Destination dining, family-friendly fun and leisurely weekend breakfasts are all on the agenda for a fantastic Abu Dhabi weekend.
Thursday 25 March 2021
Gardenia at Saadiyat Beach Club:
Start your Abu Dhabi weekend at Saadiyat Beach Club’s new garden haven with its cosy botanical-inspired ambience. Gardenia is a new Thursday evening concept especially for the ladies in a nature-inspired space. It includes a menu of garden-themed dishes, including charcuterie, oysters, dynamite shrimp and Wagyu skewers, followed by a range of desserts, such as Tiramisu served in plant pots. Thursday from 7pm. AED 150 per person.
Kick-off the weekend with Surf and Turf at The Foundry, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi:
Create your ideal surf and turf dish by mixing and matching classic seafood with premium steaks, or enjoy multi-servings of tasting cuts with your selection of seafood choices. The culinary journey begins with a sharing platter, followed by a starter selection of surf and turf, including Baltimore crab cake and Black Angus beef tartar. Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm. AED 265 (soft beverages), AED 365 (house beverages) and AED 110 (children aged six to twelve years).
GO: Call (0)2 818 4888 for reservations and more information.
Friday 26 March 2021
Experience back-to-back thrills at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s Family Zone Festival:
Families can enjoy exciting entertainment, including pop-up character dance shows while taking part in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s Junior Champion Challenge by collecting four stamps – one for each ride they try at the Family Zone to win a mosaic craft session. Little ones can also cruise around the park in Ferrari push carts while older children can create a pole-position-painting in a fun-fueled painting class or use stickers to create their very own mosaic souvenir. Available daily until 10 April, from 12pm to 8pm.
GO: Visit www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com for more information.
Indulge in the B.I.G. Brunch at Garage, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island:
Go big or go home is the ethos of the B.I.G. Brunch at the restaurant voted ‘favourite newcomer ‘at the recent Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi. Diners can expect five culinary hubs, 11 beverage taps and one unforgettable brunch. The food includes 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.
Saturday 27 March 2021
Tuck Azura Panoramic Lounge’s Late Breakfast Menu at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi:
With its scenic views and relaxed ambience, Azura Panoramic Lounge is the ideal environment to relax and catch up with friends over breakfast. Revamping classic breakfast dishes with innovative new twists, the reimagined breakfast menu features an apple cinnamon chia bowl, tahini-infused hollandaise za’atar-dusted brioche, Greek yoghurt with Yemeni honey and dried cranberries, and the popular Arabenedict. The breakfast offering is complemented by freshly ground coffee, a selection of herbal teas and fruit juices. Available Fridays and Saturdays, from 9am to 1pm.
GO: Call (0)2 694 4444 for reservations and more information.
Spritz and Dim Sum Nights at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace:
Guests can enjoy Hakkasan’s signature bites and cocktails, surrounded by spectacular city skyline views. Spritz and Dim Sum Nights offer an innovative beverage menu that includes carefully crafted Spritz cocktails, complemented by an array of Hakkasan’s signature dim sum, including gold leaf har gau, seafood taro croquettes, Shanghai-style morel mushroom dumplings, Wagyu beef truffle puffs 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 sum.