquee at BAI Bar & Terrace. It is open from Sunday to Friday from 12:30 to 01:00 and on Saturdays from 12:00 to 01:00. Happy Hour is available daily from 3:30pm to 7:00pm with selected drinks at Dhs35 and you can even get shisha. Reserve your spot at [email protected]

BAI Bar & Terrace, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View, Dubai, Tel: (0)56 995 8210. @bai_bar_dubai

Enjoy a Sunday Roast at DoubleTree by Hilton JBR

Gastro Kitchen has introduced a Sunday roast with all the trimmings from 12.30pm to 4pm. Enjoy the huge variety of carne asada while catching up with friends by the pool or beach. Pay Dhs249 and get salads, starters, roasts and desserts with soft drinks, or pay Dhs349 and get five house drinks and unlimited soft drinks. If you bring small children it is 99 dirhams with soft drinks.

Gastro Kitchen, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Jumeirah Beach. Dubai, Tel: (0)55 166 8092. @gastrokitchenjbr

Shop the vegan indoor market at Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens

zabeel house the greens vegan market

This indoor market is a collaboration between the boutique hotel and the ethical company. Not just for vegans. Head to the P2 level of the hotel on June 26 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and shop for ethical products, clothing, home goods, skincare, food and more from vegan vendors. For the little ones there are children’s activities, such as making plasticine and craft workshops.

P2, Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens, The Onyx Tower 3, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, June 26 and every last Saturday of the month until October, Tel: (0)4 519 1111. @zabeelhousethegreens

Try Vitamin IV Drips at Anantara The Palm

Anantara The Palm Dubai - Aerial

The IV drip is widely known as the fastest and most efficient way to get rid of any toxins and fill you up with vitamins and antioxidants. At Anantara Spa on The Palm, you’ll find a wide selection of personalized IV treatments, including an express drip, for hydration and energy; a drip for weight loss; and skin, hair, and nails drip to help nourish, detox, and revitalize. IV drips start from Dhs390.

Anantara Spa, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day. Tel: (0)4 567 8140 or email [email protected]

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