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Eat: New pancakes at Clinton Street

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Clinton St. Baking Company, the New York specialist bakery and restaurant, is launching seven new pancake flavours in the run up to Ramadan. The pancake specialists have been featuring a new pancake flavour each week! This weekend the flavour is Sour Cherry Cobbler Pancakes

Location City Walk and Downtown Burj Views Cost various Timings Daily from 8am to 12am

Eat: Ravioli & Co grape night

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Ravioli & Co., one of Dubai’s authentic Italian trattorias is hosting a one night only a Blind Grape Tasting Night. Taking place this Saturday, test your grape skills with the help of renowned sommelier Eleonora Caso. Different types of grapes will be ready to try and test out, along with a platter of a variety of cheeses.

Location Ravioli & Co, Burj Daman, DIFC Cost Dh230 per person for four glasses (+1 extra!) and a platter of cheese Timings Saturday, April 21, 8pm onwards

Fun: Wild Wadi Ladies Night

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Ladies night is on every first and third Thursday night of the month starting from April until September, which means that it falls this weekend! Enjoy tonnes of rides and scream your way into the weekend in a ladies only spot. The waterpark will be run by an all-female team only during Ladies Night and all CCTV cameras are monitored exclusively by an all-female team.

Location Jumeirah 3, near Burj Al Arab Cost Dh199 per person (above 1.1 metres in height). Adults, can bring in two kids for free. Additional, kids (below 1.1 metres in height), Dh69 per person Timings every first and third Thursday of the month from 8 pm to 12 am.

Eat: A new burger spot in Dubai

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One of the hottest burger joints in the UAE has expanded! International gourmet burger chain Big Smoke Burger has opened its doors in La Mer. The Canadian-born restaurant makes fresh, handcrafted burgers made from Canadian Angus beef minced freshly in-house (yum!) They’ve got all the flavours: beef, chicken, vegetarian or lamb options. The burger spot is also beautifully situated by the beach, making it a great destination after a day of swimming. 

Location La Mer Central Cost various Timings Daily from 10am-12am Contact 04 3855400

Fun: BOUNCE + Parkour

 Bounce is taking free-running in the UAE to a whole new level by collaborating with the legendary parkour group ‘Team Farang’ to bring a series of free-running masterclasses across to the UAE! Taking place from Mid of April and right into May in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain,  the high-energy masterclasses have been specially devised by Team Farang founder, Shaun Wood, to give aspiring free-runners the lowdown on free-running like a pro! The Farang Jams @ BOUNCE will see free running enthusiasts learn the basics of parkour, improve fitness levels and challenge themselves to take on cool moves in a fun and safe environment. As part of their Middle Eastern leg of the tour, Team Farang will also be inviting schools to bring their P.E. classes to BOUNCE so that kids have the once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the free running activity in a hangout style workshop. Open to free runners of all skill sets.

Location and timings Farang Jams @ BOUNCE will take place on 20th of April in Dubai, 27th of April in Abu Dhabi and 28th of April in Al Ain from 5 – 7pm Cost Tickets are priced at Dh200 per person

Food: Cherry Blossom time

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Benihana is celebrating the arrival of spring. The chef and team has created a special an a la carte menu which includes a lightly seared bluefin tuna served with jalapeno dressing, or steamed fried Wagyu beef dumplings served with cherry grape and gyoza sauce starting from Dh75. A number of dishes come from the restaurant’s famous teppanyaki table, like the  grilled lobster or Toro Teriyaki. The entertaining dining shows around the grill require every chef that works at Benihana.

Location Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi Cost various Timings The Cherry Blossom Festival takes place from until April 31 from 6pm to 11.30pm Contact 02 6979011

Ladies night: McGettigan’s JLT

There’s a brand new ladies night in town and the best part about it, aside from the free beverages, is that it’s on a Friday! Every Friday ladies can enjoy 3 complimentary bevvies from 9pm to midnight at McGettigan’s JLT! DJ John Hayes from Dubai 92 will be playing all the best and latest chart hits, cheesy pop and more. Choose from a range of drinks, including, wines, spirits and cocktails. It’s the perfect weekend night out. So grab the girls, and spread the word!

Location McGettigan’s JLT, Bonnington Hotel, Cluster J, Offer 3 free beverages Timings Sun-Fri noon-3am, Sat 11am-3am

Food: Special Delivery!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. With busy schedules and everyone always on the go, sometimes, and more often than not, we forget to eat. Deliveroo, encourages you to eat breakfast always. Have a breakfast in bed this weekend, by ordering breakfast in. Why not make your own acai from Projecto Acai, or a twisted avocado on toast from Arrows & Sparrows? Exactly what you need to start the day off right.


Release Date: 19 April 2018
Starring: Claire Foy, Juno Temple, Joshua Leonard
Language: English


Release Date: 19 April 2018
Starring: Suraj Venjaramoodu, Miya George
Language: Malayalam