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Leap into February with the Bonnington!

Are you ready for February? We are and a very special February it’ll be, too! You’ve got an extra day to try out all our promotions and offers. Oh, and Valentine’s Day is coming, too!

If you’re in the mood for romance, don’t forget about our Valentine’s early bird offer, which runs until 10th February. Book your gourmet Valentine’s experience at our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace before the 10th and you save AED 100, because we’ll give you 5 courses for the price of 3 courses. Find out more about the offer here.

Just in case you don’t really care about Valentine’s Day, check out what our friends in McGettigan’s JLT are organising: The guys & dolls anti-Valentine’s brunch. Find out more here.

We’ve also got a night of great live music ahead in Healey’s Bar & Terrace. On February 4th, catch Visne in Healey’s and enjoy a night of non-stop rock and blues classics:

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What else do we have lined up for you in February? In our Author’s Lounge, you can take off on a cheese & wine flight for only AED 119:

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Pop into Healey’s in February and try our Cocktail of the month, the Kyoto Breezer:

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We’ve also got great food promotions in our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace, on our Leisure Deck, and in the Authors’ Lounge. You can find them all on our dedicated Pinterest board here or or on Google here.

Our Golden Book at Reception had  a busy January and here are some of the great comments we received from our guests. You can find more on our dedicated Pinterest board or in our Google photo album:

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As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

Calling all romantic early birds! Valentine’s Day at the Cavendish & Healey’s!

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Pssst! Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! This Valentine’s Day, say it with dinner and enjoy a romantic & sumptuous gourmet meal in the elegant and cosy atmosphere of our Cavendish Restaurant.

Even better: Book before 10th February and get 5 courses for the price of 3! How’s that for an early bird offer?

 

You can chose from a 3 course gourmet meal for AED 399 or 5 courses for only AED 499 – both include a half bottle of French bubbly for you to enjoy with our compliments.
Later you and your loved one are invited to enjoy a delicious cocktail at Healey’s Terrace with our compliments. It is certainly the perfect way to begin or complete this special day.

There’s also a lucky draw and one lucky couple will win a 1 night stay with breakfast at the Bonnington!

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As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

A New Year. A New Ladies Night. Discover the Bonnington this January!

Well, hello there! It seems, like us, you’ve made it safe & sound into the new year. Welcome to 2016! Like many people, we thought we’d start the new year with something new: Please welcome our all new Ladies Night in Healey’s Bar & Terrace! From 4th January, it’ll take place weekly on Mondays and it’s now even better value – all ladies get four free beverages!

Same stylish surroundings, same great atmosphere and service, new day: #HeelsInHealeys !

Bonnington Ladies Night 2016

Sure enough, we’ve also got great offers in our other restaurants and bars this January, so pop in & (re)discover the Bonnington this month:

How about a yummie dark chocolate and marshmallow brownie? It’s available throughout January in our Authors’ LAuthor's Lounge Month January-1-Dark Chocolate Marsh Mallow Brownieounge, the stylish and relaxed cafe in the heart of JLT. Ultra deliciousness for only AED 35! While you are there, why not grab one of the many local and international newspapers and magazines on offer or sink into one of our cosy armchairs with a book from the Authors’ Lounge library? In the evenings, our open fire place adds to the atmosphere and provides the perfect setting for a late night snack and a catch up with family and friends. Planning a special function or celebration? We also make custom cakes to order, from tasty cupcakes to large celebration cakes in all shapes & sizes.

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You can find ever more special offers on our dedicated Pinterest board or on Google.

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

 

Thank you for a great 2015! Happy New Year!

New Year!

The end’s in sight! We hope you all had a great year and that 2016 will be even better. We’d like to thank all our guests, friends, associates, suppliers, and neighbours for their support over the last 365 days and we hope to see some of you tonight in the Cavendish, Healey’s, or in McGettigan’s JLT to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Want to know what’s on? Find out here.

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

Long Weekend Alert!

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A very happy UAE National Day from all of us here at the Bonnington! If you’re in the UAE, you get to enjoy a long weekend – it’s the perfect time to meet friends and enjoy the fine weather!

feel-good-thur-cavendish-flyerWhy not pop into the Bonnington on Thursday night for our weekly #SocialDiningJLT night brunch? Unwind over sharing platters of food in the heart of the Jumeirah Lakes Towers and enjoy unlimited house beverages.

Relaxing over good food and drinks is also a great opportunity to plan the upcoming festive season. If you’re looking for Christmas Lunch or Dinner in Dubai or if you’re after a great-value New Year’s Eve party, we have a lot of offers for you. You can find them all here.

Right now, we’ve got a limited-time early bird offer for bookings before 15th December:

festive-2015-line-upTo help you get into the festive mood, we’ve also got great offers in all our food & beverage outlets throughout December:

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We hope to see you at the Bonnington this December!

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

 

 

Awards, birthdays, and guest comments!

The Bonnington & Lastminute.com teams

A little while ago, our partners from Lastminute.com came to see us and brought us a nice surprise: A special plaque of appreciation for our dedication and longstanding partnership.

We’re very proud to have had a stellar year with Lastminute.com and would like to say a big “Thank you!” to all our Lastminute.com guests and, of course, our teams who look after them.

If you’re in Dubai this weekend, do join us to congratulate our friends from McGettigan’s JLT on their 5th birthday! Yes, it’s really only been five years that we opened McGettigan’s Pub in our hotel, but what a journey it has been! These days, you can find McGettigan’s in several locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ireland, Singapore, New York, and – shortly – also in London.

The next three days, though, are all about the JLT pub, where everything started. McGettigan’s has put together a fabulous lineup of offers and events – check them out here.

During the past weeks, we’ve also received more guest comments via our Golden Book in the hotel lobby. Here are a few, but you can find more on our dedicated Pinterest board here.

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

Social Dining Thursdays and some very early Christmas info…

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Start you weekend the Bonnington way! Join us at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers in the heart of Dubai’s thriving JLT community for a truly social dining experience.

Every Thursday from 7.30 p.m. – 11 p.m., gather your friends and colleagues at the Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace and experience Social Dining Thursdays, a great new casual dining concept with unlimited beverages, tasty sharing platters, and live music. Enjoy an al-fresco evening on the Cavendish Terrace or meet at a table in the stylish Cavendish Restaurant. Indoors or outdoors, you’ll find big social dining fun at a small all-inclusive price, great service, and freshly prepared innovative European cuisine.

We bring our famous “It’s all about you” service, your bring your friends. Together we’ll kick off the weekend and let the stresses of the workweek fade away over great food and great company. Come as you are! Our talented chefs will cook up a storm and present you with a variety of their best creations on sharing platters. We’ve got platters full of meat and platters for vegetarians – just take your pick, tell us what you’d like to drink, and let us do all the work while you chat to your friends and colleagues. Stay for an hour or for the entire evening – social dining Thursdays are all-inclusive, so you’ll always know exactly how much you’ll spend! Share your Bonnington Thursdays: #SocialDiningJLT .

 

 

We’re busy finalising our 2015 Christmas offers and details will be available shortly. Meanwhile, our friends from McGettigan’s JLT and DWTC have already released their offers, so if you’re after an Irish Christmas in Dubai, check this out:

 

 

You can also read the McGettigan’s blog here and get more info on their festive offers.

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

October’s here! So are our offers!

Good bye September! Hello October! We’re eagerly awaiting the cooler autumn and winter temperatures in Dubai!

Our local community, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, will play host to some great events over the coming weeks and we’ll showcase them in an upcoming blog post. Right now, we thought, we’d bring you up-to-date with our October offers.

Healey’s Bar and Terrace remains the place to be seen in JLT, so why not pop in for a masterly mixed cocktail, a fine glass of wine, some great snacks, or a shisha on the terrace? Need an additional excuse? How about our cocktail of the month?

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If cocktails aren’t your thing, how about a mocktail? It’s great at any time of the day or when you’re relaxing after a gym or swimming session. Ascend to our Leisure Deck, sit back, enjoy the view, and take a healthy sip:

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In our Author’s Lounge things aren’t just about tea, coffee, and great pastries! In October, you can also board a Belgian Beer Flight and try three great Belgian beers for a very special price!

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Also visit our Pinterest board for more great offers!

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

Happy Ramadan! Are you ready for Eid yet?

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Ramadan Kareem to all our guests, associates, visitors, suppliers, neighbours, and friends! We hope you’re Ramadan has been going splendidly so far!

We’ve certainly enjoyed all our iftars so far and we’ve got some great reviews on TripAdvisor for them. Check them out by clicking here. Thanks to all diners who took the time to review us!

If you haven’t been yet, you’ve got about one more week left, so why not pop down to The Cavendish Restaurant in JLT and break your fast with us? If you want to stay on after iftar, we’ve got a great offer in Healey’s for you:

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If, on the other hand, your thoughts are already turning to Eid, don’t delay and book your Eid brunch seats today:

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No blog update would be complete with a roundup of the latest guest comments we received in our Golden Book at reception, so here they are (see the images in full size by clicking on them):

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

TripAdvisor Awards and even a Hall of Fame entry!

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We’re delighted to have been awarded TripAdvisor‬ Certificates of Excellence for 2015 for our hotel, the Cavendish Restaurant‬, and Healey’s Bar‬ & Terrace!

What’s more, because the hotel has won a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past 5 years, we’ve also been added to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame!

Thanks to all our guests and TripAdvisor reviewers! We really do like guest comments very much and your comments and reviews ensure that we constantly update our products and services.

If you’re not on TripAdvisor and you’re staying with us, don’t forget to leave us a comment in our Golden Book at reception! At the Bonnington, every guest is a VIP!

As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?