Cook Italian, eat German and party like the Lebanese
Time Out Bahrain staff
Made in Germany Thu 3
Chef Holger and his team at Swiss-Café in Swiss-Belhotel have created a special a la carte menu that features German specialties including Leberkäse (similar to meat loaf) and beef roulade. It’s available from noon to 11.30pm from this day onwards. Call 6631 0041.
Family movie nights Thu 3 Head out with the whole family to the Country Club gardens, at the Royal Golf Club, where they’re hosting a series of weekly family movie screenings. Entrance is free and everyone is welcome from 6pm. Call 1775 0777.
Back to school brunch Fri 4
The brand new ‘LM sparkling brunch’ at Baharat in Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre is hosting a themed back to school edition from 12.30pm to 4pm. The British-South African duo Deux Sons is providing live entertainment, and teachers get a 20 percent discount when showing their ID. It’s BD16++ with soft drinks or BD24++ with selected house beverages. Call 1717 1144.
Pool party with DJ Jojo Fri 4 Coral Bay is throwing a massive all-day Tivoli pool party with Beirut’s DJ Jojo, supported by DJ Miled to celebrate summer and the launch of Motor City’s new 4x4 SsangYong Tivoli. The party starts from 1pm and tickets are available at the door for BD15 per person. Call 1731 2700.
Films under the stars Fri 4 Sit among the stunning landscaped gardens at The Ritz-Carlton and enjoy sea views under the stars while watching family-friendly movies from 6pm. Entrance is free. Call 1758 6499.
Drama auditions Until Sat 5 The Manama Theatre Club is holding auditions for the Christmas panto, which takes place from December 2-5. This year they’re exploring the legendary tale of Robin Hood. Adult auditions were held on Tuesday September 1, with call backs taking place this Saturday at 5.30pm at the Gallery Bar in The British Club. Meanwhile, kid’s auditions (aged seven to 14), which will also include a workshop, take place this Saturday in the Windsor Room at the club from 3.30pm to 5pm. You can also apply to help backstage if you’re no actor. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Italian cooking class Sat 5
Chef Stefano Tansini from Fiamma at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa is hosting an interactive cooking class to reveal a few of his family secrets, a step-by-step guide to creating the dishes, as well as tips to making the perfect Italian cuisine. It’s on from 10am to noon for BD18 net per person inclusive of lunch and soft drinks. Classes are small so advance bookings are required. Call 1763 6363.
After work antipasto Until Mon 7 During the first week of September, Rialto at Ramee Grand is offering office workers the chance to pass by from 5pm to 8pm to enjoy more than 25 types of antipasto along with some grape and hops for BD10 net. Call 1711 1999.
Maja ‘Call Out’ exhibition From Sat 5 until October 31
This open-concept exhibition has been curated by Saudi artist Ramah Al Husseini for Malja, at Amwaj Islands, as a way to showcase budding and professional artists’ talents, as well as create a platform of discussion. It features a variety of work from over 30 different artists, each with their own distinctive style in paintings, prints, installations, film and poetry. Head over for the launch this Saturday at 5pm. Visit www.maljabahrain.com.
The Sakana experience Tue 1-Wed 30 Enjoy fresh seafood and fish on the new promotional ‘Sakana’ (Japanese for ‘fish’) a la carte menu, available at Bushido this month. Dishes include a seared butterfish with colourful peppers topped with tobiko and ikura, or the lightly smoked salmon and tuna nigari on a bed of beetroot and raspberry rice. Call 1758 3555.
Hollywood facial Tue 1-Wed 30
This month Rimal Spa at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain is offering you the chance to enjoy a Hollywood Radiance facial with papaya enzymes and white clay, followed by a complimentary half-hour massage for BD38 net. Call 1746 0051.