Things to do in Abu Dhabi: 17 brilliant night outs to try in the next week

Sundowners, grape testing and amazing views

Things to do in Abu Dhabi: 17 brilliant night outs to try in the next week
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SUNDAY
Yuuhi sundowners

Stylish venue Buddha-Bar Beach is offering a selection of mixed drinks for Dhs35 when you arrive in time to watch the sun set.
Dhs35. Sat-Wed 5pm-7pm. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi (02 498 8888).

The Fujin
KOI is offering girls a whole four hours of free-flowing sparkling grape and mixed drinks, plus 50 percent off food.
Free. Sun 8pm-midnight. The Collection at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island (02 678 3334).

MONDAY
Eight-hour deal

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).

Rugby offer
McGettigan’s is offering a free beverage to everyone wearing their country’s rugby jersey when the Rugby World Cup matches are on.
Prices vary. Sun-Wed 3pm-3am, Thu-Sat noon-3am. Al Raha Beach Hotel & Resort, Channel Street (02 652 4333).

TUESDAY
Grape tasting

Prego’s is offering two hours of free-flowing grape and a portion of focaccia bread for less than Dhs150 every weekday evening.
Dhs130. Sun-Thu 6pm-8pm. Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 697 9000).

Senoritas night
VaKaVa is offering ladies in Abu Dhabi live Latin music, a menu of tasty bites and three complimentary drinks from a selected menu.
Free. Tue 8pm-11.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).

WEDNESDAY
Half-price drinks

Head to Brazilian eatery Chamas and you’ll get 50 percent off house beverages for four hours.
Prices vary. Daily 4pm-8pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).

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

THURSDAY
COYA Ritual

COYA Ritual is bringing huge DJs to the capital on the first Thursday of every month. You can dress up in UV paint and headpieces and dance to live afro house music.
First Thu of month 10pm-3am. The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Al Maryah Island (02 306 7000).

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

FRIDAY
Birthday Funch

You can enjoy Funch at Stars ’N’ Bars or Viewz absolutely free if your birthday is in the same month as your visit. You just need to bring three paying friends with you and a form of ID so they can check when your big day actually is. We wish it was our birthday month.
Stars ’N’ Bars: Dhs279 (house beverages). Fri 1pm-5pm. Yas Marina, Yas Island (02 565 0101). Viewz: Dhs199 (house beverages). Fri Noon-4pm. Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi (02 652 0132).

Friday BraaiBQ
The South African braai at Hytes includes unlimited amounts of flame-grilled boerewors and American brisket, served against amazing views of Downtown Abu Dhabi.
Dhs229 (soft drinks), Dhs289 (house beverages). From Sep 27. Fri 7pm-10.30pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Mina Street, Al Zahiyah (02 818 4888).

Arabic night
ONYX Abu Dhabi has just launched a new Arabic music night. It features live performances from singer Wael Mouallem and a mix of tunes from DJ Kareem Elias.
Fri 10pm-4am. Novotel Abu Dhabi Hotel Al Bustan, Rabban Street (050 977 9535).

SATURDAY
Lazy Grillin’

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

50 percent off
Dahab Restaurant & Lounge is helping us to save a bit of cash by offering 50 percent off house beverages. It’s perfect for a lunchtime refreshment or a few drinks after work.
Prices vary. Sat-Wed noon-8pm. Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street Road (02 667 4446).

Premier League match deals
Hamilton’s Gastropub is showing the best of the Premier League action every weekend. Head there on a Saturday to watch a game and you can take advantage of a massive 50 percent discount on selected drinks.
Prices and times vary. Hamilton’s Gastropub, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas, Saadiyat Island (04 450 8832).

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