Abu Dhabi's best after-work drinks deals

Fifteen of the best places for a post-work beverage in the capital

Begin the weekend at Appaloosa, where you can get hops for just Dhs15 when you purchase three together.
Thu noon-7pm. Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, www.marriottalforsan.com (02 201 4000).

Belgian Café
Enjoy two beverages for the price of one when you choose from any of the draft brews and house beverages.
Daily 4pm-6pm. InterContinental Abu Dhabi,Bainouna Street King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).

Blu Sky Lounge & Grill
Kick back, relax and meet up with friends over a bevy or two with live sports and a state-of-the-art sound system. Drinks at the sports bar start at Dhs18.
Daily 3pm-midnight. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).

Enjoy half price selected beverages at this traditional German pub every day from 4pm.
Daily from 4pm-6pm. Beach Rotana, Al Zahiyah Area (02 697 9011).

Boa Steakhouse
For Dhs149 you can have unlimited house mixed drinks, hops, house grape and short drinks for two hours. The deal is available every day, too.
Daily 5pm-7pm. Eastern Mangroves Promenade, Sheikh Zayed Street, reservations@boaabudhabi.ae (05 641 1500).

Get your mates together at Chamas bar after a long working day. The Brazilian venue offers a 35 percent discount on all drinks from 7pm.
Sat-Wed, 7pm-midnight. InterContinental Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (02 666 6888).

Cho Gao Marina Walk
It’s a very happy hour when work’s over, and especially so when it lasts for two. The Asian venue offers draught hops and house grape are half price every day.
Daily 6pm to 8pm. Cho Gao Marina walk, InterContinental Abu Dhabi (02 666 6888).

Take in Abu Dhabi’s skyline after a hard day from this rooftop bar on the 27th floor of the Southern Sun Abu Dhabi. Drinks start at Dhs18, which is music to our ears.
Sun-wed, 5pm-8pm. Southern Sun Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiya (02 818 4888).

Iris Yas island
Every day between 6pm and 8pm take advantage of 50 percent off selected beverages and 25 percent off food.
Mon-Sat, 6pm-8pm. Yas Marina, Building 1, Yas Island (055 160 5636).

Every day the Irish bar serves house drinks for Dhs24 during happy hour, and every Thursday you can celebrate the end of the week with selected mixed drinks at half price between 8pm and midnight.
Daily 3pm-midnight. McGettigan’s. Al Raha Beach Hotel and Resort, Channel Street, www.mcgettigans.com (04 378 0800).

NRG and the Captain’s Arms

Get more bang for your buck on selected house beverages with buy one get one free.
Sun and Mon, 4pm-2am. Le Meridién Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah (02 644 6666).

Ray’s Bar
Our inaugral best Bar with a View has 50 percent off a selection of beverages and 25 percent off bar bites from 8pm daily.
Daily 5pm-8pm. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, West Corniche (02 811 5666).

Shrug off the day with buy-one-get-one-free on selected drinks at this stylish sports bar.
Daily 7pm-9pm. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqta (02 818 8888).

Trader Vic’s
The Polynesian-themed venue has a great deal every day. Trader Vic’s mixed drinks, house beverages, bubbly and house spirits and bar bites all have 50 percent off.
Daily 5pm-7pm. Beach Rotana, Al Zahiyah Area (02 697 9011).

Leave the office early on Thursday to make the most of one of our favourite deals in the city – for three hours, pints are just Dhs10. We still can’t believe it, really.
Thu, 4pm-7pm. Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street www.velocityabudhabi.com (02 304 7777).

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