Congratulations to our Bar Manager, Venkadesh! He just won the title of “Sake Sommelier of the Year” in the international sake sommelier competition in London.
Regular readers of our blog may remember that last year, Venkadesh came second (read more about it here), so we’re extra delighted that this year, he managed to take the top spot.
Next time you’re at the Bonnington, pop into Healey’s Bar and try one of his sake creations!
The Flag Day marks the anniversary of Sheikh Khalifa becoming the country’s president in 2004. Every year on November 3, people in the Emirates celebrate this national occasion, in which they reaffirm their allegiance to the UAE flag, which is a symbol of the country’s unity and greatness and represents their aspirations for a better future.
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Eid Al Adha is around the corner and we’re marking the occasion with a special Eid menu at our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace:
Our Eid Al Adha menu is available from Friday, 9th to Saturday, 17th September and is priced at AED 185, per person.
Why not join us for Eid and discover the culinary delights of Arabia has to offer? For those who like, shisha is available on Healey’s Terrace afterwards:
For more details & to book, click here!
Irish indie rock band, Little Green Cars, is coming to Dubai and playing live at our McGettigan’s JLT & The Baggot on Friday 26th August.
Entrance to the concert is totally FREE, but why not make a staycation out of it and stay overnight with our special Little Green Cars package?
For AED 499 per room, you get:
- Complimentary Food: 2 specials of the day
- Complimentary Beverages: 2 House beverage + 2 Non Alcoholic beverage (redeemable in all hotel F&B outlets including room service – excludes McGettigan’s)
- Complimentary swimming pool access
You can find out more and book the package by clicking here.
Formed in Dublin in 2008, the five-piece band consists of members Stevie Appleby on guitar and vocals, Faye O’Rourke on vocals, Adam O’Regan on guitar, Donagh Seaver O’Leary on bass and Dylan Lynch on drums. Since signing with Glassnote Music, the band has toured America and the UK extensively. The US portion of the 2013 tour included a live performance of their single, Harper Lee, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The band has also played at festivals such as Coachella in California, Lollapalooza in Chicago and are known for hits such as ‘Easier Day’ and ‘The Song They Play Every Night’.
On the concert day, McGettigan’s offers a special pre-gig drinks package – get stuck into 3 hours of unlimited house drinks from 5pm-8pm for just AED199! You can find out more about it here.
Follow the links below for more information on the band and their music;
Eid Mubarak from all of us here at the Bonnington!
Another Ramadan has drawn to a close in Dubai and it’s time for the annual Eid celebrations. Dubai offers a large variety of events for you to experience over Eid and you can find out more about what’s on offer here.
If you’re in Dubai for Eid, why not join us for our annual Eid brunch extravaganza? Enjoy live entertainment, kids activities, and an array of scrumptious dishes to choose from – there’s something for everyone at the Cavendish Eid Brunch! Prices start from AED 199/person, kids under 12 are half price, and under 5’s eat for free. Click here to find out more & book your seats.
Ramadan Kareem to all our guests, associates, visitors, suppliers, neighbours, and friends! We hope you’re Ramadan has been going very well so far!
Don’t forget that our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace hosts a daily iftar buffet, which features many Arabic delicacies, traditional sweets, and Iftar beverages. You can also enjoy hot and cold mezze, and meat and vegetarian grills. A live Oud player will accompany your iftar with traditional music. You can reserve your table by emailing us or simply call +971 4 3560533 for more information & bookings.