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Your Insider Weekend Guide is Here!

We’re bringing you the scoop on the coolest happenings this weekend.

On any given weekend there’s a ton of things to do in the UAE and Dubai, and the hardest decision is choosing what to do! Fortunately we’ve put together a little guide for you and your squad, covering everything from afternoon teas, disco brunches, and a chilled Sunday recovery roast.

Read on for all the deets…

Disco Brunch at OKKU

Step into a blast from the past at OKKU’s latest offering, the “Disco Brunch”, nestled in the heart of Palm Jumeirah. Starting May 18th, this award-winning Japanese venue invites guests to embark on a journey back to the vibrant 80’s and 90’s era with its all-new brunch experience.

Every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., indulge in an array of authentic Japanese delicacies while grooving to classic hits from the 80s, 90s, and naughties, as well as popular R&B tunes. The ambiance is set with colourful sake barrels, disco balls, and refreshing beverages, creating an unforgettable retro vibe.

But the party doesn’t end there! Stick around for the after party from 4:30pm to 6pm, where the fun continues. Priced at AED 295 with soft drinks, gather your friends and family for the newest and hottest brunch experience in town.

What: Disco Brunch  

Where: OKKU  

When: Every Saturday, starting from May 18th

Time: 1-4:30PM and after party from 4:30-6PM 

Price: AED 295 with soft drinks, AED 395 with house beverages; includes wines, spirits, sakes and bottled beers, AED 495 with the addition of prosecco, cocktails, AED 695 with the addition of champagne.

Masšh Live at Billionaire Dubai

Get ready to embark on a musical journey like no other as renowned African electronic artist, Masšh, takes the stage at Billionaire Dubai this Sunday, May 19th. Known for his distinct musical style, which he describes as “astral” inspired by “astral projection”, Masšh promises to transport party-goers to a musical paradise.

With a unique blend of dark classical music, traditional musical structure, and African grooves, Masšh’s tunes offer a willful out-of-body experience for the audience. Prepare to be mesmerised by his captivating sounds and infectious rhythms as he showcases his talent on stage. Grab your party people and head there this Sunday for an unforgettable experience for all attendees, making it the perfect way to end the weekend on a high note. 

Date: Sunday, 19th May.    

Time: Midnight till late.

Location: Taj Hotel, Burj Khalifa Street, Dubai     

To Book:  please call +971 (0) 4 510 3100 or WhatsApp: +971 (0) 56 678 3357, reservations only.

The Lana introduces The Gallery

Chef Angelo Musa, renowned as the world’s best pastry chef and adorned with prestigious titles such as World Pastry Champion and Best Craftsman of France, brings his award-winning creations from France to Dubai with The Gallery, a culinary concept housed in Dorchester Collection’s newest property, The Lana.

Inspired by the timeless tradition of British culture, The Gallery presents a refined Afternoon Tea experience. Guests can select from an extensive tea selection, expertly curated by two certified tea sommeliers who also master the art of traditional matcha tea ceremonies, fostering moments of tranquillity and harmony.

Accompany your tea with a selection of traditional finger sandwiches, including Smoked Scottish Salmon, Truffle Egg, and the classic Coronation Chicken. Indulge in freshly baked, traditional raisin and plain scones served with Devon clotted cream and Chef Angelo Musa’s signature jams. Delight in an assortment of pastries, including Chouquettes, Vanilla Roll Cake, Laminated Coffee Brioche, elegantly presented on bespoke chinaware.

As the weather warms up, guests can cool down with refreshing iced teas and homemade lemonades, expertly prepared tableside, offering a true taste of summer indulgence.

Timings: Afternoon Tea is from 1pm–6pm (by reservation only) 

Prices: AED 600 for traditional Afternoon Tea, or AED 700 with a glass of NV Pol Roger Brut Réserve. 

Café Nikki’s Incredible Brunch Returns

Escape to a coastal paradise at Café Nikki’s Saturday Brunch, overlooking the pristine white sands and azure sea at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. Indulge in an enhanced menu crafted specifically for this Saturday retreat, offering a culinary journey that delights the senses.

After brunch, guests can transition seamlessly from the dining table to the turquoise waters, enjoying complimentary pool and beach access for essential sun-worshipping. The enchanting ambiance is heightened by resident DJs spinning the freshest tunes, complemented by the soothing melodies of a saxophonist, creating the perfect soundtrack for a leisurely afternoon under the sun.

Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a family outing, or a gathering with friends, the Saturday Brunch at Café Nikki promises a memorable coastal experience, offering the quintessential Dubai summer day.

Location: Café Nikki, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai 

Date: Every Saturday 

Timing: Brunch from 1PM – 4PM; Pool and beach access after brunch, until sunset 


  • AED 700 per person – inclusive of a premium beverage package and complimentary post-brunch pool and beach access 
  • AED 500 per person – inclusive of a house beverage package and complimentary post-brunch pool and beach access 
  • AED 350 per person – inclusive of a soft drink package and complimentary post-brunch pool and beach access 
  • AED 175 per child below 12 years old  

Prior reservations are required via restaurantreservation.dubai@nikkibeachhotels.com or +971 4 376 6290 and +971 56 545 4039.

Indulge in a Traditional Roast at Lakeview

Embark on an extraordinary weekend journey at Lakeview, where gourmet delights meet panoramic views of Dubai Creek for a truly captivating experience. Gather friends and family for an unforgettable Saturday or Sunday afternoon at Lakeview for The Roast.

As guests indulge in delectable dishes, The Roast offers an ambiance of pure entertainment set against breathtaking views of the vibrant golf course and the azure waters of Dubai Creek. What sets The Roast apart is the complimentary access to the Dubai Creek Clubhouse pool, allowing guests to elevate their day to one of ultimate relaxation and indulgence.

Date: Every Saturday and Sunday

Time: Saturday 12pm to 8pm, Sunday 2pm to 7pm

Menu: Saturday – A La Carte, Sunday – Buffet

Price: AED 175 per person on Sundays for 3 hours unlimited cuts of Lamb, Beef, Pork, Salmon, and Vegetarian roast.

** Add AED 195 to avail 3 hours of free-flowing house beverages, hops, and spirits. For reservations and inquiries, email lakeview@hyatt.com or call 04 295 6000.

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