Karma Kafe in Dubai

Date Night On a Budget: 5 Unique Ideas To Try This Month

Date night in Dubai doesn’t always need to break the bank. In fact, there’s plenty of fun things to do in Dubai that are great for couples! From watching the Dubai Fountain display to disco nights on ice, here are some cool, alternative date night ideas for under AED 100.

1. Enjoy Italian bites with waterfront views

Eataly restaurant in Dubai at Dubai Festival City
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Head down to Eataly at Dubai Festival City Mall for authentic Italian bites with incredible, waterfront views. Unwind on the restaurant’s terrace while watching the record-breaking IMAGINE fountain show. Amazing!

It’ll cost you… A pizza can range anywhere between AED 59 and AED 99 which is perfect for sharing! The IMAGINE show is also free to watch.

2. Watch the fountains while sipping away

Karma Kafe in Dubai
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Boasting epic Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain views, Karma Kafé is a buzzing nightlife destination with an uber-trendy twist. Head down for a drink and enjoy a jaw-dropping show without having to leave your seat.

It’ll cost you… You can get two drinks for around AED 98.

3. Go head to head at a bowling alley

Things to do in Dubai at Yalla Bowling

Nothing quite says ‘I Love You‘ like an “attractive” pair of bowling shoes. Go head to head at Yalla! Bowling, a funky space that’s conveniently located in two shopping malls. Get ready to win her (or him!) over with that lucky strike!

It’ll cost you… From Sunday to Wednesday, it’s AED 20 per game. From Thursday to Saturday (including public holidays), it’s AED 25 per game.

4. Bond over a steaming hotpot

Things to do in Dubai at Xiao Wei Yang Hotpot
Via Etched In Me

Enjoy a delicious meal for two at Xiao Wei Yang Hotpot, an authentic Chinese restaurant that lets you cook up your own dishes in the hotpots at your table. Pretty cool, right? A unique, DIY foodie experience, this is definitely one worth checking out.

It’ll cost you… Hotpots range anywhere between AED 26 and AED 98.

5. Get your icy groove on

Things to do in Dubai at Dubai Ice Rink
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Glide across the ice hand-in-hand at The Dubai Mall’s very own indoor ice rink while jamming to some R&B and Dance tunes. The Disco Sessions at Dubai Ice Rink is the coolest way to spice up date night.

It’ll cost you… Disco Sessions are AED 80 per person and you can use The Entertainer to get another one free.