TLD’s ‘Luxe Loves’: Some New Dates for your Diary!

As the weather warms up, we’re here with a full diary of exclusive finds across Dubai in the next couple of weeks to keep things fresh and fab. We have our very favourite breakfast ideas, our top selection of dining experiences (some of these are only going to be available over the next few weeks – so get booking now!), a Late Night ‘Luxe Loves’ new on the scene, a couple of perfectly cool getaways and the return of our Culture Calendar.

We hope you enjoy it as much as we did putting these together for you!

Love, Team TLD

TLD’s Best Breakfasts

Bonbon Café by Angelo Musa at the Lana, Dorchester Collection

 

This is one we love: We were excited to list internationally renowned pastry chef Angelo Musa coming to the Lana at the Dorchester earlier this month. You can read our feature here. We are huge fans of Bonbon Café – head there for a relaxing breakfast on Dubai Canal’s shoreline, the beautiful French pâtisseries are delightful. 

Time: 10 am – 10 pm | Place: Bonbon Café by Angelo Musa Location: Ground Floor, The Lana Dorchester Collection

For more information click here

Ula Beach Club

 

Looking for a great spot to spend a weekend morning in a slightly different way? Ula Beach Club offers a delightful boozy breakfast on the stunning West Beach of The Palm Jumeirah. Enjoy the ultimate Bottomless Breakfast to start your weekend in style. Don’t miss it and get your reservation today for a unique breakfast on the beach. We guarantee you’ll start off your weekend with a bang!

Day: Saturday & Sunday | Time: 10am – 12pm | Price: AED225/person 

Offer: 2 hours free-flow sparkling, mimosas & bellinis, and a breakfast dish.

EllaMia

 

A chic café that brings the vibrant coffee culture of Los Angeles to Dubai, we present you EllaMia, an ideal place to indulge in a breakfast daydream while savoring a cup of coffee that will surely please your mornings. Alongside of savory snacks to sweet treats, protein shakes to coffee, and tea from Mariage Frères – Paris. 

Time: 7am – 9pm | Location: SLS Dubai

For bookings, contact: +971 4 607 0767 or email slsdining.dubai@slshotels.com.

Gastronomy at Atlantis the Royal

 

Just what you need to start your day with. From waffles and eggs benedict to the aroma of Pâtisserie-baked bread and beans that are ground fresh daily, Gastronomy is the ultimate coffee experience. It doesn’t stop there – they also have so many wonderful selections, such as gluten-free, nut-free, vegetarian, and vegan options so you don’t have to sweat!

Time: 7am – 12pm | Price: AED235/adult including alcoholic and soft beverages & AED 117.50/child aged 4-12 years and complimentary for children aged 3 years and below | Location: Atlantis The Royal First Floor 

For further information and reservation, contact +971 4 426 2626  or click here.

A Curated Breakfast at The Guild

 

We absolutely enjoy escaping the scorching summer heat and dive in a taste of the luxurious lifestyle at the Guild. The carefully curated breakfast menu features a selection of viennoiserie classics, sweet treats and laid-back offerings with an upscale twist that will surely surprise your taste buds! 

Time: 8am – 11:30am | Location: Icd Brookfield Place, Trade Centre, DIFC
For more information, click here. For reservation, email hello@theguilddubai.com.

For the complete TLD Guide to the Best Breakfasts in Dubai at the moment, click here!


Top Dining Picks

3 FILS Exclusive Seasonal Specials

3 Fils presents their special menu exclusively for this season (only!) Uh-huh, you’ve heard us, they are bringing back our summer favorites for the next two months – An exquisite dish of Zucchini Bombs, Toro Croissant with Caviar, Hamachi Nori Tempura, and Shake Don. Just by hearing this makes me want to run all the way to not miss it… Make sure to have yours while it lasts!

Time: 12pm – 11:30pm | Location: Shop 02, Jumeirah Fishing Harbour, Al Urouba St

11 Course Menu at Jun’s

Ever heard Dubai’s beloved modern fine-dining restaurant? Featured in Dubai’s Michelin Guide, Gault & Millau UAE’s Best Restaurants, and MENA’s 50 Best, the famous restaurant is known for chef Kelvin Cheung’s creative and unique cooking styles. Introducing an exciting eleven-course tasting menu that caters to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. (How could it possibly get any better than this?) – Absolutely worth every penny.

Time: Available everyday, throughout the day | Price: AED485 per person for an eleven-course non-vegetarian tasting menu,  AED425 per person for an eleven-course vegetarian tasting menu  

For booking, contact +971 (04) 457 6035 or Whatsapp – +971 509389099 

Saturday Brunch Launches at Bull & Bear

Step into the heart of the Big Apple and get a taste of that New York glamour with the brand new Saturday brunch at Bull & Bear, starting on May 18th where you can enjoy a four-course brumch with vibrant energy of Wall Street combined with the smooth sounds of live Jazz. Be ready to discover surprises while dining in. Curious? See it for your self ;-).

Time: Every Saturday, 1PM – 4PM | Price: Starting AED355 (Non-Alcoholic), AED475 (Alcoholic), AED650 (Champagne)
Location: Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre

4 Hands Dinner at the Smoked Room

Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with a harmonious blend of flavors and culinary creativity, honoring and highlighting the inherent qualities of Fire and Water. In a remarkable demonstration of culinary expertise, Smoked Room is about to present a grand Four Hands Dinner over the course of two nights, showcasing the outstanding skills of Chef Dani García and Grégoire Berger. Make sure to secure your slots!

Dates: Monday, May 27th | Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 | Location: Smoked Room, St. Regis Gardens, The Palm Jumeirah | Seatings: First Seating: 6:00 PM, 6:15 PM, 6:30& Second Seating: 9:00 PM, 9:15 PM, 9:30 PM |Price: AED 1200 per person  *Additional wine pairing from AED 1,300/person and non alcoholic from AED 590/personFor more information and bookings, contact 04 453 75 48

4-Hands X 8-Course Dinner at Tero

Join Chef Hadrien and Reif Othman for an exclusive 4-Hands Dinner, 8-course, at Tero. With four courses each, these two talented chefs will come together as they will showcase their incredible culinary skills in a fun and collaborative manner. This marks an exciting launch of “Chef Hadrien’s Coolabs” series. Limited to 12 guests per seating. Don’t miss out! 

Date: June 6 & 7 2024 | Time: 6PM & 9PM | Price: AED888 pp | Location: Dubai HillsFor reservations and further inquiries, contact +971 4 255 5142 or click here.


LUXE Loves… The Party Zone

Be Beach Launches NIU!

Be Beach in Dubai has launched NIU (New Iconic Urban), a weekly event featuring the best of R&B, Hip Hop, Afrobeats, and Reggaeton. The event features DJs from around the world, including Mr. Levier, Erika, and DJ Ace. NIU is a celebration of rhythm and style, offering the chance to dance under the moonlight and enjoy lively urban music. The event promises electrifying beats, a vibrant atmosphere, and unforgettable memories every Friday night.

Date: Every Friday | Time: 9pm till late | Price: Free entry for ladies and AED 200 for gents* *price may be subject to change depending on venue capacity

For bookings and inquiries, contact  +971 54 751 1119 or email. 


The Culture Calendar

‘At the Edge of Land’ at Jameel Arts Centre

‘At The Edge of Land’ explores the intricate connections between landscapes and trade, highlighting the interconnected geographies, resources, and commodities.t showcases the work of 20 talented artists from various corners of the globe, along with stunning pieces from the prestigious Art Jameel Collection. 

Date: May 22nd – September 29th 2024 | Time: 6PM – 9PM Location: Jameel Arts Centre  

For more information, click here. For registration, click here

‘Charts for A Resurrection’ by Dima Srouji at Lawrie Shabibi

Dima Srouji, an artist, architect, and researcher, is excited to present her first solo exhibition, Charts for a Resurrection, on May 7 2024. The exhibition delves into various themes, such as ground, objects, displacement, restitution, forgeries, and living archives, with the intention of fostering creative breakthroughs and liberation. Experience a captivating exhibition showcasing a unique blend of installations and archival prints. Delve into a world where historical artifacts intertwine with vividly imagined archaeological sites. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this mesmerizing display, open until July 6, 2024. 

Date: May 7th – July 6th 2024 | Location: Lawrie Shabibi Unit 21, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1

For more information, click here.

‘The Sky of the Seven Valleys’ at The Third Line

Ala Ebtekar, Zenith VI, 2023 – 2024, Acrylic and charcoal underdrawing on cyanotype on canvas exposed by sun, moon, and starlight, 182.88 x 365.76 x 5.08 cm, Quadriptych

‘The Sky of the Seven Valleys’ is an exhibition by Ala Ebtekar that explores transcendent experiences in a single room. The series, inspired by Farid ud-Din Attar’s Sufi poem Conference of the Birds, follows the journeys of thirty birds through seven valleys of enlightenment: Quest, Love, Knowledge, Detachment, Unity, Wonderment, Poverty, and Annihilation. The paintings merge multi-wavelength photographic processes with Ebtekar’s unique cloud-making brushstrokes, creating an immersive environment of boundless perspective and possibility. The exhibition showcases Ebtekar’s mastery of scaling, ancient photo exposure techniques, and Iranian coffeehouse painting.

For more information, click here.

‘Looking, Dwelling, Leaving’ at The Third Line

Khalid Jauffer, Looking I, 2024, Edited found job seeking advertisements, archival inkjet print, pencil on paper, cork board pins, stainless steel custom notice boards, 90 x 120 x 8 cm (framed)

Being unaware of our surroundings can greatly impact our consciousness and sensitivity. Khalid, in a more critical state, discovers metaphorical possibilities within the remnants of society. Through careful attention, discarded objects and broken things are transformed into new beginnings, unraveling the tightly wound threads of human fragility hidden within unremarkable shells. This meticulous process of care and attention allows us to gain a deeper understanding and greater appreciation for the world that surrounds us.

For more information, click here.


3 Perflectly Cool Getaways…

Santai Spa 

Feeling overwhelmed by the constant hustle and bustle? psst.. we have the perfect place for you. Santai Spa by Mandara has officially open to calm your mind and feeling relaxed. Offering more than just relaxation, an exceptional spa experience that will immerse you in the heart of Balinese culture like never before. The atmosphere of a traditional Balinese spa has been meticulously recreated, ensuring a wonderful getaway.

For further information, visit here.

Cool Summer Nights at Bab Al Nojoum

Ready for summer adventures? From 1 May to 31 August, Bab Al Nojoum’s resorts offers a thrilling Cool Summer Nights Programme for your families and friends to enjoy on warm summer nights. Your summer evenings will be transformed by sunset bike rides, beach volleyball matches, BBQ meals, movie nights, yoga, and stargazing like no others.

From 15 May to 31 August, Bab Al Nojoum guests may save up to 30% on accommodation prices at all three resorts in addition to the exciting evening events. This luxury leisure retreats and trendiest activities is a must-visit for this summer season. If not now, then when? 

Programme: Ultimate Summer Stays at Bab Al Nojoum | Date: Evening activities will run from 1st May – 31st August, with accommodation offers valid from 15th May – 31st August 2024
Location: All Bab Al Nojoum Properties
Offer: Up to 30% off room rates with exciting activities and more, to enjoy during the cool summer evenings

Summer Hot Deals, 20% Off at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives

Four Seasons Maldives

A tempting new deal awaits you at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives this Summer, offering oceanic experiences such as swimming with manta rays, rehabilitating injured sea turtles, and providing elite tennis coaching and divine dining along with overwater hammocks, infinity pools, and al fresco living spaces.  

Maldives Summer Escapes offers a 20% discount on all rooms at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru for five or more nights between April 30 and September 30, 2024.

Date: April 30 and September 30, 2024 | Location: Four Seasons Resorts Maldives 
Offers: 20% discount on all rooms at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru

For booking Summer Escape at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives, email reservations.mal@fourseasons.com or
contact Central Reservations Department at (960) 66 00 888


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