Everybody loves a good bargain once in a while.
And with so many amazing dining and nightlife venues in Abu Dhabi, it would be a shame not to make the most of them.
You don't have to spend a fortune to have a great evening in the capital.
So here's a few of our favourite deals to be snapped up this week.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Have a pasta-loving tot on your hands?
Or does your little one have a penchant for pizza?
Either way, head to Carluccio’s with your kids this month and you're in for a treat.
The popular global Italian restaurant chain is keeping the bill as short and sweet as possible with a free three-course menu for youngsters with every adult dish ordered.
The complimentary feast is available at Carluccio’s branches all across the UAE throughout September.
Prices vary (kids aged 11 and under). Throughout Sep, Sun-Thu. Various locations, including Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Eastern Ring Road (02 441 3814).
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
Celebrate getting two days into the working week with a jaunt to the Warehouse.
We’re all desperate for some relief from the relentless summer heat.
And with this weekly offer ladies can get three complimentary frozen mixed drinks at the cool, buzzing bar.
Free. Mon 8pm-1am. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street (02 307 5591).
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
It’s hump day and we’re already starting to look ahead to the weekend.
But you can inject a bit of style into your midweek with the awesome Flavors of Arabia at Oléa at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
Taste an array of local dishes in either an indoor or alfresco setting, whichever you decide.
There’s also the option of enjoying free-flowing grapes and hops.
Dhs230 (soft drinks), Dhs415 (grapes and hops). Tues, 6.30pm-11pm. Oléa, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
It’s time to get quizzical at Velocity Sports Bar’s new weekly bash.
Every Wednesday, you can test your knowledge against Abu Dhabi’s brightest brains with the new weekly quiz night.
Expect an action-packed evening with Dane from Radio 1 as host.
Prizes include hotel stays, brunch, food and beverage vouchers.
Wed 8pm-late. Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7777).
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
One of our favourite sports bars is launching a new Thursday night brunch.
From September 13, Blu Sky Lounge & Grill will get the weekend started with The Thursday Carvery, which includes roasts, Yorkshire puddings, gravy and all the veggie sides you could wish for.
Alongside the roasts you’ll also find a host of pub grub classics, such as bangers and mash, nachos, curries, salads and a selection of cheeses, soups and a dessert platter.
Music will be provided courtesy of the bar’s regular DJ Chris and the deals start at Dhs99.
Now that sounds good to us.
From Dhs99. Thu, 7pm-10pm. Blu Sky Lounge & Grill, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
It’s the start of something awesome on the Abu Dhabi brunch scene.
Time Out Abu Dhabi's Brunch Club kicks off at Yas Hotel's Origins. And if you're a member of our club you get 25 percent off on the 14th and for the rest of the year.
Not only can you load up your plates with some spectacular international dishes (think succulent roasts, the freshest sushi and lip-smacking Indian delicacies) you’ll also be in with the chance of winning some top prizes.
It's going to be popular, so book your table now by calling +971 (0) 2 656 0600 or emailing email@example.com quoting Time Out Abu Dhabi Brunch Club.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Why should Fridays get all the brunch fun in Abu Dhabi?
Saturdays have plenty of great options to dine in the capital, including Viaggio in Italia brunch at Café Milano at Four Seasons Abu Dhabi.
Enjoy the finest Italian cuisine, freshly prepared and served to your table, family style so you can all dig in and share.
And every week, a different region of Italy is showcased with their finest dishes, meaning no two weeks are the same.
Dhs285 (soft drinks), Dhs365 (house beverages), Dhs95 (kids aged 6-12). Sat 12m-4pm. Café Milano, Four Seasons Abu Dhabi (02 333 2630).