The best foodie-happenings in Dubai this week.
Sunday 29 August 2021
Business Lunch at ROKA, The Opus by Omniyat
ROKA has refreshed its weekday offering with the launch of a new business lunch menu. The contemporary Japanese robatayaki restaurant has unveiled a two-course premium lunch menu that includes a selection of four starters to share, including salmon tartare and black cod and king crab dumplings. Guests are then invited to indulge in one main course from various signatures, such as sea bream fillet or lamb cutlets with Korean spices. The regular Business Lunch Menu has also been revived, with a new starter – Warm mushrooms, Padrón pepper, green beans and spicy sesame miso. Sunday to Thursday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 175 per person (premium business lunch) and AED 115 per person (regular business lunch).
GO: Call (0)4 439 7171 for reservations and more information.
Monday 30 August 2021
Cyprus’ Lost + Found at Galaxy Bar, DIFC
Galaxy Bar is bringing a taste of Cyprus to the heart of DIFC with an exclusive guest shift. Dinos Constantinides and Diamantis Argyrou will be representing Lost + Found Drinkery for an exclusive ‘Lost Under the Stars’ evening. The event is part of Galaxy Bar’s 12 Stars Bartending Program, launched in 2020. The series of exclusive events will see Galaxy Bar host renowned bartenders from all over the world. In honour of the collaboration, the intimate space will be filled with candles while the serene sounds of a handpan musician will accompany the resident DJ.
Tuesday 31 August 2021
Le Goûter Afternoon Tea at Bijou Patisserie, Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk
Unlock a selection of signature pastries and delicious savoury bites amidst the charming surroundings of Bijou Patisserie, lobby lounge at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk. ‘Le Goûter’ is a French twist on Afternoon Tea served in a sophisticated jewellery box. Daily, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 175 per person or AED 320 (with a glass of bubbly).
GO: Call (0)4 4281 4111 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 1 September 2021
Jazz Nights at The St. Regis Bar, The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm
Offering a world of opulence, The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm brings jazz performances at its flagship venue, The St. Regis Bar. Offering two beverages and a charcuterie board to fuel the night, enjoy exquisite jazz tunes from solo singer, Lina Armour, and classical Jazz Saxophonist, Yavor Penkov. Wednesdays, from 7:30 pm to 10:00. AED 180 per person (including two beverages and a charcuterie board).
Thursday 2 September 2021
Dine in the desert at Al Hadheerah, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort
Head to Bab Al Shams for a theatrical and cultural experience at Al Hadheerah. Immerse yourself in a night of Arabian culture as you tuck into the restaurant’s revamped menu featuring delicacies like Emirati lamb ouzi, sizzling grills and buffet stations with Emirati, Moroccan and Egyptian cuisine. Making your night more memorable are the live performance from singers, horse shows, instrumentalists, dancers and more. Available daily, from 7pm to midnight. AED 325 (soft beverages) and AED 162.50 (children aged four to eleven years).
Friday 3 September 2021
Kabuki Brunch at KOYO, InterContinental Dubai Marina Hotel
Designed around the high-energy, culinary-driven social lives of the trendy Tokyoites, Kabuki Brunch explores the tradition of exaggerated Japanese drama and highly visual performance for expression through music and dance. Roving entertainment, live music and a contemporary take on traditional Japanese cuisine are all the agenda throughout the lively brunch. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages), AED 550 (sparkling) and AED 650 (Moët).
GO: Visit https://koyodubai.com for reservations and more information.
Saturday 4 September 2021
One Hell of a Roast at Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen, Caesars Palace Dubai
There’s nothing quite like a traditional roast dinner at Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen to complete your weekend. With a choice of roast beef, roast chicken or roast lamb, served with fresh seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings, including fluffy roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and lashings of gravy. Round the meal off with a seasonal crumble and creamy custard, made sweeter by the acoustic tunes of a live solo artist. Complimentary beach access is also available after lunch. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 195 (food only) and AED 295 (food and three house beverages).