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7 incredible things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: 9 to 15 May

From new restaurants to theme nights, new menus and brunches, these are the very best things you can enjoy in the capital this week.

Monday 9 May 2022

Dine at a fancy new Indian restaurant

The new Laung by Peppermill offers fine dining Indian cuisine in Abu Dhabi’s atmospheric Nation Towers complex. Expect classic Indian food imbued with an inventive twist in dishes that were cooked in royal kitchens and served to maharajas and emperors. With its picturesque corniche views, the restaurant transports customers back to India’s roots while depicting its culinary culture.

GO: Call 02 886 8877 for reservations and more information.

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Tuesday 10 May 2022

Enjoy unlimited steak bites at The Warehouse

Winner of ‘Favourite Bar’ at the Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2021, The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar offers a compelling reason to visit every day of the week. Tuck into unlimited steak bites for two hours accompanied by selected house grape for AED 169 per person every Tuesday.

GO: Email warehouse.pearl@rotana.com or call 02 307 5552 for reservations and more information.

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Wednesday 11 May 2022

Try a new cheese and grape night at Yas Bay

Those with a passion for French cheeses paired with grapes should head to the Paradiso terrace. Here, you can indulge in an unlimited selection of cheese and world-renowned grapes while admiring the sunset over the Arabian Gulf. Available Sunday to Thursday, from 5pm to 7pm. AED 150 per person (three glasses of grape and one cheeseboard) or AED 275 (two hours of unlimited wine and cheese).

GO: Email contact-paradiso-abudhabi@groupebarriere.com for reservations or more information.

Paradiso Abu Dhabi

Thursday 12 May 2022

Ride the new Velocity Slide at World Trade Center

You can now experience the ultimate adrenaline rush at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi with the arrival of a brand-new indoor attraction, Velocity. The 68-meter and 54-meter-long slides are the first-of-its-kind installations in the region and the longest and tallest stainless-steel slides to be based in a mall. The slides allow thrill-seekers to travel from the third floor of the shopping mall to the ground floor at a sliding speed of two to three meters per second. Available daily from 10am. AED 15 (one slide) and AED 25 (two slides).

GO: Follow www.instagram.com/WTCAD on Instagram for more information.

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Friday 13 May 2022

Dine at the new Japanese hotspot Otoro

Like Chef Akmal Anuar’s other concepts, the newly-opened Otoro is rooted in simple dishes made using high-quality ingredients. We’re told that fresh produce from various prefectures of Japan (Wagyu from Kagoshima, Otoro from Tokyo, and Uni from Hokkaido) has been key in the creation of its highly tantalising dishes. Highlights include the Yellow Tail Carpaccio, Wagyu Tempura, Shabu Shabu Burger, and Seabass Miso Yaki. As for some of the desserts to leave room for? It’s a toss-up between the Green Tea Tiramisu and Dark Chocolate tart with butterscotch. Otoro boasts views of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, while the venue’s aesthetics stay true to the earthiness and neutrality of contemporary Japanese design.

GO: Visit www.otoroabudhabi.com or call 02 886 9995 for reservations or more information.

Otoro Abu Dhabi

Saturday 14 May 2022

Indulge in the summer menu at Fouquet’s

Created by Chef Pierre Gagnaire, the refreshed menu takes guests on a flavoursome voyage through classic French cuisine. Starters include blue lobster salad, pea soup with strawberry sorbet, and pan-sautéed squid with chilli, fennel salad, and parmesan cheese. The tempting main courses feature prawns with orange marmalade, sharing-style chateaubriand with béarnaise sauce, and duck breast drizzled with bigarade sauce. Finally, new summer desserts include rum baba with mango and Chantilly, and Madagascan vanilla parfait with caramelised pear, caramel chips and cumin.

GO: Email contact-fouquets-abudhabi@groupebarriere.com for reservations and more information.

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Sunday 15 May 2022

Tuck into an authentic Italian brunch

With its casual and friendly atmosphere, Dino’s Bistro Italiano brings you the most refined flavours of Italy, paired with a selection of premium beverages. Visit with your friends or family for an à la carte brunch served straight 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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