Expect brunches and theme nights galore over the Abu Dhabi long weekend.
Thursday 21 October 2021
Brunch at Brick Rooftop Kitchen & Bar, Aloft Abu Dhabi
Brick Rooftop Kitchen & Bar is a fantastic place to kick-start the weekend with the Sundowner Brunch. Enjoy the serenity of Aloft Abu Dhabi’s rooftop garden accompanied by live music and a feast of dishes that includes Cajun chicken wings, roasted lamb ribs, pizza and fudge brownies. Thursdays, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 235 (soft beverages), AED 305 (house beverages) and AED 375 (bubbly).
Pan Asian Night at Urban Kitchen, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Sticking with the heritage of the Dusit Thani brand, diners can enjoy an evening of flavoursome dishes combined with renowned Thai hospitality. Highlights from the expansive evening buffet include Indonesian dishes such as Soto Ayam Soup and Gado Gado salad, which sit alongside Japanese sushi, sashimi and salads. Pan Asian nights also feature several live stations, including Pecking Duck, Thai curries and Laksa noodles. Thursdays, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 180 (soft beverages), AED 320 (house beverages) and AED 90 (children).
Friday 22 October 2021
The Market Brunch at Graphos Social Kitchen, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Kick start the weekend at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island with an expansive brunch featuring 15 interactive food stations. Begin the culinary adventure at the cold buffet and salad station, before tasting the flavours of the east with sushi, sashimi, Indian curries, manakeesh and hot mezze. Finish brunch at the dessert corner, which features a range of cakes and nitro-ice cream. Children will enjoy the kid’s corner, which includes a snowstorm popcorn corner and candy station. Fridays, from 1pm to 4:30pm. AED 269 (soft beverages), AED 379 (house beverages) and AED 499 (premium bubbly).
Friday Brunch at Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi, The. St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Set on the picturesque beachfront of Saadiyat Island, Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi presents a brunch experience bursting with culinary sensations. The sharing-style menu offers dishes from the Pacific region, including sushi, salads, gyoza and light bites. Chilled beats set the mood for an afternoon of leisurely grazing and good times. Fridays, from 1pm to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm. AED 325 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 525 (premium beverages).
Saturday 23 October 2021
The Peking Social Weekend Brunch at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
The new offer has been crafted as a desirable sharing experience and encompasses the tradition of regal togetherness and social dining. The indulgent weekend brunch features an endless swirl of dim sum, Peking duck prepared tableside, steamed, pan-fried and deep-fried dishes, tea and house beverages. Fridays and Saturdays, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 188 (soft beverages) and AED 248 (house beverages).
The Weekend Spritz with Tom Aikens at Alba Terrace, The Abu Dhabi EDITION
The Abu Dhabi EDITION welcomes chef Tom Aikens back to the capital this weekend. Enjoy a leisurely Mediterranean-style afternoon with Tom Aikens on the alfresco terrace. Expect classic dishes, new seasonal creations and warming, fresh delights from the poolside wood-fired oven, alongside a selection of Amalfi inspired cocktails. Saturday 23 October, from 12.30pm to 5pm (three-hour experience). AED 215 (soft beverages), AED 325 (cocktails and house beverages) and AED 445 (bubbles).