Make sure your next date night is at Brazilian restaurant Chamas. The Sunday evening deal lets girls dine for free when accompanied by a gentlemen.
Prices vary. Sun 6pm-noon. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (800 423 463).
Make the working week significantly less painful with a trip to The Scene. The laid-back bar at Yas Marina is serving a selection of hops and mixed drinks for Dhs25 between 3pm and 8pm, from Sunday to Thursday.
Dhs25. Sun-Thu 3pm-8pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 797 0331).
Classy Lebanese restaurant Dahab specialises in authentic Middle Eastern dishes, and now it has decided to launch a ladies’ night, too. Girls get free drinks from 10pm to 1am every Monday, with tunes mixed by DJ Claude.
Free. Mon 10am-1pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (02 667 4446).
A night at Viewz is always good fun, but now you can show off your singing ability (or lack of it, in our case) every Monday evening when you visit this laid-back bar. There are also loads of offers on, including two mixed drinks for Dhs40, hops for Dhs22 and a 50 percent discount on food.
Prices vary. Mon 9pm-4am. 17th Floor, Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi, Zayed The First Street (02 652 0000).
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 antipasti and four beverages for 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).
50 percent off sundowners
We reckon that Azura Panoramic Lounge is one of the best places to watch the sunset in the city. But now you can impress your visiting relatives or wind down after a day at work for half the price. There’s 50 percent off drinks for a full three hours every night.
Prices vary. Daily 5pm-8pm. The St.Regis Abu Dhabi, West Corniche (02 694 4553).
The sushi night at Kahraman is now available three times a week. There’s also 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).
Beverages and bites
January is officially over, and that means we can ditch the diet and get back to eating (after all, it is our favourite hobby). Victor’s is offering a great Thursday-night deal which includes three hours of bar bites and selected beverages.
Dhs200. Thu 8pm-11pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street Road (056 201 8520).
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).
We’ll happily welcome any excuse to eat delicious Italian food, and the happy hour deal at Spaccanapoli is making it impossible for us to resist a night out at the simple and elegant Italian restaurant. There’s 50 percent off selected drinks every day, from noon to 8pm.
Prices vary. Daily noon-8pm. Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Al Markaziyah (02 616 6166).
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).