Your ultimate guide to the weekend – May 27 to May 29.

A night in with Friends

Tune in to watch Friends: The Reunion, where the cast from the iconic soap – Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer – will reunite for the first time in 17 years on-screen.

It was announced the reunion would be available on US streaming giant HBO Max, but you’ll also now be able to watch it in the UAE and the Middle East.

OSN, the leading entertainment hub for the MENA region, will have Friends: The Reunion available on all its streaming platforms on May 27, 2021, meaning subscribers will be able to watch The One Where They Get Back Together as it airs with the rest of the world.

A fitness retreat

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Fancy a combination of workout and fun games? Then this staycation in Umm Al Quwain is for you. Hosted by Bare DXB, enjoy an array of fun workouts. Then enjoy yourself at the is the Bare White Party – all dressed in white, after our family dinner by the beach take the private elevator to BARE’s very own private terrace where the fun and games continue long through the night. It’s Dhs2,950 for a double room or Dhs2,050 for single occupancy including a two-night stay, breakfast lunch and dinner plus Bare DXB workouts.

A Loewe pop-up


Luxury brand Loewe has taken residence at Koko Bay for the next couple of weeks to showcase their annual capsule collection. At the residence, which will take place until June 19, you’ll be able to see patterns from the latest collection in the décor in pillows, parasols, folding screens and hanging fabrics.

Meanwhile, the Loewe Paula Ibiza consists of ready-to-wear, bags and accessories for women and men, capturing the joyful zing of bohemian Balearic spirit with bold colour, playful prints and natural textures.

Seasonal menu

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Enjoy a three-course seasonal menu at Coya which is here for the summer. Consisting of the restaurant’s famous guacamole with tortillas, a choice of soup, followed by two small dishes, and a main course, priced at Dhs350 per person. Dishes include wild mushroom ceviche, kale and cucumber salads, wagyu and lobster baos, seabass croquettes,and salmon tacos, char-grilled whole sea bream, Peruvian dried potato and cauliflower, spicy beef fillet, corn fed baby chicken and Chilean sea bass. Complemented by a wide range of refreshing cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages, Coya Dubai’s Puesta del Sol menu is now available to book for dining guests from 6pm to 6:30pm.

A luxury brunch

Roberto's Dubai

Popular DIFC hotspot Roberto’s brunch is back every Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 4pm. Enjoy dishes including Tuna Tartare with Avocado and Wasabi Cream, classic Burrata, Slow Cooked Roasted Octopus, Homemade Fettuccine with Canadian lobster and Green Asparagus and Wild forest Portobello Mushroom Risotto with Shaved Black Truffle. Prices start at Dhs295 for the soft package; Dhs445 for the house packages and Dhs695 for the champagne package.

A new menu

Flamingo Room, located at Jumeirah Al Naseem, has unveiled some season additions to its menu. New highlights from the menu include luxurious options including a light and refreshing Sea Bass Carpaccio, wonderfully rich Lobster Risotto and a silky Burrata & Butternut Ravioli delicately sprinkled with truffle shavings. For a decadent end to the meal, guests can indulge in the Affogato Al Caffè with a crisp honeycomb moelleux or experience the perfection that is the Cherry Tarte Tartin topped with vanilla ice cream.

A Saturday beach club day

Cove Beach Dubai

Spend the day at Cove Beach on Saturday to enjoy the beach club’s deep house music event, Garden of Cove. Featuring signature jungle vibes, rhythm-seekers are invited to succumb to the sounds of cutting-edge techno beats by an incredible line-up of DJs including DJ Adriana Ray and DJ Chris Metcalfe. Available from 12pm to 9pm every Saturday sharing platters start from Dhs199 and jugs of fruity mixed beverages for Dhs190.

A trip to the cinema

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If you’re a fan of the Disney classic 101 Dalmations, new release Cruella is a live-action feature film following the evil exploits of Cruella de Vil. Played by Emma Stone, this new film insight into the iconic character. Watch at cinemas across Dubai.

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