From the best food and drink venues, to beaches and nightlife, these are our top picks of things to do in Dubai this weekend.


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Thursday November 15

Check out Dubai Design Week


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British artist Liz West has partnered with Nemozena for Dubai Design Week this year. Fresh from exhibiting in Paris, Liz West has arrived in Dubai to present an immersive and energising art installation called Aglow, which is a celebration of female creative power.

Until November 17. North Block between Building 8&9, Dubai Design District D3, Design Quarter, Dubai, UAE

Friday November 16

Try a brunch with a difference

The Nomad’s brunch at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel has returned. This weekend took into live cooking stations and enjoy live music. There’s also a separate kids buffet and play area to keep children occupied too.

Every Friday 1pm-4pm, for more information  call +971 4 230 8458 or email

Saturday November 17

Try out the newest bar in D3


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Take advantage of the long weekend at this new Mexican joint in D3. The team behind Akiba Dori and Stereo Arcade have just opened their newest resto-bar – El Noctámbulo. The name of the new eatery translates as “the night owl” and serves up traditional Mexican drinks and food. Food is kept simple and made with wholesome, fresh ingredients. Dishes include  tacos, flautas, empanadas, guacamole, while music being predominantly Mexican Hip Hop and RnB.

Open daily 12pm-midnight, El Noctámbulo ground floor of Building 8 , D3, Dubai, UAE, for more information call 04-5668374

Sunday November 18

Check out this new Jazz night


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For one month only, Boardwalk at Dubai Creek Yacht Club is holding a jazz evening each Sunday. Live music will be on offer from renowned jazz and swing artist Rich Kennedy. There’s a delicious a la carte menu on offer, along with a wide ranging drinks menu.

Every Sunday 8pm-10.30pm. Boardwalk, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht club. For more information visit

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