Theme nights, weekend brunches and food challenges are all on the menu across the capital this weekend.
Thursday 16 September 2021
Roots & Shoots at Café 302, Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana
Designed by Chef Maren Ibrahim and his culinary team, Cafe 302’s new theme night offers contemporary flavours in a warm, casual and friendly atmosphere. The Roots & Shoots Night presents a vegan buffet featuring 100% plant-based creations, including healthy salads, appetisers, mains and tempting desserts. Thursdays, from 6pm to 10pm.
Pan Asian Night at Urban Kitchen, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Sticking firmly with the heritage of the Dusit Thani brand, guests can expect an evening of aromatic and flavoursome dishes combined with renowned Thai hospitality. Highlights from the expansive evening buffet include Indonesian dishes such as Soto Ayam Soup and Gado Gado salad, which sit alongside Japanese sushi, sashimi and salads. Pan Asian nights also feature several live stations, including Pecking Duck, Thai Curries and Laksa Noodles. Thursdays, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 180 (soft beverages), AED 320 (house beverages) and AED 90 (children).
Friday 17 September 2021
The Chef’s Brunch at Giornotte, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Discover The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi’s cosmopolitan Chef’s Brunch, where the world-class chefs at Giornotte artfully prepare dishes à la minute. Guests can experience live cooking and enjoy sumptuous delicacies from all over the world under one roof. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 320 (soft beverages), AED 420 (house beverages) and AED 599 (bubbly).
Friday Brunch at VaKaVa, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Friday afternoons at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, see the hotel’s Latin American restaurant VaKaVa welcome adults to enjoy the authentic tastes and culinary traditions of Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. With tender lamb, flavoursome beef and seafood options such as crispy prawns and seabass on the menu, you’ll be catered to with a tasty selection of Pan Latin dishes. Fridays, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 295 (soft beverages) and AED 495 (house beverages).
Saturday 18 September 2021
Participate in The Hulk Challenge at Cooper’s, Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
Head down to Cooper’s this month and take on the pubs latest food challenge! Finish ten hot dogs with all the trimmings in just ten minutes, and they’re on the house. Should you wish to enjoy the challenge at a more leisurely pace or prefer to share with friends, the price is AED 195.
GO: Call 02 657 3325 for reservations and more information.
Flavours of Peking Duck at Sontaya, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Served alongside the current selection of expertly crafted dishes, food connoisseurs can delight in a selection of Peking duck dishes. Fans of dumplings will adore the Thai duck gyoza with shao shao sauce, while the duck salad adds some extra crunch to the appetisers. For something more substantial, the duck red curry provides a satisfying main course. Available until 30 September.