Your ultimate guide to this weekend in Dubai – February 4 to February 6.

A new DIFC hotspot

Visit the elegant and chic new DIFC hotspot, Glo. The vibrant restaurant, lounge and terrace just opened its doors this week. It’s the ideal place for after-work drinks, a date or a chilled dinner.

Sundowner time


Downtown Dubai hotspot Taikun has launched a new ‘Sunset Sips & Bites’ menu. From 4pm to 8pm daily enjoy chilled vibes out on the venue’s terrace, and enjoy a range of happy hour-priced beverages of beer, wine and cocktails (Dhs30 for glass of wine and Dhs35 for beer).

A new workout

Challenge yourself this weekend and try a new workout. The Barre Effect studio recently opened its doors on Al Wasl Road. Founded by Nora Hameidani who previously trained and instructed with Physique57, Barre Effect has a wide range of fun and dynamic classes all incorporating the barre technique.

A unique dining experience away from Dubai


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Take a day trip out of Dubai to enjoy a truly unique dining experience. 1484 by Puro, located in Ras Al Khaimah, is named according to its height above sea level – 1,484m. Looking over the highest point in the UAE, this is the highest restaurant in the UAE and boasts incredible views of Jebel Jais.

Visit the famous Kill Bill restaurant

Gonpachi Dubai

The iconic restaurant Gonpachi, famed for its role in the hit movie Kill Bill, has officially opened its doors in Dubai.

It’s the first branch for the famed restaurant to open outside of Japan – where seven Gonpachi restaurants dotted around the country – and will offer authentic cuisine which includes sushi, tempura, kushi-style grilled skewers and fresh soba noodles.

Located in Business Bay at the Boulevard at Al Habtoor City, the restaurant is set to transport you to the “Japan of a bygone era” with its “nostalgic atmosphere”.

Family time

dubai-new-lifestyle-app-for-discounts-on-dining-and-luxury-hotels Viya

Make the most of family time with the Viya and their newly launched Viya Access Pass. The new membership is available for families offering unlimited entry to several resorts, pools and beaches, water parks and premium fitness facilities, including Topgolf, Green Planet and Laguna Waterpark for as little as Dhs15 per day.

Resorts that are available to access with the deal include Park Hyatt Dubai, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach and more. Prices starting from Dhs10,990 per family for 12 months.

A hair transformation

If you’re keen to treat yourself and fancy a bit of a makeover, Salon 971 in Barsha South, Dubai has some incredible deals available throughout February for just Dhs450. Whether you want a sunkissed look to frame the face with their ‘South African Sunkissed package’, a silky glow with their ‘Moscow Glow package’, or some highlights and a fabulous blowdry with their ‘The Finnish Touch’ package, there’s something for everyone.

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