10 BARGAIN NIGHTS OUT IN ABU DHABI

There’s no denying it: nights out in the city can get pricey - but they don’t have to! Some of the best nights out are also the cheapest, if you know where to look. Here are some of the best bargain nights out to add to your hit list - and with all the dirhams you’re saving, you’ll have plenty of change to treat yourself to a recovery breakfast the next day.

WEDNESDAY WINGDOWN 

MCCAFFERTY’S | YAS WATERFRONT

 

If you needed another reason to head to this Yas Island favourite, they’ve just launched a brand new offer, right in time for summer. You won’t leave their Wednesday Wingdown hungry: from 6PM, patrons can enjoy 2 hours of unlimited wing platters featuring five finger licking flavours (sticky Korean BBQ, garlic & parmesan, Sonny's Buffalo, mango & habanero and hot BBQ). 


Wash those wings down with 2 house beverages, including premium draught beer - the perfect recipe to finish hump day on a high. For just AED89, this one is sure to be a hit!


BB+ members enjoy 20% off a la carte across July and August 2024 - not valid with existing promotions


Timing: Wednesdays | 6-10PM - choose 2 hour slot | from June 26th

Price: AED89 | unlimited wings & 2 drinks

Bookings: 058 598 3623

LADIES NIGHT 

SUSHISAN | HOLIDAY INN


Ready for a girls night out that might just become your regular because it ticks so many boxes? Gather the gals, it’s ladies night at SushiSan! It kicks off twice a week: Tuesday’s matinee is followed by an encore performance every Thursday night. Tuck into an assorted sushi platter paired with two house beverages for just AED79 - it’s a bargain! 


Perfect for that well-overdue catch up with friends - whether you’re on the ‘behave, it’s a school night’ bandwagon, or want to kick off a proper girls night out with some sushi for staying power, this is a deal not to miss. 


BB+ members enjoy 20% off a la carte - not valid with existing promotions


Timing: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 5-9PM | from July 1st

Price: AED79 per person

Bookings: 02 657 4890

VIBES AT 25 & SUMMER UPGRADES

ATLON | SOUQ QARYAT AL BERI ABU DHABI 


With deals every day of the week, you’re spoilt for choice for a bargain night out at Atlon. Our favourites? You can’t go past the recently launched Vibes at 25 happy hour: everything - yes that’s right, it includes cocktails and bar bites - is AED25. Head in Tuesday - Friday from 5-9PM for a piece of the action. 


Their popular ⁠Friday night brunch is ratcheting up a notch for summer - it’s now buy 3 and get 1 free. Gather up your mates and start the weekend off with a bang! BB+ members, they’re throwing an extra bonus our way - as well as buy 3, get one free, you still get your extra 20% off brunch as well! 


Ever-popular, Atlon’s Soulful Sunday roast dinner is also enjoying a little summer facelift: tuck into the same great food, but enjoy two drinks (instead of one!) with each roast ordered. Perfect for a Sunday afternoon by the water! 


BB+ members enjoy 20% off a la carte


Timing: Tuesday - Friday 5PM - late | Saturday 3PM - 4AM | Sunday 2PM - 12AM | summer promotions run July 2nd - August 16th

Price: Vibes at AED25 happy hour | AED199 Friday brunch (before discount) | AED99 roast & 2 drinks

Bookings: +971 58 575 3414

BACK-TO-BACK LADIES & GENTS NIGHTS

PJ O’REILLY’S | LE ROYAL MERIDIEN


Shamrock ladies night is a winner for the girls, and you can stifle the chorus of complaints from the boys that crop up when ladies night is announced: they have a gents night deal too! Ladies fare a little better - enjoy 3 hours of free-flow beverages and unlimited bar bites for just AED99, while the fellas are coughing up AED199 for the same. Sounds like a challenge to us - and you can take them up on it Sunday to Thursday from 7PM. 


Daily happy hour - yep, this one includes Friday & Saturday, too - will see you fed and watered with change to spare. Selected house beverages and beer of the month start from AED30, with three bar bites for AED99 giving you something to munch on. Roll in at noon and you can make the most of 8 hours of happy hour prices - something tells us you’ll be very happy indeed!


BB+ members enjoy 2 for 1 on PJ's Picnic Brunch soft package & 20% off a la carte


Timing: Ladies & Gents Nights Sun-Thur | 7 - 11PM | Happy Hour daily | 12 - 8PM

Price: AED99 ladies night | AED199 gents night | happy hour from AED30 

Bookings: 800 101 101

LADIES NIGHT

CRAFT BY SIDE HUSTLE | THE GALLERIA 


What’s the best deal on a night out in Abu Dhabi? Free-flow house beverages for three hours that will set you back … nothing! That’s right, Craft - the UAE’s first and only brewery - is treating the ladies every Wednesday night from 7-10PM with free drinks. 


You’ll need to book early - tables are snapped up fast, and it’s a bustling night out. Arrive early for happy hour - daily from 4-7PM - and be sure to taste your way through the top notch menu of southern-inspired dishes that nod to New Orleans soul food: beef brisket burnt ends sliders (AED79) or a smokehouse platter (from AED129) are a great place to start. 


Timing: Wednesdays | 7-10PM

Price: free house beverages for ladies! 

Bookings: 02 631 9855

TACOS & MARGARITAS APLENTY

31 BAR & LOUNGE | GRAND MILLENNIUM AL WAHDA


We don’t know about you, but when that craving for Mexican food hits, it nags away at us like there’s no mañana! Satisfy your cravings with this absolute bargain night out: tacos are just AED12 each, and you can go one-for-one with margaritas for AED12 as well! 


Feel the fiesta mood setting in? Make a night of it and enjoy a 5 tacos & 5 margi combo for AED99. This indoor rooftop bar perches on the 31st floor: with 360-degree views of the Abu Dhabi skyline, you can sip the night away as the city lights up. 


Not in the mood for tacos? BB+ members enjoy 20% off the regular menu, too.


Timing: Wednesdays | 7-11PM

Price: AED12 per taco | AED12 per margarita | AED99 for 5 tacos and 5 margaritas

Bookings: 050 332 6734

10 DRINKS FOR 50 DIRHAMS 

VELOCITY | MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN 


One of the most famous drinks deals in Abu Dhabi for sheer value factor, you can hit this one up twice a week - the bookends to your weekend every Friday and Sunday! 


Friday night, get stuck in early with 10 drinks for just AED50 from 6-10PM. A late bloomer? Don’t worry, from 10PM - 3AM, you’re still in bargain territory with 10 drinks for AED100! Music will be cranking and we’re not sure about you, but we don’t need anywhere close to 10 drinks to get us on the dancefloor, so make the most of the tunes until the wee hours. 


Sundays don’t need to be boring - you can join in on Sing Along Sunday with Ace and DJ Kim, as they churn out your all-time favourites and karaoke classics. Settle into a Sunday session with some bar bites, and of course 10 drinks for AED50 is up for grabs again. Wine, beer and spirits all make the cut, and you can avail this one from 6-10PM. 


BB+ members enjoy 20% off a la carte - not valid with existing promotions


Timing: Fridays | 6PM - 3AM | Sunday | 6 - 10PM

Price: Friday & Sunday 6 - 10PM AED50 for 10 drinks | Friday 10PM - 3AM AED100 for 10 drinks 

Bookings: 02 304 7777

MARGARITA MONDAY

BARBOSSA | YAS BAY


What better way to banish the Monday-itis than with unlimited margaritas? We can’t think of one! Barbossa is pouring out the good stuff for just AED99 - at that price you don’t even need an excuse. 


The chic interiors and excellent vibe make this an ideal spot for drinks, no matter what day it is, and we’re big fans of the food: from birria tacos and crispy chicken flautas to a slice of tres leches cake for dessert, it all gets a tick of approval. If the margaritas win you over, check out their Saturday brunch for an afternoon that’s all killer, no filler. Inside tip? Tequila Fridays will nab you a free shot for the ladies, every Friday from 10PM!


This cracking deal is available all day - so if Monday is feeling a little too hard, pop a cheeky meeting in your calendar and pop out for a long - and liquid - lunch! 


Timing: Mondays | all day | open from 12PM

Price: AED99 for unlimited margaritas

Bookings: 050 185 8068

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6/25/2024