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The Dubai Weekender: Nov 17 – 20

by Out and About Mag.

Here's your fix of things to do in Dubai this weekend, November 17 - 20th.

Thursday, November 17th

Join DIEGO FERRARI at Electric Pawn Shop 

Award-winning Asian Mediterranean bar restaurant Electric Pawn Shop proudly presents inventive mix masters in bartending and music this November, starting with mixologist and author Diego Ferrari on the 17th.

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Mixologist and author of the world-prized book "Low Alcohol Cocktails: New Frontier in Mixology", Diego Ferrari, has truly elevated mixology into an art form. This famed cocktail artist has received numerous accolades as a master of the craft – Brand Ambassador of the Year in the Italian Bar Awards by Bargiornale in 2020, ranking among Drink International Magazine's 100 World Most Influential Person in the bar industry in 2022, and included among the Top 10 Nominees as Brand Ambassador in the Tales of The Cocktails Spirit Awards 2020. Take a sip of his creations at Electric Pawn Shop – the perfect libation to unwind on a Thursday! 

When: Thursday, 17th November

Timing: Doors open 6:00 pm till late

Where: Electric Pawn Shop, Ground Floor of The H Dubai Hotel

Free Entry. Reservations are encouraged.

For more information:

Call: 0505865510

Email: ask@electricpawnshop.com.

visit www.electricpawnshop.com



Friday, November 18th

Garage Nation takes over the P7 Arena at Media One Hotel 

Get ready for a night of all your favourite UK Garage Classics as, once again, on Friday 18th November Garage Nation takes over the P7 Arena at Media One Hotel in full force. 

For the final event of 2022, you'll want to wear your comfiest trainers and most flexible skanking attire, as you can expect a night filled with UK Garage, Drum and Bass and the odd jungle track thrown in for those hardcore Garage Nation fans who love to reminisce.

Bringing the fire and unmatched energies on 18th November is the unbeatable lineup of the Heartless Crew, DJ Luck & MC Neat, and MC Ultra, who are all performing for the first time together in the region. This will be a night of high-energy, good vibes, lyrical genius and unrivalled DJ skills. 

After the success of two sold-out events for Garage Nation at P7 Arena, Be More Than Events are ready to finish the year off in style. 

Tables for this event sold out the moment this lineup was announced, as did early bird tickets, so dust off those trainers, warm up your limbs and get ready to bring your best dance moves to the P7 Arena Friday, 18th November. 

Tables are sold out 


When: Friday 18th November 

Timing: Doors open at 9 pm 

Where: P7 Arena, Media One Hotel.

Price: Tickets from AED 150 

Reservations and Information:



Saturday, November 19th

Bar Hop Around the Globe while still in Dubai at Papa's DESTINATION BRUNCH 

Get ready for the newest brunch in town as Papa Dubai, located at the V Hotel in Al Habtoor City, has launched its incredible brunch experience this November. Brought to you by Be More Than Events, the company behind the successful Garage Nation DXB, Above and Not Another Festival, Giving guests a taste of the world with nine (9) different bars, each with its own unique style, going from a french Champagne bar, a lively South American corner with Rum and Pisko, a London bar with a selection of Gin, passing by Mexico with the Mescal and Tequila Bar and not forgetting a trip to Asia and the Sake bar, accompanied by themed entertainment to transport you to each of these party destinations. 

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Papa is a sensational village-like destination and one-stop hangout spot. Take an around-the-world tour without clocking up the air miles as you sample a range of tasty beverages from the different international hubs around this chic venue. 

Expect theatrical, Insta-worthy mixed drinks aplenty at this exciting new brunch extravaganza. Equipped with its mixology lab, Papa Dubai is home to some of the world's top bartenders, who are always on hand, ready to flaunt their skills. Each bar will be brought to life during the brunch experience with several pop-up activities highlighting exotic cultural dishes and a plethora of cocktails. 

Papa Dubai is a truly immersive brunch with exceptional décor that matches the unrivalled ambience. Running from 2 pm to 5:30 pm every Saturday, the cuisine transcends a range of tastes from Asian to South American and much more. Boasting incredible resident DJs, including DJ Tom Karno & Joe Lang, playing floor fillers all day and night, and an array of dancers, including disco rollers, geishas, and much more, to keep brunch-goers entertained. 

To top off the day, the after-party will continue straight after the brunch until 9 pm, where partiers can enjoy a drink package of 5 drinks for AED 175.

With packages starting at AED 295, it's time to book your table today and take a journey of discovery without leaving Dubai.

Timing: 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Where: PAPA DUBAIAtrium Level 3, Al Habtoor City - Business Bay 


  • None Alcoholic: AED 295 
  • House Beverages: AED 395
  • Premium Cocktails: AED 495
  • Champagne: AED 695 with Laurent Perrier

For more information: +971 58 591 6268





For those looking to explore new brunch spots by the beach, Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection has launched a sensational Sunkissed brunch at Al Manara Beach Bar, where diners can feast on an exquisite selection of international delicacies from live cooking stations while soaking in the live music and upbeat vibes. The beach buffet also offers access to the pool and beach, ideal for a refreshing dip. The brunch is available every Saturday from 12:30 pm to 4 pm and is priced at AED 350, including house beverages.

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The fun doesn't stop there! Turn your brunch into an exciting sleepover and spend a weekend overnight at Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection, an idyllic beachside retreat. The enticing staycation package is curated for two adults and two kids and includes a complimentary breakfast the next day at Al Dhiyafa Grand Kitchen, and a buy one get one free brunch offering a 50% discount for children between 6 to 12 years old. The stay also offers four complimentary tickets for two adults and two children to experience La Perle, Dubai's number-one show that offers a breathtaking fusion of immersive artistic performances, theatrical experiences, imagery and awe-inspiring stunts.

Where: Sunkissed brunch at Al Manara Beach Bar, Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection

When: Saturdays 

Timing: 12:30 pm to 4 pm

Price: AED 350, including house beverages.


Samba Brunch at McGettigan's JLT 

Ireland sadly didn't make it to this year's World Cup, so the team at McGettigan's had to come up with a plan about who to support because what's a tournament without a team you're invested in and backing all the way!   

The McGettigan's team huddled together and made a call that they will be supporting Brazil as if it were Ireland themselves playing! The team will be kitted out in Brazil jerseys for the duration of the tournament, but that's not all... McGettigan's JLT has gone that extra FIFA mile to ensure that everyone feels part of the Samba spirit!  

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To really get those Brazilian vibes going, McGettigan's will be throwing a 3-hour Samba Brunch on 19th November, kicking off at noon at McGettigan's JLT.  

No one lives and breathes football more than the Brazilians. The brunch will showcase this and celebrate the Brazilian culture, with plenty of decorations to make each guest feel like they're part of the famous Rio Carnival. There will be live performances from singers and Samba dancers to get everyone up on their feet and ready to cheer on Brazil, as well as the usual flow of great food and premium drinks! 


When: 19th November

Where: McGettigan's JLT 

Price: Wear your country's football jersey, and you get a premium brunch package for only  

AED 199.  

Booking: https://www.mcgettigans.com/shop/  


Sunday, November 20th 

Magnificent views, succulent slow-cooked meats, and prices your wallet will thank you for are in-store at Logs & Embers. Located right by the beach on the picturesque Palm Jumeirah, this superb smokehouse serves up the most tender meat and seafood fresh from the grill. If your mouth isn't watering just yet, it soon will be, as the chilled-out eatery has just announced the launch of its brand-new menu. 

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Bursting with bold flavours along with American smokehouse classics, the new menu is just the thing for meat lovers everywhere. Sink your teeth into the finest cuts of juicy steaks or tuck into mountains of smoked brisket, fall-off-the-bone ribs, or tantalising wings as you gaze out onto the breathtaking views of the Dubai city skyline. 


What: Sunday Roast 

When: Every Sunday 

Where: Logs & Embers, Palm Jumeirah

Timing: 12 pm to 10 pm 

Price: 3 courses for AED134 



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