happenings this month Around Sheikh Zayed Road
Around Sheikh Zayed Road
Updated on 03 October 2019

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

Where to shop
Momentum
Dubai International Financial Centre

If you fancy vintage collectible watches, then this small shop in DIFC is a must visit place Since February 2011, Momentum is a regional dealer of classic and vintage timepieces and distributor of premium watch accessories since 2011. Call 04-3889200.

What to do
Level 43 Sky Lounge
Four Points by Sheraton

Visit this sky bar to soak up the beauty of Dubai’s iconic skyline, monuments such as Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis, Dubai Mall, and the Jumeirah coastline in one breath. Go here to spend a night in Dubai like never before. Call 056-4142213.

What to see
Opera Gallery
DIFC

The art gallery presents spectacular modern and contemporary artworks by some of the most significant artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Expect to see artworks of masters such as Pablo Picasso, Bernard Buffet and a few more.

Where to party
The Den at McGettigan’s DWTC
World Trade Centre

The Den at McGettigan’s DWTC is an ideal spot to escape the heat, chill out, watch a game, play pool and enjoy some top class food and drinks. The casual bar is filled with pool tables and plasma screen TVs, and open booths making it ideal for groups of friends. Call 04-3780800.

Where to eat
Le Cirque
The Ritz-Carlton DIFC

All The fun of the fair with some serious foodie flare, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more theatrical dining experience than that of Le Cirque. Carnies with an affinity for the finer things in life will feel right at home at this swanky, upscale French-Italian restaurant. Le Cirque opened in the city after 40 years of success in its original location of New York and was favourited by Jackie Onassis - so if it’s good enough for the former First Lady!

Walking into the restaurant feels like an escape with the dim-lighting creating a subtle hint of an alluring New York City hotspot. As the name suggests, Le Cirque is nothing short of a spectacle, with monkeys, circus balls, tent shades and clown faces lacing the restaurant.

The menu reflects the theme as it is organised into three separate acts, which adds a nice touch of theatre. But, it definitely does not stop there, the food itself is the most flamboyant element in this colourful experience.

Engaging in a balancing act between flavour and presentation, the food tantalises throughout the whole journey from your eyes to tastebuds. The menu includes veal carpaccio, steak tartare, lobster with chilli and lime, and chocolate fondant with coconut sorbet and a strawberry vacherin.

The portions are incredibly generous and perfect for sharing the magic of flavour between two. From the food to the atmosphere and the energy of the staff, Le Cirque undoubtedly puts on the greatest show. For reservations call 04-3722323.

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