Fantastic things to do this weekend in Dubai

From painting events to special menus and delightful afternoon teas, here are our recommendations to make the most of the weekend with your family and loved ones.


Step into this charming haven inspired by the beauty of Capri and the Mediterranean and get ready to explore a menu that is designed to please the diverse tastes of Dubai’s food enthusiasts. Expect delightful treats such as Carpaccio di Branzino, a beautiful dish featuring seabass carpaccio adorned with pickled Tropea onion, zesty blood orange, crunchy pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, and the distinctive touch of capers.

For those craving a flavoursome salad, the Insalata di Gamberi is a must-try. Poached red prawns dance with Sardinian fregola, while a medley of vegetable caponata, toasted almonds, and a hint of spicy mayo create a delightful harmony of flavours that transports you to the heart of Italy.

Address Sky View. Call +9714 422 4321 or email Visit the website or Instagram  


This renowned French restaurant is reintroducing its highly popular Paint & Grape event this Sunday, August 13. Guided by an experienced art instructor from We Love Art, participants will have the chance to paint scenes such as Paris, Bigger Splash, or Abstract Embrace. Attendees can relish two glasses of grape or three non-alcoholic beverages, accompanied by delectable canapés, all while creating their own masterpiece on a pre-sketched canvas.

August 13 from 4-7pm. AED390 per person. To reserve places, book through the We Love Art website. Bookings will be closed 3 hours prior to the event so book your easel well in advance.

Torno Subito

Torno Subito, renowned for its genuine Italian flavours and inviting ambiance, is launching an unforgettable Ferragosto celebration with an exquisite special set menu. On August 15, the Michelin Star restaurant nestled within W Dubai – The Palm is raising a toast to this annual occasion with an exclusive one-day menu. Ferragosto, an age-old Italian holiday, signifies the zenith of summer, a time for families and friends to unite, revel in companionship, and indulge in delectable cuisine. This special menu boasts an assortment of dishes that artfully blend timeless favourites with inventive creations, all meticulously prepared using the freshest and finest ingredients available.

August 15 from 6:30-11pm. AED450 per person. Visit the website or Instagram

Address Grand Creek Harbour

Step into a realm of tantalising taste sensations as Address Grand Creek Harbour presents “A Summer Fantasy” Afternoon Tea at The Patisserie. This delightful tea experience invites you to embark on a journey through the enchanting ambiance of the golden hour, where an exquisite menu comes to life, featuring a carefully curated selection of teas, mouthwatering sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and an array of divine pastries—all meticulously crafted with the finest handpicked seasonal ingredients.

Daily from 3-7pm. AED195 per person. AED350 for two guests. AED35 per person extra to add a golden cappuccino. AED120 per person extra to add a glass of bubbly. Call +9714 275 8833 or email

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Yearning to escape the relentless heat and embark on a rejuvenating getaway that etches memories for a lifetime? Look no further. The ultimate retreat awaits at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, where you can seamlessly unwind and savour moments that linger forever. Elevating the experience, an exclusive UAE Residents staycation offer beckons, delivering a 20% reduction on room rates alongside a remarkable dine-in credit of up to AED 500 per stay across the hotel’s esteemed in-house restaurants.

Within this urban oasis, a splendid assortment of lavish deluxe rooms, exquisite suites, and distinctive Aspen chalets stand ready to cocoon you in luxury. Families yearning for a remarkable escape can secure the Corner Suite or above, unlocking not only opulent accommodations but also the gift of two complimentary tickets to the revered Ski Dubai’s snow park. Children aged 12 and below enjoy a complimentary stay.

Until September 30. Call +9714 341 0000 and visit the website or Instagram

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