Your ultimate guide to this weekend in Dubai – October 14 to October 16, 2022.

Embrace the outdoors


As it gets cooler once again, ROKA reopens its rooftop terrace just in time for the Dubai winter season. Guests can enjoy the ultimate alfresco dining experience with panoramic views of the city’s skyline. With a variety of flavourful robatayaki signature dishes, diners can unwind at this minimal venue that will be bustling with high-energy tunes for the restaurant’s resident DJ. Open daily from 6:30pm onwards, the restaurant is located at The Opus by Omniyat, Business Bay.

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Shop till you drop


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Sandro has opened a new store in The Dubai Mall and it’s most definitely a must-visit. With minimalistic interiors, visitors can shop to their heart’s content with all the latest womenswear collections. So, whether you’re looking for a variety of winter classics or simply want to revamp your closet you know exactly where to visit this weekend.

Go all out at this underground spot


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For an eclectic night out, Dubai’s new Parisian venue has opened its doors. Raspoutine is all set to promise an unforgettable experience with its rouge interiors. With a mystical backdrop and deep house music, guests can unwind with the finest dishes and drinks prepared by a team of experts. Inspired by the fantasy of a Tsar’s table, guests can expect an array of dishes such as smoked fish and the restaurant’s decadent chocolate hazelnut mousse crafted to perfection. Located in Precinct Building 3, DIFC, this hotspot is open from Tuesday to Saturday 8pm to 3am.

Dine at this sophisticated haven

Le Guepard

To indulge in an all-new French menu, Le Guépard Brasserie is reopening on Saturday, October 15, 2022. Curated by head chef Yanis Yahoui, guests can try a host of dishes in this elevated space. From truffle pizza to black salmon, there are 12 tantalizing new dishes to enjoy in this revamped space. The venue pays true homage to the Art Deco era with its warm welcoming atmosphere, which includes a number of different rooms from the brasseries to private dining. Located in Alserkal Avenue, unit 57, this haven is a must-visit to spend quality time with your loved ones.

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Host a private dining experience


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If you’re looking for a Grecian escape, take a seat at Gaia’s Chef’s Table. With professionals taking the lead diners can feel at home with the relaxing interiors that evoke a sense of warmth and go on a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure. With a curated menu of the chef’s classics, diners can savour their favourite dishes from the a la carte menu. Created with fine produce and fresh ingredients, each dish is carefully prepared with the daily import of fresh seafood and fish cooked according to the customer’s preference. Located at Gate Villa 4, DIFC, Podium Level, advance booking is recommended.

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Treat your skin

To ensure your skin gets the love it deserves, Skin111 clinic and home care offers a range of IV Therapy and medical wellness services to revitalise your well-being and beauty from the inside out. With customised treatments tailored to suit each customer’s needs, each individual can opt for treatments including IV Vitamin drips, Glutathione Detox Drops, Oxygen therapy and more at the comfort of their home without any added hassle. If you wish to visit the clinic, the branches across Dubai include DIFC, The Pointe, and The Wharf at Bluewaters Island.

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Enjoy soulful hits


One of Chef Izu’s most popular restaurants, Carine is inviting diners to enjoy a variety of soul, 80s and pop beats alongside exquisite dishes. With a live DJ every Friday night from 9pm onwards, diners can unwind in this vibrant atmosphere with sets throughout the evening. The weekend entertainment continues on Saturday evening with soulful hits and up-tempo tunes and a live band. To complement the experience, diners can indulge in delectable dishes such as the seafood risotto, grilled tiger prawns, crème brûlée and more. Located at Emirates Golf Club, this experience is not one to miss out on.

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Pick up the latest copy of Emirates Woman

EW October 22 Cover

For our cover, we are very proud to have three incredible women, not only sisters but business partners who are changing the landscape of commerce in the beauty space. Nora, Sarah and Dana Al Ramadhan, Co-Founders of Apotheca Beauty tell us what it takes to rethink how you approach the industry and build a brand that pioneers a new direction all while upholding a quality over quantity mentality in The Pioneering Beauty Empire. Thinking outside the box is something that we feature in this issue. Pick up a copy now or download it here.

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