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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 October 2018

Your weekend hit list: T20 cricket brunch, new menu at Eat Greek, and more

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have a few ideas

Don't be stumped for something to do this weekend, brunch as you watch the T20. Abu Dhabi Cricket
Don't be stumped for something to do this weekend, brunch as you watch the T20. Abu Dhabi Cricket

Bowl them over at brunch

If you’re a cricket fan then you’ll want to be at the best brunch game in town this weekend - "Brunch at the Cricket". Abu Dhabi Cricket is hosting the fun experience in the Century Lounge at Zayed Cricket Stadium this weekend, ideal for those who are interested in enjoying a spread while watching the inaugural T20 event which will see teams from Afghanistan, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and England battle it out in front of 20,000 fans. Don’t be stumped by what to do with the kids, there is plenty to keep them occupied too. Brunch at the cricket is being held daily until through Sunday and cost from Dh500 for adults and Dh150 for kids ages 6 to 12 years. Click here for details.

Raffles Spa is bringing its Egyptian caviar and gold facial back for the month of October. Raffles Dubai
Enjoy some pampering specials during the month of October. Courtesy Raffles Dubai

Golden October glow

This week marked the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Raffles Dubai has a special treat for ladies in honour of it. The hotel’s spa is bringing back its signature Egyptian gold and caviar facial until October 31, with 10 per cent of the proceeds going to the Al Jalila Foundation to support Brest Friends. Book a treatment to pamper yourself or take a friend along to enjoy this luxurious, indulgent and rich 90-minute facial. Click here for more details.

The new photography studio at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Manarat Al Saadiyat
The new photography studio at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Courtesy Manarat Al Saadiyat

Click with a new photo studio

A new photography studio at Manarat Al Saadiyat has opened this week aimed at fostering the talents of the capital’s creatives. It will host exhibitions, workshops, masterclasses and offer a dedicated space for people to work on the art of photography. The facilities include a studio that can be rented, a large workspace including a make-up and dressing room, as well as a digital lab. Check it out and the accompanying exhibition of Jassim Al Awadhi’s works this weekend.

The grilled octopus dish is one of new standout items on the new Eat Greek Kouzina menu. Eat Greek Kouzina
The grilled octopus dish is one of new standout items on the new Eat Greek Kouzina menu. Courtesy Eat Greek Kouzina

New menu at Eat Greek

If you feel like injecting some Greek flavour into your weekend, or want to get a taste of the Mediterranean with some unique offerings, try the new menu that has just been introduced at Eat Greek Kouzina outlets. There’s a selection of vegetarian dishes that are sure to appeal to meat-eaters, too, while the delicious grilled octopus main (right), watermelon and manouri salad and baked feta are also worth ordering.

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