Dubai weekend guide
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Busy season has officially returned to the emirate, and with so much going on the GRAZIA team is here to make life easier for you when it comes to weekend plans.

From date night inspiration to a new luxury watch hub, there’s plenty to do in Dubai.

celebrate 75 years of the Bulgari Serpenti


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To mark 75 years of the iconic Bulgari Serpenti, the luxury Italian jewellery house is hosting the Serpenti Factory exhibition in DIFC in Dubai from September 15 to 24, 2023. To mark the occasion, Bulgari has collaborated with three UAE-based creatives – Dr Azza Al Qubaisi, Dr Afra Atiq and Dr Azra Khamissa – for part of the exhibition.

The Bulgari Serpenti was first introduced in 1948 by the Masion as jewellery-watches with a wrap-around design. Over the last seven decades, the Serpenti has been stylised and crafted in many different ways into a high jewellery necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and more utilising different interpretations of its hexagonal scale motif, as well as unique gems, designs and craftsmanship.

Admire flowers and prada

Courtesy of Prada

Flowers are the stars of a series of extraordinary initiatives that Prada is unveiling in a few international cities from September 14 to 16, 2023. In this campaign by Prada, photographs and videos bring to life an surreal series of impossible interactions between flowers and people. Visit the pop-up in DIFC this weekend to be apart of the initiative.

A delectable Date night at Armani/Ristorante

Courtesy of Armani/Ristorante

What’s a GRAZIA Dubai weekend guide without a date night mention? Consider your Friday night plans sorted. A highly awaited seasonal mushroom degustation menu, a culinary masterpiece that challenges the boundaries of gastronomy, is now available at Armani/Ristorante. The new degustation menu includes Porcini Mushroom Tortellini, Risotto and Finferli.  It epitomizes sophistication and luxury and exhibits an exquisite range of flavours, textures, and nuances. The offer runs until September 30 and is priced at Dhs649 per person. To book visit their website, call +971 4 888 3666, or email.

Combine dining and dancing at AMAZÓNICO

Courtesy of Amazónico

Spice up your Saturday or Sunday at Amazónico! The Tropicalia Weekend Brunch combines Bossa Nova and a delectable barbecue sharing-style menu. If you can’t go to Brazil, Amazónico brings Brazil to you. Set to bring a true feast for the senses, Diego and Giselle bring with them their seductive rhythms and soulful melodies as they reimagine the iconic Brazilian music genre, blending the traditional with modern flavours to create an unforgettable musical experience. Taking place every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 3pm, prices start from Dhs200. For reservations, call +971 4 571 3999 or email.

Unleash your creativity with Rabab Tantawy

Courtesy of One&Only The Palm

Enhance your artistic spirit at an exclusive professional painting session by ArtKōrero and famous guest artist Rabab Tantawy at the alluring overwater private lounge 101 Privé, located inside the picturesque One&Only The Palm resort. A brilliant chance for all art enthusiasts, from professionals to beginners, the Painting Workshop with Rabab Tantawy will take place on Sunday, September 17 from 3pm – 5 pm and is priced at AED 400 per person, including materials, refreshments, and beverages. To book call +971 4 440 1030 or visit the One&Only Palm website.

A New watch hub

Courtesy of Ahmed Seddiqi

A new concept, EDIT by Ahmed Seddiqi is the go-to place for lifestyle watches and accessories, offering a huge selection of carefully chosen and cutting-edge brands. A team of professionals have curated a portfolio of more than 20 lifestyle watch and accessories brands. Every shopper can choose the ideal timepiece that matches their personality and fulfils their functional needs. The brand’s mix consists of Movado, Frederique Constant, West End Watch Co., Casio and FURLA to name a few, and that’s just the beginning. The EDIT by Ahmed Seddiqi boutiques are now open at Dubai Mall, Dubai Hills Mall and City Centre Al Zahia. The latest collections are also available on the EDIT website.

Shop Vintage Hidden Gems

Why not grab your girl group and organise a trip to find some hidden vintage gems? Luckily, GRAZIA has curated the ultimate guide to thrifting which you can find here. RUN don’t walk.