Seven of the very best things to do in Abu Dhabi this week.
Monday 7 March 2022
Experience Afternoon Tea at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Indulge in pure luxury with an Arabian atmosphere and panoramic views at this corniche address. Expect adorned teapots, speciality sandwiches and pastries, all created to delight the senses. Juices, teas and coffees accompany afternoon tea. Available daily, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 69 per person or AED 119 per couple.
GO: Call 02 657 0167 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 8 March 2022
Enjoy unlimited steak bites at The Warehouse
Winner of ‘Favourite Bar’ at the Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2021, The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar offers a compelling reason to visit every day of the week. Tuck into unlimited steak bites for two hours accompanied by selected house grape for AED 169 per person every Tuesday.
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Experience Fondue Night at Yas Links
Whether classic or blue cheese, each fondue at Yas Links is served with bread, seasonal vegetables, silver onions, gherkins and apple pieces for dipping. Available Monday to Friday, from 7pm to 10:30pm. AED 119 for two persons or AED 169 for two persons including a bottle of house grape.
Thursday 10 March 2022
Visit a culinary pop-up at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Michelin-starred chef Chatchai Klanklong of Thai restaurant L’Orchidée will be taking over the kitchen of Shangri-La’s Vietnamese restaurant, Hoi An. Diners are also set to delight in a five-course menu featuring tom yum soup with lobster and a main course of milk lamb with cabbage and satay sauce before indulging in a tropical dessert that incorporates wild mango, passion fruit and coconut. Available daily until Sunday 13 March. AED 448 (soft beverages) and AED 696 (grape pairing)
Friday 11 March 2022
Experience Ladies Day at Yas Waterworld
Gather your girlfriends and head to Yas Waterworld for a fun ladies-only day. Ladies can enjoy the exhilarating rides and float around the Amwaj Wave Pool with peace of mind as Yas Waterworld’s Ladies’ Day includes a strict no boys and no mobile phone policy, all-female staff and complete privacy guaranteed. As the waterpark turns all pink, a female DJ will be playing tunes for ladies to groove their way through the day as they enjoy delicious mocktails and bites.
GO: Visit www.yaswaterworld.com for tickets and more information.
Saturday 12 March 2022
Indulge in The Rosewood Garden Brunch at GLO
The Rosewood Garden Brunch at GLO features a delightful garden setting overlooking the waters of the Arabian Gulf and the spectacular hotel swimming pool. If you’re craving breakfast favourites, you can stop by the ‘Good Morning Mr. Benedict’ station to kick off your day or head to Chef Baudoino’s Italian station for pizza, pasta and risotto. As the name suggests, the ‘T for Tacos’ station features homemade tacos, while ‘Ravi’s Corner’ offers a Tandoor experience. Elsewhere diners can discover poke bowls, ceviche, cheese, cold cuts, and a spread of salads. Saturdays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 365 (house beverages) and AED 465 (bubbly).
Sunday 13 March 2022
Visit the Avobar by The Athletic Club
Presenting a bright indoor dining area and a welcoming outdoor terrace, Avobar at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort offers a curated menu of nutritious and wholesome healthy snacks and drinks. Designed to provide the fuel and nutrients that fitness enthusiasts require for recovery, each tasty dish is inspired by the smooth taste of avocado. The creative avocado-based options include coconut, avocado and yoghurt chia bowls, avocado cottage cheese toast, super bowls, turkey and avocado sandwiches and guilt-free chocolate avocado fudge brownies. Available daily, from 12pm to 9pm.