DO OR DINE: 6 FUN THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND IN ABU DHABI
It’s happy news for one of Abu Dhabi’s most popular Irish bars, as they celebrate their 1st birthday, but it’s even happier news for punters at their big birthday bash on Friday, 10th of February. Head there between midday and 6PM where you can grab a drink or a main dish for just AED1! A slight catch - you will have to buy a regular priced beverage or main course to unlock the special prices but it’s still a great deal regardless.
The party will be rocking all day with Eamonn Bolton singing from 2PM – 5PM, and Irish band Blessed from 8PM – 11PM. So, grab yourself a pint of the black stuff, and raise your glass to another year of great craic!
Location: The Irish Vickers, The Hub
Date: Friday, 10th February 2023
Time: AED1 deal from 12PM – 6PM
Book: 050 393 5529
Make February the month to look after your body, mind, and soul, and the immersive flow sessions at Louvre Abu Dhabi are a great place to start. Costing AED105 a session which includes access to the galleries and exhibition which means you can get in your culture quota too. Tuesdays is power yoga, a class focusing on strength and flexibility, Saturdays is Hatha yoga and sound healing & restorative stretching, and Sundays is a ladies’ only Hatha yoga class and finishes with Pranayama & meditation.
The sessions are led by experienced practitioners – Meena Karani and Chaithra Jain, under the stunning dome, which is the perfect place to help you calm your mind and find your inner peace.
Location: The Louvre Abu Dhabi
Date: January 1st – May 28th 2023
Time: Tuesdays 11AM – 12PM | Saturday & Sunday 11AM – 12PM, 5PM – 6PM
Price: AED105 per class
Looking for something special and unique to do this Valentine’s Day? They say that cooking together brings you closer together as a couple so why not book on to the Jones the Grocer Valentine’s Day couples cooking class. Couples will heat things up in the kitchen as they work together to prepare a delicious butternut sage tortellini and sweeten things up with a creamy créme brûlée with mixed berries. Don’t worry the JTG’s team of chef’s will be there to guide you every step of the way offering you tips and tricks to perfect your masterpiece. Finish your evening enjoying your fantastic gourmet creations over a romantic dinner.
The classes are 2 hours long and are held at the Al Mamoura location on the 12th of February and the Al Muneera location on the 14th February and cost AED449 per couple.
Location: Jones The Grocer. Al Muneera & Al Mamoura
Date: Al Mamoura 12th February | Al Muneera 14th of February
Time: Al Mamoura 4PM – 6PM | Al Muneera 7PM – 9PM
Price: AED449 per couple
This week you can catch the pink caravan procession across Abu Dhabi. This country wide annual initiative aims to raise awareness of the importance of screening for breast cancer and to provide facilities for the early detection of, treatment for and recovery for the condition. The enormous pink caravan ride, which is most famous for its rather spectacular horse procession, involves over 400 riders, 650 volunteers and 455 medical clinics. Coinciding with World Cancer Day on the 4th of February: 2023’s caravan will bring attention to the most prominent and preventable types of cancer and will offer free breast cancer screenings to both men and women along the route.
Location: Across Abu Dhabi
Date: Saturday 4th – Friday 10th 2023
If you’re anything like me you’ve already spent your pay cheque this month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still go out and have a good time. Especially now with 20% off the entire bill at some of the city’s favourite bars Easy Tiger and Little Soho with BB+!
Old skool classic pub joint, Easy Tiger, with its party-all-night-long vibe, excellent live music, and games nights, including the new Friday night party quiz. Good ‘ole pub grub is the name of the game here with their wings regularly hitting the top list from BB members, and the humongous Yorkies taking over the whole plate on the Sunday roast.
Pretty garden terrace, Little Soho, feels like you are taking a little step in the Mediterranean. With a live pizza oven, honestly, their duck pizza is insane, fabulous mixed drinks and a chilled-out vibe this is the perfect place to hang with the girls or with the entire family on their Sunday family day.
And the best news BB+ is just AED119 for a whole year of discounts, including these ones! Pocket change!
Discovering self-love, inner confidence, and mindfulness all while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Saadiyat Rotana – sound like heaven to you? This retreat led by the founder of Inner Seed, senior Yoga instructor, Laura Helene Kopinski, is a complete holistic weekend including food, board, workshops, yoga practises and more. This ladies-only event uses a mixture of yoga styles including Hatha, Yin, Restorative, and Therapeutic which is suitable for beginners up to experienced yog-heads. You will join like-minded women for a full weekend of fun, spiritual growth, and healing from 8AM on 11th February to 5PM on 12th February. Namaste.
Location: Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
Date: 11th – 12th February 2023
Price: Upon request
Book: firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp 0503528640