Try a Semi-Buffet
Cocina Restaurant has introduced what it calls a semi-buffet that’s lighter on your stomach and pocket, but still with quite the spread. Packages start at Dh50. At Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel, until September 30.
Try the Crispy Beef Pata (thigh), Liempo (belly) and oxtail for only Dh55 with unlimited rice, soup and iced tea. Each serving is good for three or four people. From midday to 1am at Resto Pinoy, Rakbank building, near Sheraton Hotel Khalidiyah.
Last-Minute Summer Camp Deals
Get your children and teens to learn new skills and take part in activities such as dancing, Zumba as well as arts & crafts, and virtual reality. New daily deals start at Dh139, for ages five to 14. At Bab Al Qasr Hotel and Residences. From 9am until 1.30pm. Until August 29.
Shiamak Davar, now in Abu Dhabi
The acclaimed Bollywood choreographer’s dance studio has opened in the capital, offering a range of classes for kids, teens and adults. Prices vary depending on packages. At Infinity Dance Studios, City Seasons Hotel, Electra Street.
Register for BurJuman’s Rising Stars
The annual talent hunt at the mall is back for children aged four to 16 years. Parents can register their little ones to showcase their talents across singing, dancing, performing arts and academics until Saturday. Auditions will be held on weekends beginning this Thursday, with the grand finale on September 20. Up to Dh25,500 are up for grabs in three categories - singing, dancing and “others”. Send an email to the address below.
Buy Once, Go Seven Times
Edutainment destination Mattel Play! Town has introduced an offer where visitors can purchase a child ticket for Dh125 (online or at the gate) and have access to the venue for seven consecutive days from date of purchase. Until September 30. At City Walk.
Get Active Indoors
Bring outdoor sports into a 25,000sqm air conditioned space at the annual Dubai Sports World at Dubai World Trade Centre, the hub for all things active, from table tennis to volleyball, basketball and football. It’s open from 8pm to midnight until September 10. Entry is free but use of facilities may incur a price.
Be a Junior Biologist
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo’s Junior Biologist Camp is the chance for your budding Marine Biologist to learn about all things aquatic. The camp is designed for kids who are passionate about ocean conservation and marine animals. There will be hands-on activities where kids will get to know more about the varied species in the aquarium and even get the chance to feed them. Until Tuesday, from 9am to 3pm (drop off from 8.30am). Dh600 including food.
Get Free Customisations
Those shopping for any back-to-school necessities purchased within City Centre Mirdiff will get to have them customised for free in the Central Galleria. Also, dine in any of the restaurants within the mall and with any main course purchased, kids will get the opportunity to eat for free, with a maximum of two free kids meals per family. Until September 7.
Buy Lunch, Get Beach Too
Enjoy a lunch buffet at Core Jardin restaurant and get full-day acces to the peach and pool for Dh99 on weekdays and Dh150 on weekends. At Coral Beach Resort.
All-You-Can-Eat Sushi and Sashimi
For Dh99 per per person, indulge your sushi and sashimi cravings from 5 to 10.30pm at Dragon Place, Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel. Package comes with miso soup. Daily, until August 31.
RAS AL KHAIMAH
Enjoy circus shows, butterfly-themed parades, Brazilian and Chinese dances, bubble shows as well as as LOL Surprise! Dolls show during the carnival at Al Hamra and Al Manar Malls. Daily until September 30.