Things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: 15 brilliant nights out

Here's where to get a great deal if you're going out with friends

Things to do in Abu Dhabi this week: 15 brilliant nights out

Bartender series

The Lounge has launched its own Bartender Series, where mixologists will teach you how to mix, blend and shake your own creations.
Dhs50 (bartender series), Dhs115 (tapas buffet). Sun 5pm-6pm. Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island, Saadiyat Island (02 811 4342).

Frida nights
The ladies’ night at Amerigos is all about celebrating the legacy of Frida Kahlo. There’s free-flowing Mexican mixed drinks and
50 percent off food.
Free. Sun 6pm-1am. Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island (02 656 2000).

The Fujin ladies’ night at KOI
Stylish venue KOI is offering girls a whole four hours of free-flowing sparkling grape and mixed drinks, plus 50 percent off the menu of delicious food. There are also tunes from DJ James Murray to keep the party vibes going all night.
Free. Sun 8pm-midnight. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island (02 678 3334).

Eight-hour happy hour

Todd English’s Olives has extended its daily happy hour to last a whole eight hours. With drinks going for just under Dhs25, it’s a pretty awesome deal.
From Dhs23. Daily noon-8pm. Venetian Village, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 404 1940).

LEXX hours
Swanky new bar LEXX is running a buy one, get one free offer on selected drinks and complimentary pass-around snacks (yes you read that right, there’s free food).
Sat-Wed 5pm-8pm. Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi, Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl, West Corniche (02 510 1234).

Free-flowing drinks deal

The Foundry has introduced a great new deal on house beverages. For less than Dhs200 you can enjoy a whole three hours of free-flowing quality drinks.
Dhs199. Daily 6pm-11pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).

Half-price drinks

You’ll get 50 percent off house beverages and selected plates of food at rooftop bar Up & Below during the daily happy hour. It’s the perfect place to watch the sun set over the city.
Prices vary. Daily 5pm-8pm. Courtyard by Marriott, World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 698 2255).

Juniper beverages
A special menu of juniper-based drinks is being offered at various bars throughout the city, including Trader Vic’s, Roberto’s, Havana Club, Filini Garden, Appaloosa, Hamilton’s Gastropub, Coopers Bar & Restaurant and many more.
Dhs40. Until Oct 18. Various locations, including Emirates Palace, Corniche Road West (02 690 7999).

Happy hour

As well attracting a lively post-brunch crowd, European-inspired bar Belgian Café Abu Dhabi also offers 50 percent off house beverages every evening.
Prices vary. Daily 4pm-8pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (800 423 463).

Ladies’ night
Not only do ladies get two complimentary beverages at Eclipse Terrace Lounge, but there’s also a plate of sushi thrown in too. A live DJ provides the soundtrack to this stylish night out.
Free. Thu 7pm-10pm. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2444).

FUNCH is back at Stars ’N’ Bars
Named our Best Party Brunch at the Time Out Abu Dhabi Music & Nightlife Awards 2019, FUNCH at Stars ’N’ Bars is officially back. Expect silly games, a brand-new menu, and live music The International Playboys and DJs James Murray and Cliff Townley.
Dhs279 (brunch), Dhs99 (after party), Dhs349 (brunch & after party). From Fri Sep 6 1pm-5pm & 5pm-7pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 0101).

The ever-popular Bubbalicious brunch at Fairways is now even better than ever. There are new signature drink stations and an after-party package if you’re not quite ready to go home after the eating bit.
Dhs336 (soft drinks), Dhs430 (house beverages), Dhs624 (premium beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City A (02 616 9999).

Book club
Library Bar has introduced a Book Club deal which offers two hours of unlimited mixed drinks, including all your favourites.
Dhs150. Fri-Sun 6pm-11pm. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (02 208 0000).

Lazy Grillin’

The pool barbecue at Abu Dhabi Golf Club includes pool access, delicious food and house beverages including hops, grapes and premium beverages. What could be better?
Dhs190 (soft drinks), Dhs220 (house beverages). Sat 1pm-4pm. Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City A (02 885 3555).

Industry night
Saturday nights at Groovz Bar & Restaurant are now looking particularly appealing to anyone working in hotels, airlines or healthcare. Workers get 50 percent off all food and beverages.
Prices vary. Sat 7pm-1am. Groovz Bar & Restaurant, Al Diar Capital Hotel, Al Zahiyah (050 544 7977).

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