The best of Abu Dhabi this week: January 17 To 23
Something for every day of the week.

Sunday 17 January 2021:

Tuck into the new clay pot menu at Dai Pai Dong:

Enjoy honest Cantonese cuisine at Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s Dai Pai Dong restaurant, with the launch of their new clay pot menu. Traditionally enjoyed year-round in East Asia, this comfort-food will only be available until 31 January 2021 in the format of an a la carte menu that offers a fragrant rice style clay accompanied by chicken, beef or duck. Alternatively, the Cantonese style clay pots include beef short ribs with black pepper, Chinese Kai Lan with beef striploin, lobster, spicy sea bass and chicken with shiitake mushroom.

GO: Email abudhabi.daipaidong@rosewoodhotels.com or call (0)2 813 5558 for reservations and more information.


Monday 18 January 2021:

Daily Free Flow at Balcon Terrace, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi: 

Balcon Terrace is back at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. The charming outdoor terrace reopens on Thursday 22 October with a daily drinks package from 6pm until 9pm. AED 110 per person, including unlimited selected beverages and a 30% discount on food!

GO: Call (0)2 818 4888 for reservations and more information.


Tuesday 19 January 2021:

There’s something for every night of the week at The Warehouse Wine and Tapas Bar:

Winner of ‘Best Bar’ at the recent Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2020, The Warehouse Wine and Tapas Bar at Pearl Rotana Capital Centre is starting the new year with a bang by offering a compelling reason to visit every day of the week. ‘Tuesday Steak Bites’ are the perfect antidote to those hump day blues! Tuck into unlimited steak bites accompanied by a glass of house grape for AED 155 between 5pm and closing. If cheese and grape is more your thing, then ‘Cheese and Wine – Wine not?’ is a daily promotion that runs from opening to closing and offers diners the chance to indulge in free-flowing selected grapes paired with a variety of cheese and cold cuts for AED 140. Just pick a two-hour window and you’re good to go.

GO: Email warehouse.pearl@rotana.com or call (0)2 307 5552 for reservations and more information.


Wednesday 20 January 2021:

Indulge in a new Boston Lobster menu at Grills @ Chill’O:

Known as a real delicacy of the sea, Boston Lobster is treasured for its rich, juicy flavours and delicate texture. The crustacean is kept alive until it is ordered to ensure optimum freshness across every dish. This gourmet seafood product’s versatility is showcased through a menu of new dishes at Grills @ Chill’O, such as lobster tempura, lobster risotto, lobster thermidor and lobster linguini. Take a seat and marvel at the sunset vistas while taking in the views over the dunes of Lulu Island and the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf as you indulge in lobster and sip on expertly crafted libations. 

GO: Call (0)2 813 7777 for reservation and more information.


Thursday 21 January 2021:

Kick start the weekend with a Thursday Night Brunch at Courtyard by Marriott at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi:

The popular Thursday Night Brunch has returned to Courtyard by Marriott at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi’s all-day-dining restaurant, Bistro. Start the weekend the right way with an international buffet, seafood station, and delicious sweet treats all washed down with refreshing beverages. The lively atmosphere and excellent pricing make this a pocket-friendly choice without missing out the fun of brunch! Thursday evenings from 7pm to 11pm. AED 99 (soft beverages), AED 275 (house beverages) and AED 75 (children aged between six and twelve years old).

GO: Call (0)52 914 1207 for reservations and more information.


Friday 22 January 2021

Evening Drunch at McGettigan’s, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi:

McGettigan’s is open at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi! To celebrate the arrival of the Irish Pub in the heart of the city, McGettigan’s at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi has launched a new evening drunch. Celebrate the weekend with casual Irish charm and continue the post-brunch merriment. Say cheers with your friends to and enjoy five selected beverages for AED 100. Fridays from 4pm to 11pm.

Go: Email reservation.table@dusit.com or call (0)2 698 8137 for reservations and more information.


Saturday 23 January 2021:

Saturday Sessions at ANNEX, The Abu Dhabi EDITION:

ANNEX at The Abu Dhabi EDITION is open again for sundowners and good vibes! ANNEX Saturday Sessions bring smooth grooves to the ANNEX Rooftop, with a soundtrack of Balearic beats and deep house tracks, set against the backdrop of sunset marina views. The three-hour experience includes limitless bites, free-flow bubbles, selected mixology and house beverages, Saturdays from 5pm to 8pm. AED 199 (soft beverages) and AED 248 (house beverages).

GO: Visit www.annexabudhabi.com or call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.