The Emirates Man weekend guide to Dubai

a large body of water with a city in the background: Burj Khalifa Dubai skyline

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Burj Khalifa Dubai skyline

The Emirates Man weekend guide to Dubai for the sports fanatic, the fitness buff and the foodie.

The Sports Fanatic


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For those who are sports fanatics, particularly boxing, head to the Conrad Hotel in Dubai this Friday to watch two WBC Asia title fights at the action-packed D4G Promotions ‘Rising Stars’ event. The event, sponsored by luxury watchmaker Hublot, will see a number of talented Dubai-based fighters compete. The fights will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, on ESPN Knockout in Latin America, and worldwide on IFL TV and also live on radio station Channel 4, 104.8. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.

The Fitness Buff

For the fitness buffs, why not try out an all-encompassing wellness space in Dubai? StudioRepublik, located on Sheikh Zayed Road, is the place to go for a 360-degree health and wellness experience in Dubai. Spread across two floors over 65,000ft2, the fitness space houses a world-class gym, a hub for nutrition known as ‘The Lab’ and a space for an array of exercise classes known as ‘The Arena’. The main aim of the wellness and health space is “to provide a haven of self-betterment for a huge range of people to thrive”.

The Foodie

a large building: CÉ LA VI Ramadan

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CÉ LA VI Ramadan

Dubai is the place to be for all foodies with a plethora of luxury restaurants available across the emirate. One to try this weekend is Ce La Vi. Indulge in their summer menu with dishes including; Escargots transporting you to the sunny shores of France – deliciously made with herb garlic butter, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves; as well as the creamiest Roasted Tomato Velouté, perfect for a healthy lunch, or starter for dinner. Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad made with Local burrata, marinated tomatoes, summer berries dressed in sweet yuzu, fried miso nori sourdough croutons and exotic almond oil as well as Homemade Tagliatelle cooked with local burrata and truffle. Not only is the restaurant home to some of the best food in Dubai, the venue offers unbeatable views of the emirate making it an all-encompassing dining experience.

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