7 fantastic things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: August 15 to 21
Happy hours, theme nights, new restaurants and pool days are bound to result in a fantastic week in Abu Dhabi.
Sunday 15 August 2021
Why limit happy to an hour at Waves Bar & Outdoor Lounge, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
To ensure guests enjoy their summer evenings, Waves Bar & Outdoor Lounge offers discounted drinks for not one, not two, but three hours each day. This tempting buy one, get one free offer on selected house beverages makes Waves Bar the ideal after-work hangout. Available daily, from 5pm to 8pm.
GO: Call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.
Monday 16 August 2021
Cabana Days at The Abu Dhabi EDITION
Enjoy sun-kissed summer days by the beautifully white-tiled EDITION pool in a cool and comfortable cabana. While away the day amidst chic surroundings, reggae beats and a selection of light bites and unlimited drinks. Available Sunday to Wednesday, from 12pm to 6pm (three-hour experience). AED 250 per person.
GO: Visit www.editionhotels.com or call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 17 August 2021
Pizza Night at Dino’s Bistro Italiano, Pearl Rotana Capital Centre
The family-friendly Dino’s Bistro Italiano has introduced a summer special for pizza lovers in the capital. Indulge in unlimited pizzas, served with a sharing antipasto platter, cappuccino zuppa and Dino’s signature tiramisu. Available on Tuesdays and Sundays from 6pm to 11pm. AED 140 (soft beverages) and AED 165 (including two house beverages).
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)2 307 5551 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Visit NIRI Restaurant and Bar at Mamsha Al Saadiyat
Following a successful pop-up at Yas Mall earlier this year, homegrown Japanese restaurant NIRI has opened its doors on Saadiyat Island. The intimate restaurant keeps its design, food and service simple, while offering authentic Japanese cuisine at reasonable prices in one of the most picturesque locations in the capital. Menu highlights include maki rolls, sashimi, hamachi usuzukuri and sesame soya beef. Reservations are essential. Open daily, from 12pm to 11pm.
GO: Visit www.nirirestaurant.com for reservations and more information.
Thursday 19 August 2021
Thursday Tandoori Night at Namak, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Thursday nights just got better with Namak’s new Tandoori Night. Indulge in an unlimited selection of delectable kebabs and tikkas cooked in the Tandoor and served with freshly baked Naan bread. Thursdays, from 7pm to 11:30pm. AED 148 (soft beverages) and AED 248 (house beverages).
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)2 698 8137 for reservations and more information.
Friday 20 August 2021
Visit the new 31 Bar & Lounge at Grand Millennium Al Wahda
Grand Millennium Al Wahda is taking Abu Dhabi nightlife to the next level with a trendy new rooftop spot on the 31st floor. 31 Bar & Lounge is inspired by fresh and straightforward design with 360-degree panoramic views of the Abu Dhabi city skyline, cosy lounge seating and a stylish bar. Expect a menu of international dishes and a varied selection of beverages.
GO: Call (0)2 657 4865 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 21 August 2021
Wagyu Vs. Sushi at Catch at St. Regis, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
The picturesque restaurant, located on the sands of the Corniche, has curated a special set menu that combines the complementing flavours of Wagyu beef with fresh Japanese sushi. The experience includes edamame beans, Asian salad and a platter of sushi and sashimi. In addition to this showstopping spread, diners are also presented with a sumptuous piece of Wagyu beef accompanied by truffle beef jus and Cajun wedges. The evening culinates with a serving of mochi ice cream. Available Saturdays, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 399 per person.
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)2 694 4553 for reservations and more information.