Abu Dhabi is bursting with afternoon teas, theme nights, happy hours and weekend roasts for you to try this week.
Sunday 12 September 2021
Afternoon Tea by Ixora at Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Throughout September and October, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, offers a new afternoon tea experience in partnership with Ixora, a luxury organic beauty brand. Enjoy sweet treats, savoury bites and refreshing beverages complemented by a gift set from Ixora. Savoury options include a mini quiche Lorrain, black brioche bread with charred avocado, cheese and focaccia, while the selection of sweets features an Ixora macaroon, Bounty balls and an exotic baba with fruit compote. Available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 2pm to 6pm. AED149 per person or add a two hour unlimited organic bubbly package for an additional AED 80 per person.
Monday 13 September 2021
Sushi Night at Li Jiang, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Indulge in an evening of unlimited sushi, sashimi and maki rolls, complemented with Asian beverages and a lively soundtrack. With its colourful spice walls and modern furniture, Li Jiang will transport you into the heart of Asia, where you can relax inside the intimate restaurant with a view of the open kitchen or on one of the sumptuous outdoor banquettes overlooking Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Every Monday, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 140 (food only) and AED 200 (special beverages).
Tuesday 14 September 2021
Noodle Night at Benjarong, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Authentic Thai restaurant, Benjarong offers an all-you-can-eat noodle experience to help you beat hump day. Expect ten unique recipes to choose from, each distinctively cooked to let you relish in the aromatic flavours of Thailand. Every Tuesday, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 89 (food only) and AED 109 (Thai hops).
GO: Call 04 343 3333 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Mexican Fiesta at The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar, Pearl Rotana Capital Centre Abu Dhabi
A new limited-time menu has been added to the ‘best bar’ winner at the FACT Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2020. In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, enjoy a selection of Mexican tapas, including chicken taquitos, beef burrito rolls, nachos and jalapeño poppers, alongside Margaritas and flavoured hops. Available until 30 September. AED 160 (two Mexican Tapas and two hours of unlimited house beverages) or AED 200 (three Mexican Tapas and three hours of unlimited house beverages).
Thursday 16 September 2021
Beverage Promotions at Waves Bar & Outdoor Lounge, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
The new school term has started, and Waves Bar is rewarding all teachers in the capital with buy one, get one free beverages from their special teacher’s menu. Not a teacher? Don’t worry, because the venue offers discounted drinks for not one, not two, but three hours each day, from 5pm to 8pm.
GO: Call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.
Friday 17 September 2021
La Noche Blanca at COYA Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island
The trendy Peruvian hotspot returns to the capital’s nightlife scene this weekend with its annual white party ‘La Noche Blanca.’ Revellers can enjoy authentic Peruvian cuisine, premium beverages and live performances while overlooking the glistening waters of Al Maryah Island. Feast on signature COYA dishes such as freshly prepared guacamole, ceviches, Chilean sea bass rice and corn-fed grilled chicken. Expect the best beats from COYA Music with Alex Twin, DJ Eva Voytko and NSI taking over the decks. Partygoers are invited to join in the celebrations by reserving their spots in advance.
Saturday 18 September 2021
Saturday Carvery at Hickory’s Restaurant, Yas Links Golf Club
Hickory’s restaurant is back with its weekend roast this Saturday. Wind down the weekend with a feast of roasted meats served with all your favourite trimmings. Kick back with a cool beverage and overlooking the greens of Yas Links Golf Club. Saturdays, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. AED 120 (soft beverages) and AED 220 (house beverages).