The best of Abu Dhabi this week: February 28 to March 6
Happy hours, theme nights and culinary masterclasses. These are the best dining deals available in the capital this week.

Sunday 28 February 2021

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

The charming outdoor terrace at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi features 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.


Monday 1 March 2021

Instagrammable Dim Sum at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi:

Filled with authentic Cantonese flavours and carefully crafted by master Dim Sum chefs, the new lunch menu at Shang Palace features a diverse range of traditional dim sum, soup and wok dishes, such as pear-shaped deep-fried crispy BBQ chicken puffssteamed wild mushroom buns with chicken and oyster sauce, and steamed “Cheng Feng.” Available daily from 12pm to 3pm. AED 138 (food only) and AED 168 (including tea and soft beverages).

GO: Email reservations.slad@shangri-la.com or call (0)2 509 8888 for reservations and more information.


Tuesday 2 March 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 offers 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 3 March 2021

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

Known as a real delicacy, 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 4 March 2021

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

The Thursday Night Brunch has returned to Courtyard by Marriott at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi’s all-day-dining restaurant, Bistro. Start the weekend with an international buffet, seafood station, and delicious sweet treats, washed down with refreshing beverages. The lively atmosphere and excellent pricing make this a pocket-friendly choice. Thursdays, 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 5 March 2021

Unlimited Steak at Choice Cut Steakhouse at Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan:

Head to the elegant and contemporary setting of Choice Cut Steakhouse and tuck into the finest cuts of beef from Australia, South Africa and the USA, freshly grilled and prepared to your liking in unlimited quantities. There’s nothing quite like a meat feast on the weekend! Fridays from 6pm to midnight. AED 159 (food only), AED 179 (soft beverage) and AED 249 (house beverages). 

GO: Email h6533-fb@accor.com or call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.


Saturday 6 March 2021

Nikkei cuisine masterclass at Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island:

Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi’s Chef Reyes has designed a special masterclass to provide insight into Nikkei cuisine’s delicate flavours. Witness the Peruvian chef’s culinary expertise as he prepares Ceviche Limeño, while Head Sushi Chef Suntron Bangjan prepares the Maki Acevichado. After the informative class, guests will enjoy a three-course set menu serving the Ceviche, BBQ Nikkei Wagyu Short Rib and for dessert, The Coconut. Saturday 6 March, from 12pm to 3pm. AED 195 per person.  

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