Once everybody has demolished the seafood buffet, ladies can enjoy free-flowing beverages from 11pm onwards at Aquarium. DJ ClassyK provides the soundtrack as you take in the views over Yas Marina.
Sun 7pm-1.30am. Yas Marina, Yas Island (050 696 9357).
It’s easy to feel grumpy on Sundays, so it’s a good job we’ve got Trader Vic’s to liven up the start of our working week. The very slick and stylish Miami Nights evening features sensational tunes from DJ Saif & Sound, plus Cuban-inspired mixed drinks and all your favourite fusion bites. Pass the cheese balls, please.
Prices vary. Sun 9pm-2am. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 697 9011).
Relax by the gorgeous pool at Splash Pool Bar and make the most of half-price beverages for a full eight hours. This brilliant deal is on every day from Sunday to Wednesday.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed 11am-7pm. Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi, Khalifa City A (02 201 4131).
If you fancy yourself as a bit of a quiz wizz, you can give your brain cells a workout every Tuesday night at Viewz. With prizes worth up to Dhs3,000 and 20 percent off food and drink, what have you got to lose?
Free. Tue 8pm-11pm. Cristal Hotel, Zayed The First Street (050 976 5454).
Men can make the most of a buy one, get one free offer on beverages and also get 50 percent off all main courses at Jazz & Fizz Bar.
Prices vary. Wed 7pm-3am. Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Corniche Road (02 813 7777).
We don’t know about you, but we’re always proper hungry by 6pm. So during that confusing period between the end of work and dinner time, it’s often nice to have something to snack on. Stylish bar The Manhattan Lounge is offering free Italian antipasti, pizzas, ravioli and much more when you buy two or more drinks.
Prices vary. Wed 6pm-8pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (02 498 8888).
Start the weekend a day early with a night of live music at the lofty location of Ray’s Bar at Etihad Towers. Look out on the city glittering below you as you enjoy tunes from South African band 4THEMUSIC, who have already gathered quite a following in Dubai and across the Middle East. There’s a long list of expertly created mixed drinks to try, too.
Free. Wed 8pm-midnight. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (56 720 4340).
If you haven’t been to check out ANNEX Rooftop at Al Bateen yet, well you’re missing out. Make it your mission to get down there one Wednesday evening when you’ll be able to enjoy 40 percent off house beverages and selected mixed drinks as you warm yourself by the fire pits and take in the views over Al Bateen Marina.
Prices vary. Wed 6pm-midnight. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (02 208 0000).
Blu Sky Bar & Grill is proving that you don’t need to be over 70 to enjoy a game of bingo. But you’ll want to be paying attention, as there are some brilliant prizes to be won.
Thu 8.30pm-3am. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).
Relax on the huge outdoor terrace at Latin bar and restaurant BU! Trinity and unwind after a long day with a selection of discounted drinks.
From Dhs25. Daily 5pm-8pm. The Hub at Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi (02 666 8066).
There’s nothing like spending a night in a cosy English pub. There aren’t any chandeliers or gold furnishings at The Tavern, but you will find four hours of house beverages at a knockdown price to make you feel right at home.
Dhs149. Fri 4pm-8pm. Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road (02 677 3333).
Even if you managed to get through a whole Friday without going for brunch, you can still get on board with the after-brunch package at Aqua. It includes two hours of free-flowing grape and hops, plus tunes from the resident DJ.
Dhs145. Fri 4pm-6pm. The Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 813 5550).
Casa de Cubanitas
There’s a brilliant new ladies’ night at Cuban-style bar Casa de Cuba. Girls get three complimentary drinks from 8pm onwards, or they can upgrade to unlimited beverages for less than Dhs100.
Dhs99 (unlimited beverages). Sat 8pm-3.30am. Yas Marina, Yas Island (056 742 7435).
Lemon & Lime bar always offers great vibes, but Saturdays are especially good for all Etihad Airways employees. Airline staff can make the most of a three-hour all-you-can-drink deal on house beverages, plus 40 percent off the food menu.
Dhs125 (unlimited house beverages). Sat 8pm-11pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City A (02 616 9999).