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Weekly Hotlist: Things to do this Week January 8th

Bringing you the definitive hotlist of spas, brunches, dining, sporting events, vacations and more across the city and beyond.

New Menu Drop at Soul St. JVC

Got those January munchies kickin’ in? Slide into Soul St. and buckle up for a worldwide feast with their spanking new menu! Imagine this: sashimi tacos, chilli lobster wontons, cheeseburger spring rolls, and a bunch more mouthwatering surprises. Your taste buds are about to ride the flavour rollercoaster – are you ready? Soul St. at FIVE Jumeirah Village, serving up the goodness every day starting at 12 pm. Join for the day and party until night. 

Vegan Delight Alert at Barfly by BuddhaBar

Barfly by Buddha-Bar is rolling out the green carpet for Veganuary at Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah. From January 10th to 31st, dive into plant-based perfection with their beloved Vegan Set Menu, priced at just AED 195 per person. Crafted by the culinary wizard, Chef Renzo, this special menu takes you on a journey of exquisite flavours, all made from locally sourced ingredients. Choose from dishes such as mushroom ceviche and for dessert coconut mousse. Join for a vegan feast that’s as good for your taste buds as it is for the planet in a stylish prime location on Palm Jumeirah. 

Dive into the Newly Refurbished Pool at Raffles the Palm Dubai

Dive into tranquillity at Raffles Dubai, where the iconic pyramid shape meets leisure in a newly renovated swimming pool, offering breathtaking views of the Dubai Skyline. Get a day pass for AED 100 from Mon-Thurs and on Fri-Sun a day pass is AED 200 which includes AED 100 redeemable on food and drinks. Couples can also enjoy a half day in a cabana for AED 500 with AED 400 being redeemable on F&B and AED 100 on the spa, or a full day for AED 750  WITH aed 600 redeemable on F&B and AED 150 on the spa and amenities. This oasis isn’t just a pool; it’s your gateway to unforgettable moments. Plus, consider it the perfect backdrop for social events! Enjoy direct access from the pool deck to the Raffles Ballroom for a seamless celebration against the dazzling Dubai skyline.

Dip into the World’s Longest Infinity Pool, Now Open in Dubai

There’s no sensation quite like drifting in a pool suspended hundreds of metres in the sky. Kerzner, the brilliant minds behind Atlantis Dubai and The One&Only, has just revealed the UAE’s lengthiest infinity pool at One Za’abeel. Now open for a splashing good time, you can take the plunge for AED 1,000 a day. Perched at Tapesake in The Link, the world’s longest cantilever (a breathtaking panoramic sky podium), this pool is literally bridging the gap between the twin towers of One Za’abeel, soaring a majestic 100 metres high. There’ll also be a DJ, refreshing drinks, and a menu including Japanese-Peruvian bites which you can enjoy from the swim-up bar or their sunken pods. Open daily 10am-7pm. 

Get Spicy as the New Asia Asia Opens on the Palm Jumeirah

Exciting news for food enthusiasts! The immensely popular Asia Asia has just set up shop at a fresh location on Palm Jumeirah. Nestled within Andaz The Palm, this revamped Asia Asia now occupies the spot that was once home to Hanami. Spanning an impressive 10,000 square feet, the venue boasts an expansive terrace offering stunning views of Atlantis The Royal and Burj Al Arab. What sets this Asia Asia apart is that it’s the first one overlooking the picturesque Arabian Gulf. This marks the fourth outlet for the brand in the UAE, promising to deliver its signature blend of delectable Asian cuisine and vibrant vibes. Picture a space adorned with pops of fuchsia and gold, plush textures, live cooking stations, an open kitchen, and playful bar areas – all contributing to an unforgettable dining experience. Open Sun, Mon, Wed, Thur 6pm-1am, Tue, Fri, and Sat 6pm-2am. Andaz The Palm, Palm Jumeirah.

Visit Plane Terra for a Veganuary Discount

Calling all plant-powered pals and Veganuary explorers! Planet Terra is turning up the veggie love this month with an exclusive offer. Gather your squad for a feast because, from Monday to Thursday all January long, groups of four get a fantastic 20% off the total bill at this vegan haven. Trio up for a 15% discount, couples enjoy a 10% off treat, and even solo diners get a 5% off vibe. Let the plant-based celebration begin!

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