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Ten frightful feasts and ghoulish gatherings for this Halloween

Can’t decide where to go this Halloween? Choose from our top ten

By Belle Yates
27 Oct 2015 | 04:05 pm
  • Al Bahou, Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate.

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Spooktacular Brunch at Al Bahou, Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate

This Friday, dress up in your terrifying costumes and enter the eeriest brunch of them all! Eat, scream and drink yourself scary with themed food and witches homemade brews, as well as the Witches Corner for kids. Don’t forget the costume – you could win a Friday brunch for four!

Time: 12.30pm-4.00pm

Date: Friday 30th October

Price: From Dh295 per person

To book: Call 04 4440000

 Haunting Halloween Menu at RIVA, The Palm

Haunting Halloween Menu at RIVA, The Palm

This beach club turned haunted emporium is hosting a devilishly delicious set menu for Halloween, including Black Ravioli in Blood Sauce and Graveyard Cake, as well as wicked concoctions from the bars bottles of poison. Costumes are encouraged, as well as bringing the mini witches and werewolves to enjoy the treats (and tricks!) and there will be spooky sounds playing all night long.

Time: 7.00pm onwards

Date: Saturday 31st October

Price: From Dh225 for adults, Dh65 for children

To book: Call 04 430 9466 or visit www.riva-beach.com

 Dia de los Muertos Menu at Poco Loco, The Beach JBR

Dia de los Muertos Menu at Poco Loco, The Beach JBR

In honor of the Day of the Dead, Poco Loco is hosting a one-night-only three course menu including quesadillas, chimichuuris and tres leches. Dare to dine on Mexican cuisine for the Mexican holiday, while sipping on mysterious mocktails and dressing up Dia de los Muertos style!

Time: 6.00pm onwards

Date: Saturday 31st October

Price: Dh185 per person

To book: Visit reservations@pocoloco.ae

 (Addams) Family Brunch at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira Creek

(Addams) Family Brunch at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira Creek

A Halloween feast for all to devour, the Radisson is pulling out all the stops with over 200 otherworldly gastronomic creations and costume competitions for the younger members of the clans. Let the little monsters enjoy frightfully good fun whilst enjoying the spooky atmosphere!

Time: 12.30pm-4.00pm

Date: Friday 30th October

Price: From Dh149 per person

To book: Call 04 222 7171

 Garden of Sin at Vii Dubai, The Conrad Hotel

Garden of Sin at Vii Dubai, The Conrad Hotel

The rooftop green becomes the creepiest garden you’ll ever enter, with wickedly creative potions inspired by the seven deadly sins themselves; Green Envy, Violet Pride and Red Anger to name but a few. If this isn’t enticing enough, get intimidating and allow the on-site makeup artists to add to your scream-inducing look!

Time: 8.00pm onwards

Date: Saturday 31st October

Price: Women enter free, men Dh200

To book: Call 050 1696777 or visit www.viidubai.com

 Horror at the Disco at The Music Room, Bur Dubai

Horror at the Disco at The Music Room, Bur Dubai

Enjoy a fabulously freaky night as The Music Room transforms into a Halloween nightmare, with hauntingly good live music to dance till you’re dead. Featuring supernatural décor and even more bloodcurdling zombies, those who dare to enter are in for a treat (and lots of tricks!) at the scariest night around.

Time: 9.00pm onwards

Date: Saturday 31st October

Price: Dh50

To book: Call 04 3598888

 Propaganda Party at The Act Dubai, Shangri La Hotel

Propaganda Party at The Act Dubai, Shangri La Hotel

Immerse yourself in the most bizarre night of them all, with a decadent display of horror acts, fearsome entertainment, chilling potions, extravagant illusions and a venue with enough excitement to awaken the dead. All topped off with hits from the greatest genres, The Act makes Halloween a night of adventures.

Time: 8.30pm onwards

Date: Thursday 29th October

Price: Free entry

To book: Call 04 3551116 or visit www.shangri-la.com

 Retune Halloween Party at Purobeach Urban Oasis, Conrad Hotel

Retune Halloween Party at Purobeach Urban Oasis, Conrad Hotel

Usually an escape from the terrors of life, this urban oasis will be turned into an unrecognizable petrifying party, with smoke, flame throwers and startling decorations. Wear your menacing mean-face and chilling costumes while you dance the day of the dead away.

Time: 11.00am-11.00pm

Date: Saturday 31st October

Price: Dh175

To book: Call 04 4447111 or visit www.purobeach.com

 Voodoo Island Halloween Weekend at Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Voodoo Island Halloween Weekend at Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

For a black-magical night, head down to Mahiki where the terrifying Tiki spirits are high and the enchanting tribal beats will take you into the witching hours and beyond. Surrounded by shrunken heads and other weird and wonderful entities, this is set to be a dark and spooky night.

Time: 7.00pm onwards

Date: 29th-31st October

Price: Free entry

To book: Call 04 3807731 or visit www.mahiki.ae

 Full Moon Desert Drumming

Full Moon Desert Drumming

Join the drumming community of Dubai for a Halloween unlike any other, any ability is welcome to join. Revel in the darkness of the night, the thrill of the full moon and the hypnotizing rhythm of the drums in the desert. Other activities included in the evening will be belly dancing, camel riding, sand boarding, beverages , as well as children’s entertainment. Transport is provided to the camp.

Time: 6.00pm onwards

Date: Friday 30th October

Price: Dh250 for adults (including food and drum rental) Dh100 for kids

To book: Call 056 7442129 or visit www.dubaidrums.com

By Belle Yates

By Belle Yates