Experiential dining, theme nights and Thanksgiving celebrations are all on the menu for a fantastic week of dining in the capital.
Sunday 21 November 2021
Dinner In The Dark at Fresh Basil, Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences
The immersive new concept at Bab Al Qasr Hotel offers adventurous diners a sensory-driven dining experience. The 90-minute culinary adventure takes place in a pitch-black dining room, where you can enjoy a three-course mystery set menu while relying on your remaining senses – smell, touch, taste and sound. Dining In The Dark is available daily, from 7pm. AED 249 per person (three-course mystery set menu with a welcome drink and canapés).
GO: Call 056 992 2078 for reservations and more information.
Monday 22 November 2021
Sushi Night at Li Jiang, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Indulge in an evening of unlimited sushi, sashimi and maki rolls, complemented with Asian beverages and a lively soundtrack. With its colourful spice walls and modern furniture, Li Jiang will transport you into the heart of Asia, where you can relax inside the intimate restaurant with a view of the open kitchen or on one of the sumptuous outdoor banquettes overlooking Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Every Monday, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 140 (food only) and AED 200 (special beverages).
Tuesday 23 November 2021
Visit the new Black Tap at Mamsha Al Saadiyat
Black Tap, the cult New York burger and milkshake joint, has opened its newest venue on Saadiyat Island, offering a casual dining experience with stunning beachfront views. With a selection of appetising burgers and Insta-worthy CrazyShakes, the Mamsha Al Saadiyat branch is also the brands first licensed premises in the capital.
GO: Visit www.blacktap.com for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 24 November 2021
Mediterra Night at Café 302, Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana
Designed by Chef Maren Ibrahim and his team, Cafe 302’s theme night offers an innovative culinary adventure with contemporary flavour in a warm, casual and friendly atmosphere. Diners can feast on a diverse range of dishes, encompassing the cuisines and traditions of Southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East with an extensive buffet offering at Mediterra Nights. Wednesdays, from 6 pm to 10 pm. AED 99 per person.
Thursday 25 November 2021
Thanksgiving Dinner at Urban Kitchen, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Gather with friends and family for a timeless Thanksgiving buffet at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. Enjoy a grand turkey carving complemented with spiced cranberry sauce, sage bread stuffing and all the trimmings. American classics such as New York cheesecake, pumpkin pie and apple pie will also be served. Thursday 25 November, from 7pm to 10:30pm. AED 229 (soft beverages) and AED 379 (house beverages).
GO: Call 02 698 8137 for reservations and more information.
Friday 26 November 2021
Rosewood Garden Brunch Thanksgiving Celebration at GLO
The Rosewood Garden Brunch will feature Thanksgiving highlights this weekend. These include roasted turkey, chestnut stuffing, roasted vegetables and all the favourite trimmings, followed by dessert with a selection of pies and gingerbread pudding. A saxophonist will provide live entertainment. Friday 26 November, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 395 (house beverages) and AED 495 (Champagne).
GO: Call 02 813 5550 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 27 November 2021
Saturday Roast at Oak Room
Set to a backdrop of English rock ‘n’ roll classic tunes, a three-hour seated menu of British favourites awaits at The Abu Dhabi EDITION. Indulge in four courses, starting with shared seasonal salads, followed by Salmon Wellington. Main course choices include roasted Striploin of beef and lamb saddle accompanied by crisp roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese and Yorkshire puddings. Tempting desserts include Sticky Toffee Pudding and Apple and Blackberry Crumble, as well as a cheese selection. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 5pm. AED 195 (soft beverages), AED 295 (house beverages) and AED 365 (bubbles).