Your ultimate guide to this weekend in the UAE – January 20 to January 22, 2023.
Book an exclusive beach club experience
With Twiggy by La Cantine celebrating its second anniversary this weekend, experience the ultimate Côte D’azur. Designed with a hint of nostalgia, this pristine venue is set to celebrate in style on Saturday, January 21, 2023, with impressive views and a memorable live performance by an acclaimed electronic music DJ. Known for his legendary live performances in party hotspots Mykonos and Ibiza, the world-renowned DJ Pablo Fierro, will be spinning to his popular hits at this French Riveria-inspired venue for an unforgettable day. The prices start at Dhs350 per bed and for bigger groups up to six guests, visitors can opt for the lounge packages priced at Dhs6,000. Set to the backdrop of Dubai’s favorite beach club, Twiggy by La Cantine will open its doors from 9am, with the restaurant opening at 12pm. But you’ll need to book in fast as spots are filling up!
For more information visit twiggy.ae
Experience a theatrical brunch
Every Saturday, enjoy an exclusive Daydreamer Brunch at Garden of Dreams for guests to enjoy unparalleled views of Dubai. The brunch includes a spread of everyone’s favourite sharing dishes, from beef carpaccio and prawns tempura, burrata to pizza rucola, with uplifting music from the restaurant’s resident DJ. Boasting a specially curated menu along with premium house beverages and a vibrant atmosphere, this is sure to be a brunch to remember. This one-of-a-kind brunch takes place every Saturday from 12pm to 4pm for Dhs280 for soft beverages, Dhs360 for premium beverages and Dhs500 for bubbly at Address Beach Resort, JBR.
For more information visit dreamdxb.com
Try a sensory dining experience
The must-try Japanese hotspot CLAP is offering another level of nightlife and dining. Enjoy rooftop dining in the heart of DIFC, that not only serves up delicious food to the backdrop of one of the world’s most mesmerising sunset spots but also a place for tourists and locals to enjoy music from renowned DJs. The restaurant will also celebrate its second anniversary on Wednesday, January 25 with beats from 7pm onwards, a fusion of cocktails and customised pieces for all attendees from Japanese calligrapher artist, Yoshimi Fujii. Partygoers will want to make sure they have their dancing shoes ready as the beats will continue into the early hours, with the party continuing late into the night at ONGAKU, the secret speakeasy bar. Located in Gate Village Building 11, this restaurant is a must-add to any list.
For more information visit claprestaurant.com
Enjoy this new artisanal Italian menu
Jumeirah’s artisanal Italian eatery, Monno, has welcomed the new year with an all-new menu launch created by Chef Federico Bartoli and his team. Highlights from the new menu include anchovies with burrata and parsley chlorophyll, saffron risotto with Japanese wagyu brisket, casoncelli alla bergamasca, ink tortellini with baby clams, pappardelle with chicken liver, Sicilian cannolis, homemade gelato, and more. Welcoming guests in a charming, casual and rustic space, Monno presents a wholesome and authentic Italian experience for all ages, as guests can expect interiors and an ambiance inspired by that of a classic Trattoria found on the back streets of quaint towns in the country. Located at 304 Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, it’s open daily from 12pm to 12am.
For more information visit monno.ae
Spruce up your interiors with flowers
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From expressing joy and love to sympathy and condolences, we send flowers to convey a wide range of emotions. To delve into the science behind flowers, Darcey Flowers has launched its own blog to also understand more about the joy behind floral arrangements. From roses to tulips, you can opt for a bouquet that best fits your home. Choose from an array of options on the website and even send a token of appreciation to a loved one in your life. Starting from Dhs275, the arrangements come in various colourways to complement any interior.
For more information visit darceyflowers.ae
Celebrate Chinese New Year
Start the year of the Rabbit in style and celebrate Chinese New Year with your loved ones. The annual event is the first day of a new year on the Lunar calendar, which is more than 5,000 years old, allowing you to indulge in some authentic cuisine with your loved ones at these Dubai-based hotspots. From Shanghai Me to LAO at Waldorf Astoria The Palm, the options are endless. See our Emirates Woman guide for inspiration on where to go this weekend.
Experience dinner by the Pier
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Sit at the twinkly-lit floating bar and admire the Insta-worthy views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah at Onda by Pierchic. Guests can sip on classic cocktails and dine on a show-stopping menu inclusive of caviar and oysters while enjoying the ambient live beats with background music from Monday to Friday and a live DJ from Saturday to Sunday. This stunning open-air terrace is a must-visit this winter season. The daily aperitivo takes place from 4pm until 8pm at this refined venue situated at Jumeirah Al Qasr.
For more information visit jumeirah.com
Try the UAE’s first virtual reality makeup podium
The popular VR-backed makeup experience that you have heard of happening internationally is coming for the first time to the UAE to give you a chance to experiment with future ready makeup trends. Becoming the first organic makeup brand to bring a global tech trend to the UAE, Liht Organics’ advanced beauty podium will allow consumers to try Liht makeup products on a VR Avatar. The podium that is open to all visitors will be located between Next and FACES shop, at Mall of the Emirates all weekend until January 29.
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