When it comes to building a successfully inclusive expat community, JLT has taken a refreshingly successful approach. The neighborhood especially exudes a layout that’s perfect for a busy social life. Furthermore, the area accommodates a larger array of small businesses and emerging companies compared to other free zones in the city.
Some of its well-equipped amenities include a large children’s playground, a basketball court that was especially inaugurated by Kobe Bryant, several community parks, and more.
With over 464 F&B outlets, nearly 300 retail centers, and more in lifestyle and wellness, this is a prime venue that is especially gaining popularity within the tourism industry. Moreover, the neighborhood is also home to our fully-furnished range of short-term vacation rental homes. Being a newbie, in the district can be quite overwhelming, but we’re here to break it down for you. Keep reading for 7 ways to spend your week.
Sundays with UBK
The Urban Bar & Kitchen or UBK is slowly gaining recognition as the city’s chill-out spot, especially due to its cozy outdoor settings, a lively yet warm vibe that seems to be unwavering throughout the week. Regardless of the day of the week, the restaurant has plenty of offers, including happy hour, live entertainment, and never-ending comfort food.
Post-work catch-ups at the Wokyo Noodle Bar
Built on a healthy menu and a dedication to achieving Asian vibes, Wokyo’s noodle bar is inspired by Korean settings and décor with blends of Japanese cuisine. From ramen to customized wok stir-fries, it’s all about you. Their branch in JLT guarantees a warm and relaxing time, perfect for casual catch-ups after a tough day at work.
Take up a kickboxing class at Round 10 Boxing Gym
If you’re currently on a busy schedule or dread routine workouts at the gym, Kickboxing is a great way to switch up. Round 10 kickboxing gym, is right around the corner offering structures boxing lessons for all ages. The venue is especially great for its variety, including circuit sessions, one on one coaching, and more.
Taco Tuesdays with El Mustacho
This 4.6 rated restaurant, is an incredible take on Mexican street food. The interiors are inspired by traditional tributes to Mexican culture, with sumptuous dishes to complement.
A much-needed pamper day
Mojo Beauty Bar promotes an incredibly calming experience featuring organic and natural beauty brands within their services. The branch is located in Cluster U in Al Seef 2 Promenade, open all days of the week (timings may vary). A perfect chance for you and your friends to catch up and unwind.
Located on Goldcrest executive, Chaps and Co is specially catered to providing men with treatments and exclusive spa services in a peaceful and relaxing ambiance. The salon has made its way to the top, with a 4.95-star rating. With high-quality products and professionals to cater to your every need, this is definitely worth it.
Golfing (Half price Tuesdays)
Topgolf is the new futuristic take on golfing. With upbeat tunes playing all the way until 1 AM, guests are given a choice from 96-hitting bays to experience the ancient sport in a modern setting. Additionally, their ‘Half-price Tuesdays’, now lets you enjoy the game at 50% off. Clubs and balls are provided upon arrival, so all you need to bring are some loved ones and good vibes.
Fridays in the Escape Room
Phobia Dubai, located in cluster O, is built for the mystery-lovers and adrenaline junkies of the crowd. Phobia has a variety of games exploring, phobias, puzzle-based, murder-mysteries as a sherlock-themed game. Buckle up for a great way to bond with your friends, colleagues, or close friends