Your fabulous guide to this weekend in Dubai: January 9-11
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Feels like a long week? Don’t worry, the weekend is just round the corner and it brings with it indulgent spa treatments and a brand new Saturday brunch.
AWAY Spa at W Dubai – The Palm is giving guests the chance to Amplify Your Game, by offering a relaxing massage, delicious snacks followed by access to WET and the beach for Dhs599. Available until March 31.
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The team behind FitRepublik have just unveiled a new 65,000 square foot community hub that combines wellness services, performing arts, music studios, group exercise programmes and an all-day restaurant. There really is something for everyone.
Want to cheer someone up? New sweet concept Sugargram deliver ‘sugar telegram’ right to the doorstep. All the bite size cupcakes are locally made fresh daily and the boxes can be personalised upon request. Each package comes with a box of 25 bite size cupcakes priced at Dhs125 and an optional occasion sleeve.
New year, new do
Say hello to sleek, shiny and silky hair with Sisters Beauty Lounge’s innovative Hair Lamination treatment. For only Dhs55, the treatment gives you sleek mane without all the extra work. The process seamlessly boosts hair by adding nutrients and proteins that help reconstruct and strengthen each hair strand through a filming process, restoring damaged or rough hair immediately.
Soak in the cooler weather with a pipping hot plate of new age pasta alfresco style with stunning Burj Khalifa views at newly opened Coppasta, Downtown Dubai. Dig into Italian staples like Alfredo, Aglio Olio Peperoncino and Pesto pasta, or dare to be different with Curry Madras and even Thai inspired Tom Yum Pasta.
Keep those New Year’s resolutions on track with a free outdoor yoga session and a trip to the Farmers Market. Kicking off on January 10, and running each Friday for the entire month, free 60-minute Hatha Yoga session will take place at 8:15am. Expert GFX yoga instructor Anand Shekhar will host the sessions on the lawn next to the Skate Park in Business Bay and all age groups and levels are welcome to attend, but bring a mat.
Taste of Mexico
Starting this month from 1pm to 5pm every Saturday, CHINGÓN’s at The Grand Millennium Hotel in Business Bay will be hosting a party brunch. ‘El Camino de Flores’, meaning; ‘the path of flowers’, features contemporary Mexican menu and signature sips, live entertainment with dancers, drummers and musicians, resident and international DJ’s to get you into the Mayan spirit. Make sure to try duck quesadilla’s, king crab nachos and chimichurri burrata. The brunch also offers a specially curated menu for vegetarians and vegans which includes wild mushroom ceviche and chipotle kale salad. Priced at Dhs295 for non alcoholic and Dhs395 with alcohol.
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Bread Street Kitchen will be offering a three-course vegan menu as well as vegan wines. You will have the option to start with dips, flatbreads and roasted vegetables or a superfood salad, before moving on to a vegan take on two of Gordon Ramsay’s most famous dishes: a “shepardless pie” or a vegetable wellington served with a beetroot jus. A delicious dairy-free pineapple pannacotta with kiwi, passionfruit and coconut sorbet completes the meal, priced Dhs150 per person.
Go for gold
Quirky spot Scoopi Café want you to start the year on a shiny note. They have unveil a host of wondrous new additions including an Edible Gold Ice Cream Burger (Dhs199) and a Golden Coffee (Dhs50) as part of the café’s Gold Menu offering. The Burger can be created with any flavour and is topped with white and dark chocolate sauce and layered with a 24-carat edible gold leaf for that added luxe appeal. Who can resist?
Fancy trying baby gem, crisp soft-shell crab, kimchi & pomelo salad? Or maybe th whole roasted dover sole, garlic scape, curry leaf & caper butter? LOWE likes to challenge your taste buds. Masterminded by culinary duo Jesse Blake and Kate Christou, who both have a wealth of experience from some of Australia’s best kitchens, the menu is perfect for those who like to dine outside of their comfort zone. Find LOWE in KOA Dubai, Wadi Al Safa 3.
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