Wonderful things to do this weekend in the UAE

From unique Easter celebrations to floating padel and World Health Day offers, here are our recommendations to make the most of the weekend with your family and loved ones.

International Tomato Day at Cucina

To celebrate International Tomato Day on April 6, Cucina, a recently opened authentic Italian trattoria in the Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, has created an exclusive tomato infused à la carte menu to honour the humble tomato. Enjoy Chef de Cuisine, Emanuele Rizzo’s special Spaghetti ai tre pomodori, free of charge by simply bringing in the fruit – and in turn, savour the classic Spaghetti.

April 6 to 13 from 12-3pm and 6-11pm. Visit the website or Instagram

Easter Cookie Decoration Workshop at Sisi’s Eatery

The pastry chef Sisi’s Restaurant in Dubai Hills Mall will lead two days of Easter cookie decorating workshops for families on April 7 and 8. Children and parents are invited to participate in the celebrations where you will receive advice from the chef on how to decorate and guidance throughout the process.

To help you create original Easter-inspired designs, they will supply a decoration kit with cookies cut into the shape of Easter eggs, frosting, sprinkles and other fun items. In addition, they will also be offering a refreshing juice and a delicious Viennese dessert, kaiserschmarnn to the kids.

April 7 and 8 from 10am-5pm. AED150 per person. Slots can be booked by clicking here: Booking Link – Easter Cookie Decoration Workshop at Sisi’s Eatery

Floating padel court at Padelx

The first-ever floating court in Dubai, located on Cluster I, Jumeirah Lake Towers, has a range of offers for Ramadan to keep you moving and has also extended its opening hours to accommodate players that want to play later in the night (8 to 12 am).

For bookings, events, memberships & tournaments, please contact +9715 8894 4631 or e-mail therese.randow@padelx.com. Visit Instagram

Easter Afternoon Tea at Address Downtown

Prepare to celebrate Easter in opulence at Address Downtown, where you are welcome to partake in a lavish afternoon tea experience with a specially designed buffet of sweet and savoury delicacies such as Truffle Quail Egg Tartine and Soft Brioche with Caviar, Lemon Meringue Mess and Marzipan Orange Flower.

Lounge at Address Downtown. April 6 to 21 from 3-7pm. AED195 per person. Call +9714 4368 888 or email dineatdowntown@addresshotels.com

British dining at The Coterie

This new restaurant and sports bar in Jebal Ali Village offers two distinct concepts, Coterie Social and Coterie Kitchen and a fantastic selection of delectable British dining paired with first-class sporting entertainment. Expect delightful British classics such as the Sunday roast, Ticklemore’s goats’ cheese tart, confit duck hash, marmite roasties and grain fed beef tartare.

Visit the website or Instagram

Easter extravaganza at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort

The resort’s Treehouse Kids’ Club has planned a schedule of exciting events for kids to celebrate Easter Sunday in style. Bunny Hops, a fun game of hopping that will bring the little ones delicious Easter treats, will start the festivities. Easter Egg Decorating will come next, where the kids can use all of their creative energy to make one-of-a-kind Easter egg masterpieces.

After, the traditional Easter egg hunt will send kids on an exciting quest of their own to find hidden eggs spread across the Club’s grounds. There will also be face painting, an Easter parade and other exciting activities.

April 9 from 2 pm. AED20 per in-house guest and kids’ club member and AED40 for the rest. Call +9715 6548 0320 and visit the website or Instagram

Easter brunch at Village Bistro

This lively venue welcomes you to make lasting memories with your loved ones with a delicious brunch with pool access to celebrate Easter.

The First Collection Hotel, Jumeirah Village Circle. April from 12:30-4:30pm. Call +9714 275 6621 or email restaurantreservation@thefirstcollection.ae

World Health Day offer at MasterChef, the TV Experience

This popular restaurant is offering 25% off the total bill to celebrate World Health Day on April 7.

Millennium Place Marina Hotel. April 7 from 7-10pm. Call +9714 550 8111 or email reservations@masterchefdxb.com

Easter Brunch at Address Sky View

This year, Address Sky View is offering a delightful Easter featuring a BBQ station with whole rib eye, salmon, and roasted lamb leg, a live pasta and risotto station, and a pass-around homemade Neapolitan pizza. Indulge in endless portions of your favourite cuisine while taking in the restaurant’s breath-taking views of the metropolitan skyline. Additionally, children can take part in arts & crafts projects, an egg hunt, face painting, and a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny mascot.

April 9 from 12:30-4pm. From AED350 per person. Call +9714 8738 888 or email DineAtSkyView@addresshotels.com


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