Eid lunches, brunches, and loads of music events in Bahrain for this September break
iRave at Royal Hall Thu 24 A massive and eclectic (musically speaking) line-up of local and international DJs are set to host an awesome show at Adliya’s Lite Royal Hall. This includes DJ Odette, DJ Riddler Bahrain and VJ MP3. Tickets are BD7 beforehand or BD10 on the door. Call 6633 1366.
Eid Grand Escape Thu 24-Sat 26 Book this grand escape at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain which offers a one-night stay in a Superior room, a one-hour couple’s massage, glass of sparkling grape or fresh juice, and a BD20 voucher to use at the hotel’s outlets. All for BD148. Call 1746 0000.
Eid at Art Rotana Thu 24-Sat 26 A trio of brunch days is set up at Art Rotana. Indulge in mouth-watering international cuisines and unlimited house beverages for either BD20++ (soft drinks) or BD29++ (house beverages) from 12.30pm to 4pm at Choices. Call 1600 0111. Three days of Eid at Meisei Thu 24-Sat 26 There’s no need to leave Meisei this weekend as they have a fun line-up of entertainment all sorted for diners and partygoers alike. This includes saxophonist T’Paul, DJ Sami’s fusion beats and lots of Eid sweets. The evenings start from 6pm. Call 1700 7770.
Bushido is hosting a night out of epic proportions with Belgian DJ Felix DeLaet, aka Lost Frequencies, one of the top resident DJs of legendary club Jimmy’s Monte Carlo in Monaco. Recently making waves on the electronic dance music scene with his track ‘Are You With Me’, Felix has been topping the charts across the globe. The night starts from 10pm and tickets are BD10. There’s free entry for partygoers arriving before 10pm. Call 1758 3555.
The Glamophones in town Fri 25 JJ’s Irish Restaurant’s regular after brunch festivities is being taken over by UK musical act The Glamophones on this day. The day starts early with resident DJ Tripz from 5pm, followed by resident band The Noise from 6pm. Finally, glamorous The Glamophones take over from 9pm with a show full of top class music from the ‘40s to modern day tunes, and plenty of dancing. Tickets are BD5 (from 5pm onwards) at the door but the first 20 ladies to arrive can enter free of charge. Call 3932 9083.
Eid brunch at Al Areen Fri 25 and Sat 26 Head to Al Areen Palace & Spa on the second and third days of Eid for a special brunch at Saffron. It features a live oud band, henna art, face painting and balloon games, as well as a sumptuous buffet, from 12.30pm to 4pm. It’s BD18++ per person. Call 1784 5000.
England v Wales and steak night Sat 26 Head to Mano’s Bistro at the Bahrain Rugby Football Club where they’re hosting a special steak night from 7pm to 10pm for BD14 (non-members) or BD12 (members). Then, from 11pm, catch all the live action from Twickenham when England and Wales go head-to-head in the Rugby World Cup 2015. Expect a very rowdy atmosphere throughout the match at this popular social club. Call 1769 5809.
Eid evenings at Elements Sat 26 Enjoy live entertainment at Elements Pool & Lounge in the InterContinental Regency Hotel with Oriental food and beverages by the poolside. It’s BD25++ inclusive of selected unlimited beverages. Doors open from 7pm. Call 1722 7777. Mo Zowayed at Café Amsterdam Sat 26 Notable local band Mo Zowayed and The Accidentals are performing at Café Amsterdam from 7.30pm. It’s BD10 at the door, inclusive of four bottles of hops, but only a maximum of 300 people are allowed so make sure you get there early! Call 1736 4005.