Drink & DineThe Best of The Best

Weekly Hotlist: Things to do this Week July 8th

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

Play to Win at The Coterie’s Quiz & Chips Night 

Get your weekend off to a sizzling start at The Coterie’s “Quiz and Chips” night, happening every Friday. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill quiz night; it’s a full-on party extravaganza. Expect wild and wacky prizes, top-tier entertainers Dane Bowers and Sibbers, and a quiz experience to rival the legendary “Bongo Bingo.” With F&B packages starting at just 95 AED for their Iconic Fish & Chips and a bottle of hops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Gather your squad and get ready for a SpeedQuizzing night filled with general knowledge challenges, nostalgic British TV show throwbacks, and music singalongs. With over 2,500 AED in prizes up for grabs EVERY SINGLE WEEK, you won’t want to miss out. Every Friday from 8pm-10pm, get fish and chips and a bottle of hops for just AED 95. For reservations, contact The Coterie at +971 58 566 4240, email reservations@coteriegroup.com, or visit www.coteriegroup.com.

Celebrate Bastille Day in Classic French Style

Give your weekends a French twist with a culinary experience that captures France’s joie de vivre, beloved neighbourhood restaurants Salmontini Le Resto (Dubai) and Le Bistro by Salmontini (Abu Dhabi) are kicking off ‘Bastille Sundays’ starting on Bastille Day, 14th July. Indulge in unpretentious yet elegant dishes that transport you to the charming streets of Paris. The feast begins with the simple, yet mouthwatering, Walnut & Roquefort Salad, then the comforting Entrecôte St. Germain des Prés – a perfect 200g Australian Wagyu beef tenderloin, grilled to perfection, served with crispy pommes frites, and topped with Salmontini’s secret sauce. Finish on a sweet note with a duo of decadent desserts: Crème Brûlée and Classic Profiteroles. 3-courses for AED 220, or upgrade to the 33g beef tenderloin for an extra AED 60, or add two-hours of red wine for AED 200-270 (regular and premium.) Every Sunday from the 14th at Salmontini Le Resto at MOE (04 341 0222) and Le Bistro by Salmontini, Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi (02 557 4460.)

Stylish High Society Pool Days at The Lana

Craving a splash of luxury with a view? Dive into a daycation at High Society, the rooftop pool at The Lana, where until August 31st, treat yourself to a lavish pool day for just AED 750, fully redeemable on acclaimed chef Jean Imbert’s mouth watering Mediterranean menu. Sip on selections from the UAE’s largest champagne collection while soaking in breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa. The vibrant atmosphere makes this an experience you can’t miss. Remember to book and pay in advance as spots are limited. Kids over 12 can join the fun for AED 500, also fully redeemable. Visit daily from 10am-6:30pm for AED 750, visit dorchestercollection.com for more information.

Get your Dancing Feet Out at Beat the Heat

Get ready, festival fans – it’s back for 2024. Join the event at the Dubai World Trade Centre for a day packed with incredible performances. Kick things off with Jordanian sensation Siilaway, and then vibe to the freshest hip-hop hits from rising star Marwan Moussa. As part of Dubai Summer Surprises, this is the perfect place to dance the day away and escape the heat, suitable for all ages. July 12th at DWTC from 5:30pm until late, tickets from AED 131, check out spotlightlive.ae for more information or call (04 389 3999).

Embrace Football Fever for the Euro Final

By now, you’ve definitely caught the Euros fever and are on the hunt for the perfect spot to catch the final showdown! While we don’t know the final teams yet, you can bet the games will be nail-bitingly intense. The final is this Sunday July 14th, and you can find the best spots to catch any of the matches here and dedicated fan zones here.

Get a Bargain Staycation at ECOS

Sometimes, a mini escape in your own city is just what you need, so we reckon you should check out the latest summer staycation deal at ECOS Dubai Hotel at Al Furjan, offering a steal at just AED 149 per night. Want to add breakfast? It’s only AED 199 for up to two adults and one child, so you can get a good night’s sleep and a hearty brekkie first thing in the morning. It’s the perfect way to entertain the family during the long stretch of summer holidays and get some R and R in the process, as the hotel has a top of the range gym, pool, plus all-day dining restaurant. ECOS Dubai Hotel Al Furjan is at Jebel Ali Village, call 04 569 5555 for more information or visit Hmhhotelgroup.com.

Back to top button
Verified by MonsterInsights