The FACT UAE guide to the week ahead: 10 to 16 June

The FACT UAE guide to the week ahead: 10 to 16 June



For culinary adventures across Dubai, FACT has you covered. 

Whether you're searching for a vibey business lunch, a bombastic brunch or some serious caffeination, these are the best things to do in Dubai this week.

Monday 10 June

Dine at Cristiano Ronaldo's new restaurant

The sports stars Cristiano Ronaldo, Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol are behind the new restaurant TATEL, which is now open in Hotel Boulevard, Autograph Collection. The restaurant is famous for serving Spanish haute cuisine and draws inspiration from America's prohibition era in the 1920s. The menu at TATEL Dubai draws from local ingredients. Highlight dishes include Arroz de bogavante (lobster rice), Gambas al ajillo (prawns in garlic), Risotto TATEL a la trufa (truffle risotto) and Tortilla de patatas trufada (Spanish omelette with truffle). Who knows, you might run into Ronaldo.

GO: Visit for more information. 

restaurants in Riyadh

Tuesday 11 June

Smash some burgers

Foodies, we have some delicious news. SALT has opened in Marsa Al Arab, Dubai, and it is offering brilliant burgers. SALT's latest location can be found inside the soon-to-open Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab Hotel on Jumeirah Beach. Look out for the SALT logo and the tagline "Feeling Salty", which leads to a sleek space that includes a minimalist, monochrome aesthetic. SALT is best known for its ice cream and burgers. SALT Marsa Al Arab includes firm favourites and new additions. The Mango Cheesecake Softie has been added to the menu and is an ice cream topped with sauce. 

GO: Follow @findsalt on Instagram for more information. 

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Wednesday 12 June

Indulge in Prohibition Nights

Hendricks Bar at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach invites guests to step into an era where rules were suggestions and the thrill of the forbidden beckons. Prohibition Nights feature curated cocktails and live jazz performances by 'Salt N Pepper,' transporting you back to the roaring Twenties with soulful melodies and dulcet rhythms. The beguiling beverages include In Our Time, a sophisticated twist on the classic New York Sour and Movement, a redefined take on the ever-popular Manhattan. Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9pm.

GO: Call 04 270 7777 for reservations and more information.

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Thursday 13 June

Have lunch overlooking the Dubai Fountain

OPSO's Executive Lunch menu offers a choice of two or three courses, all served within the intimate ambience of the dining room. Featuring some of Chef Porras' finest specialities, such as the Short-Rib Claypot and Rigatoni Aurora, the menu also includes a variety of fish and vegetarian options. Ideal for a working lunch with an impressive view of the Dubai Fountains and the Burj Khalifa, OPSO also provides a selection of speciality shisha flavours available in an indoor private setting. Available Monday to Friday from 12pm to 4pm. AED 130 (two courses) and AED 150 (three courses).

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.

OPSO Lunch

Friday 14 June

Try the new sundowner brunch at Matagi

As the sun sets, Matagi at Raffles The Palm Dubai celebrates the art of living with its latest brunch concept, Ichigo Ichie. Treasuring each moment as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, guests are invited to embrace the moment with a modern Japanese menu crafted with mindfulness and appreciation for simple pleasures. Expect beef tataki with truffle ponzu, amb chops prepared with gochujang and wasabi chimichurri, prawn gyoza with Matagi chilli paste, salmon fillet marinated with teriyaki glaze, and spicy tuna on crispy rice. Available on Fridays from 7pm to 11pm. AED 375 (Soft beverages), AED 475 (house beverages) and AED 575 (premium beverages).

GO: Visit for reservations and more information.


Saturday 15 June

Laugh out loud

Get ready for a night of fun with MadCat Stand-up Comedy who will be bringing the laughs to Canopy by Hilton Dubai Al Seef every Saturday night. Expect an evening filled with memorable moments, great company, bombastic beverages and a side-splitting show. Available on Saturdays from 8pm.

GO: WhatsApp 058 200 5850 for reservations and more information.

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Sunday 16 June

Experience a sky-high rosé soirée

Elevate your Sundays with CÉ LA VI Dubai's "Rosé All Day" event. Enjoy a luxurious atmosphere and a superb set menu curated by Chef Howard Ko. While indulging in modern Asian cuisine, marvel at the views of Dubai's skyline and Burj Khalifa from the rooftop terrace while listening to the soulful melodies of a live saxophonist. Sundays from 12pm to 3pm. AED 350 per person.

GO: Call 04 582 6111 for reservations and more information.

Evening brunch Dubai