Oh, happy days!!
This week is the highly sought after one in every UAE resident's calendar, as with the upcoming UAE National Day celebrations, also comes the exciting long weekend.
With Thursday, Friday and Saturday being public holidays, and most residents getting a four-day long weekend, why not make the most of the coming week and explore all the amazing National Day offers and fun, while dining at various restaurants around Dubai.
UAE National Day Food and Chai Tour
Dubai is a hub for so many restaurants, but if you are looking for hidden gems, then Old Dubai is the place to be. Enjoy a UAE National Day Food and Chai Tour, starting at Rove City Centre in Deira, with hot Karak by Project Chaiwala, before discovering some more locations around the city with Frying Pan Adventures. The tour will be held on 3 December, with two slots available, 8.45am to 11.45am and 11.45am to 1.45pm, and will be priced at Dhs 125 per person.
Dhs 51 Meals at Bistro by INK
To celebrate UAE's 51st National Day, Bistro by INK at Al Jadaf Waterfront Community is offering diners deals on dishes from 1 to 4 December. Available from 12pm to 4pm, delight in a burger and soft drink, or a main course, coffee and carrot cake for Dhs 51.
National Day Buffet at Mundo
Mundo at Jumeirah Emirates Towers is bringing a delicious buffet to celebrate the UAE National Day this week on 2 December from 1pm to 3.30pm. For prices starting at Dhs 255, tuck into dishes including fish harra, butter chicken, lamb ouzi, 24-hour barbeque braised ribs and more.
Bar Baar Freestyle Kitchen and Bar Opens
Set to open its doors on 29 November, diners can enjoy a great concept at Occidental Al Jaddaf. Having closed down due to the pandemic, the elevated experience is back and better than ever, and diners can delight in dishes from around the world, including garlic and pepper lamb chops, lobster Indiana, pan-seared scallops and more. The venue offers a restaurant and lounge bar with high ceilings and light installations, inspired by the wish-fulfilling divine tree.
World of Flavours at SushiDo
SushiDo is bringing diners a special offer to make the most of the World Cup. Throughout the tournament, enjoy limited edition rolls including Qatari kick, Japanese spice, Mexican fajita, Canadian lobster and more. The 24-piece box also comes with a QR code, and one lucky winner will be able to travel to the World Cup winning team's country. The box is available on Deliveroo and Talabat.
Ghaf Drink by Barakat
Barakat, the home-grown fresh juice brand in the UAE, has launched two new drinks, the smoothie and shot, to the Ghaf range, inspired by the national tree in the UAE. The smoothie is made with Ghaf leaves and camel milk, with the shot consisting of Ghaf leaves and green apple juice. The drink is available at supermarkets in the UAE.
National Day Lunch at Majlis Al Sultan
Tuck into a delicious traditional oven-roasted lamb shoulder served with a plate of rice or freekeh with nuts at Majlis Al Sultan. Located at Al Ferdous 3 on Al Wasl Road, from noon to 5pm on 30 November to 3 December, delight in the special offer. Prices are set at Dhs 90 per person.
Jones The Grocer Opens
Jones The Grocer is geared up to launch its first store at the Mall of the Emirates and its 31st store in the world. The great spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner, will serve diners pizza, butternut risotto, cookies, muffins and more, as well as a selection of signature coffees. The restaurant can accommodate 100 people with indoor and outdoor seating.
50% Off at Cafe Society
On 2 December, to celebrate the 51st UAE National Day, Cafe Society is offering diners a 50% discount. Located at TAMANI Marina Hotel, tuck into various dishes, including truffle mushroom croquettes, salmon linguine, Mediterranean seafood paella, chicken picatta and more.
All You Can Eat at Golden Dragon
Golden Dragon at Oud Metha, the one-stop destination for Asian flavours, is hosting an all-you-can-eat sushi and dimsum offer for UAE National Day. Priced at Dhs 51, tuck into dishes including salmon California roll, homemade prawn dumplings, dragon roll, edamame and more. The offer is valid from 28 November to 3 December.
UAE National Day at Bombay Borough
Gear up for the 51st UAE National Day at Bombay Borough. Located at Dubai International Financial Centre at Gate Village 3, all a la carte desserts will be priced at Dhs 51. The offer is available from 1 to 4 December from noon to midnight.
Sunset Happy Hour at Al Manara Beach Bar
Delight in an amazing Happy Hour at Al Manara Beach Bar. Located at Habtoor Grand Resort, sip on well-crafted drinks while watching the sunset. The offer is valid daily from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
National Day Treat at LDC Kitchen + Coffee
Celebrate the 51st UAE National Day with a delicious sweet treat from LDC Kitchen + Coffee. Located in Jumeirah from 28 November, the UAE flag cookies are a delicious way to enter the National Day spirit. The cookies are available for delivery, dining or pickup, and are priced at Dhs 10.
Sky High Tea at Observatory Bar and Grill
Delight in the stunning views of Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina, while sipping on tea at Observatory Bar and Grill at Marriott Dubai Harbour Hotel and Suites. From Sunday to Friday at 12.30pm to 5pm, enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with friends and family with dishes like scones, salmon tarter, egg and truffle mayonnaise sando, strawberry shortcake and more. Prices are set at Dhs 120 per person.