DO OR DINE - TRENDING IN ABU DHABI THIS WEEK
WINE TASTING EXPERIENCE
Fancy something different to kick off your weekend? Book in for a wine tasting experience brought to you by The Tasting Class and Best Bites! Head to The Lighthouse on Friday night in Yas Bay for a journey through the wines of the Mediterranean. These sessions are always loads of fun and a great way to get more knowledgeable about what you're drinking - it's also a great chance to try the relatively newly opened, The Lighthouse. See you there!
The Lighthouse, Yas Bay
Friday 27 May | 7.30-9pm | AED320pp
To book: https://www.bestbitesuae.com/dining/the-tasting-class
GATSBY BRUNCH AT RAY'S BAR
CONRAD AT ETIHAD TOWERS
There's a fabulous new adults-only, Friday night table brunch at the top of the town, Ray's Bar! The Gatsby brunch brings you all the amazing British classics with great twists: pear and Stilton, short-rib mac and cheese, fish and chips, roast beef, trifle and bread and butter pudding alongside some truly reminiscent drinks: 'the cat's miaow', 'rusty nail' and the Gatsby-esque mint julep!
With the views and the incredible skills of the culinary staff at Conrad, this will be a brunch to remember!
Time: 5PM - 9PM
Price: Regular 379 – Food, Spirits, Selection of Cocktails, Beer, Soft drinks, coffee/tea & water
Grande 479 – Food, wine, Prosecco, Sprits, Selection of Cocktails, Beer, Soft drinks, coffee/tea & water
Bubbles 679 AED – Food, Champagne, Spirits, Selection of Cocktails, Beer, Soft drinks, coffee/tea & water
Contact: 02 811 5555 or book on http://sevn.ly/xN5TlQ4V
DISCONNECT & RECONNECT
MANARAT AL SAADIYAT
Curated by Madiha Bakir, begins part two of her incredible art exhibition starting at The Terrace at Manarat al Saadiyat on May 26th. Check out the work of seven Emirati and expat female Abu Dhabi-based artists, exhibiting together for the first time. Each works in a completely different medium and through their art shows diverse takes on the disconnect that was the pandemic and the reconnect to what each perceives is the new normal. This is truly outstanding art, all of which is for sale - a must-not-miss exhibition!
Time: May 26 - June 17
Location: The Terrace, Manarat Al Saadiyat
Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 050 197 5850
Image: Benedicte Gimmonet Tryptych
Get involved in the latest royal trend here in Abu Dhabi, the green soda range, with cola swooping the popularity pool! Made with Stevia instead of sugar, the range has been pounced on by everyone who wants to be anyone. Try anything from mojitos to orange and cola but beware the price difference: the cola is AED158 for 6 cans as opposed to the mojito which is AED30 for a 6 pack! Is it your jam? See for yourself: order off Amazon or add it to your cart at Lulu.
Price: From AED30 for 6
From: Amazon. Desertcart, Lulu
THEATRE BY ERTH
There never was anything quite so groovy as the Motown sound! Get on down to Theatre by Erth this Friday 27th May and get your soul groove on at the Motown Show. Get your fingers snapping to Tops and Temps renditions of the best tunes from Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Drifters and loads more. This is a night to get your dancing shoes on!
Tickets starting at AED89
Contact: @platinumlistuae .
AL SEEF VILLAGE MALL
Unleash the inner artist in you! Splatter Rooms in Al Seef Village Mall gives you the chance to paint freestyle and experiment with whatever colours and patterns moves you: splatter, paint, neon, they have it all. They provide the canvas, the paint, the tools and will give you any help you need, all you have to do is add paint to the canvas, however you like - brushes, fingers, hands ... it all works!
Check them out for an amazing after-school kids activity, a birthday party venue and a fun place for kids of every age to spend an hour or so in the holidays. Don't let the kids have all the fun: head there when you feel like a morning off expressing your mood. Put your beats in, get your paint on ... what could be more therapeutic?!
Time: 10AM - 6PM
Price: AED139 - AED229 depending on size of canvas
Contact: 056 355 7251, http://www.splatterrooms.com/