This week we’re all about the best afternoon teas, new menus, interactive dining and brunches in the capital.
Sunday 30 May 2021
Tuck into the new menu at Tean, Jumeriah at Saadiyat Island Resort
Grilled spiced meats and seafood dishes are cooked the traditional Levantine way at Tean. The Arabic restaurant at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island features oceanfront views, al fresco dining spaces and a new menu. Dishes include Chicken Liver With Pomegranate (AED 58), Laban Uommo (AED 158), Oven Baked Feta Cheese (AED 68), and a Fig Pavlova (AED 53) with orange blossom cream and Emirati honey. Available daily from 12pm to 11pm.
GO: Call (0)2 811 4342 for reservations and more information.
Monday 31 May 2021
Tippling Tea at Stratos, Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
Tippling Tea is based on a scene from the Lewis Carroll novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, recreated with gusto at Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi. The afternoon tea comes with a selection of teas, and a tipple of your choice, complemented by fresh scones, savoury éclairs and 360-degree views of the city. Available Tuesday to Saturday, from 2pm to 4pm. AED 99 (soft beverages) and AED 125 (beverage upgrade).
Tuesday 1 June 2021
Have a beach and pool day at Shangri La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Access the private beach or relax by the infinity pool at Shangri La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri for AED 248 per adult and up to two children under six years old. The price paid for beach access is fully redeemable on food and beverages at Sofra, Shang Palace, and at The Pool bar & restaurant. Making the experience extra special, an Abra journey is also included. Available daily.
Wednesday 2 June 2021
Spritz and Dim Sum Nights at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace
Guests can enjoy Hakkasan’s signature bites and cocktails, surrounded by spectacular city skyline views. Spritz and Dim Sum Nights offer an innovative beverage menu that includes carefully crafted Spritz cocktails, complemented by an array of Hakkasan’s signature dim sum, including gold leaf har gau, seafood taro croquettes, Shanghai-style morel mushroom dumplings, Wagyu beef truffle puffs and black pepper squid. Available Monday to Saturday, from 6pm to 11:30pm. AED 68 per Spritz cocktail and AED 48 for a selection of signature dim sum.
Thursday 3 June 2021
Embark on a culinary adventure with Le Petit Chef at Ray’s Grill, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Le Petit Chef is a mixture of immersive theatre and interactive dining that takes diners on a 90-minute culinary journey. Using state-of-the-art 3D mapping technology, guests can follow the world’s smallest chef on a food-fuelled adventure as he prepares a five-course meal with often comedic results. Expect to be dazzled and amazed as your plate becomes part of a visual show and dishes are prepared before your very eyes by the 58mm tall chef. Le AED 385 (Petit Chef Classic), AED 545 (Le Petit Chef Grandioso), AED 385 (Le Petit Chef Grandioso) and AED 295 (Le Petit Chef Junior).
Friday 4 June 2021
Amapiano Brunch at ANNEX, THE Abu Dhabi EDITION
Described as ‘the sound to which the sun turns’, Amapiano is the South African music genre taking international clubs and by storm. A hybrid of deep house, jazz and lounge music to providing the soundtrack to laidback Friday evenings. With DJ EYJEY mixing the tracks in the Lounge and free-flowing bites and beverages, it’s set to be a rhythmic evening you can’t help but vibe to. Fridays, from 5pm to 11pm. AED 288 (three-hour bites and beverages package).
Saturday 5 June 2021
Saturday Yum Cha Brunch at Dai Pai Dong, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Celebrating honest Cantonese cuisine, savour Chinese specialities such as homemade noodles, dim sum and barbecued meats within a Chinese-inspired and atmosphere. Enjoy a decidedly different brunch with the ‘Yum Cha’ Dim Sum Brunch on Saturdays and experience a selection of delectable dumplings, roasted meats and desserts. Saturdays, from 12pm to 9pm (three-hour package). AED 298 (soft beverages) and AED 428 (house beverages).