The FACT UAE guide to the week ahead: 4 to 10 March

The FACT UAE guide to the week ahead: 4 to 10 March



The best places to dine, drink and dance in Dubai this week.

Comedy shows, theatre productions and dining deals are all on the agenda for another week of fun in the sun. Read on for our FACT's picks of where to dine this week.

Monday 4 March 

Have a laugh with Kevin Hart

We've got some news that will put a smile on your face. American comedian Kevin Hart is performing at Dubai's Coca-Cola Arena. So, you'll be able to catch his self-deprecating, story-based set, delving into his insecurities and life experiences in the most hilarious ways. The 43-year-old has earned a reputation as a Hollywood powerhouse, having opened eleven films at number one at the US box office. Plus, he is a New York Times Best Selling author. 

GO: Visit for more information.

Kevin Hart Riyadh

Tuesday 5 March

Experience a night of French fancy

Head to Fouquet's Dubai for a "Tuesday Rendez-vous" here a menu specially designed for two awaits. Tuck into the Truffle Cordon Bleu carved tableside and accompanied by creamy mashed potatoes and a crisp green salad. The meal is perfectly paired with a bottle of Red Wine Marius-Theret by M. Chapoutier, a Shiraz varietal known for its exquisite taste. Available every Tuesday from 12pm to 11:30pm. AED 350.

GO: Visit for more information. 


Wednesday 6 March

Visit the new Bellini Café 

Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani, representing the fourth generation of the celebrated Cipriani lineage, have opened Bellini Café in Jumeirah. The café's decor features Italian terrazzo flooring, polished wood panelling, and a soothing colour scheme of pastel pink and green marble. Here, guests can dine on an array of homemade desserts, pastries, cakes, and gelato. Elsewhere, the main menu includes fried mozzarella in carrozza, beef carpaccio, freshly pressed focaccia and panini, assorted cured meats and cheeses, as well as sweet and savoury crepes.

GO: Follow @bellinicafedubai on Instagram for more information.

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Thursday 7 Mach

Experience DIFC Art Nights 2024

The 17th iteration of DIFC Art Nights promises an enchanting array of art from both local and international creators, alongside insightful panel discussions, art performances, retail pop-ups, and musical acts. Attendees can look forward to exploring a range of exhibits, including works by Amna Al Banna, Nour Abu Ghaidaa, Rabab Al Tantawy, and Salim Al Kaabi. The event will also feature a retail pop-up by FLTRD Art Nights, showcasing a selection of carefully chosen brands. Available on 7 and 8 March, from 6pm to 10pm.

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

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Friday 8 March

Tuck into a beachfront buffet

Dinner in the Sand returns to Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. Here, you can dine on a selection of wood-fired meats and freshly grilled vegetables. The evening also features a range of salads, freshly sourced from Nikki Beach's indoor hydroponic farm, a variety of artisanal cheeses, and distinctive desserts with a touch of fire to complete the meal. This buffet-style dinner is the perfect way to kick-start the weekend under the stars. Available on Fridays from 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

GO: Email for reservations and more information.

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Saturday 9 March

Head to Banyan Tree Dubai for a day of wellness

In celebration of International Women's Day, Banyan Tree Dubai will join forces with COAN Wellness to host a day brimming with wellness activities. The event starts at 7:45am on the wellness deck with a warm welcome of tea, water, and fresh fruits. At 8:30am, participants will head to the beach for a Morning Meditation led by Adrienne Everett. The wellness journey continues at 9:15am with Vinyasa Yoga by Estefa Pastor, which is designed to activate feminine energy through fluid movements. At 10:30am, Estefa Pastor will guide a Sound Healing session, aiding in the relaxation and rebalancing of the nervous system. The morning's activities culminate in a wholesome brunch at 11:30am, followed by a Q&A on women's health with Tina Chagoury from COAN Wellness. Available on 9 March. AED 850 per person.

GO: Call 04 556 6401 for reservations and more information.

Banyan Tree Dubai

Sunday 10 March

Spend an evening at the opera 

Chandeliers don't get more famous than The Phantom of the Opera. Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical will be showing at Dubai Opera this month. Based on Gaston Leroux's classic novel of the same name, the show brings music, passion and mystery to the stage. Set in 1930s Paris, it follows the Phantom, who lurks in the shadows of the Paris Opera House and falls for the soprano Christine. Tickets are available now via Platinumlist.

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February in Dubai