Head to Diablitos on Yas Marina between 5pm and 7pm and you can get two pizzas for the price of one, plus hops for Dhs25. The views of the sun setting over the surrounding superyachts is hard to beat.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed 5pm-7pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 418 2552).
Happy hour at The Scene
Make the working week significantly less painless with a visit to The Scene. The laid-back bar is serving a selection of hops and mixed drinks for Dhs25 between 3pm and 8pm, from Sunday to Thursday. It’s the perfect sundowner spot.
Dhs25. Sun-Thu 3pm-8pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0331).
Level Lounge is suffering from a serious bout of AFC Asian Cup fever and offering a series of great deals. The ‘brew of the month’ is available for Dhs25, selected hops will be buy one, get one free during the matches and the AFC bucket, containing five bottles of hops and 10 chicken wings, is on offer for Dhs150.
Prices vary. Until Feb 6. Open daily noon-2am. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 616 6800).
Our recent visit to classy Lebanese restaurant Dahab confirmed that it can do authentic Middle Eastern dishes very well, and we’re thrilled it has now decided to launch a ladies’ night, too. Girls get free drinks from 10pm to 1am every Monday, with top tunes mixed by DJ Claude.
Free. Mon 10am-1pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (02 667 4446).
Not only is Stars ’N’ Bars offering two taco platters for the price of one every Tuesday, but it’s also hosting a pub quiz. It kicks off at 8pm and there are loads of brilliant prizes up for grabs.
Free. Tue 8pm-2am. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 0101).
No smoking day at the Captain’s Arms
This friendly pub is rewarding non-smokers by offering them one free drink when they buy two beverages. With a cosy atmosphere and traditional English pub meals, everyone can have a brilliant evening out.
Free. Tues noon-2.30am. The Village at Le Méridien Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 644 6666).
Wind down after a busy day with happy hour at seafood restaurant Flooka. From 5pm to 8pm, the daily deal offers all drinks for Dhs30. With views over the mangrove trees, it’s one of the most special settings in the city.
Dhs30. Daily 5pm-8pm. Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Dhafeer Street (02 441 8244).
The sushi night at Kahraman is now available three times a week. The live stations include Peking duck, som tam and more.
Dhs205 (soft drinks), Dhs265 (house beverages). Mon, Wed & Fri 7pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
The Italians know how to have a good time, and perhaps more importantly, how to create delicious food, too. Italian restaurant Sacci’s L’Apericena deal features unlimited amounts of authentic antipasti and four beverages for just Dhs85 a head. It’s available from Sunday to Wednesday, between 6pm and 8pm.
Dhs170 (two people). Sun-Wed 6pm-8pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Resort & Spa, Khalifa City (02 616 9999).
Sample the best of Latin American food every Thursday evening at the lively Lunar Street Eats night at BU!. one of the city’s top venues.
Dhs195 (soft drinks), Dhs255 (house beverages). Thu 8pm-1pm. The Hub at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 666 8066).
Noche de Chicas
See in the weekend at one of the capital’s most impressive-looking hotels. Peruvian bar Limo is offering ladies 50 percent off beverages
and complimentary pass-around nibbles.
Prices vary. Thu 7pm-11pm. Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Corniche West (02 304 8284).
Relax@12 is dishing out endless amounts of fresh sushi for a knockdown price every Friday night. If that’s not appealing enough, there are also complimentary drinks for ladies.
Dhs149 (sushi), free (ladies’ night). Fri 8pm-10pm (sushi), 11pm-1am (drinks). Aloft Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (02 654 5193).
Rooftop ladies’ night
Ladies get three free beverages, including selected mixed drinks and grapes, at Catch Roof every Friday. The beachfront terrace is a dreamy spot to catch up with friends.
Free. Fri 10pm-3am. Nation Riviera Beach Club, Corniche Road (02 611 0909).
Hello Kitty night
If you haven’t checked out Mr Miyagi’s yet then you need to do so ASAP. The entertainment is as wacky as the interior, and on Saturdays girls can get three courses and three drinks for less than Dhs100 in the restaurant, or three free drinks at the bar.
Dhs99. Sat 5pm-1am. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0742).
Extended happy hour
Sports bar Velocity has made its happy hour even longer. Now you can get a selection of hops, grape and premium beverages for Dhs24 each, from opening until midnight daily.
Dhs24. Sun-Wed 4pm-midnight, Thu-Sat noon-midnight. Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street (02 304 7777).