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The best of Abu Dhabi this week: February 7 to February 13

Afternoon tea, gents nights and the best dining deals in the capital this week.

Sunday 7 February 2021

Breakfast at Tiffany’s afternoon tea at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers:

For an afternoon of unparalleled traditions and exquisite flavours, The Breakfast at Tiffany’s afternoon tea is an idyllic dining experience taking place in two prominent venues at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers. Guests can enjoy an exhilarating cup of freshly brewed tea while soaking in the splendid view of the city from the 74th floor of the hotel’s Observation Deck at 300 (priced at AED 250). If a setting closer to the ground is more your cup of tea, the Lobby Lounge (priced at AED 220) presents a calming ambience to indulge in a fresh array of afternoon delights. The tiered afternoon tea selection includes sweet treats like Tiffany Battenberg, Cheese and Blueberry Roulade, Chocolate Caprese and Choux Cappuccino along with equally tempting savouries such as Smoked Salmon with Apple Slaw and Caviar in Filo Pastry Cups and Slow Roasted Beef with Asparagus and Roquette on Corn Bread. The Breakfast at Tiffany’s afternoon tea also includes the hallmark of any classical afternoon tea – warm scones with clotted cream, jam, butter and choice of freshly brewed tea. Available daily from 2pm to 6pm.

GO: Email etihadtowers.fbreservations@conradhotels.com or call (0)2 811 5666 for reservations and more information.

Monday 8 February 2021

Unwind at Teatro, Park Rotana Abu Dhabi:

Visit Teatro on weekdays from 6p to 8 pm and enjoy your choice of one signature dish from the Bar Bites menu paired with two selected beverages. Following the fusion concept of Teatro restaurant, the Bar Bites menu combines an enticing line-up of dishes, compiled with Chef Antonio’s very own unique twist. The menu highlights include maki rolls, sea scallops, calamari, dim sum, and much more. Weekdays from 5pm to 8pm. AED 68 per person.

GO: Call (0)2 657 3317 for reservations and more information.

Tuesday 9 February 2021

ANNEX Unplugged at The Abu Dhabi EDITION:

Beat the mid-week blues with the new ANNEX Unplugged evening at The Abu Dhabi EDITION’s popular nightlife venue. Expect a night of live vocal performances, acoustic covers, upbeat instrumentals and original tracks, supporting Abu Dhabi’s diverse emerging talent. Free-flowing beverages and bar bites accompany the performances. Tuesdays from 6pm to 11pm (select two hours). AED 158.

GO: Email restaurantreservations.auh@editionhotels.com or call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.

Wednesday 10 February 2021

Gents Night at Le Marta Lounge at Fouquet’s Abu Dhabi:

Featuring one of the most exclusive collections of grapes and spirits in Abu Dhabi, Le Marta Lounge is the place for those who appreciate the finer things in life. With connoisseurs on hand to recommend pairings from some of the world’s finest spirits, Marta Bar pays homage to a bygone era with a Gents Night to keep the lads (and the ladies) happy every Wednesday evening. The gents will enjoy finger foods and a two-hours flow of the best selection of spirits at the lounge. Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.AED 350 per person. 

GO: Call (0)2 205 4200 for reservations and more information.

Thursday 11 February 2021

Contact High: A Visual History Of Hip-Hop at Manarat Al Saadiyat:

Showing outside of the United States for the first time, CONTACT HIGH will take visitors through four decades of photographs, albums, magazine covers and memorabilia that document Hip-Hop culture. The exhibition will feature over 150 images by over 60 photographers including Janette Beckman, Barron Claiborne, Jorge Peniche, Joe Conzo, Martha Cooper, Jamel Shabazz, Danny Clinch, Brian “B+” Cross, Eric Coleman, Estevan Oriol, Jack McKain and Ravie B. Photographs will be displayed alongside the original contact sheets, providing an intimate look into the photographer’s journey during the shoot, as well as unrivalled insight into the personality of the subject in front of the camera, often capturing a nuanced or more humorous side of the Hip-Hop artist that is rarely seen by the public. The images portray some of Hip-Hop’s biggest names, such as Kanye West, Cardi B, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Megan Thee Stallion, M.F. Doom, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Aaliyah, A$AP Rocky, Tyler the Creator, Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa, and the legendary Notorious B.I.G. Daily from 9am to 8pm. AED 30 for tickets

GO: Visit manaratalsaadiyat.ae for more information.

Friday 12 February 2021

Cosmopolitan Ladies Night at Lexx Bar, Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl:

The elegantly appointed bar, featuring a large outdoor terrace and some of Abu Dhabi Corniche’s most spectacular views has launched a new weekend Ladies Night. The Lexx Cosmopolitan Night offers five elegant versions of the classic Cosmopolitan Cocktail, paired with a selection of Lexx’s signature nibbles. Fridays from 8p. to 11pm. Cocktail and paired food selection at AED 13 each.

GO: Email reservations.auhgh@hyatt.com or call (0)2 510 1234 for reservations and more information.

Saturday 13 February 2021

Hit the water with new watersports activities at Cove Beach Abu Dhabi:

Cove Beach Abu Dhabi boasts a stunning seafront local, sitting directly on a pristine stretch of coastline at Makers District on Al Reem Island. Then first licensed venue on Al Reem Island features a 100-seat al fresco restaurant and capacity for 1,000 guests by the beach and pools. The beachfront hot spot has now added watersports to its line up of exciting daily activities. So if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush this weekend why not hop aboard a jet ski (AED 100 for 15 minutes), water tube (AED 100 for 15 minutes) or a kayak (AED 100 for one hour).

GO: Email info@covebeachabudhabi.com or call (0)56 398 7895 for reservations and more information.

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As the editor-in-chief for one of the region’s most fiercely local lifestyle publications, David Tapley is a self-proclaimed Hip-Hop aficionado, championing all things, food, travel, street art, and streetwear across the UAE and KSA.

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