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Meet the Meat at Sevilla - Meat treat
Thursday is prime time for carnivores at this international eatery. The Meet the Meat event serves up a juicy selection of meats, including barbecued ribs, beef and lamb along with a vast buffet spread featuring dishes from all over the world.
Dhs195 (soft drinks). Every Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Al Raha Beach Hotel, Al Raha (02 508 0555).

Thursday Night Frolic at Blu Sky Lounge & Grill - Start the weekend
Kick off the weekend early with a Thursday evening brunch at this lively sports bar. Tackle multiple servings of the best British grub, including fish and chips and traditional roasts alongside bottomless beverages before hitting the dance floor to enjoy the tunes of DJ, Cliff Townley.
Dhs169 (house beverages). Every Thu 7pm-10pm (DJ from 9pm until 1am). Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).


Bistro night at Giornotte - French connection
Add a sprinkling of French flair to your Thursday night at Giornotte’s weekly Bistro night. Savour a lively ambience and traditional Gallic cuisine, including a cheese station, oysters and decadent desserts.
Dhs280 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages), 50 percent discount for kids aged six-11, free (kids under six). Every Thu 7pm-11pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 818 8282).

Happy hour at Velocity - Discount deal
The happy hours come thick and fast all week at Velocity – but they really get turned up a notch at the weekend. The stylish sports bar offers selected beverages for just Dhs25 from 4pm until 10pm from Sunday to Wednesday and from noon until 10pm (a terrific ten hours of savings) from Thursday to Sunday. We can raise a glass to that, and you should too.
Dhs25 (selected beverages). Sun-Wed 4pm-10pm, Thu-Sat noon-10pm. Marriot Hotel Downtown, Abu Dhabi, Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (02 304 7777).

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