Things to do in Abu Dhabi: 17 brilliant nights out in the next week

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Things to do in Abu Dhabi: 17 brilliant nights out in the next week

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).


The Bavarian Village at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa is bringing one big party to Khalifa City. There are great deals on German food and drink, live and energetic Oopah music and DJs.
Free entry (before 7pm), Dhs65 (7pm onwards). Oct 17 to Nov 2, from 5pm. The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Sas Al Nakhl (02 616 9999).

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).

Grape tasting

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

Senoritas night
VaKaVa is providing ladies with live Latin music and three complimentary drinks from a selected menu.
Free. Tue 8pm-11.30pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).

Girls’ night

Cool new bar Lexx is offering girls four free drinks and snacks. It’s the perfect excuse to check out this stylish venue.
Free. Wed 8pm-5am. Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi, Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl, West Corniche (02 510 1234).

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).

She is Annex
ANNEX at the Abu Dhabi EDITION is treating girls to a series of different packages every Wednesday night. The night starts on the roof with a live sax player and free-flowing sparkling for Dhs75, before the club level kicks off with tunes from DJs Cliff Townley and James Murray, and more free-flowing drinks.
Dhs75 (sparkling), Dhs150 (premium sparkling). Wed 7pm-4am. The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Al Bateen (056 992 2305).

COYA Ritual

This night 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 (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 DJ provides a funky soundtrack.
Free. Thu 7pm-10pm. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island (02 333 2444).

Circus brunch
Jazz@PizzaExpress has launched a Thursday-night circus themed brunch, and it looks like a load of fun. Offering all the restaurants best dishes like crispy pizzas, fresh salads and steaming bowls of pasta, the night also features live entertainment, free-flowing beverages and music from a DJ.
Dhs150 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (house beverages), Dhs230 (premium beverages). Thu 8pm-11pm. The Hub at The Mall World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (02 444 7752).

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).

Funch brunch
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 along with you.
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)

Lazy Grillin’

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

Bavarian party
Hamilton’s Gastropub is getting into the spirit of Oktoberfest. Get a one litre glass of hops for Dhs65, or a four-litre barrel of hops for Dhs250.
Prices vary. Until Oct 15, 4pm-2am. Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas, Saadiyat Island (02 697 0000).

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