Six fantastic things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend: January 21 To 23
The best brunches, culinary adventures and outdoor activities for an unforgettable weekend in the capital.

Thursday 21 January 2021

Explore the hidden depths of the Mangroves at Yas Beach:

Hire a kayak from Yas Beach on Yas Island and explore the beautiful natural ecosystem that lies within the Mangroves. Get the chance to spot fish and birds that will take your breath away while enjoying the cool of the day. If you fancy a bit more of a challenge, hire a paddleboard and try to keep your balance while working on your core.

GO: Visit yasisland.ae/yaswellness for more information.


Ladies Night at Stock Burger:

Stock Burger, the American restaurant focusing on gourmet burgers and craft hops is kick-starting the weekend with a new Ladies Night at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi. From 5pm to 7pm ladies can indulge in free-flow on selected beverages. From 7pm onwards you can Chill N’ Grill with a BBQ and enjoy a selection of three premium platters. Singer and musician, Jamie Abbott will provide live music. A lively atmosphere accompanied by good music. Sound likes a great way to start the weekend.

 GO: Call (0)2 657 4864 for reservations and more information.


Friday 22 January 2021

Brunch in the Clouds at The St. Abu Dhabi:

Brunch in The Clouds continues hosts an exquisite private dining experience every Friday, positioned 220m above sea level. Held in the palatial Abu Dhabi Suite, the lush bedrooms, the study room and the library of Art Deco-inspired elements are nicely transformed into four private dining areas. Additionally, within its impressive majlis living room, adorned by floor-to-ceiling windows opening up to 360 high-rise views over the city and Arabian Gulf, Brunch in the Clouds offers a “served to table” experience. Executive Chef Joseph and his team have carefully designed the extensive menu to satisfy all discerning palates. Expect seafood selections, lobster, oysters, sushi, tasteful meat courses, and delicately desserts and chocolates.  Fridays from 12pm to 4pm. AED 450 (soft beverages), AED 595 (house beverages) AED 750 (Prosecco). 

GO: Call (0)2 694 4444 for reservations and more information.


Chef’s Brunch at Giornotte, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal:

Discover The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi’s cosmopolitan Chef’s Brunch where the world-class chefs at Giornotte artfully prepare dishes à la minute. Guests can experience live cooking and enjoy sumptuous delicacies from all over the world under one roof. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 320 (soft beverages), AED 420 (house beverages) and AED 599 (bubbly). 

GO: Email abudhabi.restaurants@ritzcarlton.com or call (0)2 818 8203 for reservations and more information.


Saturday 23 January 2021

Garden of Cove comes to Cove Beach Abu Dhabi at Makers District:

Cove Beach’s renowned deep house music event, Garden of Cove, is launching at Cove Beach Abu Dhabi at Makers District on Saturday 23 January. The vibrant day-to-night event will host an incredible line-up of DJs including DJ Angelo and DJ Eva. Rhythm-seekers are invited to succumb to the sounds of cutting-edge techno beats with a stream of celestial hits. Taking place every Saturday, those entering the Garden of Cove can take advantage of a package which includes a complimentary sunbed, four hours of unlimited house beverages, and a 20% discount on the all-day menu, for only AED 299 per person. 

GO: Email info@covebeachabudhabi.com or call (0)56 398 7895 for reservations and more information.


Nikkei Cuisine Masterclass at Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi:

Hailing from Peru, newly appointed chef de cuisine, Renzo Martin Reyes Reyes has designed a special masterclass at Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi to provide insight into Nikkei cuisine’s delicate flavours. Guests will be able to witness his culinary expertise as he prepares ceviche limeño, while head sushi chef Suntron Bangjan prepares Maki Acevichado. Following the class, guests will enjoy a three-course set menu serving the ceviche, alongside BBQ Nikkei Wagyu short rib and The Coconut – a dessert consisting of tropical flavours. The masterclass will take from 12pm to 3pm for AED 195 per person.  

GO: Email restaurant.saadiyat@stregis.com or call (0)2 498 8888 for reservations and more information.