Time Out Says
New live bands, a fun quiz night and a twist on the Friday brunch are other innovations making their mark as 2018 draws to a close.
It seems no matter when you rock up to the friendly bar you’ll be met with a cluster of regulars and holiday-makers, all enjoying the good-value drinks and homely food. On our latest visit we’re inside, late at night, marvelling at the happy hour drinks being served after midnight. On Mondays, you see, happy hour runs from noon until 1.30am.
The atmosphere is lively, the staff are friendly and the tunes are rocking. It’s a great place to end the night.
Our previous visit (only a few days earlier) was just as successful. Late afternoon and early evening are also top times to drop by.
When the sun sets, the outdoor terrace area by Le Royal Méridien’s pool is a serene setting for a sundowner or two, even if it’s not the kind of place you might immediately think of for the occasion.
Every Wednesday is ladies’ night, when you’ll get three drinks on the house and 50 percent off food. If music is your thing, there’s also a band playing from 8.45pm until late. More live music can be found on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings.
For fans of traditional pubs, it doesn’t get much better in Abu Dhabi. PJ’s has the look and feel of a real Irish pub and serves food and drink from the Emerald Isle we don’t think can be beaten in the capital. There are plenty of other draft options available, as well as grape and short drinks.
While it’s not the place you’ll order bubbly with sparklers, it’s not really trying to be, and that is absolutely fine with us. Here’s to another 25 years of the same.
WHAT IS IT...
A legend on the Abu Dhabi pub scene
For the incredibly good happy hour deals
27 Nov 2018
Recommended for you in Bars
Hot hip hop duo took to the stage at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi
Mastermind producer and second-man-on-the-moon make unlikely friends at Montegra
The Ghantoot nightspot was, as always, buzzing with a lively crowd this weekend
Time Out has the best photos and pictures of Coldplay live on New Year's Eve at
Time Out has the best pictures of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend on Yas Island, in