THSWKND: 5 Hip Places to Be in Dubai, Feb 25-17


Bhoomika Ghaghada THSWKND ,,,,,,

It’s one of those weekends, isn’t it? At least 5 big acts in town, over a dozen lip-smacking food deals, and the irresistible siren call of regular brunch with mates. Where to go?

Unsurprisingly, we heard a woman on the radio a while ago complain about the stress that comes with decision-making for the weekend. These are the beautiful champagne problems Dubai residents are privileged to.

Aside from Dubai Jazz Fest, DXBeach featuring Tiesto and a few other big ones, here are 5 more wicked places to be in Dubai to add to your platter of #THSWKND confusion:

1. TwiceAsNice @ Industrial Avenue


Twice as Nice
comes back to the UAE, with the latest RnB, Hip Hop & ‘old skool’ Garage classics at the chic and grungy China Grill Dubai‘s #IndustrialAvenue space. The line-up includes MC DONAE’O, Kiss FM’s Master-mixer SHORTEE BLITZ and Dubai resident MASTERSTEPZ.
When: 10pm, February 25 2016
Where: China Grill, Westin Mina Seyahi
How much: AED 100 [Ladies are free before 11pm and Face Card holders free before midnight]
Advanced tickets:

2. Frankie’s Comedy Cellar

Frankie’s Comedy Cellar, Dubai Marina’s popular comedy night, returns Saturday, Feb 27, showcasing the top UAE-based comedians.

When: Saturday February 27, 2016 7 – 9PM

Where: Frankie’s Italian Bar and Grill, Ground floor, Oasis Beach Tower, JBR

How Much: FREE

For more information visit

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3. Nasimi Sessions featuring Robin Schulz


The German who had everyone around the world kicking it to ‘Waves’, chanting ‘Prayer in C’, and his latest sultry track ‘Sugar’ is coming to town. This isn’t one to miss by the beach.

When: 7pm-3am, Thursday, February 25 2016

Where: Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm

How much: Ladies free before 9pm, Early Bird tickets AED 150, At the door AED 195

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4. Eat The World DXB


This is just a reminder for all you foodies. Gather ’round and bask in the glorious smell of freshly cooked food truck bites.

When: 5pm-11pm, Thursday, February 25
12pm – 5pm / 6pm – 11pm, Friday February 26
12pm – 5pm / 6pm – 11pm, Saturday February 27

Where: Burj Park

How much: Afternoons AED 30, Evenings AED 40 [Kids under 12 years enter free]

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5. Learn How to Make Pizza @ Eataly


Eataly’s expert pizzaiolo, Chef Enzo, will demonstrate how to make a perfect pizza dough before leading the participants in a hands-on cooking class. Maximum 10 participants.

Where: Eataly, Lower Ground Floor, The Dubai Mall

When: 10:30am – 12pm, February 25 2016

How much: AED 140

For more info: @EatalyArabia on Facebook & Instagram.

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What are your plans this weekend? Tell us in the comments below.