Business lunches, breakfasts and live music nights should all be on your radar for a fantastic week of fun in the capital.
Monday 4 July 2022
Enjoy an Italian-inspired Business Lunch
Villa Toscana’s ‘Espresso Business Lunch’ at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi features a spread of antipasti, fresh salads and charcuterie. Main course options include homemade pasta, charcoal-grilled lamb chops, fried calamari, and prawns with seasonal vegetables. The Italian afternoon escape concludes with a selection of desserts featuring decadent Italian chocolate. Available Monday to Friday, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 95 (antipasti and a dessert) or AED 120 (antipasti, main course and dessert).
Tuesday 5 July 2022
Make time for tea
Situated off The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal’s grand lobby, the Venetian-inspired Alba is a comfortable and homely spot for afternoon tea. Expect hors d’oeuvres, scones, chocolate treats and a selection of teas inspired by delicate floral aromas. Available daily, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 160 per stand.
Wednesday 6 July 2022
Experience Al Maryah Island’s new Latin Night
Transformed for the summer season into a piece of Latin America, Zsa Zsa Lounge at Four Seasons Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island will showcase flavours from Mexico, Peru, Spain and Argentina. The evening includes a selection of signature bites inspired by Executive Chef Christian Buenrostro’s Latin roots. Guests can tuck into sea bass ceviche, beef empanadas, spinach croquettes and chicken paella, with free-flowing beverages and a live DJ entertainment from Colombia. Wednesdays from 7pm to 9pm. AED 240 net per person.
GO: Call 02 333 2444 for reservations and more information.
Thursday 7 July 2022
Tuck into the La Barra Set Menu at Maté
Relish the joys of communal dining at the newly opened Maté restaurant at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas. The La Barra Set Menu is only available at the show kitchen seating, allowing guests to view the skilled chefs using the traditional Argentinian El Asador to grill the meat. The menu highlights a selection of dishes from Maté’s modern yet rustic presentation of Argentinian cuisine with a contemporary Lebanese twist. Available Monday to Thursday. AED 175 per person (one starter, one main course and one side dish).
GO: Call 02 407 1234 for reservations and more information.
Friday 8 July 2022
Sample the new menu at Teatro
The FACT award-winning Teatro restaurant at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi has introduced a theatrical new dining menu where Eastern cooking meets Western cuisine. The culinary adventure includes charred octopus, lobster and scallop ceviche, and the restaurant’s famous dumplings, satays and spring rolls. The revamped main course selection features everything from customisable ramen and Peking duck to steaks, miso seabass, traditional curries and wok dishes. Available daily, from 6pm to 1am.
Saturday 9 July 2022
Have a beachfront breakfast
Enjoy a leisurely start to the weekend at Tean, where exceptional Levantine cuisine and spectacular waterfront views result in a memorable meal. Dine meters from the Saadiyat shoreline whilst tucking into Arabian breakfast favourites with touches of western influence or enjoy the specially curated tasting menu. Saturdays and Sundays, from 9am to 12pm
Sunday 10 July 2022
Listen to live music at Living Room Live
Living Room Live returns to W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island with a performance from Dubai-based contemporary R&B artist Jayme Deville. The one-man-band Loop specialist, who mixes old-school R&B, hip-hop and funk, will be displaying his soulful sound with a live performance under the soft red lights of the Living Room. Bringing with him his repertoire of hits including “The Room“, “Lies” and “How Many Times.” Sunday 10 July, from 8pm to 9pm.