Celebrate Eid and this weekend with plenty of goings-on
Think Pink rooftop launch Wed 1 To mark breast cancer awareness month and Think Pink Bahrain’s tenth anniversary, Meisei restaurant is hosting a pink rooftop party from 7.30pm. Tickets cost BD15. Call 1700 7770.
The Vocalist Wed 1
The final superstars for brand new singing contest The Vocalist are being chosen in a semi-final leg in Harvesters Bar & Terrace at Crowne Plaza Bahrain. Head down to help the judging panel choose Bahrain’s next top vocalist from 8pm onwards. Call 3683 3004.
Punjabi nights Wed 1 to Fri 3 A special set menu full of classic dishes from the Punjab is on offer for BD14 net at Rasoi restaurant in Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef. Call 1711 1999.
Kick off your holiday weekend at Meisei where international DJ Teri Miko is performing for one night only. Call 1700 7770.
Oktoberfest Thu 2 Celebrate the start of autumn with an Oktoberfest party which takes place in the Majlis building of Royal Golf Club from 8pm. Featuring traditional German music, food and beverages, tickets cost BD21 net for club members and BD26 net for visitors inclusive of all food, soft drinks and two Bavarian beverages. Call 1775 0777.
Masato show Fri 3
Executive sushi chef Masato Nakabayashi from Buddha Bar Paris is here to deliver a special sushi show at Bushido’s Friday brunch this week. He’ll demonstrate various techniques while providing explanations and comments throughout. It’s on from noon to 3.30pm. Call 1758 3555.
Cooking class Fri 3
Chef He Cheng from Soie Chinese Restaurant in Sheraton Bahrain Hotel is hosting a new cooking class every Friday from 10am to noon. It’s BD12.5++ per person and there’s a different theme every week (check the schedule at www.soiebahrain.com). This week kicks off with a lesson on spring rolls and stir-fried prawns with garlic sauce. Call 1753 3533.
Bavarian brunch Fri 3 Experience a different kind of Friday brunch in a dedicated Oktoberfest tent with authentic food and a traditional Bavarian band at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa. It’s BD27++ including food, soft drinks and one Bavarian beverage from noon to 4pm. Call 1758 6499.
Heya Beya at Al Dar Fri 3 Heya Beya is back with traditional Eid activities on Friday, October 3. Heya Beya is a tradition in which children gather at sunset to sing before releasing flowers into the sea. This event takes place from 4pm onwards. Entry is free for kids under 15 or BD5 for everyone else. There will be a range of activities and traditional games. Visit www.aldarislands.com.
Italian cooking class Sat 4 Chef Stefano from Fiamma at Sofitel is offering Italian food lovers a class in how to make authentic cuisine. This interactive cooking class features one-on-one time with the chef who will also reveal a few of his damily secrets, present a step-by-step guide to creating classic dishes, as well as a host of other tips. It’s BD18 net per person with lunch and soft drinks and runs from 10am-noon. Call 1763 6363.
Pashawat under the stars Three days of Eid Enjoy an Arabic buffet under the stars on Sofi Island at Sofitel with the Pashawat team, live entertainment and belly dancing to celebrate Eid. It’s from 8pm to 1am on all three Eid days for BD28 per person with soft drinks. Call 1763 6363.
Eid buffet at Saraya Three days of Eid Celebrate the first three days of Eid with an upgrade lunch in Saraya at Sofitel including a buffet spread with delicacies from all over the world. It’s from 12.30pm to 3.30pm for BD24 net with soft drinks. For dinner, it’s BD18 net with soft drinks from 7pm to 10.30pm. Call 1763 6363.
Eid lunch and dinner buffets in Al Safir Three days of Eid Special lunch and dinner buffets are being served at Sheraton’s all-day dining restaurant Al Safir on all three days of Eid Al Adha. Lunch is served from 12.30pm to 4pm for BD18.5++ (adults) and BD8++ (children) and there’s also face painting, candy floss, pop corn, mini-rides, fun games and giveaways for children at Al Iwan Room. Meanwhile, dinner is served from 7.30pm to 11.30pm for BD13.9++. Traditional Arabian entertainment will be at both lunch and dinner. Call 1753 3533.
Eid in Burlington Second day of Eid A buffet spread with Middle Eastern favourites and international classics is served at Burlington Club at The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain alongside live cooking stations and an extensive dessert station while the live duo entertains. It’s from 12.30pm to 4.30pm on the second day of Eid for BD29 net inclusive of soft drinks or BD31 net with selected beverages. Cal 1758 9318.
Max Amini live Mon 6 Notable Iranian-American comedian Max Amini is hosting a debut performance in the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel’s function hall. The doors open at 7pm for the 8.45pm show and tickets range from BD25 to BD45. Call 3666 3509