Weekends are made for late breakfasts, extended happy hours and (of course) brunch. Team FACT rounds up the very best of Dubai for you over the next three days…
Thursday 12 November 2020
Celebrate National Happy Hour Day with Mcgettigan’s:
With National Happy Hour Day fast approaching, Mcgettigan’s are offering beverages from only AED 25. Head to any of the three McGettigan’s locations in Dubai on 12 November to enjoy some of the best happy hour deals in the city. Whether you’re taking in the breathtaking views at Souk Madinat, making the most of DWTC or enjoying the garden at JLT, you’ll be guaranteed an extensive happy-hour menu including hops, grape, spirits and cocktails.
GO: Visit mcgettigans.com for more information.
The 90’s Forever Brunch at Farriers, The Meydan Hotel:
Flashback to the golden era with the 90’s Forever Evening Brunch at Farriers, The Meydan Hotel’s signature restaurant. Overlooking the mesmerising Meydan racecourse, enjoy a menu inspired by the 90’s arcade gaming concept and lots of culinary delights. Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm. AED 149 (soft beverages) and AED 249 (house beverages).
GO: Call (0)4 381 3111 for reservations and more information.
Friday 13 November 2020
Enjoy the BURN beach and brunch experience at WHITE, Atlantis Dubai:
With Mediterranean dishes, free-flowing premium beverages and live DJ’s and entertainment, WHITE welcomes the return of BURN. For those who want to start the BURN experience with a brunch, guests can take a seat in WHITE restaurant and enjoy a selection of sharing starters from Chef Ibrahim’s the Mediterranean inspired menu including tuna tartare, smoked duck eggs benedict, burrata and truffle pizzetta and smoked salmon blinis. Brunch goers can then choose from one main including grilled octopus, roast beef, blow-torched salmon or squid ink risotto. A dessert platter with an array of mini desserts, featuring, amongst others, the much-lauded funky monkey bread and WHITE bougatsa, will ensure proceedings are rounded off on a delightfully sweet note. At 4pm, BURN’goers are invited to continue the day on the sandy shores of WHITE beach, to either take a dip in the glittering infinity pool or kick back and enjoy the view. Every Friday from 12pm to 4pm. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 395 (house beverages), and AED 525 (Champagne).
GO: Call (0)5 520 04321 for reservations and more information.
Flashback Fridays at Lucky Voice Dubai, Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights:
We’re all missing a proper boogie, so Lucky Voice is launching a video DJ experience. What is a video DJ we hear you cry? Well, DJ Gaby Ghazal will be mixing music, and music videos live on stage every Friday evening at the popular karaoke bar. Expect a real retro mix from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, meaning Friday’s at Lucky Voice are more than just a drink at the table.
GO: Call 800 LUCKY (58259) for reservations and more information.
Saturday 14 November 2020
Samakjé Restaurant & Lounge at The Pointe:
Samakjé Restaurant & Lounge is now open at The Pointe on Palm Jumeirah, serving the freshest daily catch of fish with a front-row seat for the world’s largest fountains. Samakjé is an ode to the mastery of fishermen who expertly pick, prepare and plate well-seasoned and skillfully cooked seafood. The culinary philosophy of the new, licensed restaurant seamlessly blends Mediterranean nuances with Levantine influences, resulting in a mix of unique creations as well as contemporary renditions of traditional favourites. Guests can choose from an assortment of handpicked fresh seafood artistically displayed on ice at the fish counter. With a variety of sauces, mains, and mezze like Truffle Labneh Dip, Fish Tajin and Lobster Kibbeh, along with a lineup of cross-culture confections, such as Lemon Curd Labneh Cheesecake and Chocolate Mousse Pastilla, everyone is sure to find a new favourite from the versatile menu.
GO: Call (0)4 584 6777 for reservations and more information.
A Late Breakfast Affair at Boardwalk, Dubai Creek Yacht Club:
Enjoy a late weekend breakfast Boardwalk, nestled on the shores of the Dubai Creek Marina, the restaurant features marina inspired interior and an outdoor terrace offering spectacular views of the Dubai skyline. For AED 98 guests can enjoy cocktail oysters with fresh raspberries and vinegar, avocado hummus, shakshuka and pineapple tarte tatin. For and additional AED 98 guests can also receive free-flowing mimosas! Weekend morning from 11.30am to 1pm.
GO: Call (0)4 295 6000 for reservations and more information.