Fans of pop music from yesteryear won’t want to miss rocking out to Norwegian band, A-HA at Dubai Opera. Singers of quintessential eighties hit Take on Me are bringing their Hunting High and Low tour to Dubai on 10 and 11 February in celebration of their highly influential debut album. Hardcore boogie-ers fear not, as the trio still know a thing or two about getting a crowd going, having performed all over the world they continue to be one of Europe’s most loved pop bands. Tickets from Dhs250.
Date night with a twist
If you’ve got date night planned this evening, Bombay Brasserie in the Taj Hotel, Downtown is offering an interactive dining experience set to woo hearts. On arrival you’ll be greeted with a welcome drink and rose. The dinner commences with the gentleman being invited into the kitchen and guided by the Chef-de-cuisine in preparing the meal. After returning to his seat the meal will be served for both to enjoy. To finish the couple will plait their own personalised desserts. Dhs499 per couple, running 5-7pm until Thursday 13 February. Pre-booking of 48 hours is required with a pre-payment.
Valentine’s day afternoon tea
Get the weekend's romance started early with a love themed afternoon tea at Sidra, Habtoor Palace Dubai. The lounge has a distinctly high-class feel with a live pianist setting the mood, plus, the towers of small bites will be created with Valentine’s day in mind so you can be sure of a sweet experience. Dhs360 for two, 3-6pm until February 14.