Afternoon tea, theme nights and food challenges are all on the agenda for a fantastic week of dining in Abu Dhabi.
Sunday 16 May 2021
Afternoon Tea at Osmo Lounge, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Head to the newest five-star resort in town, Hilton Anu Dhabi Yas Island and enjoy freshly baked afternoon tea classics such as golden raisin and plain scones with clotted cream, strawberry jam, and lemon curd. There’s also a selection of savoury dishes including duck couscous puff pastry, salmon with zaatar, sumac egg with truffle, and tortilla with saffron. Presented upon a three-tier stand with a vegetarian menu option, the afternoon feast includes both iced and hot teas, coffees, and chocolate. Available daily, from 2pm to 6pm. AED 185 per person.
Monday 17 May 2021
Sushi Night at Li Jiang, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Asian restaurant Li Jiang has brought back its popular Monday Sushi Night. Indulge in an evening of unlimited sushi, sashimi and maki rolls, complemented by Asian beverages and a lively soundtrack. With its colourful spice walls, vibrant hues and modern furniture, Li Jiang transports diners into the heart of Asia, where they can relax inside the intimate restaurant with a view of the open kitchen or on the outdoor terrace overlooking Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Mondays, from 6pm to 11pm. AED 140 (food only) and AED 200 (special beverages).
Tuesday 18 May 2021
Take on the burger challenge at Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant, Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
Tackle a giant 1.5 kg burger comprising of two patties of premium American beef, cheddar cheese, gherkins, onions, tomatoes and lettuce between two freshly-baked buns and served with a portion of truffle fries. Finish the whole thing within 25-minutes and it’s on the house. If not, it’s AED 195. Available every day throughout May.
GO: Call (0)2 657 3325 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 19 May 2021
Tuck into the new ‘Taste of Lasagne’ menu at Villa Toscana, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Chef Rosario at Villa Toscana has curated an exquisite menu that shines a spotlight on one of Italy’s most admired staple dishes. The ‘Taste of Lasagna’ menu offers creative variations on the much-loved pasta dish, mixing classic tastes with more inventive recipes. Savour five homemade lasagnas, including traditional bolognese lasagna, mixed-seafood lasagna, basil-pesto lasagna, lasagna ‘Senese’ with lamb, sage and roasted pine nuts and lasagna carbonara with eggs and crispy beef bacon. Available daily until 29 May. AED 195 per person.
Thursday 20 May 2021
Su-Viche at Market Kitchen, Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
Renowned for its sophisticated Abu Dhabi dining room that combines the traditional farmhouse kitchen with distinct modern touches, Market Kitchen’s Su-Viche promotion is a pleasant way to while away a weekend evening. The two-hour brunch-style offering includes a selection of raw dishes and unlimited beverages, including a variety of ceviche, moreish flatbreads, crisp plantain chips and crispy sushi. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 7pm. AED 199 per person.
Friday 21 May 2021
Dusit Extraordinary Brunch at Urban Kitchen, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Living up to its name, the Dusit Extraordinary Brunch has everything you could want in a brunch. The expansive global selection includes fresh seafood, roasted meats, and culinary highlights from Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi’s signature restaurants, Benjarong and Namak. Innovative beverages will also be flowing throughout the afternoon. Fridays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 270 per person (soft beverages), AED 400 per person (house beverages) and AED 90 per child (soft beverages).
GO: Call (0)2 698 8137 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 22 May 2021
Dino’s Weekend Brunch at Dino’s Bistro Italiano, Pearl Rotana Capital Centre
With its warm, casual and friendly atmosphere, Dino’s brings you the finest Italian flavours, paired with a selection of premium beverages. Visit with your friends and family for a weekend à la carte brunch served directly to the table. An Abu Dhabi dining experience for the entire family. Fridays and Saturdays. AED 190 per person (soft beverages).