Dubai will be draped in red – storefronts, restaurants, malls, outdoor walks – with floating hearts and candies. While couples gaze into each others’ eyes, smother each other with gifts and choke each other with love, you are free.
Unbound by the accountability and drama that comes with relationships, you need to put on your best, make a call or two, and take your fabulous self and friends out to celebrate. Freedom.
Here are 3 cheese-free singles parties in Dubai:
1. Original Wings and Rings
Escape the yucky love stuff and head to Original Wings and Rings this Valentine’s Day. All day, they’ll be offering ‘buy one get one free’ offers on selected drinks – such as hops and house beverages as well as special cocktails for AED 35 for tables of gals or guys.
Deals don’t apply to tables of cheesy/non-cheesy couples [who are still welcome to drop by though and enjoy lively atmosphere, music and rounds of foosball].
When: 12pm – 2am, Sunday, February 14, 2016
Where: Level C, Liberty House, DIFC
More info: 04-3596900
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2. Spirito Lounge & Kitchen
Ditch the hearts and flowers in favour of some Brazilian flavour, and join them and their resident DJ for an Anti-Valentine’s party. With a choice of 5 dishes and 5 celebratory signature cocktails for AED 225, this girls’/boys’ night out will be grander than any date.
Santo Sunday is also available at AED 250 per person for an unlimited selection of dishes and soft drinks – and don’t forget, ladies drink for free all evening with an extended Hora Feliz happy hour for the gents.
When: 6pm – midnight, Sunday, February 14 2016
How much: AED 225 – 5 dishes and 5 cocktails, AED 250 – unlimited food & soft drinks
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3. Gossip Cafe & Desserts
Love isn’t limited to couples, friends love each other too. So, whip out your phone and call your old and new mates. Gossip Cafe & Desserts want to treat you to 5 delicious tapas for AED 350. Peek at the menu below:
Olive oil poached prawns with grilled avocado, harissa dressing, tahini
Tuna Niçoise with olives, green beans, baby potatoes, soft eggs, fried capers, pomegranate dressing
Lobster Sliders with saffron cheese sauce, arugula, aioli
Mini Chicken tacos with salsa, shawarma sauce, guacamole cilantro
Beef Sliders: cheddar, beef bacon avocado. Feta tomato, olive tapenade
Wagyu Beef with pickled red onions and truffle sauce
7 Spice roasted lamb chop with Parmesan cheese, capers, olive oil, arugula
Zucchini fries with saffron aioli
Vegetable Ceviche with tortillas, lime, harissa dressing
Fried Goat cheese with pear relish, date jam, cress puree
Mushroom Cappuccino Soup shots with Shitake Crisps
Risotto Saffron Bites with daqous
When: January 14, 2016
How much: AED 350 per person
More info: gossipthebrand.com
What are you doing on Valentine’s Day? Tell us in the comments below.
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