FACT’s pick of the best offerings in the capital this week. Expect happy hours, brunches and culinary escapades.
Sunday 14 March 2021
Tuck into five-course set menus at Abu Dhabi’s top restaurants:
Featuring a hand-picked selection of the best-selling restaurants from previous Chef’s Table editions, the Chef’s Table All-Star edition will promote Abu Dhabi’s eclectic fine dining scene via curated menus and signature dishes at a number of the city’s award-winning haute cuisine hotspots. Restaurant participating include LPM Restaurant & Bar, Punjab Grill, Mare Mare, Martabaan, Sambusek, Shang Palace, Hakkasan and Tori No Su. While over at Fouquet’s in Louvre Abu Dhabi, Chef Balveer Balkinson has prepared a menu that includes Escagots Montorgueil, gnocchi aux fines herbes, cuttlefish and red chicory, linguine with black tiger prawns and Fouquet’s star dessert – Mille Feuilles a la Vanille. Chef’s Table five-course set menus are priced from AED 295 to AED 398.
GO: Visit www.adculinaryseason.ae for reservations and more information.
Monday 15 March 2021
Sushi Specials at The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar, Pearl Rotana Capital Centre:
The Warehouse offers a unique dining experience in the capital, combining chic urban interiors with a menu of small plates and a lively roster of global grapes. This March, guests can tuck into sushi and grape all night long with the venues latest promotion. Daily until 31 March. AED 190 (three sushi and unlimited grape or sake for two-hours) or AED 290 (unlimited sushi, wine and sake for two-hours).
GO: (0)2 307 5552 for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 16 March 2021
Buena Onda Ladies Night at VaKaVa, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers:
Buena Onda is a common expression across Latin America that translates as ‘a celebration of good times.’ Embodying this notion, girls visiting VaKaVa can enjoy a mid-week pick-me-up and relish in three cocktails or three glasses of grape, plus one small bite at this new Ladies Night. Tuesdays. AED 99 per person.
Wednesday 17 March 2021
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the capital:
Celebrate everything Irish with promotions filled with merriment, themed décor, special menus and beverages throughout the city. FACT’s full list of places to celebrate St. Paddy’s day can be found here.
Thursday 18 March 2021
Miss-Behave at W Lounge, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island:
Mix and mingle at W Lounge and bask in the enviable views of Yas Marina and its Formula 1 race track. Sip and savour crafted beverages from one of three bars and enjoy this fun and frivolous Ladies Night. Ladies can enjoy special beverage packages and two free drinks, while gents get a 50% discount. AED 95 (house beverages) and AED 175 (sparkling). Daily, from 5pm to 8pm.
GO: Call (0)2 656 0000 for reservations and more information.
Friday 19 March 2021
Brunch in The Clouds at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi:
Brunch in The Clouds offers an exquisite dining experience every Friday in a unique location positioned 220m above sea level. Held in the hotel’s palatial Abu Dhabi Suite, guests can explore the lush bedrooms, study and the library, which have been transformed into four private dining areas. Curated by Executive Chef Joseph and his team, the extensive menu includes lobster, oysters, sushi and a selection of desserts and chocolates. Brunch in the Clouds offers all dishes served to the table, meaning you can take in the 360-degree views across the city whilst enjoying a bespoke and intimate dining experience. There’s a reason Brunch In The Clouds was awarded ‘Best Friday Brunch – Fine Dining’ at the Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2020. Fridays, from 12pm to 4pm. AED 450 (soft beverages), AED 595 (house beverages) and AED 750 (Champagne).
Saturday 20 March 2021
Spritz & Dim Sum Nights at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace:
Guests can enjoy Hakkasan’s signature bites and cocktails from sunset to late night, surrounded by the vibrant ambience and spectacular city skyline views. Spritz & Dim Sum Nights offer guests an innovative beverage menu that includes carefully crafted Spritz cocktails, complemented by an array of Hakkasan’s distinguished Dim Sum, such as gold leaf har gau, seafood taro croquette, Shanghai-style morel mushroom dumpling, Wagyu beef truffle puff 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 sums.