Brunches, theme nights and all the events you need to visit in the capital this weekend.
Thursday 14 October 2021
Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Alba, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
Situated off The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi’s grand lobby, the comfortable and homely Venetian inspired Alba is ideal for a delightful afternoon tea featuring savoury hors d’oeuvres, scones, chocolate treats and a selection of tea inspired by delicate floral aromas. Available daily, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 160 per stand.
Elevate your weekend with Nitro Thursdays at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Enjoy after-work drinks, canapes, and infectious energy to get you in the weekend mood. Featuring an impressive menu of hops, grapes, signature cocktails and mouthwatering bites, party-goers are in for a night of fun combined with Secret Parties unrivalled energy. Expect views of Yas Marina and the Formula 1 race track, plus music from W Abu Dhabi’s resident DJ. Thursdays, from 8pm to 11pm. AED 280 per person (three hours of beverages and bites).
GO: Visit www.secret-parties.com for reservations and more information.
Friday 15 October 2021
Mediterranean Friday Brunch at Byblos Sur Mer, InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Byblos Sur Mer has gained a reputation as one of the most celebrated Lebanese restaurants in the capital. Embrace the nuanced flavours of the Levant region with a delightful set menu and enjoy a Levantine-inspired brunch featuring traditional dishes, hot and cold mezzeh, and tempting desserts. Fridays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 175 (soft beverages and juices) and AED 275 (house beverages).
Semi Permanent at Manarat Al Saadiyat
The event will feature world-renowned performers, including Oscar and Grammy-winning songwriter, record producer and DJ, Mark Ronson. Semi Permanent will also house an array of inspiring, immersive and multi-sensory experiences, including the first international pop-up by famed New York restaurant and bar The Flower Shop, La Rosa Social Club, and an exhibition of works by leading contemporary artists Kahlil Joseph, Ryan McGinley and Johanna Jackson.
GO: Visit https://semipermanent.com for more information.
Saturday 16 October 2021
Nazka at Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Available for a limited time, Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi’s immersive experience offers diners a curated menu combining authentic Peruvian ingredients with Japanese culinary techniques. The sensational, sharing-style Nikkei dishes are complemented by a range of new cocktails, presented with a sense of theatre.
Wagyu Vs. Sushi at Catch at St. Regis, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
The picturesque restaurant, located on the sands of Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, offers a special set menu combining the flavours of Wagyu beef with 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 culminates with a serving of mochi ice cream. Available Saturdays, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 399 per person.