The best brunches, culinary adventures and activities for an unforgettable weekend in the capital.
Thursday 28 January 2021
Kick start the weekend with Gin Fizz & Tacos at Rosewood Abu Dhabi:
Soak up the views across the Arabian Gulf as chilled beats play and a delicious array of tacos are served while refreshing beverages are dispensed from a retro Airstream van. At Hidden Bar you can expect hand-pulled 12-hour brisket, smoked chicken and seafood ceviche tacos, all served with Japanese coleslaw and cucumber-jalapeno salsa. The menu also features hand-pressed tortilla masa in three delicious varieties, including orange and chilli braised beef chuck, banana leaves-wrapped lamb barbacoa and chicken marinated ‘al pastor’ style with cicerone. Choose three pieces from one category of the menu for AED 68, or a platter of nine pieces for AED 200. Daily from 6pm to midnight.
Evening Brunch at Cho Gao Marina Walk, InterContinental Abu Dhabi:
Journey through Asia in Abu Dhabi’s heart with a culinary offering that presents authentic dishes rooted in tradition but with a unique contemporary twist. Cho Gao Marina Walk celebrates the richness of Asian authenticity with an evening brunch of unlimited beverages, Pan-Asian dishes and stunning waterfront views. Thursdays from 7pm to 11pm. AED 149 (soft beverages) and AED 225 (house beverages).
GO: Call 800 423 462 for reservations and more information.
Friday 29 January 2021
Tuck into the Brunch In Garage at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island:
Go big or go home is the ethos at the B.I.G. Brunch at the restaurant voted ‘favourite newcomer‘ at the recent Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2020. Diners can expect five culinary hubs, 11 beverage taps and one big Brunch. Enjoy a mezze spread, Asian favourites and meat cuts from the vault. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 279 (soft beverages), AED 379 (house beverages) and AED 499 (sparkling).
GO: Call (0)2 656 0000 for reservations and more information.
Try a new Friday Brunch at Two.0, Cove Beach Abu Dhabi:
Sun-lovers can now enjoy a seaside brunch at Cove Beach’s Two.0 restaurant. The relaxed Friday soiree includes a four-course set menu alongside unlimited beverages, topped off with beach and pool access. Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. AED 249 (soft beverages), AED 349 (house beverages) and AED 499 (bubbles).
GO: Call (0)56 398 7895 for reservations and more information.
Saturday 30 January 2021
Enjoy an all you can eat breakfast for AED 65 at Circle Cafe:
There’s something for everyone on the new all you can eat breakfast menu at Circle Cafe. With over 25 dishes to choose from, you can expect breakfast bagels, Croque Madame, pancakes, beetroot toast, English breakfast, eggs Benedict, chicksilog, PB&B toast and huevos rancheros. Weekends from 8am to 4pm. AED 65 per person.
GO: Visit www.circle-cafe.com for reservations and more information.
Partake in a skydiving or climbing courses at CLYMB Abu Dhabi:
CLYMB Abu Dhabi, the indoor adventure hub on Yas Island, offers guests the chance to take up indoor skydiving and climbing with the Junior Flying Club pass for kids and the challenging Bouldering and Auto-belaying courses. Children can join the Junior Flying Club and master indoor skydiving skills inside the World’s Largest Indoor Skydiving Flight Chamber every Saturday at 1:30pm. While aspiring climbers aged 14 and above can embark on their climbing journey by signing up for the hands-on Bouldering and Auto-belaying group courses every Saturday from 1pm to 5:30pm.
GO: Visit www.clymbabudhabi.com for reservations and more information.