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Relax: Splashin' Summer Special at Riva

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Combat the heat with this summer pool offer. Spend the day by the pool and beach and for every purchase of an adult day pass, you’ll get to enjoy two free selected beverages, including the frozen kinds.

Location RIVA Beach Club Shoreline 8, Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh105 for adults, Dh55 for kids Timings Open Daily Pool and Beach from 7am to 7pm, Restaurant and Bar from 7am to 12am

Party: Little Miss India

This Thursday enjoy a great deal on selected beverages at Little Miss India. A perfect spot for those looking for some great Indian food and beverages to start the weekend on a high.

Location Fairmont the Palm Jumeirah Cost Dh30 per beverage Timings Thursday from 7pm onwards

Eat: Celebrate Jamaican Independence Day

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Ting Irie are celebrating Jamaican Independence Day on Monday, and it’s a party not to be missed. Feel the breezy island vibes as Ting Irie celebrates Jamaican Independence Day, on Monday August 6. Indulge in authentic dishes full of flavour and spice, with DJ Ranger on the decks, playing all things Jam rock. They will also encourage you to dress up in all tings Jamaican to enjoy the fun, food and music. If you dress up, you get 30 per cent off the total bill.

Location of Downtown in Souk Al Manzil Cost a la carte Timings Monday August 6 from 7pm to 2am

Relax: A poolside daycation

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Vida Downtown has got an amazing daycation package. Enjoy full day pool access at Dubai’s upscale lifestyle hotel for Dh250 and get Dh150 as credit to spend on food and beverages at their contemporary restaurant, 3in1. Enjoy the views from the chic cabanas while enjoying Mediterranean cuisine from the restaurant’s a la carte menu. The hotel’s outdoor swimming pool is perfect for sunbathing, swimming laps, or to just lounge by the pool under the endless blue skies.

Location Vida Hotel, Downtown Dubai Cost Dh250 per person including pool access and F&B credit of Dh150 Timings Daily from 7am to 7pm

Eat and Splurge: Rhodes Twenty10

The steakhouse restaurant with a twist, Rhodes Twenty10, is hosting a “Grilled with Love” foodie event for people to enjoy a sharing menu for two. Meat lovers can enjoy a hearty 32oz Rack of Prime Australian Lamb that is carved at the table and served with two homemade sauces. 

Location Rhodes Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Cost Dh580 for two, inclusive of a sharing set menu and house grape Timings August 1 to 31 from 7pm to 11.45pm

Party: Midsummer fun at McGettigan’s DWTC

On Thursday August 9, guests can enjoy six hours of unlimited beverages from 5pm to 11pm for Dh240. It’s the perfect after-work spot to let your hair down. There’s a delicious midsummer mixed beverage special available all night for just Dh25.  DJ Rob will play a mix of pop, rock and party anthems followed by the Mike Ross Band.

Location World Trade Centre Cost Dh240 per person Timings Thursday August 9 from 5pm to 11pm

Eat out: Fine dining for less

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Toro + KO is where Barcelona meets Boston in the heart of Dubai. This summer they are presenting a fresh three-course menu for the summer. The menu begins with Toro Tapas, including patatas bravas, mushroom and truffle croquettes, salt cod fritters, grilled corn and traditional Catalan tomato bread with Cecina, served to share. For main course chose from either a grilled beef tenderloin with roasted potatoes and Padrón peppers, octopus planxa with a charred onion vinaigrette, or Arroz cremoso al azafrán con verduritas - saffron rice with seasonal vegetables. To finish diners can choose from three desserts.

Location The Square, City Walk, Dubai Cost Dh199 Timings Available daily from 6pm to 8pm


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Language: English


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