7 awesome things to do in Dubai this week: August 15 to 21

7 awesome things to do in Dubai this week: August 15 to 21



Summer menus, new restaurants, an interactive art gallery and free Salsa classes are all on the agenda for a week of fun in Dubai.

Sunday 15 August 2021

Try the new Flaming Duck at Hutong, DIFC

Hutong, the contemporary Northern Chinese restaurant located in DIFC, has introduced a theatrical new addition to its dinner menu. A sensational twist on their signature Peking Duck, Hutong's Flaming Duck is prepared for 24 hours before being flamed tableside. Flaming the poultry elevates the taste with enriched flavours and smoky undertones, while the meat remains moist and tender. The process also tightens the skin, making it crispier while bringing out its aroma. Available daily, from 6pm. AED 410 (serves four to six people).

GO: Call (0)4 220 0868 for reservations and more information.

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Monday 16 August 2021

Taste of KOYO Menu at KOYO, Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Marina

This August, be the first to experience KOYO with an exclusive preview period. Explore the all-new Dubai Marina hotspot, inspired by Japanese highlife, with a limited-edition Taste of KOYO summer tasting menu. Discover artistic culinary creations with a decadent four-course modern-meets-traditional Japanese menu, accompanied by three house beverages. AED 500 per couple.

GO: Visit www.koyodubai.com or call (0)4 276 5900 for reservations and more information.

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Tuesday 17 August 2021

Experience the flavours of Thailand at LAO, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeriah

Embark on a culinary journey through Thailand at LAO with a special menu. Prepare your taste buds with starters such as pomelo salad with shrimp, Nue Yang (grilled beef), and Num Prik Kapi (mixed vegetables with Thai shrimp paste chilli sauce). Delightful mains include Khua Gling Nue (stir-fried beef with aromatic spices), Tom Khamin (seabass soup with fresh turmeric), Gai Tod Had Yai (southern Thai crispy fried chicken), and Khao Man Kati (steamed jasmine rice with coconut milk). Finish the meal with Bau Loi, stuffed rice balls filled with moong dal and coconut milk. Available Tuesday to Sunday, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 199 per person (inclusive of an Asian mocktail).

GO: Email dxbpd.restaurants@waldorfastoria.com for reservations and more information.

LAO Waldorf Astoria

Wednesday 18 August 2021

Enjoy a free Salsa Class aCasa De Tapas, Dubai Creek Yacht Club

Located on Dubai’s historic Creek and offering fantastic views of Downtown and Old Dubai, Casa De Tapas is ideal for those seeking a night of great fun, atmosphere and food. The venue offers a free salsa class, followed by two live shows with the professionals on Wednesday 18 August. Guests will also be offered a complimentary glass of sangria or soft drink upon arrival, in addition to a 20% discount on F&B after the class. Wednesday 18 August, from 8pm to 9pm.

GO: Email cdt.reservations@hyatt.com or call (0)4 416 1800 for reservations and more information.

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Thursday 19 August 2021

Visit an interactive art exhibition at W Dubai - The Palm

Galloire brings acclaimed British artist Nick Veasey’s work to Dubai. Visitors can see a small selection of pieces in real life whilst in each session, guests will also get to experience the wider exhibition in virtual reality and view other artworks in augmented reality. Thursday 19 August, from 3pm to 8pm.

GO: Visit https://nickveaseyatgalloire.as.me for reservations and more information.

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Friday 20 August 2021

Enjoy an entertainment-filled brunch at CUE Dubai, Sheraton Grand Dubai

Hosted weekly by Mr Levier and B-Luv, expect an eclectic mix of feel-good classics and commercial hits. Accompanying the fun playlist, diners can enjoy a variety of live shows at intervals throughout the day. The live entertainment varies every week and consists of aerialists, dance shows and live singers. The brunch menu comprises a Chef’s selection of ten dishes to share, including homemade potato chips with a truffle dipping sauce, tuna tataki, Wagyu sliders and rock shrimp tempura. Fridays, from 3pm to 7pm. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 275 (grape and hops), AED 375 (house beverages and cocktails) and AED 485 (prosecco).

GO: Email reservations@cuedubai.com or call (0) 55 455 6106 for reservations and more information.

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Saturday 21 August 2021

Let the chef decide with the Omakase Menu at Nobu, Atlantis The Palm

The cuisine at Nobu fuses cutting-edge Japanese style with Peruvian influences. Now diners can have the ultimate Nobu dining experience for less with the Omakase Menu, a carefully selected, chef’s choice multi-course tasting journey. With its elegant setting, including a sushi bar and sake lounge, this atmospheric spot is always a hit. Available daily, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 475 (signature menu) and AED 675 (Dubai menu).

GO: Visit www.atlantis.com or call (0)4 426 2626 for reservations and more information.

Nobu Omakase