THIS WEEK IN ABU DHABI | Best Bites
SOUL SUNDAYS AT ATLON
SOUQ AT QARYAT AL BERI
The roast offering nailed the London part of AtLON and now, with the addition of chicken and waffles to the Sunday menu, we have a taste of ATlanta too. Marvin Lee will be entertaining the crowd throughout the day from jazzy hits to pub classics. Bring the family for a Sunday that feeds your soul.
Time: Sundays, 1PM-7PM
Deal: AED 149 for roast dinner (chicken, beef or vegetarian) or chicken & waffles + 3 drinks
Contact: 055 780 0086
RELAUNCH OF B.I.G. BRUNCH
W HOTEL - YAS ISLAND
It’s been a quiet summer around the track but let’s make some noise for Garage brunch at W Abu Dhabi as it comes round for an exciting relaunch this weekend! Those using 20% off BB+ will lead in pole position.
Time: Saturdays, 1PM - 4PM
Price: AED 279 soft, AED 379 house, AED 529 sparkling (before BB+)
Contact: 02 656 0000
AFTERNOON TEA AT FIFTH STREET
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT
At just AED65, there is no better afternoon tea deal in town than this one at Fifth Street Cafe at Courtyard by Marriott. What was our fave thing on the stand? The wee pavlova of course! Accompanied by a great cup of tea, this was a lovely way to end our working day!
Time: 3PM - 6PM
Contact: 02 698 2222
BEIRUT SUR MER
MAMSHA AL SAADIYAT
Relax with a shisha and one of their crazy good desserts for just AED 100 while admiring the serene blue seas from the cool safety of Beirut Sur Mer. Some may say that’s a smoking deal.
Time: Monday - Friday 12PM - 6PM
Contact: 054 395 4000
WINE TASTING AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
THE LIGHTHOUSE YAS BAY
Take a guided [wine] tour through France, Italy and Spain through The Tasting Class Summer Wine experience hosted by sommelier Lindsay Trivers. The Lighthouse has prepared a delightful tasting menu to enjoy with each glass.
Time: Wednesday 31st August, 7:30PM-9PM
FRIDAY QUIZ NIGHT AT EASY TIGER
AL AIN PALACE HOTEL
You just can’t beat it! Timmy Stack and Alan O’Neill are back in business and ready to challenge you with pulse-racing trivia questions, banging music bingo and a host of unexpected twists. With AED 1000 up for grabs, choose your team wisely.
Time: Fridays, 8PM-11PM
Contact: 050 593 7977
SCREENING OF THE BIRDS
ABU DHABI CULTURAL FOUNDATION
Farah Al Qasimi, in collaboration with Cinema Akil, has chosen the 1960’s horror classic, Hitchcock's The Birds, to be screened this weekend - a reflection of the themes identifiable through her photography and video work. This is possibly the scariest movie ever made - you may never go near a tree again!
Time: Friday 26th August, 7PM