There’s a new ladies’ night designed to celebrate the legacy of Frida Kahlo, one of Mexico’s most celebrated artists and iconic figures. Mexican eatery Amerigos is offering girls free-flowing Mexican mixed drinks (when dining) and 50 percent off its spicy plates every Sunday evening.
Free. Sun 6pm-1am. Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island (02 656 2000).
Make sure your next date night is at Brazilian restaurant Chamas. The Sunday evening deal lets girls dine for free when accompanied by a fella.
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).
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. There are also two mixed drinks for Dhs40, hops for Dhs22 and 50 percent off food.
Prices vary. Mon 9pm-4am. 17th Floor, Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi, Zayed The First Street (02 652 0000).
Girls can get unlimited free-flowing beverages every Tuesday night at Yas Marina bar Skylite. There’s also 50 percent off from 10pm onwards.
Prices vary. Tue 7pm-10pm (free drinks), 10pm- 1am (50 percent off). Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 656 0000).
We’ve all been to Loca’s popular Wednesday ladies’ night more times than we care to admit, but now we have a new day of the week to frequent the Al Maryah Island bar. The first Tuesday of every month is quiz night, with brilliant prizes, mixed drinks and tasty Mexican food. So even if your knowledge is terrible, you know the guac won’t let you down.
First Tue of every month. From 8pm. The Galleria, Al Maryah Island (02 582 3639).
Cooper’s Bar and Restaurant seems set on making it impossibe to pay full price for a drink, which is fine by us. Once the happy hour ends at 8pm, ‘Crazy Hour’ kicks in with bubbly, premium beverages and hops for Dhs19 and eight selected mixed drinks for Dhs119.
Prices vary. Daily 8pm-midnight. Park Rotana Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Park Area (02 657 3333).
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).
We’re well into February now, which 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 that includes three hours of bites and selected beverages.
Dhs200. Thu 8pm-11pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street Road (056 201 8520).
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 popular restaurant. There’s 50 percent off selected drinks for a full eight hours every day.
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).
Buy one, get one free drinks
Wether you’ve been playing a round of golf, screaming yourself silly on rollerocasters or shopping in Yas Mall, a weekend on Yas Island always requires some refreshment. Y Bar is offering a nine-hour buy one, get one free offer on selected house beverages.
Prices vary. Thu-Sat noon-9pm, Sun-Wed 4pm-midnight. Yas Island Rotana, Golf Plaza, Yas Island (02 656 4155).