What’s on Dubai – November 2017
…And finally, November is here, the month that brings a lightness to our mood, carries a calm chill in the air and revives the spirit of festivity in us. No wonder the city is ready too, with exciting outdoor fitness programs, alfresco brunches, and seasonal beauty treatments, there’s a number of things to get involved in and prepare ourselves for the festive season.
Al Forsan Brand New US Open Style Tennis Courts
Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi’s international sports, and leisure destination has opened four brand new tennis courts. As well as Al Forsan’s other offerings including motor sports, water sports, paintball, shooting, equestrian, fitness and leisure, the competition-standard hard courts, run by the Inspire Sports Management team (ISM), are open to all ages and abilities with classes running from 6 am to 11 pm daily. Current Al Forsan members can also receive 15% off all ISM classes and can join their first group class, or ladies’ morning absolutely free.
Patrice Marchand returns to La Serre for an exclusive gourmet cheese tasting experience
La Serre announced the return of Cheese Master, Patrice Marchand for an exclusive gourmet cheese tasting experience. Cheese enthusiasts will get the chance to taste a variety of authentic French cheeses served with a special à La Carte menu on Saturday, November 11, 2017, starting 12 pm. For one day only, cheese lovers will learn the art of cheese with Patrice Marchand, who will outline the history and tradition of each cheese being tasted. This tasting platter will feature 23 types of cheeses, with an aim to elevate the palates as guests discover an appreciation for different cheese flavors.
Spaces are limited, and booking is required. Call 04 428 6969. La Serre is located at the Vida Hotel Downtown on Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard.
Wavebreaker Welcomes Beaujolais Nouveau on the Beach
As the French say “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!” translating to “The New Beaujolais has arrived!”. The festivities traditionally revolve around the revelation of the new grape released from one of the finest vineyards in the world. Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill brings to town, the beloved French celebration, putting a classic Dubai spin on it, and hosting it by the beach. Guests can eagerly await the lively ambiance that has come to be expected of Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill, coupled with a sumptuous spread of dishes and a delectable range of beverages to choose from. Combine the sublime French cuisine with dynamic French entertainment, and all those that attend will definitely enjoy a night to remember. The event is open to French Community Club members as well as nonmembers alike, with the option to book a table also made available, there is no excuse not to do as the French do, and celebrate this special occasion in style.
When: 16th November 2017 at Wavebreaker Beach Bar & Grill, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. Time: 06:30 pm onwards
AED 275 per person for French Community Club members, AED 2,500 per table of 10 persons French Community Club members, AED 350 per person for non-members, AED 3,000 per table of 10 persons. www3.hilton.com or call +971 4 3182582
‘Pink Elephant’ At 7Elephants Dubai
Calling all chicas, babes, girl bosses, and queens of this dessert jungle, 7Elephants Dubai is putting a spin to the famous ladies night with ‘Pink Elephant’ every Monday. From 6 PM -11 PM, it’s all about spoiling the ladies with 5 complimentary drinks. Whether you’re comfortably lounging on one of the couches or on the bar taking in all the hype and excitement and watching the exotic drinks being made, each spot offers a unique experience for you and your girls. Complete the great experience with live music playing a mix of new and old hits from Tina Turner, Amy Winehouse to Beyonce as performed by the talented SoulMates Tribute. Dance the night away, let go of all worries for the week ahead, and just enjoy the night with your girl squad.
Location: Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC, Dubai, UAE, Phone Number: +971(0)43544354, Email: Reservations@7elephantsdubai.com
At.mosphere partners with legendary Michelin Chef, Sergio Herman
World-renowned 3 star Michelin Chef, Sergio Herman, will be delighting epicureans of the city at the world’s highest restaurant, At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa, on November 22 and 23, 2017. Sergio’s refreshing accents and delicate sours will be on offer in an eight-course dinner menu, with guest experience complemented by breath-taking views of the Dubai skyline. Guests can indulge in extraordinary flavors and seafood selections from the chefs’ upcoming line-up, including Zeeland Oysters, Creamy North Sea Crab, Scallops with Yuzu, New Zealand Mussels prepared with aged cheese, Langoustine Caviar and Lobster fregola with truffle. Reservations for the two-night gastronomic experience are now open and booking up fast!
Restaurant Timings: From 6 pm onwards Price: AED 1,550 per person for an eight-course menu; AED 2,500 per person for luxury grape pairing menu. For reservations, please call 04 8883828 or email email@example.com
Fun at Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi with UAE National Day Residents Offer
In celebration of UAE National Day, Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi invite all UAE residents who present a valid Emirates ID, to double the fun and enjoy all the thrilling rides and attractions available at both theme parks for only AED275! With each purchase of a Bronze admission ticket to either of the parks, guests will be able to redeem complimentary ticket of the same value to the other park. Offer valid from 03 November to 03 December 2017. Time: 10:00AM to 6:00PM (Yas Waterworld); 11:00AM to 8:00PM (Ferrari World Abu Dhabi). Venue: Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island
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Spa Party at The Heavenly Spa
Offering a perfect mid-week treat, The Heavenly Spa at The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City, unveils a Ladies Night unlike any other. With the first Spa Party kicking off on November 14, The Heavenly Spa will be partnering with the award-winning beauty brand, Farm House Fresh, who will be bringing some nature-inspired scrumptiousness to your skin using their signature range of seasonal fresh ingredients including, avocado, cucumber and ginger sorbet. Enjoy this unique spa party and catch up with your favorite ladies while choosing from a range of relaxing mini spa treatments including back massages, hand masks, and facials. To top it all off, enjoy a guilt-free selection of healthy treats and refreshing beverages. With complimentary access to the state-of-the-art gym and incredible rooftop swimming pools, grab your girls for a night of absolute bliss and walk away with a special goodie bag, courtesy of the Heavenly Spa and FarmHouse Fresh.
Date & Time: Tuesday 14 November 2017, from 7-9pm. Price: AED 150 inclusive of mini massage treatments, healthy bites and refreshing beverages. For bookings: +971 4 437 3300 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s New At PLAY
PLAY Restaurant and Lounge continues to draw eclectic and elegant crowds to their impressive Mediterrasian dining destination that is set against unparalleled views of Dubai’s mesmerizing skyline. Culinary Director Reif Othman and his team of 40 highly skilled chefs, continue to strive to present patrons with new and exciting gastronomical delights at the award-winning restaurant.
Location: 36th Floor, H Hotel, 1 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai For reservations: 04 336 4444 | email@example.com Restaurant: 7 pm – 1 am
Weekly Events AT BISTROT BAGATELLE
Le Mardi C’est Permis Every Tuesday, 8 PM until late
Slip into your French couture and prepare to indulge in all the flavor, frivolity and flair of France as Bistrot Bagatelle paints the town French every Tuesday night for Le Mardi C’est Permis. The weekly event is a signature French party extravaganza with flowing drinks, delectable food and ‘anything goes’ approach which is key to having a good time in true French style, of course.
Unplugged Every Saturday, 8 PM until late
Passionate and emotionally raw, Bistrot Bagatelle is bringing back the allure of live music, bluesy instruments, and sensual vocals every Saturday with the launch of ‘Bagatelle’s Unplugged Nights’.The French Bistrot transforms every Saturday to an intimate arena where international talents showcase their musical prowess and captivate the evening goers of Bagatelle. The night is complimented by Bistrot Bagatelle’s stellar ala carte menu.
Bistrot Bagatelle is located on the 1st floor of The Fairmont. Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road | Trade Center Area. For reservations call +971 4 354 5035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanksgiving at Address Dubai Marina
Thanksgiving Turkey Takeaway at Address Dubai Marina
Add a personal touch to your celebrations with an intimate gathering in the comfort of your home, without having to go to the efforts of preparing the feast yourself. Our chefs at Kambaa will prepare a sumptuous feast and the best thing is you can take the credit for it! Enjoy a sumptuous home-style meal with a roasted turkey with all the trimmings and gravy only at Address Dubai Marina.
Time: 7am to 11pm; Price: Turkey Hamper – 6-7 kg for AED 950, 10 kg for AED 1,450, Beef Rib-eye Hamper – AED 750. Early Bird Offer: 20% off for orders between November 1 until November 15, 2017
Thanksgiving Dinner at Mazina
Treat yourself and your family to a magnificent dinner feast at Mazina. Indulge in an International buffet with an extensive traditional selection including a sumptuous turkey and special delights.
Date: Thursday, November 23, 2017. Time: 7pm to 11pm. Price: AED 175 per person
Chocolate and Willy Wonka at Kambaa
Entering Kambaa this month will feel like winning Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket. Chocolate ambassadors take you on a journey of true indulgence, with a wonderful hot chocolate trolley and goodies.
Date: 1 November to 30 November 2017. Time: 10 am to 8 pm. Price: AED 30 for a cup of Hot Chocolate
Apéritif à la française returns to the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi
Apéritif à la française returns to Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina on November 18, 2017, for the fourth edition of the French-themed event, uniting thousands of Francophiles, culture vultures, and foodies as they taste their way around a myriad of French delicacies. Guests will be entertained throughout the afternoon and into the night with live music from French bands, while kids have their own dedicated area for fun and games. Helping to capture the moment, a cartoonist will sketch scenes – as well as visitors – live throughout the event.
Apéritif à la Française; Date: 18th November 2017. Time: Noon to 10 pm. Venue: Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina amphitheater and gardens. Entry is free. Food and drink prices start from AED15. Tokens are purchased on the day and exchanged. Website: www.aperitifalafrancaise.com
Queens Beauty Lounge
Queens Beauty Lounge (QBL), the specialist in natural, organic and chemical-free treatments has announced the extension of services and treatments across all its offerings, ensuring customers can choose from a variety of 45 beauty treatments that are free from toxic additives and artificial compounds. To ensure that customers can easily sample the diversity of offerings, QBL has also launched the “Go Organic” combo package that offers 3 treatments for AED 300 or 5 treatments for AED 500. QBL will now offer clients the option to Go Organic and choose from a range of services that span facials, manicures/pedicures, nail treatments, massages, hair treatments.
QBL locations: Cluster Y, Swiss Tower, JLT and Trident Marina-scape, Marina Boulevard Walk, Marina. Time from 10am to 8:30pm please call: 04-4214267 (JLT) and 04-4279689 (Marina).
Indulge in the Ultimate Al Fresco Dining Experience at Sho Cho Dubai
Come on over to Sho Cho Dubai and enjoy the beautiful outdoor setting with incredible views of the iconic Burj Khalifa, whilst savoring some of the finest contemporary Japanese cuisine. Mark your calendar for limitless Mondays with Sho Cho Dubai and treat yourself to a 4-hour feast of unlimited food from 7.00 pm till 11.00 pm, whilst jiving to the latest music. Guests can also enjoy happy hour on house beverages at AED 30 only.
Put a Swing in your Step with Louis Roederer Jazz Dinner
An evening of soulful music, mouthwatering cuisine and expertly paired French fizz await diners at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi this month. The Louis Roederer Jazz Dinner, on Wednesday, 15th November, will feature a four-course gourmet meal accompanied by premium bubbly. The Louis Roederer Jazz Dinner costs AED 395 per person. The price is subject to a 10% service charge, 6% tourism fee and 4% municipality fee.
For reservations, email email@example.com or call +971 2 498 8888 or visit stregissaadiyatisland.com