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6 fun things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend: 28 to 30 January

There’s plenty of fun to be had in the capital this weekend.

Friday 28 January 2022

Grills, Tagines & More at Olea

The sumptuous buffet features an array of options from across the globe, focusing on succulent grills, spiced Moroccan tagines, Arabic specialities and top-quality carved meats. The spread of mains contains meats and seafood grilled to order, international dishes like paella and biryani, tagines featuring chicken, beef, lamb and fish, and a live station serving shrimp charmoula. Make sure you save room for the signature burnt cheesecake, tiramisu and chocolate brownies for dessert. Fridays and Saturdays, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 220 per person and AED 110 for children aged six to twelve years.

GO: Email restaurant.saadiyat@stregis.com or call 02 498 8888 for reservations and more information.

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Visit the ‘Women and Ferraris – the untold story’ exhibition at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is calling all car enthusiasts to journey through time by highlighting the history of female race drivers at the il ROSSO & il ROSA ‘Women and Ferraris – the untold story’ exhibition. In collaboration with the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy, the exhibit showcases various cars, including La Ferrari, the 458 Challenge and the 166 Berlinetta, owned by the likes of Maya Weug, the first female driver of the Ferrari Driver Academy, Saudi racing driver Aseel Al Hamad, racing driver Yvonne Simon and international superstar Beyoncé Knowles.

GO: Visit www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com for more information.

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Saturday 29 January 2022

Cloud Seven Brunch at The WB Abu Dhabi

The WB Abu Dhabi’s lounge is now serving brunch on Saturdays. Enjoy the picturesque views of Yas Island while dining poolside with entertainment from a live DJ and saxophonist. Expect a medley of flavours across several live cooking stations and a selection of sharing platters. Signature dishes include sushi, teppanyaki beef and dim sums, while those with a sweet tooth can enjoy molecular dishes from the liquid nitrogen dessert station. Saturdays, from 1pm to 4pm. AED 350 (house grape and hops), AED 425 (house beverages and cocktails) and AED 525 (house beverages and bubbly).

GO: Email dine.thewbabudhabi@hilton.com or call 02 815 0000 for reservations and more information.

fun things to do in Abu Dhabi

Champagne Toast on the Helipad at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Set up on the helipad of Nation Towers, guests are invited to absorb the panoramic views of the city, including Qasr Al Watan and the sparkling Arabian Gulf, whilst savouring elegant beverages and an array of sophisticated nibbles. Expert sommeliers will be on hand to keep every glass filled with premium Champagne, whilst specially selected pairings of caviar and canapés are passed around as the sun sets behind the city skyline. Saturday 29 January, from 5:30pm to 7pm. AED 750 per person. 

GO: Email restaurants.abudhabi@stregis.com or call 02 694 4553 for reservations and more information.

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Sunday 30 January 2022

Enjoy authentic Italian flavours with the new menu at Filini Garden

Inspired by the flavours of the Adriatic city of Pescara in Italy, Chef Marco Gattone pays homage to his hometown with new dishes, such as Pallotte cacio e ove along with insalata di polpo e patate and home-style Bruschetta as starters. The pasta menu now includes Chicche di ricotta in a rich seafood sauce and homemade tagliatelle and ravioli with porcini mushrooms or eggplant. The new main courses feature sea bream cooked in foil with seasonal vegetables and Angus beef served with peppercorn sauce. Available daily, from 5pm. 

GO: Call 02 656 2000 for reservations and more information.

fun things to do in Abu Dhabi

Enjoy a family-friendly brunch at Dino’s Bistro Italiano

With its casual and friendly atmosphere, Dino’s brings diners refined Italian flavours, paired with a selection of premium beverages. Visit with your friends or family for an à la carte brunch served directly to the table. Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm. AED 180 (soft beverages) and AED 240 (signature cocktails)

GO: Email dinos.pearl@rotana.com or call 02 307 5551 for reservations and more information.

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