The very best places to dine in the capital this week.
Monday 20 June 2022
Have afternoon tea in the clouds
Head to Observation Deck at 300 for afternoon tea high above the capital. The new Strawberry Afternoon Tea is ideal for summer, offering a selection of savoury sandwiches, crispy patisseries and incredible things to eat that take flavours and intricate elements inspired by strawberries to create a memorable experience above the clouds. Available daily, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 260 per person.
GO: Call 02 811 5666 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 21 June 2022
Celebrate Father’s Day at LPM Restaurant & Bar
Enjoy a night of enchantment with loved ones at the FACT award-winning French-Mediterranean restaurant this UAE Father’s Day. Celebrate the occasion with LPM signature dishes, including burrata with cherry tomatoes and basil, marinated lamb cutlets and homemade rigatoni pasta with cream and mushrooms. Diners can also indulge in a limited-edition Father’s Day dessert and cocktail, comprising walnut cake with a walnut tuille and coffee ice cream (AED 65) and a thirst-quenching pomme raisin (AED 65). Available from Tuesday 21 to Sunday 26 June.
Wednesday 22 June 2022
Enjoy a night of grape and cheese overlooking the Corniche
Jazz and Fizz at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche has launched a daily grape and cheese night, ideal for date nights or a catch-up with friends. Expect several varieties of grapes combined with a cheese platter featuring an array of cheeses. Available daily (except Mondays). AED 105 per person (cheese platter and two glasses of house grapes).
Thursday 23 June 2022
Test your knowledge at McGettigan’s new Quiz Night
Grab your most intelligent friends and join the fun of a mind-boggling, stimulating and brain-teasing quiz night at Mcgettigan’s Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. Hosted by Mike Paterson, the McG Quiz Night promises a night of incredible things, fun with unbeatable food and drinks. Thursdays, from 8pm.
Friday 24 June 2022
Enjoy an evening of French fancy
Experience France’s rich culinary history with an all-you-can-eat buffet at Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan. Stylishly laid out across the gleaming white countertops, the buffet features incredible things from soup a l’oignon, smoked salmon platters, fresh oysters on ice, foie gras terrine, bouillabaisse de poissons, fillet mignon sauce poivre, and live stations. For dessert, expect tarte tatin and crème brulee. Friday 24 June, from 7pm to 11;30pm. AED 159 (soft beverages) and AED 249 (house beverages).
Saturday 25 June 2022
Take in the sunset with brunch at Emirates Palace
Taking place at the poolside Las Brisas, Emirates Palace’s new evening brunch invites guests to enjoy sumptuous dishes, free-flowing beverages and pool access as the sun sets. The menu includes fish and chips, wagyu burgers, sushi, caviar and oysters, in addition to a live BBQ station. Available on the last Saturday of each month, from 5:30pm to 10pm. AED 495 (house beverages) and AED 699 (Champagne).
GO: Call 02 690 7999 for reservations and more information.
Sunday 26 June 2022
Brunch at The Lighthouse
The new weekend brunch at The Lighthouse runs on Saturdays and Sundays at Yas Bay Waterfront. Enjoy a set menu of seven starters, eight main courses and four desserts, all served sharing style in keeping with the Mediterranean-inspired concept. Expect crisp halloumi with homemade tomato jam, yuzu lobster po’boy and cacio e pepe with onsen egg. if you’re looking for incredible things to do in the capital – look no further. All paired with a live DJ. Saturdays and Sundays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 275 (soft beverages), AED 375 (house beverages) and AED 525 (Tribaut Champagne),
GO: Call 02 236 7831 for reservations and more information.