happenings this month Around Downtown
Around Downtown
Updated on 07 January 2019

The latest restaurant and bar offers, club nights, events and activities this month

Where to shop

Valentino
Fashion Avenue

Dubai Mall's latest extension Fashion Avenue is a haven for luxury shopping and is now home to a favourite of all hearts, Valentino. The collection ranges from Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Porter to accessories collection and perfumes.
Call 04-3253042.

What to see

At the top
Burj Khalifa

No trip to Dubai is complete without a 360 degree view from the observational deck of the world's tallest building, standing at 828 metres high. Level 124, 125 and 148 are open to the public.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.tickets.atthetop.ae

Where to eat

Brothaus Bakery
Business Bay

German bakery - bistro offers the best German breads and bakery treats along with tempting mains for breakfast from 7:30am. This place will have you fall for its casual, friendly setting indoors or outdoors with great food, drinks, and a great location.
Call 04-3690000.

Where to party

Gotha
Radisson Blu Dubai Waterfront Hotel

As one of the newest spots on the Dubai nightlife scene, Gotha has hosted some of the music industry’s top stars. Steve Aoki, Idris Elba and Solomon have all performed at the spot.
www.gothaclubdubai.com

What to do

KidZania
Dubai Mall

At this kid-crazy centre, your kids can have a fabulous time whilst taking on grown up tasks. Children can take on adult roles and perform over 80 real life professions whilst they are paid for their work. In a city built to scale for children (so everything is a little smaller), complete with buildings, paved streets, vehicles, a functioning economy, kids can be employed by recognisable "establishments" by leading multi-national and local brands. learning socialisation skills, mutual co-operation, teamwork, self-esteem and respect. Upon entry, kids are greeted at an airport style ‘check-in’ counter, where they will be given a security bracelet, their boarding pass, a city map and a cheque for 50 of the official currency of KidZania.

Give your little chocoholic the chance to become a chocolatier in the KidZania Chocolate Factory where they can really milk their sweet-tooth. Is your little one destined for TV? The KidZania Television Studio offers on-air hosts and reporters the unique opportunity to work behind the scenes and as a team to produce a professional television broadcast. Or, do they dream of flying? Children can also work as pilots and co-pilots as they soar the skies, taking their passengers on a flight, - they can even be cabin crew members carrying out the pre-flight safety demonstration! If you get a little peckish, there’s always a McDonald’s outlet where you can grab a bite while your child assemble their very own burger! Kidzania is open to children between the ages of 2-16, however, most of the activities are recommended for kids of the ages 4-16. While you wait, take advantage of the parent's lounge where you can put your feet up and have a cup of coffee with free internet access, a TV lounge and a café.
www.kidzania.ae

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