The very best of Abu Dhabi this week
From brunches and quiz nights to Oktoberfest celebrations and indulgent breakfasts, we’ve got your week in Abu Dhabi all planned out.

Sunday 18 October 2020:

Indulge in the Unlimited Dim Sum Lunch at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Abu Dhabi:

Make your lunch special with an unlimited Dim Sum menu at Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi. Indulge in a wide range of dim sum favourites such as BBQ chicken buns, siu mai and deep-fried shrimp wontons along with exciting chef’s recommendations. Available from 12pm to 3pm, Sunday to Friday, the unlimited dim Sum lunch is priced at AED 123, or you can try the dim sum tasting menu for only AED 75.

GO: Email or call (0)2 509 8630 for bookings and more information.

Monday 19 October 2020:

All About Noodles at Sontaya, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort:

This October Sontaya brings you a variety of South-East Asian noodle dishes. A dedicated menu, specially created by Chef De Cuisine Narongrit Thongwijit, takes diners on a culinary journey from Thailand to Singapore. Indulge in the four-course menu and relish delicacies such as glass noodle salad, stir-fried seafood noodles, and mee grob ice cream with crispy vermicelli noodles. Watch the sunset over the Arabian Gulf and relax within a cosy atmosphere, whether you choose to sit inside or outside on the floating terrace. 

GO: Email or call (0)2 498 8888 for reservations and more information.

Tuesday 20 October 2020:

Let’s Get Quizzical at Blu Sky Lounge and Grill:

Blu Sky Lounge and Grill at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi presents a fun-filled quiz night with resident Quiz Master Chalkie, every Tuesday at 8:30pm. Bring along your team and put your knowledge to the test while enjoying Happy Hour drinks and the chance to win fantastic prizes.

GO: Email or call (0)2 818 4888 for reservations and more information. 

Wednesday 21 October 2020:

Experience the new menu at Waves Bar and Outdoor Lounge, Novotel Al Bustan:

If you’re looking for a lively spot away from the city, then Waves Bar is the place for you. The venue features a fresh and innovative design, a beautiful deck and a new menu with a mixture of starters, bites to share, main courses and desserts. Beautifully handcrafted cocktails with unique names tell the extraordinary story of each beverage and provide the perfect pairing for an evening under the stars.

GO: Call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.

Thursday 22 October 2020:

Enjoy Octoberfest at The Village, Le Meridien Abu Dhabi:

The Village’s annual Oktoberfest celebrations are this year they are offering free entry for all! The spirit of Oktoberfest comes alive with authentic Bavarian dishes as well as ice-cold German hops. A freshly prepared platter by the chefs is available on weekdays, followed by a fiery German BBQ on the weekends. AED 65 (weekday German Platter) and AED 79 (weekend German BBQ).

GO: Call (0)2 644 6666 for reservations and more information.

Friday 23 October 2020:

The Glocal Brunch at Ingredients, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi:

The Glocal Brunch has returned to Ingredients, offering a concept where global meets local. The reimagined brunch spread has been carefully curated to unite the world on a single platform by serving up tantalising dishes from across the globe. Guests should arrive prepared, with a healthy appetite and a curiosity for world cuisine as they can expect more than 150 food selections including Arabic, Asian, European and Mediterranean dishes, which include seafood selections, succulent carved meats, sushi and more. Fridays from 12:30pm – 4pm. AED 245 (soft beverages) and AED 345 (house beverages).

GO: Email or call (0)2 656 1000 for reservations and more information.

Saturday 24 October 2020:

Breakfast at Fifth Street Cafe, Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi:

Fifth Street Café offers a great way to begin your day with a long weekend breakfast from 7am to 2pm. The breakfast menu offers an array of unlimited breakfast items for AED 75, including granola parfait, pancakes, eggs in every style, falafel wrap and French toast. As well as fresh juice, tea and coffee. 

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