The Diary | October Edition 2019

Welcome to your quintessential monthly guide to all things love, luxe and life in Dubai. We have our October edit of top dining picks, our late night ‘Luxe loves’ selection, three key fashion diary dates, some weekend travel inspiration and our close up on the incredible GAIA Dubai.

Enjoy your month in Dubai!

x Team Luxe Diary


Dine with a Culinary Mastermind at Torno Subito

Spend an epic evening dining with the larger-than-life culinary genius Chef Massimo Bottura at Torno Subito at W Dubai – The Palm on 16 & 17 October 2019.

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Off the Menu – The Emirati Edition at Roberto’s DIFC

Off the Menu - The Emirati Edition Continues at Roberto's DIFC | The Luxe Diary

The second instalment of the fusion concept ‘Off the Menu – The Emirati Edition’ sees Emirati Chef Saud collaborate Chef Alessandro at Roberto’s DIFC for a special Emirati-Italian menu.

Running until 13 November, the concept will see further collaborations at Boca and La Petite Maison.

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DXB Cucumber Carnival

Experience a Slice of the Unusual at DXB Cucumber Carnival | The Luxe Diary

DXB Cucumber Carnival is back! Experience the peculiar and spectacular at the DXB Cucumber Carnival at Soho Garden on 17 & 18 October. 

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The Feast – Thursday 17 October | 19.30-21.30

Tuck into The Feast from with friends & tickle your taste buds with a medley of epicurean delights in a banquet style set-up consisting of Hendrick’s inspired dishes and a free-flow of juniper infused libations.

‘High Tea’ – Friday 18 October | 15.30-17.00

Take ‘High Tea’ and enjoy mini sandwiches & an array of sweet treats such as Hendrick’s citrus and pink peppercorn eclairs and Hendrick’s poached strawberry tartlets all hosted by Victorian style characters Henrietta and Archibald.

Truffle Menu at Bread Street Kitchen & Bar

Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar introduces an exclusive truffle menu this October – available all month featuring British classics and Bread Street signature favourites with a truffle twist…

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Van Cleef’s “Treasures & Legends”

Van Cleef & Arpels Announces "Treasures & Legends" Exhibition in Dubai


Discover the Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition “Treasures & Legends” from 10 October at Van Cleef at Dubai Opera Plaza. The exhibition showcases over 50 High Jewellery treasures for the first time in the Middle East…

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9th Edition of Arab Fashion Week

9th Edition of the Arab Fashion Week | The Luxe Diary

Arab Fashion Week takes place from 9-14 October at City Walk with over 40 prominent designers from the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Click here for the schedule of runways and presentations…

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Fashion Forward Dubai | October Edition 2019

Fashion Forward Dubai Luxe Diary

The October Edition 2019 of Fashion Forward takes place throughout d3 from October 30 to November 2. Stay tuned for more details in The Luxe Diary.

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Late Night LUXE Loves… 

Studio Bagatelle Launches on Wednesday Nights!

Studio Bagatelle Launches on Wednesdays in Dubai! | The Luxe Diary

Studio Bagatelle is the new weekly addition to the Bagatelle Repertoire and trust us, it’s a glorious throwback to the disco era – Every Wednesday!

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Hakkatini Nights Arrive at Hakkasan Dubai!

Hakkasan Opens at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai | 23 October 2018 | The Luxe Diary

Love a Martini and all its stylish connotations? You will love the Hakkasan Dubai’s Hakkatini night dedicated to the art of the Martini… every night of the week. Click below to get your Hakkatini on…

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October’s LUXE Close-up

Go Greek in Style at GAIA in the DIFC 

Gaia: Greek-Mediterranean Concept Opens its Doors in DIFC | The Luxe Diary

Inspired by the Greek Goddess of all earth, the mountains, sun and sea, GAIA serves humble and authentic cuisine in a league of its own, in a beautiful contemporary space filled with hidden details and charm. Read our review of this Greek-Mediterranean concept in a league of its own…

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A Travel Review to inspire you…

Rixos Saadiyat Island – The all-inclusive resort with all the ‘à la carte’ feels’

As Abu Dhabi's first all-inclusive hotel, Rixos Saadiyat Island is setting standards, others are watching. The Luxe Diary checked in. Read The Luxe Diary's review of this luxe all-inclusive hotel with all the 'à la carte' feels!

As Abu Dhabi’s first all-inclusive hotel, Rixos Saadiyat Island is setting standards, others are watching. The Luxe Diary checked in… Read our review here.

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