Theme nights, brunches and new openings equate to a weekend of culinary exploration in the capital.
Thursday 23 September 2021
Mexican Night at Horizon Restaurant, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Discover the aromas and flavours of Mexico at Horizon restaurant. Tuck into a buffet of traditional street food favourites alongside live cooking stations. Discover 12 varieties of Mexican Chilies, ten flavours of avocado, quesadillas and rainbow tacos. Thursdays, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 139 per person.
GO: Call 02 6570 0200 for reservations and more information.
Enter The Jungle at Bambu, Cristal Hotel
With its Amazonian inspiration, Bambu is bringing the jungle into the heart of Abu Dhabi. Situated on the 17th floor of Cristal hotel, Bambu is a new dining venue merging Latin American influences with a Pan Asian twist. Expect an impressive menu focused on authentic ingredients, an exotic selection of handcrafted mixed drinks and a line-up of live entertainment.
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Friday 24 September 2021
Market Brunch at Graphos Social Kitchen, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Kick start the weekend with an array of dishes from 15 interactive food stations and cocktail and mocktail stations. Begin the culinary adventure at the cold buffet and salad station before tasting the flavours of the east with sushi and sashimi, Indian, Asian, manakeesh and hot mezze stations. Finish brunch at the Sweet Corner, which features a range of whole cakes and nitro-ice cream. Children will enjoy the Kids 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).
Oyster Tasting at Catch at St. Regis, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Incorporating oysters sourced from across the globe, the new tasting journey at seafood restaurant Catch presents a superb selection, including locally harvested Dibba Bay Oysters. Included in the tasting journey is a celebratory glass of bubbly. Seafood connoisseurs will surely be delighted from start to finish. Available daily, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 130 per person,
Saturday 25 September 2021
Barbacoa Saturday Brunch at VaKaVa, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
This Pan-Latin Saturday brunch offers a menu of hot and cold starters and mains served rodizio style. There will also be a selection of South American sweets for desserts at this adults-only soiree. Saturday, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 325 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (house beverages).
Super Sapa Dinner at Hoi An, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Following the summer break, Vietnamese restaurant Hoi An has reopened its doors with a new Super Sapa daily changing menu. Indulge in the exotic flavours of Vietnamese cuisine with a welcoming evening, inclusive of beverages. Available Tuesday to Saturday, from 6pm to 9pm. AED 168 (soft beverages) and AED 248 (house beverages).