The best places to dine in Abu Dhabi this weekend: August 26 to 28
Afternoon teas, weekend brunches, and the best places to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day in the capital.
Thursday 26 August 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 catching up over a delightful afternoon tea featuring savoury hors d’oeuvres, scones, chocolate treats and teas inspired by delicate floral aromas. Available daily, from 2pm to 5pm. AED 160 per stand.
GO: Visit www.ritzcarlton.com or call (0)2 818 8282 for reservations and more information.
It’s your last chance to party TWENTY-FOUR-SEVEN at Garage, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Garage has a treat in store for diners this summer. Located on the F1 Grand Prix racetrack, the multi-cuisine eatery has collaborated with Etihad Airways and its loyalty program Etihad Guest. Not only are diners invited to indulge in the restaurant’s eclectic menu, but they will also earn a staggering 1,000 Etihad Guest Miles with each visit. AED 247 for two, including unlimited food boards and desserts. Add on AED 111 for Tap In package, with three hours of free-flowing beverages.
GO: Visit www.garageabudhabi.com for reservations more information.
Friday 27 August 2021
The Project Brunch at Terrace On The Corniche, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Offering countless, perfectly crafted specialities from across the globe, Terrace On The Corniche is one of the capital’s top spots for a Friday celebration. Guests can relax as pass-around trollies deliver a range of culinary delights, including Tomahawk steaks with foie gras, lobster and prawn Thermidor, fresh oysters, red prawns with scallop tartare and mixed seafood gratin. Meanwhile, the buffet includes crunchy salads, colourful tapas, sushi, homemade pizzas, Asian curries, grilled meats and Indian specialities. In addition, a dessert room features French pastries, hot chocolate fondant and sticky date pudding, while an additional chocolate room features ten varieties of handcrafted milk, dark and white chocolate. Fridays, from 12:30pm to 4pm. AED 345 (soft beverages), AED 450 (house beverages) and AED 595 (bubbles).
GO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0)2 694 4553 for reservations and more information.
Experience island vibes with the TIKI Brunch at Pacifico Tiki, Al Bandar Marina
Immerse yourself in a tropical paradise with a bottomless brunch inspired by the exotic Polynesian culture. From delicious crab rangoon to tasty cordon bleu chicken, Pacifico Tiki has a vast selection of dishes accompanied by stunning sea views, island moods and four hours of fun. Fridays, from 1pm to 5pm. AED 195 (soft beverages, AED 250 (house beverages) and AED 295 (premium beverages).
GO: Call (0)50 696 9357 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 28 August 2021
Celebrate Emirati Women’s Day with complimentary French Toast at Berri’s, Al Muneera
Berri’s Abu Dhabi is celebrating Emirati Women’s Day by giving away complimentary French Toast to the first 50 women that visit on Saturday 28 August from 9am. The house French Toast consists of brioche toasted bread, Nutella, whipped cream, strawberries, blueberries and almond flakes.
GO: Call (0)2 643 9555 for reservations and more information.
Emirati Women’s Day Afternoon Tea at Le Café, Emirates Palace
Delight in a delicate afternoon tea experience at the luxurious Le Café this Emirati Women’s Day. Located in the Palace’s grand dome, guests can indulge in a uniquely themed afternoon tea with live music performance and an exclusive experience presented by luxury Emirati perfumery brand, M.Sentiment. Saturday 28 August, from 3pm to 7pm. AED 350 for two.
GO: Email email@example.com or call (0)2 690 7999 for reservations and more information.