The six-day Eid Al Adha weekend is almost upon us and there are some great places to celebrate the extended weekend in the capital.
Sunday 18 July 2021
Enjoy Exclusive Eid Al-Adha Dishes at Cipriani Yas Island
Cipriani invites guests to enjoy a memorable Eid al Adha celebration with a selection of speciality dishes designed for the occasion. Diners can begin their gastronomic journey with a lentil salad with prawns, orange and cherry tomatoes before tucking into a wholesome homemade ‘Bigoli’ with duck ragu or oven-roasted lamb shoulder with mashed potatoes. Cipriani’s Eid menu also includes a Napoleon cake with strawberry for guests with a sweet tooth. À la carte prices apply to food and beverages.
Monday 19 July 2021
Tuck into a memorable Eid Al Adha Menu at Majlis Lounge, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s Eid Al Adha Menu menu is available at the serene and elegant Majlis Lounge and the recently opened Majlis Garden View. Featuring cold mezzehs including hummus, muttabal, Fattoush and tabbouleh, and hot mezzehs that include the fried kibbeh, sambusek, and makanek. The main course is a selection of mixed grills or fish (samka harra) and the meal culminates with a selection of Arabic sweets. The menu is available on the first four days of Eid Al Adha. AED 260 per person.
GO: Visit www.rosewoodhotels.com for reservations and more information.
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Eid Brunch at Byblos Sur Mer, InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Enjoy a festive Eid brunch of decadent Lebanese dishes at Byblos Sur Mer. Expect signature Levantine dishes, sizzling live cooking stations and a sumptuous dessert buffet to be enjoyed by the whole family. Available on the first and second day of Eid, from 12pm to 6pm. AED 225 per person (Eid set menu).
GO: Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.
Wednesday 21 July 2021
Le Petit Chef Eid Edition at Ray’s Grill, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
Upscale steakhouse Ray’s Grill is now home to Le Petit Chef. Expect to be dazzled as your plate becomes part of a visual show and dishes are prepared before your very eyes by the thumb-sized chef. The dining experience involves a mixture of immersive theatre and interactive dining that takes diners on a 90-minute culinary journey using state-of-the-art 3D mapping technology. For Eid Al Adha, there will be a special lunchtime show added to the schedule. Available Tuesday to Saturday, at 1.30pm, 6.30pm and 9pm. From AED 295 per person.
Thursday 22 July 2021
Kid’s Eat Free at Berri’s, Al Muneera
Made famous by celebrity diners like Bella Hadid and Mariah Carey in Hollywood, Berri’s in the UAE capital offers a menu of Italian favourites that include lobster pizza, pasta and salads. Book a table to watch the Eid Al Adha fireworks display over the Yas Bay waterfront at 9pm, while kids aged 12 years and under dine for free, from 6pm to 10pm throughout the Eid holiday.
GO: Call (0)2 643 9555 for reservations and more information.
Friday 23 July 2021
Experience the 20th Anniversary Menu at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace
Hakkasan is marking the brand’s 20th anniversary with a celebratory set menu. Designed by Chef Andrew Yeo, Group Executive Chef, the three-course limited-edition menu highlights some of the most popular dishes since the global chain’s inception, including Hakkasan’s signature Dim sum trio (scallop shumai, langoustine har gau, abalone and chicken parcel), steamed hand-dived scallops with browned butter, and oatmeal seabass. Main courses include stir-fry black pepper rib-eye beef served alongside a golden mixed vegetable yam ring and the supreme stock braised lobster, encased in egg noodle nests and served with lobster wontons. To add an extra layer of indulgence, a vanilla and plum dessert accompanied with caramelised chocolate cream to conclude the meal. AED 488 per person.
Saturday 24 July 2021
The Weekend Spritz at Alba Terrace, The Abu Dhabi EDITION
The Weekend Spritz is a little more than lunch, not quite the extravagance of brunch. Serving a selection of Mediterranean dishes to the table, including a mix of Alba Terrace classics, new seasonal creations and fresh delights from the poolside wood-fired oven. Available Wednesday 21 to Saturday 24 July, from 12.30pm to 5pm (three-hour experience). AED 148 (soft beverages) and AED 288 (house beverages).