Your Dubai Weekend Guide: 27 to 29 May


Things to Do
New dishes, summer lunches and free desserts are all on the menu this weekend in Dubai.

Friday 27 May 2022

Dine on Antillean cuisine on the sands of JBR

Beachfront hotspot Tamoka is now open for lunch. Choose from indoor, alfresco seating or the sunken lounges that blend Latin American craftsmanship with intricate detailing. For lunch, diners can enjoy Tinga (slow-cooked confit chicken with chipotle sauce), Costillas (crispy beef short ribs flavoured with tamarind), Langostinos (Patagonian prawns served with coconut rice), Torta Rum (a Caribbean spiced rum cake served with caramelised banana) and Anana (pineapple carpaccio served with fresh kiwi, passion fruit and coconut sorbet). Post-lunch guests can enjoy the expansive Tamoka beach. Available daily from 12pm to 4:30pm.

GO: Visit or email for reservations and more information.

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Dine on Argentinan delights beneath the Burj Khalifa

Enjoy the week-long celebrations of National Argentinian Day at Asado inside the majestic Palace Downtown. Tuck into a three-course Argentinian set menu amidst the stunning surroundings of Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountains. Available daily until Sunday 29 May. AED 399 (three-course set menu and soft beverages) and AED 499 (three-course set menu and three house beverages).

GO: Email or call 04 428 7961 for reservations and more information.

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Saturday 28 May 2022

Celebrate the arrival of summer at La Piscina

Nestled amidst the palm trees surrounding Palazzo Versace Dubai’s east pool, La Piscina offers waterfront views, a stunning lagoon pool with a swim-up bar, and a menu featuring all your poolside favourites. To celebrate the arrival of summer, La Piscina’s season opening party will boast an exciting line-up of DJs and live entertainment, including resident DJ Ciel and Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer SHARAM. Saturday 28 May, from 11am to 6pm. AED 300 (sun loungers and three food and beverages coupons), whilst cabanas start from AED 10,000 for six guests.

GO: Follow @lapiscinadubai on Instagram for more information.

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Enjoy a free dessert at The Pointe

Flavour-packed Greek and Turkish food paired with shisha and breathtaking views of Atlantis, The Palm are offered at the newly-opened Daily Huqqa. The Instagrammable venue will be offering guests a free dessert with the purchase of any main meal to celebrate the opening. Star dishes include an assortment of Turkish kebabs, pides, yuvasi (phyllo dough with fillings), and manti (Turkish dumplings). Available daily, from 5pm to 2am. 

GO: Call 058 265 9688 for reservations and more information.

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Sunday 29 May 2022

Enjoy out of this world pizza at Moon Slice

Known for their creative pizza creations, Moon Slice in Dar Wasl Mall have introduced a set lunch menu that is perfect for two people. The feast includes four pieces of assorted bruschetta, buffalo salad, arrabbiata pasta with prawns and a special Tiramoonsu. Available daily, from 12pm to 5pm. AED 158 for two people.

GO: Call 050 695 9733 for reservations and more information.

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Tuck into the new menu at Privilege

Dine high in the sky on the 75th floor of SLS Dubai Hotel and residences with the sizzling new poolside menu at Privilege. Drawing inspiration from Moroccan and French cuisines, highlight dishes include seasonal Emirati vegetables served with a selection of dips, watermelon salad, lamb sharhat (lavash flatbread and roasted eggplant topped with yoghurt), tajines, and a Parisienne-inspired chocolate fondant paired with fresh orange and saffron sorbet. Available daily from 7pm.

GO: Call 04 607 0654 for reservations and more information.

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