Experience a Curated Dining Experience Day and Night
Virgin Izakaya, the modern, izakaya-style restaurant and bar situated in the bustling Bluewaters Island, unveils an assortment of dining experiences offering something for every guest throughout September.
As the city celebrates the last days of summer, the popular dining concept promises delectable Japanese dishes and flavours and exclusive events, from Nomikai Time and Joshi-Kai to Saturday Brunch, Duck Soup Series, and a culinary art session.
For more information or to make a booking, please call +971 4 589 8689 or visit www.virginizakaya.com.ua/dubai.
Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday: 6pm –12am
Friday – Saturday: 6pm – 2am
Nomikai Time (Happy Hour)
Nomikai Time is a happy hour celebrated at Virgin Izakaya from Monday to Friday, beginning on 12 September. In Japan, a nomikai is a drinking party and is part of the culture of most places of employment and is often held in restaurants or izakaya. Here in Dubai, Virgin Izakaya will offer the experience with special prices on drinks and selected items from the bar menu.
Date: Starting 12 September, Monday – Friday
Timings: 4pm – 7pm
Price: Special prices on selected items from the bar menu
Joshi-Kai (Ladies Night)
Ladies will surely enjoy socializing over signature cocktails and tasty Japanese food every Wednesday with Joshi-Kai, a Japanese-style ladies’ night offering women five tokens for a special price of AED150. Ladies can select five items from the menu featuring a Japanese kitchen and signature cocktails. To make the evening more exciting, entertainment will be added by mid-September.
Timings: 6pm to 12am
Art of Cutting
In Japan, cutting slices of fish is considered a culinary art. Beginning September 22, Virgin Izakaya will host the art of cutting fish. Learn how to cut different kinds of fish, including bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna, and marlin, to name a few.
Duck Soup Series & Virgin Izakaya
DUCK SOUP focuses on house and minimal music and aims at providing an egoless and free clubbing experience in Dubai. An intimacy that resonates with like-minded people and dancers who gather under common admiration for this sound. Always seeking to support local musicians, DJs, and hidden talents across UAE and the region who share the same passion and direction.
When: Every Friday till the end of September
Timing: 10pm to 3am
Virgin Izakaya Brunch
Virgin Izakaya is launching the biggest Saturday brunch on September 24 with three packages to choose from. Indulge in traditional and contemporary Japanese cuisine, with fresh and seasonal ingredients to create sushi, sashimi, open and hand roll, tataki, rice bowls, kushiyaki, robata and main courses, ceviche, tiradito, and many more, along with the most tempting desserts.
Date: Every Saturday
Time: 1 PM to 4 PM
Price: Virgin Brunch for AED299 with unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
House Bonsai Brunch for AED399 with unlimited house beverages
Sparkling Gorilla Brunch for AED499 with unlimited Prosecco, cocktails, and Premium spirits.
Saturday Brunch Happy Hour
For those who want to stay beyond the Brunch hours, Virgin Izakaya is offering after-lunch drinks. Get three cocktails from the special bar menu for AED100.
Date: Every Saturday
Time: 4pm to 6pm